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    Importance of Physical Literacy The definition of physical literacy refers to the “motivation, confidence, physical competence, knowledge and understanding to value and take responsibility for engagement in physical activities (International Physical Literacy Association, 2014). In Canada’s Physical Literacy Consensus Statement in June of 2015- stakeholders began to note the importance of implementing physical literacy from a young age. This rapid excitement about the topic lead to an increase…

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    Literacy is excelling in any area, with full competency. People can be literate through any activities in life such as writing, reading, cooking, singing, drawing, dancing etc. In that case, I am literate because I know cooking, singing, reading, and I can speak fluently english, and bengali etc. However, our society mostly holds up spaces for literacy as reading and writing only. The biggest hurdle that I have encountered in my ability to write are my learning disabilities. All these years of…

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    remember whether we used the term “health literacy” at work training in the hospital I worked before. But one thing I notice while doing the health literacy assessment tool is that the work training we had emphasized effective communication between patient-provider, exam patient’s understanding of health education by the teach-back method, and so forth. These are covered in the health literacy constructs. My colleagues and I always assess patients’ health literacy from conversations (I have…

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    essential skill in the real world I agree that it is crucial to succeed in life. Writing goes hand in hand with reading. As a prospective teacher it is my duty and responsibility to make advancing my students literacy my key focus. Under New York’s Common Core guidelines teaching and promoting literacy skills is a “collective responsibility” of all content area teachers. It is our job to ensure the academic success of the children in our community. (Allyn 2013, 4-5; Clark Page 5) Writing truly…

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    information, research, or information literacy involves reading a variety of material, and having competencies such as being able to analyze, evaluate, and communicate information read into the written expression. The American Library Association defined Information Literacy as: “To be information literate, a person must be able to recognize when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information.” Information literacy grows into great…

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    Literacy development is a term used to refer to the process of learning how to write, read, and understand various types of text, symbols, and illustrations. It aims at equipping the learner with the ability to compose and comprehend text. In the current century, literacy development is shaped by various factors, for example, technology, contexts, and participants. Literacy is the center of learning of all subjects in school because all students must be able to read and make sense of the texts,…

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    discuss the literature on national physical literacy interventions aimed at youth. The first section will address the definition of physical literacy (PL) and its philosophical roots, and the second section will develop the use of PL to guide several national sport and athletic performance development programs in youths, particularly in Canada, Australia, and the United Kingdom (UK). The final two sections provide a summary of evidence related to physical literacy interventions and large-scale…

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    I don't feel that I have a very solid understanding of literacy, but these are some basic definitions of what I think about it. Literacy is the ability to read and write and can be assessed at various levels. Writing is a means of communication of ideas or emotions to either another person or an audience of people. Anyone can write for a multitude of reasons, given that they know how to physically write or speak. Some people are published authors or online bloggers, and others just write for…

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    Throughout the development of Literacy, there are all types of writing, from as small as a nursery rhyme book for newborn babies, to encyclopedias of the many wonders of the universe itself. Also in literacy, Writers can write almost anything to everything with the help of others that has the same motive or similar goals in mind when it comes to writing, which comes to the understanding of Sponsors of Literacy and Discourse Communities. Sponsors of Literacy is anyone that is considered with the…

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    Until this class I never really identified what literacy was. I have always known about reading and writing, but never once did I look at it as knowledge that would bring me success. I now see that it is much broader than just simply writing and reading, but being able to interpret and communicate through it. My literacy has been important to me from day one and is a type of knowledge that can progress for a lifetime and be a tool to enable my success. From as young as I can remember my mom…

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