Redefining Literacy…reading is just the beginning

http://www.pbs.org/parents/experts/archive/2011/02/rethinking-our-definitions-of.html

It seems to me that what we are really in need of teaching the next generation is critical thinking skills–being in a position to absorb information from multiple presentation formats will simply be a given. That said, even the importance of reading will likely be diminished as the emerging global community continues to experiment with ways to break through language and culture barriers.

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