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Dr. Mary Lynn Huie: Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)

December 5, 2013

LDC stands for Literacy Design Collaborative. Its purpose is to assist teachers with tools or protocols that help them use the literacy standards in their content instruction. Dr. Huie has taught English in grades 8, 10, 11, and 12 in public schools for 25 years. She now works with the Georgia Department of Education to teach teachers how to bring more reading, writing, and communication skills into their classrooms.

LDC is a way to teach the content. It assists the teachers create engagement through helping the kids see information, read, or write like a historian, a scientist, etc. The students discover that the teachers want to teach them how to think critically and that they will ask them for their ideas about the content. This encourages the students as their opinions are valued. "They love that!" 

I think that you will enjoy learning more about the Literacy Design Collaborative. Find out more about Georgia's initiative at https://www.georgiastandards.org/Common-Core/Pages/LDC.aspx

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