You Get a Sponsor! And you get a sponsor! Everyone gets a sponsor! Sponsors for everyone

In short, Deborah Brandt’s piece states that one’s literacy is not necessarily the achievements of the individual, but rather the accumulation of encounters, or Brandt calls them, “sponsors”, that the person has had throughout life. These sponsors are usually temporary, but at the same time, provides a lasting effect on the individual. An interesting observation […]

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If you really think about it, literacy sounds like a boring word. It’s one of those words that are thrown into adult discussions; the ones that kids dread and fall asleep on. Ironically, it is because we are literate that we understand what is happening around us, through media, family and friends, and our knowledge […]