If, as I have argued, these multimodal technologies are impacting on the literate bodies which enter our classrooms the challenge for educators is twofold.
This is the literate landscape in which young children are immersed, and as educators we need to recognise and utilise the particular skills and practices that accompany these literacies into our curriculums and pedagogies.
Children becoming literate in such an environment atune to these interactive cueing systems just as earlier generations did to printed text and then to television.
They recommended the formation of a separate Ministry of Culture that takes care of literates, folk culture, children culture, book fairs, plastic arts, Arabic calligraphy, theater, arts, singing, heritage, photographing, sculpture, cinema and innovation.
They demanded the government to allocate incentive prizes for artists, literates, innovators and authors.
The Minister also conveyed the greetings of Saudi female and male literates and intellectuals for the monarch's safe return and recovered health.
He announced honoring four of Saudi literates who have passed away.
Deborah Brandt's Literacy as Involvement describes how prevailing "strong-text" characterizations of literacy "derive from a view of literate language as decontextualized .
But the privacy and isolation presumed to ensue from Douglass's determination to grow literate are temporary.
Persons do not simply step out of one culture and into another when they "become literate.