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Creating and Sustaining Literate Environments

With the nationwide implementation of DepEd Order No. 74, s. 2009 (institutionalizing the use of the mother tongue as medium of instruction from kindergarten to grade 3) in all public schools, as well as, Republic Act 10157 or the Kindergarten Law this school year, we’re expecting a dramatic improvement in literacy among the young. It is hoped that the following UNESCO publication, “Creating and Sustaining Literate Environments“, will provide the appropriate guidance and motivation for our teachers to encourage our learners to effectively apply their acquired literacy skills in their practical daily lives.

The following is an excerpt from “Creating and Sustaining Literate Environments”: Continue reading