Critical Literacy: Point / Counter Point

3 Myths That Block Progress for the Poor

Bill Gates annual report on the Gates Foundation –
2014 Gates Annual Letter: Myths About Foreign Aid – Gates Foundation is a great example of digital publishing techniques combining text, graphics and video.  It has also prompted discussions on Gate’s predictions, particularly from Joshua Keating at Slate.com:  “Incomes in Africa Have Barely Budged for the Last 15 Years

Students could read and evaluate Gate’s claims and evaluate Keating’s criticisms.  Excellent opportunity for rich discussions and further research.

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