Diverse Literacies Assignment 1 Proforma
Diverse Literacies Critical Review of Readings
Name: Thanh Truc Tran
Bibliographic details (include full details - author, year, title, publisher)
Arthur, L., Ashton, J., & Beecher, B. (2014). Multiliteracies: Embracing the multiplicity of
experiences called 'literacy.' In
Diverse literacies in early childhood: A social justice
(pp. 11-24). ACER Press.
Marsh, J., Plowman, L., Yamada-Rice, D., Bishop, J., & Scott, F. (2016). Digital play: a
Analysis: What are the key ideas?
Revised framework (Marsh et al., 2016) allows for an appropriate adaptation in a
digital context such as 'transgressive play'.
The studies further indicate that the change in digital contexts is not related to the type
of play but the nature of that play (Marsh et al., 2016).
Children experience multimodal literacies at a very young age, under different tools
and forms of activity (Arthur et al., 2014)
Literacy learning starts as early as after birth, and is a process that involves both
reading, writing and oral language (Arthur et al., 2014).
Reflection: How do these ideas relate to
what I already know?
How have my ideas been extended,
challenged, or changed?
children's play has changed drastically with
the introduction of new technologies and
2016). As such, it is important for educators
children's development. The original work
proposed by Hughe has been a go-to and
educators have always
come back to whenever it is appropriate,
classic framework has been challenging as
people need to adapt, but also rewarding at
the same time. It allows young children to
interact in a more engaging and in-depth
Implications for practice: What are the
practical implications for my work with
children and families?
As a teacher, I know the important role of
viewpoints when working with children and
families, as well as utilizing proper theories
and frameworks to ensure the development
process of the children. An example of the
practical implication of utilizing the revised
framework is to allow children to engage in
means of interaction. The process should
learning activities. As the process of literacy
learning begins early on in life, teachers
can provide opportunities to stimulate the
development of children with the help of
technology. However, we should identify the
negative impact of technology will impact
on children and limit it as much as possible.