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Professional Development

The New Literacies Research Team
We can customize our workshops to to meet your professional development needs.  Use the link above to see available workshop options and explore previous workshops we have conducted in several Connecticut school districts.

Teacher Resources

Dr. Donald J. Leu shares how to integrate the new literacies of reading
into the grade 3-5 classroom as part of a WGBH/PBS/Annenberg
video series on reading instruction

Dr. Donald J. Leu discusses New Literacies
View video clips of Dr. Leu discussing New Litercies.

Teaching with the Internet K-12: New Literacies for New Times
View the companion website to our book Teaching with the Internet K-12: New Literacies for New Times.


The Literacy Web at the University of Connecticut
The Literacy Web is designed to promote the use of the Internet as a tool to assist classroom teachers in their search for best practices in literacy instruction, including the new literacies of Internet technologies. We've included sections for professional development in the areas of literacy and technology integration to encourage teachers to use this website during their own inservice trainings and we've provided links to recommended websites for students as well.  Visit the Literacy Web at the address above.  

Please contact us for more information.



Neag School of Education
019 Gentry, 249 Glenbrook Rd, Storrs CT 06269
Phone: 860.486.0202 Fax: 860.486.2994
Email: donald.leu@uconn.edu