Reflect on your early years.
What was your home culture like?
How did literacy play a role in your past?
How could a young person use literacy to express his or her identity? How
How did teachers promote or inhibit your literacy practices?
How do you define literacy?
Recall a negative literacy experience, if you can.
How does your background and or culture influence your learning?
How do your past literacy experiences affect your present?
Did you ever feel held back in your literacy experiences?
What are your beliefs about the power of literacy?
How did you overcome setbacks in literacy?
How did political leadership or historical movements influence education
when you were growing up?