Expanding Literacy Horizons: Inclusive, Diverse, and Innovative Approaches
Keywords:literacy advocacy, editorial, diversity and inclusion, innovative approaches
The spring 2023 issue of the Georgia Journal of Literacy, “Expanding Literacy Horizons: Inclusive, Diverse, and Innovative Approaches,” aims to inspire and inform K–12 literacy educators, researchers, and stakeholders by offering valuable insights, research, and resources. The issue emphasizes collaboration, creativity, and critical reflection and is divided into sections by article type, including a literature review on inclusive literacy ideologies; practitioner articles exploring interdisciplinary approaches, reading aloud, and the use of cluster texts to celebrate diversity in education; and teaching tips offering guidance on organizing author visits, fostering classroom community, and transitioning to digital interactive journals. The issue encourages readers to reflect on how inclusive, diverse, and innovative approaches can be integrated into their practices to create more equitable, dynamic, and engaging learning environments.