Multimodal texts

Multimodal texts surround us. What are they? How can we use them in our teaching?

By Georgina Barton

 The ways in which we communicate with each other in today’s world are wide ranging. We live in a time where politicians tweet national policy announcements, a YouTuber can have 75 million subscribers from around the world, and pre-teen children communicate using images on Instagram. It seems strange then, that assessment practices in schools largely