just a note to remind myself that this is here, and this is wonderful. particularly for consideration of this spring's celebration of student writing. perhaps we will shift from objectified stance to participatory projects ... love this 'how to'!
Lauer, Janice M. "Composition Studies: Dappled Discipline." Rhetoric Review 3.1 (1984): 20-29. Lauer paints composition studies as a complex and often misunderstood discipline, and she spends time supplying a synopsis of prior scholarship to establish footing in the field. She defends composition studies as a multidisciplinary and multimodal arena, pointing to complications in its position as … Continue reading Lauer, Janice M. “Dappled Discipline”
Abstract: What do young children do with the literacies they have learned at school? This article reexamines traditional notions of literacy by documenting a second grade child’s literacy practices in school and out-of-school contexts. Data collected included field notes, interviews, observations of school and out-of-school literacy practices, and artefacts (such as worksheets, constructions and computer … Continue reading McTavish, Marianne. ‘‘I’ll do it my own way!’’: A young child’s appropriation and recontextualization of school literacy practices in out-of-school spaces