Barbara Bird, “Meaning-Making Concepts”

discovered this via Amy Ann Latawiec in her MCEA/MiWCA 2016 critique of how we use seminal and traditional texts in training new teachers. Bird, Barbara. Meaning-Making Concepts: Basic Writer’s Access to Verbal Culture To remember: Engagement in verbal culture, though, requires more than interpretive reading and deep-level writing: this engagement also requires our affective responses ...Some … Continue reading Barbara Bird, “Meaning-Making Concepts”

Hickey-Moody, Anna & Tara Page. “Making, Matter and Pedagogy”

Hickey-Moody, Anna, and Tara Page. "Making, Matter and Pedagogy." arts, pedagogy and cultural resistance: new materialisms. London And New York: Rowman & Littlefield, 2016. 1-20. Print. To remember: 'new materialism' ... approaches [to research methodology] are brought together by the shared belief in the transformative capacities (or 'pedagogy') of matter ... posit[ing] affective, machinic, enfleshed, … Continue reading Hickey-Moody, Anna & Tara Page. “Making, Matter and Pedagogy”

McCreight, Jennifer.The importance of being heard

McCreight, J. (2011).The importance of being heard: Responses of one first grade class to the representation of AAVE in picture books. Journal of Language and Literacy Education [Online], 7(1), 35-48. Abstract: The following article will address the need for classrooms to promote the use of children’s literature whose characters speak in a dialect other than … Continue reading McCreight, Jennifer.The importance of being heard

Perry, Kristen. “What is Literacy?”

Perry, K. (2012). What is Literacy? – A critical overview of sociocultural perspectives. Journal of Language and Literacy Education [Online], 8(1), 50-71. Abstract: Sociocultural perspectives on literacy include various theories focused on the myriad ways in which people use literacy in context, which include a strong emphasis on power relations. Yet, these theories also have important … Continue reading Perry, Kristen. “What is Literacy?”