Excluded voices: Class, culture, and family literacy in Scotland
- The influence of literacy labeling. Hayden, Ruth // Reading Teacher;Nov96, Vol. 50 Issue 3, p266
Discusses the importance of teaching students about using a more research-based and practice-based literacy language. Negative influence of media; Business perspective of language; Deficiency perspective of literacy language.
- The Family Photography Project: "We will just read what the pictures tell us". Spielman, Jane // Reading Teacher;May2001, Vol. 54 Issue 8, p762
Features the Family Photography Project for second-language education in the United States. Discussion on family literacy; Details of the project; Changes brought by the project to the literacy instruction system.
- Independent Practice: Kids at Work. Baskwill, Jane // Teaching Pre K-8;Aug/Sep89, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p76
Discusses the importance of giving students each day time to engage in literacy activities of their own choosing on language education. Role of teachers in Independent Practice; Determination of activity time; Self-imposed drill.
- Elizabeth's story: The potential of home-based family literacy intervention. Unwin, Cynthia G. // Reading Teacher;Apr95, Vol. 48 Issue 7, p552
Features the story of Elizabeth, Black single mother, as an illustration of importance of motivation and family involvement in developing literacy skills of children. Story of Elizabeth; Development of literacy skills in Elizabeth's children; Lessons from the story.
- Exploring an alternative literacy curriculum for socially and economically disadvantaged parents in. Finlay, Ann // Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy;Sep99, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p18
Explores a family literacy curriculum for socially and economically deprived parents living in the Meadowlands in England. Curriculum decisions that were taken; Gap between teacher and taught; Effect of gender on the curriculum; Description of the participants' experiences; How the curriculum...
- Viburnum/ALA Rural Family Literacy Project. // American Libraries;Jul/Aug95, Vol. 26 Issue 7, p623
Reports that the American Library Association's (ALA) Office for Literacy and Outreach Services has received a grant from the Viburnum Foundation to expand the Viburnum/ALA Rural Family Literacy Project. Areas covered by the project; Achievements of the program.
- A Framework for Robust Literacy Instruction for English Learners. Manyak, Patrick C. // Reading Teacher;Oct2007, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p197
The article presents an overview of a framework for robust literacy instruction for English learners (ELs). The framework consists of four complementary elements namely explicit code and comprehension instruction, language-rich instruction, socioculturally informed instruction, and additive...
- Graduate Students' Evolving Perceptions of Writing Collaboratively. Ens, Anita H.; Boyd, Karen; Matczuk, L. Allyson; Nickerson, Warren T. // Canadian Journal of Higher Education;2011, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p62
As members of a language and literacy doctoral cohort, we four authors attempt to situate ourselves within a community of practice in which knowledge is socially constructed. In this context, we explore our identities as collaborative writers and researchers. This paper documents the self-study...
- Initiating and sustaining learning about literacy and language across the curriculum within secondary schools. Fenwick, Lisl // Australian Journal of Language & Literacy;Oct2010, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p268
Students are required to read and write appropriately a range of texts as they progress through formal schooling. Secondary schooling especially demands that students understand and reproduce the kinds of texts and associated language valued within specific subject areas. Often it is expected...