ERIC Number: EJ611070
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
The Construction of Literacy and Literacy Learners.
Cairney, Trevor H.
Language Arts, v77 n6 p496-505 Jul 2000
Examines the real-world literacy contexts in which children find themselves. Discusses research at multiple sites over five years looking at how teachers struggle day by day to work out how to acknowledge and build on the language and cultural diversity of the students in their schools. Explores and illustrates four distinct "constructions" of literacy. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme: The Making of a Reader.