ERIC Number: EJ632351
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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Literacy Identity Work: Playing To Learn with Popular Media.
Alvermann, Donna E.; Heron, Alison H.
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, v45 n2 p118-22 Oct 2001
Suggests that learning more about what draws adolescents to particular texts and practices can help teachers to facilitate literacy events that are meaningful to students. Concludes that, by allowing youth's ways of constructing meaning and identity to inform academic practices, play becomes a fruitful endeavor both in and outside of classrooms. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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