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ERIC Number: EJ866374
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Dec
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 20
ISSN: ISSN-0034-0561
Restoring Points of Potentiality: Sideshadowing in Elementary Classrooms
Reilly, Mary Ann
Reading Teacher, v63 n4 p298-306 Dec 2009
In this article, the author uses Gary Saul Morson's concept of sideshadows to attend to the multiplicity of narratives that occur in a third-grade classroom. The author advocates for experiential learning in order to make more visible to teachers children's internal thinking within language arts, especially English-language learners. Additionally, the author advocates for reconceptualizing time as being novel (Bakhtin, 1981), not epic, in construct. Reading classrooms in novel time produces sideshadows and holds the potential to complicate our understanding of teaching and learning.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education; Grade 3
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A