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Martlew, Joan; Ellis, Sue; Stephen, Christine; Ellis, Jennifer – Literacy, 2010
This paper reports the experiences of 150 children and six primary teachers when active learning pedagogies were introduced into the first year of primary schools. Although active learning increased the amount of talk between children, those from socio-economically advantaged homes talked more than those from less advantaged homes. Also,…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Child Language, Children, Economically Disadvantaged
Head, Alison J.; Wihbey, John; Metaxas, P. Takis; MacMillan, Margy; Cohen, Dan – Project Information Literacy, 2018
This report presents findings about how a sample of U.S. college students gathers information and engages with news in the digital age. Included are results from an online survey of 5,844 respondents and telephone interviews with 37 participants from 11 U.S. colleges and universities selected for their regional, demographic, and red/blue state…
Descriptors: College Students, Information Seeking, News Media, Handheld Devices
Head, Alison J.; Wihbey, John; Metaxas, P. Takis; MacMillan, Margy; Cohen, Dan – Project Information Literacy, 2018
This executive summary provides a snapshot of the larger report, "How Students Engage with News: Five Takeaways for Educators, Journalists, and Librarians" (ED591128). The report represents perhaps the largest and most comprehensive research effort exploring how U.S. college-age students are accessing, consuming, and engaging with news…
Descriptors: College Students, Information Seeking, News Media, Handheld Devices
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Burnett, Cathy – Literacy, 2009
In contributing to debates about how student-teachers might draw from personal experience in addressing digital literacy in the classroom, this paper explores the stories that one primary student-teacher told of her digital practices during a larger study of the role of digital literacy in student-teachers' lives. The paper investigates the…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Elementary Education, Computer Literacy
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Graham, Lynda – Literacy, 2009
In this article I explore one day in the life of a primary classroom in which teacher and children are "playful social" insiders in digital worlds. I argue that this snapshot offers glimmers of unimagined ways forward in teaching in digital worlds. The classroom culture is one of challenge, collective intelligence and reflection. The teacher's own…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Teacher Educators, Reflective Teaching, Computer Assisted Instruction
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McCullagh, John; Jarman, Ruth – Literacy, 2009
This paper reports the findings of a study of the literacy perceptions and practices of general primary teachers (Key Stage 2) and post-primary science teachers (Key Stage 3) within two clusters of schools. The study also explores the possible impact on pupils of any difference in the language climate which may accompany them on their journey…
Descriptors: Discussion, Student Attitudes, Science Teachers, Science Instruction
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John, Claire – Literacy, 2009
Changes in the teaching of reading during the past decade include a shift away from a previous emphasis on "one-to-one" learning experiences to a focus upon more communal forms of learning which place the teacher center stage. With the teacher's role thus highlighted, teacher-pupil interaction in practice has come under the spotlight, with a…
Descriptors: Interaction, Reading Processes, Teacher Student Relationship, Teacher Role
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Harrett, Jacqueline; Benjamin, Theresa – Literacy, 2009
This article reports on a UKLA-funded project in which a group of 10 teachers in South Wales were involved. The televised science fiction drama "Doctor Who" was chosen as the theme as it was based on popular culture as well as being of local and national interest. The main character in this television drama is an alien who can fly…
Descriptors: Popular Culture, Foreign Countries, Science Fiction, Focus Groups
Baker, S. K.; Beattie, T.; Nelson, N. J.; Turtura, J. – National Center on Improving Literacy, 2018
An early skill in learning to read has as much to do with hearing how words sound as it does with seeing how words are written. Phonological awareness involves being able to recognize and manipulate the sounds within words. Learning to identify the sounds in words through instruction happens best when the sounds are explicitly connected to the…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Phonological Awareness, Reading Skills, Teaching Methods
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Stewart, Mary Amanda; Walker, Katie; Revelle, Carol – Texas Journal of Literacy Education, 2018
In various conversations regarding how to teach language and literacy to adolescent English Learners (ELs), students' voices are often lost. This article privileges those voices by surveying ELs in Texas high schools regarding what, why, and how they want to read and write in and out of school. The authors surveyed the students before and after an…
Descriptors: Adolescents, English Language Learners, Student Surveys, High School Students
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Mahzoon-Hagheghi, Masomeh; Yebra, Roxie; Johnson, Robin D.; Sohn, Lucinda N. – Texas Journal of Literacy Education, 2018
The purpose of this article is to provide preservice and new STEM teachers with an understanding of the benefits of using science trade books to foster comprehension of the science content in the classroom and explain how to supplement science instruction with children's literature. By using children's literature in the science classroom, students…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, Childrens Literature, Literacy
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Johns, Jerry L.; Wilke, Kristine H. – Texas Journal of Literacy Education, 2018
This is a practical article for teachers in the primary grades and for other teachers and reading specialists whose students experience difficulty responding automatically to high-frequency words. In this article, we will begin by providing some helpful information about vocabulary and high-frequency words in particular. You will learn why…
Descriptors: Word Frequency, Word Study Skills, Reading Consultants, Elementary Education
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Boroson, Barbara – Language and Literacy Spectrum, 2016
We hold this truth to be self-evident: Students on the autism spectrum need support with life literacy before they can reach for content literacy. This article provides educators with an understanding of the interplay between life and content literacy in the classroom, as well as strategies to maximize success for these diverse learners. Students…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Literacy, At Risk Students
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Brunow, Valerie – Language and Literacy Spectrum, 2016
This article is a resource for educators looking to offer personal instruction and literacy opportunities to secondary students. It provides a thoughtful and in-depth look at the workshop model in a high school setting. It offers methods and suggestions for setting up the workshop model to methods and strategies for diverse learners. The…
Descriptors: Secondary Education, Classroom Techniques, Literacy, Writing Workshops
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Stuart, Morag; Stainthorp, Rhona; Snowling, Maggie – Literacy, 2008
The Rose Review into the teaching of early reading recommended that the conceptual framework incorporated into the National Literacy Strategy Framework for Teaching--the Searchlights model of reading and its development--should be replaced by the Simple View of Reading. In this paper, we demonstrate how these two frameworks relate to each other,…
Descriptors: Early Reading, Literacy, Reading Instruction
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