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Stephenson, Lisa; Daniel, Alastair; Storey, Vicky – Literacy, 2022
Re-imagining Home was a collective immersive story response for children ages 7-12 years during COVID curated by artists from The Story Makers Company. This experience focused on connecting children in new ways through the processes of drama and storying. This paper explores the nuanced responses that children and artists negotiated online/offline…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Drama, Electronic Learning, Children
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Colvert, Angela – Literacy, 2022
To support digital literacies in schools, fundamental reorientation and rethinking is required to develop 'appropriate' pedagogical practices which are aligned with (and extend) the current curriculum. To achieve this, new flexible frameworks and tools are needed to support educators to work creatively and productively within the current…
Descriptors: Technological Literacy, Play, Design, Teaching Methods
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Byman, Jenny; Kumpulainen, Kristiina; Wong, Chin-Chin; Renlund, Jenny – Literacy, 2022
In this study, we investigate how digital storying creates opportunities for children to attend to their emotional experiences in and about nature. Following relational ontology and socio-cultural theorising, we focus our analysis on the temporal-spatial entanglements of children's emotional experiences. Our inquiry draws on a case study of two…
Descriptors: Emotional Experience, Physical Environment, Story Telling, Children
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Sylla, Cristina; Gil, Maitê; Pereira, Íris Susana Pires – Literacy, 2022
In this paper, we present a descriptive case study of the Mobeybou materials, a kit of tangible and digital tools aimed at offering young children opportunities to read, create and share intercultural stories. The tools comprise a set of story apps that present interactive, multimodal and intercultural stories for children to make meanings with, a…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Story Telling, Computer Oriented Programs, Young Children
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Ferreira, Jonathan; Kendrick, Maureen; Panangamu, Sam – Literacy, 2022
In 2021, more than 80 million people worldwide will have been forced to flee their homes. Upon arrival in their new country, families may endure numerous hardships, yet succumbing to these challenges is not their single story. To understand how migrant-background and refugee-background children imagine more liveable futures beyond social and…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Play, Elementary School Students, Foreign Countries
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Hanna, Helen – Literacy, 2022
This article presents research with migrant primary school learners in South Africa using the wordless picturebook "The Arrival" (by Shaun Tan) as a research tool. Bringing together the disciplines of literacies and childhood studies, it considers representation, storytelling, absence and silence as part of children's 'voice' in order to…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Picture Books, Migrants, Foreign Countries
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Curwood, Jen Scott; Jones, Katelyn – Literacy, 2022
Spoken word poetry encourages youth to engage in identity construction, resist oppression and construct counternarratives. Through participating in community-based slams, school workshops and online events, young people can take part in visible activism through exploring their own identity, power and agency and seeing themselves as change agents.…
Descriptors: Oral Language, Poetry, Activism, Identification (Psychology)
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Rust, Julie; Wessel-Powell, Christy – Literacy, 2022
Collaborative meaning-making across difference is often undertaken in pursuit of equity, but too often socially constructed power differentials between collaborators on the basis of social class, race, gender, ability, age or other markers are reified. This article examines the ripples produced by one literacy collaboration that took place across…
Descriptors: Educational Cooperation, Drama, Youth, Teachers
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Bryer, Theodora; Coles, Jane – Literacy, 2022
This article offers a multimodal analysis of spontaneous, improvisatory interactions between pre-service teachers as they engage with a range of material resources connected to, or generated by, a literary text (in this case, the Old English poem Beowulf). We draw on an understanding of role as a form of frame, offering students a particular…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Interaction, Role Playing, Cooperation
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Kabir, Umar; Marty, Ana H.; Akinrinmade, Bodunrin; Zuilkowski, Stephanie S. – Literacy, 2022
High quality teaching and learning materials (TLM) are essential for early literacy learning. The purpose of this study was to determine if the TLM used in schools in Kano State, Nigeria, were culturally appropriate, gender balanced and relevant to the Nigeria Universal Basic Education Curriculum, with particular emphasis on primary reading. Using…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Literacy Education, Teaching Methods, Grade 3
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Mackey, Margaret – Literacy, 2022
In a socially just world, everyone would have an equal chance to become an enthusiastic reader. This article presents a detailed 'asset map' of a successful reading life and investigates three necessary components for creating readers: access, choice and time to read. Access to books, the chance and the requisite knowledge to choose reading…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Access to Information, Recreational Reading, Reading Material Selection
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Cushing, Ian; Carter, Anthony – Literacy, 2022
This article reports on an UKLA funded study which is working with young readers to explore the use of fictional texts to interrogate raciolinguistic ideologies in schools. We draw on data generated from workshops where young students read and responded to "Front Desk," a 2018 novel by the Chinese writer Kelly Yang, which centres around…
Descriptors: Young Adults, Fiction, Adolescent Literature, Racial Attitudes
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Webber, Charlotte; Wilkinson, Katherine; Andries, Valentina; McGeown, Sarah – Literacy, 2022
This article provides a reflective account of the participatory methodology employed in the Growing up a Reader research study. The aim of the Growing up a Reader study was to explore children's (age 9-11) perceptions of a 'reader' and their reasons for reading different text types. This involved training 12 primary school children as student…
Descriptors: Reading Attitudes, Elementary School Students, Student Attitudes, Interviews
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Yigitoglu Aptoula, Nur – Literacy, 2022
While previous research has documented the challenges international students face during their graduate level study in U.S. universities (Casanave and Li, 2008), less is known about the graduate students at English-medium universities, which are common in non-English dominant (EFL) contexts. To address this gap in the literature, this exploratory…
Descriptors: Literacy, Academic Language, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Nicholas, Maria; Rouse, Elizabeth – Literacy, 2021
Learning to read is a process that begins well before children commence formal schooling and well before children learn to decode print. Children's early reading skills are, first and foremost, foundationally contingent upon children's oral language and phonological awareness proficiencies -- skills that can be mapped across a continuum of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Beginning Reading, Reading Instruction, Preschool Children
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