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Researching Literacy Lives: Building Communities between Home and School

Cremin, Teresa; Mottram, Marilyn; Collins, Fiona M.; Powell, Sacha and Drury, Rose (2015). Researching Literacy Lives: Building Communities between Home and School. Abingdon: Routledge.

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In this new media age the potential for mismatch between children's literacy practices at home and at school is considerable. Based on the data of research developed in partnership with schools, this book explores how teachers, positioned as researchers, developed an understanding of the cultural, linguistic and social assets that children bring with them from home. It examines how the practitioners widened their conceptions of literacy, built new relationships with parents and children and sought to develop two-way communication between homes and schools.

Item Type: Book
Copyright Holders: 2015 Teresa Cremin, Marilyn Mottram, Fiona M. Collins, Sacha Powell, and Rose Drury
ISBN: 1-138-77720-X, 978-1-138-77720-0
Project Funding Details:
Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
Building communities : researching literacy lives Not SetEsmee Fairburn Foundation
Keywords: children; everyday literacy practices; teachers as researchers; deficit discourses; funds of knowledge; teachers' literate identities; literacy; child development; home and school
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS) > Education, Childhood, Youth and Sport
Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS)
Research Group: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Education Futures
Item ID: 41531
Depositing User: Teresa Cremin
Date Deposited: 17 Dec 2014 13:09
Last Modified: 15 Jan 2018 14:23
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