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Portraits of literacy across families, communities, and schools : intersections and tensions / edited by Jim Anderson [and others].

Anderson, Jim, 1950- (Added Author).
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Subject: Literacy > Social aspects > Cross-cultural studies > Congresses.
Literacy > Study and teaching > Congresses.
Education, Bilingual > Social aspects > Cross-cultural studies > Congresses.
Critical pedagogy > Cross-cultural studies > Congresses.
Genre: Electronic books.
Electronic book.

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  • ISBN: 141061283X
  • ISBN: 9781410612830
  • ISBN: 9780805848595
  • ISBN: 0805848592
  • ISBN: 9780805848601
  • ISBN: 0805848606
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xv, 398 pages) : illustrations
  • Publisher: Mahwah, N.J. : L. Erlbaum Associates, 2005.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note: Portraits of literacy across families, communities, and schools : an introduction / Maureen Kendrick [and others] -- Guiding lights : siblings as literacy teachers in a multilingual community / Eve Gregory -- Literacy diversity : understanding and responding to the textual tapestries of home, school, and community / Trevor H. Cairney -- Working and learning with families, communities, and schools : a critical case study / Jim Anderson, Suzanne Smythe, and Jon Shapiro -- Single mother's journey of rediscovery / Stacey Cody -- Family literacy : listen to what the families have to say / Linda M. Phillips and Heather L. Sample -- Voices from the field : practitioner perspectives on issues in family literacy / Ruth Hayden and Maureen Sanders -- "Down, up, and round" : setting children up as readers and writers in South African classrooms / Mastin Prinsloo and Pippa Stein -- Chameleon character of multilingual literacy portraits : re-searching in "heritage" language places and spaces / Mary H. Maguire [and others] -- Multiple literacies : an alternative OR beyond Freire / Diana Masny -- Portrayal of self in children's drawings of home, school, and community literacies / Maureen Kendrick, Roberta McKay, and Lyndsay Moffatt -- Things thicker than words : portraits of youth multiple literacies in an alternative secondary program / Theresa Rogers and Andrew Schofield -- Small piece of the truth / Scott Moloney -- Portrait of literacy from the Youth Millennium Project / Bonny Norton -- To "know papers" : Aboriginal perspectives on literacy / Jan Hare -- Rainbow/holistic approach to Aboriginal literacy / Ningwakwe/Rainbow Woman -- Creating change in literacy programs : taking account of violence / Jenny Horsman -- People write back : community literacy practices and the visibility of the ordinary writer / David Bloome -- "First we must dream, nothing is harder" : toward a discourse on literacy across the life span / B. Allan Quigley -- Thinking globally about English and new literacies : multilingual socialization at work / Patricia Duff -- Connecting the local and the global : a pedagogy of not-literacy / Elsa Auerbach.
Summary: This book crosses traditional boundaries between the study of family, community; and school literacies to offer a global perspective on multiple literacies, from theory to case studies of various settings. The examples suggest ways that literacy practices should be created.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.

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