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Reconceptualizing the Literacies in Adolescents' Lives: Bridging the Everyday/Academic Divide, Third Edition [NOOK Book]

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Inviting middle- and high-school educators to move toward a broad, generative view of adolescent literacies, this edition of Reconceptualizing the Literacies in Adolescents’ Lives focuses on bridging students’ everyday literacies and school learning.

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Reconceptualizing the Literacies in Adolescents' Lives: Bridging the Everyday/Academic Divide, Third Edition

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Overview

Inviting middle- and high-school educators to move toward a broad, generative view of adolescent literacies, this edition of Reconceptualizing the Literacies in Adolescents’ Lives focuses on bridging students’ everyday literacies and school learning.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781136728075
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 3/12/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 296
  • File size: 938 KB

Meet the Author

Donna E. Alvermann is Distinguished Research Professor, University of Georgia.

Kathleen A. Hinchman is Professor, Reading & Language Arts Center and Director, Reading and English education doctoral programs, Syracuse University.

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Table of Contents

Foreword
Reconceptualizing Teacher Knowledge and Student Achievement Randy Bomer

Introduction
Kathleen A. Hinchman and Donna E. Alvermann

Part I: Understanding Youth’s Everyday Literacies

1 Touchstone Chapter: Playing for Real: Texts and the Performance of Identity Lorri Nielsen

2 Becoming Life-Long Readers: Insights from a Comic Book Reader Stergios G. Botzakis

3 Low-Income Youth’s (Public) Internet Practices in South America: Potential Lessons for Educators in the U.S. and Other Post-Industrial Nations Eliane Rubinstein-Avila

4 Teacher Response: Lessons Learned from Young People’s Everyday Literacies Anne Bulcher and Margaret Moran

Part II: Integrating Everyday and Academic Literacies

5 Touchstone Chapter: “Struggling” Adolescents’ Engagement in Mulitmediating: Countering the Institutional Construction of Incompetence David O’Brien

6 Thinking with Forensic Science: A Content Analysis of Forensic Comic Books and Graphic Novels Barbara Guzzetti & Marcia Mardis

7 Reclaiming and Rebuilding the Writer Identities of Black Adolescent Males Marcelle M. Haddix

8 Teacher Response: Bridging Everyday Literacies with Academic Literacy McKenzie Weaver

Part III: Addressing Sociocultural and Identity Issues in Adolescents’ Literacy Lives

9 Touchstone Chapter: Exploring Race, Language, and Culture in Critical Literacy Classrooms Bob Fecho Bette Davis Renee Moore

10 Re-Writing the Stock Stories of Urban Adolescents: Autobiography as a Social and Performative Practice at the InterSections of Identities Kelly Wissman Lalitha Vasudevan

11 “In This Little Town Nothing Much Ever Happens, But Someday Something Will”: Reading Young Adult Literature from the Blue Ridge Foothills Gay Ivey

12 Teacher Response: Addressing Sociocultural and Identity Issues in Adolescents’ Literacy Lives Justin Claypool George White

Part IV: Changing Teachers, Teaching Changes

13 Touchstone Chapter: Adolescents’ Multiple Identities and Teacher Professional Development Alfred W. Tatum

14 Reconceptualizing Together: Exploring Participatory and Productive Critical Media Literacies in a Collaborative Teacher Research Group Eli Tucker-Raymond Daisy Torres-Petrovich Keith Dumbleton Ellen Damlich

15 Baby Steps toward Web 1.5: Middle School Teachers’ Personal Learning and Explorations of Pop Culture and Digital Literacy Tools for Classroom Literacy Instruction Margaret C. Hagood

16 Teacher Response: Professional Development to Reconceptualize Literacy Instruction Maryanne Desmond Barrett Elizabeth G. Mascia

Afterword
Donna E. Alvermann Kathleen A. Hinchman

Contributors

Index

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