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1st Edition

Researching Literacy Lives
Building communities between home and school

ISBN 9781138777200
Published November 24, 2014 by Routledge
220 Pages

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 �A ground-breaking book. For years educationists have sought evidence of genuine partnerships between schools and homes � reciprocal partnerships where schools are as keen to foster home practices relating to literacy and learning as they are to tell families �this is what we do� and ask that they should do the same.� Eve Bearne, Cambridge Un

Table of Contents


Authors biographies

List of figures

Chapter 1: Introduction: Setting the context

Chapter 2: Laying the foundations

Chapter 3: The project methodology

Chapter 4: Teachers developing researcher dispositions

Chapter 5: Teachers developing new knowledge about the children

Chapter 6: Teachers shifting views of literacy and pedagogic practice

Chapter 7: Teachers sharing and building relationships

Chapter 8: Teachers shifting perspectives about parents and children

Chapter 9: Professional learning journeys

Chapter 10: Conclusion References

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Teresa Cremin is Professor of Education (Literacy), The Open University, UK.

Marilyn Mottram is an HMI and Deputy National Lead for English with Ofsted, UK.

Fiona M. Collins is a Principal Lecturer, University of Roehampton, UK.

Sacha Powell is Professor of Early Childhood Care and Education, Canterbury Christ Church University, UK.

Rose Drury is a Senior Lecturer in Early Years at The Open University, UK.