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Researching Literacy Lives

Building communities between home and school, 1st Edition

By Teresa Cremin, Marilyn Mottram, Fiona M. Collins, Sacha Powell, Rose Drury


220 pages

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Paperback: 9781138777200
pub: 2014-11-25
Hardback: 9781138777170
pub: 2014-11-26

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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

About the Authors

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.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDUCATION / Elementary