1st Edition

Researching Literacy Lives Building communities between home and school

    220 Pages
    by Routledge

    220 Pages
    by Routledge

     �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


    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


    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.