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Grade 2 Children Experience a Classroom-based Animal-assisted Literacy Mentoring Program: An Interpretive Case StudyDownload
Despite the growing popularity of animal-assisted literacy programs in North America and abroad, little research has examined how children experience these programs or what their significance may be for participating children in the elementary classroom context. Designed as an interpretive case...
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Includes sample issues of the Council's serial publications Alberta Facts and First Reading.
Le but de ce travail est de voir si les stratégies de compréhension en lecture sont/ou peuvent être utilisées dans des matières telles que les sciences. Pour cela, le rapport recense certains écrits qui traitent des causes probables du manque de littératie et certains mythes qui existent à ce...
Literacy Learning in Playful Spaces: Using Multimodal Strategies to Develop Narrative with Young LearnersDownload
SSHRC Awarded IDG 2011: The initial two-year phase of the project is primarily interested in examining the possibilities for using touch screen (ipad) technologies with young learners when they are used as a means to facilitate the creation, modification and use of children’s own multimodal...
Elementary teachers are known to be primarily responsible for the literacy of children, being termed “custodians” of literacy. However, this responsibility can be associated with serious doubts as to one’s competency and ability to teach this subject. Such doubts are common among pre-service and...
Mackey, Margaret, McClay, Jill K.
This article explores what teachers and students can learn about contemporary story-telling from a study of fan fiction – that is, stories created by readers and viewers out of the canonical material of previously published fictions. Drawing on the example of Pirates of the Caribbean, it...
Engaging reluctant readers is a common topic among library professionals as the literary lives of young people appear to be changing or declining. Although much research has already been conducted about the nature of reluctant readers, there is little on how to combat it and even less on...
SSHRC IG awarded 2021: In the proposed four-year project, we will conduct a longitudinal study that follows three groups of children from kindergarten to grade two: 100 children with a family history of dyslexia, which is highly heritable, 100 with a preschool diagnosis of developmental language...
SSHRC Awarded IG 2016: The objectives of the proposed study are: 1] To test the validity of a widely-used model of reading fluency longitudinally (from Grade 1 to Grade 5) and across languages varying in orthographic consistency (English, Dutch, and Greek); 2] To examine the role of...