Retrospective miscue analysis with proficient adult ESL readers

>Wurr, A., Theurer, J. L., & Kim, K. (2008, December). Retrospective miscue analysis with proficient adult ESL readers. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy (52)4, pp. 324-333. doi:10.1598/JAAL.52.4.5 ​In this case study, three non-native English speakers are taken through the process of retrospective miscue analysis. These readers are proficient readers of English. The purpose of … More Retrospective miscue analysis with proficient adult ESL readers

Exploring the connections between biliteracy and bilingualism

>Reyes, I. (2006). Exploring the connections between biliteracy and bilingualism. Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, 6(3), pp. 267-292. doi:10.1177/1468798406069801 Through three case studies of four-year-old children of Mexican descent, the author explores emergent biliteracy and bilingualism in southern Arizona. Using observations of both home and classroom notes the children’s use of language and the factors … More Exploring the connections between biliteracy and bilingualism

Theory of literacy of learning

Cambourne, B. (1995, November). Toward an educationally relevant theory of literacy learning: Twenty years of inquiry. The Reading Teacher, 49(3), pp. 182-190. ​Cambourne discusses theorizing literacy learning. He finds difficulty in calling children deficient because of the negative stigma attached, especially since it is not relevant in most area of the child’s life. Forming habits, … More Theory of literacy of learning