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What Kind of a Girl Does Science? The Construction of School Science Identities
A view of science as a culturally-mediated way of thinking and knowing suggests that learning can be defined as engagement with scientific practices. How students engage in school science isExpand
Literacy and Learning Out of School: A Review of Theory and Research
In this article we review research on literacy in out-of-school settings. Our first purpose is to identify the conceptual advances in theories of literacy that have arisen from non-school-basedExpand
Rethinking Composing in a Digital Age: Authoring Literate Identities Through Multimodal Storytelling
In this article, the authors engage the theoretical lens of multimodality in rethinking the practices and processes of composing in classrooms. Specifically, they focus on how learning new composingExpand
Rethinking Classroom Participation: Listening to Silent Voices
Many educators understand how to gauge learning by paying close attention to student talk. Few know how to interpret and attend to student silence as a form of participation. In her new book,Expand
Identity Narratives: Stories from the Lives of Urban Adolescent Females
In this article, I present narratives told to me by female students of color who attended high school in an urban setting. Collected as part of an interpretive study in which I interviewed studentsExpand
School's out! : bridging out-of-school literacies with classroom practice
This timely book uses research on literacy outside of school to challenge how we think about literacy inside of school. Bringing together highly respected literacy researchers, this volume bridgesExpand
Listening to Students, Negotiating Beliefs: Preparing Teachers for Urban Classrooms
Abstract Learning to teach in urban schools is difficult, particularly when prospective teachers come from different racial, ethnic and/or class backgrounds than their students. The task ofExpand