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The article discusses a partnership between schools and the arts, with the goal of animating the national curriculum and enriching school life. The study followed two primary school teachers and two artists who planned and produced an inventive children picture book. Findings of the study reveal that the success of the program depends on the focus on the students' learning, the adults' commitment to the work, the different expertise the adults came to share, and the excitement and engagement of the adults which contributed to meaningful language learning opportunities for the children involved.
Updated: Jan. 22, 2008
In this report, it is argued that the most salient factor in the contemporary communicative landscape is the sheer abundance and diversity of possibilities for literacy, and that the extent and nature of students' communicative resources is a central issue in education. The text outlines the conceptual underpinnings of the Literacies for Learning in Further Education project in a social view of literacy, and the associated research design, methodology and analytical framework
Updated: Jan. 14, 2008