Sunday, January 8, 2012

Adolescent Literacies: Resources

A list of resources related to adolescent literacies. I will continue to add to it and invite you to suggest references, etc. as well.

Curriculum & Frameworks
Digital Literacy and Citizenship Classroom Curriculum.  (Common Sense Media). (K-5, 6-8, 9-12)
NCTE  Position Statement: 21st Century Curriculum and Assessment Framework
NCTE Position Statement: Multimodal Literacies
NCTE Position Statement: Definition of 21st Century Literacies

Influential Reports
Biancarosa, Gina and Catherine E. Snow. (2006). Reading Next: A Vision For Action and Research in Middle and High School Literacy. 2nd Edition. A Report to Carnegie Corporation of New York. Washington D.C.: Alliance for Excellent Education.
Flanagin, Andrew F. and  Miriam J. Metzger. (2011). Kids and Credibility. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
Gee, James Paul. 2010. New Digital Media and Learning as an Emerging Area and "Worked Examples" as One Way. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
Graham, Steve; Harris, Karen & Michael Herbert. (2011). Informing Writing: The Benefits of Formative Assessment.  A Report to Carnegie Corporation of New York. Washington D.C.: Alliance for Excellent Education.
Graham, Steve & Dolores Perin. (2006).  Writing Next: Effective Strategies to Improve Writing of Adolescents in Middle and High Schools: A Report to Carnegie Corporation of New York. Washington D.C.: Alliance for Excellent Education.
Graham, Steve & Michael Herbert. (2010). Writing to Read: Evidence for How Writing Can Improve Reading A Report to Carnegie Corporation of New York. Washington D.C.: Alliance for Excellent Education.
Heller, Rafael and Cynthia L. Greenleaf. (2007). Literacy Instruction in the Content Areas: Getting to the Core of Middle and High School Improvement.  A Report to Carnegie Corporation of New York. Washington D.C.: Alliance for Excellent Education.
Ito, Mizuko, Heather A. Horst, Matteo Bittanti, Danah Boyd, Becky Herr-Stephenson, Patricia G. Lange, C.J. Pascoe, & Laura Robinson. (2009). Living and Learning with New Media: Summary of Findings from the Digital Youth Project.  Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
Jenkins, Henry with Kathie Clinton, Ravi Purushotma, Alice J. Robinson, Margaret Weigel. (2009). Confronting the Challenges of Participatory Culture: Media Education for the 21st Century. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
Kahne, Joseph, Ellen Middaugh and Chris Evans. (2009). The Civic Potential of Video Games. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
Moje, E. B., & Tysvaer, N. (2010). Adolescent literacy development in out-of-school time: A practitioner’s guide. New York, NY: Carnegie Corporation of New York
The National Council of Teachers of English. (2008). Write Now: A Policy Research Brief. 
The National Council of Teachers of English. (2007). NCTE 21st Century Literacies: A Policy Research Brief. 
The National Council of Teachers of English. (2006). NCTE Principles of Adolescent Literacy Reform: A Policy Research Brief. 
Schwartzbeck, Terri. (2011). The Digital Learning Imperative: How Technology and Teaching Meet Today's Education Challenges.  A Report to Carnegie Corporation of New York. Washington D.C.: Alliance for Excellent Education.
Deborah J. Short,  and Shannon Fitzsimmons. (2007).  Double the Work: Challenges and solutions to Acquiring Language and Academic Literacy for Adolescent English Language Learners. A Report to Carnegie Corporation of New York.Washington D.C.: Alliance for Excellent Education.

Alliance for Excellent Education
Arts Education Partnership
ArtsLiteracy Project (Brown University) The Handbook is wonderful.
Center for Adolescent Literacies at UNC Charlotte
Center for Digital Literacy (Syracuse University)
Center of Excellence for the Advancement of New Literacies in Middle Grades
Center for Media Literacy 
Center for the Study of New Literacies: Thinking about Literacy, Learning and New Technologies (University of Sheffield)

Commisison on Arts and Literacies International Reading Association
National Association for Media Literacy Education
National Council of Teachers of English
National Writing Project
New Literacies Research Lab at UCONN

Websites/On-Line Resources

Collaborative Center for Literacy Development. 2007. Adolescent Literacy Toolkit. Lexington, KY.Digital Media & Learning.  The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
Digital Youth Network: is a hybrid digital literacy program that creates opportunities for youth to engage in learning environments that span both in-school and out-of-school contexts.
Digital Writing, Digital Teaching: Integrating New Literacies into the Teaching of Writing: Blog by Troy Hicks
Interactive Writing Tools
Project New Media Literacies: Video collection
Re-Imagining Learning in the 21st Century. The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.Remix Learning. Private company that provides an online platform for schools, cultural institutions, libraries, museums, and after-school programs to create their own customized social learning network
Teen Ink Literary magazine & website for teen writers
Youth Media in Seattle

Leander, K. & Vasudevan, L. (2009). Multimodality and mobile culture. In C. Jewitt (Ed.) Handbook of multimodal analysis. (pp. 127-139). London: Routledge.
Morrell, E., and Duncan-Andrade, J. (2006). Popular Culture and Critical Media Pedagogy in Secondary Literacy Classrooms. International Journal of Learning.
New London Group. (1996). A pedagogy of multiliteracies: Designing social futures. Harvard Educational Review, 66 (1).
Reilly, M.A. (2009). Opening spaces of possibility: Teacher as bricoleur. Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy 52(5). 376-384.
Vasudevan, L. (2011). Re-imagining pedagogies for multimodal selves. National Society for the Study of Education, Yearbook. 110(1), 88-108.
Vasudevan, L., Schultz, K., & Bateman, J. (2010). Beyond the printed page: Multimodal storytelling with urban adolescents. Written Communication, 27(4), 442-468.
Vasudevan, L. & Campano, G. (2009). The social production of adolescent risk and the promise of adolescent literacies. Review of Research in Education. 33(1), 310-353.
Vasudevan, L. (2006). Looking for Angels: Knowing adolescents by engaging with their multimodal literacy practices. Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy. 50(4), 252-256.

Books (You can preview sections of these books)
Appleman, Deborah. (2011). Adolescent literacy and the teaching of reading. Urbana, IL: NCTE.
Baker, Elizabeth A. and Donald J. Leu. (2010).  The new literacies: Multiple perspectives on research and practice. New York, NY: Guilford Press.
Christenbury, Lelia, Randy Bomer & Peter Smagorinsky. (2009). Handbook of adolescent literacy research. New York, NY: Guilford Press.
Gainer, Jesse and Diane Lapp. (2010). Literacy Remix: Bridging adolescents in and out of school literacies. Newark, DE: IRA.
Gee, James Paul and Elizabeth Hayes. (2011). Language and learning in the digital age. New York, NY: Routledge.
Kajder, Sarah. (2010). Adolescent and digital literacies: Learning alongside of students. Urbana, IL: NCTE.
Mahiri, J. (Ed.) (2004). What they don’t learn in school: Literacy in the lives of urban youth. New York: Peter Lang.
New Literacies and Digital Epsitemolgies: Series published by Peter Lang
Reilly, Mary Ann, Jane M. Gangi and Rob Cohen. (2010).  Deepening literacy learning: Art and literature engagements in the K-8 classroom. Charlotte, NC: IAP. (especially chapters 7, 8, 9, and 10).

Curated Sites (Scoop it)
Hall, Matthew. Design, Literacy and Multimodality.
Reilly, Mary Ann.  Transmediation.
Steffenson, Karen. Spaces for Innovation.

Couros, Alec. (2011). Exploring digital citizenship, digital identity & connected learning.
Hamilton, Buffy. (2011). Framing transliterate learning through inquiry and participatory culture.
Hicks, Troy. (2011). Teaching the iGeneration: Because digital writing matters.

Keegan, Helen. (2011). Guerilla productions for very small screens: Transformations through mobile creativity.
Wheeler, Steve. (2011). New technologies and the future of learning.

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