This book presents recent research related to how issues of diversity are addressed within literacy instruction for K-12 learners. Over the last decade, issues of diversity have promulgated within the field of literacy. Recent revisions to teacher education standards call for new approaches to
professional development to ensure that educators are positioned to view and utilize diversity as an advantage within their classrooms and notions of what constitutes diversity are expanding.
As the population of learners continues to diversify, literacy teachers must be equipped with knowledge of who their learners are and how to effectively build upon their individual experiences, lifestyles, and ways of seeing the world. A systematic change is needed and this volume is directed at
advancing research within the intersectionality between literacy and diversity to contribute towards this important mission.
This volume features prominent literacy researchers sharing their evidence-based successes that are founded upon longstanding and newfound theoretical frameworks. It is suitable for both educators in K-12 and university classroom contexts for teachers, administrators, graduate students, and
Acknowledging that empowering today’s learner to find innovative and enriching experiences brings about a deeper desire within them to learn and develop skills, this book showcases a combination of innovative educational practices and creative pedagogy techniques to demonstrate how educators
can kick-start learning success.
Serving up chapters that cross cultural boundaries and present numerous possibilities to assist in constructing new ventures in the classroom, the authors demonstrate how innovation in education and educational policies create new pathways and partnerships for educators. With each author offering a
unique perspective on innovative teaching and learning, they chronicle their successes and failures, present new possibilities for enacting practical change in the classroom, and document how the impact of change is experienced and modified as successful techniques are implemented. Collectively, the
chapters shine a light on the power of exposure to diverse opportunities, access to multiple techniques, and cross-cultural functionality in providing expansive value to the learner.
Appealing to researchers interested in digital storytelling, blended learning, academic integrity, design thinking methods and educational collaboration, this edited collection emphasises the role of innovative educational design in framing and developing global leaders and mobilizing significant
Schools and school systems are increasingly impacted by global disruptions and rapid changes that create unprecedented challenges and opportunities for their leaders and educators. School leaders need to prepare students for faster changes than ever before, to learn for jobs that have not yet been
created and use pedagogically-informed technologies to transform the ways in which teachers, students. and parents relate and collaborate. Current and future technological transformations provide opportunities for transformative change through the potential for connectivity and networking for
educators locally, nationally and internationally. This book provides an analysis of the impact of disruptive environments on education. It closely examines and synthesizes international literature on how educational systems in a number of countries are successfully transforming educational
delivery processes to better prepare students for an increasingly disrupted world.
This invaluable text will prove indispensable for educational professionals and researchers engaged in informing and transforming policy making, leadership training and development, and quality learning and pedagogy in schools.