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dc.contributor.authorKitson, Lisbeth
dc.contributor.editorK.Booker & D.Martens
dc.date.accessioned2017-05-03T11:32:00Z
dc.date.available2017-05-03T11:32:00Z
dc.date.issued2011
dc.date.modified2012-06-06T22:05:55Z
dc.identifier.issn13205692
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/42321
dc.description.abstractThis article considers the continuities and/or discontinuities for literacy development experienced by students as they make their transition from the early foundational years of primary school into the "first" stage of the middle phase of learning within a multiliterate environment. Year 4 can be a critical period in reading development with the surfacing of some difficulties in reading comprehension for some students. This phenomenon has been termed the "fourth grade slump". New digital technologies and multimodal texts are viewed as panacea for improving literacy instruction and ameliorating the fourth-grade slump. Data from the case study of one year four teacher, Janelle (psuedonymn) is reported. It explores how she grappled with the implementation of an Interactive Whiteboard and a variety of multimodal resources. Findings suggest that the affordances and constraints of multimodal texts and how teachers use them can offer both continuities and discontinuities for literacy development.
dc.description.peerreviewedYes
dc.description.publicationstatusYes
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dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.languageEnglish
dc.language.isoen_US
dc.publisherAustralian Literacy Educators' Association
dc.publisher.placeAustralia
dc.publisher.urihttps://www.alea.edu.au/resources/literacy-learning-the-middle-years-ll
dc.relation.ispartofstudentpublicationN
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom9
dc.relation.ispartofpageto17
dc.relation.ispartofissue1
dc.relation.ispartofjournalLiteracy Learning: the Middle Years
dc.relation.ispartofvolume19
dc.rights.retentionY
dc.subject.fieldofresearchCurriculum and Pedagogy Theory and Development
dc.subject.fieldofresearchEducation Systems
dc.subject.fieldofresearchCurriculum and Pedagogy
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode130202
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode1301
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode1302
dc.titleTween here and there, transitioning from the early years to the middle years: exploring continuities and discontinuities in a multiliterate environment
dc.typeJournal article
dc.type.descriptionC1 - Articles
dc.type.codeC - Journal Articles
gro.facultyArts, Education & Law Group, School of Education and Professional Studies
gro.rights.copyright© 2011 Australian Literacy Educators' Association. The attached file is reproduced here in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher. Please refer to the journal's website for access to the definitive, published version.
gro.date.issued2011
gro.hasfulltextFull Text
gro.griffith.authorKitson, Lisbeth A.


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