Engaged and disengaged Year 5 readers in low SES Australian schools: Differences in personal cognitions, perceived classroom and family reading practices
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This paper reported the finding of an interview study involving 45 Year 5 students from schools situated in low SES suburbs in Queensland, Australia. Two groups of readers were included: Engaged and disengaged readers. The interview findings showed important differences between these two groups of readers and warned us the danger of taking disadvantaged students as a generic group.
Canada International Conference on Education. CICE-2012 Proceedings
English and Literacy Curriculum and Pedagogy (excl. LOTE, ESL and TESOL)