Emerging Partnerships: Current Research in Language and by Wray

By Wray

This quantity includes debts of a few of the main fascinating contemporary study into language and literacy improvement. The papers integrated conceal early language improvement, preschool literacy improvement, kid's writing, oral lecture room language, the relationships among examining and writing, using word-processors, and literacy outdoor the college context.

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When these cases were examined, it was clear that the two 'sentences' involved were in fact on the same topic. Two factors seemed to lead to successful punctuation: being able to articulate how the choice of sentence structure dictated choice of punctuation, and/or reading a lot. Other implications of this research are that learners do have good reasons for what they do, even when it doesn't follow the conventions; teachers' rules-of-thumb can sometimes be misleading; and the sorts of discussion which produce information of this sort are themselves valuable opportunities for learning.

What do These Pupils Know about Communicating Science? Timothy These teachers were positive about Timothy's use of scientific vocabulary and his ability to objectify his observations clearly. They noted his awareness of the need to attempt explanations and his attempts to communicate three areas of knowledge concerned with timing, heat and solvents. However, other teachers in the group felt that Timothy was not good at communicating what he had done or finding results for his tests. They felt that he didn't know how to write up an experiment, to explain the method and that his conclusions didn't really comment on the results.

1988 and Corson, 1988). Two of the papers in this collection have oral language as their focus. Other areas of burgeoning interest have been the use of new technology as a tool for developing language and literacy (Ewing, 1985; Wray, 1986), and the effectiveness of in-service education for teachers. This latter interest area has become associated with the growing popularity of the Page 2 action research model of development (Lomax, 1989). It is significant that three of the research projects reported in this volume took action research as their paradigm.

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