Talking Points provides a forum for parents, classroom teachers, and researchers to reflect about literacy and learning.
Vol. 29, No. 2, May 2018
The author describes using realistic fiction on international topics to help preservice teachers question the underlying ideology of a text and learn how to interpret and read a text in multiple ways.
Bobbie Kabuto examines the dialogic relationships between social contexts, reader identities, and the development of proficient bilingual reading behaviors in a case study of a young Spanish- and English-speaking child.
The author describes the journey of Olivia, a third-year teacher, as she reaches out to colleagues for support in developing a social justice curriculum for her second graders.
Fifth-grade students mount a museum-type exhibit on the Power of Language to explore questions of race, culture, identity, and society.
President Roxanne Henkin's message and news of interest to WLU members.