Talking Points provides a forum for parents, classroom teachers, and researchers to reflect about literacy and learning.
Vol. 29, No. 1, October 2017
Heidi Mills and Tim O’Keefe
Heidi Mills and Tim O’Keefe help us develop a stronger understanding of the culture of inquiry through a focus on students knowing themselves and their abilities. Examples from Tim’s classroom provide a glimpse into the power of literacy.
Luke Rodesiler shows us how sports can be used to pique students’ interest in critical literacy and move them to take action on issues of social justice.
Alice Y. Lee
Alice Lee shows us a classroom where literacy is used for growing sociopolitical consciousness. She provides readers with suggestions for communicating outside the walls of the classroom.
In this issue, the Classroom Voices column focuses on writing for change.
President Caryl Crowell's message and news of interest to WLU members.