English Teaching: Practice & Critique: Volume 17 Issue 3


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Positioning in prospective secondary English teachers’ annotations of teaching videos

Michael B. Sherry, Lauriann M. Messier-Jones, Joanelle Morales

English education researchers have used video annotation to connect theory to practice and to encourage prospective secondary English teachers (PSETs) to reflectively evaluate…

“Advocacy cheating”: teacher noncompliance in standardised literacy testing

Lauren Johnson

The purpose of this paper is to explore teachers’ noncompliance with secondary-level standardised literacy testing in Tasmania, Australia, particularly their motivations…

Constructing reading proficiency and struggle through tracked contexts

Julie E. Learned, Mary Jo Morgan

This paper aims to report on a study investigating how young people and teachers interpreted reading proficiency and difficulty across different tracks of English language arts in…

Fostering critical participatory literacy through policy debate

Susan Cridland-Hughes, Jacquelynn A. Malloy, Angela Rogers

The purpose of this study is to explore the use of policy debate as a frame for developing critical participatory literacy skills focused on student engagement with current events.

“Why aren’t there enough of our stories to read?”: Teaching autoethnographies for radical healing

Enid Marie Rosario-Ramos

This paper aims to draw on the analysis of instruction and student work in an English Language Arts classroom to discuss how teachers may support dispossessed students’ journeys…

The significance of reflective conversations for adolescent writers

Amy Vetter, Mark Meacham

For writing instruction, reflection has been an essential tool. Typically, educators ask students to reflect in a structured written, individual format. Less explored is the role…

Students’ viewpoints on using tableaux to analyse short stories

Logamurthie Athiemoolam

The purpose of the paper is to provide a detailed account of pre-service teachers’ viewpoints on the use of tableaux as pedagogy to analyse short stories in secondary schools…

Slowly shifting out of neutral: Using young adult literature to discuss PSTs’ beliefs about racial injustice and police brutality

Michelle M. Falter, Shea N. Kerkhoff

The purpose of this paper is twofold: to explore how preservice teachers in a young adult literature course critically conceptualize discussions in school spaces about race and…

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