English Teaching: Practice & Critique: Volume 22 Issue 3


Table of contents - Special Issue: The Role of English Teaching and Teachers in Supporting Youths' University Futures and Literacies

Guest Editors: Joanne E. Marciano, Roderick L. Carey, Theda Gibbs Grey

Celebrate with me: a black adolescent girl’s speculative multimodal design of intersectional college and career futures

Jennifer D. Turner

This paper aims to demonstrate how Alayah, a 16-year-old African American girl, leverages multiple expressive modes for intersectional self-representation as speculative design…

Composing college identities: Latina girls writing their way to the Universidad

Tracey T. Flores

The purpose of this paper is to explore Somos Escritoras, a creative space and writing workshop, for Latina adolescent girls (grades 6–8), as a program that supports not only…

“Writin’ain’t my thang”: creating high school student writers with ongoing support through an urban school–teacher education partnership

Tonya B. Perry, Teaira Catherine Lee McMurtry

The purpose of this paper is to explore the impact of a year-long writing intervention located in an urban high school in partnership with a university teacher education professor…

Culturally relevant approaches to fostering postsecondary readiness in the dual credit English classroom

Julia C. Duncheon, Dustin Hornbeck, Reid Sagara

This study examines how English teachers use culturally relevant pedagogy (CRP) to support postsecondary readiness for underrepresented students in the context of dual credit (DC…

“Sigo en lo Mismo”: the impact of papeles on the education of undocumented Latinx migrant and seasonal farmworkers

Lorena Gutiérrez

The purpose of this paper is to explore the impact of documentation on the educational experiences, college readiness and aspirations of undocumented Latinx migrant and seasonal…

Exploring (r)evolutionary college-going literacies with immigrant youth in a youth participatory action research (YPAR) seminar

Danielle Filipiak, Limarys Caraballo

This paper aims to examine critical, college-going identities and literacies of first-generation immigrant youth within a dual enrollment, youth participatory action research…

Portraits of young refugee women’s identities, experiences, and beliefs in relation to college-going

Jennifer C. Mann, Alison McGlinn Turner

This study aims to explore the stories of two young refugee women, Sue Mar and Amora, and how their adolescent identities, experiences, and beliefs, partially shaped by their…

Fostering college aspirations: engaging English teachers in students’ future pathways

Dasmen Richards, Amber Lawson, Jaime Nicol, Benjamin K. Woodcock, Taria Pritchett, David Julien

This essay is for the Community Voices feature of the special issue titled “The Role of English Teaching and Teachers in Supporting Youths’ University Futures and Literacies.”…

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