Bev’s Research in Teacher Education

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Preservice Teachers Defining and Redefining Reading and the Teaching of Reading

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This qualitative case study explored student responses to graphic novels in the context of 15 students in one grade 6/7 classroom. Key research questions involved reader preferences and reading comprehension strategies.

Exploring the use of interest inventories with elementary students: A rich foundation for literacy curriculum making

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An undergraduate class of students in Education examines their application of interest inventories in preservice teaching contexts.

Teacher recommendations for Reading-Education components of B.Ed. programs

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This qualitative case study explores the recommendations of 69 elementary teachers related to B.Ed. coursework in reading instruction.

The metacognitive reading strategies of five early readers

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This study followed five children, fluently reading prior to formal instruction in grade 1, in order to identify metacognitive strategies at work and the caregiver-child interactions that may have supported these strategies.

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Bev’s Early Years Teaching: 1984