Bev’s Research in Teacher Education
Preservice Teachers Defining and Redefining Reading and the Teaching of Reading
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
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
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
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.
Bev’s Early Years Teaching: 1984