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July 15, 2017

Twenty years ago the New London Group redefined literacy in A Pedagogy of Multiliteracies. Today, this new book Remixing Multiliteracies: Theory and Practice from New London to New Times, the original members of the New London Group share their current thinking on mult...

July 12, 2017

Earl Aguilera, Kelly M Tran, Olivia Stewart, and myself have just finished a guest post for Literacy Daily, a blog affiliated with the International Literacy Association. This post previews our upcoming conference presentation at the International Literacy Association...

May 25, 2017

This article examines multimodal texts created by a cohort of academically marginalized secondary school students in Singapore as part of a language arts unit on persuasive composition. Using an interpretivist qualitative approach, we examine students’ multimodal desig...

May 3, 2017

I am excited to announce that I will be returning to Phoenix Comicon this year to present on several important topics related to education and literacy. I am even more excited to be joined this year by a number of other Arizona State University students and professors...

May 1, 2017

My newest article is out! I'm really excited to share this one. In it, Lindsey Moses, Frank Serafini, Megan Hoelting, and myself as part of a year-long, classroom-based research study examining literacy instruction and development, observed emerging decoders draw from...

November 29, 2016

During the 2016 Literacy Research Association conference, I will join Drs. Frank Serafini & Lindsey Moses to discuss share a research project the examines how young readers use semiotic resources to make meaning of picturebooks.

The first part of symposium, We are in a...

September 8, 2016

Come on down to Gardner's Book Service this Saturday, September 10th for a free professional development workshop featuring the use of comics in the classroom. I will discuss what makes comics a unique medium, how to address common challenges, ways to incorporate these...

August 14, 2016

Here's a new article authored by myself, Earl Aguilera, Elisabeth Gee, and Frank Serafini. We demonstrate several theoretical perspectives that can be used to analyze picturebook apps. These perspectives highlight different features of picturebook apps and provide rese...

August 2, 2016

Interested in using comics and graphic novels in your classroom? Come down to Gardner's Book Service this September for a free professional development session.

July 3, 2016

During the Fall 2015 semester, myself and one other ASU Learning, Literacies, and Technologies doctoral student, Earl Aguilera, participated in a course called Designing Learning Environments. The goal of this course was to pair education doctoral students with interio...

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