Follow up to last session at the Festschrift Symposium

At the end of the discussions on Saturday, I meant to add this to the twitter feed as it relates to some of the words on literacy, activism, etc.. It’s Danah Boyd’s talk from SXSWEdu—if you haven’t seen it, buckle up ’cause it’s a tough listen, but so thought-provoking.… Read the rest

The Impact of Research on Educational Practice: Reading as a Case Study

I gave this lecture at Vanderbilt University in 2008.  The thesis is that it often takes many years for educational research to exert its influence on policy, curriculum, and classroom practice.  I used several historical and then current examples to illustrate this often fractious relationship.  … Read the rest