After the coffee break this morning, the participants of the week got together to look at some literacy classroom activities implemented following a compulsory national directive in the UK. Sheena Gardner addressed its application in the classroom using transcripts of the interaction that was observed. The children were between 6 and 7 years old . . . → Read More: DAY 2: CAN A HEN DIG?
Winding down from the residential week. This past week, we learned a lot about the projects underway at the University of Birmingham dealing with multilingualism. Through a series of lectures, each of the members of MOSAIC presented their previous and current research. We learned of how they use the notions of ethnography and critical . . . → Read More: DAY 4 & 5: Ethnography and Multilingualism