Vetter, Amy

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Opening and entering critical spaces: exploring how high school students and their English teacher navigate the critical literacy classroom 2014 1173 This research study focused on how students engaged in Critical Literacy practices and the ways their teacher attempted to foster such practices. The study included one experienced critical educator (Lewison, Flint, & Van Sluys, 2002) from an ethnica...
Understanding teachers’ inquiries and classroom literacy practices 2015 1015 Through teacher research, educators engage in ways of evaluating and changing their practices. Such inquiry allows teachers an opportunity to make their knowledge about learning visible to themselves and others. Unlike the knowledge generated by "out...
Using participatory action research to approach teacher professional development: an analysis of teacher talk in a writing professional learning community 2016 595 Most teachers take part in professional development of some kind at some point in their careers. As a result, that professional development should support the development of instruction. Many teachers report that professional development neither supp...
"Reading is power!" critical literacy in practice: a formative experiment using critical literacy to address issues of gender inequity with a fifth grade class 2016 1313 The purpose of this research study was to explore the ways a fifth-grade teacher and her students engaged in critical literacy to address issues of gender inequity. Additionally, this study worked to examine the ways teacher and student understanding...
"It's just different for women": exploring the post-military development of female veterans attending a 4-year university 2016 169 This research study was intended to understand how the Post 9/11 enlisted female veteran population understands their gender in the context of their active duty military experience and transition into a post-military life while engaging in higher edu...