Colleen M. Fairbanks

**Interests: Adolescent literacy, identity and schooling, teacher research **Education: University of Michigan

There are 4 included publications by Colleen M. Fairbanks :

TitleDateViewsBrief Description
Beyond Knowledge: Exploring Why Some Teachers Are More Thoughtfully Adaptive Than Others 2010 6596 As teacher educators, we have observed that knowledge alone does not lead to the kinds of thoughtful teaching we strive for. Puzzled by differences in the teaching practices of teacher candidates having similar professional knowledge, we explore what...
“Crazyghettosmart”: A case study in Latina identities 2010 9 Drawing from recent scholarship that examines schooling and the shifting terrain of youth identities, this study examines the identity constructions of Jessica, a Latina high school student. Our portrait of Jessica is part of a larger longitudinal st...
Reframing literacy practices for culturally and linguistically diverse students in U.S. schools 2014 1 The growing numbers of culturally and linguistically diverse students, including English learners, in US K–12 settings, pose unique challenges and opportunities for English educators. While there have been evolving efforts in policy, research, and cl...
Reimagining instructional practices: exploring the identity work of teachers of writing 2016 8 This article provides a cross-case analysis of three teachers who participated in a two-week professional development (PD) on the teaching of writing that addressed their own identities as writers. This is an area that is commonly overlooked and how ...