Michelann Parr teaches in the Schulich School of Education. Research interests include text-to-speech technology, writing as a way of understanding, family literacies, and teacher education in language and literacy.


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Preparing for Diversity: Standards of Practice for Regular Classroom Teachers of Students with Special Needs

Professional standards of practice describe what teachers should know, should be able to do, and should value to address a diversity of student needs.

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Knowing is Not Enough: We Must Do! Teacher Development Through Engagement in Learning Opportunities

This paper will focus on teacher development through engagement in learning activities (e.g., Drama and Storytelling, Poetry, Outdoor and Experiential Education field trips, etc.).

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Living, Learning, and Growing through Outdoor and Experiential Education Courses: Lessons Learned Along the Way

Participation and engagement in learning in outdoor and experiential education settings, with an emphasis on trust, risk-taking, and confidence enables teachers to acknowledge challenges and demands of the instructional cycle.

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Navigating Our Way to Multiple Conceptualizations of Literacies

This paper explores the idea of "navigation" as one of the language arts to fit with pluralized conceptions of literacy as literacies or multiliteracies.

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Writing as Literacy Journey: Deconstructing and Re-visioning our Literacy Stories

"Writing as literacy journey" describes the experiences of teacher candidates engaged in the process of creating and re-visiting their personal literacy stories.

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