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International Journal of Educational Research Vol. 80, No. 1 (2016) pp. 177–187
Historically, theoretical consideration of metalinguistic understanding has scarcely addressed the issue in the context of writing, other than in relation to early years writing development where there is a substantial body of work. Consequently,...
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 36, No. 1 (November 2013) pp. 77–91
Teaching grammar has been mandated in statutory curriculum documents in England since 1988. Yet despite this, research evidence continues to suggest that metalinguistic knowledge is an area of challenge for many teachers. Drawing on data from a...
International Journal of Educational Research Vol. 80, No. 1 (2016) pp. 155–163
This paper serves as a theoretical framing paper for the Special Issue, exploring how talk is a mediational tool for learning about writing, and particularly for developing thinking about shaping meaning in writing. It considers Vygotsky’s (1986)...