The NCTE Language Arts podcast, "Conversation Currents," presents interviews with noted educators discussing current research and practice in the language arts. A new mp3 podcast accompanies each bimonthly issue of Language Arts. Listen by clicking on the audio player below, or subscribe to the free podcast in the iTunes Store.Literacy Learning and DiscourseRead the September 2013 issue Conversation Currents: On Discourse and Language Learning (37:22)David Bloome and Arlette Ingram Willis
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Two international scholars, David Bloome and Arlette Ingram Willis, discuss the complexity of discourse and language learning. Each researcher problematizes the views of literacy while exploring the fluidity of it. They also explore how the ideologies of educators and researchers impact children in school.