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Alan C. Purves Award - Previous Revision

The Alan C. Purves Award is presented annually to the author(s) of the Research on the Teaching of English article from the previous year's volume judged as likely to have the greatest impact on educational practice.

Past Recipients of the NCTE Alan C. Purves Award

Rebecca Black
Online Fan Fiction, Global Identities, and Imagination (May 2009)

Beth Maloch
Beyond Exposure: The Uses of Information Texts in a Second Grade Classroom (February 2008)

Carol Booth Olson and Robert Land
A Cognitive Strategies Approach to Reading and Writing Instruction for English Language Learners in Secondary School (February 2007)

Sarah Warshauer Freedman, Verda Delp, and Suzanne Mills Crawford

Teaching English in Untracked Classrooms (August 2005)

Mollie V. Blackburn

Disrupting Dichotomies for Social Change: A Review of, Critique of, and Complement to Current Educational Literacy Scholarship on Gender (May 2005)

Ailing Kong and P. David Pearson

The Road to Participation: The Construction of a Literacy Practice in a Learning Community of Linguistically Diverse Learners (August 2003)

Pauline Harris, Jillian Trezise, and W. N. Winser
"Is the Story on My Face?”: Intertextual Conflicts during Teacher-Class Interactions around Texts in Early Grade Classrooms (August 2002)

Bob Fecho

"Why Are You Doing This?": Acknowledging and Transcending Threat in a Critical Inquiry Classroom (August 2001)

Julie E. Wollman-Bonilla
Teaching Science Writing to First Graders: Genre Learning and Recontextualization (August 2000)

Diane Stephens, Gail Boldt, Candace Clark, Janet S. Gaffney, Judith Shelton, Jennifer Story, and Janelle Weinzierl
Learning (about Learning) from Four Teachers (May 2000)

Anne Haas Dyson 
Coach Bombay's Kids Learn to Write: Children's Appropriation of Media Material for School Literacy (May 1999)

Todd DeStigter 
The Tesoros Literacy Project: An Experiment in Democratic Communities (February 1998)

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