Publications

Cooper, J. (2008) "Embedding literacy in Indigenous education through assistant teachers: lessons from the National Accelerated Literacy Program." The Australian Journal of Indigenous Education 37:120-129.

Cowey, W. (2008)"'The teacher says I have to make my writing interesting, but, how do I do that?': teaching students to use the writing techniques of successful authors", Proceedings of Stories, space, places: literacy and identity. National conference for teachers of english and literacy. Adelaide, Pelvin and Associates.

Cowey, W. (2007) Exploring the potential of classroom questioning in the National Accelerated Literacy Program. Paper presented to Australian Literacy Educators Association National Conference July 2007, Canberra. pdf icon Download PDF

Cowey, W. (2005) A Brief Description of the National Accelerated Literacy Program. TESOL in Context, 15 (2): 3-14. pdf icon Download PDF

Cowey, W., Harper, H., Dunn, B., & Wolgemuth, J. (2009). How important is school attendance in learning to read? Paper presented at the Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) Annual Conference, December 2009, Canberra Link to this document.

Gray, B. (2007) Accelerating the literacy development of Indigenous students. Darwin: CDU Press.

Gray, B. (1998) Accessing the Discourses of Schooling: Language and Literacy Development with Aboriginal children in Mainstream Schools. PhD Thesis, University of Melbourne.

Gray, B., and Cowey, W. (2001) Some Reflections on the Literacy Development of Children at Amata School: 1998-2000. In, National Year Book on Research in Education for 2001, Canberra: DEETYA. Download pdf.

Providing access to academic-literate discourses for Indigenous learners (with B. Gray & W. Cowey). In Ngoonjook: a journal of Australian Indigenous issues. December 1998, 62-70.

Scaffolding Reading and Writing for Indigenous Children in School (with B. Gray & W. Cowey). In P. Wignell (ed.) Double Power: English literacy and Indigenous education. Melbourne: NLLIA, 1999, 23-60

Gray, B, Cowey, W. and Rose, D. (2000) What do we mean by an educational culture of survival. Report prepared for the Department of Education, Training and Youth Affairs, Canberra. pdf icon Download PDF 

Harders, P., & Macken-Horarik, M. (2008). Scaffolding Literacy and the Year 9 Boys: Developing a Language-Centred Literacy Pedagogy. TESOL in Context, 18(2), 4-21.

Harley, J. (2008). Hey teacher! You're waking me up! Ngoongjook, 33, 73-82.

McCormack, J. N., Cowey, W. (2008). Accelerated Literacy teaching and its links with Indigenous learning. Ngoonjook, 33, 61-72.

Mullin, K., & Oliver, R. (2010). A Second Language/Dialect Acquisition Perspective on the Accelerated Literacy Teaching Sequence. Australian Journal of Language and Literacy, 33(2), 151-163.

Rose, D., Gray, B, Cowey, W. "Scaffolding Reading and Writing for Indigenous Children in School", in P. Wignell (ed.) Double Power: English literacy and Indigenous education. Melbourne: NLLIA, 1999, 23-60

Rose, D., Gray, B, Cowey, W. "Providing access to academic-literate discourses for Indigenous learners" (with B. Gray & W. Cowey), in Ngoonjook: a journal of Australian Indigenous issues. December 1998, 62-70

 

Related publications

Adoniou, M. and Macken-Horarik, M. (2007) Scaffolding Literacy meets ESL: Some insights from ACT classrooms. TESOL in Context, 17 (1): 5-14.

Mullin, K. Let's begin embarking on the reading journey with Kindergarten and Pre Primary students. Booklet prepared for the Association of Independent Schools of Western Australia. pdf icon Download PDF