Volume 10 | Issue 1 | May 2022

Editorial – Janice Bland

The editorial considers the different facets of English subject pedagogy, and where this field fits in teacher education for student teachers of English in the primary and secondary school. read more

Introduced by – David Valente

Roche, Juno (2020) Gender Explorers. Our Stories of Growing Up Trans and Changing the World
Gino, Alex (2015) Melissa
Dawson, Juno (2017) What Is Gender? How Does It Define Us? And Other Big Questions.
Love, Jessica (2018) Julián is a Mermaid read more

Article 1 – Vanderschantz, Daly & San

The first article discusses typographic design in Māori-English bilingual picturebooks; and considers the relevance of the book design for the revitalization of Indigenous languages. With bilingual picturebooks, migrant or refugee students learning English can be supported in maintaining their home language: read more

Article 2 – Polastri, Urrutia Bustillo & Martínez

This paper reports on an interdisciplinary project in Argentina. The project was affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, however the teacher educators turned this into an opportunity to develop student teachers’ confidence in front of a camera by having them record their reading of picturebooks aloud. read more

Article 3 – Jessica Allen Hanssen

This article describes a critical-creative approach to the graphic memoir Fun Home by Alison Bechdel (2007) that was shared in a Norwegian teacher education context as an aesthetic learning process that can contextualize student teachers’ own experiences and generate a sense of community. read more

Article 4 – Regula Fuchs & Kristel Ross

This study explores student teachers’ experiences with picturebooks in the primary English language classroom in Switzerland and appraises the potential of storytelling for employing a differentiated approach in heterogeneous classrooms. read more

Books reviewed by – Hill & Bland

Robert Hill reviews on Literature for the English Classroom: Theory into Practice, edited by Gweno Williams and Anita Normann (2021)
Janice Bland reviews Performative Language Teaching in Early Education: Language Learning through Dramaand the Arts for Children 3– 7, by Joe Winston (2022).