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Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto

Dr. Rob Simon

Assistant Professor
Department of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at The University of Toronto
252 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON M5S 1V6

Recent publications:

Simon, R. & Campano, G. (2013). Activist literacies: Teacher research as resistance to the "normal curve". Journal of Language and Literacy Education, 9(1), 21-39. [ Link ]

Simon, R. (2013). "Starting with what is": Exploring response and responsibility to student writing through collaborative inquiry. English Education, 45(2) 115-146. [ Link ]

Kosnik, C., Rowsell, J., Williamson, P., Simon, R. & Beck, C. (Eds.). (2013). Literacy Teacher Educators: Preparing Teachers for a Changing World. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers.

Simon, R., Campano, G., Broderick, D., & Pantoja, A. (2012). Practitioner research and literacy studies: Toward more dialogic methodologies. English Teaching: Practice and Critique, 11(2), 5-24.  [Link]

Simon, R. (2012).  "Without comic books there would be no me": Teachers as connoisseurs of adolescents' literate lives. Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy, 55(6), 516-526. [ Link ]

Simon, R. (2012). Theorizing literacy and identity from the location of the classroom. In K. Pahl and J. Rowsell, Literacy and education: The New Literacy Studies in the classroom, 2nd edition (pp. 114-115). London: Sage.

Simon, R. (2011). On the human challenges of multiliteracies pedagogy. Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 12(4), 362-366. [ Link

Simon, R. (2009). Constructing a language of learning to teach. In M. Cochran-Smith and S.L. Lytle (Eds.), Inquiry as stance: Practitioner research for the next generation (pp. 275-292). NY: Teachers College Press.