Invited Presentations

Anderson, A. & Anderson, J. (2016, July). A study of types of math-in-context that parents and preschoolers share at home. A paper presented at the 13th International Congress on Mathematical Education, Hamburg, Germany.

Anderson, J., Kendrick, M., & McTavish, M. (2016, May). Young children’s and their families’ funds of knowledge: Implications for learning and teaching. Presentation at the 2016 NOW Play Conference, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON.

Anderson, J., Anderson, A., Rajagopal, H. (2014, May). The development and evolution of a family literacy program over three decades: A social capital perspective. “Meet the Researchers” Poster presented at the annual Conference of the International Reading Association, New Orleans, LA.

Anderson, J. (2013, June). Community literacies and English language learners. Opening plenary panel speaker, Language and Literacy Researchers of Canada Annual Meeting, Victoria, BC.

Anderson, J. (2013, June).Promoting and supporting families’ first languages in a bilingual family literacy program. Plenary speaker, Canadian Association of Applied Linguistics Annual Conference, Victoria, BC.

Anderson, J.  & Morrison, F. (2013, April). Promoting and supporting families’ first language and cultures in a bilingual family literacy program: A project with immigrant and refugee families.  Featured Research Speaker, International Reading Association Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX.

Anderson, J. (2012, September). Implementing a Bilingual Family Literacy Program with Immigrant and Refugee Families. Video-conference presentation to Dr. Esther Prins’ Graduate Family Literacy Course, Penn State University, College Park, PA.

Anderson, J., Stromquist, G., & Morrison, F. (2012, August). Parents as literacy supporters: A family literacy program in aboriginal communities. Presentation to the Indigenous Learning: Promise and Prospects for All Symposium, Vancouver, BC.

Anderson, J. (2012, April). Working in diverse communities: A social capital perspective of family literacy programs. Featured speaker, Twenty-first Annual Conference of the National Center for Family Literacy, San Diego, CA.

Anderson, J. (2012, March). Parents As Literacy Supporters: A bilingual family literacy program in immigrant and refugeee communities. Presentation to administrators and teachers from Saskatoon Public School District, Vancouver, BC.

Anderson, J. (2011, May). What is family literacy? Principles and perspectives. Presentation to Aboriginal Head Start Family Literacy Providers in Canada, Vancouver, BC.

Anderson, J. (2011, February). Engaging newcomer children and parents through literacy. Presentation to the Cultural Competencies: Working with Newcomer Children Symposium, Affiliation of Multicultural Societies and Service Agencies of BC, Vancouver, BC.

Anderson, J., & Purcell-Gates, V. (2010, November). Designing and implementing an Intergenerational Family Literacy program. Presentation to Surrey Community Literacy Planning Committee, Surrey, BC.

Anderson, J. (2010, November). What is family literacy? Principles and perspectives. Presentation to Aboriginal head Start Family Literacy Providers, Vancouver, BC.

Anderson, J., Morrison, F., Horstead, P., Min, Z., Rai, R., Stromquilst, G., & Wilson, E. (2010, July). Growing a family literacy program: Working with and responding to families and communities. Paper presented at the Cultivating Connections: Global Perspectives and Practices in Family Literacy Conference, Toronto, ON.

Anderson, J. & Morrison, F. (2010, June). Family literacy in a nut shell. Presentation to Tri-cities Family Literacy Network, Coquitlam, BC.

Anderson, J. (2010, June). Family Literacy: Perspectives, trends and issues. Presentation to Prince Edward Island Literacy Alliance, Charlottetown, PEI.

Anderson, J. (2010, May). Working with immigrant and refugee families. Featured speaker, Literacy Community Place Symposium, University of South Australia, Adelaide.

Anderson, J., Morrison, F., & Stromquilst, G. (2010, April). Parents As Literacy Supporters: Working and learning with families and communities. One day institute with early childhood educators, administrators, and teachers working in Aboriginal Communities on Vancouver Island, Uclulet, BC.

Anderson, J., Morrison, F., & Stromquilst, G. (2010, January). Parents As Literacy Supporters: Working and learning with families and communities. One day institute with early childhood educators, administrators, and teachers working in Aboriginal Communities on Vancouver Island, Chemanius First Nation, BC.

Anderson, J. & Morrison, F (2010, January). Parents As Literacy Supporters: Working and learning with immigrant families and communities. Webinar sponsored by the BC Ministry of Education Literacy Forum.

Kim, J. & Anderson, J. (2009, June). Mother-child interactions while sharing print and electronic books. Invited paper as part of symposium on shared reading of digital texts, annual conference of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading, Boston, MA.

Anderson, J. & Morrison, F. (2008, June). Working with families in multilingual and multicultural communities. Presentation at Fruhe Literalitat als lebensweltliche Praxis, Zurich, Switzerland.

Anderson, A. & Anderson, J. (2008, June). Analyzing parent-child shared book reading events. Presentation at the Qualitative Research Methodology Conference, Pedagogische Hochschule Zurich Sihlhof, Zurich, Switzerland.

Morrison, F., & Anderson, J. (2008, January). Working together with literacy: Lessons learned for a decade of working with parents and communities. Presentation at the Parents Congress, British Columbia Ministry of Education, Vancouver, BC.

Anderson, J. (2006, June). Family literacy: Focus on preschoolers/young children. Presentation at the 5th annual CCLRNet Conference, Charlottetown, PEI.

Anderson, J. (2006, June). Family literacy: An Overview of theory, research and practice. Presentation to the Prince Edward Island Literacy Alliance, Charlottetown, PEI.

Anderson, J. & Morrison, F. (2006, June). Family Literacy: Theory into practice-the case of PALS (Parents As Literacy Supporters). Keynote Address at the “Family Literacy: Programming that Works” provincial conference, Kingston, ON.

Anderson, J. (2005, June). What parents value in a family literacy program: The case of PALS (Parents As Literacy Supporters). Panel presentation to 4th annual CLLRNet Conference, Toronto, ON.