Provincial / State Conferences

Morrison, F., Anderson, J., & Stromquilst, G. (2010, June). Foundational training in community/family literacy: Parents as Literacy Supporters. One day institute for teachers, administrators, and childcare workers. Family Literacy Training Institute, Center for family Literacy, Edmonton, Alberta.

Anderson, J., Morrison, F., & Rai, R. (2010). Working with families: Some preliminary findings from the PALS in immigrant communities Project. Paper presented at the Early Years Conference, Vancouver, BC.

Morrison, F., Stromquilst, G., & Anderson, J. (2009, November). PALS: Parents As Literacy Supporters in Aboriginal Communities. One day institute for Early Childhood Educators and Administrators, 12th Annual Conference of The BC Aboriginal Child Care Society, Vancouver, BC.

Morrison, F., Rai, R., & Anderson, J. (2009, February). Working with culturally and linguistically diverse children and families. Presentation to the Children, the Heart of the Matter Conference, Surrey, BC.

Morrison, F., Stromquilst, G., & Anderson, J. (2008, November). Parents As Literacy Supporters. One day Institute, Literacy and Language: Stories of our people-11th Annual Conference of the B.C Aboriginal Day Care Society. Vancouver, BC.

Anderson, J., Norman, P., & Anderson, A. (2008, May). Family literacy at St. Mark’s School: Enhancing student achievement, building capacity and developing social and cultural capital. Paper presented at Symposium 2008-Post-Confederation Educational Reform: From Rhetoric to Reality, St. John’s, NL.

Leclair, B., Anderson, J., Schiller, D., Stromquilst, G., & Morrison, F. (2006, April). Linking family, school, and community literacies to foster early success. Presentation to the Provincial Early Success Symposium, Penticton, BC.

Morrison, F. & Anderson, J (2005, October). Linking literacy and play. Presentation to the Northwest Regional Childcare Conference, Terrace, BC.

Shapiro, J., Anderson, J., Morrison, F., Cody, S., & Berger, I (2004, May). Family literacy: Is it worth it? Paper presented at the annual conference of the Early Childhood Educators of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.

Anderson, J., Morrison, F., Cody, S., & Hare, J. (2003, April). Parents as Literacy Supporters (PALS): A culturally responsive family literacy program. Paper presented at the annual conference of the British Columbia First Nations School Association, Vancouver, BC.

Anderson, J., Anderson, A., Lynch, J., & Shapiro, J. (2002, August). Multiliteracies in a multicultural context. Paper presented at the annual conference of the English Teachers’ Association of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.

Anderson, J., Morrison, F., Dupuis, D., Johnson, W., & Pisiak, S. (2000, August). Parents as Literacy Supporters (PALS): A family literacy initiative. Paper presented at the annual conference of the British Columbia Early Literacy Network, Vancouver, BC.

Asselin, M., Hall, J., & Anderson, J. (1999, August). Different cultures, different voices: Beginning to dialogue with parents about literacy development. Paper presented at the annual conference of the British Columbia Early Literacy Network, Delta, BC.

Anderson, J., Fagan, B., & Cronin, M. (1998, August). Developing and implementing a culturally responsive family literacy program. Paper presented at the annual conference of the British Columbia Early Literacy Network, Surrey, BC.

Anderson, J. (1996, March). Cross cultural perceptions of literacy learning. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association of British Columbia Teachers of English as an Additional Language, Vancouver, BC.

Anderson, J. (1995, November). How parents from different cultural groups perceive learning to read and write. Paper presented at the annual conference of the British Columbia English as a Second Language Provincial Specialists Association, Vancouver, BC.

Anderson, J. (1993, March). Parents as partners in early literacy: Relationships between their beliefs and the literacy environment they create for their children. Paper presented at the 18th annual Reading Research Conference of the Washington Organization for Reading Development, Tacoma, WA.

Anderson, J. (1992, March). Shared big book experiences in two grade one classrooms: A case study. Paper presented at the 17th annual Reading Research Conference of the Washington Organization for Reading Development, Tacoma, WA.

Anderson, J., & Anderson, A. (1989, May). One child’s initiation into literacy: Parents’ perspectives. Paper presented at the annual conference of the N.T.A-I.R.A. Special Interest Reading Council, May 1989, Spaniard’s Bay, NL.

Anderson, J. (1987, March). Modeling the reading process through shared reading. Paper presented at the annual conference of the N.T.A.-I.R.A. Special Interest Reading Council, St. John’s, NL.