I don't believe that libraries should be drab places where people sit in silence, and that's been the main reason for our policy of employing wild animals as librarians.
Winters, K., Figg, C., Potts, D. & Lenters, K. (2015). “Engaging authors: How published authors inspire and strengthen students’ literacy practices.” In Nodelman, P., Reimer, M., & Hamer, N. (Eds.), New words about pictures. Routledge.
Winters, Kari-Lynn, and Griffin, Shelley (2014). “Singing is a Celebration of Language: Using Music to Enhance Young Children’s Vocabularies.” Language and Literacy 16(3), pp. 78-91. Read online.
Rogers, T., Winters, K., Perry, M., & La Monde, A. (2014). Youth, Critical Literacies, and Civic Engagement: Arts, Media, and Literacy in the Lives of Adolescents. London, UK: Routledge. See routledge.com/books/details/9781138017450/.
McLauchlan, D and Winters, K. “What’s so great about drama class? Year I secondary students have their say.” Research in Drama Education: The Journal of Applied Theatre and Performance 19:1 (2014), pp. 51-63. Purchase or read online.
Lenters, K. and Winters, K. “Fracturing Writing Spaces: Multimodal Storytelling Ignites Process Writing.” The Reading Teacher 67:3 (2013), pp. 227-237. Purchase or read online.
K. Winters & V. Vratulis. “Puppet Don’t Have Legs! Dinosaurs have digits! Using the dramatic and media arts to deepen knowledge across content areas.” Education Matters: The Journal of Teaching and Learning 1:2 (2013). Read online.
Winters, K. “Interweaving A/R/Ts and Graphy: Discursive and Seasonal Positions of Writing and Writing Instruction.” UNESCO Observatory Multi-Disciplinary Research in the Arts 3:2, August 2013. Read online.
Wager, A. & Winters, K. (published 2013; issue dated 2012). “Expanding Educators’ Awareness of Youth Homelessness through Critical Dramatic Inquiry.” Teaching and Learning 7:3. Read online.
Winters, K. (Fall 2012). “The Missing Tooth: Case Illustrations of a Child’s Assembled, Out-of-School Authorship.” Brock Education Journal 22:1, pp. 3-25. Read online.
Winters, K & Vratulis, V. (2012). “Authored assemblages in a digital world: Illustrations of a child’s online, social, critical, and semiotic meaning making.” Journal of Early Childhood Literacy. Journal link at sagepub.com.
Rogers, T., Winters, K., et al. (Sept., 2010). “Developing the IRIS: Toward Situated and Valid Assessment Measures in Collaborative Professional Development and School Reform in Literacy.” In Essential Readings on Assessment, ed. Peter Afflerbach. Newark, DE: International Reading Association. See at amazon or IRA website.
Winters, K. (Sept., 2010). Beyond Words: Using the Arts to Enhance Early Reading Comprehension. Birmingham, AL: Look Again Press. Purchase at Smashwords.com.
Rogers, T., Winters, K., La Monde, A., Perry, M. (October 2010). “From image to ideology: analysing shifting identity positions of marginalized youth across the cultural sites of video production” (was: “Youth media production as new literacy practices: A play of genre, positioning and critique”). In Pedagogies: An International Journal, Volume 5:4, pp. 298 – 312.
Rogers, T. and Winters, K. (2010). “Textual play, satire, and counter discourses of street youth zining practices.” In Alvermann, D. (ed.). Adolescents’ Online Literacies: Connecting Classrooms, Media, and Paradigms, pp. 3, 91-108, and 207. New York: Peter Lang. Read online or purchase at Amazon.
Winters, K, Belliveau, G, and Sherritt-Fleming, L. (Spring, 2009). “Shifting identities, literacy, and a/r/t/ography: Exploring an educational theatre company.” Language and Literacy journal 11(1). Read online.
Winters, K. (2009). “Rumors.” In Rogers, S. (ed.) My First Year in the Classroom: 50 Stories That Celebrate the Good, the Bad, and the Most Unforgettable Moments, pp. 32-35. Cincinnati: Adams Media. OCLC number 262883176. Read online or purchase at Amazon.
Rogers, T., Winters, K., Perry, M., La Monde, A. (2009). The Youth CLAIM Project. NCRLL Newsletter, 36(1), p. 4.
Winters, K. (2009). “Authorship as Assemblage: Multimodal Literacy as Creative Play, Literature, and Drama” (PhD Dissertation). Department of Language and Literacy in Education, University of British Columbia. Read online (PDF).
Winters, K. (2006). “Book Review of Janice F. Almasi’s Teaching Strategic Processes in Reading.” Canadian Journal of Education, 29 (3), p. 911.
Rogers, T., Winters, K., Bryan, G., Price, J., McCormick, F., House, L., Mezzarobba, D., & Sinclaire, C. (2006, March). “Developing the IRIS: Toward Situated and Valid Assessment Measures in Collaborative Professional Development and School Reform in Literacy.” OCLC number 425074926. The Reading Teacher, 59(6), 544–553. Online at Reading Teacher or download as PDF.
Winters, K. (2006). “Letting Arnold Lobel Pack My Luggage: From reader response to composition strategies.” The Dragon Lode: Journal of the Children’s Literature and Reading Special Interest Group, International Reading Association, 24:2 (Spring 2006), pp. 46-50. Available as PDF archive.
Winters, K. Rogers, T., Schofield, A (2006). “The Antigone Project: Exploring the Imaginative, Active, and Social Dimensions of Drama, Print Literacy, and Media.” In Crumpler T., Schneider, J., and Rogers, T. (eds.). Process Drama: an Educational Tool for Developing Multiple Literacies. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann. OCLC number 62152825. See more info online at books.heinemann.com.
Winters, K. (2004). “LLED 441 Course Manual. Vancouver: University of British Columbia.
Winters, K. (2004). “Developing an Arts-Integrated Narrative Reading Comprehension Program for Less Proficient Grade 3 and 4 Students” (Masters Thesis). Department of Language and Literacy in Education, University of British Columbia.
Winters, K. (2002). “International Reading Association Conference Reports.” Teacher Librarian.