Publications

Please feel free to contact me for copies of articles and manuscripts not linked here.

Selected Journal Articles:

Yuan, T., & Jiang, H. (2018). Culturally responsive teaching toward children from low-income, immigrant families. Young Exceptional Children. [online-first version]

Yuan, T. (2017). The teaching of “dangerous” school bodies: Toward critical embodied pedagogies in English education. English Journal, 106(4), 67-72. [PDF]

Yuan, T., & Bakian-Aaker, L. (2015). Classroom digital storytelling in grades K-2: Writers make a movie for the reader. Childhood Education, 91(5), 402-406. [PDF]

Yuan, T. (2011). From Ponyo to “my Garfield story”: Using digital comics as an alternative pathway to literary compositions. Childhood Education, 87(4), 297-301. [PDF]

Yuan, T., Crowley, J., Asunka, S., Chae, H. S., Natriello, G. (2010). “Build it and they will come?” A case study of the use of wikis in a higher education research unit. International Journal of Advanced Corporate Learning, 3(3), 39-44. [PDF]

Reviews, Commentaries, Professional and Other Works

Yuan, T. (Ed.). (2016). A guide for parents by the China National Children’s Center Lao Niu Children’s Discovery Museum (《中國兒童中心老牛兒童探索館家長指南》). China National Children’s Center and Children’s Museum Research Center of Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China.

Yuan, T. (2016). Revisiting the definition of “Asian American” pre-service and in-service teachers in university-based teacher education programs. American Educational Research Association SIG “Research on the Education of Asian and Pacific Americans (REAPA)” Fall 2016 Newsletter, 1-2.

Yuan, T. (2010 November 30). Review of the book The materiality of learning: Technology and knowledge in educational practice. Education Review, 13.

Yuan, T. (2010 October 5). Review of the book Literacy Tools in the Classroom: Teaching Through Critical Inquiry, Grades 5-12. Teachers College Record, 16189. 

Yuan, T., & Beacom, D. (Producers). (2009). Columbia University AfterEd TV Ed World Series. Exploring technology in elementary schools: A journey to Shanghai. [Video]

Conference Presentations (selected):

Yuan, T., & Jiang, H. (2018). Finding Emma’s “giraffe”: A case study of culturally responsive teaching toward newly arrived Asian immigrant children. Paper presented at the 2018 Annual Conference of American Educational Research Association in New York, NY.

Yuan, T., Souto-Manning, M., & Morphis, E. (2017). Voices from the periphery: (Inter)cultural literacy capitals and identities of Chinese international pre-service teachers in early childhood education. Paper presented at the 2017 Annual Conference of American Educational Research Association in San Antonio, TX.

Yuan, T. (2016). Skyping, typing, and messaging: Second graders’ pretend digital play in a multimodal literacy classroom. Paper presented in symposium “Stories of Digital Literacies in the Early Years: Teachers, Children, and Families” at the 2016 Annual Conference of Literacy Research Association in Nashville, TN.

Jiang, H., & Yuan, T. (2016). Understanding, valuing, and advocating for immigrant students and families. Paper presented at the 2016 Annual Convention of National Council of Teachers of English in Atlanta, GA.

Yuan, T., Jiang, H., & Shan, K. (2016). Reimagining culturally responsive teaching practices for young Chinese American students: Examples from three Classrooms in New York City. Paper presented at the 2016 Annual Conference of International Literacy Association in Boston, MA.

Yuan, T. (2016). Creating new playgrounds in classroom literacy curriculum: Remixed multimodal pedagogy in the testing era. Paper presented in symposium “Reimaging Common Core Practices: Perspectives on Classroom-based Multilingual, Multiliteracy, and Multimodal Teaching/Learning” at the 2016 Annual Conference of American Educational Research Association in Washington, DC.

Yuan, T. (2016). “Low-performing” students as digital curators and text designers in a second grade classroom. Paper presented at the 2016 Annual Conference of American Educational Research Association in Washington, DC.

Yuan, T. (2015). “I know nothing!”: A Chinese-American boy’s contested identities and multimodal literacy creations. Paper presented at the 2015 Annual Convention of National Council of Teachers of English in Minneapolis, MN.

Yuan, T. (2015). “He is a singing radio!”: Children’s digital texts and embodied performances. Paper presented at the 2015 Annual Conference of Literacy Research Association in Carlsbad, California.