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Raising literacy achievement in high-poverty schools: An evidence-based approach
Kennedy, E. (2014) Raising literacy achievement in high-poverty schools: An evidence-based approach. New York: Routledge. [Details]


Book Chapters

‘Transforming literacy outcomes in high-poverty schools: An evidence-based approach’
Kennedy E (2017) ‘Transforming literacy outcomes in high-poverty schools: An evidence-based approach’ In: C. Ng & B. Bartlett (eds). Improving reading and reading engagement in the 21st century: International research and innovations. Singapore: Springer. [Details]

‘Closing the gap through professional development’
Kennedy, E., & Shiel G. (2013) ‘Closing the gap through professional development’ In: K. Hall, T. Cremin, B. Comber, & L. Moll, (Eds.) (eds). International handbook of research in children’s literacy, learning and culture. Sussex: Wiley-Blackwell. [Details]

‘Creating positive literacy learning environments in Early Childhood: Engaging classrooms, creating lifelong readers, writers and thinkers’
Kennedy, E. (2012) ‘Creating positive literacy learning environments in Early Childhood: Engaging classrooms, creating lifelong readers, writers and thinkers’ In: J. Marsh & J. Larson (Eds.) (eds). Handbook of Early Childhood literacy (2nd Ed.). London: Sage. [Details]


 

Peer Reviewed Journals

‘Narrowing the achievement gap: Motivation, engagement and self-efficacy matter’
Kennedy, E. (2010) ‘Narrowing the achievement gap: Motivation, engagement and self-efficacy matter’. American Journal of Education, 190 (3):1-11 [Details]

‘Engaging children as readers and writers in high-poverty contexts’
Kennedy E. (2018) ‘Engaging children as readers and writers in high-poverty contexts’. Journal of Research in Reading, 41 (4):716-731 [DOI] [Details]

‘Book Review: Kennedy, E. Raising literacy achievement in high-poverty schools: An evidence-based approach’
S. Ellis (2015) ‘Book Review: Kennedy, E. Raising literacy achievement in high-poverty schools: An evidence-based approach’. Literacy, 49 (2):112-112 [Details]

‘Literacy Policy in Ireland’
Kennedy, E (2013) ‘Literacy Policy in Ireland’. European Journal of Education, 48 :511-527 [DOI] [Details]

‘Improving Literacy Achievement in a High-Poverty School: Empowering Classroom Teachers Through Professional Development’
Kennedy, E (2010) ‘Improving Literacy Achievement in a High-Poverty School: Empowering Classroom Teachers Through Professional Development’. Reading Research Quarterly, 45 :384-387 [DOI] [Details]

‘Raising Literacy Levels With Collaborative On-Site Professional Development in an Urban Disadvantaged School’
Kennedy, E;Shiel, G (2010) ‘Raising Literacy Levels With Collaborative On-Site Professional Development in an Urban Disadvantaged School’. Reading Teacher, 63 :372-383 [DOI] [Details]


 

Conference Contributions

20th European Conference,
Kennedy, E., Shiel, G., McElligott, N., & O’Shea, R (2017) Symposium: Developing literacy in high-poverty urban schools: Lessons from the Write to Read project in Ireland. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], 20th European Conference, Madrid [Details]

Literacy Research Association International Conference,
Kennedy, E., Shiel, G. (2017). (2017) Professional development as a catalyst for empowering teachers to create engaging environments for literacy learning in high-poverty schools. [Oral Presentation], Literacy Research Association International Conference, Tampa Florida [Details]

20th European Conference,
Kennedy, E., Shiel, G (Ireland) Dombey H., (UK), Ellis., S. & Smith, V (Scotland) (2017) Symposium: Assessing Literacy in the Primary Years. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], 20th European Conference, Madrid [Details]

Kennedy, E (2016) Key Note Address: Transforming literacy outcomes in high-poverty schools: Lessons from Write Read. [Plenary Lecture/Keynote], Belfast United Kingdom Literacy Association, Belfast [Details]

Learning Sciences Institute, Brisbane Australia: Invited international symposium: Reading and reading engagement: Data-driven & evidence-based accounts,
Kennedy, E (2015) Transforming literacy outcomes in high-poverty schools: An evidence- based approach. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Learning Sciences Institute, Brisbane Australia: Invited international symposium: Reading and reading engagement: Data-driven & evidence-based accounts, Brisbane [Details]

Literacy Research Association International Conference,
Kennedy, E. (St. Patrick’s College-Dublin City University), Ivey, G. (University Wisconsin-Madison, US), Cremin, T. (Open University, UK) & Marsh, J. (Sheffield University, UK) (2014) Symposium: Dialogic co-construction of literacy: Empirical examples of what it is and why it matters in Ireland, the United Kingdom, and the United States. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Literacy Research Association International Conference, Dallas, Texas [Details]

Reading and reading engagement: Data-driven & evidence-based accounts,
Eithne Kennedy (2015) Invited symposium. [], Reading and reading engagement: Data-driven & evidence-based accounts, Brisbane Australia [Details]

Literacy Research Association Conference,
E. Kennedy, J.Marsh, T. Cremin & G. Ivey (2014) Dialogic co-construction of literacy: Empirical examples of what it is and why it matters in Ireland, the United Kingdom, and the United States. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Literacy Research Association Conference, Florida US [Details]

Raising Standards in Literacy Conference,
E. Kennedy (2013) Raising achievement: An evidence-based approach. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Raising Standards in Literacy Conference, Belfast [Details]

Reading Association of Ireland International Conference,
E. Kennedy & G. Shiel (2013) Assessing writing in Junior Infants to Second Class., Reading Association of Ireland International Conference, Dublin [Details]

18th European Reading Conference,
E. Kennedy & G. Shiel (2013) Writing development in the Write to Read Intervention., 18th European Reading Conference, Jonkoping Sweden [Details]

Literacy Research Association,
E. Kennedy & B. Williams (2013) Expanding pre-service and in-service teachers’ visions for literacy instruction in the United States and abroad., Literacy Research Association, Dallas US [Details]

Literacy for All: Launch of the Final report of the European Union High Level Group of Experts on Literacy,
E. Kennedy (2012) A research-based approach to promoting achievement and engagement in the primary years. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Literacy for All: Launch of the Final report of the European Union High Level Group of Experts on Literacy, Nicosia Cyprus [Details]

Growing readers and writers: Research-based practices for the Early Years,
Kennedy, E. (2012) Barnardos conference focused on literacy in the Early Years., Growing readers and writers: Research-based practices for the Early Years, Dublin [Details]

The Standing Conference on Teacher Education North and South (SCoTENS) 9th annual conference: Promoting Literacy and Numeracy through Teacher Education. Cavan,
Kennedy, E. (2011) Raising Achievement: What Matters?. [Invited Oral Presentation], The Standing Conference on Teacher Education North and South (SCoTENS) 9th annual conference: Promoting Literacy and Numeracy through Teacher Education. Cavan, Cavan [Details]

Irish National Teachers Organisation Annual Education Conference, Athlone,
Kennedy, E. (2011) Envisioning schools where literacy thrives. [], Irish National Teachers Organisation Annual Education Conference, Athlone, Athlone [Details]


Published Reports

Literacy in Early Childhood and Primary Education (Children Aged 3-8 Years). Commissioned Research Report.
Kennedy, E., Dunphy, E., Dwyer, B., Hayes, G., McPhillips, T., Marsh, J., O’Connor, M., & Shiel, G. (2012) Literacy in Early Childhood and Primary Education (Children Aged 3-8 Years). Commissioned Research Report. NCCA, Dublin Ireland. [Details]

Improving literacy in disadvantaged schools: Policy and implementation issues: Commissioned research paper.
E. Kennedy (2009) Improving literacy in disadvantaged schools: Policy and implementation issues: Commissioned research paper. National Social and Economic Forum, National Economic and Social Forum Dublin. [Details]


Guest Lectures

Dialogic reading and emergent writing.
Kennedy, E. (2012) Dialogic reading and emergent writing. Guest Lectures [Details]


Podcast

Literacy in Early Childhood and Primary Education: Children aged 3-8 Years.
Kennedy, E. (2012) Literacy in Early Childhood and Primary Education: Children aged 3-8 Years. Dublin: Podcast [Details]