Dr. Kari-Lynn Winters

Faculty of Education

Dr. Kari-Lynn Winters

Assistant Professor (PhD)
Department of Teacher Education
Available for Graduate Advisement till June 2011

Dr. Kari-Lynn Winters is an assistant professor in the Department of Teacher Education. She obtained her PhD and MEd from the University of British Columbia, her Bed from OISE/UT, and her Honours BA from Brock University. Kari-Lynn is also an award-winning educator, Canadian children’s author and playwright.

Research Interests

Teacher education; Multimodal authorship; Arts integration; Literacy; Children’s literature


Academic Books

Rogers, T., Winters, K., Perry, M., & La Monde, A. (2013). Youth claims: Arts, media, and critical literacies in the lives of adolescents. London: Routledge.

Winters, K. (2013). Beyond words: Using the arts to enhance early reading comprehension. Burmingham, AL: Look Again Press.

Scholarly Articles/Chapters (Refereed)

Lenters, K., & Winters, K. (in press). Fracturing the writing space: Using the arts, literaure, and digital media to ignite process writing. The Reading Teacher.

Vratulis, V. & Winters, K. (in press). "Puppets don't have legs! Dinosaurs have digits!" Using the dramatic and media arts to deepen knowledge in content areas. Education Matters: The Journal of Teaching and Learning.

Barrett, J. & Winters, K. (in press). Dancing toward physical literacies from stage right and stage left: Pedagogic approaches from both physical and arts teacher educators. Physical and Health Education Canada.

McLauchlan, D. and Winters, K. (In Press). Students and instructors as co-authors in drama: Re-imaging borders of knowledge generation, identity, and ownership. Research in Drama Education: The Journal of Applied Theatre and Performance.

Winters, K. (2013). Interweaving A/R/Ts and graphy: Discursive postitions of writing and writing instruction. Multi-Disiplinary Research in the Arts, 3(2), pp. 1-25. http://web.education.unimelb.edu.au/UNESCO/pdfs/ejournals/vol3iss2_2013/013_WINTERS_PAPER.pdf

Wager, A.C. & Winters, K.L. (2013). Expanding educators’ awareness of youth homelessness through critical dramatic inquiry. Teaching and Learning: Special Issue on Equity, Engagement, Teaching and Learning, 7(3) 29-46. http://brock.scholarsportal.info/journals/teachingandlearning/home/article/view/400

Winters, K. (2012). The missing tooth: Case illustrations of a child's assembled, out-of-school authorship. Brock Education, 22 (1) 3-25. http://brock.scholarsportal.info/journals/brocked/home/article/view/304/0

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. http://ecl.sagepub.com/content/early/2012/04/05/1468798412438752.abstract

Rogers, T., Winters, K., La Monde, A., Perry, M. (2010). Youth media production as new literacy practices: A play of genre, positioning and critique. Pedagogies.

Rogers, T. & Winters, K. (2010). Textual play, satire, and counter discourses of street youth zining practices. In Donna Alvermann (Ed.), Adolescents’ Online Literacies: Connecting classrooms, Media, and Paradigms. New York, NY: Peter Lang.

Winters, K. (In Press). Quilts of authorship: A literature review of multimodal assemblage in the field of literacy education. Canadian Journal for New Scholars in Education, 3(1). http://www.cjnse-rcjce.ca/ojs2/index.php/cjnse/article/viewArticle/161

Winters, K., Belliveau, G., & Sherritt, L. (2009). Shifting identities, literacy, and a/r/t/ography: Exploring an educational theatre company. Language and Literacy, 11(1).

Winters, K. (2009). Rumors: Starting the school year. In Stephen Rogers. (Ed.), My First Year
in the Classroom. Avon, Massachusetts: Adams Media.

Winters, K. (2006). Letting Arnold Lobel pack my luggage: From reader response to composition strategies. The Dragon Lode, 24(2), pp. 46-50.

Rogers, T., Winters, K., & Bryan, G. (2006). Developing the IRIS: Toward situated and valid assessment measures in collaborative professional development and school reform in literacy. The Reading Teacher, 59(6), pp. 544-553.

Winters, K., Rogers, T. and Schofield, A. (2006) The Antigone project: Using drama and multiple literacies to support print literacy among youth. In Jasinski Schneider, J., Crumpler, T., and Rogers, T. (Eds), Process drama and multiple literacies: Addressing social, cultural, and ethical issues. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.

Children’s Publications (Refereed)

Winters, K. & Wentworth, I. (Forthcoming, 2014). Bite into bloodsuckers. Markham, ON:

Winters, K. & Sherritt-Fleming, L. (Forthcoming, 2014). Count us in: Math fun for everyone. Markham, ON: Fitzhenry and Whiteside.

Winters, K. (Forthcoming, 2014). No-matter-what friend. Vancouver, BC: Tradewind Books.

Winters, K. (Forthcoming, 2013). Stinky Skunk Mel. Vancouver, BC: Simply Read Books.

Winters, K. (2013). When chickens fly. Illustrated by Izabela Bzymek. Vancouver, BC: Tickle Trunk Publications.

Winters, K. (2013). Buzz About bees. Markham, ON: Fitzhenry and Whiteside.

Winters, K. (2012). Gift days. Markham, ON: Fitzhenry and Whiteside.

Winters, K. (Forthcoming, 2012), The Buzz About Bees. Markham, ON: Fitzhenry & Whiteside.

Winters, K. (Forthcoming, 2012), Stinky Skunk Mel. Vancouver, BC: Simply Read Books.

Winters, K. (Forthcoming, 2012), Gift Days. Markham, ON: Fitzhenry & Whiteside.

Winters, K. (Fall 2010). Runaway Alphabet. Vancouver, BC: Simply Read Books.

Winters, K. (2010). When Chickens Fly. Vancouver, BC: Gumboot Books.

Stone, T., Winters, K., Sherritt-Fleming, L. & Jutras-Tarakdjian. (2010). aRYTHME´tique: Un livre (et demi) de poésie sur les mathématiques Vancouver, BC: Gumboot Books.

Winters, K. (2010). On My Walk. Vancouver, BC: Tradewind Books.

Stone, T., Winters, K. & Sherritt-Fleming, L. (2009). aRHYTHMetic: A book and a half of stories about math. Vancouver, BC: Gumboot Books.

Winters, K. (2007). Jeffery and Sloth. Illustrated by Ben Hodson. Victoria, BC: Orca Book Publishers.

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Welch Hall Brock University
Dr. Kari-Lynn Winters
Faculty of Education

Brock University
St. Catharines, On.

Office: WH 378
T: 905 688 5550 x5494
E: kwinters@brocku.ca


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