2021 speech

Anti-Racist Teaching Session

Falter, M. M., Lee, C. C., & Alston, C. L. (2021, January). Presented at the Duke Anti-Racist Pedagogy Group, Duke English PhD program.

By: M. Falter, C. Lee & C. Alston

Event: Duke Anti-Racist Pedagogy Group, Duke English PhD program on January 15, 2021

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: February 27, 2021

2020 speech

Becoming Anti-Racist English Teachers: Taking Action Steps

Falter, M. M., Alston, C. L., & Lee, C. C. (2020, August). Presented at the National Writing Project Radio Podcast. Retrieved from https://lead.nwp.org/becoming-anti-racist-english-teachers-taking-action-steps/

By: M. Falter, C. Alston & C. Lee

Event: National Writing Project Radio Podcast on August 13, 2020

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: February 27, 2021

2020 speech

Becoming an Anti-Racist ELA Teacher

Falter, M. M., Alston, C. L., & Lee, C. C. (2020, September). Presented at the Issues Now! Conversations about Equity Podcast. Retrieved from https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/becoming-an-anti-racist-ela-teacher/id1525468910?i=1000493041700

By: M. Falter, C. Alston & C. Lee

Event: Issues Now! Conversations about Equity Podcast on September 29, 2020

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: February 27, 2021

2020 report

Becoming anti-racist English teachers: Ways to actively move forward

[White paper]. Retrieved from North Carolina State University website: https://go.ncsu.edu/antiracist-ela

By: M. Falter, C. Alston & C. Lee

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: February 27, 2021

2020 journal article

Enacting Thinking: Supporting Teacher Candidates in Modeling Writing Strategies

Literacy Research and Instruction, 10, 1–21.

By: C. Alston & K. Danielson

Sources: ORCID, Crossref
Added: February 12, 2021

2020 journal article

Expanding Conceptions of Modeling Writing to Leverage Student Voices

Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 64(1), 89–93.

By: C. Alston

Ed(s): C. Monte‐Sano

Sources: ORCID, Crossref
Added: February 12, 2021

2020 conference paper

The Challenges of Challenging Meritocracy in Undergraduate "Diversity" Coursework

Challenging Normative Discourses About Learning and Development in Postsecondary Education. Presented at the AERA Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. Retrieved from http://tinyurl.com/wwmaffo

By: C. Alston, S. Goldin & J. Hammond

Event: AERA Annual Meeting at San Francisco, CA on April 17-21, 2020

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: February 27, 2021

2019 conference paper

Coaching and Collaboration: Thinking across approaches to supporting In-service literacy teachers

Danielson, K. A., & Alston, C. L. (2019, December). Presented at the 69th Literacy Research Association Annual Conference, Tampa, FL.

By: K. Danielson & C. Alston

Event: 69th Literacy Research Association Annual Conference at Tampa, FL on December 4-7, 2019

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: February 27, 2021

2019 conference paper

Enacting Thinking: Teacher candidates modeling writing strategies

Alston, C. L., & Danielson, K. A. (2019, November). Presented at the Annual meeting of the National Council of Teachers of English, Baltimore, MD.

By: C. Alston & K. Danielson

Event: Annual meeting of the National Council of Teachers of English at Baltimore, MD on November 21-24, 2019

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: February 27, 2021

2019 conference paper

It depends: Nurturing nuance in an English methods course

Alston, C. L. (2019, November). Presented at the Annual meeting of the National Council of Teachers of English, Baltimore, MD.

By: C. Alston

Event: Annual meeting of the National Council of Teachers of English at Baltimore, MD on November 21-24, 2019

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: February 27, 2021

2018 journal article

Does a discussion by any other name sound the same? teaching discussion in three ELA methods courses

Journal of Teacher Education, 69(3), 225–238.

By: C. Alston, K. Danielson, E. Dutro & A. Cartun

Source: ORCID
Added: February 12, 2021

2018 chapter

Modeling as an example of representation

In P. Grossman (Ed.), Teaching Core Practices in Teacher Education (pp. 35–55). Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press.

By: S. McGrew, C. Alston & B. Fogo

Ed(s): P. Grossman

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: February 27, 2021

2016 conference paper

Does a discussion by any other name sound the same?: Teaching discussion in three ELA methods courses

Alston, C. L., Danielson, K., Dutro, E., & Cartun, A. (2016, April). Presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.

By: C. Alston, K. Danielson, E. Dutro & A. Cartun

Event: American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting at Washington, DC on April 8-12, 2016

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: February 27, 2021

2016 report

Moving toward coherence: The danger of dichotomies and nurturing nuance in teacher education

[White paper]. Retrieved from Teaching Works, University of Michigan website: http://www.teachingworks.org/images/files/TeachingWorks_Alston.pdf

By: C. Alston

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: February 27, 2021

2016 speech

Moving towards coherence: The danger of dichotomies and nurturing nuance

Alston, C. L. (2016, March). Presented at the TeachingWorks 2015-2016 Seminar Series, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

By: C. Alston

Event: TeachingWorks 2015-2016 Seminar Series at Ann Arbor, Michigan

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: February 27, 2021

2015 conference paper

Decisions, decisions, decisions: Developing a performance-based assessment of a high-leverage practice

Presented at the Annual meeting of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, Atlanta, Georgia.

By: C. Alston, S. Goldin, F. Forzani, A. Bomphray, M. Curren-Preis, R. Gadd, B. Noel

Event: Annual meeting of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education at Atlanta, Georgia on February 17 - March 1, 2015

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: February 27, 2021

2015 journal article

Differences in Intellectual Challenge of Writing Tasks among Higher and Lower Value-Added English Language Arts Teachers.

Teachers College Record, 117(5), n5.

By: C. Alston & M. Brown

Source: ORCID
Added: February 12, 2021

2014 conference paper

Helping prospective teachers read for teaching

Presented at the Annual meeting of the National Council of Teachers of English, Washington, DC.

By: C. Alston & L. Barker

Event: Annual meeting of the National Council of Teachers of English at Washington, DC on November 20-25, 2014

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: February 27, 2021

2014 journal article

Reading for teaching: What we notice when we look at literature

English Journal, 103(4), 62.

By: C. Alston & L. Barker

Source: ORCID
Added: February 12, 2021

2012 conference paper

Balancing strategy instruction and writing with African-American middle school students

Alston, C. L. (2012, April). Presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Vancouver, British Columbia.

By: C. Alston

Event: American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting at Vancouver, British Columbia on April 13-17, 2012

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: February 27, 2021

2012 journal article

Examining Instructional Practices, Intellectual Challenge, and Supports for African American Student Writers

Research in the Teaching of English, 47(2), 112–144.

By: C. Alston

Source: ORCID
Added: February 12, 2021

2012 conference paper

Higher value-added instruction and writing development with African-American middle school students

Alston, C. L. (2012, April). Presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Vancouver, British Columbia.

By: C. Alston

Event: American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting at Vancouver, British Columbia on April 13-17, 2012

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: February 27, 2021

2012 conference paper

Showing, not telling: Using video records of practice to support pre-service English teachers’ learning

Alston, C. L. (2012, February). Presented at the AACTE Annual Conference, Chicago, IL.

By: C. Alston

Event: AACTE Annual Conference at Chicago, IL

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: February 27, 2021

2012 speech

Using Cycles of Practice and Performance Assessments in Secondary English

Alston, C. L. (2012, July). Presented at the Teachers College, Columbia University Graduate School of Education, New York, NY.

By: C. Alston

Event: Teachers College, Columbia University Graduate School of Education at New York, NY

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: February 27, 2021

2011 speech

Higher value-added writing instruction with African-American students: What observational data tells us

Alston, C. L. (2011, October). Presented at the Educational Studies Colloquium, University of Michigan School of Education, Ann Arbor, MI.

By: C. Alston

Event: Educational Studies Colloquium, University of Michigan School of Education at Ann Arbor, MI

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: February 27, 2021

2011 conference paper

What’s VAM got to do with it? Exploring high-VAM teachers’ practice & whether it’s ‘better quality’?

Alston, C. L., Dieckmann, J., & Lewis, J. (2011, April). What’s VAM got to do with it? Exploring high-VAM teachers’ practice & whether it’s ‘better quality’? Presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

By: C. Alston, J. Dieckmann & J. Lewis

Event: American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting at New Orleans, LA on April 7-12, 2011

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: February 27, 2021

2009 conference paper

Development of the protocol for language arts teaching observation (PLATO)

annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego, CA.

By: P. Grossman, S. Greenberg, K. Hammerness, J. Cohen, C. Alston & M. Brown

Source: ORCID
Added: February 12, 2021

2009 conference paper

Measure for Measure: A study of classroom practices that distinguish effective teachers of middle school English Language Arts

Grossman, P., Hammerness, K., Alston, C. L., Brown, M. T., & Cohen, J. (2009, April). Presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.

By: P. Grossman, K. Hammerness, C. Alston, M. Brown & J. Cohen

Event: American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting at San Diego, CA

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: February 27, 2021

Employment

2020 - present

North Carolina State University North Carolina Agricultural Research Service Raleigh, NC, US
Assistant Professor College of Education

2010 - 2020

University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI, US
Assistant Professor School of Education

Education

2005 - 2010

Stanford University Stanford, CA, US
PhD, Curriculum and Instruction School of Education