Whole Language: Reform and Resistance
The issue of educational reform and the role of the teacher in the reform process is discussed, using whole language as an example. It is argued that whole-language teachers must develop a theoretical framework that not only informs their views but also provides an understanding of systems and systems change.
Clarke, M.A. & Commins, N.L. Whole language: Reform and resistance. Language & Education 7(2), 79-95.