Missouri Literacy Association
An Affiliate of International Literacy Association
CALL FOR MANUSCRIPTS
Fabulous literacy teaching and research are happening all around our state, and we need to share it. Have you implemented a new teaching strategy? Are you integrating technology into your literacy instruction? Do you have some apps that you or your students use for literacy projects that you just have to share? Have you discovered an excellent example of children’s literature to use in your content area instruction? Are you conducting literacy research and would like to share your findings with others? YES?!?! Then submit your writing to The Missouri Reader! We would love to read what you have to share—and so would others! If interested, read on……
You are invited to submit your writing for consideration in upcoming issues of The Missouri Reader (TMR). Here at TMR, we are inviting ALL authors to let their voices be heard—from literacy researchers, veteran classroom teachers, beginning teachers, and graduate students alike.
Manuscripts will be accepted in the following categories:
All submissions not published or under consideration for publication elsewhere are welcome. Submissions may be sent electronically at any time. Manuscripts must be written in 12-point font, double-spaced, and follow APA (6th edition) formatting guidelines. Page limits for each category do not include reference pages. Clear, high-resolution digital images, high-quality videos, scanned examples of student work, and student-made digital projects are welcome to be included in your submission for inclusion in our newly redesigned interactive journal. If you are submitting pictures or videos of students or examples of student work, please include a completed Photo and Video Release Form with your submission.
When submitting your manuscript, please send it as a Microsoft Word document email attachment with TMR Submission in the subject line to email@example.com. For each submission, the author must also complete The Missouri Reader Submission Form, which includes the category of the submission and other pertinent details. For manuscripts in the Resourceful Research category, an area on the form to include an abstract (100 words or less) is included. Manuscripts submitted to The Missouri Reader are first reviewed internally by the co-editors. If it is determined that a manuscript fulfills the mission of the journal, it is then sent to at least two peers for review. Criteria for evaluating manuscripts are: 1) relevance and applicability to Missouri educators; 2) clarity of writing; 3) blend of theory and practice; and 4) content – accurate, consistent, and well-reasoned.
Please email manuscripts and/or questions about The Missouri Reader to:
Glenda Nugent, Co-Editor
The Missouri Reader