Multimodal Visions: Bringing “Sense” to Our Twenty-First Century Texts

  • Marilyn J. NareyEmail author
Part of the Educating the Young Child book series (EDYC, volume 12)


In this concluding chapter, I attempt to integrate the volume authors’ diverse accounts into a synthesis of ideas that inspire further development of individual and collective multimodal visions. To this end, I discuss a multimodal view of teaching and learning as a creative, transformative process of making sense of experience. Next, I make my own “sensemaking” explicit as I tease out the multimodal actions and interactions of the children and adults described within the experiences and make connections across the varied chapter texts.


Meaning-making Twenty-first century futures Multimodal visions 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Narey Educational Consulting, LLCPittsburghUSA

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