• 2014–2015
    Utilizing a multilingual resource: ScribJab in action
    With Diane Dagenais
    Institutional SSHRC, $10,000
  • 2011–2014
    Emerging multimodal literacies: Second language learners making videos
    With Diane Dagenais
    SSHRC Standard Research Grant, $122,000
  • 2012–2013
    Multilingual storytelling: Digital explorations
    Canada Interactive Fund of Canadian Heritage, website and application development grant, $141,000
  • 2010
    Videomaking in three contexts: Building cosmopolitan multiliteracies
    With Diane Dagenais
    Institutional SSHRC, $13,000
  • 2008–2009
    Community literacy practices and their impact on schools
    Metropolis BC Research Grant, $15,000
  • 2006–2009
    A sociocultural investigation of literacy instruction for children learning English as a second language

    Principal Investigator with Paul Neufeld and Roz Stooke (SFU)
    SSHRC Standard Grant, $106,575
  • 2005–2006
    Contexts and family literacies in English language learning
    Principal Investigator with Paul Neufeld, Roz Stooke, and Natalia Gajdamaschko (SFU)
    Discovery Parks, $8511
  • 2004
    A pilot study of sociocultural approaches to literacy instruction and assessment for child English language learners

    Small SSHRC Research Grant, $4400
  • 2001–2003
    Language learning in intermediate grades

    With Diane Dagenais (SFU)
    Centre of Excellence for Research on Literacy and Language Network. Research Grant, $87,000
  • 2000–2001
    Cultural and linguistic identities: A case study of social responsibility in one elementary school

    Small SSHRC Research Grant, $3000
  • 1999–2001
    Appropriating voices:  Learning ESL in elementary school

    Standard SSHRC Research Grant, $123,000
  • 1996–2001
    Centre of Excellence for Research on Immigration and Integration (RIIM)
    SSHRC, CEIC and others. $2,000,000. Principal investigator in two projects ($40,000 and $18,000) and joint in one project ($42,000).
  • 1996–1999
    Situated learning of English as a second language:  An ethnographic study in Canadian public school classrooms

    Standard SSHRC Research Grant, $110,000