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A Literacy Practices Approach for 6-12 Classrooms
As the new English Language Arts Common Core State Standards take hold across the United States, the need grows for pre-service and in-service teachers to be ready to develop curriculum and instruction that addresses their requirements. This timely, thoughtful, and comprehensive text directly meets...
Published May 16th 2012 by Routledge
An Instructional Framework for Closing the Gap
The Culturally Responsive Instruction Observation Protocol (CRIOP) is a framework for implementing culturally relevant literacy instruction and classroom observation. Drawing on research and theory reflecting a range of perspectives - multicultural instruction, literacy theory, equity pedagogy,...
Published June 19th 2011 by Routledge
Teachers, Students, and Researchers Regaining Spaces for Thinking and Action
Inviting teachers back to the role of reflective advocates for thoughtful reading instruction, this book presents theory and pedagogical possibilities to reclaim and build upon the knowledge base that was growing when government mandates, scripted commercial programs, and high stakes tests took...
Published June 2nd 2011 by Routledge
Accessible yet theoretically rich, this landmark text introduces key concepts and issues in critical discourse analysis and situates these within the field of educational research. The book invites readers to consider the theories and methods of three major traditions in critical discourse studies...
Published January 23rd 2011 by Routledge
Designed to introduce prospective English teachers to current methods of teaching literature in middle and high school classrooms, this popular textbook explores a variety of innovative approaches that incorporate reading, writing, drama, talk, and media production. Each chapter is organized around...
Published November 7th 2010 by Routledge