Reissuing works originally published between 1937 and 2005, this collection of books on various aspects of learning to read and write is a superb resource for those teaching or those studying education. Some titles look at literacy in a multilingual environment and offer advice and techniques for the world of EFL while others consider the nature of childhood learning strategies and others look at policy in schools. Spanning the worlds of linguistics, psychology and education this set has something to offer for all classrooms.
Table of Contents
1. Cross-cultural Literacy: Ethnographies of Communication in Multiethnic Classrooms edited by Marietta Saravia-Shore and Steven F. Arvizu 2. Reading and Loving Leila Berg 3. Learning to Read and Write: The Role of Language Acquisition and Aesthetic Development: A Resource Book Ellen J. Brooks 4. Adolescent Literacy: What Works and Why Judith Davidson and David Koppenhaver 5. Protean Literacy: Extending the Discourse on Empowerment Concha Delgado-Gaitan 6. Learning to Read: Literate Behaviour and Orthographic Knowledge Hazel Francis 7. Reading Acquisition edited by Philip B. Gough, Linnea C. Ehri and Rebecca Treiman 8. Literacy and Schooling Kathy Hall 9. The Second 'R': Writing Development in the Junior School William Harpin 10. Reading to Learn Sheila Harri-Augstein, Michael Smith and Laurie Thomas 11. What do Boys and Girls Read?: An Investigation into Reading Habits with Some Suggestions about the Teaching of Literature in Secondary and Senior Schools A. J. Jenkinson 12. Reading: A Basic Guide for Parents and Teachers Pamela McKeown 13. Towards 2000: The Future of Childhood, Literacy, and Schooling edited by Ed Marum 14. Improving Reading: A Teacher's Guide to Peer-tutoring Frank Merrett 15. Early Reading and Writing: The Foundations of Literacy Ramin Minovi 16. Literacy: Writing, Reading and Social Organisation John Oxenham 17. Classroom Skills in English Teaching: A Self-appraisal Framework Colin Peacock 18. Teaching Writing: A Systematic Approach Colin Peacock 19. The Development of School-based Literacy: A Social Ecological Perspective Anthony Pellegrini and Lee Galda 20. Literacy in Multimedia America: Integrating Media Education Across the Curriculum Ladislaus M. Semali 21. Towards the Creative Teaching of English Maggie Melville, Lydia Langenheim, Mario Rinvolucri and Lou Spaventa, edited by Lou Spaventa 22. Parental Involvement in Children's Reading edited by Keith Topping and Sheila Wolfendale 23. From Pictures to Letters: First Steps in the Teaching of Reading and Writing Ellen Walpole 24. Deafness, Development and Literacy Alec Webster 25. Teaching Written English Ronald V. White 26. The New Literacy: Redefining Reading and Writing in the Schools John Willinsky