Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Routledge Library Editions: Literacy book cover

    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

    By Various

    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…

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  • Cross-cultural Literacy: Ethnographies of Communication in Multiethnic Classrooms book cover

    Cross-cultural Literacy

    Ethnographies of Communication in Multiethnic Classrooms

    Edited by Steven F. Arvizu, Marietta Saravia-Shore

    Originally published in 1992. This book advocates and demonstrates the benefits of an anthropological approach that recognizes the centrality of culture in the educational process. This approach encompasses knowledge and understanding of other cultures’ patterns of interaction, values, institutions…

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  • Teaching Written English book cover

    Teaching Written English

    By Ronald V. White

    Originally published in 1980. This practical guide to the teaching of writing is set in the context of the functional use of language for communication. It examines what communicating in writing involves and gives detailed procedures for teaching different types of writing from beginner to advanced…

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  • The New Literacy: Redefining Reading and Writing in the Schools book cover

    The New Literacy

    Redefining Reading and Writing in the Schools

    By John Willinsky

    Originally published in 1990. This book examines the innovative programs that changed the way reading and writing was taught during the previous ten years. Both teacher and critic of the New Literacy programs, the author gives a perspective that allows educators, parents, and other readers to…

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  • Deafness, Development and Literacy book cover

    Deafness, Development and Literacy

    By Alec Webster

    Originally published in 1986. Deafness is not just a deprivation of sound, but a barrier to normal social interaction and learning. There are likely to be children with some degree of hearing loss in every primary classroom, so it is important that teachers know how to help them. This book gives a…

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  • From Pictures to Letters: First Steps in the Teaching of Reading and Writing book cover

    From Pictures to Letters

    First Steps in the Teaching of Reading and Writing

    By Ellen Walpole

    Originally published in 1937. This book is ‘an account of the special training necessary for the young boy or girl in letter-making and simple reading’. The book uses ‘Basic English’, the 850 words of which are included specifically for reference, as a suggested starting point for the teaching of…

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  • Towards the Creative Teaching of English book cover

    Towards the Creative Teaching of English

    By Maggie Melville, Lydia Langenheim, Mario Rinvolucri, Lou Spaventa

    Edited by Lou Spaventa

    Originally published in 1980. This book is a collection of language learning activities in the area of drama, mime, roleplay, problem solving, group work, music and song – all classroom tested and ready for use in teaching English, no matter the level. The exercises are designed to promote and…

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  • Literacy in Multimedia America: Integrating Media Education Across the Curriculum book cover

    Literacy in Multimedia America

    Integrating Media Education Across the Curriculum

    By Ladislaus M Semali

    Originally published in 2000. This book provides insights, practical suggestions and clear-cut strategies for integrating media across the K-12 curriculum. This contribution to teaching and curriculum design uses students' own media experiences or media vignettes from students' lives to enter…

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    Reading Acquisition

    Edited by Philip B. Gough, Linnea C. Ehri, Rebecca Treiman

    Originally published in 1992. This book brings together the work of a number of distinguished international researchers engaged in basic research on beginning reading. Individual chapters address various processes and problems in learning to read - including how acquisition gets underway, the…

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  • Literacy: Writing, Reading and Social Organisation book cover

    Literacy

    Writing, Reading and Social Organisation

    By John Oxenham

    Originally published in 1980. The skills of reading and writing have been proclaimed as universal human rights. This book explores why this should be so. In particular, it examines whether or not the possession of reading or writing skills has, or has not, influenced the values and organisation of…

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  • Towards 2000: The Future of Childhood, Literacy and Schooling book cover

    Towards 2000

    The Future of Childhood, Literacy and Schooling

    Edited by Ed Marum

    Originally published in 1995. This book reviews the current situation concerning the teaching of 'English' in schools, examining particularly the notion of 'literacy'. The authors offer practical suggestions to primary and secondary teachers, proposing ways in which the teaching of children's…

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  • Reading: A Basic Guide for Parents and Teachers book cover

    Reading

    A Basic Guide for Parents and Teachers

    By Pamela McKeown

    Originally published in 1974. This is an enlightening guide to the teaching of reading in response to the desire to motivate children to read and write, and rapidly and permanently teach them these techniques. It gives an account of the modern methods of teaching these skills, based on the natural…

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    Reading to Learn

    By Sheila Harri-Augstein, Michael Smith, Laurie Thomas

    Originally published in 1982. This book is concerned with the new kinds of demands on our reading ability made by the work we undertake for A-level, or in college, or at university, or indeed at work. It is not a speed reading book, or a reading skills book. Anyone with a lot of reading to get…

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  • Learning to Read: Literate Behaviour and Orthographic Knowledge book cover

    Learning to Read

    Literate Behaviour and Orthographic Knowledge

    By Hazel Francis

    Originally published in 1982. This book charts the reading progress of ten children through their first three years at school, concentrating particularly on their problems and the ways they coped with them. The author uses these case studies to analyse the children's understanding, experience of…

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  • Protean Literacy: Extending the Discourse on Empowerment book cover

    Protean Literacy

    Extending the Discourse on Empowerment

    By Concha Delgado-Gaitan

    Originally published in 1996. During the author's decade of critical ethnography in Carpinteria, California, she has illuminated the intricate relationships between Latino families as together they build a sociopolitical community to bridge family and school alliances. How they extend their…

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  • Adolescent Literacy: What Works and Why book cover

    Adolescent Literacy

    What Works and Why

    By Judith Davidson, David Koppenhaver

    Originally published in 1988. Much has changed since then in schools. Mobile technologies, interactive whiteboards, digital texts, class websites, student-authored blogs, social networking and photo sharing sites found integrated into so many classrooms hadn’t even been imagined by most educators.…

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  • What do Boys and Girls Read?: An Investigation into Reading Habits with Some Suggestions about the Teaching of Literature in Secondary and Senior Schools book cover

    What do Boys and Girls Read?

    An Investigation into Reading Habits with Some Suggestions about the Teaching of Literature in Secondary and Senior Schools

    By A. J. Jenkinson

    Originally published in 1940. This book studies the facts regarding the actual reading of children aged 12 to 15 years, but is no mere compendium. It analyses the number and sorts of newspapers, books, magazines, poems and plays which are read during one month by boys and girls in senior and…

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  • Early Reading and Writing: The Foundations of Literacy book cover

    Early Reading and Writing

    The Foundations of Literacy

    By Ramin Minovi

    Originally published in 1976. This book is about the teaching of reading and writing in infant schools around Britain for all parents and teachers. It outlines some schemes, approaches, methods and developments but focuses on the pragmatic application. The acquisition and growth of literacy must be…

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  • Improving Reading: A Teacher's Guide to Peer-tutoring book cover

    Improving Reading

    A Teacher's Guide to Peer-tutoring

    By Frank Merrett

    Originally published in 1994. Without sufficient skill in reading, secondary education is virtually impossible. Yet many pupils reach this point with reading skills far below those which would enable them to benefit from the texts put before them. This book gives teachers of 9 to 14 year olds a…

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  • Teaching Writing: A Systematic Approach book cover

    Teaching Writing

    A Systematic Approach

    By Colin Peacock

    Originally published in 1986. The traditional approach to teaching writing concentrates on mastering the different aspects of writing in the hope that these will eventually unite as a set of integrated skills. More 'progressive' teachers emphasise that writing is a total process which is 'caught'…

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  • Classroom Skills in English Teaching: A Self-appraisal Framework book cover

    Classroom Skills in English Teaching

    A Self-appraisal Framework

    By Colin Peacock

    Originally published in 1990. This practical guide to the basic skills of teaching and class management will help both experience and beginning teachers to identify and evaluate their classroom skills. Suitable for teaching programmes at all levels, the book covers goal-setting, the directive,…

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  • The Development of School-based Literacy: A Social Ecological Perspective book cover

    The Development of School-based Literacy

    A Social Ecological Perspective

    By Anthony Pellegrini, Lee Galda

    Originally published in 1998. This book presents a model of social-contextual influences on children’s literacy and literate language. Literate language is similar to the language teachers use and to the language used in reading books for young children. Based on a longitudinal study in homes and…

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  • Literacy and Schooling: Towards Renewal in Primary Education Policy book cover

    Literacy and Schooling

    Towards Renewal in Primary Education Policy

    By Kathy Hall

    Originally published in 2004. In this book Kathy Hall analyses recent educational reform in England relating to primary education and literacy. By taking account of themes such as globalisation, teacher education, children's learning and especially literacy, she develops a critique of government…

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  • Reading and Loving book cover

    Reading and Loving

    By Leila Berg

    Originally published in 1977. Learning to read is probably the central educational achievement of any child's life. It is also a central concern for parents and teachers. Leila Berg, known for her work in children's literature, believes that the enjoyment of books and the acquisition of reading and…

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  • Parental Involvement in Children's Reading book cover

    Parental Involvement in Children's Reading

    Edited by Keith Topping, Sheila Wolfendale

    Parental involvement in children's education is a subject of growing interest and recent legislation in both the UK and USA has given formal recognition of parents’ rights. Learning to read is an obvious area where parents can do a great deal to help, and some schools have had programmes for…

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  • The Second 'R': Writing Development in the Junior School book cover

    The Second 'R'

    Writing Development in the Junior School

    By William Sydney Harpin

    Originally published in 1976. How do children learn to write? What stages to they pass through in mastering this skill? What part can teachers play in aiding their development? These are some of the questions that this book sets out to answer. This book offers a perspective on writing which places…

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  • Learning to Read and Write: The Role of Language Acquisition and Aesthetic Development: A Resourcebook book cover

    Learning to Read and Write

    The Role of Language Acquisition and Aesthetic Development: A Resourcebook

    By Ellen J. Brooks

    Originally published in 1986. This is an excellent resourcebook for the holistic teaching of language and the arts. The book works its way through theories of language acquisition and literacy before specifically discussing the role of the arts in literacy education and the integration approach.…

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