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Literacy Reading List

In honor of International Literacy Day, Routledge Education is happy to share with you our list of must read literacy titles! 

  • Take Off into English Teaching!

    How to Prepare for your Secondary Teacher Training Programme

    By Nicholas McGuinn

    Planning to become a secondary English teacher? This must-have guide contains everything you need to know before embarking on your training programme. From your reflections on your chosen course and your preparations for interview to thinking about the demands of school-based training, this book…

    Paperback – 2017-09-11
    Routledge

  • International Perspectives on the Teaching of Literature in Schools

    Global Principles and Practices

    Edited by Andrew Goodwyn, Cal Durrant, Louann Reid, Lisa Scherff

    Literature teaching remains central to the teaching of English around the world. This edited text brings together expert global figures under the banner of the International Federation for the Teaching of English (IFTE). The book captures a state-of-the-art snapshot of leading trends in current…

    Paperback – 2017-09-06
    Routledge
    National Association for the Teaching of English (NATE)

  • Why Reading Books Still Matters

    The Power of Literature in Digital Times

    By Martha C. Pennington, Robert P. Waxler

    Bringing together strands of public discourse about valuing personal achievement at the expense of social values and the impacts of global capitalism, mass media, and digital culture on the lives of children, this book challenges the potential of science and business to solve the world’s problems…

    Paperback – 2017-09-06
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Writing, Literacies, and Education in Digital Cultures

    Edited by Kathy A. Mills, Amy Stornaiuolo, Anna Smith, Jessica Zacher Pandya

    At the forefront of current digital literacy studies in education, this handbook uniquely systematizes emerging interdisciplinary themes, new knowledge, and insightful theoretical contributions to the field. Written by well-known scholars from around the world, it closely attends to the…

    Paperback – 2017-08-22
    Routledge

  • Passionate Readers

    The Art of Reaching and Engaging Every Child

    By Pernille Ripp

    How do we inspire students to love reading and discovery? In Passionate Readers: The Art of Reaching and Engaging Every Child, classroom teacher, author, and speaker Pernille Ripp reveals the five keys to creating a passionate reading environment. You’ll learn how to… Use your own reading…

    Paperback – 2017-08-15
    Routledge

  • Addressing Special Educational Needs and Disability in the Curriculum: English

    2nd Edition

    By Tim Hurst

    This book provides practical strategies and resources that have been proven effective in teaching English to pupils of all abilities, making English accessible, challenging and exciting. The author outlines important key principles that should underpin teaching and learning so that all pupils,…

    Paperback – 2017-08-04
    Routledge
    Addressing SEND in the Curriculum

  • Teaching Poetry

    Reading and responding to poetry in the secondary classroom

    By Amanda Naylor, Audrey B. Wood

    Teaching Poetry is an indispensible source of guidance, confidence and ideas for all those new to the secondary English classroom. Written by experienced teachers who have worked with the many secondary pupils who ‘don’t get’ poetry, this friendly guide will help you support pupils as they access,…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge

  • Literacy Beyond Text Comprehension

    A Theory of Purposeful Reading

    By M. Anne Britt, Jean-François Rouet, Amanda M. Durik

    Literacy Beyond Text Comprehension aims to systematically investigate how readers interpret reading tasks within a situation, and how that interpretation influences reading behavior and comprehension. Presenting a new model of REading as problem SOLVing (RESOLV), the authors describe reading…

    Paperback – 2017-07-11
    Routledge

  • Literacy Lives in Transcultural Times

    Edited by Rahat Zaidi, Jennifer Rowsell

    Combining language research with digital, multimodal, and critical literacy, this book uniquely positions issues of transcultural spaces and cosmopolitan identities across an array of contexts. Studies of everyday diasporic practices across places, spaces, and people’s stories provide authentic…

    Paperback – 2017-07-06
    Routledge
    Expanding Literacies in Education

  • Storytelling in Early Childhood

    Enriching language, literacy and classroom culture

    Edited by Teresa Cremin, Rosie Flewitt, Ben Mardell, Joan Swann

    Storytelling in Early Childhood is a captivating book which explores the multiple dimensions of storytelling and story acting and shows how they enrich language and literacy learning in the early years. Foregrounding the power of children’s own stories in the early and primary years, it provides…

    Paperback – 2016-12-12
    Routledge

  • Writer Identity and the Teaching and Learning of Writing

    Edited by Teresa Cremin, Terry Locke

    Writer Identity and the Teaching and Learning of Writing is a groundbreaking book which addresses what it really means to identify as a writer in educational contexts and the implications for writing pedagogy. It conceptualises writers’ identities, and draws upon empirical studies to explore their…

    Paperback – 2016-11-22
    Routledge

  • Critical Literacy Across the K-6 Curriculum

    By Vivian Maria Vasquez

    Through stories from kindergarten to sixth grade classrooms where students and teachers have attempted to put a critical edge on their teaching, this book shows critical literacy in action across the curriculum. Readers see students and teachers together using critical literacy discourse to frame…

    Paperback – 2016-08-18
    Routledge

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