Education: Bilingualism / ESL

  • Mindful L2 Teacher Education: A Sociocultural Perspective on Cultivating Teachers' Professional Development book cover

    Mindful L2 Teacher Education

    A Sociocultural Perspective on Cultivating Teachers' Professional Development, 1st Edition

    By Karen E. Johnson, Paula R. Golombek

    Taking a Vygotskian sociocultural stance, this book demonstrates the meaningful role that L2 teacher educators and L2 teacher education play in the professional development of L2 teachers through systematic, intentional, goal-directed, theorized L2 teacher education pedagogy. The message is…

    Paperback – 2016-02-19
    ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

  • Reading- The Grand Illusion: How and Why People Make Sense of Print book cover

    Reading- The Grand Illusion

    How and Why People Make Sense of Print, 1st Edition

    By Kenneth Goodman, Peter H. Fries, Steven L. Strauss

    What is reading? In this groundbreaking book, esteemed researchers Ken Goodman, Peter Fries, and Steven Strauss, explain not only what reading really is but also why common sense makes it seem to be something quite different from that reality. How can this grand illusion be explained? That is the…

    Paperback – 2016-02-10

  • Assessing English Language Learners: Theory and Practice book cover

    Assessing English Language Learners

    Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Guillermo Solano Flores

    Assessing English Language Learners explains and illustrates the main ideas underlying assessment as an activity intimately linked to instruction and the basic principles for developing, using, selecting, and adapting assessment instruments and strategies to assess content knowledge in English…

    Paperback – 2016-02-09

  • Multilingualism, Literacy and Dyslexia: Breaking down barriers for educators book cover

    Multilingualism, Literacy and Dyslexia

    Breaking down barriers for educators, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Lindsay Peer, Gavin Reid

    This fully revised new edition provides advice on the identification, assessment and support of bilingual learners and assists practitioners in identifying the difference between literacy difficulties due to bilingualism or multilingualism and dyslexia. An essential text for staff development,…

    Paperback – 2016-02-09

  • Automated Essay Scoring: A Cross-disciplinary Perspective book cover

    Automated Essay Scoring

    A Cross-disciplinary Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark D. Shermis, Jill C. Burstein

    This new volume is the first to focus entirely on automated essay scoring and evaluation. It is intended to provide a comprehensive overview of the evolution and state-of-the-art of automated essay scoring and evaluation technology across several disciplines, including education, testing and…

    Paperback – 2016-01-20

  • Language and Superdiversity book cover

    Language and Superdiversity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Karel Arnaut, Jan Blommaert, Ben Rampton, Massimiliano Spotti

    A first synthesis of work done in sociolinguistic superdiversity, this volume offers a substantial introduction to the field and the issues and state-of-the-art research papers organized around three themes: Sketching the paradigm, Sociolinguistic complexity, Policing complexity. The focus is to…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21

  • Christian Faith and English Language Teaching and Learning: Research on the Interrelationship of Religion and ELT book cover

    Christian Faith and English Language Teaching and Learning

    Research on the Interrelationship of Religion and ELT, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mary Shepard Wong, Carolyn Kristjansson, Zoltan Dornyei

    Ideological and educational-political aspects of the link between language and faith—especially between Global English and Christianity—is a topic of growing interest in the field of English language teaching. This book explores the possible role and impact of teachers’ and students’ faith in the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-18

  • Language, Learning, and Culture in Early Childhood: Home, School, and Community Contexts book cover

    Language, Learning, and Culture in Early Childhood

    Home, School, and Community Contexts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ann Anderson, Jim Anderson, Jan Hare, Marianne McTavish

    Complex factors affect young children and their families in today’s increasingly diverse world characterized by globalization, the transnational movement of people, and neo-liberal government policies in western and industrialized countries. This book focuses on three of these factors—culture,…

    Paperback – 2015-12-10

  • Becoming Biliterate: A Study of Two-Way Bilingual Immersion Education book cover

    Becoming Biliterate

    A Study of Two-Way Bilingual Immersion Education, 1st Edition

    By Bertha Perez

    This book describes the development process and dynamics of change in the course of implementing a two-way bilingual immersion education program in two school communities. The focus is on the language and literacy learning of elementary-school students and on how it is influenced by parents,…

    Paperback – 2015-11-24

  • Immigrant Children in Transcultural Spaces: Language, Learning, and Love book cover

    Immigrant Children in Transcultural Spaces

    Language, Learning, and Love, 1st Edition

    By Marjorie Faulstich Orellana

    Grounded in both theory and practice, with implications for both, this book is about children’s perspectives on the borders that society erects, and their actual, symbolic, ideational and metaphorical movement across those borders. Based on extensive ethnographic data on children of immigrants (…

    Paperback – 2015-10-19
    Expanding Literacies in Education

  • Language, Culture, Identity and Citizenship in College Classrooms and Communities book cover

    Language, Culture, Identity and Citizenship in College Classrooms and Communities

    1st Edition

    By Juan C. Guerra

    Language, Culture, Identity and Citizenship in College Classrooms and Communities examines what takes place in writing classrooms beyond academic analytical and argumentative writing to include forms that engage students in navigating the civic, political, social and cultural spheres they inhabit.…

    Paperback – 2015-10-12
    NCTE-Routledge Research Series

  • Multiliteracies in World Language Education book cover

    Multiliteracies in World Language Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Yuri Kumagai, Ana López-Sánchez, Sujane Wu

    Putting a multiliteracies framework at the center of the world language curriculum, this volume brings together college-level curricular innovations and classroom projects that address differences in meaning and worldviews expressed in learners’ primary and target languages. Offering a rich…

    Paperback – 2015-10-12
    Language, Culture, and Teaching Series

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