Education: English & Literacy/Language Arts

  • Representations of Slavery in Children’s Picture Books: Teaching and Learning about Slavery in K-12 Classrooms book cover

    Representations of Slavery in Children’s Picture Books

    Teaching and Learning about Slavery in K-12 Classrooms, 1st Edition

    By Raphael E. Rogers

    Drawing on critical race theory, critical race feminism, critical multicultural analysis, and intertextuality this book examines how slavery is represented in contemporary children’s picture books. Through analysis of recently published picture books about slavery, Rogers discusses how these books…

    Hardback – 2018-05-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Languages and Literacies as Mobile and Placed Resources book cover

    Languages and Literacies as Mobile and Placed Resources

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sue Nichols, Collette Snowden

    Languages and Literacies as Mobile and Placed Resources explores how languages and literacies are implicated in the complex relationship between place and mobility. It is a book that represents the next wave in literacy studies in which theories of mobility, networking and globalisation have…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

  • Learning from Urban Immigrant Youth About Academic Literacies book cover

    Learning from Urban Immigrant Youth About Academic Literacies

    1st Edition

    By Jie Y. Park

    This book reports on a two-year long, qualitative literacy case study of the academic literacies of first and second-generation immigrant youth in an afterschool tutoring program in South Bronx, New York. Through transcripts of tutoring sessions, interview data, and youths’ written work, each…

    Hardback – 2018-05-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • International Policies for Third World Education: Unesco, Literacy and Development book cover

    International Policies for Third World Education

    Unesco, Literacy and Development, 1st Edition

    By Phillip W. Jones

    Originally published in 1988. Bringing the world close to universal literacy will be a major legacy of the twentieth century. But the rapid and widespread developments in education that have enabled this to happen have not taken place in a social and political vacuum. In some instances conditions…

    Hardback – 2018-05-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Comparative Education

  • Foundations of Multiliteracies: Reading, Writing and Talking in the 21st Century book cover

    Foundations of Multiliteracies

    Reading, Writing and Talking in the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    By Michèle Anstey, Geoff Bull

      Using the concept of multiliteracies and multimodality, this book provides foundation knowledge about the new and continuously changing literacies of the 21st century. It details the five semiotic systems (linguistic, visual, auditory, gestural and spatial) and how they contribute to the…

    Paperback – 2018-05-01
    Routledge

  • The First-Year English Teacher's Guidebook: Strategies for Success book cover

    The First-Year English Teacher's Guidebook

    Strategies for Success, 1st Edition

    By Sean Ruday

    The First-Year English Teacher’s Guidebook offers practical advice and recommendations to help new English teachers thrive in the classroom. Each chapter introduces a concept crucial to a successful first year of teaching English and discusses how to incorporate that concept into your daily…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30
    Routledge

  • New Perspectives on Intercultural Language Research and Teaching: Exploring Learners’ Understandings of Texts from Other Cultures book cover

    New Perspectives on Intercultural Language Research and Teaching

    Exploring Learners’ Understandings of Texts from Other Cultures, 1st Edition

    By Melina Porto, Michael Byram

    Illustrated by an empirical study of English as a Foreign Language reading in Argentina, this book argues for a different approach to the theoretical rationales and methodological designs typically used to investigate cultural understanding in reading, in particular foreign language reading. It…

    Paperback – 2018-04-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Dialogue in Places of Learning: Youth Amplified in South Africa book cover

    Dialogue in Places of Learning

    Youth Amplified in South Africa, 1st Edition

    By Adam Cooper

    Showing how youth from one of the poorest and most violent neighborhoods in Cape Town, South Africa, learn differently in three educational contexts— in classrooms, in a community hip hop crew, on a youth radio show—this book illuminates how South African schools, like schools elsewhere, subtly…

    Paperback – 2018-04-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

  • The Politics of English Second Language Writing Assessment in Global Contexts book cover

    The Politics of English Second Language Writing Assessment in Global Contexts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Todd Ruecker, Deborah Crusan

    Reflecting the internationalization of the field of second language writing, this book focuses on political aspects and pedagogical issues of writing instruction and testing in a global context. High-stakes assessment impacts the lives of second language (L2) writers and their teachers around the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-20
    Routledge
    ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

  • Teaching English: A Linguistic Approach book cover

    Teaching English

    A Linguistic Approach, 1st Edition

    By John Keen

    Published in 1978, this is a concise and practical guide to the use of linguistic theory and analytical techniques in English language teaching at secondary and tertiary levels of education. Much has been written in this area in the past, but previous emphasis has most often been theoretical. This…

    Hardback – 2018-03-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Language Gap: How Classroom Dialogue Fails book cover

    The Language Gap

    How Classroom Dialogue Fails, 1st Edition

    By Robert Hull

    Published in 1985. Dialogue between teacher and pupil is a crucial factor in the learning experience. This book questions the role of language as a ‘natural’ vehicle for learning and considers how it may, in fact, hinder communication. In a detailed examination of day-to-day language practices…

    Hardback – 2018-03-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Behind the Poem: A Teacher's View of Children Writing book cover

    Behind the Poem

    A Teacher's View of Children Writing, 1st Edition

    By Robert Hull

    Published in 1988, this book is a teacher’s eye view of how children come to write and rewrite poems, and of how they make aesthetic choices in their writing. Drawing on over twenty years’ experience of teaching poetry in primary and secondary schools, Robert Hull presents a detailed account of the…

    Hardback – 2018-03-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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