Education: English & Literacy/Language Arts

  • Affirming Language Diversity in Schools and Society: Beyond Linguistic Apartheid book cover

    Affirming Language Diversity in Schools and Society

    Beyond Linguistic Apartheid, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pierre Orelus

    Language is perhaps the most common issue that surfaces in debates over school reform, and plays a vital role in virtually everything we are involved. This edited volume explores linguistic apartheid, or the disappearance of certain languages through cultural genocide by dominant European…

    Paperback – 2016-11-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Supporting K-12 English Language Learners in Science: Putting Research into Teaching Practice book cover

    Supporting K-12 English Language Learners in Science

    Putting Research into Teaching Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cory Buxton, Martha Allexsaht-Snider

    The contribution of this book is to synthesize important common themes and highlight the unique features, findings, and lessons learned from three systematic, ongoing research and professional learning projects for supporting English learners in science. Each project, based in a different region of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge
    Teaching and Learning in Science Series

  • Linking Families, Learning, and Schooling: Parent–Researcher Perspectives book cover

    Linking Families, Learning, and Schooling

    Parent–Researcher Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bobbie Kabuto, Prisca Martens

    Parents who are also educational researchers have access to a domain that is highly complex and not always available to other scholars.  In this book, parent-researchers provide theoretical and practical insights into children’s learning in the home and at school.  Readers are given a…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge

  • Raising Literacy Achievement in High-Poverty Schools: An Evidence-Based Approach book cover

    Raising Literacy Achievement in High-Poverty Schools

    An Evidence-Based Approach, 1st Edition

    By Eithne Kennedy

    This book shares lessons gleaned from a two-year intervention in a high-poverty school, which was highly successful in significantly narrowing the literacy achievement gap and in raising children’s motivation and engagement in literacy both inside and outside school. Kennedy argues that there is…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Differentiated Literacy Instruction: Assessing, Grouping, Teaching book cover

    Differentiated Literacy Instruction

    Assessing, Grouping, Teaching, 1st Edition

    By Julie W. Ankrum

    The goal of this book is to answer the question What is differentiated instruction? It offers pre-service and in-service teachers the background and foundational skills they will need to understand, plan for, and achieve effective differentiated literacy instruction in their classrooms, based on…

    Paperback – 2016-10-25
    Routledge

  • Reading Comprehension Difficulties: Processes and Intervention book cover

    Reading Comprehension Difficulties

    Processes and Intervention, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cesare Cornoldi, Jane V. Oakhill

    Recognizing the characteristics of children with learning disabilities and deciding how to help them is a problem faced by schools all over the world. Although some disorders are fairly easily recognizable (e.g., mental retardation) or very specific to single components of performance and quite…

    Paperback – 2016-10-17
    Routledge

  • Dialoguing across Cultures, Identities, and Learning: Crosscurrents and Complexities in Literacy Classrooms book cover

    Dialoguing across Cultures, Identities, and Learning

    Crosscurrents and Complexities in Literacy Classrooms, 1st Edition

    By Bob Fecho, Jennifer Clifton

    Drawing on Dialogical Self Theory, this book presents a new framework for social and cultural identity construction in the literacy classroom, offering possibilities for how teachers might adjust their pedagogy to better support the range of cultural stances present in all classrooms. In the…

    Paperback – 2016-09-26
    Routledge
    Language, Culture, and Teaching Series

  • Reclaiming Early Childhood Literacies: Narratives of Hope, Power, and Vision book cover

    Reclaiming Early Childhood Literacies

    Narratives of Hope, Power, and Vision, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard J Meyer, Kathryn F. Whitmore

    At a time when literacy has become more of a political issue than a research or pedagogical one, this volume refocuses attention on work with young children that places them at the center of their literacy worlds. Drawing on robust and growing knowledge which is often marginalized because of…

    Paperback – 2016-09-19
    Routledge

  • Genocide Literature in Middle and Secondary Classrooms: Rhetoric, Witnessing, and Social Action in a Time of Standards and Accountability book cover

    Genocide Literature in Middle and Secondary Classrooms

    Rhetoric, Witnessing, and Social Action in a Time of Standards and Accountability, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Donovan

    At the heart of this inquiry into the ethical implications of education reform on reading practices in middle and secondary classrooms, the central question is what is lost, hidden, or marginalized in the name of progress? Drawing on her own experiences as an English teacher during the No Child…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01
    Routledge

  • Learning From Textbooks: Theory and Practice book cover

    Learning From Textbooks

    Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bruce K. Britton, Arthur Woodward, Marilyn Binkley

    It is surprising that there is so little research on textbooks, given their centrality to teaching and learning in elementary and secondary schools. Textbooks have become a focus of political and cultural controversy, advocating a multicultural curriculum that has sparked some vigorous protests.…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge

  • Reading Students' Lives: Literacy Learning across Time book cover

    Reading Students' Lives

    Literacy Learning across Time, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Compton-Lilly

    Reading Students’ Lives documents literacy practices across time as children move through school, with a focus on issues of schooling, identity construction, and how students and their parents make sense of students’ lives across time. The final book in a series of four that track a group of…

    Paperback – 2016-08-19
    Routledge
    Expanding Literacies in Education

  • Critical Literacy Across the K-6 Curriculum book cover

    Critical Literacy Across the K-6 Curriculum

    1st Edition

    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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