Education: English & Literacy/Language Arts

  • Teaching Writing: A Systematic Approach book cover

    Teaching Writing

    A Systematic Approach, 1st Edition

    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'…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

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

    The Development of School-based Literacy

    A Social Ecological Perspective, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

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

    The New Literacy

    Redefining Reading and Writing in the Schools, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

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

    The Second 'R'

    Writing Development in the Junior School, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

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

    Towards 2000

    The Future of Childhood, Literacy and Schooling, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Towards the Creative Teaching of English book cover

    Towards the Creative Teaching of English

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Parental Involvement in Children's Reading book cover

    Parental Involvement in Children's Reading

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • 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, 1st Edition

    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.…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Concepts in Composition: Theory and Practices in the Teaching of Writing book cover

    Concepts in Composition

    Theory and Practices in the Teaching of Writing, 3rd Edition

    By Irene L. Clark

    Concepts in Composition is designed to foster reflection on how theory impacts practice, allowing prospective teachers to assume the dual role of both teacher and student as they enter the discipline of Writing Studies and become familiar with some of its critical conversations. Now in its third…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Young People's Writing Development: Identity, Disciplinarity, and Education book cover

    Understanding Young People's Writing Development

    Identity, Disciplinarity, and Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ellen Krogh, Karen Sonne Jakobsen

    This collection offers an inclusive, multifaceted look at individual students’ patterns of writing trajectories, as well as their development of an identity as a writer. Building on rare longitudinal research, this translated text explores how adolescents learn subjects through writing and learn…

    Paperback – 2019-05-17
    Routledge

  • Social Changes and Yuwen Education in Post-Mao China: Control, Conformity and Contradiction book cover

    Social Changes and Yuwen Education in Post-Mao China

    Control, Conformity and Contradiction, 1st Edition

    By Min Tao

    Inspired by the author’s observations of the language curriculum as a practising teacher for the past 20 years, this book addresses how the high school Chinese language and literacy (Yuwen) curriculum in China was controlled and directed in the post-Mao era. Examining the social and political…

    Hardback – 2019-05-09
    Routledge
    Education and Society in China

  • Arts-Based Teaching and Learning in the Literacy Classroom: Cultivating a Critical Aesthetic Practice book cover

    Arts-Based Teaching and Learning in the Literacy Classroom

    Cultivating a Critical Aesthetic Practice, 1st Edition

    By Jessica Whitelaw

    This book highlights the unique and co-generative intersections of the arts and literacy that promote critical and socially engaged teaching and learning. Based on a year-long ethnography with two literacy teachers and their students in an arts-based public high school, this volume makes an…

    Hardback – 2019-05-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

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