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  • African American English and the Achievement Gap: The Role of Dialectal Code Switching book cover

    African American English and the Achievement Gap

    The Role of Dialectal Code Switching, 1st Edition

    By Holly K. Craig

    Many African American children make use of African American English (AAE) in their everyday lives, and face academic barriers when introduced to Standard American English (SAE) in the classroom. Research has shown that students who can adapt and use SAE for academic purposes demonstrate…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Cross-cultural Literacy: Ethnographies of Communication in Multiethnic Classrooms book cover

    Cross-cultural Literacy

    Ethnographies of Communication in Multiethnic Classrooms, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steven F. Arvizu, Marietta Saravia-Shore

    Originally published in 1992. This book advocates and demonstrates the benefits of an anthropological approach that recognizes the centrality of culture in the educational process. This approach encompasses knowledge and understanding of other cultures’ patterns of interaction, values, institutions…

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

  • Reading Acquisition book cover

    Reading Acquisition

    1st Edition

    Edited by Philip B. Gough, Linnea C. Ehri, Rebecca Treiman

    Originally published in 1992. This book brings together the work of a number of distinguished international researchers engaged in basic research on beginning reading. Individual chapters address various processes and problems in learning to read - including how acquisition gets underway, the…

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

  • Deafness, Development and Literacy book cover

    Deafness, Development and Literacy

    1st Edition

    By Alec Webster

    Originally published in 1986. Deafness is not just a deprivation of sound, but a barrier to normal social interaction and learning. There are likely to be children with some degree of hearing loss in every primary classroom, so it is important that teachers know how to help them. This book gives a…

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

  • Classroom Skills in English Teaching: A Self-appraisal Framework book cover

    Classroom Skills in English Teaching

    A Self-appraisal Framework, 1st Edition

    By Colin Peacock

    Originally published in 1990. This practical guide to the basic skills of teaching and class management will help both experience and beginning teachers to identify and evaluate their classroom skills. Suitable for teaching programmes at all levels, the book covers goal-setting, the directive,…

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

  • Early Reading and Writing: The Foundations of Literacy book cover

    Early Reading and Writing

    The Foundations of Literacy, 1st Edition

    By Ramin Minovi

    Originally published in 1976. This book is about the teaching of reading and writing in infant schools around Britain for all parents and teachers. It outlines some schemes, approaches, methods and developments but focuses on the pragmatic application. The acquisition and growth of literacy must be…

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

  • Improving Reading: A Teacher's Guide to Peer-tutoring book cover

    Improving Reading

    A Teacher's Guide to Peer-tutoring, 1st Edition

    By Frank Merrett

    Originally published in 1994. Without sufficient skill in reading, secondary education is virtually impossible. Yet many pupils reach this point with reading skills far below those which would enable them to benefit from the texts put before them. This book gives teachers of 9 to 14 year olds a…

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

  • Learning to Read: Literate Behaviour and Orthographic Knowledge book cover

    Learning to Read

    Literate Behaviour and Orthographic Knowledge, 1st Edition

    By Hazel Francis

    Originally published in 1982. This book charts the reading progress of ten children through their first three years at school, concentrating particularly on their problems and the ways they coped with them. The author uses these case studies to analyse the children's understanding, experience of…

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

  • Literacy and Schooling: Towards Renewal in Primary Education Policy book cover

    Literacy and Schooling

    Towards Renewal in Primary Education Policy, 1st Edition

    By Kathy Hall

    Originally published in 2004. In this book Kathy Hall analyses recent educational reform in England relating to primary education and literacy. By taking account of themes such as globalisation, teacher education, children's learning and especially literacy, she develops a critique of government…

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

  • Literacy in Multimedia America: Integrating Media Education Across the Curriculum book cover

    Literacy in Multimedia America

    Integrating Media Education Across the Curriculum, 1st Edition

    By Ladislaus M Semali

    Originally published in 2000. This book provides insights, practical suggestions and clear-cut strategies for integrating media across the K-12 curriculum. This contribution to teaching and curriculum design uses students' own media experiences or media vignettes from students' lives to enter…

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

  • Protean Literacy: Extending the Discourse on Empowerment book cover

    Protean Literacy

    Extending the Discourse on Empowerment, 1st Edition

    By Concha Delgado-Gaitan

    Originally published in 1996. During the author's decade of critical ethnography in Carpinteria, California, she has illuminated the intricate relationships between Latino families as together they build a sociopolitical community to bridge family and school alliances. How they extend their…

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

  • Reading to Learn book cover

    Reading to Learn

    1st Edition

    By Sheila Harri-Augstein, Michael Smith, Laurie Thomas

    Originally published in 1982. This book is concerned with the new kinds of demands on our reading ability made by the work we undertake for A-level, or in college, or at university, or indeed at work. It is not a speed reading book, or a reading skills book. Anyone with a lot of reading to get…

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

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