Language Development Products

  • 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

  • Adolescent Literacy

    What Works and Why, 1st Edition

    By Judith Davidson, David Koppenhaver

    Originally published in 1988. Much has changed since then in schools. Mobile technologies, interactive whiteboards, digital texts, class websites, student-authored blogs, social networking and photo sharing sites found integrated into so many classrooms hadn’t even been imagined by most educators.…

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

  • 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

    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

  • 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

  • From Pictures to Letters

    First Steps in the Teaching of Reading and Writing, 1st Edition

    By Ellen Walpole

    Originally published in 1937. This book is ‘an account of the special training necessary for the young boy or girl in letter-making and simple reading’. The book uses ‘Basic English’, the 850 words of which are included specifically for reference, as a suggested starting point for the teaching of…

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

  • 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, 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

    Writing, Reading and Social Organisation, 1st Edition

    By John Oxenham

    Originally published in 1980. The skills of reading and writing have been proclaimed as universal human rights. This book explores why this should be so. In particular, it examines whether or not the possession of reading or writing skills has, or has not, influenced the values and organisation of…

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

  • 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

  • Reading

    A Basic Guide for Parents and Teachers, 1st Edition

    By Pamela McKeown

    Originally published in 1974. This is an enlightening guide to the teaching of reading in response to the desire to motivate children to read and write, and rapidly and permanently teach them these techniques. It gives an account of the modern methods of teaching these skills, based on the natural…

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

  • 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

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