English & Literacy/Language Arts Products

  • Knowing About Language

    Linguistics and the Secondary English Classroom

    Edited by Marcello Giovanelli, Dan Clayton

    Knowing About Language is an essential and comprehensive introduction to and discussion of the value of linguistics in the secondary and post 16 curriculum. Split into three easily accessible parts, each chapter draws on theoretical and practical reasons for developing language awareness for the…

    Paperback – 2016-05-25 
    National Association for the Teaching of English (NATE)

  • Differentiated Reading Instruction

    Strategies and Technology Tools to Help All Students Improve

    By Jules Csillag

    Learn how tech tools can make it easier to differentiate reading instruction, so you can reach all of your students and help them increase their fluency and comprehension. This practical guide brings together evidence-based principles for differentiated reading instruction and user-friendly tech…

    Paperback – 2016-05-18 

  • Exploring Teachers in Fiction and Film

    Saviors, Scapegoats & Schoolmarms

    Edited by Melanie Shoffner

    This book about teachers as characters in popular media examines what can be learned from fictional teachers for the purposes of educating real teachers. Its aim is twofold: to examine the constructed figure of the teacher in film, television and text and to apply that examination in the context of…

    Paperback – 2016-05-02 

  • Literacy and Multimodality Across Global Sites

    By Maureen Kendrick

    Over the past three decades, our conceptualizations of literacy and what it means to be literate have expanded to include recognition that there is a qualitative difference in how we communicate through modalities such as the visual, audio, spatial, and linguistic and that different modes are…

    Hardback – 2016-04-25 
    Routledge Research in Literacy

  • Improvising the Curriculum

    Negotiating Risky Literacies in Cautious Schools

    By Michael Corbett, Ann Vibert, Mary Green

    Equipped with cultural tools like cell phones, computers and video cameras, youth are called upon to improvise and construct themselves symbolically in a continuously connected world; yet new teachers and students are still expected to learn and deliver standardized, placeless forms of scripted…

    Hardback – 2016-04-25 
    Routledge Research in Education

  • The Narrative Writing Toolkit

    Using Mentor Texts in Grades 3-8

    By Sean Ruday

    In order for students to write effective narratives, they need to read good narratives. In this practical book, you’ll find out how to use mentor texts to make narrative writing instruction more meaningful, authentic, and successful. Author Sean Ruday demonstrates how you can teach elementary and…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21 

  • Indigenous Language Revitalization in the Americas

    Edited by Serafin M. Coronel-Molina, Teresa L. McCarty

    Focusing on the Americas – home to 40 to 50 million Indigenous people – this book explores the history and current state of Indigenous language revitalization across this vast region. Complementary chapters on the USA and Canada, and Latin America and the Caribbean, offer a panoramic view while…

    Hardback – 2016-04-20 

  • Children’s Literacy Practices and Preferences

    Harry Potter and Beyond

    By Jane Sunderland, Steven Dempster, Joanne Thistlethwaite

    Over the past few decades there have been intense debates in education surrounding children’s literacy achievement and ways to promote reading, particularly that of boys. The Harry Potter book series has been received enthusiastically by very many children, boys and girls alike, but has also been…

    Hardback – 2016-04-08 
    Routledge Research in Literacy

  • Asian English Language Classrooms

    Where Theory and Practice Meet

    Edited by Handoyo Widodo, Alistair Wood, Deepti Gupta, Winnie Cheng

    For all concerned with contemporary English language pedagogies, this book explores the forefront of English language teaching in Asia today. While covering the fundamental areas that every teacher and teacher trainer must be concerned with, it does so within the context of the most up-to-date…

    Hardback – 2016-03-31 

  • Multilingual Digital Storytelling

    Engaging creatively and critically with literacy

    Edited by Jim Anderson, Vicky Macleroy

    Classrooms are increasingly multicultural in their social composition, and students are increasingly connected, through digital media, to local and global networks. However, pedagogy has failed to take full advantage of the opportunities these resources represent. Multilingual Digital Storytelling…

    Hardback – 2016-03-29 
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Youth Voices, Public Spaces, and Civic Engagement

    Edited by Stuart Greene, Kevin J. Burke, Maria K. McKenna

    This collection of original research explores ways that educators can create participatory spaces that foster civic engagement, critical thinking, and authentic literacy practices for adolescent youth in urban contexts. Casting youth as vital social actors, contributors shed light on the ways in…

    Hardback – 2016-03-29 
    Routledge Research in Education

  • The Cognitive Development of Reading and Reading Comprehension

    Edited by Carol McDonald Connor

    Learning to read may be the most complex cognitive operation that children are expected to master, and the latest research in cognitive development has offered important insights into how children succeed or fail at this task. The Cognitive Development of Reading and Reading Comprehension is a…

    Paperback – 2016-03-18 

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