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  • Developing Habits of Noticing in Literacy and Language Classrooms

    Research and Practice across Professional Cultures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alyson Simpson, Francesca Pomerantz, Douglas Kaufman, Susan Ellis

    Noticing is an essential aspect of professional expertise in teaching — a skill that draws on deep professional knowledge in ways that affect how teachers are aware of, respond to, and meet the needs of their students. Being a ‘noticing teacher’ in the language and literacy classroom can make a…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15 
    Routledge

  • Developing Literacy and the Arts in Schools

    1st Edition

    By Georgina Barton

    The teaching of the arts and literacy in schools is often at odds with one another. The desire for schools to improve results on high stakes testing can lead to a narrow view of literacy rather than one that acknowledges the unique and distinct literacies that exist in the arts. With methods of…

    Paperback – 2019-08-21 
    Routledge

  • Language and Cultural Practices in Communities and Schools

    Bridging Learning for Students from Non-Dominant Groups, 1st Edition

    Edited by Inmaculada M. García-Sánchez, Marjorie Faulstich Orellana

    Drawing on sociocultural theories of learning, this book examines how the everyday language practices and cultural funds of knowledge of youth from non-dominant or minoritized groups can be used as center points for classroom learning in ways that help all students both to sustain and expand their…

    Paperback – 2019-07-26 
    Routledge

  • Engaging Curriculum

    Bridging the Curriculum Theory and English Education Divide, 1st Edition

    By Bill Green

    Explicitly linking curriculum inquiry to English education via recurring themes of representation, democracy and knowledge, this book is a call for both researchers and practitioners to engage with curriculum, explicitly and deliberatively, as both a concept and a question. The approach is broadly…

    Paperback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge

  • Children Writing Poems

    Poetic Voices in and out of School, 1st Edition

    By Janine Certo

    This volume demonstrates how the social and instructional worlds that children inhabit influence their poetry writing and performances. Drawing on rich vignettes of students from different racial, ethnic and linguistic backgrounds, it describes and analyzes the work of eight to ten-year-old U.S.…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05 
    Routledge

  • Critical Content Analysis of Visual Images in Books for Young People

    Reading Pictures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Holly Johnson, Janelle Mathis, Kathy G. Short

    Extending the discussion of critical content analysis to the visual realm of picturebooks and graphic novels, this book provides a clear research methodology for understanding and analyzing visual imagery. Offering strategies for "reading" illustrations in global and multicultural literature,…

    Paperback – 2019-06-20 
    Routledge

  • Learning to Rival

    A Literate Practice for Intercultural Inquiry, 1st Edition

    By Linda Flower, Elenore Long, Lorraine Higgins

    Learning to Rival tells the inside story of college and high school writers learning to "rival"--to actively seek rival hypotheses and negotiate alternative perspectives on charged questions. It shows how this interdisciplinary literate practice alters with the context of use and how, in learning…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06 
    Routledge
    Rhetoric, Knowledge, and Society Series

  • 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

  • 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

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