English & Literacy/Language Arts Products

  • Raising Literacy Achievement in High-Poverty Schools

    An Evidence-Based Approach, 1st Edition

    By Eithne Kennedy

    This book shares lessons gleaned from a two-year intervention in a high-poverty school, which was highly successful in significantly narrowing the literacy achievement gap and in raising children’s motivation and engagement in literacy both inside and outside school. Kennedy argues that there is…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Reading Comprehension Difficulties

    Processes and Intervention, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cesare Cornoldi, Jane V. Oakhill

    Recognizing the characteristics of children with learning disabilities and deciding how to help them is a problem faced by schools all over the world. Although some disorders are fairly easily recognizable (e.g., mental retardation) or very specific to single components of performance and quite…

    Paperback – 2016-10-17
    Routledge

  • Dialoguing across Cultures, Identities, and Learning

    Crosscurrents and Complexities in Literacy Classrooms, 1st Edition

    By Bob Fecho, Jennifer Clifton

    Drawing on Dialogical Self Theory, this book presents a new framework for social and cultural identity construction in the literacy classroom, offering possibilities for how teachers might adjust their pedagogy to better support the range of cultural stances present in all classrooms. In the…

    Paperback – 2016-09-26
    Routledge
    Language, Culture, and Teaching Series

  • Reclaiming Early Childhood Literacies

    Narratives of Hope, Power, and Vision, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard J Meyer, Kathryn F. Whitmore

    At a time when literacy has become more of a political issue than a research or pedagogical one, this volume refocuses attention on work with young children that places them at the center of their literacy worlds. Drawing on robust and growing knowledge which is often marginalized because of…

    Paperback – 2016-09-19
    Routledge

  • Learning From Textbooks

    Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bruce K. Britton, Arthur Woodward, Marilyn Binkley

    It is surprising that there is so little research on textbooks, given their centrality to teaching and learning in elementary and secondary schools. Textbooks have become a focus of political and cultural controversy, advocating a multicultural curriculum that has sparked some vigorous protests.…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge

  • Reading Students' Lives

    Literacy Learning across Time, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Compton-Lilly

    Reading Students’ Lives documents literacy practices across time as children move through school, with a focus on issues of schooling, identity construction, and how students and their parents make sense of students’ lives across time. The final book in a series of four that track a group of…

    Paperback – 2016-08-19
    Routledge
    Expanding Literacies in Education

  • Language and Power in Post-Colonial Schooling

    Ideologies in Practice, 1st Edition

    By Carolyn McKinney

    Critiquing the positioning of children from non-dominant groups as linguistically deficient, this book aims to bridge the gap between theorizing of language in critical sociolinguistics and approaches to language in education. Carolyn McKinney uses the lens of linguistic ideologies—teachers’ and…

    Paperback – 2016-08-09
    Routledge
    Language, Culture, and Teaching Series

  • Creating a Multivocal Self

    Autoethnography as Method, 1st Edition

    By Julie Choi

    Showcasing a new methodology in language learning and identity research, this carefully conceptualized, innovative book explicates the use of autoethnography as a way of re-imagining one’s sense of linguistic and cultural identity. A key work for researchers and students in Applied Linguistics and…

    Paperback – 2016-07-27
    Routledge

  • Reading, Language, and Literacy

    Instruction for the Twenty-first Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fran Lehr, Jean Osborn

    The impetus for this book emerged from a conference that brought together publishers, and reading researchers and educators for the purpose of examining the best available research evidence about what we know -- and what we have yet to learn -- about the teaching of reading and about how children…

    Paperback – 2016-07-21
    Routledge

  • Linguistically Diverse Immigrant and Resident Writers

    Transitions from High School to College, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christina Ortmeier-Hooper, Todd Ruecker

    Spotlighting the challenges and realities faced by linguistically diverse immigrant and resident students in U.S. secondary schools and in their transitions from high school to community colleges and universities, this book looks at programs, interventions, and other factors that help or hinder…

    Paperback – 2016-07-21
    Routledge
    ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

  • Teaching Global Literature in Elementary Classrooms

    A Critical Literacy and Teacher Inquiry Approach, 1st Edition

    By Kelly K. Wissman, Maggie Naughter Burns, Krista Jiampetti, Heather O'Leary, Simeen Tabatabai

    Demonstrating the power of teaching global literature from a critical literacy perspective, this book explores the ways that K-6 educators can infuse diverse texts into their classrooms and find support for their endeavours in teacher inquiry communities. Through carefully analyzed,…

    Paperback – 2016-07-20
    Routledge

  • Critical Content Analysis of Children’s and Young Adult Literature

    Reframing Perspective, 1st Edition

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

    In this book the authors describe their strategies for critically reading global and multicultural literature and the range of procedures they use for critical analyses. They also reflect on how these research strategies can inform classrooms and children as readers. Critical content analysis…

    Paperback – 2016-07-14
    Routledge

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