English & Literacy/Language Arts Products

  • Child Cultures, Schooling, and Literacy

    Global Perspectives on Composing Unique Lives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anne Haas Dyson

    Through analysis of case studies of young children (ages 3 to 8 years), situated in different geographic, cultural, linguistic, political, and socioeconomic sites on six continents, this book examines the interplay of childhoods, schooling, and, literacies. Written language is situated within…

    Paperback – 2016-02-26
    Routledge

  • Teacher Education and Professional Development in TESOL

    Global Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by JoAnn Crandall, MaryAnn Christison

    At the forefront of research on English language teacher education and professional development, this volume presents new empirical research situated in different contexts around the world, including Canada, Denmark, Israel, Japan, Korea, Qatar, Sudan, and the U.S. It is framed by the volume…

    Paperback – 2016-02-22
    Routledge
    Global Research on Teaching and Learning English

  • Mindful L2 Teacher Education

    A Sociocultural Perspective on Cultivating Teachers' Professional Development, 1st Edition

    By Karen E. Johnson, Paula R. Golombek

    Taking a Vygotskian sociocultural stance, this book demonstrates the meaningful role that L2 teacher educators and L2 teacher education play in the professional development of L2 teachers through systematic, intentional, goal-directed, theorized L2 teacher education pedagogy. The message is…

    Paperback – 2016-02-19
    Routledge
    ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

  • World Literacy

    How Countries Rank and Why It Matters, 1st Edition

    By John W. Miller, Michael C. McKenna

    International literacy assessments have provided ample data for ranking nations, charting growth, and casting blame. Summarizing the findings of these assessments, which afford a useful vantage from which to view world literacy as it evolves, this book examines literate behavior worldwide, in terms…

    Paperback – 2016-02-18
    Routledge

  • Reading- The Grand Illusion

    How and Why People Make Sense of Print, 1st Edition

    By Kenneth Goodman, Peter H. Fries, Steven L. Strauss

    What is reading? In this groundbreaking book, esteemed researchers Ken Goodman, Peter Fries, and Steven Strauss, explain not only what reading really is but also why common sense makes it seem to be something quite different from that reality. How can this grand illusion be explained? That is the…

    Paperback – 2016-02-10
    Routledge

  • Assessing English Language Learners

    Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Guillermo Solano Flores

    Assessing English Language Learners explains and illustrates the main ideas underlying assessment as an activity intimately linked to instruction and the basic principles for developing, using, selecting, and adapting assessment instruments and strategies to assess content knowledge in English…

    Paperback – 2016-02-09
    Routledge

  • Reading Chinese Script

    A Cognitive Analysis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jian Wang, Hsuan-Chih Chen, Ralph Radach, Albrecht Inhoff

    This volume uses unique properties of Chinese script to focus on morphological analyses during the character and word recognition process, though some of the reported work also pertains to the use of phonological information. In addition, this volume contains work on syntactic and pragmatic…

    Paperback – 2016-01-29
    Psychology Press

  • Language and Superdiversity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Karel Arnaut, Jan Blommaert, Ben Rampton, Massimiliano Spotti

    A first synthesis of work done in sociolinguistic superdiversity, this volume offers a substantial introduction to the field and the issues and state-of-the-art research papers organized around three themes: Sketching the paradigm, Sociolinguistic complexity, Policing complexity. The focus is to…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge

  • The Critical Merits of Young Adult Literature

    Coming of Age, 1st Edition

    Edited by Crag Hill

    This examination of the literary effectiveness of young adult literature from a critical, research-oriented perspective answers two key questions asked by many teachers and scholars in the field: Does young adult literature stand up on its own as literature? Is it worthy of close study? The…

    Paperback – 2015-12-18
    Routledge

  • Language, Learning, and Culture in Early Childhood

    Home, School, and Community Contexts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ann Anderson, Jim Anderson, Jan Hare, Marianne McTavish

    Complex factors affect young children and their families in today’s increasingly diverse world characterized by globalization, the transnational movement of people, and neo-liberal government policies in western and industrialized countries. This book focuses on three of these factors—culture,…

    Paperback – 2015-12-10
    Routledge

  • Becoming Biliterate

    A Study of Two-Way Bilingual Immersion Education, 1st Edition

    By Bertha Perez

    This book describes the development process and dynamics of change in the course of implementing a two-way bilingual immersion education program in two school communities. The focus is on the language and literacy learning of elementary-school students and on how it is influenced by parents,…

    Paperback – 2015-11-24
    Routledge

  • Doing Youth Participatory Action Research

    Transforming Inquiry with Researchers, Educators, and Students, 1st Edition

    By Nicole Mirra, Antero Garcia, Ernest Morrell

    Doing Youth Participatory Action Research offers an unprecedented, in-depth exploration of the pragmatics and possibilities of youth-driven research. Drawing upon multiple years of experience engaging youth in rigorous, critical inquiry about the conditions impacting their lives, the authors…

    Paperback – 2015-11-16
    Routledge
    Language, Culture, and Teaching Series

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