English & Literacy/Language Arts Products

  • Modularity and the Motor theory of Speech Perception

    Proceedings of A Conference To Honor Alvin M. Liberman, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Studdert-Kennedy, Ignatius G. Mattingly

    A compilation of the proceedings of a conference held to honor Alvin M. Liberman for his outstanding contributions to research in speech perception, this volume deals with two closely related and controversial proposals for which Liberman and his colleagues at Haskins Laboratories have argued…

    Paperback – 2015-07-31
    Psychology Press

  • Teaching and Learning Argumentative Writing in High School English Language Arts Classrooms

    1st Edition

    By George E. Newell, David Bloome, Alan Hirvela

    Focused on the teaching and learning argumentative writing in grades 9-12, this important contribution to literacy education research and classroom practice offers a new perspective, a set of principled practices, and case studies of excellent teaching. The case studies illustrate teaching and…

    Paperback – 2015-06-23
    Routledge

  • ESL Readers and Writers in Higher Education

    Understanding Challenges, Providing Support, 1st Edition

    Edited by Norman W. Evans, Neil J Anderson, William G. Eggington

    ESL Readers and Writers in Higher Education describes the challenges ESL students in U.S. postsecondary institutions face when studying in a second language, and offers suggestions for how teachers, advisors, tutors, and institutions might provide support that meets the reading and writing needs of…

    Paperback – 2015-06-19
    Routledge
    ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

  • Challenging and Controversial Picturebooks

    Creative and critical responses to visual texts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Janet Evans

    It is often assumed that picturebooks are for very young readers because of their emphasis on the illustrations and their scarcity of text; however, there are increasing numbers of picturebooks where the age of the implied reader is questionable. These are picturebooks whose controversial…

    Paperback – 2015-05-29
    Routledge

  • Transforming Reading Skills in the Secondary School

    Simple strategies for improving literacy, 1st Edition

    By Pat Guy

    Transforming Reading Skills in the Secondary School is a commonsense text designed to help practitioners working in a mainstream context. The book suggests ways to develop the underlying skills necessary for good reading through multiple pathways such as mainstream subject lessons, individual and…

    Paperback – 2015-05-15
    Routledge
    nasen spotlight

  • Libr@ries

    Changing Information Space and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cushla Kapitzke, Bertram C. Bruce

    This volume is the first to examine the social, cultural, and political implications of the shift from the traditional forms and functions of print-based libraries to the delivery of online information in educational contexts. Libr@ries are conceptualized as physical places, virtual spaces,…

    Paperback – 2015-05-07
    Routledge

  • Reading Hebrew

    The Language and the Psychology of Reading It, 1st Edition

    By Joseph Shimron

    Over the last two decades, the study of languages and writing systems and their relationship to literacy acquisition has begun to spread beyond studies based mostly on English language learners. As the worldwide demand for literacy continues to grow, researchers from different countries with…

    Paperback – 2015-05-07
    Routledge

  • A Case for Teaching Literature in the Secondary School

    Why Reading Fiction Matters in an Age of Scientific Objectivity and Standardization, 1st Edition

    By Janet Alsup

    Taking a close look at the forces that affect English education in schools—at the ways literature, cognitive science, the privileging of the STEM disciplines, and current educational policies are connected—this timely book counters with a strong argument for the importance of continuing to teach…

    Paperback – 2015-04-20
    Routledge

  • Teaching ELLs to Read

    Strategies to Meet the Common Core, K-5, 1st Edition

    By Paul Boyd-Batstone

    In this essential book from ELL-expert Paul Boyd-Batstone, you’ll find out how to teach reading while keeping in mind the unique needs of English language learners. You’ll learn best practices and differentiated strategies for each domain of the Common Core Foundational Reading Skills, including…

    Paperback – 2015-04-15
    Routledge

  • Educating for Critical Democratic Literacy

    Integrating Social Studies and Literacy in the Elementary Classroom, 1st Edition

    By Kathryn M. Obenchain, Julie L. Pennington

    Educating for Critical Democratic Literacy educates pre and in-service elementary school teachers in teaching four key civics concepts through social studies and literacy integration. Written together by both literacy and social studies experts, it is based on a conceptual revision of the notions…

    Paperback – 2015-04-01
    Routledge

  • Identity-Focused ELA Teaching

    A Curriculum Framework for Diverse Learners and Contexts, 1st Edition

    By Richard Beach, Anthony Johnston, Amanda Haertling Thein

    Countering the increased standardization of English language arts instruction requires recognizing and fostering students’ unique identity construction across different social and cultural contexts. Drawing on current sociocultural theories of identity construction, this book posits that students…

    Paperback – 2015-03-19
    Routledge

  • Reading at a Crossroads?

    Disjunctures and Continuities in Current Conceptions and Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rand J. Spiro, Michael DeSchryver, Michelle Schira Hagerman, Paul M. Morsink, Penny Thompson

    The Internet is transforming the experience of reading and learning-through-reading. Is this transformation effecting a radical change in reading processes as readers synthesize understandings from fragments across multiple texts? Or, conversely, is the Internet merely a new place to use the same…

    Paperback – 2015-03-12
    Routledge

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