English & Literacy/Language Arts Products

  • 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

  • Dialogic Readers

    Children talking and thinking together about visual texts, 1st Edition

    By Fiona Maine

    Dialogic Readers: Children talking and thinking together about visual texts celebrates the sophisticated and dynamic discussions that primary-aged children can have as they talk together to make meaning from a variety of texts, and it highlights the potential for talk between readers as a tool for…

    Paperback – 2015-03-12
    Routledge

  • Illegal Alphabets and Adult Biliteracy

    Latino Migrants Crossing the Linguistic Border, Expanded Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Tomás Mario Kalmar

    How do "illegal aliens" chart the speech sounds of colloquial English? This book is timeless in offering an unusually direct entry into how a group of Mexican fruit pickers analyze their first encounter with local American speech in a tiny rural Midwestern community in the United States. Readers…

    Paperback – 2015-03-05
    Routledge

  • Multilingual Learners and Academic Literacies

    Sociocultural Contexts of Literacy Development in Adolescents, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniella Molle, Edynn Sato, Timothy Boals, Carol A. Hedgspeth

    Shifting the discourse from a focus on academic language to the more dynamic but less researched construct of academic literacies, this volume addresses three key questions: • What constitutes academic literacy? • What does academic literacy development in adolescent multilingual students look…

    Paperback – 2015-03-05
    Routledge

  • Teaching and Learning English Grammar

    Research Findings and Future Directions, 1st Edition

    Edited by MaryAnn Christison, Donna Christian, Patricia A. Duff, Nina Spada

    An important contribution to the emerging body of research-based knowledge about English grammar, this volume presents empirical studies along with syntheses and overviews of previous and ongoing work on the teaching and learning of grammar for learners of English as a second/foreign language. It…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    Global Research on Teaching and Learning English

  • Literacy Teaching and Learning in Rural Communities

    Problematizing Stereotypes, Challenging Myths, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lisa Schade Eckert, Janet Alsup

    This definitive look at teaching English in rural secondary schools contests current definitions and discussions of rural education, examines their ideological and cultural foundations, and presents an alternative perspective that conceptualizes rural communities as diverse, unique, and conducive…

    Paperback – 2015-01-14
    Routledge

  • Foreign Language Learning

    Psycholinguistic Studies on Training and Retention, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alice F. Healy, Lyle E. Bourne, Jr.

    Based on a research project funded by the Army Research Institute, Foreign Language Learning reports original empirical and theoretical research on foreign language acquisition and makes recommendations about applications to foreign language instruction. The ultimate goal of this project was to…

    Paperback – 2014-12-22
    Psychology Press

  • Youth, Critical Literacies, and Civic Engagement

    Arts, Media, and Literacy in the Lives of Adolescents, 1st Edition

    By Theresa Rogers, Kari-Lynn Winters, Mia Perry, Anne-Marie LaMonde

    Through stories of youth using their many voices in and out of school to explore and express their ideas about the world, this book brings to the forefront the reality of lived literacy experiences of adolescents in today’s culture in which literacy practices reflect important cultural messages…

    Paperback – 2014-12-15
    Routledge

  • Literacy and Education

    1st Edition

    By James Paul Gee

    Literacy and Education tells the story of how literacy—starting in the early 1980s—came to be seen not as a mental phenomenon, but as a social and cultural one. In this accessible introductory volume, acclaimed scholar James Paul Gee shows readers how literacy "left the mind and wandered out into…

    Paperback – 2014-12-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Ideas in Education

  • Promoting Teacher Reflection in Second Language Education

    A Framework for TESOL Professionals, 1st Edition

    By Thomas S. C. Farrell

    Taking the concept and the practice of reflective teaching forward, this book introduces a well-structured, flexible framework for use by teachers at all levels of development, from pre-service to novice to the most experienced. The framework outlines five levels of reflective practice—Philosophy;…

    Paperback – 2014-12-12
    Routledge
    ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

  • Researching Literacy Lives

    Building communities between home and school, 1st Edition

    By Teresa Cremin, Marilyn Mottram, Fiona M. Collins, Sacha Powell, Rose Drury

     �A ground-breaking book. For years educationists have sought evidence of genuine partnerships between schools and homes � reciprocal partnerships where schools are as keen to foster home practices relating to literacy and learning as they are to tell families �this is what we do� and ask that…

    Paperback – 2014-11-25
    Routledge

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