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  • Exploring Teachers in Fiction and Film

    Saviors, Scapegoats and Schoolmarms, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melanie Shoffner

    This book about teachers as characters in popular media examines what can be learned from fictional teachers for the purposes of educating real teachers. Its aim is twofold: to examine the constructed figure of the teacher in film, television and text and to apply that examination in the context of…

    Paperback – 2016-04-12
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Reading Research, Volume II

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca Barr, Michael L. Kamil, Peter B. Mosenthal, P David Pearson

    A comprehensive overview of important contemporary issues in the field of reading research from the mid 1980s to mid 1990s, this well-received volume offers readers an examination of literacy through a variety of lenses--some permitting microscopic views and others panoramic views. A veritable "…

    Hardback – 2016-03-07
    Routledge

  • Chinese-Heritage Students in North American Schools

    Understanding Hearts and Minds Beyond Test Scores, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wen Ma, Guofang Li

    This comprehensive look at Chinese-heritage students’ academic, sociocultural, and emotional development in the public schools examines pertinent educational theories; complex (even inconvenient) realities; learning practices in and outside of schools; and social, cultural, and linguistic…

    Paperback – 2016-03-07
    Routledge

  • The Cognitive Development of Reading and Reading Comprehension

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carol McDonald Connor

    Learning to read may be the most complex cognitive operation that children are expected to master, and the latest research in cognitive development has offered important insights into how children succeed or fail at this task. The Cognitive Development of Reading and Reading Comprehension is a…

    Paperback – 2016-03-01
    Routledge

  • Reading and Spelling

    Development and Disorders, 1st Edition

    Edited by Charles Hulme, R. Malatesha Joshi

    This volume includes chapters by a number of leading researchers in the area of reading and spelling development. They review what is currently known about both normal and impaired development of decoding, comprehension, and spelling skills. They also consider recent work on the remediation of…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29
    Routledge

  • Understanding Storytelling Among African American Children

    A Journey From Africa To America, 1st Edition

    By Tempii B. Champion

    Understanding Storytelling Among African American Children: A Journey From Africa to America reports research on narrative production among African American children for the purpose of extending previous inquiry and discussion of narrative structure. Some researchers have focused on the influence…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29
    Routledge

  • 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

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