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  • Exploring Diversity through Multimodality, Narrative, and Dialogue

    A Framework for Teacher Reflection, 1st Edition

    By Mary B. McVee, Fenice B. Boyd

    Exploring Diversity through Multimodality, Narrative, and Dialogue awakens educators to the ways in which values, beliefs, language use, culture, identity, social class, race, and other factors filter approaches to teaching and expectations for students. Designed as a guide to help educators engage…

    Paperback – 2015-09-24

  • Creativity in Language Teaching

    Perspectives from Research and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rodney H. Jones, Jack C. Richards

    Current, comprehensive, and authoritative, this text gives language teachers and researchers, both a set of conceptual tools with which to think and talk about creativity in language teaching and a wealth of practical advice about principles and practices that can be applied to making their lessons…

    Paperback – 2015-09-09
    ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

  • Evaluating Literacy Instruction

    Principles and Promising Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rachael E. Gabriel, Richard L. Allington

    This must-read book for all literacy educators illuminates the intersection of research on literacy instruction and teacher evaluation. Since 2009, 46 states have changed or revised policies related to evaluating teachers and school leaders. In order for these new policies to be used to support and…

    Paperback – 2015-08-27

  • Figurative Language and Cognitive Science

    A Special Issue of metaphor and Symbolic Activity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard P. Honeck

    The articles in this special issue focus on experimental psychological, neuropsychological, and computer-based approaches to figurative language, suggesting the enormous impact of cognitive science on our understanding of figurative language. Where, exactly, does figurative language fit in the…

    Paperback – 2015-08-25
    Psychology Press

  • Handbook of Individual Differences in Reading

    Reader, Text, and Context, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Afflerbach

    The central unifying theme of this state-of-the-art contribution to research on literacy is its rethinking and reconceptualization of individual differences in reading. Previous research, focused on cognitive components of reading, signaled the need for ongoing work to identify relevant individual…

    Paperback – 2015-08-13

  • Literacy, Place, and Pedagogies of Possibility

    1st Edition

    By Barbara Comber

    How can teachers ensure a pedagogy of possibility underpinned by social justice, and what has literacy got to do with this? This book explores the positive synergies between critical literacy and place-conscious pedagogy. Through rich classroom research it introduces and demonstrates how a…

    Paperback – 2015-08-10
    Expanding Literacies in Education

  • Teaching for Historical Literacy

    Building Knowledge in the History Classroom, 1st Edition

    By Matthew T. Downey, Kelly A. Long

    Teaching for Historical Literacy combines the elements of historical literacy into a coherent instructional framework for teachers. It identifies the role of historical literacy, analyzes its importance in the evolving educational landscape, and details the action steps necessary for teachers to…

    Paperback – 2015-08-05

  • 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

  • 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
    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

  • 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
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