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  • 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

  • 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

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