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  • The First-Year English Teacher's Guidebook

    Strategies for Success, 1st Edition

    By Sean Ruday

    The First-Year English Teacher’s Guidebook offers practical advice and recommendations to help new English teachers thrive in the classroom. Each chapter introduces a concept crucial to a successful first year of teaching English and discusses how to incorporate that concept into your daily…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30
    Routledge

  • New Perspectives on Intercultural Language Research and Teaching

    Exploring Learners’ Understandings of Texts from Other Cultures, 1st Edition

    By Melina Porto, Michael Byram

    Illustrated by an empirical study of English as a Foreign Language reading in Argentina, this book argues for a different approach to the theoretical rationales and methodological designs typically used to investigate cultural understanding in reading, in particular foreign language reading. It…

    Paperback – 2018-04-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Dialogue in Places of Learning

    Youth Amplified in South Africa, 1st Edition

    By Adam Cooper

    Showing how youth from one of the poorest and most violent neighborhoods in Cape Town, South Africa, learn differently in three educational contexts— in classrooms, in a community hip hop crew, on a youth radio show—this book illuminates how South African schools, like schools elsewhere, subtly…

    Paperback – 2018-04-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

  • The Politics of English Second Language Writing Assessment in Global Contexts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Todd Ruecker, Deborah Crusan

    Reflecting the internationalization of the field of second language writing, this book focuses on political aspects and pedagogical issues of writing instruction and testing in a global context. High-stakes assessment impacts the lives of second language (L2) writers and their teachers around the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-20
    Routledge
    ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

  • Teaching with DBQs

    Helping Students Analyze Nonfiction and Visual Texts, 1st Edition

    By Kevin Thomas Smith

    Help your students navigate complex texts in history and social studies. This book shows you how to use document-based questions, or DBQs, to build student literacy and critical thinking skills while meeting rigorous state standards and preparing students for AP exams. DBQs can be implemented…

    Paperback – 2018-03-21
    Routledge

  • Language, Literacy, and Learning in the STEM Disciplines

    How Language Counts for English Learners, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alison L. Bailey, Carolyn A. Maher, Louise C. Wilkinson

    With a focus on what mathematics and science educators need to know about academic language used in the STEM disciplines, this book critically synthesizes the current knowledge base on language challenges inherent to learning mathematics and science, with particular attention to the unique issues…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Global Perspectives on Language Education Policies

    1st Edition

    Edited by JoAnn (Jodi) Crandall, Kathleen M. Bailey

    Presenting research on language policy and planning, with a special focus on educational contexts in which English plays a role, this book brings readers up-to-date on the latest developments in research, theory, and practice in a rapidly changing field. The diversity of authors, research settings,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Global Research on Teaching and Learning English

  • Vernacular Christian Rhetoric and Civil Discourse

    The Religious Creativity of Evangelical Student Writers, 1st Edition

    By Jeffrey M. Ringer

    Vernacular Christian Rhetoric and Civil Discourse seeks to address the current gap in American public discourse between secular liberals and religiously committed citizens by focusing on the academic and public writing of millennial evangelical Christian students. Analysis of such writing reveals…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge

  • Teaching EFL Learners Shadowing for Listening

    Developing learners' bottom-up skills, 1st Edition

    By Yo Hamada

    Shadowing, an active and highly cognitive technique for EFL listening skill development, in which learners track heard speech and vocalize it simultaneously, is gradually becoming recognized. However, there remain a lot of mysteries and misunderstandings about it. This book uncovers shadowing in…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge

  • Video Pedagogy in Action

    Critical Reflective Inquiry Using the Gradual Release of Responsibility Model, 1st Edition

    By Mary B. McVee, Lynn E. Shanahan, H. Emily Hayden, Fenice B. Boyd, P. David Pearson

    Combining video analysis with the well-known Gradual Release of Responsibility (GRR) model, this book offers teacher educators a fresh perspective and a new tool for supporting teachers’ learning and reflection. The clearly articulated and useful framework shifts the focus away from children and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22
    Routledge

  • Plurilingualism in Teaching and Learning

    Complexities Across Contexts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Julie Choi, Sue Ollerhead

    Assembling a rich and diverse range of research studies on the role of plurilingualism across a wide variety of teaching and learning settings, this book supports teacher reflection and action in practical ways and illustrates how researchers tease out and analyze the complex realities of their…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20
    Routledge

  • Wordtamer

    Activities to Inspire Creative Thinking and Writing, 1st Edition

    By Judy Waite

    Imagine a funfair in the classroom... invite dragons to school…let pupils travel through time! Written by award-winning children’s author Judy Waite, Wordtamer offers over fifty ideas for exciting, innovative writing activities and creative workshops. The book explores how authors…

    Paperback – 2017-12-14
    Routledge

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