English & Literacy/Language Arts Products

  • Teaching Literature to Adolescents

    3rd Edition

    By Richard Beach, Deborah Appleman, Bob Fecho, Rob Simon

    This popular textbook introduces prospective and practicing English teachers to current methods of teaching literature in middle and high school classrooms. It underscores the value of providing students with a range of different critical approaches and tools for interpreting texts and the need to…

    Paperback – 2016-03-22
    Routledge

  • Youth Voices, Public Spaces, and Civic Engagement

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stuart Greene, Kevin J. Burke, Maria K. McKenna

    This collection of original research explores ways that educators can create participatory spaces that foster civic engagement, critical thinking, and authentic literacy practices for adolescent youth in urban contexts. Casting youth as vital social actors, contributors shed light on the ways in…

    Hardback – 2016-03-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • 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

  • African American English and the Achievement Gap

    The Role of Dialectal Code Switching, 1st Edition

    By Holly K. Craig

    Many African American children make use of African American English (AAE) in their everyday lives, and face academic barriers when introduced to Standard American English (SAE) in the classroom. Research has shown that students who can adapt and use SAE for academic purposes demonstrate…

    Hardback – 2016-03-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Teaching English Grammar to Speakers of Other Languages

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eli Hinkel

    This practical and research-based introduction to current and effective English grammar instruction gives pre-service and in-service teachers and teacher educators a strong foundation for teaching second language grammar and helps them develop their professional knowledge and skills. Written in a…

    Paperback – 2016-03-01
    Routledge
    ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

  • 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

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