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  • Community Writing

    Researching Social Issues Through Composition, 1st Edition

    By Paul S. Collins

    Community Writing: Researching Social Issues Through Composition employs a series of assignments that guide students to research and write about issues confronting their individual communities. Students start by identifying a community to which they belong and focusing on problems in it, and then…

    Paperback – 2001-02-01
    Language, Culture, and Teaching Series

  • The Lea Guide To Composition

    1st Edition

    By James D. Williams

    The LEA Guide to Composition is firmly based on research into how people learn to write and draws on the most significant strategies and techniques in composition studies. But this text is not just about the act of writing. It is about using writing as a vehicle for learning--about the world, about…

    Paperback – 2001-02-01

  • Innovation in English Language Teaching

    A Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Hall, Ann Hewings

    This reader provides both theoretical perspectives and practical tools for analysing and understanding how ELT classroom curricula can be analysed, developed and evaluated.The commissioned and classic texts place curriculum change in a philosophical framework and also explore the political and…

    Paperback – 2000-11-16
    Teaching English Language Worldwide

  • The Story Performance Handbook

    1st Edition

    By R. Craig Roney

    The Story Performance Handbook provides specific, detailed information to help adults develop basic skills in reading aloud, mediated storytelling, and storytelling. Organized sequentially, each chapter moves the reader from the easiest (reading aloud picture books) to the most difficult (creating…

    Paperback – 2000-11-01

  • Teaching Secondary English

    Readings and Applications, 2nd Edition

    By Daniel Sheridan

    This new edition of Teaching Secondary English is thoroughly revised, but its purpose has not changed. Like the popular first edition, it balances content knowledge with methodology, theory with practice, and problem-posing with suggested solutions. The tone and format are inviting, while…

    Paperback – 2000-11-01

  • Storymaking in Elementary and Middle School Classrooms

    Constructing and Interpreting Narrative Texts, 1st Edition

    By Joanne M. Golden

    This book examines storymaking processes in K-8 classrooms from a social-semiotic perspective that highlights how participants' discourse influences story construction and interpretation. It is unique in that it invites the reader to actively engage in the analysis of classroom discourse and to…

    Paperback – 2000-01-01

  • Issues in English Teaching

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jon Davison, John Moss

    Issues in English Teaching invites primary and secondary teachers of English to engage in debates about key issues in subject teaching.The issues discussed include:*the increasingly centralised control of the curriculum, assessment, and pedagogy in the school teaching of English in England and…

    Paperback – 1999-12-16
    Issues in Teaching Series

  • Reader Response in Secondary and College Classrooms

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Nicholas J. Karolides

    This text, based on Louise M. Rosenblatt's transactional model of literature, focuses on the application of transactional reader-response theory in the classroom. It grows from frequent requests from secondary school and college teachers for teaching suggestions on how to put theory into practice.…

    Paperback – 1999-11-01

  • Early 3 Rs

    How To Lead Beginners Into Reading, Writing, and Arithme-talk, 1st Edition

    By Lee Mountain

    This practical, reader-friendly textbook for preservice and in-service early childhood education and early literacy courses provides "how-to-do-it" instructions for promoting emergent literacy in reading, writing, and arithmetic from preschool into the primary grades. Early 3 Rs answers the…

    Paperback – 1999-11-01

  • Elementary Literacy Lessons

    Cases and Commentaries From the Field, 1st Edition

    By Janet C. Richards, Joan P. Gipe

    Innovative and practical, this text helps prepare teachers to support the literacy learning needs of all children in grades K-6, including academically, linguistically, and culturally diverse students. It features original teaching cases written by preservice teachers enrolled in field-based…

    Paperback – 1999-09-01

  • Reading-Writing Connections

    From Theory to Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Mary F. Heller

    Reading-Writing Connections: From Theory to Practice is an extraordinary language arts methods text that enables elementary and middle school teachers to create classroom environments where all students can become lifelong readers and writers. Focusing on developmentally appropriate methods and…

    Paperback – 1999-04-01

  • Keeping the Light in Your Eyes: A Guide to Helping Teachers Discover, Remember, Relive, and Rediscover the Joy of Teaching

    A Guide to Helping Teachers Discover, Remember, Relive, and Rediscover the Joy of Teaching, 1st Edition

    By Beth Hurst, Ginny Reding

    The authors of this inspirational new book were on a mission. While much has been written about teacher burnout and the day-to-day problems teachers face, little has been written about how teachers who deal with these problems overcome them, and continue to enter the classroom each morning with…

    Paperback – 1998-10-01

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