English & Literacy/Language Arts Products

  • Critical Perspectives on Harry Potter

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth E. Heilman

    This thoroughly revised edition includes updated essays on cultural themes and literary analysis, and its new essays analyze the full scope of the seven-book series as both pop cultural phenomenon and as a set of literary texts. Critical Perspectives on Harry Potter, Second Edition draws on a wider…

    Paperback – 2008-08-05

  • International English in Its Sociolinguistic Contexts

    Towards a Socially Sensitive EIL Pedagogy, 1st Edition

    By Sandra Lee McKay, Wendy D. Bokhorst-Heng

    Present-day globalization, migration, and the spread of English have resulted in a great diversity of social and educational contexts in which English learning is taking place. A basic assumption of this book is that because English is an international language, effective pedagogical decisions…

    Paperback – 2008-06-06
    ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

  • Literacy

    An Advanced Resource Book for Students, 1st Edition

    By Brian V. Street, Adam Lefstein

    Literacy is a comprehensive textbook which provides students and researchers with support for advanced study of the topic. It introduces readers to a broad range of approaches to understanding literacy in educational contexts and in society. Literacy: integrates psychological, educational and…

    Paperback – 2007-11-14
    Routledge Applied Linguistics

  • Integrating Literature in the Content Areas

    Enhancing Adolescent Learning and Literacy, 1st Edition

    By Sharon Kane

    This practical, accessible resource will help future and practicing teachers integrate literature into their middle school or high school classrooms, while also addressing content area standards and improving the literacy skills of their students. Two introductory chapters are followed by five…

    Paperback – 2007-11-01

  • Teaching Authentic Language Arts in a Test-Driven Era

    1st Edition

    By Arthur T. Costigan

    Most pre-service education students are enthusiastic about the progressive, constructivist, and student-centered theory and practice advocated in many teacher education programs and by the National Council of Teachers of English. Yet in actual day-to-day practice, teachers often have trouble…

    Paperback – 2007-10-31
    Transforming Teaching

  • Content Area Reading and Learning

    Instructional Strategies, 3rd Edition, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Diane Lapp, James Flood, Nancy Farnan

    How can teachers make content-area learning more accessible to their students? This text addresses instructional issues and provides a wealth of classroom strategies to help all middle and secondary teachers effectively enable their students to develop both content concepts and strategies for…

    Paperback – 2007-09-07

  • Social Linguistics and Literacies

    Ideology in Discourses, 3rd Edition

    By James Gee, James Paul Gee

    This fully-updated new edition engages with topics such as orality and literacy, the history of literacy, the uses and abuses of literacy in that history, the analysis of language as cultural communication, and social theories of mind and meaning, among many other topics. It represents the…

    Paperback – 2007-08-23

  • Creative Teaching: English in the Early Years and Primary Classroom

    1st Edition

    By Chris Horner, Victoria Ryf

    Presenting a range of exciting activities that support the development of creative English lessons within the existing structures of the Foundation Curriculum and the National Curriculum, this book: is packed full of interactive and creative teaching strategies provides guidance on assessing…

    Paperback – 2007-02-28
    Creative Teaching

  • Dialects in Schools and Communities

    2nd Edition

    By Carolyn Temple Adger, Walt Wolfram, Donna Christian

    This book describes dialect differences in American English and their impact on education and everyday life. It explores some of the major issues that confront educational practitioners and suggests what practitioners can do to recognize students’ language abilities, support their language…

    Paperback – 2007-01-23

  • Reading and Teaching

    1st Edition

    By Richard Meyer, Maryann Manning

    Reading and Teaching raises questions and provides a context for preservice and practicing teachers to understand and to reflect on the complex issues surrounding the teaching of reading in the schools. It presents real teachers in their classrooms, dialogues about that teaching, and exercises for…

    Paperback – 2007-01-22
    Reflective Teaching and the Social Conditions of Schooling Series

  • Teaching Reading to Every Child

    4th Edition

    By Diane Lapp, James Flood, Cynthia Brock, Douglas Fisher

    This popular text, now in its Fourth Edition, introduces pre-service and in-service teachers to the most current theories and methods for teaching literacy to children in elementary schools. The methods presented are based on scientific findings that have been tested in many classrooms. A…

    Paperback – 2006-09-19

  • Literacy and Bilingualism

    A Handbook for ALL Teachers, 2nd Edition

    By Maria Estela Brisk, Margaret M. Harrington

    This handbook applies proven techniques, derived from bilingual/bicultural classrooms, to teaching literacy in the twenty-first century. Its goal is to help teachers increase their understanding of bilingual learners in order to maximize instruction. Teachers can use this handbook to expand their…

    Paperback – 2006-08-29

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