Curriculum Studies Products

  • Using Music to Enhance Student Learning

    A Practical Guide for Elementary Classroom Teachers, 2nd Edition

    By Jana R. Fallin, Mollie Gregory Tower

    Integrating musical activities in the elementary school classroom can assist in effectively teaching and engaging students in Language Arts, Science, Math, and Social Studies, while also boosting mental, emotional and social development. However, many elementary education majors fear they lack the…

    Paperback – 2014-08-19
    Routledge

  • Engaging Students in Academic Literacies

    Genre-based Pedagogy for K-5 Classrooms, 1st Edition

    By María Estela Brisk

    The Common Core State Standards require schools to include writing in a variety of genres across the disciplines. Engaging Students in Academic Literacies provides specific information to plan and carry out genre-based writing instruction in English for K-5 students within various content areas.…

    Paperback – 2014-08-12
    Routledge

  • Understanding the School Curriculum

    Theory, politics and principles, 1st Edition

    By Alex Moore

    At a time of rapid social change and numerous policy initiatives, there is a need to question the nature and function of school curricula and the purposes of formal public education. Comparing curriculum developments around the globe, Understanding the School Curriculum draws on a range of…

    Paperback – 2014-08-04
    Routledge

  • Developing Writing Teachers

    Practical Ways for Teacher-Writers to Transform their Classroom Practice, 1st Edition

    By Terry Locke

    The premise of Developing Writing Teachers is this: When teachers of writing identify as writers, it adds a special dimension to their writing pedagogy. Practical and accessible while drawing on a range of relevant research and theory, this text is distinguished by its dual focus—on teachers as…

    Paperback – 2014-08-01
    Routledge

  • Building Communities of Engaged Readers

    Reading for pleasure, 1st Edition

    By Teresa Cremin, Marilyn Mottram, Fiona M. Collins, Sacha Powell, Kimberly Safford

    Reading for pleasure urgently requires a higher profile to raise attainment and increase children’s engagement as self-motivated and socially interactive readers. Building Communities of Engaged Readers highlights the concept of ‘Reading Teachers’ who are not only knowledgeable about texts for…

    Paperback – 2014-06-20
    Routledge

  • GIS Cartography

    A Guide to Effective Map Design, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Gretchen N. Peterson

    In the five years since the publication of the first edition of A Guide to Effective Map Design, cartography and software have become further intertwined. However, the initial motivation for publishing the first edition is still valid: many GISers enter the field without so much as one hour of…

    Hardback – 2014-05-23
    CRC Press

  • Literacy in Grades 4-8

    Best Practices for a Comprehensive Program, 3rd Edition

    By Nancy L. Cecil, Joan P. Gipe, Merrill E. Marcy

    Comprehensive yet succinct and readable, Literacy in Grades 4-8, Third Edition offers a wealth of practical ideas to help preservice and practicing teachers create a balanced and comprehensive literacy program while exploring the core topics and issues of literacy in grades 4 through 8. It…

    Paperback – 2014-03-15
    Routledge

  • Pronunciation and Phonetics

    A Practical Guide for English Language Teachers, 1st Edition

    By Adam Brown

    This engaging, succinct text is an introduction to both phonetics and phonology as applied to the teaching of pronunciation to English language learners. Section 1 selectively covers the main areas of phonetics and phonology, without going into any area in more depth than the average English…

    Paperback – 2014-03-13
    Routledge
    ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

  • Teaching Recent Global History

    Dialogues Among Historians, Social Studies Teachers and Students, 1st Edition

    By Diana B. Turk, Laura J. Dull, Robert Cohen, Michael R. Stoll

    Teaching Recent Global History explores innovative ways to teach world history, beginning with the early 20th century. The authors’ unique approach unites historians, social studies teachers, and educational curriculum specialists to offer historically rich, pedagogically innovative, and…

    Paperback – 2014-03-12
    Routledge
    Transforming Teaching

  • Elementary Social Studies

    Constructing a Powerful Approach to Teaching and Learning, 3rd Edition

    By S.G. Grant, Bruce A. VanSledright

    Organized around four commonplaces of education—learners and learning, subject matter, teachers and teaching, and classroom environment—Elementary Social Studies provides a rich and ambitious framework to help social studies teachers achieve powerful teaching and learning results. By blending the…

    Paperback – 2014-03-05
    Routledge

  • What English Language Teachers Need to Know Volume III

    Designing Curriculum, 1st Edition

    By MaryAnn Christison, Denise E. Murray

    What English Teachers Need to Know, a set of companion texts designed for pre-service teachers and teachers new to the field of ELT, addresses the key question: What do English language teachers need to know and be able to do in order for their students to learn English? These texts work for…

    Paperback – 2014-02-26
    Routledge
    ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

  • Negotiating Critical Literacies with Young Children

    10th Anniversary Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Vivian Maria Vasquez

    In this innovative and engaging text, Vivian Maria Vasquez draws on her own classroom experience to demonstrate how issues raised from everyday conversations with pre-kindergarten children can be used to create an integrated critical literacy curriculum over the course of one school year. The…

    Paperback – 2014-02-25
    Routledge
    Language, Culture, and Teaching Series

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