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  • Dialoguing Across Cultures, Identities, and Learning

    Crosscurrents and Complexities in Literacy Classrooms

    By Robert Fecho, Jennifer Clifton

    Drawing on Dialogical Self Theory, this book presents a new framework for social and cultural identity construction in the literacy classroom, offering possibilities for how teachers might adjust their pedagogy to better support the range of cultural stances present in all classrooms. In the…

    Paperback – 2016-09-26 
    Routledge
    Language, Culture, and Teaching Series

  • Narrative Inquiry in Early Childhood and Elementary School

    Learning to Teach, Teaching Well

    By Stephanie Sisk-Hilton, Daniel R. Meier

    As top-down educational reform policies at local and national levels increasingly isolate teachers from their own professional and instructional agency, and stultify children’s passion for learning, new techniques are needed for understanding and transforming educational practices. Narrative…

    Paperback – 2016-09-19 
    Routledge

  • Understanding and Teaching Grammar in the Primary Classroom

    Subject knowledge, ideas and activities

    By Josh Lury

    Understanding and Teaching Grammar in the Primary Classroom is a practical guide for trainee and practising teachers, with language, and the way we use it to think and communicate, at its heart. Built on a foundation of how powerful, beautiful and thought-provoking language is, this book uses our…

    Paperback – 2016-09-15 
    Routledge

  • Reclaiming Early Childhood Literacies

    Narratives of Hope, Power, and Vision

    Edited by Richard J Meyer, Kathryn F. Whitmore

    At a time when literacy has become more of a political issue than a research or pedagogical one, this volume refocuses attention on work with young children that places them at the center of their literacy worlds. Drawing on robust and growing knowledge which is often marginalized because of…

    Paperback – 2016-09-12 
    Routledge

  • Become the Primary Teacher Everyone Wants to Have

    A guide to career success

    By Sean Delaney

    No matter how much you want to teach and no matter how well prepared you are, beginning teaching is tough. A teacher’s work is never done; even when you work hard, there is always something more you could do. Become the Primary Teacher Everyone Wants to Have tells you what teaching is really like.…

    Paperback – 2016-09-05 
    Routledge

  • Developing Young Writers in the Classroom

    I've got something to say

    By Gail Loane

    Educators want young people to grow up knowing that writing is an important and deeply satisfying life skill, one that helps them make more sense of themselves and their world, and one that helps them to communicate effectively. Sadly, too often writing becomes merely an exercise in ‘getting words…

    Paperback – 2016-08-29 
    Routledge

  • Critical Literacy Across the K-6 Curriculum

    By Vivian Maria Vasquez

    Through stories from kindergarten to sixth grade classrooms where students and teachers have attempted to put a critical edge on their teaching, this book shows critical literacy in action across the curriculum. Readers see students and teachers together using critical literacy discourse to frame…

    Paperback – 2016-08-15 
    Routledge

  • Teaching Global Literature in Elementary Classrooms

    A Critical Literacy and Teacher Inquiry Approach

    By Kelly K. Wissman, Maggie Naughter Burns, Krista Jiampetti, Heather O'Leary, Simeen Tabatabai

    Demonstrating the power of teaching global literature from a critical literacy perspective, this book explores the ways that K-6 educators can infuse diverse texts into their classrooms and find support for their endeavours in teacher inquiry communities. Through carefully analyzed,…

    Paperback – 2016-07-21
    Routledge

  • Critical Content Analysis of Children’s and Young Adult Literature

    Reframing Perspective

    Edited by Holly Johnson, Janelle Mathis, Kathy G. Short

    In this book the authors describe their strategies for critically reading global and multicultural literature and the range of procedures they use for critical analyses. They also reflect on how these research strategies can inform classrooms and children as readers. Critical content analysis…

    Paperback – 2016-07-14
    Routledge

  • Adaptive Educational Technologies for Literacy Instruction

    Edited by Scott A. Crossley, Danielle S. McNamara

    While current educational technologies have the potential to fundamentally enhance literacy education, many of these tools remain unknown to or unused by today’s practitioners due to a lack of access and support. Adaptive Educational Technologies for Literacy Instruction presents actionable…

    Paperback – 2016-07-11
    Routledge

  • Translanguaging with Multilingual Students

    Learning from Classroom Moments

    Edited by Ofelia Garcia, Tatyana Kleyn

    Looking closely at what happens when translanguaging is actively taken up to teach emergent bilingual students across different contexts, this book focuses on how it is already happening in classrooms as well as how it can be implemented as a pedagogical orientation. It extends theoretical…

    Paperback – 2016-07-05
    Routledge

  • English 5-11

    A guide for teachers, 3rd Edition

    By David Waugh, Wendy Jolliffe

    English is central to the primary-school curriculum and successfully mastering the basics has a significant influence on pupils’ ability to learn and achieve their future goals. Now fully updated, English 5–11 provides comprehensive, up-to-date and creative guidance on teaching English in the…

    Paperback – 2016-06-23
    Routledge
    Primary 5-11 Series

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