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  • Descriptosaurus:- Fantasy

    By Alison Wilcox

    Descriptosaurus: Fantasy builds on the vocabulary and descriptive phrases introduced in the original bestselling Descriptosaurus and within the context of fantasy develops the structure and use of the words and phrases to promote colourful, cinematic writing. This essential guide will enable…

    Paperback – 2016-05-23 
    Routledge

  • Grammar Survival

    A Teacher's Toolkit, 3rd Edition

    By Geoff Barton

    Focusing on what you need to know for the classroom, Grammar Survival provides you with the essential knowledge and the tools you’ll need to teach grammar effectively. This third edition has been updated to reflect the revised national curriculum for English, and includes over forty separate…

    Paperback – 2016-04-30 
    Routledge

  • The Use of Children's Literature in Teaching

    A study of politics and professionalism within teacher education

    By Alyson Simpson

    The Use of Children's Literature in Teaching reveals the impact of politics, professional guidelines and restrictive measurements of literacy on the emerging identities of young teachers. It places renewed emphasis on the importance of creative teaching with children’s literature for the…

    Hardback – 2016-04-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Teacher Education

  • Learning to be Literate

    Insights from research for policy and practice

    By Margaret M Clark

    Winner of the prestigious UK Literacy Association Academic Book Award for 2015 in its original edition, this fully revised edition of Learning to be Literate uniquely analyses research into literacy from the 1960s through to 2015 with some surprising conclusions. Margaret Clark explores the…

    Paperback – 2016-03-18 
    Routledge

  • Planning to Teach Writing

    A practical guide for primary school teachers

    By Emma Caulfield

    Written by an experienced teacher and literacy consultant, Planning to Teach Writing offers an easy-to-use, tried-and-tested framework that will reduce teachers’ planning time while raising standards in writing. Using the circles planning approach, it provides fresh inspiration for teachers who…

    Paperback – 2016-03-09 
    Routledge

  • Child Cultures, Schooling, and Literacy

    Global Perspectives on Composing Unique Lives

    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 – 2016-02-29 
    Routledge

  • Inspiring Ideas to Support Early Maths and Literacy

    Stories, rhymes and everyday materials

    By Janet Rees

    Inspiring Ideas to Support Early Maths and Literacy takes a play-based approach and draws on popular stories and rhymes to cover the key areas of mathematics and literacy. Full of practical, tried and tested ideas for developing understanding in mathematics and literacy, this book aims to help…

    Paperback – 2016-02-26 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Language and Identity

    Edited by Sian Preece

    The Routledge Handbook of Language and Identity provides a clear and comprehensive survey of the field of language and identity from an applied linguistics perspective. Forty-one chapters are organised into five sections covering: theoretical perspectives informing language and identity…

    Hardback – 2016-02-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Applied Linguistics

  • World Literacy

    How Countries Rank and Why It Matters

    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 – 2016-02-19 
    Routledge

  • Descriptosaurus: Myths & Legends

    By Alison Wilcox

    Descriptosaurus: Myths & Legends builds on the vocabulary and descriptive phrases introduced in the original bestselling Descriptosaurus and, within the context of myths and legends, develops the structure and use of the words and phrases to promote colourful cinematic writing. This essential…

    Paperback – 2016-01-26
    Routledge

  • Automated Essay Scoring

    A Cross-disciplinary Perspective

    Edited by Mark D. Shermis, Jill C. Burstein

    This new volume is the first to focus entirely on automated essay scoring and evaluation. It is intended to provide a comprehensive overview of the evolution and state-of-the-art of automated essay scoring and evaluation technology across several disciplines, including education, testing and…

    Paperback – 2016-01-20
    Routledge

  • Language, Learning, and Culture in Early Childhood

    Home, School, and Community Contexts

    Edited by Ann Anderson, Jim Anderson, Jan Hare, Marianne McTavish

    Complex factors affect young children and their families in today’s increasingly diverse world characterized by globalization, the transnational movement of people, and neo-liberal government policies in western and industrialized countries. This book focuses on three of these factors—culture,…

    Paperback – 2015-12-10
    Routledge

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