Language & Literacy Products

  • Storytelling in Early Childhood

    Enriching language, literacy and classroom culture

    Edited by Teresa Cremin, Rosie Flewitt, Ben Mardell, Joan Swann

    Storytelling in Early Childhood is a captivating book which explores the multiple dimensions of storytelling and story acting and shows how they enrich language and literacy learning in the early years. Foregrounding the power of children’s own stories in the early = and primary years, it provides…

    Paperback – 2016-12-08 
    Routledge

  • Argument as Dialogue Across Difference

    Engaging Youth in Public Literacies

    By Jennifer Clifton

    In the spirit of models of argument starting with inquiry, this book starts with a question: What might it mean to teach argument in ways that open up spaces for change—changes of mind, changes of practice and policy, changes in ways of talking and relating? The author explores teaching argument in…

    Paperback – 2016-12-05 
    Routledge

  • Teaching English as an Additional Language in Secondary Schools

    Theory and practice

    By Sean Bracken, Karima Kadi-Hanifi, Catharine Driver

    With increasing numbers of learners in secondary schools having English as an additional language, it is crucial for all teachers to understand the learning requirements of these students and plan distinctive teaching approaches to engage and support them. This book provides school leaders, trainee…

    Paperback – 2016-11-24 
    Routledge

  • Writer Identity and the Teaching and Learning of Writing

    Edited by Teresa Cremin, Terry Locke

    Writer Identity and the Teaching and Learning of Writing is a groundbreaking book which addresses what it really means to identify as a writer in educational contexts and the implications for writing pedagogy. It conceptualises writers’ identities, and draws upon empirical studies to explore their…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23 
    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 – 2016-09-23 
    Routledge

  • Dialoguing across Cultures, Identities, and Learning

    Crosscurrents and Complexities in Literacy Classrooms

    By Bob 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 – 2016-09-22 
    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 – 2016-09-14 
    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

  • 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 – 2016-08-18
    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 – 2016-07-20
    Routledge

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