Language & Literacy Products

  • Jumpstart Spelling and Vocabulary

    Engaging activities for ages 5-12

    By Pie Corbett, Carol Satterthwaite

    Concerned about the range of vocabulary used by your pupils? Worried about spelling? Jumpstart! Spelling and Vocabulary could be the perfect book for you. This collection of simple to use games and activities will jumpstart pupils’ use of spelling and vocabulary into action. If you are looking for…

    Paperback – 2017-02-01 

  • The Primary English Encyclopedia

    The heart of the curriculum, 5th Edition

    By Margaret Mallett

    This newly updated, user friendly Primary English Encyclopedia addresses all aspects of the primary English curriculum and is an invaluable reference for all training and practising teachers. Now in its fifth edition, entries have been revised to take account of new research and thinking. The…

    Paperback – 2017-01-27 

  • Jumpstart! Literacy: Second Edition

    Games and Activities for Ages 7-14

    By Pie Corbett

    Paperback – 2017-01-15 

  • 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 

  • 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 

  • 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 – 2016-11-24 

  • Teaching English as an Additional Language in Secondary Schools

    Theory and practice

    By Seán Bracken, Catharine Driver, Karima Kadi-Hanifi

    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 – 2016-11-21 

  • Romani Writing

    Literacy, Literature and Identity Politics

    By Paola Toninato

    The Roma (commonly known as "Gypsies") have largely been depicted in writings and in popular culture as an illiterate group. However, as Romani Writing shows, the Roma have a deep understanding of literacy and its implications, and use writing for a range of different purposes. While some Romani…

    Paperback – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge Research in Literacy

  • 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 – 2016-09-26
    Language, Culture, and Teaching Series

  • 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

  • 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 – 2016-09-20

  • 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 – 2016-09-19

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