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  • Reconceptualizing the Literacies in Adolescents' Lives

    Bridging the Everyday/Academic Divide, Third Edition, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Donna E. Alvermann, Kathleen A. Hinchman

    Like previous editions, the third edition of Reconceptualizing the Literacies in Adolescents’ Lives invites middle- and high-school educators to move toward a broad, generative view of adolescent literacies. Recognizing that digital media, social networking phenomena are now central in adolescents’…

    Paperback – 2011-12-12

  • Tricks of the Writer's Trade

    And how to teach them to children aged 8-14, 1st Edition

    By Rick Vanes

    What links Cinderella to Harry Potter? What can The Simpsons teach us about character creation? What is the False Horizon moment? What are the two classic openings and five effective endings of a newspaper story? Aimed at primary and early secondary school teachers, Tricks of the Writer’s Trade…

    Paperback – 2011-11-17

  • The Story Maker Motivator

    1st Edition

    By Frances Dickens

    The Story Maker Motivator is an inspiring resource for educators and anyone else aiming to help secondary school pupils write and think creatively. Based on tried and tested activities and approaches first presented in the authors' award-winning book for primary schools, this is a unique collection…

    Paperback – 2011-03-18

  • Storytelling and Imagination: Beyond Basic Literacy 8-14

    1st Edition

    By Rob Parkinson

    Storytelling helps pupils develop a wide range of skills. Do they dream and fantasize? Do they lie, waffle and distract? These are not just bad habits but marvellous starting points for teaching an art that can help them to pass on experience, train and use imagination, develop language skills,…

    Paperback – 2010-12-08

  • Young Adult Literature and Adolescent Identity Across Cultures and Classrooms

    Contexts for the Literary Lives of Teens, 1st Edition

    Edited by Janet Alsup

    Taking a critical, research-oriented perspective, this exploration of the theoretical, empirical, and pedagogical connections between the reading and teaching of young adult literature and adolescent identity development centers around three key questions: Who are the teens reading young adult…

    Paperback – 2010-04-30

  • Beyond the Grammar Wars

    A Resource for Teachers and Students on Developing Language Knowledge in the English/Literacy Classroom, 1st Edition

    Edited by Terry Locke

    Are there evidence-based answers to the broad question "What explicit knowledge about language in teachers and/or students appears to enhance literacy development in some way"? Distinguished by its global perspective, its currency, and its comprehensiveness, Beyond the Grammar Wars: provides an…

    Paperback – 2010-03-24

  • Generation 1.5 in College Composition

    Teaching Academic Writing to U.S.-Educated Learners of ESL, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Roberge, Meryl Siegal, Linda Harklau

    '… A well-organized volume with a strong emphasis on pedagogy.' – Trudy Smoke, Hunter College/City University of New York, USA 'Generation 1.5 is the most interesting topic of concern in ESL today, yet publications are few and far between.... The editors clearly know what they’re doing…. They…

    Paperback – 2009-02-12

  • Critical Literacy and Urban Youth

    Pedagogies of Access, Dissent, and Liberation, 1st Edition

    By Ernest Morrell

    Critical Literacy and Urban Youth offers an interrogation of critical theory developed from the author’s work with young people in classrooms, neighborhoods, and institutions of power. Through cases, an articulated process, and a theory of literacy education and social change, Morrell extends the…

    Paperback – 2007-12-10
    Language, Culture, and Teaching Series

  • Active Assessment in English

    Thinking Learning and Assessment In English, 1st Edition

    By Brenda Keogh, John Dabell, Stuart Naylor

    Everybody seems to be talking about Assessment for Learning. This book shows you how to do it. The thinking behind the highly influential ‘Assessment for Learning’ approach is translated into usable and practical strategies for all those teaching literacy in primary and secondary classrooms. The…

    Paperback – 2007-07-12

  • Teaching Reading in the Secondary Schools

    1st Edition

    By Geoff Dean

    Being able to read well is one of the most important literacy requirements in our society. It is fundamental to almost all secondary school subjects and the English programme in particular. The new Key Stage 3 focus on teaching reading compels us to find exciting ways to engage young people with…

    Paperback – 2005-07-06
    David Fulton Publishers

  • Teaching Character Education through Literature

    Awakening the Moral Imagination in Secondary Classrooms, 1st Edition

    By Karen Bohlin

    This book shows how secondary and post-secondary teachers can help students become more responsive to the ethical themes and questions that emerge from the narratives they study. It helps teachers to integrate character education into the classroom by focusing on a variety of ways&…

    Paperback – 2005-05-05

  • Improving Low-Reading Ages in the Secondary School

    Practical Strategies for Learning Support, 1st Edition

    By Paul Blum

    This highly practical guide shows how learning support teachers and assistants can work effectively with secondary school pupils who are struggling with their reading. It relates directly to the working practices of teachers, steering them through issues such as: assessing the low-age reader…

    Paperback – 2004-04-15

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