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  • Academic Literacies in the Middle Years

    A Framework for Enhancing Teacher Knowledge and Student Achievement, 1st Edition

    By Sally Humphrey

    The professional learning framework this book presents is designed to support teachers’ understandings of how language functions in their academic disciplines. This framework—a 4 x 4 metalinguistic toolkit—is informed by systemic functional linguistic theory and international educational research…

    Paperback – 2016-11-29
    Routledge

  • Argument as Dialogue Across Difference

    Engaging Youth in Public Literacies, 1st Edition

    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 – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • New Literacies around the Globe

    Policy and Pedagogy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cathy Burnett, Julia Davies, Guy Merchant, Jennifer Rowsell

    The increasing popularity of digitally-mediated communication is prompting us to radically rethink literacy and its role in education; at the same time, national policies have promulgated a view of literacy focused on the skills and classroom routines associated with print, bolstered by regimes of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Literacy

  • Differentiated Literacy Instruction

    Assessing, Grouping, Teaching, 1st Edition

    By Julie W. Ankrum

    The goal of this book is to answer the question What is differentiated instruction? It offers pre-service and in-service teachers the background and foundational skills they will need to understand, plan for, and achieve effective differentiated literacy instruction in their classrooms, based on…

    Paperback – 2016-10-25
    Routledge

  • Dialoguing across Cultures, Identities, and Learning

    Crosscurrents and Complexities in Literacy Classrooms, 1st Edition

    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
    Routledge
    Language, Culture, and Teaching Series

  • Becoming an Outstanding English Teacher

    1st Edition

    By Kate Sida-Nicholls

    Becoming an Outstanding English Teacher supports all English teachers in offering a wide range of approaches to teaching and learning that will stimulate and engage students in studying English. It offers practical strategies that can be used instantly in English lessons. The topics offer examples…

    Paperback – 2016-08-25
    Routledge
    Becoming an Outstanding Teacher

  • Linguistically Diverse Immigrant and Resident Writers

    Transitions from High School to College, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christina Ortmeier-Hooper, Todd Ruecker

    Spotlighting the challenges and realities faced by linguistically diverse immigrant and resident students in U.S. secondary schools and in their transitions from high school to community colleges and universities, this book looks at programs, interventions, and other factors that help or hinder…

    Paperback – 2016-07-21
    Routledge
    ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

  • Translanguaging with Multilingual Students

    Learning from Classroom Moments, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ofelia García, 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

  • Descriptosaurus: Fantasy

    1st Edition

    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 – 2016-05-12
    Routledge

  • Teaching Literature to Adolescents

    3rd Edition

    By Richard Beach, Deborah Appleman, Bob Fecho, Rob Simon

    This popular textbook introduces prospective and practicing English teachers to current methods of teaching literature in middle and high school classrooms. It underscores the value of providing students with a range of different critical approaches and tools for interpreting texts and the need to…

    Paperback – 2016-03-22
    Routledge

  • World Literacy

    How Countries Rank and Why It Matters, 1st Edition

    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 – 2016-02-18
    Routledge

  • Descriptosaurus: Myths & Legends

    1st Edition

    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

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