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  • Jumpstart! Talk for Learning

    Games and activities for ages 7-12, 1st Edition

    By Lyn Dawes, John Foster

    Jumpstart! Talk for Learning presents a collection of multi-sensory games and activities that will jumpstart children’s use of effective talk in the classroom. This book offers practical and engaging ideas ranging from brief games to extended lesson suggestions. It offers a basis for creating your…

    Paperback – 2015-11-19
    Routledge
    Jumpstart

  • Creative Approaches to Teaching Grammar

    Developing your students as writers and readers, 1st Edition

    By Martin Illingworth, Nick Hall

    Creative Approaches to Teaching Grammar is an easily accessible, practical guide full of ideas to support teachers in making the learning of grammar a natural part of developing their students as writers and as readers. Written for those teaching years 5,6,7 and 8, the authors’ approach…

    Paperback – 2015-11-09
    Routledge
    National Association for the Teaching of English (NATE)

  • Language for Life

    Where linguistics meets teaching, 1st Edition

    By Lyn Stone

    We all recognise how important first impressions are, something often formed by how well we speak and write. Language for Life shows how language can be mastered by children and how what they have learned can be carried throughout their lives.  This indispensable guidebook for teachers arms pupils…

    Paperback – 2015-11-03
    Routledge

  • Literacies, Learning, and the Body

    Putting Theory and Research into Pedagogical Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Grace Enriquez, Elisabeth Johnson, Stavroula Kontovourki, Christine A. Mallozzi

    The essays, research studies, and pedagogical examples in this book provide a window into the embodied dimensions of literacy and a toolbox for interpreting, building on, and inquiring into the range of ways people communicate and express themselves as literate beings. The contributors investigate…

    Paperback – 2015-10-26
    Routledge
    Expanding Literacies in Education

  • Descriptosaurus: Ghost Stories

    1st Edition

    By Alison Wilcox

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

    Paperback – 2015-08-28
    Routledge

  • Evaluating Literacy Instruction

    Principles and Promising Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rachael E. Gabriel, Richard L. Allington

    This must-read book for all literacy educators illuminates the intersection of research on literacy instruction and teacher evaluation. Since 2009, 46 states have changed or revised policies related to evaluating teachers and school leaders. In order for these new policies to be used to support and…

    Paperback – 2015-08-27
    Routledge

  • Researching and Teaching Reading

    Developing pedagogy through critical enquiry, 1st Edition

    By Gabrielle Cliff Hodges

    Many agree that engaging in research is what makes a teacher’s professional development sustainable, and Researching and Teaching Reading studies the ways in which research and teaching are entwined both within and beyond the classroom. Gabrielle Cliff Hodges encourages readers to deepen their…

    Paperback – 2015-08-26
    Routledge
    National Association for the Teaching of English (NATE)

  • Descriptosaurus: Action & Adventure

    1st Edition

    By Alison Wilcox

    Descriptosaurus: Action & Adventure builds on the vocabulary and descriptive phrases introduced in the original bestselling Descriptosaurus and, within the context of adventure stories, develops the structure and use of the words and phrases to promote colourful cinematic writing. This…

    Paperback – 2015-08-13
    Routledge

  • Literacy and Education

    Policy, Practice and Public Opinion, 1st Edition

    By Uta Papen

    Literacy is a perennial ‘hot topic’ in Britain and other English-speaking countries. Concerns about falling standards and a ‘literacy crisis’ are frequently raised. In response, governments initiate new policies and teaching guidelines. This book addresses the current policies, practices and…

    Paperback – 2015-07-20
    Routledge

  • Teaching and Learning Argumentative Writing in High School English Language Arts Classrooms

    1st Edition

    By George E. Newell, David Bloome, Alan Hirvela

    Focused on the teaching and learning argumentative writing in grades 9-12, this important contribution to literacy education research and classroom practice offers a new perspective, a set of principled practices, and case studies of excellent teaching. The case studies illustrate teaching and…

    Paperback – 2015-06-23
    Routledge

  • Teaching the Holocaust

    Practical approaches for ages 11–18, 1st Edition

    By Michael Gray

    Teaching the Holocaust  is an important but often challenging task for those involved in modern Holocaust education. What content should be included and what should be left out? How can film and literature be integrated into the curriculum? What is the best way to respond to students who…

    Paperback – 2015-05-18
    Routledge

  • Transforming Reading Skills in the Secondary School

    Simple strategies for improving literacy, 1st Edition

    By Pat Guy

    Transforming Reading Skills in the Secondary School is a commonsense text designed to help practitioners working in a mainstream context. The book suggests ways to develop the underlying skills necessary for good reading through multiple pathways such as mainstream subject lessons, individual and…

    Paperback – 2015-05-15
    Routledge
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