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  • Advances in Research on Reading Recovery

    Scaling and Sustaining an Evidence-Based Intervention

    Edited by Jerome V. D'Agostino

    There is no shortage of innovative educational programs – the challenge is learning how to scale and sustain those with strong evidence of effectiveness. This book focuses on Reading Recovery – one of the few educational innovations that has successfully expanded and established itself in several…

    Hardback – 2018-01-02 

  • Classroom Composition and Pupil Achievement (1986)

    A Study of the Effect of Ability-Based Classes

    By Yehezkel Dar, Nura Resh

    Published in 1986, this book addresses the controversial classroom dilemma of ability segregation versus integration. It presents an extensive review of the current literature and formulates a conceptual framework for analysing the social processes that affect classroom composition and their…

    Hardback – 2018-01-01 

  • The Model of Domain Learning

    Understanding the Development of Expertise

    Edited by Helenrose Fives, Daniel Dinsmore

    The Model of Domain Learning is the first edited volume to provide a comprehensive overview of the Model of Domain Learning (MDL). Unique in its emphasis on development, this model examines both the cognitive and motivational forces behind expertise in academic domains. Chapters written by a…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22 

  • Global Perspectives on Developing Professional Learning Communities

    Edited by Nicholas Sun-Keung Pang, Ting Wang

    This book discusses distinctive features of the professional learning community concept, practices and processes across six different education systems in the Asia-Pacific region, namely Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Korea, Singapore, and the United States. It provides a platform for an…

    Hardback – 2017-12-17 

  • The New Literacy

    Redefining Reading and Writing in the Schools

    By John Willinsky

    Originally published in 1990. This book examines the innovative programs that changed the way reading and writing was taught during the previous ten years. Both teacher and critic of the New Literacy programs, the author gives a perspective that allows educators, parents, and other readers to…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Reading to Learn

    By Sheila Harri-Augstein, Michael Smith, Laurie Thomas

    Originally published in 1982. This book is concerned with the new kinds of demands on our reading ability made by the work we undertake for A-level, or in college, or at university, or indeed at work. It is not a speed reading book, or a reading skills book. Anyone with a lot of reading to get…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Cognitive Load Measurement and Application

    A Theoretical Framework for Meaningful Research and Practice

    Edited by Robert Z. Zheng

    Cognitive Load Measurement and Application provides up-to-date research and theory of the functional role of cognitive load measurement and its application in multimedia and visual learning. Grounded in a sound theoretical framework, this edited volume introduces methodologies and strategies that…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08 

  • Reflections on Knowledge, Learning and Social Movements

    History's Schools

    Edited by Aziz Choudry, Salim Vally

    How do educators and activists in today’s struggles for change use historical materials from earlier periods of organizing for political education? How do they create and engage with independent and often informal archives and debates? How do they ultimately connect this historical knowledge with…

    Hardback – 2017-12-08 
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Talking to Learn

    Edited by Pauline Jones, Jennifer Hammond

    This book examines the place of talk in learning and the role of such talk in literacy education. It builds on a strong tradition of research into the role of talk in constructing curriculum knowledge, the relationship between talking and thinking, and the significance of extended, in-depth…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30 

  • Cultural-Historical Activity Theory Approaches to Design-Based Research

    Edited by Mike Cole, William Penuel, Kevin O'Neill

    Most intervention research in education aims to demonstrate the efficacy of specific programs and practices. The assumption is that if researchers can produce evidence-based programs that work in a variety of settings, educators will take them up on a large scale. Unfortunately, this approach…

    Hardback – 2017-11-28 

  • Understanding Learning and Motivation in Youth

    Challenging Policy and Practice

    By Noemi Katznelson, Niels Ulrik Sørensen, Knud Illeris

    Through interviews with a selection of the most qualified and well-reputed Northern European researchers, Understanding Learning and Motivation in Youth explores, and offers solutions to, one of the central problems in modern education: motivation for learning. The way that teaching is currently…

    Paperback – 2017-11-22 

  • Improvising the Curriculum

    Alternatives to Scripted Schooling

    By Michael Corbett, Ann Vibert, Mary Green

    Equipped with cultural tools like cell phones, computers and video cameras, youth are called upon to improvise and construct themselves symbolically in a continuously connected world; yet new teachers and students are still expected to learn and deliver standardized, placeless forms of scripted…

    Paperback – 2017-11-21 
    Routledge Research in Education

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