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  • The Development of School-based Literacy

    A Social Ecological Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Pellegrini, Lee Galda

    Originally published in 1998. This book presents a model of social-contextual influences on children’s literacy and literate language. Literate language is similar to the language teachers use and to the language used in reading books for young children. Based on a longitudinal study in homes and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • The New Literacy

    Redefining Reading and Writing in the Schools, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • The Second 'R'

    Writing Development in the Junior School, 1st Edition

    By William Sydney Harpin

    Originally published in 1976. How do children learn to write? What stages to they pass through in mastering this skill? What part can teachers play in aiding their development? These are some of the questions that this book sets out to answer. This book offers a perspective on writing which places…

    Paperback – 2019-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Towards 2000

    The Future of Childhood, Literacy and Schooling, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ed Marum

    Originally published in 1995. This book reviews the current situation concerning the teaching of 'English' in schools, examining particularly the notion of 'literacy'. The authors offer practical suggestions to primary and secondary teachers, proposing ways in which the teaching of children's…

    Paperback – 2019-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Towards the Creative Teaching of English

    1st Edition

    By Maggie Melville, Lydia Langenheim, Mario Rinvolucri, Lou Spaventa

    Edited by Lou Spaventa

    Originally published in 1980. This book is a collection of language learning activities in the area of drama, mime, roleplay, problem solving, group work, music and song – all classroom tested and ready for use in teaching English, no matter the level. The exercises are designed to promote and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • What do Boys and Girls Read?

    An Investigation into Reading Habits with Some Suggestions about the Teaching of Literature in Secondary and Senior Schools, 1st Edition

    By A. J. Jenkinson

    Originally published in 1940. This book studies the facts regarding the actual reading of children aged 12 to 15 years, but is no mere compendium. It analyses the number and sorts of newspapers, books, magazines, poems and plays which are read during one month by boys and girls in senior and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Parental Involvement in Children's Reading

    1st Edition

    Edited by Keith Topping, Sheila Wolfendale

    Parental involvement in children's education is a subject of growing interest and recent legislation in both the UK and USA has given formal recognition of parents’ rights. Learning to read is an obvious area where parents can do a great deal to help, and some schools have had programmes for…

    Paperback – 2019-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Learning to Read and Write

    The Role of Language Acquisition and Aesthetic Development: A Resourcebook, 1st Edition

    By Ellen J. Brooks

    Originally published in 1986. This is an excellent resourcebook for the holistic teaching of language and the arts. The book works its way through theories of language acquisition and literacy before specifically discussing the role of the arts in literacy education and the integration approach.…

    Paperback – 2019-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Critical Perspectives on Teaching in Prison

    Students and Instructors on Pedagogy Behind the Wall, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca Ginsburg

    This volume makes a case for engaging critical approaches for teaching adults in prison higher education (or “college-in-prison”) programs. This book not only contextualizes pedagogy within the specialized and growing niche of prison instruction, but also addresses prison abolition, reentry, and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-29
    Routledge

  • Evidence-Based Second Language Pedagogy

    A Collection of Instructed Second Language Acquisition Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Masatoshi Sato, Shawn Loewen

    Evidence-Based Second Language Pedagogy is a cutting-edge collection of empirical research conducted by top scholars focusing on instructed second language acquisition (ISLA) and offering a direct contribution to second language pedagogy by closing the gap between research and practice. Building on…

    Paperback – 2019-05-29
    Routledge

  • The Physical Development Needs of Young Children

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca Duncombe

    With growing concerns over declining levels of school readiness and physical activity, this book highlights the importance of quality early movement experiences and explores the connection between poor early Physical Development opportunities and later difficulties in the classroom.  The book…

    Paperback – 2019-05-24
    Routledge

  • Governing Higher Education Today

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tony Strike, Jonathan Nicholls, Rushforth John

    International growth in higher education, the introduction of new providers and increased public and state interest in university structures, levels of fees and funding models have made governance in higher education a vital and sometimes controversial topic. Governing Higher Education Today…

    Paperback – 2019-05-24
    Routledge

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