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- Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 42.95
Telling Pieces is an exploration of how pre-adolescent middle-school children develop a knowledge and understanding of the conventions of art (art as literacy) and how they use this knowledge to create representations of their lives in a small midwestern U.S. town. Beginning with an overview of social semiotics and emergent literacy theorizing,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 100.00
Listening to the voices of learners as they write an essay or try to cope with unfamiliar words in a text is a luxury often reserved for researchers. This book observes individuals performing similar tasks in their first and their foreign language and invites readers with an interest in foreign language acquisition to follow the same learners in their... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 55.95
In this volume scholars from around the world focus on how a Bourdieusian stance can enable a powerful socicultural and cultural analysis of literacy education theory and practice and serve as an effective tool in analyzing relations of hierarchy and domination. Although there has been a growing body of Bourdieusian-inspired research in various sectors... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 49.95
Located at the intersection of sociolinguistics and Hip Hop Studies, this cutting-edge book moves around the world ? spanning Africa, Asia, Australia, the Americas and the European Union ? to explore Hip Hop cultures, youth identities, the politics of language, and the simultaneous processes of globalization and localization. Focusing closely on language,... more...
- Stenhouse Publishers 1999; US$ 19.35
Do your teachers spend hours creating word lists and weekly vocabulary tests only to find that students have ?forgotten? the words by the following week? Words, Words, Words describes the research that changed the way Janet Allen and many other teachers teach vocabulary. It provides educators with a strong research base, detailed classroom-based lessons,... more...
- Stenhouse Publishers 2006; US$ 18.00
At a time when all administrators are urged to be literacy leaders, Jennifer Allen's book provides an insider's view of leadership, and how to create an environment that fosters professional development. Becoming a Literacy Leader chronicles Jennifer's move to a new school and a new job as a literacy specialist where she found herself tackling everything... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 154.95
Given the increasing urbanization of the world's population, how people thrive and survive in high density urban environments is a topic of profound interest to nation states and governments. Books have focused on poverty and place and geography of opportunity, questioning the influence of neighborhood environs on the future... more...
- Penguin Group US 2009; US$ 16.95
Read Pam Allyn's posts on the Penguin Blog The books to read aloud to children at the important moments in their lives. In What to Read When , award-winning educator Pam Allyn celebrates the power of reading aloud with children. In many ways, books provide the first opportunity for children to begin to reflectively engage with and understand... more...