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- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2009; US$ 48.00
Jin Yan tells the remarkable story of the "Emperor of Film," who dominated the golden age of Chinese silent movies. Includes dozens of beautiful stills of Jin Yan and his fi lms from the personal collection of Qin Yi and the China Film Archive. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95
This book chronicles 5th and 6th grade writers - children of gang members, drug users, poor people, and non-documented and documented immigrants - in a rural school in the southwest US coming into their voices, cultivating those voices, and using those voices in a variety of venues, beginning with the classroom community and spreading outward. ... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 46.95
What are the implications of teaching phonics via a systematic direct intense program that mandates all children to experience the same scripted lesson at the same time? This book addresses the question through an in-depth play-by-play description of a phonics lesson as it occurred in a real classroom, followed by chapters that look at it from... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95
Stories from the Heart is for, by, and about prospective and practicing teachers understanding themselves as curious and literate beings, making connections with colleagues, and researching their own literacy and the literacy lives of their students. It demonstrates the power and importance of story in our own lives as literate individuals. Readers... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
Inviting teachers back to the role of reflective advocates for thoughtful reading instruction, this book presents theory and pedagogical possibilities to reclaim and build upon the knowledge base that was growing when government mandates, scripted commercial programs, and high stakes tests took over as the dominant agenda for reading instruction in... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
With passion, clarity, and rich examples, Reclaiming Writing is dedicated to reawakening the journeys that writers take as they make sense of, think about, and speak back to their worlds in this era of high-stakes testing and mandated curricula. Classrooms and out-of-school settings are described and analyzed in exciting and groundbreaking narratives... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95
There has been a flurry of writing about teachers as inquirers and researchers as well as books about children as inquirers. This volume brings these two areas together -- teachers and students are inquiring at Ridgeway Elementary School. It demonstrates the importance of thought collectives as forums for student and teacher learning. The children... more...
- Springer New York 2010; US$ 249.00
The book is based upon a lengthy review conducted by the Hypoxia Advisory Panel (HAP) of the Science Advisory Board for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) chaired by Virginia Dale. The report upon which the book is based has been extensively reviewed. The project?s web site contains numerous review comments about the report, all of which have... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 72.99
This classic text retains the superb scholarship of the first edition in a thoroughly revised and accessibly written new edition. With both new and updated essays by distinguished American and Canadian authors, the book provides a comprehensive historical overview of the formation and growth of North American regions from European exploration and colonization... more...