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  • Teaching English by Designby Peter Smagorinsky

    Heinemann 2007; US$ 33.75

    Many books talk about teaching units. How many show you how to create them, make them meaningful to students, and support your curriculum with them? Teaching English by Design does it all. It?s two books in one: a primer on teaching secondary English and a guide to designing powerful 4?6 week units. Peter Smagorinsky shares vital insights about students,... more...

  • Vygotsky and Literacy Researchby Peter Smagorinsky

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 69.95

    In this book Peter Smagorinsky reconsiders his many publications employing Vygotsky?s theory of culturally-mediated human development and applies them, through a unified and coherent series of chapters, to literacy research. This exploration takes previously-published work and incorporates it into a new and sustained argument regarding the application... more...

  • Speaking About Writingby Peter Smagorinsky

    SAGE Publications 1994; US$ 72.00

    This volume makes a powerful case for the analysis of the spoken word as a source of data to study writing. The contributors focus on issues involved in the collection, analysis and interpretation of data. Their approaches go beyond simple quantitative//qualitative differences, examining the very underpinnings of the various assumptions of distinct... more...

  • Teaching Dilemmas and Solutions in Content-Area Literacy, Grades 6-12by Peter Smagorinsky

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 29.95

    Because literacy is not just the English teacher?s job Think literacy is just for English teachers? Not anymore. Nor should it be when you consider  that each discipline has its own unique values and means of expression. These days, it?s up to all teachers to communicate what it means to be literate in their disciplines. Here, finally, is a... more...

  • Teaching Dilemmas and Solutions in Content-Area Literacy, Grades 6-12by Peter Smagorinsky

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 29.95

    Because literacy is not just the English teacher?s job Think literacy is just for English teachers? Not anymore. Nor should it be when you consider  that each discipline has its own unique values and means of expression. These days, it?s up to all teachers to communicate what it means to be literate in their disciplines. Here, finally, is a book... more...

  • The Discourse of Character Educationby Peter Smagorinsky; Joel Taxel

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 65.95

    In this book Peter Smagorinsky and Joel Taxel analyze the ways in which the perennial issue of character education has been articulated in the United States, both historically and in the current character education movement that began in earnest in the 1990s. The goal is to uncover the ideological nature of different conceptions of character education.... more...

  • Cultural-Historical Perspectives on Teacher Education and Developmentby Viv Ellis; Anne Edwards; Peter Smagorinsky

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 55.95

    Teachers, both in and beyond teacher education programmes, are continual learners. As society itself evolves, new settings and the challenges they provide require new learning. Teachers must continually adapt to new developments that affect their work, including alterations to qualification systems, new relationships with welfare professionals, and... more...

  • Handbook of Adolescent Literacy Researchby Leila Christenbury; Randy Bomer; Peter Smagorinsky

    Guilford Publications 2011; US$ 53.00

    The first comprehensive research handbook of its kind, this volume showcases innovative approaches to understanding adolescent literacy learning in a variety of settings. Distinguished contributors examine how well adolescents are served by current instructional practices and highlight ways to translate research findings more effectively into... more...

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