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  • Integrating Virtual and Traditional Learning in 6-12 Classroomsby Sandra Schamroth Abrams

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    Integrating Virtual and Traditional Learning in 6-12 Classrooms introduces a model of "layered literacies" as a framework for describing and illustrating how students? digital experiences can inform educational methods. Through the lens of layered literacies, educators can envision opportunities to draw upon adolescents? out-of-school interests and... more...

  • Teaching About Dialect Variations and Language in Secondary English Classroomsby Michelle D. Devereaux

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    Standardized tests demand Standard English, but secondary students (grades 6-12) come to school speaking a variety of dialects and languages, thus creating a conflict between students? language of nurture and the expectations of school. The purpose of this text is twofold: to explain and illustrate how language varieties function in the classroom... more...

  • Reading Instruction That Works, Fourth Editionby Michael Pressley; Richard L. Allington

    Guilford Publications 2014; US$ 45.00

    This widely adopted text and K-8 practitioner resource demonstrates how successful literacy teachers combine explicit skills instruction with an emphasis on reading for meaning. Distinguished researcher Richard L. Allington builds on the late Michael Pressley's work to explain the theories and findings that guide balanced teaching and illustrate what... more...

  • The Freedom Writers Diary Teacher's Guideby Erin Gruwell; The Freedom Writers

    Crown Publishing Group 2008; US$ 21.95

    Designed for educators by the teacher who nurtured and created the Freedom Writers, this standards-based teachers? guide includes innovative teaching techniques that will engage, empower, and enlighten. In response to thousands of letters and e-mails from teachers across the country who learned about Erin Gruwell and her amazing students in The Freedom... more...

  • A Better Pencilby Dennis Baron

    Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 11.99

    Computers, now the writer's tool of choice, are still blamed by skeptics for a variety of ills, from speeding writing up to the point of recklessness, to complicating or trivializing the writing process, to destroying the English language itself. A Better Pencil puts our complex, still-evolving hate-love relationship with computers and the internet... more...

  • Booktalking Around the World: Great Global Reads for Ages 9?14by Sonja Cole

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 40.00

    This text contains convenient, ready-to-go booktalks for contemporary fiction and nonfiction books set in every continent around the globe, useful for librarians and other educators of grades three through nine. more...

  • Transforming Literacy: Changing Lives Through Reading and Writingby

    BRILL 2011; US$ 40.00

    Focuses on enlarging teachers' understanding of how reading and writing can change lives and how the language arts can contribute significantly to and change educational processes in the twenty-first century. more...

  • European Vernacular Literacyby Joshua A. Fishman

    Channel View Publications 2010; US$ 19.95

    In this major new text, Joshua Fishman charts the rise of vernacular literacy in Europe, and the major social, economic, religious, political, demographic, educational and philosophical changes that attended it. Following the story up until the present day, the book examines the people who became leaders of the growth of vernacular literacy in Europe,... more...

  • Reading Academic Hebrewby Nitza Krohn

    BRILL 2011; US$ 70.00

    Through straightforward exposition of rules, numerous examples from scholarly texts, and models demonstrating how to use linguistic information in the text as clues to meaning, the book articulates the grammatical and semantic knowledge that native Hebrew readers bring to the task of reading complex academic prose. It is aimed at students and researchers... more...

  • Complete English As A Foreign Language: Teach Yourselfby Sandra Stevens

    Hodder & Stoughton 2010; Not Available

    Are you looking for a complete course in English as a foreign language which takes you effortlessly from beginner to confident speaker? Whether you are starting from scratch, or are just out of practice, Complete English as a Foreign Language will guarantee success! Now fully updated to make your language learning experience fun and interactive.... more...