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  • Technology, Literacy, and the Evolution of Societyby David R. Olson; Michael Cole

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Inspired by the seminal work of Jack Goody, a historical anthropologist specializing in the study of social structure and change, Technology, Literacy, and the Evolution of Society gathers diverse perspectives of 20 distinguished historians, anthropologists, psychologists, and educators to address the role of technologies in social stability and... more...

  • Developing People's Information Capabilitiesby Mark Hepworth; Geoff Walton; Amanda Spink

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 114.95

    Developing People's Information Capabilities: Fostering Information Literacy in Educational, Workplace and Community Contexts is Vol 8 of the well regarded Library and Information Science Series. This book hones in on accessible issues across different work and educational contexts and is of value to both academic and practitioner. more...

  • Multicultural Issues and Literacy Achievementby Kathryn Au

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 40.95

    This book is a sequel to the author's earlier volume entitled, Literacy Instruction in Multicultural Settings. In addition to extensive updating of earlier material, this book extends the content coverage to include issues of power, attitudes, and systemic change through the application of discourse theory and critical theory. In doing so, however,... more...

  • Language, Culture, and Community in Teacher Educationby Maria Estela Brisk

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95

    Published by Routledge for the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education This volume addresses the pressing reality in teacher education that all teachers need to be prepared to work effectively with linguistically and culturally diverse student populations. Every classroom in the country is already, or will soon be, deeply affected... more...

  • Reclaming Writing: Composing Spaces for Identities, Relationships, and Actionsby Richard J. Meyer; Kathryn F. Whitmore

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    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...

  • Moving Critical Literacies Forward: A New Look at Praxis Across Contextsby Jessica Pandya; JuliAnna Ávila

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95

    Taking the pulse of current efforts to do?and, in some cases, undo?critical literacy, this volume explores and critiques its implementation in learning contexts around the globe. An impressive set of international authors offer examples of productive critical literacy practices in and out of schools, address the tensions and gaps between these practices... more...

  • Teaching Speaking and Listeningby Ann Locke

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 41.99

    This book offers a systematic yet flexible programme for teaching spoken language one step at a time. It targets the essential spoken language skills crucial for every child's educational development - Conversation; Listening; Narrative; Discussion -and provides auditing tools, checklists and guidance to help the non-specialist teacher to build language,... more...

  • Inspiring Writing through Dramaby Patrice Baldwin; Rob John

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 26.99

    Inspiring Writing through Drama offers interactive, high-quality drama schemes that will motivate and inspire students aged 7-16 to write for a range of purposes and audiences. Each drama unit offers: • A planning grid flagging the writing opportunities within the drama• Original resources, such as poems, text messages and fragments of graffiti•... more...

  • Lesenby Ursula Rautenberg; Ute Schneider

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 210.00

    Our contemporary media and knowledge society is paying steadily more attention to ?reading,? ?reading comprehension,? and ?reading competency.? Especially since the PISA study in 2000, these issues have been the focus of both political and popular discussion. Reading: A Handbook is based on the latest research findings in neurophysiology, psycholinguistics,... more...

  • The Literacy Leader's Toolkitby Graham Tyrer; Patrick Taylor

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 23.99

    In their new book, the winners of the TES National Award for Outstanding Literacy Initiative share the secrets behind school improvement through raising literacy levels across the curriculum. Graham Tyrer and Patrick Taylor draw on the successful literacy initiative that raised their school from good to outstanding, as well as their work in three... more...