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  • El viento del norte y el sol (The North Wind and the Sun)by Dona Herweck Rice

    Shell Education 2008; US$ 6.99

    A traveler wrapped in a cloak walks down a lonely road. The north wind and the sun watch from above the traveler. They wonder which of them is more powerful than the other. The wind and sun make a bet to see who can get the traveler to remove the cloak. They both try their best. The wind blows with a truly powerful force. But what can the sun do? Can... more...

  • Concise Guide to Information Literacyby Scott Lanning

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 35.00

    The American Library Association defines "information literacy" as "a set of abilities requiring individuals to recognize when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information." The Concise Guide to Information Literacy gives students the tools they need to develop those abilities, including... more...

  • Literaciesby Mary Kalantzis; Bill Cope

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 64.00

    An introduction to literacy pedagogy within today's new media environment. more...

  • Transforming Learning Environmentsby Fayneese Miller; Carol Camp-Yeakey

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 114.95

    This book will feature lessons learned about the successful implementation of leadership program preparation and development programs that are grant-funded by the United States Department of Education through the School Leadership Program. Each chapter will highlight one or more practices that have been identified as a best practice by the literature... more...

  • Linking Literacy and Libraries in Global Communitiesby Professor Marlene Asselin; Professor Ray Doiron

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 99.95

    The authors of this book highlight the emerging role of libraries and community partners in literacy development and provide concrete examples via case studies drawn from global communities, demonstrating how libraries are working to support local literacies. They also suggest recommendations for supporting the critical role for libraries in supporting... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • Reclaiming Writingby Richard J. Meyer; Kathryn F. Whitmore

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    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...