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- 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...
- 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...
- 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$ 49.95
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...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 37.99
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...
- 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: â€¢ A planning grid flagging the writing opportunities within the dramaâ€¢ Original resources, such as poems, text messages and fragments of graffitiâ€¢... more...
- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 210.00
Our society, focused on media, communication, and knowledge, has been paying more and more attention to topics such as reading, reading comprehension, and reading competency. Ever since the PISA study in 2000, these issues have been the focus of both political and popular discussion. This handbook is based on the latest research findings in neurophysiology,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00
Ken and Yetta Goodman?s professional work has been a lifelong collaboration, informed by shared philosophical strands. An overarching goal has been to provide access for all children to literacy and learning and to inform and improve teaching and learning. Each also is recognized for specific areas of focus and is known for particular concepts. This... more...
- De Gruyter Mouton 2016; US$ 98.00
Given the renewed interest in ?identity? within applied linguistics and sociolinguistics, and the difficulty and relative unfamiliarity of current theories of subjectivity for students in these fields, this book meets a clear need: an accessible introduction to theories of subjectivity and the contexts in which they arise for students of language.... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2015; US$ 26.00
In this powerful memoir, former bicycle messenger and acclaimed author of The Immortal Class recounts his difficult journey to literacy. A Comedy & A Tragedy is the story of one young man?s effort to teach himself to read. Complex and many-leveled, this book is also a manifesto about the acquisition of intellectual independence. It is a plea... more...