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  • 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...

  • Moving Critical Literacies Forwardby Jessica Pandya; JuliAnna Ávila

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    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 Mouton 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...

  • Making Sense of Learners Making Sense of Written Languageby Kenneth S. Goodman; Yetta M. Goodman

    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...

  • Alphabetique, 26 Characteristic Fictionsby Molly Peacock

    McClelland & Stewart 2014; US$ 27.95

    Take the sumptuousness of Molly Peacock's own #1 bestselling The Paper Garden , the extraordinary creative variety of The Bedside Book of Birds , and the cat-nip-for-language-geeks appeal of Eats, Shoots and Leaves , and wrap it around tales rich with wisdom and humanity, and you get Alphabetique : the most gorgeous gift book of the season.  ... more...

  • A Creative Approach to Teaching Writingby Steve Bowkett

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 16.99

    Why should children learn to write fluently? What difference will it make to them and the opportunities available to them later on in life? The ability to communicate clearly, accurately and persuasively is a vital life skill. Deficiencies in motivation and thinking skills pervade the challenge of improving children's literacy levels. Get Them... more...