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- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 31.99
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$ 19.99
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? Individual,... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 17.99
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Stenhouse Publishers 2014; US$ 24.99
When faced with a blank page in their readers? notebooks, students often fall back on what is familiar: summarizing. Despite our best efforts to model through comprehension strategies what good readers do, many students struggle to transfer this knowledge and make it their own when writing independently about books. In Readers Writing, Elizabeth... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00
Educators and researchers in variety of locations increasingly encounter linguistically and socio-culturally diverse groups of students in their classrooms and lecture halls. This book examines everyday forms of talk and writing in relation to standardised forms and schooling expectations to suggest ways forward in educational discourse. more...
- Pan Macmillan 2017; US$ 19.41
A memoir of race, inequality and the power of literature told through the life-changing friendship between an idealistic young teacher and her gifted student who was jailed for murder in the Mississippi Delta. As a young English teacher keen to make a difference in the world, Michelle Kuo took a job at a tough school in the Mississippi Delta, sharing... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00
Despite several efforts by the New Zealand government in the 1990s this book suggests that their national literacy strategy has failed to reduce the literacy achievement gap. The major contributing factors are examined and alternative effective strategies are suggested to achieve excellence and equity in New Zealand's literacy education. more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2011; US$ 19.99
In this third edition, bestselling author Sue Cowley offers advice on improving skills and confidence, and getting students excited about writing - not just in literacy or English, but across the curriculum. This book is full of engaging and creative approaches for writers at all stages of confidence and competence: from children just starting to write,... more...