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- 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$ 34.99
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$ 159.32
Lesen. Ein interdisziplinäres Handbuch bündelt neue Forschungsergebnisse zu einer der wichtigsten Kulturtechniken. Wissenschaftler unterschiedlicher Disziplinen haben dazu beigetragen, dieses komplexe Phänomen zu analysieren. Das Handbuch liefert einen fundierten Überblick, der psychologische, neurobiologische und linguistische Erkenntnisse... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 19.99
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...
- 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...
- 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...