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- 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...
- Guilford Publications 2014; US$ 30.00
Few resources exist to give literacy teacher educators a comprehensive view of effective, innovative practices in their field, making this uniquely practical volume an important addition to the literature. Each chapter describes research findings and pedagogical methods, with an emphasis on what teachers really need to know to succeed. Woven into... more...
- Stenhouse Publishers 2014; US$ 18.99
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...
- Corwin 2013; US$ 36.95
Give digital kids a voice! Today?s kids are digital natives, but what?s the best way to help them become empowered and responsible communicators across different media? Discover insights and strategies specific to reaching children ages 5-12 in this guide from a nationally-acclaimed media literacy program. Readers will find: Thought-provoking... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2017; US$ 13.38
Finely written in the very best tradition of American long-form narrative, Reading With Patrick is a story of hope, redemption and the power of books to transform - and even to save - a life. 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, bringing the wonders... 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$ 21.99
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
Literacy is a perennial ?hot topic? in Britain and other English-speaking countries. Concerns about falling standards and a ?literacy crisis? are frequently raised. In response, governments initiate new policies and teaching guidelines. This book addresses the current policies, practices and media debates in England, the US, Scotland and Australia.... more...