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  • The Literacy Leader's Toolkitby Graham Tyrer; Patrick Taylor

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 21.99

    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...

  • A Comedy & A Tragedyby Travis Hugh Culley

    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...

  • Readers Writingby Elizabeth Hale

    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...

  • Educating for Language and Literacy Diversityby Mastin Prinsloo; Christopher Stroud

    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...

  • Reading With Patrickby Michelle Kuo

    Pan Macmillan 2017; US$ 16.40

    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...

  • Excellence and Equity in Literacy Educationby William E. Tunmer; James W. Chapman

    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...

  • Getting the Buggers to Writeby Sue Cowley

    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...

  • Literacy and Educationby Uta Papen

    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...

  • Figures et contexte(s)by Geneviève Salvan

    Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 18.99

    Retrouvez dans cet ouvrage les chapitres suivants : - Contextualisation et hyperpertinence figurale - La métaphore injurieuse comme construction contextuelle - Le rôle du contexte dans l?interprétation de figures discursives fondées sur des oppositions de sens - Les contextes de l?hyperbate - La réduplication et son contexte - Métaphore et cohérence... more...