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  • Language and Superdiversityby Karel Arnaut; Jan Blommaert; Ben Rampton; Massimiliano Spotti

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    A first synthesis of work done in sociolinguistic superdiversity, this volume offers a substantial introduction to the field and the issues and state-of-the-art research papers organized around three themes: Sketching the paradigm, Sociolinguistic complexity, Policing complexity. The focus is to show how complexity rather than plurality can serve... more...

  • Becoming a Teacher of Writing in Elementary Classroomsby Donna Kalmbach Phillips; Mindy Legard Larson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 60.95

    Becoming a Teacher of Writing in Elementary Classrooms nurtures teachers? identities as writers, connects to the realities of writing instruction in real and diverse classrooms, and encourages critical and creative thinking. This text is about writing instruction as a journey teachers and students embark on together. The focus is on learning how... more...

  • Critical Literacy Practiceby Bogum Yoon; Rukhsar Sharif

    Springer Singapore 2015; US$ 89.99

    This edited book shows how critical literacy can be applied in and outside the classroom setting. It shows educators how critical theory is applied in practice using studies in diverse K-16 settings, kindergarten through university contexts. By providing specific examples of critical literacy practice in the classroom and beyond, the book aims to help... more...

  • Critical Literaciesby Bogum Yoon

    Springer Singapore 2015; US$ 69.99

    This book offers comprehensive coverage of critical literacies by pursuing a balanced approach to theory, research, and practice. By clarifying the gaps among the frameworks of critical literacies, the author discusses new ways of approaching them from global and multicultural perspectives and provides an instructional model of critical global literacies... more...

  • World Literacyby John W. Miller; Michael C. McKenna

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    International literacy assessments have provided ample data for ranking nations, charting growth, and casting blame. Summarizing the findings of these assessments, which afford a useful vantage from which to view world literacy as it evolves, this book examines literate behavior worldwide, in terms of both the ability of populations from a wide variety... more...

  • Decolonizing Educationby Norah Barongo-Muweke

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 69.99

    Norah Barongo-Muweke aims to reconstruct a theory of citizenship education for the postcolonial South. She works towards fostering scientific construction and mainstreaming of postcoloniality as analytical category, dimension of gender, policy, sustainable learning and societal transformation. A consistent conceptual framework for theorising together... more...

  • Handbook of Orthography and Literacyby R. Malatesha Joshi; P. G. Aaron

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 120.95

    Until about two decades ago, the study of writing systems and their relationship to literacy acquisition was sparse and generally modeled after studies of English language learners. This situation is now changing. As the worldwide demand for literacy continues to grow, researchers from different countries with different language backgrounds have begun... more...

  • Navigating Languages, Literacies and Identitiesby Vally Lytra; Dinah Volk; Eve Gregory

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Navigating Languages, Literacies and Identities showcases innovative research at the interface of religion and multilingualism, offering an analytical focus on religion in children and adolescents? everyday lives and experiences. The volume examines the connections between language and literacy practices and social identities associated with religion... more...

  • Translanguaging with Multilingual Studentsby Ofelia García; Tatyana Kleyn

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    Looking closely at what happens when translanguaging is actively taken up to teach emergent bilingual students across different contexts, this book focuses on how it is already happening in classrooms as well as how it can be implemented as a pedagogical orientation. It extends theoretical understandings of the concept and highlights its promises... more...

  • Linguistically Diverse Immigrant and Resident Writersby Christina Ortmeier-Hooper; Todd Ruecker

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    Spotlighting the challenges and realities faced by linguistically diverse immigrant and resident students in U.S. secondary schools and in their transitions from high school to community colleges and universities, this book looks at programs, interventions, and other factors that help or hinder them as they make this move. Chapters from teachers and... more...