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  • Diverse Literacies in Early Childhoodby Leonie Arthur; Jean Ashton; Bronwyn Beecher

    Acer Press 2014; US$ 44.95

    This important, research-based text explores the concept of literacy as social practice within diverse family, community and educational settings. Its theoretical premise that literacy learning and life chances are inextricably linked is underscored by practical example, teachers' stories and real-world vignettes. With close reference to the Early... more...

  • Reclaiming Early Childhood Literaciesby Richard J Meyer; Kathryn F. Whitmore

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    At a time when literacy has become more of a political issue than a research or pedagogical one, this volume refocuses attention on work with young children that places them at the center of their literacy worlds. Drawing on robust and growing knowledge which is often marginalized because of political and legislative forces, it explores young children?s... more...

  • Dialoguing across Cultures, Identities, and Learningby Bob Fecho; Jennifer Clifton

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    Drawing on Dialogical Self Theory, this book presents a new framework for social and cultural identity construction in the literacy classroom, offering possibilities for how teachers might adjust their pedagogy to better support the range of cultural stances present in all classrooms. In the complex multicultural/multiethnic/multilingual contexts... more...

  • Transliteracy in Complex Information Environmentsby Suzana Sukovic

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 78.95

    Transliteracy in Complex Information Environments considers this relatively new concept, which has attracted a great deal of interest in the library and  information field, particularly among practitioners. The notion of transliteracy arises in the context of increasingly complex information and communication environments characterised by multimodality... more...

  • Writing Instruction to Support Literacy Successby Evan T. Ortlieb; Earl H. Cheek; Wolfram Verlaan

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2016; US$ 92.95

    This volume will feature prominent researchers sharing evidence-based successes partnering with teachers in K-12 classrooms. It will have 3 sub-sections according to grade level appropriate instruction: K-3, 4-8, 9-12. As a result the book will have wide readership amongst educators in the early childhood, elementary, middle, and high school years. more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 63.95

    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...

  • 1001 Brilliant Writing Ideasby Ron Shaw

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 38.95

    How often do you hear your pupils cry 'what can I write about?' 1001 Brilliant Writing Ideas offers teachers endless ideas and inventive suggestions, opening up new opportunities for creative writing lessons. With over 1000 different ?story-starters? across a vast range of genres and narrative styles, this versatile book provides food for thought... more...

  • The Freedom Writers Diary Teacher's Guideby Erin Gruwell; The Freedom Writers

    Crown/Archetype 2008; US$ 21.95

    Designed for educators by the teacher who nurtured and created the Freedom Writers, this standards-based teachers? guide includes innovative teaching techniques that will engage, empower, and enlighten. In response to thousands of letters and e-mails from teachers across the country who learned about Erin Gruwell and her amazing students in The Freedom... more...

  • Extraordinary Women from U.S. History: Readers Theatre for Grades 4-8by Chari Greenberg Smith

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 28.00

    Bring the women who shaped American history to life in the_ classroom! Each script embraces an event or portion of these famous womens lives, and illustrates the contribution that the women made in shaping history in politics, art, sports and medicine. Readers Theatre format empowers students to focus on learning about historical events of the womens... more...

  • The Secular Visionariesby Joel Gwynne

    Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 81.00

    This retrospective study examines short fiction in the context of stylistic tradition in New Zealand’s literary history. By exploring the extent to which the major exponents of twentieth-century short fiction extend the traditions of realism and impressionism as initiated by Katherine Mansfield and Frank Sargeson, this study embraces the stylistic... more...