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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95
What English Teachers Need to Know, a set of companion texts designed for pre-service teachers and teachers new to the field of ELT, addresses the key question: What do English language teachers need to know and be able to do in order for their students to learn English? These texts work for teachers across different contexts (countries where English... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 41.95
This examination of the literary effectiveness of young adult literature from a critical, research-oriented perspective answers two key questions asked by many teachers and scholars in the field: Does young adult literature stand up on its own as literature? Is it worthy of close study? The treatment is both conceptual and pragmatic. Each chapter... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 64.95
Preparing to Teach Writing, Fourth Edition is a comprehensive survey of theories, research, and methods associated with teaching composition successfully at the middle, secondary, and college levels. Research and theory are examined with the aim of informing teaching. Practicing and prospective writing teachers need the information and strategies this... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95
In this innovative and engaging text, Vivian Maria Vasquez draws on her own classroom experience to demonstrate how issues raised from everyday conversations with pre-kindergarten children can be used to create an integrated critical literacy curriculum over the course of one school year. The strategies presented are solidly grounded in relevant theory... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
Co-published with The International Research Foundation for English Language Education (TIRF) An important contribution to the emerging body of research-based knowledge about teaching English to native speakers of Arabic, this volume presents empirical studies carried out in Egypt, Lebanon, Oman, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 38.95
Children's literacy development forms the foundation for lifelong learning. Acquisition of reading and writing skills involves crucial aspects of both cognitive and psychosocial development. This book critically analyses research and theory on literacy acquisition from an ecological perspective. Children's Literacy Development considers both universals... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
This popular text, now in its fourth edition, ?unpacks? the various dimensions of literacy?linguistic and other sign systems; cognitive; sociocultural; and developmental?and at the same time accounts for the interrelationships among them. Distinguished by its examination of literacy from a multidimensional and interdisciplinary perspective, it provides... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
This book examines language and identity among White American middle and upper-middle class youth who affiliate with Hip-Hop culture. Hip-Hop youth engage in practices that range from thec onsumption of rap music and fashion to practices like MC-ing (writing and performing raps or "rhymes"), DJ-ing (mixing records to produce a beat for the MC), graffiti... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00
Parents who are also educational researchers have access to a domain that is highly complex and not always available to other scholars. In this book, parent-researchers provide theoretical and practical insights into children?s learning in the home and at school. Readers are given a window into learning in the home context and how all family members... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
Inclusive and practical, this text bridges the gap between authentic, informal, and formative assessments, and more traditional quantitative, and summative approaches. It offers specific assessment, instruction, and organizational ideas and strategies and a range of perspectives. more...