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Literacy

  • Handbook of Research on Teaching Literacy Through the Communicative and Visual Arts, Volume IIby James Flood; Shirley Brice Heath; Diane Lapp

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 120.95

    The Handbook of Research on Teaching Literacy Through the Communicative and Visual Arts, Volume II brings together state-of-the-art research and practice on the evolving view of literacy as encompassing not only reading, writing, speaking, and listening, but also the multiple ways through which learners gain access to knowledge and skills. It... more...

  • A Case for Teaching Literature in the Secondary Schoolby Janet Alsup

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 47.95

    Taking a close look at the forces that affect English education in schools?at the ways literature, cognitive science, the privileging of the STEM disciplines, and current educational policies are connected?this timely book counters with a strong argument for the importance of continuing to teach literature in middle and secondary classrooms. The case... more...

  • Teaching Beginning Writersby David L. Coker; Kristen D. Ritchey

    Guilford Publications 2015; US$ 26.00

    "An invaluable guide for preservice, novice, and experienced teachers who need a thorough background in the complexities of teaching writing to young children. The authors maintain an eminently readable style throughout their reviews of relevant research and in their practical suggestions for instruction and assessment. Careful attention is given... more...

  • Teaching Reading Comprehension to Students with Learning Difficulties, 2/Eby Janette K. Klingner; Sharon Vaughn; Alison Boardman

    Guilford Publications 2015; US$ 30.00

    This practitioner resource and course text has given thousands of K-12 teachers evidence-based tools for helping students--particularly those at risk for reading difficulties--understand and acquire new knowledge from text. The authors present a range of scientifically validated instructional techniques and activities, complete with helpful classroom... more...

  • Effective Curriculum for Teaching L2 Writingby Eli Hinkel

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 47.95

    Effective Curriculum for Teaching L2 Writing sets out a clear big picture for curricular thinking about L2 writing pedagogy and offers a step-by-step guide to curriculum design with practical examples and illustrations. Its main purpose is to help pre-service and practicing teachers design courses for teaching academic writing and to do this as... more...

  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languagesby David Nunan

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 42.95

    David Nunan?s dynamic learner-centered teaching style has informed and inspired countless TESOL educators around the world. In this fresh, straightforward introduction to teaching English to speakers of other languages he presents teaching techniques and procedures along with the underlying theory and principles. Complex theories and research studies... more...

  • Language, Literacy and Diversityby Christopher Stroud; Mastin Prinsloo

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 125.00

    Language, Literacy and Diversity brings together researchers who are leading the innovative and important re-theorization of language and literacy in relation to social mobility, multilingualism and globalization. The volume examines local and global flows of people, language and literacy in relation to social practice; the role (and nature) of... more...

  • Developing Reading Comprehensionby Katherine A. Dougherty Stahl; Georgia Earnest Garcˇa

    Guilford Publications 2015; US$ 26.00

    Early literacy instruction typically emphasizes foundational skills--often at the expense of engaging young children in reading and supporting their comprehension of different types of texts. This book explains the essential elements of comprehension and shares a wealth of classroom-tested instructional practices. It presents developmentally informed... more...

  • Language Learning Beyond the Classroomby David Nunan; Jack C. Richards

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    This volume presents case studies of language learning beyond the classroom. The studies draw on a wide range of contexts, from North and South America to Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. Each provides principled links between theory, research and practice. While out-of-class learning will not replace the classroom, ultimately all successful... more...

  • Collaborative Imaginationby Paul Feigenbaum

    Southern Illinois University Press 2015; US$ 40.00

    Processes of fighting unequal citizenship have historically prioritized literacy education, through which people envision universal first-class citizenship and devise practical methods for enacting this vision. In this important volume, literacy scholar Paul Feigenbaum explores how literacy education can facilitate activism in contemporary contexts... more...