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Literacy

  • Literacy behind Barsby Mary E. Styslinger; Karen Gavigan; Kendra Albright

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 44.99

    Literacy behind Bars: Successful Reading and Writing Strategies for Use with Incarcerated Youth and Adults is a practical resource for teachers, librarians, administrators, and community stakeholders who work with incarcerated youth and adults. The book includes examples of authentic literacy practices that have been successfully used with those... more...

  • Reflections on Qualitative Research in Language and Literacy Educationby Seyyed-Abdolhamid Mirhosseini

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 84.99

    This book discusses aspects of the theory and practice of qualitative research in the specific context of language and literacy education. It addresses epistemological perspectives, methodological problems, and practical considerations related to research involvements in areas of language education and literacy studies rather than generic issues of... more...

  • Multimodal Perspectives of Language, Literacy, and Learning in Early Childhoodby Marilyn J. Narey

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 95.61

    Our image-rich, media-dominated culture prompts critical thinking about how we educate young children. In response, this volume provides a rich and provocative synthesis of theory, research, and practice that pushes beyond monomodal constructs of teaching and learning. It is a book about bringing ?sense? to 21 st century early childhood education,... more...

  • Imagining India in Discourseby Mohan Jyoti Dutta

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 45.68

    The economic liberalization of India, changes in global structures, and the rapid emergence of India on the global landscape have been accompanied by the dramatic rise in popular, public, and elite discourses that offer the promise to imagine India. Written mostly in the future tense, these discourses conceive of India through specific frames of global... more...

  • Family Language Policies in a Multilingual Worldby John Macalister; Seyed Hadi Mirvahedi

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 46.95

    Through case studies from around the world, this book illustrates the opportunities and challenges facing families negotiating the issues of language maintenance and language learning in the home. Every family living in a bi/multilingual environment faces the question of what language(s) to speak with their children and must make a decision, consciously... more...

  • Sueños de héroeby Yliam Tinoco

    Yliam Tinoco 2016; US$ 9.99

    ?¿Puede una estrategia bélica correcta, evitar o acabar sin mayor derramamiento de sangre una guerra interna cruel? A este empeño se dedica Jorge, un modesto hijo del pueblo que, llega a formar parte de las Fuerzas Armadas de su país, como una concesión de la vida, sin lograr sus objetivos, sino a través de otros. El incumplimiento de un juramento... more...

  • Educational Media and Technology Yearbookby Michael Orey; Robert Maribe Branch

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 105.08

    The Educational Media and Technology Yearbook has become a standard reference in many libraries and professional collections. It provides a valuable historical record of current ideas and developments in the field. Part one of this updated volume, ?Trends and Issues in Learning, Design and Technology,? presents an array of chapters that develop some... more...

  • Powerful Practices for Reading Improvementby Kathryn Glasswell; Lindsey Judd; Lesley Mayn; Willemina Mostert

    Acer Press 2016; US$ 49.95

    This book is about reading: how to assess it, how to teach it and how to build teacher capacity to do both of those things well. Powerful Practices for Reading Comprehension shares and unpacks a wealth of tools for innovative classroom reading instruction, building teacher knowledge, and enhancing the functioning of a school’s professional learning... more...

  • Argument as Dialogue Across Differenceby Jennifer Clifton

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 46.95

    In the spirit of models of argument starting with inquiry, this book starts with a question: What might it mean to teach argument in ways that open up spaces for change?changes of mind, changes of practice and policy, changes in ways of talking and relating? The author explores teaching argument in ways that take into account the complexities and... 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...