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Literacy

  • Making Sense of Learners Making Sense of Written Languageby Kenneth S. Goodman; Yetta M. Goodman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95

    Ken and Yetta Goodman?s professional work has been a lifelong collaboration, informed by shared philosophical strands. An overarching goal has been to provide access for all children to literacy and learning and to inform and improve teaching and learning. Each also is recognized for specific areas of focus and is known for particular concepts. This... more...

  • Literacy in a Digital Worldby Kathleen Tyner

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    In this book, Kathleen Tyner examines the tenets of literacy through a historical lens to demonstrate how new communication technologies are resisted and accepted over time. New uses of information for teaching and learning create a "disconnect" in the complex relationship between literacy and schooling, and raise questions about the purposes of literacy... more...

  • Handbook of Reading Research, Volume IIIby Michael L. Kamil; Peter B. Mosenthal; P. David Pearson; Rebecca Barr

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.95

    In Volume III, as in Volumes I and II, the classic topics of reading are included--from vocabulary and comprehension to reading instruction in the classroom--and, in addition, each contributor was asked to include a brief history that chronicles the legacies within each of the volume's many topics. However, on the whole, Volume III is not about tradition.... more...

  • Social Linguistics and Literaciesby James Paul Gee

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    In its first edition, Social Linguistics and Literacies was a major contribution to the emerging interdisciplinary field of sociocultural approaches to language and literacy, and was one of the founding texts of the ?New Literacy Studies?. This book serves as a classic introduction to the study of language, learning and literacy in their social,... more...

  • Handbook of Research on New Literaciesby Julie Coiro; Michele Knobel; Colin Lankshear; Donald J. Leu

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.95

    Situated at the intersection of two of the most important areas in educational research today ? literacy and technology ? this handbook draws on the potential of each while carving out important new territory. It provides leadership for this newly emerging field, directing scholars to the major issues, theoretical perspectives, and interdisciplinary... more...

  • Digital Networking for School Reformby Alison Heron Hruby; Melanie Landon-Hays

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    Presenting school reform grassroots activists - teachers, parents, and organizers alike - in their own words, the editors document the newly emerged role of digital networks of activists in school reform and analyze their efforts as acts of critical literacy. more...

  • Plain Wordsby Rebecca Gowers; Ernest Gowers

    Penguin Books Ltd 2014; Not Available

    'Be short, be simple, be human.' When Sir Ernest Gowers first wrote Plain Words , it was intended simply as a guide to the proper use of English for the Civil Service. Within a year, however, its humour, charm and authority had made it a bestseller. Since then it has never been out of print. Six decades on, writer Rebecca Gowers has created... more...

  • Pronunciation and Phoneticsby Adam Brown

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.95

    This engaging, succinct text is an introduction to both phonetics and phonology as applied to the teaching of pronunciation to English language learners. Section 1 selectively covers the main areas of phonetics and phonology, without going into any area in more depth than the average English language teacher requires or that the average English language... more...

  • Reading Assessment, Third Editionby JoAnne Schudt Caldwell

    Guilford Publications 2014; US$ 35.00

    This trusted practitioner guide and course text helps K-8 teachers utilize assessment as an integral component of classroom instruction. It guides teachers step by step to recognize good reader behaviors, assess students' strengths and weaknesses, and make evidence-based instructional decisions. Formal and informal measures are discussed for evaluating... more...

  • What English Language Teachers Need to Know Volume III: Developing Curriculumby MaryAnn Christison; Denise E. Murray

    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...