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Literacy

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

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Audubonby L. Clark Keating

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 28.00

    Kentucky attracted an amazing variety of would-be settlers in pioneer days, but none with brighter talent than John James Audubon. Although his years in the state came long before publication of the monumental Birds of America , he was already painting the scenes from nature that were to make him famous. Audubon: The Kentucky Years is the captivating... more...

  • Developing Fluent Readersby Melanie R. Kuhn; Lorell Levy

    Guilford Publications 2015; US$ 24.00

    Viewing fluency as a bridge between foundational skills and open-ended learning, this book guides teachers through effective instruction and assessment of fluent reading skills in the primary grades. Fluency?s relationship to phonological awareness, phonics, and print concepts is explained, and practical methods are shared for integrating fluency... more...

  • Literacy Teaching and Learning in Rural Communitiesby Lisa Schade Eckert; Janet Alsup

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    This definitive look at teaching English in rural secondary schools contests current definitions and discussions of rural education, examines their ideological and cultural foundations, and presents an alternative perspective that conceptualizes rural communities as diverse, unique, and conducive to pedagogical and personal growth in teaching and... more...