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  • Entwicklung einer Online-Diagnostik für die Alphabetisierungby Ilka Koppel

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 36.59

    llka Koppel stellt Ergebnisse einer umfangreichen Design-Based Research-Studie mit funktionalen AnalphabetInnen vor. Die Studie geht der Frage nach, wie eine Online-Diagnostik zur literalen und mathematischen Kompetenzmessung für die Zielgruppe gebrauchstauglich zu gestalten ist. Der Zugang zur Beantwortung der Fragestellung wird über aktuelle Erkenntnisse... more...

  • Dialoguing across Cultures, Identities, and Learningby Bob Fecho; Jennifer Clifton

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    Drawing on Dialogical Self Theory, this book presents a new framework for social and cultural identity construction in the literacy classroom, offering possibilities for how teachers might adjust their pedagogy to better support the range of cultural stances present in all classrooms. In the complex multicultural/multiethnic/multilingual contexts... more...

  • Teaching Information Literacy through Short Storiesby David Brier; Vickery Kaye Lebbin

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 34.99

    Teaching Information Literacy through Short Stories examines information literacy themes through 18 short stories. The book provides librarians and instructors a fresh approach to introduce, accompany, and supplement their teaching. more...

  • Literacy in the Disciplinesby Thomas DeVere Wolsey; Diane Lapp

    Guilford Publications 2016; US$ 26.00

    This book gives all teachers in grades 5-12 practical strategies for building the unique literacy skills that students need for success in their respective subject areas. Drawing from interviews with leading educators and professionals in science, mathematics, history, the arts, and other disciplines, the authors explain what disciplinary literacy... more...

  • Reading Rehabilitation for Individuals with Low Visionby Kamila Ru?icková

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 97.97

    This book presents an emerging rehabilitation program for improving the reading abilities of individuals with low vision who undergo therapy for visual impairment. Its interdisciplinary framework for visual training through reading skills development aligns its goals with those of special education programs and features anatomical and psychological... more...

  • English Nounsby Rochelle Lieber

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 40.00 US$ 32.80

    English Nouns explores the mechanisms by which English nominalizations come to have a variety of readings depending on their syntactic context. more...

  • Teaching Shakespeare to ESL Studentsby Leung Che Miriam Lau; Wing Bo Anna Tso

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 87.09

    This is a teacher?s resource book tailor-made for EFL teachers who want to bring Shakespeare into their classes. It includes forty innovative lesson plans with ready-to-use worksheets, hands-on games and student-oriented activities that help EFL learners achieve higher levels of English proficiency and cultural sensitivity. By introducing the plots,... more...

  • English as Medium of Instruction in Japanese Higher Educationby Glenn Toh

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 87.09

    This book sets out to uncover and discuss the curricular, pedagogical as well as cultural-political issues relating to ideological contradictions inherent in the adoption of English as medium of instruction in Japanese education. Situating the Japanese adoption of EMI in contradicting discourses of outward globalization and inward Japaneseness, the... more...

  • Reclaiming Early Childhood Literaciesby Richard J Meyer; Kathryn F. Whitmore

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    At a time when literacy has become more of a political issue than a research or pedagogical one, this volume refocuses attention on work with young children that places them at the center of their literacy worlds. Drawing on robust and growing knowledge which is often marginalized because of political and legislative forces, it explores young children?s... more...

  • Critical Literacy Across the K-6 Curriculumby Vivian Maria Vasquez

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 39.95

    Through stories from kindergarten to sixth grade classrooms where students and teachers have attempted to put a critical edge on their teaching, this book shows critical literacy in action across the curriculum. Readers see students and teachers together using critical literacy discourse to frame conversations in ways that engage students in examining... more...