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Literacy

  • Engaging Students in Academic Literaciesby Marķa Estela Brisk

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    The Common Core State Standards require schools to include writing in a variety of genres across the disciplines. Engaging Students in Academic Literacies provides specific information to plan and carry out genre-based writing instruction in English for K-5 students within various content areas. Informed by systemic functional linguistics?a theory... more...

  • Born Readingby Betsy Bird; Jason Boog

    Touchstone 2014; US$ 15.99

    A program for parents and professionals on how to raise kids who love to read, featuring interviews with childhood development experts, advice from librarians, tips from authors and children?s book publishers, and reading recommendations for kids from birth up to age five. Every parent wants to give his or her child a competitive advantage. In Born... more...

  • Developing Word Recognitionby Latisha Hayes; Kevin Flanigan

    Guilford Publications 2014; US$ 26.00

    A complete road map for word knowledge instruction in PreK-2, this book focuses on developing the word recognition and phonics skills identified in the Common Core standards for foundational skills. It offers clear-cut instructions for assessing students' stages of word knowledge development--emergent, beginning, or transitional--and their specific... more...

  • Theoretical Models of Learning and Literacy Developmentby Earl Cheek; Evan Ortlieb

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 92.00

    This book advances theoretical knowledge through rich description of cognitive and social elements of the teaching and learning processes of literacy formation. This text offers ten theories that describe how students learn in the 21st century and how to improve curriculum and instruction towards meeting the current needs of students today. more...

  • Language, Literacy, and Learning in STEM Educationby Mary Jane Curry; David I. Hanauer

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 135.00

    There is increasing pressure for STEM education to reform in the direction of student-centered learning approaches, active learning, interdisciplinarity, and data-driven evaluations and assessments of student learning. These requirements derive from the need for STEM education to facilitate economic development, national health, technological innovation,... more...

  • Reading for Learningby Maria Nikolajeva

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 143.00

    How does reading fiction affect young people? How can they transfer fictional experience into real life? Why do they care about fictional characters? How does fiction enhance young people's sense of self-hood? Supported by cognitive psychology and brain research, this ground-breaking book is the first study of young readers' cognitive and emotional... more...

  • Social Literaciesby Brian V. Street

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    Social Literacies develops new and critical approaches to the understanding of literacy in an international perspective. It represents part of the current trend towards a broader consideration of literacy as social practices, and as its title suggests, it focuses on the social nature of reading and writing and the multiple character of literacy practices.... more...

  • Vorlesen digitalby Bettina Muratovic

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00

    How do digital media change the way we read aloud, a key cultural tool for reading socialization? This qualitative study focuses on this central question. Using the structural-genetic approach to socialization research, the book analyzes the reading-aloud practices of eight families from data obtained through videography. Of particular interest is... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    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...

  • Best Practices in Adolescent Literacy Instruction, Second Editionby Kathleen A. Hinchman; Heather K. Sheridan-Thomas; Donna E. Alvermann

    Guilford Publications 2014; US$ 36.00

    An authoritative teacher resource and widely adopted text, this book provides a comprehensive overview of adolescent literacy instruction in the era of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Leading educators describe effective practices for motivating diverse learners in grades 5-12, building comprehension of multiple types of texts, integrating... more...