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Literacy

  • 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...

  • Academic Literacies in the Middle Yearsby Sally Humphrey

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    The professional learning framework this book presents is designed to support teachers? understandings of how language functions in their academic disciplines. This framework?a 4 x 4 metalinguistic toolkit?is informed by systemic functional linguistic theory and international educational research on academic and disciplinary literacies. The book... more...

  • Handbook of Research in Second Language Teaching and Learningby Eli Hinkel

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 125.95

    Volume III of the Handbook of Research in Second Language Teaching and Learning , like Volumes I and II, is a comprehensive, state-of-the-art overview of current research into social contexts of second language (L2)/foreign language (FL) teaching and learning; language policy; curriculum; types of instruction; incremental language skills such as... more...

  • Supporting K-12 English Language Learners in Scienceby Cory Buxton; Martha Allexsaht-Snider

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    The contribution of this book is to synthesize important common themes and highlight the unique features, findings, and lessons learned from three systematic, ongoing research and professional learning projects for supporting English learners in science. Each project, based in a different region of the U.S. and focused on different age ranges and... more...

  • Handbook of Reading Researchby P. David Pearson; (Section Editor Barr; Michael L. Kamil; Peter B. Mosenthal; Rebecca Barr

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 134.95

    The influential first volume of the Handbook of Reading Research was published in 1984. This classic work, an essential resource for researchers, students, and professionals across the field of reading and literacy education, is now available once again in on-line and print-on-demand versions.  more...

  • Grammar to Get Things Doneby Darren Crovitz; Michelle D. Devereaux

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 34.95

    CO-PUBLISHED BY ROUTLEDGE AND THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF TEACHERS OF ENGLISH Grammar to Get Things Done offers a fresh lens on grammar and grammar instruction, designed for middle and secondary pre-service and in-service English teachers. It shows how form, function, and use can help teachers move away from decontextualized grammar instruction... more...

  • Literacy in the Early Yearsby Claire J. McLachlan; Alison W. Arrow

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 84.57

    This edited collection provides an in-depth exploration of different aspects of contemporary early childhood literacy research and the implications for educational practice. Each chapter details how the research was conducted and any issues that researchers encountered in collecting data with very young children, as well as what the research findings... more...

  • Transliteracy in Complex Information Environmentsby Suzana Sukovic

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 78.95

    Transliteracy in Complex Information Environments considers this relatively new concept, which has attracted a great deal of interest in the library and  information field, particularly among practitioners. The notion of transliteracy arises in the context of increasingly complex information and communication environments characterised by multimodality... more...

  • Entwicklung einer Online-Diagnostik für die Alphabetisierungby Ilka Koppel

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 35.54

    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...