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Literacy

  • Literacyby Phil Beadle

    Crown House Publishing 2014;

    In order to write well you have to know the rules. In order to teach the rules you have to know the rules. In order to break the rules you have to know the rules. It makes sense that a book on literacy should be well written. This is. The author of Literacy across the curriculum in the ‘How to Teach Series? knows a bit about writing: he has written... more...

  • Integrating Virtual and Traditional Learning in 6-12 Classroomsby Sandra Schamroth Abrams

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    Integrating Virtual and Traditional Learning in 6-12 Classrooms introduces a model of "layered literacies" as a framework for describing and illustrating how students? digital experiences can inform educational methods. Through the lens of layered literacies, educators can envision opportunities to draw upon adolescents? out-of-school interests and... more...

  • Reclaiming English Language Arts Methods Coursesby Jory Brass; Allen Webb

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Reclaiming English Language Arts Methods Courses showcases innovative work in teacher education that fosters teachers? capacities as reflective practitioners and public intellectuals; extends traditional boundaries of methods courses on teaching the English language arts, literacy, children?s and young adult literature; and embodies democratic and... more...

  • Grammar Mattersby Lynne R. Dorfman; Diane Dougherty

    Stenhouse Publishers 2014; US$ 21.60

    If you are a teacher of grades K-6, you might be asking, "Shoud I teach grammar in my class on a daily basis? How would I go about doing this? And how can I teach grammar so it isn't boring to my kids?" In Grammar Matters , Lynne Dofman and Diane Dougherty answer these questions and more. Using mentor texts as the cornerstone for how... more...

  • Del Otro Ladoby Susan V. Meyers

    Southern Illinois University Press 2014; US$ 40.00

    In Del Otro Lado: Literacy and Migration across the U.S.-Mexico Border , author Susan V. Meyers draws on her year-long ethnographic study in Mexico and the United States to analyze the literacy practices of Mexican-origin students on both sides of the border. Meyers begins by taking readers through the historical development of the rural Mexican... more...

  • English L2 Reading: Getting to the Bottomby Barbara M. Birch

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    English L2 Reading, Third Edition offers teachers research-based insights into bottom-up skills in reading English as a second language and a solid foundation on which to build reading instruction. Core linguistic and psycholinguistic concepts are presented within the context of their application to teaching. The goal is to balance or supplement... more...

  • Teaching Chinese Literacy in the Early Yearsby Hui Li

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    The Chinese language is now used by a quarter of the world?s population and is increasingly popular as a second language. Teaching Chinese Literacy in the Early Years comprehensively investigates the psychology, pedagogy and practice involved in teaching Chinese literacy to young children. This text not only explores the psycholinguistic and... more...

  • Challenges for Language Education and Policyby Bernard Spolsky; Ofra Inbar-Lourie; Michal Tannenbaum

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Addressing a wide range of issues in applied linguistics, sociolinguistics, and multilingualism,  this volume focuses on language users, the ?people.? Making creative connections between existing scholarship in language policy and contemporary theory and research in other social sciences, authors from around the world offer new critical perspectives... more...

  • Early Career English Teachers in Action: Learning from Experience, Developing Expertiseby Robert Rozema; Lindsay Ellis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    The first few years of teaching are critical to the professional development of effective English teachers. In these crucial years, new teachers establish their identities, learn the ins and outs of the curriculum, acclimate to unfamiliar communities, and cope with student behaviors that they never expected. All of this can be daunting for novice... more...

  • Writing Spaceby Jay David Bolter

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 56.95

    This second edition of Jay David Bolter's classic text expands on the objectives of the original volume, illustrating the relationship of print to new media, and examining how hypertext and other forms of electronic writing refashion or "remediate" the forms and genres of print. Reflecting the dynamic changes in electronic technology since the first... more...