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- Jagiellonian University Press 2012; US$ 40.00
Among many types of life-writing genres that recently have not only become central to contemporary academic discourse, but also attracted wide readership, the biographical novel deserves special attention. Authors on Authors examines biographical-novel-about-a-writer – a sub-genre of biographical novel which takes a real writer and his/her life... more...
- Southern Illinois University Press 2007; US$ 35.00
Rural Literacies identifies the problems inherent in trying to understand rural literacy, addresses the lack of substantive research on literacy in rural areas, and reviews traditional misrepresentations of rural literacy. This innovative volume frames debates over literacy in relation to larger social, political, and economic forces,... more...
- Regnery Publishing 2010; US$ 27.95
Following up his 10 Books That Screwed Up the World , author Benjamin Wiker brings you 10 Books Every Conservative Must Read: Plus Four Not to Miss and One Impostor . Offering a guide to some of the most important literary works of our time, Wiker turns his discerning eye from the great texts that have done so much damage to Western Civilization... more...
- Regnery Publishing 2008; US$ 29.99
You've heard of the "Great Books"? These are their evil opposites. From Machiavelli's The Prince to Karl Marx's The Communist Manifesto to Alfred Kinsey's Sexual Behavior in the Human Male, these "influential" books have led to war, genocide, totalitarian oppression, family breakdown, and disastrous social experiments. And yet these authors' bad ideas... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 38.95
How often do you hear your pupils cry 'what can I write about?' 1001 Brilliant Writing Ideas offers teachers endless ideas and inventive suggestions, opening up new opportunities for creative writing lessons. With over 1000 different ?story-starters? across a vast range of genres and narrative styles, this versatile book provides food for thought... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 189.00
Explores the prescriptions that hinder authentic and effective approaches to literacy instruction. This book identifies scripts which include the Bureaucratic Script, the Corporate Script, the Student Script, the Parent and Public Script, and the Administrative Script. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 42.95
33 Ways to Help with Spelling equips teachers and teaching assistants with a wide range of practical resources to help children who are having difficulties learning the basic skills of spelling. Offering a range of activities and games to engage children and encourage motivation in the classroom, this essential classroom companion provides ready-to-use... more...
- Guilford Publications 2013; US$ 27.00
This practical guide presents inspiring, research-based activities for teaching students in grades K 12 how to read and think critically about informational texts. With five essential types of strategies, seasoned and preservice teachers learn ways to help students select engaging, challenging reading materials; develop their knowledge of history,... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2010; US$ 15.00
he author of Parents Who Love Reading, Kids Who Don't now offers a cornucopia of simple, practical tips that will help children--no matter what their age or level of reading ability--learn to read. A separate section identifies books suited to different kinds of readers, such as girls who love horses, teenagers who like rock bands, and computer nuts.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 61.95
Assessment and Accreditation of Prior Learning systems are now widely used in colleges to open up access for potential students by harnessing their prior learning, knowledge and skills. But one major issue, language and literacy, has not yet been adequately addressed, and our education system still presents many barriers for non-native speakers of... more...