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  • Literaciesby Mary Kalantzis; Bill Cope

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 64.00

    An introduction to literacy pedagogy within today's new media environment. more...

  • Word Journeys, Second Editionby Kathy Ganske

    Guilford Publications 2013; US$ 44.00

    This trusted teacher resource and course text provides a comprehensive approach to assessing and building children's word knowledge (grades K-8). Kathy Ganske shows how carefully planned word study can improve students' reading and writing skills while fostering their appreciation of language. Complete instructions are provided for implementing the... more...

  • Holding On to Good Ideas in a Time of Bad Onesby Thomas Newkirk

    Heinemann 2009; US$ 24.38

    Holding On to Good Ideas in a Time of Bad Ones is for teachers who struggle under top-down mandates or are forced into scripted reading lessons?whose humane, sensitive ways of teaching are threatened by rigid, mechanical programs. Tom Newkirk eloquently defends teaching against the ?cult of efficiency? that turns classrooms into assembly lines of knowledge.... more...

  • Through the Magic Doorby Arthur Conan Doyle

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99

    As the creator of one of the most beloved fictional characters of all time, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle had a fair amount of credibility when it came to literary matters. In this volume, Conan Doyle presents his views of literature and the pleasures of reading, and even offers some suggestions and recommendations from among his own favorites. more...

  • Excellence and Equity in Literacy Educationby William E. Tunmer; James W. Chapman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    Despite several efforts by the New Zealand government in the 1990s this book suggests that their national literacy strategy has failed to reduce the literacy achievement gap. The major contributing factors are examined and alternative effective strategies are suggested to achieve excellence and equity in New Zealand's literacy education. more...

  • The Fiend's Delightby Dod Grile

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99

    Books for All Kinds of Readers. ReadHowYouWant offers the widest selection of on-demand, accessible format editions on the market today. Our 7 different sizes of EasyRead™ are optimized by increasing the font size and spacing between the words and the letters. We partner with leading publishers around the globe. Our goal is to have accessible... more...

  • The Multiliteracies Classroomby Kathy A. Mills

    Channel View Publications 2010; US$ 39.95

    The multiliteracies approach to literacy education has become established as an accessible and effective paradigm for classroom practice in the 21st century. The Multiliteracies Classroom enlivens this theory with its vivid description of events in a real classroom. Teachers will identify with the lively transcripts of classroom interactions, and be... 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...

  • Reading the Web, Second Editionby Elizabeth Dobler; Maya B. Eagleton; Donald J. Leu

    Guilford Publications 2015; US$ 36.00

    Today's students need to know how to locate, comprehend, evaluate, and use online information efficiently and effectively. This widely used teacher guide and course text provides a framework for maximizing students' critical, creative use of the Web in grades 3-8. Research-based strategies for instruction and assessment across the content areas are... more...

  • Literacy Work in the Reign of Human Capitalby Evan Watkins

    Fordham University Press 2015; US$ 15.99

    In recent years, a number of books in the field of literacy research have addressed the experiences of literacy users or the multiple processes of learning literacy skills in a rapidly changing technological environment. In contrast to these studies, this book addresses the subjects of literacy. In other words, it is about how literacy workers are... more...