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  • Literacy and the Common Coreby Sarah Tantillo

    Wiley 2014; US$ 27.95

    Tools and Insights for Meeting and Exceeding the Common Core Standards Literacy and the Common Core offers K–12 teachers clear guidance on how to design units, lessons, and objectives to meet the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts; it’s filled with practical strategies that teachers can use immediately to target... more...

  • Language-Based Approaches to Support Reading Comprehensionby Francine Falk-Ross

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 44.99

    In this book, Falk-Ross and the contributing authors offer their different perspectives on supporting English language learners through specific strategies for assessment and instruction. It presents specific issues and challenges, supportive research and up-to-date information, classroom implications and strategies, and case study applications.... more...

  • The Age of Learningby Peter Jarvis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95

    A multidisciplinary analysis of learning in contemporary society. It analyzes both the meaning and the place of these strands that make up modern education and offers an overview of the part they play in the work of all educators, trainers, teachers and course developers. more...

  • Building Communities of Engaged Readersby Teresa Cremin; Marilyn Mottram; Fiona M. Collins; Sacha Powell; Kimberly Safford

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 40.95

    Reading for pleasure urgently requires a higher profile to raise attainment and increase children?s engagement as self-motivated and socially interactive readers. Building Communities of Engaged Readers  highlights the concept of ?Reading Teachers? who are not only knowledgeable about texts for children, but are aware of their own reading identities... 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...

  • Contextualising Difficulties in Literacy Developmentby Gavin Reid; Janet Soler; Janice Wearmouth

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 61.95

    This book provides a range of interdisciplinary and international perspectives on difficulties in literacy development. The high-profile team of contributors provide ethical and policy discussions, as well as contextualising individual and collective strategies to addressing difficulties in literacy development. The chapters break new ground by encompassing... more...

  • Handbook of Research on Reading Comprehensionby Susan E. Israel; Gerald G. Duffy

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 120.95

    The Handbook of Research on Reading Comprehension assembles researchers of reading comprehension, literacy, educational psychology, psychology, and neuroscience to document the most recent research on the topic. It summarizes the current body of research on theory, methods, instruction, and assessment, including coverage of landmark studies. Designed... more...

  • Challenge Thinking and Deepen Understandingby Lisa A. Fisher

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 21.99

    This professional text offers why and what the English Language Arts (ELA) Common Core State Standards (CCSS) are, how to implement strategies aligned with the standards, and the importance behind text complexity and rigor. All of the strategies can be used no matter what standards are being taught and in any discipline. more...

  • Readers Front and Centerby Dorothy Barnhouse

    Stenhouse Publishers 2014; US$ 18.00

    Every teacher wants and expects his or her students to be reading increasingly complex texts, yet sometimes the gap between our expectations and our students’ abilities seems wide and deep. It’s tempting to look at that gap and step in to fill it for them, but then we’d be doing most of the "heavy lifting"—the understanding,... more...

  • Handbook of Reading Research, Volume IIIby Michael L. Kamil; Peter B. Mosenthal; P. David Pearson; Rebecca Barr

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.95

    In Volume III, as in Volumes I and II, the classic topics of reading are included--from vocabulary and comprehension to reading instruction in the classroom--and, in addition, each contributor was asked to include a brief history that chronicles the legacies within each of the volume's many topics. However, on the whole, Volume III is not about tradition.... more...