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  • Critical Literaciesby Bogum Yoon

    Springer Singapore 2015; US$ 52.60

    This book offers comprehensive coverage of critical literacies by pursuing a balanced approach to theory, research, and practice. By clarifying the gaps among the frameworks of critical literacies, the author discusses new ways of approaching them from global and multicultural perspectives and provides an instructional model of critical global literacies... more...

  • Assessing the Common Coreby Robert C. Calfee; Kathleen M. Wilson; Milton Chen

    Guilford Publications 2015; US$ 28.00

    From distinguished educators, this book imagines what our schools could look like if an authentic vision of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) were put in place, and thoughtfully critiques how and why implementation has faltered. The authors outline a curriculum framework that focuses on student-based inquiry and the use of formative assessment... more...

  • World Literacyby John W. Miller; Michael C. McKenna

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    International literacy assessments have provided ample data for ranking nations, charting growth, and casting blame. Summarizing the findings of these assessments, which afford a useful vantage from which to view world literacy as it evolves, this book examines literate behavior worldwide, in terms of both the ability of populations from a wide variety... more...

  • Decolonizing Educationby Norah Barongo-Muweke

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 61.17

    Norah Barongo-Muweke aims to reconstruct a theory of citizenship education for the postcolonial South. She works towards fostering scientific construction and mainstreaming of postcoloniality as analytical category, dimension of gender, policy, sustainable learning and societal transformation. A consistent conceptual framework for theorising together... more...

  • Handbook of Orthography and Literacyby R. Malatesha Joshi; P. G. Aaron

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 120.95

    Until about two decades ago, the study of writing systems and their relationship to literacy acquisition was sparse and generally modeled after studies of English language learners. This situation is now changing. As the worldwide demand for literacy continues to grow, researchers from different countries with different language backgrounds have begun... more...

  • Navigating Languages, Literacies and Identitiesby Vally Lytra; Dinah Volk; Eve Gregory

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Navigating Languages, Literacies and Identities showcases innovative research at the interface of religion and multilingualism, offering an analytical focus on religion in children and adolescents’ everyday lives and experiences. The volume examines the connections between language and literacy practices and social identities associated with religion... more...

  • Translanguaging with Multilingual Studentsby Ofelia García; Tatyana Kleyn

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    Looking closely at what happens when translanguaging is actively taken up to teach emergent bilingual students across different contexts, this book focuses on how it is already happening in classrooms as well as how it can be implemented as a pedagogical orientation. It extends theoretical understandings of the concept and highlights its promises... more...

  • Linguistically Diverse Immigrant and Resident Writersby Christina Ortmeier-Hooper; Todd Ruecker

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    Spotlighting the challenges and realities faced by linguistically diverse immigrant and resident students in U.S. secondary schools and in their transitions from high school to community colleges and universities, this book looks at programs, interventions, and other factors that help or hinder them as they make this move. Chapters from teachers and... more...

  • Language and Power in Post-Colonial Schoolingby Carolyn McKinney

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    Critiquing the positioning of children from non-dominant groups as linguistically deficient, this book aims to bridge the gap between theorizing of language in critical sociolinguistics and approaches to language in education. Carolyn McKinney uses the lens of linguistic ideologies—teachers’ and students’ beliefs about language—to shed light on the... more...

  • Creating a Multivocal Selfby Julie Choi

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 46.95

    Showcasing a new methodology in language learning and identity research, this carefully conceptualized, innovative book explicates the use of autoethnography as a way of re-imagining one’s sense of linguistic and cultural identity. A key work for researchers and students in Applied Linguistics and Language Education, it addresses fundamental aspects... more...