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New Books in May 2012

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  1. Handbook of Family Literacy

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Barbara H. Wasik

    The Handbook of Family Literacy, 2e, provides the most comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of family literacy of any available book. It documents the need for literacy education for children and parents, describes early literacy and math development within the home, analyses interventions in home...

    Published April 26th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Disability Studies and the Inclusive Classroom

    Critical Practices for Creating Least Restrictive Attitudes

    By Susan Baglieri, Arthur Shapiro

    This book’s mission is to integrate knowledge and practice from the fields of disability studies and special education. Parts I & II focus on the broad, foundational topics that comprise disability studies (culture, language, and history) and Parts III & IV move into practical topics (...

    Published April 25th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Teaching to Exceed the English Language Arts Common Core State Standards

    A Literacy Practices Approach for 6-12 Classrooms

    By Richard Beach, Amanda Haertling Thein, Allen Webb

    As the new English Language Arts Common Core State Standards take hold across the United States, the need grows for pre-service and in-service teachers to be ready to develop curriculum and instruction that addresses their requirements. This timely, thoughtful, and comprehensive text directly meets...

    Published May 15th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Pragmatism, Post-modernism, and Complexity Theory

    The "Fascinating Imaginative Realm" of William E. Doll, Jr.

    Edited by Donna Trueit

    Series: Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

    The first collection of the key works of the major curriculum studies scholar William E. Doll, Jr., this volume provides an overview of his scholarship over his fifty-year career and documents the theoretical and practical contribution he has made to the field . The book is organized in five...

    Published June 1st 2012 by Routledge

  5. Thinking Comprehensively About Education

    Spaces of Educative Possibility and their Implications for Public Policy

    Edited by Ezekiel Dixon-Román, Edmund W. Gordon

    While much is known about the critical importance of educative experiences outside of school, little is known about the social systems, community programs, and everyday practices that can facilitate learning outside of the classroom. Thinking Comprehensively About Education sheds much-needed light...

    Published May 21st 2012 by Routledge

  6. Running Records

    Authentic Instruction in Early Childhood Education

    By Mary Shea

    The most effective way to understand what a child knows about the reading process is to take a running record. In Running Records, Mary Shea demonstrates how teachers can use this powerful tool to design lessons that decrease reading difficulties, build on strengths, and stimulate motivation,...

    Published May 24th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Ambiguities and Tensions in English Language Teaching

    Portraits of EFL Teachers as Legitimate Speakers

    By Peter Sayer

    Series: ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

    The central theme of this book is the ambiguities and tensions teachers face as they attempt to position themselves in ways that legitimize them as language teachers, and as English speakers. Focusing on three EFL teachers and their schools in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca, it...

    Published June 12th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Practice What You Teach

    Social Justice Education in the Classroom and the Streets

    By Bree Picower

    Series: Teaching/Learning Social Justice

    Many teachers enter the profession with a desire to "make a difference." But given who most teachers are, where they come from, and what pressure they feel to comply with existing school policies, how can they take up this charge? Practice What You Teach follows three different groups of educators...

    Published May 29th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Integrating Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

    Issues, Reflections, and Ways Forward

    Edited by Léonie Rennie, Grady Venville, John Wallace

    Series: Teaching and Learning in Science Series

    How can curriculum integration of school science with the related disciplines of technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) enhance students’ skills and their ability to link what they learn in school with the world outside the classroom? Featuring actual case studies of teachers’ attempts to...

    Published May 11th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Using Games to Enhance Learning and Teaching

    A Beginner's Guide

    Edited by Nicola Whitton, Alex Moseley

    Using Games to Enhance Learning and Teaching provides educators with easy and practical ways of using games to support student engagement and learning. Despite growing interest in digital game-based learning and teaching, until now most teachers have lacked the resources or technical knowledge to...

    Published May 17th 2012 by Routledge

  11. Educating for Peace in a Time of Permanent War

    Are Schools Part of the Solution or the Problem?

    Edited by Paul R. Carr, Brad J. Porfilio

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    What is the meaning of peace, why should we study it, and how should we achieve it? Although there are an increasing number of manuscripts, curricula and initiatives that grapple with some strand of peace education, there is, nonetheless, a dearth of critical, cross-disciplinary, international...

    Published May 15th 2012 by Routledge