Why Expertise Matters
Accountability, in the form of standardized test scores, is built into many government literacy policies, with severe consequences for schools and districts that fail to meet ever-increasing performance levels. The key question this book addresses is whose knowledge is considered in framing...
Published October 1st 2013 by Routledge
Essays in Honor of Richard L. Venezky
From Orthography to Pedagogy pays tribute to Richard L. Venezky's work and influence on reading, linguistics, and computer science. This book catalogs findings related to speech and language development, reading and spelling's role in infant speech development, and the present and future advances...
Published February 5th 2013 by Psychology Press
Policy and Practice, Promise and Peril
This volume presents chapters by researchers, practitioners, and policymakers who study the impact of classroom portfolios in the assessment of writing achievement by elementary and middle grade students. The focus throughout the volume is on the tension between classroom assessment and...
Published September 1st 1996 by Routledge
Sponsored by Division 15 of APA, the second edition of this groundbreaking book has been expanded to 41 chapters that provide unparalleled coverage of this far-ranging field. Internationally recognized scholars contribute up-to-date reviews and critical syntheses of the following areas: foundations...
Published January 1st 1996 by Routledge