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New and Published Books

  1. Essential Grammar for Today's Writers, Students, and Teachers

    By Nancy Sullivan

    This innovative grammar text is an ideal resource for writers, language students, and current and future classroom teachers who need an accessible "refresher" in a step-by-step guide to essential grammar. Rather than becoming mired in overly detailed linguistic definitions, Nancy Sullivan helps...

    Published November 20th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Socratic Seminars in Middle School

    Texts and Films That Engage Students in Reflective Thinking and Close Reading

    By Victor Moeller, Marc Moeller

    Teach students how to engage in thoughtful discussions about a text. Socratic seminars are highly effective at helping students read closely and think critically about what they’ve read. They also teach students how to participate in authentic discussions. This practical book from bestselling...

    Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Social Diversity within Multiliteracies

    Complexity in Teaching and Learning

    Edited by Fenice B. Boyd, Cynthia H. Brock

    Using a multiliteracies theoretical framework highlighting social diversity and multimodality as central in the process of meaning making, this book examines literacy teaching and learning as embedded in cultural, linguistic, racial, sexual, and gendered contexts and explores ways to foster...

    Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Literacy Policies and Practices in Conflict

    Reclaiming Classrooms in Networked Times

    Edited by Nancy Rankie Shelton, Bess Altwerger

    Current U.S. school reform efforts link school success, student achievement, and teacher performance to standardized tests and narrowly prescribed curricula. How do test-driven, mandated curricula in urban school systems overtly and subtly impact teachers’ efforts to provide technologically...

    Published November 10th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Freire and Education

    By Antonia Darder

    Series: Routledge Key Ideas in Education

    One of the most influential educational philosophers of our times, Paulo Freire contributed to a revolutionary understanding of education as an empowering and democratizing force in the lives of the disenfranchised. In this deeply personal introduction to the man and his ideas, Antonia Darder...

    Published November 10th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Landmarks in Literacy

    The Selected Works of Frank Smith

    By Frank Smith

    Series: World Library of Educationalists

    Frank Smith is internationally acclaimed as an essential contributor to research on the nature of reading and as an originator of the modern psycholinguistic approach to reading instruction. In his publications his aim has always been to support teachers, to encourage them to make teaching...

    Published November 7th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Teaching Discipline-Specific Literacies in Grades 6-12

    Preparing Students for College, Career, and Workforce Demands

    By Vicky I. Zygouris-Coe

    Comprehensive, timely, and relevant, this text offers an approach to discipline-specific literacy instruction that is aligned with the Common Core State Standards and the needs of teachers, students, and secondary schools across the nation. It is essential that teachers know how to provide...

    Published November 6th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Socratic Seminars in High School

    Texts and Films That Engage Students in Reflective Thinking and Close Reading

    By Victor Moeller, Marc Moeller

    Teach students how to engage in thoughtful discussions about a text. Socratic seminars are highly effective at helping students read closely and think critically about what they’ve read. They also teach students how to participate in authentic discussions. This practical book from bestselling...

    Published November 5th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Teaching About Dialect Variations and Language in Secondary English Classrooms

    Power, Prestige, and Prejudice

    By Michelle D. Devereaux

    Standardized tests demand Standard English, but secondary students (grades 6-12) come to school speaking a variety of dialects and languages, thus creating a conflict between students’ language of nurture and the expectations of school. The purpose of this text is twofold: to explain and illustrate...

    Published October 29th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Using Apps for Learning Across the Curriculum

    A Literacy-Based Framework and Guide

    By Richard Beach, David O'Brien

    How can apps be used to foster learning with literacy across the curriculum? This book offers both a theoretical framework for considering app affordances and practical ways to use apps to build students’ disciplinary literacies and to foster a wide range of literacy practices. Using Apps for...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge