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New and Published Books

  1. Literacy Teaching and Learning in Rural Communities

    Problematizing Stereotypes, Challenging Myths

    Edited by Lisa Schade Eckert, Janet Alsup

    This definitive look at teaching English in rural secondary schools contests current definitions and discussions of rural education, examines their ideological and cultural foundations, and presents an alternative perspective that conceptualizes rural communities as diverse, unique, and conducive...

    Published January 14th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Foreign Language Learning

    Psycholinguistic Studies on Training and Retention

    Edited by Alice F. Healy, Lyle E. Bourne, Jr.

    Based on a research project funded by the Army Research Institute, Foreign Language Learning reports original empirical and theoretical research on foreign language acquisition and makes recommendations about applications to foreign language instruction. The ultimate goal of this project was to...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Youth, Critical Literacies, and Civic Engagement

    Arts, Media, and Literacy in the Lives of Adolescents

    By Theresa Rogers, Kari-Lynn Winters, Mia Perry, Anne-Marie LaMonde

    Through stories of youth using their many voices in and out of school to explore and express their ideas about the world, this book brings to the forefront the reality of lived literacy experiences of adolescents in today’s culture in which literacy practices reflect important cultural messages...

    Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Literacy and Education

    By James Paul Gee

    Series: Routledge Key Ideas in Education

    Literacy and Education tells the story of how literacy—starting in the early 1980s—came to be seen not as a mental phenomenon, but as a social and cultural one. In this accessible introductory volume, acclaimed scholar James Paul Gee shows readers how literacy "left the mind and wandered out into...

    Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Promoting Teacher Reflection in Second Language Education

    A Framework for TESOL Professionals

    By Thomas S. C. Farrell

    Series: ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

    Taking the concept and the practice of reflective teaching forward, this book introduces a well-structured, flexible framework for use by teachers at all levels of development, from pre-service to novice to the most experienced. The framework outlines five levels of reflective practice—Philosophy;...

    Published December 12th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Informational Writing Toolkit

    Using Mentor Texts in Grades 3-5

    By Sean Ruday

    In order for students to write effective informational texts, they need to read good informational texts! In this practical book, you’ll find out how to use high-quality books and articles to make writing instruction more meaningful, authentic, and successful. The author demonstrates how you can...

    Published December 11th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Researching Literacy Lives

    Building communities between home and school

    By Teresa Cremin, Marilyn Mottram, Fiona M. Collins, Sacha Powell, Rose Drury

    ‘A ground-breaking book. For years educationists have sought evidence of genuine partnerships between schools and homes – reciprocal partnerships where schools are as keen to foster home practices relating to literacy and learning as they are to tell families ‘this is what we do’ and ask that...

    Published November 25th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. 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