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New and Published Books

  1. Developing Writing Teachers

    Practical Ways for Teacher-Writers to Transform their Classroom Practice

    By Terry Locke

    The premise of Developing Writing Teachers is this: When teachers of writing identify as writers, it adds a special dimension to their writing pedagogy. Practical and accessible while drawing on a range of relevant research and theory, this text is distinguished by its dual focus—on teachers as...

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Challenges for Language Education and Policy

    Making Space for People

    Edited by Bernard Spolsky, Ofra Inbar-Lourie, Michal Tannenbaum

    Addressing a wide range of issues in applied linguistics, sociolinguistics, and multilingualism, this volume focuses on language users, the ‘people.’ Making creative connections between existing scholarship in language policy and contemporary theory and research in other social sciences,...

    Published July 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Focus on Text

    Tackling the Common Core Reading Standards, Grades 4-8

    By Amy Benjamin

    As schools shift to the Common Core, many English language arts teachers are left with questions about how their classrooms should look. Is fiction out? Can I still do strategy instruction? Does close reading mean deliberating on each word? Finally, there’s a resource with all of these answers and...

    Published June 25th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Inquiry and Innovation in the Classroom

    Using 20% Time, Genius Hour, and PBL to Drive Student Success

    By A.J. Juliani

    Careers in the 21st century are changing, but traditional education methods are not preparing students for these new jobs and demands. In this thought-provoking book, esteemed educator A.J. Juliani describes how we need to modify our classrooms to instill in students the drive for inquiry and...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Building Communities of Engaged Readers

    Reading for pleasure

    By Teresa Cremin, Marilyn Mottram, Fiona M. Collins, Sacha Powell, Kimberly Safford

    Reading for pleasure urgently requires a higher profile to raise attainment and increase children’s engagement as self-motivated and socially interactive readers. Building Communities of Engaged Readers highlights the concept of ‘Reading Teachers’ who are not only knowledgeable about texts for...

    Published June 20th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Reinventing Writing

    The 9 Tools That Are Changing Writing, Teaching, and Learning Forever

    By Vicki Davis

    In this much-anticipated book from acclaimed blogger Vicki Davis (Cool Cat Teacher), you’ll learn the key shifts in writing instruction necessary to move students forward in today’s world. Vicki describes how the elements of traditional writing are being reinvented with cloud-based tools. Instead...

    Published June 5th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Language Planning for Medium of Instruction in Asia

    Edited by M. Obaidul Hamid, Hoa T.M. Nguyen, Richard B. Baldauf

    This volume investigates the policy and practice of medium of instruction at different levels of education in Asian polities including Bangladesh, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, the Maldives, Nepal, Timor-Leste and Vietnam. The chapters provide an informed understanding of the...

    Published May 30th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Time and Space in Literacy Research

    Edited by Catherine Compton-Lilly, Erica Halverson

    Literacy researchers interested in how specific sites of learning situate students and the ways they make sense of their worlds are asking new questions and thinking in new ways about how time and space operate as contextual dimensions in the learning lives of students, teachers, and families....

    Published May 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Common Core Grammar Toolkit

    Using Mentor Texts to Teach the Language Standards in Grades 6-8

    By Sean Ruday

    The Common Core’s language standards can seem overwhelming—students need to learn specific, complex grammar rules at each grade level. The Common Core Grammar Toolkit to the rescue! This comprehensive guide makes grammar instruction fun and meaningful. You will learn how to… • Teach the Common...

    Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Can Pop Culture and Shakespeare Exist in the Same Classroom?

    Using Student Interest to Bring Complex Texts to Life

    By Kristine Gritter, Kathryn Schoon-Tanis, Matthew Althoff

    Expecting students to jump right into a rigorous literature discussion is not always realistic. Students need scaffolding so that they will be more engaged and motivated to read the text and think about it on a deeper level. This book shows English language arts teachers a very effective way to...

    Published April 23rd 2014 by Routledge