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Forthcoming 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...

    To Be Published August 5th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Engaging Students in Academic Literacies

    Genre-based Pedagogy for K-5 Classrooms

    By María Estela Brisk

    The Common Core State Standards require schools to include writing in a variety of genres across the disciplines. Engaging Students in Academic Literacies provides specific information to plan and carry out genre-based writing instruction in English for K-5 students within various content areas....

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Reading Chinese Script

    A Cognitive Analysis

    Edited by Jian Wang, Hsuan-Chih Chen, Ralph Radach, Albrecht Inhoff

    This volume uses unique properties of Chinese script to focus on morphological analyses during the character and word recognition process, though some of the reported work also pertains to the use of phonological information. In addition, this volume contains work on syntactic and pragmatic...

    To Be Published August 15th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. Language Acquisition By Eye

    Edited by Charlene Chamberlain, Jill P. Morford, Rachel I. Mayberry

    This book focuses on the early acquisition of signed languages and the later development of reading by children who use signed languages. It represents the first collection of research papers focused solely on the acquisition of various signed languages by very young children--all of whom are...

    To Be Published August 15th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. 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...

    To Be Published August 15th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. Understanding and Teaching Reading Comprehension

    A handbook

    By Jane Oakhill, Kate Cain, Carsten Elbro

    The ultimate aim of reading is not the process but to understand what we read and comprehension can take place at many different levels. There has been an increasing emphasis on the importance of reading comprehension in recent years but despite this there is very little written on this vital topic...

    To Be Published August 25th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Creating Critical Classrooms

    Reading and Writing with an Edge, 2nd Edition

    By Mitzi Lewison, Christine Leland, Jerome C. Harste

    This popular text articulates a powerful theory of critical literacy—in all its complexity. Critical literacy practices encourage students to use language to question the everyday world, interrogate the relationship between language and power, analyze popular culture and media, understand how power...

    To Be Published August 26th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Chinese Students’ Writing in English

    Implications from a corpus-driven study

    By Maria Leedham

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Chinese students are the largest international student group in UK universities today, yet little is known about their undergraduate writing and the challenges they face. Drawing on the British Academic Written English corpus - a large corpus of proficient undergraduate student writing collected in...

    To Be Published August 27th 2014 by Routledge

  9. English L2 Reading

    Getting to the Bottom, 3rd Edition

    By Barbara M. Birch

    Series: ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

    English L2 Reading, Third Edition offers teachers research-based insights into bottom-up skills in reading English as a second language and a solid foundation on which to build reading instruction. Core linguistic and psycholinguistic concepts are presented within the context of their application...

    To Be Published August 28th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Family Reading Night

    2nd Edition

    By Darcy J. Hutchins, Joyce L. Epstein, Marsha D. Greenfeld

    Host family reading nights at your school! These events promote literacy outside of the classroom and encourage families to get involved in their children’s achievement. They also build relationships among educators, families, and community partners. This practical book is full of step-by-step...

    To Be Published August 28th 2014 by Routledge