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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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 24th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 25th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 26th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Early Career English Teachers in Action

    Learning from Experience, Developing Expertise

    Edited by Robert Rozema, Lindsay Ellis

    The first few years of teaching are critical to the professional development of effective English teachers. In these crucial years, new teachers establish their identities, learn the ins and outs of the curriculum, acclimate to unfamiliar communities, and cope with student behaviors that they never...

    To Be Published August 31st 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 September 7th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Critical Literacies and Young Learners

    Connecting Classroom Practice to the Common Core

    Edited by Ken Winograd

    Many pre-service and beginning early childhood teachers question if critical literacy is do-able with young children, particularly in the current top-down educational climate. Critical Literacies and Young Learners shows how it is possible, even in the context of the mandates and pressures so many...

    To Be Published September 15th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Reclaiming English Language Arts Methods Courses

    Critical Issues and Challenges for Teacher Educators in Top-Down Times

    Edited by Jory Brass, Allen Webb

    Reclaiming English Language Arts Methods Courses showcases innovative work in teacher education that fosters teachers’ capacities as reflective practitioners and public intellectuals; extends traditional boundaries of methods courses on teaching the English language arts, literacy, children’s and...

    To Be Published September 16th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 September 18th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Integrating Virtual and Traditional Learning in 6-12 Classrooms

    A Layered Literacies Approach to Multimodal Meaning Making

    By Sandra Schamroth Abrams

    Integrating Virtual and Traditional Learning in 6-12 Classrooms introduces a model of "layered literacies" as a framework for describing and illustrating how students’ digital experiences can inform educational methods. Through the lens of layered literacies, educators can envision opportunities to...

    To Be Published September 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Language Learning Beyond the Classroom

    Edited by David Nunan, Jack C. Richards

    Series: ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

    This volume presents case studies of language learning beyond the classroom. The studies draw on a wide range of contexts, from North and South America to Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. Each provides principled links between theory, research and practice. While out-of-class learning will not...

    To Be Published October 1st 2014 by Routledge