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  1. Reading Hebrew

    The Language and the Psychology of Reading It

    By Joseph Shimron

    Over the last two decades, the study of languages and writing systems and their relationship to literacy acquisition has begun to spread beyond studies based mostly on English language learners. As the worldwide demand for literacy continues to grow, researchers from different countries with...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Figurative Language and Cognitive Science

    A Special Issue of metaphor and Symbolic Activity

    Edited by Richard P. Honeck

    The articles in this special issue focus on experimental psychological, neuropsychological, and computer-based approaches to figurative language, suggesting the enormous impact of cognitive science on our understanding of figurative language. Where, exactly, does figurative language fit in the...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Psychology Press

  3. Modularity and the Motor theory of Speech Perception

    Proceedings of A Conference To Honor Alvin M. Liberman

    Edited by Michael Studdert-Kennedy, Ignatius G. Mattingly

    A compilation of the proceedings of a conference held to honor Alvin M. Liberman for his outstanding contributions to research in speech perception, this volume deals with two closely related and controversial proposals for which Liberman and his colleagues at Haskins Laboratories have argued...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Psychology Press

  4. Community Fieldwork in Teacher Education

    Theory and Practice

    By Heidi L Hallman, Melanie Burdick

    Series: Routledge Research in Teacher Education

    In teacher education, field work in community-based spaces (including foster homes and programs for homeless youth) is frequently contrasted with "traditional" field experiences in classroom settings, where beginning teachers are immediately introduced to teacher-centered models of instruction....

    To Be Published May 1st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Performing Kamishibai

    An Emerging New Literacy for a Global Audience

    By Tara McGowan

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Kamishibai (paper-theater), a Japanese picture-storytelling medium, is gaining global interest as we move from a text-based culture to one that emphasizes multiple semiotic systems and performance. This is the first volume to explore the potential of kamishibai as a dynamic "new" interactive medium...

    To Be Published May 4th 2015 by Routledge

  6. A Case for Teaching Literature in the Secondary School

    Why Reading Fiction Matters in an Age of Scientific Objectivity and Standardization

    By Janet Alsup

    Taking a close look at the forces that affect English education in schools—at the ways literature, cognitive science, the privileging of the STEM disciplines, and current educational policies are connected—this timely book counters with a strong argument for the importance of continuing to teach...

    To Be Published May 6th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Educational Prophecies of Aldous Huxley

    The Visionary Legacy of Brave New World, Ape and Essence and Island

    By Ronald Zigler

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    The visionary legacy of Aldous Huxley is as relevant today as ever. Huxley possessed a sober understanding of the human condition as well as an inspired vision of the human potential. This volume presents an interdisciplinary examination and appreciation of Aldous Huxley’s three visionary novels –...

    To Be Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Transforming Reading Skills in the Secondary School

    Simple strategies for improving literacy

    By Pat Guy

    Series: David Fulton / Nasen

    Transforming Reading Skills in the Secondary School is a commonsense text designed to help practitioners working in a mainstream context. The book suggests ways to develop the underlying skills necessary for good reading through multiple pathways such as mainstream subject lessons, individual and...

    To Be Published May 20th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Challenging and Controversial Picturebooks

    Creative and Critical Responses to Visual Texts

    Edited by Janet Evans

    It is often assumed that picturebooks are for very young readers because of their emphasis on the illustrations and scarcity of text however; there are increasing numbers of picturebooks where the age of the implied reader is questionable.These are picturebooks whose controversial subject matter...

    To Be Published May 27th 2015 by Routledge

  10. It's Not What You Teach But How

    7 Insights to Making the CCSS Work for You

    By Nancy Sulla

    How do we prepare students to become problem-finders, innovators, and entrepreneurs who can thrive in a global society? The Common Core charts a pathway to success, yet we know that checking off each standard one by one will not achieve the kind of results we want. This powerful book by bestselling...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge