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  1. 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....

    Published April 21st 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    Published April 20th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Teaching ELLs to Read

    Strategies to Meet the Common Core, K-5

    By Paul Boyd-Batstone

    In this essential book from ELL-expert Paul Boyd-Batstone, you’ll find out how to teach reading while keeping in mind the unique needs of English language learners. You’ll learn best practices and differentiated strategies for each domain of the Common Core Foundational Reading Skills, including...

    Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Self-Regulation and the Common Core

    Application to ELA Standards

    By Marie C. White, Maria K. DiBenedetto

    The Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts created new challenges for teachers and pre-service instructors. Self-regulated learning, using one’s thoughts, feelings, and behaviors to reach goals, can help students become independent, self-directed learners. This book provides...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Educating for Critical Democratic Literacy

    Integrating Social Studies and Literacy in the Elementary Classroom

    By Kathryn M. Obenchain, Julie L. Pennington

    Educating for Critical Democratic Literacy educates pre and in-service elementary school teachers in teaching four key civics concepts through social studies and literacy integration. Written together by both literacy and social studies experts, it is based on a conceptual revision of the notions...

    Published April 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. English Teacher's Guide to Performance Tasks and Rubrics

    High School

    By Amy Benjamin

    This book provides step-by-step procedures, student hand-outs, and samples of student work....

    Published March 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Dialogic Readers

    Children talking and thinking together about visual texts

    By Fiona Maine

    Dialogic Readers: Children talking and thinking together about visual texts celebrates the sophisticated and dynamic discussions that primary-aged children can have as they talk together to make meaning from a variety of texts, and it highlights the potential for talk between readers as a tool for...

    Published March 20th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Identity-Focused ELA Teaching

    A Curriculum Framework for Diverse Learners and Contexts

    By Richard Beach, Anthony Johnston, Amanda Haertling Thein

    Countering the increased standardization of English language arts instruction requires recognizing and fostering students’ unique identity construction across different social and cultural contexts. Drawing on current sociocultural theories of identity construction, this book posits that students...

    Published March 19th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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 –...

    Published March 18th 2015 by Routledge