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  1. Perspectives on Writing

    Research, Theory, and Practice

    Edited by Roselmina Indrisano, James R. Squire, IRA

    At a time when long-treasured forms of the printed word compete with technology for the time and attention of children and adolescents, it is critical for teachers to help students respond to the written word and to master the craft of writing. Perspectives on Writing provides a foundation for the...

    Published August 1st 2002 by Routledge

  2. Collaboration for Diverse Learners

    Viewpoints and Practices

    Edited by Victoria J. Risko, Karen Bromley, IRA

    Educators often feel frustrated by their school's lack of comprehensive programs to address the needs of diverse learners. Many noted literacy experts believe that school programs for diverse learners will remain ineffectual until instruction involves teachers, specialists, administrators, and...

    Published August 1st 2002 by Routledge

  3. Reading, Writing, and Talking Gender in Literacy Learning

    By Barbara J. Guzzetti, Josephine Peyto Young, Margaret M. Gritsavage, Laurie M. Fyfe, Marie Hardenbrook

    Series: IRA's Literacy Studies Series

    Until now, there has been no systematic analysis or review of the research on gender and literacy. With all the media attention and research surveys surrounding gender bias and the inequities that continue to flourish in education, a synthesis of the research studies was needed to raise awareness...

    Published August 1st 2002 by Routledge

  4. Best Practice?

    Insights on Literacy Instruction From An Elementary Classroom

    By Margaret T. Stewart, Ira

    Series: IRA's Literacy Studies Series

    Teachers, parents, policymakers, and others interested in researching what's best for teaching children literacy skills will find literally thousands of resources purporting to be best practices. Who are you to believe? How can you make sense of what has been learned over the past decades about...

    Published August 1st 2002 by Routledge

  5. Students' Identities and Literacy Learning

    By Sarah J. McCarthey, Ira

    Series: IRA's Literacy Studies Series

    Educators will find in this book an opportunity to examine the multiple, dynamic identities of the students they instruct and to consider the ways in which all teachers and students are shaped by their social and cultural settings. The volume is the first to examine theories of identity and...

    Published August 1st 2002 by Routledge

  6. Writing at Work

    A Guide to Better Writing in Administration, Business and Management

    By Robert Barrass

    Many employers complain about the poor communication skills of many young people seeking employment; and many people in employment are handicapped by the poor quality of their written work. While bad spelling, ineffective punctuation and faults in grammar create barriers between the writer and the...

    Published July 25th 2002 by Routledge

  7. Beyond Stories

    Young Children's Nonfiction Composition

    By Susan Britsch

    This book pulls together the experiences of teachers and children in pre-school through Grade 3. It demonstrates that nonfiction composing is a highly creative process for young children. It provides suggestions for writing assignments, focused reading, and assessment. The theme that underlines...

    Published June 20th 2002 by Routledge

  8. Reading Development in Adults

    A Special Issue of scientific Studies of Reading

    Edited by Richard L. Venezky, John P. Sabatini

    This special issue is a snapshot of current research in this area, showing many of the issues encountered, the methods employed, and the limitations faced. All four studies involve experimental or quasi-experimental studies but all are based on participants recruited from adult literacy programs....

    Published June 1st 2002 by Routledge

  9. Making Progress in Writing

    By Eve Bearne

    Children's achievements in writing lag behind their achievements in reading, speaking and listening. National tests are beginning to expose this gap and inevitably, it is raising concerns. The issue is not without controversy but regardless of the politics of the situation, national progress in...

    Published May 16th 2002 by Routledge

  10. Why Reading Literature in School Still Matters

    Imagination, Interpretation, Insight

    By Dennis J. Sumara

    Why Reading Literature in School Still Matters: Imagination, Interpretation, Insight explains how a reader's involvement with literary texts can create conditions for developing deep insight into human experience, and how teachers can develop these interpretive possibilities in school contexts....

    Published May 1st 2002 by Routledge