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  1. Socratic Seminars in High School

    Texts and Films That Engage Students in Reflective Thinking and Close Reading

    By Victor Moeller, Marc Moeller

    Teach students how to engage in thoughtful discussions about a text. Socratic seminars are highly effective at helping students read closely and think critically about what they’ve read. They also teach students how to participate in authentic discussions. This practical book from bestselling...

    Published November 5th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Teaching About Dialect Variations and Language in Secondary English Classrooms

    Power, Prestige, and Prejudice

    By Michelle D. Devereaux

    Standardized tests demand Standard English, but secondary students (grades 6-12) come to school speaking a variety of dialects and languages, thus creating a conflict between students’ language of nurture and the expectations of school. The purpose of this text is twofold: to explain and illustrate...

    Published October 29th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Social Diversity within Multiliteracies

    Complexity in Teaching and Learning

    Edited by Fenice B. Boyd, Cynthia H. Brock

    Using a multiliteracies theoretical framework highlighting social diversity and multimodality as central in the process of meaning making, this book examines literacy teaching and learning as embedded in cultural, linguistic, racial, sexual, and gendered contexts and explores ways to foster...

    Published October 28th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Using Apps for Learning Across the Curriculum

    A Literacy-Based Framework and Guide

    By Richard Beach, David O'Brien

    How can apps be used to foster learning with literacy across the curriculum? This book offers both a theoretical framework for considering app affordances and practical ways to use apps to build students’ disciplinary literacies and to foster a wide range of literacy practices. Using Apps for...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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...

    Published October 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Beyond the Classroom

    Collaborating with Colleagues and Parents to Build Core Literacy

    Edited by Nanci Werner-Burke

    Go beyond the walls of your classroom to build literacy and achievement. In this insightful book, you’ll discover how you can better meet the rigorous goals of the Common Core by opening new lines of communication with colleagues, parents, and students. Each chapter centers around an action project...

    Published October 9th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Learning and Literacy over Time

    Longitudinal Perspectives

    Edited by Julian Sefton-Green, Jennifer Rowsell

    Learning and Literacy over Time addresses two gaps in literacy research—studies offering longitudinal perspectives on learners and the trajectory of their learning lives inside and outside of school, and studies revealing how past experiences with literacy and learning inform future experiences and...

    Published October 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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...

    Published October 1st 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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...

    Published October 1st 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...

    Published September 26th 2014 by Routledge