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New and Published Books

  1. Teaching English Creatively

    2nd Edition

    By Teresa Cremin

    Series: Learning to Teach in the Primary School Series

    What does it mean to teach English creatively to primary school children? Teaching English Creatively encourages and enables teachers to adopt a more creative approach to the teaching of English in the primary school. Fully updated to reflect the changing UK curricula, the second edition of this...

    Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Speak, Listen and Learn

    Teaching resources for ages 7-13

    By Tony Wood

    This indispensable resource, for teachers of pupils aged 7-13 years, consists of a series of graduated lesson plans aimed at improving children’s speaking and listening skills, their self-confidence and their motivation to learn, ultimately leading to better school performance. The scheme was...

    Published April 24th 2015 by Routledge

  3. English as an Additional Language in the Early Years

    Linking theory to practice

    By Malini Mistry, Krishan Sood

    With the English as Additional Language (EAL) population growing rapidly, it is essential that settings and schools meet individual learner needs and provide an inclusive culture where different languages, cultures and religions are accepted and celebrated. Packed with essential information on key...

    Published March 25th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Social Linguistics and Literacies

    Ideology in Discourses, 5th Edition

    By James Gee

    In its first edition, Social Linguistics and Literacies was a major contribution to the emerging interdisciplinary field of sociocultural approaches to language and literacy, and was one of the founding texts of the ‘New Literacy Studies’. This book serves as a classic introduction to the study of...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Teaching and Learning English Grammar

    Research Findings and Future Directions

    Edited by MaryAnn Christison, Donna Christian, Patricia A. Duff, Nina Spada

    Series: Global Research on Teaching and Learning English

    An important contribution to the emerging body of research-based knowledge about English grammar, this volume presents empirical studies along with syntheses and overviews of previous and ongoing work on the teaching and learning of grammar for learners of English as a second/foreign language. It...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Becoming a Teacher of Writing in Elementary Classrooms

    By Donna Kalmbach Phillips, Mindy Legard Larson

    Becoming a Teacher of Writing in Elementary Classrooms nurtures teachers’ identities as writers, connects to the realities of writing instruction in real and diverse classrooms, and encourages critical and creative thinking. This text is about writing instruction as a journey teachers and students...

    Published February 10th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Researching Literacy Lives

    Building communities between home and school

    By Teresa Cremin, Marilyn Mottram, Fiona M. Collins, Sacha Powell, Rose Drury

    ‘A ground-breaking book. For years educationists have sought evidence of genuine partnerships between schools and homes – reciprocal partnerships where schools are as keen to foster home practices relating to literacy and learning as they are to tell families ‘this is what we do’ and ask that...

    Published November 25th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Shakespeare’s Heartbeat

    Drama games for children with autism

    By Kelly Hunter

    Children on the autistic spectrum experience varying degrees of difficulties; all of which can be understood as a disassociation of mind and body. Expressing feelings, making eye contact, keeping a steady heartbeat and recognizing faces are all part of the autism dilemma which can be poetically...

    Published November 11th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Literacy Policies and Practices in Conflict

    Reclaiming Classrooms in Networked Times

    Edited by Nancy Rankie Shelton, Bess Altwerger

    Current U.S. school reform efforts link school success, student achievement, and teacher performance to standardized tests and narrowly prescribed curricula. How do test-driven, mandated curricula in urban school systems overtly and subtly impact teachers’ efforts to provide technologically...

    Published November 10th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Landmarks in Literacy

    The Selected Works of Frank Smith

    By Frank Smith

    Series: World Library of Educationalists

    Frank Smith is internationally acclaimed as an essential contributor to research on the nature of reading and as an originator of the modern psycholinguistic approach to reading instruction. In his publications his aim has always been to support teachers, to encourage them to make teaching...

    Published November 7th 2014 by Routledge