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New and Published Books

  1. 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 24th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 10th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 6th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 8th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 September 30th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Critical Literacies and Young Learners

    Connecting Classroom Practice to the Common Core

    Edited by Ken Winograd

    Many pre-service and beginning early childhood teachers question if critical literacy is do-able with young children, particularly in the current top-down educational climate. Critical Literacies and Young Learners shows how it is possible, even in the context of the mandates and pressures so many...

    Published September 24th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Extending Support for Key Stage 2 and 3 Dyslexic Pupils, their Teachers and Support Staff

    The Dragonfly Games, 2nd Edition

    By Sally Raymond

    "This isn't learning: this is fun!" - dyslexic pupil "Fantastic ideas that engage learners in their learning: thank you!" - Teaching Assistant "I like finding tactics which help me win!" dyslexic pupil "My son is now asking to play spelling games!" - parent "I like playing homework games with my...

    Published September 17th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Supporting Key Stage 2 and 3 Dyslexic Pupils, their Teachers and Support Staff

    The Dragonfly Worksheets, 2nd Edition

    By Sally Raymond

    'I have found Sally Raymond's worksheets ideally suited for use with pupils in need of focussed literacy development materials. They find them varied and accessible with opportunities to include personal interests and topics. I use them to match specific learning needs to activities which...

    Published September 15th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Creating Critical Classrooms

    Reading and Writing with an Edge, 2nd Edition

    By Mitzi Lewison, Christine Leland, Jerome C. Harste

    This popular text articulates a powerful theory of critical literacy—in all its complexity. Critical literacy practices encourage students to use language to question the everyday world, interrogate the relationship between language and power, analyze popular culture and media, understand how power...

    Published August 21st 2014 by Routledge