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New and Published Books

  1. 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 October 30th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Supporting Boys’ Writing in the Early Years

    Becoming a writer in leaps and bounds

    By Julie Cigman

    Julie Cigman uses a vast range of personal vignettes to explain best practice when encouraging boys to write. The theory is brought to life with these recollections, making this a very informative and enjoyable book to read. The ideas for working together with boys are beautifully simple and are...

    Published October 28th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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 17th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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

  9. Engaging Students in Academic Literacies

    Genre-based Pedagogy for K-5 Classrooms

    By María Estela Brisk

    The Common Core State Standards require schools to include writing in a variety of genres across the disciplines. Engaging Students in Academic Literacies provides specific information to plan and carry out genre-based writing instruction in English for K-5 students within various content areas....

    Published August 11th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Developing Writing Teachers

    Practical Ways for Teacher-Writers to Transform their Classroom Practice

    By Terry Locke

    The premise of Developing Writing Teachers is this: When teachers of writing identify as writers, it adds a special dimension to their writing pedagogy. Practical and accessible while drawing on a range of relevant research and theory, this text is distinguished by its dual focus—on teachers as...

    Published July 31st 2014 by Routledge