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  1. 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 12th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 August 1st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Focus on Text

    Tackling the Common Core Reading Standards, Grades 4-8

    By Amy Benjamin

    As schools shift to the Common Core, many English language arts teachers are left with questions about how their classrooms should look. Is fiction out? Can I still do strategy instruction? Does close reading mean deliberating on each word? Finally, there’s a resource with all of these answers and...

    Published June 25th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Inquiry and Innovation in the Classroom

    Using 20% Time, Genius Hour, and PBL to Drive Student Success

    By A.J. Juliani

    Careers in the 21st century are changing, but traditional education methods are not preparing students for these new jobs and demands. In this thought-provoking book, esteemed educator A.J. Juliani describes how we need to modify our classrooms to instill in students the drive for inquiry and...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Developing Children’s Critical Thinking through Picturebooks

    A guide for primary and early years students and teachers

    By Mary Roche

    This accessible text will show students and class teachers how they can enable their pupils to become critical thinkers through the medium of picturebooks. By introducing children to the notion of making-meaning together through thinking and discussion, Roche focuses on carefully chosen...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Building Communities of Engaged Readers

    Reading for pleasure

    By Teresa Cremin, Marilyn Mottram, Fiona M. Collins, Sacha Powell, Kimberly Safford

    Reading for pleasure urgently requires a higher profile to raise attainment and increase children’s engagement as self-motivated and socially interactive readers. Building Communities of Engaged Readers highlights the concept of ‘Reading Teachers’ who are not only knowledgeable about texts for...

    Published June 20th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Unified Discourse Analysis

    Language, Reality, Virtual Worlds and Video Games

    By James Paul Gee

    Discourse Analysis is becoming increasingly "multimodal", concerned primarily with the interplay of language, image and sound. Video Games allow humans to create, live in and have conversations with new multimodal worlds. In this ground-breaking new textbook, best-selling author and experienced...

    Published June 17th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Reinventing Writing

    The 9 Tools That Are Changing Writing, Teaching, and Learning Forever

    By Vicki Davis

    In this much-anticipated book from acclaimed blogger Vicki Davis (Cool Cat Teacher), you’ll learn the key shifts in writing instruction necessary to move students forward in today’s world. Vicki describes how the elements of traditional writing are being reinvented with cloud-based tools. Instead...

    Published June 5th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Jumpstart! Grammar

    Games and activities for ages 6-14

    By Pie Corbett, Julia Strong

    Series: Jumpstart!

    This collection of simple to use, multi-sensory games and activities will jumpstart pupils’ understanding of grammar in action. If you are one of the thousands of teachers who feels insecure about how to teach grammar engagingly, and perhaps also lack confidence in your own grammatical knowledge,...

    Published June 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 May 29th 2014 by Routledge