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  1. 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

  2. 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 25th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 16th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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