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  1. Romani Writing

    Literacy, Literature and Identity Politics

    By Paola Toninato

    Series: Routledge Research in Literacy

    The Roma (commonly known as "Gypsies") have largely been depicted in writings and in popular culture as an illiterate group. However, as Romani Writing shows, the Roma have a deep understanding of literacy and its implications, and use writing for a range of different purposes. While some Romani...

    Published December 27th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Better than Best Practice

    Developing teaching and learning through dialogue

    By Adam Lefstein, Julia Snell

    Better than Best Practice offers a new way of thinking about classroom practice, professional development, and improving teaching and learning. This companion book and website together offer a selection of rich and realistic video-based case studies, context and narrative, step-by-step guidance...

    Published December 15th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Making Sense of Learners Making Sense of Written Language

    The Selected Works of Kenneth S. Goodman and Yetta M. Goodman

    By Kenneth S. Goodman, Yetta M. Goodman

    Series: World Library of Educationalists

    Ken and Yetta Goodman’s professional work has been a lifelong collaboration, informed by shared philosophical strands. An overarching goal has been to provide access for all children to literacy and learning and to inform and improve teaching and learning. Each also is recognized for specific areas...

    Published December 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  4. Reclaiming Writing

    Composing Spaces for Identities, Relationships, and Actions

    Edited by Richard J. Meyer, Kathryn F. Whitmore

    With passion, clarity, and rich examples, Reclaiming Writing is dedicated to reawakening the journeys that writers take as they make sense of, think about, and speak back to their worlds in this era of high-stakes testing and mandated curricula. Classrooms and out-of-school settings are described...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  5. English 5–11

    A guide for teachers, 2nd Edition

    By David Waugh, Wendy Jolliffe

    Series: Primary 5-11 Series

    English is central to the primary school curriculum, since it permeates all subject areas. Now fully updated, English 5-11 provides comprehensive, up to date and creative guidance on teaching English in the primary school. Key areas covered include:- Communication, language and literacy...

    Published October 16th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Educating Learners with Down Syndrome

    Research, theory, and practice with children and adolescents

    Edited by Rhonda Faragher, Barbara Clarke

    For individuals with Down syndrome, the extent of the effect of intellectual disability depends largely on the degree of provision of appropriate support and intervention. In Educating Learners with Down Syndrome, editors Rhonda Faragher and Barbara Clarke have brought together a number of expert...

    Published October 16th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Spelling for Life

    Uncovering the simplicity and science of spelling

    By Lyn Stone

    A recent survey of 200 teachers asking the question ‘spelling is…?’ resulted in the following adjectives: ‘difficult’, ‘complex’, ‘confusing’, ‘random’, ‘confounding’. Spelling for Life offers lucid, accessible tools which help to reveal that, when explicitly and systematically taught, spelling is...

    Published October 16th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Write Out of the Classroom

    How to use the 'real' world to inspire and create amazing writing

    By Colin Macfarlane

    Write Out of the Classroom is a ground-breaking, highly practical book which provides teachers and creative writing tutors with great ways of tapping into the huge inspirational and educational potential of the richly diverse world beyond the classroom walls. Effective learning occurs when the...

    Published October 8th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Whose Knowledge Counts in Government Literacy Policies?

    Why Expertise Matters

    Edited by Kenneth S. Goodman, Robert C. Calfee, Yetta M. Goodman

    Accountability, in the form of standardized test scores, is built into many government literacy policies, with severe consequences for schools and districts that fail to meet ever-increasing performance levels. The key question this book addresses is whose knowledge is considered in framing...

    Published September 30th 2013 by Routledge

  10. International Perspectives on Teaching English in a Globalised World

    Edited by Andrew Goodwyn, Louann Reid, Cal Durrant

    Series: National Association for the Teaching of English (NATE)

    The renowned and highly experienced editors of this book bring together the leading voices in contemporary English education under the banner of the International Federation for the Teaching of English (IFTE). The collected chapters here represent the very best of international writing on the...

    Published September 15th 2013 by Routledge