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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Doing Critical Literacy

    Texts and Activities for Students and Teachers

    By Hilary Janks, Kerryn Dixon, Ana Ferreira, Stella Granville, Denise Newfield

    Series: Language, Culture, and Teaching Series

    Compelling and highly engaging, this text shows teachers at all levels how to do critical literacy in the classroom and provides models for practice that can be adapted to any context. Integrating social theory and classroom practice, it brings critical literacy to life as a socio-cultural...

    Published July 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  4. New Pop-Up Paper Projects

    Step-by-step paper engineering for all ages

    By Paul Johnson

    New Pop-Up Paper Projects is an inspirational book for everyone who wants to learn and share the magic of pop-up paper engineering. Illustrated throughout with colour diagrams and photographs, this book guides you through basic techniques and foundation skills, offers advice on classroom planning...

    Published May 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  5. Literacy Activities for Classic and Contemporary Texts 7-14

    The Whoosh Book

    By Gill Robins, Laura-Jane Evans-Jones

    English teachers are always keen to explore new ways of motivating their pupils to engage with reading, both for learning and for pleasure. Literacy Activities for Classic and Contemporary Texts 7-14 is a practical, friendly book which uses the ‘whoosh’ to cover some of our best known classic and...

    Published May 16th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Handbook of Automated Essay Evaluation

    Current Applications and New Directions

    Edited by Mark D. Shermis, Jill Burstein

    This comprehensive, interdisciplinary handbook reviews the latest methods and technologies used in automated essay evaluation (AEE) methods and technologies. Highlights include the latest in the evaluation of performance-based writing assessments and recent advances in the teaching of writing,...

    Published April 17th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Descriptosaurus

    Supporting Creative Writing for Ages 8–14, 2nd Edition

    By Alison Wilcox

    Reviews of the first edition "This book is a treasure trove of descriptive language... Highly recommended for both teachers and parents. I wish I’d had a copy of this book when I was a full time English teacher! Invest in a copy today; you’ll be glad you did." Sue Cowley, bestselling author,...

    Published March 4th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Teaching English, Language and Literacy

    3rd Edition

    By Dominic Wyse, Russell Jones, Helen Bradford, Mary Anne Wolpert

    ‘This book is comprehensive, up-to-date, critical and authoritative. It is also, above all, well written. It will undoubtedly become standard reading for the next generation of teachers in training and practising teachers will also learn a great deal from dipping into its contents.' - David Wray,...

    Published January 9th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Working with Multimodality

    Rethinking Literacy in a Digital Age

    By Jennifer Rowsell

    In today’s digital world, we have multiple modes of meaning-making: sounds, images, hypertexts. Yet, within literacy education, even ‘new’ literacies, we know relatively little about how to work with and produce modally complex texts. In Working with Multimodality,...

    Published December 17th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Imagery and Text

    A Dual Coding Theory of Reading and Writing, 2nd Edition

    By Mark Sadoski, Allan Paivio

    Imagery and Text, Second Edition extends the first edition’s unified theory of cognition in literacy from the perspective of Dual Coding Theory (DCT), one of the most influential and empirically sound theories of cognition ever developed. This theory provides a comprehensive, systematic account of...

    Published December 17th 2012 by Routledge