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  1. Negotiating Critical Literacies with Young Children

    10th Anniversary Edition

    By Vivian Maria Vasquez

    Series: Language, Culture, and Teaching Series

    In this innovative and engaging text, Vivian Maria Vasquez draws on her own classroom experience to demonstrate how issues raised from everyday conversations with pre-kindergarten children can be used to create an integrated critical literacy curriculum over the course of one school year. The...

    Published February 25th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Rebuilding Research Writing

    Strategies for Sparking Informational Inquiry

    By Nanci Werner-Burke, Karin Knaus, Amy Helt DeCamp

    Our students must become skilled at finding answers and using information to succeed in college, careers, and daily life. Using inquiry, writing, and technology to infuse passion into the classroom research paper motivates students and results in deeper learning. In this practical, research-based...

    Published February 20th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Teaching Spelling

    Exploring commonsense strategies and best practices

    By Peter Westwood

    Teaching Spelling: Exploring commonsense strategies and best practices equips teachers with the vital knowledge and skills needed to help their students become proficient writers and spellers. Peter Westwood provides a very clear and concise account of the important skills and processes that...

    Published January 21st 2014 by Routledge

  4. Let's Write

    Activities to develop writing skills for 7–11 year olds

    By John Foster

    Let’s Write offers a wealth of suggestions for approaches to developing primary school pupils’ writing skills that will capture the children’s interest, while enabling them to improve their ability to express themselves in writing. It aims to meet the requirements of the new national curriculum for...

    Published January 13th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 28th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Flipping Your English Class to Reach All Learners

    Strategies and Lesson Plans

    By Troy Cockrum

    Learn how flipping your English language arts classroom can help you reach students of different abilities, improve classroom management, and give you more time to interact with each student. This practical book shows why flipped classrooms are effective and how they work. You will find out how to...

    Published December 20th 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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 16th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Common Core Reading Lessons

    Pairing Literary and Nonfiction Texts to Promote Deeper Understanding

    By Stacey O'Reilly, Angie Stooksbury

    The Common Core is placing a heavier emphasis on nonfiction, but that doesn't mean you have to give up your literature lessons! In this book, English teachers Stacey O'Reilly and Angie Stooksbury describe how you can combine nonfiction with fiction to meet the standards and give students a deeper...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  9. 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 4th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Creating a Classroom Culture That Supports the Common Core

    Teaching Questioning, Conversation Techniques, and Other Essential Skills

    By Bryan Harris

    Is your classroom culture conducive to the expectations of the Common Core? Teaching content is not enough; students need a classroom structure and atmosphere that will help them learn key academic skills. This practical book will show you how to transform your classroom culture, raise the level of...

    Published December 4th 2013 by Routledge