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  1. 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

  2. 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 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. 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 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  5. From Notepad to iPad

    Using Apps and Web Tools to Engage a New Generation of Students

    By Matthew Gillispie

    This book is a one-stop-shop for secondary teachers looking to use iPads effectively in the classroom. The author provides a clear and practical overview of how to implement the technology, manage it, and use it successfully. Each chapter is full of tips and engaging classroom activities. Teachers...

    Published November 19th 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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