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New and Published Books

  1. Speak, Listen and Learn

    Teaching resources for ages 7-13

    By Tony Wood

    This indispensable resource, for teachers of pupils aged 7-13 years, consists of a series of graduated lesson plans aimed at improving children’s speaking and listening skills, their self-confidence and their motivation to learn, ultimately leading to better school performance. The scheme was...

    Published April 24th 2015 by Routledge

  2. A Case for Teaching Literature in the Secondary School

    Why Reading Fiction Matters in an Age of Scientific Objectivity and Standardization

    By Janet Alsup

    Taking a close look at the forces that affect English education in schools—at the ways literature, cognitive science, the privileging of the STEM disciplines, and current educational policies are connected—this timely book counters with a strong argument for the importance of continuing to teach...

    Published April 20th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Secondary School English Education in Asia

    From policy to practice

    Edited by Bernard Spolsky, Kiwan Sung

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Asian Education

    Continuing on from the previously published Primary School English-Language Education in Asia: From Policy to Practice (Moon & Spolsky, 2012), this book compiles the proceedings which took place at the 2011 annual conference of AsiaTEFL which took place in Seoul, Korea. It surveys the current...

    Published April 9th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Identity-Focused ELA Teaching

    A Curriculum Framework for Diverse Learners and Contexts

    By Richard Beach, Anthony Johnston, Amanda Haertling Thein

    Countering the increased standardization of English language arts instruction requires recognizing and fostering students’ unique identity construction across different social and cultural contexts. Drawing on current sociocultural theories of identity construction, this book posits that students...

    Published March 19th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Literacy Teaching and Learning in Rural Communities

    Problematizing Stereotypes, Challenging Myths

    Edited by Lisa Schade Eckert, Janet Alsup

    This definitive look at teaching English in rural secondary schools contests current definitions and discussions of rural education, examines their ideological and cultural foundations, and presents an alternative perspective that conceptualizes rural communities as diverse, unique, and conducive...

    Published January 14th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Learning to Teach Citizenship in the Secondary School

    A companion to school experience, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Liam Gearon

    Series: Learning to Teach Subjects in the Secondary School Series

    Praise for previous editions… 'A comprehensive and illuminating resource on both citizenship and citizenship education.'– David Hicks, Times Educational Supplement What is the role of citizenship? How can it be taught effectively? Learning to Teach Citizenship in the Secondary School is an...

    Published November 26th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Teaching Discipline-Specific Literacies in Grades 6-12

    Preparing Students for College, Career, and Workforce Demands

    By Vicky I. Zygouris-Coe

    Comprehensive, timely, and relevant, this text offers an approach to discipline-specific literacy instruction that is aligned with the Common Core State Standards and the needs of teachers, students, and secondary schools across the nation. It is essential that teachers know how to provide...

    Published November 6th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Beyond the Classroom

    Collaborating with Colleagues and Parents to Build Core Literacy

    Edited by Nanci Werner-Burke

    Go beyond the walls of your classroom to build literacy and achievement. In this insightful book, you’ll discover how you can better meet the rigorous goals of the Common Core by opening new lines of communication with colleagues, parents, and students. Each chapter centers around an action project...

    Published October 9th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. New Literacies around the Globe

    Policy and Pedagogy

    Edited by Cathy Burnett, Julia Davies, Guy Merchant, Jennifer Rowsell

    Series: Routledge Research in Literacy

    The increasing popularity of digitally-mediated communication is prompting us to radically rethink literacy and its role in education; at the same time, national policies have promulgated a view of literacy focused on the skills and classroom routines associated with print, bolstered by regimes of...

    Published July 25th 2014 by Routledge