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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 85 new and published books in the subject of English — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. 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 July 31st 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 24th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Teaching Grammar, Structure and Meaning

    Exploring theory and practice for post-16 English Language teachers

    By Marcello Giovanelli

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

    Teaching Grammar, Structure and Meaning introduces teachers to some basic ideas from the increasingly popular field of cognitive linguistics as a way of explaining and teaching key grammatical concepts. Particularly suitable for those teaching post-16 English Language, this book offers a...

    Published July 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Focus on Text

    Tackling the Common Core Reading Standards, Grades 4-8

    By Amy Benjamin

    As schools shift to the Common Core, many English language arts teachers are left with questions about how their classrooms should look. Is fiction out? Can I still do strategy instruction? Does close reading mean deliberating on each word? Finally, there’s a resource with all of these answers and...

    Published June 24th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Inquiry and Innovation in the Classroom

    Using 20% Time, Genius Hour, and PBL to Drive Student Success

    By A.J. Juliani

    Careers in the 21st century are changing, but traditional education methods are not preparing students for these new jobs and demands. In this thought-provoking book, esteemed educator A.J. Juliani describes how we need to modify our classrooms to instill in students the drive for inquiry and...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Reinventing Writing

    The 9 Tools That Are Changing Writing, Teaching, and Learning Forever

    By Vicki Davis

    In this much-anticipated book from acclaimed blogger Vicki Davis (Cool Cat Teacher), you’ll learn the key shifts in writing instruction necessary to move students forward in today’s world. Vicki describes how the elements of traditional writing are being reinvented with cloud-based tools. Instead...

    Published June 4th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Jumpstart! Grammar

    Games and activities for ages 6-14

    By Pie Corbett, Julia Strong

    Series: Jumpstart!

    This collection of simple to use, multi-sensory games and activities will jumpstart pupils’ understanding of grammar in action. If you are one of the thousands of teachers who feels insecure about how to teach grammar engagingly, and perhaps also lack confidence in your own grammatical knowledge,...

    Published June 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Nonfiction Strategies That Work

    Do This--Not That!

    By Lori G. Wilfong

    Teachers are being bombarded with ideas for teaching nonfiction, but what really works? In this essential book, dynamic author Lori G. Wilfong describes ten best practices for teaching nonfiction and how to implement them in the classroom. She also points out practices that should be avoided,...

    Published May 12th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Learning to Teach English in the Secondary School

    A companion to school experience, 4th Edition

    Edited by Jon Davison, Caroline Daly

    Series: Learning to Teach Subjects in the Secondary School Series

    How do you approach teaching English in the contemporary classroom? What is expected of a would-be English teacher? The fourth edition of this best-selling text combines theory and practice to present an indispensable introduction to the opportunities and challenges of teaching English in the...

    Published May 7th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Learning about Social Issues through Scripts for Learners aged 11–16

    Tried and tested projects for teachers

    By John Rainer, Kirsty Walters

    Learning about Social Issues through Scripts for Learners aged 11-16 offers secondary drama teachers a new and exciting approach to exploring social issues with their students. Focusing on the issues that matter to young people, it includes a wide range of classroom and performance materials...

    Published May 1st 2014 by Routledge