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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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...

    To Be Published January 15th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Identity-Focused ELA Teaching

    A Curriculum Framework for Diverse Secondary Classrooms

    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...

    To Be Published March 26th 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...

    To Be Published April 13th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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...

    To Be Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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...

    To Be Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Teaching the Holocaust

    Practical approaches for ages 11–18

    By Michael Gray

    Teaching the Holocaust is an important but often challenging task for those involved in modern Holocaust education. What content should be included and what should be left out? How can film and literature be integrated into the curriculum? What is the best way to respond to students who...

    To Be Published May 13th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Language for Life

    Where linguistics meets teaching

    By Lyn Stone

    Language for Life turns important research findings about linguistics and teaching into evidence-based, effective classroom practice. It helps teachers: learn more about language structure promote pupils’ acquisition of knowledge through systematic study guide the development of skills to...

    To Be Published May 14th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Transforming Reading Skills in the Secondary School

    Simple strategies for improving literacy

    By Pat Guy

    Series: David Fulton / Nasen

    Transforming Reading Skills in the Secondary School is a commonsense text designed to help practitioners working in a mainstream context. The book suggests ways to develop the underlying skills necessary for good reading through multiple pathways such as mainstream subject lessons, individual and...

    To Be Published May 19th 2015 by Routledge

  9. English Teaching in the Secondary School

    Linking Theory and Practice, 4th Edition

    By Mike Fleming, David Stevens

    English Teaching in the Secondary School is a comprehensive guide to the theory and practice of teaching English. This updated 4th edition has been revised to take into consideration changes in national policy, drawing on the most recent research and theory to produce engaging, practical ideas for...

    To Be Published June 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  10. Teaching and Learning Argumentative Writing in High School

    Moving beyond Structure

    By George Newell, David Bloome, Alan Hirvela

    Focused on teaching and learning argumentative writing in grades 9-12, this book offers a new perspective, a set of principled practices, and case studies of excellent teaching to guide educators in using research-based knowledge to foster thoughtful writing and analytic thinking in high school...

    To Be Published June 14th 2015 by Routledge