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  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 August 1st 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 25th 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 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 8th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Teach Now! English

    Becoming a Great English Teacher

    By Alex Quigley

    Series: Teach Now!

    Being taught by a great teacher is one of the great privileges of life. Teach Now! is an exciting new series that opens up the secrets of great teachers and, step-by-step, helps trainees to build the skills and confidence they need to become first-rate classroom practitioners. Written by a...

    Published May 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  8. The English Teacher's Drama Handbook

    From theory to practice

    By Nicholas McGuinn

    The English Teacher’s Drama Handbook is a rich, thought-provoking introduction to teaching drama within the English classroom. Divided into two sections, the first part of the book explores deological influences that have shaped drama's relationship with English over the past 250 years and aims to...

    Published April 16th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Critical Merits of Young Adult Literature

    Coming of Age

    Edited by Crag Hill

    This examination of the literary effectiveness of young adult literature from a critical, research-oriented perspective answers two key questions asked by many teachers and scholars in the field: Does young adult literature stand up on its own as literature? Is it worthy of close study? The...

    Published February 20th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Preparing to Teach Writing

    Research, Theory, and Practice, 4th Edition

    By James D. Williams

    Preparing to Teach Writing, Fourth Edition is a comprehensive survey of theories, research, and methods associated with teaching composition successfully at the middle, secondary, and college levels. Research and theory are examined with the aim of informing teaching. Practicing and...

    Published February 11th 2014 by Routledge