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  1. 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...

    Published May 18th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    Published May 15th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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...

    Published May 12th 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...

    Published April 24th 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...

    Published April 20th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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