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  1. 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

  2. Rebuilding Research Writing

    Strategies for Sparking Informational Inquiry

    By Nanci Werner-Burke, Karin Knaus, Amy Helt DeCamp

    Our students must become skilled at finding answers and using information to succeed in college, careers, and daily life. Using inquiry, writing, and technology to infuse passion into the classroom research paper motivates students and results in deeper learning. In this practical, research-based...

    Published February 20th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. Flipping Your English Class to Reach All Learners

    Strategies and Lesson Plans

    By Troy Cockrum

    Learn how flipping your English language arts classroom can help you reach students of different abilities, improve classroom management, and give you more time to interact with each student. This practical book shows why flipped classrooms are effective and how they work. You will find out how to...

    Published December 20th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Common Core Reading Lessons

    Pairing Literary and Nonfiction Texts to Promote Deeper Understanding

    By Stacey O'Reilly, Angie Stooksbury

    The Common Core is placing a heavier emphasis on nonfiction, but that doesn't mean you have to give up your literature lessons! In this book, English teachers Stacey O'Reilly and Angie Stooksbury describe how you can combine nonfiction with fiction to meet the standards and give students a deeper...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Creating a Classroom Culture That Supports the Common Core

    Teaching Questioning, Conversation Techniques, and Other Essential Skills

    By Bryan Harris

    Is your classroom culture conducive to the expectations of the Common Core? Teaching content is not enough; students need a classroom structure and atmosphere that will help them learn key academic skills. This practical book will show you how to transform your classroom culture, raise the level of...

    Published December 4th 2013 by Routledge

  7. From Notepad to iPad

    Using Apps and Web Tools to Engage a New Generation of Students

    By Matthew Gillispie

    This book is a one-stop-shop for secondary teachers looking to use iPads effectively in the classroom. The author provides a clear and practical overview of how to implement the technology, manage it, and use it successfully. Each chapter is full of tips and engaging classroom activities. Teachers...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Spelling for Life

    Uncovering the simplicity and science of spelling

    By Lyn Stone

    A recent survey of 200 teachers asking the question ‘spelling is…?’ resulted in the following adjectives: ‘difficult’, ‘complex’, ‘confusing’, ‘random’, ‘confounding’. Spelling for Life offers lucid, accessible tools which help to reveal that, when explicitly and systematically taught, spelling is...

    Published October 17th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Write Out of the Classroom

    How to use the 'real' world to inspire and create amazing writing

    By Colin Macfarlane

    Write Out of the Classroom is a ground-breaking, highly practical book which provides teachers and creative writing tutors with great ways of tapping into the huge inspirational and educational potential of the richly diverse world beyond the classroom walls. Effective learning occurs when the...

    Published October 9th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Teaching Caribbean Poetry

    Edited by Beverley Bryan, Morag Styles

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

    Teaching Caribbean Poetry will inform and inspire readers with a love for, and understanding of, the dynamic world of Caribbean poetry. This unique volume sets out to enable secondary English teachers and their students to engage with a wide range of poetry, past and present; to understand how...

    Published October 9th 2013 by Routledge