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  1. Storytelling and Imagination: Beyond Basic Literacy 8-14

    By Rob Parkinson

    Storytelling helps pupils develop a wide range of skills. Do they dream and fantasize? Do they lie, waffle and distract? These are not just bad habits but marvellous starting points for teaching an art that can help them to pass on experience, train and use imagination, develop language skills,...

    Published December 7th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Cross-Curricular Teaching and Learning in the Secondary School ... English

    The Centrality of Language in Learning

    By David Stevens

    Series: Cross-Curricular Teaching and Learning in...

    What is the role of the individual school 'subject' and 'subject teacher' within school? Is it to teach a set of core subject knowledge, skills and understanding in a way that remains faithful to long-standing subject cultures and pedagogies? Or is there another way to consider how the curriculum...

    Published October 21st 2010 by Routledge

  3. Young Adult Literature and Adolescent Identity Across Cultures and Classrooms

    Contexts for the Literary Lives of Teens

    Edited by Janet Alsup

    Taking a critical, research-oriented perspective, this exploration of the theoretical, empirical, and pedagogical connections between the reading and teaching of young adult literature and adolescent identity development centers around three key questions: Who are the teens reading young adult...

    Published April 29th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Beyond the Grammar Wars

    A Resource for Teachers and Students on Developing Language Knowledge in the English/Literacy Classroom

    Edited by Terry Locke

    Are there evidence-based answers to the broad question "What explicit knowledge about language in teachers and/or students appears to enhance literacy development in some way"? Distinguished by its global perspective, its currency, and its comprehensiveness, Beyond the Grammar Wars: provides an...

    Published March 23rd 2010 by Routledge

  5. Grammar Survival

    A Teacher's Toolkit, 2nd Edition

    By Geoff Barton

    Focusing on what you need to know in the classroom, Grammar Survival provides you with the essential knowledge and tools you’ll need to teach grammar effectively. This second edition has been updated and restructured to reflect the revised framework for English, and ten new sections have been added...

    Published January 3rd 2010 by Routledge

  6. English Teaching in the Secondary School

    Linking Theory and Practice, 3rd Edition

    By Mike Fleming, David Stevens

    Now in an updated third edition, English Teaching in the Secondary School is a comprehensive guide to the theory and practice of teaching English. Presenting an informed view of current educational policy, the authors provide advice to help students creatively and independently interpret government...

    Published November 10th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Academic Language/Literacy Strategies for Adolescents

    A "How-To" Manual for Educators

    By Debra L. Cook Hirai, Irene Borrego, Emilio Garza, Carl T. Kloock

    Fast-paced, practical, and innovative, this text for pre-service and in-service teachers features clear, easily accessible lessons and professional development activities to improve the delivery of academic language/literacy education across the content areas in junior/middle school and high school...

    Published October 27th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Generation 1.5 in College Composition

    Teaching Academic Writing to U.S.-Educated Learners of ESL

    Edited by Mark Roberge, Meryl Siegal, Linda Harklau

    '… A well-organized volume with a strong emphasis on pedagogy.' – Trudy Smoke, Hunter College/City University of New York, USA 'Generation 1.5 is the most interesting topic of concern in ESL today, yet publications are few and far between.... The editors clearly know what they’re doing…. They...

    Published February 11th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Teaching Reading Shakespeare

    By John Haddon

    Teaching Reading Shakespeare is warmly and clearly communicated, and gives ownership of ideas and activities to teachers by open and explicit discussion. John Haddon creates a strong sense of community with teachers, raising many significant and difficult issues, and performing a...

    Published January 21st 2009 by Routledge

  10. Toward a Literacy of Promise

    Joining the African American Struggle

    Edited by Linda A. Spears-Bunton, Rebecca Powell

    Series: Language, Culture, and Teaching Series

    "[This book] gives us strategies for bringing life back to school; it allows us to think creatively about connecting instruction to the lives of children who have not been well-served; it helps us learn to value the gifts with words our children of color bring; and it gives us hope for educating a...

    Published September 7th 2008 by Routledge