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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. Radical Equality in Education

    Starting Over in U.S. Schooling

    By Joanne Larson

    Tinkering with the current educational system from within has not provided a just and equitable education for all children. In this book, acclaimed education theorist Joanne Larson poses basic questions about the nature and purpose of schooling. Proposing that what is needed is a new purpose that...

    Published February 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. Linking Families, Learning, and Schooling

    Parent–Researcher Perspectives

    Edited by Bobbie Kabuto, Prisca Martens

    Parents who are also educational researchers have access to a domain that is highly complex and not always available to other scholars. In this book, parent-researchers provide theoretical and practical insights into children’s learning in the home and at school. Readers are given a...

    Published February 11th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Dimensions of Literacy

    A Conceptual Base for Teaching Reading and Writing in School Settings, 4th Edition

    By Stephen B. Kucer

    This popular text, now in its fourth edition, “unpacks” the various dimensions of literacy—linguistic and other sign systems; cognitive; sociocultural; and developmental—and at the same time accounts for the interrelationships among them. Distinguished by its examination of literacy from a...

    Published January 24th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Popular Culture, Pedagogy and Teacher Education

    International perspectives

    Edited by Phil Benson, Alice Chik

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    The integration of popular culture into education is a pervasive theme at all educational levels and in all subject areas. Popular Culture, Pedagogy and Teacher Education explores how ‘popular culture’ and ‘education’ come together and interact in research and practice from an interdisciplinary...

    Published January 20th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Handbook of Orthography and Literacy

    Edited by R. Malatesha Joshi, P.G. Aaron

    Until about two decades ago, the study of writing systems and their relationship to literacy acquisition was sparse and generally modeled after studies of English language learners. This situation is now changing. As the worldwide demand for literacy continues to grow, researchers from different...

    Published January 16th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Raising Literacy Achievement in High-Poverty Schools

    An Evidence-Based Approach

    By Eithne Kennedy

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This book shares lessons gleaned from a two-year intervention in a high-poverty school, which was highly successful in significantly narrowing the literacy achievement gap and in raising children’s motivation and engagement in literacy both inside and outside school. Kennedy argues that there is...

    Published January 13th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Affirming Language Diversity in Schools and Society

    Beyond Linguistic Apartheid

    Edited by Pierre Orelus

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Language is perhaps the most common issue that surfaces in debates over school reform, and plays a vital role in virtually everything we are involved. This edited volume explores linguistic apartheid, or the disappearance of certain languages through cultural genocide by dominant European...

    Published January 13th 2014 by Routledge