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  1. Reading and Spelling

    Development and Disorders

    Edited by Charles Hulme, R. Malatesha Joshi

    This volume includes chapters by a number of leading researchers in the area of reading and spelling development. They review what is currently known about both normal and impaired development of decoding, comprehension, and spelling skills. They also consider recent work on the remediation of...

    Published November 30th 1997 by Routledge

  2. Opposing Censorship in Public Schools

    Religion, Morality, and Literature

    By June Edwards

    In the past several years, hundreds of challenges a year to books used in public schools have been reported across the nation. Most of these have come from the Religious Right. This book confronts the attacks on public education and commonly used literature books by challenging the religious...

    Published November 30th 1997 by Routledge

  3. Composing a Teacher Study Group

    Learning About Inquiry in Primary Classrooms

    By Richard J. Meyer, With Linda Brown, Elizabeth DeNino, Kimberly Larson, Mona McKenzie

    There has been a flurry of writing about teachers as inquirers and researchers as well as books about children as inquirers. This volume brings these two areas together -- teachers and students are inquiring at Ridgeway Elementary School. It demonstrates the importance of thought collectives as...

    Published September 30th 1997 by Routledge

  4. The Learning-to-write Process in Elementary Classrooms

    By Suzanne Bratcher

    This text models for teachers how to help children learn and write by establishing comfort with writing, building confidence, and developing competence. Several themes run through the learning-to-write-process presented in this text:* Writing is communication;* Writing is a powerful tool for...

    Published August 31st 1997 by Routledge

  5. Bilingual Education

    Teachers' Narratives

    By Nancy Lemberger

    This book grew out of the joys and challenges the author experienced as a Spanish/English bilingual teacher of culturally and linguistically diverse students. It tells what it is like to be a bilingual teacher. As a result, it helps other teachers and prospective teachers understand the complex...

    Published August 31st 1997 by Routledge

  6. Learning to Spell

    Research, Theory, and Practice Across Languages

    Edited by Charles A. Perfetti, Laurence Rieben, Michel Fayol

    This distinctive cross-linguistic examination of spelling examines the cognitive processes that underlie spelling and the process of learning how to spell. The chapters report and summarize recent research in English, German, Hebrew, and French. Framing the specific research on spelling are...

    Published July 31st 1997 by Routledge

  7. Beyond the Culture Tours

    Studies in Teaching and Learning With Culturally Diverse Texts

    By Gladys Cruz, Sarah Jordan, Jos‚ Mel‚ndez, Steven Ostrowski

    Edited by Alan Purves, Alan Purves

    In calling this book Beyond the Culture Tours, the authors bring the reader's attention to a set of issues in the teaching of literature and culture. The Culture Tour is an old concept in the West, dating back to the seventeenth century. The educated young man -- it was an exclusively male project...

    Published June 30th 1997 by Routledge

  8. Learning Journals in the K-8 Classroom

    Exploring Ideas and information in the Content Areas

    By Marcia S. Popp

    Learning Journals in the K-8 Classroom is the first comprehensive presentation of how to use academic journals effectively for elementary-level instruction. The text outlines the theoretical foundations for using learning journals and provides step-by-step suggestions for implementing them in every...

    Published June 30th 1997 by Routledge

  9. Components of Effective Reading Intervention

    A Special Issue of scientific Studies of Reading

    Edited by Barbara R. Foorman

    Learning to read is not natural for many individuals, who remain dependent on the skill, knowledge, and persistence of their teachers to acquire reading proficiency. Reading instruction, however, can be designed with greater validity than ever before because of a solid, converging body of...

    Published June 30th 1997 by Routledge

  10. Foundations of Reading Acquisition and Dyslexia

    Implications for Early Intervention

    Edited by Benita A. Blachman

    The chapters in this volume are based on presentations made at a recent conference on cognitive and linguistic foundations of reading acquisition. The researchers who participated have all made contributions to the theoretical and empirical understanding of how children learn to read. They were...

    Published June 30th 1997 by Routledge