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  1. Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Learning to Read

    Culture, Cognition and Pedagogy

    Edited by Kathy Hall, Usha Goswami, Colin Harrison, Sue Ellis, Janet Soler

    Series: Routledge Psychology in Education

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Learning to Read brings together different disciplinary perspectives and studies on reading for all those who seek to extend and enrich the current practice, research and policy debates. The breadth of knowledge that underpins pedagogy is a central theme and the...

    Published March 9th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Contemporary Perspectives on Reading and Spelling

    Edited by Clare Wood, Vincent Connelly

    Series: New Perspectives on Learning and Instruction

    With contributions from leading international researchers, Contemporary Perspectives on Reading and Spelling offers a critique of current thinking on the research literature into reading, reading comprehension and writing. Each paper in this volume provides an account of empirical research that...

    Published July 17th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Debates in English Teaching

    Edited by Jon Davison, Caroline Daly, John Moss

    Series: Debates in Subject Teaching

    What are the key debates in English teaching today? Debates in English Teaching explores the major issues all English teachers encounter in their daily professional lives. It engages with established and contemporary debates, promotes and supports critical reflection and aims to stimulate both...

    Published December 12th 2010 by Routledge

  4. The Great Literacy Debate

    A Critical Response to the Literacy Strategy and the Framework for English

    Edited by Andrew Goodwyn, Carol Fuller

    The nature of literacy is an issue of global debate. When the National Literacy Strategy [NLS] was introduced into UK schools it was arguably the most ambitious educational reform programme in the world, and the controversy necessarily intensified. How can the impact of such reforms be assessed?...

    Published May 26th 2011 by Routledge

  5. The Literate Classroom

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Prue Goodwin

    Now in its third edition, The Literate Classroom offers essential information and advice from leading experts about the teaching of primary English to students, NQTs and less confident teachers of literacy. Presenting a range of refreshing and challenging viewpoints from experienced classroom...

    Published December 13th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Social Linguistics and Literacies

    Ideology in Discourses, 4th Edition

    By James Gee

    In its first edition, Social Linguistics and Literacies was a major contribution to the emerging interdisciplinary field of sociocultural approaches to language and literacy, and was one of the founding texts of the ‘New Literacy Studies’. This book serves as a classic introduction to the study of...

    Published May 12th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Teaching and Learning Literacy

    Reading and Writing Texts for a Purpose

    By David Wray

    David Wray offers a range of practical suggestions for enhancing literacy work in primary and secondary schools (KS 1-3). The book is based on the idea that the purpose of literacy teaching is to enable pupils to understand and create meaningful, whole texts. It deliberately takes a...

    Published July 12th 2005 by David Fulton Publishers

  8. Teaching English Creatively

    By Teresa Cremin

    Series: Learning to Teach in the Primary School Series

    What does it mean to teach English creatively to primary school children? How can you successfully develop pupils’ engagement with reading and writing skills? Teaching English Creatively demonstrates the potential of creative teaching to develop children’s knowledge, skills, understanding and...

    Published June 26th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Writing Voices

    Creating Communities of Writers

    By Teresa Cremin, Debra Myhill

    The perspectives of children, teachers and professional writers are often absent in the pedagogy of writing. Highly Commended for the UKLA Academic Book Award 2013, Writing Voices: Creating Communities of Writers responds to such silent voices and offers a text which not only stretches across...

    Published September 8th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Improving Literacy at Work

    By Alison Wolf, Karen Evans

    Series: Improving Learning

    Modern societies demand high levels of literacy. The written word is pervasive; individuals with poor literacy skills are deeply disadvantaged; and governments are increasingly pre-occupied with the contribution that skills can make to economic growth. As a result, the basic skills of adult workers...

    Published November 7th 2010 by Routledge

  11. Academic Writing

    A Handbook for International Students, 3rd Edition

    By Stephen Bailey

    Most international students need to write essays and reports for exams and coursework. Yet writing good academic English is a demanding task. This new edition of Academic Writing has been fully revised to help students reach this goal. Clearly organised, the course explains the writing process from...

    Published January 19th 2011 by Routledge

  12. Making Dyslexia Work for You

    2nd Edition

    By Vicki Goodwin, Bonita Thomson

    Written for dyslexic adults or anyone who thinks they might be dyslexic, this bold and imaginative book is deliberately concise and easy to dip into. User-friendly, essential guide to the world of study and work for anyone with dyslexia; Identifies the key needs of adults and young people who...

    Published November 20th 2011 by Routledge

  13. Understanding Adult Functional Literacy

    Connecting Text Features, Task Demands, and Respondent Skills

    By Sheida White

    "This is a genuinely scholarly work ... It is based on [analysis of] the most up-to-date quantitative surveys that we have on adult literacy. These surveys are the gold standard in terms of documenting adult literacy in the United States ...The author analyzes these extensive surveys and puts...

    Published September 27th 2010 by Routledge