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  • Beat Dyslexia: Bk. 2
    Beat Dyslexia: Bk. 2 (Paperback) Elizabeth Franks, Myra Nicholson

    Intended to support those students struggling to read, write or spell, this book presents a comprehensive programme that helps to develop literacy skills by combining successful phonological approaches with the very best of conventional, multi-sensory and structured teaching methods.

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  • The Uses of Literacy
    The Uses of Literacy (Paperback) Richard Hoggart

    When a society becomes more affluent, does it lose other values? Are the skills that education and literacy gave millions wasted on consuming pop culture? Do the media coerce us into a world of the superficial and the material - or can they be a force for good? This book asks these questions.

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  • Today Everything Changes
    Today Everything Changes (English, Paperback) Andy McNab

    Abandoned as a baby, Andy McNab's start in life was tough. It wasn't long before his life descended into petty crime. The next six months in the Army education system changed his course of his life forever. Today Everything Changes is the inspiring story of when life changed for Andy McNab.

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  • The Rights of the Reader
    The Rights of the Reader (Paperback) Daniel Pennac, Quentin Blake

    Humane, humorous and deeply felt, this is a unique book about reading.

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  • If You Feel Too Much - Expanded Edition
    If You Feel Too Much - Expanded Edition (English, Hardback) Jamie Tworkowski

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  • Critical Literacy Across the K-6 Curriculum
    Critical Literacy Across the K-6 Curriculum (English, Paperback) Vivian Maria Vasquez

    Through stories from kindergarten to sixth grade classrooms where students and teachers have attempted to put a critical edge on their teaching, this book shows critical literacy in action across the curriculum. Readers see students and teachers together using critical literacy discourse to frame conversations in ways that engage students in examining the meaning of the texts they read and acting...

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  • Teaching Systematic Synthetic Phonics and Early English
    Teaching Systematic Synthetic Phonics and Early English (English, Paperback) Jonathan Glazzard, Jane Stokoe

    This is an essential guide to teaching primary English, with a focus on systematic synthetic phonics. The new edition has been fully revised and updated to reflect the structure, content and requirements of the national curriculum, and to include the latest policy context.

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  • Learning to Read across Languages and Writing Systems
    Learning to Read across Languages and Writing Systems (English, Hardback) Ludo Verhoeven

    This unique book examines how children learn to read across seventeen languages and their orthographies.

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  • Words Onscreen
    Words Onscreen (English, Paperback) Naomi S. Baron

    In Words Onscreen, Naomi Baron offers a fascinating and timely look at how technology affects the way we read.

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  • Social Linguistics and Literacies
    Social Linguistics and Literacies (English, Paperback) 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'....

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  • Teacher Development in Action
    Teacher Development in Action (English, Paperback) Magdalena Kubanyiova

    Bringing together multiple sources of data and combining existing theories across language teacher cognition, teacher education, second language motivation and psychology, this empirically-grounded analysis of teacher development in action offers new insights into the complex and dynamic nature of language teachers' conceptual change.

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  • Writer Identity and the Teaching and Learning of Writing
    Writer Identity and the Teaching and Learning of Writing (English, Paperback) Teresa Cremin

    Writer Identity and the Teaching and Learning of Writing is a groundbreaking book which addresses what it really means to identify as a writer in educational contexts and the implications for writing pedagogy. It conceptualises writers' identities, and draws upon empirical studies to explore their construction, enactment and performance. Focusing largely on teachers' identities and practices as...

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  • Critical Content Analysis of Children's and Young Adult Literature
    Critical Content Analysis of Children's and Young Adult Literature (English, Paperback) Holly Johnson

    In this book the authors describe their strategies for critically reading global and multicultural literature and the range of procedures they use for critical analyses, varying by their purpose and set of books. They also reflect on how these research strategies can inform classrooms and children as readers. Critical content analysis offers researchers a methodology for examining representations...

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  • Handbook of Language and Literacy
    Handbook of Language and Literacy (English, Paperback) C. Addison Stone

    An acclaimed reference that fills a significant gap in the literature, this volume examines the linkages between spoken and written language development, both typical and atypical. Leading authorities address the impact of specific language-related processes on K-12 literacy learning, with attention to cognitive, neurobiological, sociocultural, and instructional issues. Approaches to achieving optimal learning outcomes with diverse students are reviewed. The volume presents research-based practices for assessing student needs and providing effective instruction in all aspects of literacy: word recognition, reading comprehension, writing, and spelling. New to This Edition *Chapters on digital literacy, disciplinary literacy, and integrative research designs. *Chapters on bilingualism, response to intervention, and English language learners. *Incorporates nearly a decade's worth of empirical and theoretical advances. *Numerous prior edition chapters have been completely rewritten.

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  • Sprache Im Kontext Sozialer Lebenswelt
    Sprache Im Kontext Sozialer Lebenswelt (German, Hardback) Marion Klenk

    Den Rahmen für diese Arbeit bildet die noch junge Disziplin der Historischen Soziolinguistik. Das zentrale Thema ist das stets postulierte, aber selten belegte Wechselwirkungsverhältnis von sozialer Lebenswelt und Sprachlichkeit der Arbeiter im 19. Jahrhundert. Anhand einer pragmatisch textlinguistischen Analyse von ca. 100 Briefen preußischer Bergarbeiter im Vergleich mit deren historisch...

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  • Translation and Opposition
    Translation and Opposition (English, Hardback) Dimitrios Asimakoulas

    This book explores issues of inter/intra-social agency and identity construction. It features studies in such diverse fields as interpreting, audiovisual translation and the translation of political discourse and literary texts. It demonstrates that translation is an act of negotiating fault lines between 'us' and cultural or political `others'.

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  • Reading and Writing Public Documents
    Reading and Writing Public Documents (English, Paperback) Daniel Janssen

    This text provides comprehensive information on reading and writing public documents, including such topics as: how research can lead to better government forms; public documents in a multilingual context; and collaborative writing for the government.

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  • Exploring Literacies
    Exploring Literacies (English, Paperback) Helen De Silva Joyce, Susan Feez

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  • Literacy and Education
    Literacy and Education (English, Paperback) Uta Papen

    Literacy is a perennial ?hot topic' in Britain and other English-speaking countries. Concerns about falling standards and a ?literacy crisis' are frequently raised. In response, governments initiate new policies and teaching guidelines. This book addresses the current policies, practices and media debates in England, the US, Scotland and Australia.Literacy and Education examines:...

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  • Everyday Youth Literacies
    Everyday Youth Literacies (English, Hardback) Kathy Sanford

    This book examines ways that youth engage with new literacies, and offers direction for educators. Covers new literacies in diverse contexts, the interwoven production and consumption of texts and the challenges that accompany the new literacies framework.

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