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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • The Common Core Companion: The Standards Decoded, Grades 6-8
    The Common Core Companion: The Standards Decoded, Grades 6-8 (English, Spiral bound) James R. Burke

    Don't spend another minute poring over the standards. Focus instead on how to teach them, using The Common Core Companion, Grades 6-8, as your one-stop guide across subjects.

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  • Academic Literacies in the Middle Years
    Academic Literacies in the Middle Years (English, Paperback) Sally Humphrey

    The professional learning framework this book presents is designed to support teachers' understandings of how language functions in their acaemic disciplines. This framework? a 4x4 metalinguistic toolkit?is informed by systemic functional linguistic theory and international educational research on academic and disciplinary literacies. In its focus on disciplinary literacies in diverse...

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  • Russian Reading
    Russian Reading (Russian, Paperback) Tatiana Mikhaylova $24.01
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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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  • Literacy Theories for the Digital Age
    Literacy Theories for the Digital Age (English, Paperback) Kathy A. Mills

    This book critically reviews essential approaches to literacy research and practice in the digital age while showing the relationships between these vital paradigms. This indispensable volume also introduces sensory literacies - a new approach with powerful potential for today's learning environments.

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  • The Right to Be Literate
    The Right to Be Literate (English, Paperback) Dr Brian M Pete, Robin J Forgarty

    Literacy skills are of paramount importance to students in the digital age. In this book, teachers and administrators will explore the six comprehensive skill areas essential to 21st century literacy¬óreading, writing, listening, speaking, viewing, and representing. Learn practical strategies for teaching students the skills they need to think critically and communicate collaboratively in the 21st...

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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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  • Concise Guide to Information Literacy
    Concise Guide to Information Literacy (English, Paperback) Scott Lanning

    This concise but information-packed text helps high school students in upper grade levels and lower division college and university students quickly master the basics of information literacy.? Serves school and academic librarians and others in teaching basic information literacy skills to students? Helps students learn how to find, analyze, use, and process information quickly and efficiently?...

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  • Reclaiming Early Childhood Literacies
    Reclaiming Early Childhood Literacies (English, Paperback) Richard J. Meyer

    At a time when literacy has become more of a political issue than a research or pedagogical one, this volume refocuses attention on work with young children that places them at the center of their literacy worlds. Drawing on robust and growing knowledge which is often marginalized because of political and legislative forces, it explores young children's literacies as inclusive, redefined, and...

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  • Literacy and Education
    Literacy and Education (English, Paperback) James Paul Gee

    Literacy and Education tells the story of how literacy?starting in the early 1980s?came to be seen not as a mental phenomenon, but as a social and cultural one. In this accessible introductory volume, acclaimed scholar James Paul Gee shows readers how literacy "left the mind and wandered out into the world." He traces the ways a sociocultural view of literacy melded with a social view of the mind...

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  • A Pedagogy of Multiliteracies
    A Pedagogy of Multiliteracies (English, Hardback) Bill Cope

    The concept of 'Multiliteracies' has gained increasing influence since it was coined by the New London Group in 1994. This collection edited by two of the original members of the group brings together a representative range of authors, each of whom has been involved in the application of the pedagogy of Multiliteracies.

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  • The Common Core Companion: The Standards Decoded, Grades 9-12
    The Common Core Companion: The Standards Decoded, Grades 9-12 (English, Spiral bound) James R. Burke

    If you're a high school teacher, no need to despair. Jim Burke has created a Common Core Companion for you, too, as your one-stop guide across subjects.

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  • How to Write a Poem
    How to Write a Poem (Paperback) Tania Runyan $16.76
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  • The Common Core Companion: The Standards Decoded, Grades K-2
    The Common Core Companion: The Standards Decoded, Grades K-2 (English, Spiral bound) Sharon D. Taberski, James R. Burke

    This book will explain what the standards say, what they mean, and how to teach them and is organized by the Anchor Standards in each category.

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  • Learning to Write/Reading to Learn
    Learning to Write/Reading to Learn (English, Paperback) J. R. Martin, David Rose

    Suitable for practitioners, researchers and students, building up pedagogic, linguistic and social theory in steps, contextualized within teaching practice, this title presents the research of the 'Sydney School' in language and literacy pedagogy. It offers researchers tools for investigating and redesigning educational practice.

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  • Wax Tablets of the Mind
    Wax Tablets of the Mind (English, Paperback) Jocelyn Penny Small

    In this volume, the author argues that literacy is a complex combination of various skills, not just the ability to read and write: the technology of writing, the encoding and decoding of text symbols, the interpretation of meaning, the retrieval and display systems which organize how meaning is stored and memory. The book explores the relationship between literacy, orality and memory in classical...

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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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