Browsing posts tagged: Education
Teaching Word Recognition, Second Edition

This highly regarded teacher resource synthesizes the research base on word recognition and translates it into step-by-step instructional strategies, with special attention to students who are struggling. Chapters follow the stages through which students progress as they work toward skilled reading of words. Presented are practical, evidence-based techniques and activities that target letter- sound pairings, […]

The Teaching Library

Get the information needed to advocate for the significance of your library! How do you make the case that your library is a valuable instruction center? The Teaching Library helps librarians assess data on information literacy instruction programs so that they can better support the teaching role of the academic library in campus settings. This […]

The Literacy Leader’s Toolkit

In their new book, the winners of the TES National Award for Outstanding Literacy Initiative share the secrets behind school improvement through raising literacy levels across the curriculum.Graham Tyrer and Patrick Taylor draw on the successful literacy initiative that raised their school from good to outstanding, as well as their work in three UK schools […]

Information Obesity

An exploration of information literacy and ICT skills education from the point of view of social and political theory. The author incorporates theories to argue why the idea of information literacy is so important in the 21st century, and also to develop teaching strategies to this end. The book argues that only through expanding the […]


Lesen. Ein interdisziplinäres Handbuch bündelt neue Forschungsergebnisse zu einer der wichtigsten Kulturtechniken. Wissenschaftler unterschiedlicher Disziplinen haben dazu beigetragen, dieses komplexe Phänomen zu analysieren. Das Handbuch liefert einen fundierten Überblick, der psychologische, neurobiologische und linguistische Erkenntnisse ebenso einschließt wie soziale, medientechnische, handlungstheoretische und historische Perspektiven.

Teaching and Researching: Speaking

Speaking is a dynamic, interpersonal process and one that strongly influences how we are perceived by others in a range of formal and everyday contexts. Despite this, speaking is often researched and taught as if it is simply writing delivered in a different mode. In Teaching and Researching Speaking, Rebecca Hughes suggests that we have […]

Inspiring Writing through Drama

Inspiring Writing through Drama offers interactive, high-quality drama schemes that will motivate andinspire students aged 7-16 to write for a range of purposes and audiences. Each drama unit offers: • A planning grid flagging the writingopportunities within the drama• Original resources, such as poems, text messagesand fragments of graffiti• Individual, group and whole-class writingopportunities, some […]

Moving Critical Literacies Forward

Taking the pulse of current efforts to do and, in some cases, undo critical literacy, this volume explores and critiques its implementation in learning contexts around the globe. An impressive set of international authors offer examples of productive critical literacy practices in and out of schools, address the tensions and gaps between these practices and […]