by David Yellin
Release Date: May 12, 2017
Essentials of Integrating the Language Arts, Fifth Edition, offers students all the practical tools they need to be effective language arts teachers, supported by the necessary theoretical foundation. Like its predecessors, this edition presents a comprehensive approach to teaching the language arts,...
Critical Issues and Challenges for Teacher Educators in Top-Down Times
Release Date: September 4, 2014
Reclaiming English Language Arts Methods Courses showcases innovative work in teacher education that fosters teachers’ capacities as reflective practitioners and public intellectuals; extends traditional boundaries of methods courses on teaching the English language arts, literacy, children’s...
Release Date: November 6, 2017
Now in its fourth edition, the Handbook of Research on Teaching the English Language Arts – sponsored by the International Literacy Association and the National Council of Teachers of English – remains at the forefront in bringing together prominent scholars, researchers, and professional leaders...
by Sister Miriam Joseph, Marguerite McGlinn
Release Date: April 25, 2012
Who sets language policy today? Who made whom the grammar doctor? Lacking the equivalent of l'Académie française, we English speakers must find our own way looking for guidance or vindication in source after source. McGuffey's Readers introduced nineteenth-century students to "correct"...
Teaching and Learning in English and the Language Arts
by Richard Andrews
Release Date: September 13, 2010
Imaginative and attractive, cutting edge in its conception, this text explicates a model for the integration of language arts and literacy education based on the notion of framing. The act of framing – not frames in themselves – provides a creative and critical approach to English as a subject....
The Methodology Chapters From the Handbook of Research on Teaching the English Language Arts, Sponsored by International Reading Association & National Council of Teachers of English
Release Date: January 15, 2005
This text makes available in a concise format the chapters comprising the research methodology section of the Handbook of Research on Teaching the English Language Arts, Second Edition. An introduction, designed to give K-12 teachers an understanding of the basic categories and functions of research...
Teaching Resources for Meeting the English Language Arts Common Core State Standards in Grades 9-12
by Deborah J. Vause, Julie S. Amberg
Release Date: October 2, 2012
Now adopted by over 40 states, the Common Core State Standards provide a clear and consistent framework for public school systems as they develop student learning goals that define the path to readiness for college, careers, and informed citizenship. While each state is developing its own procedures...
English Language Variation in the Secondary English Classroom
by Anne H. Charity-Hudley, Christine Mallinson
Release Date: December 15, 2009
We Do Language builds on the authors’ highly acclaimed first collaboration, Understanding English Language Variation in U.S. Schools, and examines the need to integrate linguistically informed teaching into the secondary English classroom. The book meets three critical goals for preparing...
Teaching and Learning Additional Languages through Performing Arts
by John R. Haught
Release Date: November 19, 2018
The author leads us on a journey of his years teaching additional languages through the use of performing arts. Drama, theater games, music, and other performance activities promote language use in authentic and engaging ways that differ from typical classroom activities and allow the language learners...
by Cara M Mulcahy
Release Date: June 1, 2010
Functional literacy, cultural literacy, and progressive literacy are just a few of the many terms one can invoke when attempting to define literacy. From a critical perspective, for a democratic society to exist, a critical literacy is of crucial importance. Critical literacy aims to empower individuals...
by Elizabeth Dobler, Denise Johnson, Thomas DeVere Wolsey
Release Date: January 23, 2017
Teaching the Language Arts helps readers envision their future classrooms, including the role technology will play, as they prepare to be effective teachers. The book’s multimedia digital format represents a distinctive way to learn about teaching—combining traditional and electronic content,...
New Media, Performing Arts and Sociolinguistic Development
Release Date: March 6, 2018
This book showcases current research on language in new media, the performing arts and music in Africa, emphasising the role that youth play in language change and development. The authors demonstrate how the efforts of young people to throw off old colonial languages and create new local ones has...
Release Date: September 13, 2016
This book focuses on the ways in which English language arts (ELA) pre-service and in-service teachers have developed - or may develop - instructional effectiveness for working with English language learners (ELL) in the secondary English classroom.
Chapter topics are grounded in both research...
English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies
Release Date: January 17, 2019
This practitioner-based book provides different approaches for reaching an increasing population in today’s schools - English language learners (ELLs). The recent development and adoption of the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,...