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Collection of full text ebooks and reference titles dealing with the subject of education and language. Topics fall under linguistics, higher education, learning and instruction, mathematics education and science education.
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Provides an introduction to the field of curriculum studies for the scholar, student, teacher, and administrator by introducing terms, events, documents, biographies, and concepts. Sage Publications, 2010.
Presents theories, ideas, research, concepts, terminology, and histories related to educational leadership and school administration. Contains 75 short biographical sketches of the major figures in the field. Essays are signed. Print edition located in Reference.
Alphabetized signed entries defining and explaining in depth major issues in the field. Categories of information include therapies, measurement instruments, legislation, drugs, etc. Also includes biographical entries of notable individuals in the field. Located in Reference.
ESL (ELL) Literacy Instruction provides both ESL and mainstream teachers with the background and expertise necessary to plan and implement reading programs that match the particular needs and abilities of their students. Comprehensive and research-based, it applies current ESL and reading research and theory to practice. Designed for use by pre-service and in-service teachers at all levels from kindergarten to adult learners, it explains different models of literacy instruction from systematic phonics to whole language instruction and includes specific teaching methods within each model.nbsp; Multicultural issues are addressed.nbsp; Instructional matrices that account for the wide variations in ESL (ELL) student backgrounds and abilities form the pedagogical basis of the approach described in the text. The matrices, based on extensive research, involve two easily measured variables that predict what programs and approaches will be comprehensible for learners who vary in age, literacy background, English ability, and program needs. Readers are encouraged to develop their own teaching strategies within their own instructional models.
Summarizes current research in the field. Topics relate to NCSS (National Council for the Social Studies) standards. Themes include social justice and the social studies; assessment and accountability; civic competence in pluralist democracies; information ecologies:technology; teacher preparation and development; etc. Located in Reference.
Identifies nine foundational issues related to teacher education -- e.g., what should teachers know? Does different make a difference?, etc. -- treated in depth with historical and contemporary documents and commentary. Located in Reference.
Provides brief biographies of more than 300 authors and illustrators as well as essays on all genres of children's literature. Entries, which are signed, comprise literature worldwide. Oxford University Press, 2006.
The Routledge Handbook of Disability Studies takes a multidisciplinary approach to disability and covers many topics including: different models and approaches to disability, how key impairment groups have engaged with disability studies, the writings within the discipline, and policy and legislation responses to disability studies and activism.