Practical, engaging, and informed by current ideas on teacher research, this text outlines and illustrates strategies and experiences to foster literacy teachers' abilities to conduct action research in their classrooms or schools. It provides background information and key concepts in teacher research.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-12-17 - Publisher: Routledge
This definitive look at teaching English in rural secondary schools contests current definitions and discussions of rural education, examines their ideological and cultural foundations, and presents an alternative perspective that conceptualizes rural communities as diverse, unique, and conducive to pedagogical and personal growth in teaching and learning. Authentic narratives document
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-11-09 - Publisher: SAGE Publications Limited
Dominic Wyse, a leading scholar in literacy, curriculum and pedagogy, has distilled the significant body of knowledge in this vital area of research, policy and practice into a four-volume collection. A feature that unifies this major work is the idea of contextualized teaching shown by research to be most effective.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-01-25 - Publisher: Routledge
Designed to facilitate teachers’ efforts to meet the actual challenges and dilemmas they face in their classrooms, Becoming a Teacher Researcher in Literacy Teaching and Learning: provides background information and key concepts in teacher research covers the "how-to" strategies of the teacher research process from the initial proposal to writing
Authors: Dominic Wyse, Richard Andrews, James Hoffman
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-02-25 - Publisher: Routledge
This book reviews international research that is particularly relevant to the teaching of English, language and literacy. It locates recent cutting-edge research within theoretical context, drawing on historical perspectives.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-07-16 - Publisher: Routledge
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