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Secondary School Literacy Instruction The Content Areas

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ISBN-10: 061864282X

ISBN-13: 9780618642823

Edition: 9th 2007

Authors: Betty Roe, Barbara D. Stoodt-Hill, Paul C. Burns

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Foundations of Educationincorporates relevant interdisciplinary perspectives and emphasizes coverage of key issues in education, with up-to-date research, primary resources, and documentation. This text provides comprehensive and substantive coverage of all "foundational" areasincluding social, philosophical, historical, political, economic, curricular, and legalfor students who are preparing for a career in teaching and for those who simply wish to learn more about significant contemporary issues in education. The authors have included strong, thought-provoking pedagogy, and have emphasized the growing role of technology in education. This Teaching in Action Edition is packaged with a…    
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List price: $175.95
Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
Publication date: 4/18/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 512
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.288

Robin Wardis a former aerospace engineer and ten-year mathematics educator. She developed web-based, educational materials for NASA and has presented nationally on improving mathematics pedagogy. She is a clinical assistant professor at the Rice University School Mathematics Project and author ofNumeracy and Literacy: Teaching K-8 Mathematics Using Children's Literature.

Paul C. Burns is Associate Professor Emeritus of Classical, Near Eastern and Religious Studies at the University of British Columbia, Canada.

Each chapter includes at least one ""Meeting the Challenge"" vingnette
Chapters 212 include ""Focus on English Language Learners"" and ""Focus on Struggling Readers.""
Contexts of Literacy Instruction in a Technological Age
Content Area Literacy in a Changing World Literacy
Demands on Secondary School Students
Legislation Related to Secondary School Literacy
Literacy Lens--The Content Areas Reading Instruction in the Content Area
Curriculum Literacy Performance and Standards