Curiosity, Complexity and Conversations"This is a book about writing (and reading) nonfiction with children in their elementary years of schooling. In these chapters we define how we have come to understand nonfiction, and we describe what it looks like in our classrooms. Recent educational policies and standards have encouraged the use of nonfiction in earlier grades than has been common in past practice."
Informed Arguments: A Guide to Writing and Research"This textbook aims to give learners more confidence in your reading, writing, researching, and speaking abilities as these are all elements of freshman composition. Furthermore, it aims to help learners become critical thinkers, polished writers, and informed citizens who can engage in civil public discourse."
The Word on College Reading and Writing"Written by five college reading and writing instructors, this interactive, multimedia text draws from decades of experience teaching students who are entering the college reading and writing environment for the very first time. It includes examples, exercises, and definitions for just about every reading- and writing-related topic students will encounter in their college courses."
Education 151: Language and Literacy"This course is designed to help students understand the aspects of linguistic principles and processes that underlie oral and written language proficiency, and how this knowledge is relevant K-12 instruction. Emphasis is on a thorough, research-based understanding of phonology, morphology, orthography, semantics, syntax, and pragmatics."
Foreign Languages and the Literary in the Everyday (FLLITE)"The multilingual, teacher-authored lessons published on the FLLITE (Foreign Languages and the Literary in the Everyday) website are based on the creative moments found in everyday language use. By emphasizing language play as central to communication, FLLITE lessons aim to develop language awareness as well as communicative abilities through the integration of speaking, reading, listening, and writing tasks."