National Council of Teachers of English Logo

Secondary School Literacy: What Research Reveals for Classroom Practice

Non-Member Price: $38.95

NCTE Member Price: $28.95

Editor(s): Leslie Rush, A. Jonathan Eakle, Allen Berger

This collection informs high school teachers and administrators about current research in secondary school literacy, as well as providing information about how research findings might be applied in secondary school settings.

Level(s): Secondary, College

ISBN/ISSN: 978-0-8141-4293-6

Stock No.: 42936

Description

The fourth volume in a series begun over 50 years ago, this collection is an authoritative resource that draws on the knowledge and expertise of outstanding scholars and provides crucial information about research, theory, and practice related to secondary school literacy.

Leading scholars, along with newer researchers in literacy education, address topics such as the impact of state and federal mandates on literacy instruction in secondary classrooms, English language learners, and online reading comprehension. Chapter authors include Richard L. Allington, Donna E. Alvermann, Kathleen A. Hinchman, Robert T. Jiménez, Kevin M. Leander, Alfred W. Tatum, and Robert J. Tierney, among others.

Each chapter contains rich discussions of current research as well as practical classroom applications. As one reviewer noted, “Each and every chapter is well-documented and presents clearly established implications for teaching tied to the latest research findings. One of the major strengths of this edited volume lies in the way it points to a remarkable consistency across research findings representing a broad spectrum of disciplinary arenas.”

This volume is a welcome addition for any teacher, administrator, or district looking to implement sound research-based classroom practice and professional development.

Endorsed by the National Conference on Research in Language and Literacy (NCRLL).

323 pp. 2007. Grades 9–College. ISBN 978-0-8141-4293-6.

No. 42936

Learn More

* Sample files are typically provided in PDF format and can be opened using the free Adobe® Reader® program or a comparable viewer. Click here to download and install the most recent version of Adobe Reader.

Document and Site Resources

Share This On:

Page Tools:

Join NCTE Today

Your Shopping Cart

Total Items: 0
Total Cost: $0.00
View My Cart

Search the Online Store

Related Search Terms

  • There currently are no related search terms for this page.
We accept Visa, Mastercard, and Discover

Copyright

Copyright © 1998-2014 National Council of Teachers of English. All rights reserved in all media.

1111 W. Kenyon Road, Urbana, Illinois 61801-1096 Phone: 217-328-3870 or 877-369-6283

Looking for information? Browse our FAQs, tour our sitemap and store sitemap, or contact NCTE

Read our Privacy Policy Statement and Links Policy. Use of this site signifies your agreement to the Terms of Use

Visit us on:
Facebook Twitter Linked In Pinterest Instagram