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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Schmidt, Renita Revland.
21st century literacy.
Dordrecht ; London : Springer, 2008
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Renita Revland Schmidt; P L Thomas
|Description:||1 online resource (viii, 245 pages) : illustrations.|
|Contents:||Standards, standards everywhere and no a spot to think / P.L. Thomas --
Rubrics, scoring grades, and testing, testing, testing ; Marketing child readers : ranking and sorting / Renita Schmidt --
English as a scripted language ; "When are we going to do English?" / P.L. Thomas --
How school works : raise your hands when you want to learn ; "Why don't you mark the errors on my child's papers?" : explaining yourself theoretically and professionally / Renita Schmidt --
"Why aren't you teaching C.S. Lewis?" : challenges and expectations from outside school / P.L. Thomas --
But are they ready to do best practices? / Renita Schmidt --
Building and department politics : talking English ; Literacy as action : empowering students / P.L. Thomas --
Assessing our way into instruction : what teachers know and how they know it / Renita Schmidt --
Conclusion: Implications for literacy classrooms in the 21st century.
|Series Title:||Explorations of educational purpose, v. 5.|
|Responsibility:||Renita Schmidt, Paul Lee Thomas.|