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Making Literacy Real: Theories and Practices for Learning and Teaching Jackie Marsh

Making Literacy Real: Theories and Practices for Learning and Teaching

Jackie Marsh

Published October 3rd 2005
ISBN : 9781412903318
Paperback
208 pages
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Joanne Larson and Jackie Marshs Literacy Learning is easily the most theoretically sophisticated and practically useful discussion of sociocultural and critical approaches to literacy learning that has appeared to date - James Paul Gee, TashiaMoreJoanne Larson and Jackie Marshs Literacy Learning is easily the most theoretically sophisticated and practically useful discussion of sociocultural and critical approaches to literacy learning that has appeared to date - James Paul Gee, Tashia Morgidge Professor of Reading, University of Wisconsin-MadisonMaking Literacy Real is the essential reference text for primary education students at undergraduate and graduate level who want to understand literacy theory and successfully apply it in the classroom. Doctoral students will find this a useful resource in understanding the relationship of theory to practice. The authors explore the breadth of this complex and important field, orientating literacy as a social practice, grounded in social, cultural, historical and political contexts of use. They also present a detailed and accessible discussion of the theory and its application in the primary classroom.