The market leader in literacy education, Literacy for the 21st Century: A Balanced Approach continues to evolve to meet the needs of a changing world. Crafted for the undergraduate K-8 literacy course, this comprehensive and thoroughly applied text continues to cover the information new and experienced teachers need to know to teach literacy effectively, and follows this information with the specific strategies to use in the classroom to develop successful readers and writers.
Integrating the best of what we know about teaching reading and writing, and implementing the ideas that will lead us into the future of education, the fifth edition provides the balance new and experienced teachers need to be successful in the classroom.
‘’The book is very readable and the tables/charts are really helpful. It’s very engaging for students. I love the English Learner and Struggling Reader features, and the compendium is awesome!’’-Laura S. Pardo, HopeCollege
‘’This text is one of the finest literacy texts available to inspire and educate pre-service teachers in the ways to create a successful literacy classroom. The strength of this book is the engaging, easy-to-read style, and the Compendium of Instructional Procedures and video support provided.’’- Jean M. Casey, California State University, Long Beach