Adolescent Literacy in the Era of the Common Core provides school leaders, teachers, and others with strategies and best practices for advancing adolescent literacy in the classroom.
Exceptionally clear and accessible, the book addresses a full range of topics in this vitally important field, including disciplinary literacy; vocabulary instruction; classroom discussion; motivation and engagement related to digital literacy; the use of multiple texts; and writing to learn.
This book presents "usable knowledge" of the highest order and of immediate value to school leaders and teachers. It will be required reading for all educators concerned with promoting and furthering adolescent literacy today.
Jacy Ippolito is an assistant professor in the School of Education at Salem State University, USA. Joshua Fahey Lawrence is an assistant professor of Language, Literacy, and Technology in the Department of Education at University of California, Irvine, USA. Colleen Zaller has a master's degree in applied linguistics with a focus on adolescent literacy and language development among English language learners.