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- Stenhouse Publishers 2006; US$ 18.00
Do you love teaching but feel exhausted from the energy you expend cajoling, disciplining, and directing students on a daily basis? If so, you'll want to meet ?The Sisters?, Gail Boushey and Joan Moser. Based on literacy learning and motivation research, they created a structure called The Daily Five which has been practiced and refined in their own... more...
- Stenhouse Publishers 2004; US$ 16.00
?Do I really have to teach reading?? This is the question many teachers of adolescents are asking, wondering how they can possibly add a new element to an already overloaded curriculum. And most are finding that the answer is ?yes.? If they want their students to learn complex new concepts in different disciplines, they often have to help their students... more...
- Stenhouse Publishers 2004; US$ 21.60
Primary-grade teachers face an important challenge: teaching children how to read while enabling them to build good habits so they fall in love with reading. Many teachers find the independent reading workshop to be the component of reading instruction that meets this challenge. In Growing Readers, Kathy Collins describes the structure of the independent... more...
- Stenhouse Publishers 2006; US$ 16.80
Inventing a Classroom is the story of how ?the Sunshine room,? Caryl Crowell?s third-grade classroom, invents itself and how in this process the children themselves are continually inventing oral and written language, culture and curriculum. Caryl, with co-author Kathryn Whitmore, carries readers through several critical events in the life of this... more...
- Stenhouse Publishers 2005; US$ 12.80
Beyond Leveled Books asks teachers to explore beyond levels and to look closely at the "supports" in the books they are reading with their students. These text supports include the way chapters are organized, text layout, dialogue, and more. Series books, chapter books, and picture books will take on new roles in upper-elementary reading instruction.... more...
- Stenhouse Publishers 2005; US$ 20.70
For new teachers it is often the practical details rather than the weighty issues of instructional theory that can make day-to-day survival a challenge. For those just entering the middle school environment, Meet Me in the Middle author Rick Wormeli provides an invaluable collection of tips along with humorous insights into the nature of middle-level... more...
- Stenhouse Publishers 2005; US$ 16.00
In Defense of Good Teaching represents the whole language community?s first concerted response to its attackers, revealing some disturbing truths in the reading wars: deliberate misrepresentation of ideas, about the role of the press, conflicting agendas played out in our schools, teachers and administrators marginalized for their beliefs, and commercial... more...
- Stenhouse Publishers 2005; US$ 17.10
Can your school or district improve its approach to building expertise among teachers - both those new to the profession and those interested in refining their craft? Diane Sweeney, currently a Literacy Specialist with the Public Education & Business Coalition, tells the story of how the inner city public school in Denver where she was a teacher and... more...
- Stenhouse Publishers 2005; US$ 20.25
What motivates some adolescents to become lifelong readers and others to slide by with the minimum amount of assigned reading? Teri Lesesne says the key is finding the books that get them hooked in the first place. In Making the Match she offers guidance in three distinct areas that will assist teachers and librarians in steering students to the literature... more...
- Stenhouse Publishers 2005; US$ 21.60
This portrait of Kyle Gonzalez's classroom offers teachers theory-based practical strategies for helping students who can't or won't read or write become motivated and successful readers and writers. Readers will sww how one middle school teacher sets up her literacy classroom, offers intervention and support for struggling students, and assesses... more...