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- Stenhouse Publishers 2004; US$ 21.99
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 because it makes it possible to teach the reading skills and strategies... more...
- Stenhouse Publishers 2004; US$ 10.99
In productive classrooms, teachers don't just teach children skills: they build emotionally and relationally healthy learning communities. Teachers create intellectual environments that produce not only technically competent students, but also caring, secure, actively literate human beings. Choice Words shows how teachers accomplish this using... more...
- 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 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$ 20.99
Your teacher training may have provided sound theory and a collection of instructional techniques, but it's often the practical details that can make day-to-day survival difficult in your first days, weeks, and years of teaching. For new teachers or those just new to the middle-school environment, here is an invaluable resource from the author of... 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$ 16.99
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$ 21.99
What do you do with students who cannot or will not read and write? This portrait of Kyle Gonzalez's classroom offers teachers theory-based strategies for helping students become motivated and successful readers and writers. You will see how one middle school teacher sets up her literacy classroom, offers intervention and support for struggling students,... more...
- Stenhouse Publishers 2006; US$ 16.99
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...