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- Stenhouse Publishers 2000; US$ 19.99
I Read It, but I Don't Get It is a practical, engaging account of how teachers can help adolescents develop new reading comprehension skills. Cris Tovani is an accomplished teacher and staff developer who writes with verve and humor about the challenges of working with students at all levels of achievement?from those who have mastered the art of "fake... more...
- Stenhouse Publishers 2006; US$ 17.99
What would a classroom look like if understanding and respecting differences in race, culture, beliefs, and opinions were at its heart? Welcome to Mary Cowhey's Peace Class in Northampton, MA, where first and second graders view the entire curriculum through the framework of understanding the world, and trying to do their part to make it a better place.... more...
- Stenhouse Publishers 2014; US$ 21.99
The Daily 5, Second Edition retains the core literacy components that made the first edition one of the most widely read books in education and enhances these practices based on years of further experience in classrooms and compelling new brain research. The Daily 5 provides a way for any teacher to structure literacy (and now math) time to increase... more...
- Stenhouse Publishers 2015; US$ 19.99
Instructional scaffolding is an essential part of teaching literacy. But what is scaffolding exactly? What does it look like in a classroom, and how can we improve the ways we use it? Despite its prominence in the repertoire of teaching strategies, scaffolding remains a vague concept for many teachers. In essence , scaffolding is the idea of supporting... 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$ 15.75
Writing is hard work. Teaching it can be even harder. As most teachers know, writer's workshop doesn't always go as planned, and many find there are obstacles that they consistently struggle with. In his role as a literacy coordinator and teacher, Mark Overmeyer has heard the same issues raised again and again by both new and experienced colleagues.... more...
- Stenhouse Publishers 2005; US$ 17.55
Guided reading provides opportunities to teach students the strategies they need to learn how to read increasingly challenging texts, but Cathy Mere, a kindergarten teacher and literacy coach, found that she needed to find other ways to help students gain independence. In More Than Guided Reading, Cathy shares her journey as she moved from focusing... more...
- Stenhouse Publishers 2006; US$ 18.00
At a time when all administrators are urged to be literacy leaders, Jennifer Allen's book provides an insider's view of leadership, and how to create an environment that fosters professional development. Becoming a Literacy Leader chronicles Jennifer's move to a new school and a new job as a literacy specialist where she found herself tackling everything... 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...