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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$ 20.25
Do your students often struggle with difficult novels and other challenging texts? Do they think one reading of a work is more than enough? Do they primarily comprehend at a surface-level, and are they frequently unwilling or unable to discover the deeper meaning found in multi-layered works? Do you feel that you are doing more work teaching the novel... 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$ 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$ 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...
- Stenhouse Publishers 2005; US$ 18.90
Reading is all about understanding, and many English language learners simply do not understand what they are reading. Juli Kendall and Outey Khuon believe that small group comprehension lessons have a key role to play in advancing students' comprehension of texts. Making Sense outlines fifty-two lessons that teach students how to make connections,... 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 2002; US$ 21.60
If you can imagine a primary classroom where all the children are engaged and motivated; where the buzz of excited emerging readers fills the air; where words are sounded out and connections are made between book pages and life experiences, then you have pictured the real classroom of author Debbie Miller. In this book Debbie leads the reader through... more...
- Stenhouse Publishers 1999; US$ 19.35
Do your teachers spend hours creating word lists and weekly vocabulary tests only to find that students have ?forgotten? the words by the following week? Words, Words, Words describes the research that changed the way Janet Allen and many other teachers teach vocabulary. It provides educators with a strong research base, detailed classroom-based lessons,... more...