Opening Minds

Author: Peter H. Johnston
Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers
ISBN: 1571108165
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Now, in Opening Minds: Using Language to Change Lives, Peter shows how the words teachers choose affect the worlds students inhabit in the classroom, and ultimately their futures.

Clean Language

Author: Wendy Sullivan
Publisher: Crown House Pub Limited
ISBN: 9781845901257
Size: 27.64 MB
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By asking Clean Language questions to explore the metaphors which underpin a person's thinking, this book lets you help people to change their lives in a way that intrinsically respects diversity and supports empowerment.

Choice Words

Author: Peter H. Johnston
Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers
ISBN: 1571103899
Size: 15.53 MB
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Describes how elementary teachers can build healthy learning communities through language, providing examples of words, phrases, and language use to help students become strategic thinkers and develop literacy skills.

Knowing Literacy

Author: Peter H. Johnston
Publisher: Stenhouse Pub
ISBN: 9781571100085
Size: 47.48 MB
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And in order to draw valid conclusions about a child's learning, a teacher must understand how learning takes place. The very complexity of this is in knowing the available assessment options and understanding their consequences.

Reading To Learn

Author: Richard L. Allington
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 9781572307629
Size: 21.16 MB
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This essential book goes beyond political catch-phrases to examine what actually works in the fourth-grade classroom.

So What Do They Really Know

Author: Cris Tovani
Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers
ISBN: 1571107304
Size: 63.86 MB
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Cris describes the systems and structure she uses in her own classroom and shows teachers how to use assessments to monitor student growth and provide targeted feedback that enables students to master content goals.

Writing In Rhythm

Author: Maisha T. Fisher
Publisher: Teachers College Press
ISBN: 0807774642
Size: 63.88 MB
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“In this book, Maisha Fisher invites us to pull up a chair and listen in as young people insert their own rhythms into school life. . . . But this book is not a simple celebration of student voice.

Opening Minds Improving Lives

Author: Erin Murphy-Graham
Publisher: Vanderbilt University Press
ISBN: 0826518281
Size: 39.42 MB
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Erin Murphy-Graham draws on more than a decade of qualitative research to examine the experiences of Juanita and eighteen other women who participated in the SAT program.

Negotiating Critical Literacies With Young Children

Author: Vivian Maria Vasquez
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317907434
Size: 33.86 MB
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New in the 10th Anniversary Edition New section: "Getting Beyond Prescriptive Curricula, the Mandated Curriculum, and Core Standards" New feature: "Critical Reflections and Pedagogical Suggestions" at the end of the demonstration chaptesr ...

Teaching For Deep Comprehension

Author: Linda J. Dorn
Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers
ISBN: 1571104038
Size: 50.69 MB
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Discusses reading comprehension and offers ways for teachers to develop it in their students, exploring the cognitive and social aspects of comprehension while viewing it as an active process.