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ERIC Number: ED441250
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Pages: 143
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-87207-270-3
Valued Voices: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Teaching and Learning.
Wooten, Deborah A.
This theory-into-practice book presents Writing and Sharing Connections, an instructional methodology for grades 3-5 which provides a way to hear students' voices, view students as individuals, assess and learn from students, promote content area learning, and encourage creative thinking. The book provides a theoretical background, a process overview, learning goals, and 3 case studies. Chapters are: (1) "Writing and Sharing Connections: An Overview"; (2) "Graphing Connections and Writing Metacognitive Pieces; (3) "Connections in Progress"; (4) "The Role of Rubrics and Learning Goals in Writing and Sharing Connections"; (5) "Chelsea: Developing Self-Confidence in One's Voice"; (6) "Brian: Gaining Motivation To Read through Writing"; (7) "Dawn: Expressing One's Voice on Important Issues"; and (8) "Celebrating Diversity." (Contains 92 references. Appendixes contain three students' learning graphs.) (EF)
Order Department, International Reading Association, 800 Barksdale Road, P.O. Box 8139, Newark, DE 19714-8139 ($22.95). Web site:
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Reading Association, Newark, DE.