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Fisher, Doug; Frey, Nancy – Educational Leadership, 2016
The language of school is demanding; much of the content is decontextualized and abstract, and it concerns matters that are far removed from the daily life. Students are expected to learn about rain forests and prime numbers, literary motifs, and historical events that occurred centuries ago. Consider the additional cognitive demands confronting…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Multimedia Materials, Video Technology, English Language Learners
Serim, Ferdi – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2012
This comprehensive book offers a practical pathway for developing twenty-first-century skills while simultaneously strengthening content-area learning. "Digital Learning" contains a wealth of research-based practices to integrate the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) National Education Technology Standards (NETS) for both…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Student Projects, Active Learning, Educational Technology
Dorfman, Lynne; Cappelli, Rose – Stenhouse Publishers, 2010
When learning how to write well, there is nothing more powerful than examining the work of the writers we admire. Real writers need mentors--those writers who inspire us and demonstrate through their style and craft how we, too, can be successful writers. In "Writing with Mentors", Lynne Dorfman and Rose Cappelli, authors of "Mentor…
Descriptors: Mentors, Writing Instruction, Writing Skills, Childrens Literature