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Arifani, Yudhi – English Language Teaching, 2016
The development of local wisdom based sensitizing reading material is aimed at penetrating one of the imperishable gaps between authentic and non-authentic reading materials dispute in an EFL teaching context. Promoting EFL learners' needs for the first semester students of English department at university level, who rarely or even never have a…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Reading Materials, Textbook Preparation
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Inocian, Reynaldo B. – Journal of Curriculum and Teaching, 2015
This study analyzes teaching strategies among the eight books in Principles and Methods of Teaching recommended for use in the College of Teacher Education in the Philippines. It seeks to answer the following objectives: (1) identify the most commonly used teaching strategies congruent with the integrated arts-based teaching (IAT) and (2) design…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Teacher Education Programs, Art Education, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Honig, Alice Sterling – Montessori Life: A Publication of the American Montessori Society, 2014
This articles describes the learning process of infants and toddlers and provides tips that parents and caregivers can use to promote the development of rich language skills, as well as an abiding passion for learning. From the earliest days, talking with babies encourages their knowledge of words. Singing and reading books increases their…
Descriptors: Learning Processes, Infants, Toddlers, Language Acquisition
Keenan, James M. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Teachers of standards based, College Prep English classes regularly face resistant and struggling readers who fail to engage, persevere, and comprehend curricular texts. As a result, these readers do not share in class discussions. Therefore, a class discourse was formulated upon Gee's (1996) Social Discourse theory and Leu, Kinzer, Coiro, and…
Descriptors: English Instruction, Resistance (Psychology), Writing Assignments, Imagery
Genco, Barbara – School Library Journal, 2011
In this article, the author describes ten nonfiction books she recommends for adults: (1) "My Reading Life" (Pat Conroy); (2) "Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea" (Barbara Demick); (3) "Learning to Die in Miami: Confessions of a Refuge Boy" (Carlos Eire); (4) "The Perfect Shape + The Perfect Sauce =…
Descriptors: Nonfiction, Reading Materials, Adults, Annotated Bibliographies
Moss, Barbara, Ed.; Lapp, Diane, Ed. – Guilford Publications, 2009
Even the youngest readers and writers in today's classrooms can benefit enormously from engagement with a wide range of traditional and nontraditional texts. This teacher-friendly handbook is packed with creative strategies for introducing K-3 students to fiction, poetry, and plays; informational texts; graphic novels; digital storytelling;…
Descriptors: Protocol Analysis, High Stakes Tests, Visual Aids, Biographies
Moss, Barbara, Ed.; Lapp, Diane, Ed. – Guilford Publications, 2009
Upper-elementary students encounter a sometimes dizzying array of traditional and nontraditional texts both in and outside of the classroom. This practical handbook helps teachers in grades 4-6 harness the instructional potential of fiction, poetry, and plays; informational texts; graphic novels; digital storytelling; Web-based and multimodal…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Protocol Analysis, High Stakes Tests, Cartoons
Hong Xu, Shelley; Sawyer Perkins, Rachael; Zunich, Lark O. – International Reading Association (NJ3), 2005
Incorporating popular culture texts in the classroom can motivate students--particularly reluctant or struggling readers. This resource gives the reader everything they need to use television, movies, video games, music, magazines, and other media to enhance students' literacy learning. The reader will find a balance of research, theory, and…
Descriptors: Video Games, Literacy, Popular Culture, Reading Problems
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Patterson, Fiona M. – Journal of Teaching in Social Work, 2004
At a time when increasing numbers of elders need and continue to rely on social work services, it is important to build enthusiasm among students to prepare them for future work with this special population. A three-pronged approach to teaching about aging, which is built on the strengths perspective, critical social construction, and a human…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Teaching Methods, Student Motivation, Older Adults
Harris, Laurie Lanzen, Ed.; Abbey, Cherie D., Ed. – Biography Today, 1998
This series is designed and written for young readers, aged 9 and above. The volumes cover individuals that young readers want to know most about, including entertainers, athletes, writers, illustrators, cartoonists, and political leaders. Each issue contains numerous sketches arranged alphabetically. Each entry provides at least one picture of…
Descriptors: Activism, Adolescent Literature, Art, Athletes
Harris, Laurie Lanzen, Ed.; Abbey, Cherie D., Ed. – Biography Today, 1999
This document is the eighth volume of a series designed and written for the young reader aged 9 and above. It contains three issues and covers individuals whom young people want to know about most: entertainers, athletes, writers, illustrators, cartoonists, and political leaders. The publication was created to appeal to young readers in a format…
Descriptors: Activism, Adolescent Literature, Art, Athletes
Colby, Michael – 1998
Employing a metaphor of romantic relationship (e.g., monographic selections are like one-night stands; periodical selections are more like marriages), this paper assists the librarian in the selection of monographic periodicals for library music collections. It recommends finding existing titles through advertisements in other similar periodicals.…
Descriptors: Library Material Selection, Media Selection, Music, Periodicals
National Black Child Development Inst., Inc., Washington, DC. – 1991
The first of four publications in a series of resource guides containing suggested books, records, and audiovisual materials for African-American children and adolescents is presented. The materials provide positive images of black children and realistic depictions of black culture, heritage, and life experiences that are relevant to black…
Descriptors: African Culture, Audiodisks, Audiotape Recordings, Biographies
National Black Child Development Inst., Inc., Washington, DC. – 1991
The second in a series of four resource guides containing annotated citations of books, records, and audiovisual materials for African-American children and adolescents is presented. The materials offer positive images of black children and realistic depictions of black culture, heritage, and life experiences that are relevant to black children…
Descriptors: African Culture, Annotated Bibliographies, Audiodisks, Audiotape Recordings
National Black Child Development Inst., Inc., Washington, DC. – 1991
The third in a series of four resource guides containing annotated citations of books, records, and audiovisual materials for African-American children and adolescents is presented. The materials offer positive images of black youth, and realistic depictions of black culture, heritage, and life experiences that are relevant to black children and…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Adolescents, African Culture, Audiodisks
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