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Cappiello, Mary Ann; Dawes, Erika Thulin – Stenhouse Publishers, 2021
In "Text Sets in Action: Pathways through Content Area Literacy," Mary Ann Cappiello and Erika Thulin Dawes reveal how text sets can prompt serious thinking far more effectively than a textbook or any single text. As the authors explain, exploring many texts leads teachers and learners to 'think more deeply, empathize more fully, and…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Instructional Materials, Content Area Reading, Content Area Writing
Burkins, Jan; Yates, Kari – Stenhouse Publishers, 2021
From phonological processing to brain research to orthographic mapping to self-teaching hypothesis, "Shifting the Balance" cuts through the rhetoric (and the sciencey science) to offer readers a practical guide to decision-making about beginning reading instruction. The authors honor the balanced literacy perspective while highlighting…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Literacy Education, Beginning Reading, Teaching Methods
Walther, Maria; Biggs-Tucker, Karen – Stenhouse Publishers, 2020
"The Literacy Workshop" is a first-of-its-kind resource that offers a practical process for creating an integrated literacy workshop using demonstration lessons that align with current curriculum standards. By weaving together the common threads of literacy learning, you can increase the time your students spend engaged in authentic…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Workshops, Reading Instruction, Writing Instruction
Tovani, Cris – Stenhouse Publishers, 2020
In "Why Do I Have to Read This?" Cris Tovani shares her best secrets, lessons learned from big fails, and her most effective literacy and planning strategies that hook these hard to get learners. You will meet many of Cris's students inside this book. As she describes some of her favorites, you may even recognize a few of your own. You…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Reading Strategies, Learner Engagement, Motivation Techniques
McCarthy, JoEllen – Stenhouse Publishers, 2020
"Layers of Learning" explores read-aloud strategies designed to enhance your reading and writing standards by capitalizing on the way literature can impact caring communities. With over 200 picture-book suggestions, author JoEllen McCarthy introduces the Heartprint Framework, which demonstrates how you can layer literacy and life lessons…
Descriptors: Reading Aloud to Others, Literacy Education, Caring, Teaching Methods
Wedekind, Kassia Omohundro; Hermann Thompson, Christy – Stenhouse Publishers, 2020
Math coach, Kassia Omohundro Wedekind, and literacy coach, Christy Hermann Thompson, have spent years comparing notes on how to build effective classroom communities across the content areas. "How," they wondered, "can we lay the groundwork for classroom conversations that are less teacher-directed and more conducive to…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary School Students, Discussion (Teaching Technique)
Johnston, Peter H. – Stenhouse Publishers, 2020
Using the guiding principles from Peter Johnston's best-selling professional resources, "Choice Words" and "Opening Minds," Peter and six colleagues began a journey to create just such classrooms-environments in which children meaningfully engage with each other through reading, writing, making, and discussing books. In…
Descriptors: Literacy, Learner Engagement, Social Development, Emotional Development
Zwiers, Jeff – Stenhouse Publishers, 2019
Jeff Zwiers, an educational researcher at Stanford University, has spent the last 15 years analyzing classroom conversations to see how they can be better used and improved in classroom settings. Teachers who have worked with him report significant growth in students' engagement, content learning, language, creativity, and sense of agency. Jeff…
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Learning Strategies, Classroom Techniques, Interdisciplinary Approach
Coppola, Shawna – Stenhouse Publishers, 2019
"Writing, Redefined" gives teachers the power to change what "counts" as writing in schools and classrooms, opening the doorway to students who may not consider themselves to be writers, but should and can. Shawna offers alternative and engaging writing assignments that are visual, aural, and multimodal that will involve all…
Descriptors: Writing (Composition), Definitions, Writing Assignments, Learning Modalities
Gentry, J. Richard; Ouellette, Gene P. – Stenhouse Publishers, 2019
With the concise and readable "Brain Words," you will learn how children's brains develop as they become readers and discover ways you can take concrete steps to promote this critical developmental passage. Introducing their original, research-based framework of "brain words"--dictionaries in the brain where students store and…
Descriptors: Neurological Organization, Brain Hemisphere Functions, Class Activities, Thinking Skills
Coiro, Julie; Dobler, Elizabeth; Pelekis, Karen – Stenhouse Publishers, 2019
"From Curiosity to Deep Learning: Personal Digital Inquiry in Grades K-5" reveals the powerful learning that results when you integrate purposeful technology into a classroom culture that values curiosity and deep learning. The centerpiece of this practical guide is Personal Digital Inquiry (PDI), a framework developed by Julie Coiro and…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Inquiry
Hernandez, Katherine Mills – Stenhouse Publishers, 2018
Discover what happens when your students step out of their daily routines and activate their engagement. Author Katherine Mills Hernandez argues that movement, talk, and the physical environment of the classroom all contribute and influence students' learning. The ideas in "Activate" will help you create a classroom optimized for deeper…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Movement Education, Classroom Communication, Physical Environment
Burke, Anne – Stenhouse Publishers, 2018
Our youngest learners thrive when their learning environment is one that celebrates curiosity, exploration, and imagination. This comprehensive resource sets the stage for play-based learning that will help children build a strong literacy foundation as well as negotiate the choices they make in real life. Get your students off on the right foot…
Descriptors: Play, Emergent Literacy, Discovery Learning, Imagination
Wormeli, Rick – Stenhouse Publishers, 2018
Differentiated instruction is a nice idea, but what happens when it comes to assessing and grading students? What's both fair and leads to real student learning? An internationally recognized expert on grading practices, Rick Wormeli first examined these questions 10 years ago in the first edition of "Fair Isn't Always Equal." In this…
Descriptors: Individualized Instruction, Student Evaluation, Grading, High Stakes Tests
Routman, Regie – Stenhouse Publishers, 2018
How do we ensure that all students are engaged each day in meaningful, challenging, and joyful work and have equal opportunity to learn? That is the central question Regie Routman addresses in "Literacy Essentials: Engagement, Excellence, and Equity for All Learners." Her response is that such an outcome is only possible within a culture…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Educational Quality, Equal Education, Student Empowerment
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