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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
Percoco, James A. – Stenhouse Publishers, 2017
In "Take the Journey," author, historian, and educator James Percoco invites you and your students to the places where many events in American history happened. The Journey Through Hallowed Ground is a 180-mile National Heritage area encompassing such historic sites as the Gettysburg battlefield and Thomas Jefferson's home, Monticello.…
Descriptors: History Instruction, United States History, Place Based Education, Teaching Methods
Harvey, Stephanie; Goudvis, Anne – Stenhouse Publishers, 2017
In this new edition of their groundbreaking book "Strategies That Work," Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis share the work and thinking they've done since the second edition came out a decade ago and offer new perspectives on how to explicitly teach thinking strategies so that students become engaged, thoughtful, independent readers.…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Reading Comprehension, Learner Engagement, Elementary School Students
Buehl, Doug – Stenhouse Publishers, 2017
Being literate in an academic discipline means more than simply being able to read and comprehend text; it means you can think, speak, and write as a historian, scientist, mathematician, or artist. Doug Buehl strips away the one-size-fits-all approach to content-area literacy and presents a much-needed instructional model for disciplinary…
Descriptors: Content Area Reading, Reading Instruction, Middle School Students, High School Students
Short, Kathy, Ed.; Day, Deanna, Ed.; Schroeder, Jean, Ed. – Stenhouse Publishers, 2016
In today's globally connected world, it is essential for students to have an understanding of multiple cultures and perspectives. In this edited collection, Kathy Short, Deanna Day, and Jean Schroeder bring together fourteen educators who use global children's literature to help students explore their own cultural identities. The book lays out why…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Cultural Awareness, Childrens Literature, Global Approach
Gear, Adrienne – Stenhouse Publishers, 2015
Since "Reading Power" was launched ten years ago in an elementary school in Vancouver, it has evolved into a recognized approach to comprehension instruction being implemented across Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Sweden, and China. This groundbreaking approach shows teachers how to help students think while they…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Reading Programs, Reading Comprehension, Teaching Methods
Moynihan, Christine – Stenhouse Publishers, 2015
The Standards for Mathematical Practice provide an excellent foundation for encouraging students to think, reason, and persevere like mathematicians. Many elementary school teachers, however, face a challenge unpacking these practices and figuring out how to implement them in their classrooms. Christine Moynihan wrote "Common Core Sense:…
Descriptors: Common Core State Standards, Mathematics Achievement, Elementary School Mathematics, Program Implementation
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