Differentiated Literacy Coaching by Mary Catherine MoranMaking sure that all students read well is a top priority for schools, and literacy coaches are playing an increasingly important role in the effort. Their challenge? To deliver the kind of instruction and support best suited to the teachers they work with and most likely to help those teachers improve the literacy of their students.
Death Be Not Proud Literature Resource GuideExploring Literature is a complete teaching unit designed to give you everything needed to help students understand and appreciate fine literature. This exciting new approach includes classroom-tested activities sure to save you hours of valuable preparation time.
Cultivating Curious and Creative Minds The Role of Teachers and Teacher Educators Part IICultivating Curious and Creative Minds presents a plethora of approaches to developing human potential in areas not conventionally addressed. Organized in two parts, this international collection of essays provides viable educational alternatives to those currently holding sway in an era of high-stakes accountability.
Critical Readings on Piaget by Leslie SmithThis new collection of distinctive studies tracks developments in the most recent published work during the period 1990-95, with an integral guide and editorial commentary by Leslie Smith. A useful and compact text for students and researchers.
Creating Success in the Classroom Visual Organizers and How to Use Them
If a picture is worth a thousand words, then visual frameworks may be seen as being useful teaching tools. Teachers can use these graphic organizers to demonstrate how ideas and information about a specific problem, passage, text, or unit of study is related and organized. This work introduces 12 visual frameworks, and describes and demonstrates ho...
Comma Sense A Fun Damental Guide to Punctuation
Are you confounded by commas, addled by apostrophes, or queasy about quotation marks? Do you believe a bracket is just a support for a wall shelf, a dash is something you make for the bathroom, and a colon and semicolon are large and small intestines? If so, language humorists Richard Lederer and John Shore (with the sprightly aid of illustrator Ji...
Children Reading Picturebooks Interpreting visual texts 2nd Edition
Children Reading Pictures has made a huge impact on teachers, scholars and students all over the world. The original edition of this book described the fascinating range of children's responses to contemporary picturebooks, which proved that they are sophisticated readers of visual texts and are able to make sense of complex images on literal, visu...
Business Communication by Carol M Lehman and Debbie D DuFrene
For more than six decades, Lehman and DuFrene's Business communication has established itself as the authoritative standard in the field. Marked by a concise, coherent writing style; enriched with an abundance of model documents; and organized around a unique and effective Strategic Forces Model that translates communication theory into applied bes...
Bilingual Siblings Language Use in Families
Taking a different perspective to traditional case studies on one bilingual child, this book discusses the whole family and the realities of life with two or more children and languages. What do we know about the language patterns of children in a growing and evolving bilingual family? Which languages do the siblings prefer to speak to each other? ...