Adolescent Literacy In The Era Of The Common Core

Author: Jacy Ippolito
Publisher: Harvard Education Press
ISBN: 9781612506043
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Adolescent Literacy in the Era of the Common Core provides school leaders, teachers, and others with strategies and best practices for advancing adolescent literacy in the classroom.

Adolescent Literacy In The Era Of The Common Core

Author: Jacy Ippolito
Publisher: Harvard Education Press
ISBN: 1612506062
Size: 63.75 MB
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Adolescent Literacy in the Era of the Common Core provides school leaders, teachers, and others with strategies and best practices for advancing adolescent literacy in the classroom. Exceptionally clear and accessible, the book addresses a full range of topics in this vitally important field, including disciplinary literacy; vocabulary instruction; classroom discussion; motivation and engagement related to digital literacy; the use of multiple texts; and writing to learn. This book presents “usable knowledge” of the highest order and of immediate value to school leaders and teachers. It will be required reading for all educators concerned with promoting and furthering adolescent literacy today.

Adolescents Online Literacies

Author: Donna E. Alvermann
Publisher: Peter Lang Incorporated, International Academic Publishers
ISBN: 9781433130663
Size: 29.18 MB
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This revised edition of Adolescents' Online Literacies: Connecting Classrooms, Digital Media, and Popular Culture features a variety of digital tools for humanizing pedagogy. The contributors of these chapters - educators, consultants, and researchers who span two continents - focus on ways to incorporate and use the digital literacies that young people bring to school.

Defensible Teacher Evaluation

Author: Rick Stiggins
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 148334469X
Size: 13.60 MB
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This book specifically explores the use of evidence of student achievement in the evaluation of teacher performance and offers seven steps to the development and implementation of productive assessment systems.

Comprehension Instruction

Author: Sheri R. Parris
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 1462520782
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All key issues of research and practice in comprehension instruction are addressed in this highly regarded professional resource and course text. Leading scholars examine the processes that enable students to make meaning from what they read--and how this knowledge can be applied to improve teaching at all grade levels. Best practices for meeting the needs of diverse elementary and secondary students are identified. Essential topics include strategies for comprehending different types of texts, the impact of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), cutting-edge assessment approaches, and the growing importance of digital genres and multimodal literacies. User-friendly features include end-of-chapter discussion questions. New to This Edition Incorporates the latest research and instructional practices. Chapters on the CCSS, critical theory, culturally responsive instruction, and response to intervention. Chapters on teaching fiction and informational texts in the secondary grades. Expanded coverage of multimodal literacy learning. Timely topics such as text complexity, close reading, digital literacies, and neuroscience are discussed in multiple chapters.

Best Practices In Adolescent Literacy Instruction Second Edition

Author: Kathleen A. Hinchman
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 1462515347
Size: 15.90 MB
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An authoritative teacher resource and widely adopted text, this book provides a comprehensive overview of adolescent literacy instruction in the era of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Leading educators describe effective practices for motivating diverse learners in grades 5-12, building comprehension of multiple types of texts, integrating literacy and content-area instruction, and teaching English language learners and struggling readers. Case examples, lesson-planning ideas, and end-of-chapter discussion questions and activities enhance the utility of the volume. New to This Edition *Extensive CCSS content incorporated throughout the book. *Chapters on disciplinary literacy, text complexity, and differentiated instruction. *Chapters on academic language, writing instruction, history and English/language arts classrooms, and coaching.

The Reading Specialist Third Edition

Author: Rita M. Bean
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 1462521576
Size: 30.44 MB
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A trusted practitioner guide and course text, this book provides a complete introduction to the multiple roles of the reading specialist in grades PreK-12. Rita M. Bean offers evidence-based best practices for working with struggling readers; supporting teachers through professional development and coaching; planning curricula; assessing at the individual, classroom, and school levels; and building strong school, family, and community partnerships. User-friendly features include helpful classroom vignettes, questions for discussion and reflection, follow-up activities, and ideas for instructors and workshop leaders. Reproducible forms and worksheets can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size. New to This Edition *New overarching framework that connects literacy leadership more directly to classroom instruction and assessment. *Links to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and new standards-based examples included throughout. *Expanded coverage of literacy coaching, middle and high school grades, and response to intervention. *Chapters now begin with key questions and include annotated resources for further reading.

Handbook Of Adolescent Literacy Research

Author: Leila Christenbury
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 1606239945
Size: 55.34 MB
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The first comprehensive research handbook of its kind, this volume showcases innovative approaches to understanding adolescent literacy learning in a variety of settings. Distinguished contributors examine how well adolescents are served by current instructional practices and highlight ways to translate research findings more effectively into sound teaching and policymaking. The book explores social and cultural factors in adolescents' approach to communication and response to instruction, and sections address literacy both in and out of schools, including literacy expectations in the contemporary workplace. Detailed attention is given to issues of diversity and individual differences among learners. Winner--Literacy Research Association's Fry Book Award!

Teaching For Ecojustice

Author: Rita J. Turner
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317564715
Size: 54.21 MB
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Teaching for EcoJustice is a unique resource for exploring the social roots of environmental problems in humanities-based educational settings and a curriculum guidebook for putting EcoJustice Education into practice. It provides model curriculum materials that apply the principles of EcoJustice Education, giving pre- and in-service teachers the ability to review examples of specific secondary and post-secondary classroom assignments, lessons, discussion prompts, and strategies that encourage students to think critically about how modern problems of sustainability and environmental destruction have developed, their root causes, and how they can be addressed. The author describes instructional methods she uses when teaching each lesson and shares insights from evaluations of the materials in her classroom and by other teachers. Interspersed between lessons is commentary about the rationale behind the materials and observations about their effect on students.

Cultivating Coaching Mindsets

Author: Rita M. Bean
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781941112335
Size: 20.65 MB
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A Joint Publication with the International Literacy Association Literacy leaders are working to provide highly effective, rigorous teaching and learning as they work with families, communities, individuals, and the system simultaneously. To do that, they need to wear many hats, serving as leaders, facilitators, designers, and advocates. In Cultivating Coaching Mindsets, authors Rita Bean and Jacy Ippolito lay out a detailed framework to help literacy leaders promote the advancement of literacy instruction that improves and deepens learning. They also explore facilitation techniques for providing meaningful feedback while respecting teachers' views and knowledgesupporting teachers as they build their capacity to reflect on and improve literacy learning for all students.