Talking Drawing Writing

Author: Martha Horn
Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers
ISBN: 1571104569
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Starting with the child's natural language, drawing, and storytelling abilities, offers lessons organized around such topics as writing words, introducing booklets, and assessment.

About The Authors

Author: Katie Wood Ray
Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books
ISBN:
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Grades K-2 About the Authors is about the littlest authors-those in kindergarten through second grade. Based on a profound understanding of the ways in which young children learn, it shows teachers how to launch a writing workshop by inviting children to do what they do naturally-make stuff. So why not write books? Gifted educator and author of the best-selling What You Know by Heart (Heinemann, 2002), Katie Wood Ray has seen young authors do just that. And she wants your students to be able to do the same. Beautifully describing young children in the act of learning, she demonstrates what it takes to nourish writing right from the start: a supportive environment that enables even the youngest students to write respect and sensitivity to the way children really learn inviting instruction that both encourages and elevates young writers rich language that stimulates writing classroom talk and children's literature that energize young writers developmental considerations that shape the structure of the workshop, making it natural, joyful, and absolutely appropriate. What's more, Ray explains step by step how to set up and maintain a primary writing workshop, detailing eleven units of study that cover idea generation, text structures, different genres, and illustrations that work with text. She also draws on data, projects, and the language of teaching used in the classroom of first-grade teacher Lisa Cleaveland. Ray allows readers to "listen in" to Lisa as she helps her young students learn from professional writers, work with intention, and think about their own process. Chockfull of examples of little books by young children, About the Authors is proof positive that a primary writing workshop is a smart writing move. Also available: The Teaching Behind About the Authors (DVD) / 0325008361 / 2005 / Grades K-2

Kid Writing

Author: Eileen G. Feldgus
Publisher: Wright Group/ McGraw-Hill
ISBN: 9780322064355
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Turn children who don't know the alphabet into fluent, proficient, and confident writers!Kid Writinginvites you into classrooms that integrate phonics instruction across the curriculum and throughout the school day. Kindergartners through second-graders, as well as preschoolers, second-language learners, and special education students, flourish in this program. Once you've witnessed the success of this approach and have seen the techniques, you'll be ready to try it yourself. 192 pages.

First Grade Writers

Author: Stephanie Parsons
Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books
ISBN: 9780325005249
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Parsons outlines five specific units of study for your writing workshop that help students prepare thoughtfully to write.

How Very Young Children Explore Writing

Author: Marie M. Clay
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781407160054
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One in three of the Early Literacy Series written for parents, caregivers, early childhood teachers and teachers of children in their first years at school. It presents research-based ideas for at-home instruction in beginning reading concepts, encourages effective one-to-one learning situations and supports in implementing key strategies to develop reading skills.

Carlo Likes Reading

Author: Jessica Spanyol
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780744589344
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Carlo likes reading everywhere and everything. He reads his bedroom, his breakfast, even his dad! That's because everything has a clear label attached with its name on it, but if reading gets frustrating, Carlo doesn't worry about it - he likes galloping too!

A Place For Wonder

Author: Georgia Heard
Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers
ISBN: 1571104321
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In A Place for Wonder, Georgia Heard and Jennifer McDonough discuss how to create "a landscape of wonder," a primary classroom where curiosity, creativity, and exploration are encouraged. For it is these characteristics, the authors write, that develop intelligent, inquiring, life-long learners. A Place for Wonder will help teachers reclaim their classrooms as a place where true learning is the norm.

Scientific Teaching

Author: Jo Handelsman
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9781429201889
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Seasoned classroom veterans, pre-tenured faculty, and neophyte teaching assistants alike will find this book invaluable. HHMI Professor Jo Handelsman and her colleagues at the Wisconsin Program for Scientific Teaching (WPST) have distilled key findings from education, learning, and cognitive psychology and translated them into six chapters of digestible research points and practical classroom examples. The recommendations have been tried and tested in the National Academies Summer Institute on Undergraduate Education in Biology and through the WPST. Scientific Teaching is not a prescription for better teaching. Rather, it encourages the reader to approach teaching in a way that captures the spirit and rigor of scientific research and to contribute to transforming how students learn science.

Psychology Applied To Teaching

Author: Jack Snowman
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1285734556
Size: 38.25 MB
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This title has received wide acclaim for its practical and reader-friendly approach to educational psychology, which demonstrates how complex psychological theories apply to the everyday experiences of in-service teachers. Coverage of educational psychology is framed so that aspiring or developing teachers can see themselves as professionals who continuously seek, find, and test better ways to help their students succeed. PSYCHOLOGY APPLIED TO TEACHING, 14th Edition, combines fresh concepts and contemporary research with long-standing theory and applications to create a book that addresses the needs of today’s teachers and students. This edition also features integration of InTASC Standards, new Learning Objectives correlated with chapter headings and summaries, new Guides to Reading and Studying, new first-person accounts (Improving Practice through Inquiry: One Teacher’s Story), and more. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Visual Literacy

Author: Lynell Burmark
Publisher: Assn for Supervision & Curriculum
ISBN: 9780871206404
Size: 21.82 MB
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Looks at ways to use color, typefaces, and graphics to improve communication and understanding in the classroom.