Education

The English Teacher's Companion

A Completely New Guide to Classroom, Curriculum, and the Profession

Author: Jim Burke

Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books

ISBN: 9780325028408

Category: Education

Page: 373

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A new companion for every English teacher "Why have I written an entirely new English Teacher's Companion? Because to offer you anything less would suggest I had not grown, changed, or evolved these past fifteen years. I am not the same teacher I was when I wrote the first edition." -Jim Burke The fourth edition of English Teacher's Companion is 100 percent new. Jim Burke has rewritten it to model methods for reaching a new generation of students-when all the ground rules for teaching are changing. A teacher's teacher and a recognized leader in English/language arts education, Jim understands the need for instructional methods that connect the why of teaching to the how. "This edition makes the research behind my practice more explicit," he writes. "It is also anchored in the Common Core State Standards, because I am still teaching every day-so these standards are my standards too." Weaving in ideas for working with ELLs, struggling readers, and technology, English Teacher's Companion, Fourth Edition: looks comprehensively at the research and reality of our profession, our students, and our content provides practical and thoughtful methods for meeting standards in reading, writing, speaking and listening, and language study makes assessment a priority, not only to find out what students know but to help practitioners improve. "I have taught English for nearly 25 years, and I love it," writes Jim Burke. Never has this love been more apparent than in the numerous lessons and teaching moves he includes as well as in the many examples of his own classroom language. Trust the fourth edition of English Teacher's Companion, and bring the passion, power, and practicality of one of America's best teachers to your classroom.

Adolescent Literacies

A Handbook of Practice-Based Research

Author: Kathleen A. Hinchman

Publisher: Guilford Publications

ISBN: 146253452X

Category:

Page: 501

View: 2791

Showcasing cutting-edge findings on adolescent literacy teaching and learning, this unique handbook is grounded in the realities of students' daily lives. It highlights research methods and instructional approaches that capitalize on adolescents' interests, knowledge, and new literacies. Attention is given to how race, gender, language, and other dimensions of identity--along with curriculum and teaching methods--shape youths' literacy development and engagement. The volume explores innovative ways that educators are using a variety of multimodal texts, from textbooks to graphic novels and digital productions. It reviews a range of pedagogical approaches; key topics include collaborative inquiry, argumentation, close reading, and composition.
Education

Teaching on Solid Ground

Knowledge Foundations for the Teacher of English

Author: Thomas M. McCann,John V. Knapp

Publisher: Guilford Publications

ISBN: 1462537634

Category: Education

Page: 226

View: 4893

To be successful, teachers of English in grades 6–12 need more than basic content knowledge and classroom management skills. They need a deep understanding of the goals and principles of teaching literature, writing, oral discourse, and language in order to make sound instructional decisions. This engaging book explores the pedagogical foundations of the discipline and gives novice and future teachers specific guidance for creating effective, interesting learning experiences. The authors consider such questions as what makes a literary text worth studying, what students gain from literary analysis, how to make writing meaningful, and how to weave listening and speaking into every class meeting. Professional learning and course use are facilitated by end-of-chapter reflection questions, text boxes, and appendices showcasing exemplary learning activities.
Education

Best Practice

Today's Standards for Teaching and Learning in America's Schools

Author: Steven Zemelman,Harvey Daniels,Arthur A. Hyde

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780325007441

Category: Education

Page: 336

View: 3410

Identifies teaching methods that help students learn and how to implement them in the classroom.
Education

An Introduction to the Study of Education

Author: David Matheson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136253955

Category: Education

Page: 446

View: 7424

This fully updated, fourth edition of An Introduction to the Study of Education provides a comprehensive and reflective introduction to the study of education, inviting students to question what education is, who it is for and what purpose it serves. Taking the reader from the early years through to lifelong learning, it examines all forms of education and learning. This new edition includes ten completely new chapters and a step-by-step guide to essay writing. There is also a companion website to accompany the book, featuring additional chapters which can be visited at www.routledge.com/cw/matheson.This fully updated, fourth edition provides: a full exploration of the historical, sociological, philosophical and psychological roots of education; a clear focus on the individual levels of education – preschool, compulsory, post-compulsory and lifelong learning; the latest debates within special educational needs; an in-depth examination of learning styles; insights into the historical development of education and the role of, and background to, research in education; a focus on current educational practice and diversity across the United Kingdom and Ireland. Written in a clear and accessible style, this is the essential core text for all beginning students on undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Education Studies and all those interested in education today, where it came from and where it is going.

Wunder

Author: Raquel J. Palacio

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783446241756

Category:

Page: 384

View: 8413

Obwohl der 10-jährige August schon 27 Operationen hinter sich hat, ist sein Gesicht durch Gendefekte immer noch schwer entstellt. Nun soll er erstmals eine Schule besuchen und trifft dort nicht nur auf wohlgesonnene Mitschüler. Ab 12.
Education

Pennsylvania School Journal

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

Page: N.A

View: 4187

Includes "Official program of the...meeting of the Pennsylvania State Educational Association (some times separately paged).
Multicultural education

Multicultural Education

The Magazine of the National Association for Multicultural Education

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Multicultural education

Page: N.A

View: 5548

Education

Content-area Writing

Every Teacher's Guide

Author: Harvey Daniels,Steven Zemelman,Nancy Steineke

Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books

ISBN: 9780325009728

Category: Education

Page: 278

View: 2212

Presents information about two major types of writing: writing to learn and public writing. Offers strategies for planning, organizing, and teaching, as well as numerous examples of student work and guidelines for evaluation and assessment.

Gemeinsamer europäischer Referenzrahmen für Sprachen: lernen, lehren, beurteilen

Author: John Trim,Brian North,Daniel Coste

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783126065207

Category:

Page: 244

View: 1584

Der Referenzrahmen richtet sich an Lehrer, Fortbilder, Autoren und Curriculumplaner in der Schule und der Erwachsenenbildung. Der Gemeinsame europäische Referenzrahmen für Sprachen stellt die gemeinsamen Referenzniveaus zur Erfassung des Lernfortschritts vor, befasst sich mit der Entwicklung von Curricula und diskutiert verschiedene Prüfungsformen.
College readers

The Well-Crafted Argument

Author: Simone J. Billings,Fred D. White

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781133308706

Category: College readers

Page: 340

View: 4429

THE WELL-CRAFTED ARGUMENT, Brief International Edition guides students through the process of writing effective arguments across the disciplines. Built from the Rhetoric section in the Fourth Edition, this edition covers critical reading strategies as well as writing, researching, and documenting a topic, and includes a new chapter: "Argument Across the Disciplines." This brief rhetoric includes a visual emphasis while maintaining the authors' practical, skill-building approach. Each chapter ends with a Summary, Checklist, and Writing Projects. In addition to guidance on drafting and revising arguments, the authors provide a variety of composition strategies, including free writing, outlining, and shared reading. In-depth instruction, combined with real student writings and a focus on argumentation in the professional workplace, engages students and helps them discover their own voices, within and beyond the Composition classroom.
American literature

Books in Print

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American literature

Page: N.A

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Books in print is the major source of information on books currently published and in print in the United States. The database provides the record of forthcoming books, books in-print, and books out-of-print.
Effective teaching

Lernen sichtbar machen

Author: John Hattie

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783834011909

Category: Effective teaching

Page: 420

View: 775

Education

BUNDLE: Corwin Connected Educators Series

Author: Peter M. DeWitt,Thomas D. Whitby,Mark D. Barnes,Spike C. Cook,Pernille S. Ripp,Tony Sinanis,Brad Currie,Kristen N. Swanson,Steven W. Anderson,Joseph M. Sanfelippo

Publisher: Corwin

ISBN: 9781483377636

Category: Education

Page: N.A

View: 3221

The Corwin Connected Educator series is your key to unlocking the greatest resource available to all educators: other educators. Using social media and Web 2.0 technologies, you’ll learn and collaborate with one another in new ways. These short volumes feature practical strategies to use right away—and the series website lets you connect with authors and access additional resources. The bundle includes: Connected Leadership: It’s Just a Click Away The Relevant Educator: How Connectedness Empowers Learning Empowered Schools, Empowered Students: Creating Connected and Invested Learners All Hands on Deck: Tools for Connecting Educators, Parents, and Communities The Power of Branding: Telling Your School's Story Flipping Leadership Doesn’t Mean Reinventing the Wheel Teaching the iStudent: A Quick Guide to Using Mobile Devices and Social Media in the K–12 Classroom The Edcamp Model: Powering Up Professional Learning Being a Connected Educator is more than a set of actions: It’s a belief in the potential of technology to fuel lifelong learning. To explore the books in this series, visit the Corwin Connected Educators companion website.