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Talking in Class: Using Discussion to Enhance Teaching and Learning

Grades   9 – 12  |  Professional Library

Talking in Class: Using Discussion to Enhance Teaching and Learning

The authors guide high school teachers in developing skills in promoting and facilitating authentic discussion in the English language arts classroom.

 

"Help! What Is Wrong With These Literature Circles and How Can We Fix Them?"

Grades   6 – 12  |  Professional Library

"Help! What Is Wrong With These Literature Circles and How Can We Fix Them?"

The authors of this article offer some suggestions for how to improve literature circle discussions.

 

Small-Group Reading Instruction: A Differentiated Teaching Model for Beginning and Struggling Readers

Grades   K – 3  |  Professional Library

Small-Group Reading Instruction: A Differentiated Teaching Model for Beginning and Struggling Readers

Easy-to-use lesson plans and activities are included in this book to support five stages of reading development, from emergent to beginning, fledgling, transitional, and finally independent.

 

What Every Teacher Needs to Know About Comprehension

Grades   K – 8  |  Professional Library

What Every Teacher Needs to Know About Comprehension

This article presents a model of comprehension to support classroom teachers as they engage their students in making meaning from text.

 

Resolution on Promoting Media Literacy

Grades   3 – 12  |  Professional Library

Resolution on Promoting Media Literacy

This resolution discusses that understanding the new media and using them constructively and creatively actually requires developing a new form of literacy and new critical abilities "in reading, listening, viewing, and thinking."