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Reader Response Meets New Literacies: Empowering Readers in Online Learning Communities

Grades   6 – 8  |  Professional Library

Reader Response Meets New Literacies: Empowering Readers in Online Learning Communities

New literacies are here to stay. This article explores the use of e-books and online literature circles.

 

Professional Knowledge for the Teaching of Writing

Grades   K – 12  |  Professional Library

Professional Knowledge for the Teaching of Writing

With full recognition that writing is an increasingly multifaceted activity, we offer several principles that should guide effective teaching practice.

 

"Genre Studies"

Grades   K – 5  |  Professional Library

"Genre Studies"

In this issue you will read about elementary children who are introduced to genre primarily through their teachers reading aloud. The children are invited to become inquirers who continue to explore books as they meet in small groups to write and read on their ownfrom fantasy to African folktales to poetry.

 

Write Now! Empowering Writers in Today's K6 Classroom

Grades   K – 6  |  Professional Library

Write Now! Empowering Writers in Today's K6 Classroom

Writing instruction is front and center in today's classrooms. Gain insights from field leaders who provide ideas for using mentor texts, digital tools, vision and choice in writing workshop, multi-genre projects, and more to engage and grow today's diverse learners.

 

Building a Foundation for Preschool Literacy: Effective Instruction for Children's Reading and Writing Development (Second Edition)

Grade   K  |  Professional Library

Building a Foundation for Preschool Literacy: Effective Instruction for Children's Reading and Writing Development (Second Edition)

This book focuses on best practices for providing preschoolers with early literacy instruction.