classroom strategies for interactive learning 4th edition

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Classroom Strategies For Interactive Learning

Author : Doug Buehl
ISBN : 9780872070028
Genre : Education
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Educators across content areas have turned to Classroom Strategies for Interactive Learning for almost two decades. This fully updated 4th edition delivers rich, practical, research-based strategies that readers have found invaluable in the context of today’s classrooms. Buehl has written all-new chapters that focus on the instructional shifts taking place as the Common Core State Standards are implemented across the United States. These introductory chapters will help you Understand the research base for comprehension strategies in content classrooms Learn how to tap into students’ background knowledge to enhance comprehension of complex texts and build new knowledge Show learners how to question a text Teach reading and thinking through a disciplinary lens At the heart of this edition are more than 30 classroom strategies, with variations and Strategy Indexes that identify the instructional focus of each strategy, pinpoint the text frames in play as students read and learn, and correlate students’ comprehension processes across the phases of strategy implementation. In addition, each strategy is cross-referenced with the Common Core’s reading, writing, speaking/listening, and language standards.

Classroom Strategies For Interactive Learning

Author : Doug Buehl
ISBN : 9780872076860
Genre : Education
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Use this bestseller's strategies for scaffolding comprehension to help your students become proficient readers and purposeful thinkers. Doug Buehl has completely revised his influential collection of literacy skill-builders to reflect today's understandings about reading comprehension. The focus on gradual release of responsibility, metacognition, and what happens before, during, and after reading will let your students to really own these strategies. These user-friendly strategies can be adapted to a variety of ability levels. Along with a rationale for each one, you'll find a broad variety of content area classroom examples. Plus, the Strategy Indexes that accompany each strategy, with their descriptions of instructional focus and comprehension processes, will make your instructional planning easier.

Fostering Comprehension In English Classes

Author : Raymond Philippot
ISBN : 9781593858841
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This valuable, research-based guide gives middle and secondary English teachers the tools they need to improve the comprehension skills of all their students. Core chapters explain specific practices for fostering learning from texts; leading students to a thorough, lasting understanding of subject matter; nurturing meaningful responses to literature; explicitly teaching comprehension strategies; and engaging students in higher-order thinking. An additional chapter highlights vocabulary instruction. Throughout, attention is given to building comprehension skills in a diverse range of students, from high achievers to struggling readers and English language learners. A wealth of hands-on materials are featured, including lesson plans, scaffolded reading experiences, and a richly detailed example of a teaching unit that shows how all facets of comprehension instruction can be brought together in the classroom.

Reading Comprehension

Author : Camille L. Z. Blachowicz
ISBN : 9781593857561
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This practical resource and widely used text presents a wealth of research-based approaches to comprehension instruction. The authors offer specific classroom practices that help K-9 students compare and evaluate print and online sources, develop vocabulary, build study and test-taking skills, and become motivated readers.

Building Literacy In Social Studies

Author : Donna Ogle
ISBN : 9781416605584
Genre : Education
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Preparing students to be active, informed, literate citizens is one of the primary functions of public schools. But how can students become engaged citizens if they can't read, let alone understand, their social studies texts? What can educators--and social studies teachers in particular--do to help students develop the knowledge, skills, and motivation to become engaged in civic life? Building Literacy in Social Studies addresses this question by presenting both the underlying concepts and the research-based techniques that teachers can use to engage students and build the skills they need to become successful readers, critical thinkers, and active citizens. The authors provide targeted strategies--including teaching models, graphic organizers, and step-by-step instructions--for activities such as * Building vocabulary, * Developing textbook literacy skills, * Interpreting primary and secondary sources, * Applying critical thinking skills to newspapers and magazines, and * Evaluating Internet sources. Readers will also learn how to organize classrooms into models of democracy by creating learning communities that support literacy instruction, distribute authority, encourage cooperation, and increase accountability among students. Realistic scenarios depict a typical social studies teacher's experience before and after implementing the strategies in the classroom, showing their potential to make a significant difference in how students respond to instruction. By making literacy strategies a vital part of content-area instruction, teachers not only help students better understand their schoolwork but also open students' eyes to the power that informed and engaged people have to change the world.

Reading To Learn In The Content Areas

Author : Judy Richardson
ISBN : 9781111302733
Genre : Education
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With READING TO LEARN IN THE CONTENT AREAS, Eighth Edition, future educators discover how they can teach students to use reading, discussion, and writing as vehicles for learning in any discipline. The text explores how the increased availability of computers, instructional software, social media, and Internet resources--as well as the rise of electronic literacy in general--have affected the ways children learn and create meaning from their world. The authors unique lesson framework for instruction, PAR (Preparation/Assistance/Reflection), extends throughout the book. The text’s reader-friendly presentation, balanced approach, strong research base, and inclusion of real-life examples from a variety of subject areas and grade levels have helped make it one of the most popular and effective books on the market. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Developing Readers In The Academic Disciplines

Author : Doug Buehl
ISBN : 9780872078451
Genre : Education
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What does it mean to read, write, and think through a disciplinary lens? How do you develop students as readers, writers, and thinkers in the different academic disciplines? This book shows you how to: Teach to the match of literacy and disciplinary understanding to bridge academic knowledge gaps ; Frontload instruction that activates and builds academic knowledge ; Build inquiring minds through questioning. Writing with the U.S. Common Core State Standards in mind, this book shows teachers in all subjects-not just the language arts-how to help students meet literacy expectations. You also get instructional practices to help your students work complex texts, as well as helpful information for customizing literacy practices to meet the demands of your discipline.

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