Reading Reminders

Reading Reminders

Author: Jim Burke

Publisher: Boynton/Cook

Published: 2000

Total Pages: 420

ISBN-13:

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Reading Reminders features Jim Burke's 100 best techniques for teaching reading, complete with tools and techniques on how to implement them.


Reading Reminders

Reading Reminders

Author: Jim Burke

Publisher:

Published: 2000-10-16

Total Pages:

ISBN-13: 9781417626168

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Reading Reminders features Jim Burke's 100 best techniques for teaching reading, complete with tools and techniques on how to implement them.


Writing Reminders

Writing Reminders

Author: Jim Burke

Publisher: Boynton/Cook

Published: 2003

Total Pages: 420

ISBN-13:

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This book is designed to be read on the run-between periods, while planning, even while teaching-to make every minute count in your classroom, to help you work smarter and more effectively.


Tools for Thought

Tools for Thought

Author: Jim Burke

Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books

Published: 2002

Total Pages: 0

ISBN-13: 9780325004648

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Provides graphic organizers that range from annotations and literature circle notes to Venn diagrams and vocabulary squares. Each graphic organizer comes with: Background information and theoretical foundations, different ways to use each tool to help students read, write, speak, and think better, a range of note-taking strategies to help students succeed in all academic classes, student samples, including many from Jim's ACCESS (Academic Success) program for struggling students who want to succeed.


Essential Tools, Tips & Techniques for the Home Cook

Essential Tools, Tips & Techniques for the Home Cook

Author: Michelle Doll

Publisher: Page Street Publishing

Published: 2018-09-25

Total Pages: 211

ISBN-13: 1624145507

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Learn the Secrets to Great Cooking without Going to Cooking School Reaching your full culinary potential takes more than just starting with high-quality ingredients and following a solid recipe. You also need to learn proper technique, master essential kitchen tools and know the secrets to great cooking that all chefs learn in culinary school. Chef Michelle Doll shines new light on familiar tools such as rolling pins, sheet pans, skillets, Dutch ovens, blenders, mixers, pressure cookers and more in this comprehensive, readable and entertaining guide. Her exceptional recipes demonstrate these techniques in action. Learn why a tapered French rolling pin is the best tool for rolling out dough, and then use it to make the flakiest pastry for Prime Time Fruit Galette. Follow Michelle as she delves into what she calls the stovetop–sauté pan matrix and make Better Than Take-Out Teriyaki Chicken that will have you taking your favorite Chinese restaurant off of speed dial. You’ll also learn some surprising techniques for using your kitchen tools in new ways, making tender Grape Shallot Focaccia in a cast-iron skillet, Peanut Butter Jelly Quick Bread in a blender and Slow and Easy French Onion Soup in a Dutch oven (you won’t be tied to the stovetop stirring caramelized onions every five minutes—genius!). With the perfect blend of fresh kitchen science and delicious examples of that science in action, this book is a must-read for kitchen geeks and everyday home cooks alike!


Literacy Assessment and Instructional Strategies

Literacy Assessment and Instructional Strategies

Author: Kathy B. Grant

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Published: 2014-08-07

Total Pages: 521

ISBN-13: 1483355705

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Literacy Assessment and Instructional Strategies prepares literacy educators to conduct reading and writing assessments and develop appropriate corrective literacy strategies for use with their grade K–5 students. Connecting Common Core Literacy Learning Standards to effective strategies and creative activities, the book includes authentic literacy assessments and formal evaluations to support reading teaching in the elementary classroom. Initial chapters discuss literacy assessment and evaluation, data-driven instruction, high-stakes testing, and instructional shifts in teaching reading, while later chapters focus on the latest instructional and assessment shifts, including pre-assessing literacy knowledge bases, using informational texts for vocabulary development, and close reading of text. Written by reading practitioners and researchers, this book is a must-have for novices as well as for veteran classroom teachers who want to stay on top of changing literacy trends.


How to Teach Students Who Don't Look Like You

How to Teach Students Who Don't Look Like You

Author: Bonnie M. Davis

Publisher: Corwin Press

Published: 2006

Total Pages: 190

ISBN-13: 9781412924474

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The children in America's classrooms are changing in complexion and complexity, which makes teaching students with diverse backgrounds one of the greatest challenges you'll face. Administrators are also under pressure to "close the achievement gap" between White and Asian students and their racial and ethnically diverse counterparts.


How to Coach Teachers Who Don't Think Like You

How to Coach Teachers Who Don't Think Like You

Author: Bonnie M. Davis

Publisher: Corwin Press

Published: 2007-11-14

Total Pages: 233

ISBN-13: 1452208441

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This how-to resource encourages teachers to write and reflect upon their practices in a unique approach to coaching that bridges content areas and honors distinctive learning styles.


Literacy in Grades 4-8

Literacy in Grades 4-8

Author: Nancy L. Cecil

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Published: 2017-07-05

Total Pages: 430

ISBN-13: 1351813692

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Comprehensive yet succinct and readable, Literacy in Grades 4-8, Third Edition offers a wealth of practical ideas to help preservice and practicing teachers create a balanced and comprehensive literacy program while exploring the core topics and issues of literacy in grades 4 through 8. It addresses teaching to standards; differentiating instruction for readers and writers; motivating students; using assessment to inform instruction; integrating technology into the classroom; working with English learners and struggling readers; and connecting with caregivers. Selected classroom strategies, procedures, and activities represent the most effective practices according to research and the many outstanding classroom teachers who were observed and interviewed for the book. The Third Edition includes added material connecting the Common Core State Standards to the instruction and assessment of literacy skills; a combined word study and vocabulary chapter to help readers integrate these important topics in their teaching; more on technology, including comprehension of multimodal texts, enhancing writing instruction with technology tools, and teaching activities with an added technology component; added discussion of teacher techniques during text discussions, strategic moves that help students become more strategic readers. Key features: In the Classroom vignettes; more than 50 activities,some with a technology component; questions for journal writing and for projects and field-based activities; troubleshooting sections offering alternative suggestions and activities for those middle-grade students who may find a particular literacy focus challenging.


Teaching Literacy in Sixth Grade

Teaching Literacy in Sixth Grade

Author: Karen D. Wood

Publisher: Guilford Press

Published: 2005-05-13

Total Pages: 164

ISBN-13: 9781593851491

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Sixth grade marks the transition to middle school and, for many students, the transition to early adolescence. The sixth-grade classroom is a place where problem-solving and abstract thinking skills can flourish as teachers devise creative ways to integrate language arts with effective content-area instruction. This book walks the reader through everyday life in a successful sixth-grade language arts/social studies classroom and provides foundational knowledge and hands-on strategies for working with diverse learners.