No More Mindless Homework

Author: Kathy Collins
Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books
ISBN: 9780325092812
Size: 42.57 MB
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" Kathy Collins and Janine Bempechat take on the stormy topic of homework by re-focusing the conversation from "to assign or not to assign" to how we can design engaging homework that harnesses children's interests and fosters their ...

Reconsidering Read Aloud

Author: Mary Lee Hahn
Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers
ISBN: 1571103511
Size: 51.80 MB
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Includes the following information: Classroom vignettes that demonstrate how read-aloud conversations are teachable moments, Suggestions for choosing books, Examples of teaching strategies that work especially well during read-alouds, and ...

Reading For Real

Author: Kathy Collins
Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers
ISBN: 1571107037
Size: 16.94 MB
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The book offers step-by-step support for implementing these classroom reading clubs, including: specific suggestions for planning cycles of reading clubs; detailed charts with a variety of teaching ideas that can be implemented immediately; ...

No More Low Expectations For English Learners

Author: Julie Nora
Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books
ISBN: 9780325074719
Size: 62.98 MB
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In No More Low Expectations for English Learners, esteemed EL researcher Jana Echevarria argues that teacher attitude affects student achievement, and describes what best practice methods for supporting ELs academic achievement look like.

Making Teacher Evaluation Work

Author: Rachael E. Gabriel
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780325088792
Size: 36.54 MB
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Read this book and then pass it along to your colleagues, your school administrator, or to a member of your local board of education." -Richard Allington Teacher evaluation is stressful.

Rethinking Homework

Author: Cathy Vatterott
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 1416608257
Size: 56.22 MB
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Instead, the author urges educators to replace the "old paradigm" (characterized by longstanding cultural beliefs, moralistic views, the puritan work ethic, and behaviorist philosophy) with a "new paradigm" based on the following elements: ...

The Homework Myth

Author: Alfie Kohn
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0738211346
Size: 68.23 MB
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... “Just as 'tougher' courses often simply meant more to cover,” so “'more
homework' usually meant more mindless busy work. ... In particular, it's important
that we not assume all is well just because kids are getting what we (or even they
) decide is a ... It's revealing to listen to teachers and researchers talk about the
benefits of “shorter but more frequent assignments. ... But that doesn't mean it's
legitimate to make students do something at home on a regular basis even when
there's no ...