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Children's Inquiry: Using Language to Make Sense of the World

Grades   K – 5  |  Professional Library

Children's Inquiry: Using Language to Make Sense of the World

Lindfors introduces a theoretical framework for understanding children's inquiry language—as communication acts in which the child brings another into the act of sense-making—and uncovers new possibilities for our understanding of how children learn.

 

Teaching and Learning Multiliteracies: Changing Times, Changing Literacies

Grades   K – 8  |  Professional Library

Teaching and Learning Multiliteracies: Changing Times, Changing Literacies

This book shows you how to move away from reliance exclusively on print and incorporate multiliteracies into your classroom.

 

Sound and Sense in Children's Picturebooks

Grades   K – 8  |  Professional Library

Sound and Sense in Children's Picturebooks

Explores (from the point of view of the writer, a children's author) one aspect of learning about language that is present in the picture books he writes: the relation between sound and sense.

 

Motivating Writing in Middle School

Grades   6 – 8  |  Professional Library

Motivating Writing in Middle School

This volume offers a variety of ways to stimulate student writing: through the use of artifacts, through exploration of the students' own experiences, memories, and aspirations, and through real-world writing tasks.

 

Language Arts

Grades   K – 8  |  Professional Library

Language Arts