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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.

 

Authoring With Video

Grades   3 – 12  |  Professional Library

Authoring With Video

Use a video-based platform as an inspiration for writing.

 

Picture Book Power: Connecting Children's Literature and Mathematics

Grades   K – 5  |  Professional Library

Picture Book Power: Connecting Children's Literature and Mathematics

Use children's literature to provide a meaningful context for learning in mathematics.

 

A Failure of the Imagination

Grades   8 – 12  |  Professional Library

A Failure of the Imagination

This article discusses the imaginative activities and assignments that teachers often assign that violate the text around which the lesson is focused and that mislead students about its meaning.

 

Supporting Students in a Time of Core Standards: English Language Arts, Grades PreK-2

Grades   K – 2  |  Professional Library

Supporting Students in a Time of Core Standards: English Language Arts, Grades PreK-2

This book provides insights and resources for teachers, administrators, and policymakers working with the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) by championing a critical perspective and teaching that promote studentsí development as competent and critical problem solvers.