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Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Media Literacy Education

Grades   K – 12  |  Professional Library

Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Media Literacy Education

This document is a code of best practices that helps educators using media literacy concepts and techniques to interpret the copyright doctrine of fair use.

 

Developing Critical Awareness at the Middle Level: Using Texts as Tools for Critique and Pleasure

Grades   6 – 8  |  Professional Library

Developing Critical Awareness at the Middle Level: Using Texts as Tools for Critique and Pleasure

This unique instructional approach enables students to read literature they enjoy while developing critical consciousness and addressing issues of social justice.

 

Theoretical Models and Processes of Reading

Grades   K – 12  |  Professional Library

Theoretical Models and Processes of Reading

This landmark reference offers in-depth exploration of contemporary reading and literacy research.

 

Studying Literature: New Approaches to Poetry and Fiction

Grades   9 – 12  |  Professional Library

Studying Literature: New Approaches to Poetry and Fiction

The book includes a variety of literary texts, along with accessible discussions and stimulating exercises to help students investigate the values, assumptions, and practices that underlie literary activity.

 

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.