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Developing Academic Thinking Skills in Grades 6-12: A Handbook of Multiple Intelligence Activities

Grades   6 – 12  |  Professional Library

Developing Academic Thinking Skills in Grades 6-12: A Handbook of Multiple Intelligence Activities

These skill-based activities will help students develop the academic thinking skills and language to understand challenging content concepts.

 

SEARCHing for an Answer: The Critical Role of New Literacies While Reading on the Internet

Grades   3 – 5  |  Professional Library

SEARCHing for an Answer: The Critical Role of New Literacies While Reading on the Internet

This article shows how to integrate a "SEARCH" framework to help students develop the new literacy skills that reading on the Internet requires.

 

Writing with Voice

Grades   5 – 9  |  Professional Library

Writing with Voice

Tom Romano leads students to allow themselves creative freedom while developing the patience to hone that first rush into a tight and effective piece of writing with voice.

 

At the Crossroads of Expertise: The Risky Business of Teaching Popular Culture

Grades   7 – 12  |  Professional Library

At the Crossroads of Expertise: The Risky Business of Teaching Popular Culture

Two professors argue that incorporating forms of popular culture into the classroom provides a meeting place where students and teachers can share their expertise. They support the argument with examples of activities and projects.

 

"It's Not All Black and White": Postmodern Picture Books and New Literacies

Grades   9 – 12  |  Professional Library

"It's Not All Black and White": Postmodern Picture Books and New Literacies

The author of this article demonstrates how postmodern picture books can help readers of various ages, particularly secondary students, use and develop new literacies.