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New Visions for Linking Literature and Mathematics

Grades   K – 6  |  Professional Library

New Visions for Linking Literature and Mathematics

David and Phyllis Whitin offer K–6 teachers a wealth of ideas for integrating literature and mathematics.

 

Using Short Story Collections to Enrich the English Classroom

Grades   8 – 12  |  Professional Library

Using Short Story Collections to Enrich the English Classroom

Describes ways short story collections can be integrated into the English curriculum, including a short story fair, a short story hunt, using single short stories to extend a unit, using a short story by itself, using a collection as a whole, and using short stories as part of a focus on writing. Offers a list of short story resources.

 

Adolescents and Digital Literacies: Learning Alongside Our Students

Grades   9 – 12  |  Professional Library

Adolescents and Digital Literacies: Learning Alongside Our Students

This book isn’t about technology. It’s about the teaching practices that technology enables. This book addresses the ways in which teachers and students work together to navigate continuous change and what it means to read, write, view, listen, and communicate in the twenty-first century.

 

An Effective Framework for Primary-Grade Guided Writing Instruction

Grades   3 – 5  |  Professional Library

An Effective Framework for Primary-Grade Guided Writing Instruction

This article describes the theory and procedures for guided writing lessons in the primary grades.

 

Standards in Practice, Grades 3–5

Professional Library

Standards in Practice, Grades 3–5

Recognizing that the literacy demands that our students now face require their active involvement in their own learning, the author and three other successful teachers have developed a wide variety of ways to encourage that involvement.