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Recentering the Middle School Classroom as a Vibrant Learning Community: Students, Literacy, and Technology Intersect

Grades   6 – 8  |  Professional Library

Recentering the Middle School Classroom as a Vibrant Learning Community: Students, Literacy, and Technology Intersect

Examine the ways in which community can be constructed in the middle school classroom using online electronic discussions of literature.

 

Building Community through Poetry: A Role for Imagination in the Classroom

Grades   8 – 12  |  Professional Library

Building Community through Poetry: A Role for Imagination in the Classroom

Methods such as the circle poem, the "poetic interview," the found poem, and the poetic field trip are just some used by the author to create an atmosphere of mutual support and enable students to initiate "imaginative possibilities."

 

Building a Foundation for Preschool Literacy: Effective Instruction for Children’s Reading and Writing Development (Second Edition)

Grade   K  |  Professional Library

Building a Foundation for Preschool Literacy: Effective Instruction for Children’s Reading and Writing Development (Second Edition)

This book focuses on best practices for providing preschoolers with early literacy instruction.

 

Setting the Stage for Creative Writing: Plot Scaffolds for Beginning and Intermediate Writers

Grades   K – 8  |  Professional Library

Setting the Stage for Creative Writing: Plot Scaffolds for Beginning and Intermediate Writers

Want to foster creativity and originality in student writing? This practical guide shows how plot scaffolds can be used to help beginning and intermediate writers.

 

Literacy + Math = Creative Connections in the Elementary Classroom

Grades   K – 6  |  Professional Library

Literacy + Math = Creative Connections in the Elementary Classroom

This book details the importance of establishing a literacy-mathematics connection for students and offers suggestions and ideas for improving math skills while fostering literacy growth.