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Critical Literacies and Graphic Novels for English-Language Learners: Teaching Maus

Grades   9 – 12  |  Professional Library

Critical Literacies and Graphic Novels for English-Language Learners: Teaching Maus

Particularly for English-language learners, graphic novels can be used in the secondary classroom as part of a multiliteracies approach.

 

"Help! What Is Wrong With These Literature Circles and How Can We Fix Them?"

Grades   6 – 12  |  Professional Library

"Help! What Is Wrong With These Literature Circles and How Can We Fix Them?"

The authors of this article offer some suggestions for how to improve literature circle discussions.

 

Co-Authoring in the Classroom: Creating an Environment for Effective Collaboration

Grades   9 – 12  |  Professional Library

Co-Authoring in the Classroom: Creating an Environment for Effective Collaboration

Co-Authoring in the Classroom argues for the inclusion of co-authoring in writing instruction and provides theoretical and research background to support the value of this strategy.

 

Digital Readers: The Next Chapter in E-Book Reading and Response

Grades   2 – 5  |  Professional Library

Digital Readers: The Next Chapter in E-Book Reading and Response

This article discusses the use of digital e-book readers in the classroom.

 

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.