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Check out our collection of strategy guides to find effective literacy teaching and learning strategies to use in your classroom.
Classroom Strategies for Interactive Learning
by Doug Buehl
|Grades||6 – 12|
The updated edition of this bestseller will help you develop your students into purposeful thinkers and proficient readers by using classroom strategies that scaffold comprehension. Doug Buehl has completely revised his influential collection of literacy skill-building strategies to bring this edition in line with recent scholarship in the literacy field and today's understandings about reading comprehension. The stronger focus on gradual release of responsibility, metacognition, and what happens before, during, and after reading will allow your students to really own these strategies.
Buehl has added new, user-friendly strategies that can be adapted to a variety of ability levels. You’ll find a stronger emphasis on the rationale for each and a broader variety of content area classroom examples.
The Strategy Indexes that accompany each strategy will assist you in your instructional planning and have been updated to include the strengths of each strategy in terms of instructional focus and comprehension processes.
Buehl, D. (2009). Classroom Strategies for Interactive Learning (3rd ed.). Newark, DE: International Reading Association.
Grades 6 – 12 | Strategy Guide
This strategy guide explains Socratic seminars and offers practical methods for applying the approach in your classroom to help students investigate multiple perspectives in a text.
Grades 5 – 12 | Strategy Guide
This strategy guide introduces Carousel Brainstorming, also known as Rotating Review, and offers suggestions to implement this technique in your classroom for brainstorming about new topics or reviewing learned information.