50 Literacy Strategies for Culturally Responsive Teaching K 8

Author: Patricia Ruggiano Schmidt
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781412925723
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Provides strategies for making instruction more culturally inclusive for learners at all levels, addressing the needs created by individual, ethnic, cultural, linguistic, and economic diversity.

Practicing what We Teach

Author: Patricia Ruggiano Schmidt
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780807752203
Format: PDF, Docs
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Extraordinary K-12 teachers show us what culturally responsive literacy teaching looks like in their classrooms and how it advances children's academic achievement. This collection covers home-school partnering, using culturally responsive literature, using cultural connections, and teaching English language learners. Includes a "Becoming a Culturally Responsive Teacher" self-evaluation form.

Biography Driven Culturally Responsive Teaching Second Edition

Author: Socorro G. Herrera
Publisher: Teachers College Press
ISBN: 080777457X
Format: PDF, ePub
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Culturally responsive pedagogy, literacy, and English learner education expert Socorro Herrera has updated this bestseller to clarify, focus, and redefine concepts for the continued professional development of educators serving culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) populations. Teaching strategies and tools have been updated to reflect important new brain research and to keep pace with our nation’s ever-changing demographics and constant shift in expectations for K–12 students. Herrera has also revised the structure and format of the book to help educators find information quickly while working in highly complex and demanding environments. New for the Second Edition: Teaching strategies and tools based on the most current knowledge in the field. Authentic classroom artifacts that have been collected from teachers across the country. Glossary of key terms providing an auxiliary resource for current readers and for future applications of content in professional practice. Reorganized features with new icons providing a more user-friendly text for practitioner and classroom use. Updated excerpts from grade-level classroom teachers clarifying practice with CLD students and families. Additional planning and instructional aids available for free at www.tcpress.com. Grounded in the latest theory and with more user-friendly features, the Second Edition of Biography-Driven Culturally Responsive Teaching will help educators to reflect on their assumptions and perspectives, integrate best practices, and accelerate CLD students’ academic learning. “Socorro Herrera does a masterful job of mediating multicultural education theory and practice, specifically for culturally and linguistically diverse students, in Biography-Driven Culturally Responsive Teaching.” —From the Foreword by Geneva Gay, University of Washington, Seattle

Handbook of College Reading and Study Strategy Research

Author: Rona F. Flippo
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135703736
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This Handbook is the most comprehensive and up-to-date source available for college reading and study strategy practitioners and administrators. In response to changing demographics, politics, policy, issues, and concerns in the field of college reading and study strategies since publication of the first edition in 2000, this new edition has been substantially revised and fully updated to reflect the newest research in the field, including six new chapters and a more user-friendly structure to make it easier for researchers, program administrators, college instructors, and graduate students to find the information that they need. In this thorough and systematic examination of theory, research, and practice, college reading teachers will find information to make better instructional decisions, administrators will find justification for programmatic implementations, and professors will find in one book both theory and practice to better prepare graduate students to understand the parameters and issues of this field. The Handbook is an essential resource for professionals, researchers, and students as they continue to study, research, learn, and share more about college reading and study strategy issues and instruction.

Living Literature

Author: Janice V. Kristo
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780133981995
Format: PDF, ePub
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This is the ideal book to help prospective teachers improve children's reading and language arts skills and instill in them a genuine and lasting love of reading. The book demonstrates numerous ways to integrate literature into the daily fabric of classroom life. Following a solid grounding in the basics every reading teacher needs, individual chapters explore genres of children's literature and teaching strategies specific to each genre. Then, the authors examine currently accepted effective practices for engaging young readers in hands-on reading in a way that fosters a love of literature that will last a lifetime. Early childhood and elementary education literature and language arts teachers.

Building Culturally Responsive Classrooms

Author: Concha Delgado Gaitan
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1483361926
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The author shows how teachers honoring real culture can transform the context and content within their classrooms while creating learning settings that challenge students academically.

Preparing Educators to Communicate and Connect with Families and Communities

Author: Patricia Ruggiano Schmidt
Publisher: IAP
ISBN: 1593113250
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This unique and visionary text is a compilation of fascinating case studies by New York State teachers, parents and professors. These down-to-earth case studies highlight effective specific approaches to provide bridges between home and school and a look to the future for preparing teachers to communicate and connect with families and communities. This book promises to make a significant contribution to preparing teachers to engage all families and communities in the education of our children. It is filled with thoughtful activities coming out of an incredible body of educational research done by the contributors. This book has given us the answers to the questions that Schmidt raised and it will move family involvement from high rhetoric to high practice. This book will change the way we prepare teachers and it is a must read for those in teacher education programs. As teachers, parents, and teacher educators, we are in Schmidt's debt.

Teaching English Language Learners

Author: Michaela Colombo
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1506320139
Format: PDF, Docs
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Ideal as a supplementary text for a variety of courses and as a guide for in-service teachers and for professional development settings, Teaching English Language Learners: 43 Strategies for Successful K–8 Classrooms provides teachers of all content areas with a broad, practical approach to teaching English language learners in the regular classroom setting.

The New Teacher s Companion

Author: Gini Cunningham
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 1416608826
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Research confirms that the teacher makes the greatest difference in the learning success of students, so it's important that new teachers get off to a strong start. With help from veteran teacher and mentor Gini Cunningham, inexperienced teachers can better understand and successfully tackle the many daily challenges they will face in the classroom: * Setting up classroom procedures and managing class time * Coordinating standards, curriculum, and textbooks * Developing manageable lesson and unit plans * Handling discipline problems and engaging students in learning * Using effective assessment practices and monitoring student achievement Teaching is a physically and emotionally demanding career, but Cunningham's practical advice and memorable anecdotes will help teachers prepare for and enjoy their work--even on the most difficult days. And administrators can use this accessible guide to support new professionals and avoid early burnout. The New Teacher's Companion is a valuable resource for any teacher who wants the classroom to be a rich and rewarding place for teachers and students alike.

Culturally Responsive Teaching

Author: Geneva Gay
Publisher: Teachers College Press
ISBN: 080777670X
Format: PDF
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Geneva Gay is renowned for her contributions to multicultural education, particularly as it relates to curriculum design, professional learning, and classroom instruction. Gay has made many important revisions to keep her foundational, award-winning text relevant for today’s diverse student population, including: new research on culturally responsive teaching, a focus on a broader range of racial and ethnic groups, and consideration of additional issues related to early childhood education. Combining insights from multicultural education theory with real-life classroom stories, this book demonstrates that all students will perform better on multiple measures of achievement when teaching is filtered through students’ own cultural experiences. This perennial bestseller continues to be the go-to resource for teacher professional learning and preservice courses. A Choice Magazine recommended title. “Inspiring! A book every teacher should read. As one of the founders of the field of multicultural education, Gay has updated her exceptional resource for teachers.” —Valerie Ooka Pang, San Diego State University “Gay clearly explains how culturally responsive teaching can be used to dramatically influence the academic achievement of students of color and other marginalized students.” —Carl A. Grant, University of Wisconsin at Madison (of previous edition) “A comprehensive account of the important role that culture plays in the teaching and learning process.” —Urban Education (of previous edition)