Literacy in the Secondary School

Author: Maureen Lewis
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134117906
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

The right to literacy in secondary schools

Author: Suzanne Plaut
Publisher: Teachers College Pr
ISBN: 9780807749197
Format: PDF, Docs
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This inspirational resource challenges educators to view adolescent literacy as a "civil right" that enables students to understand essential content and to develop as independent learners. Edited by the Vice President of Education at the Public Education & Business Coalition (PEBC), a nonprofit that is nationally known for its expertise in literacy and professional development, the book is a call to action and a practical guide for reform-minded schools and districts, and for teachers seeking to help all adolescent learners achieve at high levels. It is replete with vivid illustrations of exemplary classroom practice across all content areas. It also offers important frameworks to help teachers implement those practices in their own schools. Perfect for professional learning communities, study groups, and individual teachers,

Secondary School Literacy Instruction

Author: Betty Roe
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1285500016
Format: PDF
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Well known for its detailed and practical explanations of reading, writing, and study strategies, SECONDARY SCHOOL LITERACY INSTRUCTION is required reading for all non-literacy teaching majors. Its motivational pedagogy especially appeals to pre-service teachers, who quickly realize that the text will help them improve their students' progress. Two hallmark chapters on content area teaching have brought this text wide acclaim for its unique application of literacy and study skills in all secondary subject areas. The text also is recognized for its proven pedagogy, including Meeting the Challenge, which puts ideas into classroom practice, and Focus on English Language Learners and Focus on Struggling Readers, which highlight important applications for these special needs learners in easy-to-locate sections in each chapter. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Readers Teachers Learners

Author: William G. Brozo
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780130978554
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Brozo (U. of Tennessee) and Simpson (U. of Georgia) assert that teachers of all subjects can create engaging learning environments in which readers and learners use literacy for personal pleasure, as a tool for academic achievement, and to expand critical consciousness. They revise earlier editions

Developing Literacy in the Secondary Classroom

Author: Georgina Barton
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1526415402
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This textbook for pre-service teachers gives pragmatic guidance on the major aspects of literacy teaching, as well as how to draw insight from research and apply it in diverse classrooms.

RTI for Reading at the Secondary Level

Author: Deborah K. Reed
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 146250356X
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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"Grounded in the best current knowledge, this book shows how to implement response to intervention (RTI) in middle and high school contexts. Detailed guidelines are presented for teaching reading comprehension, vocabulary, and other aspects of literacy across the content areas, and for providing effective interventions for students who require additional support. The authors describe RTI procedures that are specifically tailored to the needs of struggling adolescent learners and that take into account the challenges and logistics of secondary-level implementation. More than 20 reproducible tools for planning, assessment, progress monitoring, and multi-tiered instruction are featured; the large-size format facilitates photocopying"-- Provided by publisher.

Transforming Reading Skills in the Secondary School

Author: Pat Guy
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317442911
Format: PDF
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Transforming Reading Skills in the Secondary School is a commonsense text designed to help practitioners working in a mainstream context. The book suggests ways to develop the underlying skills necessary for good reading through multiple pathways such as mainstream subject lessons, individual and small group support sessions, whole school initiatives, the use of reading mentors and home-school liaison opportunities. Brimming with ideas and activities, Pat Guy explores a variety of different aspects of reading, including: how reading is taught and why it is such an important skill for the individual how to motivate the reluctant reader the role played by the mainstream & specialist teacher underlying problems pupils may face how to increase parental involvement reasons why a pupil’s comprehension might be limited the role of the School Librarian the relevance to reading of vocabulary and general knowledge. Anyone wanting to develop the reading skills of secondary pupils who struggle will find this a resource they return to time and time again.

Teaching Secondary School Science

Author: Rodger W. Bybee
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 0133813614
Format: PDF, ePub
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Solidly grounded in current recommendations of the National Science Education Standards, this text offers teaching guidance and strategies for physical, biological, and earth science courses for middle school, junior high, and high school. The authors' extensive curriculum development experience imbues the text with a practical focus. Their collective knowledge of the field balances coverage of the theory and research behind the strategies they present. Also, inherent in the text is a description of the role of constructivism in science teaching and the connection between science and society including how technological development is driven by societal needs.