Teaching Writing

Author: Gail E. Tompkins
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 0132484811
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

CD-ROM contains ClickMe software plus four videos of classroom applications.

Literacy for the 21st Century

Author: Gail Tompkins
Publisher: Pearson Australia
ISBN: 9781486005864
Release Date: 2014-08-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Literacy for the 21st Century, 2e, gives students the strategies and ability to teach literacy effectively in Australian classrooms. Linking the theory and research to classroom practice, and with a greater emphasis on the use of digital literacies, students will gain a practical understanding of teaching reading and writing.

Language Arts

Author: Gail E. Tompkins
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 0130746894
Release Date: 2001-08-01
Genre: Education

For the Elementary Language Arts course. Built on a solid research base, this exceptionally applied, accessible, and teacher-friendly text continues to provide balanced coverage of all six of the language arts, including extensive application as well as student artifacts.

Science Stories Science Methods for Elementary and Middle School Teachers

Author: Janice Koch
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305960725
Release Date: 2016-10-11
Genre: Business & Economics

SCIENCE STORIES helps preservice and inservice teachers contextualize what it looks like to engage their students in meaningful science experiences. Using narratives about science teaching and learning in real-world classrooms, this text demonstrates learning, important content, and strategies in action. Author Janice Koch's approach guides teachers in discovering and exploring their scientific selves, enabling them to learn from students' experiences and become effective scientific explorers in their own classrooms. Featuring connections to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), the text empowers teachers to infuse science into their own classrooms by answering such questions as, “Where do I start?” and “How do I use the new standards?” SCIENCE STORIES contains comprehensive chapters on key science disciplinary core ideas, such as life science, physical science, and earth and space science, as well as a chapter that considers student assessment and self-assessment. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Writing Assessment and Instruction for Students with Learning Disabilities

Author: Nancy Mather
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470230794
Release Date: 2009-10-12
Genre: Education

A hands-on guide for anyone who teaches writing to students with learning disabilities This valuable resource helps teachers who want to sharpen their skills in analyzing and teaching writing to students with learning disabilities. The classroom-tested, research-proven strategies offered in this book work with all struggling students who have difficulties with writing-even those who have not been classified as learning disabled. The book offers a review of basic skills-spelling, punctuation, and capitalization-and includes instructional strategies to help children who struggle with these basics. The authors provide numerous approaches for enhancing student performance in written expression. They explore the most common reasons students are reluctant to write and offer helpful suggestions for motivating them. Includes a much-needed guide for teaching and assessing writing skills with children with learning disabilities Contains strategies for working with all students that struggle with writing Offers classroom-tested strategies, helpful information, 100+ writing samples with guidelines for analysis, and handy progress-monitoring charts Includes ideas for motivating reluctant writers Mather is an expert in the field of learning disabilities and is the best-selling author of Essentials of Woodcock-Johnson III Tests of Achievement Assessment

Language Arts Essentials

Author: Gail E. Tompkins
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 0131720066
Release Date: 2005-10
Genre: Education

This new book from the leading name in literacy and language arts has been crafted to provide concise, critical information for teaching the language arts, backed by the most current and applicable research available. The "essentials" format gives teachers the information they need in a price- and time-conscious way. Language Arts Essentials will provide inservice teachers with the needed background information and strategies as they further their professional development. Written by leading Language Arts author Gail Tompkins, this book is: Concise, research driven, critical information for the language arts. Very Applied - The book is divided into six parts, with each part covering the essentials, strategies, and classroom practices appropriate to the topic. A BRAND NEW BOOK - not just chapters of her big book. Written from the ground up to be an essentials book.

The Most Wonderful Writing Lessons Ever

Author: Barbara Mariconda
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 0590873040
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Education

Inventive activities give teachers details they need to present engaging lesson on writing an entertaining beginning, building suspense, adding detail, developing story endings and using dialogue effectively. Wake kids up to good writing skills. Illustrations throughout.

Literacy Assessment and Intervention for Classroom Teachers

Author: Beverly DeVries
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9781351614092
Release Date: 2017-07-05
Genre:

The fourth edition of this comprehensive resource helps future and practicing teachers recognize and assess literacy problems, while providing practical, effective intervention strategies to help every student succeed. The author thoroughly explores the major components of literacy, providing an overview of pertinent research, suggested methods and tools for diagnosis and assessment, intervention strategies and activities, and technology applications to increase students' skills. Discussions throughout focus on the needs of English learners, offering appropriate instructional strategies and tailored teaching ideas to help both teachers and their students. Several valuable appendices include assessment tools, instructions and visuals for creating and implementing the book's more than 150 instructional strategies and activities, and other resources.

Assessment is Essential

Author: Robert Johnson
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 0073378720
Release Date: 2009-05-27
Genre: Education

Assessment is Essential offers a novel approach for educational assessment courses. Stressing a practical approach that encourages students to think critically about designing the appropriate assessment for a wide range of situations, Green provides students with tools they can use in their future classrooms.

Teaching Social Studies

Author: Emily Schell
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 0131700170
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Education

Teaching Social Studies: A Literacy-Based Approach offers innovative ideas and new directions for teaching social studies. By integrating powerful literacy strategies into instruction, social studies teachers can motivate students to deepen their understanding of social studies concepts and ultimately strengthen their overall comprehension. This book addresses how to teach social studies for understanding and how literature can enhance this process. Chapters feature big ideas to guide planning and instruction, book links to encourage the integration of children's literature and informational sources, and lesson planning tools to help readers design responsive instruction. Margin notes provide readers with additional information such as history connections, useful websites, and fresh teaching ideas.

50 Literacy Strategies

Author: Gail E. Tompkins
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 9780133090260
Release Date: 2012-05-02
Genre: Education

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. The new edition of 50 Literacy Strategies: Step by Step by Gail E. Tompkins is a conveniently organized resource for all elementary and middle school teachers, providing research-based and classroom-tested strategies to develop literacy skills. Everything you need to know to implement, adapt, and enrich each strategy is included in a consistent, easy-to-understand format.

Breaking the Code

Author: J. Richard Gentry
Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books
ISBN: 0325009228
Release Date: 2006-01-01
Genre: Education

In his most important book to date, Gentry combines cutting-edge, brain-based research with sound classroom knowledge to explore early literacy development. Starting with the crucial interrelationship of reading and writing, he looks inside and out at the minds of emerging readers to find out how they construct the idea and process of reading. Then he presents a blueprint for instruction and early intervention that combines his new findings with best-practice teaching. His comprehensive instructional model focuses on building the specific skills, capacities, and experiences kids need by teaching them to write as they learn to read. Gentry gives you everything you need to implement successful beginning reading strategies as well as a variety of effective tips for supporting readers and writers throughout the primary grades

Kid writing

Author: Eileen G. Feldgus
Publisher: Wright Group/ McGraw-Hill
ISBN: 032206435X
Release Date: 1999-12-01
Genre: Education

Turn children who don't know the alphabet into fluent, proficient, and confident writers!Kid Writinginvites you into classrooms that integrate phonics instruction across the curriculum and throughout the school day. Kindergartners through second-graders, as well as preschoolers, second-language learners, and special education students, flourish in this program. Once you've witnessed the success of this approach and have seen the techniques, you'll be ready to try it yourself. 192 pages.

Teaching Struggling Readers

Author: Carol A. Lyons
Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books
ISBN: 0325004358
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Education

Lyons does a masterful job of introducing teachers to the concepts, categories, language, and arguments pertaining to the brain's control of what readers do. She offers a new way of thinking about learning, about how the mind develops, and about what teachers can do to reach struggling readers.