Total Literacy Techniques

Total Literacy Techniques Author Pérsida Himmele
ISBN-10 9781416618836
Release 2014-07-15
Pages 151
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This book provides 3rd through 12th grade teachers with more than 50 teacher-tested tools and techniques for helping their students read independently and critically. Authors Pérsida and William Himmele and National Board Certified teacher Keely Potter present literacy as an interconnected process that involves emotions, cognition, and multiple opportunities for developing higher-order thinking. With this in mind, they present tools for helping students develop academic language, become avid and analytical readers, engage with literature and informational texts, discuss texts, and write about texts in clear and cogent ways. Each chapter includes reflections from real teachers and students who share their own literary practices and journeys, bringing the practices to life. With a focus on engaging students as thinkers, readers and writers, Total Literacy Techniques provides practical and effective ways for teachers to help students develop the critical reading habits that open up new ways of understanding and contributing to their worlds. Pérsida Himmele and William Himmele are the authors of the best-selling ASCD book Total Participation Techniques: Making Every Student an Active Learner.



Total Participation Techniques

Total Participation Techniques Author Pérsida Himmele
ISBN-10 9781416624028
Release 2017-07-12
Pages 188
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51 classroom-tested, research-supported techniques that actively and cognitively engage all students in the learning process—in all classrooms.



Total Literacy Campaign

Total Literacy Campaign Author M C Obulesu
ISBN-10 8183560563
Release 2006-01-01
Pages 352
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Contents: Total Literacy Campaigns Adult Drop-outs: Problems and Perspectives, Drop-outs of Adult Education: A Review, Adult Drop-outs, Problems of the Drop-outs, Summary and Suggestions.



Literacy Unleashed

Literacy Unleashed Author Bonnie D. Houck
ISBN-10 9781416622338
Release 2016-08-09
Pages 175
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In Literacy Unleashed, Bonnie D. Houck and Sandi Novak explain why ensuring high-quality reading instruction is one of school leaders’ most important jobs and introduce their Literacy Classroom Visit (LCV) Model. Meticulously researched and refined through years of application in the field, the LCV Model enables administrators to evaluate and improve literacy instruction in their school or district. The authors—both seasoned literacy and leadership experts—share processes and practices to help you * Identify the elements of effective literacy instruction and establish common beliefs, practices, and language within the education community. * Convene a team to conduct classroom observations and pinpoint common patterns that indicate your school or district's areas of strength and need. * Provide targeted professional development and resources that reduce unnecessary budget expenditures. * Implement the LCV Model across your entire school—ncluding all grade levels and content areas—or district. * Ensure that all students are mastering grade-level standards and expectations. This comprehensive guide includes a repertoire of tools, checklists, and templates to support you on the LCV journey, along with scenarios and videos of real schools and practitioners to illustrate what the model looks like in action. With both academic standards and 21st century jobs requiring higher-level literacy skills, quality reading instruction is more important than ever. This book provides everything you need to create a culture of literacy, reflective practice, and continual learning among staff and students alike.



A Close Look at Close Reading

A Close Look at Close Reading Author Barbara Moss
ISBN-10 9781416620358
Release 2015-05-21
Pages 220
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The Common Core State Standards have put close reading in the spotlight as never before. While middle and high school teachers want and need students to connect with, analyze, and learn from both literary and informational texts, many are unsure how to foster the skills students must have in order to develop deep and nuanced understanding of complicated content. Is there a process to follow? How is close reading different from shared reading and other common literacy practices? How do you prepare students to have their ability to analyze complex texts measured by high-stakes assessments? And how do you fit close reading instruction and experiences into an already crowded curriculum? Literacy experts Barbara Moss, Diane Lapp, Maria Grant, and Kelly Johnson answer these questions and more as they explain how to teach middle and high school students to be close readers, how to make close reading a habit of practice across the content areas, and why doing so will build content knowledge. Informed by the authors’ extensive field experience and enriched by dozens of real-life scenarios and downloadable tools and templates, this book explores • Text complexity and how to determine if a particular text is right for your learning purposes and your students. • The process and purpose of close reading, with an emphasis on its role in developing the 21st century thinking, speaking, and writing skills essential for academic communication and college and career readiness. • How to plan, teach, and manage close reading sessions across the academic disciplines, including the kinds of questions to ask, texts to use, and supports to provide. • How to assess close reading and help all students—regardless of linguistic, cultural, or academic background—connect deeply with what they read and derive meaning from complex texts. Equipping students with the tools and process of close reading sets them on the road to becoming analytical and critical thinkers—and empowered and independent learners. In this comprehensive resource, you’ll find everything you need to start their journey.



A Close Look At Close Reading

A Close Look At Close Reading Author Diane Lapp
ISBN-10 9781416619475
Release 2015-01-29
Pages 200
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The Common Core State Standards have put close reading in the spotlight as never before. While elementary school teachers are certainly willing to teach students to closely read both literary and informational text, many are wondering what, exactly, this involves. Is there a process to follow? How is close reading different from guided reading or other common literacy practices? How do you prepare students to have their ability to analyze complex texts measured by Common Core assessments? Is it even possible for students in grades K–5 to “read to learn” when they’re only just learning to read? Literacy experts Diane Lapp, Barbara Moss, Maria Grant, and Kelly Johnson answer these questions and more as they explain how to teach young learners to be close readers and how to make close reading a habit of practice in the elementary classroom. Informed by the authors’ extensive field experience and enriched by dozens of real-life scenarios and downloadable tools and templates, this book explores *Text complexity and how to determine if a particular text is a right for your learning purposes and your students. * The process and purpose of close reading in the elementary grades, with an emphasis on its role in developing the 21st century thinking, speaking, and writing skills essential for academic communication and required by the Common Core. * How to plan, teach, and manage close reading sessions across the academic disciplines, including the kinds of questions to ask and the kinds of support to provide. * How to assess close reading and help all students—regardless of linguistic, cultural, or academic background—connect deeply with what they read and derive meaning from a complex text. Equipping students with the tools and process of close reading sets them on the road to becoming analytical and critical thinkers—and empowered and independent learners. In this comprehensive resource, you’ll find everything you need to start their journey.



Teaching English from Classes to Masses

Teaching English from Classes to Masses Author Sanjay Arora
ISBN-10 9781443893510
Release 2017-05-11
Pages 195
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This volume brings together articles based on experimental and theoretical research from teachers working in diverse teaching backgrounds with varying experience, from research scholars to school teachers, from college and university teachers in India to a British native teaching in China. The contributions here provide a mix of global and local teaching scenarios, addressing the need for diagnostic tests, developing need-based material, using the mother tongue to ensure active participation of the masses, and re-examining the language policies in Asian countries. The papers collected here also explore the implementation of Task-based Language Teaching, the integration of technology in developing language skills, and the use of games and activities to engage the interest of low level learners while teaching both literature and language, further linking them with their culture and society. The book offers a reflection of the changes that have taken place in the teaching environment in the last two decades, with the introduction of Communicative Language Teaching, and, as such, will be of immense help for policy framers and educators in South-Asian countries and in countries where English is a second or foreign language. Furthermore, the volume offers valuable information for researchers working in the field of English Language Teaching (ELT), which can be used for reviewing literature and exploring the directions in which the new teaching methods and approaches are leading, and establishing the validity of research.



Bold Moves for Schools

Bold Moves for Schools Author Heidi Hayes Jacobs
ISBN-10 9781416623052
Release 2017-03-10
Pages 210
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What will it take to create truly contemporary learning environments that meet the demands of 21st-century society, engage learners, and produce graduates who are prepared to succeed in the world? What skills and capacities do teachers and leaders need to create and sustain such schools? What actions are necessary? Bold Moves for Schools offers a compelling vision that answers these questions—and action steps to make the vision a reality. Looking through the lenses of three pedagogies—antiquated, classical, and contemporary—authors Heidi Hayes Jacobs and Marie Hubley Alcock examine every aspect of K–12 education, including curriculum, instruction, assessment, and the program structures of space—both physical and virtual—time, and grouping of learners and professionals. In a new job description for teachers, Jacobs and Alcock highlight and expound on the following roles: * self-navigating professional learner, * social contractor, * media critic and media maker, * innovative designer, * globally connected citizen, and * advocate for learners and learning. With thought-provoking proposals and practical strategies for change, Bold Moves for Schools sets educators on the path to redefining their profession and creating exciting new learning environments. The challenge is unprecedented. The possibilities are unlimited.



Literacy Techniques for Teachers and Parents

Literacy Techniques for Teachers and Parents Author Peter Edwards
ISBN-10 9781412007467
Release 2003
Pages 100
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The main aim of the book is to present 50 key literacy techniques for instructional purposes, in outline and graphic form, which preserve the essential elements of each technique. Literacy Techniques is designed to assist literacy instruction in four main ways: 1. The 50 literacy techniques represent a major 'knowledge base' for individuals who need to develop effective teaching techniques in literacy. 2. The 50 literacy techniques have been carefully selected from a wide range of resources in the field. Most of the techniques are not available in a single publication. 3. The 50 literacy techniques act as an up-date for individuals who are not currently aware of the latest instructional developments in the field. 4. The over 50 web sites provide access to an enormous amount of literacy resources that can be used in the classroom and in the home. A major benefit of using the book is that it provides summaries of literacy techniques that can be quickly applied to a variety of learning situations. The book can be used by undergraduate and graduate students, by pre-service and practicing teachers, as well as other caregivers involved in home schooling, family literacy, or working as literacy volunteers. The techniques enable them to use interesting and valuable activities to strengthen and encourage their students to achieve their full learning potential. The literacy techniques are not intended for use solely with remedial readers. They include ideas suitable for use with primary, elementary, middle and high school students, as well as with students requiring special assistance or acceleration in their programs. A wide variety of hands-on activities, including the use of computer programs, is a natural follow-up to most of the techniques included in Literacy Technique: For Teachers and Parents.



Development of Adult Continuing and Non formal Education in India

Development of Adult  Continuing and Non formal Education in India Author
ISBN-10 8170229367
Release 2002-01-01
Pages 447
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Development of Adult Continuing and Non formal Education in India has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Development of Adult Continuing and Non formal Education in India also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Development of Adult Continuing and Non formal Education in India book for free.



Die B cherdiebin

Die B  cherdiebin Author Markus Zusak
ISBN-10 9783894804275
Release 2008-12-04
Pages 608
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Selbst der Tod hat ein Herz ... Molching bei München. Hans und Rosa Hubermann nehmen die kleine Liesel Meminger bei sich auf – für eine bescheidene Beihilfe, die ihnen die ersten Kriegsjahre kaum erträglicher macht. Für Liesel jedoch bricht eine Zeit voller Hoffnung, voll schieren Glücks an – in dem Augenblick, als sie zu stehlen beginnt. Anfangs ist es nur ein Buch, das im Schnee liegen geblieben ist. Dann eines, das sie aus dem Feuer rettet. Dann Äpfel, Kartoffeln und Zwiebeln. Das Herz von Rudi. Die Herzen von Hans und Rosa Hubermann. Das Herz von Max. Und das des Todes. Denn selbst der Tod hat ein Herz. „Die Bücherdiebin“ ist eine Liebesgeschichte, eine Hommage an Bücher und Worte und eine Erinnerung an die Macht der Sprache, die im Roman von Markus Zusak viele Facetten zeigt: den lakonisch-distanzierten Ton des Erzählers, Poesie und Zuversicht – und die reduzierte Sprache der Nazipropaganda.



Using Deliberative Techniques to Teach Financial Literacy

Using Deliberative Techniques to Teach Financial Literacy Author Nancy Claxton
ISBN-10 1932716351
Release 2008
Pages 188
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The second volume in IDEA's Deliberating Across the Curriculum Series, Using Deliberative Techniques to Teach Financial Literacy is written for busy teachers who want to bring innovation and participatory teaching techniques into their classroom. Using the methodologies of debate, role plays, simulations, and presentations, teachers can teach essential financial literacy objectives to secondary level students.



Literacy Campaigns in India

Literacy Campaigns in India Author A. S. Seetharamu
ISBN-10 8170248140
Release 1997-01-01
Pages 268
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Report based on case studies in Karnataka State.



Paradigms of Learning

Paradigms of Learning Author Malavika Karlekar
ISBN-10 9788132103899
Release 2004-03-05
Pages 360
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This important volume takes stock of the Total Literacy Campaign (TLC), assessing both its successes and failures in order to draw lessons for the future. Based on detailed first-hand evaluations of the TLC in six districts located in Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Orissa, Jharkhand and Rajasthan, it adopts a fresh approach using in-depth interviews and Focus Group Discussions. The researchers discuss not only outcomes but also the processes and dynamics, both organizational and interpersonal, that either facilitated or hampered the teaching-learning situation. They take account of the differing social parameters and contextual factors in each of the districts studied to present richly textured accounts. The roles played by officials, volunteers, NGOs and the learners are also discussed, while giving voice to different perspectives including those of women and marginalized groups.



Zwischen mir und der Welt

Zwischen mir und der Welt Author Ta-Nehisi Coates
ISBN-10 9783446251953
Release 2016-02-01
Pages 240
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Wenn in den USA schwarze Teenager von Polizisten ermordet werden, ist das nur ein Problem von individueller Verfehlung? Nein, denn rassistische Gewalt ist fest eingewebt in die amerikanische Identität – sie ist das, worauf das Land gebaut ist. Afroamerikaner besorgten als Sklaven seinen Reichtum und sterben als freie Bürger auf seinen Straßen. In seinem schmerzhaften, leidenschaftlichen Manifest verdichtet Ta-Nehisi Coates amerikanische und persönliche Geschichte zu einem Appell an sein Land, sich endlich seiner Vergangenheit zu stellen. Sein Buch wurde in den USA zum Nr.-1-Bestseller und ist schon jetzt ein Klassiker, auf den sich zukünftig alle Debatten um Rassismus beziehen werden.



Developing Demographic Literacy and Evaluation Skills

Developing Demographic Literacy and Evaluation Skills Author Dudley L. Poston
ISBN-10 CORNELL:31924058825815
Release 1985
Pages 25
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Towards Adult Literacy in India

Towards Adult Literacy in India Author Alok Ranjan
ISBN-10 8187100079
Release 1998
Pages 190
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Towards Adult Literacy in India has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Towards Adult Literacy in India also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Towards Adult Literacy in India book for free.