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Go beyond a one-size-fits-all approach to teaching, and discover how shifting textbooks from "sole source" to just another resource revitalizes your practice, improves student achievement, and meets Common Core State Standards. Veteran teacher and literacy expert ReLeah Cossett Lent explains that how you use textbooks makes a huge difference in students’ learning—with or without access to online textbooks, laptops, or iPads. Explore lots of can't-miss strategies for
Learn how to develop your own text sets composed of diverse resources on a specific subject matter, genre, or theme. Get tips on how to use content-specific materials to encourage students to read to learn. And understand how to turn writing activities into strategies for extending and deepening students' knowledge of standards-based curriculum.
(ASCD Premium, Select, and Institutional Plus Member book, November 2012) 6" x 9", 200 pages.
Based on the work of the Partnership for 21st Century Skills, this action tool supports teachers in engaging their students in learning the essential 21st century skills of critical thinking and problem solving, creativity and innovation, communication, and collaboration. A set of instructional planning tools makes it much easier and faster to design learning opportunities that integrate these 21st century literacies into lessons in any subject. And 45 ready-to-use classroom tools help students learn and practice 21st century skills in daily instruction.
(ASCD Action Tool, 2011) 224 pages.