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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.
When students are engaged in appropriately challenging work that they find compelling and interesting, they learn more. In this teacher-friendly guide, author Mike Anderson helps teachers across all grade levels and content areas learn how to use choice effectively as a tool for differentiated learning, positive engagement, and powerful learning. This teacher-friendly guide offers a step-by-step process and many practical strategies for teachers to help students who are bored, frustrated, or underperforming come alive to learning through the fundamental power of choice.