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Use this book to get timely and authoritative advice on how to incorporate close reading into middle and high school instruction. Emphasizing close reading's role in developing the thinking, speaking, and writing skills necessary for college and career readiness, the authors show you how to
Real-life scenarios and lots of tools and templates ensure the strategies and guidelines from the book are immediately actionable in your classroom—regardless of the linguistic, cultural, or academic background of your students.
(ASCD book, 2015) 7 7/8" x 9 7/8", 240 pages
Thanks to unprecedented advances in brain science, we know more about the brain today than ever before. But what does that science tell us about how we learn? How can we capture the power of neuroscience research so that it benefits our students? Judy Willis and Malana Willis answer these questions with clarity and insight, translating recent research on the brain and learning into understandable concepts and practical strategies to use across the curriculum, spanning all grade levels from preK through postsecondary.