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It's tough to teach social studies and history to students who have trouble reading and understanding textbooks and other resources. But you can overcome those obstacles and motivate students to excel in social studies classes by using the concepts and research-based techniques in this guide.
Renowned reading expert Donna Ogle teams up with two experienced educators to equip you with can't-miss ideas and advice, including
All strategies feature step-by-step instructions for modeling and teaching the strategy. Graphic organizers are included to help teachers learn the strategies in teacher study teams and teach them to students in the classroom. Plus, the authors explain how to organize learning environments and student groups to reinforce literacy instruction and knowledge of democratic principles. (ASCD book, 2007) 7" x 9", 210 pages. Also available as an e-book!
Improving classroom discussion begins with transforming the roles of students and teachers. This guide details crucial teaching practices to help students take a leading role in their learning. Filled with tips, strategies, and examples, this guide can show any teacher how to better help students speak and listen to one another in ways that help them make meaning and increase their understanding.