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The English Teacher's Companion, Fourth Edition (eBook)

Jim Burke

Pub Date: 1/22/2013
Product Type: eBook
Grade: 6th - 12th

A new companion for every English teacher “Why have I written an entirely new English Teacher’s Companion? Because to offer you anything less would suggest I had not grown, changed, or evolved these past fifteen years. I am not the same teacher I was when I wrote the first edition.” Jim Burke The fourth edition of English Teacher’s... more

The English Teacher's Companion, Fourth Edition (Print eBook Bundle)

Jim Burke

Pub Date: 11/1/2012
Product Type: Print + eBook
Grade: 6th - 12th

A new companion for every English teacher “Why have I written an entirely new English Teacher’s Companion? Because to offer you anything less would suggest I had not grown, changed, or evolved these past fifteen years. I am not the same teacher I was when I wrote the first edition.” Jim Burke The fourth edition of English Teacher’s... more

The English Teacher's Companion, Fourth Edition

Jim Burke

Pub Date: 11/1/2012
Product Type: Paperback
Grade: 6th - 12th

A new companion for every English teacher “Why have I written an entirely new English Teacher’s Companion? Because to offer you anything less would suggest I had not grown, changed, or evolved these past fifteen years. I am not the same teacher I was when I wrote the first edition.” Jim Burke The fourth edition of English Teacher’s... more

Whats the Big Idea? (eBook)

Jim Burke

Pub Date: 8/6/2010 1
Product Type: eBook
Grade: 6th - 12th

Many people have written about how theory (or research) relates to practice; Jim is one of those rare professionals who live the relationship. Arthur Applebee NAEP advisor, Validation committee member for Common Core, Author of Curriculum as Conversation Why a book about questions? “Because when students’ instruction is organized... more

What's the Big Idea? (Print eBook Bundle)

Jim Burke

Pub Date: 2/2/2010 1
Product Type: Print + eBook
Grade: 6th - 12th

Many people have written about how theory (or research) relates to practice; Jim is one of those rare professionals who live the relationship. Arthur Applebee NAEP advisor, Validation committee member for Common Core, Curriculum as Conversation Why a book about questions? “Because when students’ instruction is organized around... more

What's the Big Idea?

Jim Burke

Pub Date: 2/2/2010 1
Product Type: Paperback
Grade: 6th - 12th

Many people have written about how theory (or research) relates to practice; Jim is one of those rare professionals who live the relationship. —Arthur Applebee NAEP advisor, Validation committee member for Common Core, Author of Curriculum as Conversation Why a book about questions? “Because when students’ instruction... more

The English Teacher's Companion, Third Edition

Jim Burke

Pub Date: 11/2/2007
Product Type: Paperback
Grade: 6th - 12th

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50 Essential Lessons

Jim Burke

Pub Date: 11/20/2006
Product Type: Bundle
Grade: 9th - 12th

50 Essential Lessons is the result of the lessons Jim Burke learned while asking himself how to teach his students the skills they needed to succeed in school and in the larger world. Anchored in standards shared by a range of national literacy documents, these lessons focus on the core cognitive and personal skills—reading,... more

Letters to a New Teacher

Jim Burke , Joy Krajicek

Pub Date: 1/13/2006
Product Type: Paperback
Grade: 6th - 12th

Joy's questions and Jim's responses evoke in us an appreciation for what it means to do the work called teaching with the "living intensity of soul." May such soulful teaching flourish among us: here is a book that can help it be so. —Parker Palmer and Sam Intrator Every new teacher needs a mentor, someone smart, experienced,... more

Accessing School

Jim Burke

Pub Date: 7/1/2005 1
Product Type: Paperback
Grade: 6th - 12th

This book, though focused on one teacher in one school with one group of students, shows all teachers what can be accomplished. While the collective voice gives us community, it is the individual voice that gives us strength. Jim's voice gives us much strength, much strength indeed. —Kylene Beers, author of When Kids Can't Read—What... more