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No More Telling as Teaching

Ellin Oliver Keene , Cris Tovani , Nell Duke , Elizabeth Birr Moje

Pub Date: 4/12/2017
Product Type: Paperback
Grade: 6th - 12th

Congratulations to Cris Tovani, recipient of ILA's Adolescent Literacy Thought Leader Award 2017! The truth is, when we rely on lecture in an effort to cover content, we’re doing students a disservice.  Although lecture can be engaging and even useful, lecture alone cannot give kids real opportunities to learn, retain, and transfer... more

No More Telling as Teaching (Print eBook Bundle)

Ellin Oliver Keene , Cris Tovani , Nell Duke , Elizabeth Birr Moje

Pub Date: 4/12/2017
Product Type: Print + eBook
Grade: 6th - 12th

The truth is, when we rely on lecture in an effort to cover content, we’re doing students a disservice.  Although lecture can be engaging and even useful, lecture alone cannot give kids real opportunities to learn, retain, and transfer the disciplinary ideas, skills, and practices we’re trying to teach. Cris Tovani and Elizabeth... more

No More Telling as Teaching (eBook)

Ellin Oliver Keene , Cris Tovani , Nell Duke , Elizabeth Birr Moje

Pub Date: 4/12/2017
Product Type: eBook
Grade: 6th - 12th

The truth is, when we rely on lecture in an effort to cover content, we’re doing students a disservice.  Although lecture can be engaging and even useful, lecture alone cannot give kids real opportunities to learn, retain, and transfer the disciplinary ideas, skills, and practices we’re trying to teach. Cris Tovani and Elizabeth... more

No More Mindless Homework (Print eBook Bundle)

Kathy Collins , Nell Duke , Ellin Oliver Keene , Janine Bempechat

Pub Date: 3/30/2017
Product Type: Print + eBook
Grade: K - 5th

While schools around the nation reconsider homework policies, teachers, students, and parents continue to ride the wave of either too much, too little, too easy, or too hard homework assignments. In the expectation that children complete homework, sometimes they are assigned mindless “busy work.”  Kathy Collins and Janine Bempechat... more

No More Mindless Homework (eBook)

Kathy Collins , Nell Duke , Ellin Oliver Keene , Janine Bempechat

Pub Date: 3/30/2017
Product Type: eBook
Grade: K - 5th

While schools around the nation reconsider homework policies, teachers, students, and parents continue to ride the wave of either too much, too little, too easy, or too hard homework assignments. In the expectation that children complete homework, sometimes they are assigned mindless “busy work.”  Kathy Collins and Janine Bempechat... more

No More Mindless Homework

Kathy Collins , Nell Duke , Ellin Oliver Keene , Janine Bempechat

Pub Date: 3/29/2017
Product Type: Paperback
Grade: K - 5th

While schools around the nation reconsider homework policies, teachers, students, and parents continue to ride the wave of either too much, too little, too easy, or too hard homework assignments. In the expectation that children complete homework, sometimes they are assigned mindless “busy work.”  Kathy Collins and Janine Bempechat... more

No More Low Expectations for English Learners (eBook)

Nell Duke , Julie Nora , Ellin Oliver Keene , Jana Echevarria

Pub Date: 8/26/2016
Product Type: eBook
Grade: K - 12th

Teaching English Learners from an asset perspective Too often in classrooms, English Learners are described by what they cannot do, rather than by what they can do.  Particularly in mainstream classrooms in which teachers have little or no training in how to meet their needs, ELs are seen through a deficit lens.  In No More Low... more

No More Low Expectations for English Learners (Print eBook Bundle)

Nell Duke , Julie Nora , Ellin Oliver Keene , Jana Echevarria

Pub Date: 8/26/2016
Product Type: Print + eBook
Grade: K - 12th

Teaching English Learners from an asset perspective Too often in classrooms, English Learners are described by what they cannot do, rather than by what they can do.  Particularly in mainstream classrooms in which teachers have little or no training in how to meet their needs, ELs are seen through a deficit lens.  In No More Low... more

No More Low Expectations for English Learners

Nell Duke , Julie Nora , Ellin Oliver Keene , Jana Echevarria

Pub Date: 8/25/2016
Product Type: Paperback
Grade: K - 12th

Teaching English Learners from an asset perspective Too often in classrooms, English Learners are described by what they cannot do, rather than by what they can do.  Particularly in mainstream classrooms in which teachers have little or no training in how to meet their needs, ELs are seen through a deficit lens.  In No More Low... more

No More Reading for Junk (Print eBook Bundle)

Ellin Oliver Keene , Barbara Marinak , Nell Duke , Linda Gambrell

Pub Date: 5/18/2016
Product Type: Print + eBook
Grade: K - 5th

Pizza. Pez dispensers. Nerf balls. When we give students “junk” to reward reading, we are focusing their intention away from the act of reading and from their own independence as readers. Instead, we can create classrooms where reading is seen as its own reward. In this book, esteemed researcher Linda Gambrell provides a research-based... more