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Embarrassment (eBook)

Thomas Newkirk

Pub Date: 9/15/2017
Product Type: eBook
Grade: K - 12th

"Why has no one written about this subject before? Every teacher should read this book." Michael G. Thompson, coauthor of Raising Cain Embarrassment.  None of us escape it.  Especially as kids, in school.  How might our fear of failure, of not living up to expectations, be holding us back?  How can our fear of embarrassment affect... more

Embarrassment

Thomas Newkirk

Pub Date: 9/15/2017
Product Type: Paperback
Grade: K - 12th

"Why has no one written about this subject before? Every teacher should read this book." Michael G. Thompson, coauthor of Raising Cain Embarrassment.  None of us escape it.  Especially as kids, in school.  How might our fear of failure, of not living up to expectations, be holding us back?  How can our fear of embarrassment affect... more

Embarrassment (Print eBook Bundle)

Thomas Newkirk

Pub Date: 9/15/2017
Product Type: Print + eBook
Grade: K - 12th

"Why has no one written about this subject before? Every teacher should read this book." Michael G. Thompson, coauthor of Raising Cain Embarrassment.  None of us escape it.  Especially as kids, in school.  How might our fear of failure, of not living up to expectations, be holding us back?  How can our fear of embarrassment affect... more

Minds Made for Stories (eBook)

Thomas Newkirk

Pub Date: 8/14/2014
Product Type: eBook
Grade: 6th - 12th

In this highly readable and provocative book, Thomas Newkirk explodes the long standing habit of opposing abstract argument with telling stories.  Newkirk convincingly shows that effective argument is already a kind of narrative and is deeply "entwined with narrative." --Gerald Graff, former MLA President and author of Clueless... more

Minds Made for Stories (Print eBook Bundle)

Thomas Newkirk

Pub Date: 8/14/2014
Product Type: Print + eBook
Grade: 6th - 12th

In this highly readable and provocative book, Thomas Newkirk explodes the long standing habit of opposing abstract argument with telling stories.  Newkirk convincingly shows that effective argument is already a kind of narrative and is deeply "entwined with narrative." --Gerald Graff, former MLA President and author of Clueless... more

Minds Made for Stories

Thomas Newkirk

Pub Date: 8/14/2014
Product Type: Paperback
Grade: 6th - 12th

In this highly readable and provocative book, Thomas Newkirk explodes the long standing habit of opposing abstract argument with telling stories.  Newkirk convincingly shows that effective argument is already a kind of narrative and is deeply "entwined with narrative." --Gerald Graff, former MLA President and author of Clueless... more

Children Want to Write

Thomas Newkirk , Penny Kittle

Pub Date: 4/10/2013
Product Type: BOOK WITH DVD
Grade: K - 12th

Children Want to Write is a collection of Donald Graves most significant writings paired with recovered video-tapes that illuminate his research and his inspiring work with teachers. See the earliest documented use of invented spelling, the earliest attempts to guide young children through a writing process, the earliest conferences.... more

The Art of Slow Reading

Thomas Newkirk

Pub Date: 11/4/2011
Product Type: Paperback
Grade: 4th - 12th

“Tom Newkirk’s call to appreciate the value of slow reading is both timely and important, especially in an era where skimming and click-and-go reading have become the norm for our students. Newkirk reminds us that our deepest reading pleasures are often found when we slow down and pay close attention, and this book clearly demonstrates... more

The Art of Slow Reading (eBook)

Thomas Newkirk

Pub Date: 11/4/2011
Product Type: eBook
Grade: 4th - 12th

“Tom Newkirk’s call to appreciate the value of slow reading is both timely and important, especially in an era where skimming and click-and-go reading have become the norm for our students. Newkirk reminds us that our deepest reading pleasures are often found when we slow down and pay close attention, and this book clearly demonstrates... more

The Art of Slow Reading (Print eBook Bundle)

Thomas Newkirk

Pub Date: 11/4/2011
Product Type: Print + eBook
Grade: 4th - 12th

“Tom Newkirk’s call to appreciate the value of slow reading is both timely and important, especially in an era where skimming and click-and-go reading have become the norm for our students. Newkirk reminds us that our deepest reading pleasures are often found when we slow down and pay close attention, and this book clearly demonstrates... more