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Teaching Economics Through Children's Literature in the Primary Grades

Grades   K – 5  |  Professional Library

Teaching Economics Through Children's Literature in the Primary Grades

In this approach, teachers simultaneously teach reading strategies and empower their students to understand economics.

 

"Framing Texts: New Strategies for Student Writers"

Grades   5 – 9  |  Professional Library

"Framing Texts: New Strategies for Student Writers"

Using children's picture books, Deborah Dean provided frameworks for student research papers that avoided the pitfalls leading to voiceless and encyclopedic writing. Research guide sheets; class analysis of text organization, sentence variety, stylistic choices; and peer review all contribute to interesting final papers.

 

Copyright Clarity: How Fair Use Supports Digital Learning

Grades   K – 12  |  Professional Library

Copyright Clarity: How Fair Use Supports Digital Learning

This book helps educators unlock Internet and digital media resources to classrooms while respecting the rights of copyright holders.

 

Technology in the Language Arts classroom: Is It Worth the Trouble?

Grades   5 – 9  |  Professional Library

Technology in the Language Arts classroom: Is It Worth the Trouble?

Suggests the authentic audience found on the Internet has a profound effect on the quality of student writing in all grades, and that the key to successful technology projects is integrating them into the curriculum so that computers are a means, not an end. Offers ideas for classroom activities and projects using stand-alone computers, and using computers with Internet access.

 

Teaching and Learning Multiliteracies: Changing Times, Changing Literacies

Grades   K – 8  |  Professional Library

Teaching and Learning Multiliteracies: Changing Times, Changing Literacies

This book shows you how to move away from reliance exclusively on print and incorporate multiliteracies into your classroom.