No More Mindless Homework

Author: Kathy Collins
Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books
ISBN: 9780325092812
Size: 63.86 MB
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" Kathy Collins and Janine Bempechat take on the stormy topic of homework by re-focusing the conversation from "to assign or not to assign" to how we can design engaging homework that harnesses children's interests and fosters their ...

Reconsidering Read Aloud

Author: Mary Lee Hahn
Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers
ISBN: 1571103511
Size: 54.69 MB
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Includes the following information: Classroom vignettes that demonstrate how read-aloud conversations are teachable moments, Suggestions for choosing books, Examples of teaching strategies that work especially well during read-alouds, and ...

Rethinking Homework

Author: Cathy Vatterott
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 1416608257
Size: 75.76 MB
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Instead, the author urges educators to replace the "old paradigm" (characterized by longstanding cultural beliefs, moralistic views, the puritan work ethic, and behaviorist philosophy) with a "new paradigm" based on the following elements: ...

No More Independent Reading Without Support

Author: Debbie Miller
Publisher: Heinemann
ISBN: 9780325049045
Size: 13.10 MB
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" Read No More Independent Reading Without Support and find out how. About the Not This, But That Series No More Independent Reading Without Support is part of the Not This, But That series, edited by Nell K. Duke and Ellin Oliver Keene.

The Case Against Homework

Author: Sara Bennett
Publisher: Harmony
ISBN: 030734018X
Size: 34.17 MB
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Argues that homework has little to do with academic success, and offers parents strategies and techniques for communicating with teachers and schools to advocate for change. Reprint. 30,000 first printing.

I Am Reading

Author: Kathleen Collins
Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books
ISBN: 9780325050928
Size: 75.53 MB
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"One of our biggest hopes," write Kathy and Matt, "is to help you see and value all of the powerful work young children do as readers.

Anthem Reissue

Author: Ayn Rand
Publisher: Coyote Canyon Press
ISBN: 0979660785
Size: 63.84 MB
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" ANTHEM presents not merely a frightening projection of existing trends, but, more importantly, a positive answer to those trends and a weapon against them, a key to the world's moral crisis and to a new morality of individualism -- a ...

Reading For Real

Author: Kathy Collins
Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers
ISBN: 1571107037
Size: 60.46 MB
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Some books add to the existing knowledge while others launch a whole new era; this book is in the latter category.

The Homework Myth

Author: Alfie Kohn
Publisher: Da Capo Press
ISBN: 0738211346
Size: 32.52 MB
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Pointing to stories of parents who have fought back-and schools that have proved educational excellence is possible without homework-Kohn demonstrates how we can rethink what happens during and after school in order to rescue our families ...

Kindred

Author: Octavia Butler
Publisher: Beacon Press
ISBN: 0807083704
Size: 50.95 MB
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Dana, a modern black woman, is celebrating her twenty-sixth birthday with her new husband when she is snatched abruptly from her home in California and transported to the antebellum South.