More Than 100 Ways to Learner-Centered Literacy (2nd Revised edition)

More Than 100 Ways to Learner-Centered Literacy (2nd Revised edition)

By: Laura Lipton (author), Dr. Deborah S. Hubble (author)Hardback

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Packed with stimulating activities and innovative strategies, this how-to book addresses all levels of learner-centered instruction and literacy. "More Than 100 Ways to Learner-Centered Literacy" provides a wealth of strategies that teachers can implement to design a literate environment, orchestrate student interactions, increase students' fluency and comprehension, and build the cognitive skills students will need for life-long learning. This revised edition: offers updated research; addresses the current educational environment; and, presents additional strategies and examples.

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About Author

Laura Lipton is codirector of MiraVia, LLC, a publishing and development firm in Sherman, CT. Lipton is an international consultant whose writing, research, and seminars focus on effective and innovative instructional practices and building professional and organizational capacities for enhanced learning. She engages with schools and school districts, designing and conducting workshops on organizational development, learning-focused instruction, literacy development, and strategies to support beginning teachers. Lipton applies her extensive experience with adult learners to workshops and seminars conducted throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand on such topics as learning-focused relationships, data-driven dialogue, teacher leadership, action research, and learning-focused mentoring. She is the author and coauthor of numerous publications related to organizational and professional development, learning-focused schools, and literacy development. Deborah Hubble is an elementary school literacy coach in the Katy Independent School District, Houston. She also serves as a writer of monthly research abstracts for Effective Schools, a nationally acclaimed school reform organization. Her school-related passions include creating authentic literacy experiences for children, providing professional development in reading and writing workshop approaches, and supporting and educating stakeholders through organizational change and school reform. With experience as a special education teacher, district language arts coordinator, and elementary school librarian, Hubble has pursued an interest in learner-centered literacy for twenty years.

Contents

Publisher's Acknowledgments About the Authors Introduction Section 1. Designing a Literate Environment Learning Language by Using It #1 Labels, Labels, Everywhere #2 Where in the Room Is It? #3 Wordstrings #4 String 'Em Up #5 Hang-Ups #6 Shoe Bag Classification #7 Word Ribbons #8 Class Mailbox #9 Message Center #10 Personal Word Banks Building on Students' Experiences #11 Classroom Libraries #12 Mainly Menus #13 Taking Off With Advertising Flyers #14 Weekly Words #15 The Living Bulletin Board Establishing Literacy Work Stations #16 Work Station Rules #17 The Key to Knowledge #18 Housekeeping #19 Introducing the Writing Work Station Section 2. Orchestrating Student Interaction Buddy Studies: Learning in Pairs #20 Turn to Your Neighbor and ... #21 Level of Learning Reading Partners #22 Learning Partners #23 Paired Verbal Fluency #24 Learning Partner Biographies #25 Summary Pairs #26 The King and Queen of Questions Structuring Small Groups #27 Story Map Trios #28 Get the Point #29 Peer Revision: Learning Together #30 Peer Editing: Sharing Glows and Grows Reading Conference: Flexible Student Grouping #31 Establishing the Climate #32 Student Preparation #33 Temperature Checking #34 Developing the Format #35 Flexible Groupings #36 One-on-One Section 3. Developing Fluent Comprehension Developing Skills by Increasing Fluency #37 Choosing and Using Predictable Text #38 Innovations on Text #39 Toot! Toot! #40 Radio Reading #41 Say It Like the Character #42 Reader's Theater #43 Partners Predict #44 Opin #45 Word Splash #46 Say Something Extending the Reading Experience #47 Figures of Speech #48 Create a Comic #49 Finding Common Ground Integrating Instruction #50 Student-Selected Theme Topics #51 Civic Projects #52 Imagine If You Were ... Section 4. Nurturing Lifelong Learners Routines for Reading to, With, and by Children #53 Read-Alouds #54 Familiarity Breeds Confidence #55 We Are Readers: A Class Record #56 Sustained Silent Reading #57 Guided Reading Writing Centers: Reading/Writing Connection #58 Readers/Writers Workshop #59 Purposeful Tasks #60 Published and Unpublished Work #61 Paths to Publication Building a Community of Learners #62 Literature Clubs #63 Join the Chorus #64 Mine, Yours, and Ours #65 Writing Autobiographies Section 5. Assessing Student Growth Kid-Watching in the Classroom #66 Anecdotal Records #67 A Nifty Notebook #68 Sticky Helpers #69 Individual Student Checklists #70 Class Checklists #71 Historical Checklists #72 Interviews #73 Open-Ended Questions Student Portfolios #74 Crate 'Em Up! #75 Bulky Bundles #76 Portfolio Contents #78 Portfolio-Prompted Planning #79 Entry Slips #80 Autobiographies of Work #81 Biographies of Work Exhibitions and Performance Tasks #81 Building in Authenticity #82 Anchors and Archetypes #83 Developing a Rubric #84 Exciting Exhibitions Section 6. Leading Learning-Focused Conversations: Strategies for Professional Development Crafting the Container: Starting, Structuring, and Sustaining Thinking #85 Simple Stem Completions #86 T-chart Opposites #87 3-2-1 #88 Mindful Memorandum #89 Brainstorm and Pass #90 Problem-Solving Partnerships #91 Going Graphic Learning-Focused Consultation #92 An Idea Menu #93 Make Your Thinking Transparent #94 Patterned Response: What, Why, How #95 The Big Idea #96 Categorically Speaking #97 Sharing Causal Theories Inviting Thinking: A Sampler of Questions for Literacy Coaching #98 Questions for Planning #99 Questions for Reflecting #100 Questions to Stimulate Discussion #101 Metaphor and Invention Resources Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 21/10/2008
  • ISBN13: 9781412957847
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 200
  • ID: 9781412957847
  • weight: 318
  • ISBN10: 1412957842
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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