Academic Moves for College and Career Readiness Grades 6 12

Author: Jim Burke
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1483390284
Format: PDF, Docs
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Depth matters! Can a mere fifteen words turn today’s youth into the innovative, ambitious thinkers we need? Yes, contend Jim Burke and Barry Gilmore, because these are the moves that make the mind work and students must learn if they’re to achieve academically. With Academic Moves, Jim and Barry distill each of these 15 powerhouse processes into a potent concision that nevertheless spans core subject areas: Before, during, and after sections offer essential questions, lesson ideas, and activities. Student samples illustrate what to look for and the process for getting there. Culminating tasks include producing an analytic essay, argument, and more. Reproducible rubrics assist with assessment.

Teaching Evidence Based Writing Nonfiction

Author: Leslie Blauman
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1506379060
Format: PDF, Mobi
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At heart, learning to read and write analytically is learning to think well For Evidence-Based Writing: Nonfiction, renowned teacher Leslie Blauman combed the standards and her classroom bookshelves to craft lessons that use the best nonfiction picture books, biographies, and article excerpts to make writing about reading a clear, concrete process. Students learn to analyze and cite evidence about main idea, point of view, visuals, and words and structure. And best of all, your students gain a confidence in responding to complex texts and ideas that will serve them well in school, on tests, and in any situation when they are asked: What are you basing that on? Show me how you know.

College and Career Ready in the 21st Century

Author: James R. Stone
Publisher: Teachers College Press
ISBN: 9780807770931
Format: PDF, Docs
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More than half of 9th graders in the United States will never complete a college degree. High schools must do more than prepare some students for college: They must prepare all American youth for productive lives as well as continued learning beyond high school. In this timely volume, two educational leaders advocate for a more meaningful high school experience. To accomplish this, the authors argue that we need to change the focus of our current high school reform efforts from "college for all" to "careers for all." This work shows how schools can prepare young people both for the emerging workplace and postsecondary education.

College For Every Student

Author: Rick Dalton
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1317334132
Format: PDF, ePub
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College For Every Student shares best practices for raising college and career aspirations and increasing educational opportunities for underserved and diverse students in rural and urban districts. Providing guidance for educating your students and organizing communities for expanding educational opportunities, this is a must-read for every school leader and counselor interested in promoting educational uplift. This comprehensive guidebook offers a wealth of resources and tools for educators and professionals to help students build essential college and career readiness skills. College For Every Student gives you the research-based, proven strategies needed for promoting the core student skills essential for college and career readiness: aspiration, grit, perseverance, adaptability, leadership, and teamwork.

This Is Disciplinary Literacy

Author: ReLeah Cossett Lent
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 150632696X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Think you understand Disciplinary Literacy? Think again. In this important reference, content teachers and other educators explore why students need to understand how historians, novelists, mathematicians, and scientists use literacy in their respective fields. ReLeah shows how to teach students to: Evaluate and question evidence (Science) Compare sources and interpret events (History) Favor accuracy over elaboration (Math) Attune to voice and fi gurative language (ELA)

Common Core CPR

Author: ReLeah Cossett Lent
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452291357
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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How to revive your most resistant learners Common Core CPR is needed. Urgently. Because if we continue to insist that all students meet expectations that are well beyond their abilities, these kids will only decline faster. We must cast aside what we know harms students and apply the teaching methods we know work. Embracing what is best about the standards, Lent and Gilmore explicitly connect ideal outcomes to practical classroom strategies, including how to Consider choice and relevance in every assignment Plan and spot opportunities for success Scaffold students’ comprehension of fiction and nonfiction Model close reading Teach students to use evidence

Education for Thinking

Author: Deanna Kuhn
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674019065
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Bringing insights from research in developmental psychology to pedagogy, Kuhn argues that inquiry and argument should be at the center of a "thinking curriculum"--a curriculum that makes sense to students as well as to teachers and develops the skills and values needed for lifelong learning.

Math for College and Career Readiness Grade 7

Author: Christine Henderson
Publisher: Mark Twain Media
ISBN: 1622235843
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Help students identify and apply the real-world math skills they need for lifelong success. Math for College and Career Readiness provides grade-appropriate practice that offers early preparation for a variety of career paths. For each career, your students will strengthen fundamental math skills while gaining background information and becoming proficient problem solvers. --Mark Twain Media Publishing Company specializes in providing engaging supplemental books and decorative resources to complement middle- and upper-grade classrooms. Designed by leading educators, this product line covers a range of subjects including math, science, language arts, social studies, history, government, fine arts, and character.

Teaching the Social Skills of Academic Interaction Grades 4 12

Author: Harvey "Smokey" Daniels
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1483376567
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Now THIS is college and career ready! Take your kids on a carefully paced upward spiral of collaboration, with explicit coaching on how to teach the language and behaviors of working effectively together. The added bonus: Your kids will meet speaking and listening standards, while you score better on classroom-engagement rubrics. For each lesson, Web-based slides focus on one vital social-academic skill, while you refer to teaching tips in the planning guide: The first slides introduce the target skill The next slides help model the skill in action You co-create strategies to enhance use of the skill Additional slides help kids practice the skill, followed by debriefing lessons