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The right to literacy in secondary schools : creating a culture of thinking

Author: Suzanne Plaut
Publisher: New York : Teachers College Press ; Denver, CO : Public Education & Business Coalition ; Newark, DE : International Reading Association, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Challenges educators to view adolescent literacy as a 'civil right' that enables students to understand essential content and to develop as independent learners. This book offers frameworks to help  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Suzanne Plaut
ISBN: 9780807749180 0807749184 9780807749197 0807749192
OCLC Number: 233697347
Description: xii, 203 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: The right to think: giving adolescents the skills to make sense of the world / Baynard Woods --
Metacognition: how thinking about their thinking empowers students / Jennifer Swinehart --
Not my enemy, but my friend: how literacy serves content-area goals / Angela Zehner --
Access and power right now: from school to world / Marjorie Larner --
Mathematics teaching for understanding: reasoning, reading, and formative assessment / Paula Miller and Dagmar Koesling --
The scientist in the classroom: the place of literacy within scientific inquiry / Moker Klaus-Quinlan and Jeff Cazier --
Argument and advocacy: rigorous talk about culturally relevant text in social studies / Joanna Leeds --
Self-assessment of standardized test data: empowering students to plan and own their learning in language arts / Lesli Cochran --
Engaging classroom communities: belonging, rigor, and support as three pillars of a thinking classroom / Michelle Morris Jones --
Thinking, not shuffling: expecting all students to use their minds well / Wendy Ward Hoffer --
Independence is the greatest gift I can give: using the gradual release of responsibility framework / Jennifer Kirmes --
Time to think: using the workshop structure so students think and teachers listen / Samantha Bennett.
Responsibility: edited by Suzanne Plaut ; foreword by Theodore R. Sizer.
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