December 20th, 2010
We just posted the full text of five new books from Pembroke Publishers, available in the U.S. from Stenhouse. Browse them all for free online!
How Bullets Saved My Life
Fun Ways to Teach Some Serious Writing Skills
Judy Green; Foreword by David Booth
Organized around the 6+1 writing traits, this practical book is chock-full of writing tips, strategies, and fun activities. It shows how to call on favorite authors and mentor texts to demonstrate writing techniques.
The Cornerstones to Early Literacy
Childhood Experiences That Promote Learning in Reading, Writing, and Oral Language
Offers concise overviews, strategies, and activities that help teachers shape experiences with play, oral language, word play, print encounters, and reading & writing.
The Writing Triangle
A Fresh Look at Your Tired Writing Process
Gives teachers and students specific planning, revision, and assessment strategies for a variety of common writing forms: description, exposition, formal e-mail messages, exploratory writing, and more.
Keepin’ It Real
Integrating New Literacies with Effective Classroom Practice
Distills the latest research into ideas that you can use tomorrow, with 21 activities and 26 “digital task cards” that will get your feet wet with digital tools across the curriculum.
Teaching in Troubles Times
Provides simple, specific, and effective strategies for dealing with difficult situations brought on by fears for safety, fear of failure, social fears, and world problems.
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