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Uncommon Core: Where the Authors of the Standards Go Wrong About Instruction-and How You Can Get It Right

Uncommon Core: Where the Authors of the Standards Go Wrong About Instruction-and How You Can Get It Right (Paperback)

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Leave instruction to the experts!



Uncommon Core puts us on high-alert about some outright dangerous misunderstandings looming around so-called "standards-aligned" instruction, then shows us how to steer past them-all in service of meeting the real intent of the Common Core. It counters with teaching suggestions that are true to the research and true to our students, including how:

Reader-based approaches can complement text-based onesPrereading activities can help students meet the strategic and conceptual demands of texts Strategy instruction can result in a careful and critical analysis of text while providing transferable understandingsInquiry units around essential questions can generate meaningful conversation and higher-order thinking

EducationEducation TheoryOrganization & management of education Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc Publication Date: 15/04/2014 ISBN-13: 9781483333526  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Michael W. Smith, a professor in Temple University's College of Education, joined the ranks of college teachers after eleven years of teaching high school English. His research focuses on understanding both how adolescents and adults engage with texts outside school and how teachers can use those understandings to devise more motivating and effective instruction inside schools. Deborah Appleman is Professor of Educational Studies and Director of the Summer Writing Program at Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota. Her primary interests include adolescent response to literature, multicultural literature, and the teaching of literary theory to high school students. A high school English teacher for nine years, Deborah works weekly in urban and suburban high schools. A classroom teacher for fifteen years, ?Jeffrey D. Wilhelm? is currently Professor of English Education at Boise State University. He works in local schools as part of a Virtual Professional Development Site Network sponsored by the Boise State Writing Project, and regularly teaches middle and high school students. Jeff is the founding director of the Maine Writing Project and the Boise State Writing Project.

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