Beyond the Classroom : Collaborating with Colleagues and Parents to Build Core Literacy
By: Werner-Burke, Nanci.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014Description: 1 online resource (143 p.).ISBN: 9781317743125.Subject(s): Community and school | Education -- Parent participation | EDUCATION / General | Home and school | Language arts -- Curricula -- United States | Language arts -- Standards -- United States | Language arts (Early childhood) --Social aspects -- United States | Literacy -- Social aspects -- United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Beyond the Classroom : Collaborating with Colleagues and Parents to Build Core LiteracyDDC classification: 372.6 LOC classification: LB1576 .B4924 2014Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Meet the Author; 1 Extraordinary Measures; 2 Reading Connections: Building a Partnership Between Families and School; 3 Digital Connections: Turn Ravenous Readers into Sophisticated Discussion Leaders; 4 Writing Connections: The Not-So-Secret Mission of Parental Involvement; 5 Connecting the Curriculum: Some Book on Cambodia; 6 Connecting Teachers with Authentic Texts; 7 Connecting Content: The True Story of Dead End; 8 Connecting Teachers: Teaming up for Essential Vocabulary; 9 Conclusion: Let There Be Light: Where Will You Connect?
Appendix A: In November NewsletterAppendix B: Animalia Newsletter; Appendix C: All the Water in the World Newsletter; Appendix D: Teacher Questionnaire; Appendix E: Parent Questionnaire; Appendix F: EUREKA Flyer
Go beyond the walls of your classroom to build literacy and achievement. In this insightful book, you'll discover how you can better meet the rigorous goals of the Common Core by opening new lines of communication with colleagues, parents, and students. Each chapter centers around an action project that was designed to help teachers improve literacy by moving beyond the typical class lessons and worksheets. The projects include...A book club for families of kindergarten and first grade students, to help students build foundational literacy skillsA book club designed to engage middle school students with young adult literature using digital forums "Write with your child" evenings to help parents connect with their middle school childrenAn instructional team's challenge to use a range of mentor texts in their classrooms And much more!As you read each project, you'll come away with ideas and inspiration that you can apply to your own teaching. By challenging yourself to connect with parents and colleagues on a deeper level, you will be better able to align your work, adjust for your students, and achieve your teaching goals.
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