In the middle: writing, reading, and learning with adolescents

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Boynton/Cook, Jan 1, 1987 - Education - 295 pages
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User Review  - iseroma - LibraryThing

One of the best books about teaching reading and writing. Read full review

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User Review  - Christina - Goodreads

good ideas, methods, instruction, philosophy, stories, sample student writing. students need TIME, OWNERSHIP, RESPONSE to read and write pieces of their choosing. learning to read by actually reading ... Read full review

Contents

Learning How to Teach
3
Making the Best of Adolescence
24
Getting Ready
53
Copyright

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About the author (1987)

Nancie Atwell teaches seventh-and eighth-grade writing, reading, and history at the Center for Teaching and Learning, a K-8 demonstration school she founded in Edgecomb, Maine, in 1990. Nancie was the first classroom teacher to receive the NCTE David H. Russell Award and the MLA Mina P. Shaughnessy Prize for distinguished research in the teaching of English.