In the middle: new understandings about writing, reading, and learning

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Boynton/Cook, Feb 21, 1998 - Education - 546 pages
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Nancie Atwell reflects on the ten years of her teaching experience since writing the first edition of the seminal work, In the Middle .

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I enjoy her humility and her writing style. - Goodreads
Too hard to read cover to cover. - Goodreads
The Writing Workshop Bible. - Goodreads

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If you are an English/Language Arts teacher at any level, you absolutely MUST read this book! It is one of the few college textbooks I purchased and kept and continue to use as a reference on a regular basis. Read full review

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One of the most important books I have read to influence my teaching and learning in a workshop model for the teaching of reading. Read full review

Contents

Always Beginning
1
Learning How to Teach Reading
27
Making the Best of Adolescence
51
Copyright

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About the author (1998)

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.