126 Strategies to Build Language Arts Abilities: A Month-by-month Resource

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Allyn and Bacon, 1992 - Education - 355 pages
This book is designed to help you increase the effectiveness and efficiency of your language arts instruction. One of 126 Strategies to Build Language Arts Abilities' most prominent features is that it provides new strategies to teach the more difficult communication and conceptual skills. Special elements of this book were included to increase students' retention of lesson objectives while reducing the amount of time spent in instruction.

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Catherine Collins has been a reporter for the "Chicago Tribune" and written for the "Los Angeles Times" and "The New York Times". She has authored several books with her husband, Douglas Frantz, including The "Man from Pakistan" and "Death on the Black Sea".

Cathy Collins Block is a Professor of Education at Texas Christian University. She has taught every grade level from preschool to graduate school, and was elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the International Reading Association from 2002-2005. She has served or is presently serving on the Board of Directors of the National Reading Conference. Nobel Learning Communities, IBM Educational Board of Directors, and the National Center for Learning Disabilities. She presently serves on the Editorial Boards for the Journal of Educational Psychology, Reading Research Quarterly, The Reading Teacher, National Reading Conference Yearbook, and America Tomorrow. She has written more than 30 books and 80 research-based articles relative to literacy instruction and teacher education. She has also served or is serving on several elementary/middle school authorial writing teams for public/private school textbooks and literacy curriculum materials. She has written for Walt Disney Corporation, PBS Television Stations and other national media companies. She has received numerous honors as a teacher, including Who s Who Among America s Teachers and Who s Who in the World.

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