Side by side: essays on teaching to learn

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Heinemann, 1991 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 164 pages
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User Review  - Shannon Clark - Goodreads

This collection if essays by Nancie proved that workshop is the way to go over basal programs-evidence of this is presented by her letting us get a glimpse of one of her special education students ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sally Lamping - Goodreads

This is a great text for teachers who are learning how to be teacher researchers, or learning that what they already do is teacher research. I loved it, until the end. Atwell got a little crazy with ... Read full review



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Nancie Atwell is the author of several books for teachers including Coming to Know: Writing to Learn in the Intermediate Grades; In the Middle: New Understandings About Writing, Reading, and Learning; and Side by Side: Essays on Teaching to Learn. In these books, Atwell provides practical tips for teaching presented with humor, eagerness, and a love for students. Teachers throughout the country have accepted her theories and implemented them with great success. Parents interested in their children's education can also greatly benefit from her expertise. Atwell learned and perfected her techniques as a teacher of eighth graders for twelve years. She is now the director of Writing to Learn in the Elementary School, part of the Bread Loaf School of English Project.