The English Teacher's Companion: A Complete Guide to Classroom, Curriculum, and the Profession

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Heinemann, Jan 1, 2003 - Education - 466 pages
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This book covers the entire English curriculum, from basic reading and writing to digital literacy, media literacy, and integrated instruction.

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Awesome resource- So excited to use its advice. - Goodreads
Burke's writing is clear,concise, and entertaining. - Goodreads
He's either got a ghost writer or he doesn't sleep. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Sheila - Goodreads

I just finished this textbook for a class, and it was one of the most practical books I've bought for my MAT. I know that I will use the ideas in Burke's chapters for years to come! This is worth the money, and even then, it wasn't that expensive. Read full review

Review: The English Teacher's Companion: A Complete Guide to Classroom, Curriculum, and the Profession

User Review  - Goodreads

I just finished this textbook for a class, and it was one of the most practical books I've bought for my MAT. I know that I will use the ideas in Burke's chapters for years to come! This is worth the money, and even then, it wasn't that expensive. Read full review

Contents

Thinking About Teaching and Learning
3
A Modern Profile of Adult Literacy
24
Evolution of the Story
100
Copyright

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About the author (2003)

JIM BURKE teaches English at Burlingame High School in California. He is the author of numerous best-selling books, including The English Teachers Companion, Second Edition, Tools for Thought, Reading Reminders, and Writing Reminders, all published by Heinemann, as well as The Readers Handbook, published by Great Source. He also offers online courses with HeinemannU. Jim is the recipient of NCTEs 2000 Exemplary English Leadership Award. Inducted into the California Reading Associations Hall of Fame in 2001, he currently serves on the Adolescence and Young Adulthood/English Language Arts Standards Committee of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. Email Jim Burke at jburke@englishcompanion.com

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