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Black Ants and Buddhists: Thinking Critically and Teaching Differently in ...

Mary Cowhey - 2006 - Education - Limited preview
Woven through the book is Mary's unflinching and humorous account of her own roots in a struggling large Irish Catholic family and her early career as a community activist. Mary's teaching is infused with lessons of her heroes: Gandhi, Eleanor ...
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Children's Inquiry: Using Language to Make Sense of the World

Judith Wells Lindfors - 1999 - Education - No preview available
This fascinating exploration of children's inquiry, what it is, how it develops, and how it contributes to children's learning, will help teacher educators and elementary teachers to understand, appreciate, and foster children's inquiry in ...
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Assessing Learning: Librarians and Teachers as Partners

Violet H. Harada, Joan M. Yoshina - 2005 - Language Arts & Disciplines - No preview available
Focusing on the role of library media specialists in assessing student learning, this is the first full-length book written to address its practical application in the school library media center. It is an important book for school librarians to ...
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Inquire Within: Implementing Inquiry-Based Science Standards in Grades 3-8

Douglas Llewellyn - 2007 - Education - No preview available
Offers ready-to-use inquiry lessons for students in grades three through eight and includes practical suggestions for developing teaching competencies and strategies to implement inquiry-based instruction.
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Ladybugs, Tornadoes, and Swirling Galaxies: English Language Learners ...

Brad Buhrow, Anne Upczak Garcia - 2006 - Education - Limited preview
Brad Buhrow and Anne Garcia are primary teachers in a diverse school in Boulder, Colorado. In Ladybugs, Tornadoes and Swirling Galaxies, you will see how they blend comprehension instruction and ELL best practices to explore inquiry as a literacy ...
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Problem-Based Learning: An Inquiry Approach

John Barell - 2007 - Education - No preview available
This standards-based, teacher-friendly second edition offers step-by-step procedures that make this effective teaching model highly doable for all teachers, with examples showing problem-based learning in action.
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Why Are School Buses Always Yellow?: Teaching for Inquiry, PreK-5

John Barell - 2007 - Education - No preview available
Discover how to introduce the inquiry process and incorporate students' queries into inquiry-based units that teach mandated content while making learning relevant and lasting for young children.
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Developing More Curious Minds

John Barell - 2003 - Education - Limited preview
Explains questioning strategies and teaching behaviors designed to encourage students to think, investigate, and draw their own conclusions.
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That's Not Fair!: A Teacher's Guide to Activism with Young Children

Ann Pelo, Fran Davidson - 2000 - Education - No preview available
Noting that young children have a natural sense of what is and is not fair, this guide is intended to help teachers develop an anti-bias curriculum using children's sense of fairness to guide them toward social activism. The book provides stories ...
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Literature as a way of knowing

Kathy Gnagey Short - 1997 - Education - Snippet view
Why do teachers use literature in their classrooms? What does literature add to children's lives and to the curriculum? Why is literature important at all? Kathy Short answers these and other questions in this introductory book on how to ...
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