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New PDF release: Content Matters: A Disciplinary Literacy Approach to

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By Stephanie M. McConachie, Anthony R. Petrosky, Lauren B. Resnick

ISBN-10: 0470434112

ISBN-13: 9780470434116

An authoritative advisor for bettering instructing, studying, and literacy in content material zone classrooms

This e-book introduces lecturers to the Disciplinary Literacy tutorial framework built through the Institute for studying, collage of Pittsburgh. Grounded within the rules of studying constructed via acclaimed educator Lauren Resnick, the framework is designed to arrange scholars, grades 6 and up, to grasp the rigorous educational content material studying required for faculty luck. not like 'generic' educating types, the framework is particularly adapted for every of the content material disciplines. hugely functional, the booklet indicates lecturers how one can combine literacy improvement and considering practices into their regimen content material guide, with separate chapters dedicated to math, technological know-how, background, and English/language arts. The publication additionally indicates how college tutorial leaders can help academics in studying and utilizing this educational approach.

  • Offers an cutting edge technique for bettering literacy, pondering, and content material studying in secondary students
  • Includes special tutorial suggestions plus quite a few lecture room examples of classes, dialogs, and instructing routines
  • Features chapters on all of the content material areas-math, technological know-how, language arts, and social sciences
  • Provides management tips in enforcing the method
  • Foreword written through the world over acclaimed educator and cognitive scientist Lauren Resnick

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There have been mandates and actions at all levels of the educational system. As an educator, you probably have taken courses or engaged in professional development on reading. Most likely you also have been part of action plans to address the reading needs of adolescent students in your community. It has also been routine for those of us in education to see whole faculties coming together to talk about reading and writing approaches in order to implement literacy strategies across the curriculum.

They study artifacts, professional texts, and student work samples, and they participate in observations of teaching. They design school improvement plans for DL teaching and learning, and they ensure that DL curricula and assessments align. Our book tells these leadership stories as well as those of teachers and students engaged in DL in the core subjects. Our work in disciplinary literacy in the Institute for Learning at the Learning Research and Development Center of the University of Pittsburgh began in 2002.

Taylor has been directing the BSCS Center for Research and Evaluation since 2007. This appointment followed a one-year tenure as assistant director of the center. He joined the BSCS staff in 2001 as a specialist in research and science teacher professional development. Taylor taught high school physics and mathematics before completing a doctoral degree in science education at Penn State University. chapter ONE Engaging Content Teachers in Literacy Development Stephanie M. McConachie Anthony R.

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