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Comprehension & Collaboration
ISBN: 9780325012308
Author: Harvey, Stephanie/ Daniels, Harvey
Publisher: Heinemann
Published: April 2009
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Binding Type: Paperback
Annotation: "Comprehension and Collaboration: Inquiry Circles Illuminated" occurs at the intersection of comprehension, collaboration, and inquiry and serves as a guide for teachers who want to realize the benefits of well-structured, student-led, cross-curricular projects. Steph and Smokey: - lay the foundation for inquiry circles by chronicling the current research and practices behind comprehension instruction and classroom collaboration, - explain nine fundamental classroom conditions needed for active, small-group learning - provide 24 practical lessons in comprehension, collaboration, and research for each one of these conditions - offer how-to instructions for four types of inquiry circles: mini-research projects; curricular inquiries; extensions of literature circles; and open inquiry or negotiated curriculum projects- address characteristic management concerns such as how to use the Internet for research and how to assess and monitor student achievement. Throughout, chapters offer a mix of materials for you to grab and go as well as some big ideas to think through as you customize inquiry circles for your students. It is time for another stronger, more intentional era of education. "Comprehension and Collaboration: Inquiry Circles Illuminated" will serve as your companion and provide a guiding light on this important endeavor.
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Physical Information: 0.75" H x 75.00" L x 7.75" W
Bargain Category: High School, Middle School, Reference, Teaching Resources