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Literacy Matters
By Robin Fogarty

Literacy Matters

Strategies Every Teacher Can Use 2nd Revised edition

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Literacy Matters by Robin Fogarty

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The versatile and practical handbook to promote students' literacy and learning! Scores of children across the country do not read with comprehension, and literacy has become a national priority. In Literacy Matters, internationally recognized author, educational coach, and consultant Robin Fogarty defines and reviews 15 practical literacy approaches that teachers can use across all content areas and grade levels to help students develop essential literacy skills. This user-friendly resource provides strategies for immediate implementation with an overview of the research and best practices associated with each strategy.With an easy-to-use menu that enables teachers to select the specific strategies they want to use to boost content-area literacy and comprehension, this valuable guide explores proven instructional methods such as - Teaching metacognitive student thinking - Creating literature circles - Involving parents and community - Tapping into prior knowledge - Using technology to impact literacy acquisition Put these strategies to use in your classroom, and watch as your students improve their reading and comprehension, and apply these tools for success across content areas and in their lives!

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781412938914
ISBN-10: 1412938910
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 7mm)
Pages: 104
Imprint: Corwin Press Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 12-Dec-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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A reference tool on everything from writing rubrics to communicating with parents to planning for the unexpected. This work includes: high-impact strategies for novice and veteran practitioners; how-to for communicating with parents - techniques for planning for the unexpected; and action steps to achieve success in the crucial first years.

From Staff Room to Classroom by Robin Fogarty From Staff Room to Classroom, Paperback (December 2006)

Gathers tools, strategies and advice on developing, delivering and coaching professional development. This book also presents important information about customizing professional development for the needs of adult learners. It is built around four critical roles of the staff developer.

How to Integrate the Curricula by Robin Fogarty How to Integrate the Curricula, Paperback (May 2002)

The ten models for integrated curricula are defined with examples of how each model looks and sounds in a classroom.

Brain Compatible Classrooms by Robin Fogarty Brain Compatible Classrooms, Paperback (October 2001)

Provides insight for linking brain research with Howard Gardner's multiple intelligences theory and Daniel Goleman's emotional intelligence theory. Fogarty also explains how to use direct instruction of skills, graphic organisers, reflection and other interactive strategies for the classroom.

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Author Biography - Robin Fogarty

Robin Fogarty is President of RFA: A Robin Fogarty Company, a Chicago-based, minority-owned, educational publishing/consulting company. Robin received her doctorate in curriculum and human resource development from Loyola University of Chicago. A leading proponent of the thoughtful classroom, Robin has trained educators throughout the world in curriculum, instruction and assessment strategies. She has taught at all levels, from kindergarten to college, served as an administrator, and consulted with state departments and ministries of education in the United States, Puerto Rico, Russia, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, Great Britain, Singapore, South Korea, the Netherlands, the Kingdom of Bahrain and Saudi Arabia. Robin has published articles in Educational Leadership, Phi Delta Kappan, The Journal of Staff Development and The Middle School Lournal. She is the author of numerous publications, including Brain-Compatible Classrooms, Literacy Matters, Ten Things New Teachers Need, How to Integrate the Curricula, The Adult Learner, A Look at Transfer, Close the Achievement Gap, Twelve Brain Principles, Nine Best Practices, and From Staff Room to Classroom: Planning and Coaching Professional Learning, How to Teach Thinking Skills Within the Common Core: 7 Key Student Proficiencies of the New National Standards, Invite! Excite! Ignite! 13 Principles for Teaching, Learning and Leading K-12 classrooms Robin received her Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education at SUNY, Potsdam, NY, and her Masters in Instructional Strategies from National Louis University in Evanston, IL. She is known as the teachers' teacher and has mentored numerous colleagues in the art and science of working with the adult learner. She brings a wealth of knowledge and passion to all endeavors, has a wealth of knowledge in the field and conducts highly interactive PD sessions.

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