Description - Using the Workshop Approach in the High School English Classroom by Cynthia D. Urbanski
With this book, teachers will discover how they can strike a balance between preparing their students for state tests and teaching them the lasting thinking, reading and writing skills that they will need to be successful in college and the business world. Combining theory-supported and student-tested practices, Urbanski offers readers a road-map to implementing an effective workshop-based curriculum in High School English.
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(228mm x 152mm x 12mm)
Corwin Press Inc
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Author Biography - Cynthia D. Urbanski
Cynthia D. Urbanski is a Co-Leader of the University of North Carolina-Charlotte Writing Project, where her focus is teacher research, summer institutes, and structuring professional development for surrounding areas. Since graduating from the North Carolina Teaching Fellows Program at UNC-Chapel Hill in 1995 and while completing a master's of English education at UNC-Charlotte in 2000, she has worked with writers from middle grades through the undergraduate level. As an instructor at North Mecklenburg High School since 2000, she has worked with student writers in the International Baccalaureate Program as well as standard-level English courses. Her mission has been to help all students improve their literacy skills by making their writing, reading, and thinking meaningful to them. She continues to run regularly and considers it an integral part of her writing process and her life. Currently she is working to develop the concept of her second book project and spending time with her family in Charlotte, North Carolina.