With this comprehensive resource, you'll explore how adolescence and academic achievement are defined within today's political context, examine the in-school potential of teens' out-of-school immersion in digital technologies and popular culture, and learn how you can embed comprehension strategies into classroom instruction.
In 18 chapters contributed by leading experts in the field, you'll find
-Innovative teaching techniques
-First-hand accounts of district- and schoolwide literacy initiatives
-Scores of discussion questions
-Adaptable forms and templates
-Activities for professional study groups
This volume is a must-read for classroom teachers, principals, and administrators at the middle and high school levels, as well as for literacy coaches, professional development directors, and policy advocates concerned with adolescents and those who teach them.