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Literacy Matters: Strategies Every Teacher Can Use
     

Literacy Matters: Strategies Every Teacher Can Use

by Robin J. Fogarty
 

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The author defines 15 literacy approaches, with research and best practices associated with each strategy, to teach literacy and comprehension across all grade levels and content areas.

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The author defines 15 literacy approaches, with research and best practices associated with each strategy, to teach literacy and comprehension across all grade levels and content areas.

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Gayla Le May
"A wonderful tool and the type of book teachers long for. Gets straight to the point and gives strategies and ideas that any teacher can use. The practices can be put into place quickly and will make a difference."
Cristen L. Krugh
"Makes a definite contribution to the field of literacy, and will be ideal for all schools in my county forhiring literacy coaches this year. The author's focus is perfect, with a clearly stated purpose that is fulfilled throughout the book."
Gayla LeMay
"A wonderful tool and the type of book teachers long for. Gets straight to the point and gives strategies and ideas that any teacher can use. The practices can be put into place quickly and will make a difference."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781483362151
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
10/09/2006
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
104
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

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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