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Teachers will find a year’s worth of thought-provoking quotations by thinkers from in and out of education, from across centuries and cultures. Tied to themes of best teaching practice and reading domains, including goal setting, comprehension, vocabulary building, assessment, and collaboration, these quotes give you a daily way to deepen your reflection and critical thinking. The book also shows how to use the quotes in the classroom to directly foster improvement of your students’ literacy, metacognitive skills, and goal setting, and at the same time introduce them to some of the greatest names in history and literature.
Following each quote, this inspirational guide includes:
The authors have created a unique resource to help you deepen your thinking. It can be used alone or as a companion book to Reading First and Beyond (Block & Israel, 2005), which offers research-based practices for reading instruction. Don’t miss this great opportunity to enrich your teaching practices as well as your students’ literacy!
|Themed collection 1 : making meaningful connections||5|
|Themed collection 2 : setting valuable goals||29|
|Themed collection 3 : using assessment to excel||43|
|Themed collection 4 : building blocks for success||55|
|Themed collection 5 : word power equals knowledge||71|
|Themed collection 6 : expanding our opportunity||87|
|Themed collection 7 : thinking to obtain meaning||103|
|Themed collection 8 : identifying our strengths||119|
|Themed collection 9 : work, study skills, and writing||133|
|Themed collection 10 : literacy worlds||147|
|Themed collection 11 : collaborative communities at school and home||161|
|Favorite additional quotes from teachers and students||175|