Great Habits, Great Readers: A Practical Guide for K-4 Reading in the Light of Common Core

Great Habits, Great Readers: A Practical Guide for K-4 Reading in the Light of Common Core

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Great Habits, Great Readers: A Practical Guide for K-4 Reading in the Light of Common Core by Paul Bambrick-Santoyo, Aja Settles, Juliana Worrell

A book that brings the habits of reading to life

Great readers are not made by genetics or destiny but by the habits they build—habits that are intentionally built by their teachers. The early formal years of education are the key to reversing the reading gap and setting up children for success. But K-4 education seems to widen the gap between stronger and weaker readers, not close it. Today, the Common Core further increases the pressure to reach high levels of rigor. What can be done?

This book includes the strategies, systems, and lessons from the top classrooms that bring the habits of reading to life, creating countless quality opportunities for students to take one of the most complex skills we as people can know and to perform it fluently and easily.

  • Offers clear teaching strategies for teaching reading to all students, no matter what level
  • Includes more than 40 video examples from real classrooms
  • Written by Paul Bambrick-Santoyo, bestselling author of Driven by Data and Leverage Leadership

Great Habits, Great Readers puts the focus on: learning habits, reading habits, guided reading, and independent reading.

NOTE: Content DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of the e-book file, but are available for download after purchase

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781118143957
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 06/04/2013
Pages: 496
Sales rank: 89,373
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Paul Bambrick-Santoyo is the managing director of North Star Academies, nine schools that are part of the Uncommon Schools network. He has trained school leaders worldwide in his work at Uncommon Schools and for New Leaders. He is also the author of Driven by Data and Leverage Leadership.

Aja Settles and Juliana Worrell are the founding principals of North Star Academy's West Side Park and Fairmount Elementary Schools, also part of the Uncommon Schools network.

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