Phileas's Fortune

A Story about Self-Expression

Author: Agnès de Lestrade

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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In a strange land where people must buy and swallow the words they wish to speak, Phileas hopes to communicate his love to Cybele using the small vocabulary he has been able to afford.

Making Poetry Happen

Transforming the Poetry Classroom

Author: Sue Dymoke

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

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Category: Education

Page: 208

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UKLA Academic Book Award 2016: Highly Commended Making Poetry Happen provides a valuable resource for trainee and practicing teachers, enabling them to become more confident and creative in teaching what is recognized as a very challenging aspect of the English curriculum. The volume editors draw together a wide-range of perspectives to provide support for development of creative practices across the age phases, drawing on learners' and teachers' perceptions of what poetry teaching is like in all its forms and within a variety of contexts, including: - inspiring young people to write poems - engaging invisible pupils (especially boys) - listening to poetry - performing poetry Throughout, the contributors include practical, tried-and-tested materials, including activities, and draw on case studies. This approach ensures that the theory is clearly linked to practice as they consider teaching and learning poetry to those aged between 5 and 19 from different perspectives, looking at reading; writing; speaking and listening; and transformative poetry cultures. Each of the four parts includes teacher commentaries on how they have adapted and developed the poetry activities for use in their own classroom.

Powerful Readers

Thinking strategies to guide literacy instruction in secondary classrooms

Author: Kyla Hadden

Publisher: Pembroke Publishers Limited

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 128

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At any age or grade level, powerful readers are those who are aware of their thinking as they read. The assumption is that high school students don't need to be taught how to read; but even if they can decode words and gain literal understanding, they often don't think deeply about what they are reading. Presenting a balance of theory and practical lessons, Powerful Readers demonstrates that instruction in the key strategies of connecting, visualizing, questioning, inferring, determining importance, and transforming can help students develop their reading skills and get more out of their work with fiction and nonfiction. Step-by-step lessons for introducing and using the strategies, connections to literary devices, and reading lists for each strategy are all part of this valuable resource.

Skills for Effective Learning in School

Supporting Emotional Health and Wellbeing

Author: Alison Waterhouse

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 266

View: 901

One of the five books in the Mental Health and Wellbeing Teacher Toolkit, this practical resource focuses on the topic of ‘Skills for Learning’. The book offers research-driven, practical strategies, resources and lesson plans to support educators and health professionals. This is a resource book for practitioners looking to have a positive impact on the mental health and wellbeing of the children and young people in their care; both now and in the future. Chapters span key topics including Metacognition, Learning Dimensions, Problem Solving and Cognitive Strategies. A complete toolkit for teachers and counsellors, this book offers: • Easy to follow and flexible lesson plans that can be adapted and personalised for use in lessons or smaller groups or 1:1 work • Resources that are linked to the PSHE and Wellbeing curriculum for KS1, KS2 and KS3 • New research, ‘Circles for Learning’, where the introduction of baby observation into the classroom by a teacher is used to understand and develop self-awareness, skills for learning, relationships, neuroscience and awareness of others • Sections on the development of key skills in communication, skills for learning, collaboration, empathy and self-confidence • Learning links, learning objectives and reflection questions. Offering research-driven, practical strategies and lesson plans, Skills for Effective Learning in School is an essential resource book for educators and health professionals looking to have a positive impact on the mental health and wellbeing of the children in their care; both now and in the future.

Positive Working Relationships in School

Supporting Emotional Health and Wellbeing

Author: Alison Waterhouse

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 230

View: 821

One of the five books in the Mental Health and Wellbeing Teacher Toolkit, this practical resource focuses on developing the skills necessary to build and maintain successful relationships. The book offers research-driven, practical strategies, resources and lesson plans to support educators and health professionals. Chapters span key topics including Communication, Respecting Yourself and Others, Resolving Conflict and Team Building. A complete toolkit for teachers and counsellors, this book offers: • Easy-to-follow and flexible lesson plans that can be adapted and personalised for use in lessons, smaller groups or 1:1 work. • Resources that are linked to the PSHE and Wellbeing curriculum for KS1, KS2 and KS3. • New research, ‘Circles for Learning’, where the introduction of baby observation into the classroom by a teacher is used to understand and develop self-awareness, skills for learning, relationships, neuroscience and awareness of others. • Sections on the development of key skills in communication, skills for learning, collaboration, empathy and self-confidence. • Learning links, learning objectives and reflection questions. Offering research-driven, practical strategies and lesson plans, Positive Relationships in School is an essential resource book for practitioners looking to have a positive impact on the mental health and wellbeing of the children and young people in their care: both now and in the future.