We can embrace a maker mindset and providing opportunities for our students to really show what they are capable of. Every kid is a maker. They are naturally curious and unafraid to try new things.
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Here are a few fun ways to use TeachingBooks.net this summer!
Making the words on the page spring to life through drama and theater is one way to connect students to literature outside of the classroom.
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Looking for resources to support your English Language Learners’ exposure to text? Use TeachingBooks multimedia instructional materials to enhance their learning experiences. Share with students author’s authentic voice in multiple languages. Provide background knowledge, discussion models, and enhance vocabulary development to support students’ acquisition of language. Infuse TeachingBooks resources across the four domains of listening, […]
Have you ever thought, “Whose perspectives am I missing, and how can I include them for all readers?” Diverse books help us fill those gaps. When you’re teaching diverse books, TeachingBooks.net helps you instruct with authentic, respectful, primary source materials to enliven discussion and nurture insights. Here are examples to consider: Identify and integrate exceptional […]
Reader’s Theater is fun! Loved by students and teachers because it makes the words come alive. Here are a few ideas about Reader’s Theater that will get you started or extend the use of it in your literacy lessons or library. Performance: Julie Andrews Edwards, actress and author, explains the connections between books and performance. Build […]
The ALA Youth Media Awards announcements are on Monday, January 11th and we are excited! Nick and Val will be in Boston, MA and the rest of the TeachingBooks.net team will be in Madison, WI watching the awards ceremony live at http://ala.unikron.com/2016/. Follow us on Twitter @TeachingBooks as we live tweet the award announcements and available resources about the award-winning books! […]
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