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The compelling connection between the classroom and what happens in the world is the basis of Real Life Literacy. It shows teachers how to turn kids on to learning and build skills that will help them function more successfully in the real world. It fills in the gaps often missing from traditional language arts classes and offers a range of classroom tools that promote real-world reading and writing.
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This timely book makes a powerful case for linking genuine, purposeful, and functional in-school activities to the lives of students. It promotes using classroom learning to guide and support students as they strive to make meaning of their world.
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Kathy Paterson is a teacher and drama specialist with more than 25 years of classroom experience. A popular speaker and writer, she is involved in teacher training with several universities on issues around differentiation and effective teaching practices. The author of Every Adult's Guide to Talking to Teens and How Do I Teach and Keep My Sanity, her books have been translated in the Czech Republic, Germany, Indonesia, Lithuania, and Slovenia.
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Book Description Pembroke Publishers, 2006. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX1551382040
Book Description Pembroke Publishers, 2006. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1551382040
Book Description Pembroke Publishers, 2006. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P111551382040