Brian Wise is a literacy coach and English teacher at Adlai E. Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire, Illinois. He works with faculty members from all high school divisions to build teacher capacity for embedding literacy skills into classroom instruction and assessment.
For the past 15 years, Brian has instructed a wide array of English and intervention courses. He has also facilitated professional development sessions around disciplinary literacy, reading and writing strategies, digital literacy, and incorporating literary skills and strategies within a professional learning community.
Brian earned a bachelor’s degree in English education from Boston University, a master’s degree in English from DePaul University, a reading specialist master’s degree from Concordia University Chicago, and a master’s degree in principal preparation from Concordia University Chicago.
Reading and Writing Strategies for the Secondary Social Studies Classroom in a PLC at Work®: Every Teacher is a Literacy Teacher Series
With Reading and writing strategies for the secondary social studies classroom in a PLC at Work, grades 6–12 teachers will equip their students with the literary support they need to think, read and write like social studies experts. This book emphasises the importance that the Professional Learning Community (PLC) at Work process has in supporting learners who struggle with literacy and in enriching learning for those who demonstrate proficiency. The series editors and authors provide practical literacy-based strategies specifically designed for social studies instruction. By restoring a focus on literacy as the centrepiece of the secondary social studies classroom, teachers will prepare all students for their future beyond school.Learn MoreA$44.95