Vicky Giouroukakis

Vicky Giouroukakis, PhD, is a professor in the Division of Education at Molloy College, Rockville Centre, New York. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in literacy, English education and TESOL. Prior to her tenure at Molloy, Vicky taught English at a public high school in Queens, New York, and ESL to adolescents and adults. Her research and publications centre on the topics of adolescent literacy, teacher education, cultural/linguistic diversity and standards and assessment. Vicky's work has been featured in books and scholarly journals, and she frequently presents at regional, national and international conferences.

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  1. Achieving Next Generation Literacy: Using the Tests (You Think) You Hate to Help the Student You Love

    As a teacher, what you want most is for your students to learn - to immerse themselves in rich and challenging content and leave your classroom better prepared for school and life. In English and humanities, this includes developing the multifaceted reading, writing, thinking and communication skills that constitute next generation literacy. But as a teacher, you also know how much is riding on THOSE TESTS - achievement tests from the national assessment consortia, the NAPLAN and GAT, and independent state assessments. Is it possible to help students succeed on mandated tests without sacrificing your values, your creativity, and their education? Yes, it is possible. This book shows you how.

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