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  1. Thinking Like a Generalist: Skills for Navigating a Complex World

    A generalist is curious, open-minded, sceptical and persistent in their quest for information. Thinking like a generalist demonstrates what it means to take a generalist stance in instruction and provides a set of teaching tools to be able to pass those skills to students – skills that will transfer beyond the walls of the classroom.

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  2. Hands Down, Speak Out: Listening and Talking Across Literacy and Math, K–5

    Math coach Kassia Omohundro Wedekind and literacy coach Christy Hermann Thompson have spent years comparing notes on how to build effective classroom communities across the content areas. How, they wondered, can we lay the groundwork for classroom conversations that are less teacher-directed and more conducive to student-to-student dialogue? Their answers start with Hands-Down Conversations, an innovative discourse structure in which students’ ideas and voices take the lead while teachers focus on listening and facilitating.

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    A$49.95
  3. The Write Thing: Kwame Alexander Engages Students in Writing Workshop (and You Can Too!)

    Imagine having a Newbery Medal-winning author in your classroom as a coach, an advisor and a friend, giving you personal and practical advice on how to teach writing workshop in today’s classroom. With The write thing, you can do just that!

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  4. Teaching for Transfer: A Guide for Designing Learning With Real-World Application

    In Teaching for transfer: A guide for designing learning with real-world application, author Michael McDowell provides F–12 teachers with a road map for reconfiguring classroom instruction to ensure that students learn to expertly apply their knowledge and skills to different contexts. McDowell outlines three levels of complexity in learning – (1) surface, (2) deep and (3) transfer – and explains that while the foundational levels of surface and deep are essential and allow students to understand and relate ideas, transfer-level work is key; it involves the interdisciplinary problem-solving students need to practice to become creative, well-rounded citizens who can meet and overcome unexpected challenges.

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