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Deeper Reading

Author : Kelly Gallagher
ISBN : 9781571103840
Genre : Education
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Identifies the elements of an effective reading lesson, and presents strategies teachers may use to help secondary students read and understand challenging fiction and nonfiction books.
Category: Education

Deeper Shades Of Purple

Author : Stacey M. Floyd-Thomas
ISBN : 9780814727539
Genre : Religion
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The second wave of feminism was one of the most significant political and cultural developments of the 1960s and 1970s. Yet the role radical feminism played within the women's movement remains hotly contested. For some, radical feminism has made a lasting contribution to our understanding of male privilege, and the ways the power imbalance between men and women affects the everyday fabric of women's lives. For others, radical feminism represents a reflexive hostility toward men, sex, and heterosexuality, and thus is best ignored or forgotten. Rather than have the movement be interpreted by others, Radical Feminism permits the original work of radical feminists to speak for itself. Comprised of pivotal documents written by U.S. radical feminists in the 1960s and 1970s, Radical Feminism combines both unpublished and previously published manifestos, position papers, minutes of meetings, and newsletters essential to an understanding of radical feminism. Consisting of documents unavailable to the general public, and others in danger of being lost altogether, this panoramic collection is organized around the key issues of sex and sexuality, race, children, lesbianism, separatism, and class. Barbara A. Crow rescues the groundbreaking original work of such groups as The Furies, Redstockings, Cell 16, and the Women's Liberation Movement. Contributors include Kate Millet, Susan Brownmiller, Shulamith Firestone, Rosalyn Baxandall, Toni Morrison, Ellen Willis, Anne Koett, and Vivan Gornick. Gathered for the first time in one volume, these primary sources of radical feminism fill a major gap in the literature on feminism and feminist thought. Radical Feminism is an indispensable resource for future generations of feminists, scholars, and activists. "This valuable anthology may well change the way many of us view radical feminism." --Resources for Feminist Research, Winter/Spring 2001, Vol. 28, No. 3/4
Category: Religion

Deeper Learning

Author : Eric Jensen
ISBN : 9781412952033
Genre : Education
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Looks at ways teachers can incorporate learning and content processing techniques into classroom instruction.
Category: Education

The Poetics Of Philosophy A Reading Of Plato

Author : David A. Ross
ISBN : 9781443802604
Genre : Philosophy
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The Poetics of Philosophy is my attempt to hear what academic philosophy attempts to silence, namely, how reason resonates with madness. It is thus a stinging of the great steed of academia in order to recover and re-experience what otherwise would be repressed by the exigencies of bureaucratic-commodity life in the late capitalist world. An analysis of Plato’s principal dialogues with a view towards developing the author’s conception of thinking, knowing, and loving, it incorporates the insights of Heidegger, Nietzsche, and Derrida. Provoking the world mind to reflect upon its phenomenological possibility for Being dispersed within its daily routines or business, the book argues for the metaphysicality of physical reality articulated through the narrative trope of fractal dialectical logic. The present volume’s more general implications extend the insights of the author’s previous work in the area of social science. I refer to the possibility for world communist revolution, which is predicated on communism’s thorough ridding itself of its naïve materialist perspective, the relics of a Newtonian Universe, and its embracing of a fractal-dialectical logic (or similar) that is better able to incorporate the yearning for immortality, desire to experience beauty, and the need to have a meaningful life that define human species life. To articulate such a framework is the aim of my general research.
Category: Philosophy

Improving Reading Comprehension Of Middle And High School Students

Author : Kristi L. Santi
ISBN : 9783319147352
Genre : Education
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This volume focuses on our understanding of the reading comprehension of adolescents in a high stakes academic environment. Leading researchers share their most current research on each issue, covering theory and empirical research from a range of specializations, including various content areas, English language learners, students with disabilities, and reading assessment. Topics discussed include: cognitive models of reading comprehension and how they relate to typical or atypical development of reading comprehension, reading in history classes, comprehension of densely worded and symbolic mathematical texts, understanding causality in science texts, the more rigorous comprehension standards in English language arts classes, balancing the practical and measurement constraints of the assessment of reading comprehension, understanding the needs and challenges of English language learners and students in special education with respect to the various content areas discussed in this book. This book is of interest to researchers in literacy and educational psychology as well as curriculum developers.
Category: Education

Now I Get It

Author : Judy Tilton Brunner
ISBN : 9781610486149
Genre : Education
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Literacy, differentiated instruction, student engagement and academic achievement continue to be hot topics for educators, parents, legislators, and government officials. Now I Get It! Differentiate, Engage, and Read for Deeper Meaning is a practical, easy to use resource for classroom teachers, literacy coaches, school administrators and post secondary instructors. Parents will also find the information helpful as they assist their children with homework and support for reading comprehension. 21st century educators want ideas that are hands-on and with applicability in all types of classrooms. This book provides both. The strategies included in the text have been carefully considered for ease of use, utility in terms of differentiation, and simplicity of format. Each has been evaluated according to Bloom’s Taxonomy and specific suggestions for differentiating and supporting with technology has been included. The book can be read cover to cover, ‘on the run’, or as a resource in response to a specific, expressed need by teaching staff.
Category: Education

Digging Deeper Into Action Research

Author : Nancy Fichtman Dana
ISBN : 9781452241951
Genre : Education
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From framing your question to presenting your research, this is your go-to guide each time you embark on a new inquiry. Includes real-life vignettes, self-guided worksheets, and a DVD.
Category: Education


Author : Kelly Gallagher
ISBN : 9781571107800
Genre : Education
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Argues that the decline in reading by children in the United States is furthered by schools by focusing on test-taking and focusing solely on academic texts with guidance for educators on how to conteract this trend.
Category: Education

Reading Karate

Author : Shannon Dipple
ISBN : 1466209143
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Reading Karate takes is a motivational resource for all classroom teachers who want to encourage a love of reading. Your students will quickly earn their White Belts by reading and responding to picture books. The Black Belt earns them the right to a Master of Reading by engaging in multiple texts, genres and presenting to the class. Watch your students enthusiastically read a wide variety of genres, respond to the text in authentic ways while earning their Reading Karate Belts!