Leap into Literacy

Voorkant
Pembroke Publishers Limited, 2007 - 128 pagina's
Create an experiential, challenging, and safe classroom that stimulates both minds and bodies with an amazing variety of teaching ideas and activities.

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Inhoudsopgave

Expanding the Space of Possibles
7
Lay the Groundwork
13
Appendixes
15
Greet the Group
19
Scan Your Plan
29
Make Words Sing
35
Stage the Page
45
Mine for Meaning
57
Inside Images
65
Immersed in Role
77
Transcripts Objects and ArtifactsConstructing Understanding
91
Take Time to Integrate
101
One Eye on Reality Another on Possibility
111
Personal Ways to Respond to Reading
112
Index
126
Copyright

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Pagina 42 - Now would I give a thousand furlongs of sea for an acre of barren ground ; long heath, brown furze, anything: The wills above be done ! but I would fain die a dry death.
Pagina 37 - Life is about not knowing/ having to change/ taking the moment and making the best of it/ without knowing what's going to happen next. Delicious Ambiguity.
Pagina 111 - The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child.
Pagina 12 - ... trampled in the sewers of baser minds. There is only one thing for it then, to learn. Learn why the world wags and what wags it. That is the only thing which the MIND can never exhaust, never alienate, never be tortured by, never fear or distrust, and never dream of regretting. Learning is the thing for you.
Pagina 12 - ... you may see the world about you devastated by evil lunatics, or know your honor trampled in the sewers of baser minds. There is only one thing for it then— to learn. Learn why the world wags and what wags it.
Pagina 57 - But the greatest thing by far is to have a command of metaphor. This alone cannot be imparted by another; it is the mark of genius, for to make good metaphors implies an eye for resemblances.
Pagina 42 - ... beginnings of the thick forest, plonking with weary feet on a track, when they heard the noises — squeakings — and the hard strike of hoofs on a path. As they pushed forward the squeaking increased till it became a frenzy. They found a piglet caught in a curtain of creepers, throwing itself at the elastic traces in all the madness of extreme terror. Its voice was thin, needle-sharp, and insistent. The three boys rushed forward and Jack drew his knife again with a flourish. He raised his arm...
Pagina 9 - The task of the excellent teacher is to stimulate "apparently ordinary" people to unusual effort. The tough problem is not in identifying winners: it is in making winners out of ordinary people." — K. Patricia Cross "I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework.
Pagina 12 - ... is to learn something. That is the only thing that never fails. You may grow old and trembling in your anatomies, you may lie awake at night listening to the disorder of your veins, you may miss your only love, you may see the world about you devastated by evil lunatics, or know your honor trampled in the sewers of baser minds.
Pagina 42 - He kind of spat." Ralph pursed his lips and squirted air into the shell, which emitted a low, farting noise. This amused both boys so much that Ralph went on squirting for some minutes, between bouts of laughter. "He blew from down here." Ralph grasped the idea and hit the shell with air from his diaphragm. Immediately the thing sounded. A deep, harsh note boomed under the palms, spread through the intricacies of the forest and echoed back from the pink granite of the mountain. Clouds of birds rose...

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