Leap into Literacy

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Pembroke Publishers Limited, 2007 - Active learning - 128 pages
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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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Contents

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
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