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“The book's major strengths are its ease of use and the range of approaches to address many different reading issues. You can read straight through for a host of ideas, or you can pinpoint exactly which kind of strategy to explore.”

—Kristie Mary Betts, English Teacher

Peak to Peak High School, Lafayette, CO

“Bottom line: This book is reader friendly! Teachers in the content areas can quickly and easily find specific ideas to help students.”

—Barbara L. Townsend, Reading Specialist

Elkhorn Area School District, WI

Help for students who are overwhelmed, feel confused, can't remember, lack language skills, or just don't get it.

In today's era of accountability, teachers are expected to help all secondary students understand complex concepts and ideas and demonstrate proficiency on high-stakes tests. To promote success for struggling ...

Use the I Do It, We Do It, You Do It Lesson Plan
Use the I do it, we do it, you do it lesson plan

Whenever I have a class that needs to develop note-taking skills, I model for students on the overhead or whiteboard precisely what they should be writing down in their notebooks as a result of something I have said. In the beginning weeks of the school year I am more deliberate about writing notes out for them, and as the year goes by I am able to just “speak” notes to them to get them to listen and take notes without relying on the overhead or whiteboard. I always collect students’ notebooks to see whether they are getting the critical ideas ...

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