by Lance T. Izumi, Williamson M. Evers
Publisher: Hoover Institution Press 2002
Number of pages: 84
In this book some of the brightest minds in education research have studied pressing questions about teacher quality and practices, reviewed thousands of education studies, examined state test scores, explored education theories, and then affirmed that we know what works. We must now ensure that the system provides the best possible education for kids.
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by Lauren B. Resnick - National Academies Press
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by Michelle Commeyras, et al. - The Global Text Project
The book for those teachers who want to be readers and teachers. It will inspire you to explore ways of bringing your reading self to teaching reading and language arts. We want to encourage those who already share their reading life with students.
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