Inquiry Circles in Middle and High School Classrooms (DVD) : New Strategies for Comprehension and Collaboration
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.25" long x 0.25" tall
STEPHANIE HARVEY has spent her career teaching and learning about reading and writing. An elementary and special ed teacher for fifteen years, she now works as a staff developer and educational consultant. Insatiably curious about student thinking, she is a teacher first and foremost and continues to work in schools on a regular basis savoring any time spent with kids. The author of two books, Nonfiction Matters and Strategies That Work, the latter coauthored by Anne Goudvis, Stephanie works with educators, schools and districts to implement progressive literacy practices. She has created a number of video series that showcase thoughtful literacy practice. Her most recent professional offering, The Comprehension Toolkit created along with Anne Goudvis, is an intensive resource for comprehension instruction and active literacy across the day and throughout the year.
Harvey Daniels has been a city and suburban classroom teacher and a college professor, and now works as a national consultant and author on literacy education. In language arts, Smokey is known for his pioneering work on student book clubs, as recounted in Literature Circles: Voice and Choice in Book Clubs and Reading Groups, and Minilessons for Literature Circles. Smokey has recently coauthored two bestselling books on content-area literacy: Subjects Matter: Every Teacher's Guide to Content-Area Reading, and the companion volume, Content-Area Writing: Every Teacher's Guide. He is also coauthor of Best Practice: Today's Standards for Teaching and Learning in America's Schools. Daniels works with elementary and secondary teachers throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe, offering demonstration lessons, workshops, and consulting, with a special focus on creating, sustaining, and renewing student-centered inquiries and discussions of all kinds. Smokey shows colleagues how