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Language Arts in Canadian Classrooms

ISBN-10: 0132893525

ISBN-13: 9780132893527

Edition: 2013

Authors: Anne Elliott, Vera E. Woloshyn

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Drawing on current research and theory, this text is a practical guide that will prepare you to teach language arts in Canadian classrooms. It highlights classroom-tested dynamic and interactive techniques for promoting literacy learning as a pleasurable experience. As a ground-up Canadian text, the structure ofLanguage Artsreflects how content is taught in Canadian schools. Extensive coverage of integrating students with diverse needs, cultures, and exceptionalities reflects the demographics of Canadian classrooms, including acknowledging and fostering cultural and linguistic diversity. 
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Book details

List price: $152.45
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Pearson Education Canada
Publication date: 1/1/2012
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 528
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

James Levinis a faculty member in the Graduate School of Education at Pennsylvania State University where he has taught science and mathematics education and classroom management courses for twenty years. Prior to that, he taught as a secondary mathematics and science teacher in both urban and suburban schools in the Philadelphia, PA area. He is currently The Director of Advising and the Division of Undergraduate Studies Program Coordinator for the Eberly College of Science. His current research interests are directed towards studentsrsquo; persistence and success in science. nbsp; James F. Nolanis the Hermanowicz Professor of Education and the Co-Coordinator of the Elementary Professional Development School Partnership between Penn State University and the State College Area School District. His research interests include reflective supervision, professional development, and classroom management. He currently serves as Editor ofThe Pennsylvania Teacher Educator. nbsp; James W. Kerris a retired Associate Professor from the Faculty of Education at Brock University. nbsp; Anne E. Elliottis a Professor in the Faculty of Education at Brock University and Chair of the Pre-service Program. She continues to teach a teaching methods course and supervises teacher candidates in their field placements. She also contributes to the on-going development of the Critical Literacy Centre at Brock. She earned her Bachelors and Masters degrees from Brock University, and her PhD from the University of Toronto.

Discovering Yourself and Your Students as Language Learners
Listening, Speaking, and Beyond
Assessing and Evaluating your Students as Language Learners
Work Learning
Comprehension of Narrative Text
Reading Comprehension Strategies for Non-fiction: Reading in the Content Areas
Writing: Exploring the Reading and Writing Connection
Teaching the Writing Tools: Spelling, Grammar, Mechanics & Handwriting
The Role of Children's Literature
Redefining Literacy: Integrating New Literacies and a Critical Response to Popular Culture into your Classroom
Working with Students with Diverse Learning Needs
Creating your Language Arts Classroom: How Do You Begin?