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    Description""I believe in the power of collaborative classroom communities where everyone's ideas are valued and respected. But had you been in my classroom that day, you'd have never known it. You'd have thought I believed that I was the one with all the answers.""Effective, intentional teaching begins with a strong set of beliefs, but even the best teachers -- including Debbie Miller -- struggle to make sure that their classroom practice consistently reflects their core convictions. In "Teaching with Intention," Debbie shares her process of defining beliefs, aligning practice, and taking action to ensure that children are the true beneficiaries of her teaching. As Peter Johnston writes, "Through this book we have Debbie's teaching mind on loan. She engages us in the details of a teaching life from inside her mind, showing the thinking behind her teaching and the consequences of her actions."While Debbie's previous book, "Reading with Meaning, " chronicled a year in her own classroom, "Teaching with Intention" brings us into classrooms of teachers and children she has met over the last five years in her work as a literacy consultant. From setting up the classroom environment to the intentional use of language, from comprehension instruction to lesson design, Debbie is explicit about what she does and why. At the same time, she encourages teachers to develop their own belief statements concerning teaching and learning, and includes key questions to guide them in this important process.In an environment where the handing down of scripted programs and "foolproof" curricula is increasingly the norm, "Teaching with Intention" offers a compelling reminder that truly transformative teaching is built from the ground up, and is rebuilt every year, by every teacher, in every classroom, with every new group of students.


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    Title
    Teaching with Intention, K-5
    Subtitle
    Defining Beliefs, Aligning Practice, Taking Action
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Debbie Miller
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 149
    Width: 201 mm
    Height: 249 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 408 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781571103871
    ISBN 10: 1571103872
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27230
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: EDU
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.8
    BIC subject category V2: JNLB
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    DC21: 372.1102
    Ingram Subject Code: ED
    Libri: I-ED
    B&T General Subject: 340
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 05
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 03
    BISAC V2.8: EDU029000
    LC subject heading: , ,
    BISAC V2.8: EDU046000
    DC22: 372.1102
    BIC subject category V2: JNKH
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: EDU010000
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: LB1555 .M55 2008
    Thema V1.0: JNLB, JNKH
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations, colour plates
    Publisher
    Stenhouse Publishers
    Imprint name
    Stenhouse Publishers
    Publication date
    15 August 2008
    Publication City/Country
    York, Maine