Adolescents on the Edge: Stories and Lessons to Transform Learning
"Literacy is freedom and everyone has something significant to say." -Jimmy Santiago Baca Fusing Jimmy Santiago Baca's talents as a writer of memoir with ReLeah Cossett Lent's expertise in building and empowering classroom communities, Adolescents on the Edge offers a completely new approach to reaching at-risk adolescents. Centered around conflicts and life-altering choices, Baca's gripping personal narratives-delivered through short stories and live-from-the-class-altering choices, Baca's gripping personal narratives-delivered through short stories and live-from-the-classroom videos-will resonate with students and provide rich opportunities for them to reflect on their own decision making. Through these stories and their accompanying activities, students witness the power of literacy and learn that their power, too, lives in the words they speak, write, and share with others. Watch a video overview. Adolescents on the Edge components - The complete teacher's book, Adolescents on the Edge, describes the elements and professional understandings needed to cultivate transformative learning environments. After detailing the role of trust and dialogue in creating a classroom community, ReLeah presents proven strategies for engaging and motivating students. The second half of the teacher's book provides new stories Jimmy has written especially for adolescents. Each story is reproducible and is supported by teaching strategies. - An accompanying DVD welcomes your students into a real classroom to watch master storyteller Jimmy Baca in action. After the stories teachers can watch Jimmy and ReLeah lead students in follow-up lessons and reflect on their own practice. The 10 stories from the teacher's book are also available in an optional book for students. Stories from the Edge enriches and extends Baca's critically acclaimed memoir A Place to Stand. In addition, Jimmy has written three more stories for students to read independently. Save $ with a Teacher Pack .… read more
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From basketball dreams and family fiascos to first crushes and new neighborhoods, this anthology, written by award-winning childre...n's authors, celebrates the uniqueness and universality in all of us. read more
Whether it is basketball dreams, family fiascos, first crushes, or new neighborhoods, this bold anthology written by some of today...'s best children's authors celebrates the uniqueness and universality in everyone. read more
Whether it is basketball dreams, family fiascoes, first crushes, or new neighborhoods, this bold anthology, written by the best ch...ildren's authors, celebrates the uniqueness and universality in everyone. read more
This new story from the series "Little Music Lessons for Kids" will tell your little one about a talkative drum who was just born.... He made lots of noise in the forest, and many forest dwellers tried to explain to the stupid drum the importance of keeping silent, but nothing worked for them. Who will stop the little drum and restore peace in the forest? A fascinating story and bright pictures are waiting for your child again! For children 5-8 years old. read more
The story line of this book was created from the pleasure I attained from looking out a large window at my lake property in Wiscon...sin. Over many years, as I drank my morning coffee or ate my lunch at noon, I observed in wonderment many different kinds of animals and birds interacting with one another.Nature continued to illustrate other observations to me that I have written about. These observations helped me to create a story line for children not only to enjoy reading but also perhaps could assist them in learning an important life lesson.If you enjoyed reading about Scooter and Lilly who learned a lesson to never give up, you may also enjoy reading about Harry the Hummingbird and Chucky the Black Squirrel, two other story lines about sharing and bullying! read more
This illustrated book of Jack the Rabbit and Friends stories is a collection of short read-aloud stories about a community of anim...als who love life, share adventures, and care for each other. read more
Liz is excited for a fun summer with The Critter Club, but will summer school ruin her plans?It’s almost time for summer vacation,... and Liz is looking forward to sleeping in, taking an art class, and spending plenty of time with her friends at The Critter Club! Between fun summer plans and busy petsitting schedules, the girls are going to have their hands full. But on the last day of school, Liz gets the unexpected news that her math grades aren’t where they need to be. Though she’s not thrilled to be stuck in summer school, Liz works hard—and learns a lesson even more important than fractions. With easy-to-read language and illustrations on almost every page, The Critter Club chapter books are perfect for beginning readers. read more
Benny is a bull calf who doesn't play nicely with his friends. After his naughty pranks upset his friends, the little bull earns t...he nickname Benny the Bully. Benny The Bull Calf Learns A Lesson is a story that tries to teach children that that teasing and bullying others can make you very unpopular with others. Benny's mean tricks are enough to make Sheila the Sheep, Percy the Pig, Henry the Horse, and other cute members of the farm see that Benny just isn't nice. The story shows what happens when you do mean things to others, and with any luck, you'll learn the same lesson Benny learns at the end of this tale. read more
My name is Jackson Myside and I'm your friendly Waycool School Guide. You're going to meet lots of my friends, with clues in their... names it's fun to pretend. So listen carefully to everyone's name, and help me play the Waycool School game. Did you figure out the clues in my name? "Jack's on my side I always say." I love playing the Waycool School game! Now read along and you do the same. Happy Reading! read more
Excerpt from Learning to Talk, or Entertaining and Instructive Lessons in the Use of Language If the child is older, and has alrea...dy made considerable progress in learning to talk, then the reading may be more ﬂuent, and it may be left to the child itself to answer the questions. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. read more
Studio 1: Genius Products, Inc.Video Release Date: 2006-03-28Animated: Animated
Edith ("The Lonely Doll") brings a kitten back from the country, and her friend Little Bear feels very left out as Edith focuses a...ll of her attention on her cuddly new playmate. It’s only when Edith is confined to her bed with the measles that she begins to realize how much she misses Little Bear’s companionship. Little Bear sneaks in for a visit that turns into a disaster when he tries to cut Edith’s tangled hair. When Little Bear gets the measles, too, Edith uses her savings to buy him a puppy. Much to Mr. Bear’s delight, the two agree to share their pets and harmony is restored. read more
Edith ("The Lonely Doll") brings a kitten back from the country, and her friend Little Bear feels very left out as Edith focuses a...ll of her attention on her cuddly new playmate. It’s only when Edith is confined to her bed with the measles, that she begins to realize how much she misses Little Bear’s companionship. Little Bear sneaks in for a visit that turns into a disaster when he tries to cut Edith’s tangled hair. When Little Bear gets the measles, too, Edith uses her savings to buy him a puppy. Much to Mr. Bear’s delight, the two agree to share their pets and harmony is restored. read more
Animal Tales & Bible Stories: Tobi Learns to Pray is a children's story that teaches kids a broader understanding of prayer and ho...w to use prayer in their lives. read more
Readers will learn about animals and their behaviors in this adorable narrative about mans best friend. Using familiar pets such a...s cats and goldfish, the text imparts the lessons of early elementary curriculum in a fun and child-friendly way. Charming illustrations complement the text, reinforcing the books concepts while captivating the attention of young listeners and emerging readers. read more
In this second book in the Sammy the Sea Cow Series, Sammy learns the hard way that careless words can be used like a weapon and w...ound those you love. read more
Life Lessons Series introduces over 15 Pre-K skills in the areas of science, social studies, and health and safety. A Day with Poo...h teaches all the basic knowledge that you would expect from the cuddly, honey-loving bear. read more
Sam, Sue, Sean and Sally Seahorse live in the reef near the seashore. They are a very loving family. Sean and Sally will learn how... to cross the street safely, learn about fire safety, and about the importance of doing schoolwork. read more
ACT It Out Children's Stories: Reid Learns to Fish
Excerpt from Learning to Think: Consisting of Easy and Entertaining Lessons, Designed to Assist in the First Unfolding of the Refl...ective and Reasoning Powers of ChildrenIn many cases where the answer of the question, though not obvious, is a matter of judgment, or taste, or opinion, the reply is left to the child, in order that the task of framing a reply may ex cite its imagination and exercise its thinking powers. In these cases, give the child full time to consider the question, and then comment gently and encouragingly on the answer he gives, so as to draw out his thoughts and ideas in full.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. read more
FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Members of the Critter Club are all excited about their summer plans until Liz learns that,... instead of taking an art class, she will have to be in summer school to improve her math skills, but a fun teacher, a classroom pet, support from her friends, andadvice from her brother might get her through. read more
Written by David Spaulding in the tradition of Arthur Maxwell's bedtime stories for children, "To Obey is Better – and Other Stori...es with Life Lessons for Children" contains four short stories that will touch the heart and speak to children. They are, "To Obey is Better," "Beauty Inside and Out," "Over His Head," and "The Twins' Surprise." read more