Engaging in the Language Arts Exploring the Power of Language

by Donna Ogle, James W. Beers

Engaging in the Language Arts Exploring the Power of Language Synopsis

Engaging in the Language Arts: Exploring the Power of Language, written by distinguished authors Donna Ogle and Jim Beers, brings the language arts to life for teachers through a focus on contemporary communication and visual literacy, coupled with varied genre and electronic resources. The guide unique in that it is all about helping teachers ensure that students learn to use language to communicate with others in our increasingly culturally and linguistically diverse society-and to draw upon a great language resource in their classrooms to do this: the language power of their students themselves.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780132595377
Publication date: 17th March 2011
Author: Donna Ogle, James W. Beers
Publisher: Pearson an imprint of Pearson Education (US)
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 528 pages
Categories: Teaching of a specific subject, Educational: English language & literacy, Primary & middle schools,

About Donna Ogle, James W. Beers

Donna Ogle is Professor of Reading and Language at National-Louis University in Chicago, Illinois, and is actively involved in staff development projects work in the Chicago Public Schools, the Reading Leadership Institute, and in other American school districts. Dr. Ogle serves as a literacy consultant internationally, including Critical Thinking International and as a part of the editorial review boards of Lectura y Vida and the Thinking Classroom. She recently finished her term as president of the International Reading Association (IRA). Donna also conducts research on visual literacy and content comprehension, having developed both the K-W-L and PRC2 (partner reading in ...

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