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Block, Cathy Collins

Overview
Works: 87 works in 224 publications in 1 language and 6,428 library holdings
Genres: Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: LB1050.45, 372.47
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Most widely held works by Cathy Collins Block
Comprehension instruction : research-based best practices by Cathy Collins Block( Book )

18 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This comprehensive professional resource and text is based on cutting-edge research. In each chapter, leading scholars provide an overview of a particular aspect of comprehension, offer best-practice instructional guidelines and policy recommendations, present key research questions still to be answered, and conclude with stimulating questions for individual study or discussion. Coverage includes such timely topics as differentiated instruction, technology and reading comprehension, teaching English language learners, and the implications of current neuroscientific findings. - Publisher
Improving comprehension instruction : rethinking research, theory, and classroom practice( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teaching students to comprehend the content and meaning of what they read can be a complex and challenging process; it is also an urgent educational priority
Teaching the language arts : expanding thinking through student-centered instruction by Cathy Collins Block( Book )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book explains and demonstrates with a step-by-step approach how communication and thinking competencies can be enhanced through instruction. This revision elaborates further on a language arts program built to focus on the needs of individual students. Each of the fourteen chapters is divided into three sections covering theoretical foundations, practice, and professional development, giving the text a practical, usable organization. The second and third sections apply the principles from the first section to the classroom. Features in these sections show specific teaching strategies that offer practical ideas for teachers to develop an ongoing and successful teaching repertoire. --From publisher's description
Teaching thinking : an agenda for the twenty-first century by Cathy Collins( Book )

6 editions published in 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book offers ideas and strategies for teaching thinking in schools. Sixteen chapters and a concluding discussion, each preceded by an introductory article, are written by experts recognized in their fields. The chapters include: (1) "Reading and Thinking with History and Science Text" (Isabel L. Beck and Janice A. Dole; (2) "Developing Problem-Solving Through Language Arts Instruction" (Donna M. Ogle); (3) "Mathematics Learning and Teaching: What We Have Learned in Ten Years" (Thomas A. Romberg); (4) "Thinking Development Through Intervention: Middle School Students Come of Age" (Cathy Collins); (5) "a Validated Approach to Thinking Development for At-Risk Populations" (Stanley Pogrow); (6) "The Prospects for Classroom Thoughtfulness in High School Social Studies" (Fred M. Newmann); (7) "Lifelong Learning in the Learning Society of the Twenty-First Century" (Ronald Gross); (8) "The Inquiring School: Literacy for the Year 2000" (Robert Calfee); (9) "An Environment for Thinking" (Arthur L. Costa); (10) "Changing Societal Needs: Changing How We Think About Curriculum and Instruction" (Margaret Tinzmann, Beau Fly Jones, and Jean Pierce); (11) "Reforming Achievement Testing to Promote Students' Learning" (Scott G. Paris, Theresa A. Lawton, and Julianne C. Turner); (12) "Business Partnerships to Build a Thinking Populist" (Jim Duffy); (13) "Thinking and Acting from a Broad Perspective: Community Education" (Larry E. Decker); (14) "Preschool Children...Masters of Change" (Linda A. Tsantis and David D. Keefe); (15) "Examining and Influencing Contexts for Intentional Literacy Learning" (Annemarie Sullivan Palincsar and Laura Klenk); and (16) "Critical Thinking and Young Literacy Learners" (Terry Salinger). The closing discussion, "Fatal Vision--The Failure of the Schools in Teaching Children To Think," is by Patricia A. McGrane and Robert J. Sternberg. Authors of introductory articles include James Voss, Donna Alvermann, John A. Dossey, Judith L. Irvin, David C. Berliner, Arthur N. Applebee, Paul Messier, John I. Goodlad, Barbara Z. Presseisen, Robert N. Ennis, Kenneth Wolf, Senator William E. Brock, Dee Dickinson, Wade F. Horn, Robert Glaser, and William H. Teale. (Lmi)
Time management for teachers : techniques and skills that give you more time to teach by Cathy Collins Block( Book )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exemplary literacy teachers : promoting success for all children in grades K-5 by Cathy Collins Block( Book )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comprehension process instruction : creating reading success in grades K-3 by Cathy Collins Block( Book )

7 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filling a crucial gap in the literature, this immensely practical volume presents innovative tools for helping K
Collaborative literacy : using gifted strategies to enrich learning for every student by Susan E Israel( Book )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reading First and beyond : the complete guide for teachers and literacy coaches by Cathy Collins Block( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reading proficiency is the most fundamental learning skill, critical to students' success. Renowned educators and authors Cathy Collins Block and Susan Israel present an indispensable guide that will give teachers and literacy coaches crystal clear understanding of the evidenced-based instructional practices required by Reading First Legislation, along with the tools to incorporate them. The authors further expand the support for enriched classroom practice through evidence and practical how-to advice for additional domains that show proven benefits for students, including writing, metacognition and oral language. Through their explanations, teaching directions, and sample lessons, this resource bridges the gap between key research and daily reading classroom teaching. It also summarizes the educator-relevant provisions and requirements of Reading First and the No Child Left Behind federal programs. Each chapter includes: Short classroom-relevant research summaries for teachers- What teachers need to know about phonics, phonemic awareness, vocabulary, comprehension, and fluency- Lesson plans addressing each literacy domain- Components to assess learning- Strategies to differentiate for special learners, ELL, and advanced readers. Reading First and Beyond is packed with enriching ideas for all educators that will enhance their list of literacy instructional strategies, helping them achieve high levels of reading proficiency from all students
Power thinking : how the way you think can change the way you lead by John Mangieri( Book )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Power Thinking offers leaders the information they need to evaluate their current thinking proficiencies, determine areas for improvement, and enhance their thinking skills. The book includes the Yale Assessment of Thinking, a standardized assessment measure that enables readers to determine their abilities in the cognitive domains found to be crucial to being an outstanding leader."--Jacket
Literacy difficulties : diagnosis and instruction for reading specialists and classroom teachers by Cathy Collins Block( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Literacy Difficulties is the only text designed for remedial reading methods classes in which reading, writing, speaking, and listening difficulties are described, remediated, and evaluated for classroom and clinical situations."--BOOK JACKET
Creating a culturally enriched curriculum for grades K-6 by Cathy Collins Block( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book provides a multicultural curriculum that can be used alone or as a supplemental program for language arts and social studies instruction in kindergarten through grade 6. It uses the pluralistic values of the students' heritages to develop their social and problem-solving abilities. Each of the 30 units contains quotations that exemplify the concept being studied; lists of selections from children's literature; and activities addressing a societal, educational, and content-area goal. Units help students appreciate the differences and similarities among 30 different cultural groups, and cover topics such as "being yourself,""giving kindness,""overcoming fears," and "valuing school." Students learn strategies for resolving conflict, develop self-management skills and self-esteem, and build stronger bonds between home and school. The book suggests 20 methods of assessing students' development of social educational strategies and applying their reading and writing skills and content-area knowledge in their lives outside of school. (Contains 39 blackline masters for activities and more than 300 quotations that promote cultural awareness.) (Sld)
126 strategies to build language arts abilities : a month-by-month resource by Cathy Collins Block( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grade level: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, k, p, e, i, s, t
Teaching comprehension : the comprehension process approach by Cathy Collins Block( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Creating powerful thinking in teachers and students : diverse perspectives( Book )

4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exemplary literacy teachers : what schools can do to promote success for all students by Cathy Collins Block( Book )

8 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Identifying what exemplary teachers know and do to promote literacy achievement at every grade level, this highly motivating book provides step-by-step guidance for professional development. It helps teachers assess their strengths and build their competencies in six key domains of literacy instruction directly linked to student success. Featuring skills-building exercises, sample lesson plans, book lists, and over a dozen reproducibles, the book illustrates specific actions that teachers can take to emulate their most effective colleagues in school districts around the country. - Publisher
Quotes to inspire great reading teachers : a reflective tool for advancing students' literacy by Cathy Collins Block( Book )

5 editions published between 1900 and 2006 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A year's worth of thought-provoking quotations will inspire you to reflect on the way you teach and provide you with tools to inspire your students, too!
The vocabulary-enriched classroom : practices for improving the reading performance of all students in grades 3 and up by Cathy Collins Block( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A student's ability to read depends largely on the size and quality of his or her vocabulary. However, despite that fact, vocabulary instruction has not evolved to the same degree as instruction in word recognition, comprehension, and other areas of literacy. This book will change that. Containing selections by top names in reading research - Linda Gambrell, Jerry Johns, Timothy Rasinski, to name a few - it offers cutting-edge word-learning strategies for all students, including struggling, gifted, and English-language learners. For use with Grades 3 and up
Reason to read : thinking strategies for life through literature by Cathy Collins Block( Book )

6 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yale Assessment of Thinking : a self-assessment of your skill in the areas of reasoning, insight, and self-knowledge by John N Mangieri( Book )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Improving comprehension instruction : rethinking research, theory, and classroom practice
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Improving comprehension instruction : rethinking research, theory, and classroom practiceTeaching the language arts : expanding thinking through student-centered instructionExemplary literacy teachers : promoting success for all children in grades K-5Comprehension process instruction : creating reading success in grades K-3Collaborative literacy : using gifted strategies to enrich learning for every studentReading First and beyond : the complete guide for teachers and literacy coachesPower thinking : how the way you think can change the way you leadLiteracy difficulties : diagnosis and instruction for reading specialists and classroom teachers