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Bird, Lois Bridges

Overview
Works: 26 works in 49 publications in 1 language and 6,029 library holdings
Genres: Case studies  Handbooks and manuals  History  Biography  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Other, Editor
Classifications: LB1576, 372.4
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Lois Bridges Bird
Matching books to readers : using leveled books in guided reading, K-3 by Irene C Fountas( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compiles more than seven thousand caption books, natural language texts, series books, and childrens literature for kindergarten through grade three
Good-bye round robin : twenty-five effective oral reading strategies by Michael F Opitz( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Good-bye Round Robin offers numerous practical suggestions for engaging English language learners in meaningful oral-language activities, all connected to wonderful, recently-published books for students of different ages and reading abilities. Opitz' book provides specific strategies teachers can use to help their ELLs develop both oral and written English proficiency. This book is an excellent resource for any teacher, but it is an especially useful resource for teachers of English language learners. - Yvonne and David Freeman Authors of Essential Linguistics and Teaching Reading in Multilingual Classrooms?nbsp; Oral reading can increase the comprehension, fluency, and strategic thinking of every reader - if you have the right strategies. Good-bye Round Robin, Updated Edition, gives youthe 25 best ways to turn oral reading into one of your most effective literacy tools.?nbsp; Good-bye Round Robin, Updated Edition, makes it easy to work the right amount and the right types of oral reading into your teaching. Michael Opitz and Timothy Rasinski present proven oral-reading strategies, every one of which fits easily into your existing literacy block routines.?nbsp; And this Updated Edition goes further than ever to help you get the most from every oral-reading opportunity. It's newly designed to help you match readers to instruction more quickly and confidently. Opitz and Rasinski have revised and expanded their booklists to include over 300 new children's literature titles, enabling you to choose the best book for your lessons and your readers. What's more they offer classroom-tested ways to use oral reading to support struggling readers and English learners at all stages of language acquisition
The kind of schools we need : personal essays by Elliot W Eisner( Book )

5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a long and distinguished career, Eisner has given eloquent voice to the concerns of those who decry the marginalization of the arts in school curriculums. Now, for the first time ever, readers will have access to his best essays in one concise volume. The Kind of Schools We Need reviews Eisner's theories on aesthetic intelligence - theories that have helped us rethink the connections among art, literacy, research, and evaluation
Literacy through play by Gretchen Owocki( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

...Looks at how teachers can develop the play environment, promote literacy through play, assess children's literacy knowledge, support appropriate practices, and collaborate with families. Describes 12 play centers, suggesting roles, listing materials, and proposing settings. Includes forms...A timely resource for helping teachers use play to teach literacy. Preschool-School Age
Ethnographic eyes : a teacher's guide to classroom observation by Carolyn Frank( Book )

5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ethnographic Eyes extends ethnography beyond the work of university researchers to include classroom teachers, student teachers, and teacher educators. Frank draws on extensive experience in teacher education, demonstrating how ethnography can help you see beneath the surface of classroom life, gain new understanding of diversity, and recognize that difference can be a resource for community building. Along the way, you'll learn how to record, analyze, and represent the particular kind of classroom culture that is being created. You'll also discover how an ethnographic perspective can help you expand your cultural perspective and reflect critically on your practice."--Jacket
Snapshots : literacy minilessons up close by Linda Hoyt( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide for conducting minilessons across the literacy spectrum, including oral reading, guided reading, independent reading, and writing
What every middle school teacher should know by Trudy Knowles( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Knowles and Brown present background information on adolescent development, a concise review of the history of the middle-level movement, and a model of middle-level reform that changes the way teachers view curriculum, instruction, and assessment
The Whole language catalog by Lois Bridges Bird( Book )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than 500 whole language educators, researchers, parents, and students from classrooms and countries around the world have contributed to this comprehensive source book about education's most exciting grass-roots innovation
Bring life into learning : create a lasting literacy by Donald H Graves( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The book's philosophical underpinnings will resonate with teachers, and they will applaud its practicality. Each chapter includes several "Actions" designed to bring the human aspect of various disciplines center stage while teaching essential learning skills. There are sample scripts for historical role plays, charts for delineating characters' motivation, art exercises, interview scripts, lists for recording personal observations on science and nature, and more."--Jacket
The mainstreaming handbook : how to be an advocate for your special-needs students by Debbie Coughlin( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coughlin reveals her ideas and methodology in incorporating special needs students and their IEPs into a classroom environment
Assessment : continuous learning by Lois Bridges Bird( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From basketball to the Beatles : in search of compelling early childhood curriculum by Ben Mardell( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Embedded within each chapter are guiding principles for curriculum development and implementation. Included are thoughts on using stories to bring topics to life, tapping children's fantasy and play to further inquiry, understanding students and guiding their activities, teaching skills as a natural part of study, building a community of learners, extending the learning environment beyond the classroom, and understanding teaching as a dynamic process."--Jacket
Beyond the silence : listening for democracy( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best of all, you'll discover strategies, ideas, suggestions, curriculum materials, and encouragement to help you get started or to enhance your current practices
Becoming a whole language school : the Fair Oaks story( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You can make a difference : a teacher's guide to political action by Barbara Keresty( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written from the real-life perspective of real teachers, it is a useful guide for educators, parents, administrators, curriculum coordinators, union members, and anyone involved in the grassroots politics of education. Even accidental activists will find encouragement
Writing as a way of knowing by Lois Bridges Bird( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Round peg, square hole : a teacher lives and learns in Watts by John Gust( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Creating your classroom community by Lois Bridges Bird( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The whole language catalog supplement on authentic assessment by Kenneth S Goodman( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than 100 whole language educators, researchers, parents, and students have contributed to this comprehensive source book of innovative approaches to student evaluation
On the wording of texts : a study of intra-text word frequency by Kenneth S Goodman( Book )

3 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Matching books to readers : using leveled books in guided reading, K-3
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Good-bye round robin : twenty-five effective oral reading strategiesThe kind of schools we need : personal essaysLiteracy through playEthnographic eyes : a teacher's guide to classroom observationSnapshots : literacy minilessons up closeWhat every middle school teacher should knowBring life into learning : create a lasting literacyThe mainstreaming handbook : how to be an advocate for your special-needs students