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Bird, Lois Bridges

Overview
Works: 26 works in 56 publications in 1 language and 5,900 library holdings
Genres: Case studies  Handbooks and manuals  History  Biography  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Other, Editor
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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 595 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 )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes twenty-five strategies teachers may use to help children learn to read aloud, each with a grade level, teaching procedures, and suggested children's literature
The kind of schools we need : personal essays by Elliot W Eisner( Book )

5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 487 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 )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 456 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 399 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
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
Snapshots : literacy minilessons up close by Linda Hoyt( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide for conducting minilessons across the literacy spectrum, including oral reading, guided reading, independent reading, and writing
The Whole language catalog by Lois Bridges Bird( Book )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and held by 329 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 327 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 258 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 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 236 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 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this, the first primer on democratic education, the contributors investigate some of the essential elements of a democratic classroom: reflection, self-evaluation, counseling, community-building, consensus building, authentic projects, intrinsic practices. In each short chapter, teachers, teacher educators, and counselors reflect on what it means to teach for democracy - including Alfie Kohn, Peter McLaren, Shelley Berman, Hilton Smith, and others. Just as important, you hear from the students themselves who explain why classrooms in which they have the freedom and opportunity to pose problems and work out solutions are the best environments for learning
Becoming a whole language school : the Fair Oaks story( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 213 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 200 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 )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions 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 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 111 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 77 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 observationWhat every middle school teacher should knowSnapshots : literacy minilessons up closeBring life into learning : create a lasting literacyThe mainstreaming handbook : how to be an advocate for your special-needs students
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Bird, Lois Bridges

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English (47)