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How to Teach Academic Vocabulary



How To Teach Academic Vocabulary
by Faber, Sharon

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Grade Level: Gr. K-12
ISBN / IP #: 978-0-86530-249-5 / IP456-7

How to Teach Academic Vocabulary presents relevant research on best practices, literacy, and brain-based learning; outlines more than 50 easy-to-use, practical vocabulary strategies to increase students’ academic achievement; and suggests ways to present the strategies to students. Help your students become self-sufficient learners with the ideas in this book. Sharon Faber is an internationally recognized consultant with more than 30 years of experience as a teacher, building and central office administrator, university professor, and staff-development trainer. During her years in education, she has taught almost every grade level, and she has been a principal, assistant principal, English and Reading Supervisor, Director of Leadership Training, and Middle-School Facilitator. She was a professor at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and Belmont Abbey College. Dr. Faber has written extensively in the areas of literacy and leadership at the middle- and high-school levels and is the author of the best-selling book How to Teach Reading When You’re Not a Reading Teacher, Rev. (2006). She is noted for the practicality of her content and her no-nonsense approach.


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