Text Me a Strategy

How to Encourage Students to Develop the Skills They Need to Become Independent Learners

This timely book offers teachers practical tools that promote student learning and personal growth in our fast-paced information age. Building on students' love of text messaging, this book offers 100 "crisp and snappy" strategies that are easily taught, reviewed, and reinforced by teachers. The name of each strategy reflects its function, which makes the strategy easy to recall, easy to apply, and fun to use. The strategies are organized around seven themes—Remembering, Communicating, Organizing, Discovering, Understanding, Creating, and Living Well—that represent general teaching goals.

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This timely book offers teachers practical tools that promote student learning and personal growth in our fast-paced information age. Building on students' love of text messaging, this book offers 100 "crisp and snappy" strategies that are easily taught, reviewed, and reinforced by teachers. The name of each strategy reflects its function, which makes the strategy easy to recall, easy to apply, and fun to use. The strategies are organized around seven themes—Remembering, Communicating, Organi...read more

About the Author(s)

Kathy Paterson is a teacher and drama specialist with more than twenty-five years of classroom experience. A popular speaker and writer, she is involved in teacher training with several universities on issues around differentiation and effective teaching practices.

Table of Contents

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Introduction: Strategies for Independence
Chapter 1. Remembering to Learn
Chapter 2. Communicating
Chapter 3. Organizing
Chapter 4. Discovering
Chapter 5. Understanding
Chapter 6. Creating
Chapter 7. Living Well
Pointing to the Problems
Index

Product Details

Grade Range: K-12
Media: 128 pp/paper
Year: 2008
Item No: 8233
ISBN: 978-155138-233-3

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