Who's Doing the Work?

How to Say Less So Readers Can Do More

Explore how some traditional scaffolding practices may actually rob students of important learning opportunities and independence.

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In their follow-up to Reading Wellness, Jan Burkins and Kim Yaris explore how some traditional scaffolding practices may actually rob students of important learning opportunities and independence. Who’s Doing the Work? suggests ways to make small but powerful adjustments to instruction that hold students accountable for their own learning.

Educators everywhere are concerned about students whose reading development inexplicably plateaus, as well as those who face chall...read more

About the Author(s)

Jan Burkins, co-author of Preventing Misguided Reading (IRA, 2010) and Kim Yaris are the writers and thinkers behind Burkins and Yaris -- Think Tank for 21st Century Literacy, where their blog and their instructional resources have drawn a national audience and made them thought leaders in the field of literacy instruction.

Kim Yaris and Jan Burkins are the writers and thinkers behind Burkins and Yaris -- Think Tank for 21st Century Literacy, where their blog and their instructional resources have drawn a national audience and made them thought leaders in the field of literacy instruction.

Table of Contents

  • Contents
  • Foreword by Joan Moser of "The 2 Sisters"
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: What Painting, Housework, and Designing Sofas Can Teach Us About Developing Agentive Readers
  • Chapter 1: Reading Process: Beginning with the End in Mind
  • Chapter 2: Read-Aloud: Giving Students a Reason to Learn to Read
  • Chapter 3: Shared Reading: Bridging the Gap Between Read-Aloud and Guided Reading
  • Chapter 4: Guided Reading: Reading Practice Under the Teacher's Watchful Eye
  • Chapter 5: Indepdendent Reading: Learning to Love to Read
  • Chapter 6: Putting It All Together
  • References
  • Index
     

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Product Details

Grade Range: K-5
Media: 182 pp/paper
Year: 2016
Item No: 1075Item No: 1076Item No: 1B75
ISBN: 978-1-62531-075-0ISBN: 978-162531-076-7ISBN: 978-162531-B75-0
Hashtag: #whosdoingthework

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