Literacy Essentials

Engagement, Excellence, and Equity for All Learners

How do we ensure that all students are engaged each day in meaningful, challenging, and joyful work and have equal opportunity to learn?

That is the central question Regie Routman addresses in Literacy Essentials: Engagement, Excellence, and Equity for All Learners. Her response is that such an outcome is only possible within a culture of empowerment in which all students and teachers feel encouraged and supported to let their voices be heard, explore their passions and interests, develop deep knowledge, and become their fullest and truest selves.

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How do we ensure that all students are engaged each day in meaningful, challenging, and joyful work and have equal opportunity to learn?

That is the central question Regie Routman addresses in Literacy Essentials: Engagement, Excellence, and Equity for All Learners. Her response is that such an outcome is only possible within a culture of empowerment in which all students and teachers feel encouraged and supported to let their voices be heard, explore their passions and intere...read more

About the Author(s)

Regie Routman is a mentor teacher, coach, and author who works side-by-side with teachers and principals in diverse schools and districts. She is dedicated to increasing and sustaining reading and writing achievement across the curriculum for all learners.

Table of Contents

  • A Note About Notes and Other Resources
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: Letter to My Colleagues
  • ENGAGEMENT
  • 1. Developing Trusting Relationships
  • 2. Celebrating Learners
  • 3. Creating a Thriving Learning Environment
  • 4. Teaching with Purpose and Authenticity
  • EXCELLENCE
  • 1. Embedding Professional Learning
  • 2. Expert Teaching Through Frontloading
  • 3. Listening, Speaking, and Questioning
  • 4. Embracing the Reading-Writing Connection
  • 5. Teaching Readers
  • 6. Teaching Writers
  • EQUITY
  • 1. Making High Expectations an Instructional Reality
  • 2. Reaching All Learners
  • 3. Applying Responsible Assessment
  • 4. Developing Self-determining Learners
  • 5. Advocating for Students
  • Afterword: The Need for Civic Engagment
  • Appendices A-I
  • Notes
  • References and Resources
  • Index

Product Details

Grade Range: K-12
Media: 480 pp/paper
Available: 12/25/2017
Item No: 1037
ISBN: 978-1-62531-037-8

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