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Author Walker, Nancy T.

Title When textbooks fall short : new ways, new texts, new sources of information in the content areas / Nancy Walker, Thomas W. Bean, and Benita Dillard.

Published Portsmouth, N.H. : Heinemann, [2010]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  428.40785 WALK    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 81 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 73-81)
Contents Don't throw out the old, just add the new : expanding the definitions of multiple texts -- Ch. 1. Multimedia, meet the mandated text : ways to connect core novels and textbooks to blogs, lyrics, and other engaging forums for learning -- Ch. 2. Harnessing the power of group-think : collaborative projects for economics, science, and social studies -- Ch. 3. Riding the online wave : study strategies that help students keep their balance with independent learning -- Ch. 4. Open to all : how to use YouTube and other venues to invite struggling readers into the conversation -- Ch. 5. Curl up with a good book 2.0 : book talks, discussion treads, and other strategies for teaching critical reading online.
Other author Bean, Thomas W.
Dillard, Benita.
Subject Content area reading.
Reading -- Computer-assisted instruction.
ISBN 0325017476 (paperback: alk. paper)
9780325017471 (paperback: alk. paper)