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In and Out of School: Family-School Partnerships in Math and Science
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produced by Stenhouse Publishers (Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2008), 28 mins
The Parent Project adventure continues in the two practical and motivational projects included in In and Out of School. The first project, "2 + 2 Is More Than 4", documents a series of workshops, celebrations, and presentations in which Milwaukee parents become better acquainted with math standards as they learn h...
produced by Stenhouse Publishers (Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2008), 28 mins
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In the Beginning: Young Writer's Develop Independence
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directed by Stuart Williams; produced by Stuart Williams (Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2006), 30 mins
While literacy development begins long before children are of school age, the kindergarten classroom marks an important moment as students embark on their lifelong journey as writers. In the Beginning: Young Writers Develop Independence offers a close-up view of master teacher Emelie Parker's writing workshop at B...
directed by Stuart Williams; produced by Stuart Williams (Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2006), 30 mins
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The Joy of Conferring: One-on-one with young readers. Program 2: Three Minutes Or Less - Book Selection, Quick Conferences
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produced by Stenhouse Publishers (Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2005), 25 mins
While reading Debbie Miller's book, Reading with Meaning, or viewing her Happy Reading! video series, one wonders at Debbie's ability to orchestrate a buzzing classroom full of first-graders into a cooperative literacy community. The Joy of Conferring lets us focus in with Debbie and see what happens at the indivi...
produced by Stenhouse Publishers (Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2005), 25 mins
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Making the Most of News Magazines
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(Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2006), 15 mins
Franki Sibberson's fourth- and fifth-grade students use binders to organize their weekly news magazines in a compilation for use throughout the year. In this classroom vignette, the students use these magazines collected and organized over many weeks as part of their social studies curriculum considering the legal...
(Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2006), 15 mins
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Results That Last
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produced by Carla Soffos, Linda J. Dorn and Ron Blome (Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2003), 1 hour 51 mins
What are the features of a school change model? Can these characteristics be captured and shared with other schools? How can all members of the school community work together to effect change? In this four-part video series, teachers and administrators explore specific ideas for implementing an apprenticeship lite...
produced by Carla Soffos, Linda J. Dorn and Ron Blome (Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2003), 1 hour 51 mins
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Talking About Writing
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directed by Stuart Williams; produced by Stuart Williams (Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2006), 57 mins
In Craft Lessons, Ralph Fletcher and JoAnn Portalupi write, "Writing conferences can be difficult to manage, and it's tempting to omit them from the workshop, but these one-to-one interactions are crucial. Writers need response, not only from their peers but from us as well." In this two-part series we revisit Bai...
directed by Stuart Williams; produced by Stuart Williams (Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2006), 57 mins
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Think Nonfiction!
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produced by Brian Sheehan, Anne Goudvis and Stephanie Harvey (Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2006), 35 mins
Nonfiction rules! When you walk into a classroom awash in nonfiction, you know it--no quiet kids sitting at desks here. Instead we see them chattering a mile a minute over a photograph of the jaws of a great white shark or brimming with questions while poring over books about the underground railroad. Join Stephan...
produced by Brian Sheehan, Anne Goudvis and Stephanie Harvey (Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2006), 35 mins
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Twenty Questions Homework
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(Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2006), 10 mins
Kelly Gallagher's Twenty Questions is an alternative to traditional high school homework assignments that fosters greater text comprehension. The simple design—students write twenty questions as they read assigned text—belies the complexity of the discussion fostered by the student-generated questions. On this...
(Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2006), 10 mins
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Writing with Mentors: Teaching Informational Writing with Mentor Texts, Program 1
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produced by William Varner, fl. 2001, Stenhouse Publishers (Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2010), 1 hour 43 mins

When learning how to write well, there is nothing more powerful than examining the work of the writers we admire. Real writers need mentors -- those writers who inspire us and demonstrate through their style and craft how we, too, can be successful writers.

In Writing with Mentors, Lynne Dorfman and Rose Cappelli,...

produced by William Varner, fl. 2001, Stenhouse Publishers (Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2010), 1 hour 43 mins
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Academic Literacy
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(Stenhouse Publishers), 40 page(s)
In this DVD, high school English teacher Robin Turner shows how he helps prepare the underrepresented, predominately Latino and 2n-American students in his classroom for the literacy challenges of higher education. The program introduces such methods as using short, sophisticated texts, exploring academic writing...
(Stenhouse Publishers), 40 page(s)
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