Tag Archives: Teaching

A Conversation with Faye Brownlie

Over the last several decades, Faye Brownlie has been an educator, a reading clinician, an author, and a keynote speaker. In January 2005, her expertise in literacy education and inclusive learning led her to write her acclaimed book, Grand Conversations, Thoughtful Responses: A Unique Approach to Literature Circles. With its focus on engaging learners and […]

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Three Teacher’s Guides for Leading Conversations on Indigenous Issues

Did you know we have teacher’s guides for many of our titles? These guides are a great help when it comes to tackling tough themes. If you’re a little nervous about discussing Indigenous issues in your classroom, these resources are worth checking out! Each teacher’s guide below makes an excellent companion to its respective book. […]

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Authentic Indigenous Content for Middle Years and High School Classrooms

With the new school year just around the corner, we’ve heard from teachers like you looking to include Indigenous perspectives in your curriculum. If you’re looking to incorporate more great literature from Indigenous authors into your classroom, this list is for you. These stories make great reads for older students with powerful touch points for […]

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8 Takeaways on Project-Based Learning from Catch a Fire

While project-based learning, or PBL, isn’t exactly a new concept in education, it also isn’t mainstream. Catch a Fire: Fuelling Inquiry and Passion Through Project-Based Learning, is a collection of insights edited by Matt Henderson. The book combines the perspectives of fourteen educators on the power of PBL. In every chapter, each writer presents a […]

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Why You Need the Latest “Hands-On Science and Technology” for Your Classroom

Every teacher knows that part of preparing today’s learners for a successful tomorrow is to teach using methods that engage learners and spark creativity and interest inside—and outside—the classroom. The latest edition of Hands-On Science and Technology: An Inquiry Approach is designed to meet the changing needs of Ontario students and educators. It includes brand-new […]

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Noteworthy Article

Student Brings Hope to Homeless Youth by Brittney Deering Found in the latest issue of Teacher: Newsmagazine of the BC Teacher’s Federation, is a noteworthy article about youth homelessness. Brittney Deering writes, I want to tell you about some of the feelings, stresses, and the hardships of being a homeless young person. Just sharing my […]

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The Manitoba’s Teacher Society

The Grad Factor An interesting article in the The Manitoba’s Teacher Society newsmagazine finds a relationship between graduation rate and crime rate. Please find the article, The Grad Factor, at www.mbteach.org or by clicking here. Let us know what you think of the article by leaving your thoughts and reactions in the comment section below.

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Your Spring Catalog 2010

Your 2010 Spring Catalog* is in the mail. Find it in your school sometime this week or view it online by clicking on the link: Spring2010Catalog. The catalog includes our new, bestselling, and upcoming titles. For more information on these titles or to view our entire book selection, visit www.pandmpress.com. The 2010 Fall Catalog is […]

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Readers Theatre: A Secondary Approach

Now Available For Grades 7–12 Readers Theatre: A Secondary Approach has been designed for busy middle-school and secondary teachers seeking another learning strategy in their classrooms. Teachers, faced with different styles of learning, will find activities and skills to give students a sense of accomplishment and improve their standards of oral expression, self-confidence, self-image, and […]

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Tips for Writing Readers Theatre Scripts

From Readers Theatre: A Secondary Approach by Neill Dixon In Readers Theatre: A Secondary Approach, author Neill Dixon urges teachers to get their students writing scripts. While ready-made scripts can be purchased, Neill suggests that teachers encourage their students to write their own scripts – either from scratch or by adapting the writings of others. […]

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