Buy Textbooks  |  Rent Textbooks  |  Sell Textbooks  |  eTextbooks
Help  |  Questions? 1-877-292-6442
Hello, Sign In
Your Account
0

Choice Words : How Our Language Affects Children's Learning - 04 edition

Choice Words : How Our Language Affects Children`s Learning (ISBN10: 1571103899; ISBN13: 9781571103895)
ISBN13: 978-1571103895
ISBN10: 1571103899

Summary: In productive classrooms, teachers don't just teach children skills: they build emotionally and relationally healthy learning communities. Teachers create intellectual environments that produce not only technically competent students, but also caring, secure, actively literate human beings.

Choice Words shows how teachers accomplish this using their most powerful teaching tool: language. Throughout, Peter Johnston provides examples of apparently ordinary wo
rds, phrases, and uses of language that are pivotal in the orchestration of the classroom. Grounded in a study by accomplished literacy teachers, the book demonstrates how the things we say (and don't say) have surprising consequences for what children learn and for who they become as literate people. Through language, children learn how to become strategic thinkers, not merely learning the literacy strategies. In addition, Johnston examines the complex learning that teachers produce in classrooms that is hard to name and thus is not recognized by tests, by policy-makers, by the general public, and often by teachers themselves, yet is vitally important.

This book will be enlightening for any teacher who wishes to be more conscious of the many ways their language helps children acquire literacy skills and view the world, their peers, and themselves in new ways.
...show more
Summary: In productive classrooms, teachers don't just teach children skills: they build emotionally and relationally healthy learning communities. Teachers create intellectual environments that produce not only technically competent students, but also caring, secure, actively literate human beings.

Choice Words shows how teachers accomplish this using their most powerful teaching tool: language. Throughout, Peter Johnston provides examples of apparently ordinary words, phrases, and uses of language that are pivotal in the orchestration of the classroom. Grounded in a study by accomplished literacy teachers, the book demonstrates how the things we say (and don't say) have surprising consequences for what children learn and for who they become as literate people. Through language, children learn how to become strategic thinkers, not merely learning the literacy strategies. In addition, Johnston examines the complex learning that teachers produce in classrooms that is hard to name and thus is not recognized by tests, by policy-makers, by the general public, and often by teachers themselves, yet is vitally important.

This book will be enlightening for any teacher who wishes to be more conscious of the many ways their language helps children acquire literacy skills and view the world, their peers, and themselves in new ways. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 04
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers
Published: 01/08/2004
International: No

View Review
View Table of Contents
View eBook Requirements
View Digital Rights



List Price: $12.50
Used $7.10
$3.55 after Buyback
Used
Save $5.40 (43%)
  • FREE shipping over $25
  • In stock
  • 30-day returns
Condition:
Order this book in the next 7 hours and 1 minutes and it ships by Noon CT today!
  • Sell back
    to us by
  • Guaranteed
    Cash Back
  • Book cost
    after Buyback
  • Jun 30, 2015
  • $3.55
  • $3.55
New $11.46
$5.73 after Buyback
eTextbook $10.63
Marketplace sellers starting at $3.71

38 more offers below.

The Marketplace on Textbooks.com
Additional Sellers for Choice Words : How Our Language Affects Children's Learning
Just for you, we curate a growing list of independent booksellers, giving you even MORE choices when shopping for your textbooks.
Keep in mind: Marketplace orders do NOT qualify for free shipping. More about the MarketplaceMore about the Marketplace

Filter by:   All (38)  |  New (11)  |  Like New (2)  |  Very Good (4)  |  Good (18)  |  Acceptable (3)

Price
 
Condition
Seller
Comments
$7.10
+$3.99 s/h

Very Good
Textbooks.com
Columbia, MO
Ships Ground DIRECTLY from Textbooks.com for $3.99. FREE Ground Shipping over $25! Your cost after Guaranteed Cash Back: $3.55! Very good condition (Certified Used). Trackable expedited shipping options available.
$11.46
+$3.99 s/h

New
Textbooks.com
Columbia, MO
Ships DIRECTLY from Textbooks.com for $3.99. FREE Ground Shipping over $25! Your cost after Guaranteed Cash Back: $5.73! Brand new book. Trackable expedited shipping options available.
$11.96
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
Barnes & Noble.com
Various Shipping Locations, USA
Seller Rating: 5
Brand new, ships from the closest shipping location to your shipping address!
$3.71
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Acceptable
GWBooks
Vancouver, WA
Seller Rating: 4.3
A readable copy. All pages and cover are intact. The book has moderate to heavy wear. This book does not appear to have any writing or other markings. Front cover has light scratches.
$3.71
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Acceptable
Goodwill of Orange County
Santa Ana, CA
Seller Rating: 4.51
Acceptable Book has very light external/internal wear. It may have creases on the cover and some folded pages. This is a USED book.
$3.72
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Free State Books
Halethorpe, MD
Seller Rating: 4.54
Book shows minor use. Cover and Binding have minimal wear, and the pages have only minimal creases. Free State Books. Never settle for less.
$3.72
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Free State Books
Halethorpe, MD
Seller Rating: 4.54
Book shows minor use. Cover and Binding have minimal wear, and the pages have only minimal creases. Free State Books. Never settle for less.
$3.72
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
thriftbooks-com
Auburn, WA
Seller Rating: 4.57
Light shelf wear and minimal interior marks. Millions of satisfied customers and climbing. Thriftbooks is the name you can trust, guaranteed. Spend Less. Read More.
$4.26
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Better World Books
Mishawaka, IN
Seller Rating: 4.62
Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!
$5.77
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Cozy Corner Books and Gifts
Columbia Falls, MT
Seller Rating: 5
*CLEAN BOOKS, GREAT PRICES AND SHIPS DAILY* Pages look clean and unmarked; Cover edges show some minor wear from reading and storage; Nice copy! TRACKING INCLUDED!
$5.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
HPB-Essex Square
Dallas, TX
Seller Rating: 4.22
2004 Paperback Good Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, and may not include cd-rom or ac ...show morecess codes. Customer service is our top priority! ...show less
$5.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
HPB-Lane-Avenue
Columbus, OH
Seller Rating: 4.69
2004 Paperback Good : Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, and may not include cd-rom or ...show moreaccess codes. Customer service is our top priority! ...show less
$5.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
HPB-Frisco
Frisco, TX
Seller Rating: 4.8
2004 Paperback Good Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, and may not include cd-rom or ac ...show morecess codes. Customer service is our top priority! ...show less
Page:   1     2     3     4     |   Next >
Close
Close
Close