Discipline: Professional Resources, Literacy
Grade(s): K - 6
Delivery Method: Print
Author(s): Bonnie Campbell Hill, Carrie Ekey
"We found that a healthy, respectful classroom and school environment was fundamental to successful school change," writes veteran literacy consultants Bonnie Campbell Hill and Carrie Ekey, "and that we needed this necessary foundation before we could help schools build meaningful and long-lasting literacy initiatives."
Their Next-Step Guide to Enriching Classroom Environments lays this foundation with two parallel rubrics that help everyone contribute to a successful literacy initiative:
Each chapter walks through one strand of the rubrics and provides study groups and PLCs with even more tools for developing common language, beliefs, and practices around integrating classroom design and literacy instruction:
"We hope the classrooms we describe knock your socks off! But they are more than just beautiful,” write Bonnie Campbell Hill and Carrie Ekey. "They're also based on research and sound theories about teaching and learning." Use the powerful tools in The Next-Step Guide to Enriching Classroom Environments and watch your school change one well-designed classroom at a time.
|Read a sample chapter (PDF)|