"This is a fabulous book! Hundreds of activities that can be implemented at no cost. Buy it, use it, and allow the genius of Kathy Perez to rub off on you."
-Harry K. Wong, Author
The First Days of School
Boost literacy achievement with these practical, brain-compatible strategies!
Activating prior knowledge, differentiating instruction, and creating interactive opportunities-these are key practices that optimize learning, according to brain research. This essential guide translates cutting-edge research into ready-to-use tactics to promote literacy development in your classroom.
Internationally recognized educator Kathy Perez offers a definitive collection of more than 100 field-tested strategies that can be implemented easily and immediately for maximum results at any grade level. The activities and tools provide strong building blocks for creating a dynamic, brain-friendly environment where teachers and students thrive. The book offers a flexible framework, step-by-step guidance, and key features such as:
- Approaches to motivate students with hands-on learning
- Specific techniques for differentiation and utilizing multiple intelligences
- Tactics to strengthen reading comprehension and the meaning-making process
- Pre-reading strategies, standards-based activities, planning templates, reproducibles, and other resources to boost student achievement
More Than 100 Brain-Friendly Tools and Strategies for Literacy empowers teachers, literacy coaches, and reading specialists with proven tools to cultivate active learning.