"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.