Firsthand Professional Support: The Comprehension Toolkit
The Comprehension Toolkit: Developing Language and Lessons for Active Literacy
The Comprehension Toolkit emphasizes active literacy—reading, writing, talking, listening and investigating—and in this firsthand course, your teachers will discover how to use the Toolkit to develop these crucial comprehension skills.
Exploring the resources provided in The Comprehension Toolkit, teachers will learn how Stephanie Harvey and Anne Gouvis' model of instruction moves students toward strategic reading and deeper comprehension. The Toolkit course offers ways to make comprehension lessons explicit by using instructional strategies such as modeling, guided practice, collaborative practice, and independent practice.
Help students develop the inner conversations with texts that lead to real understanding.
Help teachers encourage them with The Comprehension Toolkit professional support system.
- Increase teacher's understanding of how they can help their students get more from their reading
- Explore ways in which the ideas and models in the Comprehension Toolkit can be used as a resource in a classroom.
For pricing information on firsthand support, please call 800.541.2086, ext. 1402.
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Heinemann PD Catalog-Journal
Be sure to read our latest issue of Heinemann's Professional Development Catalog-Journal. Our Spring 2013 issue explores how we can embrace the new emphasis on Common Core informational text without diminishing children's curiosity and appetite for knowledge, and the overarching importance of sticking with the foundations of best instructional practices.
Download and share provocative articles and resources presented by leading thinkers in our field here ».