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Author Reynolds, Luke, 1980-
Title A call to creativity : writing, reading, and inspiring students in an age of standardization / Luke Reynolds ; foreword by Jim Burke.
Published New York : Teachers College Press, c2012.
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 Floor3  LB1590.5 .R49 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xi, 105 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Series Language and literacy series
Language and literacy series (New York, N.Y.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 98-99) and index.
Contents Introduction : seeing the possible -- Creativity crawls through the cracks -- Reading and responding like a human being -- The play's the thing : writing as creative and rigorous -- Doing outside the box -- Beyond reading and writing : how to teach students to see, think, and feel -- Final reflections : the agony and the sweat -- Appendix A. The Boston photograph -- Appendix B. Love and marriage? -- Appendix C. Considering Janie, considering you, considering love -- Appendix D. Something left to love? A raisin in the sun and making words matter -- Appendix E. Paideia (or Socratic) seminar -- Appendix F. Socratic seminar : The skin I'm in by Sharon G. Flake -- Appendix G. The marriage of passion and purpose (Yes! In a critical-analytical thesis essay! Hold the phone!) -- Appendix H. My ideal country : a project in conjunction with I have lived a thousand years by Livia Bitton-Jackson -- Appendix I. I am because : essay on self and society -- Appendix J. Do you live like a crab? -- Appendix K. Losing sight of the shore -- Appendix L. Aaaaaaahhhhhhh! (or, Notes on beginning a novella) -- Appendix M. Mr. Reynold's (things to look out for while you write and revise or else he'll make lots of huge pen marks all over your page to alert you to them) list of writing rules -- Appendix N. Writing authentic dialogue -- Appendix O. Brief, personal writing prompts -- Appendix P. Listening to random thoughts -- Appendix Q. Introduction to anthology project (example from actual book, 7th-grade students) -- Appendix R. Community-forming activities (for English classes, wilderness trips, group bonding, role development, essentially : everything!)
Subject Creative ability -- Study and teaching.
Language arts.
Motivation in education.
ISBN 9780807753057 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
9780807753064 (hardcover : acid-free paper)
0807753068 (hardcover : acid-free paper)
080775305X (pbk. : acid-free paper)
OCLC number 767974103