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Product Description: In this highly readable and provocative book, Thomas Newkirk explodes the long standing habit of opposing abstract argument with telling stories. Newkirk convincingly shows that effective argument is already a kind of narrative and is deeply "entwined with narrative...read more

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9780325046952 | Heinemann, August 14, 2014, cover price $26.88 | About this edition: In this highly readable and provocative book, Thomas Newkirk explodes the long standing habit of opposing abstract argument with telling stories.

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Product Description: "Tom Newkirk's call to appreciate the value of slow reading is both timely and important, especially in an era where skimming and click-and-go reading have become the norm for our students. Newkirk reminds us that our deepest reading pleasures are often found when we slow down and pay close attention, and this book clearly demonstrates how slow reading deepens the thinking of both teachers and students...read more

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9780325037318 | Heinemann, November 4, 2011, cover price $31.88 | About this edition: "Tom Newkirk's call to appreciate the value of slow reading is both timely and important, especially in an era where skimming and click-and-go reading have become the norm for our students.

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Product Description: Tom's new chapter, Speaking Back to the Common Core, is NOW AVAILABLE! Click here to read. "Holding On to Good Ideas in a Time of Bad Ones is my new favorite book about how to live as a teacher. Finishing it, I experienced what I can only describe as a state of grace-moved, renewed, and grateful that a mind like Tom Newkirk's has been intrigued by classroom matters for almost forty years now...read more

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9780325021232 | Heinemann, February 5, 2009, cover price $33.13 | About this edition: Tom's new chapter, Speaking Back to the Common Core, is NOW AVAILABLE!

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Product Description: "In his provocative and enlightening discussion, Thomas Newkirk helps us to see how thesis-control essays can smother the very thinking that the act of writing should feed. This is not neat and tidy book of strategies, but an impassioned plea to adandon our misguided reverence for formula and mind-controlling structure...read more
By Barry Lane (foreword by) and Thomas Newkirk

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9781931492171 | 1 edition (Discover Writing Pr, November 30, 2005), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: "In his provocative and enlightening discussion, Thomas Newkirk helps us to see how thesis-control essays can smother the very thinking that the act of writing should feed.

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Product Description: Post-Columbine has been a time when the issues of popular culture and the behavior of boys have generated more heat than light. This complex, contested intersection has led to censorship and worse-alarm, irrationality, and a failure to examine our ways of teaching, particularly teaching literacy to boys...read more
By Ellin Oliver Keene (foreword by) and Thomas Newkirk

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9780325004457 | Heinemann, August 9, 2002, cover price $31.88 | About this edition: Post-Columbine has been a time when the issues of popular culture and the behavior of boys have generated more heat than light.

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Product Description: All too often when we ask our students to engage in personal writing, they represent themselves in ways we find unsatisfying. They may appear naive, sentimental, simplistic. Their writing may have a voice, yet rarely the voice we are looking for...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780867094398 | Heinemann, November 25, 1997, cover price $26.88 | About this edition: All too often when we ask our students to engage in personal writing, they represent themselves in ways we find unsatisfying.

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Product Description: Until the late 1960s, English departments were almost exclusively literature departments. The teaching of writing was seen only as an apprenticeship for graduate students and part-timers who hoped to move on soon to more gratifying work, and most students' writing process consisted of "procrastinate, write, hand in, hope for the best...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Thomas Newkirk (editor) and Lad Tobin

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9780867093469 | Heinemann, November 21, 1994, cover price $44.38 | About this edition: Until the late 1960s, English departments were almost exclusively literature departments.

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Product Description: Workshop 5 re-examines the writing process movement, for just as writing is open to revisions so is the process of teaching writing. It begins with a candid interview with Donald Graves in which he explores changes in his own thinking and the roots of his theories...read more
By Thomas Newkirk (editor)

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9780435087982 | Heinemann, November 17, 1993, cover price $26.88 | About this edition: Workshop 5 re-examines the writing process movement, for just as writing is open to revisions so is the process of teaching writing.

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Product Description: In Nuts & Bolts, editor Thomas Newkirk details the evolution of the University of New Hampshire's writing program, drawing heavily from the oral culture -- or "lore" -- of the program. Then seven experienced practitioners contribute chapters dealing with the issues that beginning writing teachers often struggle with: How can I sequence a writing course? How can in-class writing exercises develop writing What is the place of reading in a writing course? What is my role in writing conferences? How can I help students self-evaluate? How do I teach editing? How should I grade? Nuts & Bolts deals with these questions in a lucid, jargon-free, and specific way...read more
By Thomas Newkirk (editor)

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9780867093216 | Heinemann, April 5, 1993, cover price $37.15 | About this edition: In Nuts & Bolts, editor Thomas Newkirk details the evolution of the University of New Hampshire's writing program, drawing heavily from the oral culture -- or "lore" -- of the program.

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Product Description: Explores the issue of teacher research in the language arts. Contributors examine topics like writing development, collaboration in the classroom, self-assessment, and extending the range of student writing. Several authors investigate in their essays the ways teachers describe their classrooms, both what teachers include in their stories and what they omit...read more
By Thomas Newkirk (editor)

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9780435087289 | Heinemann, September 8, 1992, cover price $26.88 | About this edition: Explores the issue of teacher research in the language arts.

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Product Description: 1992, trade paperback edition, Heinemann Books, Portsmouth, NH, 158 pages. "Invites the reader to eavesdrop on the student readers in a first / second grade classroom in New Hampshire. As the children joke, tell stories, and exaggerate during their discussions of the books they read, it becomes clear that these digressions are an integral part of the learning process, essential for the reading groups to work effectively...read more

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9780435087135 | Heinemann, April 1, 1992, cover price $18.50 | About this edition: 1992, trade paperback edition, Heinemann Books, Portsmouth, NH, 158 pages.

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Product Description: Thomas Newkirk explores the diversity of writing done by young children, and by focusing on the work of one child between ages four and seven he illustrates how children competently use the basic structures of argument and explanation. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780435084905 | Heinemann, May 2, 1989, cover price $32.50 | About this edition: Thomas Newkirk explores the diversity of writing done by young children, and by focusing on the work of one child between ages four and seven he illustrates how children competently use the basic structures of argument and explanation.

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Product Description: The history of the telescope is a rich story of human ingenuity and perseverance involving some of the most colorful figures of the scientific world- Galileo, Johann Kepler, Isaac Newton, William Herschel, George Ellery Hale, and Edwin Hubble...read more
By Thomas Newkirk (editor)

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9780867091717 | Boynton/Cook Pub, March 1, 1986, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: The history of the telescope is a rich story of human ingenuity and perseverance involving some of the most colorful figures of the scientific world- Galileo, Johann Kepler, Isaac Newton, William Herschel, George Ellery Hale, and Edwin Hubble.

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