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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: Writing is how students connect the dots in their knowledge. Although many models of effective ways to teach writing exist, both the teaching and practice of writing are increasingly shortchanged throughout the school and college years...read more
By Richard Kent (editor) and Thomas Newkirk (editor)

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9780325009872, titled "Teaching the Neglected R: Rethinking Writing Instruction in Secondary Classrooms" | Heinemann, October 1, 2007, cover price $37.50 | About this edition: Writing is how students connect the dots in their knowledge.

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