#EnergizeResearch is in it’s 4th Printing!

15 Apr

Thank YOU readers! My book Energize Research Reading and Writing is in it’s fourth printing!

Energize Research Reading and Writing

I’m honored to be a part of your classrooms as you rethink more student-centered, engaging, and rigorous research and informational text instruction.

Join in the conversation on twitter using the hashtag #EnergizeResearch. I especially love when you share your work and that of your students. Always energizing!

Thanks for all you do!

5 Responses to “#EnergizeResearch is in it’s 4th Printing!”

  1. Janet Farnan April 16, 2014 at 10:24 am #

    Thank YOU for the inspiration and information that comes with reading Energize!

  2. tasbirdseyeview April 15, 2014 at 11:52 pm #

    That’s so cool…. Congratulations!

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  3. musingrunner April 15, 2014 at 5:58 pm #

    I just shared this book with my Instructional Coach today! Congratulations.

  4. Sherell Stepp April 15, 2014 at 11:36 am #

    Chris, what suggestions do you have for research with k-2 students?

    • Chris Lehman April 15, 2014 at 11:53 am #

      That’s a great question and one I think it’s best to throw back to others!

      My research on teaching research for this book looked at upper elementary and secondary students. I know people are doing amazing things with K-2, but I haven’t studied research instruction enough with those ages to have confident answers.

      I would say joyful experiences – building “researcher” identities that are positive and meaningful – are more critical than filling out graphic organizers or citing in specific ways. Now is the time to learn to be curious and feel energized to share your learning with others.

      Heidi Mills has a new book out, Learning for Real, that looks promising. I’ve only just started it, but I know her work is always engaging and respectful of students. If you stumble upon other sources please do share!

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