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Authentic Strategies for High-Stakes Tests

  • Title:Authentic Strategies for High-Stakes Tests: A Practical Guide for English Language/Arts
  • Author:Joyce Armstrong Carroll
  • Publication Date:May 2007
  • Grade Level:K-8
  • ISBN:9781888842517
  • Publisher:Absey & Co.

Caroll has done it again! Just when high-stakes tests have begun to demoralize even the most enthusiastic teachers, Authentic Strategies for High-stakes Tests comes along. In her inimitable teacher friendly but thorough style, Carroll not only presents hands-on strategies for teaching writing and reading skills, but she also weaves in the theories that support the skills. You'll find no quick-fix formulae here, but you will find indispensable ways to garner those high-stakes test scores.


Author Bio

In her 54-year career, Joyce Armstrong Carroll, Ed.D., H.L.D., has taught every grade level from primary to graduate school. In the past 36 years, she has trained teachers in the teaching of writing as Co-director of the New Jersey Writing Project, then The New Jersey Writing Project in Texas, now Abydos Learning International. A nationally known consultant, she has authored a national textbook program, numerous books and articles for teachers, and poems. With her husband Edward E. Wilson, Dr. Carroll authored Acts of Teaching: How to Teach Writing, now in its 2nd edition, as well as the award-winning Poetry After Lunch: Poems to Read Aloud. She has recently been awarded the Edmund J. Farrell Lifetime Service Award from TCTELA. Dr. Carroll’s mantra is, “If you teach it, they will learn.”

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