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Best of Dr. JAC, The

  • Title:The Best of Dr. Jac
  • Author:Joyce Armstrong Carroll
  • Publication Date:November 1998
  • Grade Level:K-12
  • ISBN:9781888842104
  • Publisher:Absey & Co.

A collection of lessons from the five successful books in the series known by the same name. Carroll has gathered from all the books in the series, those that are classics and those still in print, a collection of strategies for using picture books, story books, chapter books, books for special days, and poetry books. The collection covers a broad range of titles suitable for students from preschool to high school. Hundreds of enrichment activities span the curriculum and help inspire in students a deep appreciation of literature.

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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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