Whatever Happened to Language Arts?

  • Title:Whatever Happened to Language Arts?: ...It's Alive and Well and Part of Successful Literacy Classrooms Everywhere
  • Author:David Booth
  • Publication Date:2009
  • Grade Level:K-8
  • ISBN:9781551382456
  • Publisher:Pembroke

Whatever Happened to Language Arts? presents David Booth's best literacy strategies from almost half a century of teaching and enriches them with practical ideas and techniques that teachers can use. Each chapter features vignettes of outstanding teachers in action and reflects on what informed their successful classroom practice. David looks at literacy techniques that range from group reading to language experience to whole language to synthetic phonics to balanced literacy to reading and writing workshops and shares his insights into the way forward.


Author Bio

David Booth is Coordinator of Elementary Programs at OISE/University of Toronto. For more than 25 years he has worked with teachers in creating, applying, and evaluating approaches to how children learn to read and write. As a classroom teacher, consultant, speaker, and writer he has delighted thousands with his energy, enthusiasm, and commitment.

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