Removing Labels, Grades K12: 40 Techniques to Disrupt Negative Expectations About Students and Schools, 1st Edition

  • Dominique Smith
  • Douglas Fisher
  • Nancy Frey
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  • ISBN-10: 1071838296
  • ISBN-13: 9781071838297
  • DDC: 370.15
  • 240 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2021 | Published/Released May 2021
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2021

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It’s human nature to carry implicit bias, which can lead to negative assumptions and labels of students. This book helps you take an active approach toward disrupting the negative effects of labels that interfere with student learning. Inside Removing Labels, you will find: 40 practical, replicable teaching techniques based in research and best practice; suggestions for actions on an individual, classroom, and schoolwide level; student-facing printables available for download; and ready-to-go tools to use in planning and instruction.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Nancy Frey

Nancy Frey, Ph.D., a Professor at San Diego State University received the 2008 Early Career Achievement Award from the National Reading Conference. Dr. Frey has published in The Reading Teacher, English Journal, Remedial and Special Education, and Educational Leadership. She has co-authored more than fifty books on English Learners (Language Learners in the English Classroom), assessment (Checking for Understanding), writing (Scaffolded Writing Instruction), literacy (Reading for Information in Elementary School) and vocabulary (Learning Words Inside and Out). Dr. Frey teaches a variety of courses on reading instruction and literacy in content areas, classroom management, and supporting students with diverse learning needs. She also was a third grade classroom teacher.

Dr. Frey's monographs include:Reaching for the Common Core, Using Technology to Foster Learning for a New Century, Link to 21st Century Skills and Resources, and Connect Oral and Written Expression, Vocabulary, Reading Comprehension, and Content.