|aThe heart of teaching :|bcreating high-impact lessons for the adolescent learner /|cAudrey J. Sirota, with contributions by Laura Ianacone Taschek ; foreword by Roland Tharp.
|aSan Francisco, CA :|bJossey-Bass,|cc2006.
|axx, 150 p. :|bill. ;|c28 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
|aTeachers and students producing together : joint productive activity-collaboration or bust! -- Developing language and literacy across the curriculum -- Contextualization or making meaning : connecting school to students' lives -- Challenging activities : teaching complex thinking -- Teaching through dialogue : the instructional conversation -- Conclusion : a model of assistance -- Appendix. Creating and managing classroom activity centers.