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Connectors Ages 9+: Megacities

by Brylee Gibson (author)

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Connectors is a groundbreaking reciprocal reading series which narrows the attainment gap through peer-to-peer learning. Children work in small independent groups, each taking short turns to be the leader as they read a book together and debate issues raised in the text.

Clear prompts represented by coloured faces show each child when it is their turn to read and lead, and how to focus the discussion to engage their team members. This exciting approach builds reading and listening skills, promotes successful teamwork and encourages every child to participate.

The Sutton Trust ranks peer tutoring as one of the most effective ways to improve achievement, with disadvantaged and low achieving pupils making particular gains. Formal classroom trials of Connectors show children’s reading age leaping forward by an average of 9.1 months in just 12 weeks. Class guided reading time is also increased by up to five times.

In Megacities, children will find out about some of the Earth’s most spectacular and enormous cities. While a megacity can be an exciting place to live, it can also have mega-problems!

Product Details

Series

Connectors Ages 9+

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9781407101538

Date published

June 1st, 2009

Condition

New

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