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Teaching Secondary Students to Write Effectively

January 12, 2017 11:19:32 AM

Graham, S., Bruch, J., Fitzgerald, J., Friedrich, L., Furgeson, J., Greene, K., Kim, J., Lyskawa, J., Olson, C.B., & Smither Wulsin, C. (2016). Teaching secondary students to write effectively (NCEE 2017-4002). Washington, DC: National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance (NCEE), Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education. Retrieved from the NCEE website:

Adolescent Literacy Resources: Linking Research and Practice

December 07, 2007 11:50:46 AM

Meltzer, J., Cook Smith, N. and Clark, H. Adolescent Literacy Resources: Linking Research and Practice. Retrieved Oct. 22, 2007, from

The Literacy Coach: A Key to Improving Teaching and Learning in Secondary Schools

October 23, 2007 4:17:45 PM

Sturvent, E.G. (2003). The Literacy Coach: A Key to Improving Teaching and Learning in Secondary Schools. Washington, DC: Alliance for Excellent Education.

Improving Literacy Instruction in Middle and High Schools: A Guide for Principals

June 18, 2007 9:02:07 AM

Torgesen, J., Houston, D., & Rissman, L. (2007). Improving literacy instruction in middle and high schools: A guide for principals. Portsmouth, NH: RMC Research Corporation, Center on Instruction.

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