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Adolescents on the edge : stories and lessons to transform learning

Author: Jimmy Santiago Baca; ReLeah Cossett Lent
Publisher: Portsmouth, NH : Heinemann, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fusing Jimmy Santiago Baca's talents as a writer of memoir with ReLeah Cossett Lent's expertise in building and empowering collaborative learning communities, this book offers a completely new approach to reaching at-risk adolescents.--[book cover].
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Genre/Form: Instructional films
Nonfiction films
Material Type: Fiction, Videorecording
Document Type: Book, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jimmy Santiago Baca; ReLeah Cossett Lent
ISBN: 0325026912 9780325026916
OCLC Number: 491943925
Notes: DVD includes segments of Jimmy telling his stories and are followed by lessons. Also included in the text are specific activities and suggestions to use with each video clip.
Description: xvi, 175 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. + 1 videodisc (sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.)
Contents: PART 1: Reaching and teaching adolescents on the edge. Community and trust --
Engagement and motivation --
Challenge and self-efficacy --
Collaboration and group work --
Writing and learning --
Performances and projects --
--
PART 2: Stories by Jimmy Santiago Baca and suggestions for teaching. Jimmy's introduction: The journey to be loved --
The swing test that made us men --
The magic marble --
Wells market --
Eleven cents --
Forgiving the godfather of poetry --
Sign language, convict style --
The embrace --
Birdhouses --
The warden --
Saving the tree. DVD contents: Jimmy's story ; Saving the tree ; Man on the beach ; Tractor-trailer moments ; American dream ; Jimmy and ReLeah talk with teachers about adolescents on the edge.
Responsibility: Jimmy Santiago Baca, ReLeah Cossett Lent.

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Fusing Jimmy Santiago Baca's talents as a writer of memoir with ReLeah Cossett Lent's expertise in building and empowering collaborative learning communities, this book offers a completely new approach to reaching at-risk adolescents.--[book cover].

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