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Un-myelinated C tactile afferents (CT afferents) are a key finding in affective touch. These fibers, which activate in response to a caress-like touch to hairy skin (CT afferents are not found in… (More)
Science teachers often think of reading as a passive activity and science as a hands-on active process. As middle and high school science teachers, we came to view reading as we viewed science--a… (More)
This article explores how research-based principles of vocabulary instruction, embedded in the learning cycle, may be enacted through a variety of strategies across the four core curricular… (More)
ABSTRACTThis qualitative investigation used positioning theory and discourse analysis as tools to explore the evolution of the first year of a leadership team partnership between a group of univers...
The current discussion among adolescent literacy researchers describes two positions at either end of a continuum: a generalist content area reading approach and a disciplinary literacy approach.… (More)
The recent focus on preparing K–12 students to be college and career ready has increased the attention to college-level literacies but has almost ignored career and technical courses as part of the… (More)
This article describes a teacher created formative assessment useful for content area teachers in English, mathematics, science, and social studies. The assessment can be administered in one class… (More)