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Shifting the Balance, Grades 3-5

6 ways to bring the science of reading into the upper elementary classroom

This much-anticipated follow-up to the bestselling book for K–2 teachers, Shifting the Balance, extends the conversation with this new text built specifically with grade 3–5 teachers in mind, introducing 6 more shifts across individual chapters that:

  • Zoom in on a common practice to reconsider
  • Untangle a number of misunderstandings that have likely contributed to the use of the common practice
  • Propose a more science-aligned shift to the current practice 
  • Provide solid scientific research to support the revised practice
  • Offer a collection of high-leverage, easy-to-implement instructional routines to support the shift to more brain-friendly instruction 

Katie, Jan, and Kari know the pressure of the “Where to start?” question. In response, they offer a refreshing approach that is respectful, accessible, and practical—grounded in an earnest commitment to building a bridge between research and classroom practice.

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Author(s): Katie Egan Cunningham and Jan Burkins and Kari Yates

Pages: 288 Publication Date: 2023 ISBN: 9781625315977

Price: $ 60.95
All book orders receive a 10% discount