"When your son can't look you in the eye . . . does that mean he's guilty? "Jacob Hunt is a teen with Asperger's syndrome. He's hopeless at reading social cues or expressing himself well to others, though he is brilliant in many ways. But he has a special focus on one subject--forensic analysis. A police scanner in his room clues him in to crime scenes, and he's always showing up and telling the cops what to do. And he's usually right. But when Jacob's small hometown is rocked by a terrible murder, law enforcement comes to him. Jacob's behaviors are hallmark Asperger's, but they look a lot like guilt to the local police. Suddenly the Hunt family, who only want to fit in, are directly in the spotlight. For Jacob's mother, Emma, it's a brutal reminder of the intolerance and misunderstanding that always threaten her family. For his brother, Theo, it's another indication why nothing is normal because of Jacob. And over this small family, the soul-searing question looms: Did Jacob commit murder?
Searing and immediate, this is the first memoir by a young woman that shows first-hand what life is like for innocents caught up in the maelstrom of day-to-day life with ISIS. Among the most powerful messages translated from brain research to educational practice are that learning occurs best when: Prior knowledge is activated; students are actively engaged; connections are created and reinforced; opportunities are incorporated for reflection and metacognition; and, student-to-student interactive social learning is promoted. This book from an international trainer and consultant goes the next step and uses these findings to inform practical implementation for literacy. The author briefly House Rules download ebook targets the relevant research and moves quickly to providing tools and strategies for teachers to use for motivation and engagement, and specifically to improve teaching and learning in the literacy domains of vocabulary and comprehension.While additional research rationale is sprinkled throughout the book, the format is 10% research and theory and 90% practical tools and strategies for classrooms. This book is packed with use-today resources for teachers to get all students off the sidelines and fully engage in literacy learning.
Author: Jodi Picoult,
Number of Pages: none
Published Date: 05 Oct 2010
Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER
Publication Country: New York, United States
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