As much as who we read — even more , I would say — it matters how we read. Beers and Probst once again provide a motivating and empowering professional book to guide our work. Would be a great book to use with teachers who are ready for a change from whole class novels, whole class teaching. So many elements I want to implement. Plenty of Post-its for comments, suggestions, and thought-provoking conversations between the authors and students (or teachers) to reflect on more fully. This is an important resource for where we are in education. I’m in my 26th year of teaching and began reading this book after our school’s English department chair came back from a meeting where District personnel raved about it. Beers and Probst have written a career-altering book for any teacher but especially those who teach reading and any of the areas of English language arts. Now, in Disrupting Thinking: Why How We Read Matters, Beers and Probst show us the next steps to take and these next steps will cause you to say what I said as I finished the book, “Amen!” Disrupting Thinking shows you how to help your readers read more deeply, read more responsibly, and actually, just read more. First, authors and educators Kylene Beers and Robert E. Probst provide strategies that ask our students to disrupt their thinking while reading (making connections to the text more meaningful than answering proscribed questions or filling in a chart or Venn diagram), but, more importantly, they ask educators to disrupt their thinking—when it comes to how we instruct students in reading (and what we ultimately want them to get out of re. Interest begets engagement, and Beers and Probst think that through well and offer practical ideas for encouraging it with the BHH discussion framework. I read what people wrote and thought about reading, slow but sure I understand the meaning of it and I try to apply it every time I read. However, for me, as school librarian, it does lead me to som. Get this from a library! Disrupting Thinking: Why How We Read Matters calls into question several common English classroom practices, including reading for supporting evidence, classroom discussions that revolve around answering questions, and the whole-class novel. The focus of this interview is an engaging conversation about their new book, Disrupting Thinking: Why How We Think Matters, and how to help students become better readers.. For some people maybe reading is an activity for pleasure after work or else but for me reading is kind of activity that help me change the way I am. Free shipping for many products! ☺ I want all the teachers I know who have anything to do with the teaching of reading to read it. Beers and Probst advocate for conferencing with students about their books during this time as well); and changed the way I think about class discussions (e. g. I need to create more opportunities for studen. Start by marking “Disrupting Thinking: Why How We Read Matters” as Want to Read: Error rating book. I was so disappointed with this book, since I loved Notice and Note, both in Fiction and Nonfiction. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. This book shows us how to help students become the critical thinkers our nation needs them to be.” Professional Book 26.25. Disrupting Thinking By Sara Stevenson on 11/10/2017 • ( 0) Disrupting Thinking by Kylene Beers and Robert E. Probst. The problem, they suggest, is that we have misrepresented to students why we read and how we ought to approach any text - fiction or nonfiction. I imagine this might be too disruptive a message for some, I enjoyed it and encouraged me to present reading to my children. It suggests children to through a BHH strategy, identifying what the book is saying (B) what their head (H) is telling them what their heart (H) is telling them. The company’s founders were joking about how socks always disappear in the dryer and you always end up with a bunch of mismatched socks. “ Disrupting Thinking is, at its heart, an exploration of how we help students become the reader who does so much more than decode, recall, or choose the correct answer from a multiple-choice list. Disrupting Thinking has been a refreshing reminder of all that educators should do with reading to help our students raise questions and become the flexible thinkers that will carry them past the standardized test and on into life. I firmly believe that our school is close to using/creating “disruptive next practices”, rather than just relying on someone else’s “best practices”; and that it will lead to more innovation and more successful students. However, for me, as school librarian, it does lead me to some conundrums; and just like when I listened to Mr. Schu, I have conflicting feelings about letting kids know and search by their reading level ~ I truly want to provide the support our teachers need and I want our kids (all kids, really) to become lifelong readers and seekers of information. Now, in Disrupting Thinking they take teachers a step further and discuss an on-going problem: lack of engagement with reading. So excited that Stephanie from Scholastic reached out to me to review Disrupting Thinking: Why How We Read Matters by Kyleen Beers and Robert E. Probst. Disrupting Thinking: Why How We Read Matters. Better test scores are not what will TEACH students. This is a responsive reader who is aware of her feelings and thoughts as the text brings them forth. Beers and Probst argue here that we are missing opportunities to engage readers with topics which can then act as a gateway into the text to aid in deeper analysis, but also to supply readers with topics that can ignite readers' passions to become more socially active, since that is also a goal of education-- to make better, more involved citizens. We will find fun method that authors wrote in here. We’d love your help. 1" " Review"of!Disrupting!Thinking:!WhyHow!We!Read! When I come across a strategy that causes a "light bulb" moment in my mind, I am thrilled. Now, in Disrupting thinking they take teachers a step further and discuss an on-going problem: lack of engagement with reading. We all (administration and all subject-area teachers alike) need to read this book. 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