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Wormeli, Rick
Metaphors & analogies : power tools for teaching any subject / Rick Wormeli
Alternate Title Metaphors and analogies
Portland, Me. : Stenhouse Publishers, c2009
book jacket
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 CEHHS Curriculum Knowledge Center, Rm 265  CL 371.39    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Teaching
Metaphor -- Study and teaching
Physical Description viii, 174 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 165-170) and index
Contents Events create ripples and equations are balances : metaphors in every subject -- Familiarity breeds content -- Archimedes' metaphorical legacy : the right tools for the job -- Walking in our students' shoes, and sometimes making the shoes ourselves -- Focusing the lens on English language learners -- Metaphor in motion : the physics of comprehension -- Seeing is believing : developing visual metaphors -- The incubation stage : hatching new metaphors and analogies -- Cleaning out the metaphorical carburetor : teaching students what to do when metaphors break down -- Listening to harmony and discordant sounds : transcending current education metaphors -- Appendix A: Metaphorical terms and devices -- Appendix B: In the classroom : creative examples of metaphors from teachers -- Additional resources
Series CEHHS Curriculum Knowledge Center

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