The Caller: Fall 2010

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The Fruitful Miracle: Reading at Catlin Gabel

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CONTENTS

The Unlimited World of Readers
Head of School Lark Palma reflects on teaching reading, and her own mentors

Mindful Pleasures: Developing Lifelong Readers in the Catlin Gabel Upper School
How our teachers give students the tools to understand--and enjoy--what they read

How We Teach Science Reading
It's like a foreign language. How do we help students comprehend their science reading?

The Art of Deciphering Math Texts
Active reading is a crucial skill in math, too.

A Child's Journey: Learning to Read and Love Reading
A 1st grade teacher talks about how each child comes to reading in his or her own way

"Somewhere on this list is a book that will change your life."
The personally transformative books of our young lives

Has Technology Changed How We Read?
Are books here to stay? Can we adapt to online reading?

Reflections on Reading: The Storytelling Brain
We make sense of the world through stories. . .

Reflections on Reading: How to Create an Inviting Library--and Eager Readers
Our middle school librarian has created a haven for readers, and here's how

Reflections on Reading: Bringing Progressive Ideals to the Adult Classroom
One teacher spends her summers teaching adults to read

Finding a Place to Stand
A profile of actor and playwright Vicente Guzman-Orozco '92

The Class of 2010
Our grads, and their college plans and awards

Catlin Gabel News

Alumni News

Congratulations to Our Alumni!
Learn about the winners of the Distinguished Alumni Awards and the Joey Day Pope '54 Volunteer Award

A Man of Letters
Historian and librarian William Peniston '77 is a detective of books and resources for research

Images Seen 'Round the World
Susan Hoffman '68 leads the creative team of the world's most famous ad agency

2009-10 Annual Report
Read about the new Clint Darling Fund for financial aid, a great gift from the Class of 2010, and more