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    Mount A Teaches by Louise Wasylkiw    Tep Vol 28-N2-3 by Teacher Education and Practice    Teacher Status and Professional Learning: The Place Model by Linda Clarke    Ability-grouping in Primary Schools: Case Studies and Critical Debates by Rachel Marks    Macbeth Classroom Questions by Amy Farrell    King Lear Classroom Questions by Amy Farrell    Early Inuit Studies: Themes and Transitions, 1850s-1980s by Igor Krupnik    Popper's Approach to Education: A Cornerstone of Teaching and Learning by Stephanie Chitpin    Poor Students, Rich Teaching: Mindsets for Change by Eric Jensen    Traffic Light Lines: A Simplified Handwriting Program by Kimberly Lane OTR L    Love Every Child: The Joy of Teaching with Compassion by Kimmy Dee Winnubst    Using Informational Text to Teach A Raisin in the Sun by Audrey Fisch & Susan Chenelle    Teaching That Works: Effective Practice Combined with Theory and Research by Ann Chase    Connecting Across Disciplines: Collaborating with Informational Text by Susan Chenelle & Audrey Fisch    Reading- The Grand Illusion: How and Why People Make Sense of Print by Kenneth Goodman & Peter H. Fries & Steven L. Strauss    Embedding English and Maths: Practical Strategies for FE and Post-16 Tutors by Terry Sharrock    Grading From the Inside Out: Bringing Accuracy to Student Assessment Through a Standards-Based Mindset by Tom Schimmer    The Schoolwide Enrichment Model in Science: A Hands-On Approach for Engaging Young Scientists by Nancy Heilbronner & Joseph Renzulli    Tutorials in Molecular Reaction Dynamics by Mark Brouard    Handbook of Research on Cloud-Based STEM Education for Improved Learning Outcomes by Lee Chao    Critical Views on Teaching and Learning English Around the Globe: Qualitative Research Approaches by Jos? Aldemar ?lvarez V.    Engaging Musical Practices: A Sourcebook for Instrumental Music by Suzanne L. Burton    The Wrong Direction for Today's Schools: The Impact of Common Core on American Education by Ernest J. Zarra PhD III    A Survival Guide to the Misinformation Age: Scientific Habits of Mind by David J. Helfand    Reclaiming Opportunities for Effective Teaching: An Institutional Ethnographic Study of Community College Course Outlines by Mary Ellen Dunn    Language, Literacy and Communication in the Early Years:: A critical foundation by Carol Hayes    Rhetorical Strategies for Composition: Cracking an Academic Code by Karen A. Wink PhD    Young Adult Nonfiction: Gateway to the Common Core by Judith A. Hayn    Creative Learning for the Information Age: How Classrooms Can Better Prepare Students by Lyn Lesch    Teach Me How to Work and Keep Me Kind: The Possibilities of Literature and Composition in an American High School by Joseph F. Riener    Puzzle Me the Right Answer to that One: The Further Possibilities of Literature and Composition in an American High School by Joseph F. Riener    Beyond Dodgeball: 36 Variations that Outperform the Timeless Classic by David Bueti    Oral Language and Comprehension in Preschool: Teaching the Essentials by Lesley Mandel Morrow & Kathleen A. Roskos & Linda B. Gambrell    Handbook of Research on Applied E-Learning in Engineering and Architecture Education by David Fonseca    Middle School Teacher Plans and Resources for a Land Remembered: Student Edition by Margaret Sessions Paschal    Critical Mathematics Education: Theory, Praxis, and Reality by Paul Ernest    Maps for U.S. History, Grades 5 - 8 by Mark Twain Media    Poetry Comprehension, Grades 6 - 8 by Schyrlet Cameron & Suzanne Myers    U.S. States and Territories Maps, Grades 5 - 8 by Mark Twain Media    Pre-Algebra and Algebra Warm-Ups, Grades 5 - 8 by Cindy Barden & Wendi Silvano    U.S. History Puzzles, Book 2, Grades 5 - 8 by Mark Twain Media    Math for College and Career Readiness, Grade 7: Preparation and Practice by Christine Henderson & Karise Mace    Math Connections to the Real World, Grades 5 - 8 by Linda Armstrong    General Science, Grades 5 - 8: Daily Bell Ringers by Schyrlet Cameron & Carolyn Craig    Math for College and Career Readiness, Grade 8: Preparation and Practice by Christine Henderson & Karise Mace    STEM Labs for Middle Grades, Grades 5 - 8 by Schyrlet Cameron & Carolyn Craig    Math for College and Career Readiness, Grade 6: Preparation and Practice by Christine Henderson & Karise Mace    Geometry Basics, Grades 5 - 8 by Schyrlet Cameron & Carolyn Craig    Language Arts Warm-Ups, Grades 5 - 8: Expanding Vocabulary by Cindy Barden & Ann Fisher    Language Arts: Practice and Application, Grades 7 - 8 by Bob Kerr & Schyrlet Cameron

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Creating Socially Responsible Citizens: Cases from the Asia-Pacific Region

Creating Socially Responsible Citizens: Cases from the Asia-Pacific Region by John J. CoganThis book originates from a collaborative research initiative to examine how various societies in the Asia- Pacific Region construct moral and civic education, and to what extent these systems achieve the democratic objective of creating socially responsible citizens. In many western societies there is at least a rhetorical tendency to separate the moral and civic dimensions of citizenship education, and in some cases to exclude the moral dimension from the discourse of preparing citizens. However, as cross-societal dialogues and research about citizenship education have increased in the past...
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The MI Strategy Bank: 800+ Multiple Intelligence Ideas for the Elementary Classroom

The MI Strategy Bank: 800+ Multiple Intelligence Ideas for the Elementary Classroom by Ellen ArnoldElementary educators learn to recognize how students learn best—and adjust their lesson plans accordingly—with this handbook's Multiple Intelligence (MI)–based strategies. Starting with a diagnostic interview for each child that helps teachers develop the best instructional methods for their classrooms, this guide provides hundreds of specific teaching methods that strengthen each of the eight intelligences in any classroom situation. Case studies from actual strength-based assessments (one for each of the eight intelligences) outline examples for how these strategies can be applied at any grade...
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How to Dazzle at Grammar

How to Dazzle at Grammar by Irene YatesBlackline masters for use with junior high school students with special needs. The sheets give students the tools to be able to talk about and understand language development. The activities will help students to deconstruct language, and through this, to improve their own use of language. Students will practise: building sentences; identifying the subject and predicate of sentences; picking out verbs; getting the tense right; writing adjectives, adverbs, nouns, prepositions and pronouns; using idioms; asking questions; using speech marks; putting words in the right order; using commas in lists....
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The Little Book of Charisma

The Little Book of Charisma by David HodgsonCharisma=C, Art=A, Science=S, Practice=P The most skillful performers and communicators understand and apply the best of art and science. You can either use this knowledge to enhance your own communication skills (to Jedi Master standard) or to be more aware of the techniques deployed by those seeking to influence you. The book is a breathless, informative and funny journey through factors contributing to excellence in communication, from the six rules of influence, creating a powerful performance, constructing speeches, how to avoid being manipulated by advertisers, steering clear of the arrogance...
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The Organized Teacher's Guide to Substitute Teaching with CD-ROM 

The Organized Teacher's Guide to Substitute Teaching with CD-ROM  by Steve Springer & Kimberly Persiani

Have no fear, the substitute is here!

Be prepared with the confidence and the knowledge for any classroom situation.

As a substitute teacher, you have the powers of a superhero. Who else could teach sixth grade math oneday and then transform into a sub for the kindergarten gym instructor the next? What other educator bravelygoes into work not knowing what subject or grade he or she will teach that day and still manages a smile?But even superheroes need a little help; that is where this book comes in. The Organized Teacher's Guide toSubstitute Teaching is the only guide that gives you the tips...

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The 21st Century Parent: Multicultural Parent Engagement Leadership Strategies Handbook

The 21st Century Parent: Multicultural Parent Engagement Leadership Strategies Handbook by Mary JohnsonThe 21st Century Parent emphatically remind us that the missing ingredient in closing the gaps in achievement is heaping measure of parent engagement and community. This is one-of-a kind book, even the most savvy expert will find novel advice and useful tools, sample school practices, and strategies. The book is outstanding resources recognizing and building upon asset that Parents and communities bring in creating partnership for children's school success- Packed with tips for parents, principals and teachers, resource tools, and an invaluable guide for engaging parents, The 21st Century Parent...
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Healthy Cooking for Primary Schools: Book 1

Healthy Cooking for Primary Schools: Book 1 by Sandra MulvanyHealthy Cooking for Primary Schools, Book 1 contains 12 easy-to-follow, photocopiable recipes to encourage pupils to become lifelong healthy eaters. The recipes are presented in both a traditional recipe format and in a visual, step-by-step format, to suit pupils of differing reading abilities. All the recipes have been tried, tested and enjoyed by pupils in the author's school. The recipes include Fruit Salad, Pitta Bread Filling, Chinese Noodle Soup, and Welsh Rarebit.
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10 Science Lesson Plans for KS1 - Volume 1: Sorting and Using Materials

10 Science Lesson Plans for KS1 - Volume 1: Sorting and Using Materials by Pam LarkinsThese 10 Science Lessons cover the programs of study for Key Stage 1 Science as set out in the National Curriculum and are also based around the QCA topic 'Sorting and Using Materials' .Within the lessons are opportunities to develop knowledge, skills and understanding from first-hand experience as well as developing investigative skills. Each lesson includes a list of resources, practical activities, lesson objectives, outcomes and extension activities for cross curricular work that include ICT opportunities as well as assessment.
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Weather (Activities for 3-5 Year Olds)

Weather (Activities for 3-5 Year Olds) by Caroline Quin & Sue PearceWeather: Activities for 3-5 Year Olds contains enjoyable activities to help develop children's essential skills. Weather is with us all the time, every minute of every day, all around the world. Weather provides ideas for helping to raise children's awareness of the weather throughout the year, whatever the conditions outside. The practical activities include: Enjoying and responding to weather poems, Creating foggy night pictures, Choosing the right clothes for the weather, Measuring puddles, Making simple weather vanes and Various ways of charting the weather. All the books in the Activities...
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Gardening (Activities for 3-5 Year Olds)

Gardening (Activities for 3-5 Year Olds) by Caroline Quin & Sue PearceGardening: Activities for 3-5 Year Olds contains enjoyable activities to help foundation stage children develop essential skills. Gardening gives children a wealth of knowledge, skills and experiences. It offers opportunities to grow and care for seeds and plants, to observe and record how they grow and to discover, perhaps, why they didn't grow! An outdoor area is not a prerequisite - many of the activities can be carried out inside. The practical activities include: Growing gardens in jars, Creating miniature gardens, Investigating how much different types of soil weigh, Making leaf prints...
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Food (Activities for 3-5 Year Olds)

Food (Activities for 3-5 Year Olds) by Adrienne WaltonFood: Activities for 3-5 Year Olds contains enjoyable activities to help foundation stage children to develop essential skills. Talking about, handling, preparing and eating food have an instant appeal for young children and offer a variety of learning experiences. The practical activities in Food include: Taking orders in an imaginary café, Learning about the importance of food hygiene, Using kitchen tools safely, Being adventurous and trying different foods, Learning about healthy eating, Making breakfast for their teddy bear, Making pizza and Investigating jelly. All the books in the Activities...
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Colours (Activities for 3-5 Year Olds)

Colours (Activities for 3-5 Year Olds) by Irene YatesColours: Activities for 3-5 Year Olds contains enjoyable activities to help develop children's essential skills. Recognizing, identifying and being able to name colours are essential steps in the early education of all children. Colour knowledge is an important means of helping children to make comparisons and observe and explore their environment. The practical activities in Colours include: Fun ways of teaching colour recognition and identification, Sorting and matching games, Unusual art and craft ideas and Suggestions for exploring colours in the environment. All the books in the Activities...
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How to be Brilliant at Mental Arithmetic: How to be Brilliant at Mental Arithmetic

How to be Brilliant at Mental Arithmetic: How to be Brilliant at Mental Arithmetic by Beryl WebberHow to be Brilliant at Mental Arithmetic addresses the twin pillars of mental arithmetic - mental recall and mental agility. Mental recall depends on familiarity with number bonds and plenty of opportunity to practise. Mental agility depends more on confidence with the number system and the four operations. Using the worksheets in this book, students will learn about: tens and units; addition, subtraction, multiplication and division; addition shortcuts; product squares; quick recall; number sequences; factors; more and less; approximations; metric and imperial measures.
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How to be Brilliant at Electricity, Light & Sound: How to be Brilliant at Electricity, Light, Sound

How to be Brilliant at Electricity, Light & Sound: How to be Brilliant at Electricity, Light, Sound by Colin HughesHow to be Brilliant at Electricity, Light and Sound contains practical activities will help children to acquire knowledge and understanding of electrical circuits, the everyday effects of light and how we see, and how sounds are made.
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How to be Brilliant at Spelling: How to be Brilliant at Spelling

How to be Brilliant at Spelling: How to be Brilliant at Spelling by Irene YatesThese activities will stimulate children's interest in language and how it works and help them to become confident and positive spellers. The activities include: learning the vowels and consonants; the four step method; spotting the mistake; 'y' for 'i' and 'ee'; regular and irregular plurals; growing new words from roots; spelling puzzling w-words; learning the 'ough' pattern.
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Transnational and Borderlands Studies in Mathematics Education

Transnational and Borderlands Studies in Mathematics Education by Richard S. Kitchen

Every year, significant numbers of immigrant children from Mexico enter classrooms in the United States. These immigrants comprise a heterogeneous group of students with diverse needs, abilities, and experiences. Transnational and Borderland Studies in Mathematics Education is the first collection to offer research studies across these communities. Providing invaluable research on both sending and receiving communities in Mexico and the US, this collection considers the multiple aspects of children's experiences with mathematics, including curriculum, classroom participation structures, mathematical...

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Doing Multicultural Education for Achievement and Equity

Doing Multicultural Education for Achievement and Equity by Carl A. Grant & Christine E. Sleeter

Doing Multicultural Education for Achievement and Equity, a hands-on, reader-friendly multicultural education textbook, actively engages education students in critical reflection and self-examination as they prepare to teach in increasingly diverse classrooms. In this engaging text, Carl A. Grant and Christine E. Sleeter, two of the most eminent scholars of multicultural teacher education, help pre-service teachers develop the tools they will need to learn about their students and their students' communities and contexts, about themselves, and about the social relations in which schools are...

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Creative Science: Achieving the WOW Factor with 5-11 Year Olds

Creative Science: Achieving the WOW Factor with 5-11 Year Olds by Rosemary Feasey

Through a refreshing blend of theory and practice this book provides stimulating material to develop creative approaches to science in the classroom. It includes:

  • a range of teaching approaches that relate directly to the topic under discussion
  • examples of pupils' work that portray how theory can be translated into practice
  • quick off-the-shelf example model lesson plans which can be adapted.

User-friendly and clearly laid out this book is a core text for primary teachers, NQTs and students who want to inject some creativity into their teaching and put that "WOW" factor back into their science...

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Dyslexia and Maths

Dyslexia and Maths by Julie Kay & Dorian Yeo

This concise text helps the reader to understand why dyslexics find maths difficult and offers practical ideas for supporting them most effectively.

It explains which areas of maths dyslexics tend to have particular difficulty with, assesses current teaching philosophies and methods, describes a framework of general learning principles that allow dyslexics to make progress in maths, and outlines a number of specific and effective teaching recommendations.

The book helps teachers at primary and secondary levels to better understand the maths performance of dyslexics and gives them an overview of...

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The Psychology of Learning Mathematics: Expanded American Edition

The Psychology of Learning Mathematics: Expanded American Edition by Richard R. SkempThis classic text presents problems of learning and teaching mathematics from both a psychological and mathematical perspective. The Psychology of Learning Mathematics, already translated into six languages (including Chinese and Japanese), has been revised for this American Edition to include the author's most recent findings on the formation of mathematical concepts, different kinds of imagery, interpersonal and emotional factors, and a new model of intelligence. The author contends that progress in the areas of learning and teaching mathematics can only be made when such factors as the abstract...
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Meeting the Needs of Your Most Able Pupils in Geography

Meeting the Needs of Your Most Able Pupils in Geography by Jane Ferretti

Meeting the Needs of Your Most Able Students: Geography provides specific guidance on:

  • recognising high ability and potential
  • planning challenge, differentiation and enrichment in Geography

  • using questioning to challenge the more able

  • support for more able pupils with special educational needs (dyslexia, ADHD, sensory imapirment etc.)
  • beyond the classroom: visits, competitions, summer schools, masterclasses, links with other institutions.

The book includes comprehensive appendices with linked resources available online that feature:

  • useful contacts and resources
  • lesson and homework ideas
  • audit and...
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Changing Attitudes and Behavior: Practice Makes Permanent

Changing Attitudes and Behavior: Practice Makes Permanent by John JensenChanging Attitudes and Behavior: Practice Makes Permanent, the second of the Practice Makes Permanent series, argues that school performance is directly correlated to student motivation. If school administrators and teachers adopt Jensen's easy, direct, and effective ways to help students manage their feelings and focus their attention, the results will be two-fold: schools will foster a cooperative and high-performing learning community, and students will succeed academically while also mastering important social skills.
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Full On Learning: Involve me and I'll understand

Full On Learning: Involve me and I'll understand by Zoe ElderFull On Learning provides a blueprint for educators in all settings to construct the ideal conditions for effective learners to grow and develop. This is a no-compromise approach to the architecture of learning, creating quality learning experiences that foster a love of learning. The start point is your end-point the learner. What kind of learner do you want to develop? What are the characteristics of an effective learner and how can we teach to support the development of these characteristics? If future employers are looking for people who can solve problems, think creatively and be innovative,...
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Transparent Teaching of Adolescents: Defining the Ideal Class for Students and Teachers

Transparent Teaching of Adolescents: Defining the Ideal Class for Students and Teachers by Mindy KellerTransparent Teaching of Adolescents is a philosophy, method, and timely application of strategies that span the school year. A collaborative effort from all over the globe, the dialogue between this teacher and her former students presents both the wholeness of teaching and a model of how to build rapport, engage high school students in their experience, and enrich learning at the secondary level of education.


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Able Writers in Your School: Developing the Potential of Gifted Children in Primary Schools - A Practical Guide for Teachers

Able Writers in Your School: Developing the Potential of Gifted Children in Primary Schools - A Practical Guide for Teachers by Brian Moses & Roger StevensAble Writers in Your School will help you to develop the potential of your gifted pupils - and all the other pupils in your school as well! It passes on ideas, practical advice and lesson plans that the authors, Brian Moses and Roger Stevens, have found to work especially well with the groups of able writers they have taught over the last few years. Over 70 inspirational examples of children's work show how the ideas work in practice and raise the standard of children's work. Suggestions for poetry range from taking an idea and stretching it, making the familiar scary and dealing with serious...
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Why Culture Counts

Why Culture Counts by Donna Walker-Tileston & Sandra DarlingCurrent models do not address the complexity of achievement gaps among racial and socioeconomic groups. As the National Task Force on Minority High Achievement and current assessment data show, children of color, even those who are not poor, often score lower on achievement tests than whites who are poor. Culture trumps poverty in its impact on achievement. Culture defines what children will focus their attention on, how they interpret the world to give it meaning, what background knowledge they bring to learning, and how they will value that learning. The focus of our interventions to close...
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Teaching Children English as an Additional Language: A Programme for 7-11 Year Olds

Teaching Children English as an Additional Language: A Programme for 7-11 Year Olds by Caroline ScottHere is a classroom scenario that many teachers face: out of 30 children in the class, two-thirds speak a different language at home. This book is an easy-to-use 10-week teaching programme for children aged 7-11 (key stage 2) new to English.
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Art Is Fundamental: Teaching the Elements and Principles of Art in Elementary School

Art Is Fundamental: Teaching the Elements and Principles of Art in Elementary School by Eileen S. PrinceThis comprehensive art curriculum can easily be integrated into any teacher's existing instruction and provides thrilling and rewarding projects for elementary art students, including printmaking techniques, tessellations, watercolors, calligraphic lines, organic form sculptures, and value collages. Detailed lessons—developed and tested in classrooms over many years—build on one another in a logical progression and explore the elements of texture, color, shape, line, form, and value, and principles such as balance (formal, informal and radial,) unity, contrast, movement, distortion, emphasis,...
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American Educational History Journal Volume 39, Numbers 1&2

American Educational History Journal Volume 39, Numbers 1&2 by Paul J. RamseyThe American Educational History Journal is a peer-reviewed, national research journal devoted to the examination of educational topics using perspectives from a variety of disciplines. The editors of AEHJ encourage communication between scholars from numerous disciplines, nationalities, institutions, and backgrounds. Authors come from a variety of disciplines including political science, curriculum, history, philosophy, teacher education, and educational leadership. Acceptance for publication in AEHJ requires that each author present a well-articulated argument that deals substantively with...
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Exploring Composition Studies: Sites, Issues, Perspectives

Exploring Composition Studies: Sites, Issues, Perspectives by Kelly Ritter

Kelly Ritter and Paul Kei Matsuda have created an essential introduction to the field of composition studies for graduate students and instructors new to the study of writing. The book offers a careful exploration of this diverse field, focusing specifically on scholarship of writing and composing. Within this territory, the authors draw the boundaries broadly, to include allied sites of research such as professional and technical writing, writing across the curriculum programs, writing centers, and writing program administration. Importantly, they represent composition as a dynamic, eclectic...

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Black's Dictionary of Physical Education and School Sport

Black's Dictionary of Physical Education and School Sport by Gareth Williams & Sarah PinderThis dictionary is a key resource for students of Physical Education, School Sport and Sports Science at undergraduate level, facing new concepts and terminology.
Over 100 entries cover all the key topics in this diverse subject area. The A-Z format makes it accessible and essential reading for anyone planning a career in teaching PE. Each entry is 300-500 words and includes practical teaching ideas and tips and further reading suggestions.
All the theoretical concepts of social, political, economic and cultural influences are covered and the dictionary includes updates on recent key issues in...
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Sarah Pinder
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Understanding Materials

Understanding Materials by A. Jones & Roy PurnellThe Brilliant Support Activities series contains photocopiable activities for use with slower learners or pupils with learning difficulties at Key Stage 2. The books introduce one concept per sheet, using simple language and clear, black line illustrations making them easy to read and understand. Understanding Materials contains 42 photocopiable sheets to help pupils understand the properties of materials through investigation. They reinforce the methods of scientific enquiry by requiring pupils to plan, carry out practical activities, consider evidence, and present ideas and conclusions. They...
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Exploring Nonfiction with Young Learners

Exploring Nonfiction with Young Learners by Darla Miner & Jill ZitnayExploring Nonfiction with Young Learners explores the four basic nonfiction structures that the youngest learners are most likely to encounter: descriptive, recount/collection, procedural, and explanatory texts. This book also includes information to help teach four, more complex structures that younger readers sometimes encounter during read-alouds: comparison, response, causation/cause and effect, and persuasive genres.

This book is organized to help plan lessons using each type of nonfiction structure. Strategies and suggestions for activities to use before, during and after reading are included....
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Jill Zitnay
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Teaching Children's Literature: It's Critical!

Teaching Children's Literature: It's Critical! by Christine Leland & Mitzi Lewison & Jerome Harste

This groundbreaking text offers a fresh perspective on how to implement children's literature into and across the curriculum in ways that are both effective and purposeful. Honed over years of experience and reflection in classroom settings and rich with real examples of teachers implementing critical pedagogy, it invites multiple ways of engaging with literature that extend beyond the genre and elements approach and also addresses potential problems or issues that teachers may confront.

The book is structured around three 'mantras' that build on each other: Enjoy; Dig deeper; Take action. The...

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Young Children Learning Through Schemas: Deepening the dialogue about learning in the home and in the nursery

Young Children Learning Through Schemas: Deepening the dialogue about learning in the home and in the nursery by Katey Mairs & The The Pen Green Team

Young Children Learning Through Schemas is a creative and highly engaging text that shows how young children can learn through exploring repeated patterns in their actions. With contributions from a range of practitioners, this book examines the philosophical approaches underpinning constructivism and includes a variety of case studies of small children in order to demonstrate the universal explorations we all engage in as human beings.

This approach from the contributors, which involves presenting observations of one or two young children per chapter, is engaging, inspirational and yet rooted...

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A Practical Guide to Teaching English in the Secondary School

A Practical Guide to Teaching English in the Secondary School by Andrew Green

A Practical Guide to Teaching English in the Secondary School offers straightforward advice, inspiration and support for all training and newly qualified secondary English teachers. Based on the best research and practice available, it offers a wide range of tried and tested strategies and practical activities to ensure success in the secondary classroom.

Illustrated throughout with examples of good practice and activities to promote careful thought, the Practical Guide covers key aspects of English teaching, including:

  • Effective lesson planning and pupil progress
  • Getting started with drama
  • Teaching...
Andrew Green1 Sep 2012$44.95

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Issues in Teaching Using ICT

Issues in Teaching Using ICT by Marilyn Leask

Written for student teachers learning to teach in primary and secondary schools and newly qualified teachers, this book has been designed to engage with a wide range of issues related to ICT teaching. It presents key debates that teachers will need to understand, reflect on and engage in as part of their professional development. Chapters highlight major questions, consider the evidence from theory and practice and arrive at possible answers. Building on their learning about teaching using ICT on ITT courses, this book will encourage students and newly qualified teachers to consider and reflect...

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Critical Thinking: An Exploration of Theory and Practice

Critical Thinking: An Exploration of Theory and Practice by Jennifer MoonIn this book, Jennifer Moon explores and clarifies critical thinking and provides practical guidance for improving student learning and supporting the teaching process.

Key themes covered include:

  • different views of and approaches to critical thinking with an emphasis on a practical basis that can be translated into use in the classroom.
  • links between learning, thinking and writing
  • the place of critical thinking alongside other academic activities such as reflective learning and argument
  • critical thinking and assessment, class environments, staff knowledge and development, writing tasks and...
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Pastoral Leadership: A Guide to Improving your Management Skills

Pastoral Leadership: A Guide to Improving your Management Skills by Marilyn NathanIt is becoming clear to educational managers that successful schools are schools which take pastoral care seriously and train their managers in pastoral leadership. Improving Your Management Skills is a practical guide for pastoral leaders and managers. The book surveys all aspects of the pastoral leader's role and provides step-by-step guidance towards effectiveness.
As well as being an OFSTED inspector for primary and secondary schools, Marilyn Nathan regularly runs courses for LEAs on pastoral leadership that include heads and deputy heads as well as managers.
Written in an extremely reader-friendly...
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Curriculum, Syllabus Design and Equity: A Primer and Model

Curriculum, Syllabus Design and Equity: A Primer and Model by Allan Luke

Curriculum scholars and teachers working for social justice and equity have been caught up in acrimonious and polarizing political debates over content, ideology, and disciplinary knowledge. At the forefront in cutting through these debates and addressing the practical questions involved, this book is distinctive in looking to the technical form of the curriculum rather than its content for solutions. The editors and contributors, all leading international scholars, advance a unified, principled approach to the design of curriculum and syllabus documents that aims for high quality/high equity...

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Teaching Psychology 14-19: Issues and Techniques

Teaching Psychology 14-19: Issues and Techniques by Matt Jarvis

Teaching Psychology 14-19 - first published as Teaching Post-16 Psychology - is a core text for all training psychology teachers, as well as experienced teachers engaged in further study and professional development. Taking a reflective approach, Matt Jarvis explores key issues and debates against a backdrop of research and theory, and provides guidance on practical ideas intended to make life in the psychology classroom easier.

With an emphasis on the application of psychology to teaching psychology, it clearly and comprehensively covers the knowledge essential to develop as a successful teacher....

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Language Development 1a: Activities for Home

Language Development 1a: Activities for Home by Marion Nash & Jackie Lowe

Activities in this spiral bound book are linked directly to the 36 school-based sessions in the companion volume Language Development: Circle Time Sessions to Improve Communication Skills.

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Teaching Strategic Processes in Reading, Second Edition

Teaching Strategic Processes in Reading, Second Edition by Janice F. Almasi & Susan King FullertonThis accessible teacher resource and course text shows how to incorporate strategy instruction into the K 8 classroom every day. Cutting-edge theory and research are integrated with practical guidance and reflections from experienced teachers of novice and struggling readers. The book describes the nuts and bolts of creating classroom contexts that foster strategy use, combining explicit comprehension instruction with scaffolded support, and providing opportunities for students to verbalize their thinking. It features reproducible learning activities and planning and assessment tools. New to...
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Where's the Wonder in Elementary Math? Encouraging Mathematical Reasoning in the Classroom

Where's the Wonder in Elementary Math? Encouraging Mathematical Reasoning in the Classroom by Judith McVarishThis book argues that even in today's high-stakes testing environment, 'teaching to the test' need not be teachers' only focus as they introduce young children to mathematics. Judith McVarish demonstrates how building a community of learners and using problem solving to engage students can help teachers encourage students' disposition to creative thinking and reasoning-skills that can otherwise become lost due to the pressure of the many other expectations placed upon both teachers and students. This book offers strategies for infusing mathematics learning and reasoning into elementary school...
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Great Singers: An Endangered Species

Great Singers: An Endangered Species by Denes StrinyThis book supplies detailed explanations for young singers, teachers, and professional singers with 'troubled' voices. Striny's previous book, Head First, discussed this process but without specific instructions to accomplish the task. This completely original process was conceived by Striny to correct major problems in his voice.
Denes Striny9 Sep 2012$24.99

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Digital Decisions: Choosing the Right Technology Tools for Early Childhood Education

Digital Decisions: Choosing the Right Technology Tools for Early Childhood Education by Fran Simon & Karen N. NemethA reference every early childhood teacher will want to have to correctly choose and effective implement technology in the classroom.
Fran Simon &
Karen N. Nemeth
9 Sep 2012$34.95

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Once Upon a Number: The Real-World Adventures of a Dandy Digit

Once Upon a Number: The Real-World Adventures of a Dandy Digit by Jeremiah DykeOnce Upon a Number?The Real-World Adventures of a Dandy DigitImagine that a digit dares himself to go traveling. And by digit we mean the plucky little number 1. What kind of adventures might the digit experience on such an odyssey?In Once Upon a Number, author-teacher Jeremiah Dyke explores this intriguing question. Drawing upon the whimsical concept of an animated number, Once Upon a Number shows us in detail the sorts of places where a number might travel, and the sorts of adventures he might have.

In this delightful tale, with a full-size illustration on every story page, readers learn about...

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Change Your Thinking and Be Healthy

Change Your Thinking and Be Healthy by Amanda Velloen & Ria JordaanGod's perfect desire for us is not to be cured, but that we don't get ill. However, after the fall of man disease acquired a grip on mankind. Many of today‟s diseases we bring upon ourselves by using the wrong words or allowing negative thoughts to cross our minds. It is not the stress or tension from outside that harms our personalities. It is our inner conflict and our emotions that cause disease. When people are happy and cheerful, they seem able to handle their problems that much easier. It is the firm believe that we have been saved by Christ and our subsequent feelings should create...
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Ria Jordaan
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Starting Out Right: Beginning-Band Pedagogy

Starting Out Right: Beginning-Band Pedagogy by Si MillicanStarting Out Right: Beginning Band Pedagogy is the only complete resource for organizing, planning, and teaching beginning woodwind, brass, and percussion students. The book covers every aspect of teaching beginning band students from the first sounds on the instruments through the first full-band performances. It is the only comprehensive reference that offers step-by-step guidelines for teaching each beginning band instrument, as well as organizing and running a successful beginning band program. Based on the public school teaching experience of the author, the book is designed for use in...
Si Millican14 Sep 2012$59.99

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Curriculum and Teaching Dialogue Volume 14, Numbers 1 & 2

Curriculum and Teaching Dialogue Volume 14, Numbers 1 & 2 by David J. FlindersCurriculum and Teaching Dialogue (CTD) is a publication of the American Association of Teaching and Curriculum (AATC), a national learned society for the scholarly field of teaching and curriculum. The field includes those working on the theory, design and evaluation of educational programs at large. At the university level, faculty members identified with this field are typically affiliated with the departments of curriculum and instruction, teacher education, educational foundations, elementary education, secondary education, and higher education. CTD promotes all analytical and interpretive...
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