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Narcissistic Abuse Recovery: The Ultimate Beginner's To Self Healing Emotional Plan Guide Through The Recovery Stages From Emotionally Abusive ... by Abigail Murphy (Effingo Publishing) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 21 minutes ago

Buy the Paperback version of this book, and get the Kindle eBook version included for FREE! The Mirror that shows you your regular reflection can simultaneously display the narcissist a reflection that in their eyes is fairest, smartest, and the most superior of all. If the mirror disagrees to do so, the narcissist will go out to hunt all the Snow Whites in town till the mirror complies with their truth. If you happen to be the Snow White of this narcissist, you are in great danger. A danger that will break you. A danger that will make you. A danger that will make you reborn. Don't wait any longer! Scroll up and click the buy now button to begin the journey of being a healthier you!

Genre: Education & Teaching [x]
Length: 89 Pages (3,230 KB)
Lending: Enabled
Added: Aug 14th, 2020

The First Days of Virtual School Amid Covid19:: A Ten Step Handbook to Teaching Online by Dr. Edith Treviño 5.0 Stars (2 Reviews)    Price verified 21 minutes ago

The Covid19 pandemic is a health crisis, which has interrupted and blindsided the education sector with great force. Covid19 is also a mental crisis which has brought forth emotional unrest and trauma to so many of us. In a matter of weeks, and without warning, everything changed. Educators were forced to quickly adapt, and modify their tried and true instructional methods. Covid19 forever altered the fabric of public education. With massive change came disruption, massive shock, and social crisis to both parents and educators, alike (Burgess & Sieversten, 2020). This handbook has been created in an effort to support this process by looking at ten crucial steps, as we embark on teaching online during COvid19. This handbook brings in the professional input of administrators, educators, and parents. The different lenses represented in this handbook, collectively have brought forth what we believe are the most important implications to consider during this movement to online teaching. On ...

Genre: Education & Teaching [x]
Length: 45 Pages (1,114 KB)
Lending: Enabled
Added: Aug 14th, 2020

Create Aha Moments: Tips for Teachers by Dennison S. Bhola 5.0 Stars (17 Reviews)    Price verified 21 minutes ago

Teachers and trainers: Are you ready to create more Aha moments? Are you ready to help your students learn and truly understand more of the content you are presenting?Create Aha! Moments discusses how to convert "teachable moments" into "Aha! Now, I understand" moments, using clear language and metaphors that make the process easy to conceptualize and apply. When teachable moments are not converted into "Aha! Moments" valuable opportunities to facilitate learning are lost. To be able to consistently create "Aha! Moments," teachers need to be aware of when teachable moments are likely to arise, expectantly await them, and be able to recognize them as soon as they present themselves. Then, with the conditions set for learning, teachers can employ high-quality feedback to ensure that learning happens, i.e., to ensure the learning "light bulbs" are illuminated!

Genre: Education & Teaching [x]
Length: 174 Pages (2,171 KB)
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Added: Aug 14th, 2020

Summary Of The Underground Railroad : A Novel By Colson Whitehead by Scorpio Digital Press (Scorpio Digital Press) Price verified 7 hours ago

Summary of the Underground Railroad Note to Readers: This is a fan-based summary and analysis on The Underground Railroad: A Novel by Colson Whitehead. This is meant to enhance your original reading experience, not supplement it. We strongly encourage you to purchase the full text here: The main character of The Underground Railroad is Cora. However, the tale begins with her grandmother, Ajarry, who was captured and sold into slavery as an adolescent. She quickly learns to be submissive and to do what she is told. Ajarry understands that she is only valuable to her owners if she understands her place in the world. This is why Cora originally refuses to escape slavery with Caesar. However, Caesar is persistent. After learning that the plantation is going to a new, harsher master, Cora agrees to hear more about his escape plan - which begins the enthralling tale of The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead. This summary and analysis touches on every chapter, a detailed analysis ...

Genre: Education & Teaching [x]
Length: 36 Pages (385 KB)
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Added: Aug 13th, 2020

Ielts Writing Task 1 Corrections: Most Common Mistakes Students Make And How To Avoid Them (Book 5) by JOHNNY CHUONG 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 21 minutes ago

IELTS Writing Task 1 Corrections: Most Common Mistakes Students Make And How To Avoid Them! (BOOK 5) - Do you usually make mistakes in IELTS academic writing task 1 and do not get your expected score? - Would you like to learn how to avoid and correct them so they would be precisely academic? - Do you expect to get the score you wished in IELTS writing task 1? If your answer is "yes" to these above questions, then this book is perfect for you. LIMITED TIME OFFER ONLY $0.99 This book reveals numerous common mistakes students make in each type of report of IELTS writing task 1. Then, it will suggest corrections for these all mistakes to help students have a better understanding, avoid unexpected mistakes and achieve a high score in the IELTS Writing task 1. As the author of this book, I believe that this IETLS writing corrections book will be an indispensable reference and trusted guide for all students who want to maximize their score in IELTS academic writing task 1. I ...

Genre: Education & Teaching [x]
Length: 73 Pages (1,877 KB)
Lending: Enabled
Added: Aug 13th, 2020

Summary Of Secret Empires : How the American Political Class Hides Corruption and Enriches Family and Friends By Peter Schweizer by Scorpio Digital Press (Scorpio Digital Press) 3.4 Stars (8 Reviews)    Price verified 52 minutes ago

Summary and Analysis based on Peter Schweizer's Secret Empires: How the American Political Class Hides Corruption and Enriches Family and Friends NOTE TO READERS: This is a summary and analysis companion book based on Peter Schweizer's Secret Empires: How the American Political Class Hides Corruption and Enriches Family and Friends. This is meant to enhance your original reading experience, not supplement it. We urge you to purchase the original Secret Empires book at this link:https://amzn.to/2qWjKZ4 There is a new political corruption that is taking place in Washington D.C. that is following the trends of other nations. This includes the families of politicians using their political connections to make billions of dollars in business deals. This has taken place in other countries for many years and has gone unfettered. This book addresses a litany of politicians and their families who have become enormously wealthy from their business dealings while working in public service. It ...

Genre: Education & Teaching [x]
Length: 32 Pages (399 KB)
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Added: Aug 13th, 2020

Autism: Advancing on the Spectrum by Danuta Highet (Maidin Works) 3.7 Stars (10 Reviews)    Price verified 13 hours ago

A person with autism can learn and advance on the spectrum of abilities. Learn how you can help an individual with autism achieve their full potential. This quick read is full of life lessons learned from the actual journey of a young woman with autism, Katherine Highet, this book will inspire anyone who wants to make a difference in the life of an individual with autism advancing on the spectrum.

Genre: Education & Teaching [x]
Length: 68 Pages (5,759 KB)
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Added: Aug 13th, 2020

Speed Reading: How To Read 5X Faster…In A Simple 5 Step Formula (2020 UPDATE) (tips on speed reading, speed reading in a week, speed reading for ... by Speedy Gonzales (Millionaire Minds Ltd.) 3.9 Stars (29 Reviews)    Price verified 13 hours ago

Are you ready to gain the speed reading skills that top-performers such as Bill Gates, Tim Ferriss, and Elon Musk use? Inside this speed reading guide, Randy (a.k.a Speedy Gonzalez) shows you exactly how to increase your reading speed by 5X. You'll learn exactly how to: • Read up to 5X faster • Significantly improve your reading comprehension so that you can remember what you read • Master 3 incredible exercises to strengthen your reading muscles so that you can read faster in as little as 1-hour • Save yourself hours of time reading in school, work, and for pleasure! • And much more! Get started today, or else you'll be in the same place you are right now. Seriously. Bonus: If you purchase this today, you'll get limited time access to our list of 31 things you can do to be happy everyday, as well as our special link to bestselling books ABSOLUTELY free! What Readers are Saying: "I need this because one of my jobs involve reading a lot, and I love to read any ...

Genre: Education & Teaching [x]
Length: 36 Pages (1,537 KB)
Lending: Enabled
Added: Aug 13th, 2020

How to Create a Perfect School: Maintain Students' Motivation and Love of Learning from Kindergarten through 12th Grade by Lee Jenkins (LtoJ Press) 4.6 Stars (14 Reviews)    Price verified 21 minutes ago

Parents and educators have the same desire: to hear students exclaim, "School is challenging, but I love it!" Unfortunately, our current education system does very little to produce these results. Why? Because we do not know how to preserve and grow students' intrinsic motivation. That is the focus of How to Create a Perfect School. Lee Jenkins wrote this invaluable guide to share the proven processes he has developed which encourage students to work hard and enjoy learning. These processes include: • organizing student input to maintain their kindergarten level of intrinsic motivation • replacing school practices that destroy motivation with ones that accelerate motivation • honoring every student for outperforming their own best work • adding up every student's contribution for team totals • creating students who can clearly explain the learning process to any interested adult. Do these processes really work? Yes! This method has been tested with more than 7500 ...

Genre: Education & Teaching [x]
Length: 210 Pages (11,276 KB)
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Added: Aug 13th, 2020

Zoom for Beginners: The Ultimate Guide to Master Online Meetings and Webinars by Colombo Publishing Company 5.0 Stars (2 Reviews)    Price verified 13 hours ago

Have you been hearing a lot about Zoom lately and have probably started using Zoom for video calling but, for some reason, you feel lost and clueless whenever you use the platform to video call people? And are you looking for a comprehensive, beginner friendly (non-techie) guide how to make the most of Zoom and resolve any problems or challenges you may experience while using the platform? If you've answered YES, keep reading... You Are About To Discover Exactly How To Make The Most Of Zoom For Video Calling, Whether You Are Using It For Business, Work Or For Social Interactions! Zoom is probably one of the biggest beneficiaries of the pandemic, as more and more people continue adopting it to stay in touch with colleagues at work, customers, school, friends and families. It is no wonder that Zoom has over 300, million daily users, up from just 1 million daily users in December 2019. The technology is simply transformative and has made coping with the social distancing measures ...

Genre: Education & Teaching [x]
Length: 115 Pages (1,574 KB)
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Added: Aug 13th, 2020

Ielts Writing Task 1 Corrections: Most Common Mistakes Students Make And How To Avoid Them (Book 9) by JOHNNY CHUONG 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 21 minutes ago

IELTS Writing Task 1 Corrections: Most Common Mistakes Students Make And How To Avoid Them! (BOOK 9) - Do you usually make mistakes in IELTS academic writing task 1 and do not get your expected score? - Would you like to learn how to avoid and correct them so they would be precisely academic? - Do you expect to get the score you wished in IELTS writing task 1? If your answer is "yes" to these above questions, then this book is perfect for you. LIMITED TIME OFFER ONLY $0.99 This book reveals numerous common mistakes students make in each type of report of IELTS writing task 1. Then, it will suggest corrections for these all mistakes to help students have a better understanding, avoid unexpected mistakes and achieve a high score in the IELTS Writing task 1. As the author of this book, I believe that this IETLS writing corrections book will be an indispensable reference and trusted guide for all students who want to maximize their score in IELTS academic writing task 1. I ...

Genre: Education & Teaching [x]
Length: 74 Pages (2,590 KB)
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Added: Aug 13th, 2020

Change Mindset, Behaviour & Positive Thinking: Master Your Mind in 30 Days:: For Kids, Children, Teenagers, Adults & Professionals in 7 Key Hacks by Leon Lyons (United Arts Publishing) 5.0 Stars (2 Reviews)    Price verified 17 hours ago

Do you feel the Panic? Stop BullSh*ting Yourself! Researchers Say 80% of our daily thoughts are negative! According to the National Science Foundation (NSF.Gov) the average person has around 12,000 - 60,000 thoughts per day and 80% of those are negative - That's a crazy amount of negativity! Your mind is a powerful weapon that could work for you, or against you. Just like chef's knives, which require sharpening to stay useful when cutting, in the same way your mind requires tweaking to stay smart and sharp. Discover how to get out of your own way... And take control over your mind. In this treasure chest of hidden gems you will accelerate your growth. You will master your mind and gain a better hold on your internal dialogue and external environment. In This Book You Will Find: • Mindset Secrets To Success • Greatest Winning Mindset • How To Achieve Your Goals & Get Results • Winners Self Belief Systems • Turn Negative thoughts to Positive Self-Talk • ...

Genre: Education & Teaching [x]
Length: 160 Pages (708 KB)
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Added: Aug 13th, 2020

The Main Secrets of Personal Development: Practical tips for creating a strong personality by David Kremer 3.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified one day ago

Discover the book "The Basic Secrets of Personal Development" Every man is a person! And a person must develop in order to at least remain a person, and at the most - to take place in this life. We will never be fully satisfied with our lives if we remain in it as nothing, that is, those whom we are made by other people, and not ourselves. Yes, we are all unique, each of us has our own destiny, which we build with our own hands, but at the same time, only a few of us want to become such a person, in whose existence, there would be a sense. People are born and die, they come to this world and leave it, and only a few of them leave something in this world, something for which they are respected, loved, remembered, valued, honored. Let's friends, learn to write about yourself a story that will become the story of the Great Man! Successes to you in creating a successful man and a great personality with the help of this wonderful book. Today only, get this Kindle book for just $0.99. ...

Genre: Education & Teaching [x]
Length: 75 Pages (4,736 KB)
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Added: Aug 12th, 2020

Swipe to The Altar: Your 10-Step Roadmap to Finding True Love Online by Mrs. Q. Warnock 5.0 Stars (43 Reviews)    Price verified 13 hours ago

How to find your Mr. Right - without wasting time online dating? Savannah applied a simple texting principle from my book, since then she has been on 5 dates with someone who ghosted her before! Why is it so hard to find a boyfriend? Isn't online dating supposed to make it easier? I haven't dated in years. Isn't online dating just for hookups? Why isn't it working? What am I doing wrong? If you see yourself in these questions, you need this book. You will finally have the answers to how to find your true love with the help of online dating, from downloading the right app to saying "I do" at the altar. How do I know? I am Mrs. Q. Warnock, the previous Miss Ultimate Single. I went on 42 blind dates, got my heart broken multiple times, and learned the keys to online dating the hard way. I know what works and what doesn't. I wrote this book so you don't have to navigate online dating through trial and error. You will unveil the secret passwords you need on your ride to finding ...

Genre: Education & Teaching [x]
Length: 212 Pages (3,668 KB)
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Added: Aug 12th, 2020

Dairy Free Keto Cookbook: Beginner's Guide to Non-Dairy Ketogenic Diet with Low-Carb Recipes & 2-Week Dairy-Free Keto Meal Plan to Speed Up Your ... by Adele Baker 3.7 Stars (32 Reviews)    Price verified one day ago

Dairy-Free Keto - Lose Weight Naturally and Get Your Best Body Ever! Why someone ever wants to think over a Dairy-Free Keto Diet? Are there benefits to going Dairy-Free Keto? Take charge of your health in a new way by being open to the idea that what you think you know about health and nutrition is upside-down, backward, and inside out. Dairy Free Ketogenic Cooking at the same time can be very powerful for those trying to lose weight. You may go dairy-free for a number of reasons. The benefits of a dairy-free diet could be personal or include skin and digestive health or weight loss. Whatever your goals, let this Diary Free Keto Cookbook be your guide to the world of Dairy-Free Keto Cooking. The motivation to prepare a Dairy-Free Keto Food could be related to health, ethics, the environment, culture, or a particular way of eating. Embarking on a new endeavor, particularly something like a dairy-free keto diet, can be a bit stressful and confusing at times, but this Dairy Free Keto ...

Genre: Education & Teaching [x]
Length: 79 Pages (11,489 KB)
Lending: Enabled
Added: Aug 11th, 2020

Dude, Bro: The How-To Guide to College Your Parents Don't Want You to Have by Bread Foster (Skyhorse) 4.7 Stars (6 Reviews)    Price verified 20 hours ago

Dude, Bro: How to College is a humorous guide to surviving college written by comedian Bread Foster. Dude, Bro will provide articles, episodes, and truth (under the guise of guidance) about college life, mixed with honest stories from a mildly psychotic student. After extensive discussions with fellow college students who were part of his college experience, the most frequently uttered phrase is “how did we survive that?" and Bread wants to teach future bros how. Dude, Bro will allow the reader to get a moral out of a story where morals are neither black nor white. The objective is to provide an honest experience from a lower-middle class author who went crazy at a state university. Dude, Bro will have a sense of humor because college itself is kind of a joke.

Genre: Education & Teaching [x]
Length: 288 Pages (2,410 KB)
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Added: Aug 11th, 2020

How to Succeed in Anesthesia School (And Nursing, PA, or Med School) by Nick Angelis (GG Press) 5.0 Stars (10 Reviews)    Price verified 13 hours ago

Want a successful career in health care? "ADVANCE for Nurses" and "New Physician" magazine contributor Nick Angelis, CRNA, MSN shares wacky stories and timeless lessons based on his fifteen years of experience from a lowly nurse tech to an exalted nurse anesthetist! Learn to deal with failure, your own stunning expertise, and all the nebulous areas in between as Nick explains the finer points of not losing your soul to gain an advanced education. Free audiobook version included.

Genre: Education & Teaching [x]
Length: 151 Pages (8,011 KB)
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Added: Aug 10th, 2020

Your Guide to Get into Medical School: Practical Advice by Trusted Professionals by Aly Madhavji 3.9 Stars (15 Reviews)    Price verified 3 hours ago

It is commonly known that the application process to medical school is competitive. From our experience, about 1% of students who express an interest in becoming a physician during their first year of undergraduate studies, eventually matriculate into medical school. While pursuing a career in medicine remains a dream for many and is considered the endpoint of a journey, many different paths can lead towards that destination. Given the significant time commitment required for a successful application, the decision to pursue medicine is one of the biggest decisions many high school and undergraduate students face. However, many applicants do not look beyond gaining the coveted admission letter and are then left with an incomplete understanding of what medical school entails, and the diverse career paths they can take after obtaining their MD. One of the primary reasons for this is that despite significant progress made in recent years, medicine remains a "closed door" career. A large ...

Genre: Education & Teaching [x]
Length: 101 Pages (1,084 KB)
Lending: Enabled
Added: Aug 9th, 2020

The Cold War in the Classroom: International Perspectives on Textbooks and Memory Practices (Palgrave Studies in Educational Media) by Barbara Christophe (Palgrave Macmillan) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 21 minutes ago

This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license. This book explores how the socially disputed period of the Cold War is remembered in today's history classroom. Applying a diverse set of methodological strategies, the authors map the dividing lines in and between memory cultures across the globe, paying special attention to the impact the crisis-driven age of our present has on images of the past. Authors analysing educational media point to ambivalence, vagueness and contradictions in textbook narratives understood to be echoes of societal and academic controversies. Others focus on teachers and the history classroom, showing how unresolved political issues create tensions in history education. They render visible how teachers struggle to handle these challenges by pretending that what they do is 'just history'. The contributions to this book unveil how teachers, backgrounding the political inherent in all memory practices, often nourish the illusion that the history in which they ...

Genre: Education & Teaching [x]
Length: 505 Pages (6,519 KB)
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Added: Aug 9th, 2020

Ielts Writing Task 2 Corrections: Most Common Mistakes Students Make And How To Avoid Them (Book 14) by JOHNNY CHUONG 4.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified one day ago

IELTS Writing Task 2 Corrections: Most Common Mistakes Students Make And How To Avoid Them! (BOOK 14) - Do you usually make mistakes in IELTS academic writing task 2 and do not get your expected score? - Would you like to learn how to avoid and correct them so they would be precisely academic? - Do you expect to get the score you wished in IELTS writing task 2? If your answer is "yes" to these above questions, then this book is perfect for you. LIMITED TIME OFFER ONLY $0.99 This book reveals numerous common mistakes students make in each type of essay of IELTS writing task 2. Then, it will suggest corrections for these all mistakes to help students have a better understanding, avoid unexpected mistakes and achieve a high score in the IELTS Writing task 2. As the author of this book, I believe that this IETLS writing corrections book will be an indispensable reference and trusted guide for all students who want to maximize their score in IELTS academic writing task 2. I ...

Genre: Education & Teaching [x]
Length: 67 Pages (1,191 KB)
Lending: Enabled
Added: Aug 9th, 2020

Guide to Software Projects for Business People: digital transformation by Jonathan P. Crosby 4.6 Stars (17 Reviews)    Price verified 13 hours ago

In the fast-paced business world of today, as IT moves out from back stage to center stage, business professionals can no longer afford to just leave all that techie stuff to the pros. To optimize the chances of success, core business decisions and software development need to go hand in hand right from the start of any software project. More and more business people are now reaping the rewards from gaining the essential knowledge of software development to collaborate more closely with IT teams and make better informed choices during a project. Seasoned IT consultant Jonathan Crosby draws from his knowledge and experience in all kinds of technical challenges across a variety of industries for over 20 years. Emphasizing the power of good communication and effective teamwork, he advocates bringing business into development, and development into business. This book will act as your guide, explaining the stages of a software project in simple terms. By using metaphors and hand-crafted ...

Genre: Education & Teaching [x]
Length: 335 Pages (11,750 KB)
Lending: Enabled
Added: Aug 9th, 2020

Address to the First Graduating Class of Rutgers Female College by Henry M. Pierce (Good Press) Price verified 11 hours ago

"Address to the First Graduating Class of Rutgers Female College" by Henry M. Pierce. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten?or yet undiscovered gems?of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Genre: Education & Teaching [x]
Length: 37 Pages (1,461 KB)
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Added: Aug 9th, 2020

Empowering Teachers to Build a Better World: How Six Nations Support Teachers for 21st Century Education (SpringerBriefs in Education) by Fernando M. Reimers (Springer) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 13 hours ago

This open access book presents a comparative study on how large-scale professional development programs for teachers are designed and implemented. Around the world, governments and educators are recognizing the need to educate students in a broad range of higher order cognitive skills and socio-emotional competencies, and providing effective opportunities for teachers to develop the expertise needed to teach these skills is a crucial aspect of effective implementation of curricula which include those goals. This study examines how large-scale efforts to empower teachers for deeper instruction have been designed, how they have been implemented, and their outcomes. To do so, it investigates six programs from England, Colombia, Mexico, India, and the United States. Though all six are intended to broaden and deepen students' curricular aspirations, each takes this expansion of curricular goals in a different direction. The ambitious education reforms studied here explicitly focus on ...

Genre: Education & Teaching [x]
Length: 205 Pages (554 KB)
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Added: Aug 8th, 2020

The Education of American Girls by Anna C. Brackett (Good Press) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 21 minutes ago

"The Education of American Girls" by Anna C. Brackett. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten?or yet undiscovered gems?of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Genre: Education & Teaching [x]
Length: 291 Pages (2,008 KB)
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Added: Aug 8th, 2020

The Autobiography of Thomas Platter, a schoolmaster of the sixteenth century by Thomas Platter (Good Press) 3.5 Stars (2 Reviews)    Price verified 13 hours ago

"The Autobiography of Thomas Platter, a schoolmaster of the sixteenth century" by Thomas Platter (translated by Elizabeth Anne McCaul Finn). Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten?or yet undiscovered gems?of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Genre: Education & Teaching [x]
Length: 71 Pages (1,802 KB)
Lending: Not Enabled
Added: Aug 8th, 2020

Library and Information Sciences: Trends and Research by Chuanfu Chen (Springer) 3.9 Stars (20 Reviews)    Price verified 52 minutes ago

This book explores the development, trends and research of library and information sciences (LIS) in the digital age. Inside, readers will find research and case studies written by LIS experts, educators and theorists, most of whom have visited China, delivered presentations there and drafted their articles based on feedback they received. As a result, readers will discover the LIS issues and concerns that China and the international community have in common. The book first introduces the opportunities and challenges faced by the library and information literacy profession and discusses the key role of librarians in the future of information literacy education. Next, it covers trends in LIS education by examining the vision of the iSchool movement and detailing its practice in Syracuse University. The book then covers issues in information seeking and retrieval by showing how visual data mining technology can be used to detect the relationship and pattern between terms on the Q&A of ...

Genre: Education & Teaching [x]
Length: 253 Pages (5,753 KB)
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Added: Aug 6th, 2020

Socioeconomic Inequality and Educational Outcomes: Evidence from Twenty Years of TIMSS (IEA Research for Education Book 5) by Markus Broer (Springer) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 10 hours ago

This open access book focuses on trends in educational inequality using twenty years of grade 8 student data collected from 13 education systems by the IEA's Trends in Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) between 1995 and 2015. While the overall positive association between family socioeconomic status (SES) and student achievement is well documented in the literature, the magnitude of this relationship is contingent on social contexts and is expected to vary by education system. Research on how such associations differ across societies and how the strength of these relationships has changed over time is limited. This study, therefore, addresses an important research and policy question by examining changes in the inequality of educational outcomes due to SES over this 20-year period, and also examines the extent to which the performance of students from disadvantaged backgrounds has improved over time in each education system. Education systems generally aim to narrow the ...

Genre: Education & Teaching [x]
Length: 91 Pages (2,073 KB)
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Added: Aug 3rd, 2020

Teaching Tolerance in a Globalized World (IEA Research for Education Book 4) by Andrés Sandoval-Hernández (Springer) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 21 minutes ago

This open access thematic report identifies factors and conditions that can help schools and education systems promote tolerance in a globalized world. The IEA's International Civic and Citizenship Study (ICCS) is a comparative research program designed to investigate the ways in which young people are prepared to undertake their roles as citizens, and provides a wealth of data permitting not only comparison between countries but also comparisons between schools within countries, and students within countries. Advanced analytical methods provide insights into relationships between students' attitudes towards cultural diversity and the characteristics of the students themselves, their families, their teachers and school principals. The rich diversity of educational and cultural contexts in the 38 countries who participated in ICCS 2009 are also acknowledged and addressed. Readers interested in civic education and adolescents' attitudes towards cultural diversity will find the ...

Genre: Education & Teaching [x]
Length: 206 Pages (3,107 KB)
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Added: Aug 3rd, 2020

Handbook of Education Policy Studies: School/University, Curriculum, and Assessment, Volume 2 by Guorui Fan (Springer) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 21 minutes ago

This open access handbook brings together the latest research from a wide range of internationally influential scholars to analyze educational policy research from international, historical and interdisciplinary perspectives. By effectively breaking through the boundaries between countries and disciplines, it presents new theories, techniques and methods for contemporary education policy, and illustrates the educational policies and educational reform practices that various countries have introduced to meet the challenges of continuous change. This volume focuses on policies and changes in schools and classrooms. The studies on school changes present the differences in the policies and challenges of K-12 schools and universities in different countries and regions, and in connection with the contradictions and conflicts between tradition and modernization, as well as the changing roles of various stakeholders, especially that of teachers. In terms of curriculum and instruction, many ...

Genre: Education & Teaching [x]
Length: 591 Pages (9,557 KB)
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Added: Aug 3rd, 2020

Student Misconceptions and Errors in Physics and Mathematics: Exploring Data from TIMSS and TIMSS Advanced (IEA Research for Education Book 9) by Teresa Neidorf (Springer) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 21 minutes ago

This open access report explores the nature and extent of students' misconceptions and misunderstandings related to core concepts in physics and mathematics and physics across grades four, eight and 12. Twenty years of data from the IEA's Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) and TIMSS Advanced assessments are analyzed, specifically for five countries (Italy, Norway, Russian Federation, Slovenia, and the United States) who participated in all or almost all TIMSS and TIMSS Advanced assessments between 1995 and 2015. The report focuses on students' understandings related to gravitational force in physics and linear equations in mathematics. It identifies some specific misconceptions, errors, and misunderstandings demonstrated by the TIMSS Advanced grade 12 students for these core concepts, and shows how these can be traced back to poor foundational development of these concepts in earlier grades. Patterns in misconceptions and misunderstandings are reported by ...

Genre: Education & Teaching [x]
Length: 174 Pages (9,123 KB)
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Added: Aug 3rd, 2020

The Governing-Evaluation-Knowledge Nexus: Swedish Higher Education as a Case (Evaluating Education: Normative Systems and Institutional Practices) by Christina Segerholm (Springer) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 21 minutes ago

This Open Access book analyses the interplay between governing, evaluation and knowledge with an empirical focus on Swedish higher education. It investigates the origins, logics, and mechanisms of evaluation and quality assurance reforms and their dynamic interactions with institutional, national and European policy contexts. The chapters report findings from extensive empirical studies that offer detailed insight into the work of governing in higher education, by giving voice to actors at various levels and positions including the ministry, national agency and University employees. Central themes include the influence of European policy, changing system designs, media relations and quality assurance enactments in University institutions. The book also explores the ways in which an emerging professional cadre, labelled qualocrats, enacts and mediates evaluation and quality assurance policy and practice. Taken together, the expanding evaluation machinery in Swedish higher education ...

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Preparing for Life in a Digital Age: The IEA International Computer and Information Literacy Study International Report by Julian Fraillon (Springer) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 13 hours ago

Ability to use information and communication technologies (ICT) is an imperative for effective participation in today's digital age. Schools worldwide are responding to the need to provide young people with that ability. But how effective are they in this regard? The IEA International Computer and Information Literacy Study (ICILS) responded to this question by studying the extent to which young people have developed computer and information literacy (CIL), which is defined as the ability to use computers to investigate, create and communicate with others at home, school, the workplace and in society. The study was conducted under the auspices of the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA) and builds on a series of earlier IEA studies focusing on ICT in education. Data were gathered from almost 60,000 Grade 8 students in more than 3,300 schools from 21 education systems. This information was augmented by data from almost 35,000 teachers in those ...

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Theoretical and Practical Advances in Computer-based Educational Measurement (Methodology of Educational Measurement and Assessment) by Bernard P. Veldkamp (Springer) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 13 hours ago

This open access book presents a large number of innovations in the world of operational testing. It brings together different but related areas and provides insight in their possibilities, their advantages and drawbacks. The book not only addresses improvements in the quality of educational measurement, innovations in (inter)national large scale assessments, but also several advances in psychometrics and improvements in computerized adaptive testing, and it also offers examples on the impact of new technology in assessment. Due to its nature, the book will appeal to a broad audience within the educational measurement community. It contributes to both theoretical knowledge and also pays attention to practical implementation of innovations in testing technology.

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Early Childhood Policies and Systems in Eight Countries: Findings from IEA's Early Childhood Education Study by Tony Bertram (Springer) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 21 minutes ago

This report provides an overview of policy strategies on early childhood education settings (from birth to primary schooling) in eight countries. Data were collected using a policy questionnaire addressed to and completed by the National Research Coordinator(s) (NRC) of Chile, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Italy, Poland, the Russian Federation and the United States. The countries that participated provide interesting illustrations of early childhood education policy in action in a range of diverse contexts. Analysis of the systemic and structural results of ECE policy at national and, where necessary, subnational levels, enables transnational comparisons in policy and systems. Key policy changes, both underway and planned, are documented. These data reveal key findings in each of the five policy areas as covered in the questionnaire and this report: public policy; delivery models and providers; participation and enrollment; quality assurance systems; and expectations for child ...

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Global Perspectives on Recognising Non-formal and Informal Learning: Why Recognition Matters (Technical and Vocational Education and Training: ... by Madhu Singh (Springer) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 21 minutes ago

This book deals with the relevance of recognition and validation of non-formal and informal learning education and training, the workplace and society. In an increasing number of countries, it is at the top of the policy and research agenda ranking among the possible ways to redress the glaring lack of relevant academic and vocational qualifications and to promote the development of competences and certification procedures which recognise different types of learning, including formal, non-formal and informal learning. The aim of the book is therefore to present and share experience, expertise and lessons in such a way that enables its effective and immediate use across the full spectrum of country contexts, whether in the developing or developed world. It examines the importance of meeting institutional and political requirements that give genuine value to the recognition of non-formal and informal learning; it shows why recognition is important and clarifies its usefulness and the ...

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Computational Thinking Education by Siu-Cheung Kong (Springer) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 21 minutes ago

This This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license.This book offers a comprehensive guide, covering every important aspect of computational thinking education. It provides an in-depth discussion of computational thinking, including the notion of perceiving computational thinking practices as ways of mapping models from the abstraction of data and process structures to natural phenomena. Further, it explores how computational thinking education is implemented in different regions, and how computational thinking is being integrated into subject learning in K-12 education. In closing, it discusses computational thinking from the perspective of STEM education, the use of video games to teach computational thinking, and how computational thinking is helping to transform the quality of the workforce in the textile and apparel industry.

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Research on Teaching and Learning Mathematics at the Tertiary Level: State-of-the-art and Looking Ahead (ICME-13 Topical Surveys) by Irene Biza (Springer) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified one day ago

This topical survey focuses on research in tertiary mathematics education, a field that has experienced considerable growth over the last 10 years. Drawing on the most recent journal publications as well as the latest advances from recent high-quality conference proceedings, our review culls out the following five emergent areas of interest: mathematics teaching at the tertiary level; the role of mathematics in other disciplines; textbooks, assessment and students' studying practices; transition to the tertiary level; and theoretical-methodological advances. We conclude the survey with a discussion of some potential directions for future research in this new and rapidly evolving domain of inquiry.

Genre: Education & Teaching [x]
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Teaching Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Step-by-Step Guide for Educators by Roger Pierangelo (Skyhorse) 4.4 Stars (23 Reviews)    Price verified 21 minutes ago

Written by experts in special education and psychology, this user-friendly resource summarizes current research and presents a comprehensive overview of how to teach students with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). The authors discuss intervention strategies for implementing effective educational programs that give youngsters with ASD the opportunity to learn and interact with their peers. This practical book describes the characteristics of specific disorders, including autistic disorder, childhood disintegrative disorder, pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified, Rett syndrome, and Asperger syndrome. Other topics include: • Overview of effective interventions • Creating quality educational programs and collaborating with parents • Strategies for classroom management, communication development, and social skills • Characteristics, learning styles, and intervention strategies • Behavior and discipline issues • Facilitating inclusion • Specific ...

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Design to Win Road Map: Your Winning Life and Career Compass by C. Ruth Taylor (Extra MILE Innovators) 5.0 Stars (6 Reviews)    Price verified 8 hours ago

Early Wins for School-Leavers "The world is astonished when it meets someone who knows where they are going with their life; that is such a rare kind of strength" -Richard Bolles, world-renowned career expert Imagine how much our youths would astonish the world if they received guidance and mentoring for their personal life and career from early. Our Design to Win Road Map is the School-Leaver's guide to astonish the world with their progress from early. Sadly, too many high school and university students graduate without a proper plan for their next steps in life. Too many young people in the workforce hate their jobs and are stuck in survival mode. If that's you or someone you know, this book is for you. Design to Win Road Map will teach you how to effectively design the life and career you love for greater freedom, flexibility and fulfillment. In this bestselling book, career coach and educator, C. Ruth Taylor, references her mid-life regrets and lessons learnt to inspire youths ...

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Collaboration in Designing a Pedagogical Approach in Information Literacy (Springer Texts in Education) by Ane Landøy (Springer) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 21 minutes ago

This Open Access book combines expertise in information literacy with expertise in education and teaching to share tips and tricks for the development of good information literacy teaching and training in universities and libraries. It draws on research, knowledge and pedagogical practice from academia, to teach students how to sift through information to be able to distinguish the important and correct from the unusable. It discusses basic concepts and models of information literacy, as well as strategies for accessing, locating and retrieving information and methods suitable for the assessment and management of information. The book explains many concepts connected to information literacy and discusses pedagogical issues with a view to supporting the practitioner. Each chapter examines one aspect of information literacy, discusses the pedagogical challenges involved and provides suggestions for best practice.

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Length: 178 Pages (29,913 KB)
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Wise Up and Be the Solution: How to Create a Culture of Learning at Home and Make Your Child a Success in School by James L. Casale (Skyhorse) 4.9 Stars (22 Reviews)    Price verified 21 minutes ago

As parents, we simply want what's best for our children, but sometimes the modern education system does not always cater to the individual needs of every child. Each child is unique and requires different amounts of attention and support. As your child's first teacher, you are the most influential factor on his or her growth—academically, emotionally, and psychologically. In Wise Up and Be the Solution, James Casale shows you how to be more proactive and have more control over your son or daughter's education. With 50 years of teaching experience, Casale gives you the tools to change your family dynamic for the better. This book is straightforward, jargon-free, and easy to follow. Parents will learn how to gain their children's attention and how to limit the things that can distract them. Casale also discusses parent-teacher conferences from an educator's perspective, allowing parents to better understand teachers and be more prepared during these meetings. This book is a must have ...

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Essential Lessons for School Leaders: Tips for Courage, Finding Solutions, and Reaching Your Goals by Joseph Murphy (Skyhorse) 4.5 Stars (2 Reviews)    Price verified 19 hours ago

This gold mine of wisdom from top education researcher and the bestselling author of Turning Around Failing Schools and Connecting Teacher Leadership and School Improvement contains key tips and strategies every school leader should know. Award-winning professor and former school administrator Joseph Murphy's concise and instructive lessons will help you stay focused on what matters most as you navigate the hectic world of high-stakes testing and accountability: • It really is all about the kids • Optimism is essential • Caring counts a lot • Listen—let people finish talking • Don't confuse excuses and explanations Each lesson is coupled with context in a few sentences taken from Murphy's extensive real-world experiences. This collection is ideal for use in daily reflections, speeches, staff meetings, presentations, or as a gift to anyone who works with children.

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The Graphic Novel Classroom: POWerful Teaching and Learning with Images by Maureen Bakis (Skyhorse) 4.4 Stars (12 Reviews)    Price verified one day ago

Every teacher knows that keeping adolescents interested in learning can be challenging—The Graphic Novel Classroom overcomes that challenge. In these pages, you will learn how to create your own graphic novel in order to inspire students and make them love reading. Create your own superhero to teach reading, writing, critical thinking, and problem solving! Secondary language arts teacher Maureen Bakis discovered this powerful pedagogy in her own search to engage her students. Amazingly successful results encouraged Bakis to provide this learning tool to other middle and high school teachers so that they might also use this foolproof method to inspire their students. Readers will learn how to incorporate graphic novels into their classrooms in order to: Teach twenty-first-century skills such as interpretation of content and form Improve students' writing and visual comprehension Captivate both struggling and proficient students in reading Promote authentic literacy learning Develop ...

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How the Brain Influences Behavior: Strategies for Managing K?12 Classrooms by David A. Sousa (Skyhorse) 4.0 Stars (2 Reviews)    Price verified 11 hours ago

Combining theory and practice, David A. Sousa helps educators understand what is happening in the brains of students with behavior problems and offers practical, effective intervention strategies compatible with current findings in neuroscience. In easy-to-understand language, the author presents current information on brain development and function and highlights factors that affect social and emotional decision-making and negative behaviors like impulsivity, defiance, and violence. Comprehensive yet concise, this guide for K–12 teachers and counselors provides methods for teaching self-control and fostering positive relationships with troubled students and provides case studies that match effective strategies with specific behaviors. Educators will find answers to critical questions such as: How does the rate of brain development explain erratic behavior of adolescents? What type of data collection can help teachers manage misbehavior? Can peer influence help curb misbehavior ...

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Length: 264 Pages (5,662 KB)
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How to Explain a Brain: An Educator's Handbook of Brain Terms and Cognitive Processes by Robert Sylwester (Skyhorse) 3.8 Stars (4 Reviews)    Price verified 13 hours ago

Noted author Robert Sylwester offers educators and general readers his own definitions for terms used in the cognitive neurosciences. This unique look into the marvelous brain uses language and descriptions that are accessible to readers, even those with just a limited understanding of biology. Discover how our brain is organized and develops, and how educators can use this emerging understanding of cognition to enhance student learning and the school environment. This ready-reference guide to essential concepts and terms in cognitive neurosciences includes: -Nearly three hundred encyclopedic entries and cross references created to help educators understand key concepts about our brain's organization, development, and learning capabilities -Eleven newly created anatomic models and illustrations that focus on key brain systems and functions -References and recommended print and Internet resources How to Explain a Brain celebrates the brain in all its wonder and is sure to become a ...

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The Leadership Brain: Strategies for Leading Today?s Schools More Effectively by David A. Sousa (Skyhorse) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 21 minutes ago

Cognitive neuroscientists are gaining greater insights into how the brain interacts with and learns from the environment. Now David A. Sousa, one of the foremost experts in translating this research into classroom practice, examines the brain-compatible leadership practices that sustain effective teaching and learning. The Leadership Brain provides a new model for a whole-brain approach to educational leadership. Examining what we know about the adult brain, and how to apply these lessons to effective school leadership and team management, this powerful resource provides you with the necessary tools to: Understand the differences in learning and retention, left and right hemispheric preferences, higher-order thinking, and the nature of creativity Initiate and lead productive change within your school Effectively shape and manage school culture Address the call for ethical and spiritual leadership Understand how thinking habits influence our actions, especially with problem solving ...

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Length: 320 Pages (39,670 KB)
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The Fundamentals of Special Education: A Practical Guide for Every Teacher (A Practical Approach to Special Education for Every Teacher) by Bob Algozzine (Skyhorse) Price verified 23 hours ago

The busy educator's concise guide to the essentials of special education! In The Fundamentals of Special Education, authors Bob Algozzine and Jim Ysseldyke highlight the major concepts in special education, providing readers with a better understanding of the field, from disability categories and statistics to appropriate learning environments. Including a pretest, posttest, and key vocabulary terms, this practical guide answers the many questions educators have about special education, including: • What is "special education" exactly, and why do we have it? • How many students receive special education services and who are they? • How are students identified for special education services? • Where are students with disabilities taught? • What is an Individualized Education Plan (IEP)? • What roles do general and special education teachers play in addressing the needs of students with disabilities, and how do their responsibilities overlap? • How does diversity influence ...

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Length: 105 Pages (1,121 KB)
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Teaching Health Care in Virtual Space: Best Practices for Educators in Multi-User Virtual Environments by ESTELLE E CODIER (University of Hawaii Press) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 13 hours ago

Teaching Health Care in Virtual Space is the first "how-to" manual for health educators on the instructional use of three-dimensional, computer-generated virtual environments that can be inhabited simultaneously by many participants; commonly called "multi-user virtual learning environments" or MUVE. Based on her experience supervising more than 400 learning activities in Second Life® -- as of 2014, the largest public (free) MUVE -- Dr. Estelle Codier has written a step-by-step handbook for novice and experienced MUVE teachers alike. The book provides those new to virtual teaching with specific steps to assess their own instructional readiness, guidance for assessing student and class readiness, as well as detailed descriptions of problem prevention and solutions. The text is accompanied by lively case studies of both success and failure in virtual learning environments. Inspiring stories of student learning illustrate the power of MUVE to transform health care education. This ...

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Push Back!: How to Take a Stand Against Groupthink, Bullies, Agitators, and Professional Manipulators by B. K. Eakman (Skyhorse) 2.5 Stars (21 Reviews)    Price verified one day ago

How many times have you had the unsettling experience of being treated as a troublemaker as soon as you question or raise an objection to a school policy, a textbook, a course of study, a new county regulation, or a community proposal? Every day, attendees of conferences, community forums, PTA meetings, and board meetings are made to feel uncomfortable and occasionally foolish by the person or persons leading the meeting. The speakers, moderators, or provocateurs—whom author B. K. Eakman refers to as professional manipulators—hold power over the room and know how to steer the discussion back to their agendas without ever answering audience questions or addressing their concerns. These people use techniques to ostracize those brave enough to stand and question or criticize them. With Push Back!, readers will be able to counter group manipulation tactics by learning to: Recognize psychologically controlled environments Identify the professional agitator/provocateur Examine ...

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Length: 228 Pages (655 KB)
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Gruber's Complete ACT Guide 2019-2020 by Gary Gruber (Skyhorse) 5.0 Stars (2 Reviews)    Price verified 21 minutes ago

The ultimate guide to improving ACT scores with practical strategies and examples, comprehensive subject reviews, practice tests and explanations, and much more! Every college-bound student wants the best test scores possible. But with a wide variety of test-prep books available, how do you know you're choosing the right one to help you most? Fortunately, that just happens to be Dr. Gary Gruber's life's work: rather than rote memorization of individual problem solutions, his Gruber Method teaches adaptive strategies to think about test problems as categories, allowing students to solve thousands of questions quickly and effectively. In Gruber's Complete ACT Guide 2019-2020, you'll find all the resources you need to develop the test-taking skills and critical-thinking strategies that are proven to increase your test score. With 33 essential strategies illustrated with examples, three complete practice tests, and much more, you'll see how, for over thirty years, the Gruber Method has ...

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Length: 680 Pages (84,535 KB)
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Reaching Out: A K-8 Resource for Connecting Families and Schools by Diane W. Kyle (Skyhorse) 4.6 Stars (3 Reviews)    Price verified 18 hours ago

Too often, today's student feels alienated from school, and learning suffers as a result. Developing a relationship with the family can provide the missing link in the educational chain. Reaching Out is an invaluable resource for compassionate educators interested in building strong relationships with their students' families. A dynamic team of teachers and teacher educators have combined their first-hand experience and in-depth research in this essential guidebook. By involving the entire family in the educational experience, teachers can bridge the gap separating home and school and help produce happier, healthier, and smarter kids. Highlights include: -Building trust with families -Communicating in positive ways with students' families -Implementing family workshops -Involving families through innovative homework ideas Based on a five-year study, the information will be particularly helpful for teachers whose classrooms reflect a diverse student population. By incorporating ...

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Length: 145 Pages (3,006 KB)
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Homeschooling in America: Capturing and Assessing the Movement by Joseph Murphy (Skyhorse) 4.8 Stars (8 Reviews)    Price verified 21 minutes ago

This revealing and balanced portrait of homeschooling today provides a full history of the movement, demographic insights, and extensive research on how homeschooled children fare in the United States. Delving into a movement that impacts more students nationwide than the entire charter school movement, this book explores: • The history of homeschooling in America • How this movement has grown in credibility and enrollment exponentially • The current state of homeschooling, including questions about who gets homeschooled, why, and what is the success—academically and in life—of students who are homeschooled • The impact of homeschooling on the student and on American society In 2010, more than two million students were homeschooled. In the most extensive survey and analysis of research on homeschooling, spanning the birth of the movement in the 1970s to today, Homeschooling in America shines a light on one of the most important yet least understood social movements of the last ...

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Length: 200 Pages (2,112 KB)
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Teaching for Successful Intelligence: To Increase Student Learning and Achievement by Elena L Grigorenko (Skyhorse) Price verified 22 hours ago

Coauthored by two internationally renowned educators and researchers, this resource helps teachers strengthen their classroom practice with lessons that promote successful intelligence—a set of abilities that allow students to adapt and succeed within their environment, make the most of their strengths, and learn to compensate for their weaknesses.

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Learning at Home Pre K-3: Homework Activities that Engage Children and Families by Ann C. Barbour (Skyhorse) Price verified 21 minutes ago

Families play a critical role in helping young children develop a solid academic foundation and love of learning. Numerous examples have proven time and again that children's learning behavior is strongest when reinforced with activities, social interactions, and play. In Learning at Home, PreK–3, Ann Barbour stresses the importance of getting parents involved with their children's education through engaging homework activities. Bursting with activities to foster learning on many levels, this book also offers ideas for teachers on how to include parents in their children's education. Discover hundreds of fun activities designed to: Relate learning directly to children's own experiences Include shared reading experiences, family projects, and games Integrate developmental and content areas, including language and literacy, mathematics, science, and the creative arts Promote literacy learning in homes where English is not the primary language And more This book gives teachers the ...

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401 Practical Adaptations for Every Classroom by Beverly Holden Johns (Skyhorse) 3.6 Stars (9 Reviews)    Price verified 13 hours ago

Award-winning educator Beverley Holden Johns offers a valuable collection of modifications and accommodations for students with special needs. Busy teachers can put these proven strategies to use immediately with minimal time and expense. The author shares her extensive experience in inclusive settings through concise "3 x 5 card" summaries and relevant examples, in concert with: - Hundreds of adaptations for lectures, worksheets, vocabulary instruction, student response, testing, and the classroom environment - Practical coverage of the legal basis for adaptations, including current updates - The role of adaptations in Individualized Education Programs This book is invaluable for teachers who are new to working with students with special needs. All teachers will gain fresh ideas and discover how applying adaptations can snowball into increased student engagement and optimized learning.

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Length: 168 Pages (836 KB)
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Making Inclusion Work: Effective Practices for All Teachers by John Beattie (Skyhorse) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 21 minutes ago

Learn the best methods for teaching students with disabilities in an inclusive classroom! In today's classrooms, teachers must meet the educational needs of students of all ability levels, including students with disabilities. This invaluable resource offers elementary and secondary teachers a deeper awareness of "what works" when teaching students with disabilities in general education classrooms. Grounded in extensive special education research, this book will enlighten teachers with a greater understanding of special education students and how to teach them successfully. For teaching students with the most common disabilities in classes with their nondisabled peers, general and special education teachers alike will get the most current information on issues such as: • Developing Individualized Education Programs • Teaching reading successfully • Managing behavior and motivating students • Organizing classrooms and lessons effectively • Using cognitive strategies ...

Genre: Education & Teaching [x]
Length: 288 Pages (4,875 KB)
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Great Teaching: What Matters Most in Helping Students Succeed by Robert C. DiGiulio (Skyhorse) 4.4 Stars (2 Reviews)    Price verified one day ago

Amid the ‘high-stakes' climate of public education today, DiGiulio's book reminds us of far more important outcomes than politicized test scores. Plain and simple, the book resonates with common sense.

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Common-Sense Classroom Management for Special Education Teachers Grades K–5 by Jill A. Lindberg (Skyhorse) 4.0 Stars (2 Reviews)    Price verified one day ago

Special help for special education teachers means special success for students! Do you have too many IEPs on your desk? Is it five o'clock and do you still need to contact parents, social workers, and general education co-teachers? Teachers new to special education often feel overwhelmed at the amount of additional planning and information management required. This practical guide shows you how to shape the structure of the teaching day to ensure that learners with special needs experience success. It includes simple teacher-tested, easy-to-implement strategies needing 5 steps or fewer to: • Organize students to make the most of the time you have with them • Use incentive programs and meaningful consequences to achieve desired behaviors • Coordinate with co-teachers, general education teachers, and staff to maximize your efforts Special Education teachers face different challenges, paperwork shouldn't be one of them. When the key paperwork is at your fingertips, the lesson plan ...

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Length: 146 Pages (2,142 KB)
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1,001 Pearls of Teachers' Wisdom: Quotations on Life and Learning (1001 Pearls) by Frank McCourt (Skyhorse) 4.3 Stars (7 Reviews)    Price verified 2 days ago

1,001 Pearls of Teachers' Wisdom is a fun and inspirational book packed with words of wisdom on the art of teaching. With more than three thousand entries, it includes thoughts on the art of teaching from hundreds of teachers, professors, authors, and politicians. Quotes are drawn from a wide variety of sources, from the ancient to the modern. Among the contributors are Aristotle, the Buddha, Mark Twain, Frederick Douglass, Helen Keller, Freud, Albert Einstein, Gandhi, Winston Churchill, and John Lennon. The late Frank McCourt, celebrated author of Angela's Ashes and a veteran educator, provides an inspiring introduction. Now in paperback, this portable treasure trove will make a perfect gift for a teaching school graduate, a favorite teacher, or anyone with a passion for learning and education.

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Mental Health in Schools: Engaging Learners, Preventing Problems, and Improving Schools by Howard S. Adelman (Skyhorse) 4.4 Stars (7 Reviews)    Price verified one day ago

For many children, schools are the main or only providers of mental health services. In this visionary and comprehensive book, two nationally known experts describe a new approach to school-based mental health -- one that better serves students, maximizes resources, and promotes academic performance. The authors describe how educators can effectively coordinate internal and external resources to support a healthy school environment and help at-risk students overcome barriers to learning. School leaders, psychologists, counselors, and policy makers will find essential guidance, including: ? An overview of the history and current state of school mental health programs, discussing major issues confronting the field ? Strategies for effective school-based initiatives, including addressing behavior issues, introducing classroom-based activities, and coordinating with community resources ? A call to action for higher-quality mental health programming across public schools -- including how ...

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Creating a Positive School Culture: How Principals and Teachers Can Solve Problems Together by Marie-Nathalie Beaudoin (Skyhorse) 4.3 Stars (3 Reviews)    Price verified 2 days ago

Principals and teachers have very different perspectives, pressures, and struggles. As a result, problems of negativity, isolation, or censure often develop among staff members. This may cause principals and teachers to spend a tremendous amount of energy addressing these issues instead of focusing on their primary goal -- improved student achievement. Creating a Positive School Culture provides strategies for understanding and solving staff problems, preventing conflicts, and enriching school climates. By combining therapeutic knowledge with day-to-day educational experience, the authors offer innovative solutions for overcoming many energy- and morale-sapping problems, including gossip, cliques, negativity, and competition. To help engage and inspire readers, this volume includes: - Teacher and principal interview excerpts - Concise case examples of school culture problems - Step-by-step guidance for school culture interventions - Best practices culled from the authors' extensive ...

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Close the Achievement Gap: Simple Strategies That Work (In a Nutshell) by Brian M. Pete (Skyhorse) Price verified one day ago

This invaluable research-based guidebook illustrates how quality teaching can overcome the impact of low socioeconomic conditions and improve student performance dramatically. The authors present instructional techniques that require students to speak with skill, write with clarity and purpose, read with a critical eye, and listen with active engagement. Using six practical strategies, educators can overcome the odds and guide learners to success by: Setting high expectations for all students Making differentiation part of everything they do Challenging students to think critically Insisting on results-oriented goals

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Reflective Practice for Educators: Professional Development to Improve Student Learning by Karen F. Osterman (Skyhorse) 3.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 12 hours ago

Written for teachers, administrators, and professional development specialists in schools and universities, this book is an educators' guide to reflective practice. In clear, accessible language, the authors explain the potential to create meaningful change in schools and show you how to integrate reflective practice effectively into the daily work of schools. The book: - Explains reflective practice as a professional development strategy and its importance for school reform - Offers ideas and practical strategies to facilitate collaborative, data-based inquiry, dialogue, and problem-solving in schools - Describes reflective practice in action and illustrates its power to create meaningful change in classrooms - Shows how reflective practice is an important step in creating professional learning organizations Reflective practice has the potential to renew your sense of optimism, commitment, and efficacy as you learn how to support meaningful professional growth, shape a culture ...

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Inside Full-Service Community Schools by Joy Dryfoos (Skyhorse) 5.0 Stars (3 Reviews)    Price verified 13 hours ago

A step-by-step educator's guide to integrating health, community services, and academic achievement in schools. Inside Full-Service Community Schools combines the on-site knowledge of school principal Sue Maguire, who has created a model full-service community school, with the deep experience and understanding of research-advocate Joy Dryfoos, who has tracked the development of these school transformation models across the country. The result is a highly practical, real-world guide with a unique local-national perspective. Topics include: • Getting started • Providing a range of services • Staffing: what works and what doesn't • Collaborating with the government and private sector • Involving parents • Overcoming barriers • Funding • Sustaining the school In this groundbreaking work, experts Dryfoos and Maguire share both personal and comparative models, examining the full spectrum of community schools in urban, suburban, and rural settings. The book is ...

Genre: Education & Teaching [x]
Length: 256 Pages (5,715 KB)
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The School-Home Connection: Forging Positive Relationships with Parents by Rosemary A. Olender (Skyhorse) 5.0 Stars (5 Reviews)    Price verified 13 hours ago

Research has consistently shown that student success is directly related to the strength of the relationships between parents and schools. In The School-Home Connection, the authors draw on original research and their professional experiences to identify the common sources of both negative and positive school-home relationships. The book presents a comprehensive approach to building closer connections and includes: Tools to help educators develop a deeper understanding of the communities they serve Strategies for improving interpersonal skills and communication skills A chapter on the importance of documenting and celebrating school events Guidelines for creating three distinct levels of parental participation in schools With suggestions for cultivating a community network of support services and a summary of lessons for forging constructive relationships, The School-Home Connection is an essential tool for educators looking to strengthen the learning community and increase student ...

Genre: Education & Teaching [x]
Length: 153 Pages (1,194 KB)
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The New Teacher Toolbox: Proven Tips and Strategies for a Great First Year by Scott M. Mandel (Skyhorse) 4.0 Stars (3 Reviews)    Price verified 13 hours ago

This edition is a concise yet complete guide for novice teachers, covering all the essentials for getting off to a good start. With new tips for everything from establishing an ideal classroom environment to making it through teacher evaluations, this revised edition of The New Teacher Toolbox helps you plan ahead with confidence, keep your perspective, and prepare for the unexpected. Scott M. Mandel introduces techniques by grade level, making the book easy to read sequentially or as a reference for specific situations. Written in a conversational tone, this completely revised edition includes an expanded section on Internet use and provides field-tested strategies on how to: · Encourage student participation and critical thinking · Establish fair grading practices · Modify instructional methods and curricula for students with special needs · Increase parent involvement · Manage stress and maintain sanity Even experienced teachers can benefit from the practical ...

Genre: Education & Teaching [x]
Length: 137 Pages (867 KB)
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Bridging School & Home through Family Nights: Ready-to-Use Plans for Grades K?8 by Diane W. Kyle (Skyhorse) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 13 hours ago

Improve student achievement through academically focused family nights! Research confirms the link between family involvement and academic success. Yet, as student populations become increasingly diverse, educators face a daunting challenge in establishing close connections with families. Bridging School and Home Through Family Nights: Ready-to-Use Plans for Grades K-8 offers all the information, materials, and resources for planning and implementing events that build effective relationships. Drawing on their own experiences and extensive research, the authors include information on adapting events for special populations, issues around providing food and incentives, cost-saving ideas, and additional resources. Each of the book's thirteen family night chapters is a self-contained unit that provides event procedures, needed materials, connections with national standards, and numerous reproducibles, including: ? Invitations ? Agendas ? Sign-in sheets ? Evaluation forms ? Activity ...

Genre: Education & Teaching [x]
Length: 193 Pages (8,911 KB)
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Embracing Disabilities in the Classroom: Strategies to Maximize Students? Assets by Toby J. Karten (Skyhorse) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 13 hours ago

How we treat others often influences how individuals feel about themselves. This book illustrates how educators can effectively promote sensitive, inclusive classroom practices that maximize success for students with disabilities. Embracing Disabilities in the Classroom provides content-rich interdisciplinary lessons accompanied by behavioral, academic, and social interventions that capitalize on student strengths. Inclusion expert Toby J. Karten demonstrates the impact of literature, self-advocacy, role playing, and strategic interventions on students' growth and achievement. The numerous lessons, tables, rubrics, instructional guidelines, and charts help readers: • Determine effective strategies for differentiating instruction for specific disabilities • Modify lessons and curriculum appropriately in the content areas • Encourage students to become active participants in learning • Increase disability awareness and foster inclusive mind-sets in students, colleagues, and ...

Genre: Education & Teaching [x]
Length: 296 Pages (12,337 KB)
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25 Biggest Mistakes Teachers Make and How to Avoid Them by Carolyn Orange (Skyhorse) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 13 hours ago

Avoid common teaching mistakes and acquire positive strategies and approaches! All teachers make mistakes, but when those missteps involve students, they can have negative effects for years to come. This second edition of the bestseller by Carolyn Orange offers reflective scenarios and insights to help teachers learn from examples of undesirable teaching techniques and find better ways to address challenging or stressful classroom situations. 25 Biggest Mistakes Teachers Make and How to Avoid Them, Second Edition, includes newly updated scenarios containing real student voices and teacher vignettes, as well as the author's prescriptions for better solutions. Drawn from many years of teaching experience, each prescription is aligned with sound educational theory and provides a dash of humor to help the solution stick. The book is organized into six sections, covering: • Discipline • Teacher-student relations • Classroom policy and practices • Classroom management and ...

Genre: Education & Teaching [x]
Length: 289 Pages (4,378 KB)
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Keys to the Elementary Classroom: A New Teacher?s Guide to the First Month of School by Carrol Moran (Skyhorse) 5.0 Stars (2 Reviews)    Price verified 13 hours ago

Best practices to help you start the school year in a powerful way! For elementary teachers entering the classroom for the first time, this updated edition of the bestseller Keys to the Classroom provides practical guidelines to help you build a foundation for a successful first year. Written by a team of experts, this invaluable resource offers new teachers a daily structure and clear classroom procedures and activities to help establish a positive classroom climate and eliminate most behavior problems. This practical, easy-to-use guidebook includes lesson plans, tips for organizing the first day, and reproducible student worksheets in English and Spanish. The new edition features: ? An added chapter on planning and creating the classroom environment ? Voices of novice and experienced teachers ? New assessments for students' learning styles and preferences ? Revised instructional materials for English as a second language With strategies that can be adapted across grade levels, ...

Genre: Education & Teaching [x]
Length: 226 Pages (24,289 KB)
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Talking, Listening, and Teaching: A Guide to Classroom Communication by Thomas S. C. Farrell (Skyhorse) 5.0 Stars (2 Reviews)    Price verified 13 hours ago

Talking, Listening, and Teaching demonstrates how important it is for teachers to understand and monitor classroom communication patterns and resolve problems that may hamper students' learning. Using examples from real classrooms, the author explains • How classroom talk is different from communication outside the classroom • How to gather and analyze data about classroom talk • What type of questioning generates good discussions • Why and how to give feedback to students • How nonverbal communication impacts the classroom This insightful guide to classroom communication, featuring provocative "Thinking About Your Own Classroom" questions, is ideal for teacher study groups and benefits educators who wish to effectively manage this important aspect of teaching and learning.

Genre: Education & Teaching [x]
Length: 121 Pages (2,057 KB)
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Becoming a "Wiz" at Brain-Based Teaching: How to Make Every Year Your Best Year by Marilee Sprenger (Skyhorse) 5.0 Stars (3 Reviews)    Price verified 21 minutes ago

New and veteran teachers will find guidelines to translate the latest research on learning, memory, and the brain into effective and enjoyable classroom practice. The author provides in–depth and accessible coverage of learning theory, multiple intelligences, resilience theory, and emotional intelligence to help teachers master the complexities of teaching all the young brains in their classrooms. This invaluable text: - Helps readers understand complex concepts and translate theory into actual practice - Provides brain–compatible classroom management strategies - Features new graphic organizers, illustrations, and sidebars Discover how this journey down the yellow brick road can lead to instruction that promotes success for all young minds.

Genre: Education & Teaching [x]
Length: 226 Pages (21,437 KB)
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Emotional Disorders and Learning Disabilities in the Elementary Classroom: Interactions and Interventions by Jean Cheng Gorman (Skyhorse) 3.5 Stars (2 Reviews)    Price verified 52 minutes ago

This unique book focuses on the interaction of learning disabilities and emotional disorders, fostering an understanding of how learning problems affect emotional well-being, and vice-versa. Jean Cheng Gorman provides research-based, classroom-tested practical interventions teachers can integrate into their daily routines, to help students become more purposeful and more effective. This book serves as a resource and a practical classroom guide for all elementary school teachers who are presented with the challenges of addressing the multiple needs - academic, emotional and social - of children with learning disabilities and emotional problems. Part I presents an overview of common learning disabilities and emotional problems. What disorders are teachers most likely to encounter? When should educators intervene, and when should they seek help from others? Part II offers specific classroom interactions and interventions, including insights on how: - Learning disorders are associated ...

Genre: Education & Teaching [x]
Length: 160 Pages (2,189 KB)
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Hooked on Riddles: A Guide to Teaching Math Science English and Other Subjects Using Fun Word Plays and Silly Jokes by Mary Quijano (Skyhorse) 5.0 Stars (2 Reviews)    Price verified 21 minutes ago

Why did the dinosaur cry when it saw a fossil? It got sedimental. This and many other fun riddles are waiting to be discovered in Mary Quijano's Hooked on Riddles, a book that explores techniques for teaching kids with various education-themed riddles. Teach your students math, English, science, and more with the help of these easy-to-remember word puzzles. People of all ages learn more effectively if they are enjoying themselves, and with these riddles, your students will be continually challenged and entertained. Not many third-graders can claim to have giggled their way through their geology lesson and come away with lasting knowledge, but with this book, that is exactly what will happen. In each chapter, Quijano also provides tips on how to apply these puzzling questions to develop critical thinking skills in children. After all, are you more likely to remember the plain fact that stalactites grow on the ceiling, or this: "What did the grouchy stalagmite say to the stalactite? ...

Genre: Education & Teaching [x]
Length: 209 Pages (3,271 KB)
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Making Physics Fun: Key Concepts, Classroom Activities, and Everyday Examples, Grades K?8 by Robert Prigo (Skyhorse) 5.0 Stars (3 Reviews)    Price verified 13 hours ago

Boost student interest and understanding in the physical sciences! Teaching physical science in the elementary and middle grades can be challenging for busy teachers faced with growing demands and limited resources. Robert Prigo provides fun and engaging activities using safe, available materials that educators can easily incorporate into lesson plans. Extensive examples, sample inquiry questions, and ideas for initiating units are readily available for teachers to pick and choose from to meet student needs. The result of more than two decades of professional development work with hundreds of teachers and administrators, this resource addresses specific areas of physical science, including motion and force, waves and sound, light and electromagnetic waves, and more. Dozens of activities demonstrating physics in action help students of all ages relate physics principles to their everyday experiences. This practitioner-friendly resource helps teachers: • Address the "big ideas" in ...

Genre: Education & Teaching [x]
Length: 240 Pages (2,505 KB)
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Informal Learning and Field Trips: Engaging Students in Standards-Based Experiences across the K?5 Curriculum by Leah M. Melber (Skyhorse) 5.0 Stars (3 Reviews)    Price verified 21 minutes ago

Turn every field trip into a high-quality learning experience! What youngster isn't excited at the prospect of taking a field trip? Enthusiastic students present teachers with the ideal scenario for creating meaningful out-of-the-classroom encounters and giving students the building blocks to help them become active participants in their own educational process. This resource helps educators take full advantage of off-site educational opportunities by developing lessons that connect informal learning with content standards. Based on constructivist philosophy and inquiry-based learning, the book provides numerous sample lesson plans and technology tips, and includes: • Learner-centered activities for language arts, math, science, social studies, and fine art • Ways to support English Language Learners and special education students • Guidelines for developing corresponding classroom activities • Strategies for building partnerships with informal learning sites • Methods for ...

Genre: Education & Teaching [x]
Length: 162 Pages (4,751 KB)
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Why Great Teachers Quit and How We Might Stop the Exodus by Katy Farber (Skyhorse) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 21 minutes ago

Learn why today's best teachers are leaving—from the teachers themselves. Low pay, increased responsibilities, and high-stakes standardized testing—these are just some of the reasons why more talented teachers are leaving the profession than ever before. Drawing on in-depth interviews with teachers all over the country, Katy Farber presents an in-the-trenches view of the classroom exodus and uncovers ways that schools can turn the tide. Farber's findings, which have been featured on Education Talk Radio, Vermont Public Radio, and in the Huffington Post, paint a sometimes shocking picture of life in today's schools, taking a frank look at • Challenges to teacher endurance, including tight budgets, difficult parents, standardized testing, unsafe schools, inadequate pay, and lack of respect • Strategies veteran teachers use to make sure the joys of teaching outweigh the frustrations • Success stories from individual schools and districts that have found solutions to these ...

Genre: Education & Teaching [x]
Length: 200 Pages (3,278 KB)
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Teaching 101: Classroom Strategies for the Beginning Teacher by Jeffrey Glanz (Skyhorse) 5.0 Stars (3 Reviews)    Price verified 21 minutes ago

The noble profession of teaching plays a vital role in inspiring students to achieve excellence. This new edition of one of the most comprehensive introductions to teaching available provides essential knowledge and actively engages new teachers in practice to become an exceptional teacher. Easy to understand and practical, this wide-ranging guide provides tools such as questions and activities at the end of each chapter, Web sites and vital readings for further study, and a self-assessment instrument to help readers succeed in their first year. The second edition includes more information on curriculum development and technology, more sample lesson plans, a new section on bullying, new activity sheets, and many checklists with immediate application procedures. The book is packed with helpful suggestions on topics such as: Lesson planning Classroom management Differentiating instruction Standards Assessment and grading Literacy Cooperative learning Inclusion National Board ...

Genre: Education & Teaching [x]
Length: 328 Pages (9,841 KB)
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Getting Beyond Bullying and Exclusion, PreK-5: Empowering Children in Inclusive Classrooms by Ronald Mah (Skyhorse) 4.8 Stars (11 Reviews)    Price verified 21 minutes ago

Children with challenges can encounter difficulties in navigating their journeys within inclusive classrooms. This book focuses on the vulnerabilities of youngsters to be bullied, especially those with learning disabilities, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, Asperger syndrome, and gifted abilities, and also discusses why these children sometimes become bullies themselves. Getting Beyond Bullying and Exclusion, PreK-5 deepens teachers' understanding of common challenges and provides an intimate and realistic view of how children with special needs can become easy targets for bullies. The book also shows how adults can inadvertently facilitate the development of victim behavior in children or contribute to the development of bully personalities. With an abundance of tried-and-true techniques for helping children manage emotions and build on their strengths, this book examines: · Bullying styles, including classic male and female models · How teachers can prevent and stop ...

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Length: 154 Pages (456 KB)
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Launching Learners in Science, PreK-5: How to Design Standards-Based Experiences and Engage Students in Classroom Conversations by Kerry C. Williams (Skyhorse) 5.0 Stars (3 Reviews)    Price verified 21 minutes ago

The only way to teach science is to do science. The combination of teaching and doing involves three elements: knowing content, teachers knowing and understanding themselves as teachers and learners, and, most importantly, knowing children. Kerry C. Williams and George E. Veomett describe principles and requirements that reflect the National Science Education Standards for the active learning of science. They brilliantly identify key ingredients for primary students and outline the best course of action to aid their development as young scientists. Using research on cognitive and neural development and motivational theory from the work of Piaget and Vygotsky, this is an invaluable tool for teachers inexperienced in science. It will help you discover new ways to think about science and develop lessons that are rich, fun, and authentic for both you and your students. All educators will find examples, questions, stories, and thought-provoking ideas to give students a strong start in ...

Genre: Education & Teaching [x]
Length: 241 Pages (3,697 KB)
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