Summer Fit Third Fourth Grade

Summer Fit  Third   Fourth Grade Author Active Planet Kids Inc
ISBN-10 0998290246
Release 2017-04-18
Pages 176
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Summer Fit Activities Third - Fourth Grade is an engaging workbook that helps children learn and grow over the summer. It contains three different foundation pieces for child success with a focus on being planet friendly: * Academics: reading, writing, math, language arts, science and geography * Health and Nutrition * Core Values: Role models include Nelson Mandela, Abe Lincoln and Kartick Satyanarayan from Wildlife SOS. Summer Fit Activities makes learning fun with colorful illustrations, family activities, fitness logs and incentive calendars. Summer Fit is easy to use for parents, caregivers and grandparents to guide and follow along as their child's progresses throughout the summer. Daily academics and fitness are designed with a self-motivating incentive contract calendar program to help encourage guide and reward children to complete their work.



Summer Fit Third to Fourth Grade

Summer Fit Third to Fourth Grade Author Kelly Terrill
ISBN-10 0976280043
Release 2011-04-01
Pages 125
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"Prepare children mentally, physically and socially for the grade ahead!"--Cover.



Learning from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Classrooms

Learning from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Classrooms Author Joan C. Fingon
ISBN-10 9780807753446
Release 2012
Pages 198
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This resource guide looks at new classroom-based literacy research that supports all learners, including culturally and linguistically diverse students. The authors demonstrate how teachers and researchers develop instructional practices based on multiple languages and the literacy contexts of their schools. They describe classrooms where literacy and learning is encouraged and respected, highlighting best practices for classrooms that include English language learners. This valuable book will inform all educators interested in classroom literacy research and how it supports achievement for diverse students. It features contributions from authors at the forefront of teacher research that hold the most promise for initiating change. Contributors: Josephine Arce, Diane Brantley, Sandra A. Butvilofsky, Susan Courtney, Gregory J. Cramer, Elizabeth Padilla Detwiler, Virginia Gonzalez, Dana L. Grisham, Shira Lubliner, Jodene Kersten Morrell, Sandra Liliana Pucci, Alice Quiocho, Ambika G. Raj, Richard Rogers



Ready for Fall Near Term Effects of Voluntary Summer Learning Programs on Low Income Students Learning Opportunities and Outcomes

Ready for Fall  Near Term Effects of Voluntary Summer Learning Programs on Low Income Students  Learning Opportunities and Outcomes Author Jennifer Sloan McCombs
ISBN-10 9780833088208
Release 2014-12-16
Pages 72
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The Wallace Foundation’s National Summer Learning Study, conducted by RAND and launched in 2011, offers the first assessment of district-run voluntary summer programs over the short and long run. This report, the second of five that will result from the study, looks at how summer programs affected student performance on math, reading, and social and emotional assessments in fall 2013.



Speaking of Fourth Grade

Speaking of Fourth Grade Author Inda
ISBN-10 9781595589811
Release 2014-07-01
Pages 240
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Fourth grade is ground zero in the fierce debates about education reform in America. It’s when kids (well, some of them) make the shift from “learning to read” to “reading to learn,” and tomes have been written about the fourth-grade year by educators, administrators, philosophers, and pundits. Now, in a fascinating and groundbreaking book, Inda Schaenen adds the voices of actual fourth-grade kids to the conversation. Schaenen, a journalist turned educator, spent a year traveling across the state of Missouri, the geographical and spiritual center of the country, visiting fourth-grade classrooms of every description: public, private, urban, rural, religious, charter. Speaking of Fourth Grade looks at how our different approaches to education stack up against one another and chronicles what kids at the heart of our great, democratic education experiment have to say about “What Makes a Good Teacher” and “What Makes a Good Student,” as well as what they think about the Accelerated Reader programs that dominate public school classrooms, high-stakes testing, and the very purpose of school in the first place. A brilliant and original work at the intersection of oral history, sociology, and journalism, Speaking of Fourth Grade offers unique insight into the personal consequences of national education policy. The voices of the children in Speaking of Fourth Grade will stay with readers—parents, teachers, and others—for many years to come.



55 Technology Projects for the Digital Classroom Vol II

55 Technology Projects for the Digital Classroom  Vol  II Author Jacqui Murray
ISBN-10 9780978780098
Release 2011
Pages 237
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The all-in-one K-8 toolkit for the lab specialist, classroom teacher and homeschooler, with a years-worth of simple-to-follow projects. Integrate technology into language arts, geography, history, problem solving, research skills, and science lesson plans and units of inquiry using teacher resources that meet NETS-S national guidelines and many state standards. The fifty-five projects are categorized by subject, program (software), and skill (grade) level. Each project includes standards met in three areas (higher-order thinking, technology-specific, and NETS-S), software required, time involved, suggested experience level, subject area supported, tech jargon, step-by-step lessons, extensions for deeper exploration, troubleshooting tips and project examples including reproducibles. Tech programs used are KidPix, all MS productivity software, Google Earth, typing software and online sites, email, Web 2.0 tools (blogs, wikis, internet start pages, social bookmarking and photo storage), Photoshop and Celestia. Also included is an Appendix of over 200 age-appropriate child-friendly websites. Skills taught include collaboration, communication, critical thinking, problem solving, decision making, creativity, digital citizenship, information fluency, presentation, and technology concepts. In short, it's everything you'd need to successfully integrate technology into the twenty-first century classroom. See the publisher's website at structuredlearning.net for free downloads and more details.



The Literacy Gaps

The Literacy Gaps Author Ivannia Soto-Hinman
ISBN-10 9781412975216
Release 2009-08-11
Pages 258
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The authors provide strategies, examples, and tools to address the gap between ELLs and texts, socio-cultural differences between teachers and ELLs, and language differences between ELLs and peers.



Liar the Misadventures of a Bipolar Type 2

Liar  the Misadventures of a Bipolar Type 2 Author Jebbie Sans
ISBN-10 9781329397781
Release 2016-03-05
Pages 72
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This is a chronicle of my life from when I started forming memories to when I found myself alone in a motel room in Burbank. I've made movies, comic books, served in the Marine Corps and somehow still haven't managed to make anything out of myself. Join me on my journey; cheer me if you want...I'm not always the hero.



Classroom Success LD ADHD Child

Classroom Success LD ADHD Child Author Suzanne H. Stevens
ISBN-10 9780895874191
Release 1997
Pages
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For years, the assumption has been that it is mainly parents who need to be shown how to help their LD/ADHD children. This book is unique in its emphasis on educating teachers and other professionals as well as mothers and fathers-all those who must join efforts to lead LD/ADHD children to academic success. Author Suzanne H. Stevens also knows the importance of recognizing the unusual creativity and other abilities found among LD/ADHD children, abilities long neglected by a system bent on forcing them into a mold they do not fit.



Literacy Tutoring that Works

Literacy Tutoring that Works Author Janet C. Richards
ISBN-10 9780872076945
Release 2009-04-14
Pages 240
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"For tutoring to work, it must be thoughtfully and thoroughly conceived and planned, well-implemented, and supported by schools. That is no small task; and that is where this volume comes in." —Timothy Rasinski, from the Foreword Learn how to begin a literacy tutoring program, enhance or redirect the focus of your current program, and conduct research to inform your current tutoring initiatives! With this wide-ranging volume, literacy leaders, practitioners, and scholars will gain much-needed information about high-quality, evidence-based extended learning programs. Contributors present principles for designing effective tutoring programs in school, after school, and during the summer. They outline their programs and supply evidence that their tutoring initiatives benefit students’ literacy development. Most important, the authors clearly explain their work so that their tutoring programs and research can be replicated. The volume provides a framework for education faculty, preservice teachers, and graduate students who want to coordinate a university or public school initiative. It also speaks to community volunteers and families engaged in literacy tutoring projects. And it offers information to classroom teachers, school administrators, reading coaches, and language arts supervisors who want to engage in literacy tutoring projects.



Poetry Mentor Texts

Poetry Mentor Texts Author Lynne R. Dorfman
ISBN-10 9781571109491
Release 2012
Pages 186
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"In Poetry Mentor Texts, Lynne and Rose show teachers how to use poems in both reading and writing workshops and across content areas. Written in a friendly, conversational tone, this practical book explores a variety of poetic forms, including poems that inspire response, list poems, acrostic poems, persona poems, and poems for two voices--versatile forms of poetry that can be used in every grade. Each of these poetic forms has its own chapter featuring five poems with applications for both reading and writing classrooms. Reading connections present skills and strategies to move students forward as readers, helping them to build fluency, vocabulary, comprehension, phonemic awareness, and phonics. Writing connections help students and teachers discover their own voices and grow as poets and wordsmiths as they try out many poetic forms. Poems help students at all grade levels learn to better address complex reading texts, offering them a chance to dig deeper and use higher-order thinking skills. Additionally, Your Turn writing lessons provide a scaffold for seamlessly moving from modeling to the shared or guided experience and the transfer to independent work. The Treasure Chest offers a brief annotation of the poems discussed in each chapter as well as companion pieces that extend and enhance the work of the reading and writing classroom."--Publisher's description.



Teaching exceptional children

Teaching exceptional children Author Daniel P. Hallahan
ISBN-10 0205271421
Release 1997
Pages 59
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Teaching exceptional children has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Teaching exceptional children also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Teaching exceptional children book for free.



Reading More Reading Better

Reading More  Reading Better Author Elfrieda H. Hiebert
ISBN-10 9781606233931
Release 2009-05-05
Pages 273
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Teaching students specific literacy skills is important--but equally critical, and often overlooked, is giving them the time and opportunity to read actual texts. Bringing together leading scholars, this book focuses on how teachers can improve both the quality and quantity of reading experiences in K-12 classrooms. Essential topics include factors that make reading tasks more or less productive for different types of learners, ways to balance independent reading with whole-class and small-group instruction, how to choose appropriate texts, and the connections between reading engagement and proficiency. The relevant research literature is reviewed, and exemplary practices and programs are described.



Teacher Leader Stories

Teacher Leader Stories Author Judy Swanson
ISBN-10 9781452238807
Release 2011-06-28
Pages 208
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Empower teacher leaders through the power of case study Many teachers are looking for the training and support they need to become leaders. Like having a conversation with a successful teacher leader, this practical guide will help teachers strengthen their leadership skills, optimize student learning, and enhance the profession. Research shows that case study is the most effective training method, and this book provides: 16 compelling case studies that cover a broad range of leadership experiences Explicit guidance on using case writing and case analysis to enrich teachers’ professional learning A facilitator’s guide with discussion questions for each case study



Building Teachers A Constructivist Approach to Introducing Education

Building Teachers  A Constructivist Approach to Introducing Education Author David Martin
ISBN-10 9781133943013
Release 2013-01-01
Pages 480
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Designed from the ground up with a constructivist framework, BUILDING TEACHERS: A CONSTRUCTIVIST APPROACH TO INTRODUCING EDUCATION, 2nd Edition helps future teachers create their own understanding of education. As the authors address the key topics generally covered in an introductory book, they encourage readers to develop their own understandings by connecting their prior knowledge, experiences, and biases with new experiences to which they will be exposed during the course. Highlights of the new edition include stronger standards integration and expanded material on diversity and technology. By interacting with the materials presented, rather than merely memorizing the book’s content, readers learn what teaching is all about in an exploratory, inquiring, constructivist-based manner. In turn, they can help the children in their classrooms learn meaningfully. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Jesus Didn t Fit In Raising Nontraditional Children

Jesus Didn t Fit In  Raising Nontraditional Children Author Janet L. Jackson
ISBN-10 9781490803883
Release 2013-10-17
Pages 212
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Why do so many adults today struggle trying to fit in when it comes to their careers and relationships? Why do so many of us think we do not measure up? Measure up to what and according to whose expectations? Could these feelings stem from childhood? Could parents inadvertently be instilling these thoughts in our children, due to some unwritten rule of what is normal or traditional? Jesus’ life portrays an excellent example of accepting oneself and others as unique children of God created for a purpose. This book will encourage parents of children who have struggled with “fitting in” to embrace their uniqueness and trust Christ instead of the world.



Vah etin a r s

Vah  etin   a  r  s  Author Jack London
ISBN-10 9789634280002
Release 2015-08-12
Pages 2000
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Londra'da en çok okunan kitap olmuş ve yazarın en iyi yapıtlarından biri sayılmıştır. Roman bir köpeğin yaşadığı olayları onun gözü ile anlattığı için, genelde çocuklar için uygun olarak görülür, fakat tarzında karanlık bir anlatım ve birçok sahnesinde acımasızlık ile şiddet içerir. Hikâyede Buck adlı bir köpek anlatılır, sahibinin evinde mutlu ve huzurlu bir yaşam sürerken birden değişen hayatı vurgulanır.