The Upper Elementary Years

Author: Christine Finnan
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 145229416X
Size: 36.17 MB
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Offering a child-centered approach for teaching 8- to 12-year-olds, this detailed resource discusses child development, instruction and assessment, and professional growth and advocacy.

Struggling Readers Can Succeed

Author: Nina L. Nilsson
Publisher: IAP
ISBN: 1623961823
Size: 47.22 MB
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In spite of No Child Left Behind and the support provided by Response To Intervention, significant numbers of students continue to struggle with literacy. This text addresses learningrelated needs of individual students in addition to interventions for the challenges they face. Struggling readers represent many different ethnicities, socioeconomic levels, languages, and dialects in any combination and possess an even wider variety of social, cultural, motivational, literacy, and real world experiences. Through the presentation of case studies, this book considers these factors and their influence on literacy development and suggests ways to adapt researchbased instructional strategies and approaches, as well as classroom practices to address them. It also includes related recommended resources. The text appeals to the concerns of classroom teachers, reading specialists, and faculty in teacher education programs, as well as anyone looking for practical, researchbased ways to further the literacy development of individuals who struggle to read.

Beyond The One Room School

Author: P. Bruce Uhrmacher
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9460912877
Size: 55.71 MB
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The purpose of this book is to showcase K-12 unique and educational significant activities that we may all learn from. The essays in the book, under girded by sound research, highlight remarkable activities that are already taking place around the world. The essays offer a detailed description of a classroom or a school; provide an interpretation of what is taking place in this setting and why; and inform readers about what can be learned from the setting. Some readers will appreciate the vivid descriptions, which will encourage them to push their own thinking. Others may learn from the author’s discussion of essential ideas from the essay, which can be reflected upon and tranferred into other situations. All readers are likely to appreciate hearing about the varied and creative activities. The stories of these noteworthy teachers fall into four categories: risk-taking, creativity, care and community, and interconnectedness. Within these themes are ideas that teachers can use to create their own remarkable classrooms. Each theme is discussed and then several examples of how the theme plays out in the educational setting are described.

Counseling Children And Adolescents

Author: Sondra Smith-Adcock
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1506334113
Size: 14.92 MB
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Counseling Children and Adolescents: Connecting Theory, Development, and Diversity reviews the most relevant theoretical approaches for counseling children and focuses on connecting key theories to application using case studies. The book’s approach is broad, addressing a range of ages, approaches, and interventions that are applicable to varied settings. Sondra Smith-Adcock and Catherine Tucker have laid out an integrated framework that focuses on development and diversity. In addition, a unique aspect of this text is its focus on neuroscience, the developing brain, and the impact of early childhood trauma on development. Each chapter in the text includes a set of case illustrations, guided activities for the student to apply independently and in the classroom, and a list of resources in print, on the web, and on film. Counseling Children and Adolescents: Connecting Theory, Development, and Diversity is part of the SAGE Counseling and Professional Identity Series, which targets specific competencies identified by CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Programs). To learn more about each text in the series, please visit www.sagepub.com/cpiseries.

Cultivating The Learner Centered Classroom

Author: Kaia Tollefson
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412949971
Size: 79.59 MB
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Provides teachers with advice on creating a learning-centered classroom, covering such topics as classroom organization, lesson planning for individuals and groups, and student assessment.

Tested

Author: Linda Perlstein
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780805080827
Size: 40.43 MB
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Using a single Maryland elementary school as a model, a journalist explores the implications of educational reforms for a typical American elementary school, revealing how school budgets and teachers' salaries depend on students' test scores.

Parallel Paths To Constructivism

Author: Susan Pass
Publisher: IAP
ISBN: 9781593111458
Size: 50.64 MB
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Susan Pass' book serves as an example of correct and constructive use of cross-cultural synchronic strategy in the study of the history of psychology. This huge study has facilitated the clarification of a multitude of intersecting lines in the life and work of the scholars examined.

Educating African American Males

Author: Olatokunbo S. Fashola
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 9781412914345
Size: 69.21 MB
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Bringing unique perspectives from the field, this resource offers multiple perspectives on African American male achievement from top scholars in the field of urban education.