Apps for Learning  Middle School Book

Apps for Learning Middle School


  • Author : Harry J. Dickens
  • Publisher : Corwin Press
  • Release Date : 2012-10-19
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN 10 : 9781452243061

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Apps for Learning Middle School Excerpt :

Turn your classroom into a digital adventure in learning with the best apps for middle school classrooms, such as Play2Learn, SpellBoard, Solar Walk, Book Creator, and more!

Teaching Student Centered Mathematics Access Code Book

Teaching Student Centered Mathematics Access Code


  • Author : John a Van De Walle
  • Publisher : Pearson
  • Release Date : 2017-01-28
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 0134556453

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NOTE: Used books, rentals, and purchases made outside of Pearson If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access codes for the Enhanced Pearson eText may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase. This access code card provides access to the Enhanced Pearson eText. For courses in Elementary Mathematics Methods and for classroom teachers. A practical, comprehensive, student-centered approach to effective mathematical instruction for grades Pre-K-2. Helping students make connections between mathematics and their worlds-and helping them feel empowered to use math in their lives-is the focus of this widely popular guide. Designed for classroom teachers, the book focuses on specific grade bands and includes information on creating an effective classroom environment, aligning teaching to various standards and practices, such as the Common Core State Standards and NCTM's teaching practices, and engaging families. The first portion of the book addresses how to build a student-centered environment in which children can become mathematically proficient, while the second portion focuses on practical ways to teach important concepts in a student-centered fashion. The new edition features a corresponding Enhanced Pearson eText version with links to embedded videos, blackline masters, downloadable teacher resource and activity pages, lesson plans, activities correlated to the CCSS, and tables of common errors and misconceptions. This book is part of the Student-Centered Mathematics Series, which is designed with three objectives: to illustrate what it means to teach student-centered, problem-based mathematics, to serve as a reference for the mathematics content and research-based instructional strategies suggested for the specific grade levels, and to present a large collection of high quality tasks and activities that can engage students in the mathematics that is important for t

Educating the Student Body Book

Educating the Student Body


  • Author : Committee on Physical Activity and Physical Education in the School Environment
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2013-11-13
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 475
  • ISBN 10 : 9780309283144

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Educating the Student Body Excerpt :

Physical inactivity is a key determinant of health across the lifespan. A lack of activity increases the risk of heart disease, colon and breast cancer, diabetes mellitus, hypertension, osteoporosis, anxiety and depression and others diseases. Emerging literature has suggested that in terms of mortality, the global population health burden of physical inactivity approaches that of cigarette smoking. The prevalence and substantial disease risk associated with physical inactivity has been described as a pandemic. The prevalence, health impact, and evidence of changeability all have resulted in calls for action to increase physical activity across the lifespan. In response to the need to find ways to make physical activity a health priority for youth, the Institute of Medicine's Committee on Physical Activity and Physical Education in the School Environment was formed. Its purpose was to review the current status of physical activity and physical education in the school environment, including before, during, and after school, and examine the influences of physical activity and physical education on the short and long term physical, cognitive and brain, and psychosocial health and development of children and adolescents. Educating the Student Body makes recommendations about approaches for strengthening and improving programs and policies for physical activity and physical education in the school environment. This report lays out a set of guiding principles to guide its work on these tasks. These included: recognizing the benefits of instilling life-long physical activity habits in children; the value of using systems thinking in improving physical activity and physical education in the school environment; the recognition of current disparities in opportunities and the need to achieve equity in physical activity and physical education; the importance of considering all types of school environments; the need to take into consideration the diversity of students as recomme

Progress in Mathematics 2006 Book

Progress in Mathematics 2006


  • Author : William H. Sadlier Staff
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Mathematics
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 0821583328

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Science  Grade 6 Book
Score: 5
From 4 Ratings

Science Grade 6


  • Author : Spectrum
  • Publisher : Carson-Dellosa Publishing
  • Release Date : 2008-04-15
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN 10 : 9780769653662

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Science Grade 6 Excerpt :

Our proven Spectrum Science grade 6 workbook features 176 pages of fundamentals in science learning. Developed to current national science standards, covering all aspects of sixth grade science education. This workbook for children ages 11 to 12 includes exercises that reinforce science skills across the different science areas. Science skills include: • Observational Science • Atomic Structure • Heredity • Earth's History • Space Technology • Natural Hazards • Cultural Contributions to Science Our best-selling Spectrum Science series features age-appropriate workbooks for grade 3 to grade 8. Developed with the latest standards-based teaching methods that provide targeted practice in science fundamentals to ensure successful learning!

If You Hopped Like A Frog Book
Score: 4.5
From 12 Ratings

If You Hopped Like A Frog


  • Author : David M. Schwartz
  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Release Date : 2017-03-28
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN 10 : 9781338193732

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If You Hopped Like A Frog Excerpt :

How far could you hop? If you hopped like a frog...you could jump from home plate to first base in one mighty leap! Did you know that a frog can jump 20 times its body length? Or that an ant can lift an object 50 times its own weight? Read this book and find out what you could do -- if you had the amazing abilities of animals! And there are endless possibilities for making more hilarious comparisons of your own. Get ready for ratio and proportion like you've never seen them before!

How People Learn Book
Score: 3.5
From 3 Ratings

How People Learn


  • Author : National Research Council
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2000-09-11
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN 10 : 9780309070362

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How People Learn Excerpt :

First released in the Spring of 1999, How People Learn has been expanded to show how the theories and insights from the original book can translate into actions and practice, now making a real connection between classroom activities and learning behavior. This edition includes far-reaching suggestions for research that could increase the impact that classroom teaching has on actual learning. Like the original edition, this book offers exciting new research about the mind and the brain that provides answers to a number of compelling questions. When do infants begin to learn? How do experts learn and how is this different from non-experts? What can teachers and schools do-with curricula, classroom settings, and teaching methods--to help children learn most effectively? New evidence from many branches of science has significantly added to our understanding of what it means to know, from the neural processes that occur during learning to the influence of culture on what people see and absorb. How People Learn examines these findings and their implications for what we teach, how we teach it, and how we assess what our children learn. The book uses exemplary teaching to illustrate how approaches based on what we now know result in in-depth learning. This new knowledge calls into question concepts and practices firmly entrenched in our current education system. Topics include: How learning actually changes the physical structure of the brain. How existing knowledge affects what people notice and how they learn. What the thought processes of experts tell us about how to teach. The amazing learning potential of infants. The relationship of classroom learning and everyday settings of community and workplace. Learning needs and opportunities for teachers. A realistic look at the role of technology in education.

Elementary Physical Education Book

Elementary Physical Education


  • Author : Inez Rovegno
  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Publishers
  • Release Date : 2012-02-15
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 876
  • ISBN 10 : 9781449604035

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Elementary Physical Education Excerpt :

Firmly rooted in curriculum and instruction, Elementary Physical Education translates the most current research on learning, motivation, higher-order thinking skills, and social responsibility into easy to understand concepts and instructional strategies for elementary school physical education. The authors have revised, updated, and re-conceptualized the movement approach (skill theme approach) based on findings that have been shown to increase children’s learning and teacher effectiveness. Each content chapter includes sample lesson plans designed to be teaching tools which will help transform the ideas discussed in the book. The content is aligned with the National Standards for Physical Education and NASPE’s guidelines for appropriate practices. It offers many sample tools for assessing childrens' learning and maintaining program accountability. This comprehensive text can be used across several courses including elementary physical education curriculum and instruction, educational gymnastics, educational dance, educational games, and movement foundations courses. It is also the perfect reference tool for field experience courses and student teaching.

Deconstructing Depth of Knowledge Book

Deconstructing Depth of Knowledge


  • Author : Erik M. Francis
  • Publisher : Solution Tree Press
  • Release Date : 2021-11-05
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 200
  • ISBN 10 : 9781951075163

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Deconstructing Depth of Knowledge Excerpt :

Depth of knowledge (DOK) has become a priority for many schools. But if your understanding of DOK is a little cloudy, you're not alone. This resource is your one-stop-shop for learning what it is, who it's for, and how to use and sustain it. Ultimately, you will discover how to plan and provide learning experiences that are academically rigorous, socially and emotionally supportive, and student responsive. Learn how DOK is a different, deeper way of approaching teaching and learning. Explore the different DOK levels and how they relate to instruction. Understand DOK's relationship with standards and assessment. Designate correct levels based on learning needs. Acquire strategies for helping students engage with DOK on a deeper level. Contents: Introduction: What Depth of Knowledge Is Not Chapter 1: What Exactly Is Depth of Knowledge? Chapter 2: What Are DOK Teaching and Learning Experiences? Chapter 3: How to Teach and Learn for Depth of Knowledge Chapter 4: How to Use Webb's DOK Levels as a Multi-Tiered System of Support Chapter 5: How to Deconstruct Learning Intentions for Depth of Knowledge Chapter 6: How to Designate the Depth of Knowledge Level Demanded Chapter 7: How to Construct DOK Learning Targets and Success Criteria Chapter 8: How to Ask and Address Good Questions for Depth of Knowledge Chapter 9: Let's Make a DOK! Conclusion References and Resources Index

Elementary Physical Education Book
Score: 2
From 1 Ratings

Elementary Physical Education


  • Author : Rovegno
  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Publishers
  • Release Date : 2016-02-15
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 932
  • ISBN 10 : 9781284077988

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Elementary Physical Education Excerpt :

Includes an access code for online materials.

The World Book Encyclopedia Book
Score: 3.5
From 8 Ratings

The World Book Encyclopedia


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Encyclopedias and dictionaries
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015051610437

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The World Book Encyclopedia Excerpt :

An encyclopedia designed especially to meet the needs of elementary, junior high, and senior high school students.

Identity Safe Classrooms  Grades 6 12 Book

Identity Safe Classrooms Grades 6 12


  • Author : Becki Cohn-Vargas
  • Publisher : Corwin
  • Release Date : 2020-08-04
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 312
  • ISBN 10 : 9781544350356

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Identity Safe Classrooms Grades 6 12 Excerpt :

Welcome to Identity Safe Classrooms! In identify safe classrooms, students facing negative stereotypes or viewed as different are “seen,” accepted, and valued for who and what they are. Their identity is embraced as an asset not a barrier for school success. Identity safety is a research-based set of practices that counter the harmful effects of stereotype threat and allow our students to reach their full capacity for learning, foster positive relationships, and better appreciate the full spectrum of human differences. The second of a two-volume set, Identity Safe Classrooms, Grades 6-12, is a call for educators to come together and realize a vision of schools as transformative places of opportunity and equity for all students. Inside you’ll find: Design principles for promoting belonging and a welcoming classroom environment Compelling evidence from identity safety research on ways to mitigate stereotype threat along with counter-narratives that challenge societal biases about gender, race, and other differences Pragmatic strategies for student-centered teaching, including trauma-informed practices, that hold high expectations and validate each student’s background as a resource for learning Vignettes with concrete examples and try-it-out activities and prompts for self-reflection Devour Identity Safe Classrooms, adopt its practices, and soon enough you’ll inspire in all of your students a greater sense of empathy and agency in their educational experiences. “Dr. Becki Cohn-Vargas along with Alexandrea Creer Kahn and Amy Epstein show us the intersections between adolescent identity development, racial identity development, and social-emotional development so we know how to use the diversity in classrooms as our strength.” --Zaretta Hammond, Author of Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain “Identity Safe Classrooms should be in the hands of every educator who walks into a school. It's clear and accessible, grounded in research, thought-provokin

Making Math Meaningful to Canadian Students  K 8 Book

Making Math Meaningful to Canadian Students K 8


  • Author : Marian Small
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2008-02-21
  • Genre: Mathematics
  • Pages : 679
  • ISBN 10 : 0176104275

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Making Math Meaningful to Canadian Students K 8 Excerpt :

Written for a Canadian audience, Making Math Meaningful to Canadian Students, K-8 will start teachers on their way to a successful career in teaching mathematics by providing them with insight into how to make mathematics make sense to students and capture their interest. Author Marian Small combines her wealth of research and practical experience to make this a thorough, yet very accessible text for students. This text is uniquely Canadian with samples from Canadian student texts and attention to Canadian curricula. Making Math Meaningful will serve as an invaluable reference for teachers who often have not had specialist training in mathematics, yet are expected to teach more sophisticated curriculum to a diverse student population.

Life Skills  Grade 6 Book

Life Skills Grade 6


  • Author : Elizabeth Ryke
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2012-10-05
  • Genre: Competency-based education
  • Pages : 415
  • ISBN 10 : 1107612284

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Life Skills Grade 6 Excerpt :

Study & Master Life Skills has been specially developed to support the Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement (CAPS). The innovative Teacher's Guide with CD-ROM includes: * a detailed work schedule for the whole year * step-by-step guidance on the teaching of each lesson and form of assessment, as well as Remedial and Extension activities for each Unit * photocopiable record sheets and templates * recordings to support the Performing Arts topic.