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Art and Craft of Teaching
Art and Craft of Teaching
Paperback      ISBN: 0674046803
A practical guide for everyone who must deliver a lecture, lead a discussion, assign a grade, or carry out the hundreds of tasks involved in being a successful teacher from the first day of school to the last.
Freaks, Geeks and Asperger Syndrome: A User Guide to Adolescence
Freaks, Geeks and Asperger Syndrome
A User Guide to Adolescence
Paperback      ISBN: 1843100983
Offers insights by a teenager with Asperger's syndrome into the difficulties of the disorder, including information on fascinations and obsessions, sensory perception, sleep, bullies, moral dilemmas, eating, and socializing.
Story Stretchers: Activities to Expand Children's Favorite Books
Story Stretchers
Activities to Expand Children's Favorite Books
Paperback      ISBN: 0876591195
90 children's books are s-t-r-e-t-c-h-e-d five different ways with lively learning activities.
Death at an Early Age: The Destruction of the Hearts and Minds of Negro Children in the Boston Public Schools
Death at an Early Age
The Destruction of the Hearts and Minds of Negro Children in the Boston Public Schools
Paperback      ISBN: 0452262925
A young teacher offers a firsthand account of the destructive effects of segregated Boston schools and their teachers on the African American children who attend them
Math Made Easy: Grade 2
Math Made Easy
Grade 2
Paperback      ISBN: 0789457288
The complete home-study program to help children practice the essential math skills they learn in school. Matches the math curriculum so your children will reach their full potential in school -- and on important standardized tests! The successful way to improve your child's math. These workbooks have been compiled and tested by a team of math experts to increase your child's confidence, enjoyment, and success at school. Second Grade: Provides practice at all the major topics for Grade 2 with emphasis on addition and subtraction of larger numbers. Includes a review of Grade 1 topics and a preview of topics in Grade 3. Includes Times Tables practice.
100 Award-Winning Science Fair Projects
100 Award-Winning Science Fair Projects
Paperback      ISBN: 0806973773
Science is at work everywhere--in the kitchen, the sky, the ground, and all around us in plants, animals, machines, even the mind. Here are 100 ways to demonstrate how science works and for you to come out tops at your school fair. Stir up chemical magic and turn a copper pot green with oxidation. Prove that computers emit radio waves; create virtual 3-D with a polarized lens; and show off some "medieval ballistics." Every experiment will impress the judges!
The Translator: A Tribesman's Memoir of Darfur
The Translator
A Tribesman's Memoir of Darfur
Hardcover      ISBN: 1400067448
A young Zaghawa tribesman from the Darfur region of the Sudan describes his escape from the attack that destroyed his village, his struggle for survival, role as a translator for international aid groups and journalists, the dangers he confronted in his role, his ultimate capture, and his new life, in an eyewitness account of the brutal genocide in the Sudan. 150,000 first printing.
Pedagogy of the Oppressed
Pedagogy of the Oppressed
Paperback      ISBN: 0826412769
Reprint of the 1970 classic with a new introduction and bibliography (of 16 p.) by Donaldo Macedo and foreword (6 p.) by Richard Shaull. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Effective Teaching, Effective Learning: Making the Personality Connection in Your Classroom
Effective Teaching, Effective Learning
Making the Personality Connection in Your Classroom
Paperback      ISBN: 0891060782
Drawing on contemporary psychological insights, this book shows how both teaching and learning styles are rooted in the dynamics of personality. By opening the door to a whole range of teaching techniques addressing the personality needs of different students, Effective Teaching, Effective Learning will prove an invaluable aid to classroom teachers, parents, school psychologists, counselors, administrators, and all those concerned with contemporary educational issues. Filled with easy-to-implement suggestions, this book clarifies the strengths and weaknesses of different teaching and learning styles; helps teachers get more satisfaction out of teaching by identifying new ways to reach the various learning styles of their students; matches each type of learner with the teaching approaches and materials most likely to work for them; and provides specific steps for handling conflict, discipline, and academic and interpersonal issues.
Multiple Intelligences and Positive Life Habits: 174 Activities for Applying Them in Your Classrooms
Multiple Intelligences and Positive Life Habits
174 Activities for Applying Them in Your Classrooms
Paperback      ISBN: 0761977287
Activities are specifically tailored to each of the eight multiple intelligences and serve as a guide to developing learning strategies in the classroom.