Art and Craft of Teaching
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.
In the Making
Creative Options for Contemporary Art
By Linda Weintraub.
Electricity And Magnetism
Stop Faking It! Finally Understanding Science So You Can Teach It
As part of a National Science Teachers Association series that aims to help teachers become more comfortable with science, a PhD- level science educator clearly explains the basics of electricity and magnetism via text and illustrations showing that these forces are two sides of the same coin. The volume includes applications, a glossary, and an index (that is oddly also called a glossary). A companion Web site with downloadable virtual labs is available. Annotation
Scribble Scrabble--Learning to Read and Write
Success With Diverse Teachers, Children, and Families
Books to Build on
A Grade-By-Grade Resource Guide for Parents and Teachers
A guide to help parents and teachers select some of the best books for children in grades K-6
Guided Reading, Grades K-3
Making It Work
Ideas, resources, and a list of childrens' books that can be used to implement guided reading.
Making the Peace
A 15-Session Violence Prevention Curriculum for Young People
Making the Peace is written to help high school students break away from violence, develop self-esteem, and regain a sense of community. It provides photographs, illustrations, exercises, role-plays, in-class handouts, homework sheets, and discussion guidelines to explore issues such as dating violence, gangs, interracial tension, suicide, sexual harassment, and the social roots of violence.
A Mind at a Time
A professor of pediatrics reveals the many modes of learning and arms parents and teachers with the knowledge they need to help children prosper in a school environment.
How to Paint Like the Old Masters
Explains in detailed, full-color demonstrations the oil-painting techniques perfected by sixteenthand seventeenth-century masters, studying portraits by Titian, Caravaggio, Reubens, and Rembrandt
Test Anxiety & What You Can Do About It
A Practical Guide for Teachers, Parents, and Kids