"In this follow-up volume, Marschark and Spencer have amassed a collection that is impressive in breadth and depth. The research presented here documents the sea-change observable in classrooms and schools for deaf children and is reflected in the variety of chapters...A masterful companion to the original volume." C. Tane Akamatsu, Psychologist, Toronto District School Board --Book Jacket.
Help your students become more effective at studying and learning mathematics with the MATH STUDY SKILLS WORKBOOK, Fourth Edition. Typically used as an a course supplement, the Nolting strategy helps students identify their strengths, weaknesses, and personal learning styles and then presents an easy-to-follow system to help them become more successful at math. The new edition of this best-selling workbook offers proven study tips, test-taking strategies, and recommendations for reducing math anxiety and improving grades. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Are you responsible for inclusion in your school? As an Inclusion Manager, you have a strategic role that covers a great deal more than special educational needs, and requires a specific knowledge and skill set in order to steer your school towards inclusion. A Handbook for Inclusion Managers presents a wide range of information, providing plenty of fresh ideas and a stimulus for reflection on your practice. This comprehensive and accessible text examines recent legislation, including the Common Assessment Framework, and provides information on how to gain accreditation for your work on inclusion. It will help you to create and manage an inclusive school, covering a wide range of knowledge and skills including: getting the best from your staff how to interpret data to judge the achievement of different groups in your school where the money for inclusion comes from what inclusive teaching and learning look like working with special schools community cohesion reporting to governors, parents and Ofsted working on an inclusion strategy. Providing a framework which can be adapted to suit individual schools, A Handbook for Inclusion Managers includes a checklist of good practice to enable you to keep track of your school’s progression. The author provides numerous references to useful organisations, websites and publications to make your life easier. This invaluable companion for Inclusion Managers, SENCos and anyone working on inclusion gathers together the background information and practical advice you need to successfully manage a truly inclusive learning environment.
Strengthening Early Math and Science Skills Through Spatial Learning
Author: Mary Jo Pollman
Publisher: Brookes Pub
Spatial development should be part of every young child's education, it's linked with higher achievement not just in math and science, but across all academic areas. Now early childhood educators have a guidebook to help them seamlessly integrate spatial learning into their everday curriculum. Focussing on areas key to academic success - math, science, art and literature, and social studies - early childhood expert May Jo Pollman gives teachers research-based insights and ready-to-use activities for promoting children's spatial development throughout the school day. Develped for use with children in preschool through third grade, this innovative teacher training resource: helps children progress in specific areas; improves teacher quality; strengthens the home-school learning connection; uses easy-to-find materials; is fully supported by the latest research and highly respected educational theories; and provides a foundation for later success in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields. A great inservice professional development resource and an essential text for preservice teachers, this book is key to creating a curriculum that actively promotes spatial develoment and sets the stage for strong math, science, and other academic skills.