A New and Complete Science-Based Program for Reading Problems at Any Level
Author: Sally Shaywitz, M.D.
Category: Family & Relationships
FOR EVERYONE WHO STRUGGLES TO READ! Clear, practical, science-based information and advice for successful results One in five American children has trouble reading. But they are not stupid or lazy. In Overcoming Dyslexia, Dr. Sally Shaywitz, codirector of the Yale Center for the Study of Learning and Attention and a leader in the new research into how the brain works, offers the latest information about reading problems and proven, practical techniques that, along with hard work and the right help, can enable anyone to overcome them. Here are the tools that parents and teachers need to help the dyslexic child, age by age, grade by grade, step by step. --What dyslexia is and why some intelligent, gifted people read slowly and painfully --How to identify dyslexia in preschoolers, schoolchildren, young adults, and adults --How to find the best school and how to work productively with your child’s teacher --Exercises to help children use the parts of the brain that control reading --A 20-minute nightly home program to enhance reading --The 150 most common problem words–a list that can give your child a head start --Ways to raise and preserve a child’s self-esteem aqnd reveal his strengths --Stories of successful men and women who are dyslexic From the Trade Paperback edition.
Diverse Teaching Strategies for Diverse Learners, Revised and Expanded 2nd Edition
Author: Robert W. Cole
Designed to promote reflection, discussion, and action among the entire learning community, Educating Everybody's Children encapsulates what research has revealed about successfully addressing the needs of students from economically, ethnically, culturally, and linguistically diverse groups and identifies a wide range of effective principles and instructional strategies. Although good teaching works well with all students, educators must develop an extensive repertoire of instructional tools to meet the varying needs of students from diverse backgrounds. Those tools and the knowledge base behind them are the foundation of this expanded and revised second edition of Educating Everybody's Children. Each strategy discussed in the book includes classroom examples and a list of the research studies that support it. The most important thing we have learned as a result of the education reform movement is that student achievement stands or falls on the motivation and skills of teachers. We must ensure that all teachers are capable of delivering a standards?based curriculum that describes what students should know and be able to do, and that these standards are delivered by means of a rich and engaging "pedagogy of plenty." By these two acts we can ensure that all schools will be ready and able to educate everybody's children.
Activities to Expand Children's Favorite Books
Author: Shirley C. Raines
Publisher: Gryphon House, Inc.
Shows how to use a variety of children's books as a basis for activities in writing, art, science, and math
Author: Anne Hegerty,Egmont Books, Limited
Change - sometimes gentle and subtle sometimes shocking and violent - is the dynamic of Schama's unapologetically personal history, especially the changes that wash over custom and habit, transforming our loyalties. At the heart of his history lie questions of compelling importance for our future as well as our past: what makes or breaks a nation - to whom do we give our allegiance and why? And where do the boundaries of our community lie - in our hearth and home, our village or city, tribe or faith? What is Britain, one country or many, one culture or several? Has British history unfolded at the edge of the world or right at the heart of it?
Author: Carol Seefeldt,Sharon D. Castle,Renee D. Falconer
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Social Studies for the Preschool/Primary Child, 9/e, written by respected authors Sharon Castle and Renee C. Falconer, and begun by the late Carol Seefeldt, remains one of the most popularly read texts on teaching social studies to young children. Filled with a multitude of ideas, suggestions, and activities that prospective early childhood teachers can use to interest young children in social studies, the practicality and applicability of this resource is proven. Not only will novice teachers learn the content and methods of teaching social studies, but also they will be given sound ways to integrate social studies in other areas of the curriculum, including science, the arts, literacy and literature, and mathematics. The importance of understanding and using child development knowledge is a focus throughout the book. It includes a full chapter on play as a crucial part of children’s learning and development, and incorporates ideas for play throughout the material.Revised with the most current research, topics, and more, the book includes three extensively revised chapters to offer all of the 10 NCSS Thematic Strands; a new emphasis on the use of such technology as e-mail, digital cameras, and the World Wide Web; and thoroughly incorporates the current NAEYC standards for quality, curriculum, and professional preparation.
Author: Federal Aviation Administration
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
The Aviation Instructor's Handbook was developed by the FAA in order to help beginning ground instructors, flight instructors, and aviation maintenance instructors understand the basics of flight instruction. This handbook provides aviation instructors with up-to-date information on learning and teaching, and how to relate this information to the task of teaching aeronautical knowledge and skills to students. Experienced aviation instructors will also find the updated information useful for improving their effectiveness in training activities.
Clinical and Educational Applications
Author: H. Carl Haywood,Carol S. Lidz
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Dynamic assessment embeds interaction within the framework of a test-intervene-retest approach to psychoeducational assessment. This book offers an introduction to diagnostic assessors in psychology, education, and speech/language pathology to the basic ideas, principles, and practices of dynamic assessment. Most importantly, the book presents an array of specific procedures developed and used by the authors that can be applied to clients of all ages in both clinical and educational settings. The authors discuss their approach to report-writing, with a number of examples to demonstrate how they incorporate dynamic assessment into a comprehensive approach to assessment. The text concludes with a discussion of issues and questions that need to be considered and addressed. Two appendixes include descriptions of additional tests used by the authors that are adapted for dynamic assessment, as well as information about dynamic assessment procedures developed by others and sources for additional information about this approach.
Author: Pat Beckley,Ashley Compton,Jane Johnston,Harriet Marland
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
This is a complete guide to supporting problem solving, reasoning and numeracy in the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS), promoting a holistic approach and exploring good practice.
Author: Sammons, Laney
Publisher: Shell Education
Apply familiar reading comprehension strategies and relevant research to mathematics instruction to aid in building students' comprehension in mathematics. This resource demonstrates how to facilitate student learning to build schema and make connections among concepts. In addition, it provides clear strategies to help students ask good questions, visualize mathematics, and synthesize their understanding. This resource is aligned to College and Career Readiness Standards.
Author: Brighter Child,Carson-Dellosa Publishing
Publisher: Carson-Dellosa Publishing
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Brighter Child Handwriting: Printing helps young children master legible writing. Practice is included for lowercase and uppercase letters, words and sentences, and more. School success starts here! Workbooks in the popular Brighter Child series are packed with plenty of fun activities that teach a variety of essential school skills. Students will find help for math, English and grammar, handwriting, and other important subject areas. Each book contains full-color practice pages, easy-to-follow instructions, and an answer key.
A Multi-Professional View
Author: Denise Dew-Hughes
What is Fragile X? The most common inherited cause of learning difficulties, affecting a child's ability to tackle key areas such as literacy and numeracy, and causing behaviour problems and social anxiety. What can teachers do to help children with Fragile X become more effective learners? This definitive text will provide essential support and information for teachers with the expertise of an international field of researchers, whose variety of perspectives contribute to a unique, multi-professional approach. Each chapter of the book suggests practical intervention strategies, based on sound educational principles expressed in clear non-specific terms. A range of important topics are considered, including: * the physical and behavioural characteristics of Fragile X * the effects of Fragile X on learning * medication and therapy * related conditions such as autism and attention deficit disorders. Breaking down the barriers of professional practice, this book establishes the groundwork for successful and valuable multi-professional teamwork. By providing immediate access to a body of empirical knowledge and advice from other disciplines, it will encourage teachers to incorporate this approach into their own practice. Everyone responsible for the education of a child with Fragile X syndrome should read this book.
Author: ASCD,Robert J. Marzano
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Designed as a self-study resource, this handbook guides readers through nine categories of instructional strategies proven to improve student achievement. Sections 1-9 address the nine categories of instructional strategies that can be applied to all types of content, at all grade levels, and with all types of students: Identifying similarities and differences; Summarizing and note taking; Reinforcing effort and providing recognition; Homework and practice; Representing knowledge; Learning groups; Setting objectives and providing feedback; Generating and testing hypotheses; and Cues, questions, and advance organizers. For each of the nine categories, exercises, brief questionnaires, tips and recommendations, samples, worksheets, rubrics, and other tools are provided. For elementary and middle school teachers, counselors, evaluators, and administrators.
Author: Goodheart-Willcox Publisher
Soft skills are the new hard skills for the 21st Century. Soft skills are the people skills that enable workers to communicate and get along with others. In today s workplace, employers look for workers who have technical abilities to perform on the job as well as the know how to interact with coworkers and customers. Every occupation needs these foundational skills. Soft Skills for the Workplace presents the major soft skills needed for job success in one easy-to-use text. No need for multiple textbooks to teach these basic employability skills. Fourteen short, concise lessons provide information that will prepare your students to find and keep a job. The modular format allows the content to be used in any order and for any discipline. Each chapter can be used as a supplemental conversation starter with your students or as an individual assignment. A free companion website provides additional activities for reinforcement. "