The fourth edition of this comprehensive resource helps future and practicing teachers recognize and assess literacy problems, while providing practical, effective intervention strategies to help every student succeed. The author thoroughly explores the major components of literacy, providing an overview of pertinent research, suggested methods and tools for diagnosis and assessment, intervention strategies and activities, and technology applications to increase students' skills. Discussions throughout focus on the needs of English learners, offering appropriate instructional strategies and tailored teaching ideas to help both teachers and their students. Several valuable appendices include assessment tools, instructions and visuals for creating and implementing the book's more than 150 instructional strategies and activities, and other resources.
"The major source of infornmation on the availability of standardized tests". -- Wilson Library Bulletin Covers commercially available standardized tests and hard-to-locate research instruments.
¡Atención! Recognize the strengths of Spanish-speaking students! How do you nurture the gifts and talents of the growing population of Hispanic students? This book provides teachers and leaders with the skills needed to uncover each child’s abilities and ultimately boost achievement for gifted Spanish-speaking students. Packed with strategies that teachers can use immediately to enhance instruction and assessment, this book shows how to: Recognize students’ unique strengths Identify and develop the gifts of bilingualism and different cultures Create challenging learning experiences for every student in the class Adapt tools and strategies to meet each learner’s unique needs Connect with parents and the greater Spanish-speaking community
The major source of infornmation on the availability of standardized tests. -- Wilson Library BulletinCovers commercially available standardized tests and hard-to-locate research instruments.
This volume focuses on our understanding of the reading comprehension of adolescents in a high stakes academic environment. Leading researchers share their most current research on each issue, covering theory and empirical research from a range of specializations, including various content areas, English language learners, students with disabilities, and reading assessment. Topics discussed include: cognitive models of reading comprehension and how they relate to typical or atypical development of reading comprehension, reading in history classes, comprehension of densely worded and symbolic mathematical texts, understanding causality in science texts, the more rigorous comprehension standards in English language arts classes, balancing the practical and measurement constraints of the assessment of reading comprehension, understanding the needs and challenges of English language learners and students in special education with respect to the various content areas discussed in this book. This book is of interest to researchers in literacy and educational psychology as well as curriculum developers.
A book that has long been a standard for developmental physical education returns in a new, thoroughly updated edition with a sharpened focus on preparing tomorrow’s physical educators to deliver developmentally appropriate lessons and activities for children in pre-K through grade 5. Developmental Physical Education for All Children, now in its fifth edition and available in both print and e-book versions, takes a student-focused, comprehensive approach in preparing future teachers to create programs that enable children to gain the knowledge, skills, and dispositions vital to leading a physically active lifestyle. This new edition is the first in more than a decade, with revisions and updates that make it like a brand-new book—one that maintains its solid foundations and instruction while equipping teachers for success in the 21st century. How This Text Prepares Teachers Developmental Physical Education for All Children, Fifth Edition, features the following benefits: • Shows teachers how to translate child development theory and research from the psychomotor, cognitive, affective, and fitness domains into practice • Offers teachers the understanding they need to create developmentally appropriate lessons that align with the new SHAPE America National Standards for Physical Education with grade-level outcomes, assessments, and instructions on implementing learning goals for students in pre-K through grade 5 • Provides multiple standards-based movement experiences for pre-K through grade 5 learners that include movement tasks and extensions, scaled learning environments, skill cues, practice strategies, teaching style choices, and formative assessments aligned with goals • Supplies learning goal blueprints that integrate specialized skills, movement concepts, and tactics for developmental games, dance, and gymnastics Content Overview Future and current teachers will learn the research and theory behind this developmentally sound approach, which emphasizes movement skills and increased physical competence based on the developmental levels of pre-K through fifth-grade students. The first half of the book covers the learner, the movement content, the learning environment, and the instructional design; the second half provides detailed standards-based learning experiences, which are now organized by developmental level. The concluding section offers two chapters on professionalism in the 21st century, giving teachers a conceptual framework to prepare and implement a developmental, standards-based scope and sequence for pre-K through grade 5 physical education and offering advice on staying current, being professionally involved, and advocating for comprehensive school physical activity. Practical Ancillaries Developmental Physical Education for All Children also provides a robust lineup of online ancillaries: • A student web resource with reproducible forms that can be printed along with learning aids from the book and additional learning activities, some of which are enhanced by more than 20 video clips that demonstrate concepts in action • An instructor guide that features in-class activities, answers to chapter review questions, chapter overviews, and the “Big Ideas” from each chapter • A test package featuring more than 445 questions from which teachers can create their own quizzes • A presentation package offering more than 246 PowerPoint slides that highlight the key points while offering essential visual elements to augment understanding Equipped to Provide High-Quality Education The result of this comprehensive overhaul of a standard classic is that both future and current teachers will be prepared and equipped to provide high-quality developmental physical education that can help children be physically active now and throughout their lives.
Translanguaging: The Key to Comprehension for Spanish-speaking Students and Their Peers is a teacher’s guide for effective vocabulary and comprehension instruction in the translanguaging classroom. Translanguaging is a new approach that incorporates students’ languages and cultures with the goal of strengthening academic achievement. This book focuses on Spanish-speaking emergent bilingual learners, as they constitute over 70% of the English learners in American schools. Also included are activities designed for students who speak only English or languages other than Spanish. We provide teachers with practical tools for achieving translanguaging goals through a method called Cognate Strategy Instruction (CSI). The goal is to teach upper elementary and secondary students to unlock academic texts and meet Common Core Standards. This approach has been classroom-tested and validated by research in English immersion and bilingual classroom settings. This book includes detailed vignettes and over 30 lessons plans, demonstrating how to purposefully plan and deliver translanguaging instruction. Also provided are student texts, games, and assessments – all of the materials needed for a complete instructional program.
Teacher Education Programs in the United States is the only publication to offer, in one place, comprehensive information on the teacher education programs available in U.S. colleges and universities. Information includes accreditation of the programs, and the degrees and certification offered for students who complete the programs.
Boost your student's Elementary School Success with the #1 best-selling educational software suite on the market. The educator-endorsed and award-winning lessons will improve your child's comprehension in multiple subjects with 800+ activities and 5,000+ exercises. Also, get free homework help with access to Tutor.com and the bonus Encyclop]dia Britannica Children's Learning Suite CD-ROM! For grades K-5. 100% Satisfaction Guarantee If you are not completely satisfied with this product, you may return the software directly to TOPICS Entertainment within 90 days of purchase for your money back. Reading Interactive activities and easy-to-follow lessons for younger children focus on meaning, fluency and vocabulary. Older students learn to write about the books they read. Math Graphic explanations and engaging lessons help students learn math essentials. Science The fun and appealing activities for younger children feature colorful graphic lessons on important science topics, and older students learn from a variety of activities based on a series of children's picture books. Typing Help your child develop strong keyboarding skills with engaging games and activities. Foreign Languages Learn the basics of a new language with full-color interactive games and lessons in Spanish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Chinese, Russian and Portuguese.
"The major source of infornmation on the availability of standardized tests". -- Wilson Library BulletinCovers commercially available standardized tests and hard-to-locate research instruments.
Scheiß auf positives Denken sagt Mark Manson. Die ungeschönte Perspektive ist ihm lieber. Wenn etwas scheiße ist, dann ist es das eben. Und wenn man etwas nicht kann, dann sollte man dazu stehen. Nicht jeder kann in allem außergewöhnlich sein und das ist gut so. Wenn man seine Grenzen akzeptiert, findet man die Stärke, die man braucht. Denn es gibt so viele Dinge, auf die man im Gegenzug scheißen kann. Man muss nur herausfinden, welche das sind und wie man sie sich richtig am Arsch vorbeigehen lässt. So kann man sich dann auf die eigenen Stärken und die wichtigen Dinge besinnen und hat mehr Zeit, sein Potential gänzlich auszuschöpfen. Die subtile Kunst des darauf Scheißens verbindet unterhaltsame Geschichten und schonungslosen Humor mit hilfreichen Tipps für ein entspannteres und besseres Leben. Damit man seine Energie für sinnvolleres verwendet als für Dinge, die einem egal sein können.
Discusses ways to integrate reading instruction with language instruction and includes lessons that emphasize ongoing assessment and choosing appropriate books according to reading and language level.