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Refugee

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A tour de force from acclaimed author Alan Gratz (Prisoner B-3087), this timely -- and timeless -- novel tells the powerful story of three different children seeking refuge.

It's Raining Tacos!

It's Raining Tacos! Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Parry Gripp
Editor: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0063089475
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It's Raining Tacos! by Parry Gripp Summary

Wildly fun and full of laugh-out-loud antics, this interactive sing-along is a zany romp sure to capture fans of Giraffes Can’t Dance and Dragons Love Tacos. Shell we dance? Taco-bout irresistible! Jam out to the catchy, toe-tapping tune “Raining Tacos” from YouTube sensation Parry Gripp, featuring everyone’s favorite treat! This spec-taco-ular, goofy song, with new, never-before-sung lyrics, is perfect for sharing, so grab a few friends—young or old—and get ready to crunch your way to a good time! It's raining tacos, from out of the sky. Tacos, no need to ask why. Just open your mouth and close your eyes. It's raining tacos!

G is for Giraffe

G is for Giraffe Pdf/ePub eBook Author: DK
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ISBN: 0744043131
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G is for Giraffe by DK Summary

The latest title in DK's charming alphabet series, G is for Giraffe looks at giraffe-related words that begin with the letter "g." Take a first look at the fascinating world of giraffes in this beautifully illustrated nonfiction picture ebook for babies and toddlers. Part of DK's illustrated animal alphabet series, G is for Giraffe is the seventh picture ebook instalment, a perfect first gift for babies and toddlers. The friendly, read-aloud text and delightful illustrations will have young animal-lovers smiling in no time as they learn fun words about giraffes that all begin with the letter "g." Have fun with your little one by pointing to the colorful illustrations that tell the story of the tallest creatures on Earth. Discover why it's useful to be as tall as a giraffe, admire the gorgeous spotted patterns on their lovely long limbs, and learn all about how these gentle giants care for their babies and each other. Filled with simple, playful facts, G is for Giraffe provides lots to talk about and lots to look at for curious, animal-loving babies and toddlers everywhere.

I Need My Monster

I Need My Monster Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Amanda Noll
Editor: Flashlight Press
ISBN: 1936261162
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I Need My Monster by Amanda Noll Summary

A unique monster-under-the-bed story with the perfect balance of giggles and shivers, this picture book relies on the power of humor over fear, appeals to a child’s love for creatures both alarming and absurd, and glorifies the scope of a child’s imagination. One night, when Ethan checks under his bed for his monster, Gabe, he finds a note from him instead: "Gone fishing. Back in a week." Ethan knows that without Gabe’s familiar nightly scares he doesn't stand a chance of getting to sleep, so Ethan interviews potential substitutes to see if they've got the right equipment for the job—pointy teeth, sharp claws, and a long tail—but none of them proves scary enough for Ethan. When Gabe returns sooner than expected from his fishing trip, Ethan is thrilled. It turns out that Gabe didn't enjoy fishing because the fish scared too easily.

I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916 (I Survived #2)

I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916 (I Survived #2) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Lauren Tarshis
Editor: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 0545414873
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I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916 (I Survived #2) by Lauren Tarshis Summary

Based on true events! It's the summer of 1916 and the Jersey shore is being terrorized by a Great White shark. Can 10-year-old Chet and his friends survive a swim in the local creek?In the summer of 1916, ten year-old Chet Roscow is captivated by the local news: a Great White shark has been attacking and killing people up and down the Atlantic Coast, not far from Chet's hometown of Springfield, New Jersey.Then one day, swimming with his friends, Chet sees something in the water. . .

The Golden Treasure

The Golden Treasure Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Marie Voigt
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1471173240
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The Golden Treasure by Marie Voigt Summary

And when they opened the chest . . . Max saw the greatest treasure of all. He realised he’d had it with him all along. Max knows that the best thing ever to take into school for show-and-tell would be the glowing treasure chest he's spotted on the Unreachable Shelf, but how will he ever get there? Max and his cuddly dog Toffee set off on a magical quest for the golden treasure, only to discover that sometimes the treasure you've been looking is a lot closer than you think . . . Perfect for fans of Tom Percival and David Litchfield, The Golden Treasure is a warm and inviting read that encourages children to appreciate what they have.

How the Zebra Got Its Stripes

How the Zebra Got Its Stripes Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Golden Books,Ron Fontes
Editor: Golden Books
ISBN: 0385374879
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How the Zebra Got Its Stripes by Golden Books,Ron Fontes Summary

As a group of African animals hang out at the local watering hole, they share funny stories about how the zebra got its stripes. At the end of the book, fun facts explain why zebras really have stripes. For any child intrigued by zebras, this colorful, informative book is a must!

Murder at Mallowan Hall

Murder at Mallowan Hall Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Colleen Cambridge
Editor: Kensington Books
ISBN: 1496732464
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Murder at Mallowan Hall by Colleen Cambridge Summary

The first in an exciting new historical mystery series set in the home of Agatha Christie! Colleen Cambridge's charming and inventive new historical series introduces an unforgettable heroine in Phyllida Bright, fictional housekeeper for none other than famed mystery novelist Agatha Christie. When a dead body is found during a house party at the home of Agatha Christie and her husband Max Mallowan, it's up to famous author's head of household, Phyllida Bright, to investigate... Tucked away among Devon’s rolling green hills, Mallowan Hall combines the best of English tradition with the modern conveniences of 1930. Housekeeper Phyllida Bright, as efficient as she is personable, manages the large household with an iron fist in her very elegant glove. In one respect, however, Mallowan Hall stands far apart from other picturesque country houses . . . The manor is home to archaeologist Max Mallowan and his famous wife, Agatha Christie. Phyllida is both loyal to and protective of the crime writer, who is as much friend as employer. An aficionado of detective fiction, Phyllida has yet to find a gentleman in real life half as fascinating as Mrs. Agatha’s Belgian hero, Hercule Poirot. But though accustomed to murder and its methods as frequent topics of conversation, Phyllida is unprepared for the sight of a very real, very dead body on the library floor . . . A former Army nurse, Phyllida reacts with practical common sense—and a great deal of curiosity. It soon becomes clear that the victim arrived at Mallowan Hall under false pretenses during a weekend party. Now, Phyllida not only has a houseful of demanding guests on her hands—along with a distracted, anxious staff—but hordes of reporters camping outside. When another dead body is discovered—this time, one of her housemaids—Phyllida decides to follow in M. Poirot’s footsteps to determine which of the Mallowans’ guests is the killer. With help from the village’s handsome physician, Dr. Bhatt, Mr. Dobble, the butler, along with other household staff, Phyllida assembles the clues. Yet, she is all too aware that the killer must still be close at hand and poised to strike again. And only Phyllida’s wits will prevent her own story from coming to an abrupt end . . .

We've Got the Whole World in Our Hands

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ISBN: 1338291424
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Children of all ages are invited to a bright and colorful multicultural celebration with We've Got the Whole World in Our Hands!

A Bad Case of Stripes

A Bad Case of Stripes Pdf/ePub eBook Author: David Shannon
Editor: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 1338113151
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A Bad Case of Stripes by David Shannon Summary

"What we have here is a bad case of stripes. One of the worst I've ever seen!" Camilla Cream loves lima beans, but she never eats them. Why? Because the other kids in her school don't like them. And Camilla Cream is very, very worried about what other people think of her. In fact, she's so worried that she's about to break out in...a bad case of stripes!

Three Cheers for Tacky

Three Cheers for Tacky Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Helen Lester
Editor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0547347693
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Three Cheers for Tacky by Helen Lester Summary

Tacky the Penguin is back, this time trying to compete with Goodly, Lovely, Angel, Neatly, and Perfect in the iceberg-wide Penguin Cheering Contest. But will Tacky ever be able to learn the synchronized moves and win the contest?

Froggy Goes to School

Froggy Goes to School Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jonathan London
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ISBN: 110165466X
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Froggy Goes to School by Jonathan London Summary

Froggy's mother knows that everyone's nervous on the first day of school. "Not me!" says Froggy, and together they leapfrog to the bus stop -- flop flop flop. Froggy's exuberant antics will delight his many fans and reassure them that school can be fun."This is a great read-aloud with sounds and words that encourage active participation....A charming story to calm those pre-school jitters." -- School Library JournalJonathan London is the author of many books for children, including I See the Moon and the Moon Sees Me, Like Butter on Pancakes and four other books about Froggy.

Adequate Yearly Progress

Adequate Yearly Progress Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Roxanna Elden
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1982135034
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Adequate Yearly Progress by Roxanna Elden Summary

A debut novel told with humor, intelligence, and heart, a “funny but insightful look at teachers in the workplace…reminiscent of the TV show The Office but set in an urban high school” (The Washington Post), perfect for fans of Tom Perrotta and Laurie Gelman. Roxanna Elden’s “laugh-out-loud funny satire” (Forbes) is a brilliantly entertaining and moving look at our education system. Each new school year brings familiar challenges to Brae Hill Valley, a struggling high school in one the biggest cities in Texas. But the teachers also face plenty of personal challenges and this year, they may finally spill over into the classroom. English teacher Lena Wright, a spoken-word poet, can never seem to truly connect with her students. Hernan D. Hernandez is confident in front of his biology classes, but tongue-tied around the woman he most wants to impress. Down the hall, math teacher Maybelline Galang focuses on the numbers as she struggles to parent her daughter, while Coach Ray hustles his troubled football team toward another winning season. Recording it all is idealistic second-year history teacher Kaytee Mahoney, whose anonymous blog gains new readers by the day as it drifts ever further from her in-class reality. And this year, a new superintendent is determined to leave his own mark on the school—even if that means shutting the whole place down.

Free to Be Elephant Me

Free to Be Elephant Me Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Giles Andreae
Editor: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 1338787985
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Free to Be Elephant Me by Giles Andreae Summary

From the bestselling creators of Giraffes Can't Dance comes a delightful story about an elephant looking for a place where he belongs. It's time for the Elephant Games! Every young elephant parades their talent in front of the king to earn their special elephant name. But Num-Num doesn't have a special skill to display. With a little help from some familiar friends, will this little elephant learn that being yourself is the most important talent of them all? Readers will love seeing some of their favorite characters from Giraffes Can't Dance return. Free to Be Elephant Me is perfect for family sharing and for teaching young readers about the importance of being yourself.

Jamie the Giraffe Learns to Dance

Jamie the Giraffe Learns to Dance Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Kate Silves
Editor: Trafford Publishing
ISBN: 1466973048
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Jamie the Giraffe Learns to Dance by Kate Silves Summary

A question for you dear readers and listeners: What is this story trying to teach us? Answer: Be content with the uniqueness of you.

Talent Development in School

Talent Development in School Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Julie Dingle Swanson,Meta Van Sickle
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1000503798
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Talent Development in School by Julie Dingle Swanson,Meta Van Sickle Summary

Talent Development in School helps educators utilize research-based curriculum and strategies to implement talent development in the classroom. This practical guide: Focuses on a talent development model that is centered on teacher learning. Highlights talent development's impact on culturally, linguistically, and economically diverse learners. Details how to apply the talent development model in one's school or district and opening access and opportunity to all students. Reviews current theories, concepts, and research on talent development in the field of gifted education. Is perfect for teachers, coordinators, and administrators. Talent Development in School features techniques for culturally responsive teaching and considerations for how psychosocial skills and noncognitive influences on learning—such as motivation, grit, resiliency, and growth mindset—affect talent development. Written by experts in the field, this book will become a go-to for professional learning and development.

Behaviour, Safety and Well Being

Behaviour, Safety and Well Being Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Andrew Moffatt
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1351698699
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Behaviour, Safety and Well Being by Andrew Moffatt Summary

The new Ofsted framework evaluates the behaviour and safety of pupils at the school. This resource provides over 100 lesson plans promoting: recognition of different emotions and behaviours; practice in responding to those different emotions and behaviours; good behaviour towards, and respect for, other young people and adults. Each lesson plan is linked to a children's book and references SEAL. Lessons can support Literacy, PSHE and citizenship. Lesson plans are bracketed into year groups and five or six-week modules that give schools the opportunity to deliver specific projects on anti-bullying / safeguarding, pupil voice and transition. There are also modules covering emotions such as anger, loneliness, excitement, jealousy, kindness, pride and confidence. This is a comprehensive, accessible and invaluable tool for every classroom.

Emotional Literacy

Emotional Literacy Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Andrew Moffat
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1351698273
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Emotional Literacy by Andrew Moffat Summary

This is an exciting, hands-on resource comprising over 200 whole-class lesson plans. These can be used with a class in their very first week at school in Year 1 right through to their last week in Year 6. Each lesson plan focuses on a text, provides prompts for discussion and gives clearly explained, engaging activities to suit all learning styles. The lesson plans are based on 152 popular children's books. There are many cross-curricular opportunities, with specific links to literacy, particularly through the drama, speaking and listening plans of the Renewed Primary Strategy. The scheme also includes Circle Time games specially selected for their positive effect on the emotional well-being of the child. The author, who is an Advanced Skills Teacher, spent two years developing the scheme of work. Each lesson plan has been tried and tested in many schools and is steeped in excellent primary practice. The scheme is designed to support the aims of the Every Child Matters agenda. The plans are differentiated by year group and are set out in modules which each last for six weeks, making the resource a manageable format for class teachers to use and an ideal solution to the delivery of SEAL Primary.

Growth Mindset Lessons

Growth Mindset Lessons Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Shirley Clarke,Katherine Muncaster
Editor: Rising Stars
ISBN: 1471899136
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Growth Mindset Lessons by Shirley Clarke,Katherine Muncaster Summary

Practising teacher and mindset expert Katherine Muncaster has combined with best-selling author Shirley Clarke to produce this 'must-have' handbook for anyone looking to embed a growth mindset culture across their primary school. With practical strategies, lesson plans and extensive examples and realia in full colour, this comprehensive resource takes the concept of growth mindset and turns it into a powerful reality. · A comprehensive and practical scheme of work which will develop a powerful learning culture throughout your school · A tangible way to put growth mindset into action which has been developed, tested and trialled by Katherine Muncaster · Co-authored by leading professional development expert Shirley Clarke · Supported by easy-to-access classroom video clips that provide demonstrations of the impact of this approach in lessons.

The Story Cure

The Story Cure Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Susan Elderkin,Ella Berthoud
Editor: Canongate Books
ISBN: 1782115285
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The Story Cure by Susan Elderkin,Ella Berthoud Summary

The stories that shape our children's lives are too important to be left to chance. With The Story Cure, bibliotherapists Ella Berthoud and Susan Elderkin have put together the perfect manual for grown-ups who want to initiate young readers into one of life's greatest pleasures. There's a remedy for every hiccup and heartache, whether it's between the covers of a picture book, a pop-up book, or a YA novel. You'll find old favourites like The Borrowers and The Secret Garden alongside modern soon-to-be classics by Michael Morpurgo, Malorie Blackman and Frank Cottrell-Boyce, as well as helpful lists of the right reads to fuel any obsession - from dogs or dinosaurs, space or spies. Wise and witty, The Story Cure will help any small person you know through the trials and tribulations of growing up, and help you fill their bookshelves with adventure, insight and a lifetime of fun.

Giraffe

Giraffe Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Edgar Williams
Editor: Reaktion Books
ISBN: 1861898894
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Giraffe by Edgar Williams Summary

Their extraordinary long necks, distinctive camouflage, graceful movements, and friendly nature have made giraffes one of the most fascinating and beloved animals on the planet. But while giraffes once roamed the Great Plains of Africa in huge herds, their numbers have greatly diminished, and they are now entirely dependent on humanity for their survival. In Giraffe, Edgar Williams explores not only the biology of the tallest animals on earth, but also their impact on human history—including in ancient Egypt, where giraffes were kept as exotic pets; the Middle Ages, when giraffes were considered mythical beasts as improbable and mysterious as the dragon; and the Victorian era, in which giraffe hunting was considered an exhilarating sport. Giraffe is the first book to provide a comprehensive, twenty-first-century view of the giraffe in art, literature, film, and popular culture, as well as its natural history from prehistory to modern times. With new insights into the giraffe’s genetics and evolution, this book will appeal to those interested in the giraffe’s unique biology and to anyone who admires the majestic giraffe.

Outstanding Formative Assessment: Culture and Practice

Outstanding Formative Assessment: Culture and Practice Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Shirley Clarke
Editor: Hodder Education
ISBN: 1471829480
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Outstanding Formative Assessment: Culture and Practice by Shirley Clarke Summary

Best-selling author Shirley Clarke provides a wealth of high quality ideas, practical strategies, classroom examples and whole-school case studies for teachers in primary and secondary schools. The most comprehensive of Shirley Clarke's titles includes extensive examples and realia, in full colour. The book is clearly structured around the ways in which teachers actually teach, with QR coded web video clips to illustrate key points in action. - Helps teachers create an environment for pupils to be active learners, constant reviewers and self-assessors - Ensures teachers start and finish lessons effectively by initially establishing their prior knowledge and capturing their interest and finally encouraging pupil reflection to find out what has been learnt and what still needs to be developed - Develops learning by helping children articulate their understanding and focusing on constant review and improvement - Focuses on whole-school development including lesson study, assessment policies and stories from outstanding schools Chapters include: 1. Laying the foundations 2. Effective starts to lessons 3. Developing the learning 4. Effective ends to lessons 5. Whole school development

Classroom Art, Ages 8-10

Classroom Art, Ages 8-10 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Amelia Ruscoe
Editor: R.I.C. Publications
ISBN: 1741261082
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Classroom Art, Ages 8-10 by Amelia Ruscoe Summary

This beautiful, full-color book is a compilation of art activities to inspire students to communicate through visual arts and to explore their artistic interests and ability!

Stretch Marks

Stretch Marks Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Amber Trueblood
Editor: Morgan James Publishing
ISBN: 1642794252
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Stretch Marks by Amber Trueblood Summary

Inspiration and ideas for exhausted moms who want to reconnect with themselves—and create more time, peace, and joy in their lives. After spending a long time in the other-focused world of raising young children, women may find themselves struggling to remember how to take care of themselves. They may even feel guilty for wanting to do so, or wonder if it’s even possible. At a time when mothers are busier, more stressed, and less healthy than ever, this book offers realistic answers you can implement into your frenetic life. You’ll learn how to fix the disconnect between what’s truly important to you and what you spend your time, resources, and energy on. Stretch marks serve as emotional, visual, and psychological metaphors representing your ability to grow and push past your limits—and here, Amber Trueblood addresses the challenges mothers face in a funny, entertaining, supportive, and judgment-free environment. Using her A.M.B.E.R. Mindsets, you can learn the tricks and tools necessary to stop living the life you’re told you should be living—and start living freely.

A to Zoo: Subject Access to Children's Picture Books, 10th Edition

A to Zoo: Subject Access to Children's Picture Books, 10th Edition Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Rebecca L. Thomas
Editor: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440834350
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A to Zoo: Subject Access to Children's Picture Books, 10th Edition by Rebecca L. Thomas Summary

Whether used for thematic story times, program and curriculum planning, readers' advisory, or collection development, this updated edition of the well-known companion makes finding the right picture books for your library a breeze. • Offers easy subject access to children's picture books • Features a user-friendly organization • Provides in-depth indexing and full bibliographic detail

Integrating the Performing Arts in Grades K–5

Integrating the Performing Arts in Grades K–5 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Rekha S. Rajan
Editor: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452283990
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Integrating the Performing Arts in Grades K–5 by Rekha S. Rajan Summary

Enhance the learning experience by integrating the performing arts Research documents that the performing arts boost learning, build confidence, and motivate students to participate in class. How do we leverage these benefits in the current age of accountability? Rekha S. Rajan offers a practical solution with standards-aligned, concrete examples that show how to integrate the performing arts into math, science, social studies, and language arts. Key features include: Step-by-step examples of how to include the performing arts in all aspects of the curriculum Ways to impact students' learning in the cognitive, social, and artistic domains Activities that can be implemented immediately and easily Standards-based lesson plans

In Search of Wonderful Ideas

In Search of Wonderful Ideas Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Mary Kay Delaney,Susan Jean Mayer
Editor: Teachers College Press
ISBN: 0807779482
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In Search of Wonderful Ideas by Mary Kay Delaney,Susan Jean Mayer Summary

Drawing on the work of Eleanor Duckworth, this volume examines Critical Exploration in the Classroom (CEC)—a learning-teaching research practice that positions teachers as researchers of their students’ sense-making and learners as theorizers and investigators. By integrating CEC into their teacher education classrooms, chapter authors have found that they can reliably unsettle their teacher candidates’ understandings about the nature of teaching and learning and recenter their attention on the intellectual originality and creativity of all young people. In this way, CEC provides valuable tools in the work of creating more equitable and democratic classrooms. Such tools are needed in a broader environment that overvalues instrumental approaches to achieving specified learning outcomes. Readers will find practices that empower and sustain the deep intellectual engagement of all learners. Integrating classroom narratives and other forms of documentation, this resource illustrates the kinds of profound changes in understanding that have occurred for teacher candidates as a result of working with CEC. Book Features: Opens both the teacher educator and teacher candidates to new ways of teaching, learning, and being in classrooms.Demonstrates how the practice works to counter deficit thinking by revealing students’ brilliance.Uses narratives and other forms of documentation to characterize the potential of CEC within a diverse array of teacher education classrooms.Portrays the many ways in which CEC has been integrated into different disciplinary and institutional settings, illustrating the common intellectual and interpersonal dynamics at work.Chapter authors all studied Critical Exploration in the Classroom (CEC) with its originator, Eleanor Duckworth. Contributors: Elizabeth Cavicchi, Eleanor Duckworth, Fiona Hughes-McDonnell, Keri Gelenian, Houman Harouni, Yeh Hsueh, Susan Rauchwerk, Lisa Schneier, William Shorr, Bonnie Hao-Kuo Tai

Understanding the Social and Emotional Lives of Gifted Students

Understanding the Social and Emotional Lives of Gifted Students Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Thomas P. Hébert
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1000490203
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Understanding the Social and Emotional Lives of Gifted Students by Thomas P. Hébert Summary

The second edition of Understanding the Social and Emotional Lives of Gifted Students presents a comprehensive treatment of social and emotional development in high-ability learners. This text: Discusses theories that guide the examination of the lived experiences of gifted students. Features new topics, such as cyberbullying and microaggressions. Covers social and emotional characteristics and behaviors evidenced in gifted learners. Includes considerations for gifted underachievers, gifted culturally diverse students, twice-exceptional students, LGBTQ gifted students, and young people from low-income backgrounds. Describes gifted students' friendships and family relationships that support them, contextual influences that shape their social and emotional lives, and identity development. The author provides a wealth of field-tested strategies for addressing social and emotional development. In addition, the book offers a plan for designing a gifted-friendly classroom environment to support the social and emotional well-being of gifted students and a comprehensive collection of resources to support professionals in gifted education research and practice.

Take Me to Your Readers

Take Me to Your Readers Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Larry Swartz
Editor: Pembroke Publishers Limited
ISBN: 1551389274
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Take Me to Your Readers by Larry Swartz Summary

This thoughtful book is rooted in the belief that teachers can lead their students to develop their reading tastes and grow in their love of reading at the same time as supporting and stretching students in their meaning-making experiences. This practical resource highlights more than 50 instructional strategies that invite students to work inside and outside a book through reading, writing, talk, and arts experiences. It highlights the work of guest voices that include classroom teachers, occasional teachers, special education teachers, and librarians who share their best literacy practices. Take Me to Your Readers uses 5 essential areas to structure classroom experiences through children's literature: Motivation; Theme Connections; Genre Connections; Cross-Curricular Connections; and Response. Extensive booklists, teaching tips, a wide range of activities, and reproducible pages provide practical support. Ultimately, this book is designed to take teachers to their readers and start them on a lifelong journey through great books!

Growth Mindset: A Practical Guide

Growth Mindset: A Practical Guide Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Nikki Willis
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472955072
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Growth Mindset: A Practical Guide by Nikki Willis Summary

The advantages of primary pupils developing and adopting a growth mindset (a phrase first coined by Carol Dweck) have been widely discussed in education establishments and many teachers are aware of its benefits. A practical implementation of growth mindset theories is to understand which learning behaviours are the most effective; resilience, self-motivation and determination are key learning behaviours that, when developed well in a child, will support a lifetime of learning. Primary children who are independent learners and who want to improve their own learning will naturally make better progress. But independent learning has to be modelled, encouraged and resources need to be put in place to promote it. Nikki Willis presents a tried-and-tested framework that is easily transferable on how to develop growth mindset in the primary classroom, while ensuring that independent learners are developed with healthy learning attitudes. Growth Mindset: A Practical Guide is an invaluable guide filled with effective suggestions on how to create a growth mindset culture over time which will enhance the work already being done in primary schools. In doing so, a growth mindset culture will mean that primary learners will be eager to learn and want to achieve for themselves.

Mrs. E's Extraordinary Alphabet Activities (ENHANCED eBook)

Mrs. E's Extraordinary Alphabet Activities (ENHANCED eBook) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Kathy Etringer
Editor: Lorenz Educational Press
ISBN: 142911309X
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Mrs. E's Extraordinary Alphabet Activities (ENHANCED eBook) by Kathy Etringer Summary

Filled with more than 80 stimulating and creative ways to teach the individual letters of the alphabet, Extraordinary Alphabet Activities is an ideal resource for both experienced preschool and kindergarten teachers as well as those beginning a career teaching your learners. With multiple literature-based lessons for each letter, the well-organized format makes it easy to plan and fun to teach. Each lesson is divided into five sections—Before the Lesson, Have on Hand, Read Aloud, Talk About and Kids Create.

Alphabet Activities for Letters G & H

Alphabet Activities for Letters G & H Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Kathy Etringer
Editor: Teaching and Learning Company
ISBN: 0787745073
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Alphabet Activities for Letters G & H by Kathy Etringer Summary

Filled with stimulating and creative ways to teach the individual letters of the alphabet, this packet is an ideal resource for both experienced preschool and kindergarten teachers as well as those beginning a career teaching your learners. With multiple literature-based lessons, the well-organized format makes it easy to plan and fun to teach. Each lesson is divided into five sections—Before the Lesson, Have on Hand, Read Aloud, Talk About and Kids Create.

Learning at Home Pre K-3

Learning at Home Pre K-3 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Ann C. Barbour
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1628733055
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Learning at Home Pre K-3 by Ann C. Barbour Summary

Families play a critical role in helping young children develop a solid academic foundation and love of learning. Numerous examples have proven time and again that children’s learning behavior is strongest when reinforced with activities, social interactions, and play. In Learning at Home, PreK–3, Ann Barbour stresses the importance of getting parents involved with their children’s education through engaging homework activities. Bursting with activities to foster learning on many levels, this book also offers ideas for teachers on how to include parents in their children’s education. Discover hundreds of fun activities designed to: Relate learning directly to children’s own experiences Include shared reading experiences, family projects, and games Integrate developmental and content areas, including language and literacy, mathematics, science, and the creative arts Promote literacy learning in homes where English is not the primary language And more This book gives teachers the tools to reach out to families and provides parents with the guidance to reinforce learning both in school and at home. Complete with tips on how to encourage parent involvement, data to support family commitment to the child’s education, and activities that young students will enjoy doing at home with their families, Learning at Home is a fantastic resource to promote the joy of learning at home.

Routledge Handbook of Primary Physical Education

Routledge Handbook of Primary Physical Education Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Gerald Griggs,Kirsten Petrie
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1134819307
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Routledge Handbook of Primary Physical Education by Gerald Griggs,Kirsten Petrie Summary

The Routledge Handbook of Primary Physical Education goes further than any other book in exploring the specific theoretical and practical components of teaching PE at the primary or elementary school level. As the most comprehensive review of theory, research and practice in primary PE yet published, it represents an essential evidence-based guide for all students, researchers and practitioners working in this area. Written by a team of leading international primary PE specialists from academic and practitioner backgrounds, this handbook examines the three discourses that dominate contemporary PE: health, education and sport. With case studies from twelve countries, including the UK, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Norway, Spain and South Korea, it provides a truly international perspective on key themes and issues such as: primary PE pedagogy, policy and curriculum development assessment and standards child development diversity and inclusion teacher training and professional development. Offering an unprecedented wealth of material, this handbook is an invaluable reference for any undergraduate or postgraduate degree programme in primary physical education or any primary teacher training course with a physical education element.

Preparing Children for Reading Success

Preparing Children for Reading Success Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Julia Irwin,Dina Moore
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0810892545
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Preparing Children for Reading Success by Julia Irwin,Dina Moore Summary

Preparing Children for Reading Success: Hands-On Activities for Librarians, Educators, and Caregivers will not only familiarize anyone who reads to young children with the essentials of promoting early and emerging literacy, but also contains more than 25 ready-to-go activities that can be immediately used to foster this critical skill development. Following a basic overview of preliteracy skills that prepare children for reading success, the book contains field-tested, proven activities that promote success in alphabet knowledge, print concepts, book handling skills, phonological sensitivity, and expressive vocabulary.

Activities for Responsive Caregiving

Activities for Responsive Caregiving Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jean Barbre
Editor: Redleaf Press
ISBN: 1605542628
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Activities for Responsive Caregiving by Jean Barbre Summary

The first three years set the stage for a lifetime of learning. This book provides more than eighty activities and experiences to optimize very young children's intellectual, social, emotional, and physical development, as well as strategies that support responsive caregiving. Jean Barbre, EdD, has thirty years of experience working with children and families as a preschool director, teacher, therapist, college instructor, national and international presenter, and guest presenter on public television.

Because We Can Change the World

Because We Can Change the World Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Mara Sapon-Shevin
Editor: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452271666
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Because We Can Change the World by Mara Sapon-Shevin Summary

Change the world, one classroom at a time! Mara Sapon-Shevin skillfully blends vision statements, stories, and strategies to guide teachers in promoting social justice and creating classrooms that allow all children to experience academic success. This new edition of a highly acclaimed book: Provides a powerful vision of diverse, inclusive elementary classrooms Discusses the barriers to creating cooperative classrooms and how they can be overcome Offers activities, songs, and children’s literature that promote acceptance and understanding Includes new “Reframing Our Work” sections with reflective questions that help readers examine their own beliefs and teaching practices

Interrupting Racism

Interrupting Racism Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Rebecca Atkins,Alicia Oglesby
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1351258907
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Interrupting Racism by Rebecca Atkins,Alicia Oglesby Summary

Interrupting Racism provides school counselors with a brief overview of racial equity in schools and practical ideas that a school-level practitioner can put into action. The book walks readers through the current state of achievement gap and racial equity in schools and looks at issues around intention, action, white privilege, and implicit bias. Later chapters include interrupting racism case studies and stories from school counselors about incorporating stakeholders into the work of racial equity. Activities, lessons, and action plans promote self-reflection, staff-reflection, and student-reflection and encourage school counselors to drive systemic change for students through advocacy, collaboration, and leadership.

Fostering Grit

Fostering Grit Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Thomas R. Hoerr
Editor: ASCD
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Fostering Grit by Thomas R. Hoerr Summary

For too long, educators have focused only on getting students ready for the next test, for the next grade, for graduation, or maybe for college. Students must be prepared to succeed in school, and they must know how to read, write, and calculate. But that's only the beginning. Our job--whether we teach kindergarten, 5th grade, or high school or we lead a school or district--is to prepare students for success in the real world. To do so, we must also teach grit. Grit is a combination of tenacity and perseverance--a willingness to take risks even if it means sometimes failing and starting again. Knowing how to respond to frustration and failure is essential whether a student struggles or excels. Veteran school leader and popular Educational Leadership columnist Thomas R. Hoerr shows what teaching for grit looks like and provides a sample lesson plan and self-assessments, along with a six-step process applicable across grade levels and content areas to help students build skills they need to succeed in school and in life.