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What Really Works In Elementary Education

Author : Wendy W. Murawski
ISBN : 9781483390192
Genre : Education
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Research-based practical strategies for every teacher This book compiles the advice of experts who not only understand the research behind certain educational practices, but also have experience working in elementary classrooms. Each user-friendly chapter, focused on a topic vital to elementary educators, presents information in a straightforward way to help you learn what works – and what doesn't – with students today. Whether you’re a new educator, or just seeking to build new skills, you’ll benefit from: Insight into a handful of innovative topics in instruction, including using technology, UDL, co-teaching, and assessment Novel approaches to classroom management and strategies to engage students Useful reproducibles and resources for every topic area

What Really Works In Secondary Education

Author : Wendy W. Murawski
ISBN : 9781483390369
Genre : Education
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Research-Based Practical Strategies for Every Teacher What Works in Secondary Education compiles the advice of experts who not only know the theory behind certain educational practices, but also have experience in the secondary classroom. In each user-friendly chapter, key information on a topic vital to secondary educators is boiled down and presented in a straightforward way. Whether you’re a new educator, or just seeking to build new skills, you’ll benefit from Insight into a handful of innovative topics in instruction; including using technology, UDL, co-teaching, and assessment Novel approaches for classroom management and strategies to engage students Useful reproducibles and resources for every topic area

What Really Works In Special And Inclusive Education

Author : Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon Honorary Consultant and Senior Clinical Lecturer David Mitchell
ISBN : 9781134203321
Genre : Education
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First Published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

The Academic Achievement Challenge

Author : Jeanne Sternlicht Chall
ISBN : 1572305002
Genre : Education
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Looks at a variety of education reforms and innovations over the past one hundred years to find the best approach to teaching.

10 Lessons From New York City Schools

Author : Eric Nadelstern
ISBN : 9780807771990
Genre : Education
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In this provocative and practical book, author Eric Nadelstern provides a proven-effective blueprint for narrowing the achievement gap in our schools, especially for children of color who have been historically underserved. The author, one of the chief architects of the New York City reforms under Joel Klein, discusses the cutting-edge changes that were implemented in the last decade in NYC and identifies the ten most important lessons learned about whole-school-system improvement. In this last decade, NYCs public schools underwent extensive reforms that increased graduation rates by 30%the first significant increase in more than 50 years. For the first time, this book presents an insiders view of the Bloomberg-Klein years and the reforms that transformed the nations largest school system. 10 Lessons from New York City Schools is a must-read for those who believe schools can succeed and for all those who want to understand how.

First Lessons

Author : William J. Bennett
ISBN : 0788127934
Genre : Education, Elementary
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Prepared by the former U.S. Secretary of Education and the Elementary Education Study Group. Covers: children, parents and the community of adults; our elementary schools: 3They teach us wonderful things2 (reading, writing, mathematics, science, social studies, the arts, foreign languages, health and physical education, computers, libraries): elementary school professionals; school policy (standards, resources, discipline, drugs, class size, kindergarten, the gifted child, textbooks, language-minority children); and in the schools. Extensive bibliography.

The Collected Works Of G K Chesterton

Author : Gilbert K. Chesterton
ISBN : 9781586172763
Genre : Religion
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Volumes 27 through 37 are collected columns from The Illustrated London NewsThis volume contains all of G.K. Chesterton's columns in The Illustrated London News from 1935 to 1936. Most of the weekly articles have never been printed in book form until Ignatius Press undertook to do the collected works. Chesterton lovers will be delighted to find this treasure filled with jewels quite the match of his best writing. The breadth and depth of his knowledge - from history to politics to English fads and conventions - never fail to impress, and his wit is as refreshing as when these pieces were first written.This book is the last of The Illustrated London News volumes. It includes a subject index which covers all the The Illustrated London News volumes (27-37).

Strategies For Teaching Boys And Girls Elementary Level

Author : Michael Gurian
ISBN : 1118041143
Genre : Education
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In his best-selling classic Boys and Girls Learn Differently, Michael Gurian explained the origin and nature of gender differences in the classroom. His important book explored the behavior teachers observed and the challenges they faced with both boys and girls in their classrooms. Taking the next step, Strategies for Teaching Boys?Elementary Level: A Workbook for Educators and Girls offers teachers a hands-on resource that draws on the Gurian Institute's research and training with elementary schools and school districts. The workbook presents practical strategies, lessons, and activities that have been field-tested in real classrooms and developed to harness boys' and girls' unique strengths. The workbook is designed to help teachers build a solid foundation of learning and study habits that their students can use in the classroom and at home. It covers the key curricular areas and offers proven techniques to make learning, no matter what the subject, more engaging for all students. The workbook is an essential resource for all teachers who want to improve their practice and get the most from all students?whatever their gender.

Abc S Of Elementary Education

Author : Robert Rose, Ph.D.
ISBN : 1462831575
Genre : Education
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Throughout the 20th Century theorists and teachers argued about the “best” way to teach reading. In California, when the whole language approach was in vogue, many teachers were forced to ignore phonics. I said forced and this was true. Either they had to teach phonics secretly or they would be insulted, degraded, and intimidated to teach using whole language. I ignored it like I had every other dictate that came from above that I knew was the latest way to “teacher-proof” the curriculum. Many children who could have benefited from an auditory method of learning reading were crippled in their decoding skills. In Los Angeles in the Sixties teachers had to teach a phonics lesson every day, but the sight word method was totally ignored. A teacher could be in trouble if he emphasized the sight words. At the time I started teaching I was only vaguely aware of the importance of the 220 most frequently used words. It was when I began to teach Special Education children did I discover the importance of these words. I incorporated teaching them into my reading and spelling lessons and for years they were the basis of my great successes at teaching first graders to decode far beyond their grade level. They also became the mainstay of my SIGHT, SOUND, TOUCH Reading System kit. When I read about the teacher who used language, a writing approach to reading, I tried it. Instead of forcing them to read books, she helped them write their own. They read the one they wrote, plus they eagerly read those written by their classmates. I did it and it worked. (I will be using this approach during the 2000-2001 school year with Hispanic fourth graders who are the lowest in reading.) With some of my Special Education children I found that TOUCH worked. I had them writing words and sentences in the sandbox. It worked. Another reading method that worked was having the children listen to tapes of the books they were expected to read. In San Bernardino I worked for months dictating all the mandatory and supplemental readers, the science and social studies textbooks up to the fourth grade level. I would have these placed in listening centers with up to six headphones. This worked too. The truth was that everything worked, but some children learned easier and faster with one method than with another. Since I did not have an accurate way to diagnose which child learned best with each method of presentation, I used them all. I found that instead of arguing which was best that everyone benefited from a wide variety of materials and techniques. I would emphasize one for a few weeks and then go to another. It was very effective. In “ABC’s” I discuss each approach and how I used it. My spelling method was very briefly discussed in the magazine THE INSTRUCTOR in 1980. It is easy to do and the children love it. Especially the days they get to “Challenge Dr. Rose”! They look up words in any dictionary and I have to try and spell it. They have to give me the same clues that I give them every day. They must pronounce it correctly, give me the number of letters in the word, break it into syllables and give the number of letters in each, and give me the definition. With those clues I can spell almost any word, but they love to stump me, which they do. Besides spelling they learn new words while they use a dictionary. After years of frustration trying to put on plays I began to write my own. I had experienced the frustration of long plays with a huge cast so every child had some lines. I was tired of screaming at the children who were bored, inattentive, and got into mischief because they were waiting around to say their lines. I had academic work for them, but the action on the stage was distracting and I was busy as THE Director! My plays we

Report On Elementary Education In Protestant Germany By Mark Pattison 1859

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