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  • Descriptosaurus: Ghost Storiesby Alison Wilcox

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 33.95

    Descriptosaurus: Ghost Stories builds on the vocabulary and descriptive phrases introduced in the original bestselling Descriptosaurus and, within the context of ghost stories, develops the structure and use of the words and phrases to promote colourful cinematic writing. This essential guide will enable children to take their writing to the next... more...

  • Re-envisioning the Literacy Blockby Diana Sisson; Betsy Sisson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 34.95

    How do you ensure you?re using literacy instruction effectively to meet the needs of all of your students? In this book from Diana and Betsy Sisson, you?ll learn an innovative approach to using the literacy block in a gradual release model that allows you to provide grade-appropriate teaching as well as meaningful, individualized instruction to close... more...

  • Education and Social Dynamicsby Arnd-Michael Nohl; R. Nazli Somel

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Education and Social Dynamics offers a new approach to analyzing curriculum change by investigating the entanglement of education and society in markedly heterogeneous Turkey, which has recently witnessed nation-wide curriculum reforms. While the new curriculum has attempted to homogenize all Turkish primary schools since 2005, Nohl and Somel, drawing... more...

  • The Everything Parent's Guide to Common Core ELA, Grades K-5by Felicia Durden

    F+W Media 2015; US$ 16.99

    Take the mystery out of Common Core ELA! Designed to be a set of national educational standards, the Common Core has been adopted by 45 states across the nation. But if you're accustomed to traditional English courses, you may be having a hard time understanding what your kids are bringing home from school--and why. With easy-to-understand examples,... more...

  • Lifestyles for Learningby Susan Crowther

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 16.99

    College is risky business. Life is hurled into never-before imagined freedom, independence, and choice. For many students, college brings challenges and changes in nearly every area of life—physical, physiological, emotional, social, residential, financial, spiritual, and sexual. College may well be the most volatile time in a person?s life. Attending... more...

  • Infusing Grammar Into the Writer's Workshopby Amy Benjamin; Barbara Golub

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 34.95

    Help your students improve their language skills and become stronger readers and writers. In this timely book, literacy experts Amy Benjamin and Barbara Golub offer best practices for fortifying the writer?s workshop model with meaningful, relevant instruction in grammar. The book answers questions such as? What does a writer?s workshop... more...

  • Entwicklung, Lernen und Förderung der Jüngstenby Petra Völkel; Petra Büker

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2015; US$ 18.61

    Kinder verfügen für die Gestaltung ihrer pluralen, komplexen Lebenswelten über enorme Stärken, die es durch Familie, Peers sowie pädagogische Fach- und Lehrkräfte als kompetente Mit-Akteure zu erkennen und zu stärken gilt. Diese Grundidee wird in der Reihe "KinderStärken" aufgegriffen und entlang der Lebensspanne von der Geburt bis zum Übergang... more...

  • Integrating Children's LIterature through the Common Core State Standardsby Rachel Wadham; Terrell Young

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 45.00

    Tackling nearly every aspect of the English Language Arts Standards and the measures they employ, it offers a thorough plan for engaging elementary school students with literature. It explores the benefits and teaching principles behind CCSS, and explains how to apply them to literature. Along with the strengths it has in connection to CCSS, you will... more...

  • Best Practices for Teaching Scienceby Randi Stone

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 14.99

    Let Randi Stone and her award-winning teachers demonstrate tried-and-tested best practices for teaching science in diverse elementary, middle, and high school classrooms. Linked to companion volumes for teaching writing and mathematics, this resource for new and veteran educators helps build student confidence and success through innovative approaches... more...

  • Best Practices for Teaching Social Studiesby Randi Stone

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 14.99

    Randi Stone transports readers into the lively classrooms of award-winning teachers in this collection of outstanding methods for teaching social studies to diverse elementary, middle, and high school learners. Like its companion volumes for teaching writing, mathematics, and science, Best Practices for Teaching Social Studies presents firsthand... more...