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Read and Understand Poetry, Grades 5-6+
Linda Armstrong and Jill NorrisThe simple, structured lessons of Read and Understand Poetry are designed to help teachers guide students in reading and responding to poetry. The poems include contemporary and classic selections chosen especially for each grade level. Grades: 5 - 6 Manufacturer: Evan Moor
Checking for Understanding: Formative Assessment Techniques for Your Classroom
Douglas Fisher and Nancy FreyIf you ever have students who are reluctant to tell you when they don’t understand something—or worse, tell you they understand when they really don't—then here's a book that gives you lots of ways to check for understanding. Learn why typical methods to check for understanding are usually ineffective. And explore formative assessment techniques that work in any subject area and grade level. Extensive classroom examples show you how to use these formative assessments to correct misconceptions, improve learning, and model good study skills for individual students or across multiple classrooms.
Draw...Then Write, Grades 1-3
Joy EvansChildren love to draw, especially when they can follow simple steps. In this newly revised and expanded edition of Draw...Then Write, grade 1-3 students follow picture and written directions to draw animals, people, and vehicles. The finished drawings provide motivation for creative writing. The 30 topics in Draw...Then Write are presented in three levels of difficulty, allowing you to customize the lessons to the needs of your students. Easiest level-students follow three steps to complete a drawing and then select words for a word box to complete three sentences about the object drawn. More difficult level-students follow three steps to complete a drawing and then write phrases to answer who, what, where, and why questions about the drawing. These phrases are then used to write a sentence. Most difficult level-students are challenged to draw the object in a new situation. They then write a paragraph about the picture, following the writing prompt provided. The instructive pictures utilize basic geometric shapes, which the student composes, step by step, into a complete picture of the topic. The 30 Draw...Then Write topics are: caterpillarbirdmouseturtlesnail frogelephantpuppylionkoala pickup truckrobotclownhelicopterduck hipporace carsharkbearporcupine monkeycatfoxoctopusfish airplantdragonchildcastlewhale Includes 90 reproducibles, three for each topic. Cheerfully illustrated throughout. All 96 pages perforated for easy removal. $10.95 each.
The Inclusive Classroom: Strategies for Effective Instruction (4th Edition)
Margo A. Mastropieri and Thomas E. ScruggsThis text offers a wealth of practical and proven strategies for successfully including students with disabilities in general education classrooms.  The text provides targeted strategies for the subject and skill areas, as well as special needs of individual students, with a strong focus on instructional strategies applied to specific student need areas. An overall theme of “effective, differentiated instruction” is infused throughout the text, relating to those practices that are most closely aligned with academic success.  The text is unique in its three-part coverage of 1). the fundamentals of teaching students with special needs, 2). effective general teaching practices, and 3).inclusive practices in specific subject areas. With a strong focus on instructional strategies and how they are applied to specific student need areas, the text goes further by featuring more specific strategies than any other text, and extensive information about the most effective strategies available, and when and how to use them.. This strong focus instructs pre-service teachers and other education personnel on how they can implement in the classroom specific strategies to address a very wide range of grade levels, skill levels, academic content areas; and extensive and very specific information on strategies teachers can use in the areas of most concern to them, e.g., behavior management, handling student confrontations, promoting literacy, memory for school content, motivation to learn, maintaining student attention, adapting assessment and improving test scores, and specific strategies for adapting specific lessons in math, science, social studies, and career and technical education.  Specifically written for pre-service or in-service special education teachers who will work with general education teachers in K-12 classrooms, the text is also relevant for school psychologists, counselors, support staff, and other school personnel interested in helping all students succeed in the classroom.
HCPCS 2012 Level II Expert (Spiral) (Hcpcs Level II Expert (Spiral))
IngenixAccurately report supplies and services for physician, hospital outpatient, and ASC settings with the Ingenix HCPCS Level II. Use this comprehensive reference for the HCPCS code set that focuses on management of reimbursement. This user-friendly book will guide any coder confidently through current modifiers, code changes, additions and deletions with information as dictated by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
What Every Middle School Teacher Should Know, Second Edition
Dave F. Brown and Trudy Knowles    There is a world of difference between seeing the promise in young adolescents and seeing them as problematic. Seeing the “promise” is at the center of What Every Middle School Teacher Should Know. From start to finish young adolescents are treated with dignity and respect, and their education is more an adventure worth having than a trial to be endured. - James A. Beane Author of Democratic Schools, Second Edition   The first edition of What Every Middle School Teacher Should Know helped tens of thousands of preservice and inservice educators find new, energizing ways to think about their practice. Now Dave Brown and Trudy Knowles present a second edition with 40 percent new material that includes the latest research about middle schoolers' development, deep explorations of why true middle school structures strongly support young adolescents' learning, and ways to combine these findings to optimize students' in-school experiences.   What Every Middle School Teacher Should Know is a clear and comprehensive description of truly responsive middle school instruction. With the same teacher-friendly voice as in their first edition, Brown and Knowles provide what educators need to know to teach with skill and compassion, including information on: the physical, social, emotional, cognitive, and identity-based development of students between the ages of 10 - 15 ways to design curriculum with students to engage them in thinking deeply about their learning and their world explicit methods for creating the learning experiences and classroom environments that help young adolescents learn best ideas for using assessment, including self-assessment, to encourage learning rather than merely measure it the implications of high-stakes testing on curriculum and instruction significant, recent research that supports the vital middle-level practices of advisory programs, teaming, flexible scheduling, exploratory experiences, looping, and student-led conferences.   Ever practical, Brown and Knowles once again present powerful a resource for middle-level teachers that is grounded in the voices of students as well as in current research. They also offer in-depth commentary from teachers whose classrooms exemplify the integrated, progressive, mindful approach that What Every Middle School Teacher Should Know advocates.   Adolescence is a time of exciting, challenging adjustments for students, and it can be just as exciting for their teachers. With What Every Middle School Teacher Should Know any teacher can meet curricular demands while creating meaningful learning experiences that place students at the center of their own learning.
Making College Count: A Real World Look at How to Succeed in and After College
Patrick S. O'BrienDiscover the best-selling college success book updated for today's college student. The new 2nd Edition of Making College Count is a must-read for students who are serious about building a great future. It s the best college success book ever written packed with insights on how to make the most of the college experience. Making College Count goes far beyond teaching you how to survive college. This college success book delivers an actionable plan showing student how to thrive there and build the skills that will open great doors for the future. This great college success book offers students (and parents) a proven framework to achieve at a high level in the classroom, in extracurricular activities, and in their work experiences. The book also positions students for success in their future job searches. Making College Count offers literally hundreds of success tips and sets the students up for a great result in the job interview process from their first days on campus. Making College Count features an eye-catching, two-color design with 78 illustrations, and is written in an approachable, student-friendly voice. This college success book is the best high school graduation gift you can give. Now in its 12th printing, Making College Count is the best-selling college success book of all time. The original version was featured in USA Today, the Chicago Tribune, on CBS Morning News, MSNBC, and 50+ other media outlets throughout the nation. It was also the basis for live speaking programs that have now reached 23+ million high school and college students across the nation. Author Patrick O'Brien has taught at Miami University for the past decade and rewritten the book with fresh insights from campus. With additional input from educators, students, and corporate recruiters, the book offers practical tips and tools that you can put to work from your first day on campus. If you're making the significant investment in going to college, make the investment to learn how to make college count. This must-read college success book is a great high school graduation gift for any student. Making College Count also offers great advice for parents of college students. As a college parent, you ll want to be prepared to give your students great advice when they need it. If you ve never been to college or have not been there in 20 years you may not be well prepared to be a resource for your student. Given the price of college today and the high cost of failing there, a proven college success book can make the difference. Making College Count is the perfect high school graduation gift for any student. If you're going to give a high school graduation gift, give college success as your graduation gift this year!
The Care of Fine Books
Jane GreenfieldJane Greenfield, advisor in rare book conservation at Yale University Library, is a leading authority on preservation and repair. After attending the New York School of Applied Design, she operated her own bindery for several years, enabling her to write from an unusual level of both education and experience. Here she offers a concise yet thorough discussion of book construction, storage, handling, cleaning, and repair, as well as essential expert advice on how to properly store and handle books of value in order to protect them from fire, flood, theft, and common wear and tear. With a new introduction by bestselling author Nicholas A. Basbanes, this is an indispensable volume for bibliophiles of every description.
The Story Of Ruby Bridges: Special Anniversary Edition
Robert ColesCelebrate the 50th anniversary of the first African American child to integrate a New Orleans school with this paperback reissue!The year is 1960, and six-year-old Ruby Bridges and her family have recently moved from Mississippi to New Orleans in search of a better life. When a judge orders Ruby to attend first grade at William Frantz Elementary, an all-white school, Ruby must face angry mobs of parents who refuse to send their children to school with her. Told with Robert Coles' powerful narrative and dramatically illustrated by George Ford, Ruby's story of courage, faith, and hope is now available in this special 50th anniversary edition with an updated afterword!
Comprehensive Handbook of Pediatric Audiology
Richard Seewald and Anne Marie TharpeThe Comprehensive Handbook of Pediatric Audiology is the most wide-ranging and complete work of its kind in the specialty area of pediatric audiology. It covers knowledge areas and the literature requisite to the provision of the full range of quality, comprehensive pediatric audiologic services to children from the neonatal period through school-age. The Comprehensive Handbook of Pediatric Audiology will become the definitive reference in pediatric audiology, containing contributions from 50 internationally recognized experts in the field. The Comprehensive Handbook of Pediatric Audiology is intended for use in doctoral-level education programs in audiology or hearing science, as well as to serve as an in-depth reference source for practicing audiologists and other professionals, educators, scientists, and policy makers seeking current and definitive information on evidence-based pediatric audiology practice.
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