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Jess’s cartoons are actually beginning to take off. A local comic store wants to use them in a campaign and she is in danger of becoming really rather famous (at school). This leads to some tensions with her friends. Why can’t people be happy for her? It’s not as if success is going to her head, oranything. Or actually that it’s anything like successat all... Jess’s cartoons are actually beginning to take off. A local comic store wants to use them in a campaign and she is in danger of becoming really rather famous (at school). This leads to some tensions with her friends. Why can’t people be happy for her? It’s not as if success is going to her head, oranything. Or actually that it’s anything like successat all... Jess’s cartoons are actually beginning to take off. A local comic store wants to use them in a campaign and she is in danger of becoming really rather famous (at school). This leads to some tensions with her friends. Why can’t people be happy for her? It’s not as if success is going to her head, oranything. Or actually that it’s anything like successat all...
This revised handbook is even more useful for elementary teachers who want to explore the best techniques for teaching reading and writing. The second edition of this popular guide has been totally rewritten and offers more than one hundred procedures and activities based on the latest research. In this superb collection of proven strategies, teachers will find old favorites as well as new approaches they will want to try-- from using reading comprehension strategies and the writing process to working with information texts and technology.
This overview of best practices for encouraging literacy helps teachers reflect on their own teaching style as they explore innovative approaches to learning. It contains hundreds of practical ideas to meet the particular needs of every student. Each strategy includes a brief discussion of the issues and then focuses on ready-to-use ideas for any classroom. Some of the topics addressed include: joining the literacy club--from conditions for literacy learning and gender issues to supporting literacy growth and using parents as partners; structures for literacy learning-- from creating a print environment and guided reading to independent reading and tutoring struggling students;reading strategies--from tapping into background knowledge and monitoring comprehension to encouraging oral, written, and visual response;writing strategies-- from using notebooks and tricks of the trade to writing in genre and applying the conventions of language;organizing a literacy classroom-- from timetabling and involving the library to essential classroom resources in all genres.
"Literacy Techniques for Building Successful Readers and Writers" also includes checklists and guidelines--many in reproducible form--for easy classroom use.
Helping applicants navigate the intricate yet vitally important essay process at elite schools such as Stanford a university that enrolls students from all 50 states and 52 countries and has an admission rate less than five percent this go-to guide helps prospective students see for themselves what it takes to be admitted to selective programs at colleges nationwide. Along with the 50 essay examples that give a detailed analysis of the strengths and even weaknesses of each essay, there are tips from college admission officers and successful applicants and a description of the 25 essay mistakes that guarantee failure. For highly judicious colleges, the essay is one of the most important factors in whether students are admitted or rejected, yet this resource, from a pair of award-winning authors and college application gurus, will help readers temper their fears and inspire their writing.
With reward stickers and a certificate of achievement in each book, the Achieve! series is chock-full of educationally rich, kid-friendly activities that are all aligned to current national and state standards. This vibrantly illustrated workbook will help preschoolers develop an understanding of key math and reading concepts, setting them on the path to school readiness and achievement and instilling in them a lifelong curiosity for learning. Consumable.
This book highlights how students learn math and the pedagogy behind it. Using vignettes based on real classroom discussions, the authors illustrate effective teaching practices to support math learning. Success from the Start: Your First Years Teaching Elementary Mathematics acts as a supportive and reassuring companion that you can return to throughout your journey as an elementary mathematics teacher. As a beginning elementary mathematics teacher you might already be asking yourself these questions: How can I differentiate my teaching to meet the diverse needs of my students? What assessments best advance student learning? How can students understand math if I do not show them different strategies and tell them about the underlying mathematical structures and properties? What advice do I give parents about how to support their children's math learning?
What works in math and why has never been the issue; the research is all out there. Where teachers struggle is the "how"-something the research rarely manages to tackle. That's the big service What Successful Math Teachers Do provides. It's a powerful portal to what the best research looks like in practice, strategy by strategy-aligned in this new edition to both the Common Core and the NCTM Standards. How exactly does What Successful Math Teachers Do work? It couldn't be easier to navigate. The book's eleven chapters organize clusters of strategies around a single aspect of a typical instructional program. For each of the 75 strategies, the authors present: A brief description of that strategy A summary of supporting research The NCTM and Common Core Standards it meets--and how Classroom applications, with examples Precautions and possible pitfalls Primary sources for further reading and research
This practical skills guide helps young people with who learn differently including those with dyslexia, DCD/dyspraxia and ADHD, study for their exams. Students who learn differently can often find exams challenging and can experience a good deal of anxiety around exam time, leading to exam results that may not accurately reflect their capabilities. Much exam stress arises from a lack of confidence with the ability to learn and retain information in a meaningful way. This engaging workbook is designed to help students to overcome these issues. It not only shows students how to develop a positive success attitude towards study and exams, but also aims to equip them with powerful strategies and techniques for learning and remembering. The book offers strategies for learners whose methods of learning are multisensory. When learning is active rather than passive, it happens faster, and is easier, more enjoyable and more effective. As you progress through the fun, engaging activities, so your confidence and belief in your ability to learn will increase. Struggling students will become confident, successful learners, with a positive attitude and access to a wide range of effective strategies, and in this way, you will achieve the results in exams that you have worked for and deserve.
Educate students in mind and body-and optimize their success. Technology offers exciting new opportunities and challenges to you and your students; movement is essential to their learning. But screen time often comes at the expense of physical activity. Enter a blended instructional approach that combines kinesthetic teaching methodologies with technological resources to meet content standards, increase achievement and test scores, and enrich the learning process, promoting students' social, physical, mental, emotional, and cognitive growth. Here you'll find: A neuroscientific overview of the powerful brain-body connection Step-by-step instructions for balancing movement and the use of technology in the classroom Practical tools, templates, and vignettes to ensure successful implementation Classroom management tactics and useful remedies for common problems
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