Giraffes Can t Dance

Giraffes Can t Dance
Author: Giles Andreae
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1999
ISBN: 9780439287203
Category: Dance
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Giraffes Can t Dance Book Excerpt:

Gerald the giraffe is too clumsy to dance with all the other animals at the Jungle Dance, until he finds the right music.

Giraffes Can t Dance

Giraffes Can t Dance
Author: Giles Andreae
Publsiher: Hachette UK
Total Pages: 32
Release: 2015-12-17
ISBN: 1408345374
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Giraffes Can t Dance Book Excerpt:

Number One bestseller Giraffes Can't Dance from author Giles Andreae has been delighting children for over 20 years. Gerald the tall giraffe would love to join in with the other animals at the Jungle Dance, but everyone knows that giraffes can't dance . . . or can they? A funny, touching and triumphant picture book story about a giraffe who finds his own tune and confidence too, with joyful illustrations from Guy Parker Rees and a foiled cover. ... wonderfully funny. - Independent A fantastically funny and wonderfully colourful romp of a picture book. All toddlers should grow up reading this or hearing their parents read it aloud to them. - Daily Telegraph A joyful read about an outsider who finds acceptance on his own terms.... there's also a simple moral about tolerance and daring to be different. - Junior

50 Fantastic Ideas to Encourage Diversity and Inclusion

50 Fantastic Ideas to Encourage Diversity and Inclusion
Author: June O'Sullivan,Nausheen Khan
Publsiher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Total Pages: 64
Release: 2022-06-23
ISBN: 147299390X
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

50 Fantastic Ideas to Encourage Diversity and Inclusion Book Excerpt:

A collection of 50 fun and effective activities to nurture kindness and inclusivity in your Early Years setting. Covering important topics such as race, disability, age, appearance and mental health with positivity and openness, this book gives practitioners the confidence to build an inclusive environment for all children. Following the belief that children can be active agents of change, the ideas encourage children to ask questions, challenge prejudice and celebrate diversity through games, provocations, role play, physical activity, arts and crafts and more. With over 40 books in the 50 Fantastic Ideas series there's something for everyone – whether you're a practitioner looking for new ideas or you want to try out a popular well-loved activity with a new twist. Each book offers a wide range of fun and creative activities to carry out with children aged 0–5 years, with lists of resources, step-by-step instructions and information about the benefits for children.

Creative Activities and Curriculum for Young Children

Creative Activities and Curriculum for Young Children
Author: Rebecca Howard,Mary Mayesky
Publsiher: Cengage Learning
Total Pages: 640
Release: 2022-04-11
ISBN: 0357630661
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Creative Activities and Curriculum for Young Children Book Excerpt:

CREATIVE ACTIVITIES AND CURRICULUM FOR YOUNG CHILDREN, Twelfth Edition, is written for anyone who wants to deepen their understanding of creative and aesthetic development, the importance of arts experiences in childhood, supporting creativity in children, expanding creative approaches to teaching and integrating creativity across the curriculum. Whether you're an early childhood teacher, caregiver or administrator or a pre-service or in-service pre-K to Grade 5 teacher, this text is an invaluable resource you can turn to again and again. Covering a wide range of content areas encountered in early childhood and elementary classrooms, the text promotes creativity in children and encourages you to exercise your own creativity. The research-based theoretical foundation is applied through hundreds of practical activities. Updated throughout, the Twelfth Edition features research into theories of brain development and their application to daily practice, new topics in the Spotlight and Think About It features, recommendations for children’s books that support activities and exploration and current information regarding the use of digital technology. The authors have more thoroughly integrated culturally responsive practice throughout the text, including broader consideration of how to accommodate and adapt activities and experiences for children with special needs or non-typical development. In addition, chapters have been reorganized to reflect a more natural sequence of topics to help you master even complex concepts more readily. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

30 Graphic Organizers for the Content Areas Grades K 3

30 Graphic Organizers for the Content Areas  Grades K 3
Author: Christi E. Parker
Publsiher: Shell Education
Total Pages: 145
Release: 2006-02-01
ISBN: 1425803903
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

30 Graphic Organizers for the Content Areas Grades K 3 Book Excerpt:

Provides fresh, new graphic organizers to help students read, write, and comprehend content area materials. Helps students organize and retain information.

Modelling Exciting Writing

Modelling Exciting Writing
Author: Adam Bushnell,Rob Smith,David Waugh
Publsiher: Sage Publications UK
Total Pages: 209
Release: 2022-08-27
ISBN: 1529783569
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Modelling Exciting Writing Book Excerpt:

The Primary National Curriculum sets challenging expectations for the teaching of writing. Children must master the process of composition, redrafting, editing and writing final pieces. The book: *Provides practical advice for the teaching of writing *Demonstrates how to model writing for children *Includes examples of good classroom practice of modelling writing *Focuses on writing in different aspects of the curriculum *Provides guidance, case studies and theoretical perspectives to show readers how they can become writers with and for children The updated second edition includes: *Ideas for discussion in a seminar/staff meeting/CPD event *A new chapter enabling teachers to support children to bring their own cultures and ethnicities into their writing

The Read Aloud Scaffold

The Read Aloud Scaffold
Author: Judy Bradbury
Publsiher: ABC-CLIO
Total Pages: 180
Release: 2011-08-30
ISBN: 1598846841
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Read Aloud Scaffold Book Excerpt:

• Detailed read-aloud plans created for trade books that scaffold learning across the curriculum in grades Pre-K–3 • Cites over 700 recently published children's trade books with annotations that correspond to content areas • Contains selections addressing a wide range of topics, including school and family matters, community, friendship, prejudice, and civil rights, as well as books containing funny stories, tall tales, nursery rhymes, and mysteries • Subject, title, and author indexes • Children's poetry anthologies to further scaffold learning in grades Pre-K–3 • Listings of wordless books and first-chapter books

The Racial Politics of Bodies Nations and Knowledges

The Racial Politics of Bodies  Nations and Knowledges
Author: Barbara Baird,Damien W. Riggs
Publsiher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Total Pages: 340
Release: 2009-01-14
ISBN: 1443804339
Category: Social Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Racial Politics of Bodies Nations and Knowledges Book Excerpt:

The Racial Politics of Bodies, Nations and Knowledges takes on the urgent task of chipping away at existing racial and ethnic hierarchies that obstruct global and local movement towards human rights and social justice. It imagines subjective, social and political spaces which might enable this movement. Many authors engage with Indigenous sovereignties, from both Indigenous and non-Indigenous perspectives. While most authors write from an Australian perspective, the issues addressed both have relevance beyond antipodean borders and complicate the idea of national boundaries. Chapters include a comparison of Indigenous struggles for land in Canada and Australia, the situation of minority ethnic and religious communities in the European Union, a meditation on teaching an Australian film about colonial history to German university students, and the story of the delicate positioning of a man of mixed Maori and Irish heritage finding cultural citizenship in the US academy in the mid 20th century. Other chapters focus on children’s storybooks, media representations of suffering, and websites aimed at gay and lesbian youth – all international phenomena, and all places where racialised politics are at play. The book also offers insights into contemporary Australian racial politics via analyses of the treatment of asylum seekers, the health of Indigenous women, the education of young Indigenous people and the development of national histories in local tourist promotion. Readers looking for international perspectives on racial issues will find this book a diverse but rewarding approach to vitally important subject matter.

How to Bullyproof Your Classroom

How to Bullyproof Your Classroom
Author: Caltha Crowe
Publsiher: Center for Responsive Schools, Inc.
Total Pages: 273
Release: 2012
ISBN: 1892989492
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

How to Bullyproof Your Classroom Book Excerpt:

Stop bullying before it starts. Use the practical strategies described in this book to prevent bullying and create a safe, inclusive elementary classroom where kindness and learning flourish. Veteran educator Caltha Crowe offers a proactive approach to bullying prevention that shows you how to create a positive classroom environment and how to respond to mean behavior before it escalates into bullying. Learn to: Recognize and stop gateway behaviors as soon as they start Build a caring classroom community Create rules with children that help prevent bullying Talk candidly with children about bullying Work with parents in your anti-bullying efforts

Music Therapy in Schools

Music Therapy in Schools
Author: Amelia Oldfield,Jo Tomlinson,Philippa Derrington
Publsiher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2011-09-15
ISBN: 9780857004741
Category: Psychology
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Music Therapy in Schools Book Excerpt:

The majority of music therapy work with children takes place in schools. This book documents the wealth and diversity of work that music therapists are doing in educational settings across the UK. It shows how, in recent years, music therapy has changed and grown as a profession, and it provides an insight into the trends that are emerging in this area in the 21st century. Collating the experiences of a range of music therapists from both mainstream and special education backgrounds, Music Therapy in Schools explains the procedures, challenges and benefits of using music therapy in an educational context. These music therapists have worked with children of all ages and abilities from pre-school toddlers in nursery schools to teenagers preparing for further education, and address specific issues and disabilities including working with children with emotional and behavioural problems, and autistic spectrum disorders. This book will be essential reading for music therapists, music therapy students and educational professionals.

Global Concepts for Young People

Global Concepts for Young People
Author: Becky Hunt
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 208
Release: 2017-09-01
ISBN: 1315298651
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Global Concepts for Young People Book Excerpt:

Learn how to teach global concepts and use them to increase critical thinking across the curriculum. In this new book from popular consultant Becky Hunt, you’ll get ready-to-use lesson plans, stories, and activities to help you teach five key global concepts—Change, Interdependence, Culture, Scarcity, and Power. Aligned with both the C3 Social Studies Framework and the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts, these engaging lesson plans encourage critical thinking skills that will lead to increased creativity in problem solving. This book is an essential resource for teachers looking to: Create a framework to teach young people global concepts that will help them analyze and understand the world. Present stories and lessons connected to real-world issues that inspire students to develop innovative solutions. Engage students in lessons that will help them to understand and celebrate people from different cultures at home and around the world. Shape students into global citizens with an understanding of the world and a desire to bring about change. Special features include anchor stories, games, graphic organizers, and critical-thinking questions. Many of the tools are available as eResources on our website, www.routledge.com/9781138237940, so you can print and use them in your classroom immediately.

Consonants Grades PK 2

Consonants  Grades PK   2
Author: Sherrill B. Flora
Publsiher: Key Education Publishing
Total Pages: 64
Release: 2010-06-11
ISBN: 1602689296
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Consonants Grades PK 2 Book Excerpt:

Instill a love of language in students in grades PK–2 using Consonants. This 64-page book promotes phonological awareness and builds vocabulary with hands-on activities that suit struggling learners. The book targets skills that students must master in order to progress academically. This resource includes literature connections, reproducible pages, teaching suggestions, a pretest and posttest, fun activities, games, and a reproducible parent letter. It is great for whole-group lessons, independent work, learning centers, and at-home enrichment. The book supports NCTE and NAEYC standards.

Integrating the Performing Arts in Grades K 5

Integrating the Performing Arts in Grades K   5
Author: Rekha S. Rajan
Publsiher: Corwin Press
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2012-05-23
ISBN: 1452283990
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Integrating the Performing Arts in Grades K 5 Book Excerpt:

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

Developing Critical Thinking

Developing Critical Thinking
Author: Fernando Naiditch
Publsiher: Rowman & Littlefield
Total Pages: 190
Release: 2016-11-14
ISBN: 1475818947
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Developing Critical Thinking Book Excerpt:

Critical Thinking: From Theory to Classroom Practice invites readers to revisit their pedagogy to promote this type of inquiry. Scholars and practitioners from several content areas introduce several examples of instructional strategies, classroom practices, and projects at multiple grade levels. Their experiences come together to highlight practical ways to foster students’ critical thinking skills and encourage them to engage in learning in new ways.

Reading Strategies for Fiction

Reading Strategies for Fiction
Author: Jessica Hathaway
Publsiher: Teacher Created Materials
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2014-01-01
ISBN: 1425895409
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Reading Strategies for Fiction Book Excerpt:

Encourage students to explore their imaginations by reading and understanding fiction! This 2nd edition resource, created to support current standards, provides an in-depth research base about literacy instruction, and includes key strategies to help students read and understand fiction. Designed in an easy-to-use format, this resource offers detailed approaches and activities with classroom examples by grade ranges and includes graphic organizer templates and digital resources to help teachers implement quickly and easily. Specific suggestions for differentiating instruction are also provided to help English language learners, gifted students, and students reading below grade level.

Growth Mindset Lessons

Growth Mindset Lessons
Author: Shirley Clarke,Katherine Muncaster
Publsiher: Hachette UK
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2017-02-20
ISBN: 1471899136
Category: Social Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Growth Mindset Lessons Book Excerpt:

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.

Growing a Growth Mindset

Growing a Growth Mindset
Author: Kevin Sheehan,Jessica Ryan
Publsiher: Rowman & Littlefield
Total Pages: 241
Release: 2017-03-16
ISBN: 1475824742
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Growing a Growth Mindset Book Excerpt:

Growing a Growth Mindset: Unlocking Character Strengths through Children’s Literature provides teachers with an innovative approach to teaching children the positive psychology constructs that underlie self-belief, goal motivation, and happiness. Through selected children’s books, the book brings to life the latest research and strategies for developing growth mindset, hope, grit, character strengths, and happiness. Each of these positive psychology constructs is explored through a set of three picture book classics that makes the research understandable to even the youngest learner. The National Council for Social Studies inquiry approach drives each book-driven analysis of the selected stories. This inquiry-based approach is organized around a compelling question and provides a complete outline, including formative and summative questions and assessments, as well as extensions that share this vital learning with parents. Lessons in this book have been created by outstanding teachers and have been field tested in classrooms across the region with extraordinary results.

50 Ways to Teach Social Studies for Elementary Teachers

50 Ways to Teach Social Studies for Elementary Teachers
Author: S. Kay Gandy
Publsiher: Rowman & Littlefield
Total Pages: 173
Release: 2021-06-19
ISBN: 1475860706
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

50 Ways to Teach Social Studies for Elementary Teachers Book Excerpt:

This book explains how to teach social studies through themes of primary sources, music, food, visual media, community, literature, environment, and experiential learning.

Integrating Literacy Naturally

Integrating Literacy Naturally
Author: Kim Pinkerton,Amelia Hewitt
Publsiher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Total Pages: 197
Release: 2020-09-01
ISBN: 1475853904
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Integrating Literacy Naturally Book Excerpt:

Integrating Literacy Naturally is a guide for nurturing a love of literacy in both teachers and young children. More than a hundred children’s book titles and other resources serve as springboards for cultivating that love and meeting individual literacy needs in developmentally appropriate ways. And, educator spotlight stories show how theories move to practice. Pinkerton and Hewitt draw on their love of literacy and over four decades of combined experience to help readers navigate individualized instruction, purposeful play, literacy integration, classroom libraries, and a reimagined workshop approach. Examples for how to do all of this with children’s texts are presented throughout the book. Eight guiding principles provide an easy path to becoming an intentional, authentic teacher who focuses on the individual needs of children and avoids one-sized literacy instruction. The principles grew from heart to heart conversations the authors had about joyful reading and writing experiences being reduced to worksheets and rote memorization in many classrooms. This book moves teachers far away from drill the skill literacy. Use it as a guide on your path to making literacy learning both playful and intentional in the early childhood classroom.

Baby Giraffes

Baby Giraffes
Author: Megan Borgert-Spaniol
Publsiher: Bellwether Media
Total Pages: 24
Release: 2015-08-01
ISBN: 1681030713
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Baby Giraffes Book Excerpt:

Baby giraffes are able to stand and run within an hour of being born. Though clumsy, they like to run around and stretch their legs. These fast runners are also fast growers, doubling their height in the first year. Run along with these playful babies in this fun title.