Spreadsheet Magic

Spreadsheet Magic
Author: Pamela Lewis
Publsiher: ISTE (Interntl Soc Tech Educ
Total Pages: 214
Release: 2006
ISBN: 9781564842244
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Spreadsheet Magic Book Excerpt:

Step-by-step instructions for using spreadsheets to teach students in kindergarten through sixth grade. Lessons cover a variety of subject areas: language arts, social studies, science, music, and mathematics.

More Science Through Children s Literature

More Science Through Children s Literature
Author: Carol M. Butzow,John W. Butzow
Publsiher: Libraries Unlimited
Total Pages: 245
Release: 1998
ISBN: 1563082667
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

More Science Through Children s Literature Book Excerpt:

Due to popular demand, the Butzows have created more fascinating thematic units of instruction to help make science understandable and enjoyable to young learners. Based on 21 outstanding children's literature titles, these chapters provide you with a wide variety of ideas and activities to engage students in learning about life, earth, space, and physical science and technology. Hands-on and inquiry-based topics, games, puzzles, and word searches are just some of the fascinating projects you'll find. Vocabulary lists, concepts and applications, and other valuable background information are also provided. This exciting approach allows you to build on the appeal of stories, connecting them to real-life experiences to build skills and understanding in students. Grades K - 3 (adaptable to other grades).

Bats

Bats
Author: Jennifer Overend Prior
Publsiher: Teacher Created Resources
Total Pages: 82
Release: 1999
ISBN: 1576903761
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bats Book Excerpt:

Contains a literature-unit on bats featuring the children's books Stellaluna by Janell Cannon, and, Zipping, zapping, zooming bats by Ann Earle.

Easy Literature Based Quilts Around the Year

Easy Literature Based Quilts Around the Year
Author: Mariann Cigrand,Phyllis Howard
Publsiher: Scholastic Inc.
Total Pages: 76
Release: 2000-07
ISBN: 9780439138987
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Easy Literature Based Quilts Around the Year Book Excerpt:

Reproducible patterns and writing prompts for 20 collaborative paper quilts that build important literacy skills and brighten up your classroom.

Primary Literacy Centers

Primary Literacy Centers
Author: Susan Nations,Mellissa Alonso
Publsiher: Maupin House Publishing, Inc.
Total Pages: 227
Release: 2000
ISBN: 0929895460
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Primary Literacy Centers Book Excerpt:

For K-3 teachers Seven easy-to-maintain centers help you work smarter, not harder, as you connect standards-based reading and writing instruction with student application of skills and strategies. Your literacy centers will become focused places of learning, keeping you free to teach small groups and minimize student interruption--and you control how to fit the centers into your day. Primary Literacy Centers: Supports the balanced literacy approach; Features 36 language arts mini-lessons with easy-to-use center connections; Correlates to NCTE/IRA National Language Arts Standards; Incorporates both fiction and nonfiction text; and Gives students time to practice and apply literacy-block skills and strategies that you teach and model &&/UL&&Here's everything you need to know to set up and manage centers in a balanced literacy framework for: Reading, Word Work, Read the Room, Listening, Research, Literature Response, Writing, and Poetry. Make literacy centers a vital part of your classroom!

U STARS PLUS Science Literature Connections

U STARS PLUS Science Literature Connections
Author: Mary Ruth Coleman, Ph.D.,Sneha Shah-Coltrane, M.A.
Publsiher: Council For Exceptional Children
Total Pages: 210
Release: 2010-01-01
ISBN: 0865864543
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

U STARS PLUS Science Literature Connections Book Excerpt:

Science & Literature Connections provides an engaging way to explore scientific ideas within literacy instruction time using 32 popular children's books. Most of the selected books are readily available and many of the books have been translated into Spanish. Science & Literature Connections is organized around Bloom's Taxonomy to support a range of thinking levels and to scaffold learning. By using these materials, a teacher can create a higher-level thinking environment around literature connected with science which motivates reluctant readers. The science concepts are based on the National Science Education Standards and align with most states' science standards. Science & Literature Connections was designed for Grades K-3, however many of the "connections" may be adapted for Grades 4-5.

Learning with Literature in the Canadian Elementary Classroom

Learning with Literature in the Canadian Elementary Classroom
Author: Joyce Bainbridge,Sylvia Pantaleo,Sylvia Joyce Pantaleo
Publsiher: University of Alberta
Total Pages: 290
Release: 1999-11
ISBN: 9780888643308
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Learning with Literature in the Canadian Elementary Classroom Book Excerpt:

Grade level: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, k, p, e, i, t.

Looking Glasses and Neverlands

Looking Glasses and Neverlands
Author: Karen Coats
Publsiher: University of Iowa Press
Total Pages: 202
Release: 2004-04-01
ISBN: 158729477X
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Looking Glasses and Neverlands Book Excerpt:

A “Choice” Outstanding Academic Title This groundbreaking study introduces and explores Lacan’s complex theories of subjectivity and desire through close readings of canonical children’s books such as Charlotte’s Web, Stellaluna, Holes, Tangerine, and The Chocolate War, providing an introduction to an increasingly influential body of difficult work while making the claim that children’s textual encounters are as significant as their existential ones in constituting their subjectivities and giving shape to their desires.

Mothering Queerly Queering Motherhood

Mothering Queerly  Queering Motherhood
Author: Shelley M. Park
Publsiher: State University of New York Press
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2013-03-11
ISBN: 1438447183
Category: Social Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Mothering Queerly Queering Motherhood Book Excerpt:

Provides a model for queering motherhood that resists racist, neoliberal, and hetero- or homonormative ideals of “good” mothering.

E literature for Children

E literature for Children
Author: Len Unsworth
Publsiher: Taylor & Francis
Total Pages: 198
Release: 2006
ISBN: 9780415333306
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

E literature for Children Book Excerpt:

These practical ideas, suggestions and real-life experiences will help you to understand the differences and similarities of the literary experience for children through classic, modern and leading-edge narratives in both book and computer formats.

Literacy

Literacy
Author: David Wray
Publsiher: Taylor & Francis
Total Pages: 448
Release: 2004
ISBN: 9780415277129
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Literacy Book Excerpt:

This four-volume collection reprints key debates about exactly what it means to be literate and how literacy can best be taught. Rather than centering on the emotional reaction of mass media debates, this set focuses on research findings into processes and pedagogy. The themes covered include Literacy : its nature and its teaching, Reading - processes and teaching, Writing - processes and teaching and New Literacies - the impact of technologies.

Moving From Spoken to Written Language With ELLs

Moving From Spoken to Written Language With ELLs
Author: Ivannia Soto
Publsiher: Corwin Press
Total Pages: 128
Release: 2014-06-20
ISBN: 1483353583
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Moving From Spoken to Written Language With ELLs Book Excerpt:

Mastering spoken language is the key to writing success for English Language Learning ELLs struggle to meet the writing demands of the Common Core State Standards. In this book, ELL expert Ivannia Soto demonstrates how oral language development is the key to building writing skills. She offers educators a powerful set of tools for implementation at both classroom and policy levels, including: • Exciting spoken techniques such as Socratic Seminar, Frayer model and Think-Pair-Share that build vocabulary and extend into academic writing • Approaches to teaching three essential styles of writing: argumentative, procedural, and narrative • Sample lesson plans and graphic organizer templates

New Kid in School

New Kid in School
Author: Debra Rader,Linda Harris Sittig
Publsiher: Teachers College Press
Total Pages: 201
Release: 2003
ISBN: 0807743143
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

New Kid in School Book Excerpt:

This book provides educators and support staff with viable and inspired ways to meet the particular needs of children in transition. This ground-breaking volume provides a model of transition education that can be used in all elementary schools, public, independent, and international, and is easily integrated into an existing curriculum. The authors have chosen quality children's literature as a springboard for learning about transitions and have developed excellent follow-up activities to use in the classroom and creative ideas for cross-curricular connections. Appendices include Children's Literature Resources, Suggested Resources Related to Transition, and Tips for Parents.

Writing Strategies for Fiction

Writing Strategies for Fiction
Author: Jessica Hathaway
Publsiher: Teacher Created Materials
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2014-01-01
ISBN: 1425895417
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Writing Strategies for Fiction Book Excerpt:

Teach students how to capture their imaginative ideas on paper and make writing about fiction fun! This 2nd edition resource was created to support current standards, provides an in-depth research base about literacy instruction, and includes key strategies to help students write 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.

Character Building eBook

Character Building  eBook
Author: Jeri A. Carroll,Marsha A. Gladhart,Dixie L. Petersen
Publsiher: Lorenz Educational Press
Total Pages: 148
Release: 1997-03-01
ISBN: 0787784389
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Character Building eBook Book Excerpt:

Honesty, respect, responsibility, compassion, self-discipline and perseverance-the building blocks of character are the topics of this book. Introduce the theme with a great book and reinforce it with a variety of meaningful and creative follow-up activities.

ELL Shadowing as a Catalyst for Change

ELL Shadowing as a Catalyst for Change
Author: Ivannia Soto
Publsiher: Corwin Press
Total Pages: 161
Release: 2012-02-29
ISBN: 1452283532
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

ELL Shadowing as a Catalyst for Change Book Excerpt:

Experience a day in the life of an ELL What if you could barely understand what your teacher was saying? ELL shadowing helps teachers experience the classroom from the student’s point of view. The author describes how to implement this easily accessible form of professional development, outlines specific strategies for adapting instruction to engage ELLs, and provides supporting videos on a companion website. Benefits include: Increased teacher sensitivity to ELLs’ school experiences A heightened sense of urgency to help ELLs learn academic language and content Improved classroom instruction that spreads throughout schools and districts More engaged students who are more likely to stay in school and reach their potential

New Directions in the Analysis of Multimodal Discourse

New Directions in the Analysis of Multimodal Discourse
Author: Terry D. Royce,Wendy Bowcher
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 416
Release: 2013-01-11
ISBN: 1136601635
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

New Directions in the Analysis of Multimodal Discourse Book Excerpt:

New Directions in the Analysis of Multimodal Discourse offers a comprehensive international view of multimodal discourse and presents new directions for research and application in this growing field. With contributions from top scholars around the world, this work opens up the field of multimodal discourse analysis as it covers a wide range of interests such as computational linguistics, education, ideology, and media discourse. The range and scope of the chapters in this book provide groundbreaking insights into exploring and accounting for the various facets of multimodality in a range of texts and contexts. Initial chapters specifically aim to tackle theoretical issues, while subsequent chapters focus on important research areas such as writing and graphology, genre, ideology, computational concordancing, literacy, and cross cultural and cross linguistic issues. In the final chapters, an emphasis is placed on the educational implications of multimodality in first and second language contexts, a particularly new and interesting contribution.

Brand New Teacher

Brand New Teacher
Author: Carol Keeney
Publsiher: Brand New Teacher
Total Pages: 180
Release: 2006-01-30
ISBN: 9780975269909
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Brand New Teacher Book Excerpt:

Making Sense

Making Sense
Author: Juli Kendall,Outey Khuon
Publsiher: Stenhouse Publishers
Total Pages: 165
Release: 2005
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Making Sense Book Excerpt:

Reading is all about understanding, and many English language learners simply do not understand what they are reading. Juli Kendall and Outey Khuon believe that small group comprehension lessons have a key role to play in advancing students' comprehension of texts. Making Sense outlines fifty-two lessons that teach students how to make connections, ask questions, visualize (make mental images), infer, determine importance, and synthesize. The book's five main sections are geared to the stages o

The Road to Independent Reading and Writing ebook

The Road to Independent Reading and Writing ebook
Author: Cathy Collier
Publsiher: Teacher Created Materials
Total Pages: 296
Release: 2021-07-01
ISBN: 1087648572
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Road to Independent Reading and Writing ebook Book Excerpt:

Help teachers transform young learners into independent readers and writers with this must-have resource authored by Cathy Collier, a reading specialist and former kindergarten teacher. This easy-to-use classroom resource is packed with kindergarten reading and writing routines, lessons, centers, charts, resources, and teaching tips. Learn to give students the tools they can use on their own to become independent readers and writers by breaking key literacy concepts and skills into manageable, teachable pieces. The writing section covers implementing writing instruction, spelling strategies, composition strategies, and journal writing. The reading section covers strategies for teaching reading, providing lessons for phonological awareness, phonics, concept of print, reading comprehension, and vocabulary development. Flexible differentiation strategies are also included within each section to allow teachers to be responsive to the needs of all learners.