Description : Encourage students in grades 4 and up to improve their research skills and test scores using Note Taking. This 48-page book helps students develop strategies for effective note-taking from textbooks, novels, research, online resources, and classroom lectures. It illustrates techniques such as Venn diagrams, webs, tables, lists, summaries, scanning, note cards, and cause and effect. The book also includes teacher ideas for note-taking activities, references, and answer keys.
Description : Digital note-taking has benefits paper-and-pencil note-taking doesn’t—like sharing, collaborating, saving everywhere. Have students become familiar with approaches from traditional word processing tools to web-based tools like, Google Docs, Flipboard, Evernote/OneNote, Twitter. Designed for grades 4-7, it's aligned with Common Core and ISTE Standards and includes over a dozen methods to assess learning.
Description : Note-taking for Consecutive Interpreting: A Short Course is the essential step-by-step guide to the skill of note-taking. The system, made up of a range of tried and tested techniques, is simple to learn, consistent and efficient. Each chapter presents a technique, with examples, tasks and exercises. This second edition has been extensively revised throughout, including: an updated chapter on speech analysis new chapters on comparisons and links revised example speeches and notes a summary of other authors' note-taking guidelines for comparison and reference (Part III). The author uses English throughout – explaining how and where to locate material for other languages – thus providing a sound base for all those working in the areas of conference interpreting and consecutive interpreting in any language combination. This user-friendly guide is a particularly valuable resource for student interpreters, professionals looking to refresh their skills, and interpreter trainers looking for innovative ways of approaching note-taking.
Description : A course for intermediate and advanced level students focusing on listening to lectures and note-taking. Study Listening is for intermediate and advanced level students who are planning to study at a university or college where English is the language of instruction, or who need to attend international conferences where English is used. The course focuses on listening to lectures and note-taking. The Second Edition has been comprehensively revised and restructured and now includes eight brand new lectures on academic topics with speakers from six different countries; more focus on six macro-strategies for listening: predicting, monitoring, responding, clarifying, inferencing, evaluating; more post-listening tasks to deal with comprehension problems.
Description : An AEP Award winner, this resource provides detailed strategies and activities with classroom examples across multiple grade ranges. Learn practical standards-based strategies to help students understand Social Studies content. Specific suggestions for differentiating instruction for English language learners, gifted students, and below-grade level students are included with every strategy. Includes a Teacher Resource CD of customizable graphic organizers and other student activities. This resource is correlated to the Common Core State Standards and is aligned to the interdisciplinary themes from the Partnership for 21st Century Skills. 208 pages + CD
Description : A Resource for Designing and Implementing Intervention Programsfor At-Risk Learners This authoritative resource provides step-by-step procedures forplanning, selecting, and tailoring interventions for at-risklearners with a unique focus on how to individualize interventionsusing actual case examples. In addition, this volume offersguidelines for gathering and interpreting data in a manner thatassists in identifying targets for intervention and rich discussionand information relating to specific academic, cognitive, andbehavioral manifestations of students with learning difficulties inreading, math, writing, and oral language. Practitioners will alsorecognize and learn how to intervene with students from underservedand mis-served populations who are at risk for learning failureincluding English-language learners and students from impoverishedenvironments. Each chapter describes how specific difficulties interfere withclassroom tasks and explain how to select, modify, or otherwisetailor an intervention based on that information. As with allvolumes in the Essentials of Psychological Assessmentseries, this volume includes callout boxes highlighting keyconcepts, extensive illustrative material, and test questions. Thecompanion CD-ROM provides additional worksheets, case studies, andhandouts.
Description : A step-by-step approach for implementing RTI to improve schoolwide achievement! This resource gives school and district leaders a comprehensive vision and framework for implementing RTI schoolwide and includes interventions and assessments for teachers. The authors take readers through a three-tiered RTI pyramid geared to provide effective instruction for all learners and develop interventions for at-risk and nonresponding students. The book presents: Reflective questions to help readers apply the information to their schools Charts, figures, and diagrams to illustrate key points Guidelines for developing action plans at school and district levels Practical suggestions for partnering with parents
Description : 257 pages, 28 projects, over 200 Common Core standards, for 9 grades (K-8). How to Achieve Common Core with Tech--the Writing Strand is part of a five-volume series that focuses on using technology to meet Common Core standards in Language, Writing, Reading, Speaking/Listening, and Math.