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Wright, Robert J.; Ellemor-Collins, David; Tabor, Pamela D. – SAGE Publications (CA), 2011
This fourth book in the Mathematics Recovery series equips teachers with detailed pedagogical knowledge and resources for teaching number to 7 to 11-year olds. Drawing on extensive programs of research, curriculum development, and teacher development, the book offers a coherent, up-to-date approach emphasizing computational fluency and the…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Intervention, Mental Computation, Special Education
Stavredes, Tina – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2011
In order to enable the widespread adoption of online education, faculty must be trained in the pedagogy of teaching in this medium. This book offers an understanding of how cognition and learning theory applies to an online learning environment. Through behaviorist, constructivist, and cognitive approaches it provides strategies for incorporating…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Constructivism (Learning), Discussion, Online Courses
Joseph, Gail E.; Sandall, Susan R.; Schwartz, Ilene S. – Brookes Publishing Company, 2010
An essential teaching companion for instructors of pre-K educators, this convenient CD-ROM is a vivid blueprint for effective inclusive education using the popular "Building Blocks" approach. Following the structure of the bestselling textbook, this comprehensive guide helps teacher educators provide effective instruction on the three types of…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Textbooks, Group Activities, Faculty Development
Gillespie, Tim – Stenhouse Publishers, 2010
One of the greatest challenges for English language arts teachers today is the call to engage students in more complex texts. Tim Gillespie, who has taught in public schools for almost four decades, has found the lenses of literary criticism a powerful tool for helping students tackle challenging literary texts. Tim breaks down the dense language…
Descriptors: Literary Criticism, English Instruction, Class Activities, Teaching Methods
Blecher-Sass, Hope Sara; Moffitt, Maryellen – Free Spirit Publishing, 2010
Improve students' writing skills and boost their assessment scores while adding arts education, creativity, and fun to your writing curriculum. With this vibrant resource, improving writing skills goes hand-in-hand with improving test scores. Students learn how to use acting and visualization as prewriting activities to help them connect writing…
Descriptors: Standardized Tests, Second Language Learning, Prewriting, Writing Skills
O'Connell, Susan, Ed. – Heinemann, 2008
NCTM's Process Standards support teaching that helps upper elementary level children develop independent, effective mathematical thinking. The books in the Heinemann Math Process Standards Series give every intermediate-grades teacher the opportunity to explore each standard in depth. With language and examples that don't require prior math…
Descriptors: Mathematics Activities, Academic Standards, Elementary School Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction
Schackow, Joy Bronston; O'Connell, Susan – Heinemann, 2008
The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics' (NCTM's) Process Standards support teaching that helps students develop independent, effective mathematical thinking. The books in the Heinemann Math Process Standards Series give every middle grades math teacher the opportunity to explore each standard in depth. The series offers friendly,…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Mathematics Instruction, Thinking Skills, National Standards
O'Connell, Susan; Croskey, Suzanne G. – Heinemann, 2008
The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics' (NCTM's) Process Standards support teaching that helps students develop independent, effective mathematical thinking. The books in the Heinemann Math Process Standards Series give every middle grades math teacher the opportunity to explore each standard in depth. The series offers friendly,…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Communication Skills, Interdisciplinary Approach, Educational Strategies
Warner, Rebecca M. – SAGE Publications (CA), 2007
This book provides a clear introduction to widely used topics in bivariate and multivariate statistics, including multiple regression, discriminant analysis, MANOVA, factor analysis, and binary logistic regression. The approach is applied and does not require formal mathematics; equations are accompanied by verbal explanations. Students are asked…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Computer Peripherals, Statistical Analysis, Equations (Mathematics)
Brown, Catherine A., Ed.; Clark, Lynn V., Ed. – National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2006
Designing high-quality professional development for mathematics educators requires close attention to many facets of teacher learning. "Learning from NAEP" is a valuable manual-plus-CD resource containing activities and workshops that facilitators can use as is or tailor to the unique needs of participants in their school's or district's…
Descriptors: Workshops, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Teachers, Data Analysis
Wormeli, Rick – Crystal Springs Books, 2006
In this compelling video series, popular presenter-educator Rick Wormeli examines the assessment practices that best support the differentiated classroom. He considers the role of assessment in designing differentiated lessons, the power of formative assessment, important considerations in tiering assessments, and the key components of strong…
Descriptors: Study Guides, Formative Evaluation, Educational Assessment, Student Evaluation
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2006
Middle school students consolidate their understanding of integers and rational numbers, increasing their facility with fractions, decimals, and percents and encountering proportionality. This book shows how students can explore these important ideas in such diverse activities as exchanging currency and using area models to develop algorithms for…
Descriptors: Mathematics Activities, Numbers, Grade 6, Grade 7
O'Connell, Susan, Ed. – Heinemann, 2007
The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)'s Process Standards support teaching that helps children develop independent, effective mathematical thinking. The books in the Heinemann Math Process Standards Series give every primary teacher the opportunity to explore each standard in depth. With language and examples that don't require…
Descriptors: Mathematics Activities, Academic Standards, Elementary School Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction
Anderson, Nancy Canavan; Gavin, M. Katherine; Dailey, Judith; Stone, Walter; Vuolo, Janice – National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2005
This book follows students' natural progression from measuring with informal or nonstandard units to using standard units to measure such attributes as length, weight, angle, and temperature. Activities extend students' learning to the measurement of two- and three-dimensional objects. Students work in a variety of lively real-world contexts,…
Descriptors: Geometry, Measurement Techniques, Mathematics Education, Grade 3
Butterfield, Perry McArthur; Martin, Carole A.; Prairie, Arleen Pratt – ZERO TO THREE, 2004
The number of very young children entering center-based child care programs is growing. Now, more than ever, it is important for caregivers to understand the impact they have on the healthy development of the children in their care. "Emotional Connections" translates new research on cognitive, social, and emotional development in the early years…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Child Caregivers, Toddlers, Infants
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