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Author(s): Bridget R Amory
So, You Want to Become A Classroom Crusader? Breaking into Instructional Strategies is written to provide teacher education candidates with an overview of instructional strategies and an understanding of what makes an effective teacher. This text is designed to help students not only sharpen their skills and senses for a future classroom; it will teach them the importance of critical self-reflection and the power of collaborating with others.
Author(s): Paula Hunter Schenck, Daryl Worley
An essential guide that explores the building blocks for creating a productive and creative learning environment. Incorporating the arts into everyday classroom lessons increases the ability of a student to not only connect but master the content of the lesson. Student expression through the arts is as vibrant as the panes of glass in a stained-glass window. A teacher who embraces the arts in the everyday classroom encourages the students to reach their full potential and to develop their distinct purpose in life.
Author(s): Victoria Buxton-Pacheco
Nutrition Intuition: A Practical Approach to Health and Well Being provides a practical approach to nutrition for non-nutrition majors. The goal of Nutrition Intuition is to provide the reader with the most up-to-date information about the basics of nutrition and be able to apply the principles learned. This textbook provides detailed information that is used to highlight some of the foods and nutrients that we eat every day. Each chapter focuses on certain foods and nutrients to help the reader understand the important roles they play in our health.
Author(s): Han Liu
As the open education movement has been blooming for more than a decade in PK-12 education, digital media for teaching and learning manifested in OERs (Open Educational Resources) have increased exponentially in quantity, variety, and more pedagogically sound designs along with emerging cutting-edge technology. Teachers in early childhood education integrate digital media on a daily basis for their classroom instruction and assigned student learning activities at home or in other digital environments.
Author(s): V. Njia Lawrence-Porter, D. Torrion Amie
Passport to College Success has had an amazing effect on my students by offering expanded definitions for each person of what it means to be in college. As a result, students using this workbook were better able to speak and understand the language of higher education and weave together the empowering aspects of their own stories.
This is a text that intentionally asks students to explore their backgrounds to draw on the “brilliance” inherent in them, as well as identify demographic factors that have meaning at the post-secondary level.
Author(s): Joseph B Cuseo, Aaron Thompson, Steady Moono, Julie McLaughlin
This book is designed to help students make a smooth transition to college and equip them with strategies for success that can be used throughout the college experience and in life beyond college. Its goal is to promote academic excellence and personal development among all students—whether they be students (a) transitioning to college directly from high school or from full-time employment, (b) living on or off campus, or (c) attending college on a full-time or part-time basis.
Author(s): Arthur Townley, June Schmieder
California school finance resembles quantum physics in that both are extremely complex. California school finance has endured tremendous upheaval in the last three decades. Meeting the educational needs of an increasing and diverse student population remains a major challenge for the citizens of this state.
School Finance: A California Perspective:
Author(s): Doris P Screws, Angela Shorter
This book is designed to help individuals understand how their lives can be enhanced by making and implementing appropriate healthy fitness and wellness choices throughout one’s lifetime. Choices made today will shape your future in all dimensions of wellness. In order to enjoy the highest quality of life, combat degenerative diseases, and cope effectively with day-to-day stressors, a commitment must be made to implement and consistently practice positive fitness and wellness behaviors.