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Author(s): Eileen Ariza
Not for ESOL Teachers: What every classroom teacher needs to know about the linguistically, culturally, and ethnically diverse student provides the basics and background information needed to teach English learners in the classroom. This publication continues to be a labor of love for the student who is learning through a foreign language. It has tremendous affection, respect, and compassion for the mainstream teacher who is not a trained teacher of English to speakers of other languages (TESOL).
New to the 3rd edition:
Good teachers have the desire and ability to accept the challenge of meeting the needs of diverse students in the general education classroom if they are provided with the appropriate knowledge and resources.
Why TESOL? Fifth Edition, provides classroom and preservice teachers with a knowledge base to effectively teach in culturally and linguistically diverse classrooms in today’s global environment. It provides in depth theoretical background, legal information, and application for teachers to address the needs of English learners. Why TESOL? is written so teachers from various backgrounds and experiences can readily apply ESOL concepts to their individual mainstream classroom settings.
Foundations of Child & Youth Care explores the field of child and youth care, introducing unique perspectives, theories, and interventions in which the practice is grounded as well as emerging concepts essential to current practice.
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Preparing the Way: Teaching ELs in the Pre-K-12 Classroom, now in its 4th edition, provides a reader-friendly experience for teacher preparation programs and school district workshops in five main areas: 1) ESOL Federal and State Legislation; 2) Cultural Proficiency, Diversity, and Equity; 3) Fundamentals of Applied Linguistics; 4) Theories of Second Language Learning; and 5) ESOL Testing and Evaluation.
Developing IEPs: The Complete Guide to Educationally Meaningful Individualized Educational Programs for Students with Disabilities focuses on the IEP process from both procedural and substantive perspectives as it relates to students from 3 through 21 years of age (information is congruent with the 2017 U. S. Supreme Court decision in Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District). The text stresses the interrelated aspects of IEPs, continuing to mention and discuss its various components as the text progresses.
Author(s): Alana McFall
Inclusion: Creating The Mindset, Building The Framework is an engaging resource designed to help future educators to create a deep personal connection with the concept of inclusion.
There are plenty of fine textbooks available on the market today that give definitions, acronyms and comprehensive descriptions of specific disabilities along with suggestions for inclusive practices within the classroom. This title is not a duplicate or substitute for those.
There comes a time for most promising teachers when they are feeling confident in their role as educators with the awareness that there is always room to improve their skill-set.
The change in roles from teacher to educational leader brings about changes in how others view you, how you need to view yourself, and what you need to do to maintain a high standard of quality leadership. To maintain a high standard of leadership, it is critical to understand what you need to do to perform at your highest level.
Reclaiming Social Studies for the Elementary Classroom is a new text that defines the core philosophy of viewing social studies from the cultural anthropological perspective. This perspective allows children to bring their own prior knowledge and experiences from their home culture to the social studies curriculum. This curriculum is a logical place to allow students the freedom to demonstrate learning through the arts. It is also a place where people show their cultural identities in celebration of traditions, ideals, rituals, and creative products.
Author(s): Shelley D Hamill
Walking for Everyone is designed for the person who is just beginning an exercise program. It includes the basics about walking, nutrition, behavior change, and holistic health with a dash of information about strength training and stretching. Assessments are included in each chapter as well as a journal- style tracking system at the end of the text. The narrative is in a “conversational” tone for easy reading and comprehension. Walking for Everyone will introduce the reader to the joys of walking and the benefits that come with it!