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Author(s): Pamela Scott Bracey
The purpose of Administrative Management and Procedures is to assist current and future leaders to develop the necessary skills to survive and thrive professionally in an ever-changing work environment, even when impacted by unforeseen tragedies beyond their ability to control. Appropriate administrative management processes and procedures will vary by career field, but this textbook will provide a general overview of professional recommendations and best practices to support the development of the next generation of successful leaders and administrators.
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): Linda M Clinard
PARTE 1 - DIEZ CLAVES PARA EL ALFABETISMO
(PART 1: TEN KEYS TO LITERACY)
PARTE 2 - INFLUENCIAS EN EL DESARROLLO DE LA ALFABETIZACION
(PART 2: INFLUENCES ON LITERACY DEVELOPMENT)
PARTE 3: ACTIVIDADES CON UN PROPOSITO
(PART 3: ACTIVITIES WITH A PURPOSE)
1. LECTURA: DESTREZAS FUNDAMENTALES
(READING: FOUNDATIONAL SKILLS)
2. AUDICION Y EXPRESION ORAL
(LISTENING AND SPEAKING)
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): Rose M. Borunda
Explore the efforts of humanists committed to improving the lives of those less privileged in the United States.
In contrast with the capitalistically driven historical figures who have been given the lion’s share of attention in the rendering of United States history, What is the Color of Your Heart? A Humanist Approach to Diversity provides a fresh cast of historical and modern day figures whose values were rooted in humanist ideals that flourished into social justice activism.
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): Russell L Claxton, Samuel J Smith, Constance L Pearson, Edwin J. Nichols, Andrea Beam, John C Bartlett, Mark A Angle, Margaret E Ackerman, James A Swezey, Shante Moore
Public and Private School Administration: An Overview in Christian Perspective provides a resource compatible with the mission of universities that seek to prepare educators for service in public, private, and Christian schools. It speaks to the practical-mindedness of administrators while also grounding best practices in theory, research, and biblical principles. For readers who view school administration not only as service to students, parents, and faculty but also as service to God, this book will serve to affirm their calling.
Author(s): Danny Too, Christopher Williams
Whether participating in competitive athletics or recreationally, most of us will try to perform at our best. To do so, we will attempt to move our bodies with task-specific patterns to reach activity-related goals. For example, to perform a quick move and deceive an opponent, a specific pattern of acceleration of the body will be one such factor (of many) that will determine the success of the movement. As observers, we see this movement in the speed and direction (velocity) of the body.
Author(s): Sara Simmons
As an aspiring teacher, you are invited to embark on an exploration of the exciting profession of teaching. With content that is stimulating, memorable, and motivating, this textbook will entice you to experience the joy of “discovering the teacher within you.”