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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): UNC WILMINGTON
Why are you here, at this institution, in this class? As educators and students we are quick to think about the ‘what’ and the ‘how’ of the college experience. What is general education? How can I get these requirements completed? What do I do with myself in this new environment? While all important, the answers to these questions come with time and relative ease given the abundance of student resources and services.
Author(s): Rose M. Borunda, Melissa Moreno
At the heart of Speaking from the Heart: Herstories of Chicana, Latina, and Amerindian Women are cultural narratives, trajectories toward decolonization offered by Chicana, Latina, and Amerindian women.
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): James Brent
Arkansas was once known as the Wonder State. It remains beguiling, in its beautiful and mystical scenery and in the diversity of its people; it is inspiring, in how those people have come back so often from the most heart-wrenching circumstances, and how so many of them have drawn strength from the place where they live; it is disturbing, in how so often prejudice and fear have steered it away from paths of progress when those paths were so clearly marked. But it still is a place to wonder at.
Author(s): Victor O Okafor
New Sixth Edition Now Available!
Since 1968 when the first Black Studies department was established at San Francisco State University, more than three hundred other departments, programs and centers have surfaced on various campuses of the nation, including Ph.D. programs.
Author(s): Scott Arnett, Michael Fitzpatrick, Nena Raschelle Theoharis, PENNY CRAIG
This textbook introduces preservice and inservice educators to the theories, philosophies, concepts, and ongoing needs of children and adults with exceptionalities. The first two Chapters address the foundation, litigation, and federal policies that helped shape what is now known as special education. Subsequent Chapters provide readers with a thorough analysis of the disability categories covered under IDEIA (2004) including definitions, characteristics, prevalence, and accommodations.
Author(s): Lena Shaqareq, Tia Kimball
Rooted in TESOL: Language, Culture, and Theories is a roadmap for general K-12 educators who have “nonmainstream” students. Teachers will learn the very least they need to know to teach students from other cultures and will learn to understand what they can expect from non-native English learners. By increasing critical knowledge of their own American cultural values, the reader will better understand the different cultural values of their students, especially as they relate to schooling and the classroom.
Author(s): Elaine Pierce Chakonas
Elementary School Teaching: Plan, Teach, Inspire prepares future elementary school teachers to plan instruction and teach diverse learners in today's classrooms. Special focus is given to teaching students with a variety of needs and abilities, including English language learners, students with disabilities, and gifted students. Instructional and assessment strategies, classroom management, and parent-teacher relationships are presented to prepare future teachers for effective teaching of all learners.