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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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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.
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): 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): 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): 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): Stanley Brown
Movement is a fundamental characteristic of life. Understanding the meaning of movement in the full context
of human endeavor is central to improving the quality of human experience, of life itself. Fundamentals of
Kinesiology showcases the transdisciplinary nature of the academic field of study centered on movement,
physical activity and sport. Three major sections of the book provide a comprehensive treatment of this diverse
academic field through detailed studies of the many disciplines and professions constituting kinesiology.
Author(s): David C Nieman
Fitness & Your Health has been written to satisfy the general education requirement for physical education. In many colleges and universities students are given the option to take a class that focuses on fitness and health issues. Fitness & Your Health uses a physical fitness approach to educate the student on the most important health issues of our time.
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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): Maureen ONeil
Nature is children’s greatest classroom. It fosters their creativity, inquiry, wonder, imagination, and awe!
Sadly, playing outdoors is becoming a lost art! A recent survey found that half of the adults polled had played outside at least seven times a week when growing up, while only 23 percent of their children do that now.
In today’s technology-driven world, it is more important than ever that children move away from the touch screen and instead touch the natural world right outside their homes and schools!