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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): 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): Maria Napoli, DAVID ROBERT SHETZEN
Beyond Stress: Strategies for Optimal Living is a comprehensive journey guiding the reader toward moving from stress to establishing homeostasis and balance. Each reader creates an individual footprint as one develops strategic changes and ways to design a lifestyle based on the reader's individual life experiences, reflecting on the past, embracing the present and using the tools learned from Beyond Stress to shape the future.
Chapters to look forward to on your journey:
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): 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): 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): William R Lamb
At a very young age many of us developed a love affair with our bikes. After all, it wasn't just a bike-it was our best friend, our means of escape, our opportunity to fly like a bird, only closer to the ground.
Being reintroduced to bicycling can be a blessing in so many ways. Reaching a destination may take a bit longer than a car but one thing is for sure, the journey will be much more enjoyable!
Cycling 101 provides those interested in taking up cycling with all the general information needed to make cycling a part of their life.