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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.
Foundations of Child & Youth Care :
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): 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): 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.
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.
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.
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.
Fitness & Your Health features:
Author(s): Michael Mott
Phonics to Word Study: Simulations for Teacher Education is a specialized workbook for education students enrolled in literacy methods coursework to learn how to teach the differentiated reading skills of phonics and word level reading as a key component of the broader reading curriculum. Utilizing the process of simulation students experience sample K-6 grade level developmental spelling assessment results in order to design game-driven small group lessons and activities for the elementary classroom.