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Author(s): Lynda Fote, Mary Ann Joseph
Together Lynda Fote and MaryAnn Joseph have more than 90 years in education. Lynda worked as a general and special education teacher in New Jersey and New York before spending 18 years as a Learning Disabilities Consultant. For the last 21 years she has been a consultant, working with teachers through the state of New Jersey to design lessons to meet the needs of all their students. MaryAnn is a National Board certified teacher and has taught in Connecticut, Rhode Island, Virginia, California, Georgia, Hawaii.
Author(s): Angela Vaughan, Brett Wilkinson
Educational Psychology for Learners is the ideal text for First-Year Seminar programs that recognize the need for first-time college students to engage in rigorous intellectual discussion based on theory and current research as a means to support students’ academic growth, personal development and integration into the scholarly community. In addition to the relevant theories and research, there is an emphasis on the application of key psychological concepts such as motivation, knowledge acquisition, and self-regulation directly into their educational experiences i
Author(s): Joyce Burstein, Gregory D Knotts
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.
Author(s): Deborah J. Good
Practical Metabolic Nutrition: A Systems Approach to Vitamins and Minerals is not your average vitamins and minerals textbook. Practical Metabolic Nutrition uses a systems-based approach to energy metabolism. This innovative approach provides a better overall understanding of the intimate relationship of the micronutrients in whole body physiology.
Author(s): Gary Hoban, Daniel T Cunniff, DINA CASTILLO PACIS , Clifford Tyler
This text, Ethics for Visionary School Leaders—Setting Your Ethical Compass (third edition), is designed for those students preparing to become school administrators and those interested in the topic. It combines classical and more contemporary ethical philosophy with current everyday ethical matters today’s school administrators face. The text also includes educational ethical dilemmas based on current, real life situations that students and their instructors can jointly discuss and resolve.
Author(s): Warren Franke
New Edition Coming Soon!
Principles of Exercise Prescription helps students cultivate skills that are required for developing exercise prescriptions, or exercise programs, for clients. This guidebook ties in concepts from related health and wellness subjects, prepares students to pass a professional certification examination, and also enables them to help their clients live healthier lives—three facets that are critical to professional development in this career field.
Author(s): Nora Ambrosio
New Ninth Edition Now Available!
Learning about Dance: Dance as an Art Form and Entertainment introduces students to the exciting, daring, ever-changing, and dynamic world of dance.
Author(s): Rhonda M Lane
Human Nutrition: Navigating Through the Maze was developed to help adult students learn about nutrition and to stimulate the student’s own critical thinking skills so that they can incorporate the basic nutritional concepts they learn into their daily lives to maintain a healthy body.
Author(s): Peggy Hopper, Mary Ann Parker, Rosemary Oliphant-Ingham, Ellen Shelton
Written by three practitioners with a combined total of approximately a century of teaching experience at K-12 and university levels in both public and private institutions across the Southeastern United States, A New Look at English Education in the 21st Century offers pre-service and practicing teachers a look at current best practices and concerns related to teaching in secondary English classrooms. This text will examine issues common to all English/Language Arts teachers in an attempt to move the profession toward successfully meeting the challenges of teaching today’s students.
Author(s): Joni Marr Boyd, Shelley D Hamill
Personal + Community Health by Dr. Joni Boyd and Dr. Shelley Hamill is a complete guide to health for college students. It concentrates on all areas of wellness and focuses equally on physical, mental, emotional, and relational health. Personal + Community Health also includes numerous opportunities for self-assessment and details of how to build healthy habits and maintain them with intentionality. With examples tailored specifically to the college experience, students will discover helpful, applicable information again and again.