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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.
Teaching Students with Special Needs: A Guide for Future Educators is written for a specific audience and may appear a bit different than some other popular and excellent textbooks on special education. It has tailored design, content, and writing style for an audience of aspiring educators who need a text to give them a solid foundation rather than an exhaustive summary.
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The world has become a global village connected by the speed of information processing via the Internet. Students need to look inward to identify themselves and their “bliss” while also being in tune with the interpersonal skills needed to succeed in an increasingly diverse world.
This book is designed to help students make a smooth transition to college and equip them with strategies for success that can be used throughout the college experience and in life beyond college. Its goal is to promote academic excellence and personal development among all students—whether they be students (a) transitioning to college directly from high school or from full-time employment, (b) living on or off campus, or (c) attending college on a full-time or part-time basis.
Author(s): Christine Ballengee Morris
Visual Culture, Representations, & Misrepresentations confronts and addresses social and cultural issues through the exploration of visual culture. The goals of this exploration of visual culture include challenging biases, discriminatory representations, and practices within our society that hinder democracy and social justice.