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Good teachers have the desire and ability to accept the challenge of meeting the needs of diverse students in the general education classroom if they are provided with the appropriate knowledge and resources.
Improving Reading is perhaps the most comprehensive, useful reading resource available. It is full of ideas for professionals who work with whole classes, individual students, or groups of students. The eight chapters correlate with the main components of a comprehensive reading curriculum and the Common Core. Sections within each chapter provide teaching interventions, strategies, activities, and resources to help students overcome specific reading problems or to achieve the Common Core standards.
Physiology of Exercise: Theory to Application provides a comprehensive view of the human body’s response to exercise and is ideal for use by undergraduate students in the areas of exercise science, kinesiology, physical education, and related fields. Case questions incorporated throughout each chapter encourage users to relate and apply information. Diagrams, graphs, and tables are included to supplement text information.
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): Tina M Penhollow
Points to Health is the latest textbook in health promotion and health education. It highlights the current practices of health and the future of health science. It is written at a level for upper undergraduate or graduate courses. The textbook is divided into five sections. The first part covers the history, goals, settings and responsibilities of the profession; as well as the agencies and professional organizations associated with health education. Parts two-four details intrapersonal models, interpersonal models, and community models of health behavior.
Author(s): Linda Story
The goal of this text is to assist prospective teachers in becoming effective language arts teachers. In order for teacher candidates to become effective teachers of language arts, this text will assist teacher candidates in meeting the following objectives:
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.
The Exercise Physiology, Study Guide, Workbook, & Lab Manual offers students an all-inclusive resource to help navigate an Advanced Exercise Physiology course. The 7th edition of this text offers a well-organized and easy to follow guide through a two semester course which focuses on system-based exercise physiology (semester one) and clinical and applied applications related to the field (semester two). The text is organized into two main Sections, with five primary Units in section one and four in section two.
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.
Author(s): Elaine Pierce Chakonas
Elementary School Teaching: Plan, Teach, Inspire prepares future elementary school teachers to plan instruction and teach diverse learners in today's classrooms. Special focus is given to teaching students with a variety of needs and abilities, including English language learners, students with disabilities, and gifted students. Instructional and assessment strategies, classroom management, and parent-teacher relationships are presented to prepare future teachers for effective teaching of all learners.