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Author(s): Janet Towell, PHILOMENA MARINACCIO
This online edition of Hooked on Books: Language Arts and Literature in Elementary Classrooms scaffolds preservice and practicing teachers, in the same way, that they should, in turn, teach elementary students. With double the content, literature suggestions, and resources for differentiated instruction, this 3rd edition of Hooked on Books was written to cover best practices and teacher competencies for language arts pedagogy.
Author(s): Alana McFall
Inclusion: Creating The Mindset, Building The Framework is an engaging resource designed to help future educators to create a deep personal connection with the concept of inclusion.
There are plenty of fine textbooks available on the market today that give definitions, acronyms and comprehensive descriptions of specific disabilities along with suggestions for inclusive practices within the classroom. This title is not a duplicate or substitute for those.
Author(s): Daniel T Cunniff, Donna L Elder, Wayne Padover, JUDITH R. CUNNIFF
There comes a time for most promising teachers when they are feeling confident in their role as educators with the awareness that there is always room to improve their skill-set.
The change in roles from teacher to educational leader brings about changes in how others view you, how you need to view yourself, and what you need to do to maintain a high standard of quality leadership. To maintain a high standard of leadership, it is critical to understand what you need to do to perform at your highest level.
Author(s): PAMELA JEAN BALLARD SAWYER, ROSEMARY KARR, ELAINE ANN ZWEIG
The more proficient students are in critical thinking in college, the better they may be at decision-making and throughout life.
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): 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): Karen Goldman
Theories of Teaching, Learning, and the Brain serves as an overview into American education, our culture and the worldviews that influence it. Educational theories and the philosophers and psychologists who developed them are reviewed. Current theories and trends are discussed. Major concepts of learning are then applied to brain research. A recurring focus in this book is the question, how will this knowledge influence the way teachers should teach. Relevant motivational and development theories are included
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.
Author(s): ANDREW R. MCGLENN, Melanie C Healy
Creating a Healthy & Active Lifestyle Lab Manual is a wonderful text to use for any health and wellness lab. This manual is meant to be used in a participatory setting where instructors teach the exercise labs to all students. Creating a Healthy and Active Lifestyle encourages participants to simply move, and to move in a variety of ways: at home or at a fitness center, through strength, flexibility, mindfulness, cardiovascular workouts, and more.
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.