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Author(s): Scott Arnett, Michael Fitzpatrick, Nena Raschelle Theoharis, PENNY CRAIG
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): Paula Hunter Schenck, Daryl Worley
An essential guide that explores the building blocks for creating a productive and creative learning environment. Incorporating the arts into everyday classroom lessons increases the ability of a student to not only connect but master the content of the lesson. Student expression through the arts is as vibrant as the panes of glass in a stained-glass window. A teacher who embraces the arts in the everyday classroom encourages the students to reach their full potential and to develop their distinct purpose in 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): Leonard Kravitz
Anybody’s Guide to Total Fitness, 12th edition, is a definitive blend of cutting-edge scientific research and reliable practical applications for creating an optimal health, fitness and wellness lifestyle. The text offers personalized instruction on how to customize exercise programs for high intensity interval training (HIIT), indoor cycling, aerobic kickboxing, circuit training, boot camp programs, and aquatic workouts. The 12th edition introduces the original science-based Peripheral Heart Action (PHA) training method and 2 PHA workouts.
Author(s): Maria Napoli, Steven W Peterson
Whole Person Health: Mindful Living Across the Lifespan was developed to deepen your perspective on living mindfully by exploring areas of your life that add quality but may fall by the wayside as we mature. In addition to practicing mindful living following the MAC guide DVD, topics include your relationship to nature, animals, your artistic voice, relationship to music as well the people in your life and finally achieving happiness across the lifespan.
Author(s): Patricia Ferguson, Victoria Nanos
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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.
Author(s): Rose M. Borunda
Explore the efforts of humanists committed to improving the lives of those less privileged in the United States.
In contrast with the capitalistically driven historical figures who have been given the lion’s share of attention in the rendering of United States history, What is the Color of Your Heart? A Humanist Approach to Diversity provides a fresh cast of historical and modern day figures whose values were rooted in humanist ideals that flourished into social justice activism.
Author(s): Maureen ONeil
Nature is children’s greatest classroom. It fosters their creativity, inquiry, wonder, imagination, and awe!
Sadly, playing outdoors is becoming a lost art! A recent survey found that half of the adults polled had played outside at least seven times a week when growing up, while only 23 percent of their children do that now.
In today’s technology-driven world, it is more important than ever that children move away from the touch screen and instead touch the natural world right outside their homes and schools!
Author(s): N Carolina Central Physical Education
This reader-friendly course balances theoretical concepts and labs. It is a practical approach that helps the student build a solid foundation for:
Author(s): Tatyana Surenyan-Krech
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Your thoughts create your ideas. Think and Create is a collection of works to help students’ understanding of reading skills, evaluating different reading genres, and distinguishing different types of reading to help is success in college and beyond.