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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): 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): 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): 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.
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): 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.
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): Shelley D Hamill
Walking for Everyone is designed for the person who is just beginning an exercise program. It includes the basics about walking, nutrition, behavior change, and holistic health with a dash of information about strength training and stretching. Assessments are included in each chapter as well as a journal- style tracking system at the end of the text. The narrative is in a “conversational” tone for easy reading and comprehension. Walking for Everyone will introduce the reader to the joys of walking and the benefits that come with it!