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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.
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.
Preparing the Way: Teaching ELs in the Pre-K-12 Classroom, now in its 4th edition, provides a reader-friendly experience for teacher preparation programs and school district workshops in five main areas: 1) ESOL Federal and State Legislation; 2) Cultural Proficiency, Diversity, and Equity; 3) Fundamentals of Applied Linguistics; 4) Theories of Second Language Learning; and 5) ESOL Testing and Evaluation.
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.
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): Han Liu
As the open education movement has been blooming for more than a decade in PK-12 education, digital media for teaching and learning manifested in OERs (Open Educational Resources) have increased exponentially in quantity, variety, and more pedagogically sound designs along with emerging cutting-edge technology. Teachers in early childhood education integrate digital media on a daily basis for their classroom instruction and assigned student learning activities at home or in other digital environments.
Passport to College Success has had an amazing effect on my students by offering expanded definitions for each person of what it means to be in college. As a result, students using this workbook were better able to speak and understand the language of higher education and weave together the empowering aspects of their own stories.
This is a text that intentionally asks students to explore their backgrounds to draw on the “brilliance” inherent in them, as well as identify demographic factors that have meaning at the post-secondary level.
Thriving in the Community College & Beyond covers the full range of topics and issues that impact student success. Content is delivered through multiple formats and learning modalities, including snapshot summary boxes, concept maps, content-relevant cartoons, inspiring quotes from successful students and famous people, and poignant personal stories from the authors.
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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.