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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.
Content Area Learning: Bridges to Disciplinary Literacy is a practical and useful book for a wide range of professionals in middle and high schools, including content area teachers and those working with student in literacy intervention support courses. Ideal for school, district, and other types of professional development programs, it will also be a helpful supplement in undergraduate and graduate reading and language arts classes.
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The most important challenge facing teachers exists in the human exchange and relationship-building with those he/she works under and works with. Human Relations for the Educator uses an applied approach to give pre-service teachers the essentials skills to promote productive interactions and build on existing relations.
Human Relations for the Educator allows educators to:
Summer reading programs for first-year students should be focused on the needs of those students. This book moves away from the paradigm of using general audience novels for summer reading programs. It is a high-impact book written by experienced first-year educators for this specific student audience.
Spanish Reading Inventory (Pre-Primer to Grade 8) is a collection of individually administered informal reading tests designed to help teachers and other professionals determine a student's reading proficiency in Spanish.
A series of word lists and passages ranging from the early stages of reading (pre-primer) through eighth grade are read by the student. Based on the student's comprehension and word recognition, an assessment can be made of his or her reading ability.
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The resident assistant (RA) is the foundation of every residence life program. These student-staff members face difficult challenges as they guide and support their peers through the college experience. The Resident Assistant, by Gregory Blimling and Denise Baumann, provides a comprehensive text for training RAs in the skills they need to engage their peers in the educational experience of residence halls, and to respond to the many issues group living presents.
Author(s): Nora Ambrosio
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): Eileen Ariza
Not for ESOL Teachers: What every classroom teacher needs to know about the linguistically, culturally, and ethnically diverse student provides the basics and background information needed to teach English learners in the classroom. This publication continues to be a labor of love for the student who is learning through a foreign language. It has tremendous affection, respect, and compassion for the mainstream teacher who is not a trained teacher of English to speakers of other languages (TESOL).
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