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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.
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.
NEW TO THIS EDITION
Teachers can easily include fluency strategies in their instructional repertoire without adding hours of preparation time.
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.
Why TESOL? Fifth Edition, provides classroom and preservice teachers with a knowledge base to effectively teach in culturally and linguistically diverse classrooms in today’s global environment. It provides in depth theoretical background, legal information, and application for teachers to address the needs of English learners. Why TESOL? is written so teachers from various backgrounds and experiences can readily apply ESOL concepts to their individual mainstream classroom settings.
Author(s): Denise Denton
The goal of Drugs, a Healthy Understanding is to transmit to students a healthier understanding of drug use and abuse and to give them a definite knowledge of the consequences of drug abuse. To achieve this goal and encourage student education, I have compiled the data and information in an
easy-to-understand and user-friendly manner.