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Active involvement in establishing your career and life plans leads to greater happiness, satisfaction, and a sense of control over the direction of your life.
Training for Life takes a personal approach to help you develop your career and life objectives. Taking an active role in career planning is important for you to grow and flourish not only in your career, but also in your life. This book integrates career and lifestyle, taking you through both traditional and non-traditional career planning topics such as:
Visualization has not been a common word in most classroom reading programs. In recent years, however, the impact of visualization on student comprehension has gained greater awareness among reading educators. This compact, easy-to-use book helps teachers understand visualization and how to apply the strategies in their classrooms.
Includes 57 lessons arranged within 13 goals, assessments for the goals, and rubrics to score the assessments. Also contains links to literature questions and cues to use with students.
For Native American and Indigenous students, positive self-concept includes pride in their cultural background.
Native American & First Nations College & Career Success is designed to improve student retention and success for Native American and Indigenous college students. It is based on the premise that cultural pride and positive self-identity are the foundations for learning.
The 2nd edition of Native American & First Nations College & Career Success:
This fourth edition is based on the Professional Standards developed by the International Reading Assoc. (IRA). Educators will get over 100 content-relevant instructional strategies.
Improving Writing: Resources, Strategies, and Assessments, by well-known and trusted authors Susan Davis Lenski and Jerry L. Johns, provides teachers with all the background they need to help students improve their writing skills.
A variety of strategies, assessment ideas, and resources will meet diverse student needs. A quick reference guide helps educators choose a goal and identify possible strategies to teach. Each goal gives background information, multiple instructional strategies and resources.
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.
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This new book presents comprehension strategies that have utility in reading, as well as other areas of the curriculum. All of the materials necessary for implementing each of the 23 strategies are includes, as well as examples of how the strategy might be used in an existing curriculum. The strategies area also presented in a chart to show when, why, and how to use them.
Reading Strategies for Spanish Speakers by Susan Davis Lenski and Fabiola Ehlers-Zavala, provides strategies for classroom teachers, bilingual teachers, and paraprofessionals who have Spanish-speaking students to teach reading strategies in both English and Spanish. This book was developed on the premise that children need to internalize reading strategies to become self-regulated readers. It presents 25 highly usable reading strategies with examples in both languages.