Dear Teacher

Author: William H. Peltz
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452293635
Format: PDF, Docs
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Addresses common defense mechanisms and rationalizations students use to avoid studying, and offers ready-to-use and easy-to-understand skills for middle and high school classrooms.

The New Teacher Toolbox

Author: Scott M. Mandel
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1626365180
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This edition is a concise yet complete guide for novice teachers, covering all the essentials for getting off to a good start. With new tips for everything from establishing an ideal classroom environment to making it through teacher evaluations, this revised edition of The New Teacher Toolbox helps you plan ahead with confidence, keep your perspective, and prepare for the unexpected. Scott M. Mandel introduces techniques by grade level, making the book easy to read sequentially or as a reference for specific situations. Written in a conversational tone, this completely revised edition includes an expanded section on Internet use and provides field-tested strategies on how to: · Encourage student participation and critical thinking · Establish fair grading practices · Modify instructional methods and curricula for students with special needs · Increase parent involvement · Manage stress and maintain sanity Even experienced teachers can benefit from the practical and straightforward advice in this guide. A must-have for any educator struggling with parent-teacher conferences, writing report cards, and communicating with TSAs—everything new teachers need to know and are too afraid to ask!

Ferguson Career Coach

Author: Shelly Field
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438120559
Format: PDF, ePub
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Provides tips for career success in education including advice from professionals, career strategies, and insider secrets.

Manajemen Pendidikan Teori Kebijakan dan Praktik

Author: Jejen Musfah
Publisher: Kencana
ISBN: 6021186338
Format: PDF, Docs
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Buku ini mencoba memotret berbagai permasalahan pendidikan Islam di Indonesia dengan melacak kronologi transformasi sistem pendidikan di Bumi Nusantara dan berbagai isu penting yang muncul, berkembang, dan masih mendapatkan perhatian serius dari pada pakar pendidikan Islam. Dengan demikian, diharapkan akan ditemukan solusi dan terobosan untuk mengatasi akar permasalahan yang selama ini masih menjadi penghambat kemajuannya sekarang dan di masa mendatang. *** Persembahan penerbit Kencana (PrenadaMedia)

Pendidikan Holistik

Author: Jejen Musfah (Ed.)
Publisher: Prenada Media
ISBN: 6029413546
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Berbagai tulisan yang dirangkum dalam buku ini bak kepingan anak tangga menuju pemahaman yang lebih komprehensif tentang pendidikan holistik. Dibagai dalam tiga bagian, tinjauan terhadap konsep dan implementasi pendidikan holistik yang merupakan sajian pembuka menyajikan pembahasan seputar pendidikan holistik sebagai sebuah konsep dan implementasi nilai dalam sistem pendidikan tersebut. Adapun paparan seputar desain kurikulum dan pembelajaran - yang merupakan jantung suatu sistem pendidikan - dihadirkan pada bagian kedua dengan fokus bahasan pada kurikulum terpadu dan model implementasi pendidikan holistik pada perguruan tinggi dan sekolah. Dan, sebagai paparan penutup rangkaian pembahasan ini disajikan pendidikan holistik dalam kacamata pendidikan Islam, keindahan, dan global. Buku persembahan penerbit prenadaMedia -PrenadaMedia-

The Art and Science of Teaching

Author: Robert J. Marzano
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 1416605711
Format: PDF
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The popular author of Classroom Instruction That Works discusses 10 questions that can help teachers sharpen their craft and do what really works for the particular students in their classroom.

How to Become a Straight A Student

Author: Cal Newport
Publisher: Three Rivers Press
ISBN: 9780767927192
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Looking to jumpstart your GPA? Most college students believe that straight A’s can be achieved only through cramming and painful all-nighters at the library. But Cal Newport knows that real straight-A students don’t study harder—they study smarter. A breakthrough approach to acing academic assignments, from quizzes and exams to essays and papers, How to Become a Straight-A Student reveals for the first time the proven study secrets of real straight-A students across the country and weaves them into a simple, practical system that anyone can master. You will learn how to: • Streamline and maximize your study time • Conquer procrastination • Absorb the material quickly and effectively • Know which reading assignments are critical—and which are not • Target the paper topics that wow professors • Provide A+ answers on exams • Write stellar prose without the agony A strategic blueprint for success that promises more free time, more fun, and top-tier results, How to Become a Straight-A Student is the only study guide written by students for students—with the insider knowledge and real-world methods to help you master the college system and rise to the top of the class.

How People Learn

Author: National Research Council
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 0309131979
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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First released in the Spring of 1999, How People Learn has been expanded to show how the theories and insights from the original book can translate into actions and practice, now making a real connection between classroom activities and learning behavior. This edition includes far-reaching suggestions for research that could increase the impact that classroom teaching has on actual learning. Like the original edition, this book offers exciting new research about the mind and the brain that provides answers to a number of compelling questions. When do infants begin to learn? How do experts learn and how is this different from non-experts? What can teachers and schools do-with curricula, classroom settings, and teaching methods--to help children learn most effectively? New evidence from many branches of science has significantly added to our understanding of what it means to know, from the neural processes that occur during learning to the influence of culture on what people see and absorb. How People Learn examines these findings and their implications for what we teach, how we teach it, and how we assess what our children learn. The book uses exemplary teaching to illustrate how approaches based on what we now know result in in-depth learning. This new knowledge calls into question concepts and practices firmly entrenched in our current education system. Topics include: How learning actually changes the physical structure of the brain. How existing knowledge affects what people notice and how they learn. What the thought processes of experts tell us about how to teach. The amazing learning potential of infants. The relationship of classroom learning and everyday settings of community and workplace. Learning needs and opportunities for teachers. A realistic look at the role of technology in education.

How to Study

Author: David H. Griswold
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781938026300
Format: PDF, ePub
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Help your students study effectively so they don't have to come up with an excuse. This new edition of How to Study will help students use technology and well-tested tips to become an excellent student. How to Study will guide them in improving time management and concentration skills, offer test-taking tips, and provide other ingredients for success. Help your students learn life-long study skills with How to Study.An essential tool for improving the basic organizational skills needed to be a successful student. It demonstrates time management tools, gives suggestions on how to deal with a difficult teacher and identifies effective quiz and test taking strategies.