Literacy for the 21st Century

Author: Gail E. Tompkins
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780134813103
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Teaching literacy with a balance of theory and applications. Integrating the best of what we currently know about teaching reading and writing, as well as ideas that will lead us into the future, Literacy for the 21st Century: A Balanced Approach provides the balance of pedagogy and application that teachers need to be successful in the classroom. It covers the fundamental components of literacy, illustrates how to teach skills and strategies, identifies how to differentiate instruction to meet the diverse needs of students today, and supports digital teaching and learning. An emphasis is placed on preparing readers to become teachers who will ensure their students meet grade-level standards. The Seventh Edition provides the theoretical background and most contemporary and practical approaches for literacy instruction-everything readers need to create a classroom climate that allows all students to flourish. NOTE: Before purchasing, check with your instructor to ensure you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's products exist for each title*, and registrations are not transferable. This title is also available in Revel, which may be required by your instructor. Please check with your instructor prior to purchasing. To purchase this title packaged with Revel, use this package ISBN: 0134813650 / 9780134813653, Literacy for the 21st Century: A Balanced Approach, with Revel Package consists of: 0134303202 / 9780134303208 Revel for Literacy for the 21st Century: A Balanced Approach --Access Card 0134813103 / 9780134813103 Literacy for the 21st Century: A Balanced Approach * Revel features such as embedded videos, exercises, and quizzes are only available in the Revel format. They are not available in third-party eTexts or downloads.

Cases of Successful Literacy Teachers

Author: Jan Lacina
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412956439
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Cases of Successful Literacy Teachers is a supplemental text that can be used in a variety of literacy courses. The case studies focus on teachers and schools from a multitude of communities, including Blue Ribbon Schools and Reading First Schools, and on National Board Certified teachers. The vignettes and cases include students from diverse racial, linguistic, and socio-economic backgrounds, located in urban, rural, and suburban settings.

Foundations of Literacy

Author: Sue Palmer
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408193841
Format: PDF, ePub
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This fully revised fourth edition outlines seven strands of practice for three to six-year old children, designed to develop the skills, concepts and knowledge underpinning literacy in the early years. Accompanying each strand are clear explanations of the research and reasoning on which they are based. Practical advice on helping children transfer their learning into their own child-initiated activities, to build a genuine and solid foundation for literacy, is integral to the book.

Environmental Print in the Classroom

Author: Jennifer Overend Prior
Publisher: International Reading Assoc.
ISBN: 9780872075535
Format: PDF, Docs
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Children are aware of and can read print in the environment at a very young age. Environment print - print found in a child's natural environment - serves an important part of a child beginning literacy development. This book offers a research-based rationale for using environmental print as an instructional literacy tool and practical suggestions for implementing this approach in the kindergarten.

Using movement to teach academics

Author: Sandra Cerny Minton
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781578867851
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Provides instructions for teachers on ways to translate academic ideas into movements and dance along with information on cooperative learning, multiple intelligences, learning styles, and the zone of proximal development.

Teaching Students Who Are Exceptional Diverse and at Risk in the General Education Classroom with Access Code

Author: Sharon R. Vaughn
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: 9780133386288
Format: PDF
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ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. Packages Access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase. Used or rental books If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code. Access codes Access codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase. -- This title is only available as a loose-leaf version with Pearson eText, or an electronic book. In this widely popular book, pre- and in-service elementary and secondary school teachers get the tools and confidence they need to meet the educational, behavioral, and social needs of every student in today's diverse classrooms. With its numerous learning activities and sample lessons–plus stories from teachers, students, and parents–it features a strong focus on applying practical, proven strategies for effective teaching and learning. Teaching Students Who Are Exceptional, Diverse, and at Risk in the General Education Classroom is the ideal guide for today's busy classroom teachers who identify students with special needs as both their greatest challenges and often their greatest rewards. Video-Enhanced Pearson eText. Included in this package is access to the new Video-Enhanced eText for Teaching Students who are exceptional, diverse and at Risk in the General Education Classroom, exclusively from Pearson. The Video-Enhanced Pearson eText is: Engaging. Full-color online chapters include dynamic videos that show what course concepts look like in real classrooms, model good teaching practice, and expand upon chapter concepts. Over 48 video links, chosen by our authors and other subject-matter experts, are embedded right in context of the content you are reading Convenient. Enjoy instant online access from your computer or download the Pearson eText App to read on or offline on your iPad and Android tablets.* Interactive. Features include embedded video, note taking and sharing, highlighting and search. Affordable. Experience all these advantages of the Video-Enhanced eText along with all the benefits of print for 40% to 50% less than a print bound book. *The Pearson eText App is available for free on Google Play and in the App Store.* Requires Android OS 3.1 – 4, a 7” or 10” tablet or iPad iOS 5.0 or newer 0133386287 / 9780133386288 Teaching Students Who are Exceptional, Diverse, and

A Slice of Pi

Author: Liz Strachan
Publisher: Constable
ISBN: 1472125924
Format: PDF, Docs
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A new look at maths without the Boring Bits . . . How many trillions are there in a googol? Which fractions are vulgar? What famous mathematician refused to eat beans? And which one never travelled without his pet spider in an ivory box? Mathematical theorems and equations are inextricably entangled with the great, and often eccentric thinkers who made breakthrough discoveries. Teacher and numbers expert Liz Strachan takes readers beyond the classroom, combining anecdotes, proofs and party tricks to reveal the foundations of algebra, geometry and trigonometry in a clear and entertaining style. From the Difference Engine to magic squares and from the Fibonacci rabbits to Fermat's Last Theorem, this fascinating tour of the weird world of numbers, imaginary, real or infinite, will appeal to anyone with an enquiring mind.

Road to Teaching

Author: Eric Hougan
Publisher: Road to Teaching
ISBN: 9781419669071
Format: PDF, Docs
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Road to Teaching effectively guides the soon-to-be teacher through teacher training, student teaching, and finding a job by providing useful strategies, practical advice, and valuable resources.

Literacy Development in the Early Years

Author: Lesley Mandel Morrow
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780133831016
Format: PDF, Mobi
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NOTE: Used books, rentals, and purchases made outside of Pearson If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access codes for the Enhanced Pearson eText may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase. This package includes the Enhanced Pearson eText and the loose-leaf version. An integrated language arts approach to literacy development, by renowned author Lesley Mandel Morrow, Literacy Development in the Early Years, 8/e integrates perspectives about how children learn literacy skills in grades pre-K through three that gives pre-service and in-service teachers a wealth of valuable information for making children active participants in the process of literacy development. Now in print for 25 years, this widely popular text was one of the first books on the topic of early literacy. Author Lesley Mandel Morrow utilizes her own research and the research of others as well as her experiences as a classroom teacher, reading specialist, mother, and grandmother to consider historical theories and philosophies about how children learn, policy changes in teaching reading, new laws and challenges in the area of testing and assessment, the place of diversity in today's classrooms, teaching English language learners, and more. The text has a wealth of valuable information for both pre- and in-service teachers, prompting them to involve children as active participants in the process of their literacy development. The book discusses constructivist problem-solving teaching and more explicit systematic instruction, encouraging teaching reading, writing, listening, thinking, and viewing at the same time while using each skill to develop the others. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded video and assessments. Improve mastery and retention with the Enhanced Pearson eText* The Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content. The Enhanced Pearson eText is: Engaging. The new interactive, multimedia learning features were developed by the authors and other subject-matter experts to deepen and enrich the learning experience. Convenient. Enjoy instant online access from your computer or download the Pearson eText App to read on or offline on your iPad® and Android® tablet.* Affordable. Experience the advantages of the Enhanced Pearson eText along with all the benefits of print for 40% to 50% less than a print bound book. * The Enhanced eText features are only available in the Pearson eText format. They are not available in third-party eTexts or downloads. *The Pearson eText App is available on Google Play and in the App Store. It requires Android OS 3.1-4, a 7" or 10" tablet, or iPad iOS 5.0 or later. 0133831019 / 9780133831016 Literacy Development in the Early Years: Helping Children Read and Write, Loose-Leaf Version with Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0133574296 / 9780133574296 Literacy Development in the Early Years: Helping Children Read and Write, Loose-Leaf Version 0133824683 / 9780133824681 Literacy Development in the Early Years: Helping Children Read and Write, Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card

Teaching Children to Read

Author: D. Ray Reutzel
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780134742533
Format: PDF
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A research-based, practical, comprehensive guide to teaching literacy in K-8 classrooms In an era of rigorous standards, Teaching Children to Read provides the essential information and strategies pre-service and new teachers need to help their students develop into capable and confident readers. The importance of the teacher's role is emphasized in every chapter using seven pillars of effective reading instruction: Teacher Knowledge; Classroom Assessment; Evidence-Based Teaching Strategies; Response to Intervention (or Multi-Tiered Systems of Support); Motivation and Engagement; Technology and New Literacies; and Family and Community Connections. Filled with recommendations made by the Institute of Education Sciences' What Works Clearinghouse and links to IRIS Center instructional modules (in Revel), the 8th Edition provides the research-based tools and knowledge needed to plan and deliver up-to-date, effective reading instruction in today's classrooms. Teaching Children to Read, 8th Edition is also available via Revel(TM), an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience.