Teach Me Something Real

Author: Dori Seider
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1462842763
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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What can we do to keep not only our teaching but also our lives more deeply meaningful, vibrant, restorative and exciting? This book gives to both new and experienced teachers and learners alike a gift of power and permission to be every ounce of what you want to be with vigor and determination, courage, respect and passion as well.

Understanding and Teaching Primary Mathematics

Author: Tony Cotton
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317443217
Format: PDF, Docs
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Written by an education consultant with widespread experience of teaching mathematics in the UK and internationally, Understanding and Teaching Primary Mathematics seamlessly combines pedagogy and subject knowledge to build confidence and equip you with all the skills and know-how you need to successfully teach mathematics to children of any age. This 3rd edition has been fully updated to reflect the latest research developments and initiatives in the field, as well as key changes to both the UK National Curriculum and International Baccalaureate, including a brand new chapter on ‘Algebra’ and a reworked focus on the early years. Extra features also include helpful call-outs to the book’s revised and updated companion website, which offers a shared site with a range of resources relevant to both this book and its new companion volume, Teaching for Mathematical Understanding. Stimulating, accessible and well-illustrated, with comprehensive coverage of subject knowledge and pedagogy, Understanding and Teaching Primary Mathematics is an essential purchase for trainee and practising teachers alike. Companion website features new to this edition include: video clips in which the author demonstrates the concepts covered in the book through teaching to a real class PowerPoint presentations which provide support for those using the book as a part of a teacher training course updated weblinks to external sites with useful teaching information and resources

Opening The Classroom Door

Author: John Loughran
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135715696
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This account tracks the return to teaching of John Loughran, a teacher educator and educational researcher. After years of educating student teachers, he went back into the classroom for a year to practice what he himself had been teaching, but was often met with difficult pupil behaviour and unforeseen problems. Split into three sections, this book covers: * a teacher’s perspective on teaching * the students’ perspective on teaching and learning * learning from experience – the implications for teaching and learning. Using Loughran’s extensive teaching experience, this book describes how the classroom situations were played out and lessons to be learned.

The New World of Self Healing

Author: Bente Hansen
Publisher: BookBaby
ISBN: 1483518612
Format: PDF, Docs
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"The New World of Self Healing" explores ways of creating a reality that is fully aligned to wellness, healing, inner peace and abundance. It explains clearly, through exploration of the energy system, how we are more than a physical body. The book demonstrates how understanding energy flow and its impact will create whatever we choose. It supports the reader through a journey of inner growth, of creating positive changes and wellness in all aspects of life.

Developing Primary Mathematics Teaching

Author: Tim Rowland
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1446207315
Format: PDF, Docs
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How can KS1/2 teachers improve their mathematics teaching? This book helps readers to become better, more confident teachers of mathematics by enabling them to focus critically on what they know and what they do in the classroom. Building on their close observation of primary mathematics classrooms, the authors provide those starting out in the teaching profession with a four-stage framework which acts as a tool of support for developing their teaching: - making sense of foundation knowledge - focusing on what teachers know about mathematics - transforming knowledge - representing mathematics to learners through examples, analogies, illustrations and demonstrations - connection - helping learners to make sense of mathematics through understanding how ideas and concepts are linked to each other - contingency - what to do when the unexpected happens Each chapter includes practical activities, lesson descriptions and extracts of classroom transcripts to help teachers reflect on effective practice.

The Handbook of Scholarly Writing and Publishing

Author: Tonette S. Rocco
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470949214
Format: PDF, ePub
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The Handbook of Scholarly Writing and Publishing is a groundbreaking resource that offers emerging and experienced scholars from all disciplines a comprehensive review of the essential elements needed to craft scholarly papers and other writing suitable for submission to academic journals. The authors discuss the components of different types of manuscripts, explain the submission process, and offer readers suggestions for working with editors and coauthors, dealing with rejection, and rewriting and resubmitting their work. They include advice for developing quality writing skills, outline the fundamentals of a good review, and offer guidance for becoming an excellent manuscript reviewer. "One of those rare books that will teach you something new every time you pick it up. It belongs on the desks of emerging scholars and writing professors everywhere."—Nancy L. Zimpher, chancellor, The State University of New York "Rocco and Hatcher have done every scholar, doctoral student, and committee chair a huge favor by putting this book together. Now in one place we can find resources to help graduate students and scholars get over their writing blocks and fear of writing, and learn how to write successfully."—Alan L. Carsrud, Loretta Rogers Chair of Entrepreneurship Research, Ryerson University, and associate editor, Journal of Small Business Management "This handbook performs a valuable service by collecting the wisdom of scholars from different disciplines and countries and offering publishing guidance that is both rigorous and systematic. Everyone who writes for scholarly publication will benefit from the insights provided by this book."—Tom Radko, editor, Journal of Scholarly Publishing

The Feel Good Factor

Author: Patrick Holford
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0748118675
Format: PDF, ePub
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Low mood, motivation and depression are endemic, and on the increase. About 40% of all GP visits are for people feeling depressed. In America recent figures show that one in ten have been prescribed anti-depressants. The recession has fuelled the need for the feel good factor. This book, written by leading nutrition expert and psychologist delivers highly effective ways - nutritional and psychological, with practical lifestyle and life management techniques - that really make a difference to how you feel. If you eat the right foods, avoid the wrong ones, your mood will improve dramaticaly - and quickly. Patrick Holford's approach is supported by substantial research, and backed up by poignant and motivating case histories. It also includes case histories of those at the suicidal end of depression who failed to get better with conventional approaches, and recovered completely on Holford's regime. The book would be supported by further in-depth analysis relating to mood and diet taken from Holford's 100% Health survey which was completed by over 55,000 people..

Teaching Young Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders to Learn

Author: Liz Hannah
Publisher: National Autistic Society
ISBN: 9781899280322
Format: PDF, Docs
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This wide-ranging, well-illustrated book offers all kinds of tried and tested strategies to help young people with autistic spectrum disorders develop and learn. Designed to be a really practical guide for nursery nurses, teachers and support staff in mainstream schools, as well as parents, the guide focuses on both work and play. 'Every parent, teacher or teaching assistant who supports a child with autistic tendencies should have a copy of this book.' Fiona Jukes, Learning Support Assistant This wide-ranging, well-illustrated book offers all kinds of tried and tested strategies to help young people with autistic spectrum disorders develop and learn. Designed to be a really practical guide for nursery nurses, teachers and support staff in mainstream schools, as well as parents, the guide focuses on both work and play and includes helpful guidance on numeracy and literacy.