Your Best Year Yet

Author: Shoshana Wolfe
Publisher: Teaching Strategies
ISBN: 9780439513715
Format: PDF, Docs
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This essential guide to classroom management helps teachers become more effective planners and managers of time, materials, and kids - and stress less!

The New Teacher Toolbox

Author: Scott M. Mandel
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1626365180
Format: PDF, ePub
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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!

The De Cluttered School

Author: Jane C Anderson
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1441198415
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Overwhelmed with stuff? Need more space but run out of room? Desperate to clear your school but shrink at the thought of it? The De-Cluttered School shows you why, when and most importantly how to organise and clear out the whole school. It includes: · Step-by-step guide to clutter clearing any school - with a clear and friendly countdown to the big day · A clutter-clearing quiz to inspire everyone to get involved · A Whole School Clutter Clearing Policy that you can personalise to your school · a checklist showing how a quick clutter clear ticks the boxes of more than 22 separate educational initiatives including Every Child Matters, Ofsted inspection and Investors in People.

Handbook of Special Education

Author: James M. Kauffman
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1315517671
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The purpose of the Handbook of Special Education is to help profile and bring greater clarity to the already sprawling and continuously expanding field of special education. To ensure consistency across the volume, chapter authors review and integrate existing research, identify strengths and weaknesses, note gaps in the literature, and discuss implications for practice and future research. The second edition has been fully updated throughout to take into account recent changes to federal laws as well as the most current academic research, and an entirely new section has been added on research methods in special education.

Getting Started with Blended Learning

Author: William Kist
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 1416621229
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Do you want to incorporate purposeful and effective online learning into your classes but aren’t sure where to begin? Here’s the perfect introductory guide to planning a hybrid class for grades 4–12. Author and educator William Kist enthusiastically advocates for blended learning as he explains how to * Navigate the technical details of Internet access and learning management systems. * Decide which learning experiences are best delivered online and which should be saved for face-to-face instruction. * Organize your online space for maximum effectiveness, respond to your students, and structure online discussions that are most beneficial for students. * Evaluate the design of your blended instruction, and refine it for the next class. No matter what subject you teach, Getting Started with Blended Learning can help you develop the skills and confidence to introduce students to this engaging way of learning.