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Teachers, administrators and collections catering to them will appreciate Richard Zagranski, William Whigham and Patrice Dardenne's UNDERSTANDING STANDARDS-BASED EDUCATION: A PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR TEACHERS AND ADMINISTRATORS (9781412955720, $24.95), a survey of the data-driven curriculum design process for educators. Here are descriptions of NCLB NCLB No Child Left Behind (US education initiative) and beyond, examining guidelines guidelines,
n.pl a set of standards, criteria, or specifications to be used or followed in the performance of certain tasks. and providing charts, templates and rubrics for reinforcement of real-world applications. Teachers of Grade 4 will appreciate Gayle H. Gregory and Carolyn Chapman's ACTIVITIES FOR THE DIFFERENTIATED CLASSROOM (9781412953405), a survey of classroom activities based on the book. Projects and worksheets for this grade level are excellent idea resources for education libraries. Every library catering to teachers needs Jane Bluestein's THE WIN-WIN CLASSROOM: A FRESH AND POSITIVE LOOK AT CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT (9781412959001): it packs in discussions of learning styles, brain functioning, and all the latest research on the emotional and social issues affecting classroom management and success, offering charts, real-world examples and tips on how to engage learners and build an encouraging classroom environment. Chapters teach how to recognize and support emotional and social development in students, going beyond the usual educational primer to apply tested teaching techniques. Professional learning communities have improved both instructional objectives and student achievement, and this third volume of Alan M. Blankstein, Paul Houston, Robert Cole Robert Cole, as a person, may refer to:
Relating to or derived from experience.
ex·peri·en learning. College-level teacher libraries will find this an outstanding reference. Judah L. Schwartz and Joan M. Kenney's TASKS AND RUBRICS FOR BALANCED MATHEMATICS ASSESSMENT IN PRIMARY AND ELEMENTARY GRADES (9781412957311) packs in assessments to help teachers gather accurate data bout student strengths and weaknesses. From analyzing the learning components of tasks and measuring individual success to adjusting strategies for classrooms and individuals like and discerning dis·cern·ing
Exhibiting keen insight and good judgment; perceptive.
dis·cerning·ly adv. partial from full competency COMPETENCY, evidence. The legal fitness or ability of a witness to be heard on the trial of a cause. This term is also applied to written or other evidence which may be legally given on such trial, as, depositions, letters, account-books, and the like.
2. , TASKS AND RUBRICS provides an outstanding measurement guide math libraries will need. Ellen Kottler, Jeffrey Kottler and Chris Street's ENGLISH LANGUAGE English language, member of the West Germanic group of the Germanic subfamily of the Indo-European family of languages (see Germanic languages). Spoken by about 470 million people throughout the world, English is the official language of about 45 nations. LEARNERS IN YOUR CLASSROOM, 3RD EDITION (9781412958172, $29.95) provides the third updated edition of a best-seller providing teachers and specialists with new instruction on building communication skills. From daily lesson plans for adaptations for English language learners to tables, checklists and guidelines on integrating English learning into overall classroom strategy, chapters offer anecdotes, examples and more. Nancy Frey and Douglas Fisher's TEACHING VISUAL LITERACY Visual literacy is the ability to interpret, negotiate, and make meaning from information presented in the form of an image. Visual literacy is based on the idea that pictures can be “read” and that meaning can be communicated through a process of reading. (9781412953122, $32.95) tells educators how to use comic books comic book
Bound collection of comic strips, usually in chronological sequence, typically telling a single story or a series of different stories. The first true comic books were marketed in 1933 as giveaway advertising premiums. , graphic novels, anime and more to encourage comprehension and thinking skills. From assignments for different grade levels to analyzing why teachers are reluctant to use comics in the classroom, this offers up important keys connecting visual literacy with written language skills development, and is essential for any teacher who wishes to be meaningful. These are strong picks for educator's libraries.