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Teaching with Compassion: An Educator’s Oath to Teach from the Heart

In a world where students are often seen as test scores and not as human beings, where their well-being is challenged by poverty, intolerance, and bullying, and where technological innovations frequently erode genuine personal contact, compassionate teachers are needed more than ever. Teaching with Compassion offers practical tools and strategies designed to help educators foster […]

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Teaching Literature Rhetorically: Transferable Literacy Skills for 21st Century Students

“When am I ever going to need this again?” If you’ve heard students ask this in your English class, Jennifer Fletcher has just the answer. Teaching Literature Rhetorically shows you how to help your students develop transferable literacy skills that allow them to succeed not just in their English language arts classes, but, more importantly, […]

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About Teaching Mathematics: A K-8 Resource (4th Edition)

In this fourth edition of her signature resource, Marilyn presents her current thinking and insights and includes ideas from her most recent teaching experiences. Part 1, “Starting Points,” reflects the major overhaul of this book and addresses twenty-three issues important to thinking about teaching mathematics today. Part 2, “Problem-Solving Investigations,” opens with how to plan problem-solving lessons; […]

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Reading, Writing and Learning in ESL: A Resource Book for Teaching K-12 English Learners (7th Edition)

Note: This is the bound book only and does not include access to the Enhanced Pearson eText. To order the Enhanced Pearson eText packaged with a bound book, use ISBN 0134403398.   This book is the ideal source for teaching oral language, reading, writing, and the content areas in English to K-12 English learners. In […]

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The Handbook for Enhancing Professional Practice: Using the Framework for Teaching in Your School

Since the original publication of Enhancing Professional Practice: A Framework for Teaching in 1996, thousands of educators in the United States and around the world have used the framework and its clear definition of the components of good teaching to structure their professional conversations and guide their practice. Building on those diverse experiences, Charlotte Danielson […]

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Tools for Teaching Content Literacy

Reading and writing across content areas is emphasized in the standards and on high-stakes tests at the state and national level. As educators seek to incorporate content-area literacy into their teaching, they confront a maze of theories, instructional strategies, and acronyms like REAP and RAFT. Teachers who do work their way through the myriad content […]

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Teaching Arguments: Rhetorical Comprehension, Critique, and Response

No matter where  students’ lives lead after graduation, one of the most essential tools we can teach them is how to comprehend, analyze, and respond to arguments. Students need to know how writers’ and speakers’ choices are shaped by elements of the rhetorical situation, including audience, occasion, and purpose. In Teaching Arguments, Jennifer Fletcher provides […]

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Fun and Educational Places to Go With Kids and Adults in Southern California, 10+ Edition

This 10+ edition is a comprehensive guide through Los Angeles, Orange County, Santa Barbara County, and then some! Have fun using this book to entertain, enjoy, and explore with your child. Get More Information On Our Website…

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Florida Educational Leadership Examination (FELE)

Are you ready to realize your dream of becoming a school leader? Don’t let a certification test stand in your way. Get this comprehensive, state-aligned guide and get results. It reviews all three core areas of the Florida Educational Leadership Examination (FELE): Instructional, Operational, and School Leadership. Test your knowledge with the 125 question practice […]

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Teaching Reading in Middle School: 2nd Edition: A Strategic Approach to Teaching Reading That Improves Comprehension and Thinking

In this completely revised and updated edition of a best-selling classic, master teacher Laura Robb reflects on how her teaching has evolved over the ten years since the book’s initial publication. Drawing on current research and her most recent classroom experiences with students all over the country, Robb presents abundant new material, including fresh literacy […]

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What Every 1st Grade Teacher Needs to Know About Setting Up and Running a Classroom

You’re teaching 1st grade this year. What do you need to know? In a warm, conversational style punctuated with anecdotes and examples from her own classrooms, Margaret Berry Wilson reviews first graders’ common developmental characteristics and shares practical know-how on topics such as: Arranging a circle, desks, and tables Choosing and storing supplies Scheduling a […]

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Research and Evaluation in Education and Psychology: Integrating Diversity With Quantitative, Qualitative, and Mixed Methods

Focused on increasing the credibility of research and evaluation, the Fourth Edition of Donna M. Mertens’s comprehensive Research and Evaluation in Education and Psychology: Integrating Diversity with Quantitative, Qualitative, and Mixed Methods incorporates the viewpoints of various research paradigms into its descriptions of these methods. Providing specific advice on conducting research in culturally complex communities, […]

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Awakened: Change Your Mindset to Transform Your Teaching

Do the never-ending pressures of teaching drain you emotionally? Is a lack of resources and support stealing your enthusiasm? Are the small daily hassles adding up and overwhelming you?  Awakened can change your mindset…and that can change EVERYTHING. Product Features Used Book in Good Condition Get More Information On Our Website…

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Elementary and Middle School Mathematics: Teaching Developmentally (10th Edition)

This handy reference is particularly useful for elementary teachers who are changing grade levels and special education teachers who teach multiple grades and multiple ability levels. Guide teachers to help all PreK-8 learners make sense of mathematics Elementary and Middle School Mathematics: Teaching Developmentally illustrates how children learn mathematics, and then shows pre-service teachers the […]

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