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Creating Educational Opportunities for Students

Samantha Lunsford knows that education is the nation’s greatest equalizer. It has the power to open the doors of opportunity and to enrich the individual and their community. As a Posse scholar and a City Year Miami AmeriCorps member, Samantha works every day with that mindset. “I grew up in a low-income neighborhood. It was […]

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Teach With Your Strengths: How Great Teachers Inspire Their Students

Teachers and administrators in many schools across the country have been buying Now Discover Your Strengths – which is directed mostly to business managers – for professional development. Now, they will be able to buy a version of this national bestseller written specifically for teachers.What do great teachers do differently? What separates the top teachers […]

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College Students’ Sense of Belonging: A Key to Educational Success for All Students

Belonging – with peers, in the classroom, or on campus – is a crucial part of the college experience. It can affect a student’s degree of academic achievement, or even whether they stay in school. Although much is known about the causes and impact of sense of belonging in students, little is known about how […]

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Teaching to Strengths: Supporting Students Living with Trauma, Violence, and Chronic Stress

Half the students in U.S. schools are experiencing or have experienced trauma, violence, or chronic stress. Much has been written about these students from a therapeutic perspective, especially regarding how to provide them with adequate counseling supports and services. Conversely, little has been written about teaching this population and doing so from a strengths-based perspective. […]

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Transforming Educational Pathways for Chicana/o Students: A Critical Race Feminista Praxis (Multicultural Education)

This book chronicles a 10-year journey to develop and sustain Adelante, a university-school-community partnership designed specifically to address public education s failure to meet the needs of students of color, particularly Chicana/o students. The authors examine the persistent barriers, mistakes, challenges, and successes that emerged in their community-based partnership with elementary school students, college students, […]

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Teaching Students to Drive Their Brains: Metacognitive Strategies, Activities, and Lesson Ideas

Research suggests that metacognition is key to higher student achievement, but studies of classroom practice indicate that few students are taught to use metacognition and the supporting cognitive strategies that make learning easier. You can teach metacognition to your students, so why wouldn’t you? This book shows you how. Metacognition is a tool that helps […]

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Teaching Students with Special Needs in Inclusive Settings, Enhanced Pearson eText with Loose-Leaf Version — Access Card Package (7th Edition)

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 […]

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Word Nerds: Teaching All Students to Learn and Love Vocabulary

Word Nerds takes you inside classrooms at a high-poverty urban school and shows how two teachers implement creative, flexible vocabulary instruction that improves their students’ word knowledge and confidence, enhances classroom community, and increases achievement. Leslie Montgomery and Margot Holmes Smith weave vocabulary into each school day using multisensory instruction that includes music, art, literature, […]

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The Power of the Adolescent Brain: Strategies for Teaching Middle and High School Students

Moody. Reckless. Impractical. Insecure. Distracted. These are all words commonly used to describe adolescents. But what if we recast these traits in a positive light? Teens possess insight, passion, idealism, sensitivity, and creativity in abundance—all qualities that can make a significant positive contribution to society. In this thought-provoking book, Thomas Armstrong looks at the power […]

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Educational options for gifted students

D. Page 1. Appendix 1: Programming Options . Enrichment. There is a wide variety of ways Educational acceleration is one of the cornerstones of …

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Strategies for Teaching Students with Learning and Behavior Problems, Enhanced Pearson eText with Loose-Leaf Version — Access Card Package (9th Edition)

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 […]

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Teaching – A Survival Guide for Students and New Teachers (Part 5) Advanced body language

How do you use body language to subdue a rebellious 16 year old? How does a small teacher exert control over a class of unwilling 15 year old students? It is all done through the teacher’s control of body language. We all send non-verbal signals to those around us. This article shows teachers and aspiring […]

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Educational Assessment of Students (3rd Edition)

For courses in classroom assessment. This highly-respected core text provides complete and detailed practical coverage of (1) teacher constructed classroom assessments (paper and pencil assessments, informal assessments, and performance and product assessments), (2) standardized assessments used in schools, and (3) measurement issues that determine assessment quality. Teaches assessment concepts that are critical for good teaching. […]

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Teaching – A Survival Guide for Students and New Teachers (Part 4) Body languagwe basics

Body language is the means by which you will dominate a class of 30+, or any larger group of students. Education degrees and other teacher training never includes this essential. This rticle gives you the basics, with more in part 5 This article is about body language, teacher training, student teachers,

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