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Teaching Online: A Practical Guide (Volume 4)

Teaching Online: A Practical Guide is an accessible, introductory, and comprehensive guide for anyone who teaches online. The fourth edition of this bestselling resource has been fully revised, maintains its reader-friendly tone, and offers exceptional practical advice, new teaching examples, faculty interviews, and an updated resource section. New to this edition: entire new chapter on […]

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Teaching Core Practices in Teacher Education (Core Practices in Education Series)

In Teaching Core Practices in Teacher Education, Pam Grossman and her colleagues advocate an approach to practice-based teacher education that identifies “core practices” of teaching and supports novice teachers in learning how to enact them competently. Examples of core practices include facilitating whole-class discussion, eliciting student thinking, and maintaining classroom norms. The contributors argue that […]

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The Ethics of Teaching (Thinking About Education Series)

This bestselling text has been expanded to include the most important ethical issues in contemporary schooling. The Fifth Edition features: A reconsideration of Equal Treatment of Students. An updated list of Recommendations for Further Reading. Written in a style that speaks directly to today’s teacher, The Ethics of Teaching, Fifth Edition uses realistic case studies […]

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Enhancing the Art & Science of Teaching With Technology (Classroom Strategies)

Successfully leverage technology to enhance classroom practices with this practical resource. The authors demonstrate the importance of educational technology, which is quickly becoming an essential component in effective teaching. Included are over 100 organized classroom strategies, vignettes that show each section’s strategies in action, and a glossary of classroom-relevant technology terms. Key research is summarized […]

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Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Teaching and Learning (2nd Edition)

With the influx in cultural diversity in schools, it is imperative that teachers have a framework in place with which to compassionately and appropriately shape classroom activities and atmosphere to reflect and celebrate that diversity. Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Teaching and Learning provides teachers with the resources they need to support their culturally and linguistically […]

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The Artisan Teacher: A Field Guide to Skillful Teaching

An artisan is skilled in the applied arts, combining artistic expression, scientific knowledge, and practiced labor to create uniquely valuable works. The most successful gap-closing, achievement-producing teachers view teaching as a craft. Like traditional artisans, Artisan teachers combine art, knowledge, and skill in a labor of love. Rutherford Learning Group, Inc. is a research and […]

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CliffsNotes Praxis Teaching Reading: Elementary Education (5203)

 Test prep for the new Praxis Teaching Reading: Elementary Education test that a growing number of states are requiring Test prep for the Praxis Teaching Reading: Elementary Education (5203) test, including subject reviews and two model practice tests Get More Information On Our Website…

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Teaching Reading and Writing: The Developmental Approach

Teaching Reading and Writing: The Developmental Approach is a comprehensive yet accessible guide to the tools and knowledge pre-service and experienced teachers need to teach literacy in a developmentally-responsive and integrated way—while meeting the diverse needs of students in today’s classrooms. Using a conversational tone to present a wealth of critical content, the book helps […]

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Unshakeable: 20 Ways to Enjoy Teaching Every Day…No Matter What

Don’t wait for teaching to become fun again: plan for it! Unshakeable is a collection of inspiring mindset shifts and practical, teacher-tested ideas for getting more satisfaction from your job. It’s an approach that guides you to find your inner drive and intrinsic motivation which no one can take away.  Unshakeable will help you incorporate a love of […]

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Defining Teaching Excellence: The Characteristics, Practices and Experiences of Highly Effective Teachers

This is an easy, yet very informative read for teachers who want to continuously improve their craft. The ideas, experiences, practices and characteristics shared in this book come directly from highly effective teachers using their exact words. The book is written in such a way that the reader will feel as though he/she is engaged […]

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Transforming Teaching and Learning Through Data-Driven Decision Making (Classroom Insights from Educational Psychology)

Connect data and instruction to improve practice Gathering data and using it to inform instruction is a requirement for many schools, yet educators are not necessarily formally trained in how to do it. This book helps bridge the gap between classroom practice and the principles of educational psychology. Teachers will find cutting-edge advances in research […]

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Results Now: How We Can Achieve Unprecedented Improvements in Teaching and Learning

According to author Mike Schmoker, there is a yawning gap between the most well-known essential practices and the reality of most classrooms. This gap persists despite the hard, often heroic work done by many teachers and administrators. Schmoker believes that teachers and administrators may know what the best practices are, but they aren’’t using them […]

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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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Teaching Reading in the 21st Century: Motivating All Learners (5th Edition)

Informed by the latest research on topics ranging from phonemic awareness and phonics to teaching comprehension strategies, motivation, and assessment, this text provides the knowledge base, skills, and research-based strategies that you need to guide K-8 students successfully toward literacy for the 21st century—using reading and writing for thinking, problem solving, and communicating. Principal themes […]

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