Tag Archives: Teaching

Finding Joy in Teaching Students of Diverse Backgrounds: Culturally Responsive and Socially Just Practices in U.S. Classrooms

“While no check-list of attitudes, dispositions, behaviors, or actions can define what thriving teachers look like, the teachers interviewed here give us powerful examples of what it takes to face their profession with courage, their content with enthusiasm, and their students with love.” -Sonia Nieto One in four public school students in the U.S. now […]

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Teaching Matters Most: A School Leader’s Guide to Improving Classroom Instruction

A laser-beam focus on improving instruction to improve learning If we want to change how students write, compute, and think, then teachers must transform the old “assign-and-assess” model into engaging, coherent, and rigorous instruction. The authors show school leaders how to make this happen amidst myriad distractions, initiatives, and interruptions. Unlike other books that stop […]

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Black Ants and Buddhists: Thinking Critically and Teaching Differently in the Primary Grades

What would a classroom look like if understanding and respecting differences in race, culture, beliefs, and opinions were at its heart? Welcome to Mary Cowhey’s Peace Class in Northampton, MA, where first and second graders view the entire curriculum through the framework of understanding the world, and trying to do their part to make it […]

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Integrating Educational Technology into Teaching (8th Edition)

A balance of theory, research, and classroom practice helps teachers understand the most effective ways to integrate educational technology Long recognized in the field as the leading educational technology text, Integrating Educational Technology into Teaching links technology integration strategies to specific learning theories, shows pre- and in-service teachers how to plan for technology integration, and […]

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Start Where You Are, But Don’t Stay There: Understanding Diversity, Opportunity Gaps, and Teaching in Today’s Classrooms

“Start Where You Are, But Don’t Stay There addresses a crucial issue in teacher training and professional education: the need to prepare pre-service and in-service teachers for the racially diverse student populations in their classrooms. A down-to-earth book, it aims to help practitioners develop insights and skills for successfully educating diverse student bodies. The book […]

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Strategies for Teaching Students with Learning and Behavior Problems, Enhanced Pearson eText –Standalone Access Card (9th Edition)

NOTE: Item contains only the acces card and not the book. 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 access code card provides access to […]

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Teaching Student-Centered Mathematics: Developmentally Appropriate Instruction for Grades 3-5 (Volume II) (3rd Edition) (Student Centered Mathematics Series)

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.   Note: This is the bound book only and […]

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Excited to Learn: Motivation and Culturally Responsive Teaching

Transforming student’s motivation as the major driver in the classroom! Excited to Learn is grounded in Ginsberg and Wlodkowski′s Motivational Framework for Culturally-Responsive Teaching and includes over 50 teaching strategies for a broad range of grade levels and subject areas. These field-tested and research-validated tools provide a blend of theory and practice educators. The book identifies […]

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Compassionate Music Teaching: A Framework for Motivation and Engagement in the 21st Century

Compassionate Music Teaching provides a framework for music teaching in the 21st century by outlining qualities, skills, and approaches to meet the needs of a unique and increasingly diverse generation of students. The text focuses on how six qualities of compassion (trust, empathy, patience, inclusion, community, and authentic connection) have made an impact in human […]

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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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