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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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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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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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The wall sticker decals are easy to apply and can just as easily be removed with no residue. The vinyl is very tough and sturdy and can endure much wear and tear. A single person can apply any of our decals but an extra person is helpful for our larger wall art. Product Features ATTENTION!!!! […]

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Kitki THREE STICKS Math Game Puzzles For Kids Educational STEM Toys. Gifts For Boys & Girls Of Ages 8 & Up. Improves Geometry, Logical Thinking & Creativity.

A creative & challenging family board game that will leave kids (& even adults) fascinated about the beauty of geometry. Geometry is not just about remembering shapes & their properties. It’s a way of thinking! How The Game Works The game consists of sticks of three different lengths – 3, 4 and 5 units long. […]

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Finding Law School Info

If you are thinking about it, then getting law school info is something that you should just do. There are many opportunities out there for you, but if you do not reach out to grab them, you will likely miss them. Before this happens to you, make sure that you take the time to gather […]

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8 Great Android Critical Thinking Apps for Young Learners

February , 2017After posting about iPad critical thinking apps, here is another list for Android users.  We have included what we think are 8 of the popular Android apps in Google Play App Store based on positive reviews and ratings.  These are all brain games and puzzles that challenge learners critical thinking skills and trigger […]

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FIND A PATTERN. Nikitin Materials. Educational Wooden Cubes. Improvement of Memory, Attention, Logical and Creative Thinking, Imagination.

Developed by educationists Boris and Elena Nikitin. They raised their seven children in believing firmly in the natural ability to learn and adjust to environments. They transformed their home into play and learning environments and developed highly intelligent learning materials – “Build Up Games”. Children need support in learning…specially with perception, concentration and creativity. These […]

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48 Questions to Help Students Develop Critical Thinking Skills

January 26, 2017Critical thinking is a disruptive  cognitive process that explores alternative ways of thinking about something with the purpose of uncovering silent and untold meanings. Critical thinkers do not settle with the obvious and the taken for granted. They always delve into the deep layers of meaning and engage in profound intellectual altercations to […]

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WT391 Kitchen Knife Metal Ring Size(Aprox.): 5.8 x 14cm (2 9/32″x5 1/2″)Thickness:0.2cm (5/64″) Product Features WT391 Kitchen Knife Metal Ring Size(Aprox.): 5.8 x 14cm (2 9/32″x5 1/2″)Thickness:0.2cm (5/64″) Intelligence game ,great challenge for kids and adults Age 6+ There are hundreds of different puzzle toys on my store. If you like my store, please add […]

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The Evolution of Deficit Thinking: Educational Thought and Practice (Stanford Series on Education and Public Policy)

Deficit thinking refers to the notion that students, particularly low income minority students, fail in school because they and their families experience deficiencies that obstruct the leaning process (e.g. limited intelligence, lack of motivation, inadequate home socialization). Tracing the evolution of deficit thinking, the authors debunk the pseudo-science and offer more plausible explanations of why […]

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5 Great Strategy Games to Teach Kids Strategic Thinking

Strategy games are ideal for helping kids develop logico-mathematical skills that emphasize problem solving and strategic planning. Given the challenging nature of play involved in these games which is based entirely  on the decisions and moves players make, strategy games can also enhance  kids’ autonomous decision making skills and skillful thinking. If you are looking […]

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Enhance Students Strategic Thinking Skills with These iPad Strategy Games

April 1, 2016Upon your request, here is a collection of some of the best strategy games to play on your iPad or iPhone. We have scrupulously handpicked these apps from the gaming section in iTunes App Store. And as we have argued in a previous post, ‘Strategy games are ideal for helping kids develop logico-mathematical […]

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