Tag Archives: Understanding

Yes, but why? Teaching for understanding in mathematics

Getting the right answers in math is only half the problem. Understanding why what you’re doing works is the part that often stumps students and teachers alike. Does math feels like a collection of random rules and steps that somehow lead you to an answer? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Ask yourself: why do we […]

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Strategies That Work: Teaching Comprehension for Understanding and Engagement

Since its publication in 2000, Strategies That Work has become an indispensable resource for teachers who want to explicitly teach thinking strategies so that students become engaged, thoughtful, independent readers. In this revised and expanded edition, Stephanie and Anne have added twenty completely new comprehension lessons, extending the scope of the book and exploring the […]

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Understanding and Evaluating Educational Research (4th Edition)

For courses in Research Methods in Education. Understanding and Evaluating Research, third edition, is a supplemental textbook appropriate for all courses in educational research.  A reader, this text contains quantitative and qualitative educational research articles from a variety of professional journals.  With each article is a sample article analysis and exercises that help students become […]

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Understanding Your Refugee and Immigrant Students: An Educational, Cultural, and Linguistic Guide (Michigan Teacher Resource)

Understanding Your Refugee and Immigrant Students is an excellent resource for educators who work with refugees and immigrants. This well-researched volume-including interviews with students from the profiled countries-provides a wealth of information about the specific schooling traditions, practices, circumstances, and expectations that follow these individuals to their new homes in North America and influence their […]

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Understanding Your International Students: An Educational, Cultural, and Linguistic Guide (Michigan Teacher Resource)

Understanding Your International Students surveys the school cultures of the many countries whose students top the international student enrollment lists in the U.S. educational institutions. No other volume so comprehensively addresses the educational, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds of the international students who are studying in English-speaking countries.Understanding Your International Students is an excellent resource for […]

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Understanding Inferences Fun Deck Cards – Super Duper Educational Learning Toy for Kids

Inferencing is now more interesting – thanks to the Understanding Inferences Fun Deck! Motivate children to boost reasoning skills with these colorful and clever illustrations and situations. Craving variety? The 52-card deck sports eight different types of cards for an endless array of activities. Also includes six bonus cards for game variations and two content/game […]

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Educational Care: A System for Understanding and Helping Children With Learning Problems at Home and in School

This book continues to advocate for the informed observation and description of students without subjecting children to eligibility formulas and labels. In this second edition, I have updated and enriched many of the descriptions of the observable phenomena, revealing scenarios that can be witnessed daily within a classroom and at home. I have also added […]

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