300 skill-building pages that give young learners practice with the alphabet, sight words, handwriting, counting, numbers, shapes and everything they'll need to succeed as students. For use with Grade PreK...
This ready-to-use resource contains 15 exciting-and true-stories for kids to read and then write or discuss their predictions about the story's ending. The stories are perfect for building essential reading skills such as making inferences, drawing conclusions, summarizing, and more. Each reproducib..
An authority on reading and learning explains how to determine one's present reading level and develop new skills designed to promote faster and more effective reading, offering tips on breaking bad habits, enhancing one's power of concentration, learning how to scan for meaning, and more. Original..
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) has quickly become a controversial topic in recent years. Whereas other books on the subject describe the condition as inherited, Dr. Gabor Mate believes that our social and emotional environments play a key role in both the cause of and cure for this condition. In S..
Number puzzles, spatial/visual puzzles, cryptograms, Sudoku, Kokuro, logic puzzles, and word games like Frame Games are all a great way to teach math and problem-solving skills to elementary and middle school students. In these two new collections, puzzle master Terry Stickels provides puzzles and b..
Ready-to-use lessons for teaching basic life skills to adolescents with special needsThis book offers teachers and parents a unique collection of more than 200 worksheets to help adolescents with special needs build the life skills they need to achieve independence and succeed in everyday life. The ..
Donalyn Miller says she has yet to meet a child she couldn't turn into a reader. No matter how far behind Miller's students might be when they reach her 6th grade classroom, they end up reading an average of 40 to 50 books a year. Miller's unconventional approach dispenses with drills and worksheets..
In the second edition of her critically acclaimed book "The Dreamkeepers," Gloria Ladson-Billings revisits the eight teachers who were profiled in the first edition and introduces us to new teachers who are current exemplars of good teaching. She shows that culturally relevant teaching is not a matt..
For many years to come, race will continue to be a source of controversy and conflict in American society. For many of us it will continue to shape where we live, pray, go to school, and socialize. We cannot simply wish away the existence of race or racism, but we can take steps to lessen the ways i..
Distilling the research literature and translating the scientific approach into language relevant to a college or university teacher, this book introduces seven general principles of how students learn. The authors have drawn on research from a breadth of perspectives (cognitive, developmental, and ..
Interventions for students who exhibit challenging behaviorWritten by behavior specialists Kaye Otten and Jodie Tuttle--who together have 40 years of experience working with students with challenging behavior in classroom settings--this book offers educators a practical approach to managing problem ..
Do ever wish that you could write the perfect university essay? Are you left baffled about where to start? This easy-to-use guide walks you through the nuts and bolts of academic writing, helping you develop your essay-writing skills and achieve higher marks. From identifying the essay type and plan..
A proven program for enhancing students' thinking and comprehension abilitiesVisible Thinking is a research-based approach to teaching thinking, begun at Harvard's Project Zero, that develops students' thinking dispositions, while at the same time deepening their understanding of the topics they stu..
An empowering guide for parents who are concerned about their children's education but want to work within the school system. In this book, an education expert and a parenting expert team up to bring parents the practical tools they need to get their children thinking and learning for real. Guerrill..
This volume was conceived as a first book in SLA for advanced undergraduate or introductory master's courses that include education majors, foreign language education majors, and English majors. It's also an excellent resource for practicing teachers. Both the research and pedagogy in this book are ..
"Understanding Language Structure, Interaction, and Variation "is an introduction to the study of language and applied linguistics for students who have had a minimum of exposure to the discipline of linguistics. Using clear, easy-to-understand explanations and examples, this text avoids the in-dept..
Illustrating over 150 basic words in the Spanish language, from arbol (tree) to zapatos (shoes), this handsome activity book helps children effectively build their Spanish vocabularies in a way that makes learning fun. The Spanish word appears next to each image, and again at the bottom of the page ..
This is, quite simply, one of the landmark books in the history of education. Written by influential Italian educator Maria Montessori (1870-1952), it describes a new system for educating young children based on materials and methods she originally developed to teach retarded students. The technique..
The second edition includes updates and insights on current research and pedagogical practice that have developed over the last decade. This new edition of Teaching Pronunciation - undoubtedly the gold standard for pronunciation methodology texts has been revised to reflect recent research into the ..