Teaching

This 408 page book is "The APA's latest volume in its highly popular series on activities for teaching psychology. It contains a wide range of enjoyable and instructive exercises that emphasize active learning. Each of the 80-plus exercises is described in a cookbook format that allows the teache...

Find, apply for, and win grant dollars for the classroom This accessible guide offers a proven, step-by-step process for researching, writing, applying for, and winning education grants.

The book educates readers on the basics of grant writing, including what sources are the most reliable ...

This practical resource gives teachers at all levels hundreds of tested techniques and guidelines for maintaining control and order in the classroom. Those have been developed and refined in the crucible of the modern classroom by teachers just like yourself and are ready to help you solve proble...

This book is about how language is used in the context of schooling. It demonstrates that the variety of English expected at school differs from the interactional language that students use for social purposes outside of school, and provides a linguistic analysis of the challenges of the school c...

Achieve dramatic academic improvement by entwining successful practices of literacy and leadership in your school.

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Where other assessment and benchmark systems leave you wondering "Now what?" Fountas and Pinnell have provided a link from assessment to instruction via proven classroom practices such as guided reading and read aloud. This book contains seven continua. Each continuum focuses on an area of the la...

Learn how flipping your English language arts classroom can help you reach students of different abilities, improve classroom management, and give you more time to interact with each student. This practical book shows why flipped classrooms are effective and how they work. You will find out how t...

TeacherLaughs is filled with hilarious and witty anecdotes about teaching and learning from the preschool classroom to the college lecture hall. These selections from comedians and notable personalities including Milton Berle, Ellen Degeneres, and Robin Williams, as well as well-known teachers a...

THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO BECOMING A MASTER STUDENT, 3nd Edition, was written with you in mind.

Beginning with an introduction to higher education, you will learn about Master Student Qualities--the attitudes and behaviors that lead to success in the classroom and beyond.

Tools like th...

Kids who understand how to manage conflict successfully can transform their schools into safer and kinder places to learn. Kids Working It Out offers educators and parents a guide to the most current and effective school-based conflict resolution programs and shows how these programs can make a p...

Boost reading comprehension with 50 engaging, ready-to-use literature-response activities that kids can use with any book! Includes easy-to-follow directions and reproducible activity sheets so kids can complete their work on their own. An instant way to enhance your independent reading program, ...

Modern teachers increasingly encounter students who enter their classroom with low motivation, learning problems, or disruptive behavior. The mission of this book is to provide teachers and other human service professionals specific tools they can use to teach more effectively without using the p...

Experts agree that writing workshop is a powerful way to teach students to write. But managing it and creating mini-ons that work are a challenge. In this comprehensive resource, two mentor teachers share their classroom-tested procedures and successful mini-ons on writing craft, genre, and revis...

"Differentiating Instruction With Menus for the Inclusive Classroom: Math" for grades 3–5 offers teachers everything they need to create a student-centered learning environment based on choice. This book provides five different types of menus that students can use to select exciting products that...

By summarizing each of the Four Blocks®, steps for implementation in the classroom, and a variety of student activities, this book explains how teachers can help all children become better readers and writers.

It also fully supports the Four-Blocks® Literacy Model.

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The teacher's holistic guide fosters understanding of how the brain acquires, processes, and interprets information, leading to reflective learning opportunities for all students.

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This handbook applies proven techniques, derived from bilingual/bicultural classrooms, to teaching literacy in the twenty-first century. Its goal is to help teachers increase their understanding of bilingual learners in order to maximize instruction. Teachers can use this handbook to expand their...

ADHD sufferer Ben Polis attended six different schools, served over 3000 hours of detention, and drove his entire family into counselling. But against all the odds, with a combination of self-taught concentration techniques and sheer determination, he made it through the education system to unive...