Category Archives: Elementary Education

Exploring the Effectiveness of Online Education in K-12 by Tina L. Heafner

By Tina L. Heafner

The integration of know-how in school rooms is swiftly rising in an effort to offer extra academic possibilities for college students. As digital studying environments turn into extra renowned, comparing the influence of this expertise on pupil good fortune is vital.

Exploring the Effectiveness of on-line schooling in K-12 Environments combines empirical facts and top practices in present K-12 distance studying and digital faculties. Emphasizing present examine and possibilities, this publication is an all-inclusive reference resource for directors, academics, researchers, instructor educators, and policymakers drawn to the advance and implementation of mixed and digital studying in fundamental and secondary education.

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Reading the Web: Strategies for Internet Inquiry by Elizabeth Dobler PhD

By Elizabeth Dobler PhD

Packed with principles and educational actions that reduce throughout all content material parts, this attractive e-book offers a finished framework for selling important net literacy abilities in grades 3-8. Teacher-friendly detailed positive factors comprise worthwhile pix, sidebars, sensible counsel, and approximately a hundred reproducibles. utilizing a research-based, classroom-tested version of web inquiry, the authors clarify the ''whats,'' ''whys,'' and ''how-tos'' of assisting various beginners: В  *Locate worthy info assets on the internet *Navigate the contents of an internet site *Critically evaluation what they learn on-line *Synthesize the result of an online inquiry *Express new wisdom of their personal words

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Note: The authors' web site (www.ReadingTheWeb.net) good points extra worthy fabrics: net hyperlinks keyed to every bankruptcy, copies of the reproducibles within the e-book, an entire reference checklist, and extra.

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The Hundred Languages of Children: The Reggio Emilia by C. Edwards, L. Gandini, G. Forman

By C. Edwards, L. Gandini, G. Forman

The city-run early formative years software of Reggio Emilia, Italy, has develop into well-known and acclaimed as the best structures of schooling on the earth. over the last 40 years, educators there have developed a particular cutting edge procedure that helps kid's overall healthiness and fosters their highbrow improvement via a scientific specialize in symbolic illustration. kids (from beginning to age six) are inspired to discover their setting and show themselves via many "languages," or modes of expression, together with phrases, move, drawing, portray, sculpture, shadow play, college, and tune. prime young ones to fabulous degrees of symbolic ability and creativity, the process isn't inner most and elite yet quite includes full-day baby care open to all, together with little ones with disabilities.

This new moment variation displays the growing to be curiosity and deepening mirrored image upon the Reggio technique, in addition to expanding sophistication in edition to the yankee context. integrated are many completely new chapters and an up to date record of assets, besides unique chapters revised and prolonged. The ebook represents a discussion among Italian educators who based and constructed the process and North americans who've thought of its implications for his or her personal settings and matters. The publication is a finished advent overlaying background and philosophy, the father or mother point of view, curriculum and techniques of educating, tuition and process association, using house and actual environments, and grownup specialist roles together with particular schooling. the ultimate part describes implications for American coverage improvement and diversifications in usa fundamental, preschool, and baby care classrooms.

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Activity Box: A Resource Book for Teachers of Young Students by Jean Greenwood

By Jean Greenwood

This source e-book for lecturers of younger scholars encompasses a financial institution of motivating actions to complement path fabric. The 8 sections are choked with beneficial principles for enjoyable actions in quite a few educating occasions. actions variety from 'getting to grasp you' actions to video games that guidance the alphabet, numbers and spelling in addition to actions that target vocabulary, writing, grammar and longer tasks. each one job is defined utilizing step by step directions with photocopiable fabric on dealing with pages. * fabric to fit scholars of other degrees * a mixture of attempted and proven actions in addition to extra cutting edge fabric * rigorously selected contexts designed to make the training strategy enjoyable, significant and noteworthy for more youthful scholars * a wide selection of activity varieties which permit scholars to paintings separately, in pairs, in teams or as a complete category.

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A Month-to-Month Guide: Fourth-Grade Math by Lainie Schuster

By Lainie Schuster

Making plans math guideline is a hard element of training. academics should have an total feel of the curriculum for the total 12 months, of what is going to study every month, and of what in particular to coach on a daily basis. This advisor makes it effortless to devise all 3. It deals beneficial mathematical strands equipped month by means of month and overlaying grade-relevant issues. as a substitute to photocopying, the a hundred reproducibles during this publication also are featured in PDF layout on an integrated CD. simply pop right into a desktop, print, and use!

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Teaching Young Children to Draw: Imaginative Approaches to by Mr Grant B Cooke, Visit Amazon's Grant Cooke Page, search

By Mr Grant B Cooke, Visit Amazon's Grant Cooke Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Grant Cooke, , Dr Maureen V Cox, Maureen Cox, Deirdre Griffin

This illustrated guide on instructing youngsters to attract has been constructed utilizing what the authors name the "negotiated drawing approach". It provides this method of lecturers, demonstrating the way it works, principles for destiny paintings, and urban proof that it truly produces strong effects.

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Early Childhood Mathematics Education Research: Learning by Julie Sarama

By Julie Sarama

This crucial new publication synthesizes proper study at the studying of arithmetic from delivery into the first grades from the total variety of those complementary views. on the center of early math specialists Julie Sarama and Douglas Clements's theoretical and empirical frameworks are studying trajectories—detailed descriptions of children’s pondering as they learn how to in achieving particular pursuits in a mathematical area, along a comparable set of tutorial initiatives designed to engender these psychological tactics and stream young ones via a developmental development of degrees of pondering. Rooted in uncomplicated problems with considering, studying, and educating, this groundbreaking physique of analysis illuminates foundational subject matters at the studying of arithmetic with useful and theoretical implications for every age. these implications are in particular very important in addressing fairness issues, as knowing the extent of contemplating the category and the participants inside of it, is essential in serving the desires of all young children.

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Citizenship Education in China: Preparing Citizens for the by Kerry J. Kennedy, Gregory Fairbrother, Zhenzhou Zhao

By Kerry J. Kennedy, Gregory Fairbrother, Zhenzhou Zhao

There's a flourishing literature on citizenship schooling in China that's often unknown within the West. Liberal political theorists usually think that in basic terms in democracy should still electorate be ready for his or her destiny obligations, but citizenship schooling in China has gone through a couple of alterations because the political procedure has sought to deal with industry reforms, globalization and pressures either externally and in the kingdom for broader political reforms. during the last decade, chinese language students were suffering for authentic reputation of citizenship schooling as a key portion of the college curriculum in those altering contexts. This ebook analyzes the citizenship schooling matters less than dialogue inside China, and goals to supply a voice for its students at a time whilst China’s foreign function is turning into more and more very important.

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Painless Spelling (Barron's Painless Series) by Mary Elizabeth

By Mary Elizabeth

Even though designed for middle-school scholars, this ebook can profit near to an individual who must increase spelling talents. Easy-to-read chapters conceal the heritage of English, then cross directly to study sound styles, diphthongs, homophones, plural endings, prefixes, compound phrases, and extra.

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