Books On Wheels

Author: Janice McArthur
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781563085352
Size: 27.88 MB
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Presents a guide to children's literature and activities revolving around such themes as farm animals, dinosaurs, fairy tales, and poetry, along with teaching strategies that encourage children to read.

The Encyclopedia Of Middle Grades Education

Author: Steven B. Mertens
Publisher: IAP
ISBN: 1607524910
Size: 14.57 MB
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The Encyclopedia of Middle Grades Education provides a comprehensive overview of the field. This publication includes seven anchor essays (5000 words) that cover the following topics: the history of the middle school movement; academically excellent curriculum, instruction, and assessment; developmental responsiveness in relation to young adolescents; social equity in middle grades schools; leadership in middle level schools; teacher and administrator preparation and professional development; and future directions in relation to the movement, practices, and policy. Leading scholars in the field of middle grades education were invited to author these essays. In addition to the seven anchor essays, the encyclopedia contains alphabetically organized entries (short entries approximately 500 words; long entries approximately 2000 words) that address important concepts, ideas, terms, people, organizations, and seminal publications related to middle grades education. Contributors to the encyclopedia have provided sufficient information so that the reader can place the idea, concept, person, etc. into its proper context in the history of the middle school movement. Entries are meant to be introductory; after an overview of the essentials of the topic the reader is guided to more extensive sources for further investigation. Where appropriate, the reader is also directed to electronic sources such as websites where additional information can be retrieved.

The Armadillo From Amarillo

Author: Lynne Cherry
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780152019556
Size: 80.77 MB
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A wandering armadillo sees some of the cities, historic sites, geographic features, and wildlife of Texas.

Alligators And Others All Year Long

Author: Crescent Dragonwagon
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0027330915
Size: 47.38 MB
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A collection of animals celebrate the months of the year, one by one, in poetry.

Now What Do I Do

Author: Amy G. Job
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc
ISBN:
Size: 68.85 MB
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A series of case studies that describe problems and pose questions that can be used by educational media students or professional development workshops. The case situations fall outside the subject matter of traditional library media curriculums and include topics on the nitty gritty issues (emergencies, etc.) and on bigger issues such as planning, policies, and personnel. Incorporated within the cases are the concepts on information literacy found in the Information Power: Building Partnerships for Learning guide issued by the American Association of School Librarians in 1998.

Learning Together Through Inquiry

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Publisher: Stenhouse Pub
ISBN:
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Describes a collaborative project in which six K-5 teachers and their students built a curriculum based on student inquiry, studying such topics as Christopher Columbus, personal and family history, slavery, human rights, space, and nature.

Farewell To Shady Glade

Author: Bill Peet
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780395311288
Size: 57.27 MB
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Forced to leave their old home, sixteen animals decide to take a train ride to search for a new one.