Teach Like a Pirate

Teach Like a Pirate Author Dave Burgess
ISBN-10 0988217600
Release 2012
Pages 177
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In this book you'll learn how to: tap into your passion as a teacher - even when you're less than excited about the subject; develop creative presentations that capture your students' interest; establish rapport and a sense of camaraderie in your classroom; transform your class into a life-changing experience for your students. --from back cover.



The Mystery of Blackbeard the Pirate

The Mystery of Blackbeard the Pirate Author Carole Marsh
ISBN-10 9780635068989
Release 2010-01-01
Pages 160
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His head is missing?" Michele asked. "Whose head?" When the answer turns out to be Blackbeard, fiercest pirate of the all. Four kids set off on a real adventure in North Carolina's real pirate haunt port town of Bath. While struggling to recover a special prop and save an outdoor drama, the kids learn about the Golden Age of Piracy up and down the American coast from Maine to Florida. They also learn a lot of history, solve a mystery, meet a legend and much more! They have a lot of Jolly Roger laughs! But do they find the treasure? Hmm, would they tell? Avast! This mystery's a treasure trove of fun! LOOK what's in this mystery - people, places, history, and more! Blackbeard's death History of Bath, NC ¥ Bath geography ¥ History of Ned Teach a.k.a. Blackbeard ¥ Amphitheaters ¥ History of the Bonner family and Bonner's Point ¥ History of the Palmer-Marsh House ¥ Information on St. Thomas Church ¥ Lustre ¥ Pontipool ¥ Mary Ormond, Blacackbeard's wife ¥ Legend of the Magic Horse Tracks ¥ Sailors¥ mirrors ¥ Erosion ¥ Bath Creek ¥ Teach's Hole, Ocracoke Island, NC ¥ Plum Point, Bath ¥ Buzzard Inn, ¥ Bath Public Library ¥ St. Thomas Cemetery ¥ Van Der Veer House ¥ Magic Horse Tracks near Washington, NC. Like all of Carole Marsh Mysteries, this mystery incorporates history, geography, culture and cliffhanger chapters that will keep kids begging for more! This mystery includes SAT words, educational facts, fun and humor, built-in book club and activities. Below is the Reading Levels Guide for this book: Grade Levels: 3-6 Accelerated Reader Reading Level: 5.2 Accelerated Reader Points: 4 Accelerated Reader Quiz Number: 74560 Lexile Measure: 780 Fountas & Pinnell Guided Reading Level: Q Developmental Assessment Level: 40



Aliens Love Underpants

Aliens Love Underpants Author Claire Freedman
ISBN-10 1846117208
Release 2011
Pages 28
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Shows how aliens play with human underwear.



An Educator s Guide to Dual Language Instruction

An Educator s Guide to Dual Language Instruction Author Gayle Westerberg
ISBN-10 9781317367970
Release 2016-04-14
Pages 208
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This user-friendly book is a key resource for teachers and administrators to ensure their school’s success in implementing and maintaining a dual language program. Authors Gayle Westerberg and Leslie Davison share their own experiences leading a dual language school, the obstacles they overcame, and the best practices they learned along the way. The book is filled with step-by-step instructions and strategies you can try immediately, as well as inspirational stories from educators in urban and rural dual language programs across the country. Topics include: Choosing a model for your dual language program and involving all stakeholders in the transition process; Marketing your program effectively to recruit students and staff, including international teachers; Implementing a standards-based instructional framework focused on direct vocabulary instruction, extensive reading, and using language in context; Setting proficiency targets and using internal and external assessments to track students’ progress; Incorporating technology for a more interactive and engaging language-learning experience. You’ll also learn how to effectively transition your program through different grade levels and build a collaborative school culture for a strong, long-lasting K–12 dual language program. Additional resources are available on the authors’ website, www.duallanguageinstruction.com.



Yaraticilik Aklin Sinirlarini Asmak

Yaraticilik  Aklin Sinirlarini Asmak Author Ken Robinson
ISBN-10 9758704257
Release 2003
Pages 240
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Yaraticilik Aklin Sinirlarini Asmak has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Yaraticilik Aklin Sinirlarini Asmak also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Yaraticilik Aklin Sinirlarini Asmak book for free.



Classroom Instruction from A to Z

Classroom Instruction from A to Z Author Barbara R. Blackburn
ISBN-10 9781317387329
Release 2015-08-20
Pages 210
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Learn the most effective ways to promote student learning. This second edition of bestselling author Barbara Blackburn’s Classroom Instruction from A to Z covers a broad range of key instructional strategies to help you create more meaningful, engaging learning experiences for your students. Each chapter from A to Z offers guidance on a specific aspect of classroom instruction, such as planning strong lessons; assessing student learning; creating more successful homework assignments; differentiating instruction; and scaffolding students for success. Throughout the book, you’ll find practical strategies and tools that you can implement immediately, no matter what subject area or grade level you teach. Topics new to this updated edition include: Exploring blended learning techniques such as flipped classrooms; Strategies for implementing social emotional learning and mindfulness; Understanding diverse learners and accommodating all students; Teaching academic vocabulary in deeper ways; and Integrating subjects and promoting writing across the curriculum. With twenty-six chapters each devoted to a different aspect of instruction, this book has something to offer both new and experienced looking to improve student learning. Additionally, classroom-ready tools are available as free eResources from our website, http://www.routledge.com/9781138935952.



Icindeki Devi Uyandir

Icindeki Devi Uyandir Author Anthony Robbins
ISBN-10 975100800X
Release 2003-03-01
Pages 632
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Icindeki Devi Uyandir has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Icindeki Devi Uyandir also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Icindeki Devi Uyandir book for free.



UnCommon Learning

UnCommon Learning Author Eric C. Sheninger
ISBN-10 9781483365732
Release 2015-10-20
Pages 264
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UnCommon Learning techniques set the stage for mastery and true student engagement Integrate digital media and new applications with purpose and build a culture of learning with pleasure! Let students use real-world tools to do real-world work and develop skills society demands. Be the leader who creates this environment. UnCommon Learning shows you how to transform a learning culture through sustainable and innovative initiatives. It moves straight to the heart of using innovations such as Makerspaces, Blended Learning and Microcredentials. Included in the book: Vignettes to illustrate key ideas Real life examples to show what works Graphs and data to prove initiatives’ impact



Reinventing Writing

Reinventing Writing Author Vicki Davis
ISBN-10 9781317821083
Release 2014-05-23
Pages 266
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In this much-anticipated book from acclaimed blogger Vicki Davis (Cool Cat Teacher), you’ll learn the key shifts in writing instruction necessary to move students forward in today’s world. Vicki describes how the elements of traditional writing are being reinvented with cloud-based tools. Instead of paper, note taking, filing cabinets, word processors, and group reports, we now have tools like ePaper, eBooks, social bookmarking, cloud syncing, infographics, and more. Vicki shows you how to select the right tool, set it up quickly, and prevent common mistakes. She also helps you teach digital citizenship and offers exciting ways to build writing communities where students love to learn. Special Features: • Essential questions at the start of each chapter to get you thinking about the big ideas • A chapter on each of the nine essential cloud-based tools--ePaper and eBooks; digital notebooks; social bookmarking; cloud syncing; cloud writing apps; blogging and microblogging; wikis and website builders; online graphic organizers and mind maps; and cartoons and infographics • A wide variety of practical ways to use each tool in the classroom • Alignments to the Common Core State Standards in writing • Level Up Learning--a special section at the end of each chapter to help you review, reflect on, and apply what you’ve learned • Writing tips to help you make the best use of the tools and avoid common pitfalls • A glossary of key terms discussed in the book • Useful appendices, including reproducible material for your classroom No matter what grade level you teach or how much tech experience you have, you will benefit from Vicki’s compelling and practical ideas. As she emphasizes throughout this essential book, teaching with cloud-based tools has never been easier, more convenient, or more important than right now.



Teachers Mindset Motivation and Mastery

Teachers  Mindset  Motivation  and Mastery Author Amy K. Conley
ISBN-10 9781475822168
Release 2017-05-01
Pages 122
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Growth mindset, recognition, mastery, purpose, emotional connection, intrinsic motivation, and metacognition: there is more to teaching literacy and children than books and lined paper. Research in positive psychology from the last 20 years can be translated to classroom practice. Each chapter summarizes the research and then works to make it applicable to the classroom, with charts of ideas based on age, examples of effective teacher talk, and stories and explanations from both practitioners and researchers.



Coaching Teacher Writers

Coaching Teacher Writers Author Troy Hicks
ISBN-10 9780807774205
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When teachers write, good things can happen; writing helps educators to better understand themselves, as well as students, parents, and colleagues. This practical book illustrates how to encourage, lead, and sustain teacher-writers, especially in group contexts. In contrast to guides on writing and teacher research, this book is designed for those who support teacher-writers, such as teacher educators and literacy coaches. The authors offer descriptions of key practices they have developed over years of coaching, teaching, and collaborating with K–12 teachers who write about classroom instruction, teacher research, or advocacy for better policy and pedagogy. Knowing firsthand just how hard writing can be for teachers, they provide a repertoire of strategies to elicit writing, to support teachers as they write, to find audiences for the teachers’ work, and much more. This book offers clear guidance to coach teacher-writers to: Choose topics and shape ideas.Conquer insecurities and draw from their strengths.Establish authority with their audience.Navigate publishing, including choosing venues and working with editors.Find time and space to write and create the habits of writing daily.Respond to audience reaction to their writing.Reflect on their teaching and writing. Develop a voice and vision as a professional. “Understanding writing is a lifelong journey. This book is an indispensable guide to beginning that journey yourself and together with colleagues.” —Elyse Eidman-Aadahl, executive director, National Writing Project “Gives advice on how I can become a better collaborator, facilitator, and cocreator who helps teachers celebrate the power (and joy) that writing can give them.” —Cathy Fleischer, professor, Eastern Michigan University “The authors know how to support teachers in gathering the courage to write. I am grateful for the ideas that have ignited my own writing.” —Penny Kittle, Teacher and Author



A Charter School Principal s Story

A Charter School Principal   s Story Author Barbara Smith
ISBN-10 9789463512183
Release 2017-12-05
Pages 20
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What happens when a Canadian principal, guided by the teachings of Fullan and Hargreaves, takes on the role of school leader in an inner-city charter school in the United States? This inside story of a principal in the DC charter school system, reveals much about the desire for educators and students to experience more than a life of multiple-choice testing that tends to be so commonplace in these schools. While such a case adds to the mound of research that supports the ‘change takes time’ findings, it nevertheless demonstrates the reality, on a day-to-day basis, of what’s worth fighting for in schools. Student and teacher engagement and empowerment matter, and to get to such ends, a school must fiercely focus on targets well beyond test scores. This book speaks about how a budget reveals school values, and by shifting resources to support staff and student development, a school, coping with regular turnover, can be filled with more confident and capable community members. A school crawling with leaders emerged as more student, teacher and non-instructional staff were supported in new roles, aimed at building an inspired culture, with the talent and capacity to move others to action. The old ways of ‘doing school’ do not address the needs of the 21st century learner, and while many forces with limited views of education were at play, this story does provide an example of what promising things can and should happen to increase engagement and learning in more charter schools across America. “Dr. Barbara Smith’s narrative of her times in public charter schools offers all of us insights into the struggle to create schools of high academic quality and compassionate care, worthy of her educational mandate and mission.” – David Booth, Professor Emeritus, The Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto “Dr. Smith’s message inspires me to be an advocate for education and her work will inspire you as well!” – Jalen Rose, Chair of Board of Directors, Jalen Rose Leadership Academy, Detroit, Michigan, ESPN Commentator “This inside look provides an opportunity for innovation in a field that has held to aging standards for far too long!” – Diane C. Manica, Former Director, Leadership and Accreditation, University of Detroit Mercy



Get Up or Give Up

Get Up or Give Up Author Michael Bonner
ISBN-10 9781682615881
Release 2017-10-03
Pages 180
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Michael Bonner knew he wanted to be a teacher after his favorite college professor, Dr. Poulson, inspired him. The professor’s passion and love for teaching prompted Michael to change his major and his life’s direction. But nothing prepared Michael for the reality of a Title One school. Teaching is fun until a 7-year-old is assaulting you or you’re dodging furniture being thrown at you. When you mix the craziness of a classroom with a marriage that was about to implode, anyone might want to quit. Smiling on the outside while feeling dead on the inside took this dedicated teacher to the breaking point. Michael knew he must change what was inside him, in his approach to life, or nothing would change anywhere else. So Michael took matters into his own hands to make four key paradigm shifts that helped him create a world of successful learning for his students and love within both the classroom and beyond. The result has been a transformation that’s taken Michael far beyond the classroom as he inspires thousands across the country. Many agree teaching is an amazing profession but there’s little discussion why so many teachers are leaving the profession. Get Up or Give Up: How I Almost Gave Up on Teaching shines a light into the internal battles and decisions educators face daily, and how we must make a conscious decision either to give in—or push through.



365 things to make you go hmm

365 things to make you go hmm    Author Sparky Teaching
ISBN-10 9781781351581
Release 2014-05-30
Pages 200
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This book gives teachers ways to provoke thought and start discussion - something schemes of work don't always allow time for. With a curriculum that is getting increasingly content-heavy, it's important for teachers to look to develop thinking skills where they can. 365 Things to make you go hmm ... provides one opportunity a day (through questions / tasks) to develop skills like creative thinking, a sense of wonder, logic and decision-making. By getting pupils talking, classroom communities are built. Skills include: creative thinking, mathematical thinking, problem-solving, critical thinking, personal / inter-personal skills, a sense of wonder/curiosity about the world. For use by teachers from KS1 through to secondary teachers.



What Connected Educators Do Differently

What Connected Educators Do Differently Author Todd Whitaker
ISBN-10 9781317566410
Release 2015-02-11
Pages 172
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Todd Whitaker, Jeffrey Zoul, and Jimmy Casas are widely acclaimed experts on teaching and leading and are pioneers in the education twitterverse, and now they are sharing their best practices! In What Connected Educators Do Differently, they show how being a connected educator—by using social media to connect with peers across the country and even across the globe—will greatly enhance your own learning and your success in a school or classroom. You’ll find out how to create a personal and professional learning network to share resources and ideas, gain support, and make an impact on others. By customizing your professional development in this way, you’ll be able to learn what you want, how you want, when you want. Best of all, you’ll become energized and inspired by all the great ideas out there and how you can contribute, benefiting both you and your students. Whether you are a teacher or school leader, you will come away from this book with step-by-step advice and fresh ideas to try immediately. Being a connected educator has never been easier or more important than it is right now!



The Coach Approach to School Leadership

The Coach Approach to School Leadership Author Jessica Johnson
ISBN-10 9781416623854
Release 2017-05-22
Pages 181
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In The Coach Approach to School Leadership, Jessica Johnson, Shira Leibowitz, and Kathy Perret address a dilemma faced by many principals: how to function as learning leaders while fulfilling their evaluative and management duties. The answer? Incorporating instructional coaching techniques as an integral part of serious school improvement. The authors explain how principals can * Master the skill of “switching hats” between the nonjudgmental coach role and the evaluative supervisor role. * Expand their classroom visits and combine coaching with evaluation requirements. * Nurture relationships with teachers and build a positive school culture. * Provide high-quality feedback to support the development of both teachers and students. * Empower teachers to lead their own professional learning and work together as a team. Drawing from the authors’ work with schools as well as their conversations with educators across the globe, this thought-provoking book speaks to the unique needs of principals as instructional leaders, providing solutions to challenges in every aspect of this complex endeavor. The role of the principal is changing at a rapid pace. Let this resource guide you in improving your own practice while helping teachers master the high-quality instruction that leads to student success.



Behavior and Group Management in Outdoor Adventure Education

Behavior and Group Management in Outdoor Adventure Education Author Dr Alan Ewert
ISBN-10 9781317388463
Release 2017-07-04
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Outdoor adventure activities are becoming an increasingly popular part of physical education programs. The physical risks of these activities are often foremost in the minds of both instructors and participants, yet it is managing group behavior which can prove to be the most difficult. This is the first book for students and practitioners to address this essential aspect of outdoor adventure education (OAE). Outlining key evidence-based training practices, this book explains how to interact with groups ranging from adolescents to military veterans within a variety of outdoor adventure education contexts. It provides practical advice on how to promote positive behavior, while also offering guidance on how to mitigate negative behavior and manage a variety of challenging behavioral issues. With ten chapters full of real world examples from rock climbing to wilderness trekking, it provides a comprehensive guide to understanding the complexities of behavioral group management (BGM) in theory and practice. This book is vital reading for students training to be outdoor physical education instructors and for practitioners looking to enhance their group management skills.