Education

Brain-Compatible Activities, Grades 3-5

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Publisher: Simon and Schuster

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Category: Education

Page: 96

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Brain research has provided a tremendous opportunity to develop instructional techniques that facilitate the brain's innate learning capacity. As educators, we can take this knowledge and apply it to the strategies we use in our classrooms. This essential resource, based on David A. Sousa's best-seller How the Brain Learns, Third Edition,provides ready-to-use, brain-compatible activities that feature some of the following strategies: • Graphic organizers • Mnemonic devices • Cooperative learning • Movement to enhance retention • Music to stimulate brain activity and creativity These activities, correlated with national standards, cover all the content areas in grades 3–5 and include topics such as word selection, poetry, reading fluency, geometry, negative numbers, modes of exchange, animal habits, clouds, and much more! The more we understand how the brain learns, the more instructional options we have. This unique resource helps you make the most of the brain's learning potential and transform your teaching practices to engage every student in your classroom.
Education

Brain-Compatible Activities for Mathematics, Grades 2-3

Author: David A. Sousa

Publisher: Corwin Press

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Category: Education

Page: 181

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Sophisticated medical instruments have provided us with a unique glimpse into the learning brain. As educators, we can take the knowledge and apply it to teaching in our classrooms. With the advantage of brain research, we have been able to develop instructional techniques that facilitate the brain's innate learning capacity. The more teachers know about how the brain learns, the more instructional options they have. Brain-Compatible Activities for Mathematics, Grades K-1 provides ready-to-use, brain-compatible lessons for mathematics instruction. Each step-by-step lesson includes detailed instructions for the teacher, maths activities, and all the necessary reproducibles. Correlated with the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics' standards and Focal Points, this classroom resource shows teachers how to apply the principles discussed in Sousa's bestseller, How the Brain Learns Mathematics.
Education

Brain-Compatible Activities, Grades 3-5

Author: David A. Sousa

Publisher: Corwin

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 96

View: 455

(Teacher's Catalogue, Set Description, C Copy) Step-by-step lesson plans help you enhance student learning by using research-based, brain-compatible activities in your classroom. (Dealer's Catalogue, Set Description, C Copy) Step-by-step lesson plans provide research-based, brain-compatible activities to teach topics across the curriculum, enhance student learning, and transform teaching practices.
Education

The Reading Puzzle: Comprehension, Grades 4-8

Author: Elaine K. McEwan

Publisher: Corwin

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Category: Education

Page: 96

View: 708

These valuable, grade-leveled resources incorporate reading skills identified by the National Reading Panel as critical to reading success. They provide standards-based, ready-to-use activities to improve spelling, phonological awareness, comprehension, and more!
Education

The Reading Puzzle: Fluency, Grades 4-8

Author: Elaine K. McEwan

Publisher: Corwin

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 96

View: 793

These valuable, grade-leveled resources incorporate reading skills identified by the National Reading Panel as critical to reading success. They provide standards-based, ready-to-use activities to improve spelling, phonological awareness, comprehension, and more!
Education

The Reading Puzzle: Phonics, Grades K-3

Author: Elaine K. McEwan

Publisher: Corwin

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Category: Education

Page: 96

View: 280

These valuable, grade-leveled resources incorporate reading skills identified by the National Reading Panel as critical to reading success. They provide standards-based, ready-to-use activities to improve spelling, phonological awareness, comprehension, and more!
Education

The Reading Puzzle: Vocabulary, Grades 4-8

Author: Elaine K. McEwan

Publisher: Corwin

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 96

View: 961

These valuable, grade-leveled resources incorporate reading skills identified by the National Reading Panel as critical to reading success. They provide standards-based, ready-to-use activities to improve spelling, phonological awareness, comprehension, and more!
Education

The Reading Puzzle: Comprehension, Grades K-3

Author: Elaine K. McEwan

Publisher: Corwin

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 96

View: 841

These valuable, grade-leveled resources incorporate reading skills identified by the National Reading Panel as critical to reading success. They provide standards-based, ready-to-use activities to improve spelling, phonological awareness, comprehension, and more!
Education

Reading and Language Arts Worksheets Don't Grow Dendrites

Author: Marcia L. Tate

Publisher: Corwin Press

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Category: Education

Page: 200

View: 344

Experts say that when students engage in learning, comprehension is more likely to occur. Building on Marcia Tate's successful "dendrite-growing" teaching strategies, Reading and Language Arts Worksheets Don't Grow Dendrites, based on the latest field research, contains more than 300 instructional activities and brain-compatible literacy strategies. This classroom companion is dedicated to improving the way students learn to read and read to learn. Educators will discover hands-on techniques to help teach reading in relevant, motivating, and engaging ways. Activities cover essential areas of literacy instruction, including Phonemic awareness Phonics and vocabulary instruction Text comprehension Reading authentically, widely, and strategically Writing strategically Creating, critiquing, and discussing texts Conducting research Using technological resources Respecting diversity in language Participating in literary communities Using language to accomplish purposes
Education

The Reading Puzzle: Vocabulary, Grades K-3

Author: Elaine K. McEwan

Publisher: Corwin

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 96

View: 279

These valuable, grade-leveled resources incorporate reading skills identified by the National Reading Panel as critical to reading success. They provide standards-based, ready-to-use activities to improve spelling, phonological awareness, comprehension, and more!
Performing Arts

Brain-compatible Dance Education

Author: Anne Green Gilbert

Publisher: Amer Alliance for Health Physical

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Category: Performing Arts

Page: 346

View: 609

This classic "must have" is NDA's most popular publication. Includes locomotor/nonlocomotor movement, assessment, and interdisciplinary topics.
Education

Learning Disabilities

Author: William N. Bender

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

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Category: Education

Page: 450

View: 489

The Sixth Edition of "Learning Disabilities: Characteristics, Identification, and Teaching Strategies "presents guidelines for using Response to Intervention (RTI) as an eligibility tool and as differentiated instruction for the general education class. Detailed coverage of the most up-to-date classroom practices, the latest research, and critical issues are also presented. Using the author s nearly thirty years of experience in working with children and adolescents who have learning disabilities, this new edition presents the latest research and information on learning disabilities in each developmental area. It focuses on identification and eligibility issues, incorporating the newly released rules and regulations on RTI, IDEA 2004, and the No Child Left Behind legislation. The text stresses both the characteristics of students with learning disabilities and classroom-tested instructional strategies. With up-to-date content, this practical guide also offers insight into practical educational concerns from a teacher s perspective, as well as the relevant scholarship. Highlights of the Sixth Edition: Emphasizes RTI as an assessment option and provides a detailed example of how to complete a response to intervention (Chapter 5). Includes specifics of the IDEA 2004 laws and regulations that became effective in August, 2006. These will drastically reform the field of LD within two years! (Chapters 1-5). Contains research-based reading strategies, as emphasized in the No Child Left Behind legislation (Chapter 6). "
Medical

Pathology

Author: Catherine Cavallaro Goodman

Publisher: W B Saunders Company

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Category: Medical

Page: 899

View: 933

Presenting the first pathology text designed specifically for therapists! This remarkably practical resource helps readers design safe and effective treatment programs by integrating the basic science and clinical implications of disease with the rehabilitation process. A body-system organization and an at-a-glance format make reference easy. SPECIAL IMPLICATIONS FOR THE THERAPIST boxes throughout the text present the precautions, complications, and contraindications to consider when designing a treatment program.
Education

Activities for the Differentiated Classroom: Grade Five

Author: Gayle H. Gregory

Publisher: Corwin

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 96

View: 890

Correlated to the national standards, these practical, ready-to-use activities help teachers use research-based strategies to meet the needs of all students in their differentiated classrooms.