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  • Publisher : Stenhouse Publishers
  • Release : 01 January 2006
  • ISBN : 9781571104182
  • Page : 244 pages
  • Rating : 5/5 from 2 voters

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Woven through the book is Mary's unflinching and humorous account of her own roots in a struggling large Irish Catholic family and her early career as a community activist. Mary's teaching is infused with lessons of her heroes: Gandhi, Eleanor Roosevelt, Helen Keller, Martin Luther King, Jr., and others. Her students learn to make connections between their lives, the books they read, the community leaders they meet, and the larger world.

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Black Ants and Buddhists

Black Ants and Buddhists
  • Author : Mary Cowhey
  • Publisher : Stenhouse Publishers
  • Release Date : 2006-01-01
  • ISBN : 9781571104182
DOWNLOAD BOOKBlack Ants and Buddhists

Woven through the book is Mary's unflinching and humorous account of her own roots in a struggling large Irish Catholic family and her early career as a community activist. Mary's teaching is infused with lessons of her heroes: Gandhi, Eleanor Roosevelt, Helen Keller, Martin Luther King, Jr., and others. Her students learn to make connections between their lives, the books they read, the community leaders they meet, and the larger world.

Black and Buddhist

Black and Buddhist
  • Author : Cheryl A. Giles,Pamela Ayo Yetunde
  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Release Date : 2020-12-08
  • ISBN : 9780834843059
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Nautilus Book Award Gold Recipient. Leading African American Buddhist teachers offer lessons on racism, resilience, spiritual freedom, and the possibility of a truly representative American Buddhism. With contributions by Acharya Gaylon Ferguson, Cheryl A. Giles, Gyōzan Royce Andrew Johnson, Ruth King, Kamilah Majied, Lama Rod Owens, Lama Dawa Tarchin Phillips, Sebene Selassie, and Pamela Ayo Yetunde. What does it mean to be Black and Buddhist? In this powerful collection of writings, African American teachers from all the major Buddhist

Learning to Trust

Learning to Trust
  • Author : Marilyn Watson,Laura Ecken
  • Publisher : Jossey-Bass
  • Release Date : 2003-05-02
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105210212135
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Building the teacher-student relationship -- Teaching children how to be friends -- Building the community -- Meeting students needs for competence and autonomy -- Managing mistakes and misbehavior : taking a teaching stance -- Managing mistakes and misbehavior : when teaching and reminding aren't enough -- Competition in the classroom -- Showing students how to compose a life -- Finding the conditions for success.

Teaching Science Through Trade Books

Teaching Science Through Trade Books
  • Author : Christine Anne Royce,Karen Rohrich Ansberry,Emily Rachel Morgan
  • Publisher : NSTA Press
  • Release Date : 2012
  • ISBN : 9781936959136
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What was your favourite book as a child? In more than 10 years of facilitating workshops, we have never heard anyone reply, My fourth-grade science textbook. Clearly, textbooks have an important place in the science classroom, but using trade books to supplement a textbook can greatly enrich students experience. from Teaching Science Through Trade Books If you like the popular Teaching Science Through Trade Books columns in NSTA s journal Science and Children, or if you’ve become

Ms. Moffett's First Year

Ms. Moffett's First Year
  • Author : Abby Goodnough
  • Publisher : PublicAffairs
  • Release Date : 2009-04-28
  • ISBN : 9780786736881
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In summer of 2000, legal secretary Donna Moffett answered an ad for the New York City Teaching Fellows program, which sought to recruit "talented professionals" from other fields to teach in some of the city's worst schools. Seven weeks later she was in a first grade classroom in Flatbush, Brooklyn, nearly completely unprepared for what she was about to face. New York Times education reporter Abby Goodnough followed Donna Moffett through her first year as a teacher, writing a frontpage, award-winning

Sharing the Blue Crayon

Sharing the Blue Crayon
  • Author : Mary Anne Buckley
  • Publisher : Stenhouse Publishers
  • Release Date : 2015-02-16
  • ISBN : 9781625310118
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Social and emotional learning is at the heart of good teaching, but as standards and testing requirements consume classroom time and divert teachers' focus, these critical skills often get sidelined. In "Sharing the Blue Crayon," Mary Anne Buckley shows teachers how to incorporate social and emotional learning into a busy day and then extend these skills to literacy lessons for young children. Through simple activities such as read-alouds, sing-alongs, murals, and performances, students learn how to get along in a

Seeing the Science in Children's Thinking

Seeing the Science in Children's Thinking
  • Author : David M. Hammer,Emily van Zee
  • Publisher : Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2006
  • ISBN : UVA:X030108466
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Observing and listening to children while they inquire into the physical sciences is difficult. There's lots to see and hear, but unless you know what to look and listen for, you might only see a noisy blur of activity. Seeing the Science in Children's Thinking is a field guide to the science classroom with authentic examples presented in written and video form. It's a great way for staff developers to train teachers' eyes and ears to pick up the analysis

Girls, Social Class, and Literacy

Girls, Social Class, and Literacy
  • Author : Stephanie Jones
  • Publisher : Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2006
  • ISBN : UOM:39015066779839
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Presents a comprehensive study guide to help teachers deal with impact of poverty on elementary education, and draws upon the findings of her five-year study of eight girls from poorer backgrounds.

Elementary Social Studies

Elementary Social Studies
  • Author : S.G. Grant,Bruce A. VanSledright
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-03-14
  • ISBN : 9781134672936
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Organized around four commonplaces of education—learners and learning, subject matter, teachers and teaching, and classroom environment—Elementary Social Studies provides a rich and ambitious framework to help social studies teachers achieve powerful teaching and learning results. By blending the theoretical and the practical, the authors deeply probe the basic elements of quality instruction—planning, implementation, and assessment—always with the goal of creating and supporting students who are motivated, engaged, and thoughtful. Book features and updates to the third

The Subaltern Speak

The Subaltern Speak
  • Author : Michael W. Apple,Kristen L. Buras
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-01-11
  • ISBN : 9781136079061
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The question of whose perspective, experience and history is privileged in educational institutions has shaped curriculum debates for decades. In this insightful collection, Michael W. Apple and Kristen L. Buras interrogate the notion that some knowledge is worth more than others. The Subaltern Speak combines an analysis of the ways in which various forms of power now operate, with a specific focus on spaces in which subaltern groups act to reassert their own perceived identities, cultures and histories.

Strategies to Integrate the Arts in Social Studies

Strategies to Integrate the Arts in Social Studies
  • Author : Jennifer M. Bogard,Maureen Creegan-Quinquis
  • Publisher : Teacher Created Materials
  • Release Date : 2013-07-01
  • ISBN : 9781425895334
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This teacher-friendly resource provides practical arts-based strategies for classroom teachers to use in teaching social studies content. Overview information and model lessons are provided for each strategy and ideas are provided for grades K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12. The strategies addressed within the book allow teachers to make social studies instruction come alive and best meet students' needs.

What Really Works in Elementary Education

What Really Works in Elementary Education
  • Author : Wendy W. Murawski,Kathy Lynn Scott
  • Publisher : Corwin Press
  • Release Date : 2015-02-18
  • ISBN : 9781483390185
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Research-based practical strategies for every teacher This book compiles the advice of experts who not only understand the research behind certain educational practices, but also have experience working in elementary classrooms. Each user-friendly chapter, focused on a topic vital to elementary educators, presents information in a straightforward way to help you learn what works – and what doesn't – with students today. Whether you’re a new educator, or just seeking to build new skills, you’ll benefit from: Insight into a

The Arts Go to School

The Arts Go to School
  • Author : David Booth,Masayuki Hachiya
  • Publisher : Pembroke Publishers Limited
  • Release Date : 2004-01-01
  • ISBN : 9781551381756
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Discover the power the arts bring to every aspect of learning. Incorporating the arts in your classroom opens up new possibilities, expands the mind, creates a thirst for knowledge, and helps students become more open to the world around them, offering another way of thinking about, being in, and constructing our world. Too often classroom teachers face the challenge of teaching the arts without the background or support they need. The Arts Go to School explores every aspect of implementing

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Integrating the Arts Across the Content Areas
  • Author : Donovan, Lisa
  • Publisher : Shell Education
  • Release Date : 2017-03-01
  • ISBN : 9781618139054
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Bring the arts back into the classroom with arts-based activities and strategies to use in language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies instruction. Developed in conjunction with Lesley University, this resource helps teachers to gain a better understanding of why and how to use the arts to reach and engage students. Developed to help motivate disengaged students, this professional resource provides activities, concrete examples, and stories from teachers already implementing art-based curriculum. The strategies are presented in categories that include:

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Social Studies and Diversity Education
  • Author : Elizabeth E. Heilman,Ramona Fruja,Matthew Missias
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2010-01-21
  • ISBN : 9781135231163
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The preparation of social studies teachers is crucial not only to the project of good education, but, even more broadly, to the cultivation of a healthy democracy and the growth of a nation’s citizens. This one-of-a-kind resource features ideas from over 100 of the field's most thoughtful teacher educators reflecting on their best practices and offering specific strategies through which future teachers can learn to teach, thus illuminating the careful planning and deep thinking that go into the preparation of