Questions, Claims, and Evidence: The Important Place of Argument in Children’s Science Writing

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Heinemann #ad - With it you'll replace the lab reports of traditional science teaching with the writing of scientists searching for answers. And in the process, you and your students may well discover that you enjoy and learn from science time more than ever. Its approach helps you: increase students' interest in science by showing students how to ask good questions and design their own experiments to answer them improve their analysis skills by giving them tools to make and support scientific claims boost their science writing by offering meaningful opportunities to argue for, reflect on, and summarize their findings.

I am so pleased that this book is going to be out in the professional conversation, especially in a time when science teaching and the understandings about our world that come about because of it get pushed aside. It transforms experiments from following directions and making notes into chances to pose and answer questions that interest students.

Questions, Claims, and Evidence: The Important Place of Argument in Children's Science Writing #ad - It improves your science teaching by: broadening your professional knowledge with the latest research and theory providing self-evaluation tools for monitoring your performance answering frequently asked questions about the Questions, Claims, and Evidence approach. Step by step questions, Claims, and Evidence immerses students in scientific inquiry and writing.

Try something new that will motivate your students and improve their writing abilities. Katie wood ray author of about the authors   Questions, Claims, and Evidence presents a new approach to science teaching that engages students fully by linking literacy and inquiry. I actually feel like I am smart.

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Teaching for Conceptual Understanding in Science

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Corwin #ad - Written in an appealing, conversational style, this new book explores where science education has been and where it’s going; emphasizes how knowing the history and nature of science can help you engage in teaching for conceptual understanding and conceptual change;  stresses the importance of formative assessment as a pathway to conceptual change; and  provides a bridge between research and practice.

Teaching for conceptual understanding in science is by richard Konicek-Moran, a researcher and professor who wrote the Everyday Science Mysteries series, and Page Keeley, a practitioner and teacher educator who writes the Uncovering Student Ideas in Science series. Whether you read each chapter in sequence or start by browsing the topics in the vignettes, other concepts, Konicek-Moran and Keeley will make you think―really think―about the major goal of science education in the 21st century: to help students understand science at the conceptual level so they can see its connections to other fields, and their own lives.

Teaching for Conceptual Understanding in Science #ad - . Corwin Pr. What do you get when you bring together two of nsta’s bestselling authors to ponder ways to deepen students’ conceptual understanding of science? A fascinating combination of deep thinking about science teaching, field-tested strategies you can use in your classroom immediately, and personal vignettes all educators can relate to and apply themselves.

This is the kind of thought-provoking book that can truly change the way you teach.

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Educating for Critical Democratic Literacy

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Routledge #ad - Part i explains the theory and basic principles of CDL and provides background information on the role of democracy in education. Written together by both literacy and social studies experts, it is based on a conceptual revision of the notions of civic education and critical literacy called "Critical Democratic Literacy" CDL.

Part ii consists of four sample lessons designed using the National Council for the Social Studies NCSS C3 Framework and the Common Core State Standards for English/Language Arts CSS ELA standards. Educating for critical democratic Literacy educates pre and in-service elementary school teachers in teaching four key civics concepts through social studies and literacy integration.

Educating for Critical Democratic Literacy #ad - Corwin Pr. The authors’ dual expertise allows them to effectively detail the applications of their knowledge for teachers, from lesson conception to implementation to assessment. Fully aligned to both the ccss ela and ncss c3 framework, as well as the skills to develop their own rigorous, this timely resource provides future and current teachers with specific lessons and tools, integrated units of study.

Part iii includes a primer explaining the four civic concepts that frame the book.

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Elementary and Middle School Mathematics: Teaching Developmentally 10th Edition

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Pearson #ad - An important reference to consult throughout your teaching career, this book reflects the Common Core State Standards and NCTM’s Principles to Actions, as well as current research and coverage of the latest teaching technology. The interactive, video examples, authentic application exercises, math practice, and self-check assessments in MyLab Education for Elementary and Middle School Mathematics help future teachers build their understanding of math content and pedagogy.

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Elementary and Middle School Mathematics: Teaching Developmentally 10th Edition #ad - By combining trusted author content with digital tools and a flexible platform, MyLab personalizes the learning experience and improves results for each student. Also available with mylab Education MyLab is the teaching and learning platform that empowers instructors to reach every student. Guide teachers to help all prek-8 learners make sense of mathematics Elementary and Middle School Mathematics: Teaching Developmentally illustrates how children learn mathematics, and then shows pre-service teachers the most effective methods of teaching PreK-8 math through hands-on, problem-based activities.

Examples of real student work and new common challenges and misconception tables help you visualize good mathematics instruction and assessment that supports and challenges all learners. Note: you are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab does not come packaged with this content.

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Elementary and Middle School Mathematics: Teaching Developmentally 7th Edition

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Pearson #ad - Technology. Mathematics. Curriculum. Standards. Elementary & middle school MathematicsVan de Walle, Karp, John, Karen S. Bay-williams, Jennifer M Corwin Pr. Principles.

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Colorado: A History of the Centennial State, Fifth Edition

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University Press of Colorado #ad - Since 1976, newcomers and natives alike have learned about the rich history of the magnificent place they call home from Colorado: A History of the Centennial State. Standards. Principles. Mathematics. Providing a balanced treatment of the entire state’s history—from Grand Junction to Lamar and from Trinidad to Craig—the authors also reveal how Denver and its surrounding communities developed and gained influence.

While continuing to elucidate the significant impact of mining, agriculture, and tourism on Colorado, manufacturing, the fifth edition broadens and focuses its coverage by consolidating material on Native Americans into one chapter and adding a new chapter on sports history. Curriculum. The authors also expand their discussion of the twentieth century with updated sections on the environment, politics, economy, and recent cultural conflicts.

Colorado: A History of the Centennial State, Fifth Edition #ad - New illustrations, updated statistics, and an extensive bibliography including Internet resources enhance this edition. Noel incorporate recent events, scholarship, and insights about the state in an accessible volume that general readers and students will enjoy. The new edition tells of conflicts, european, and changing ways of life as Hispanic, shifting alliances, and African American settlers flooded into a region that was already home to Native Americans.

University Press of Colorado. Corwin Pr.

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The Reading Strategies Book: Your Everything Guide to Developing Skilled Readers

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Heinemann #ad - University Press of Colorado. Mathematics. We offer strategies to readers to put the work in doable terms for those who are still practicing, " writes Jen Serravallo. Technology. With jen's help you'll: develop goals for every reader give students step-by-step strategies for skilled reading guide readers with prompts aligned to the strategies adjust instruction to meet individual needs with Jen's Teaching Tips craft demonstrations and explanations with her Lesson Language learn more with Hat Tips to the work of influential teacher-authors.

Whether you use readers workshop, or any other approach, balanced reading, Daily 5/CAFE, guided reading, a core reading program, whole-class novels, The Reading Strategies Book will complement and extend your teaching. Rely on it to plan and implement goal-directed, small groups, differentiated instruction for individuals, and whole classes.

The Reading Strategies Book: Your Everything Guide to Developing Skilled Readers #ad - Each strategy is cross-linked to skills, and Fountas & Pinnell reading levels to give you just-right teaching, genres, just in time. Curriculum. Principles. Standards. Corwin Pr. The goal is not that they can do the steps of the strategy but that they become more comfortable and competent with a new skill.

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Elementary and Middle School Mathematics: Teaching Developmentally 8th Edition Teaching Student-Centered Mathematics Series

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Pearson #ad - The eighth edition better prepares teachers to teach mathematics to all learners by including new strategies for English language learners and students with disabilities. Mathematics. Used book in Good Condition. University Press of Colorado. More activities infusing technology and samples of authentic student work are introduced.

Corwin Pr. Technology. Standards. Curriculum. Increased emphasis on formative assessment, showcased with an icon and notes throughout, guide teachers to master this difficult practice. Written by leaders in the field, this best-selling book will guide teachers as they help all Pre-K — 8 learners make sense of math by supporting their own mathematical understanding and effective planning and instruction.

Elementary and Middle School Mathematics: Teaching Developmentally 8th Edition Teaching Student-Centered Mathematics Series #ad - Elementary and middle school mathematics: teaching Developmentallywas written to help teacher candidates and practicing teachers understand mathematics and become more confident in their ability to teach the subject to children in pre-K through eighth grade. Structured for easy reference, offering 23 chapters reflecting the latest research to consult throughout one’s teaching career, the revised edition infuses NCTM and Common Core State Standards with the benefits of problem-based mathematics instruction.

Heinemann. The amount of coverage relating to mathematics in early childhood has been increased. Principles.

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The Daily 5: Fostering Literacy in the Elementary Grades

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Stenhouse Publishers #ad - Standards. Technology. Used book in Good Condition. Mathematics. Curriculum. University Press of Colorado. Stenhouse Publishers. Heinemann. Principles. By following this simple and proven structure, teachers can move from a harried classroom toward one that hums with productive and engaged learners. What's new in the second edition: detailed launch plans for the first three weeks full color photos, figures, and charts Increased flexibility regarding when and how to introduce each Daily 5 choice New chapter on differentiating instruction by age and stamina Ideas about how to integrate the Daily 5 with the CAFE assessment system New chapter on the Math Daily 3 structure Corwin Pr.

. The daily 5 provides a way for any teacher to structure literacy and now math time to increase student independence and allow for individualized attention in small groups and one-on-one. Teachers and schools implementing the daily 5 will do the following: spend less time on classroom management and more time teaching Help students develop independence, stamina, and accountability Provide students with abundant time for practicing reading, writing, and math Increase the time teachers spend with students one-on-one and in small groups Improve schoolwide achievement and success in literacy and math.

The Daily 5: Fostering Literacy in the Elementary Grades #ad - The daily 5, detailed lesson plans, specific tips for implementing each component, Second Edition gives teachers everything they need to launch and sustain the Daily 5, model behaviors, including materials and setup, and solutions to common challenges. The daily 5, second edition retains the core literacy components that made the first edition one of the most widely read books in education and enhances these practices based on years of further experience in classrooms and compelling new brain research.

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Teaching Social Studies: A Literacy-Based Approach

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Pearson #ad - Heinemann. Technology. Mathematics. Principles. By integrating powerful literacy strategies into instruction, social studies teachers can motivate students to deepen their understanding of social studies concepts and ultimately strengthen their overall comprehension. Standards. University Press of Colorado. Stenhouse Publishers.

This book addresses how to teach social studies for understanding and how literature can enhance this process. Margin notes provide readers with additional information such as history connections, useful websites, and fresh teaching ideas. Teaching social studies: A Literacy-Based Approach offers innovative ideas and new directions for teaching social studies.

Teaching Social Studies: A Literacy-Based Approach #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Corwin Pr. Curriculum. Chapters feature big ideas to guide planning and instruction, book links to encourage the integration of children’s literature and informational sources, and lesson planning tools to help readers design responsive instruction.

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Notice & Note: Strategies for Close Reading

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Heinemann #ad - Just as rigor does not reside in the barbell but in the act of lifting it, responsive, observant, rigor in reading is not an attribute of a text but rather of a reader's behavior-engaged, questioning, analytical. Used book in Good Condition. Mathematics. Principles. Curriculum. Technology. Corwin Pr. Heinemann. The close reading strategies in Notice and Note will help you cultivate those critical reading habits that will make your students more attentive, thoughtful, independent readers.

Kylene beers and Robert E. University Press of Colorado. A new notice and note literature Log offers students practice finding the signposts-with over-the-shoulder coaching from Kylene and Bob. Learning first to spot these signposts and then to question them, enables readers to explore the text, any text, finding evidence to support their interpretations.

Notice & Note: Strategies for Close Reading #ad - In this timely and practical guide kylene and bob: examine the new emphasis on text-dependent questions, including text selections and teaching tools, conflict, and theme provide 6 text-dependent anchor questions that help readers take note and read more closely offer 6 Notice and Note model lessons, text complexity, point of view, and what it means to be literate in the 21st century identify 6 signposts that help readers understand and respond to character development, rigor, that help you introduce each signpost to your students.

Save with 5-packs. Probst also available: notice & note/reading nonfiction signpost student Bookmarks Notice and Note Book Club Facebook Page In Notice and Note Kylene Beers and Bob Probst introduce 6 "signposts" that alert readers to significant moments in a work of literature and encourage students to read closely.

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