Meeting the National Standards & Grade-Level Outcomes
by Shirley A Holt/Hale, Tina J. Hall
Release Date: February 29, 2016
Elementary school physical educators looking for expert guidance in designing lessons that are aligned with SHAPE America’s National Standards and Grade-Level Outcomes need look no further.
Lesson Planning for Elementary Physical Education works in tandem with SHAPE America’s National Standards...
In many elementary classrooms, social studies has taken a back seat to English Language Arts and Mathematics in the wake of No Child Left Behind and Race to the Top This volume is not another handwringing lament. On the contrary, the elementary educators who have contributed to this volume have a positive...
by Douglas K. Brumbaugh, Peggy L. Moch, MaryE Wilkinson
Release Date: September 22, 2004
THE book for elementary education mathematics content courses! Designed to help prospective teachers of elementary school mathematics learn content beyond the rote level, this text stimulates readers to think beyond just getting the problem right and fosters their development into thoughtful, reflective,...
Curriculum Design, Instruction, Learning, and Assessment
by Christine M. Cunningham
Release Date: December 15, 2009
This comprehensive introduction will help elementary educators integrate engineering into their classroom, school, or district in age-appropriate, inclusive, and engaging ways. Building on the work of a Museum of Science team that has spent 15 years developing elementary engineering curricula, this...
This volume summarizes research on important topics in cognitive research and discusses what must be done to apply this research in early elementary classrooms. Purposefully, it focuses on areas of cognitive research that have only recently begun to be studied in early elementary classrooms or that,...
Developing, Refining, and Examining Programs That Support Mathematics Teaching and Learning
Release Date: February 1, 2017
Elementary mathematics specialists are teacher leaders who are responsible for supporting effective PK6 mathematics instruction and student learning. The Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE), the Association of State Supervisors of Mathematics, the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics,...
Teachers' Understanding of Fundamental Mathematics in China and the United States
by Liping Ma
Release Date: March 26, 2010
Studies of teachers in the U.S. often document insufficient subject matter knowledge in mathematics. Yet, these studies give few examples of the knowledge teachers need to support teaching, particularly the kind of teaching demanded by recent reforms in mathematics education. Knowing and Teaching...
by Gary Robert Muschla, Judith A. Muschla, Erin Muschla
Release Date: November 17, 2010
An essential reference for all elementary teachers
This comprehensive resource contains useful lists on all the subjects elementary teachers need, from core content to tips on classroom management to advice for students on study skills. The lists highlight vital areas of interest including...
by Cynthia Simpson, Jeffrey Bakken, Ph.D.
Release Date: September 15, 2013
Written in a very reader-friendly style with many examples and suggestions, Effective Inclusion Strategies for Elementary Teachers addresses some of the very important issues elementary school teachers face when working with students with disabilities. Topics include an overview of disability laws...
Promoting Student Engagement in an Era of Accountability
by Dana Mitra, Stephanie C. Serriere
Release Date: December 15, 2009
As former elementary school teachers, the authors focus on what is possible in schools rather than a romantic vision of what schools could be. Based on a 5-year study of an elementary school, this book shows how civic engagement can be purposive and critical—a way to encourage young people to...
by Jonathan Bergmann, Aaron Sams
Release Date: February 21, 2016
Building on their best-selling book Flip Your Classroom: Reach Every Student in Every Class Every Day, flipped education innovators Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams return with a book series that supports flipped learning in the four topic areas of science, math, English and social studies as well as...
by Sergei Abramovich
Release Date: April 1, 2010
This book reflects the author’s experience in teaching a mathematics content course for preservice elementary teachers. The book addresses a number of recommendations of the Conference Board of the Mathematical Sciences for the preparation of teachers demonstrating how abstract mathematical concepts...
A Handbook on Extending Literacy Field Experience for 21st Century Urban Teacher Preparation
by Margaret-Mary Sulentic Dowell, Tynisha D. Meidl
Release Date: November 16, 2016
Teacher education programs and colleges of education face a multilayered task of preparing teachers to teach in increasingly divergent environments where children of color encompass a significant number of urban school populations. Yet the teaching force remains predominantly white, middle-income,...
Release Date: February 18, 2015
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...