Community and Environment (Growing, Growing Strong) by Connie Jo Smith,Charlotte M. Hendricks,Becky S. Bennett

By Connie Jo Smith,Charlotte M. Hendricks,Becky S. Bennett

Children increase a feeling of protection and self worth by means of changing into conversant in themselves, their domestic, and the area round them. elevate children’s understanding in their personal groups and the methods they could aid inside of their domestic and setting with this Community and Environment curriculum. it is going to aid teenagers know about their houses and neighborhoods, protection helpers, wellbeing and fitness helpers, consumerism, citizenship, and environmental education.

The curriculum includes
Overviews of the six neighborhood and setting topics
Suggested curiosity region fabrics and helps for growing the educational environment
Learning pursuits and vocabulary phrases to introduce and use
Suggestions for comparing children’s figuring out of every topic
More than 30 hands-on lecture room activities
Family details and take-home activities

This publication is a part of the starting to be, growing to be robust sequence, a whole-health curriculum for kids age 3 even though kindergarten. jointly, the books supply a complete

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More than Magnets, Standards Edition: Science Activities for by Sally Moomaw,Brenda Hieronymus

By Sally Moomaw,Brenda Hieronymus

Take the uncertainty out of training technology to childrens with this finished curriculum framework that aligns with early studying criteria. take pleasure in over a hundred interactive actions absolute to motivate kids to discover their global. every one task contains historical past medical info for academics, a consultant to implementation, and children’s common responses.

Sally Moomaw, EdD, is affiliate professor of early youth schooling on the collage of Cincinnati. She is the writer of Teaching STEM within the Early Years.

Brenda Hieronymus is an early formative years schooling professional and teacher on the Arlitt baby and relatives study and schooling middle on the college of Cincinnati.

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Ik ben ook een mens (Dutch Edition) by Joop Berding

By Joop Berding

'Joop Berding presenteert in dit boek op een zeer aansprekende manier drie klassieke denkers over de opvoeding: Janusz Korczak, John Dewey en Hannah Arendt.
Weliswaar zijn zij belangrijke figuren uit een voorbije tijd, maar door de manier waarop Berding ze samen ten tonele voert blijken ze ineens een grote inspiratiebron te vormen voor hedendaagse opvoeding en onderwijs.

Is een style van zichzelf al een sociaal functionerend mens, of moet het daartoe worden opgevoed? Is het onderwijs bedoeld om de wereld te verbeteren? En waaraan ontlenen docenten hun pedagogisch gezag? Een échte aanrader voor iedereen die graag nog meer aan het denken gezet wil worden over opvoeding en onderwijs.'
- Micha de iciness, hoogleraar pedagogiek

Joop Berding (1954) werkt als docent en onderzoeker bij het Instituut voor Sociale Opleidingen en het Kenniscentrum Talentontwikkeling van Hogeschool Rotterdam.

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Rethinking Curriculum Studies (Routledge Library Editions: by Martin Lawn,Len Barton

By Martin Lawn,Len Barton

This booklet reappraises the British and American event in curriculum reviews, the curious method during which it's been ruled via sure rules and introduces the reader to other ways of perceiving, defining and forthcoming its difficulties. It offers a thorough critique of the total sector, proposing either Marxist and phenomenological views at the present dilemmas that lecturers face. The ebook argues that during order to appreciate the issues academics face in dealing with the curriculum, we needs to examine the location from the viewpoint of the person instead of prescribing a norm for all academics. The dynamic dating among the person and the collective and the trainer and the nation is likely one of the basic concerns in fixing the current difficulties in curriculum reviews. The ebook specializes in this vital challenge and indicates various ways that new ideas could be found.

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The Textbook as Discourse: Sociocultural Dimensions of by Jr., Eugene F. Provenzo,Annis N. Shaver,Manuel Bello

By Jr., Eugene F. Provenzo,Annis N. Shaver,Manuel Bello

The principal assumption of The Textbook as Discourse is that this: interpreted within the movement of historical past, textbooks grants vital insights into the character and that means of a tradition and the social and political discourses within which it truly is engaged. This booklet is ready the social, political and cultural content material of basic and secondary textbooks in American schooling. It specializes in the character of the discourses—the content material and context—that symbolize what's incorporated in textbooks. The time period "discourse" presents the conceptual framework for the ebook, drawing at the paintings of the French social theorist Michel Foucault. the amount comprises vintage articles and e-book chapters in addition to 3 unique chapters written through the editors. to augment its usefulness as a path textual content, each one bankruptcy contains an outline, Key ideas, and Questions for mirrored image.

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Education to Better Their World: Unleashing the Power of by Marc Prensky

By Marc Prensky

In his such a lot visionary ebook, across the world popular educator Marc Prensky provides a compelling replacement to how and what we train our youngsters. Drawing on rising international tendencies, he elaborates a entire imaginative and prescient for K–12 schooling that incorporates new ambitions, new capability, a brand new curriculum, a brand new type of instructing, and a brand new use of expertise.

“Marc Prensky—one of the neatest humans operating in academic reform today—offers us a lucid, inspiring, confident, attainable, and an important blueprint for the way we will construct a destiny with the colleges young children desperately want in our smooth, high-risk, hugely complicated, fast-changing, and imperiled world.”
James Paul Gee, Mary Lou Fulton Presidential Professor of Literacy reports, Regents’ Professor, Arizona kingdom University

“Marc Prensky used to be continually sooner than his time. schooling to higher their international maintains this development in spades. This ebook is a goldmine and a strong wakeup name that the long run is already here—in wallet instantaneously yet a harbinger of what's quickly rising. learn the ebook and make your self a part of the long run this day. As we're discovering in our personal paintings, scholars are brokers of change—in pedagogy, in studying environments, and of society itself. fascinating probabilities await!”
Michael Fullan, Professor Emeritus, OISE/University of Toronto

“Marc Prensky’s resolution to the query ‘What is the aim of education?’—that schooling may still now empower formative years to enhance their groups and the world—would unharness the power, creativity, and compassion of scholars and lecturers in methods we've got by no means imagined. we'd like the higher international Prensky envisions and we'd like it now.”
Milton Chen, The George Lucas academic Foundation

“Prensky deals maybe the main compelling case and version but articulated by way of somebody for today’s globally-empowered young ones. A must-read ebook for all educators and an individual who cares approximately education.”
James Tracey, Head of faculty, Rocky Hill university, RI

“Wow. As a takeaway it really is good—very good.”
John Seeley Brown

“A nice booklet. choked with ‘food for thought’, good judgment, provocative principles and enjoyable to read.”
Nieves Segovia, Presidenta, Institucion Educativa SEK (SEK overseas Schools)

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The Evolution and Evaluation of Massive Open Online Courses: by Leonard J. Waks

By Leonard J. Waks

This e-book bargains a second look of the academic and occupational price of MOOCs in response to advancements when you consider that 2013. whilst MOOCs appeared--amidst nice fanfare--in 2012, leaders proclaimed an academic “revolution.” by means of 2013, even though, dramatic mess ups, unfavourable examine findings, and sharp reviews ended the MOOC hype. This booklet examines either MOOCs and past distance studying thoughts, and gives a extensive review in their academic, financial and social results. Chapters discover ties among MOOCs and rising pedagogical versions in addition to exponentially emerging institution charges, pupil debt, and protracted underemployment of collage graduates all over the world. It bargains readers a finished, up-to-the-moment advisor to the MOOC phenomenon. 

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Risk-Taking in Higher Education: The Importance of by Ryan Kelty,Bridget A. Bunten

By Ryan Kelty,Bridget A. Bunten

Risk-taking is foundational to the constitution and pursuits of upper education. Encouraging scholars to contemplate new, assorted, even uncomfortable rules is required to increase a seriously educated view of the area and identify one’s personal values and ideology. Yet, scholars and fogeys are more and more averse to risk-taking in greater schooling; a shift evidenced through demands schools and universities to supply an schooling that shelters scholars from varied and probably arguable principles and themes. This rigidity over the required position of risk-taking in larger schooling represents a severe second for American education.
This quantity contains authors from quite a few educational disciplines to stress either the significance of risk-taking throughout better schooling and to focus on the numerous techniques to include risk-taking into school room practices. The authors’ collective works during this quantity reaffirm the severe have to reject highbrow coddling and commodification within the university lecture room, and to advertise highbrow risk-taking as an important element of upper schooling. Sustained, systematic emphasis on risk-taking in better schooling is essential to selling innovation, serious considering, life-long studying, and moral-ethical development.

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Creating Standards-Based Integrated Curriculum: The Common by Susan M. Drake

By Susan M. Drake

Translate the recent criteria into significant curriculum!

This up to date version of Susan Drake’s vintage textual content serves as a street map in the course of the universal center nation criteria, supplying you with the flexibleness to layout an built-in curriculum that’s correct on your scholars. targeting multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary, and transdisciplinary ways, Drake offers information on:

  • Unpacking the typical center country Standards
  • Planning evaluation tasks
  • Designing educational strategies
  • Developing day-by-day activities
  • Helping scholars attach crucial inquiries to enduring understandings

Included are new examples of exemplary courses, dialogue questions, a pattern accomplished interdisciplinary curriculum, and actions for construction your individual standards-based built-in curriculum.

 

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