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Guerilla Guide to Teaching by
Call Number: LB1025.3.C69 2003
Publication Date: 2003-04-30
This utterly practical guide to the profession of teaching draws on the advice of professional in all areas of education. Sue Cowley provides a vivid insider's guide to the work of being a teacher in all its aspects - planning, teaching, assessment, technology, management, career progression and more. Illustrated throughout with checklists, real-life documents and soundbites from teachers at the chalkface.
10 Critical Components for Success in the Special Education Classroom by
Call Number: LC3969.45.R65 2014
Publication Date: 2014-03-17
Your blueprint for building structure, consistency, and accountability year-round! This must-have guide provides special education teachers with a solid, workable action plan to manage the classroom and ensure student success. Learn instructional strategies to: Support all students with special needs,nbsp; including those with more severe disabilities Organize your classroom, materials, and staff and student schedules Plan and assess standards-based lessons, annual IEP's, behavioral interventions, and more Foster parent communication and staff collaboration Packed with real-world examples, free tools to use and share, a list of resources and a helpful glossary, this dynamic resource will inspire you, develop your teacher toolbox, and ensure your students are on the path to achievement!
Contains published and unpublished sources on thousands of educational topics, with information from RIE (Resources in Education) and CIJE (Current Index to Journals in Education), in addition to the ERIC index and database. Includes 1.1+ million records from 1,016 journals and other documents from 1966 to the present.
Covers education related topics. Contains full text of from over 350 journals as far back as 1996, and citations and indexing of education periodicals as far back as 1983.
For breaking news, analysis, and opinion on K-12 education issues affecting school and district leaders, teachers, policymakers, and ed-tech professionals. Register for free access.
TEDTalks: Patricia Kuhl—The Linguistic Genius of Babies
At TEDxRainier, Patricia Kuhl shares astonishing findings about how babies learn one language over another: by listening to the humans around them and “taking statistics” on the sounds they need to know. Clever lab experiments (and brain scans) show how 6-month-old babies use sophisticated reasoning to understand their world.
Charter Schools Are Overrated: A Debate
Since 1991, when Minnesota passed the first charter school law, companies and individuals have established private schools using public funds. These private charter schools caught on across the country and have become a highly sought-after alternative to traditional public education, particularly for underserved students in urban areas. From 2004 to 2014 alone, charter school enrollment increased from less than 1 million to 2.5 million students. Many charter schools boast of high test scores, strict academic expectations, and above-average graduation rates. Their growth, supporters argue, is evidence of their success. But have these schools lived up to their promise? Opponents argue that charter schools, which are subject to fewer regulations and less oversight, lack accountability, take much-needed resources from public schools, and pick and choose their student body, thereby undermining public education. Are charter schools overrated
Florida Dept. of Education
Content includes certification options and standards, career planning and training, policy updates, and assessment standards.
U.S. Dept. of Education
For information about grants, student loans, changes is education policies and laws, as well fact sheets, research and statistical data.
CPALMS is the State of Florida’s official source for standards information and course descriptions.
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