Category: Instruction Methods

  • Download E-books How to be a Brilliant Mentor: Developing Outstanding Teachers PDF

    By Trevor Wright

    How to be an excellent Mentor bargains transparent guidance to augment your mentoring, supporting you to examine your individual perform and comprehend the advanced and sometimes ambiguous function of the mentor in class.

    Considering why it's possible you'll develop into a mentor and what you could achieve from the adventure, it offers functional options and direct problem-solving that will help you stream promising trainees quick past mere competence. It explores:

    • collaborative operating
    • giving powerful suggestions
    • emotional intelligence and constructing and protecting relationships
    • dealing with serious incidents
    • developing reflective perform
    • what to do if relationships beak down
    • the courting among training and mentoring
    • mentoring newly certified lecturers in addition to trainees.

    Illustrated with the reviews of actual trainees, How to be a super Mentor could be dipped into for cutting edge mentoring principles or learn from cover-to-cover as a brief relaxing direction so that it will offer you extra self belief on your mentoring position.

    The publication is a better half to How to be a super Trainee Teacher, additionally by way of Trevor Wright.

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  • Download E-books Inspiring Active Learning: A Complete Handbook for Today's Teachers PDF

    By Merrill Harmin

    How will we constitution type time successfully? How will we clarify and lecture successfully? How do we aid scholars grasp content material? How will we make studying extra genuine and lasting?

    In this revised and enormously elevated second version of Inspiring lively Learning, educators Merrill Harmin and Melanie Toth offer solutions to our primary educating questions and express us how you can remodel our school rooms into groups of lively, in charge novices. The authors current an array of research-based, teacher-tested ideas for handling our daily responsibilities--from starting a category to grading homework, from educating huge teams to selling diligent seatwork, from motivating slackers to dealing with disruptors. those recommendations concentrate on mutual admire, no longer bossiness; collaboration, now not isolation; dedication to studying, now not worry of failure; and the distinction of all, now not compliment or rewards for a few.

    Regardless of our point of expertise or the grade or topic we train, the active-learning method is helping us
    *Perform regimen educating projects extra easily.
    *Discover a better point of training luck and private satisfaction.
    *Establish a category weather of complete participation and cooperation.
    *Prepare enticing classes that hold scholars productively involved.
    *Encourage scholars to paintings energetically, willingly, and intelligently each one day.
    *Inspire all scholars, even the main demanding, to attempt for excellence.

    With its precise school room examples and greater than 250 sensible innovations, Inspiring lively studying is a complete reference for fixing so much any educating problem.

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  • Download E-books American Passages: A History in the United States, Volume I: To 1877 PDF

    By Edward L. Ayers, Lewis L. Gould, David M. Oshinsky, Jean R. Soderlund

    With a different awareness to time because the defining nature of background, AMERICAN PASSAGES bargains scholars a view of yank heritage as an entire, compelling narrative. AMERICAN PASSAGES emphasizes the intertwined nature of 3 key features of time--sequence, simultaneity, and contingency. With readability and objective, the authors express how occasions develop from different occasions, people's activities, and wide structural alterations (sequence), how it appears disconnected occasions happened in shut chronological proximity to each other and have been positioned in better, shared contexts (simultaneity), and the way background unexpectedly pivoted due to occasions, personalities, and unforeseen results (contingency).
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  • Download E-books Famous Problems and Their Mathematicians (Teacher Ideas Press) PDF

    By Art Johnson

    Why did ordering an omelet rate one mathematician his lifestyles? solutions to this and different questions are present in this interesting new source that exhibits your scholars how 60 mathematicians came upon mathematical suggestions via daily occasions. those classes are simply integrated into the current curriculum as an advent to a math suggestion, a homework piece, or an additional problem. instructor notes and proposals for the school room are through extension difficulties and extra heritage fabric. it is a good way to spark pupil curiosity in math. Grades 5-12.

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  • Download E-books Further Engineering Mathematics: Programs and Problems PDF

    Extra Engineering arithmetic offers complete assurance of the mathematical themes required through undergraduate scholars of engineering from second-year point onwards. The textual content has been thoroughly reset to check precisely the variety and structure of the author's most sensible promoting and hugely acclaimed introductory arithmetic textual content, Engineering arithmetic, now in its improved Fourth version. in line with the strategy of the sooner textual content, the reader is guided throughout the improvement of every programmed subject and assumes elevated accountability within the studying technique as better mastery is completed. a number of labored examples are incorporated and every part concludes with a revision precis, attempt routines and additional difficulties. solutions to the routines and difficulties are supplied.
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  • Download E-books The Algebra Teacher's Guide to Reteaching Essential Concepts and Skills: 150 Mini-Lessons for Correcting Common Mistakes PDF

    By Judith A. Muschla

    Easy to use classes for reteaching tough algebra concepts

    Many scholars have hassle greedy algebra. during this publication, bestselling authors Judith, Gary, and Erin Muschla provide support for math lecturers who needs to show their scholars (even people who find themselves suffering) in regards to the complexities of algebra. only, the authors define one hundred fifty classroom-tested classes, concerned about these recommendations frequently so much obscure, in phrases which are designed to assist all scholars resolve the mysteries of algebra. additionally incorporated are reproducible worksheets that may help lecturers in reviewing and reinforcing algebra strategies and key skills.

    • Filled with classroom-ready algebra classes designed for college kids in any respect levels
    • The a hundred and fifty mini-lessons will be adapted to an entire type, small teams, or person scholars who're having trouble
    • This useful, hands-on source may also help make sure that scholars rather get the algebra they're learning
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  • Download E-books Quantitative Corpus Linguistics with R: A Practical Introduction PDF

    By Stefan Th. Gries

    As in its first version, the hot variation of Quantitative Corpus Linguistics with R demonstrates the right way to technique corpus-linguistic information with the open-source programming language and surroundings R. Geared quite often in the direction of linguists operating with observational info, and especially corpus linguists, it introduces R programming with emphasis on:

    • data processing and manipulation in general;
    • text processing with and with no standard expressions of huge our bodies of textual and/or literary info, and;
    • basic points of statistical research and visualization.

    This publication is very hands-on and leads the reader via dozens of small functions in addition to greater case stories. in addition to an array of workout bins and separate resolution keys, the textual content contains a didactic sequential procedure in case reviews when it comes to subsections that zoom in to each programming challenge. The better half web site to the publication includes all correct R code (amounting to nearly 7,000 traces of seriously commented code), many of the info units in addition to tips to others, and a devoted Google newsgroup. This new version is perfect for either researchers in corpus linguistics and teachers who are looking to advertise hands-on techniques to facts in corpus linguistics classes.

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