Teachers and administrators will learn how to create the respectful, trusting relationships with families necessary to build the educational partnerships that best support children’s learning. The book will cover the mindset and core beliefs required to bond with families, and will provide guidance on how to plan engagement opportunities and events throughout the school year that undergird effective partnerships between families and schools.
A Teacher's Guide to Engaging Families for Student Success
Author: Karen Mapp,Ilene Carver,Jessica Lander
Publisher: Scholastic Professional
Offers test-taking strategies for the SAT, discussing each section and providing ten full-length tests, hundreds of practice questions, detailed reviews, a list of online resources, and coverage of the PSAT/NMSQT.
Author: College Entrance Examination Board,The College Board
Publisher: The College Board
Category: Study Aids
Review every skill and question type needed for SAT success – now with eight total practice tests. The 2018 edition of The Official SAT Study Guide doubles the number of official SAT® practice tests to eight – all of them created by the test maker. As part of the College Board's commitment to transparency, all practice tests are available on the College Board's website, but The Official SAT Study Guide is the only place to find them in print along with over 250 pages of additional instruction, guidance, and test information. With updated guidance and practice problems that reflect the most recent information, this new edition takes the best-selling SAT guide and makes it even more relevant and useful. Be ready for the SAT with strategies and up-to-date information straight from the exam writers. The Official SAT Study Guide will help students get ready for the SAT with: • 8 official SAT practice tests, written in the exact same process and by the same team of authors as the actual exam • detailed descriptions of the math and evidenced based reading and writing sections • targeted practice questions for each SAT question type • guidance on the new optional essay, including practice essay questions with sample responses • seamless integration with Official SAT Practice on Khan Academy
Author: The College Board
Publisher: College Board
Category: Study Aids
Literacy expert Nancy Boyles tackles Depth of Knowledge and rigor related to standards, text complexity, close reading, student interaction, the reading-writing connection, and formative assessment.
Helping Students Achieve Greater Depth of Knowledge in Literacy
Author: Nancy Boyles
With all that we know about how students learn, the nature of the world they will face after graduation, and the educational inequities that have existed for centuries, maintaining a traditional, one-size-fits-all approach to teaching and learning is tantamount to instructional malpractice. International security, the success of global economies, and sustainability as a global society all depend on the success of our education system in the years to come. It’s our obligation to prepare our students for their future—not our past. Authors Eric C. Sheninger and Thomas C. Murray outline eight keys—each a piece of a puzzle for transforming the K–12 education system of teaching and learning—to intentionally design tomorrow’s schools so today’s learners are prepared for success . . . and stand ready to create new industries, find new cures, and solve world problems. The traditional model of schooling ultimately prepares students for the industrial model of the past. If we want our students to become successful citizens in a global society, we must dramatically shift to a more personal approach. Failure is not an option. We can no longer wait. Let Learning Transformed show you how you can be a part of the solution. The authors encourage you to use the hashtag #LT8Keys to continue the discussion online.
8 Keys to Designing Tomorrow’s Schools, Today
Author: Eric C. Sheninger,Thomas C. Murray
Trivium Test Prep¿s SIFT Study Guide 2018-2019: SIFT Test Prep and Practice Test Questions for the U.S. Army's Selection Instrument for Flight Training Test offers:A detailed overview of what you need to know for the SIFT test, so that you know exactly what to expect on the SIFT examTrivium Test Prep¿s SIFT study guide also covers all of the subjects over which you will be testedIncludes over 300 SIFT practice questions for you to practice and improveTest tips and strategies to help you score higher on the Selection Instrument for Flight Training Test Trivium Test Prep¿s SIFT Study Guide 2018-2019: SIFT Test Prep and Practice Test Questions for the U.S. Army's Selection Instrument for Flight Training Test covers: Simple Drawings Hidden Figures Aviation InformationThe Physics of FlightRotary-Wing AircraftThe Four Fundamental Flight ManeuversFlight InstrumentsAirports and Flight ProtocolsAviation History Spatial ApperceptionIdentifying PitchIdentifying BankIdentifying Heading Reading ComprehensionThe Main IdeaSupporting DetailsText StructureDrawing ConclusionsUnderstanding the AuthorVocabulary in Context Math SkillsTypes of NumbersPositive and Negative NumbersOrder of OperationsUnits of MeasurementDecimals and FractionsRatiosProportionsPercentagesExponents and RadicalsAlgebraic ExpressionsOperations with ExpressionsLinear EquationsProperties of ShapesThree-Dimensional ShapesMechanical ComprehensionNewton¿s LawsForcesSimple Machines and includes Online Resources and TWO FULL SIFT practice tests!
SIFT Test Prep and Practice Test Questions for the U. S. Army's Selection Instrument for Flight Training Test
Author: Sift Study Guide Team
Publisher: Trivium LLC
Category: Study Aids
“Most marriages survive by gritting teeth and holding on. But marriages can and will not only survive but thrive when husbands and wives learn to cherish one another.” Those are the powerful words of bestselling author Gary Thomas in his newest book—Cherish. And in a world desperate for marriage redemption, it is needed now more than ever. Thomas shows that although there are a countless number of marriages consisting of two people just going through the motions, there are real ways this pattern can be reversed: when husbands and wives learn to cherish one another in proven, loving, and everyday actions and words. Through personal stories and real world examples, Thomas proves what husbands and wives can begin doing today to turn their marriage around—even a marriage marred by neglect and disrespect. So how do you cherish your spouse? Thomas will show you how going out of your way to notice them, appreciate them, honor them, encourage them, and hold them close to your heart will bring hope, light, and life into your marriage.
The One Word That Changes Everything for Your Marriage
Author: Gary L. Thomas
This companion book to Pigs in the Parlor is designed for both individual and group study. Are you in search of deliverance for yourself or for someone you love? This companion book to Pigs in the Parlor has been designed as a tool to enable you to diagnose and effectively deal with your deliverance needs. Are you interested in studying the scriptural basis for the deliverance ministry? This guide has been designed as a Biblical resource, detailing the extensive coverage of this ministry in the Old and New Testaments. Are you feeling led to become involved in a deliverance ministry of your own, to help set captives free? This guide has an entire section on the methods and techniques, the pro's and con's of how to effectively minister deliverance.
Author: Frank D. Hammond,Ida Mae Hammond
Publisher: Impact Christian Books
Drawing upon decades of research and myriad authentic classroom experiences, Kathleen M. Budge and William H. Parrett dispel harmful myths, explain the facts, and urge educators to act against the debilitating effects of poverty on their students. They share the powerful voices of teachers—many of whom grew up in poverty—to amplify the five classroom practices that permeate the culture of successful high-poverty schools: (1) caring relationships and advocacy, (2) high expectations and support, (3) commitment to equity, (4) professional accountability for learning, and (5) the courage and will to act. Readers will explore classroom-tested strategies and practices, plus online templates and exercises that can be used for personal reflection or ongoing collaboration with colleagues. Disrupting Poverty provides teachers, administrators, coaches, and others with the background information and the practical tools needed to help students break free from the cycle of poverty.
Five Powerful Classroom Practices
Author: Kathleen M. Budge,William H. Parrett
Written to accompany the strategies presented in The Principalship from A-Z, the activities in this book will help you apply the leadership concepts of Blackburn and Williamson to your own experiences as principal. Here, the authors guide you through the process of turning each idea into an actionable plan for your school, allowing you to take productive next-steps immediately. The activities in this guide prompt you to ACT: Assess where you are right now. Identify your school's strengths and challenges; Consider trying something new, step out of your comfort zone, and visualize yourself implementing a better plan; and Take away a valuable idea. Put your strategy into practice as soon as today.
Author: Ronald Williamson,Barbara Blackburn
Contractor's Law & Business Exam Secrets helps you ace the Contractor's Law & Business Exam, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive Contractor's Law & Business Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. Contractor's Law & Business Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to Contractor's Test Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Answer Choice Families; Comprehensive Law & Business Exam review including: Basic Accounting, Business Organizations, Construction Math, Construction Related Legislation, Contracts & Agreements, Cost Formulas, Drawings & Specifications, Field Administration & Inspection, IBC Sprinkler Requirements, Insurance & Taxes, Mediation/Arbitration, Medical Services and First Aid, OSHA Requirements, Payment Schedule, Professional Responsibilities, Project Financing & Budgeting, Quality Control, Safety and Health Program Guidelines, Scheduling Methods, Technical Specifications, and much more...
Contractor's Test Review for the Contractor's Law and Business Exam
Author: Mometrix Media
Publisher: Mometrix Media LLC
Category: Study Aids
Developing your learning skills is one of the best investments you can make. We all need to be lifelong learners now. Whether you are an experienced student or just starting out this book will stimulate, guide and support you. It will make you think about yourself and how your mind learns. And it will change forever the way that you study.Topics include:- motivating yourself and managing your time- taking full advantage of your computer- reading with concentration and understanding- developing flexible note-taking strategies- getting the most from seminars and workshops- making presentations- researching online- handling numbers and charts with confidence- writing clear, well argued assignments- doing yourself justice in exams.For more information, go to www.goodstudyguide.co.uk
Author: Andrew Northedge
Publisher: The Open University
Category: Distance education
Project based learning (PBL) is gaining renewed attention with the current focus on college and career readiness and the performance-based emphases of Common Core State Standards, but only high-quality versions can deliver the beneficial outcomes that schools want for their students. It’s not enough to just “do projects.” Today’s projects need to be rigorous, engaging, and in-depth, and they need to have student voice and choice built in. Such projects require careful planning and pedagogical skill. The authors—leaders at the respected Buck Institute for Education—take readers through the step-by-step process of how to create, implement, and assess PBL using a classroom-tested framework. Also included are chapters for school leaders on implementing PBL systemwide and the use of PBL in informal settings. Examples from all grade levels and content areas provide evidence of the powerful effects that PBL can have, including * increased student motivation and preparation for college, careers, and citizenship; * better results on high-stakes tests; * a more satisfying teaching experience; and * new ways for educators to communicate with parents, communities, and the wider world. By successfully implementing PBL, teachers can not only help students meet standards but also greatly improve their instruction and make school a more meaningful place for learning. Both practical and inspirational, this book is an essential guide to creating classrooms and schools where students—and teachers—excel.
Author: John Larmer,John Mergendoller,Suzie Boss
Special pre-publication price! Buy before February 15, 2017 and save! (The price you see on this page includes the prepublication discount. The school/web price will rise to $38.00 on February 16, 2017.) Jennifer Serravallo's Reading Strategies Book has helped hundreds of thousands of teachers and their readers. Now she's doing the same for writing. The Writing Strategies Book provides 300 strategies that support 10 crucial instructional goals. Whether you teach with writing workshop, 6+1 Traits, or by any other means, you'll discover a wealth of ideas for strategies to share with students for whole-group, small-group, or one-to-one instruction.
Your Everything Guide to Developing Skilled Writers
Author: Jennifer Serravallo
Each chapter includes a review of key concepts, guided study questions, and section reviews that encourage students' active participation in the learning process; two practice tests and a challenge test help them assess their mastery of the material.
Author: Rodger Rossman,Janet Belsky
The perfect companion to Sylvia Plath', "The Bell Jar," this study guide contains a chapter by chapter analysis of the book, a summary of the plot, and a guide to major characters and themes. BookCap Study Guides do not contain text from the actual book, and are not meant to be purchased as alternatives to reading the book. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to understand a book more, BookCaps can help. We are a small, but growing company, and are adding titles every month.
Publisher: BookCaps Study Guides
With hit books that support strategic reading through conferring, small groups, and assessment, Jen Serravallo gets emails almost daily asking, "Isn't there a book of the strategies themselves?" Now there is. "Strategies make the often invisible work of reading actionable and visible," Jen writes. In The Reading Strategies Book, she collects 300 strategies to share with readers in support of thirteen goals-everything from fluency to literary analysis. Each strategy is cross-linked to skills, genres, and Fountas & Pinnell reading levels to give you just-right teaching, just in time. 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, Daily 5/CAFE, guided reading, balanced reading, a core reading program, whole-class novels, or any other approach, The Reading Strategies Book will complement and extend your teaching. Rely on it to plan and implement goal-directed, differentiated instruction for individuals, small groups, and whole classes. "We offer strategies to readers to put the work in doable terms for those who are still practicing," writes Jen Serravallo. "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." With The Reading Strategies Book, you'll have ways to help your readers make progress every day. Visit heinemann.com/readingstrategiesbook/ where you'll find blog posts, videos from Jen Serravallo, community features, and more information on The Reading Strategies Book.
Your Everything Guide to Developing Skilled Readers
Author: Jennifer Serravallo
Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books
The only guide from the ACT organization, the makers of the exam, revised and updated for 2017 and beyond The Official ACT Prep Guide, 2018 Edition, Revised and Updated is the must-have resource for college bound students. The guide is the go-to handbook for ACT preparation and the only guide from the makers of the exam. The book and online content includes the actual ACT test forms (taken from real ACT exams). In addition, this comprehensive resource has everything students need to know about when they are preparing for and taking the ACT. The book contains information on how to register for the exam, proven test-taking strategies, ideas for preparing mentally and physically, gearing up for test day, and much more. This invaluable guide includes additional questions and material that contains articles on everything from preparing a standout college application and getting into your top-choice school to succeeding in college The bestselling prep guide from the makers of the ACT test Offers bonus online contest to help boost college readiness Contains the real ACT test forms used in previous years This new edition offers students updated data on scoring your writing test, new reporting categories, as well as updated tips on how to do your best preparing for the test and on the actual test day from the team at ACT. It also offers additional 400 practice questions that are available online.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Category: Study Aids
Don't want to read the actual book? Tired of reading super long reviews? This new study guide is perfect for you!! This study guide provides a short and concise review guide of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare. The guide includes: · A short summary of the entire novel · The major themes and their relationship to the storyline · A character guide with brief details on each role · Bullet-point chapter reviews that go into more detail than the book summary · A few potential essay topics with possible answers. All of this in-depth study guide is designed to make studying more efficient and fun. Stay tuned for our upcoming updates that will include additional quiz questions, audio guides and more tools that will help you easily learn and prepare for school. Need help or have suggestions for us? Email us at [email protected] and we will get back to you as soon as possible. @TheTotalGroup
Author: Total Class Notes
Publisher: Total Class Notes