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In this book the editors have been able to provide a snapshot of current research being undertaken in the Asia-Pacific region in regards to teacher self-efficacy beliefs. This includes specific focuses on inclusive teaching, professionalism, subject domains, collective efficacy as well as specific contexts of early childhood education and care, primary schools education, special needs schools and teacher education. This allows the reader to begin to develop an understanding about the complexity of teacher self-efficacy as well as the development and relationship between self-efficacy and other theoretical constructs and concepts.
We know that teachers make a profound difference in the lives of students and are the single most important school-related influence on student achievement. When it comes to teacher selection, district and building-level administrators are challenged to predict what kind of teacher a candidate will be, based on information collected through an application and one or two interviews.
Illegal Alphabets and Adult Biliteracy–based on four years of intensive fieldwork in a small rural community in Southern Illinois–is a landmark work in the area of adult literacy, combining insights from linguistics, anthropology, literacy studies, and education in a culturally situated exploration of the language and literacy practices of migrant workers.
The Global Future of English Studies presents a succinct, carefully documented assessment of the current state and future trajectory of English studies around the world. Compiles data on student enrollments, faculty hiring, and financing in English studies around the world including China, home to more English majors than the U.S. and U.K. combined Rejects prevailing narratives of contraction and decline that dominate histories of the discipline Stresses English studies′ expansion within a rapidly expanding global academic apparatus, and the new challenges and opportunities such sudden and dispersive growth presents Essential reading for anyone interested in studying or teaching English in higher education
Making Everything Easier!Teaching English as a Foreign Language for Dummies Learn to: Put an EFL course programme together from scratchLet your students loose in skills classes – from reading to listeningDeliver grammar lessons in a logical and intuitive wayCope with different age groups and capabilitiesMichelle Maxom English as a Foreign Language teacher and trainer Your one-stop guide to a career that will take you places If you thought that teaching a language that’s second nature to you would be easy, think again! Explaining grammar, or teaching correct pronunciation while simultaneously developing your own skills as a teacher can be a huge challenge.
Provide clear guidance to the 2014 changes and ensure in-depth study with accessible content, directly mapped to the new syllabus and approach to learning This second edition of the highly-regarded first edition contains all SL and HL content, which is clearly identified throughout. Options are available free online, along with appendices and data and statistics. – Improve exam performance, with exam-style questions, including from past papers – Integrate Theory of Knowledge into your lessons and provide opportunities for cross-curriculum study – Stretch more able students with extension activities – The shift to concept-based approach to learning , Nature of Science, is covered by providing a framework for the course with points for discussion – Key skills and experiments included – Full digital package – offered in a variety of formats so that you can deliver the course just how you like!
The recognition and study of African American (AA) artists and public intellectuals often include Martin Luther King, Jr., and occasionally Booker T. Washington, W.E.B. DuBois, and Malcolm X. The literary canon also adds Ralph Ellison, Richard White, Langston Hughes, and others such as female writers Zora Neale Hurston, Maya Angelou, and Alice Walker.
Questions about what to teach and how best to teach it are what drive professional practice in the English language classroom. Innovation and change in English language education addresses these key questions so that teachers are able to understand and manage change to organise teaching and learning more effectively. The book provides an accessible introduction to current theory and research in innovation and change in ELT and shows how these understandings have been applied to the practical concerns of the curriculum and the classroom.
Email English will help you to write effective and convincing emails, whether for work, study or other purposes.Based on hundreds of real emails, Email English deals systematically with key language for constructing emails in English:– Basics, including opening and closing emails, giving information, making requests, arranging meetings and checking understanding.– Specific situations, such as negotiating, asking for payment and dealing with supplier or costomer.– Skills such a describing bussiness trends, relating cause and effect and reporting.–
Zählen, Rechnen, Messen und Konstruieren sind die Wurzeln, aus denen die Mathematik erwachsen ist. Zwar spielt sich das Wesentliche dabei im Denken des Menschen ab, doch im praktischen Vollzug werden Hilfen beim Rechnen verwendet, wird mit Instrumenten gemessen und mit Werkzeugen gezeichnet. Das gilt vor allem für die Anwendungsbereiche: Handel, Handwerk, Baukunst, Landvermessung, Seefahrt, Naturwissenschaften und Himmelskunde. Dieses Buch handelt von historischen mathematischen Instrumenten. Viele von ihnen sind heute durch den Computer als Universalinstrument ersetzt.
With the ever-increasing integration of new technologies in face-to-face instructional settings, approaches to modern language education pose numerous challenges to program evaluation. Blended Language Program Evaluation introduces an argument-based approach to guide program evaluators and stakeholders through planning, conducting, and appraising evaluation projects that result in useful outcomes leading to program improvement. Written for program evaluators and language professionals alike, the book discusses theoretical underpinnings for the proposed framework and describes the specifics of its effectuation at each of the three program levels: micro, meso, and macro levels.
A practical teacher guide book for teaching spoken English to young children Easy to read and full of practical information, Introducing English to Young Children: Spoken Language explains how very young and young children begin to acquire English, suggesting how teachers and parents can ‘tune into’ young children’s developmental needs and support them. * Introduces lesson plans and a wide selection of useful oral activities for 3- to 8-year-olds. * Includes tips for classroom management * Contains projects, games and simple picture books that can be used from the first lessons * Includes essential information on the expectations and needs of children in the classroom and oral language acquisition Suitable for teachers of all ages, backgrounds and levels of experience
Make math matter to students in grade 3 using Daily Math Warm-Ups! This 128-page resource introduces, reinforces, and assesses math skills and fosters further understanding of math concepts. It includes 180 daily lessons; computation, graphing, and word-problem exercises; 18 assessments in standardized-test format; 12 real-world application activities; and a reproducible problem-solving strategy guide. The book supports NCTM standards.
Sponsored by the American Educational Research Association’s Special Interest Group for Educational Statisticians This volume is the second edition of Hancock and Mueller’s highly-successful 2006 volume, with all of the original chapters updated as well as four new chapters. The second edition, like the first, is intended to serve as a didactically-oriented resource for graduate students and research professionals, covering a broad range of advanced topics often not discussed in introductory courses on structural equation modeling (Sem).
Use graphic organizers to challenge students, make learning exciting, and raise academic achievement! This research-based resource shows how graphic organizers can strengthen students’ critical and creative thinking skills and help differentiate instruction in the classroom. The author provides nine types of graphic organizers based on Bloom’s taxonomy and sample applications for different subject areas and grade levels. With rubrics for providing quality feedback included, this hands-on guide demonstrates how teachers can: Promote the critical thinking processes of assuming, inferring, analyzing, prioritizing, and judging Encourage the creative thinking processes of brainstorming, connecting, creating, and elaborating Modify graphic organizers or create their own to meet individual learning needs
This field-tested guidebook helps teachers develop skills for integrating best teaching practices with technology and includes case studies, examples of student work, and Web links.
Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector is an essential introductory textbook for anyone who is working, or training to work, in the lifelong learning sector. The post-compulsory education and training sector is extremely diverse in terms of the range of students, teachers and settings. However, there are basic elements of good practice in teaching and learning which are essential and are explored in this book, including: A thorough understanding of the learners and their needs An understanding of, and willingness to develop, communication skills The necessity for reflective practice and continuing professional development The principles and practices of active learning and assessment for learning The importance of emotions in learning
We live in the Information Age, with billions of bytes of data just two swipes away. Yet how much of this is mis- or even disinformation? A lot of it is, and your search engine can’t tell the difference. As a result, an avalanche of misinformation threatens to overwhelm the discourse we so desperately need to address complex social problems such as climate change, the food and water crises, biodiversity collapse, and emerging threats to public health. This book provides an inoculation against the misinformation epidemic by cultivating scientific habits of mind.
Welcome to Life, an exciting new six-level adult series that turns learning English into an exploration of the world we live in. Drawing on National Geographic content, Life transforms the learning experience into a fabulous journey with irresistible images, articles and videos that engage students like no series before. Bring Life into your classroom! …
For this laboratory in particular it should be strongly emphasized that students read very carefully the General Laboratory Instructions section before reading the laboratory. Throughout this laboratory manual repeated measurements are called for whenever it is feasible. This demonstrates to students the statistical nature of the measurement process. The main goal of this first laboratory is to introduce the idea that the mean of a set of measurements is the most probable value of the measured quantity, and the standard error is a measure of the precision of the results.
Written expressly for preschool teachers, this engaging book explains the "whats," "whys," and "how-tos" of implementing best practices for instruction in the preschool classroom. The authors show how to target key areas of language and literacy development across the entire school day, including whole-group and small-group activities, center time, transitions, and outdoor play. Detailed examples in every chapter illustrate what effective instruction and assessment look like in three distinct settings: a school-based pre-kindergarten, a Head Start center with many English language learners, and a private suburban preschool.
While physics can seem challenging, its true quality is the sheer simplicity of fundamental physical theories–theories and concepts that can enrich your view of the world around you. COLLEGE PHYSICS, Tenth Edition, provides a clear strategy for connecting those theories to a consistent problem-solving approach, carefully reinforcing this methodology throughout the text and connecting it to real-world examples. For students planning to take the MCAT exam, the text includes exclusive test prep and review tools to help you prepare.
This volume is a result of mathematicians, cognitive scientists, mathematics educators, and classroom teachers combining their efforts to help address issues of importance to classroom instruction in mathematics. In so doing, the contributors provide a general introduction to fundamental ideas in cognitive science, plus an overview of cognitive theory and its direct implications for mathematics education. A practical, no-nonsense attempt to bring recent research within reach for practicing teachers, this book also raises many issues for cognitive researchers to consider.
An indispensable guide for middle school science teachers who have inclusive classroomsThe third volume in the Differentiated Instruction series, Differentiated Instruction for the Middle School Science Teacher offers teachers proven techniques for designing and delivering effective science instruction, measuring success, getting students to work together, and collaborating with other professionals. The ready–to–use activities are tied to core curriculum standards for middle school students and each lesson incorporates adaptations for students with different learning needs.
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