Using Understanding by Design in the Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Classroom

Using Understanding by Design in the Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Classroom


  • Author : Amy J. Heineke
  • Publisher : ASCD
  • Release Date : 2018-07-11
  • Genre: Education
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781416626121


Using Understanding by Design in the Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Classroom Book Description :

How can today’s teachers, whose classrooms are more culturally and linguistically diverse than ever before, ensure that their students achieve at high levels? How can they design units and lessons that support English learners in language development and content learning—simultaneously? Authors Amy Heineke and Jay McTighe provide the answers by adding a lens on language to the widely used Understanding by Design® framework (UbD® framework) for curriculum design, which emphasizes teaching for understanding, not rote memorization. Readers will learn * the components of the UbD framework; * the fundamentals of language and language development; * how to use diversity as a valuable resource for instruction by gathering information about students’...

Culturally Responsive Teaching
Score: 5
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Culturally Responsive Teaching


  • Author : Geneva Gay
  • Publisher : Teachers College Press
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Genre: Education
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  • ISBN 10 : 9780807750780


Culturally Responsive Teaching Book Description :

The achievement of students of color continues to be disproportionately low at all levels of education. More than ever, Geneva Gay's foundational book on culturally responsive teaching is essential reading in addressing the needs of today's diverse student population. Combining insights from multicultural education theory and research with real-life classroom stories, Gay demonstrates that all students will perform better on multiple measures of achievement when teaching is filtered through their own cultural experiences. This bestselling text has been extensively revised to include expanded coverage of student ethnic groups: African and Latino Americans as well as Asian and Native Americans as well as new material on culturally diverse communication...

Chakra Clearing
Score: 4
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Chakra Clearing


  • Author : Doreen Virtue
  • Publisher : Hay House, Inc
  • Release Date : 2004-01-01
  • Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
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  • ISBN 10 : 1401922562


Chakra Clearing Book Description :

When you clear away negative energy residues from fear and worry, your natural spiritual power awakens. This innate power allows you to know the future; freely communicate with God and the angels; and heal yourself, others, and the planet. In Chakra Clearing, Doreen Virtue guides you through meditations and visualizations to clear your chakras, which activates your inborn healing and psychic abilities. Enclosed you’ll also find a download link for meditative audio that complements the material in the book. The audio starts with a morning meditation designed to begin your day with a bright, positive energy frequency and surround you with healing light. The relaxing evening meditation that follows clears away energy that you may have absorbed during ...

My Teacher   s Not Here
Score: 4
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My Teacher s Not Here


  • Author : Lana Button
  • Publisher : Kids Can Press Ltd
  • Release Date : 2018-04-03
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781525300790


My Teacher s Not Here Book Description :

There’s trouble at school today! “Smiling Miss Seabrooke should be here to meet me. But my teacher is missing and NOT here to greet me.” How will Kitty get through the day without her teacher? What will she do when her Thermos gets stuck or her jacket won’t zip? Miss Seabrooke is the only one who can fix these things. Or is she? A substitute teacher?! Young children will realize that sometimes the unexpected can be just the thing to make your day — and you — shine!...

Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Teaching and Learning  Second Edition

Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Teaching and Learning Second Edition


  • Author : Sharroky Hollie
  • Publisher : Teacher Created Materials
  • Release Date : 2017-07-15
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781425817312


Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Teaching and Learning Second Edition Book Description :

Written to address all grade levels, this K-12 classroom resource provides teachers with strategies to support their culturally and linguistically diverse students. This highly readable book by Dr. Sharroky Hollie explores the pedagogy of culturally responsive teaching, and includes tips, techniques, and activities that are easy to implement in today's classrooms. Both novice and seasoned educators will benefit from the helpful strategies described in this resource to improve on the following five key areas: classroom management, academic literacy, academic vocabulary, academic language, and learning environment. This updated 2nd edition is grounded in the latest research, and includes an updated reference section and resources for further reading....

Drawing Essentials

Drawing Essentials


  • Author : Deborah A. Rockman
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2011-12-02
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0199758948


Drawing Essentials Book Description :

An exceptional, all-in-one resource on basic drawing (non-subject specific), figure drawing, and perspective, with more than 500 color and black-and-white illustrations by both students and professionals, Drawing Essentials: A Guide to Drawing from Observation thoroughly covers the drawing elements that are most important at the foundation level. Award-winning artist, teacher, and author Deborah Rockman explains clearly and in depth what is essential to depicting form and space on a two-dimensional surface. Addressing and illustrating studio experiences that are not effectively dealt with in other drawing books, the text elucidates such fundamental (yet challenging) concepts and methods as sighting, scaling techniques, meaningful and descriptive line...

Unlocking English Learners  Potential

Unlocking English Learners Potential


  • Author : Diane Staehr Fenner
  • Publisher : Corwin Press
  • Release Date : 2017-05-16
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781506352985


Unlocking English Learners Potential Book Description :

NEW! Unlocking English Learners' Potential Strategies for Making Content Accessible Diane Staehr Fenner, Sydney Snyder Foreword by Lydia Breiseth A once-in-a-generation text for assisting a new generation of students Content teachers and ESOL teachers, take special note: if you're looking for a single resource to help your English learners meet the same challenging content standards as their English-proficient peers, your search is complete. Just dip into this toolbox of strategies, examples, templates, and activities from ELL authorities Diane Staehr Fenner and Sydney Snyder. The best part? No prior training assumed! You'll find inside every last how-to including: * How to scaffold instruction across content and grade levels * How to build backgroun...

Essential Questions

Essential Questions


  • Author : Jay McTighe
  • Publisher : ASCD
  • Release Date : 2013-03-27
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781416615705


Essential Questions Book Description :

What are “essential questions,” and how do they differ from other kinds of questions? What’s so great about them? Why should you design and use essential questions in your classroom? Essential questions (EQs) help target standards as you organize curriculum content into coherent units that yield focused and thoughtful learning. In the classroom, EQs are used to stimulate students’ discussions and promote a deeper understanding of the content. Whether you are an Understanding by Design (UbD) devotee or are searching for ways to address standards—local or Common Core State Standards—in an engaging way, Jay McTighe and Grant Wiggins provide practical guidance on how to design, initiate, and embed inquiry-based teaching and learning in your c...

Better Than Carrots or Sticks

Better Than Carrots or Sticks


  • Author : Dominique Smith
  • Publisher : ASCD
  • Release Date : 2015-08-17
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781416620655


Better Than Carrots or Sticks Book Description :

Classroom management is traditionally a matter of encouraging good behavior and discouraging bad by doling out rewards and punishments. But studies show that when educators empower students to address and correct misbehavior among themselves, positive results are longer lasting and more wide reaching. In Better Than Carrots or Sticks, longtime educators and best-selling authors Dominique Smith, Douglas Fisher, and Nancy Frey provide a practical blueprint for creating a cooperative and respectful classroom climate in which students and teachers work through behavioral issues together. After a comprehensive overview of the roots of the restorative practices movement in schools, the authors explain how to * Establish procedures and expectations for stud...

Teaching ELLs Across Content Areas

Teaching ELLs Across Content Areas


  • Author : Nan Li
  • Publisher : IAP
  • Release Date : 2016-04-01
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781681234892


Teaching ELLs Across Content Areas Book Description :

The book, Teaching ELLs Across Content Areas: Issues and Strategies, is a unique, useful text written for K–12 teachers. This book is the culmination of the professional knowledge, expertise, and experience from the distinguished authors who represent the entire range of the content areas, including: language arts, science, mathematics, technology, arts, psychology, and Hispanic studies. The ELL school population has reached 5.3 million with the increase rate of 51 percent from School Year 19981999 to 20082009 (NCELA, 2012). By 2025, one out of four K12 students will be ELLs (NEA Policy Brief, 2013). The NEA data states that the ELLs are the fastestgrowing student population group in our schools and providing them with highquality services and prog...