Creative Curriculum Extenders: Differentiated Projects for the Language Arts Classroom

Creative Curriculum Extenders: Differentiated Projects for the Language

"Creative Curriculum Extenders: Projects for the Language Arts Classroom" is an easy-to-use source of reading and writing curriculum projects that tie to the National Literacy Standards and help teachers differentiate instruction. Each page has four in-depth, open-ended, and varied project choices, allowing students to pick a project that fits their needs, ability level, and learning style. Some of the categories that the projects cover are autobiographical projects, creative communication projects, and summarizing projects. Each page is graphically interesting and perfect to post on a bulletin board or in a learning center for enrichment or extra credit choices.

  • Brand: Brand: Prufrock Press
  • ASIN: 1593639236

Creative Activities and Curriculum for Young Children

Creative Activities and Curriculum for Young

CREATIVE ACTIVITIES AND CURRICULUM FOR YOUNG CHILDREN, 11th Edition, is filled with fun, creative, and easy-to implement activities for young children. You'll be encouraged to exercise your own creativity as well as learn how to help young children do the same. Hundreds of activities, up-to-date research, recipes, finger plays, information on how to select children's books, and more make this book an invaluable resource for you and others planning to work creatively with children across the curriculum. This is a book you'll want to use throughout your professional career.

  • ASIN: 128542817X

Creative Resources for the Early Childhood Classroom

Creative Resources for the Early Childhood

  • Brand: Brand: Cengage Learning
  • ASIN: 1111831025

The Giant Encyclopedia of Lesson Plans for Children 3 to 6 (GR-18345)

The Giant Encyclopedia of Lesson Plans for Children

This newest addition to the best-selling GIANT Encyclopedia series expands the scope of the series by offering complete lesson plans. Written and created by teachers, The GIANT Encyclopedia of Lesson Plans has more than 250 complete lesson plans, covering topics from colors and numbers to seasons and nursery rhymes. Each lesson plan is complete with learning objectives, a circle or group time activity, book suggestions, snack ideas, five learning center activities, assessment strategies, and related songs, poems, and fingerplays. With easy-to-use lesson plans for more than an entire school year, this book belongs on every teacher's bookshelf!

  • Brand: Gryphon House
  • ASIN: 0876590687

The Unscripted Classroom: Emergent Curriculum in Action (NONE)

The Unscripted Classroom: Emergent Curriculum in Action

Emergent curriculum encourages early childhood educators to use creativity and flexibility as they respond to classroom challenges and children’s interests. Filled with case studies and stories from toddler and preschool teachers about their experiences responding to events in their own classrooms, The Unscripted Classroom provides inspiration for educators to step out of their usual scripts and try something new. A review of the emergent curriculum philosophy and an examination of the many ways creativity in teaching benefits children are included. This resource complements Emergent Curriculum in Early Childhood Settings: From Theory to Practice by the same author.

  • Brand: Redleaf Press
  • ASIN: 1605540366

The Writing Strategies Book: Your Everything Guide to Developing Skilled Writers

The Writing Strategies Book: Your Everything Guide to

The Reading Strategies Book made the New York Times Best Seller List by making it simpler to match students' needs to high-quality instruction. Now, in The Writing Strategies Book, Jen Serravallo does the same, collecting 300 of the most effective strategies to share with writers, and grouping them beneath 10 crucial goals. "You can think of the goals as the what, "writes Jen, "and the strategies as the how." From composing with pictures all the way to conventions and beyond, you'll have just-right teaching, just in time. With Jen's help you'll: develop individual goals for every writer give students step-by-step strategies for writing with skill and craft coach writers using prompts aligned to a strategy present mentor texts that support a genre and strategy adjust instruction to meet individual needs with Jen's Teaching Tips demonstrate and explain a writing move with her Lesson Language learn more with Hat Tips to the work of influential teacher-authors. She even offers suggestions for stocking your writing center, planning units of study, celebrating student writing, and keeping records. Whether you use Writing Workshop, 6+1 Traits, Daily 5's "Work on Writing," a scripted writing program, the writing exercises in your basal, or any other approach, you'll discover a treasure...

  • ASIN: 032507822X

The Wild Card: 7 Steps to an Educator's Creative Breakthrough

The Wild Card: 7 Steps to an Educator's

Experience a Creative Breakthrough in Your Classroom Have you ever wished you were more creative… or that your students were more engaged in your lessons? The Wild Card is your step-by-step guide to experiencing a creative breakthrough in your classroom with your students. Even if you’ve never painted a portrait or written a poem, you can create unforgettable lessons that help your learners retain content.In this book, Wade and Hope King show you how to draw on your authentic self—your past experiences, personality quirks, interests, hobbies, and strengths—to deliver your content creatively. The seven steps in The Wild Card will give you the knowledge and the confidence to bring creative teaching strategies into your classroom. You’ll learn...* Why the deck is not stacked against you, no matter what kind of hand you’ve been dealt* Why you should never listen to the Joker* How to identify the “Ace up your sleeve” and use it to create classroom magic* How to apply the “Rules of Rigor” in order to fuse creativity with learning* How to become the Wild Card that changes the game for your students“This book is a teacher wonderland of ideas, inspiration, and mind-blowing magic.” —Ron Clark, New York Times bestselling author and cofounder, Ron Clark Academy “...

  • ASIN: B078W58K2T

Creative Teaching Press Poster Pack Teaching Material (5692)

Creative Teaching Press Poster Pack Teaching Material

The inspirational messages in this mindset poster 6-pack will help students think positively about themselves, build self-confidence, and develop a growth mindset. These posters are great visual reminders to students (and adults) that through a positive mindset, hard work, and dedication, they can improve themselves and their abilities. Inspire U motivational posters are great for use in a school (classroom, principal's office, hallway, library, Gymnasium), Church, workplace, dormitory, Senior living residence, and anywhere a little inspiration is needed. Pack includes 6 posters: 7283 change your thinking..., 8176 I AM capable..., 8177 when I practice, 8178 My Brain is like a muscle..., 8179 it's not "I don't know"..., 8180 it's not "I can't"...

  • Brand: Creative Teaching Press
  • ASIN: B0725N4RM5
  • UPC: 030554056925

The Reading Strategies Book: Your Everything Guide to Developing Skilled Readers

The Reading Strategies Book: Your Everything Guide to

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 class...

  • Brand: Heinemann
  • ASIN: 032507433X

Creative Coding: Lessons and Strategies to Integrate Computer Science Across the 6-8 Curriculum

Creative Coding: Lessons and Strategies to Integrate Computer

Access to high-quality computer science instruction has grown by leaps and bounds in recent years. Thanks to this movement, more students start middle school with some foundational knowledge of computer science and coding. This new set of creative skills empowers students to express themselves in powerful ways, but students still need opportunities and support to develop and hone those skills. This book helps classroom teachers in several core content areas develop activities and projects to encourage computational thinking and coding skills, and to build bridges between those skills and practice. For math, science, English language arts and social studies teachers, the resources in this book provide guidance to start integrating coding into their classes to complement and strengthen existing instruction.

  • ASIN: 1564846768
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