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Elementary eBooks

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  • You Can't Teach Us if You Don't Know Us and Care About Us

    Becoming an Ubuntu, Responsive and Responsible Urban Teacher

    series Black Studies and Critical Thinking
    This book addresses the needs of diverse urban students for a new kind of teacher, classroom learning context, curriculum, and pedagogy in order to effectively learn, perform, and achieve. Drawing on the African concept of Ubuntu as a fundamental framework for enacting a humanizing pedagogy, the text invites teachers, students, and families to enter into an interdependent and interconnected ... Read more

    $51.99 USD

  • Classroom Success Through Creativity

    by Lee Gabor ...
    Lee Gabor, M.Ed., is a national award winning educator. In August of 2002, she became a teacher at Silberstein Elementary School, Dallas ISD, Dallas, Texas. She had owned and operated her own business for 25 years before being drafted to teach. During the first week in the classroom of her Title 1 school, she was lecturing to students in the way she had learned to do. A 6th grader called her Ms. ... Read more

    Free

  • Doing History

    Investigating with Children in Elementary and Middle Schools

    Now in its fifth edition, Doing History offers a unique perspective on teaching and learning history in the elementary and middle grades. Through case studies of teachers and students in diverse classrooms and from diverse backgrounds, it shows children engaging in authentic historical investigations, often in the context of an integrated social studies curriculum.The premise is that children can ... Read more

    $79.95 USD

  • Making Literacy Real

    Theories and Practices for Learning and Teaching

    Offering an overview of the major fields in literacy studies, this book presents a detailed and accessible discussion of key theories and their relevance in the primary classroom.Each chapter uses a real life case study to explore the application of theory in practice, followed by a detailed discussion of the case study material by a leading name in the field, including contributions from Barbara ... Read more

    $36.89 USD

  • The Read-Aloud Handbook

    Seventh Edition

    by Jim Trelease ...
    A New York Times and million copy bestseller, the classic handbook on reading aloud to children—revised and updatedRecommended by “Dear Abby”, The New York Times and The Washington Post, for three decades, millions of parents and educators have turned to Jim Trelease's beloved classic to help countless children become avid readers through awakening their imaginations and improving their language ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • Poppy By Avi Reading Group Activity Guide

    by Jason Elliott ...
    series Reading Group Guides
    This “Poppy” activity guide is set up so it can be used as a unit plan for the teacher, or by students in literature circles. It is broken up into a 17 day plan, and includes chapter questions, vocabulary, writing prompts, reading comprehension questions, and projects. Students will love this great book written by Avi, and it would be an excellent resource for a home school reading this book! ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • Improvement by Design

    The Promise of Better Schools

    One of the great challenges now facing education reformers in the United States is how to devise a consistent and intelligent framework for instruction that will work across the nation’s notoriously fragmented and politically conflicted school systems. Various programs have tried to do that, but only a few have succeeded. Improvement by Design looks at three different programs, seeking to ... Read more

    $23.09 USD

  • Teaching and Learning through Reflective Practice

    A Practical Guide for Positive Action

    by Tony Ghaye ...
    Now in its second edition, Teaching and Learning through Reflective Practice is a practical guide to enable all those involved in educational activities to learn through the practices of reflection. The book highlights the power that those responsible for teaching and learning have to appraise, understand and positively transform their teaching. Seeing the teacher as a reflective learner, the book ... Read more

    $56.95 USD

  • School, Society, and State

    A New Education to Govern Modern America, 1890-1940

    “Democracy has to be born anew every generation, and education is its midwife,” wrote John Dewey in his classic work The School and Society. In School, Society, and State, Tracy Steffes places that idea at the center of her exploration of the connections between public school reform in the early twentieth century and American political development from 1890 to 1940.American public schooling, ... Read more

    $32.39 USD

  • Young Investigators

    The Project Approach in the Early Years

    series Early Childhood Education Series
    “As an elementary school principal and former teacher educator, I highly recommend this book. It is an essential professional development tool for promoting effective teaching and learning. I bought the 2nd edition of this book for my entire staff. The content of the book centralizes authentic, student-driven project work that leads to positive outcomes for elementary and early childhood students. ... Read more

    $30.59 USD

  • The School of Joy

    Vasily Sukhomlinsky was the principal of a combined primary and secondary school in the rural settlement of Pavlysh in central Ukraine from 1948 until his death in 1970. Not satisfied with a purely administrative role, he created his own experimental preschool class by inviting parents to send their children to school a year early. The result was the 'School of Joy', a preschool program that was ... Read more

    Free

  • Colonial America History for Kids : What Was It Like to Travel in the Mayflower? | Children's History Books

    The Mayflower was the great ship that brought the Pilgrims to a new land. It was big but there were a lot of people on board so there was hardly enough room for everyone. You don't encounter the same problem when you're traveling on ships these days. But for some time, can you image what it must have been like to travel in the Mayflower? ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • A Moving Child Is a Learning Child

    How the Body Teaches the Brain to Think (Birth to Age 7)

    In order to learn, kids’ need to move! Grounded in best practices and current research, this hands-on resource connects the dots that link brain activity, movement, and early learning. The expert authors unveil the Kinetic Scale: a visual map of the active learning needs of infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and primary graders that fits each child’s individual timetable.Teachers, parents, and ... Read more

    $25.19 USD

  • Best Practices in Literacy Instruction, Sixth Edition

    Many tens of thousands of preservice and inservice teachers have relied on this highly regarded text from leading experts, now in a revised and updated sixth edition. The latest knowledge about literacy teaching and learning is distilled into flexible strategies for helping all PreK–12 learners succeed. The book addresses major components of literacy, the needs of specific populations, motivation, ... Read more

    $42.29 USD

  • White Fatigue

    Rethinking Resistance for Social Justice

    series Social Justice Across Contexts in Education
    White Fatigue: Rethinking Resistance for Social Justice explores how, despite the pleas and research of critical scholars, what passes for multicultural education in schools is often promotion of human relations and tolerance rather than a sustained critical examination of how race and racism shape social, political, economic, and educational opportunities for various groups, both historically and ... Read more

    $38.69 USD

  • Becoming a Great Inclusive Educator

    series Disability Studies in Education
    Inclusive education continues to grow in popularity and acceptance in the United States. However, most teachers – general and special educators – are poorly prepared to be successful in inclusive classrooms and schools. Undoubtedly, the challenge to professionals involves the acquisition of new knowledge and skills. But inclusion requires far more. It calls upon educators to trouble everything ... Read more

    $42.49 USD

  • Contemporary Perspectives on Research in Assessment and Evaluation in Early Childhood Education

    series Contemporary Perspectives in Early Childhood Education
    Researchers, educators, professional organizations, administrators, parents, and policy makers have increased their involvement in the assessment and evaluation of early childhood education programs. This interest has developed swiftly during the last decades. The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and the National Association of Early Childhood Specialists in State ... Read more

    $53.29 USD

  • Learning First, Technology Second

    The Educator's Guide to Designing Authentic Lessons

    by Liz Kolb ...
    Learning with technology doesn’t happen because a specific tool “revolutionizes” education. It happens when proven teaching strategies intersect with technology tools, and yet it’s not uncommon for teachers to use a tool because it’s “fun” or because the developer promises it will help students learn.  Learning First, Technology Second offers teachers the professional learning they need to move ... Read more

    $17.95 USD

  • Learn With Me ABCs Alphabet Book

    My first Alphabet book, #1

    by Kat Theo ...
    Book 1 - My first Alphabet book
    Learn With Me ABCs Alphabet Book introduces letters and first words big and small with fun illustrations and funny stories.Learn with me ABCs Alphabet Book is a fantastic way to introduce children to the letters of the alphabet in a new and exciting way. Each page is filled with fantastic alphabetical words and pictures. You will surely enjoying reading and teaching this book to your child. ... Read more

    Free

  • The Book Whisperer

    Awakening the Inner Reader in Every Child

    Donalyn Miller says she has yet to meet a child she couldn't turn into a reader. No matter how far behind Miller's students might be when they reach her 6th grade classroom, they end up reading an average of 40 to 50 books a year. Miller's unconventional approach dispenses with drills and worksheets that make reading a chore. Instead, she helps students navigate the world of literature and gives ... Read more

    $16.99 USD $15.00 USD

  • The 5 Love Languages of Children

    The Secret to Loving Children Effectively

    More than 1 million sold!You know you love your child. But how can you make sure your child knows it?The #1 New York Times bestselling The 5 Love Languages® has helped millions of couples learn the secret to building a love that lasts. Now discover how to speak your child’s love language in a way that he or she understands. Dr. Gary Chapman and Dr. Ross Campbell help you:Discover your child’s love ... Read more

    $10.69 USD

  • Charlotte's Web Reading Group Activity Guide

    by Jason Elliott ...
    series Reading Group Guides
    This “Charlotte's Web” activity guide by E.B. White is set up so it can be used as a unit plan for the teacher, or used by students in literature circles. It is broken up into a 15 day plan, and includes chapter questions, vocabulary, writing prompts, reading comprehension questions, and projects. This would be a perfect resource for a homeschooler to follow along with the book. ... Read more

    $3.50 USD

  • Troublemakers

    Lessons in Freedom from Young Children at School

    by Carla Shalaby ...
    Popular topic: As evidenced by the success of Solomon’s Far from The Tree and Alfie Kohn’s works, there is a need for (and great interest in) books on how schools, teachers, and families deal—and don’t deal—with children and young people who challenge adults in various ways.Well-qualified author: Shalaby is a former elementary school teacher who is a wonderful writer. She is a research fellow at ... Read more

    $18.79 USD

  • Teaching a Struggling Reader: One Mom's Experience with Dyslexia

    DOG ON A LOG Parent and Teacher Guides, #1

    Book 1 - DOG ON A LOG Parent and Teacher Guides
    There are a lot of children (and adults) who struggle with reading. Some are helped by their schools, some are not.In this short booklet, Pamela Brookes shares some of the basic information she wishes she'd had when she was first trying to figure out how to help her child learn to read.Teaching A Struggling Reader: One Mom's Experience with Dyslexia is filled with links to informational and ... Read more

    Free