Teaching Creative and Critical Thinking

Author: Marjorie S. Schiering

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1475819625

Category: Education

Page: 262

View: 709


This workbook contains over sixty activities for learning-through-play. The activities were created by teacher-candidates, retired educators, and student-learners. They include interdisciplinary activities for first through twelfth grade levels. Each activity includes how-to-implement instructions along with applicable learning standards.

Emotional Literacy

Author: Andrew Moffat

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351698273

Category: Education

Page: 240

View: 2101


This is an exciting, hands-on resource comprising over 200 whole-class lesson plans. These can be used with a class in their very first week at school in Year 1 right through to their last week in Year 6. Each lesson plan focuses on a text, provides prompts for discussion and gives clearly explained, engaging activities to suit all learning styles. The lesson plans are based on 152 popular children's books. There are many cross-curricular opportunities, with specific links to literacy, particularly through the drama, speaking and listening plans of the Renewed Primary Strategy. The scheme also includes Circle Time games specially selected for their positive effect on the emotional well-being of the child. The author, who is an Advanced Skills Teacher, spent two years developing the scheme of work. Each lesson plan has been tried and tested in many schools and is steeped in excellent primary practice. The scheme is designed to support the aims of the Every Child Matters agenda. The plans are differentiated by year group and are set out in modules which each last for six weeks, making the resource a manageable format for class teachers to use and an ideal solution to the delivery of SEAL Primary.

Unlocking Speaking and Listening

Author: Deborah Jones,Pamela Hodson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136744665

Category: Education

Page: 352

View: 3471


Written by expert contributors from Brunel University, this vital resource offers practical advice on teaching speaking and listening creatively from the Foundation Stage through Key Stages One and Two.

Learning Through Drama in the Primary Years

Author: David Farmer

Publisher: David Farmer

ISBN: 9781447877325

Category: Education

Page: 176

View: 7156


'Learning Through Drama' contains drama strategies and lesson plans for use with primary school children across the curriculum. The book provides guidance to teachers who have never taught drama before but are considering using it in a subject area such as science or history and offers new approaches to those familiar with common drama techniques (such as hot-seating and teacher in role). The book includes 36 drama strategies and over 250 cross-curricular activities, including practical ideas for inspiring speaking, listening and writing. 'This book is a beautifully laid-out, easy to use resource, full of imaginative and practical ideas to help learning become much more memorable and inspirational.' - Hilary Lewis (Drama Consultant). 'Even the well-practiced and creative drama teacher will find something in this book that serves as a refresher, reminder or quite simply a new idea... a must-have publication for those serious about the teaching of drama in primary school settings.' - Teaching Drama magazine.

The Way We Write

Author: Barbara Baker

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9780826491220

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 234

View: 5610


This book is a unique collection of interviews with award-winning writers. Each writer discusses their process: why they write, whom they write for, where and how often they write, recurring themes, problems and achievements. The interviews are intimate, honest, informative and often humorous. Together they offer a fascinating insight into the experience and hard work behind successful writers. This engaging collection is sure to appeal to anyone who loves reading or has ever wanted to be a writer.

100 Children's Books

Author: Colin Salter

Publisher: Pavilion

ISBN: 1911663313

Category: Social Science

Page: 224

View: 4062


Colin Salter is the co-author of Everything You Need to Know About Everything You Need to Know About Inventions. He is a history and science writer with a fascination for how things work, and how they used to work. He has written about everything, including

Read with Me

Author: Samantha Cleaver,Munro Richardson

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1475836716

Category: Education

Page: 200

View: 7719


Read With Me synthesizes decades of research into simple things that adults can do with young children to improve early literacy and language skills. After reading this book, adults use Active Reading to engage children in reading, prepare them to read on their own, and instill a lifelong love of reading.

Mastering Active Directory

Author: Dishan Francis

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1789953014

Category: Computers

Page: 786

View: 8910


Become an expert at managing enterprise identity infrastructure by leveraging Active Directory Key Features Explore the new features in Active Directory Domain Service Manage your Active Directory services for Windows Server 2016 effectively Automate administrative tasks in Active Directory using PowerShell Core 6.x Book Description Active Directory (AD) is a centralized and standardized system that automates networked management of user data, security, and distributed resources and enables inter-operation with other directories. This book will first help you brush up on the AD architecture and fundamentals, before guiding you through core components, such as sites, trust relationships, objects, and attributes. You will then explore AD schemas, LDAP, RMS, and security best practices to understand objects and components and how they can be used effectively. Next, the book will provide extensive coverage of AD Domain Services and Federation Services for Windows Server 2016, and help you explore their new features. Furthermore, you will learn to manage your identity infrastructure for a hybrid cloud setup. All this will help you design, plan, deploy, manage operations, and troubleshoot your enterprise identity infrastructure in a secure and effective manner. You’ll later discover Azure AD Module, and learn to automate administrative tasks using PowerShell cmdlets. All along, this updated second edition will cover content based on the latest version of Active Directory, PowerShell 5.1 and LDAP. By the end of this book, you’ll be well versed with best practices and troubleshooting techniques for improving security and performance in identity infrastructures. What you will learn Design your Hybrid AD environment by evaluating business and technology requirements Protect sensitive data in a hybrid environment using Azure Information Protection Explore advanced functionalities of the schema Learn about Flexible Single Master Operation (FSMO) roles and their placement Install and migrate Active Directory from older versions to Active Directory 2016 Control users, groups, and devices effectively Design your OU structure in the most effective way Integrate Azure AD with Active Directory Domain Services for a hybrid setup Who this book is for If you are an Active Directory administrator, system administrator, or network professional who has basic knowledge of Active Directory and is looking to become an expert in this topic, this book is for you.

A Place for Us

Author: Harriet Evans

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1472223055

Category: Fiction

Page: 480

View: 7874


The day Martha Winter decided to tear apart her family began like any other day. So opens A Place for Us by Harriet Evans, a book you'll dive into, featuring a family you'll fall in love with ... and never want to leave. If you devour Rosamunde Pilcher and Maeve Binchy and have discovered Jojo Moyes, you'll be thrilled to add Harriet Evans to your collection of favourite authors. The house has soft, purple wisteria twining around the door. You step inside. The hall is cool after the hot summer's day. The welcome is kind, and always warm. Yet something makes you suspect life here can't be as perfect as it seems. After all, the brightest smile can hide the darkest secret. But wouldn't you pay any price to have a glorious place like this? Welcome to Winterfold. Martha Winter's family is finally coming home.