Author: William Lau
Release Date: 2017-09-22
This book provides a step-by-step guide to teaching computing at secondary level. It offers an entire framework for planning and delivering the curriculum and shows you how to create a supportive environment for students in which all can enjoy computing. The focus throughout is on giving students the opportunity to think, program, build and create with confidence and imagination, transforming them from users to creators of technology. In each chapter, detailed research and teaching theory is combined with resources to aid the practitioner, including case studies, planning templates and schemes of work that can be easily adapted. The book is split into three key parts: planning, delivery, and leadership and management, and covers topics such as: curriculum and assessment design lesson planning cognitive science behind learning computing pedagogy and instructional principles mastery learning in computing how to develop students’ computational thinking supporting students with special educational needs and disabilities encouraging more girls to study computing actions, habits and routines of effective computing teachers behaviour management and developing a strong classroom culture how to support and lead members of your team. Teaching Computing in Secondary Schools is essential reading for trainee and practising teachers, and will prove to be an invaluable resource in helping teaching professionals ensure that students acquire a wide range of computing skills which will support them in whatever career they choose.
A useful guide for both high school teachers and postsecondary faculty, this book explains how to organize, arrange, and streamline STEM content so that it is approachable, understandable, and applicable for students. Likewise, this guide discusses important classroom management skills and pedagogical techniques that will help students master these critical subjects. Providing and explaining over a dozen lesson plans, A Teaching Guide to Revitalizing STEM Education will encourage educators to effectively optimize the recent emphases on science, technology, engineering, and math education.
Author: Sophia Institute for Teachers
Publisher: Sophia Institute Press
Release Date: 2015-05-25
This full-color book features 13 ready-to-use lesson plans on the Beatitudes. By using these lessons, you will help your students come to see that Jesus Christ is the only way to personal freedom, happiness, and holiness. Every self-contained lesson in this guide is teacher-written, classroom-tested, and scholar-reviewed, and gives you everything you need to help guide your students understand the true meaning of Jesus' most important teachings. To help you differentiate instruction, this guide includes lessons at three grade levels. Each lesson is clearly marked with an intended audience/reading level. Based on the students you have from class to class/year to year, you can decide which resource(s) to use with which students. Each lesson is designed in a flexible, modular format, and includes: Essential questionsConnections to the Catechism of the Catholic ChurchAccessible and engaging background readingBiblical touchstonesComprehension and critical thinking questionsWarm-up / bell workMain activity such as primary source analysis, role-playing, structured debate, and many othersHomework and extension optionsBulletin Board extension options for elementary lessons The veteran schoolteachers who wrote the twelve lessons included here know firsthand your needs in the classroom. Even the layflat binding makes it easy for you to photocopy all the provided handouts and activities. Lessons Unit One: Foundations of Christian Moral Theology Our Eternal End is in HeavenRules and FreedomConscience: God's Voice in Our HeartsVocation: The Universal Call to HolinessWhat Is God Calling Me to Do?The Role of FeelingsThe Reality of Sin and the Necessity of Virtue Obedience Unit Two: Living the Life of Christ Jesus Teaches Us How to LiveThe Beatitudes and Moral ChoicesWho Are the Blessed?The Beatitudes and the SaintsRejoice and Be Glad: The Poem of the Beatitudes This resource facilitates experiential learning with sacred art including works by: MichelangeloHartman SchedeCaravaggioEl GrecoJames TissotFra AngelicoLeonardo Da VinciAnd many others Your students will read and analyze primary sources from writers including: St. Thomas AquinasGaudium et SpesSt. Gregory the GreatJohn Henry Cardinal NewmanPope FrancisSt. AugustineSt. Paul of the CrossMark TwainAnd many others In addition to Biblical touchstones in every lesson, your students will study in-depth and apply their knowledge of scripture passages including: John 8:31-32Genesis 2:7Matthew 22:37-39Galatians 5:1Exodus 10:15Exodus 20:12Leviticus 19:12Luke 1:39-45Jeremiah 31:33Proverbs 3:5-62 Timothy 1:13-14Psalm 119:104-1061 Thessalonians 2:13Matthew 26:36-46Luke 22:39-46Romans 13:14Jeremiah 17:9-10Matthew 7:25-27Mark 7:21-23John 19:25-27Genesis 31 Samuel 17Luke 1:26-30Genesis 3:1-13; 15-19Genesis 12:1-9; 17:1-82 Samuel 11:1 to 12:18aMatthew 17:1-9Matthew 25:31-462 Thessalonians 3:13Luke 18:35-43Matthew 14:15-21Luke 10:39-37Matthew 8:1-3Mark 5:2-15John 8:1-11Matthew 5:3-10; 43-48Matthew 7:2-5Matthew 15: 17-18; 21-22 Includes Saint Biography Cards at two reading levels. St. Joan of ArcSt. Francis of AssisiSt. AugustineSt. Teresa of AvilaBl. Chiara Luce BadanoSt. Andre BessetteSt. Rose Philippine DuchesneSt. Josemaria EscrivaSt. Maximilian KolbeSt. Therese of LisieuxSt. Gianna Beretta MollaSt. MonicaSt. Thomas MoreSt. PaulSt. Pope John Paul IISt. PeterBl. Miguel Pro JuarezSt. Dominic SavioSt. StephenBl. Teresa of Calcutta
Author: Cecil R. Reynolds
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2018-03-02
The only comprehensive reference devoted to special education The highly acclaimed Encyclopedia of Special Education addresses issues of importance ranging from theory to practice and is a critical reference for researchers as well as those working in the special education field. This completely updated and comprehensive A-Z reference includes about 200 new entries, with increased attention given to those topics that have grown in importance since the publication of the third edition, such as technology, service delivery policies, international issues, neuropsychology, and RTI. The latest editions of assessment instruments frequently administered in special education settings are discussed. Only encyclopedia or comprehensive reference devoted to special education Edited and written by leading researchers and scholars in the field New edition includes over 200 more entries than previous edition, with increased attention given to those topics that have grown in importance since the publication of the third edition—such as technology, service delivery policies, international issues, neuropsychology, and Response to Intervention, Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS), Autism and Applied Behavior Analysis Entries will be updated to cover the latest editions of the assessment instruments frequently administered in special education settings Includes an international list of authors and descriptions of special education in 35 countries Includes technology and legal updates to reflect a rapidly changing environment Comprehensive and thoroughly up to date, this is the essential, A-Z compilation of authoritative information on the education of those with special needs.
Author: David R. Sokoloff
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2011-11-15
The authors of RealTime Physics - David Sokoloff, Priscilla Laws, and Ron Thornton - have been pioneers in the revolution of the physics industry. In this edition, they provide a set of labs that utilize modern lab technology to provide hands-on information, as well as an empirical look at several new key concepts. They focus on the teaching/learning issues in the lecture portion of the course, as well as logistical lab issues such as space, class size, staffing, and equipment maintenance. Issues similar to those in the lecture have to with preparation and willingness to study.
Author: Lawrence Williams
Release Date: 2014-08-07
This timely new text provides an accessible introduction to teaching Computing, and computer programming. Specifically designed for non-specialists who need to develop new skills in Computing in order to meet the new curriculum requirements, it offers a useful guide to the subject, alongside worked examples of good practice. Packed full of practical advice, the book examines different approaches to introducing children from age 5 to Computing, and describes a wide range of tried and tested projects that have been proven to work in schools. Including case studies and a glossary of key terms, it covers: The key concepts in Computing and computational thinking Using personal learning networks, social media and the 'wiki curriculum' to develop higher thinking skills and desirable learner characteristics Links to the curriculum at Key Stages 1, 2 and 3 Practical ways to develop children’s Computing skills alongside creative writing, art and music Gaming and computer science Featuring a companion website www.literacyfromscratch.org.uk with extensive support materials, examples of pupils’ work, links to software and downloadable lesson plans, this is an essential text for all teachers and trainees who are responsible for the new Computing curriculum.
A teachers's guide to assisting students in college success. Consists of reproducible activity sheets on topics such as taking notes in class and managing time and space. Also includes a trial version of a computer assessment tool that can be used to identify students' instructional needs. Annotatio