School was our life: remembering progressive education

School was our life: remembering progressive education

Remembering Little Red — Child-friendly schools — The “we’ve been there and done it” fantasy — Close encounters of an educational kind — Buried treasure.;”The late 1930s and early 1940s was the peak of progressive education in the United States, and Elisabeth Irwin’s Little Red School House in New York City was iconic in that movement. For the first time, stories and recollections from students who attended Little Red during this era have been collected by author Jane Roland Martin. Now in their late …

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Visualizing elementary social studies methods

Visualizing elementary social studies methods

1. What is social studies? — 2. Reflective social studies teaching — 3. Inquiry in social studies — 4. Standards, curriculum, and testing — 5. Teaching for historical understanding — 6. Teaching for geographic awareness — 7. Teaching for civic competence — 8. Direct teaching and learning — 9. Interactive teaching and learning — 10. Literacy in social studies — 11. Planning for active learning — 12. Teaching social studies in a diverse society — 13. Assessing learning — 14. Promoting student learning with …

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Why Meadow Died: The People and Policies That Created The Parkland Shooter and Endanger America’s Students

Why Meadow Died: The People and Policies That Created The Parkland Shooter and Endanger America's Students

Foreword: “My sister” — Preface: “Daddy, keep going” — Picking up the pieces. A teacher survivor ; An immigrant father ; An education expert ; A student journalist — Cruz control. An exceptional student ; Going to MSD ; Leaving MSD ; Returning to MSD — The politically correct school district. From Broward to your school ; The underreporting ; The broken PROMISE ; The “so-called tragedy” — The fight to #Fixit. Graduation week ; Flip the board! ; Free campaign ads ; The …

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Drawn Together through visual practice: an anthology

Drawn Together through visual practice: an anthology

The visual now: an introduction — Making room for making: in praise of imperfect drawings and the humans who make them / Brandy Agerbeck — Drawing-to-learn: a general studies course for first-year college students / Dr. Laurence Musgrove — In front of the wall / Alfredo Carlo — Visual improvisation: how improvising influences my sketchnoting / Eva-Lotta Lamm — Solo-practitioner partnerships: a conversation between Lisa Arora and Robert Mittman — Sensemaking through arts-infused, person-centered planning processes / Aaron Johannes — Dancineering, rehearsals, bodystorming, and …

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The Academic’s Handbook

The Academic's Handbook

None For more than 15 years, The Academic Job Search Handbook has assisted job seekers in all academic disciplines in their search for faculty positions. The guide includes information on aspects of the search that are common to all levels, with invaluable tips for those seeking their first or second faculty position. This new edition provides updated advice and addresses hot topics in the competitive job market of today, including the challenges faced by dual-career couples, job search issues for pregnant candidates, and advice …

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E-Learning Systems: Intelligent Techniques for Personalization

E-Learning Systems: Intelligent Techniques for Personalization

None This monograph provides a comprehensive research review of intelligent techniques for personalisation of e-learning systems. Special emphasis is given to intelligent tutoring systems as a particular class of e-learning systems, which support and improve the learning and teaching of domain-specific knowledge. A new approach to perform effective personalization based on Semantic web technologies achieved in a tutoring system is presented. This approach incorporates a recommender system based on collaborative tagging techniques that adapts to the interests and level of students’ knowledge. These innovations …

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Kinesiology For Dummies

Kinesiology For Dummies

Move at your own pace with this kinesiology course guide A required course for majors pursuing sports medicine, exercise science, nursing, or sports therapy degrees, kinesiology is central to a variety of fields. Kinesiology For Dummies tracks an introductory course in the science and imparts the basics of human body movement. With this resource, you will learn how physical activity can alleviate chronic illnesses and disabilities, what factors contribute to musculoskeletal injury, and how to reverse those influences. Complete with a 16-page color insert …

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In case you’re curious: questions about sex from young people with answers from the experts

In case you're curious: questions about sex from young people with answers from the experts

“Can you die from masturbating too much?” and other questions about sex — “Can you break a penis?” and other questions about anatomy — “Do guys really cum in their sleep?” and other questions about puberty — “Is twelve twoo young to know I’m bi?” and other questions about sexual attraction, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression — “Can you get an STI from a toilet seat?” and other questions about sexually transmitted infections — “Do babies come out of the butt?” and …

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Intelligent Tutoring Systems: 15th International Conference, ITS 2019, Kingston, Jamaica, June 3-7, 2019, Proceedings

Intelligent Tutoring Systems: 15th International Conference, ITS 2019, Kingston, Jamaica, June 3-7, 2019, Proceedings

A Learning Early-warning Model Based on Knowledge Points — Adaptive Learning Spaces with Context-Awareness — Agents’ Cognitive vs. Socio-affective Support in Response to Learner’s Confusion — An Adaptive Approach to Provide Feedback for Students in Programming Problem Solving — Analysis and Prediction of Student Emotions While Doing Programming Exercises — Analyzing Best Hints for a Programming IST — Analyzing the Group Formation Process in Intelligent Tutoring Systems — Analyzing the usage of the classical ITS software architecture and refining it — Assessing Students’ Clinical …

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A Child’s Introduction to Norse Mythology: Odin, Thor, Loki, and Other Viking Gods, Goddesses, Giants, and Monsters

A Child's Introduction to Norse Mythology: Odin, Thor, Loki, and Other Viking Gods, Goddesses, Giants, and Monsters

An illustrated anthology of Norse myths includes the classic stories of the thunder god Thor, Odin the Allfather, and Loki the trickster. Packed with action, intrigue, trickery, and love, A CHILD’S INTRODUCTION TO NORSE MYTHOLOGY acquaints kids with the original North Germanic and Scandinavian folklore behind characters like Thor and Loki, plus other gods, goddesses, giants, dwarves, and more. The newest book in the best-selling, award-winning A Child’s Introduction series explores the popular and captivating world of Norse mythology. Organized into two parts, part …

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