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More Than Counting

Author : Sally Moomaw
ISBN : 9781605541006
Genre : Education
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More than one hundred math activities for young children that incorporate early learning standards.
Category: Education

Teaching Mathematics In Early Childhood

Author : Sally Moomaw
ISBN : 1598571192
Genre : Education
File Size : 62.41 MB
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Children who learn math fundamentals in preschool and kindergarten have the best chance of later achievement in school; but all too often, children don't get the effective early math instruction that makes all the difference. Now there's a core early childhood textbook that helps current and future educators teach the most critical math concepts to young students while meeting today's national standards for mathematics education. Developed by Sally Moomaw, a nationally respected expert with more than 20 years of classroom experience, this accessible textbook gives readers a solid theoretical understanding of math concepts and standards and the guidance they need to create and implement their own lessons. Highly readable and practical enough for years of use beyond the classroom, this text: helps teacher plan effective lessons; advances inclusion by giving teachers universal design strategies and adaptations to help them support all learners; targets the critical math skills children will build on for the rest of their lives; focuses on the youngest students (including children wih special needs) so teachers can implement developmentally appropriate math instruction; gives teachers invaluable guidance in weavig math lessons into everyday routines and conversations; and makes teacher preparation clear and easy. Whether used in preservice courses on teaching mathematics or in-service professional development, this comprehensive textbook will help educators give the youngest students a strong foundation of basic math concepts, and prepare them for lifelong academic success.
Category: Education

More Than Letters Standards Edition

Author : Sally Moomaw
ISBN : 9781605545219
Genre : Education
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For decades early childhood educators in high-quality programs have understood that the transition into reading and writing occurs naturally when young children are surrounded by opportunities to interact with print in ways that are meaningful to them. The original edition of More Than Letters, first published in 2001, showed teachers how to intentionally help children develop literacy skills through hands-on, play-based activities. Like the original edition, the Standards Edition is based on theory and research. It contains new chapters that specifically focus on developing the skills needed to decode literature and informational text. Expanded chapters include activities that target specific concepts included in national literacy standards.
Category: Education

Teaching Stem In The Early Years

Author : Sally Moomaw
ISBN : 9781605542539
Genre : Education
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The foundation for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education begins in the early years. This book provides more than ninety activities and learning center ideas that seamlessly integrate STEM throughout early childhood classrooms. These hands-on STEM experiences enhance cooking, art, and music activities, block play and sensory table exploration, and field trips and outdoor time. Information on assessment and early learning standards is also provided. Sally Moomaw, EdD, has spent much of her career researching and teaching STEM education. She is an assistant professor at the University of Cincinnati and the author of several early education books.
Category: Education

Challenging Behaviors In Early Childhood Settings

Author : Susan H. Bell
ISBN : 1557666822
Genre : Education
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Offers advice to teachers on handling behavioral problems, offering suggestions for creating a nurturing environment in the classroom setting.
Category: Education

Standards For Preparing Teachers Of Mathematics

Author : Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE)
ISBN : 9781641139984
Genre : Mathematics
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Also available in a black + white version AMTE, in the Standards for Preparing Teachers of Mathematics (SPTM), puts forward a national vision of initial preparation for all Pre-K–12 teachers who teach mathematics. SPTM contains critical messages for all who teach mathematics, including elementary school teachers teaching all disciplines, middle and high school mathematics teachers who may teach mathematics exclusively, special education teachers, teachers of emergent multilingual students, and other teaching professionals and administrators who have responsibility for students’ mathematical learning. SPTM has broad implications for teacher preparation programs, in which stakeholders include faculty and administrators in both education and mathematics at the university level; teachers, principals, and district leaders in the schools with which preparation programs partner; and the communities in which preparation programs and their school partners are situated. SPTM is intended as a national guide that articulates a vision for mathematics teacher preparation and supports the continuous improvement of teacher preparation programs. Such continuous improvement includes changes to preparation program courses and structures, partnerships involving schools and universities and their leaders, the ongoing accreditation of such programs regionally and nationally, and the shaping of state and national mathematics teacher preparation policy. SPTM is also designed to inform assessment practices for mathematics teacher preparation programs, to influence policies related to preparation of teachers of mathematics, and to promote national dialogue around preparing teachers of mathematics. The vision articulated in SPTM is aspirational in that it describes a set of high expectations for developing a well-prepared beginning teacher of mathematics who can support meaningful student learning. The vision is research-based and establishes a set of goals for the continued development and refinement of a mathematics teacher preparation program and a research agenda for the study of the effects of such a program. SPTM contains detailed depictions of what a well-prepared beginning teacher knows and is able to do related to content, pedagogy, and disposition, and what a strong preparation program entails with respect to learning experiences, assessments, and partnerships. Stakeholders in mathematics teacher preparation will find messages related to their roles. Standards for Preparing Teachers of Mathematics includes standards and indicators for teacher candidates and for the design of teacher preparation programs. SPTM outlines assessment practices related to overall quality, program effectiveness, and candidate performance. SPTM describes specific focal practices by grade band and provides guidance to stakeholders regarding processes for productive change.
Category: Mathematics

Handbook Of Radioactivity Analysis

Author : Michael F. L'Annunziata
ISBN : 0124366031
Genre : Science
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& Bull; Describes much practical information for radioactivity monitoring, spectrometric analysis, and radiation dosimetry & bull; Covers state-of-the-art high sample throughput microplate analysis techniques and multi-detector scintillation proximity analysis & bull; Presents the latest methods of rapid electronic radionuclide imaging & bull; Written by twenty-five experts from eight countries & bull; Over 2,000 cited works from the journal referencesP Why This Title? This updated and much expanded Second Edition is a proven authoritative handbook providing the reader with the principles, practical techniques, and procedures for the accurate measurement of radioactivity from the very low levels encountered in the environment to higher levels measured in radioisotope research, clinical laboratories, biological sciences, radionuclide standardization, nuclear medicine, nuclear power, fuel cycle facilities, and the implementation of nuclear safeguards.-
Category: Science

Using The Standards Problem Solving Grade 1

Author : Pat Howard
ISBN : 9781624421037
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 67.87 MB
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Problem solving is the emphasis as students delve into diverse activities from all five NCTM content standards. Empower your students to build new mathematical knowledge, solve problems in context, apply and adapt appropriate strategies, and reflect on their thinking while reinforcing mathematical skills. Hands-on activities in a variety of question formats make the mathematics accessible to all learning types. Student-created problems help motivate students and communication prompts enhance mathematical speech and writing. Includes skill checks, cumulative tests, assessment guidelines, and vocabulary cards. The NCTM standards correlation chart and the icons at the top of each page make it easy to identify which content and process standards are being utilized. Answer key provided
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Good Questions

Author : Marian Small
ISBN : 9780807758540
Genre : Education
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This bestselling resource provides tools to help experienced and novice teachers effectively and efficiently differentiate mathematics instruction in grades K-8. This third edition includes key changes that will make it easier for teachers to use the tools in all quality state standards environments, as well as with many new classroom examples for each grade band.
Category: Education

Financial Intelligence Revised Edition

Author : Karen Berman
ISBN : 9781422144114
Genre : Business & Economics
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Explains what business numbers mean and why they matter, and addresses issues that have become more important in recent years, including questions about the financial crisis and accounting literacy.
Category: Business & Economics

Common Core Standards A Step By Step Approach Mathematics Grades K 5

Author : Toby Karten
ISBN : 9781935609728
Genre : Education
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Excelling at math is no longer simply a matter of getting answers right. Today, the Common Core State standards require not only computational fluency, but also a deep level of comprehension and critical thinking skills. Common Core Standards: A Step-by-Step Approach - Mathematics, Grades K-5 guides teachers in implementing instruction that builds the full range of mathematics skills outlined in the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics. Written by Toby Karten, an educator with more than 30 years of experience, this six-page (tri-fold) laminated guide clearly identifies that process. Strategies are offered for individual grade-level teaching, from kindergarten through fifth grade. Examples and suggestions for differentiating instruction to meet the unique needs and learning styles of diverse students in inclusive classrooms are offered as well in this comprehensive tool for teachers.
Category: Education

Engaging Young Children In Mathematics

Author : Douglas H. Clements
ISBN : 9780805842104
Genre : Education
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Engaging Young Children in Mathematics: Standards for Early Childhood Mathematics Education brings together the combined wisdom of a diverse group of experts involved with early childhood mathematics. The book originates from the landmark 2000 Conference on Standards for Pre-kindergarten and Kindergarten Mathematics Education, attended by representatives from almost every state developing standards for young children's mathematics; federal government officials; mathematicians; mathematics educators; researchers from mathematics education, early childhood education, and psychology; curriculum developers; teachers; policymakers; and professionals from organizations such as the National Conference of Teachers of Mathematics and the National Association for the Education of Young Children. The main goal of the Conference was to work collectively to help those responsible for framing and implementing early childhood mathematics standards. Although it has its roots in the Conference, the expanded scope of the standards and recommendations covered in this book includes the full range of kindergarten to grade 2. The volume is organized into two main parts and an online appendix ( Part One, Major Themes and Recommendations, offers a framework for thinking about pre-kindergarten - grade 2 mathematics education and specific recommendations. Part Two, Elaboration of Major Themes and Recommendations, provides substantive detail regarding young students' understandings of mathematical ideas. Each Part includes five parallel subsections: "Standards in Early Childhood Education"; "Math Standards and Guidelines"; "Curriculum, Learning, Teaching, and Assessment"; "Professional Development"; and "Toward the Future: Implementation and Policy." As a whole the book: * presents comprehensive summaries of research that provide specific guidelines for standards, curriculum, and teaching; * takes the recent reports and recommendations for early childhood mathematics education to the next level; * integrates practical details and research throughout; and * provides a succinct, but thorough review of research on the topics, sequences, and learning trajectories that children can and should learn at each of their first years of life, with specific developmental guidelines that suggest appropriate content for each topic for each year from 2-year-olds to 7-year-olds. This is an indispensable volume for mathematics educators, researchers, curriculum developers, teachers and policymakers, including those who create standards, scope and sequences, and curricula for young children and professional teacher development materials, and students in mathematics education, early childhood trainers, teacher educators, and faculty in mathematics education.
Category: Education

The Longest Night

Author : Arthur Jacobson
ISBN : 0520235495
Genre : Political Science
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The American Presidential Election of 2000 was perhaps the most remarkable, and in many ways the most unsettling, that the country has experienced. The Longest Night presents a lively and informed reaction to the legal after-math of the election by the most prominent experts on the subject. With a balance of opposing views -- including those of some of today's most distinguished foreign political and legal commentators -- the contributors offer an unusual breadth of perspectives in addressing the judicial, institutional, and political questions involved in the disputed election. Book jacket.
Category: Political Science

Movies And The Meaning Of Life

Author : Kimberly A. Blessing
ISBN : 9780812698749
Genre : Philosophy
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"The meaning of life is the most urgent of questions," said the existentiallist thinker Albert Camus. And no less a philosopher than Woody Allen has wondered:"How is it possible to find meaning in a finite world, given my waist and shirt size?" "Movies and the Meaning of Life" looks at popular and cult movies, examining their assumptions and insights on meaning-of-life questions: What is reality and how can I know it? (The Truman Show, Contact, Waking Life); How do I find myself and my true identity? (Fight Club, Being John Malkovich, Boys Don't Cry, Memento); How do I find meaning from my interactions with others? (Pulp Fiction, Shadowlands, Chasing Amy); What is the chief purpose in life? (American Beauty, Life is Beautiful, The Shawshank Redemption); and How ought I live my life? (Pleasantville, Spiderman, Minority Report, Groundhog Day).
Category: Philosophy

Accounting For Government Contracts Cost Accounting Standards

Author : Lane K. Anderson
ISBN : 9781579110505
Genre : Law
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Comprehensive and detailed analysis for implementing, complying and keeping current with Cost Accounting Standards for federal government procurement contracts. • Applicability of standards and regulations to contractors and contracts • Explanation of procedures involved in preparing cost impact proposals and making contract price adjustments • Comprehensive analysis and commentary on each standard along with dozens of detailed examples • Discussion of the Federal Acquisition Regulation and significant regulatory issues that affect Cost Accounting Standards
Category: Law

Ieee Standards

Author : Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
ISBN : STANFORD:36105014655695
Genre : Electrical engineering
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Category: Electrical engineering

Data In Medicine Collection Processing And Presentation

Author : Robert S. Reneman
ISBN : 9789400993099
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Nowadays clinical medicine is to a great extent dependent on techniques and instrumentation. Not infrequently, instrumentation is so complicated that technical specialists are required to perform the measurements and to process the data. Interpretation of the results, however, generally has to be done by physicians. For proper interpretation of data and good com munication with technical specialists, knowledge of, among other things, principle, advantages, limitations and applicability of the used techniques is necessary. Besides, this knowledge is required for critical comparison of systems to measure a certain variable. Critical evaluation as well as com parison of techniques and instruments ought to be an essential component of medical practice. In general, basic techniques and instrumentation are not taught in medi cal schools nor during residencies. Therefore, physicians themselves have to collect practical information about principle, advantages and limitations of techniques and instruments when using them in clinical medicine. This practical information, focussed on the specific techniques used in the various disciplines, is usually difficult to obtain from handbooks and manufacturers' manuals. Hence a new series of books is started on instru mentation and techniques in clinical medicine.
Category: Technology & Engineering