The book takes the reader on a journey that includes an understanding of the elements of teaching and learning stylesl; the need for discovering Who am I as a teacher? and What do I whant to become?; personal change processes in teaching; exploring one's philosophy of teaching; and an integrative model for selecting instructional processes that are keyed to different blends of Experts, Formal Authority, Personal Model, Facilitators, Avoidant, Collaborative, Dependant, Competitive, and Participant learning styles.
A mesmerizing, moving, and elegantly written debut novel, The Language of Flowers beautifully weaves past and present, creating a vivid portrait of an unforgettable woman whose gift for flowers helps her change the lives of others even as she struggles to overcome her own troubled past. The Victorian language of flowers was used to convey romantic expressions: honeysuckle for devotion, asters for patience, and red roses for love. But for Victoria Jones, it’s been more useful in communicating grief, mistrust, and solitude. After a childhood spent in the foster-care system, she is unable to get close to anybody, and her only connection to the world is through flowers and their meanings.
Why is Q Always Followed by U?: Word-Perfect Answers to the Most-Asked Questions About Language
Long-time word-detective and bestselling author of "Port Out", "Starboard Home", Michael Quinion brings us the answers to nearly two hundred of the most intriguing questions he's been asked about language over the years.
Study SkillsStudy skills are learning strategies that help students organize, process, and use information effectively. Because youth might need help not just with what they learn but also with how they learn it, WIA makes study skills instruction, together with tutoring and dropout prevention, one of the 10 required elements of youth programs. These skills are important not just for academic learning, but also for everyday life.
The English language is a battlefield. Since the age of Shakespeare, arguments over correct usage have been acrimonious, and those involved have always really been contesting values - to do with morality, politics and class. THE LANGUAGE WARS examines the present state of the conflict, its history and its future. Above all, it uses the past as a way of illuminating the present.
See Me After Class: Advice for Teachers by Teachers
The must-have survival book for new teachers. “You know how you’ve always thought that if you were a teacher, you’d go insane? Well, this very funny book proves that you definitely would. But in a good way.”