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Didactics of Translation: Text in Context
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Didactics of Translation: Text in ContextThis book derives empirical evidence for the didactic value of translating texts in context through an experiment involving final-year undergraduate students who study translation as a basic component of their curriculum. A number of theoretical frameworks are invoked here, most notably those of the discourse model elaborated by Hatim and Mason (1990) (1997) and House's text analysis model (1997). Furthermore, the study conducted draws on Hatim's multi-stage curriculum translation design (2000), consisting of various stages representing an increasing degree of evaluativeness and difficulty.
 
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Mathematics and Multi-Ethnic Students: Exemplary Practices
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Mathematics and Multi-Ethnic Students: Exemplary PracticesMathematics and Multi-Ethnic Students provides detailed profiles of teachers across the nation who have implemented effective mathematics instruction for diverse student populations. In this revised edition, Yvelyne Germain-McCarthy expands upon the popular case studies and adds two new chapters to highlight the latest educational research and practices that are reflected in the case studies. A third new chapter introduces the concept of the Life-Long Learning Laboratory where courageous questions on issues such as the impact of race on student learning are discussed.
 
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Good Questions: Great Ways to Differentiate Mathematics Instruction in the Standards-Based Classroom
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Good Questions: Great Ways to Differentiate Mathematics Instruction in the Standards-Based ClassroomNow in its third edition, this bestselling resource provides tools to help experienced and novice teachers effectively and efficiently differentiate mathematics instruction in grades K-8. Math education expert Marian Small shows teachers how to get started and become expert at using two powerful and universal strategies: Open Questions and Parallel Tasks. This volume includes key changes that will make it easier for teachers to use in all quality state standards environments, including direct links to Common Core content standards and standards for mathematical practice.
 
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Math Problem Solving in Action: Getting Students to Love Word Problems, Grades 3-5
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Math Problem Solving in Action: Getting Students to Love Word Problems, Grades 3-5In this new book from popular math consultant and bestselling author Dr. Nicki Newton, you’ll learn how to help students become more effective and confident problem solvers. Problem solving is a necessary skill for the 21st century but can be overwhelming for both teachers and students. Dr. Newton shows how to make word problems more engaging and relatable, how to scaffold them and help students with math language, how to implement collaborative groups for problem solving, how to assess student progress, and much more.
 
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How English Became English: A short history of a global language
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How English Became English: A short history of a global languageHow English Became English: A short history of a global language

The English Language is spoken by more than a billion people throughout the world. But where did English come from? And how has it evolved into the language used today? 
In How English Became English Simon Horobin investigates the evolution of the English language, examining how the language continues to adapt even today, as English continues to find new speakers and new uses. Engaging with contemporary concerns about correctness, Horobin considers whether such changes are improvements, or evidence of slipping standards. What is the future for the English Language? Will Standard English continue to hold sway, or are we witnessing its replacement by newly emerging Englishes?
 
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Making Sense: The Glamorous Story of English Grammar
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Making Sense: The Glamorous Story of English GrammarMaking Sense: The Glamorous Story of English Grammar

In Making Sense, David Crystal confronts the foe of many: grammar. Once taught relentlessly to all students in the English-speaking world, grammar disappeared from most school curricula, so that terms such as "preposition" and "conjunction" now often confound children and adults alike.
 
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The Story of Be: A Verb's-Eye View of the English Language
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The Story of Be: A Verb's-Eye View of the English LanguageThe Story of Be: A Verb's-Eye View of the English Language

It's the most simple, unassuming, innocent-looking verb: to be. Yet it is jam-packed with more different meanings, forms, and uses than any other English word. As he reveals be's multiple incarnations, David Crystal takes us to the heart of our flexible and changing language. 
 
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