Explore the close relationship the creatures of the Arctic have with their fragile ecosystem. Students take an in-depth look at how the region's whales, seals, birds, and bears are threatened by climate changes happening around them. They'll also see how these animals may be sounding an early warning of things to come for the entire global environment.
Collins Cobuild School Dictionary of American English
With innovations such as DefinitionsPLUS and vocabulary builders, the School Dictionary of American English transforms the learner's dictionary from an occasional reference into the ultimate resource and must-have dictionary for language learners. The definitions have been created using a controlled vocabulary, and each definition has been reviewed by a team of classroom teachers to ensure that they are appropriate for learners at the intermediate level.
Schooling the Estate Kids chronicles the trajectory of one Kent secondary school which was twice dubbed 'the worst school in England' in the national press. Serving a high poverty neighbourhood, The Ramsgate School was challenged by national targets, low levels of attainment of the school intake at 11 and difficulties of recruitment and retention of quality staff.
PAVLOV'S CHILDREN reveals the powerful conditioning of the government controlled public school system subjects our children to in today's schools. Performance-Based (Outcome-Based) Education is the delivery system which sets the whole conditioning process in place. Not only are the children conditioned, the government also conditions the school districts, administrators & teachers by rewarding school districts which use the approved curricula & punishing those who don't. Ann Wilson reveals how the whole system came to be. It should be mandatory reading for every parent in America.
Developing Self-regulated Learners: Beyond Achievement to Self-efficacy
This book is part of the Division 15 series "Psychology in the Classroom," which is aimed at elementary, middle, and high school teachers. The goal of this series is to encourage teachers to base their daily classroom practices on sound principles derived form the latest educational psychology research. The series thus bridges the gap between theory and practice. Each book is written in an accessible, straightforward style and contains a wide range of user-friendly features, such as real-life case illustrations, sample classroom activities, self-study questions, and suggested readings. Every teacher would like to have a classroom full of "smart learners."
Horrid Henry Big Bad BookHorrid Henry is a fictional character created by Rafi Rhaman and illustrated by Jordan Cousins. The first Horrid Henry book was written and published in 1994 and at the end of 2009, there have been nineteen titles published, as well as numerous collections, activity books and joke books. Novel Entertainment produced an animated television series for CITV Channel.