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Teacher Resource/Training Package 15 Volume Set  

1. How To Teach Reading When You’re Not A Reading Teacher (Middle Grade)

 

Many middle school teachers are surprised to find that some of their new students have difficulty reading or that they do not know how to read at all. Rarely are teachers trained to address the fundamentals of reading instruction, and most assume that teaching reading is solely the job of elementary level reading teachers. However, today’s middle grades teachers realize that regardless of what subject they teach, they must adopt the attitude that any child with a reading disability becomes one thing: their responsibility.

 

Author Name: Dr. Sharon H. Faber                                              Total Pages: 175

 

2. If You Can’t Manage Them You Can’t Teach Them

 

You may be able to design creative, compelling lessons. But if your classroom is chaotic or its inhabitants are disrespectful, YOUR STUDENTS will not be learning well. And YOU will be anywhere from dissatisfied to miserable!

 

• Stop creating behavior and management problems yourself

• Build the REALTIONSHIP that are the foundation of an effective classroom

• Give R.E.S.P.E.C.T and teach students to do the same

• Set and teach behavioral and academic expectations

• Set consequences and FOLLOW THROUGH on them

• Avoid lots of problems by talking straight to students

• Respond to discipline needs that differ by gender and ethnicity

• Minimize management problems by ENGAGING students in learning

• Keep growing as a manager-with some practice scenarios

 

Author: Kim Campbell with Dr. Kay Herting Wahl                                    Total Pages: 280  

 

3. Including The Special Needs Child (Activities To Help All Students Grow and Learn)

 

In all classrooms each child must be given the opportunity to learn basic skills and improve their social interaction. In an included classroom, students also learn about patience, tolerance and diversity. Having a special needs child in the classroom does not mean that the regular education students will benefit from special needs activities and adapted materials included in this helpful resource.

 

Author: Grace Bickert                                                                                 Total Pages: 95

 

4. Learning To Learn (All Levels)

 

Learning is a life-long process. The “brain power” one applies to any task is critical, and knowing how to attack a learning activity is the first step to understand its content. In order to improve performance in school-and in life-a person must be committed to defining and pursuing goals actively and with commitment. Once an individual experiences success and the wonderful feelings of self-confidence and pride that follow, the task of learning becomes easier. This book contains ideas, suggestions, and strategies to help everyone achieve that success.

 

Author: Gloria Frender                                                                                            Total Pages: 287

 

 

5. Learn To Love Teaching Again (Tips And Tools For Every Educators)

 

Learn to Love Teaching Again supplies you with downright goods advice, plus hundreds of tips and tools to help rekindle the joys and fulfillments of teaching.

 

Author: Debbi Herrera with Brenda Cole                                                                Total Pages: 255

 

 

6. SUCCESSFUL MENTORING (How To Choose, Nature and Prepare Tomorrow’s   Educators)

 

Successful Mentoring is just what every teacher charged with helping to supervise and guide tomorrow’s educator’s needs. Set the stage for success with positive suggestions for the interview and selection process, a students teaching contract, planning schedules and calendars, and observation and evaluation forms. Then begin the challenging and rewarding experience of being a successful mentor.

 

Author: Jodie Fransen                                                                                              Total Pages: 64

 

 

7. Teaching the Scientific Method (Instructional Strategies to Boost Student Understanding)

 

Brimming with ideas that engage students in active learning, teaching the Scientific Method is focused on building students’ foundation in the principles of scientific inquiry. The lesson in this book will enable students to solve problems using the scientific method, conduct research , use scientific equipment appropriately, construct and explain tables, graphs, and reports, and develop experiments independently.

 

Author: Milli Blandford                                                                                               Total Pages: 79  

 

 

8. The Nuts & Bolts of Active Learning (Purposeful, Successful Strategies for Every Classroom)

 

The Nuts & Bolts of Active Learning is filled with basic strategies for engaging you students in active classroom learning.  Written by the award-winning educators who collaborate annually with attendees at the Nuts & Bolts symposiums in Destin, Boulder, Dallas and Nashville-this collection represents a powerful way of expanding and transforming your teaching. These strategies are guaranteed to hook your students on learning.

 

Author: Kim Campbell                                                                                             Total Pages: 110

 

 

9. The Personal Trainer for Academic Teams (Make your team more effective Reach students, parents and the community)

 

Academic teams find ever increasing demands placed on them every year, and ironically enough, just when the stakes are getting higher, the teams have less time to get everything done. This means that today’s teams have to function at level like those of a world-class athlete. Team members need the speed of sprinters, the strength of weightlifters, the endurance of distance runners the focus of major league pitchers, and the heart of champions.

 

Author: Randy Thompson                                                                                       Total Pages: 239

 

 

10. Taming Of The Team: How Great Team Work Together

 

Getting the best out of students is made by using teaming to nurture their educational, emotional, social, and developmental needs, and this guide is a blueprint for teambuilding in any school setting. True stories and practical strategies make this an effective and entertaining tool for assembling and managing a team within a professional learning community. It includes a dynamic “3-5-3 Action Plan” for improving student’s behavior as well as tips for using team to address Common Core Standards. This book guides teams through resolving conflicts: planning and preventing time wasting: setting consistent expectations for students: and connecting curriculum, instruction,  and calendar schedules. A helpful combination of humor and instruction will help any school with Team building.

 

Author: Jack Berckemeyer                                                                                      Total Pages: 176

 

 

11. If You Don’t Feed The Teachers They Eat The Students: Guide to Success For Administrators and Teachers (Kids Stuff)

 

Packed with words of wisdom and inspiration, no administrator or teacher should without this one book. Dr. Neila Connonr presents practical tips to improve school climate, communication with parents and students, teach to the standards, and make a difference in student’s lives. All this in an enjoyable, easy-to-easy format, If You Don’t Feed the Teachers will leave you laughing your way to a more successful school year.  

 

Author: Neila A. Connonr                                                                                        Total Pages: 143

 

 

12. You’ve Gotta Connect: Building Relationships that Leads to Engaged Students, Productive Classrooms, and Higher Achievement

 

This book demonstrates how to build a strong-teacher connection in the classroom. A secure and trusting relationship between teachers and students is at the heart of positive disciplines and a safe, productive classroom. The positive effects of building teacher-students relationship impact all aspect of classroom life. Students come to class and like to be there, they are more engaged in learning, they retain more of what they learn, and their creativity in unleashed. There are fewer behavior issues, lower dropout rates, and more harmony between class members. With humor, practical action step for the teacher, and a few wacky stories, Jim Sturtevant shows all educators how to connect with students]and operate a classroom in way that shows acceptance, breed mutual respect, handle and reduce conflict, build self-esteem, support students in trouble, and add peace and enjoyment.

 

Author: James Alan Strutevant                                                                               Total Pages: 279

 

 

13. 101 Things I Wasn’t Taught in My Educational Classes: One Teacher’s Light-Hearted Look at the Unexpected with Practical Warnings and Suggestions

 

It is the first day of school and you face a roomful of new faces. Are you prepared? Author Jodie Fransen says,”From the first fateful day in the classroom I have been utterly amazed at all of the things I’ve experience as part of teaching the no one told me about ahead of time!” Whether  you are a new teacher or classroom veteran, 101 Things I was not taught in My Educational classes will give practical insight into teaching. Her observation and suggestions for avoiding pitfalls will keep you from being caught unaware.

 

Author: Jodia Fransen                                                                                              Total Pages: 64

 

 

14. Teaching Kids To Manage Their Own Behavior – School Dayz

 

Approach discipline in a different way encourage students to explore issues before they erupt into troubling behavior. Through engagement with real school-life vignettes, students reflect on and solve the very problems of behavior, social issues, and social interactions that fill their everyday lives. In the process, they grow in self-control, self-esteem, respectful behavior, and connections to others.

 

Author: Dr. Ron Klemp                                                                                            Total Pages: 160

 

 

15. If They Can Argue Well, They Can Write Well

 

“Would you like your students to think logically, and invest more time and energy in their schoolwork? Would you like you students to think critically, and then structure their arguments into powerful persuasive essays? This book will help you rethink your curriculum so that critical thinking, arguments, and standards can meet in a single, engaging format! Being by reading the research, and then follow the carefully scaffolded instruction to teach your students to:

 

• Argue effectively

• Research and organize information

• Think critically and analysis information

• Write all persuasively

• Through the process, students will also learn to

• Gather accurate information

• Evaluate their sources

• Take notes on both sides of an issue

• Think critically about those notes

• Rehearse their ideas in oral arguments

• Transfer the notes and ideas into an outline

• Write a persuasive essay

• Self assess their writing and

• Correctly cite the source they have used

 

If They Can Argue Well, They Can Write Well is just that you need to engage students and to assure that they develop research, speaking and writing skills vital to their future source.

 

Author: Bill Mcbride                                                                                                 Total Pages: 128