Understanding the World Language edTPA

Understanding the World Language edTPA Author Susan A. Hildebrandt
ISBN-10 9781681235806
Release 2016-07-01
Pages 230
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In Understanding the World Language edTPA: Research?Based Policy and Practice, two researchers in the forefront of world language edTPA discuss the new beginning teacher portfolio, including its required elements, federal and state policies concerning teacher evaluation, and research from their own programs. Higher education faculty members and language teacher preparation program coordinators who would like to better understand edTPA requirements and gain suggestions for necessary programmatic changes will find this book of interest. The book is composed of eight chapters. The authors begin by describing edTPA and how it became a national trend to assess beginning teacher ability. In Chapter 2, the authors present ideas about curricular changes that may need to occur in traditional world language teacher education programs, as well as suggestions to assist teacher candidates as they begin to develop their portfolios. Afterward, the authors discuss the context for learning (Chapter 3) and they begin with assessment, moving to planning, and then to instruction (Chapters 4, 5, 6). In each chapter, the authors discuss the work sample that teacher candidates must create, an analysis of a high?scoring portfolio, and steps to stimulate teacher candidates’ professional thinking. In Chapter 7, the authors present activities for the methods classroom. In the final chapter, the authors provide a critical analysis of edTPA, in general, and the world language edTPA, in particular. Understanding the World Language edTPA: Research?Based Policy and Practice provides readers with a much?needed guide to inducting teacher candidates into the new portfolio requirements, while helping higher education faculty make appropriate curricular changes to accommodate edTPA.



Barron s Nystce

Barron s Nystce Author Robert D. Postman
ISBN-10 1438006187
Release 2015-04-01
Pages 416
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This completely updated and revised book features all the new tests prospective teachers in New York State must take in order to receive their teacher certification. It includes the Educating All Students (EAS) Test, the Academic Literacy Skills Test (ALST), the NEW Elementary Early Childhood CSTs, and the edTPA Overview. In the pages of this comprehensive preparation manual, test-takers will find: Two full-length EAS Tests Two full-length ALST Tests One NEW Elementary/Early Childhood full-length Test One edTPA overview Fully-explained answers for every single test Proven selected response and constructed response strategies Computerized Test-taking strategies Targeted review for each test With help from Barron's NYSTCE, teachers will get the help they need to pass all the new tests required for their certification.



Condition Critical

Condition Critical Author Diana Lawrence-Brown
ISBN-10 0807754773
Release 2013
Pages 242
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This important book provides a unique merging of disability studies, critical multiculturalism, and social justice advocacy to develop both the knowledge base and the essential insights for understanding and implementingfully inclusive education. Although inclusion is often viewed in schools as primarily serving students with disabilities, this volume expands the definition to include students with a broad range of traditionally marginalized differences (including but not limited to disabilities, cultural/linguistic/racial background, gender, sexual orientation, religion, and class). Chapters provide 12 key principles important to developing and applying a critical perspective toward educating diverse students and promoting equity and inclusion.



The Common Core Companion The Standards Decoded Grades 9 12

The Common Core Companion  The Standards Decoded  Grades 9 12 Author Jim Burke
ISBN-10 9781452276588
Release 2013-08-20
Pages 264
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That version of the 9-12 standards you wish you had If you're a high school teacher, no need to despair. Jim Burke has created a Common Core Companion for you, too. This time positioning the grades 9-10 standards alongside 11-12, it's every bit the roadmap to what each standard says, what each standard means, and how to put that standard into practice across subjects. Jim clearly lays out: - Key distinctions across grade levels - Different content-area versions of each standard - Explanations of each standard, with student prompts - Content to cover, lesson ideas, and instructional techniques - Glossary and adaptations for ELL students



On Becoming a Doctor

On Becoming a Doctor Author Tania Heller
ISBN-10 9781402247606
Release 2009-12-01
Pages 224
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Everything They Don't Tell You, Everything You Need to Know Becoming a doctor is so much more than acing your MCATs, living through med school, then getting the perfect residency. It is a career that demands long hours on little to no sleep, constant continuing education, and a tough decision about which of the many types of medicine you want to practice. But with the right guide, you can make the right choices each step of the way. On Becoming a Doctor calmly and thoroughly walks you through each academic, physical, and emotional step you'll take on your way to a successful career in medicine, and it includes interviews with many different specialists to help you choose a medical path. This Essential Insider Advice Will Show You: Financing all of the costs of medical school The ups and downs of working with insurance companies Perspectives on a variety of medical fields The educational, physical, and emotional realities of the journey Interviews with doctors in many different specialties Working with other doctors and the administration On Becoming a Doctor covers everything you need to know about medical school, residency, specialization, and practice.



Nystce Students With Disabilities 060 Test Secrets Study Guide

Nystce Students With Disabilities  060  Test Secrets Study Guide Author Mometrix Media
ISBN-10 1610723805
Release 2015-02-25
Pages 172
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OHST Exam Flashcard Study System uses repetitive methods of study to teach you how to break apart and quickly solve difficult test questions on the Occupational Health and Safety Technologist Exam. Study after study has shown that spaced repetition is the most effective form of learning, and nothing beats flashcards when it comes to making repetitive learning fun and fast. Our flashcards enable you to study small, digestible bits of information that are easy to learn and give you exposure to the different question types and concepts. OHST Exam Flashcard Study System covers: Toxicity, Oil Mist Generator, Normal Distribution, Halocarbons, Particle Counters, Root Cause Analysis, Flame Ionization, EPA, Base Cleaning, Dermis, American Society for Testing & Materials, Sequestering Agents, Cross-sectional Studies, Air Density, Atoms, Gamma Radiation, Decibel, OIG, Double Blind, Threshold Limit Values, NIOSH, Wet-bulb Globe Temperature, Arithmetic Mean, Cafeteria Plan, Quadratic Equation, Community Response Plan, Machining, Kinetic Energy, Ventilation Control, Smoke Tube, Cochlea, Amines, Gas Sampling Bags, Hepatotoxins, Ergonomics, Voltage, Normal Distribution, Film Badge, Employer Cost Index, Ionic Salts, Gas Chromatography, Duct Velocity, Fire Prevention, International Electrotechnical Commission, Molar Mass, and much more...



The Art of Teaching Spanish

The Art of Teaching Spanish Author Rafael Salaberry
ISBN-10 1589014243
Release 2006-12-08
Pages 256
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The Art of Teaching Spanish explores in-depth the findings of research in second language acquisition (SLA) and other language-related fields and translates those findings into practical pedagogical tools for current—and future—Spanish-language instructors. This volume addresses how theoretical frameworks affect the application of research findings to the teaching of Spanish, how logistical factors affect the way research findings can be applied to teach Spanish, and how findings from Spanish SLA research would be applicable to Spanish second language teaching and represented in Spanish curricula through objectives and goals (as evidenced in pedagogical materials such as textbooks and computer-assisted language learning software). Top SLA researchers and applied linguists lend their expertise on matters such as foreign language across curriculum programs, testing, online learning, the incorporation of linguistic variation into the classroom, heritage language learners, the teaching of translation, the effects of study abroad and classroom contexts on learning, and other pedagogical issues. Other common themes of The Art of Teaching Spanish include the rejection of the concept of a monolithic language competence, the importance of language as social practice and cultural competence, the psycholinguistic component of SLA, and the need for more cross-fertilization from related fields.



CliffsNotes CBEST 7th Edition

CliffsNotes CBEST  7th Edition Author Jerry Bobrow
ISBN-10 9780544180772
Release 2011-07-20
Pages 384
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Your guide to a higher score on CBEST ®: California Basic Education Skills Test Why CliffsNotes? Go with the name you know and trust Get the information you need—fast! About the Contents: Introduction Description and format of the exam CBEST: California Basic Education Skills Test scoring Commonly asked questions Part I: Analysis of Exam Areas Reading Graphs and Charts Mathematics Writing Part II: Mathematics Review Symbols, Terminology, Formulas, and General Mathematical Information Arithmetic Algebra Measurement Part III: Four Full-Length Practice Exams Each practice exam includes the same number of questions as the actual exam The practice exams come complete with answers and explanations for all questions Model essay responses include grader comments



CliffsNotes FTCE General Knowledge Test

CliffsNotes FTCE General Knowledge Test Author Jeffrey S. Kaplan
ISBN-10 9781118099100
Release 2012-01-30
Pages 360
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Your complete guide to a higher score on the FTCE General Knowledge Test About the Book: Introduction Reviews of the FTCE General Knowledge test format and scoring Proven strategies for answering multiple-choice questions Hints for tackling the essay questions FAQs Part I: Review of Exam Areas Covers all subject areas you'll be tested on: Essay writing English language skills Mathematics Reading Includes sample questions and answers for each subject Part II: Practice Tests 2 full-length practice tests with answers and complete explanations Proven test-taking strategies Focused reviews of all exam topics 2 full-length practice tests CD includes the book's 2 tests and subject reviews +1 bonus test



CliffsNotes ACT Cram Plan 2nd Edition

CliffsNotes ACT Cram Plan  2nd Edition Author Jane R. Burstein
ISBN-10 9780544248311
Release 2014-06-24
Pages 360
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This updated edition of the best-selling CliffsNotes ACT® Cram Plan uses calendars to create a specific study plan for ACT test-takers depending on how much time they have left before they take the test! Features of this plan-to-ace-the-exam product include: • Timed, boxed calendars for preparing to take the ACT—two-month study calendar, one-month study calendar, and one-week study calendar • Diagnostic test that helps test-takers pinpoint strengths and weaknesses so they can focus their review on topics in which they need the most help • Subject reviews that cover everything on the exam: English, math, science, and the dreaded essay • Full-length practice test with answers and explanations



Reading and Writing Acquisition

Reading and Writing Acquisition Author Virginia Wise Berninger
ISBN-10 PSU:000025878738
Release 1996
Pages 223
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The developmental neuropsychological perspective, with its focus on individual differences in brain systems related to reading and writing and on prevention during critical developmental periods, holds promise for helping children achieve their literacy potential. This is the first book to provide a theoretical framework for integrating the biological and educational perspectives to explain normal and disabled reading and writing development. It will be useful for advanced undergraduate or graduate courses in psychology and education.



Catherine Called Birdy

Catherine  Called Birdy Author Karen Cushman
ISBN-10 9780547722184
Release 2012-06
Pages 169
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Catherine, a spirited and inquisitive young woman of good family, narrates in diary form the story of her fourteenth year--the year 1290. A Newbery Honor Book.



The Entrepreneur s Manual

The Entrepreneur s Manual Author Richard M. White
ISBN-10 UOM:39015023289013
Release 1977
Pages 419
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A management consultant's guide to converting an idea into a successful business, explaining techniques for finding lucrative markets and products, attracting financing and top-notch personnel, and all other essential areas of marketing and sales



How to Wrangle a Cowboy

How to Wrangle a Cowboy Author Joanne Kennedy
ISBN-10 1402283725
Release 2016-02-01
Pages 480
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CONTEMPORARY COWBOY ROMANCELindsey Ward is shocked when her grandfather leaves his ranch to her, complete with a ranch foreman who's difficult and annoyingly attractive. Lindsey thinks she has no choice but to sell the ranch, but Shane Lockhart is determined to change her mind...Shane is determined that working and living at the Ward ranch is the only way to raise his young son properly. In order to stay at the ranch he calls home, Shane will have to warm the heart of the most stubborn, appealing woman he's ever met-opening up his own heart in the process.



Agile Construction for the Electrical Contractor

Agile Construction for the Electrical Contractor Author Perry Daneshgari
ISBN-10 0763765627
Release 2010-04-22
Pages 240
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Agile Construction for the Electrical Contractor provides the tools and guidance needed to transform a traditional, reactive project management style to a new, proactive, profitable, and productive business management model - one that can quickly respond to changing industry needs and remain a profitable enterprise, even during the toughest of times. In this groundbreaking new book, Dr. Daneshgari applies proven managerial techniques from other industries to electrical construction through the introduction of Agile construction - a new scientifically-based tracking system based on jobsite dynamics and the bottom-line impact of the three sources of cost drivers: money, materials, and manpower. This practical and accessible guide to improving operating systems and efficiencies is a must-have for construction company owners, CEOs, project managers, and supervisors with its clear set of practical tools, processes and tips for improving productivity.