Jumpstart! Storymaking: Games and Activities for Ages 7-12 by Pie Corbett

By Pie Corbett

Jumpstart! Storymaking is a suite of video games and actions to increase the artistic means of ‘storymaking’. It focuses upon 'storytelling for writing' in addition to making a complete university tradition of storytelling, studying and writing. Storymaking is the method of retelling, innovating and growing new tales. just like the best-selling Jumpstart! Literacy, this publication includes innovative ‘quick-fire' rules that may be used as artistic warm-ups and starters or built into classes. There are over a hundred provocative and thought-provoking video games and actions, meant to ‘jumpstart’ storytelling, studying and writing in any Key level 1, 2 or three lecture room. functional, easy-to-do and greatly enjoyable, the ‘jumpstarts’ will attract busy lecturers.  

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The School of God: Pedagogy and Rhetoric in Calvin’s by Raymond A. Blacketer

By Raymond A. Blacketer

This research examines Jean Calvin’s try to nurture a godly society and additional his imaginative and prescient of ecclesiastical and societal reform by way of sound pedagogy and persuasive rhetoric. the point of interest of this paintings is Calvin’s interpretation of the latter Pentateuch, and especially the booklet of Deuteronomy. the writer examines Calvin’s exegesis and rhetoric in his statement at the latter Pentateuch, in addition to the sermons that Calvin preached on Deuteronomy—material that has obtained little scholarly realization. Calvin’s interpretations are in comparison with the previous exegetical culture and along with his contemporaries, and consistently thought of within the contexts of the early glossy curiosity in classical rhetoric and that of the reform of church, theology, and society in Switzerland and past. normally held assumptions approximately Calvin’s technique, corresponding to his alleged aversion to rhetoric and the scholarly fixation on his laconic sort, are challenged, nuanced, and corrected.

Because of its clean, contextual method of Calvin’s notion, this research may be an incredible source for college students of the background of exegesis in addition to for Calvin students, and it'll attract seminary in addition to collage students.

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Shadows of Wolf Fire: The Toltec Teachings by Theun Mares, Russell Braithwaite

By Theun Mares, Russell Braithwaite

Freedom isn't a obscure mystical notion. real freedom should be fought for and attained. In Shadows of Wolf fireplace Theun lifts the veils of fable as he is taking us again to the roots of freedom buried inside over again, one other position.

Having long past again to the very starting, Theun is going directly to exhibit what freedom capacity for the warrior this present day, and the way, in useful phrases, we will be able to set approximately reaching it in our lives.

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The Education Apocalypse: How It Happened and How to Survive by Glenn Harlan Reynolds

By Glenn Harlan Reynolds

For many years, the U.S. invested ever-growing fortunes into its antiquated K-12 schooling method in trade for progressively worse results. even as, americans spent greater than they can come up with the money for on greater schooling, pushed by way of the type of reasonable credits that fueled the housing situation. The graduates of those platforms have been left unprepared for an international economic climate, not able to discover jobs, and at the hook for pupil loans they can by no means pay off. Economist Herb Stein famously stated that whatever that can't move on ceaselessly, won't. on the subject of American schooling, it couldn't—and it didn't.

In The schooling Apocalypse, Glenn Harlan Reynolds explains how American schooling as we knew it collapsed – and the way we will all reap the benefits of extraordinary energy and freedom within the aftermath. From the arrival of on-line schooling to the rebirth of forgotten possible choices like apprenticeships, Reynolds indicates scholars, mom and dad, and educators how—beyond only surviving the fallout—they can reconsider and rebuild American schooling from the floor up.

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The Handbook of Language Teaching (Blackwell Handbooks in by Michael H. Long, Catherine J. Doughty

By Michael H. Long, Catherine J. Doughty

Bringing jointly a global and interdisciplinary workforce of participants, this instruction manual is a wide-ranging and important reference advisor to language educating. A complete reference paintings on language instructing, which mixes the newest study findings, insurance of middle issues, and examples of training adventure from quite a few languages and settingsProvides a different breadth of insurance, together with: the psycholinguistic underpinnings of language studying; social, political, and academic contexts; application layout; fabrics writing and path layout; educating and checking out; instructor schooling; and evaluate and evaluationOffers a balanced review of the most important positions and ways, together with analyzing the more and more very important social and political context of language teachingWritten by way of a world and interdisciplinary staff of authors from a dozen diversified international locations; English is just one of the various languages used as examples through the quantity

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Reading Reconsidered: A Practical Guide to Rigorous Literacy by Doug Lemov, Erica Woolway, Colleen Driggs

By Doug Lemov, Erica Woolway, Colleen Driggs

TEACH YOUR scholars TO learn LIKE CHAMPIONS—WITH RIGOR, INDEPENDENCE, PRECISION, AND INSIGHT

The international we're getting ready our scholars to reach is one sure jointly by way of phrases and words. Our scholars study their literature, heritage, math, technological know-how, or artwork through an organization beginning of robust interpreting abilities. once we train scholars to learn with precision, rigor, and perception, we're actually delivering the main to the dominion. Of the entire topics we train examining is first between equals.

Grounded in suggestion from potent school rooms national, more desirable with greater than forty videos, Reading Reconsidered takes you into the trenches with actionable information from real-life educators and tutorial champions. The authors tackle the anxiety-inducing international of universal center nation criteria, distilling from these criteria 4 key principles that support hone instructing practices either quite often and in coaching for tests. This 'Core of the Core' includes the 1st 1/2 the e-book and instructs educators on the right way to educate scholars to: read more durable texts, 'closely read' texts carefully and deliberately, read nonfiction extra successfully, and write extra effectively in direct reaction to texts.

The moment 1/2 Reading Reconsidered reinforces those ideas, coupling them with the 'fundamentals' of analyzing instruction—a host of ideas and topic particular instruments to reassess how academics process such crucial subject matters as vocabulary, interactive reading, and student autonomy. Reading Reconsidered breaks an excessively vast factor into transparent, easy-to-implement techniques. packed with functional instruments, together with:

• forty four movies of exemplar lecturers demonstrating the innovations and ideas of their classrooms
• advised ebook lists
• Downloadable advice and templates on key subject matters like examining nonfiction, vocabulary guide, and literary phrases and definitions.

Reading Reconsidered offers the framework precious for academics to make sure that scholars forge futures as lifelong readers.

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Modelling Written Communication: A New Systems Approach to by Deirdre Pratt

By Deirdre Pratt

This ebook deals an alternate view to present postmodern ways to composition. It takes a serious realist stance to reach on the “essence” of written conversation with the purpose of informing a pragmatic software: a computerised writing educate.

Following Robert Franck’s seminal paintings on modelling, a theoretical version of writing was once first formulated, along with an structure of services which represent the must haves for powerful communique. subsequent, an utilized version - a composing set of rules with an enter choice - used to be constructed, displaying composing to be a systemic social method with intra- and extra-systemic version. The set of rules supplied the layout template for a writing show application which versions for the learner either the systemic and the socially located nature of writing. This publication establishes composing as a communicative interplay, and exhibits the basic dynamism of writing, whereas providing an exemplar of a structures method of modelling within the social sciences.

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