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  • The Well-Trained Mind (English, Hardback) Susan Wise Bauer, Jessie Wise

    A revised and updated edition of the perennial bestseller that sparked a home school movement.

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  • Watson's Caring in the Digital World (English, Paperback) Kathleen Sitzman, Jean Watson

    This innovative text, built on the foundations of Watson’s Caring Science, demonstrates how nursing professionals can develop virtual relationships that encompass caring and understanding in professional, teaching/learning, and everyday cyber communications. It describes how caring and love can transcend distance, space, and time in our increasingly 'virtual" world in order to preserve the basic...

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  • Habits (English, Paperback) Charlotte M Mason

    A selection of Charlotte Mason's writings on the topic of Habit Formation in children. Her teachings on the topic of education required six large volumes to cover. This book makes it simple for homeschooling parents to find exactly what they need to learn about Charlotte Mason's thoughts on establishing good habits.The teachings and philosophies of Charlotte Mason, a British educator from the last...

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  • Essentials of Online Course Design (English, Paperback) Marjorie Vai, Kristen Sosulski

    In spite of the proliferation of online learning, creating online courses can still evoke a good deal of frustration, negativity, and wariness in those who need to create them. The second edition ofEssentials of Online Course Design takes a fresh, thoughtfully designed, step-by-step approach to online course development. At its core is a set of standards that are based on best practices in the...

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  • E-Learning in the 21st Century (English, Paperback) D. Randy Garrison

    The third edition of E-Learning in the 21st Century provides a coherent, comprehensive, and empirically-based framework for understanding e-learning in higher education. Garrison draws on his decades of experience and extensive research in the field to explore technological, pedagogical, and organizational implications. The third edition has been fully updated throughout and includes new material...

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  • The Outdoor Life of Children (English, Paperback) Charlotte M Mason

    Book Number Two in the Charlotte Mason Topics series, The Outdoor Life of Children is a compilation of Charlotte Mason’s writings on the topics of Nature Study, teaching natural philosophy, and the importance of children being out-of-doors. Now all of Charlotte Mason’s writings on Nature Study and the outdoors (from the original six-volume set) are located in this one, easy-to-use volume.The...

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  • Brain Training Exercises to Boost Brain Power (English, Paperback) Bridgette Sharp

    Brain Training Exercises to Boost Brain Power is a powerful tool to improve cognitive performance.These mental exercises are wonderful for students young and old. Poor readers can greatly benefit from brain training. Professionals and those wishing to improve their memory and brain processing speed benefit greatly. Mental exercises are recommended for the aging to keep their brain young and to...

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  • Como Ensenar Matematicas a Su Bebe (Multiple languages, Paperback) Glenn Doman, Janet Doman

    The work performed at The Institutes for the Achievement of Human Potential has shown that children from birth to age six are more capable of learning than older children. How To Teach Your Baby Math presents the simple steps for teaching mathematics through the development of thinking and reasoning skills.

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  • Teaching Online (English, Hardback) Susan Ko, Steve Rossen

    Teaching Online: A Practical Guide is an accessible, introductory, and comprehensive guide for anyone who teaches online. A leader in the online field, the fourth edition of this bestselling resource has been fully revised, maintains its reader friendly tone, and offers exceptional practical advice, new teaching examples, faculty interviews, and an updated resource section.New to this edition:new...

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  • Teaching Online (English, Paperback) Susan Ko, Steve Rossen

    Teaching Online: A Practical Guide is an accessible, introductory, and comprehensive guide for anyone who teaches online. A leader in the online field, the fourth edition of this bestselling resource has been fully revised, maintains its reader friendly tone, and offers exceptional practical advice, new teaching examples, faculty interviews, and an updated resource section.New to this edition:new...

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  • Going Online (English, Paperback) Robert Ubell

    In The Practice of eLearning, one of our most respected online learning leaders offers insights into what elearning is, how it works, where it came from and where it may be headed. Robert Ubell reaches back to the days when distance learning was practiced by mail in correspondence schools, and then leads the reader on a tour of what goes onbehind the screen, touching on a wide array of topics...

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  • Reconstructing Undergraduate Education (English, Paperback) Robert B. Innes

    This book is designed to introduce professors and administrators in higher education to the philosophical, theoretical, and research support for using a constructivist perspective on learning to guide the reconstruction of undergraduate education. It presents an original framework for systematically linking educational philosophy and learning theories to their implications for teaching practice.In...

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  • Moocs Now (English, Paperback) Susan Webreck Alman, Jennifer L. Jumba

    Learn from experts who have created and presented Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) that can reach a vast audience: Discover how to develop and present this new online form of continuing education.• Covers the phenomenon of MOOCs from the perspective of veteran librarians—the first book to do so• Offers in-depth understanding and practical guidance to those considering offering MOOCs•...

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  • Handbook of Research on Writing and Composing in the Age of Moocs (English, Hardback) Elizabeth A. Monske, Kristine L. Blair

    Provides an overview of the current state of larger scale online courses and the latest competencies for teaching writing online. This publication features comprehensive coverage across a range of perspectives on teaching in virtual classrooms, such as MOOC delivery models, digital participation, and user-centred instructional design.

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  • Flipped Instruction (English, Hardback) Information Resources Management Association

    The integration of technology into modern classrooms has enhanced learning opportunities for students. With increased access to educational content, students gain a better understanding of the concepts being taught. Flipped Instruction: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice is a comprehensive reference source for the latest scholarly perspectives on promoting flipped learning strategies, tools,...

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  • The Way They Learn (English, CD-Audio) Cynthia Ulrich Tobias $17.31
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  • About Teaching Mathematics: A K-8 Resource (4th Edition) (English, Paperback) Marilyn Burns

    In this fourth edition of her signature resource, Marilyn presents her current thinking and insights and includes ideas from her most recent teaching experiences.Part 1, “Starting Points,” reflects the major overhaul of this book and addresses twenty-three issues important to thinking about teaching mathematics today.Part 2, “Problem-Solving Investigations,” opens with how to plan problem-solving lessons; followed by whole-class, small-group, and individual investigations organized into five areas of the curriculum: Measurement, Data, Geometry, Patterns and Algebraic Thinking, and Number and Operations.Part 3, “Teaching Arithmetic,” focuses on the cornerstone of elementary mathematics curriculum, offering ideas and assessments that build students’ understanding, confidence, and competence in arithmetic.In Part 4, “Questions Teachers Ask,” features Marilyn’s responses to pedagogical questions she’s received from teachers over the years.More than forty reproducibles for About Teaching Mathematics are available to download in a printable format.

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  • Designing Adaptive and Personalized Learning Environments (English, Paperback) Kinshuk

    Designing Adaptive and Personalized Learning Environments provides a theoretically based yet practical guide to systematic design processes for learning environments that provide automatic customization of learning and instruction.The book consists of four main sections: In Introduction and Overview, the concepts of adaptivity and personalization are introduced and explored in detail....

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  • Montessori at Home Guide (English, Paperback) A M Sterling

    “Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.” -Maria Montessori This beginner’s guide to the Montessori Method of homeschooling for children ages 2-6 is written by parents who have embraced this method of educating their own children. It was written in hopes of simplifying the process for other parents and caregivers who are considering doing the same. The Montessori...

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