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School Libraries Head For The Edge Rants Recommendations And Reflections

Author: Doug A. Johnson
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1586834088
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This compilation of media and technology guru Doug Johnson's Library Media Connection columns offers his unique perspective on the role of the library media specialist in today's world. • Provides a collection of Doug Johnson's "Head for the Edge" columns for Library Media Connection, all in one place • Presents nine edgy illustrations from Doug Johnson's son, Brady—one for each chapter • Offers bibliographic listings of print and online resources where appropriate • Includes an afterword by the author

The Classroom Teacher S Technology Survival Guide

Author: Doug Johnson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111818355X
Size: 34.18 MB
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A comprehensive guide for integrating educational technology in the K-12 classroom This is a must-have resource for all K-12 teachers and administrators who want to really make the best use of available technologies. Written by Doug Johnson, an expert in educational technology, The Classroom Teacher's Technology Survival Guide is replete with practical tips teachers can easily use to engage their students and make their classrooms places where both students and teachers will enjoy learning. Covers the most up-to-date technologies and how they can best be used in the classroom Includes advice on upgrading time-tested educational strategies using technology Talks about managing "disruptive technologies" in the classroom Includes a wealth of illustrative examples, helpful suggestions, and practical tips This timely book provides a commonsense approach to choosing and using educational technology to enhance learning.

Substitute Teacher Plans

Author: Doug Johnson
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780805065206
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Miss Huff prepares an unusual list of activities for the substitute teacher who is covering her class when she takes a much needed day off.

Never Babysit The Hippopotamuses

Author: Doug Johnson
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
ISBN: 9780805050295
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"Sure to evoke giggles, especially from children who may have been the subject of such warnings themselves.... For a story time of big-bellied laughs." --School Library Journal

Riverwalking

Author: Kathleen Dean Moore
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780156004619
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Twenty essays offer observations on rivers, life, love, loss, motherhood, happiness, evolution, and country music

A Handbook For Teaching And Learning In Higher Education

Author: Heather Fry
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317650220
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This entirely new edition of a very successful book focuses on developing professional academic skills for supporting and supervising student learning and effective teaching. It is built on the premise that the roles of those who teach in higher education are complex and multi-faceted. A Handbook for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education is sensitive to the competing demands of teaching, research, scholarship, and academic management. The new edition reflects and responds to the rapidly changing context of higher education and to current understanding of how to best support student learning. Drawing together a large number of expert authors, it continues to feature extensive use of case studies that show how successful teachers have implemented these ideas. It includes key topics such as student engagement and motivation, internationalisation, employability, inclusive strategies for teaching, effective use of technology and issues relating to postgraduate students and student retention. Part 1 explores a number of aspects of the context of UK higher education that affect the education of students, looking at the drivers of institutional behaviours and how to achieve success as a university teacher. Part 2 examines learning, teaching and supervising in higher education and includes chapters on working with diversity, encouraging independent learning and learning gain. Part 3 considers approaches to teaching and learning in different disciplines, covering a full range including arts and humanities, social sciences, experimental sciences through to medicine and dentistry. Written to support the excellence in teaching and learning design required to bring about student learning of the highest quality, this will be essential reading for all new lecturers, particularly anyone taking an accredited course in teaching and learning in higher education, as well as those experienced lecturers who wish to improve their teaching practice. Those working in adult learning and educational development will also find the book to be a particularly useful resource. In addition it will appeal to staff who support learning and teaching in various other roles.

James And The Dinosaurs

Author: Doug Johnson
Publisher: Atheneum
ISBN: 9780689319655
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When his teacher tells him that he will not have to do his classwork if he can find a dinosaur, James is determined to find one and bring it to school.

The Catcher In The Rye

Author: Jerome David Salinger
Publisher: Bantam
ISBN: 9780553250251
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Holden narrates the story of a couple of days in his sixteen-year-old life, just after he's been expelled from prep school.

Last Of The Sandwalkers

Author: Jay Hosler
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 162672024X
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A group of beetles discover that a whole world lies outside of their own small civilization.