The Name Jar

Author: Yangsook Choi
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0307793443
Size: 56.23 MB
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The new kid in school needs a new name! Or does she? Being the new kid in school is hard enough, but what about when nobody can pronounce your name? Having just moved from Korea, Unhei is anxious that American kids will like her. So instead of introducing herself on the first day of school, she tells the class that she will choose a name by the following week. Her new classmates are fascinated by this no-name girl and decide to help out by filling a glass jar with names for her to pick from. But while Unhei practices being a Suzy, Laura, or Amanda, one of her classmates comes to her neighborhood and discovers her real name and its special meaning. On the day of her name choosing, the name jar has mysteriously disappeared. Encouraged by her new friends, Unhei chooses her own Korean name and helps everyone pronounce it—Yoon-Hey.

Strategies For Powerful Comprehension Instruction It Takes More Than Mentioning

Author: Holly Diehl
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
ISBN: 1425892264
Size: 64.83 MB
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Understanding text is key to students' learning success! This notebook, developed for grades K-8, provides explicit instructions for teaching six fundamental comprehension strategies; predicting, making connections, visualizing, questioning, inferring, and summarizing. Great for novice, experienced, and content-area teachers, this resource includes templates and tools as well as instructions on how to incorporate these strategies into a core curriculum. 296pp. plus Teacher Resource CD.

Making Sense

Author: Juli Kendall
Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers
ISBN: 1571104097
Size: 73.69 MB
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Presents lessons for teaching English to foreign speakers and discusses organizing small-group comprehension classes, selecting books for students to read, and how students demonstrate understanding.

Beginning Java 9 Fundamentals

Author: Kishori Sharan
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 1484229029
Size: 23.62 MB
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Learn the basics of Java 9, including basic programming concepts and the object-oriented fundamentals necessary at all levels of Java development. Author Kishori Sharan walks you through writing your first Java program step-by-step. Armed with that practical experience, you'll be ready to learn the core of the Java language. Beginning Java 9 Fundamentals provides over 90 diagrams and 240 complete programs to help you learn the topics faster. The book continues with a series of foundation topics, including using data types, working with operators, and writing statements in Java. These basics lead onto the heart of the Java language: object-oriented programming. By learning topics such as classes, objects, interfaces, and inheritance you'll have a good understanding ofJava's object-oriented model. The final collection of topics takes what you've learned and turns you into a real Java programmer. You'll see how to take the power of object-oriented programming and write programs that can handle errors and exceptions, process strings and dates, format data, and work with arrays to manipulate data. This book is a companion to two other books also by Sharan focusing on APIs and advanced Java topics. What You’ll Learn Write your first Java programs with an emphasis on learning object-oriented programming in Java Work with data types, operators, statements, classes and objects Handle exceptions, assertions, strings and dates, and object formatting Use regular expressions Work with arrays, interfaces, enums, and inheritance Deploy Java applications on memory-constrained devices using compact profiles Take advantage of the new JShell REPL tool Who This Book Is For Those who are new to Java programming, who may have some or even no prior programming experience.

Hands On Mathematics Grade 2

Author: Jennifer Lawson
Publisher: Portage & Main Press
ISBN: 155379091X
Size: 35.35 MB
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This teacher resource offers a detailed introduction to the Hands-On Mathematics program (guiding principles, implementation guidelines, an overview of the processes that grade 2 students use and develop during mathematics inquiry), and a classroom assessment plan complete with record-keeping templates and connections to the Achievement Levels outlined in the Ontario Mathematics Curriculum. The resource also provides strategies and visual resources for developing students? mental math skills. The resource includes: Mental Math Strategies Unit 1: Patterning and Algebra Unit 2: Data Management and Probability Unit 3: Measurement Unit 4: Geometry and Spatial Sense Unit 5: Number Concepts Unit 6: Number Operations Each unit is divided into lessons that focus on specific curricular expectations. Each lesson has materials lists activity descriptions questioning techniques problem-solving examples activity centre and extension ideas assessment suggestions activity sheets and visuals

Bilingualer Sachfachunterricht Politik Und Wirtschaft

Author: Bernd Klewitz
Publisher: Narr Francke Attempto Verlag
ISBN: 3823390627
Size: 18.36 MB
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Diese Einführung in die Besonderheiten des bilingualen Unterrichts präsentiert das Sachfach Politik und Wirtschaft. Im Kontinuum von fachlicher Instruktion und Sprachentwicklung findet sich eine Vielfalt von Textsorten, Projekten und authentischen Aufgaben (task-based). Die praxisorientierten Unterrichtseinheiten sind nach unterschiedlichen sprachlichen Anforderungen gestaffelt und auf die Kompetenzskalen A2 bis C1 des Gemeinsamen Europäischen Referenzrahmens für Sprachen bezogen. Sie sind für den bilingualen Zweig in Mittelschulen und Gymnasien geeignet, aber auch für einzelne Jahrgangsstufen verwendbar. Sie können für die eigene Unterrichtspraxis adaptiert werden, mit dem Ziel durch eigene Recherchen authentische CLIL-Aufgaben weiterzuentwickeln.

Learn Java For Android Development

Author: Jeff Friesen
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 1430231572
Size: 64.44 MB
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Android development is hot, and many programmers are interested in joining the fun. However, because this technology is based on Java, you should first obtain a solid grasp of the Java language and its foundational APIs to improve your chances of succeeding as an Android app developer. After all, you will be busy learning the architecture of an Android app, the various Android-specific APIs, and Android-specific tools. If you do not already know Java fundamentals, you will probably end up with a massive headache from also having to quickly cram those fundamentals into your knowledge base. Learn Java for Android Development teaches programmers of any skill level the essential Java language and foundational Java API skills that must be learned to improve the programmer’s chances of succeeding as an Android app developer. Each of the book’s 10 chapters provides an exercise section that gives you the opportunity to reinforce your understanding of the chapter’s material. Answers to the book’s more than 300 exercises are provided in an appendix. Additionally, author Jeff Friesen has created six bonus chapters that you can download from his personal site, located at http://tutortutor.ca/cgi-bin/makepage.cgi?/books/ljfad. Once you complete this book, you will be ready to dive into Android, and you can start that journey by obtaining a copy of Beginning Android 2.