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Principles and Practice of Hospital Medicine by
Publication Date: 2012-04-19
The definitive guide to the knowledge and skills necessary to practice Hospital Medicine Presented in full color and enhanced by more than 700 illustrations, this authoritative text provides a background in all the important clinical, organizational, and administrative areas now required for the practice of hospital medicine. The goal of the book is provide trainees, junior and senior clinicians, and other professionals with a comprehensive resource that they can use to improve care processes and performance in the hospitals that serve their communities.
Program Evaluation in Practice: Core Concepts and Examples for Discussion and Analysis by
Publication Date: 2014-03-05
An udpated guide to the core concepts of program evaluation This updated edition of "Program Evaluation in Practice" covers the core concepts of program evaluation and uses case studies to touch on real-world issues that arise when conducting an evaluation project. This important resource is filled with illustrative examples written in accessible terms and provides a wide variety of evaluation projects that can be used for discussion, analysis, and reflection. The book addresses foundations and theories of evaluation, tools and methods for collecting data, writing of reports, and the sharing of findings. The discussion questions and class activities at the end of each chapter are designed to help process the information in that chapter and to integrate the information from the other chapters, thus facilitating the learning process.
Common Core by
Publication Date: 2015-04-01
Common Core: Paradigmatic Shifts is a timely and protean educator resource and reference, designed to be of immediate use in the classroom and in Professional Learning Communities. In addition, this book also provides a "looking glass," allowing educators to peer briefly back in history to ascertain the origin of standards, as they came to be in the United States educational system, and as they earnestly impacted English language arts. Common Core: Paradigmatic Shifts identifies and provides curricular approaches speaking to teachers' concerns regarding content preparedness.
English, Grades K-5 by
Publication Date: 2014-05-12
Common Core′s English resources empower educators to meet the expectations of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for English Language Arts (ELA) and build essential content knowledge for students in grades K-5.
Cracking the Common Core by
Publication Date: 2014-02-18
This book guides teachers in grades 6-12 to strategically combine a variety of texts--including literature, informational texts, and digital sources--to meet their content-area goals and the demands of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). It presents clear-cut ways to analyze text complexity, design challenging text sets, and help students get the most out of what they read. Provided are practical instructional ideas for building background knowledge, promoting engagement, incorporating discussion and text-based writing, and teaching research skills. Appendices offer sample unit plans for English language arts, history/social studies, and science classrooms. More than 20 reproducible coaching templates and other tools can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size.
Common Core and Teaching
Choice Pairings by
Publication Date: 2013-12-16
The Common Core is placing a heavier emphasis on nonfiction, but that doesn't mean you have to give up your literature lessons! In this book, English teachers Stacey O'Reilly and Angie Stooksbury describe how you can combine nonfiction with fiction to meet the standards and give students a deeper understanding of what they are reading. This practical book provides a variety of nonfiction reading strategies as well as ready-to-implement lesson plans and text pairing suggestions. You will get... A variety of useful strategies to help students analyze nonfiction Sample units with step-by-step agendas and lesson plans Ready-to-use classroom handouts and rubrics for assessment Suggested text pairings across genres and time periods
Vocabulary at the Core by
Call Number: LB1574.5 .B457 2013
Publication Date: 2012-08-15
Vocabulary at the Core, the expanded and updated edition of Vocabulary at the Center (© 2009), is the definitive guide for every teacher engaged in helping students learn essential academic vocabulary. In clear, precise language, Benjamin and Crow explain why vocabulary is at the core of all learning and communicating and why word study should play a more significant role in English class and across the curriculum--as emphasized by the Common Core State Standards.
Common Core and College PREPARATION
Opening the Common Core by
Call Number: LB2351.2 .B87 2012
Publication Date: 2012-03-13
Open the door to success with the CCSS This book shows how to leverage the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) to equip all students--not just high achievers--for college and career. The authors helped lead their district in closing achievement gaps and increasing the number of students who completed four-year college programs. The results of their efforts show a remarkable increase in both excellence and equity in the content areas due to applying the authors' research-based ACES framework: nbsp; Acceleration rather than remediation Critical thinking Equity in education for all students Support nbsp; Educators will find practical strategies that are applied and developed in model lessons linked to the CCSS and KSUS standards. nbsp;