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  • Teaching from Rest: A Homeschooler's Guide to Unshakable Peace

    Teaching from Rest: A Homeschooler's Guide to Unshakable Peace

    This new, revised, and first print edition of Sarah Mackenzie's best-selling eBook version contains 35% new content! Those who have made the decision to homeschool their children have done so out of great love for their children and a desire to provide them an excellent education in the context of a warm, enriching home. Yet so many parents (mainly mothers) who have taken up this challenge find the enterprise often full of stress, worry, and anxiety. In this practical, faith-based, and inspirati...

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  • Teaching Yoga: Essential Foundations and Techniques

    Teaching Yoga: Essential Foundations and Techniques

    Teaching Yoga is an essential resource for new and experienced teachers as well as a guide for all yoga students interested in refining their skills and knowledge. Addressing 100% of the teacher training curriculum standards set by Yoga Alliance, the world's leading registry and accreditation source for yoga teachers and schools, Teaching Yoga is also ideal for use as a core textbook in yoga teacher training programs. Drawing on a wide spectrum of perspectives, and featuring more than 150 photog...

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  • Culturally Responsive Teaching and The Brain: Promoting Authentic Engagement and Rigor Among Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students

    Culturally Responsive Teaching and The Brain: Promoting Authentic Engagement and Rigor Among Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students

    A bold, brain-based teaching approach to culturally responsive instruction To close the achievement gap, diverse classrooms need a proven framework for optimizing student engagement. Culturally responsive instruction has shown promise, but many teachers have struggled with its implementation―until now.   In this book, Zaretta Hammond draws on cutting-edge neuroscience research to offer an innovative approach for designing and implementing brain-compatible culturally responsive instruction....

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  • Teaching With Poverty in Mind: What Being Poor Does to Kids' Brains and What Schools Can Do About It

    Teaching With Poverty in Mind: What Being Poor Does to Kids' Brains and What Schools Can Do About It

    In Teaching with Poverty in Mind: What Being Poor Does to Kids' Brains and What Schools Can Do About It, veteran educator and brain expert Eric Jensen takes an unflinching look at how poverty hurts children, families, and communities across the United States and demonstrates how schools can improve the academic achievement and life readiness of economically disadvantaged students. Jensen argues that although chronic exposure to poverty can result in detrimental changes to the brain, the brain's ...

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  • Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom (Harvest in Translation)

    Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom (Harvest in Translation)

    "After reading Teaching to Transgress I am once again struck by bell hooks's never-ending, unquiet intellectual energy, an energy that makes her radical and loving." -- Paulo Freire In Teaching to Transgress,bell hooks--writer, teacher, and insurgent black intellectual--writes about a new kind of education, education as the practice of freedom.  Teaching students to "transgress" against racial, sexual, and class boundaries in order to achieve the gift of freedom is, for hooks, the teacher's mo...

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  • Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning

    Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning

    Employ cognitive theory in the classroom every day Research into how we learn has opened the door for utilizing cognitive theory to facilitate better student learning. But that's easier said than done. Many books about cognitive theory introduce radical but impractical theories, failing to make the connection to the classroom. In Small Teaching, James Lang presents a strategy for improving student learning with a series of modest but powerful changes that make a big difference—many of which ca...

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  • Whole Brain Teaching for Challenging Kids: (and the rest of your class, too!)

    Whole Brain Teaching for Challenging Kids: (and the rest of your class, too!)

    Join the teaching revolution that's sweeping the U.S. ... and the world! 150,000 registered members of WholeBrainTeaching.com worldwide: 5,000,000 YouTube views: 15,000,000 pages of free ebooks downloaded from WholeBrainTeaching.com, one of the world's largest, free, education websites! If your rambunctious kids are driving you batty, read this book. Guffaw with delight as your class, guided by the Guff Counter, halts back talking students in their tracks! Weep with joy at the power of the ...

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  • Reaching and Teaching Students in Poverty: Strategies for Erasing the Opportunity Gap (Multicultural Education)

    Reaching and Teaching Students in Poverty: Strategies for Erasing the Opportunity Gap (Multicultural Education)

    ''This is the 'poverty book' I've been waiting for. It provides powerful, clear-eyed analysis of why economic inequities exist and persist, and practical classroom-tested guidance for teachers and leaders who care to make a difference. Paul Gorski's voice is passionate, accessible, politically astute, and (I hope) impossible to ignore.'' -- Gary Howard, founder of the REACH Center and author of We Can't Teach What We Don't Know, Second Edition''This book should be required reading for all teache...

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  • Teaching to Change Lives: Seven Proven Ways to Make Your Teaching Come Alive

    Teaching to Change Lives: Seven Proven Ways to Make Your Teaching Come Alive

    One of the most effective and influential Christian teachers of this century reveals how all teachers -- from parents to Sunday school leaders, from pastors to professors -- can make the most of their priceless opportunity to inspire, to instruct, and to permanently impact lives for the kingdom of God. Based on seven proven, easy-to-grasp laws any teacher can apply, Howard Hendricks's classic teaching manual is a must-read for anyone who wants to teach with power and passion, excitement and exce...

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  • Teaching College: The Ultimate Guide to Lecturing, Presenting, and Engaging Students

    Teaching College: The Ultimate Guide to Lecturing, Presenting, and Engaging Students

    Your students aren’t reading. They aren’t engaged in class. Getting them to talk is like pulling teeth. Whatever the situation, your reality is not meeting your expectations. Change is needed. But who’s got the time? Or maybe you’re just starting out, and you want to get it right the first time. If so, Teaching College: The Ultimate Guide to Lecturing, Presenting, and Engaging Students is the blueprint. Written for early career instructors, this easy-to-implement guide teaches you to: ...

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