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The Asynchronous Cookbook – recipes for engaged & active online learning
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The activities in this cookbook draw on research and good practice in online course design to provide recipes - concise and specific instructions and examples - for adding asynchronous activities to a course. Meaningful interaction between students and instructors is a key ingredient in all of these recipes.

Subject:
Educational Technology
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
Office of Digital Learning & Inquiry Middlebury College
Date Added:
03/23/2022
Classroom Management Theorists and Theories
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This book will study a variety of classroom management theorists and their theories, noting the historical background of the theorist, a basic overview of the theory, and a professional critique of the theory. It will also discuss practical applications for the theories for both elementary and secondary classrooms.

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Education
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Textbook
Provider:
Wikibooks
Author:
Angela Curry
Beth Hathaway
Chris Adams
Hannah Gay
Katie Barnett Rivas
Katie Mosher
Leslie Schenk
Marci Morrell
Matt Ryan
Michael Henderson
Rebecca Breeden
Sam Chen
Stephanie Dungan
Date Added:
03/30/2022
Comprehensive Individualized Curriculum and Instructional Design: Curriculum and Instruction for Students with Developmental Disabilities/Autism Spectrum Disorders
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This online textbook addresses the population of individuals with disabilities that experience complex lifelong needs across multiple areas in their lives. Drs. Sennott and Loman drafted this book (along with the help from some friends) with the hope of providing pertinent, practical, and current resources to future special educators who plan to serve individuals with complex disabilities.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Portland State University
Provider Set:
PDXOpen
Author:
John Romig
Kristy Lee Park
Luis F. Pérez
Michael J. Kennedy
Samuel Sennott
Sheldon Loman
Wendy J. Rodgers
Date Added:
02/02/2015
Digital Citizenship Toolkit
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Hello and welcome to the Digital Citizenship Toolkit. Have you ever wondered if your phone is listening to you? Do you ever look to the Internet for the answer to a question, and hours later, find that you are more confused than before? Have you argued with a friend or relative about a meme? Have you been tempted to share your own thoughts and feelings online, but resisted for fear of trolls? This book delves into these issues and more.

Subject:
Educational Technology
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Ryerson University
Author:
Edited by Michelle Schwartz
Date Added:
03/23/2022
Foundations of American Education: A Critical Lens
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In this survey text, readers will explore the foundations of American education through a critical lens. Topics include the teaching profession, influences on student learning, philosophical and historical foundations, structures of schools, ethical and legal issues, curriculum, classroom environment, and the path forward.

Subject:
Philosophy
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
VIVA Open Publishing
Author:
1). Melissa Wells
2). Courtney Clayton
Date Added:
08/26/2021
Instructional Methods, Strategies and Technologies to Meet the Needs of All Learners
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Teacher candidates: This eBook is designed to accompany your studies in the EDU 607-703: Instructional Methods, Strategies, and Technologies meet The Needs of All Learners course, on your general special education teacher certification program track.

Subject:
Special Education
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Granite State College
Author:
Paula Lombardi
Date Added:
03/23/2022
Lifespan Development: A Psychological Perspective
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Developmental Psychology, also known as Human Development or Lifespan Development, is the scientific study of ways in which people change, as well as stay the same, from conception to death. You will no doubt discover in the course of studying that the field examines change across a broad range of topics. These include physical and other psychophysiological processes, cognition, language, and psychosocial development, including the impact of family and peers.

Subject:
Psychology
Social Work
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
College of Lake County
Author:
Martha Lally
Suzanne Valentine-French
Date Added:
01/01/2017
Teaching Students with Autism
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This is an introduction to autism and Asperger Syndrome. The document defines autism, describes characteristics and implications for instruction, outlines suggested strategies for instruction and classroom management, and lists additional resources. A summary of educational strategies for teaching students with Asperger Syndrome is also included. The information is written for educators, but may be of interest to parents and others who live or work with individuals with autism or Asperger Syndrome.

Subject:
Special Education
Material Type:
Reading
Date Added:
03/24/2022
Understanding and Supporting Learners with Disabilities
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This book was developed to support the Granite State College introductory courses EDU 617 and 717, Students with Disabilities. Chapters 1-11 are developed to align with the disability summary assignments. Each of these concise chapters explains the corresponding section of the disability summary template. This eBook is a work in progress and will evolve as high quality open resources become available.
Chapters 12-23 provide an introduction to each of the 13 IDEA disabilities. Some chapters are more comprehensive than others, depending on the availability of open resources. These disability specific chapters are a good resource for anyone who needs a review or a deeper understanding of these disabilities and how to support these students in the classroom with research based learning strategies.

Subject:
Special Education
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Granite State College
Author:
Paula Lombardi
Date Added:
03/23/2022