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Computational Thinking and Coding for Every Student by This book is for educators who see all of their students as creative thinkers and active contributors to tomorrow's innovations. It differentiates between computing, computer science, computational thinking, programming, and coding; while showing how everyday tasks - like reading sheet music, solving a crossword or Sudoku puzzle, knitting, and other activities - are actually examples of computational thinking.
Call Number: QA76.27 .K73 2017
The Mindfulness Matters Program for Children and Adolescents by This indispensable resource provides a flexible framework and a wealth of engaging tools for teaching mindfulness to children and adolescents with varying needs in school or clinical settings. Numerous kid-friendly mindfulness practices are presented, complete with step-by-step instructions, sample scripts, suggested variations, and discussion questions. The benefits of mindfulness for enhancing children's social-emotional competencies are clearly explained. Clinicians and teachers are guided to select and sequence activities for groups struggling with specific challenges: stress and anxiety, depression, attention problems, behavioral and emotion regulation issues, and trauma. In a convenient large-size format, the book includes 14 reproducible handouts. Purchasers get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials.
Call Number: BF637.M56 S46 2019
The Organized Teacher's Guide to Classroom Management, Grades K-8, 2nd ed. by Classroom management can be challenging even for experienced teachers. Written by two award-winning educators, this practical guide is filled with tips and protocols to help you manage your classroom more efficiently. There's advice on setting up your classroom, establishing rules, dealing with difficult students, meeting with parents, and much more. The authors also examine teaching theories from leading educators and offer guidance to help you determine the best teaching style for every situation.
Call Number: LB3013 .S6488 2019
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