The Teacher Quality Index: A Protocol for Teacher Selection by James H. Stronge

By James H. Stronge

We all know that lecturers make a profound distinction within the lives of scholars and are the only most crucial school-related effect on pupil fulfillment. in terms of instructor choice, district and building-level directors are challenged to foretell what sort of instructor a candidate should be, in keeping with info accumulated via an software and one or interviews.In this publication, James H. Stronge and Jennifer L. Hindman clarify easy methods to take the guesswork out of hiring judgements. Their instructor caliber Index (TQI) is a dependent, research-based interview protocol outfitted at the caliber symptoms explored in Stronge’s best-selling characteristics of powerful lecturers. right here, educators with hiring obligations will locate interview questions that display what they such a lot want to know approximately instructor applicants and question-specific, descriptive rubrics that help constant assessment of applicants’ responses. the instructor caliber Index is the simplest, most suitable technique to see that new hires own either the private traits necessary to potent lecturers and the considered necessary proficiencies in school room administration, educational making plans and supply, and the tracking of scholar growth and potential.An accompanying CD-ROM offers types and scoring rubrics for either screening interviews and building-based interviews. The query units are provided in a number of configurations: diversifications for knowledgeable and amateur academics in addition to "interviewer’s selection" codecs, which permit for added customization. Protocol instructions, succinct discussions of underlying study, and response-rating workouts be certain readers will come away with the explanation, information, and instruments to enforce this teacher-selection technique and, eventually, bring up the general effectiveness in their educating employees.

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Youngsters Solving Mathematical Problems with Technology: by Susana Carreira, Visit Amazon's Keith Jones Page, search

By Susana Carreira, Visit Amazon's Keith Jones Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Keith Jones, , Nélia Amado, Hélia Jacinto, Sandra Nobre

This e-book contributes to either mathematical challenge fixing and the communique of arithmetic via scholars, and the function of non-public and residential applied sciences in studying past tuition. It does this by means of reporting on significant effects and implications of the Problem@Web undertaking that investigated children’ mathematical challenge fixing and, specifically, their use of electronic applied sciences in tackling, and speaking the result of their challenge fixing, in environments past tuition. The publication has focuses: Mathematical challenge fixing talents and techniques, kinds of representing and expressing mathematical pondering, technological-based options; and scholars´ and lecturers´ views on arithmetic studying, specially college in comparison to beyond-school mathematics.

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The European dictatorships: Hitler, Stalin, Mussolini by Allan Todd

By Allan Todd

The ecu dictatorships presents a well-balanced account of the 3 major ecu dictatorships in the interval 1919-45. Allan Todd explores Stalinism, Fascism and Nazism in element, facing the institution and upkeep of chronic, the nature of get together and country rule, the distribution of continual, the goal and effect of social and financial regulations, competition, and the importance of international coverage and warfare. Comparisons and contrasts among the dictatorships are additionally highlighted. utilizing a vast diversity of fundamental resources, this booklet offers with the major historic and interpretive matters of this topic in an available approach. The ecu dictatorships presents a well-balanced account of the 3 major eu dictatorships in the interval 1919-45. Allan Todd explores Stalinism, Fascism and Nazism in element, facing the institution and upkeep of continual, the nature of celebration and nation rule, the distribution of chronic, the objective and influence of social and financial rules, competition, and the importance of overseas coverage and struggle. Comparisons and contrasts among the dictatorships are additionally highlighted. utilizing a broad variety of fundamental resources, this booklet bargains with the major old and interpretive concerns of this topic in an available method.

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Ready-to-Use Independent Reading Management Kit: Grades 4-6: by Beverley Jones, Maureen Lodge, Lodge Maureen, Cox Steve

By Beverley Jones, Maureen Lodge, Lodge Maureen, Cox Steve

Looking for an autonomous interpreting application that your can use simply and immediately throughout the year? academics percentage ten reproducible job packs that paintings with any publication. each one pack comprises skill-building interpreting, writing, and paintings actions that aid childrens replicate meaningfully on literature of all genres. contains easy-to-follow instructions, checklists, self-assessment rubrics, and dozens of reproducibles—everything childrens have to remain prepared and entire their paintings independently. to be used with Grades 4-6.

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Chinese Mathematical Astrology: Reaching out for the stars by Ho Peng Yoke

By Ho Peng Yoke

Although there are various well-written works on chinese language divination, there are none that take care of the 3 subtle units that have been hired through the chinese language Astronomical Bureau within the 11th century and for centuries thereafter. chinese language specialists utilized the equipment linked to those units to either climate forecasting and to the translation of human affairs. Hidden via a veil of secrecy, those equipment have continuously been really little identified except by way of their names. the 1st paintings in any language to discover those 3 tools, often called sanshi (three cosmic boards), this booklet sheds gentle on a subject matter which has been shrouded in secret for hundreds of years, having been saved mystery for a few years via the chinese language Astronomical Bureau.

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Daily Science, Grade 4 by Evan-Moor Educational Publishers

By Evan-Moor Educational Publishers

Fit standards-based technological know-how guide into your curriculum!

Help your grade four scholars improve a real knowing of standards-based medical techniques and vocabulary utilizing the a hundred and fifty enticing actions in day-by-day technology! quite a few wealthy assets, together with vocabulary perform, hands-on technology actions, and comprehension assessments in a number of selection structure, assist you effectively introduce scholars to earth, existence, and actual technology options.

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Complete Advanced Level Mathematics: Mechanics by Martin Adams

By Martin Adams

In textual content, 'hints' aid key parts, for instance, particular calculations in labored examples. transparent, two-colour, labelled illustrations offer additional readability and a visible relief to knowing. a number of workouts, labored examples and transparent factors with questions and diagrams offer extraordinary studying aid. functions and actions offer extension fabric and extra possibilities for coursework. overview and approach workouts and Consolidation 'A' and 'B' routines supply entire examination perform and direction help.

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