More than just a workbook, Best Multiplication Workbook EVER! is a comprehensive curriculum that makes learning multiplication easy, enjoyable and relevant to real-life situations. Written by a master teacher, it addresses how kids really learn. Start by memorizing basic facts with lots of encouragement, practice and no-stress tests. Word problems (lots of them!) appeal to kids’ interests and reading levels. Multi digit multiplication is introduced at three levels with detailed teaching guides for all 32 lessons. An introduction to standardized test content boosts students’ confidence and courage before they face the stresses of the standardized testing environment; answers teach strategies for getting it right. PERFECT FOR TEACHERS: Scaffolded approach to learning Detailed teaching guides Reproducible worksheets Introduction to standardized tests Certificates of achievement INVALUABLE FOR PARENTS: Building block approach Detailed teaching guides Practice tests for every times table and skill level Tips for decoding multiple choice answers Hints on recognizing standardized test traps FUN FOR KIDS: Animals lead you through lessons Real-life word problems Fun facts about math, numbers and stuff How to ace standardized tests and word problems AWARD WINNING! This workbook has won four awards: 2013 Learning Magazine Teachers’ Choice Award for the Classroom –LearningMagazine.com 2012 Tillywig Brain Child Award (Books Category) –Tillywig.com 2010 Dr. Toy’s Top 100 products and 2010 Dr. Toy’s Top 10 Educational Products. –Dr. Toy (Stevanne Auerbach, PhD: drtoy.com)
Whether you are returning to studying after a break, or need help adjusting your writing skills to meet the needs of your Education course, this practical, down-to-earth guide will help you improve your literacy skills. Aimed specifically at students on Education courses, this book uses examples of students’ work to highlight common problems, and provides guidance on how to improve. There are handy lists of ‘Dos and Don’ts’ and lots of examples. In this new edition you will find: o an explanation of Master’s level criteria, with an example of a student’s work with tutorial feedback. o more on selective use of the internet. o more on the peer-review process, the importance of journals, and an explanation of journal rankings. o a new section on defining key terms. o additional advice on how to avoid plagiarism. The book also offers practical advice on: o reading widely. o how to search for reading materials. o carrying out small-scale research projects. o structuring academic writing appropriately. o improving punctuation, spelling, grammar and use of language. o presentation skills. It is ideal reading for Foundation Degree and PGCE students, including those studying at Masters level, and all undergraduates on Education degree courses. Anyone wanting to improve their writing will find this book invaluable.
An accessible, student-friendly handbook that covers all of the essential study skills that will ensure that students get the most out of their Nursing or Healthcare course. .
Study Skills for Nursing & Healthcare Students has been developed specifically to provide tried & tested guidance on the most important academic and study skills that students require throughout their time at university and beyond. Presented in a practical and easy-to-use style it demonstrates the immediate benefits to be gained by developing and improving these skills during each stage of their course.
ON COURSE: STRATEGIES FOR CREATING SUCCESS IN COLLEGE AND IN LIFE, STUDY SKILLS PLUS EDITION was created for educators who would like to promote student growth and self-awareness, and whose goal it is to empower their students while providing more extensive instruction in study skills. The Study Skills Plus Edition engages students in a learner-centered construction of study skills knowledge, and gives students practice in applying empowerment strategies. The ON COURSE STUDY SKILLS PLUS EDITION demonstrates the choices that successful students make. This new text highlights the very process of learning how to solve academic challenges with improved study skills so that students learn the empowering process of critical and creative problem solving that will enable them to achieve greater success in all parts of their lives. This is accomplished through case studies, where students can apply strategies they learn to scenarios before creating their own academic skills plan. A self-assessment tool at the beginning of the text helps students to identify behaviors and beliefs they may wish to change in order to achieve more of their potential in college and in life. Students have an opportunity to revisit their self-assessment at the conclusion of the text. Written in a positive, motivational style, ON COURSE empowers students with the tools they need to take charge of their success in college and in life. Downing’s powerful guided journal entries are retained from the ON COURSE text to help students develop essential life skills by encouraging exploration of personal responsibility, self-motivation, interdependence, and self-esteem.
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Learning and Studying looks at how psychologists study the crucial processes of learning and studying in higher education. James Hartley uses current research to explore such topics as: learning theory and educational practice, personality and learning, older learners, improving learning skills, learning and human-computer interaction and assessment and evaluation. Written in a lively style and full of up-to-date material, examples and case studies, Learning and Studying offers plenty of advice to today’s consumers of educational practice – students and their teachers.
Successful study is dependent on effective study skills. Yet many students are never taught how to study, and many are anxious about their ability to develop the necessary skills required to complete their course. All students can learn how to study. It is not a skill reserved for the select few. With a little information, guidance and advice all students can discover how to study and improve the marks on their course. This book is aimed at students at almost every level, including college and university, adult learners, and students on correspondance and distance learning courses. It includes:- * preparing for, taking and passing examinations * how to read for study efficiently and effectively * how to hypothesise, theorise, critique and analyse * improving your mathematical and scientific skills * completing projects and assignments * how to get the most out of lectures, tutorials, classes and seminars * time management, organising yourself and building motivation * ways you can improve your marks *Quotations, case studies, exercises and useful tips are also included, along with information about study skills websites, software and online tools.