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Archive for March, 2010

BOLDPRINT Graphic Novels

Posted by terryjamesresourcecentre on March 26, 2010

Action-packed and uniquely Canadian, BOLDPRINT Graphic Novels  are perfect for Literacy and Language Arts instruction!  Carefully levelled to support junior guided reading, these graphic novels combine engaging topics and breathtaking illustrations to support a specific reading strategy.  Each graphic novel also includes questions and activities in Arts, Media, Reading, Writing, Speaking, and Listening.  Each book is thematically linked to a student book for the BOLDPRINT non-fiction series.

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Why Don’t Students Like School?

Posted by terryjamesresourcecentre on March 24, 2010

This book features easy-to-apply, scientifically-based approaches for engaging students in the classroom. Acclaimed research focuses on the biological and cognitive basis of learning. Helps teachers improve their practice by explaining how they and their students think and learn. Reveals-the importance of story, emotion, memory, context, and routine in building knowledge and creating lasting learning experiences. Contains nine, easy-to-understand principles with clear applications for the classroom. It also includes surprising findings, such as  intelligence is malleable, and you cannot develop ‘thinking skills’ without facts.

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Education and Technology

Posted by terryjamesresourcecentre on March 24, 2010

In this age of advancing technology, education is changing to meet new challenges. Check out new ideas for the changing technological landscape with these new books at the Terry James Resource Library.

         

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