Whether used for thematic story times, program and curriculum planning, readers' advisory, or collection development, this updated edition of the well-known companion makes finding the right picture books for your library a breeze. • Offers easy subject access to children's picture books • Features a user-friendly organization • Provides in-depth indexing and full bibliographic detail

Author Rebecca L. Thomas
Isbn 1440834350
Genre Language Arts & Disciplines
Year 2018-06-21
Pages 1636
Language English
File format PDF

This chronological guide to the developmental stages, and corresponding literary needs and preferences, of early childhood is hte unique result of combinging the expertise of educational professionals with that of a children's librarian. Each chapter describes a developmental stage of childhood and presents appropriate books for that reading level, providing expert guidance in today's crowded children's book market.

Author Hannah Nuba,Michael Searson,Deborah Lovitky Sheiman
Isbn 1135620970
Genre Education
Year 2013-09-13
Pages 204
Language English
File format PDF

Mingle some math into everyday teaching! Fast Ideas for Busy Teachers: Math has hundreds of ideas that will fit into a hectic schedule and enliven first-grade students' exploration of mathematics. The book is organized by math skills, which makes it easy to find a topic when it's needed. Open-ended lessons allow adaptation of activities to meet students' needs. The lessons are perfect for substitutes, rainy-day activities, homework, and in-class assignments. The book includes tips for managing a classroom, getting organized, getting to know students, and implementing behavior management. This 80-page book also includes reproducibles and aligns with Common Core State Standards, as well as state and national standards.

Author Vicky Shiotsu
Isbn 0742419819
Genre Juvenile Nonfiction
Year 2009-01-04
Pages 80
Language English
File format PDF

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Take your video projects to the next level with the power of green screen! This easy-to-follow guide clearly explains green screen technology and shows, step-by-step, how to dream up and create professional-grade video effects. Written by a teacher-maker-librarian, The Green Screen Makerspace Project Book features 25 low-cost DIY projects that include materials lists, start-to-finish instructions, and detailed photos. You will get coverage of software that readers at any skill level, in any makerspace―from a library to a living room―can use to produce videos with high-quality green screen effects. •Learn about the history and evolution of green screen •Explore the underlying science and technology •Build your own inexpensive—or free!—green screen •Choose a suitable lighting kit or find the best natural light •Put it all together and create visually interesting presentations •Edit your videos using PC, Mac, and Chromebook programs

Author Todd Burleson
Isbn 1260019969
Genre Technology & Engineering
Year 2017-11-21
Pages 144
Language English
File format PDF

This compendium of outstanding read-aloud choices for grades pre-K–3 will enrich and extend content area instruction, helping busy teachers to meet curriculum requirements within the confines of their busy schedules. • Detailed read-aloud plans created for trade books that scaffold learning across the curriculum in grades Pre-K–3 • Cites over 700 recently published children's trade books with annotations that correspond to content areas • Contains selections addressing a wide range of topics, including school and family matters, community, friendship, prejudice, and civil rights, as well as books containing funny stories, tall tales, nursery rhymes, and mysteries • Subject, title, and author indexes • Children's poetry anthologies to further scaffold learning in grades Pre-K–3 • Listings of wordless books and first-chapter books

Author Judy Bradbury
Isbn 159884685X
Genre Language Arts & Disciplines
Year 2011-09-16
Pages 180
Language English
File format PDF

This supplement updates the ninth edition of the classic reference with information on children's picture books published in 2014 and 2015. It is an essential guide for collection development and readers' advisory as well as an invaluable resource for program planning. • Offers quick access to subjects of interest to young children • Provides easy-to-understand subject headings that can be used by patrons as well as professionals • Helps in preparing reading lists and organizing storytime themes • Covers a broad range of subjects to meet the needs of librarians, teachers, parents, and homeschoolers • Features user-friendly organization • Includes in-depth indexing and full bibliographical details

Author Rebecca L. Thomas
Isbn 1610698207
Genre Language Arts & Disciplines
Year 2016-05-23
Pages 159
Language English
File format PDF

Public libraries need to offer relevant, exciting, and stimulating learning centers that appeal to kids. This book is a step-by-step guide for creating affordable and effective educational programs for children and youth by focusing on one simple concept: play. • Provides a step-by-step guide on how to write programming, from daily lesson plans to an overarching storyline • Teaches readers how to uncover the educational content in everyday activities, seamlessly join the maker movement, and infuse STEM and literacy-based concepts into lesson plans • Explains how to market, promote, and execute programming that is educational, engaging, and fun and will gain your public library repeat visitors as a result • Identifies practical ways to use available resources and implement quality programming on a budget

Author Brittany R. Jacobs
Isbn 1440857318
Genre Language Arts & Disciplines
Year 2017-12-01
Pages 112
Language English
File format PDF

Fun phonics for every reader! Reading for Every Child: Phonics helps students in grade K develop phonics skills by introducing letters, words, and phonemes and by concentrating on beginning and ending sounds, blends, and vowel combinations. Instructional strategies and stimulating, purposeful activities help teachers facilitate reading proficiency in students. This 80-page book supports Reading First and aligns with Common Core State Standards, as well as state and national standards. Reproducible pages and assessments are included.

Author Linda Armstrong
Isbn 0742420604
Genre Juvenile Nonfiction
Year 2009-01-04
Pages 80
Language English
File format PDF