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Milestones
$12.88 $11.79 at Walmart

The Milestones Kids' Stepping-Stone Kit is a craft that kids and parents can create together for a home-made decoration for the ya...rd or garden. Simply use the stone craft mix with the vinyl mold to create the stone, and then use the included tiles and... Read More

Notions - In Network
$6.17 at Amazon

SCHOOL ZONE-Workbook. This book is packed full of different activities to help your child develop their skills while allowing them... to have fun. This package contains one sixty-four page workbook. Available in a variety of different age groups and different themed activity books, each sold separately. Made in USA. Read More

VTech
$21.99 at Target

Find Educational Kits And Learning Tools at Target.com! VTech Touch and Teach Word Book is a great way to teach your child letters... and more than 100 words! Your little one will have endless fun with Cody the Smart Cub and Cora the Smart Cub on learning adventures that range from vocabulary and letters to music. Theyll explore words from 12 interactive pages that respond to touch while developing word association skills. Topics of learning include home, food, clothes, the zoo and more, and there are 15 melodies and 90 sounds to stimulate auditory recognition and musical creativity. Its endless interactive learning and fun! Gender: Unisex. Read More

Flagship Carpets
$399.95 at SCHOOLSin

Help kids develop a love for reading with Flagship Carpets' Circle Time Books Rug. This colorful rug features a border of smiling ...books and an optional message. The classroom rug is constructed of dense nylon fiber that's treated with Scotchguard stain protection so it looks great year after year. Edges are tightly bound and double-stitched for maximum strength. Each rug comes with a permanent antimicrobial treatment that protects against odors, mold and mildew. The skid-resistant Action Bac woven backing system prevents wrinkles and bunching. Printed with Flagship's high-tech process, the design is crisp, clean and features fade-resistant saturated color. Flagship Carpets' Circle Time Books Rug is made in the USA and backed by a lifetime abrasive wear warranty. Key Features Fun smiling book design with optional message Dense nylon fiber construction with fade-resistant color Anti-soil, antimicrobial and anti-static treatments Woven backing prevents skidding and creasing CRI Green Label Plus certified Scotchguard stain protection Action Bac backing system Meets Class I flammability standards Backed by a lifetime wear warranty Specifications Dimensions: 12' diameter Shape: Round Warranty: Lifetime limited Read More

Manhattan Toy
$14.31 at Amazon

This soft, cloth book is uniquely designed to offer a variety of sensory experiences for your little one. The various cloth textu...res, ring rattles and clutching handle will stimulate your baby?s sense of touch and feel. Hidden crinkle paper and squeakers add an auditory, cause and effect component, while the bright colors and Whoozit?s big red nose will instantly capture your baby?s attention. It also packs light and is easy to stow, with a Velcro-like closure to keep the pages shut when not in use. Most importantly, this soft book with simple text is perfect for story-time bonding and encourages imagination in your little reader to be. The classic, award-winning Whoozit collection has been a perennial favorite for parents and little ones alike for over 15 years. This unique toy line featuring Whoozit, an adorable blue character with a wide, pink smile and big red nose, brings joy and excitement while fostering fundamental learning skills in baby?s developing mind, body, and senses. Whoozit characters and their big friendly smiles are instantly recognizable and truly are baby?s favorite friend. For over 30 years, Manhattan Toy has been making award-winning, high quality, visually appealing toys for babies, toddlers and kids. Manhattan Toy offers more than 500 exclusive, original product designs distributed and sold worldwide through specialty retail stores, catalogs and websites. All of our products, from the newest concepts to our time-tested classics, are innovatively designed to inspire imaginative play and delight our customers. Read More

C.R. Gibson
$4.99 at Amazon

Holiday chunky books are the perfect size for small hands and are a great way to help fill a stocking. Since opening her own studi...o in 2004, Jill McDonald's beautiful art and distinctive style have become sought after by trend-savvy consumers. Jill McDonald Baby and Kids products help parents create an environment for their child that is whimsical and fun, tells a story, and adds a touch of education. Jill says that "being a parent is a real joy. I believe a little one's nursery should be, too." This Jill McDonald Kids for little dreamers product is brought to you in partnership with C.R. Gibson. The name C.R. Gibson has been synonymous with quality for more than 140 years. Starting with the creation of the very first baby book in 1898, families around the world have depended on C.R. Gibson as their number one provider of products that celebrate life's most cherished moments. Understanding the importance of preservation and craftsmanship, C.R. Gibson products offer a tradition of excellence and quality. C.R. Gibson's commitment to excellence can also be seen in their commitment to design. C.R. Gibson sets a standard for style that reflects today's top fashions while creating a timeless treasured keepsake. Read More

Hero Arts, Inc.
$14.84 at Amazon

A set of detailed bugs in a charmingly sweet format. Hero Arts stamps put creativity at your fingertips. With Ink ?n? Stamp, pare...nts, kids, teachers, and stampers of all ages can decorate notecards, scrapbooks, wrapping paper, and school projects. Hours of creative fun. The 3" x 4" tub contains 18 woodblock stamps in buggy designs, and one ink pad. Read More

Lamaze
$10.63 at Amazon

A soft book with peekaboo flaps, crinkles, and bright colors. Follow Freddie the Firefly around the garden as he explores and meet...s new friends. Who will Freddie see under the peekaboo flaps? A sweet bedtime story with crinkly flaps makes reading Shine-a-Light Freddie fun for parents and baby. Add Freddie the Firefly Play and Grow for a perfect gift set. Tomy works closely with parents and child development experts to create Lamaze toys that encourage early development of the senses, spark creativity and introduce discovery and sensory development. Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$36.95 at Kmart

Based on a best-selling children's book, this nostalgic kit starts with a step-by-step manual that guides kids (and parents) throu...gh more than 30 experiments in the world of electronics. From hair-raising experiments about static electricity to capacitors, diodes and LEDs, every hands-on activity is designed for maximum fun and engaged education. The chock-full kit is a great opportunity for parent-child bonding, whether you're helping them discover the workings of cell phones or satellites. Color(s): none. Brand: Thames & Kosmos. Style Name: Thames & Kosmos 'Dangerous Book - Electronics' Experiment Kit. Style Number: 1012665. Manufacturer part number 600002 Ages 8 and upA Parents' Choice Silver Award Winner Includes materials and a 32-page full-color illustrated manual for performing more than 30 experiments By Thames &Kosmos; imported Kids' Wear Read More

Learning Resources
$19.99 at Kmart

Research confirms that student achievement improves when you reach out and involved parents in their children's education!Provides... more than 300 math activities and games (120 blackline masters in English/Spanish) that parents can do at home with their childrenAligns with NCTM standards: number and operations, algebra, geometry, measurement, data analysis and probabilityHelps you partner with parents to differentiate instruction for mainstream education, intervention, special needs and ELL supportOrganized by grade (K-1, 2-3) and skillFeatures spiral binding for easy photocopyingGrades K-3 Read More

LeapFrog
$12.99 at Kmart

Take a spin down memory lane to relive Lightning McQueen's racing adventures all over the world! Use the #1 selling Tag Reading Sy...stem to bring this book to life. - After the story, play learning activities that help build vocabulary and reading comprehension skills. - This Early Reading book helps develop core phonics skills by using simple sentences and sounding out words as needed. The Early Reading series is part of the Tag Learn to Read System, and is designed to build upon basic reading skills and support children as they proceed at their own pace toward independent reading. The Tag Learn to Read System library features 80+ interactive books, puzzles, maps and more.- Parents can connect the Tag Reader to the online LeapFrog Learning Path to see what their child is playing and learning. - Appropriate for children ages 4 to 8 years. Tag Reader sold separately.Product Measures: 7.75 x 9.25 x 0.375Recommended Ages: 4 years - 8 years Read More

LeapFrog
$11.99 at Kmart

Help Dora count coconuts, bananas and more in English and Spanish. This Tag Junior Board book springs to life when you touch the T...ag Junior book pal to any part of any page. More than 24 playful activities and 150 audio responses encourage little ones to explore while helping build confidence with books. Parents can connect to the online LeapFrog Learning Path to see their child's progress and get printable activities to expand the learning. Read More

Kids Give
$9.99 at Kmart

The Manhattan Menace One in a series of Karito KidT Adventures, The Manhattan Menace features 11-year-old Zoe as she takes on a hu...ge real estate developer in New York City to save her home and avoid having to leave the best city in the world! Zoe and her mom are on their own in the city after her father died and it looks like Zoe's idea for saving her home may be just crazy enough to work. The clock is ticking while Zoe and her best friend Hana are on an adventure in New York City to find an expensive missing tiara that could solve all their problems. This hardbound book includes a full-color section from Zoe's journal describing her beloved New York City! Read More

LeapFrog
$6.89 at Target.com

Join Big Bird and other beloved Sesame Street characters like Cookie Monster, Elmo and Grover for an ABC exploration! Learn about ...letters through names, animals, everyday objects and more! Get practice with letter sounds, letter shapes and alphabetical order.This Tag™ Junior board book springs to life when you touch Tag Junior to any part of any page. More than 25 playful activities and 150 audio responses encourage little ones to explore while helping build confidence with books. Parents can connect to the online LeapFrog® Learning Path to see their child's progress and get printable activities to expand the learning! Appropriate for children ages 2 to 4. Read More

LeapFrog
$11.99 at Kmart

All aboard the friendship train! Puff alone with Thomas as he finds a way to make his best friend Percy happy. This Tag™ Jun...ior board book springs to life when you touch Tag Junior to any part of any page. More than 24 playful activities and 130 audio responses encourage little ones to explore while helping build confidence with books. Parents can connect to the online LeapFrog® Learning Path to see their child's progress and get printable activities to expand the learning! Suitable for children 2-4 years. Read More

LeapFrog
$24.99 at Target.com

Get Ready to Read - Tag Junior Violet Book PalTag Junior the amazing little book explorer is an exciting get ready to read product.... Designed to encourage toddlers to explore books, Tag Junior introduces preschool skills through fun stories and playful book based activities. As children touch the Tag Junior to the specially printed pages they will hear their favourite characters speak and the words on the page spoken aloud!Fun and easy to use, the Tag Junior book pal can store up to five books, allowing children to easily move from one book to another and comes with an included book Scout& Friends.*Each Tag Junior book introduces a different preschool skill-such as the alphabet, counting or social play-through 24 playful activities and more than 150 audio responses. Open-ended questions and fun sound effects encourage children to take charge, as they touch any part of any page to bring words, pictures or activities to life!The Tag Junior Book Pal has been designed to allow children to grip with their palm, as children are still developing their fine motor skills and find this easier to use rather than a pen shape.You can even personalise Tag Junior Book Pal with your child's name or nickname. Read More

LeapFrog
$8.39 at Target.com

Experience the magic of fairy tales with Cinderella, Snow White and Sleeping Beauty!This Get Ready to Read book helps develop read...ing basics and other essential skills to prepare young children for school. The Get Ready to Read series is an introduction to the Tag Learn to Read System, and is designed to help toddlers explore books and build confidence as they begin their reading journey. The Tag Learn to Read System library features 80+ interactive books, puzzles, maps and moreMore than 24 playful activities and 150 audio responses in this book help reinforce skills they are exploring as they get ready to readSee your child's progress through the online LeapFrog® Learning Path, and discover activities to expand the learning!Tag Junior book pal sold separately Read More

LeapFrog
$19.99 at Target.com

This 6-book set introduces vowels, digraphs, diphthongs and r-controlled vowels. Use the #1 selling Tag™ Reading System to b...ring this book set to life!The Tag Learn to Read Series combines fun stories with rich audio to help children identify how letter sounds come together to form words. Phonics fun leaps off the page while exploring digraphs and diphthongs in Book Set 4!This Early Reading book set helps develop core phonics skills by using simple sentences and sounding out words as needed. The Early Reading series is part of the Tag Learn to Read System, and is designed to build upon basic reading skills and support children as they proceed at their own pace toward independent reading. The Tag Learn to Read System library features 80+ interactive books, puzzles, maps and more.Children can earn online rewards and parents can connect the Tag Reader to the online LeapFrog® Learning Path to see what their child is playing and learning. Read More

Lulu Jr.
$29.99 at Kmart

My Comic Book gives children the opportunity to write, illustrate, and publish their very own comic book. After writing and illust...rating their story, the artist receives an 18-page comic book delivered in the mail free of charge. The comic book includes a professionally typeset title page and the artist's name on the cover. My Comic Book is a new, one-of-a-kind product from the makers of the award-winning IlluStory, making it an ideal gift for creative children and project-based learning.Winner of the 2013 Academic's Choice Brain Toy Award, My Comic Book allows young authors to create their characters, develop the plot, and choose the setting and everything else about their story. Authors will develop a sense of pride and accomplishment writing, creating, and publishing their own comic book. When the finished product arrives at your door and your child holds their comic book in their hands, they will feel they have achieved something very special.Comic books created using the My Comic Book kit are premium quality and designed to last. Additional copies for relatives and friends are easily ordered online. Read More

Lamaze
$12.56 at Amazon

A-hoy, me hearties, join Yo Ho Horace on a pirate adventure. When Polly Parrot finds a map, he and Horace set out for a treasure h...unt. Baby can explore multiple textures, sounds, and bright patterns and colors as you tell this adventurous story. Tomy works closely with parents and child development experts to create Lamaze toys that encourage early development of the senses, spark creativity and introduce discovery and sensory development. Read More

Alex Toys
$19.63 at Amazon

<div class="aplus"> <div class="two-third-col"> <div class='leftImage' style='width: 300px;'> <img src='http://g-ec...2.images-amazon.com/images/G/01/aplus/detail-page/B00BDMNCJK_1._V355651217_.jpg' alt='Ooh la la' width='285' > <div class='imageCaption'>Ooh la la<br> view larger <div class="break"> </div> </div> </div> <h5>Tres Chic Designer Look Book</h5> <p>Famous fashion designer's create 'Look Books' to prepare for a photo shoot. Now you can create your very own look book to keep all your fashion inspirations and ideas in one place! Tres Chic Designer Look Book from ALEX lets you create outfits with stencils, paper fabrics, stickers and gems. Put it all in one fashionable scrapbook!</p> <p>49-page hardcover scrapbook, scissors, sticky gems, stickers, stencils, glue stick, glitter glue, paper, frames and shapes, ribbons and easy to follow instructions included. </p><h5>About ALEX Toys</h5> <p>At ALEX, we take our mission of providing children with quality creative products that foster personal expression and build self-esteem to heart!</p> <p>We know that when kids have fun, they learn the most, so you can be assured that in addition to containing loads of ?fun factor?, each ALEX toy helps develop critical skills that will last a lifetime. We understand children?s developmental stages, how to stimulate growth and interest at each stage of life, and work hard to build that knowledge into every product we design.</p> <p>The best children's activities provide lots of fun and they open a child's mind to new skills, new ideas and new worlds.</p></div> <div class="third-col last"> <div class='leftImage' style='width: 300px;'> <img src='http://g-ec2.images-amazon.com/images/G/01/aplus/detail-page/B00BDMNCJK_2._V355651217_.jpg' alt='49-page hardcover scrapbook' width='285'> <div class='imageCaption'>49-page hardcover scrapbook<br> view larger </div> </div> </div> </div> Read More

University Games
$27.35 at Amazon

<p><b>Spinner Books Science Fair Fun 5 Book Set -- Earth Science</b></p><p>This set has easy earth science projects for kids to do... with parents, teachers or all by themselves on topics like Electronics, Geology and Magnets. University Games was founded by Bob Moog and Cris Lehman, who recognized a developing niche in social interaction and learning games for adults and children. University Games creates educational board games designed so that players won't notice how much they are learning.</p><ul><li>Product Dimensions: 9.2 (L) x 6 (W) x 2.8 (H)</li><li>Age: 10 years and up</li></ul><br><BR>Recommended Ages:3 and up Read More

Hal Leonard
$5.95 at Walmart.com

The second book in the Essential Elements for Band series includes an easy to teach sight-reading system, logical sequence of skil...ls, band arrangements, Dr. Tim parent letters, and more. Effective pedagogy, a logical sequence of skills, innovative parental communication tools, multicultural songs, duets and full ban arrangements, and much more, create a method designed to help kids succeed.32 pages Size: 12 x 9 ISBN: 793512743 Read More

Hal Leonard
$5.95 at Walmart.com

The book that started the Essential Elements Band Method features music history right in the book, band arrangements, Dr. Tim pare...nt letter, quizzes, and a rhythm-based sequence. Effective pedagogy, a logical sequence of skills, innovative parental communication tools, multicultural songs, duets and full band arrangements, and much more, create a method designed to help kids succeed.32 pages Size: 12 x 9 ISBN: 793512611 Read More

Child Matters
$21.09 at Amazon

Potty training has never been more fun. Packaged in a reusable carrying box, this wonderful gift set includes a newly designed pot...ty chair AND the full length hardcover edition of the and#8220;Once Upon a Pottyand#8221; classic. The saddle shaped potty has a built in splash guard with a comfortable contoured seat making it easy for your child to get on and off. The unique, 1 piece design boasts the largest sitting area available while remaining easy to clean. The safe, built in carrying handle helps the child develop responsibility towards and#8220;My First Furnitureand#8221;, carry it around, even to the car or grandmaand#8217;s house, and use it often. The and#8220;Once Upon a Pottyand#8221; book is fun and lighthearted, introducing your toddler to all the potty training basics in a manner that is as informative as it is entertaining. Visit www.onceuponapotty.com/gallery.html to see some of the millions of satisfied users, and join the and#8220;Once Upon a Pottyand#8221; magic. Potty gift box sets are available in BOY or GIRL versions with book or a BOTH/Uni version with singalong song audio CD. Doll sets, books, VHS, and DVDand#8217;s are available separately. Read More

The Piggy Story
$5.99 at Amazon

Little Activity Book - Dinosaur World. Kids and parents will love this little activity book that easily fits inside: ArtFolio, Pla...y-Go-Go-Pack and Chalk N Doodle. With mazes, connect-the-dots, coloring pages and stickers little imaginations will run wild with all the activities packed inside. Add this item to any gift basket, party bag or start a collection with all eight different designs. Size: 6" x 8". Read More

School Zone Publishing
$6.22 at Amazon

SCHOOL ZONE-Workbook. This book is packed full of different activities to help your child develop their skills while allowing them... to have fun. This package contains one sixty-four page workbook. Available in a variety of different age groups and different themed activity books, each sold separately. Made in USA. Read More

The Piggy Story
$5.99 at Amazon

Little Activity Book - Fox & Woodland Animals. Kids and parents will love this little activity book that easily fits inside: ArtFo...lio, Play-Go-Go-Pack and Chalk N Doodle. With mazes, connect-the-dots, coloring pages and stickers little imaginations will run wild with all the activities packed inside. Add this item to any gift basket, party bag or start a collection with all eight different designs. Size: 6" x 8". Read More

Macmillan
$22.99 $17.34 at Walmart.com

St. Martin's Books Little Aran & Celtic Knits For Kids Twenty-five beautiful patterns for babies and toddlers. Featuring soft colo...rs, a mixture of traditional Aran patterns, touches of intarsia colorwork, and sweet knitting pattern motifs that both children and parents will love, the projects in this book will make the perfect addition to your little one's wardrobe or room decor. Traditional cabled and Celtic patterns, plus rabbits, cats, anchors, hearts, and birds adorn a wide range of garments and accessories from cardigans, sweaters, dresses, and skirts, to blankets, scarves, socks and gloves. All the designs are knit in comfortable natural wool yarns. 128 pages. Macmillan Publishers SM-03907 Read More

B Kids
$11.19 at Amazon

The B kids Bath Book is a story book that can take plenty of bubbles and dunking in the tub! This clever picture book is designed ...to help you forge a special bond with your baby by reading aloud during bath time. Reading to your baby encourages the development of language skills - and reading during bath time can be entertaining and make bath time extra special. This Bath Book is made of soft, pliable material that wipes clean easily. When bath time is over use the cheerful duckling suction cup to hang the book up to dry. For children ages 6 months to 18 months, with adult supervision. Never leave your baby unattended in the tub. Read More

The Piggy Story
$5.99 at Amazon

Little Activity Book - Piggy Fairy. Kids and parents will love this little activity book that easily fits inside: ArtFolio, Play-G...o-Go-Pack and Chalk N Doodle. With mazes, connect-the-dots, coloring pages and stickers little imaginations will run wild with all the activities packed inside. Add this item to any gift basket, party bag or start a collection with all eight different designs. Size: 6" x 8". Read More

$24.19 at Walmart.com

Integrate global learning activities in your elementary classrooms today with this easy-to-use guideThe world is more interrelated... today than ever before- This smart, all-in-one resource from widely acclaimed authors Homa Tavangar and Becky Morales helps busy, budget-conscious educators give younger students the global edge- Youll find hundreds of easy, stand-alone activities, resources, and projects to- Seamlessly integrate your existing K5 Common Core curriculum with fun, interactive global awareness themes and activities-- Effectively recruit more parent and community volunteers and organizations-- Securely and productively use social media for student global collaboration projects-- Confidently infuse fresh ideas and best practices into your international events-- Plan after-school global awareness clubs, foreign language programs, and cross-curricular activities-This book includes a handy 12-month timeline, back mapping tips, a checklist of 50 ready-to-start projects and activities, and invaluable links to online global education sites, as well as the authors site that includes tools, templates, references, and much moreFeatures- Authored - Homa Sabet Tavangar-- Author Affiliation - Growing Up Global, Author-- Other Authors - Becky Mladic-Morales-- Binding - Paperback-- Pages - 256-- Publication Date - 19-Feb-14-- Primary Subject Code - 21st Century Learning - CP0-- Item Weight - 19 oz-- Copyright year - 2014-About The AuthorHoma Sabet Tavangaris the author ofGrowing Up Global Raising Children to Be At Home in the WorldRandom HouseBallantine Press, hailed by national education and business leaders and media ranging from Dr- Jane Good all to the BBC, NBC, ABC, Washington, Chicago Tribune and Sun-Times, Boston Globe, PBS, Scholastic, Parents Magazine, Rodale, and many more-Her work is sparking initiatives to help audiences from CEOs to Kindergartners learn and thrive in a global context and have fun along the way- She has been a Visiting Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania and is a contributor to the Huffing ton Post, PBS, Sprout TV, Momsrising, GOOD, Ashokas Start Empathy initiative and Edutopia, among other media, and a sought-after speaker and trainer around global citizenship, parenting, globalizing curriculum, empathy and inclusion- She is the author of Growing Up in a Global Classroom in the anthologyMastering Global Literacies, ed- Heidi Hayes-Jacobs Solution Tree Press, 2013 and co-author ofThe Global Education Toolkit for Elementary LearnersCorwin, 2014- SKU: CRWN3150 Read More

Teacher Created Resources
$20.25 at Walmart.com

The Ready-Set-Learn series has just what parents want: fun-filled activities to give their children a head start on learning the b...asic skills needed for success in school. The 7 x 9 size is just right for a young child. Colorful stickers provide motivation. An incentive chart highlights the child's progress. A ribbon sticker rewards the child for a job well done. Choose from 56 titles that focus on alphabet, numbers, reading, math, mazes, puzzles, word games, printing, cursive writing and more. Read More

Carson-Dellosa Publishing
$35.95 $21.95 at Walmart.com

Manufacturer Part Number: KE-804079Help your children with ADHD and children who are otherwise wiggly and overly-busy learn how to... pay better attention and focus for longer periods of time! Included are games and activities to strengthen listening, concentration, visual, and auditory memory skills, assist children in learning relaxation techniques, provide children healthy ways to burn excess energy, discover ways to control over-stimulation and impulsivity, and many more. 64 pages Read More

Teacher Created Resources
$20.97 at Walmart.com

The Ready-Set-Learn series has just what parents want: fun-filled activities to give their children a head start on learning the b...asic skills needed for success in school. The 7 x 9 size is just right for a young child. Colorful stickers provide motivation. An incentive chart highlights the child's progress. A ribbon sticker rewards the child for a job well done. Choose from 56 titles that focus on alphabet, numbers, reading, math, mazes, puzzles, word games, printing, cursive writing and more. 64 pp Read More

Teacher Created Resources
$20.40 at Walmart.com

The Ready-Set-Learn series has just what parents want: fun-filled activities to give their children a head start on learning the b...asic skills needed for success in school. The 7 x 9 size is just right for a young child. Colorful stickers provide motivation. An incentive chart highlights the child's progress. A ribbon sticker rewards the child for a job well done. Choose from 56 titles that focus on alphabet, numbers, reading, math, mazes, puzzles, word games, printing, cursive writing and more. 64pp Read More

Creative Teaching Press
$43.98 $33.98 at Walmart.com

A 2-page lesson plan spread provides 40 weeks of teaching. Features parent contacts birthday charts seating chart and much more! S...piral-bound. Made with the Best Quality Material with your child in mind. Top Quality Children s Item. Read More

Carson-Dellosa Publishing
$35.99 $34.99 at Walmart.com

Manufacturer Part Number: KE-80405980 pages w/ 4 transparencies - Grades PK - 8Based on current research, Teaching Tips for Kids w...ith Dyslexia provides teachers and parents with practical multisensory methods that will help children acquire the necessary phonological skills to become successful readers. Included are the early signs and symptoms of dyslexia; language intervention strategies; the importance of developing pre-phonemic and phonemic awareness; multisensory methods for identifying letters, reading sight words, and spelling; as well as suggestions for classroom and material modifications; improving handwriting; building confidence; and new instructional concepts. This resource is a must for all elementary classroom teachers! Read More

$37.65 at Walmart.com

The whimsical character of Mary Froggins guides readers through the steps of igniting students natural sense of wonder, incorporat...ing brain research, integrating science concepts with other subjects and applying science to daily life- The authors demonstrate how to teach science conceptually through the lens of big ideas such as change, interdependence and adaptation- Rich with instructional strategies for exploring inquiry-based science, this valuable resources highlights include- Charts, graphics, forms and summaries that help teachers translate abstract concepts into concrete lessons- A comprehensive discussion of brain research, including helpful tips to assimilate 10 bodybrain-compatible elements into the classroom- Practical hands-on guidance for enriching science programs and improving student outcomesField-tested and applicable to multiple intelligences, the book also provides a comprehensive vision for curriculum development with an eye toward preparing students to use their knowledge to shape the future-Features- Title - Kids Eye View of Science- Sub Title - A Conceptual, Integrated Approach to Teaching Science, K-6Edited - Susan J- Kovalik- Primary Author - The Center for Effective Learning- Other Author - Karen D- Olsen- Binding - Paperback- Pages - 312- Publication Date - 08-Sep-10- Primary Subject Code - Science - C1E- Year - 2010- Item weight - 30 oz-About the AuthorAfter graduating in 1961 from California State University, San Jose, with a B-A- in elementary Education, Susan J- Kovalik began her teaching career as a sixth grade elementary teacher followed by a science teacher in a K-6 elementary school of 1,200 and a GATE Gifted and Talented Education teacher in five schools- In 1984, Susan was awarded the California Gifted and Talented Teacher of the Year- During this time, she also found time to share her love for experiential learning as the community leader of a multi-faceted 4-H club with 50 families and 37 projects- SKU: CRWN2827 Read More

$26.31 at Walmart.com

The K - 8 model for school design has gained popularity with educators and parents for demonstrating higher student achievement, f...ewer behavioral problems and increased cost effectiveness- This comprehensive guide provides school leaders with the tools to develop and implement a sound plan for creating an exemplary K-8 school or transitioning successfully to the K - 8 approach- Developing Successful K - 8 Schools offers strategies for designing curriculum aligned to state standards, promoting 21st-century skills, planning instruction and evaluating an effective K - 8 program- Readers will also find- Ten proven instructional methods for meeting the learning needs of K - 8 students, plus examples that illustrate how to apply the strategies and deal with problems that might arise-- Student assessment techniques and record-keeping procedures-- Implementation tools such as checklists, activity charts and much more-This resource is ideal for school leaders who want to articulate a clear vision for a K - 8 school and stay on the cutting edge of educational excellence and student achievement-Features- Sub-Title - A Principals Guide-- Edited - Jon Wiles-- Binding - Paperback-- Pages - 152-- Publication Date - 10-Jun-09-- Primary Subject Code - Principalship - CA6-- Copyright Year - 2009-- Item Weight - 17 oz-About the AuthorJon Wiles is a highly experienced educator who has provided curriculum leadership to schools and educational agencies for over thirty years- His specialty is the creation and implementation of curriculum plans- Wiless work as an educational consultant has taken him to hundreds of agencies in more than forty states and a dozen foreign nations in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Caribbean- SKU: CRWN2418 Read More

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The Parallel Curriculum Model PCM, as described in the best-selling book The Parallel Curriculum, is a framework for developing a ...dynamic curriculum that helps students acquire expertise in specific subject areas- This resource deepens teachers understanding of how to use the PCM to provide rigorous learning opportunities for students in social studies- In Parallel Curriculum Units for Social Studies, Grades 6-12, experienced teachers contribute sample social studies units that demonstrate what high-quality curriculum looks like within a PCM framework- Covering history, geography, sociology, and interdisciplinary studies, these field-tested units each contain- Teacher explanations of the unit design- Connections to concepts, skills, and standards- Step-by-step directions for delivering the lessons and units- Modification strategies and methods for assessmentUse these examples to design your own units and enhance your ability to provide challenging curriculum tailored to the abilities, interests, and learning preferences of each learner-Features- Title - Parallel Curriculum Units for Social Studies, Grades 6-12- Author - Jeanne H- Purcell- Primary Author Affiliation - Connecticut State Department of Education- Other Author - Jann H- Leppien- Binding - Hardcover- Pages - 240- Publication Date - 10-Dec-09- Primary Subject Code - Social Studies - C17- Item Weight - 30 oz-- Copyright Year - 2010About the Author- Jeanne H- Purcell has published many articles that have appeared in Educational Leadership, Gifted Child Quarterly, Roeper Review, Educational and Psychological Measurement, National Association of Secondary School Principals Bulletin, Our Children The National PTA Magazine, Parenting for High Potential, and Journal for the Education of the Gifted- She is active in the National Association for Gifted Children NAGC and serves on the Awards Committee and the Curriculum Committee of NAGC, for which she is the co-chair for the annual Curriculum Awards Competition-- Jann Leppien is coauthor of The Multiple Menu Model A Parallel Guide for Developing Differentiated Curriculum- She is active in the National Association for Gifted Children NAGC, serving as a board member and newsletter editor of the Curriculum Division, and a board member of the Association for the Education of Gifted Underachieving Students- SKU: CRWN2374 Read More

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Skilled and well-trained school psychologists are critical to students well-being and academic success- This second and substantia...lly revised edition of Effective Supervision in School Psychology comprehensively addresses the administrative and clinical supervision skills necessary for school psychologists to thrive and offers guidelines for fostering the growth of both new and seasoned professionals- The authors discuss school psychologists expanding roles in offering prevention and intervention services, using evidence-based practices, and demonstrating measurable outcomes to help schools meet legal mandates for accountability- This new edition also has an increased focus on system-based delivery, multicultural issues, and clinical supervision- Chapters provide school psychologists, staff developers-District administrators with- Multiple vignettes illustrating the principles presented- Tools for assessing supervisor effectiveness, including ready-to-use questionnaires and evaluation forms- Methods for evaluating professional growth- Sample supervisory dilemmas and reflection questions for individual or group studyEffective supervision facilitates the essential ongoing professional development and enhanced competency of school psychologists- Based on the most current research, this practical guide helps school leaders meet the needs of new and veteran school psychologists through effective mentoring, clinical supervision, and administrative support-Features- Title - Professional Development and Supervision of School Psychologists- Sub Title - From Intern to Expert- Edited - Virginia Smith Harvey- Primary Author Affiliation - University of Massachusetts, Boston- Other Authors - Joan A- Struzziero- Binding - Hardcover- Pages - 544- Publication Date - 29-Apr-08- Edition Number - Second Edition- Primary Subject Code - Staff Supervision Evaluation Retention - CAK- Item Weight - 59 oz-- Copyright Year - 2008About The AuthorVirginia Smith Harvey is professor and director of the school psychology program at the University of Massachusetts, Boston- Before becoming a university professor, she was a practicing school psychologist for 18 years and supervised school psychologists and interns throughout those years- During her 15 years as a professor, she has supervised practicum, intern, and postgraduate students- In addition to numerous articles and book chapters, she is coauthor of Effective Supervision in School Psychology 2000, with J- A- Struzziero and Fostering Independent Learning Practical Strategies to Promote Student Success 2007, with L- A- Chickie-Wolfe- Harvey is currently chair of the ethics committee of the New Hampshire Association of School Psychologists and serves on the Standards Revision Writing Group of the National Association of School Psychologists-About Sub AuthorJoan A- Struzziero is an adjunct professor at Northeastern University and school psychologist in the Scituate, MA Public Schools- She has worked as a school psychologist for 18 years and as a field and university supervisor of interns for 15 years- She has also been a supervisor for the Global School Psychology Network and has researched the use of the Internet in supervision- Struzziero is coauthor of Effective Supervision in School Psychology 2000, with V- S- Harvey and is co-chair of the ethics committee of the Massachusetts Association of School Psychologists and the northeastern representative on the NASP Ethics Committee- SKU: CRWN1947 Read More

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Teach Reading, Not Testing reinforces what teachers already know - test preparation worksheets and drill-and-kill activities do no...t make children into lifelong readers- The authors conscientious approach to reading instruction combines an insider perspective on the development of high-stakes tests with classroom experience in achieving successful reading outcomes at the elementary and secondary levels- Their research-based methodology, building on teachers expertise about best practice, is based on five key components- Aligning instruction to the state or national core standards- Using formative assessment- Connecting units to real-world contexts- Motivating students effectively- Holding on to best practice in literacy instructionIncluded are end-of-chapter quizzes and real-life scenarios, plus a full chapter on teaching literacy with special populations- Readers will find helpful solutions for teaching children to love reading in the midst of the accountability movement and an approach to test preparation that doesnt require teachers to sacrifice everything they already know about teaching kids to read-Features- Title - Teach Reading, Not Testing- Sub Title - Best Practice in an Age of Accountability- Authored - Liz Hollingworth- Primary Author - University of Iowa, USA- Other Author - Hilleary M- Drake- Binding - Paperback- Pages - 144- Publication Date - 08-Nov-11- Primary Subject Code - English - C14- Year - 2012- Item weight - 11 oz-About the AuthorLiz Hollingworth is a professor in the College of Education at the University of Iowa- Her research and teaching interests are centered on curriculum, leadership and assessment- In particular, her work explores how federal school reform policies affect classroom practice- Her other books include Organization and Administration of Iowa Public and Private Schools and Complicated Conversations Race and Ideology in an Elementary Classroom- Dr- Hollingworth grew up in San Diego, taught in Chicago and Michigan and now lives in Iowa City with her husband, Andrew and teenaged daughter, Emily- Hilleary Drake has taught fifth grade for six years in Riverton, Wyoming- Growing up in Texas during the initial wave of the testing craze she understands just how harmful it can be when testing drives instruction- She earned her undergraduate degree from Texas A&M-Corpus Christi and her Masters degree from the University of Iowa- While at Iowa she worked with Iowa Testing Progams as a graduate assistant, gaining behind-the-scene knowledge of the testing industry- Hilleary enjoys reading, traveling and spending time with friends and family, especially her husband Jay- SKU: CRWN2895 Read More

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Teachers have the power to change lives, particularly for struggling learners who have difficulty understanding how education broa...dens their future opportunities- This book offers educators a deeper awareness of the role they play in breaking the cycle of failure for students who are unsuccessful in school- Written in a supportive tone, this volume helps elementary school teachers effectively reach and teach struggling students- With real-life vignettes, in-depth case studies, and reflective practice scenarios and questions, this book includes- A broad spectrum of alternative instructional strategies for all learners, including fostering parental involvement, multi-tiered instruction, peer learning models, and universal design for learning- Effective approaches for fostering student success before a child is referred to special education- Practices and programs that address the needs of at-risk populations, including English language learners, children living in poverty, and learners with disabilities- Specific interventions and positive support for learners with behavioral challengesPromising Practices for Elementary Teachers is an empowering resource for educators determined to bring hope and encouragement to all learners-Features- Title - Promising Practices For Elementary Teachers - Sub Title - Make No Excuses - Authored - Susan Benner - Primary Author Affiliation - University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA - Binding - Paperback - Pages - 184 - Publication Date - 07-Dec-09 - Primary Subject Code - Inclusive Education - CC8 - Item Weight - 13 oz-- Copy Right Year - 2010 About the AuthorSusan Benner grew up in Atlanta, Georgia during a period of significant social change and racial unrest throughout the country- She earned her BA in Social Sciences at Southern Methodist University and MS in special education from The University of Tennessee- After teaching as a special educator in Memphis, Tennessee, she received her Ed-D- in special education from Teachers College, Columbia University- Since 1980, Dr- Benner has been at The University of Tennessee, where she is Professor and Department Head for Theory and Practice in Teacher Education- Dr- Benner has published three textbooks, including Issues in Special Education Within the Context ofAmerican Society and Assessment of Young Children with Special Needs- She is currently a coeditor of the Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education, affiliated with the National Association for Early Childhood Teacher Education- Dr- Benners areas of interest are teacher education, including special and literacy education, and urban teaching- She is principal investigator for several grants, including one focused on teacher professional development in literacy and system-level development of Response-to- Intervention models- She is co-principal investigator for a National Science Foundation Robert Noyce Scholarship Planning Grant to develop urban teacher residency programs in two East Tennessee school districts- Dr- Benner has two daughters, a son-in-law, and four grandchildren, from whom she learns new lessons every day- SKU: CRWN2716 Read More

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Although schools have moved toward standards-based curriculum and instruction, grading practices and reporting systems have remain...ed largely unchanged- Helping school leaders gain support for transitioning from traditional to standards-based report cards, this book guides educators in aligning assessment and reporting practices with standards-based education and providing more detailed reports of childrens learning and achievement-A standards-based report card breaks down each subject area into specific elements of learning to offer parents and educators a more thorough description of each childs progress toward proficiency- This accessible volume- Provides a clear framework for developing standards-based report cards- Shows how to communicate with parents, students and other stakeholders about changes- Illustrates how to achieve grading consistency without increasing teachers workloads or violating their professional autonomyFilled with examples of standards-based report cards that can be adapted to a schools needs, this practical resource shows district and school administrators how to establish reporting practices that facilitate learning-Features- Title - Developing Standards-Based Report Cards- Edited - Thomas R- Guskey- Primary Author Affiliation - University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY- Other Author - Jane M- Bailey- Binding - Hardcover- Pages - 248- Primary Subject Code - Grading - CD6- Year - 2010- Publication Date - 10-Dec-09- Item Weight - 23 oz-Thomas R- Guskey, Ph-D-, is Professor of Educational Psychology in the College of Education at the University of Kentucky-His most recent books include Developing Standards-Based Report Cards 2010, Practical Solutions for Serious Problems in Standards-Based Grading Ed- 2009, The Principal as Assessment Leader Ed- 2009, The Teacher as Assessment Leader Ed- 2009 and Benjamin S- Bloom Portraits of an Educator Ed- 2006-Jane Bailey grew up in Chelsea, Michigan, earned her bachelors and masters degrees at Michigan State University and embarked on her career in public education teaching English and reading at Petoskey High School in Petoskey, Michigan- SKU: CRWN1687 Read More

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This book is concerned with the conflict in United States schools between principals and teachers over teacher supervision- Many t...eachers are unhappy, regarding classroom supervision as a meaningless and intrusive ritual where all teachers - regardless of experience and competence - receive the same superficial treatment- The solution advocated by the authors includes a more individualized, less clinical form of supervision which draws upon the best of current research on teaching and team leadership-Features- Title - Quality Teaching Through Professional Development- Author - Allan A- Glatthorn- Other Author - Linda E- Fox- Binding - Paperback- Pages - 160- Publication Date - 27-Oct-95- Primary Subject Code - Staff Supervision Evaluation Retention - CAK- Series Title - Principals Taking Action 264- Copyright Year - 1996- Item weight - 10 oz-About the AuthorAllan A- Glatthorn deceased was a Distinguished Research Professor of Education Emeritus at East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina- SKU: CRWN682 Read More

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Motivating adolescents to learn can be a challenge Often distracted and easily bored, these kids are also critical thinkers capabl...e of thriving in the classroom while learning 21st century skills- How do we hold their attention and develop their abilities- Research shows that all students - regardless of learning style, disability category, or language difference - learn more effectively when they are engaged in active learning- 41 Active Learning Strategies for the Inclusive Classroom shows teachers how to help all students achieve positive learning outcomes- The authors provide a compilation of strategies that serve as blueprints for instructional design and directions for using them across a variety of content areas- The many benefits of active learning include- A more engaged and interactive classroom- Increased self-directed learning- Development of higher-order thinking skills such as analysis, synthesis, evaluation- Improved reading, discussion and writing competenciesEach strategy includes materials, directions, sample applications across content areas, ways to support students with learning differences and sample vignettes- New teacher requirements and raised expectations to meet higher standards for all students might make the teaching challenge look daunting- The authors understand your journey and will walk you through the process step-by-step so that you are fully prepared to achieve success-Features- Title - 41 Active Learning Strategies for the Inclusive Classroom, Grades 6-12- Authored - Diane Casale-Giannola- Primary Author - Rider University- Other Author - Linda Schwartz Green- Binding - Paperback- Pages - 224- Publication Date - 27-Jun-12- Primary Subject Code - Inclusive Education - CC8- Year - 2012- Item weight - 21 oz-About the AuthorDr- Diane Casale-Giannola is currently a Associate Professor in the School of Education at Rider University- She received her Masters of Science, specializing in Special Education, from Albany University and her Ph-D- from New York University- She also holds an Advanced Certificate in Educational Supervision and Administration from Brooklyn College- Dr- Linda Green has a B-A- in English from University of Bridgeport, an M-A- in Special Education and Reading from Eastern New Mexico University and a Ph-D- in Psychological Cultural Studies and Special Education from University of Nebraska at Lincoln- She holds certifications in Special Education and Teacher of English and is currently as Associate Professor of Education at Centenary College- SKU: CRWN2851 Read More

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I am truly impressed by Van Cleaves book, for it speaks powerfully to what school life is really like- This compelling story will ...be of great interest not only to educators but to parents and policymakers as well- Ernest L- Boyer, President The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of teaching Underlying all is the one theme of which we must never lose sight we are there to ensure that every child receives a world-class education- Samuel G- Sava, Executive Director National Association of Elementary School Principals From the Principal of Kelly School, Portland, Oregon, recognized September, 1995 as one of 16 model schools in the country by noted education reformer Ernest Boyer- Puts students, teachers, and principals back into the concept of school reform- Along with the pain of Van Cleaves message comes a reaffirmation of the reasons teachers teach-Written by an elementary principal in a poor, urban neighbourhood in the United States, The Least of These recounts a year in the life of a school and challenges the proposition that school reform can be achieved smoothly- The author describes the conditions of the childrens lives and those of the people who struggle to help them- Her account is a moving narrative depicting poverty, violence and neglect, and the teachers struggle to offset these dismal conditions- The book highlights the restrictions facing the school which result from a large bureaucracy and a powerful teachers union-Features- Title - The Least of These- Sub Title -Stories of Schoolchildren- Author - Mary van Cleave- Binding - Hardcover- Pages - 248- Publication Date - 13-Oct-94- Primary Subject Code - At-Risk - CC3- Copyright Year - 1994- Item weight - 22 oz- SKU: CRWN630 Read More

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Written by experts in the field of special education, this guide provides a clear and comprehensive overview of emotional and beha...vioral disorders EBD, along with practical guidelines for working with students diagnosed with EBD- Aligned with the reauthorization of IDEA 2004, these effective and culturally sensitive techniques help teachers understand and distinguish typical behavior from the symptoms, problems, and characteristics of EBD, such as moodiness, argumentative behavior, anger, difficulty interacting with peers, refusing to share, and inability or unwillingness to take responsibility-Ideal for general and special education teachers, this step-by-step resource includes references, a glossary, and information about- Positive reinforcements and effective instructional interventions for the classroom- Federal regulations related to students with EBD- Ways to promote healthy social interactions- Classroom management strategies for specific disordersClassroom Management for Students With Emotional and Behavioral Disorders provides invaluable guidance for redirecting students toward more appropriate behaviors, building important social skills, and establishing a positive classroom climate for all learners-Features- Title - Classroom Management for Students With Emotional and Behavioral Disorders- Sub Title - A Step-by-Step Guide for Educators- Authored - Roger Pierangelo- Primary Author Affiliation - Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY- Other Authors - George Giuliani- Binding - Hardcover- Pages - 152- Publication Date - 04-Apr-08- Primary Subject Code - Emotional Behavioral Disorders - CCC- Item Weight - 17 oz-- Copyright Year - 2008About The AuthorRoger Pierangelo is an associate professor in the Department of Special Education and Literacy at Long Island University- He has been an administrator of special education programs and served for eighteen years as a permanent member of Committees on Special Education- He has over thirty years of experience in the public school system as a general education classroom teacher and school psychologist, and is a consultant to numerous private and public schools, PTAs, and SEPTA groups- Pierangelo has also been an evaluator for the New York State Office of Vocational and Rehabilitative Services and a director of a private clinic- He is a New York State licensed clinical psychologist, certified school psychologist, and a Board Certified Diplomate Fellow in Child and Adolescent Psychology and Forensic Psychology- Pierangelo is currently president of The National Association of Special Education Teachers, executive director of The American Academy of Special Education Professionals, and vice-president of The National Association of Parents with Children in Special Education- Pierangelo is the coauthor of numerous books, including The Big Book of Special Education Resources and The Step-by-Step Book Series for Special Educators-About Sub AuthorGeorge Giuliani is an assistant professor at Hofstra Universitys School of Education and Allied Health and Human Services, in the Department of Counseling, Research, Special Education, and Rehabilitation- He is the executive director of the National Association of Special Education Professionals, president of the National Association of Parents with Children in Special Education NAPCSE, vice-president of the National Association of Special Education Teachers, and an educational consultant for various school districts- He has provided numerous workshops for parents and teachers on a variety of special education and psychological topics- Giuliani is the coauthor of numerous books, including The Big Book of Special Education Resources and The Step-by-Step Book Series for Special Educators- SKU: CRWN1992 Read More

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