Fifth Grade Success

Author: Susan Mackey Collins

Publisher: Teacher Created Resources

ISBN: 9781420625752

Category: Education

Page: 194

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Capture the adventure students feel as they advance to a new grade level, encounter new concepts, and master new skills. These motivating activities cover language arts, math, science, and social studies. A bonus section at the end of each book provides a jump start to the next grade level, with a selection of language arts and math activities.
Fourth Grade Success

Author: Susan Mackey Collins

Publisher: Teacher Created Resources

ISBN: 9781420625745

Category: Education

Page: 194

View: 163

Capture the adventure students feel as they advance to a new grade level, encounter new concepts, and master new skills. These motivating activities cover language arts, math, science, and social studies. A bonus section at the end of each book provides a jump start to the next grade level, with a selection of language arts and math activities.
Schooling for Success: Preventing Repetition and Dropout in Latin American Primary Schools

Author: Laura Randall

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781315292878

Category: Political Science

Page: 304

View: 699

The link between economic development and education in Latin America is generally well-recognized. A literate and educated work force is the largest single factor in explaining economic growth. In this study, the editors and contributors survey the various elementary educational systems to investigate the reasons behind the failure of schools to retain students in elementary grades. A group of scholars looks at the current state of education in four countries: Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, and Chile, with a view to designing more effective programs for reducing the dropout and grade repetition rates. For each country studied, there is an overview of the school system, teacher training and attitudes, centralized and decentralized planning, curriculum development, and psychological and environmental issues that contribute to school dropout.
5th Grade Jumbo Reading Success Workbook

Author: Sylvan Learning

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 9780375430190

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 0

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3 BOOKS IN 1! Learning at home is as easy as A B C with this supersized workbook that's jam-packed with 320 pages of kid-friendly, teacher-reviewed activities based on the fifth grade curriculum for kids tackling 5th grade reading and writing skills. Perfect for back to school--no matter what that looks like! Good reading and writing skills are essential not only for 5th grade academic success, but also for lifelong achievement. This Jumbo Workbook (a $39 value for just $18.99!) brings together 3 of Sylvan Learning's most popular curriculum-based activity books, and includes 320 engaging pages all designed to increase your child's fluency with essential reading concepts like: • key vocabulary words • synonyms & antonyms • prefixes & suffixes • homographs • word roots • reading comprehension • fiction & nonfiction essentials • proofreading & editing With vibrant, colorful pages full of games and puzzles, 5th Grade Jumbo Reading Success Workbook will help your child catch up, keep up, and get ahead—and best of all, to have lots of fun doing it! *Includes the full text of 5th Grade Vocabulary Success, 5th Grade Reading Comprehension Success, and 5th Grade Writing Success ***** Why Sylvan Products Work ***** Sylvan Learning Workbooks won a National Parenting Publications Awards (NAPPA) Honors Award as a top book series for children in the elementary-aged category. NAPPA is the nation’s most comprehensive awards program for children’s products and parenting resources and has been critically reviewing products since 1990. The Award recognizes Sylvan Learning Workbooks as some of the most innovative and useful products geared to parents. Sylvan's proven system inspires kids to learn and has helped children nationwide catch up, keep up, and get ahead in school. Sylvan has been a trusted partner for parents for thirty years, and has based their supplemental education success on programs developed through a focus on the highest educational standards and detailed research. Sylvan’s line of educational products equips families with fun, effective, and grade-appropriate learning tools. Our workbooks and learning kits feature activities, stories, and games to reinforce the skills children need to develop and achieve their academic potential. Students will reap the rewards of improved confidence and a newfound love of learning.
Handbook of Research on Schools, Schooling and Human Development

Author: Judith L. Meece

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135283872

Category: Education

Page: 534

View: 144

Children spend more time in school than in any social institution outside the home. And schools probably exert more influence on children’s development and life chances than any environment beyond the home and neighbourhood. The purpose of this book is to document some important ways schools influence children’s development and to describe various models and methods for studying schooling effects. Key features include: Comprehensive Coverage – this is the first book to provide a comprehensive review of what is known about schools as a context for human development. Topical coverage ranges from theoretical foundations to investigative methodologies and from classroom-level influences such as teacher-student relations to broader influences such as school organization and educational policies. Cross-Disciplinary – this volume brings together the divergent perspectives, methods and findings of scholars from a variety of disciplines, among them educational psychology, developmental psychology, school psychology, social psychology, psychiatry, sociology, and educational policy. Chapter Structure – to ensure continuity, chapter authors describe 1) how schooling influences are conceptualized 2) identify their theoretical and methodological approaches 3) discuss the strengths and weaknesses of existing research and 4) highlight implications for future research, practice, and policy. Methodologies – chapters included in the text feature various methodologies including longitudinal studies, hierarchical linear models, experimental and quasi-experimental designs, and mixed methods.
Promoting a Successful Transition to Middle School

Author: Patrick Akos

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317919162

Category: Education

Page: 136

View: 144

With detailed examples of best practices from middle schools across the country, this book features research-based strategies and suggestions for transition programs. It covers the roles of school principals, counselors, classroom teachers, and the central office.
Success Stories From a Failing School

Author: Marilyn Johnston-Parsons

Publisher: IAP

ISBN: 9781607526544

Category: Education

Page: 185

View: 868

This book tells stories of life in a “failing” school. These are insider stories of the daily lives of children and educators in an urban school during a time when accountability weighs heavy on both teachers and students. Most educators are in favor of accountability. The kind and amount of testing associated with the current accountability movement, however, influence teachers’ and students’ lives in a way not often apparent to parents and politicians.
Getting to the Core of Writing: Essential Lessons for Every Fifth Grade Student

Author: Richard Gentry

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials

ISBN: 1425809197

Category: Education

Page: 288

View: 722

Inspire students to develop as writers in the fifth grade classroom with these engaging and creative writing lessons. This classroom-tested resource shows positive results in students' writing and simplifies the planning of writing instruction. It contains detailed information on how to establish and manage daily Writer's Workshop and includes consistent, structured instruction to encourage students to actively participate in the writing process. Specific lessons to help students develop the traits of quality writing are also included.
Success and Failure in Israeli Elementary Education

Author: Abram Minkowich

Publisher: Transaction Publishers

ISBN: 1412835399

Category: Education

Page: 544

View: 501

This book presents a comprehensive evaluation study of elementary education in Israel conducted over several years and completed in 1977. The study concentrates on Jewish schools, but some data are presented from parallel studies in the Arab Schools. A notable feature of the study is its unusually large scope both in size and content. It sampled nearly ten percent of Jewish schools and fifteen percent of Arab schools. The content includes a great variety of areas: cultural origins, home conditions and socialization patterns of pupils, conditions and practices in schools, teachers' and principals' backgrounds and their attitudes toward central issues in education, pupils' personality characteristics and motivations related to school experience, their learning abilities and achievements in five major school subjects. Special emphasis is given to the disadvantaged pupils, and an examination of the problem of equality of educational opportunity. This study's uniqueness lies in a novel approach in the measurement and analysis of scholastic achievements. Like all studies in the "psychometric" tradition, it places pupils in a position related to an advantaged pupil group. But test construction and most data analyses were carried out by the criterion-reference approach combined with a notion of "master learning." This enabled presentation of the absolute achievement level of a pupil or a pupil group vis-a-vis the optimal and minimal requirements of the curriculum and each school subject, as well as for its various content area. This approach permits much more than the traditional methods, utilization of results for deliberation and revision in educational policies. This applies particularly to curriculum construction and methods of instruction. It may also lead to a more appropriate definition of the disadvantaged pupil. Five chapters of the study present a historical review and sociological analysis of the problems of Israeli education and deal with specific methodological considerations. The twelve following chapters present detailed results and analysis for each topic of investigation.