A Resource Guide for Elementary School Teaching

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Pearson/Merrill/Prentice Hall, May 15, 2005 - Education - 330 pages
For the Elementary Methods, Student Teaching or Field Experience course. A Resource Guide for Elementary School Teaching is a practical, comprehensive, and concise methods text designed to engage readers in “hands-on” and “minds-on” learning about effective teaching. Each chapter contains an abundance of application exercises on perforated pages that provide opportunities to practice what is learned and to reflect on the progress teachers are making toward their professional competence. Its user-friendly format presents readers with a valuable resource that transcends its use in college coursework alone by offering strategies that can be easily applied in elementary classrooms. Its practical approach provides hands-on activities, exercises, and strategies for student teaching and field experiences. It provides comprehensive planning, managing, instructing, and assessing strategies.

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PATRICIA L. ROBERTS is Professor Emeritus, California State University, Sacramento.

Patricia L. Roberts joined the faculty of the School of Education at California State University, Sacramento where she taught courses in children's literature, reading, and language arts, and served as coordinator of a Teacher Education Center in Elementary Education and as an Associate Chair and Chair of the Department of Teacher Education. In addition, Dr. Roberts is the author and co-author of more than 20 teacher resource books and texts, including "A Guide to Developing Interdisciplinary Thematic Units," 4th Edition (with R.D. Kellough). She writes for journals and is a member of the National Council of Research on the Teaching of English and other professional groups. Her current research centers on teaching curriculum content with chilren's literature and family values found in fiction for children. Dr. Roberts, an invited bigoraphee in "Who's Who in America "and "Who's Who in the World" is a recipient of the "Distinguished Alumnus of the Year Award "for the University of the Pacific and the California State University's "Award for Merit for Teaching," The Award of Merit is given for a superior teaching record and outstanding service to the institution and to the community. Additional recognitions include listings in "International Who's Who of Intellectuals, Who's Who in American Education, Two Thousand Notable American Women, The Director of Distinguished Americans, International Directory of Distinguished Leadership, "and "The International Who's Who of Contemporary Achievement." Richard D. Kellough is author and co-author of more than 40 textbooks, including "A Resource Guide for Teaching K-12, Teaching Young Adolescents: A Guide to Methods and Resources, Secondary SchoolTeaching: A Guide to Methods and Resources, "and" Your First Year of Teaching," as well as numerous journal articles. A member of several prominent organizations, Dr. Kellough has been elected to the "Phi Sigma Society, the Botanical Society of America, the American Bryological Society," and was the recipient of the "Outstanding Biology Teacher Recognition Award from the National Biology Teachers Association," State of California. His many recognitions include being named a National "Science Foundation Research Fellow at the University of California, Davis," as well as listings in the "International Authors and Writers Who's Who, Leaders in the Eco Education Men of Achievement (Volume 1), Dictionary of International Biography, and Leaders in Education,

Kay Moore, an incorrigible history buff, was born and raised in Maryland. After ten years as a classroom teacher, she attended graduate school at the University of the Pacific and received her doctorate in education. Currently a professor in the Teacher Education Department at California State University in Sacramento, Kay is the author of several children's nonfiction books as well as professional guides for teachers. She lives in Placerville, California.

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