Mammals Who Morph #ad - Horses, whales and a kind of mammal with a powerful imagination--you! It is a story of chaos, creativity and heroes--the greatest adventure on Earth! And it is a personal story. This remarkable evolution series, narrated by the Universe itself, concludes with this third book, the amazing story of mammals and humans.
. About our bodies, our minds, and spirits.
From Lava to LifeDawn Publications #ad - Coupled with brilliant artwork by Dana Anderson, who also studied Cosmology, these books will intrigue children and adults alike with their storytelling style and colorful pages. Even dinosaurs! the author, jennifer Morgan, studied evolutionary science and saw its storytelling possibilities when she explained it to her elementary-age son.
. It's a thrilling story about how Earth triumphs over crisis to become bacteria, jellyfish, flowers. The second in a trilogy of universe stories - the first being "Born with a Bang: The Universe Tells Our Cosmic Story"-- this book picks up the story with the first appearance of life on Earth. Once upon a time" meets science in a children's picture book that tells the thrilling story of how life began on Earth.
Born With a Bang: The Universe Tells Our Cosmic StoryDawn Publications #ad - The three books together tell OUR STORY. The second book is from Lava to Life: The Universe Tells Our Earth Story. Lots of people have gotten very excited about this book and its sequels. As cosmologist and author Dr. It succeeds at telling the amazing story of the universe and the creation of Earth with scientific accuracy but without diminishing the mystery and wonder.
The final book is mammals Who Morph: The Universe Tells Our Evolution Story. Brian swimme said: In the magic of this story. Suddenly, we have the feeling that we BELONG.
The Deep Well of Time: The Transformative Power of Storytelling in the ClassroomParent Child Press #ad - Bring the fun and energy of storytelling to your classroom or home with this comprehensive guide. Gain insights that will help you become an accomplished storyteller, an essential skill for Montessori practitioners. Encourage what maria montessori referred to as the child’s “great power of imagination” and the child as a “force for the discovery of truth.
The Deep Well of Time: The Transformative Power of Storytelling in the Classroom #ad - Children will be delighted with your stories and will come to lessons with new-found enthusiasm. Written by master montessori storyteller Michael Dorer, this comprehensive book journeys from the basics of storytelling to how to create your own stories. Includes over 40 complete stories matched to the Montessori curriculum and materials.
Numerous illustrations, diagrams, and charts add to the appeal of this invaluable addition to any Montessorian’s library.
Children of the Universe: Cosmic Education in the Montessori Elementary ClassroomParent Child Press #ad - Revised and expanded in 2016. Written by michael & D'Neil Duffy. Having obtained classic status, this book is used in many Elementary Montessori training programs. Each chapter outlines a great story, including the Story of the Universe, Solar System, Humans, Earth, Life, and Civilizations. Concludes with a discussion of the implications for this curriculum.
Lead children to a more peaceful future with this comprehensive guide. The appendix includes updated information about scope and sequence, a glossary, classroom resources, and references.
Montessori Assessment PlaybookNational Center for Montessori in the Public Sector Press #ad - From the back coverwith these tools, typical of standardized testing, the national Center for Montessori in the Public Sector has shifted the conversation from a narrow focus on Math and Language, to what it summarizes under the term “human flourishing, ” which is in line with Maria Montessori’s emphasis on whole child development.
It is a necessary step in the movement from assessing individual children to assess- ing whole system inputs, and working towards the development of agency and responsibility in older children and adolescents. The idea that we can measure human flourishing is crucial. The reflective practice tools in particular will be especially helpful for new teachers matching elements of theory from their training to manifestations of those principles in their own classrooms.
Montessori Assessment Playbook #ad - Elise huneke-stone, director of elementary training, Montessori NorthwestThe ideas and tools in this Playbook are central to our ability to fully implement excellent Montessori education. Whether focusing on executive functioning for primary children or social-emotional development for elementary and secondary students, these tools recognize what is most important not only for Montessori public schools, but for all Montessori schools and even the world beyond Montessori.
Michael duffy, montessori elementary teacher training collaborative METTCThis is a clear, Co-director, useful, and thoughtfully developed collection of tools, which should help organize and enhance the practice of Montessorians in public and private programs across levels. Vrain montessori Community School.
Emphasizing both coherence and precision, the Montessori Assessment Playbook shows us how to develop and implement a comprehensive assessment framework focused on human flourishing and, just as important, why such a framework is urgently needed. It helps shift the narrow paradigm of traditional assessment that can so easily distract us from what really matters.
Grandmother Fish: A Child's First Book of EvolutionFeiwel & Friends #ad - Where did we come from? it's a simple question, but not so simple an answer to explain—especially to young children. Meet Grandmother Fish. Told in an engaging call and response text where a child can wiggle like a fish or hoot like an ape and brought to life by vibrant artwork, Grandmother Fish takes children and adults through the history of life on our planet and explains how we are all connected.
The book also includes comprehensive backmatter, including:- An elaborate illustration of the evolutionary tree of life- Helpful science notes for parents- How to explain natural selection to a child. Charles darwin's theory of common descent no longer needs to be a scientific mystery to inquisitive young readers.
Maria Montessori Little People, BIG DREAMS Book 28Frances Lincoln Children's Books #ad - She later became an early years expert – founding schools with her revolutionary educational theories and changing the lives of many children. This moving book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the educator's life.
Little people, big dreams is a bestselling series of books and educational games that explore the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists and activists. Boxed gift sets allow you to collect a selection of the books by theme. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream.
Maria Montessori Little People, BIG DREAMS Book 28 #ad - But maria's mother was supportive of her dreams, and Maria went on to study medicine. Maria grew up in italy at a time when girls didn't receive an equal education to boys. This empowering series offers inspiring messages to children of all ages, in a range of formats. Paper dolls, learning cards, matching games and other fun learning tools provide even more ways to make the lives of these role models accessible to children.
Inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world with Little People, BIG DREAMS! The board books are told in simple sentences, perfect for reading aloud to babies and toddlers. New in the critically acclaimed little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the incredible life of Maria Montessori, the pioneering teacher and researcher.
explore the world! Everything® Kids - The Everything Kids' Geography Book: From the Grand Canyon to the Great Barrier ReefEverything #ad - From north america's mountains to Africa's deserts, this book will help kids learn the locations of states, countries, and continents around the world. Before long, young readers will be reading maps and navigating tough terrain like bona fide geographers! They will also learn about the features that make up each region, including:what's growing in the amazon Rainforest;The longest river in the world - the Nile in Africa;The "frozen Ts" of Asia - the tundra and the taiga;Shelves of ice in Antarctica;The uniqueness of the Australian Outback;And more! With exciting puzzles and activities, this book is a great tool for teachers and parents who want to make learning fun for kids.
The Everything Kids' Environment Book: Learn how you can help the environment-by getting involved at school, at home, or at play Everything® KidsEverything #ad - And to take the best care of the earth--and ourselves--it's important to make smart choices. You can help our earth live longer!everything we do has an impact on the world around us--from the clothes we wear and food we eat to the gardens we grow and the trash we throw away. Whether you are in the classroom, or just hanging out with your friends, surfing the Internet, you can make a difference.
Start today--so our Earth can live another 4. 5 billion years! With the everything kids' environment Book, you'll find out what you can do every day to help protect our planet. You'll also learn why the rainforest is so important to us, how animals go extinct, and what environmentalists can tell us about taking good care of our world.
The Everything Kids' Environment Book: Learn how you can help the environment-by getting involved at school, at home, or at play Everything® Kids #ad - Learn how to "go green" and to:Find new uses for recycled grocery bags. Create your own greenhouse. Make acid rain--safely!--to see how it affect plants. Test organic food against foods grown with chemicals. Make your own compost pile. Re-create deforestation with the soil from timbered trees. Test your sensitivity to noise.
Math Works: Montessori math and the developing brainParent Child Press #ad - When a parent asks why there is no math homework or what the Table of Pythagoras has to do with standardized testing, follow up your answer by lending this wonderfully articulate book. Montessorian michael duffy presents a concise, their purpose, compelling explanation of the Montessori math materials, and their classroom uses.
He also addresses topics of concern for parents such as homework, recent brain research, and standardized testing. Updated in 2014, this book and offers new material including a discussion of Montessori math and how it relates to the Common Core standards. Photos of children working with the materials, charts, and diagrams help make this a very readable guide for families, administrators, and assistants.