Description : A Hawaiian grandmother tells her granddaughter a favorite story about how much she loves her, in a title that includes a glossary with definitions and explanations of Hawaiian words and customs.
Description : The sixth edition of EARLY EDUCATION CURRICULUM: A CHILD'S CONNECTION TO THE WORLD focuses on the process of planning and implementing a curriculum, and setting up an inclusive child-centered environment. This text meets the needs of a diverse range of students and experienced teachers, helping them to make informed decisions about curriculum content as well as to develop creative thinking and the ability to effectively apply theory to an early childhood classroom setting. Updated to include the most current research and standards, the sixth edition presents new material on brain research that underlies teaching ideas as well as new information on reflective practice, intentional teaching, and using the environment as a teaching tool. The book retains its strong applied focus on the how-to's of teaching, with many new hands-on teaching tips and six new chapters on topics such as observation and assessment, fine motor and manipulatives, and large motor and outdoor play. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Description : Are you looking for a Memorable Grandma Gift? Everyday Gratitude Journal Notebook / Blank Journal / Diary are the best extra special nurse appreciation gift idea. This nurse Gratitude journal contains 117 pages filled with inspirational Quotes and have a great looking book cover design with funny quote "My Favorite Nurse Calls Me Grandma". This Journal has daily sections to write down 3-5 things you are grateful for and record one daily affirmation. Perfect as a gift for Grandma of a nurse, RN's Nursing Granddaughter Christmas Gifts for Mimi and Nurse Student Appreciation day Grandma mothers day Gifts or Grandma birthday Gift. For more Notebooks / Blank Journals / Diary of this kind click on the author's name!
Description : Powerful Understanding explores effective ways to build social-emotional skills and help students make connections, question what they read, and reflect on their learning as they develop into stronger readers and learners. Lessons based in both strategic and critical thinking revolve around core anchor books that help integrate inquiry into everything you teach — from social responsibility, to immigration, to life cycles. This highly readable book includes a wealth of classroom examples and extensive hands-on activities designed to help students to think more deeply, learn more widely, and develop a more powerful understanding of what it means to be a responsible and compassionate person.
Description : 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
Description : Liz is a young woman and a promising painter. Beth, her aunt, is an established painter. This story is about their lives. Beth is missing near the Black Hills where she owns a large ranch. Jake, their ranch foreman, calls Liz with the news of Beths disappearance where she is studying in North Carolina. Liz is studying art at a college near the beach home and property the family owns. The familys pasts are intertwined with an old gold mine, visions, swampland, and ancient hills of South Dakota. Secrets are revealed as the story continues. Visions called mirrors guide Liz. Since childhood, both she and her aunt Beth have painted messages at the bottom of their paintings. This is the way to help Liz solve problems with their lives, past events, and the lands they own. Along the way, she meets Ben Kelly, a Native American. He is a professor at the university and does archeology research. Their lives intermingle, both learning about each others pasts, lifestyles, and ideals. Jake is not only her foreman as Liz soon discovers family secrets after Beths body is discovered in the old gold mine. Many characters keep the storyline moving in several directions.
Description : While Nickki sits in prison facing a life sentence, her family struggles to survive in the city of Detroit. Grandma Ruth is doing everything she can to raise the fatherless children and keep her faith and the promise to raise her grandchildren while their mother is away... Only the Grace of God can save them. Othello mastermind of the street game has all but got the heart of the daughter that Nickki and Grandma Ruth prayed day and night for her life to be different. Penny has more than her share of pain as her friends, one by one, are being brutally murdered. Kwame can only strive to be strong for his family and not get caught up in the streets of Detroit with his childhood friends.