Grades K - 5. Ten Minute Talks are mini-workshops for parents that allow you to turn a PYO/PTA meeting, a school performance or even an entertaining night of BINGO into a "teachable moment." Each mini-workshop CD includes a presentation slideshow, presenter script, and 50 parent brochures to make it easy for schools to quickly share strategies / tips with parents in a matter of minutes.
Support second language learners and put them on the path to school success: that's what every early childhood educator will learn to do with this DVD companion to the bestselling One Child, Two Languages. A rare chance to learn directly from Patton Tabors--one of today's most respected experts on early childhood education and second language acquisition--this DVD is the accessible training tool teachers need to work successfully with the growing number of children learning English as a second language… More »
Grades 3 - 5. Prepare and execute a parent workshop that will empower parents to help their children preview and make predictions about events in either fiction or non-fiction texts. Workshop activities will also model how to identify the differences between fiction and non-fiction and how to encourage the development of self-monitoring skills. Includes 2 CD's and 30 Parent Home Literacy comprehension cards (item #25557).
Developed for K-3 students who receive primary reading instruction in Spanish, the Tejas LEE Assessment Kit gives teachers everything they need to administer the reliable, research-based Tejas LEE and help all of their students make real reading progress. Teachers will conduct an inventory of the literacy skills of students receiving primary instruction in Spanish, observing their strengths and weaknesses in key areas such as book and print awareness, phonological awareness, graphophonemic knowledge,… More »
A pre-assembled kit for busy teachers to enhance classroom learning, making learning a fun activity. Bilingual literacy kit for children includes: 2 Sets of Alphabet and Word Cards in English, 2 Sets of Alphabet and Word Cards in Spanish, English Magnetic Learning Letters Set, Spanish Magnetic Learning Letters Set, English Alphabet Stamp Set, Pocket Wall Chart, and a storage container.
DECA is an easy-to-use assessment system with a 10-minute administration time. Based on a nationwide, representative sample of 2,000 children 2-5 years old, the DECA: Evaluates the effectiveness of indicidual child and program-wide interventions. Provides developmentally appropriate strategies to foster resilience. Effectively screens for emotional and behavioral concerns. Emphasizes a team approach among professional and family members. meets programs' varying needs by allowing for flexible implementation.… More »
Titles include: Runaway Bunny, Allie's Basketball Dream, No David, I Want It, I Can't Wait, When Sophie Gets Real Angry, The Carrot Seed, Bunnycakes, Owl Babies, Mommy Don't Go, Mean Soup, Cleversticks, Fox On A Box, and Lucky Song. (Kit book titles may change due to availability. We will only substitute book titles of the same value and purpose.)
Grades 1 - 2. Prepare and execute a parent workshop that will empower parents to help their children preview and make predictions about events in the story. Workshop activities will also model how to monitor for comprehension while reading and develop interpretation skills by thinking beyond the story. Includes 2 CD's and 30 Parent Home Literacy comprehension cards (item #14377).
Grades 2 - 5. These workshop materials will help you select the most appropriate sentence from a book to practice fluency; show you how to model fluent reading and give guidance during oral reading; and highlight the rules for reading with fluency. Kit includes 2 CDs. One CD has all the planning materials and guide, while the second CD contains a workshop presentation. Also includes 30 Fluency Home Literacy Cards. Spanish translation provided on disk and Spanish Home Literacy Cards are available.