Educational Materials area under reorganization!

by TeachersPet@evpl on Wednesday, October 6 2010, 10:45am. Viewed 480 times.

PLEASE PARDON OUR MESS!  We are currently reorganizing the Educational Materials area here in the READ Center at Central Library, and you may have difficulty finding the book you want - just ask for help!

New Books you might be interested in:

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ALL AGES

DISCIPLINE WITHOUT STRESS, PUNISHMENTS OR REWARDS: how teachers and parents promote responsibility and learning by Marvin Marshall.  Six chapters:  Reducing Stress; Motivating: Raising Responsibility: Promoting Learning; Teaching; and Parenting.

SOCIAL READERS: promoting reading in the 21st century by Leslie Preddy.  Offers more than 50 specific project ideas for promoting reading in the classroom, school library, or public library.  Each project includes a description, cost estimate, planning time needed, suggested supplies, and instructions.  Topics include sharing, involvement, book promotions, social networking, and developing informed readers.  Chapters:  Entertainment; Active Participation; Control and Choice; and Technology.

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READERS THEATRE

HELLO HI-LO: readers theatre math by Jeff Sanders.  Fifteen plays, each of which includes various levels of readability: 1-4, 5-6, and 7-8 grades.  Includes extended activities.

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PRESCHOOL

1,000 FINGERPLAYS & ACTION RHYMES: a sourcebook & DVD by Barbara Scott.  Nine chapters:  Ants to Bees; Bubbles to Circus; Clothing to Dragons; Ducks to Flowers and Gardens; Frogs and Toads to Mice; Monkeys and Crocodiles to Pigs; Pizza to Scarecrows; Shapes to Teeth; and Transportation to Zoo.

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SPECIAL NEEDS

THE LEARNING TREE: overcoming learning disabilities from the ground up by Stanley Greenspan.  Practical advice for parents, from infnacy through high school.  Four parts: The Learning Tree Approach; The Trunk; The Roots; and The Branches

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ESPECIALLY FOR LIBRARIANS

THE SHOESTRING LIBRARY by Sheryl Fullner.  Organized around 300 hints - more than 114 of which are green alternatives - for running a library in tough economic times.  Two parts - the support section and the physical plant section.  Instructions are practical and thorough, concentrating on reuse, repurposing, and recycling.

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