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209 Free Classical Mathematics Textbooks – All The Math Books You’ll Ever Need

Below, find a meta list of Free Math Textbooks, part of our larger collection. “There is no wealth like knowledge, and no poverty like ignorance.” Buddha Multivariable Calculus 9th Edition by Ron Larson – https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BwJdvQM0LylNMVJpWkN1aFhWREE/view?resourcekey=0-aUYH6aEH9zfqegKcu56Bqg Elementary Differential Equations with Boundary Value Problems by C. Henry Edwards – https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BwJdvQM0LylNMmdqbXl4SmM3UlU/view?resourcekey=0-XNc8fRb8cJqIHCn1hv2yNA A Modern Introduction to Probability and Statistics:…

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Adjusting Instructional Strategies Will Improve Learning Outcomes

Images of the school administrator have been shaped over the past century by various ideas serving to focus practice. While the behavioral sciences image that influenced preparation curricula after World War II has lost its luster, the earlier managerial perspective that sees the school as a system of production remains, pervading educational reforms. This perspective…

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Treating All Students Equitably In Terms Of Teacher Attention

It stands to reason that treating all students equitably in terms of teacher attention and behavior would increase the academic achievement of the students in general and improve classroom climate; this reasoning is supported by a plethora of research. The research also confirms a commonly held view that male students get more attention than female…

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Active Learning As Teaching Strategies

Active Learning As Teaching Strategies

Most people recall their high school and undergraduate education in fragments. Atoms possess a property called valency. Great Britain has no constitution, but is a constitutional monarchy. Many students have trouble using such discrete, disembodied facts. Yet most people define “education” as the delivery and storage of such “facts” and think of lectures as the…

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The Responsibility To Support Academic Freedom

The Responsibility To Support Academic Freedom

In the ideal the academy is a place where anything can and should be discussed with confidence and vigor; sadly the reality is somewhat different. In fact, many professors and their students live in fear. They are afraid of controversy, conflict, and violence. The mere mention of race, religion, and difference evokes considerable apprehension. Such…

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The Complex Processes Of Literacy

Exemplary literacy programs, which emphasize learning across the curriculum, are organized around teacher and student teams designed to meet the needs of struggling readers. Evidence that literacy is valued can be found in interesting and accessible materials, instructional methods, beliefs about literacy learning, school organization, and school culture. First, the amount of reading and writing…

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Help Amplify The Number Of College Bound Students

Help Amplify The Number Of College Bound Students

This paper reports findings from ongoing research partnerships with inclusive classrooms and with selective and competitive outreach programs that seek to bridge school, college, and college-based occupations for Latino and other underrepresented youth. Findings draw on qualitative methods (interviews, field observations, and case studies) and quantitative methods (surveys, grades, test scores, and statistical analyses) involving…

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Achieving Schooling Success For Each Student

A major and pressing problem facing educators, particularly in the context of the current national agenda of achieving schooling success for each student, is the consistent finding of differential correlation among low, mid-range, and high academic achievement in different groups of ethnic minority students. The research base shows a striking achievement gap between Asian American…

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Alternative Approaches To Educational Leadership

Even recently, men sustain their dominance in the field of public education and women remain underrepresented in school administration despite their numbers in teaching and in school leadership preparation programs. Thus men define what it means to manage and lead schools and school systems. Their assumptions, beliefs, and values constitute that which has been held…

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Teachers Of The 21st Century Must Be Prepared To Maximize The Learning Of All Children

The information age poses a whole new set of challenges and questions to America’s schools. The quality of our nation’s political, social and economic future will depend on the ability of young people to become functioning members of society who understand how to access information and determine its significance, draw independent rational conclusions and communicate…

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