To create an effective manipulative center, it needs to be placed in a quiet, well-lit area with attractive, enticing, diverse materials and quality tools. As a teacher, you can facilitate the manipulative center by introducing manipulative materials and providing encouragement, recognition, challenges, and modeling.

Lecture Notes Welcome to Lesson 4. By now, no doubt you’re becoming more comfortable with learning centers. This lesson discusses some other kinds of centers: manipulative, sensory, science, and math centers. To create an effective manipulative center, it needs to be...

The process of learning begins with experiences that affect different parts of the brain. The brain is an organ of learning; learning is biological. The purpose of this assignment is to identify the parts of the brain that are involved in learning.

Assessment Description The process of learning begins with experiences that affect different parts of the brain. The brain is an organ of learning; learning is biological. The purpose of this assignment is to identify the parts of the brain that are involved in...

We have been studying the family, what causes stress within a family, and what successful families do to recover and thrive in a healthy way. In the image above this paragraph, there are pictures of many types of happy families. It takes work! Our author, Janet Gonzalez-Mena, introduces us to social networks in chapter 14. She takes the 6 families from chapter 12, and now discusses how those families can be supported through community resources

We have been studying the family, what causes stress within a family, and what successful families do to recover and thrive in a healthy way. In the image above this paragraph, there are pictures of many types of happy families. It takes work! Our author, Janet...

One of the benefits of teaching for social justice is that teachers and their students can get involved in service-learning as a way to learn the curriculum while also addressing real-life problems that face local communities. Extending learning beyond the classroom can lead to increased retention and allows students to practice their critical thinking skills.

Assessment Description One of the benefits of teaching for social justice is that teachers and their students can get involved in service-learning as a way to learn the curriculum while also addressing real-life problems that face local communities. Extending learning...