Wild Fibonacci

Nature's Secret Code Revealed


Author: Joy N. Hulme

Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.

ISBN: 1582463247

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 5245

Discover the fibonacci sequence as it appears in nature, from the curves of a sundial shell, to a parrot's beak, a hawk's talon, a ram's horn, and even human teeth!

Java Web Services: Up and Running

Up and Running


Author: Martin Kalin

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 9780596555443

Category: Computers

Page: 320

View: 6101

This example-driven book offers a thorough introduction to Java's APIs for XML Web Services (JAX-WS) and RESTful Web Services (JAX-RS). Java Web Services: Up and Running takes a clear, pragmatic approach to these technologies by providing a mix of architectural overview, complete working code examples, and short yet precise instructions for compiling, deploying, and executing an application. You'll learn how to write web services from scratch and integrate existing services into your Java applications. With Java Web Services: Up and Running, you will: Understand the distinction between SOAP-based and REST-style services Write, deploy, and consume SOAP-based services in core Java Understand the Web Service Definition Language (WSDL) service contract Recognize the structure of a SOAP message Learn how to deliver Java-based RESTful web services and consume commercial RESTful services Know security requirements for SOAP- and REST-based web services Learn how to implement JAX-WS in various application servers Ideal for students as well as experienced programmers, Java Web Services: Up and Running is the concise guide you need to start working with these technologies right away.

Using Paired Text to Meet the Common Core

Effective Teaching Across the K-8 Curriculum


Author: William Bintz

Publisher: Guilford Publications

ISBN: 1462518982

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 212

View: 6209

Teaching students to make connections across related texts promotes engagement and improves reading comprehension and content learning. This practical guide explains how to select and teach a wide range of picture books as paired text--two books related by topic, theme, or genre--in grades K-8. The author provides mini-lessons across the content areas, along with hundreds of recommendations for paired text, each linked to specific Common Core standards for reading literature and informational texts. In a large-size format for easy photocopying, the book includes 22 reproducible graphic organizers and other useful tools. Purchasers also get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials.

Helping Children Learn Mathematics


Author: Robert Reys,Mary Lindquist,Diana V. Lambdin,Nancy L. Smith,Anna Rogers,Audrey Cooke,Sue Bennett,Bronwyn Ewing,John West

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0730369285

Category: Education

Page: 744

View: 9191

The third edition of Reys’ Helping Children Learn Mathematics is a practical resource for undergraduate students of primary school teaching. Rich in ideas, tools and stimulation for lessons during teaching rounds or in the classroom, this edition continues to provide a clear understanding of how to navigate the Australian Curriculum, with detailed coverage on how to effectively use Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in the classroom. This is a full colour printed textbook with an interactive eBook code included. Great self-study features include: auto-graded in-situ knowledge check questions, video of teachers demonstrating how different maths topics can be taught in the classroom and animated, branched chain scenarios are in the e-text.

Literature-Based Teaching in the Content Areas

40 Strategies for K-8 Classrooms


Author: Carole Cox

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1412974933

Category: Education

Page: 333

View: 9837

Literature-Based Teaching in the Content Areas: 40 Strategies for K-8 Classrooms is a collection of 40 literature-based strategies to teach Key Stages 1-4 content areas: language arts and reading, social studies, mathematics, science, and the arts. Grounded in theory and research on best practices in each field, the strategies are classroom-tested and classroom-ready, with in-depth descriptions of practical activities. Each strategy describes in detail how to use one or more key books for each of the levels, Key Stage 1-2, Key Stage 3, and Key Stage 4, and also includes extensive book lists for creating classroom text sets. Ideas are also provided to differentiate instruction for English learners and struggling students. The book is full of teaching tools: specific questions and prompts for discussion and writing, graphic organizers and student writing frames, mini-lessons on skills and writing conventions, technology resources, and assessment ideas for each strategy. A teacher can dip into the book and choose a content area, strategy, and books to put to use immediately in the classroom.

Helping Children Learn Mathematics


Author: Robert E. Reys,Mary Lindquist,Diana V. Lambdin,Nancy L. Smith

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons


Category: Education

Page: 512

View: 9630

"The ninth edition of this best-selling elementary math methods textbook continues the rich history of this book with a dash of new breath and a new contemporary design. It has been updated to reflect current recommendations, readings, and practices while maintaining the characteristics and features that have made it a popular choice of instructors. This new edition remains an invaluable text for students who are being introduced to teaching elementary mathematics. In addition, its depth also makes it appropriate for teachers to use as they continue to learn about teaching mathematics."--Publsiher's website.