Accelerates Academic Language DevelopmentThe Oxford Picture Dictionary Content Areas for Kids is a complete research-based language development program that uses vibrant, engaging illustrations to facilitate vocabulary acquisition and academic language success.
Jenni Currie Santamaria,Joan Ross Keyes,Kate Kinsella
The Oxford Picture Dictionary for the Content Areas, Canadian Edition is a theme-based dictionary for second language learners and literacy students. It is divided by school content areas (curriculum based). It presents the essential words in topics that students are studying in their core class and makes these new concepts accessible through full-colour, contextualized illustrations. The accompanying reproducible activity book, corresponding with the topics in the student book, provides opportunities to deepen understanding of the topics through readings and activities.
Accelerate your student's academic language development with the second edition of the Oxford Picture Dictionary for the Content Areas program. This program: Uses direct, explicit vocabulary instruction, which improves learning outcomes for ELLs and struggling learners. Helps English learners and struggling learners acquire new content area vocabulary and build word knowledge from incremental, repeated and varied exposures to words. Has an instructional routine that uses the research-based Gradual Release of Responsibility, Productive Partnering and other models as an effective way of increasing language acquisition. Is standards based and aligned to the Common Core State Standards and other leading research on what works most effectively. Uses scaffolded and differentiated instruction to improve vocabulary acquisition for English language learners.
Vibrant, realistic illustrations and unparalleled teaching support make the Oxford Picture Dictionary Program what every classroom needs to build students' vocabulary, reading, and critical thinking skills.Help your students picture their journey to success with the Oxford Picture Dictionary Third Edition - now enhanced with new topics to prepare learners for work, academic study, and citizenship.* Increase vocabulary retention with over 4,000 words, 421 verbs and practice activities - available as an American English dictionary or in 5 bilingual editions (Arabic, Chinese, French, Spanish and Vietnamese).* Prepare students to meet the requirements of their daily lives with updated content including Job Search, Career Planning and Digital Literacy.* Access everything you need for a successful classroom from the online Teacher Resource Center - giving you more time to focus on teaching!
Fully revised and updated, the sixth edition of this popular dictionary is the ideal reference resource for students of chemistry, either at school or at university. With over 4,700 entires - over 200 new to this edition - it covers all aspects of chemistry, from physical chemistry to biochemistry. The sixth edition boasts broader coverage in subject areas such as forensics, metallurgy, materials science, and geology, increasing the dictionary's appeal to students in these related fields. There are also biographical entries on key figures, highlighted entries on major topics such as polymers and crystal defects, and a chronology charting the main discoveries in atomic theory, biochemistry, explosives, and plastics.
Accelerates Academic Language Development The Oxford Illustrated Math Dictionary supports and promotes success in math by making academic vocabulary accessible to high-beginning and intermediate language learners. This dictionary is flexible enough to be used in whole-group, small-group, and independent learning modules and serves as a bridge between picture dictionaries and learner dictionaries. Each dictionary entry includes: Academic word Part of speech Pronunciation Simpledefinition Illustration Work contextualized in a sentence
Learning and Teaching in Early Childhood Education
Author: Estelle Irving,Carol Carter
Addressing the latest changes in the curriculum, The Child in Focus incorporates the full range of the early years from birth to age 8 while linking to specific subject areas. It provides an all-round introduction for students beginning an early childhood education program. Part 1 is an introduction to childhood and the concepts which form early childhood education. Part 2 covers discrete subject areas along with curriculum and pedagogy. Part 3 focuses on professional practice and teaching skills, providing students with the grounding knowledge to continue in their degree. The Child in Focus recognises the important role early childhood educators and teachers play in society and focuses on providing the foundational skills and knowledge for students to succeed in these roles. It is filled with contemporary content and has a strong emphasis on the development of critical reflection and adaptability to respond to increasingly complex social and family issues.
1,200 everyday core vocabulary words are included under 12 topics which reflect the immediate language needs of beginners. The new edition contains exercises on every topic. Each page presents a manageable amount of new vocabulary (12-16 words). The clear design and new, full-color illustrations provide memorable contexts for the vocabulary items. The type is large and easy to read. Nouns, verbs, verb phrases and adjectives are included so that students can begin to use the language immediately. An index shows the pronunciation of each item. A set of three Dictionary Cassettes features a reading of all the vocabulary items in the dictionary.
Over 500 words, in alphabetical order, with funny, useful, and interesting phrases to explain their meanings. The antics of Val Biro's monkeys, cats, mice, frogs and many other characters, make this a funny, friendly introduction to first dictionary skills.