This book covers the nature and development of teaching skills, including classroom climate and discipline. It includes specific information on planning, preparing, presenting and managing lessons. It covers assessing and evaluating pupils' and teachers' own performance. Each chapter includes a summary, discussion questions and suggested further reading. The book contains information about the DfES's standards for newly qualified teachers.
This unit deals with the students’ listening awareness of both short
and long vowel sounds. You might note that there is no universally
agreed concept of what each vowel sound should be. Although this
book uses the phonetic symbols from the International Phonetic
Alphabet, which is based on Southern British English pronunciation,
there are many other acceptable pronunciations which you could
check in a good dictionary.
With the release of Illustrator 7, Adobe has completed a tightly integrated trio of applications
(Photoshop 4, PageMaker 6.5, and now Illustrator) that all work in the same way. Most key
commands are the same across all applications, and palettes look and work the same. The
applications are truly cross-platform, working virtually identically on both the Macintosh and
Windows 95/Windows NT platforms. If you are already familiar with Photoshop, many things
will be familiar to you as you learn Illustrator....
As you might imagine, Teach Yourself TCP/IP in 14 Days provides a rapid introduction to the TCP/IP protocols and to a few commonly used applications that are built on top of them. The discussion is very lucid and emphasizes the fundamental concepts behind a given protocol; it does a good job of not letting the mass of details obscure the reasoning. Each section ends with a quiz and series of questions (and answers), so you can test your knowledge of each topic. The book also includes useful sections on sample installations and a nice discussion of sockets. As an added...
This book examines the most recent advances in theory and research on
communicative grammar instruction and the various instructional options for
implementing it effectively in second language (L2) classrooms. A consideration
of L2 teaching over the past few decades reveals a fundamental shift in
the teaching of grammar from one in which grammar instruction was central,
to one in which grammar instruction was absent, and to the recent reconsideration
of the significance of the role of grammar instruction....
With its ever-expanding installed base, C continues to be one of the most popular programming languages on the market. This fact, along with the Teach Yourself series' reputation as the most popular way to learn programming languages, guarantee that Teach Yourself C in 21 Days, Fourth Edition is clearly headed for the bestseller lists.
What the word means
Its form/part of speech (e.g. noun, adj…)
How it is pronounced
How it is spelt (written form)
If it follows any unpredictable grammatical patterns (e.g. effect on, fight against)
The connotations (associations, positive or negative feelings) the item may have (e.g. DOG (friendship, loyalty, dirt & inferiority)
In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, you’ll learn how to use SQL to build effective databases, efficiently retrieve your data, and manage everything from performance to security! Using this book’s straightforward, step-by-step approach, you’ll learn hands-on through practical examples. Each lesson builds on what you’ve already learned, giving you a strong real-world foundation for success. The authors guide you from the absolute basics to advanced techniques—including views, transactions, Web data publishing, and even powerful SQL extensions for Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server...
In addition, to meet mar¬ket demands and the expectations of professional training and preparation for English as a Second Language and English for Academic Purposes teachers, teacher-training and graduate programs have set out to address teachers' on-the-job skills that pertain to teaching L2 academic writers how to generate and organize ideas into coherent essays and compositions, as is expected of practically all students at undergraduate and graduate levels.
Using Rails, developers can build web applications of exceptional elegance and power. Although its remarkable capabilities have made Ruby on Rails one of the world’s most popular web development frameworks, it can be challenging to learn and use. Ruby on Rails ™ Tutorial, Second Edition, is the solution. Best-selling author and leading Rails developer Michael Hartl teaches Rails by guiding you through the development of your own complete sample application using the latest techniques in Rails web development....
"I recommend this book as an important contribution to the debate on pedagogy in special education. It is largely well written and informative and rich with ideas and opinions." Educational Review What, if anything, is 'special' about teaching children with special or exceptional learning needs? This book
In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, learn how to build powerful applications for the world’s first complete, open, and free mobile platform: Android. Using this book’s straightforward, step-by-step approach, you’ll build a fully-featured Android application from the ground up and master the skills you need to design, develop, test, and publish powerful applications. Each lesson builds on what you’ve already learned, giving you a rock-solid foundation for real-world success!
In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, you’ll learn how to build state-of-the-art websites with Microsoft Expression Web 4 (Service Pack 2), HTML5, CSS3, and jQuery! Using this book’s straightforward, step-by-step approach, you’ll master the entire web development process, from concept through delivery.
Intonation is important for learners of English because even with satisfactory consonants and vowels, a phrase/sentence with an incorrect intonation contour may change the intended meaning of the whole utterance.
Game theory is a mathematical system for analyzing and predicting how humans behave
in strategic situations. Standard equilibrium analyses assume all players: 1) form beliefs
based on analysis of what others might do (strategic thinking); 2) choose a best response
given those beliefs (optimization); 3) adjust best responses and beliefs until they are
mutually consistent (equilibrium).
The Adelaide Declaration on National Goals for Schooling in the Twenty-first Century identified learning languages other than English as one of the eight key learning areas to be included in a balanced curriculum (MCCETYA 1999). Since then, learning other languages has experienced fluctuating fortunes in the curricula of various Australian states and territories; its struggle for acceptance as a legitimate area in its own right is ongoing.
Shane Conder has extensive development experience and has focused his attention on mobile and embedded development for the past decade. He has designed and developed many commercial applications for BREW, J2ME, Palm, Windows Mobile, and Android--some of which have been installed on millions of phones worldwide. Shane has written extensively about the mobile industry and evaluated mobile development platforms on his tech blogs and is well known within the blogosphere. Shane received a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of California.
Now, there’s a practical, hands-on guide to mastering game development for Windows Phone 7 with Visual C# 2010 and XNA Game Studio 4.0. One step at a time, this book teaches all facets of mobile game development, from design through publishing via Microsoft’s Marketplace. Top game development author Jonathan S. Harbour starts with the absolute basics, making Windows Phone game development accessible even to programmers who’ve never written a game before. Then, one step at a time, he shows how to use Microsoft’s free XNA toolset to design ...
A quick, clear guide to using the exciting new features of HTML5 today
Practical, hands-on approach helps web designers or developers begin using HTML5 right away
Step-by-step directions show how to implement HTML5 video, drawing, drag and drop, forms, and more
Makes sense of all the competing claims and misinformation about what HTML5 is or isn't
You don't need to wait to begin using HTML5, the successor to HTML 4 and XHTML . HTML5 is now being implemented in the latest versions of all the major browsers, and with it come...