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Two leading science educators provide a comprehensive, state-of-the-field analysis of current trends in the research, policy, and practice of science education. This book offers valuable insights into why gaps in science achievement among racial, ethnic, cultural, linguistic, and socioeconomic groups persist, and points toward practical means of narrowing or eliminating these gaps. Lee and Buxton examine instructional practices, science curriculum materials (including computer technology), assessment, teacher education, school organization, federal and state policies, and home-school connections. The book synthesized the emerging body of research in the field of science education and its application to practice and policy and features an analysis of major science education initiatives, interventions, and programs that have been successful with non-mainstream students.
Every parent, at some point, is faced with the need for some type of child care. Whether it's hiring a nanny, leaving your child in the care of a family member or friend, or enrolling them in a child care setting. With more than twenty years of experience in various arenas of child care, Traci Sanders shares her knowledge of the advantages and disadvantages of each type of environment to allow parents to make an informed decision about where to place their child for care. In this book she reveals: *All the options for child care explaining the benefits and drawbacks of each one. *The three most important S's in choosing a child care setting. *What type of daily schedule a parent should expect their child to have from birth to twelve years and includes suggestions for age-appropriate toys, materials, and activities. *The top twenty questions a parent should ask ANY caregiver when interviewing. *The top twenty things child care providers wish parents knew. *Strategies to make the right decision for the location and price of your child care setting. *Ways to build a relationship with your child care provider to ensure your child's needs are met and your concerns are addressed. *How to ease the transition for you and your child into a new care setting. Making the decision to leave your child in someone else's care is never an easy one but with the strategies and tips found in this book, you can at least make an informed decision. Take back your power as a parent and make the RIGHT choice for your child.
THE FIFTH, FINAL AND BEST EDITION STILL CITED IN THE HIGHEST APPELLATE COURTS ..".[o]ne of the main strengths of Pomeroy is the treatment of the fundamental principles or maxims of equity: that treatment is unrivaled in any modern equity text." --PETER MCDERMOTT, International Trade and Business Law Annual 2 (2):297 "Few modern textbooks are of permanent value. Pomeroy's Equity Jurisprudence is an exception." --ALBERT J. BEVERIDGE in Vanderbilt, Studying Law 27 "As a book of reference, indeed, it will outrank the Restatements... . As an encyclopedia, too, Pomeroy is useful as indicating some of the reaches of our equitable process." --Virginia Law Review 29:507-509 JOHN NORTON POMEROY [1828-1885] was dean and professor of law at New York University School of Law from 1864-1871 and taught municipal law at Hastings College of the Law from 1878-1885. He is the author of several important works in addition to this title, including An Introduction to Municipal Law (1864) and Code Remedies (1876), both of which went through numerous editions. He was highly regarded as a teacher and scholar; several of his books are American legal classics.
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