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Felicity Brooks Jo Litchfield
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Usborne Picture Dictionary

Felicity Brooks Jo Litchfield



Picture dictionaries (Children's&YA);
Languages & ESL


96 pages

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Features over 1000 frequently used words, each with a clear definition, colourful picture and an example to show how the word should be used. the highly-visual layout ensures that each word is easy to find. Covers all parts of speech, including prepositions, pronouns and adverbs. Also contains thematic spreads covering colours, shapes, numbers, seasons, time and family.

By:   Felicity Brooks
Illustrated by:   Jo Litchfield
Imprint:   Usborne
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   New edition
Dimensions:   Height: 285mm,  Width: 233mm,  Spine: 13mm
Weight:   730g
ISBN:   9780746070574
ISBN 10:   0746070578
Pages:   96
Publication Date:   July 2006
Recommended Age:   4+
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  0-5 years ,  English as a second language
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Out of Stock Indefinitely

A must-read resource. Parents and teachers will value highly the content of this book on acceleration as they work together to address the needs of children who are gifted and talented. -- Julia Link Roberts, Director 20060413 Acceleration is not treated as a strategy of last resort, but as a logical and reasonable way to acknowledge and provide for the growth and continuous progress of all children. -- Barbara Clark, Professor Emeritus 20060504 Gives readers excellent step-by-step guidance on extensive ways to provide appropriate acceleration adjustment for our young advanced learners. -- Nicholas Colangelo, Myron and Jacqueline Blank Professor of Gifted Education 20060511 Each chapter is an in-depth manual on how to sensitively and effectively achieve acceleration collaboratiively with parents, educators, and students. -- Susan G. Assouline, Associate Director 20060511 A well-written, extremely useful guide for parents and educators who wish to provide gifted students an opportunity to learn at a pace and level appropriate to their abilities. Offers valuable insight on the social and emotional aspects of effective acceleration. -- Jan Davidson, President and Cofounder, Davidson Institute for Talent Development 20060518 A practical guide for all stakeholders in gifted education: parents, teachers, counselors and administrators. A 'how to' with heart and compassion focusing on the whole child that addresses the social and emotional aspects of effective acceleration. -- Dorothy Sisk, Professor and Conn Chair for Gifted Children 20060628 Provides a much-needed implementation guide for educators and parents who support acceleration. A critically important addition to the professional libraries of all who support gifted, young people in their quest for an excellent education. -- Susan Winebrenner, Author & Staff Development Specialist 20060706 A renewed interest in acceleration and powerful support from the research community have triggered a need for practical guidance to effectively implement acceleration practices. This book provides teachers with the tools for assessing individual student's academic strengths and differentiating classroom practices to accommodate the needs of highly able learners. -- Joseph S. Renzulli, Director 20060803 A detailed and humane resource for achieving the proper educational match between the curriculum and gifted students' ability levels, interests, and motivation. All educators and parents interested in the progress of gifted education should read and apply the pedagogically enlightening and inspirational ideas presented. -- Gifted Education News-Page, February/March 2007 20070214 This delightful book, packed with resources and ideas for working with gifted learners, helps us be aware of all the children in the classroom. It is easy to read and provides a wonderful resource for teachers, parents, and staff. -- PsycCRITIQUES, October 2007, Vol. 52(42) 20071107

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