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MindTap Education for Creative Activities and Curriculum for Young Children 11th Edition

Mary Mayesky, Ph.D.

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Overview

MindTap® Education for Creative Activities and Curriculum for Young Children, 11th Edition is the digital learning solution that powers students from memorization to mastery. It gives you complete control of your course. Empower students to accelerate their progress with MindTap: Powered by You. MindTap’s customizable teaching and learning solution offers an integrated eportfolio. Students master concepts critical to becoming great teachers as they practice skills, create tools, and demonstrate competency. Students prepare a portfolio and plan eventual state licensure. They learn habits of reflective practitioners. A scaffolded learning experience moves students up Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy. Help students assess the effectiveness of their teaching practices, and adjust, as needed. A Student Progress App compares performance against education standards. MindTap even works with your existing Learning Management System.

Mary Mayesky, Ph.D., Duke University, (Emerita)

Mary Mayesky, Ph.D., is a certified preschool, elementary, and secondary teacher. She is a former professor in the Program in Education at Duke University, former director of the Early Childhood Certification Program, and supervisor of student teachers. She has served as assistant director for programs in the Office of Day Services, Department of Human Resources, State of North Carolina. She is also the former principal of the Mary E. Phillips Magnet School in Raleigh, North Carolina, the first licensed extended day magnet in the Southeast. She has served several terms on the North Carolina Day Care Commission and on the Wake County School Board. Dr. Mayesky has worked in Head Start, child care, kindergarten, and YWCA early childhood programs and has taught kindergarten through grade 8 in the public schools. She has written extensively for professional journals and for general-circulation magazines in the areas of child development and curriculum design. She is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and was named Woman of the Year in Education by the North Carolina Academy of the YWCA. Her other honors include being named Outstanding Young Educator by the Duke University Research Council, receiving the American Association of School Administrators Research Award, and being nominated for the Duke University Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award.
  • MindTap® helps streamline your workflow with carefully curated content and a unique set of tools saving you valuable time in your course preparations. MindTap also frees your time by auto-grading low-level Bloom’s activities such as “Did You Get It?” reading comprehension quizzes, giving you more time to focus on the high-level application and critical thinking activities, such as teaching scenarios and video analysis.
  • Save students money in their course materials with a single destination that reflects exactly what’s important to you, the instructor, and to your students as future educators.
  • Analytics and the Progress App allows both students and instructors to gauge progress against learning outcomes and education standards, as well as keep track of grades.
  • With the MindTap® Mobile App, you can keep your students informed of assignments, course due dates, or any changes to your course while also arming them with on-the-go study tools like flashcards and quizzing.
  • Build and personalize your course by integrating your own content into the MindTap® Reader using your own documents, add your own state standards and assessments, and pull from sources likeYouTube videos, websites, Google Docs. RSS feeds and more. Control what content students see and when they see it with a learning path that can be used as-is or matched to your syllabus exactly.
  • Provide students with organizational and study tools designed to better manage their limited time, allowing them to complete assignments whenever and wherever they are ready to learn.
  • Engage students with course material specially customized for them by you streamlined in one proven, easy-to-use interface.
Learning Objectives and Standards. Students read the learning objectives and applicable standards that will be covered in the chapter.

Video Case. Students watch a video, read the open-ended focus questions, and then answer them to start engagement with the chapter, activate relevant prior knowledge, and begin to build foundational understanding of the chapter content.

eBook Chapter. Students read the associated eBook chapter to learn about relevant concepts and access greater context and depth on key concepts.

Quiz: Did You Get it? Students take a 15-question reading comprehension quiz assessing them at the remembering and understanding levels of Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy.

Scenario. Students learn to apply key concepts to their teaching practice. Students read a grade-level scenario on a typical teaching and learning situation, create and upload an artifact in response to the focus assignment, and evaluate their response, moving them to the highest levels of Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy.

Quiz: Wrapping It Up. Students take a final 10-question reading comprehension quiz to ensure that they know and remember the major concepts covered in the chapter and activities.

Professional Resource Downloads. Students download practical, professional resources such as planning tools, forms and checklists to customize and immediately implement in their classrooms or schools. Students save to their desktops and have them forever, throughout their career.
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This Cengage solution can be seamlessly integrated into most Learning Management Systems (Blackboard, Brightspace by D2L, Canvas, Moodle, and more) but does require a different ISBN for access codes. Please work with your Cengage Learning Consultant to ensure the proper course set up and ordering information. For additional information, please visit the LMS Integration site.

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  • ISBN-10: 1305638344
  • ISBN-13: 9781305638341
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"MindTap's greatest strengths are the progress tracking and the ability to add [your own] materials that are gradable."

"I'm convinced that the higher course ratings and grades were, in large part, a result of students' engagement. It was an unmitigated success."

"Almost across the board, students using MindTap improved on the main learning objectives of the class ...I've never seen any results like this."

"MindTap was very useful – it was easy to follow and everything was right there."

"I'm definitely more engaged because of MindTap."

"MindTap puts practice questions in a format that works well for me."

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

FOR INSTRUCTORS

MindTap® Education, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Mayesky's Creative Activities and Curriculum for Young Children

ISBN: 9781305638341
MindTap® Education for Creative Activities and Curriculum for Young Children, 11th Edition is the digital learning solution that powers students from memorization to mastery. It gives you complete control of your course. Empower students to accelerate their progress with MindTap: Powered by You. MindTap’s customizable teaching and learning solution offers an integrated eportfolio. Students master concepts critical to becoming great teachers as they practice skills, create tools, and demonstrate competency. Students prepare a portfolio and plan eventual state licensure. They learn habits of reflective practitioners. A scaffolded learning experience moves students up Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy. Help students assess the effectiveness of their teaching practices, and adjust, as needed. A Student Progress App compares performance against education standards. MindTap even works with your existing Learning Management System.

FOR STUDENTS

MindTap Education for Creative Activities and Curriculum for Young Children

ISBN: 9781305638341
MindTap® Education for Creative Activities and Curriculum for Young Children, 11th Edition helps you learn on your terms with a personalized, customizable learning solution. INSTANT ACCESS IN YOUR POCKET. MindTap Mobile App lets you read or listen to the text with instructor notifications. MINDTAP HELPS YOU GEAR UP FOR ULTIMATE SUCCESS. Master concepts critical for great teachers as you practice concepts, create tools, and demonstrate competency. Automatically save artifacts in an e-portfolio available after your course to showcase work to potential employers. Prepare for state licensure to launch your teaching career and develop habits of a reflective practitioner. MINDTAP HELPS YOU MAKE THE TEXT YOURS. Highlight text, add notes, and create flashcards. MindTap works within your college’s course management system. You combine creativity with theory and research to practice solving real teaching challenges.