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MindTap Education for The Exceptional Child: Inclusion in Early Childhood Education 8th Edition

Eileen K. Allen, Glynnis Edwards Cowdery

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Overview

MindTap® Education for The Exceptional Child, 8th 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 artifacts for a portfolio and eventual state licensure for their teaching careers. 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.

Eileen K. Allen, University of Kansas (Emerita)

Eileen K. Allen, Professor Emerita, University of Kansas, spent 30 years as a professor of child development and early childhood education at the University of Washington in Seattle and the University of Kansas at Lawrence. Throughout her career, Eileen was active in national and international organizations focused on the development of young children and their families, including NAEYC, the Commission on Early Childhood Teacher Education, the Council for Exceptional Children, and the National Association of Early Childhood Teacher Educators (NAECTE).

Glynnis Edwards Cowdery, University of Kansas

Glynnis Edwards Cowdery has more than 25 years of experience in the early childhood education field as a teacher, program director, and inclusion facilitator.
  • 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: 1305638379
  • ISBN-13: 9781305638372
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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."

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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

ISBN: 9781285736440
An online Instructor's Manual accompanies this book. It contains information to assist the instructor in designing the course, including sample syllabi, discussion questions, teaching and learning activities, field experiences, learning objectives, and additional online resources. For assessment support, the updated Test Bank includes true/false, multiple-choice, matching, short-answer, and essay questions for each chapter.

Online PowerPoint®

ISBN: 9781285736471
These vibrant Microsoft® PowerPoint® lecture slides for each assist you with your lecture by providing concept coverage using images, figures, and tables directly from the textbook.

Cengage Learning Testing, powered by Cognero® Instant Access

ISBN: 9781285979281
Cengage Learning Testing, powered by Cognero® is a flexible, online system that allows you to import, edit, and manipulate content from the text’s test bank or elsewhere, including your own favorite test questions; create multiple test versions in an instant; and deliver tests from your LMS, your classroom, or wherever you want.

CourseMate, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access

ISBN: 9781285770765
Cengage Learning's new Education CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook. Watch student comprehension soar as your class works with the printed textbook and the textbook-specific website. Students can also access a new integrated eBook, Digital Downloads, TeachSource Video Cases and other videos, flashcards, and more. Also new is Engagement Tracker, a first-of-its-kind tool that allows you to monitor student engagement in the course. The accompanying instructor website, available through login.cengage.com, offers access to password-protected resources such as PowerPoint® lecture slides and the online Instructor's Manual with Test Bank.

FOR STUDENTS

CourseMate, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access

ISBN: 9781285770765
Cengage Learning's new Education CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook. Access a new integrated eBook, flashcards, Digital Downloads, Web activities and exercises, Web links, TeachSource Video Cases and other videos, and more. Access Early Childhood Education CourseMate through CengageBrain.com.