New Release Books by Rane Anderson

Rane Anderson is the author of Travel Adventures: The Grand Canyon: Data (2022), STEM: Mission to Mars: Problem Solving: Read-along ebook (2020), Taking Photos from Space (2018), 180 Days of Geography for First Grade (2018) and other 5 books.

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Travel Adventures: The Grand Canyon: Data

release date: Jan 21, 2022
Travel Adventures: The Grand Canyon: Data
The Grand Canyon is a "grand" place to learn data analysis! Through an examination of its rocks and fossils, students will learn data analysis while reading about a fun-filled trip to Grand Canyon National Park. This engaging book uses real-world examples to teach math concepts, and incorporates nonfiction reading to increase vocabulary and comprehension skills. The challenging practice problems, graphs, and sidebars provide many opportunities for students to practice their developing math skills, and apply what they've learned to their daily lives. Essential text features like a glossary, index, and table of contents will increase students' interest level and their interaction with the text. "Math Talk" poses problems for further thinking, requiring students to use their higher-order thinking skills. Teaching math and reading has never been so seamlessly integrated-or so easy!

STEM: Mission to Mars: Problem Solving: Read-along ebook

release date: Nov 11, 2020
STEM: Mission to Mars: Problem Solving: Read-along ebook
What will it take to send people to Mars in the next 25 years? Students will learn that problem solving is an essential component of NASA’s planned mission to mars. This book combines mathematics and literacy skills, and uses practical, real-world examples of problem solving to teach math, language arts, and STEM content. Students will learn problem solving while engaged in reading high-interest content. The glossary, index, and table of contents will further understanding of reading and math concepts, and the full-color images, practice problems, and math graphs and charts make learning math easy, practical, and fun. The Explore Math sidebars and Math Talk problems will develop students’ higher order thinking skills, and also provide additional opportunities for students to apply what they’ve learned. This intriguing text makes learning STEM concepts fun and easy.

Taking Photos from Space

release date: Jul 02, 2018
Taking Photos from Space
Landsat satellites orbit the Earth to get images. Learn how these images are made using heat. Then, find out how these cutting-edge satellites are helping save the planet! Created in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution, this Smithsonian Informational Text builds students' reading skills while engaging their curiosity about STEAM topics through real-world examples. It features a hands-on STEAM challenge that guides students through every step of the engineering design process and is perfect for makerspace activities. It makes STEAM career connections by providing a glimpse into the lives of real-life Smithsonian employees currently working in STEAM fields. Discover engineering innovations that solve real-world problems with this book that touches on all aspects of STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math!

180 Days of Geography for First Grade

release date: Mar 01, 2018
180 Days of Geography for First Grade
180 Days of Geography is a fun and effective daily practice workbook designed to help students learn about geography. This easy-to-use first grade workbook is great for at-home learning or in the classroom. The engaging standards-based activities cover grade-level skills with easy to follow instructions and an answer key to quickly assess student understanding. Each week students will explore a new topic focusing on map skills, applying information and data, and connecting what they have learned. Watch students build confidence as they learn about location, place, human-environment interaction, movement, and regions with these quick independent learning activities. Parents appreciate the teacher-approved activity books that keep their child engaged and learning. Great for homeschooling, to reinforce learning at school, or prevent learning loss over summer.Teachers rely on the daily practice workbooks to save them valuable time. The ready to implement activities are perfect for daily morning review or homework. The activities can also be used for intervention skill building to address learning gaps.

On the Job: Contractors: Perimeter and Area

release date: Jun 01, 2017
On the Job: Contractors: Perimeter and Area
Students will learn area and perimeter while engaged in reading about a day in the life of a contractor! This engaging book uses real-world examples to teach math concepts, and incorporates nonfiction reading to increase vocabulary and comprehension skills. The challenging practice problems, graphs, and sidebars provide many opportunities for students to practice their developing math skills, and apply what they've learned to their daily lives. Essential text features like a glossary, index, and table of contents will increase students' interest level and their interaction with the text. "Math Talk" poses problems for further thinking, requiring students to use their higher-order thinking skills. Teaching math and reading has never been so seamlessly integrated-or so easy!

Power of Patterns: Coding

release date: Mar 31, 2017
Power of Patterns: Coding
"Have you ever wondered how a GPS knows the fastest route to take? Or how a video game knows when to stop performing an action? The answer is coding. Discover the fundamentals for computer programming, such as conditional statements, looping, and debugging. Who knows? You might even want to try out this innovative skill yourself!"--

Power of Patterns: Cryptography

release date: Mar 31, 2017
Power of Patterns: Cryptography
Cryptography has been used since ancient times to send hidden messages. The MIS-X, the Enigma Machine, the Vigenere Cipher, and the Spartan Scytale are examples from history. For the average person, cryptography remains behind the scenes. It's intertwined in the everyday tasks that people complete online, on cell phones, and on other devices. But it is always there, thanks to the scholars and codebreakers who worked through the centuries to turn cryptography into what it is today. Developed by Timothy Rasinski and featuring TIME content, this high-interest book includes essential text features like an index, captions, glossary, and table of contents. The intriguing sidebars, detailed images, and in-depth Reader's Guide require students to connect back to the text and encourage multiple readings. The Think Link and Dig Deeper! sections develop students' higher-order thinking skills. The Check It Out! section includes suggested books, videos, and websites for further reading. Aligned with state standards, this title features complex and rigorous content appropriate for students preparing for college and career readiness.

110 Amazing Apps for Education

release date: Feb 01, 2012
110 Amazing Apps for Education
Here's an easy-to-use, quick reference guide for apps that supplement student learning. It gives suggestions for how teachers can implement each app in the classroom and for how parents can use the apps at home to extend their child's learning. This resource is correlated to the Common Core State Standards, is aligned to the interdisciplinary themes from the Partnership for 21st Century Skills, and supports core concepts of STEM instruction. 136pp.
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