Paperback 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), On the Job: Contractors: Perimeter and Area (2017) and other 8 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 NASAu0092s 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 studentsu0092 higher order thinking skills, and also provide additional opportunities for students to apply what theyu0092ve 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!

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: Coding 6-Pack

release date: Mar 31, 2017
Power of Patterns: Coding 6-Pack
Imagine creating a useful tool that will make life better for thousands of people simply by writing words on a page. With computer programming, you don''t have to imagine it; you can make it happen! Computer programming helps turns dreams into reality. And writing a computer program is something that anyone can do. Developed by Timothy Rasinski-a leading expert in reading research-this 6-Pack of nonfiction readers guides students to increased fluency and comprehension of nonfiction text. The complex text structure adds rigor and allows students to delve deeply into the subject matter. The images support the text in abstract ways to challenge students to think more deeply about the topics and develop their higher-order thinking skills. Informational text features include a table of contents, sidebars, captions, bold font, an extensive glossary, and a detailed index to further understanding and build academic vocabulary. The Reader''s Guide and Try It! culminating activity require students to connect back to the text, and provide opportunities for additional language-development activities. Aligned with state standards, this text connects with McREL, WIDA/TESOL standards and prepares students for college and career. This 6-Pack includes six copies of this title and a lesson plan.

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.

Power of Patterns: Cryptography 6-Pack

release date: Mar 31, 2017
Power of Patterns: Cryptography 6-Pack
Cryptography has shaped the history of the world, from kings and queens to the average person today. It is a mighty tool that can be used for good and for bad. The techniques to encode messages have evolved over time, but the goal remains the same: to protect top-secret information from interception. Learn all about the history of cryptography and its modern uses with this high-interest book! Developed by Timothy Rasinski-a leading expert in reading research-this 6-Pack of nonfiction readers guides students to increased fluency and comprehension of nonfiction text. The complex text structure adds rigor and allows students to delve deeply into the subject matter. The images support the text in abstract ways to challenge students to think more deeply about the topics and develop their higher-order thinking skills. Informational text features include a table of contents, sidebars, captions, bold font, an extensive glossary, and a detailed index to further understanding and build academic vocabulary. The Reader''s Guide and Try It! culminating activity require students to connect back to the text, and provide opportunities for additional language-development activities. Aligned with state standards, this text connects with McREL, WIDA/TESOL standards and prepares students for college and career. This 6-Pack includes six copies of this title and a lesson plan.

STEM.

release date: Jan 01, 2018
STEM.
"NASA wants to send humans to Mars within the next 25 years. But before that can happen, they must estimate and prepare. They need to problem solve to keep the crew alive on such a dangerous planet. Learning all they can about the variables on Mars is the first step. With careful planning, a successful mission is sure to follow."--
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