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Lowery, Lawrence F.

Overview
Works: 184 works in 387 publications in 2 languages and 6,602 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Handbooks and manuals  History  Biography  Classification  Identification guides  Miscellanea 
Roles: Author, Other
Classifications: Q181, 500.207
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Most widely held works about Lawrence F Lowery
 
Most widely held works by Lawrence F Lowery
The everyday science sourcebook : ideas for teaching in the elementary and middle school by Lawrence F Lowery( Book )

19 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grade level: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, k, p, e, i, s, t
Techniques for teaching thinking by Arthur L Costa( Book )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This US resource addresses some of the issues in teaching thinking skills. It is aimed at staff developers, teacher educators, teachers and curriculum developers. It is intended that the resource be used by teaching staff for reflecting on their own knowledge and professional practice. This is 1 in a series of resources on the practical aspects of integrating thinking skills into teaching. Table of contents: * Introduction (What's basic, thinking is for all students, the teacher is the crucial variable in growing intelligence, the teacher as mediator of learning, discussion not recitation, creating a classroom environment for learning to think) * Structuring the classroom for thinking (instructional clarity, structuring time and energy, organising the classroom for thinking) * Teacher-initiated questions and directions that elicit thinking and learning (a model of thinking, inviting student thinking) * Teacher response behaviours that support and extend thinking and learning (what are teacher response behaviours, terminal or closed responses, open or extending responses) * Using thought-full language in the classroom (the linguistic nature of instruction, thinking words, discipline, providing data not solutions, classroom management, probing for specificity, metacognition, analysing the logic of language) * Metacognition - thinking about thinking (strategies for enhancing metacognition) * Teaching a thinking skills or strategy directly (why teach thinking directly, process a content, when to teach a thinking skill directly, a lesson-planning strategy for teaching a thinking skill directly, sample lesson, ways teachers can add to their teaching of thinking skills directly) * How we know students are getting better at thinking (persistence, decreasing impulsivity, listening to others, flexibility in thinking, metacognition, checking for accuracy and precision, questioning and problem posing, drawing on past knowledge and experiences, transference beyond the learning situation, precision of language and thought, using all senses, a sense of humour, curiosity and inquisitiveness, enjoyment of problem solving, cooperative thinking - social intelligence) * Epilogue: Behaving consistently with our cognitive goals and objectives (two ways of modelling)
Up, up in a balloon by Lawrence F Lowery( Book )

4 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells how the first successful venture into human flight came about because of two French brothers while also introducing scientific processes and principles of flight
Thinking and learning : matching developmental stages with curriculum and instruction by Lawrence F Lowery( Book )

6 editions published between 1989 and 1995 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clouds, rain, clouds again by Lawrence F Lowery( Book )

4 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Clouds, rain, clouds again, the reader receives a simplified picture of the water cycle: cloud formation, rain, evaporation, and condensation that forms clouds. Clouds, rain, clouds again is part of the I Wonder Why book series, written to ignite the curiosity of children in grades K-6 while encouraging them to become avid readers"--Provided by publisher
How does a plant grow? by Lawrence F Lowery( Book )

8 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes in verse the characteristics of plant growth and development
How does the wind blow? by Lawrence F Lowery( Book )

4 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the different things wind can do as a light breeze, strong wind, or tornado
What can an animal do? by Lawrence F Lowery( Book )

6 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces in verse some of the behavior of familiar animals: a beaver bites and chews; a bird glides and flies; and a spider creeps and crawls
Pathways to the science standards : guidelines for moving the vision into practice by Lawrence F Lowery( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What does an animal eat? by Lawrence F Lowery( Book )

8 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses how various animals are equipped to eat different kinds of food and the ecological importance of their respective diets
Animals 2 by 2 by Lawrence F Lowery( Book )

9 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the differences between animal look alikes such as horses and zebras, frogs and toads, etc
Pathways to the science standards : elementary school edition( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How tall was Milton? by Lawrence F Lowery( Book )

10 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this funny fairy tale, it takes a village to figure out the height of Milton the friendly giant. The townspeople's attempts to gauge just how big he is will entertain young readers as they learn the importance of standard units of measurement. How Tall Was Milton? even accounts for the real-life origin of such silly-sounding units as feet. How Tall Was Milton? is written to ignite the curiosity of children in grades K-6 while encouraging them to become avid readers. These books explore the marvels of measurement, animals, plants, and other phenomena related to science and nature
Dark as a shadow by Lawrence F Lowery( Book )

3 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How and when shadows may be made are discussed
What makes different sounds? by Lawrence F Lowery( Book )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young readers are introduced to the roles vibration, pitch, and volume play in how rustles, rumbles and rat-a-tat-tats are made and transferred to their own ears
Spenser and the rocks by Lawrence F Lowery( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Spenser and the rocks is part of the I Wonder Why book series, written to ignite the curiosity of children in grades K-6 while encouraging them to become avid readers. In addition to the information pertaining to rocks, the heart of the story is a young boy named Spenser and his interests, curiosity, and thoughts. Through the story, the reader is introduced to scientific procedures such as classification, research, and reclassification. Spenser's interest in rocks increases as he learns more about them by sorting the rocks, asking questions, and reading reference books"--Provided by publisher
Environments of our earth by Lawrence F Lowery( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Environments of Our Earth is part of the I Wonder Why book series, written to ignite the curiosity of children in grades K-6 while encouraging them to become avid readers. Take a world tour between the covers of a book! Environments of Our Earth guides children through six types of regions that are shaped by rainfall-or the lack thereof. Readers take a journey that starts with dense tropical rainforests and woodlands, travels through grassy savannas and prairies, and ends at dry steppes and deserts. Throughout the book, attentive readers can compare how and why each region is alike and differe
Rubber vs. glass by Lawrence F Lowery( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael's racing machine by Lawrence F Lowery( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Pathways to the science standards : guidelines for moving the vision into practicePathways to the science standards : elementary school edition
Alternative Names
Lowery, Larry

Languages
English (110)

Spanish (1)

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Pathways to the science standards : guidelines for moving the vision into practicePathways to the science standards : elementary school edition