Book List for Dr. Linda Karges-Bone’s Workshops
Books by Teaching and Learning Company : 1-800-TLC-1234
Beyond Hands On: Techniques for Using Color, Scent, Taste, Touch and Music to Enhance Learning (1996) Find out how peppermints can make your child smarter and how music and color can enhance creativity. Book 1 in the popular “Brain Book” set that goes along with Dr. Bone’s national workshops on the Brain. Watch a quick video about this book below!
More Than Pink and Blue: How Gender Can Shape Your Curriculum (1998) Do boys and girls learn differently? You wouldn't believe the differences and how parents and teachers can use them to enhance learning. Book 2 in the popular “Brain Book” set that goes along with Dr. Bone’s national workshops on the brain. Watch a quick video about this book below!
A Checklist for Everything! (2000) Easy to use assessment resource for grades 2-5. Every rubric and checklist that a teacher could need, aligned with national standards. There are even tools to assist in planning, classroom management, parent communication, and assessment of special needs children.
A Plan Book for Everyday! (2000) Some say it is the best lesson plan book available. Large spaces to write. Standards driven. Filled with brain research tips, creative planning tips, web links for lesson plans, long-range planning forms, and a complete schedule of holidays and seasonal celebrations.
Productive Instruction & Authentic Assessment (2000) A guide to planning integrated units of study that reflect standards and then connecting instruction to assessment. You will learn how to do authentic assessment and find ready made rubrics and checklists to make your work easy. Perfect for schools that need to improve test scores!
Character Education Books from McGraw Hill Children’s Publishing: 1-800-609-1735
Developing Character in Christian Kids (1998) by McGraw Hill Children’s Publishing. (Originally Grace Pub.) Original Children’s stories that teach six core values. Elementary and Primary versions. Reproducible worksheets to accompany the stories. Ideal for home school and Christian School use.
ISBN: 0-7647-0512-1 ( PRIMARY)
ISBN: 0-7647-0513-X ( ELEMENTARY)
Character Building Stories for Middle Grades (2003) by McGraw Hill Children’s Publishing. Original stories/units that teach values with timely topics for young adolescents.
Poems With A Purpose (2000) McGraw Hill Children’s Books. 1-800-609-1735. Character building rhymes with basic skills activities are ideal for pre-school programs and K-4 child development. Poems and related activities cover everything from “Telling Time” to “100th Day of School” with lots of seasonal holiday poems and lessons in between. Watch a quick video about this book below!
Comprehensive Lesson Planning Book for Staff Development and Teacher Training by Allyn & Bacon 1-800-232-6556
A Guide to Long and Short Range Planning for Teachers (2000) Sample plans included to show teachers in grades k-12 how to develop comprehensive long term, short term, and daily plans to meet the needs of today’s diverse classrooms. This book is used heavily in re-training and professional development for teachers as well as in college training programs and induction classes for first year teachers or critical needs teachers.
Curriculum and Assessment Books AND Grant Writing Books by McGraw Hill Children’s Publishing: 1-800-609-1735
Primarily Portfolios (1995) Are you finding out all you can about how much young children learn? Maybe you should be using portfolio assessment. Portfolios and checklists to help teachers evaluate growth over time in language, emergent reading, mathematics, and development.
Grant Writing for Teachers (1994) A classic bestseller that can help you to write a grant for your school or program. This takes a novice through the steps of writing a proposal and checks off each completed task. You can write a grant even if you have never seen one before! Includes a sample grant and resources for funding.
A Guide to Finding and Writing Grants for Schools and Non-Profit Groups (1999) The companion book to “Grant Writing for Teachers” that includes 50 new sources for school grants and 7 sample grants to review. This book gives Internet resources and answers to technical questions on grant writing.
Middle Grade Assessment (1998) Every checklist and rubric that teachers in grades 5-9 could need to make assessment simple and fair. Middle grade teachers have so little time and this resource book gives them everything from a rubric for a book report to a checklist for a science fair project. Perfect for grant writing evaluations too!
Comprehension Skills and Grant Writing Books by TCM (Teacher Created Materials) 1-800-662-4321
Comprehension: A Basic Skills Workbook. (1994) For grades 2-3. Help your child to improve important language arts skills such as reading for main idea, using reference skills, adjectives, adverbs, and story structure.
ISBN: 14467 00683
New in 2004! : Special Grants for Special Needs: Special Education, Fine Arts, Professional Development of Teachers, Physical Education. This book will help you to find grants for special projects and for your own growth as an educator.
CSU Education Professor, Dr. Linda Karges-Bone, has been published in two new collections of devotional stories for Christian Women. In Teatime Stories for Mothers (River Oak Publishing, 2001) her story "The Big Yella Fella" talks about learning to give children their freedom. In Heart-Stirring Stories of Romance (Broadman &Holman 2000) her story "Reflections on Love" shares a humorous look at real-life love in Christian marriage. You can order these books by contacting Dr. Karges-Bone at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hayley Maness Fust Commented on Dr. Bone’s new manuscript in progress: "Brain Framing: Instructional Planning with the Brain in Mind"
"LOVE the title! Looking forward to reading this and adding it to my library!! Your work is transformational!"
" Dr. Karges-Bone has been writing informative articles and hands-on activities for seniors for A New Day, (a magazine for activity professionals) since 2005. Her conclusions on the human brain are well researched and supported with cutting-edge scientific studies. Creativity abounds in the fabulous activities she writes. Her articles have been an asset to our publication."
-- Sharon Thompson
Editor, A New Day magazine
" Dr. Karges-Bone has been a favorite speaker at training sessions for Special Education Teachers and Classroom Assistants. Her knowledge of curriculum, instruction, brain research and grant writing is impressive. Her upbeat and entertaining presentation style always garners high evaluations from every audience."
-- Janis S. Anderson
Former Special Education Coordinator for Berkeley County School District
Sample Materials for Teachers
Lesson Planning 101
Take advantage of a unique "on site" opportunity to train your staff using Dr. Karges-Bone's recognized, brain-based lesson planning methods. View a clip from the new DVD training kit featuring Dr. Bone and produced by OCI, a branch of the National Business Institute.
Learn more and watch samples from their DVD