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Published by Scholastic Professional Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Teaching -- Aids and devices -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Activity programs in education -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Lesson planning -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Teaching -- Handbooks, manuals, etc

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Gare Thompson.
SeriesTeaching strategies
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLB1044.88 .T56 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination176 p. ;
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1185725M
ISBN 100590491296
ISBN 109780590491297
LC Control Number94175171
OCLC/WorldCa25685007

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