Making It Count

Putting Meaning Back in Business and Relationships

Author: Bryan Hurlbut

Publisher: BookPros, LLC

ISBN: 1934454133

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 149

View: 3362

You are making a difference. The question is, what kind of difference? Are you bettering yourself and the lives around you, or are you leaving a bitter trail of debris in your wake? Your life is too short to allow bad relationships with co-workers, managers, neighbors and family to steal what could be your greatest days. Your life can be better if you learn to adjust your thinking. [p] Learn how to diffuse the "me vs. them" situations you find yourself in and how to protect yourself in your work and home environments without offending other people. Find the processes that will help you transition from where you currently are in life to what is next. Learn how to find satisfaction in your job and home life by making a few simple changes. Discover the value of [i]Making It Count[/i].

Shoe Box Math Learning Centers

40 Easy-to-make, Fun-to-use Centers with Instant Reproducibles and Activities that Help Kids Practice Important Math Skills Independently!

Author: Jacqueline Clarke

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 9780439365321

Category: Education

Page: 80

View: 6749

Enrich your center time and promote independent learning with these easy-to-store math "kits"!

Featured Reviews in Mathematical Reviews 1997-1999

With Selected Reviews of Classic Books and Papers from 1940-1969

Author: Donald G. Babbitt,Jane E. Kister

Publisher: American Mathematical Soc.

ISBN: 9780821896709

Category: Mathematics

Page: 541

View: 4578

This second volume of Featured Reviews makes available special detailed reviews of some of the most important mathematical articles and books published from 1997 through 1999. Also included are excellent reviews of several classic books and articles published prior to 1970. Among those reviews, for example, are the following: Homological Algebra by Henri Cartan and Samuel Eilenberg, reviewed by G. Hochschild; Faisceaux algebriques coherents by Jean-Pierre Serre, reviewed by C. Chevalley; and On the Theory of General Partial Differential Operators by Lars Hormander, reviewed by J. L. Lions. In particular, those seeking information on current developments outside their own area of expertise will find the volume very useful. By identifying some of the best publications, papers, and books that have had or are expected to have a significant impact in applied and pure mathematics, this volume will serve as a comprehensive guide to important new research across all fields covered by MR.

The Proceedings of the 12th International Congress on Mathematical Education

Intellectual and attitudinal challenges

Author: Sung Je Cho

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319126881

Category: Education

Page: 648

View: 4511

This book comprises the Proceedings of the 12th International Congress on Mathematical Education (ICME-12), which was held at COEX in Seoul, Korea, from July 8th to 15th, 2012. ICME-12 brought together 3500 experts from 92 countries, working to understand all of the intellectual and attitudinal challenges in the subject of mathematics education as a multidisciplinary research and practice. This work aims to serve as a platform for deeper, more sensitive and more collaborative involvement of all major contributors towards educational improvement and in research on the nature of teaching and learning in mathematics education. It introduces the major activities of ICME-12 which have successfully contributed to the sustainable development of mathematics education across the world. The program provides food for thought and inspiration for practice for everyone with an interest in mathematics education and makes an essential reference for teacher educators, curriculum developers and researchers in mathematics education. The work includes the texts of the four plenary lectures and three plenary panels and reports of three survey groups, five National presentations, the abstracts of fifty one Regular lectures, reports of thirty seven Topic Study Groups and seventeen Discussion Groups.

Targeting Maths

Author: Jo Grinham,Judy Tertini

Publisher: Blake Education

ISBN: 9781865098654

Category: Mathematics

Page: 132

View: 8479

In the Targeting Maths series for primary schools. This resource for teachers of middle primary school provides graded uints of work involving numeration and fractions. Provides outcomes, activities, extension exercises, games and assessment material. Includes over 90 blackline masters.

Math Wise! Over 100 Hands-On Activities that Promote Real Math Understanding, Grades K-8

Author: James L. Overholt,Laurie Kincheloe

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470583418

Category: Education

Page: 448

View: 1064

A fun, easy-to-implement collection of activities that give elementary and middle-school students a real understanding of key math concepts Math is a difficult and abstract subject for many students, yet teachers need to make sure their students comprehend basic math concepts. This engaging activity book is a resource teachers can use to give students concrete understanding of the math behind the questions on most standardized tests, and includes information that will give students a firm grounding to work with more advanced math concepts. Contains over 100 activities that address topics like number sense, geometry, computation, problem solving, and logical thinking. Includes projects and activities that are correlated to National Math Education Standards Activities are presented in order of difficulty and address different learning styles Math Wise! is a key resource for teachers who want to teach their students the fundamentals that drive math problems.

Under, In, and Outside the Box

Teaching ALL of the Children

Author: Barbara Barber

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1463434634

Category: Education

Page: 164

View: 8671

25 stories of children from a teaching career spanning 40 years illustrate with humor and pathos the power of teaching with positive energy. Each child, and his individual circumstance, will help future and current teachers realize that an attitude of “failure is not an option” will create success for ALL children. It is easy to learn how to teach children to read, perform math problems, and write, but there are times when a student comes into a teacher’s classroom unready, unwilling, and unable to learn. These stories demonstrate how a teacher’s creativity and commitment to student success can turn the child into one who is ready, willing, and able to learn. Each chapter ends with a short list of suggestions for teachers of general and special education students.

Daily Math Practice for Kindergarten (Week 17)

Author: Jodene Smith

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials

ISBN: 148076275X


Page: 7

View: 7957

This week of practice pages build kindergartners' mathematical fluency. Each problem is tied to a specific mathematical concept. Daily practice through these quick activities will help your young mathematicians. Great formative assessment tool!

Transforming the Curriculum

Thinking Outside the Box

Author: Susan L. Schramm

Publisher: R&L Education

ISBN: 0810841770

Category: Education

Page: 90

View: 8880

Do you want to cultivate independent learners through an integrated curriculum? Schramm uncovers the theories behind the design of an integrated curriculum and provides a practical framework for implementation. After discussing the necessity of staff development strategies, appropriate text sources, alternative assessment strategies, leadership, and organizational strategies, she provides classroom-tested sample curriculums and discusses various successful teaching strategies.

Teaching Outside the Box

How to Grab Your Students By Their Brains

Author: LouAnne Johnson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118003732

Category: Education

Page: 320

View: 7161

The handbook for improving morale by managing, disciplining and motivating your students This second edition of the bestselling book includes practical suggestions for arranging your classroom, talking to students, avoiding the misbehavior cycle, and making your school a place where students learn and teachers teach. The book also contains enlivening Q&A from teachers, letters from students, and tips for grading. This new edition has been expanded to include coverage of the following topics: discipline, portfolio assessments, and technology in the classroom. Includes engaging questions for reflection at the end of each chapter Johnson is the author of The New York Times bestseller Dangerous Minds (originally My Posse Don't Do Homework) Contains a wealth of practical tools that support stellar classroom instruction This thoroughly revised and updated edition contains comprehensive advice for both new and experienced teachers on classroom management, discipline, motivation, and morale.

The Power of Forgetting

Six Essential Skills to Clear Out Brain Clutter and Become the Sharpest, Smartest You

Author: Mike Byster

Publisher: Harmony

ISBN: 0307985865

Category: Self-Help

Page: 368

View: 4660

An uncommon guide for accomplishing more every day by engaging the unique skill of forgetting, from the creator of the award-winning memory training system Brainetics Is it possible that the answer to becoming a more efficient and effective thinker is learning how to forget? Yes! Mike Byster will show you how mastering this extraordinary technique—forgetting unnecessary information, sifting through brain clutter, and focusing on only important nuggets of data—will change the quality of your work and life balance forever. Using the six tools in The Power of Forgetting, you’ll learn how to be a more agile thinker and productive individual. You will overcome the staggering volume of daily distractions that lead to to brain fog, an inability to concentrate, lack of creativity, stress, anxiety, nervousness, angst, worry, dread, and even depression. By training your brain with Byster’s exclusive quizzes and games, you’ll develop the critical skills to become more successful in all that you do, each and every day.

Companies and Their Brands

Author: Donna J. Wood

Publisher: Gale Cengage

ISBN: 9780787699963

Category: Trademarks

Page: 3942

View: 2047


Defection at 60: I left dinner on the stove and ran away from home

Author: Adora Mitchell Bayles

Publisher: PublishAmerica

ISBN: 1462634621

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 452

View: 9020

"Sebring, Florida knew nothing about Grand Prix Racing when Adora Bayles was born there in 1931. Growing up in a dysfunctional family, she married into a dysfunctional family. Sometime, during that marriage, she realized there was a way out of the bickering, manipulative, jealousy-ridden, envy-ridden, low self-esteem-ridden life style. Through nine months of extensive counseling, she suddenly became functional. The rest of the family remained dysfunctional."

Learn Office 2011 for Mac OS X

Author: Guy Hart-Davis

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1430233346

Category: Computers

Page: 824

View: 6184

Office for Mac remains the leading productivity suite for Mac, with Apple’s iWork and the free trailing far behind. Now, it's been updated with a cleaner interface and more compatibility with Exchange and SharePoint. Learn Office 2011 for Mac OS X offers a practical, hands-on approach to using Office 2011 applications to create and edit documents and get work done efficiently. You'll learn how to customize Office, design, create, and share documents, manipulate data in a spreadsheet, and create lively presentations. You'll also discover how to organize your email, contacts, and tasks with the new Outlook for Mac. Conveying information quickly and concisely, the book brings you from beginner or intermediate to an experienced and confident user. This book provides the best combination of accessible and focused coverage of the Office 2011 applications. Rather than cover every seldom-used feature, the book covers real-world usage, putting emphasis on practical tasks and troubleshooting common problems, such as sharing documents with Windows users and older versions of Office.

Math Experiences for Young Learners, Grades PK - K

Developmental Activities on Numbers and Counting, Shapes, Order and Position of Objects, Patterns, and Measurement

Author: Marilee Whiting Woodfield

Publisher: Carson-Dellosa Publishing

ISBN: 1602689369

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

View: 6488

Make math matter to students in grades PK–K using Math Experiences for Young Learners! This 64-page book provides activities and meaningful learning opportunities for students and useful information for educators. It includes standards and skills, information on how to create a math environment, math file-folder games, suggested read-aloud titles, cross-curricular activities, home-school connections, and math explorations. The book supports NAEYC and NCTM standards.

The Human Computer

Get the Most out of Yours!

Author: Dr.Anthony Scheiber

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 1475902913

Category: Computers

Page: 438

View: 9844

The Human Computer: Get The Most Out of Yours is a book that will radically change the course of technology and medicine, and affect the entire spectrum of human relationships across the globe. The Human Computer draws unprecedented and critical parallels between the human brain and the desktop computer. This book will touch and affect the lives of everyone on the planet, now and into the foreseeable future. How men and women think and approach life's problems is explained. Why teens struggle so much with their parents becomes exceedingly clear. The differences that have plagued relationships between men and women since antiquity are revealed. The Human Computer challenges many of the ancient and flawed paradigms that have been the cornerstones of society and scientific knowledge since antiquity. It is vitally important you read this book, to prepare for a new age of enlightenment. Understand what your Human Computer is all take advantage of it in your career, your life's goals, your search for fortune...take advantage of its power in that you can get the most out of yours.... The clock is ticking and time may be running out.

Compendium of Quantum Physics

Concepts, Experiments, History and Philosophy

Author: Daniel Greenberger,Klaus Hentschel,Friedel Weinert

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783540706267

Category: Science

Page: 901

View: 9573

With contributions by leading quantum physicists, philosophers and historians, this comprehensive A-to-Z of quantum physics provides a lucid understanding of key concepts of quantum theory and experiment. It covers technical and interpretational aspects alike, and includes both traditional and new concepts, making it an indispensable resource for concise, up-to-date information about the many facets of quantum physics.

Thunder of Freedom

Black Leadership and the Transformation of 1960s Mississippi

Author: Sue [Lorenzi] Sojourner

Publisher: University Press of Kentucky

ISBN: 0813140943

Category: History

Page: 336

View: 6005

The world's eyes were on Mississippi during the summer of 1964, when civil rights activists launched an ambitious African American voter registration project and were met with violent resistance from white supremacists. Sue Sojourner and her husband arrived in Holmes County, Mississippi, in the wake of this historic time, known as "Freedom Summer." From September 1964 until her departure from the state in 1969, Sojourner collected an incredible number of documents, oral histories, and photographs chronicling the dramatic events that she witnessed. In this remarkable book, written in collaboration with Cheryl Reitan, Sojourner presents a fascinating account of one of the civil rights movement's most active and broad-based community organizing operations in the South. Thunder of Freedom unites Sojourner's personal experiences with her insights regarding the dynamics of race relations in the 1960s South, providing readers with a unique look at the struggle for rights and equality in Mississippi. Illustrated with selections from Sojourner's acclaimed catalog of photographs, this profound book tells the powerful, often intimate stories of ordinary people who accomplished extraordinary things.