Very Short Stories

Author: Mike Royston

Publisher: Heinemann

ISBN: 9780435130589

Category: Composition (Language arts)

Page: 114

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These gripping stories help students to focus straightaway on the author's use of language and structure where key aspects such as mood, characterisation and setting are evoked in a very short space of time.Activities help students to explore the stories at word, sentence and text level and include Speaking & Listening tasks. Age 11+

Teaching Design and Technology Creatively

Author: Clare Benson,Suzanne Lawson

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1317225163

Category: Education

Page: 184

View: 1101


Packed full of practical ideas, Teaching Design and Technology Creatively is a stimulating source of guidance for busy trainee and practising teachers. Grounded in the latest research, it offers a wealth of suggestions to foster creative development in D&T and supports teachers in providing their students with more authentic, enjoyable experiences. Providing a wealth of ready-to-use ideas for creative lessons, key topics covered include: Understanding links between D&T and creativity Creating a foundation for D&T in the early years Using objects, books and real-life contexts as imaginative starting points Developing designerly thinking Making the most of construction kits Helping children draw to develop their ideas Encouraging dialogic talk in D&T to drive learning Exploring food as a creative resource Practical approaches to embedding IT and programming in the curriculum Taking learning outside the classroom. Teaching Design and Technology Creatively provides practical teaching suggestions to ensure teachers of all levels understand how to teach for creativity. It shows how learning experiences in D&T have the potential to extend children’s technological knowledge, and to promote problem-solving and evaluation skills. Drawing on examples from real-world projects, this text is invaluable for all those who wish to engage students in D&T and encourage creative classroom practice.

Fast Minds

How to Thrive If You Have ADHD (Or Think You Might)

Author: Craig Surman,Tim Bilkey,Karen Weintraub

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101619333

Category: Psychology

Page: 352

View: 9831


FAST MINDS is an acronym for common symptoms that are often seen in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Millions of adults have ADHD or some of its traits, but they are under-recognized, under-treated, and often under-supported. This book empowers people with ADHD, or some of its characteristics, to adapt and thrive. By working through the program in this book, you will develop personalized strategies to take control of your life. Forgetful. Achieving below potential. Stuck in a rut. Time challenged. Motivationally challenged. Impulsive. Novelty seeking. Distractible. Scattered. If any or all of these symptoms are making it difficult for you—or someone you know—to live life to the fullest, then the clinically proven, cutting-edge program in this book will help you understand your struggles and challenges. Whether you have been diagnosed with ADHD, think you may have it, or just exhibit many of these traits, FAST MINDS will help you: Figure out what isn’t working in your life, and the keys to fixing it. Build personalized strategies for managing your time, tasks, and relationships. Learn organizational habits that work for you. Stop communicating poorly, making impulsive choices and taking pointless risks. Eliminate negative thinking patterns that waste your mental energy. Create environments that support your challenges. Make the most of both medical and nonmedical resources (medication, coaching, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, mindfulness, support groups, lifestyle change). With inspiring stories of real people who have adapted and thrived using the methods in this book, FAST MINDS will help you create the kind of life you want to live.

The New World

A Weekly Family Journal of Popular Literature, Science, Art and News

Author: Park Benjamin,James Aldrich,Henry Champion Deming,James Mackay

Publisher: N.A



Page: N.A

View: 7342



Power Electronics and Renewable Energy Systems

Proceedings of ICPERES 2014

Author: C. Kamalakannan,L. Padma Suresh,Subhransu Sekhar Dash,Bijaya Ketan Panigrahi

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 8132221192

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1607

View: 8162


The book is a collection of high-quality peer-reviewed research papers presented in the Proceedings of International Conference on Power Electronics and Renewable Energy Systems (ICPERES 2014) held at Rajalakshmi Engineering College, Chennai, India. These research papers provide the latest developments in the broad area of Power Electronics and Renewable Energy. The book discusses wide variety of industrial, engineering and scientific applications of the emerging techniques. It presents invited papers from the inventors/originators of new applications and advanced technologies.