Why do our headaches persist after we take a one-cent aspirin but disappear when we take a fifty-cent aspirin? Why do we splurge on a lavish meal but cut coupons to save twenty-five cents on a can of soup? When it comes to making decisions in our lives, we think we're making smart, rational choices.
Laura Berk's Development Through the Lifespan is relied upon in classrooms worldwide for its clear, engaging writing style, exceptional multicultural and cross-cultural focus, cutting-edge consideration of the interrelationships between heredity and environment, rich examples, and long-standing commitment to presenting the most up-to-date scholarship.
Simplicity Parenting: Using the Extraordinary Power of Less to Raise Calmer, Happier, and More Secure Kids
Today’s busier, faster, supersized society is waging an undeclared war . . . on childhood. As the pace of life accelerates to hyperspeed–with too much stuff, too many choices, and too little time–children feel the pressure.
[Read by Pam Ward] [Third Edition] The classic bestseller about rejecting diet mentality and finding the natural weight that's right for you, now fully updated and revised for the intuitive eaters of today
Ideal for both non-majors and mixed-majors, NUTRITION: CONCEPTS AND CONTROVERSIES provides practical applications and accessible explanations to dispel common misconceptions about nutrition and empower readers to make lasting behavior changes.
The beautiful practicality of her teaching has made Pema Chödrön one of the most beloved of contemporary American spiritual authors among Buddhists and non-Buddhists alike.
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Presents the landmark study of the special problems of parenting a gifted child, discussing how frequently narcissistic and unwittingly hurtful parents can affect talented youngsters.
This book is a one-stop-shop for secondary teachers looking to use iPads effectively in the classroom. The author provides a clear and practical overview of how to implement the technology, manage it, and use it successfully. Each chapter is full of tips and engaging classroom activities. Teachers at all levels of experience and comfort with technology will benefit from the ideas and resources in this book. Special Features:
Screen shots and other visuals to help you use the recommended apps and websites
Strategies for managing technology use in the classroom
Lesson plans that effectively teach literacy and content through the use of technology
Connections to the Common Core State Standards
Samples of student work using iPads
Rubrics for a variety of suggested assignments
Lucidly written by leading biblical scholar Michael D. Coogan, this balanced, engaging, and up-to-date introduction to the Hebrew scriptures distills the best of current scholarship. Employing the narrative chronology of the Bible itself and the history of the ancient Near East as a framework, Coogan covers all the books of the Hebrew Bible, along with the deuterocanonical books included in the Bible used by many Christians. He works from a primarily historical and critical methodology but also introduces students to literary analysis and other interpretive strategies.
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TExES English Language Arts and Reading 7-12 (231) Secrets helps you ace the Texas Examinations of Educator Standards, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive TExES English Language Arts and Reading 7-12 (231) Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. TExES English Language Arts and Reading 7-12 (231) Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to TExES Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; Introduction to the TExES Series including: TExES Assessment Explanation, Two Kinds of TExES Assessments; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; Along with a complete, in-depth study guide for your specific TExES exam, and much more...
Strategic Management: Concepts 2e by Frank T. Rothaermel combines quality and user-friendliness with rigor and relevance by synthesizing theory, empirical research, and practical applications in this new edition, which is designed to prepare students for the types of challenges they will face as managers in the globalized and turbulent business environment of the 21st century. With a single, strong voice that weaves together classic and cutting-edge theory with in-chapter cases and strategy highlights, to teach students how companies gain and sustain competitive advantage.
The Brief Edition of A PEOPLE AND A NATION offers a succinct and spirited narrative that tells the stories of all people in the United States. The authors' attention to race and racial identity and their inclusion of everyday people and popular culture brings history to life, engaging readers and encouraging them to imagine what life was really like in the past.
From Expeditionary Learning Schools comes a proven approach to student assessmentLeaders of Their Own Learning offers a new way of thinking about assessment based on the celebrated work of Expeditionary Learning Schools across the country. Student-Engaged Assessment is not a single practice but an approach to teaching and learning that equips and compels students to understand goals for their learning and growth, track their progress toward those goals, and take responsibility for reaching them. This requires a set of interrelated strategies and structures and a whole-school culture in which students are given the respect and responsibility to be meaningfully engaged in their own learning.
Includes everything teachers and school leaders need to implement a successful Student-Engaged Assessment system in their schools
Outlines the practices that will engage students in making academic progress, improve achievement, and involve families and communities in the life of the school
Describes each of the book's eight key practices, gives advice on how to begin, and explains what teachers and school leaders need to put into practice in their own classrooms
Ron Berger is Chief Program Officer for Expeditionary Learning and former public school teacher
Leaders of Their Own Learning shows educators how to ignite the capacity of students to take responsibility for their own learning, meet Common Core and state standards, and reach higher levels of achievement.
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For students who need to develop the study skills required to successfully complete their college education--whether they attend a two- or four-year college or they are adult learners--ESSENTIAL STUDY SKILLS, 8th Edition, is their guide to success. Featuring the essential learning strategies for becoming a better student, this book helps students learn how to prepare for class, develop textbook reading strategies, use effective note-taking techniques, strengthen their test-taking skills, and use technology effectively. ESSENTIAL STUDY SKILLS, 8th Edition, adapts to any learning style and offers a step-by-step approach and numerous opportunities for practice throughout the textbook and accompanying CourseMate website. The new edition includes a dedicated chapter (12) entitled Using Technology, providing guidance on how students can use electronic tools to improve their study skills, conduct research (and avoid plagiarism), and succeed in online courses.
This book uses acronyms and mnemonic devices to help candidates remember the accounting rules and checklists needed to pass the exam. It provides a thorough review of all basic skills and concepts need for the exam. The new computerized CPA exam includes one or two case study simulations in each section, approximately 20-40 minutes in length, that will require candidates to perform research activities, use common spreadsheet and word processing functions, and use a financial calculator or spreadsheet to perform financial calculations. In order to assist candidates in successfully performing these simulations, Wiley Focus Notes include references to authoritative literature, sample spreadsheets, and key concepts, tips and tools to facilitate research
Choose North Carolina Rules of Court, State and Federal, for the information you need to stay on top of procedural matters throughout the state and federal courts. The state volume addresses rules relevant to state court practice, including: General Rules of Practice for the Superior and District Courts; Rules of Evidence; Rules of Civil Procedure; Rules of Appellate Procedure; State Bar Rules; Arbitration Rules and Canon of Ethics for Arbitrators; Code of Judicial Conduct and other rules governing judges; Rules of Professional Conduct for attorneys. Additionally, the state volume covers rules of many of the commissions established by the Administrative Office of the Courts, the Medico-Legal Guidelines, and various Industrial Commission rules. The federal volume contains local rules and associated content relevant to federal court practice in North Carolina, including: Federal Rules of Civil Procedure; Federal Rules of Evidence; Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure; Federal Rules of the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation; Circuit Rules; Local rules of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit; Bankruptcy Rules; Selected orders; Reference materials on electronic filing.