This book lays out steps needed to develop a collaborative approach to transform neighborhoods away from gang susceptibility and to help communities avoid unnecessary pitfalls. By looking at gangs... More > through a community health prism, by demystifying the gang-reduction process and by showing how to develop a collaborative approach, the Project 110% model offers a way to reduce gangs before they become violent and criminal.< Less
“Of Blood & Ink” is a journey of desperation creaking through the shadowy corridors of the human soul. Its uncompromising relentlessness, often times as beautiful as it is raw, will... More > force you to navigate emotional terrain most people view with disdain; or at worst, simply ignore.
Standing as a poetic assault on the human condition, social pressure, and the tragedy inevitably inherent with the empathetic neglect of human frailty, “Of Blood & Ink” ventures through the scarcely lit tunnel of youth as a journey to the coming of age, and arrives at the tunnel's end, bearing witness to the glorious sunrise that is human growth, as something more – a journey to the coming of life.< Less
Math Mammoth Measuring is a worktext that covers measuring length, weight, volume, and temperature as they are typically covered during grades 1-3. The book contains both textbook explanations and... More > exercises, and is designed to be very easy to teach from, requiring fairly little teacher preparation.
This book is NOT organized by grade-levels nor with increasing difficulty. Instead, I have grouped together the lessons on measuring length, then measuring weight, then measuring volume, and lastly temperature.
In each section, measuring in the customary system comes first, followed by lessons about the metric system. The first lessons in each unit typically have hands-on exercises where the student actually uses the suitable measuring equipment, and the last lessons in each section include abstract problems about conversions between the units.< Less
In this self-checking decoder worksheet students find unit prices, compare them to find the best buy, and compute savings. There are nine exercises, and students use the answers to place letters... More > into spaces to reveal a secret message. Students get immediate feedback and stay motivated. Teachers know students got all items correct at a glance.< Less