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EMS Preceptorship: Teaching Tomorrow's Paramedics By James Rucks
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Accredited Paramedic Programs are required to provide orientation & training of field internship preceptors. This book covers the topics necessary to meet this requirement. Topics include the... More > purpose of the student field rotations, the definition of team lead, criteria of evaluation for grading students, and coaching and mentorship techniques. Accredited programs must also provide evidence of preceptor training completion. As an option for verifying training, in the back of the book is an assessment that can be copied and completed by each preceptor, and kept on file by the paramedic program director.< Less
The Art of Debate - 14th Edition By N. André Cossette
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This comprehensive forensics textbook includes everything for the beginning to intermediate 7th-12th grade debater and forensics competitor. Teachers across the US and Japan have used the Art of... More > Debate textbooks to teach high-school and middle-school debate. Anyone who is looking for a textbook to help novices to intermediate competitive debaters should look no further. This book also is useful for anyone who seeks to be a more persuasive and eloquent public speaker. The book teaches basic debate skills, Public Forum debate, Lincoln-Douglas debate, Policy/Cross-Examination debate, Congressional debate, and eight different speech events: Impromptu, Extemporaneous, Expository, Oratory, Dramatic Interpretation, Dual Interpretation, Oral Interpretation/Interpretive Reading, and Humorous Interpretation. This book contains all you need to improve your debating and speechmaking skills and get you ready for your next speech or forensics competition.< Less
Restored and Remarried By Gil and Brenda Stuart
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Gil and Brenda deliver a fresh style of encouragement to this ever-growing population in society— the blended family. Willing to speak the obvious from their own step family adventure, the... More > Stuarts share heart to heart as they walk the walk. Because 60% of remarriages end within the first two years, it is vital to encourage and equip these marriages with practical applications. Bringing together different traditions, rules and personalities from two different families into one home is tough. This is no cake walk, but it can work, and work quite well. It takes trust, honesty and commitment to the stepfamily process with a "no turning back" attitude. The process of leaving a healthy, strong legacy for remarried couples and their families is what Restored & Remarried is all about. R & R's message is, “If you ain't got the marriage, you ain't got nothin'.”< Less
The Craft of Controlling Sound: A Walk in the Acoustic, Analog, and Digital Worlds By Stephen Solum
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This authoritative but readable book lays a firm foundation under the ever-developing arena of music, sound and technology. Its unique approach provides the keys and concepts to make sense of the... More > entire field, then to move toward making sound art—for profound fun or adequate profit. As a college textbook, introduction for musicians, or handbook for applying the Big Picture to prior professional experience, this book is an indispensable path to understanding audio, recording, synthesis, MIDI, and other facets of modern art in sound. Steve Solum brings 1000 professional musical performances, a Ph.D. in electro-acoustic music, a successful stint as a commercial recording studio builder and owner, 11 years full-time college teaching experience, and an engaging writing style to this new approach to learning the craft of controlling sound in air, wires and computers. FOR MUCH MORE INFO AND SEVERAL CHAPTERS IN PDF PREVIEW, GO TO: www.soundlablearning.com < Less
Texas HVAC Study Guide 2nd Edition By Construction Seminars, Inc.
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This question and answer guide is designed to help you navigate the code, math, and law associated with the Texas HVAC/R exam.
Malagasy-English Phrasebook and Dictionary By Matthew Winterton
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Malagasy-English frequency dictionary, developed from a corpus of over 5 million words. For more in depth vocabulary, grammar, examples, and exercises, check out the MiLAZA! series of Malagasy... More > courses for beginning and intermediate students.< Less
The Inventory of Good Learner Repertoires By Steven Ward
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A "good learner" is someone who readily responds to instruction in a wide variety of situations. These learners can not only spend time in a variety of non-restrictive settings, such as... More > regular education classrooms and community locations, but can also learn new skills in those settings. "The Inventory of Good Learner Repertoires" covers 139 items that assess the ease with which a learner can be taught. These items are separated into 10 categories: Behavioral Excesses, Behavioral Supports, Resilience and Regulation, Readiness, Perseverance and Focus, Flexibility, Consequences, Preferences for Learning Channels, Spontaneity, and Potential to Benefit from Inclusion. "The Inventory of Good Learner Repertoires" will help teachers and parents identify ways in which they can improve the efficiency of their instruction. Every learner's programming can benefit from consideration of "The Inventory of Good Learner Repertoires". Please feel free to click "preview" and read samples of this Inventory.< Less
MillionDollar$cholar: Winning The Scholarship Race By Derrius Quarles
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If you wanted advice on how to create a website, would you ask someone who has not used a computer in fifteen years? Of course not! So why would you read a 400 page book full of useless information... More > on winning scholarships written by people who haven’t filled out a scholarship application in twenty years? The good news is: you don’t have to. MillionDollar$cholar: Winning The Scholarship Race is a fresh and modern guide filled with straightforward information that helped the author win over a million dollars in scholarships and will help put you on the trajectory towards becoming a MillionDollar$cholar.< Less
Prealgebra Textbook By College of the Redwoods Department of Mathematics
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This is a prealgebra textbook, used by the Department of Mathematics at College of the Redwoods, Eureka, California, in their Math 376 course. Errata and Individual chapter and solutions are... More > available at: http://mathrev.redwoods.edu/PreAlgText_f12/< Less
Teaching Good Learner Repertoires By Steve Ward
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Teaching Good Learner Repertoires is a “how to” book that will guide you to make your student easy to teach. Steve Ward, MA, BCBA and Terry Grimes, MS, BCBA bring decades of experience... More > to this follow-up to the Inventory of Good Learner Repertoires. Good learner repertoires go well beyond typical “replacement” behaviors and most typically developing individuals acquire them with no formal teaching. Reading through the book you will quickly realize the staggering number of skills that we take for granted that may have to be specifically taught for learners to move forward academically and behaviorally. Teaching Good Learner Repertoires provides clear scripts for teaching these foundational skills, but also provides analyses, data recommendations, and “Dimension Grids”, that will turn you into an analyst, capable of identifying the most relevant current priorities for your student, seeing where the instruction is going, and problem-solving how to get there.< Less
Remember This... By Edward Bevilacqua
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The ability to memorize what we read is important; the ability to recite what we’ve memorized distinguishes us from our peers. This book provides the basic poems, prayers and speeches that... More > we've been taught throughout our lives and which we should know in order for us to be as effective as possible.< Less
The Hopeful Brain: NeuroRelational Repair for Disconnected Children and Youth By Dr. Paul W. Baker, Dr. Meredith White-McMahon
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Over the past two decades, significant advancement has been made in understanding the role the brain plays in human behavior. Along with this new and exciting information emerges a responsibility for... More > therapeutic professionals to have a solid understanding of the “brain basics” needed to support the lives of troubled children and youth. The Hopeful Brain authors provide a common-sense look at modern neuroscience and its application to positive youth development, psychology and educational support. Baker and White-McMahon take on the often daunting world of complex neuroscience and provide readers with practical strategies that are easy to use and apply across a variety of settings. This book explores the importance of using strength-based interventions and creating structured opportunities to “reimburse” troubled children and youth with positive experiences that teach and transform.< Less
Pre-Calculus 141 & 142 By Salah Abed et al.
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This book covers the content taught in Big Bend Community College's MATH 141 and MATH 142. It is an open source book created collaboratively under STEM grant funding.
The Applicant: An Insider's Guide to the College Admissions Process By Ishan Puri
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The Applicant is an admissions guide written by a Stanford University graduate intended for parents, students, college counselors, and anyone interested in the college admissions process. Instead of... More > promising "secrets", The Applicant uses the Perspective Method to facilitate students to develop their own reasons for learning, applying to college, and even finding a job. The Applicant motivates hands-on exercises for students that help them think about themselves and learn how to think about the college admissions process in a framework that is meaningful. In this way, it is unique in its approach and effective in its results.< Less
The Runes: A Deeper Journey By Kari C. Tauring
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What began as a second edition of the popular book The Runes: A Human Journey (published in 2007), has developed into a work which effectively replaces Tauring's original publication. The Runes: A... More > Deeper Journey maintains the "story telling" quality of its predecessor while delving more deeply into Norse cosmology and metaphysics, especially as they relate to divination and the use of runes as guides and energetic sign posts on life's journey.< Less
MTH070 Elementary Algebra By B M C C
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This book is designed for MTH070, Elementary Algebra, at BMCC. The student will study and demonstrate knowledge of basic algebraic notation, linear equations and inequalities, graphing, linear... More > systems, exponents, polynomials, and related application problems.< Less
Lessons in Writing By Scott Goodwell
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Lessons in Writing is a concise yet informative workbook for writers of all levels.
Bootstrap Teacher Binder By Emmanuel Schanzer et al.
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Bootstrap - a curriculum for Math and Computer science, aligned to the Common Core. Bootstrap teaches students how to program their own vidoegames using purely algebraic concepts, and is designed for... More > students ages 12-16. This binder is intended to provide a paper reference for teachers, but it lacks the embedded links to specific files or programs. The full lesson materials (links and all) can found at www.BootstrapWorld.org. This is the binder used during Bootstrap workshops during the 2014-2015 school year.< Less
The Graf Method for Spanish Language, Vol. 1: Spanish for Absolute Beginners By Dan Berges, Vanessa Montilla
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The Graf Method for Spanish Language, vol. 1: The effective Spanish language method successfully used by thousands of New Yorkers in their classes at Berges Institute. Learn all the basic Spanish... More > language sentence-building skills with this comprehensive course for beginners from Berges Institute. This program covers all the complete present tense along with a very solid foundation of basic vocabulary, motivating texts and clarifying examples.< Less
The Graf Method for Spanish Language, Vol 2: The Past Tense and Other Topics By Dan Berges, Vanessa Montilla
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If you are already familiar with the present tense, can introduce yourself, talk a little bit about yourself, ask other people about themselves, and you know some basic vocabulary (family, parts of... More > the body, and some everyday objects), this book is for you. In this volume, you will work on the past tense (it's called Pretérito Perfecto). You will improve your descriptive vocabulary as you learn how to tell stories of what you or other people did in the past.< Less
Education Saved My Life By Monchel Hollins
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This book is guaranteed to take parents, students, and educators on an emotional roller coaster ride. Discover how a poverty-stricken, teen mother and wife beat the odds and escaped poverty through... More > education.< Less
2015-2016 AISC Steel Student Design Competition Book - 2.0 By ACSA Press
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The Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) is pleased to announce the sixteenth annual steel design student competition for the 2015-2016 academic year. Administered by the... More > Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) and sponsored by the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC), the program is intended to challenge students, working individually or in teams, to explore a variety of design issues related to the use of steel in design and construction.< Less
Building Better Book Carts By Joel Stoehr
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Students at Parsons School of Design, New School University, studying within the School of Constructed Environments and the Masters of Design Studies programs enrolled in the class Topics: Furniture... More > Design, in the Fall of 2015 to collaboratively design and fabricate 4 book carts to aid the New York Public Library in its book exchange program within New York City detention centers at Rikers Island and the Manhattan Detention Complex. Starting in the spring of 2016, these carts were put into use by the NYPL in its Correctional Services Program. This book documents the design and build of these carts. The School of Constructed Environments at Parsons actively seeks to teach our students how to be socially responsible designers. Experiential learning, the learning that takes place by doing, is a necessary ingredient to satisfy that mission.< Less
The Learning Designer’s Guide to LEM By The Institute of Learning Environment Design
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Learning Environment Modeling, or LEM, provides a simple system for designing learning environments that uses an easy-to-understand language combined with a visual modeling process. LEM is used for... More > improving understanding, decision-making, and communication within learning environment design experiences.< Less
Taking the Mystery Out of Illinois School Finance, 9th Edition By Thomas A. Kersten
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Taking the Mystery Out of Illinois School Finance, 9th Edition has been significantly updated this year. In addition to providing the latest facts, figures, and legal requirements, it has been... More > expanded to include more topics especially related to revenues, financial projections, and emerging issues.< Less