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Fifteen Letters on Education in Singapore: Reflections from a Visit to Singapore in 2015 by a Delegation of Educators from Massachusetts By Fernando M. Reimers, E. B. O’Donnell
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When a group of educators from Massachusetts traveled to Singapore to visit schools and talk to teachers, teacher educators, and school and system-level leaders in the fall of 2015, they were... More > determined to learn how Singapore had built a high-performing education system. Singapore has transitioned from an education system focused simply on universal literacy and primary education to one that aims for universal high school graduation and post-secondary success. It has gone from a developing nation in 1965 to a first-world economy today—and it has done so largely by focusing on education. In this series of letters, members of the delegation identify the educational practices and policies that have enabled Singapore to become a prosperous knowledge economy. Many of their practices and successes could be transferred to the United States and elsewhere.< Less
OSA 2015-16 Yearbook 2nd Edition By Oakland School for the Arts
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Oakland School for the Arts Yearbook 2015-16 designed and produced by the students in OSA School of Digital Media.
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
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Education Law Review: Everything You Need to Know About Arizona School Law
AWS Yearbook 2015-2016 By shannon hollingsworth
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2015-2016 Austin Waldorf high school yearbook for all four classes: 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th grades.
Basic Fast Track By Lisa Lovejoy, Bill Coe
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Second edition with improved graphics to help you navigate a step-by-step workbook review of prealgebra and elementary algebra courses. Designed for students who have learned these subjects before... More > but need a refresher or mastery of additional topics to perform better on college placement tests. The objective is to save you time and money by placing you in the highest level course based on your refreshed mastery of the material. Prealgebra and Elementary Algebra concepts are separated into 42 concise and digestible lessons. Each lesson includes instructions, examples and step-by-step walk-throughs, as well as, key exercises and illustrated answers to help you master each topic and practice tests that allow you to monitor your progress.< Less
College Algebra, 3rd Edition By Carl Stitz, Jeff Zeager
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This is Chapters 1-9 of Precalculus, 3rd edition, by Carl Stitz and Jeff Zeager.
UAF Fast Track By Amy Barnsley, Judy Atkinson
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UAF Fast Track offers a review of Pre-algebra, Elementary & Intermediate Algebra concepts. The program and workbook are designed to save the student time and money by placing them in the... More > highest-level course possible based on mastery of the material. Fast Track was designed for students who have learned these subjects before and need a refresher overview or mastery of additional topics to perform better on college placement tests. This workbook contains lessons, practice tests and extra problems with solutions. Each lesson has an instructional area followed by some exercises. After the exercises there is an answer section that shows how each of the exercises is done. At the end of the book, there are extra problem sets for each lesson followed by the answers to those problem sets.< Less
Daily Reflections for School Leaders By Julie Hasson
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The job of a school leader is challenging. Many leaders describe their roles as unrelenting and overwhelming. At the same time, the work of a school leader has never been more important. Leaders must... More > nurture themselves so that they are able to nurture others. This book provides 185 daily doses of encouragement and reflection (one for each school day). Use the daily lessons and reflection questions to infuse your year with peace, hope and purpose.< Less
Spanish for Absolute Beginners By Berges Institute
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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
Where I Am From: A Collection of Poems from the Children of Uganda By Alicia McCauley, Laura Anderson, Kristine Sullivan
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In the summer of 2014, Educate for Change hosted writing workshops for children in northern Uganda. The student writers composed a collection of poems about where they're from that will capture your... More > heart and perhaps even give you renewed gratitude for the places and people you’re from. Each purchase of this collection ensures that Educate for Change will continue to empower the youth of northern Uganda by providing sustainable educational opportunities. Thank you for your support. Apwoyo matek.< Less
2016 Guard and Reserve Handbook By Military Handbooks
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This unique handbook, written specifically for the National Guard and Reserves, gives you everything you need to know about serving in the Reserve Component, including: drill pay and enlistment... More > bonuses; allowances like BAS and BAH; re-employment rights; education and training benefits specific to the Guard and Reserve; health care; and retirement. NOTE: All purchases of printed handbooks are FINAL. Refunds/Returns are NOT ACCEPTED. We strongly recommend viewing the handbook before buying it:< Less
2016-17 Collin College Catalog 20160419 By Collin College
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The Collin College Catalog provides students, faculty and staff with valuable resources and information, allowing them to make the most of their Collin College experience.
Improving the Interpreter’s Voice By Cyril Flerov, Michael Jacobs
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Simultaneous and consecutive interpreters must master control of their voice if they want to achieve perfection in the art of interpretation. This unique collaboration between a conference... More > interpreter who teaches simultaneous and consecutive interpretation and an actor who teaches public speaking and accent reduction for interpreters summarizes decades of experience in teaching interpretation, improving the voice, and mastering vocal techniques. The authors explore critical concepts such as: • finding your natural fundamental frequency so your voice is less subject to stress and fatigue; • using the fall intonation and nuclear tones to have more flexibility in simultaneous interpretation; and • giving listeners what they expect, minimizing a foreign accent, and using pauses appropriately.< Less
Polyglot: How I Learn Languages By Kató Lomb
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KATÓ LOMB (1909–2003) was one of the great polyglots of the 20th century. A translator and one of the first simultaneous interpreters in the world, Lomb worked in 16 languages for state... More > and business concerns in her native Hungary. She achieved further fame by writing books on languages, interpreting, and polyglots. Polyglot: How I Learn Languages, first published in 1970, is a collection of anecdotes and reflections on language learning. Because Dr. Lomb learned her languages as an adult, after getting a PhD in chemistry, the methods she used will be of particular interest to adult learners who want to master a foreign language.< Less
ʻElepaio and Pūnāwai: A Waipao Adventure By Vince Mahoney
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‘Elepaio and Pūnāwai: A Waipao Adventure is the story of how a curious forest bird, ‘Elepaio, befriends a freshwater spring, Pūnāwai. This talking spring explains to... More > ‘Elepaio how she and the native Hawaiian forest plants and animals are unhealthy due to many changes that happened over time. As their friendship grows, they also witness how the health of the forest, its plants and animals, and Pūnāwai herself are restored when students and their families start to care for the land.< Less
GEOMETRY: Volume I By James Tanton
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This book is Tanton's take on a standard high-school geometry course.
Cornucopia of Memories By Students at the Bronx High School of Business
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There’s a saying in Spanish that goes “No cuentes los años, cuenta los recuerdos” (Don’tcount the years, count the memories). Like so often happens, a little gets lost... More > in translation, a word play in this case. Rather than “counting”, you should “tell” your memories. Sharing their stories became a mission for the students at Bronx High School of Business. Three teachers and their students embarked on a journey that captured the myriad of life experiences that were collected in “Cornucopia of Memories”.< Less
Cochise College 2016-2017 Catalog By SmartCatalog
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Cochise College 2016-2017 Catalog Published May 2016 Douglas, AZ
NACTA Journal Volume 60, Supplement 1 By NACTA Journal
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NACTA abstracts accepted for presentations at the 2016 Annual NACTA Conference at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa.
Voices from the Nest By Pacific Crest Middle School
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The stories found in this collection illustrate the individual and collective experiences of our school community. We believe that by sharing our stories we will understand each other better, build... More > a school culture that empowers individual voices, and leave a legacy for future learners to follow.< Less
Writing Our Stories, Chasing Our Dreams By Brooklyn Collaborative
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Personal Narratives by the Class of 2016 at Brooklyn Collaborative
Mid-America Creative Writing Book By ACSI Students
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A compilation of superior-rated Creative Writing pieces from ACSI Mid-America Region.
Beloit Elementary School 2015-2016 Yearbook By Beloit Elementary
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BES and the BES Site Council are excited about providing you the opportunity to order a yearbook. This very affordable yearbook is being designed by BES Staff. We hope that you enjoy this keepsake!
2016 Tate Conference By J.P. Cavigelli
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2016 Annual Tate Geological Conference in Casper, Wyoming at Casper College.