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S.A.G.E. UNIversity A Collection of Stories By Seniors of NewAldaya Lifescapes and the University of Northern Iowa
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S.A.G.E. UNIversity ® Seniors Acquire Generational Experiences In partnership with: the University of Northern Iowa. An exciting opportunity that connects older adults and senior-level... More > college students! Newly founded in 2014, S.A.G.E. UNIversity’s® inspiration grew out of NewAldaya Lifescapes’ innovative initiative to help others Live Better and Live Well. As a non-profit retirement destination, NewAldaya’s award-winning initiative offers a holistic approach to the health and well-being among older adults, both on the NewAldaya campus and in the greater community. S.A.G.E. UNIversity ® is a platform for conversations between NewAldaya residents and students in the Human Relations course at the University of Northern Iowa. It is a natural fit with NewAldaya’s goal for giving residents social opportunities to connect with, learn from, share experiences with and appreciate the similarities and differences between and among generations. These short stories depict just that!< Less
Freaking Awesome Campus Recruiting Visits By Dan Tudor
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A guide for college coaches who want to redesign their campus recruiting visits for sports prospects.
MIS/Education By In Progress
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This viewing guide is designed to assist youth, parents and educators in presenting videos from the “MIS/Education” project. Please take the time to read each video description listed... More > on pages 7 through 41. Choose 2-3 videos that you feel will connect with others and begin a conversation. The guide will provide you with sample discussion questions, exercises and steps that can be taken to start presenting your own videos stories.< Less
Diving Deep in Community Engagement: A Model for Professional Development By Mandi McReynolds, Emily Shields
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In Summer 2013, a group of practitioner-scholars in higher education community engagement committed to developing a new resource to help guide professional development, career advancement, and unit... More > guidance in the civic and community engagement field. Through a collective process, they developed a framework of competencies for community engagement professionals. These four areas, as outlined in the publication, are Organizational Manager, Institutional Strategic Leader, Field Contributor, and Community Innovator. The purpose of the book is to support strategic professional development and it should be used to help community engagement professionals to reflect on their own practice and growth. This reflective practice should be connected to wider discussions of how campuses can continue to institutionalize civic and community engagement, and the book provides concrete ways for community engagement professionals to link personal vocation to systemic change.< Less
2015 Conference By Rudy Pugliese
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Proceedings of the 2015 Conference for Undergraduate Research in Communication
Courage to Learn By Daniel Ortega, Ph.D.
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Textbook on how to successfully transfer to a university from a community college
Man, Woman and Child By Dr. Delbert Blair
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What is the true meaning of being a man? How about being a woman or a child? What are those vibratory energies flowing through us? Are you aware of them? Where do we come from? Where are we heading... More > to? Does “the battle of the sexes” make any sense? Are we really that different one from another, men from women? How about concentrating on what we have in common? Are we the result of chaotic chance or is there a Creator? How could we access ancestral, transcendental teachings? In this series of lectures, the author concentrates on penetrating the deep spirituality of our species, taking us into a journey from ancient beliefs to modern philosophies, not to mention scientific studies, in order to explain many of our physical processes, to then adventure in the psychic realm.< Less
FT MSREI 2015 Student Profiles -- 2015/03 Black-and-White By Daniel B. Kohlhepp, Lin Mao
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Full-time Master of Science in Real Estate and Infrastructure (FT MSREI) is an intensive, 12-month graduate investment and finance program at Johns Hopkins Carey Business School Edward St. John Real... More > Estate Program. This handbook illustrates the students, curriculum, activities, and opportunities within the program based in Washington, DC.< Less
The Enitan Story Annual Report 2013/2014 By Enitan Story
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The Enitan Story Book documents the journey of the organization since inception in August 2013.
Stepping Stones to Bigger Faith By Joyce Herzog
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37 Devotions perfectly written for children ages 5-10. this is a unique devotional book that opens up rich spiritual issues and invites children to take steps to a bigger faith. Each devotion... More > includes the text of an appropriate verse from the King James version.< Less
The Fundamentals of Teaching English as a Foreign Language By International TEFL Academy
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The Fundamentals of Teaching English as a Foreign Language Course Book is used for TEFL classes with International TEFL Academy that begin in 2015. TEFL is the acronym for Teaching English as a... More > Foreign Language, or simply, English language instruction for non-native speakers. Also known as Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) or English Language Teaching (ELT), the field of TEFL/TESOL is one of the fastest growing educational fields in the world, presenting thousands of excellent professional opportunities in all corners of the globe to native and fluent English speakers who achieve their TEFL/TESOL certification.< Less
mindfish SAT / ACT 2.6.15 By mindfish
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Written by Bill Huston and Ryan Krug, two graduates of Stanford University and the founders of mindfish Test Preparation, the mindfish Guide to the SAT and ACT is a comprehensive resource to help you... More > achieve your best scores on college entrance exams.< Less
Less than an NSF Fee: The ABCs of Financial Literacy By LaToya D. Cheek
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If you have a bank account, it’s probably happened to you: The bank charged you a nonsufficient-funds fee—otherwise known as an NSF fee. Perhaps you mismanaged your account, and... More > you’re to blame. Or perhaps you didn’t understand what types of fees you could be liable for in the first place. LaToya D. Cheek, who spent many years as the branch manager in the financial services industry, provides an insider’s view of how the banking profession seeks to make money. Along the way, she shares tips about how you can keep more money in your pocket instead of giving it to others. Beyond understanding how banks work, she explains how to take charge of your financial future, including how to: communicate with creditors when facing a hardship; negotiate entry into loan modification programs; avoid filing bankruptcy even when times are tough; pay off debt and re-establish good credit.< Less
Smooth Transitions: A Career/Education and Life Skills Planner By David Vandy, Myra Vandy
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Imagine you are living the life you really want to live. In just a few hours, you can build a framework, creating your plan for your future. SMOOTH TRANSITIONS IS Your all in one tool to get you... More > from where you are to where you really want to be. • Clear and concise • Easy to use • Comprehensive yet personal • Flexible SMOOTH TRANSITIONS Will help you: • To get started! • Create your path to your Future • Set goals for yourself • Make realistic plans to help you reach your goals • Acquire the skills to prepare for life on your own • Experiment with several career options before making a commitment • Save and manage your money • Build your resume • Become the decision maker in your life • Create the life you really want to have!< Less
2015 US Military Retired Handbook By Military Handbooks
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Welcome to retirement! You have worked long and hard to earn military retirement, and now you are about to start enjoying the rewards that your service has earned you. You are going to find that the... More > transition from active duty military to military retirement is not necessarily easy. Compared to the inevitable stresses encountered in a long career of military service, it’s a piece of cake. Still, it's a big step psychologically and represents a major change in what you do each day. Many battle-hardened veterans are caught off guard by just how stressful the change is. There are many complicated rules and regulations to cope with, and just dealing with all of these and choosing among potentially competing benefits can be a real challenge. NOTE: This handbook is NON-REFUNDABLE (unless damaged upon receipt) and we strongly recommend viewing the handbook BEFORE purchasing it:< Less
Classroom Preparation, Readiness, + Strategies By Gary A. Miller, Ph.D.
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Just as CPR can be used to save lives, CPR+S can breathe new life into your teaching skills. CPR+S combines the research of today with the wisdom of the past to help you connect with your students as... More > never before. You will learn how to harness the best practices of the profession and, more importantly, how to apply those practices to strengthen comprehension and accelerate learning. Whether you are a kindergarten teacher, or a college professor, a public school teacher or a home school tutor, a college undergraduate or a religious instructor, I invite you to join me in reaching out and connecting more effectively to your students.< Less
Chess Workbook By William Clausen
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This new chess workbook is designed as a supplement for chess coaches to give to every student. The student will write answers in the book. The workbook follows an 18 lesson program. The first six... More > lessons, Chess 101, are designed for a person that is completely new to chess. The second six lessons, Chess 102, is designed to help a beginner learn some of the tools commonly used in chess. The third six lessons, Chess 103, is designed to help a beginner prepare for tournament play. In full this workbook contains all the foundations needed to begin playing chess. This book does not contain lessons or instructions on how to play. It is a workbook to test understanding of lesson material.< Less
Stories Untold: College Preparation Through the Experiences of High-Achieving Students By Stacey Price Brown, Ph.D.
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The challenges that face African American students seeking a higher education are well documented, but high-performing and gifted students continue to succeed in going to college and thriving once... More > they arrive there. In this study, author Stacey Price Brown, PhD, looks at the educational experience through the eyes of a selection of these students. For them, the college planning process begins in early childhood, and it does not end until high school graduation. Through these students’ stories, Brown offers practical recommendations on how to create a culture that promotes the value of higher education. Learn how to help students develop competitive college applications; gain admittance to the college of their choice; set high expectations for themselves; and leverage supportive environments. Designed to help students, parents, and educators, Stories Untold presents the journeys of talented students who have navigated the curves in the long road that leads to college.< Less
The J-M Institute English for All Workbook IV By Jennifer Williams, PhD, Michael Ogwal, PhD, CNS
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Welcome to the J-M Institute English for All Workbook Study Series! Each Workbook numbers I through V correspond to the fifteen-week lessons taught at the J-M Institute Private Home/High School. ... More > The basis of the curriculum corresponds with the most efficient steps to mastering English, making the learning experience as true to real life use as possible.< Less
The J-M Institute Private/Home High School Workbook - IV By Jennifer Williams, PhD, Michael Ogwal, PhD, CNS
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The J-M Institute Private/Home High School Workbook IV is the fourth in the series of five workbooks. These study books are designed to complement the fifteen-weeks of face-to-face and/or online... More > study to complete a high school diploma or prepare for the GED.< Less
K8-5-1311 Grade 5 Tasks By Illustrative Mathematics
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In this booklet you will find a collection of mathematical tasks for Grade 5. Each task has: • A problem statement; • A collection of Common Core State Standards to which the task... More > applies; • A commentary discussing the pedagogical and mathematical concepts pertinent to the task; • One or more solutions for the problem at hand. The tasks were created to clarify the meaning of the Standards for a variety of stakeholders, particularly for teachers and teacher leaders. We hope that they are useful to spark discussions and enable collegial conversations. They can serve as a starting place for professional development activities.< Less
Strong Foundations in Mathematics: Drills and Problem Solving By Delroy Pierre
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The mastery of mathematics requires a strong foundation in the fundamentals and ample practice. This books aims to allow you to master mathematics by giving you numerous opportunities to practice the... More > basic concepts of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of whole numbers, decimals and fractions. These concepts are then put into use in solving the numerous word problems throughout the book. Students are urged to solve the problems with paper and pencil first then check the answers using a calculator.< Less
¡A Conversar! Level 1 Student Book (2nd Edition) By Tara Bradley Williams
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The 4-level ¡A Conversar! conversational Spanish series was designed for the adult learner classroom, with each Level covering approximately 16 hours of instruction...perfect for community... More > colleges and continuing education courses! The focus is on communication, not grammar, utilizing fun, and low-pressure activities, games, and exercises to "bridge the gap in comunicación." The Level 1 introductory course has been designed specifically for the adult learner who has never formally studied Spanish or for those who have traveled or studied a bit, but struggle to form sentences. The Level 1 workbook and downloadable mp3 files include greetings and introductions, colors, numbers, basic food ingredients and cooking actions, parts of the body, Spanish pronunciation, likes/dislikes, family, time, small talk, prices, and simple conversational language. Click here to download the audio files.< Less
Best Practices in Student Transportation By Dan Roberts
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Creating and maintaining a safe, efficient, and cost effective pupil transportation operation is in the interest of all concerned with K-12 education. Managing a day-to-day business like student... More > transportation within a school district affects the entire community. For those of you involved in delivering this service, we applaud your commitment to students, parents, and administrators, and hope that this book offers insights into how to make your job not just better, but easier.< Less
Grammar Concept Charts and Verb Tense Studies Made Easy By Arlette Johnson
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Exciting and engaging grammar instruction can set the foundation for developing an “English ear” in second language learners. Written in a lesson plan format, each grammar concept lesson... More > references ELP standards, content and language objectives, embedded DSI lessons, as well as academic and content vocabulary. Many of the lessons include interactive activities that will encourage discussion among students and further solidify the concepts learned. The final section of the book contains step-by-step instructions on how to conduct a verb tense study. A teacher worksheet and kid friendly objectives precede each of the studies. Teachers can copy the teacher worksheet to chart paper and begin the verb tense study immediately. Student worksheets are also included to test individual student knowledge once the direct lesson and group work has been concluded. Who knew that teaching grammar could be so much fun?< Less