Many African American males are headed down the wrong paths in school and society, but that’s mostly because we as a community do not understand the challenges they face.
In this guide, Dr.... More > Alfred Brinkley, an African American studies scholar and alternative school administrator, explores how to boost the odds of success for at-risk, African American males. He focuses on helping teachers, parents, and students to
promote a lifetime love of reading;
narrow the achievement gap;
encourage self-esteem and intrinsic motivation; and
hone parenting and mentoring skills.
Leaving your comfort zone and learning why this group of students needs support can better equip you to establish a relationship based on mutual respect. Educating, inspiring, and motivating at-risk African American males requires a support system that can prepare them to succeed. Students, parents, teachers, administrators, and community leaders can begin to do their part with Courageous Expectations.< Less
Can Girls Run the World?
The time has come for you to confront the challenges of your life, paying special attention to your mind, body and spirit. It is time to heal yourself of past hurts and to... More > acknowledge that you have the power to change your life.
The journey of change begins today! It may be difficult at first, but after taking small steps, the quest will become easier. I believe that we possess personal power that will help us make small choices and big changes in our lives. This energy that lives inside will inspire us to change our thoughts, actions and relationships with ourselves and others.
What you will need for this journey is simple. You will need a willing heart and a pen. This journal was created for you to write freely within its pages. After it is completed, it will testify about your emotional wellness and your readiness to live an empowered life.< Less
The Journal of Case Studies in Education (JCSE) publishes original, unpublished case manuscripts relating educational situations from K - 12 and higher education. It is designed to provide the... More > education professional a venue to share original situations with other educators. Cases from a broad range of topics are appropriate for consideration in the JCSE providing the focus of the work is educational situations.< Less
Catalogue of Naskapi Books, posters, promotional items and electronic resources pertaining to the Naskapi language and
This catalogue is provided in order to make available to the Naskapi... More > community and any other interested individuals the means of access and distribution of these resources. Many language, culture and translation projects are ongoing, and the Corporation also initiates new projects to meet the educational and linguistic needs of the community as part of its language development plan. Please feel free to contact the Board of Directors for more information or to suggest other Naskapi language development projects for the future.< Less
A Playful Path, the new book by games guru and fun theorist Bernard De Koven, serves as a collection of ideas and tools to help us bring our playfulness back into the open. When we find ourselves... More > forgetting the life of the game or the game of life, the joy of form or the content, the play of brain or mind, body or spirit, this book can help us return to that which our soul is heir.< Less
This book provides you with a set of tools to design your path to technical freedom on the trombone to develop your artistry and musical identity. Inside you will find ideas, concepts and practical... More > examples to aid you in your journey as a developing jazz trombonist. I hope that these ideas will foster inspiration for you to improve each day. Concepts include: Sound Development, Jazz Vocabulary, Tune Learning, Improvising, and more!< Less
The ISA Core Course has been taught since the late 1970’s. It has been in the forefront of presenting personal property appraisal methodology and principles for the industry and the public. ... More > It has been revised at various times throughout the history of ISA, but this version has received the most notable attention since the late 1990’s. It contains new lessons, updates to current regulations, current appraisal checklists and samples, an easy to navigate table of contents, and an exhaustive index.< Less
This calendar is the product of our study on calendars, holidays, famous historical Americans, U.S. symbols, California symbols, and number sense concepts to 30. Each kindergartner selected a month,... More > made a calendar page, and created accompanying artwork.< Less
In the pages of Grade Transformer for the Modern Student are detailed step-by-step educational solutions and quick tips that have helped transform unlikely candidates into academic winners and... More > scholastic achievers.
You will learn from the expertise of an educational specialist with over 21 years of experience of helping students transform lower grades into higher grades and raise their GPAs.
The student will learn practical ways to write papers, essays, and answer essay questions that can be impressive.
Grade Transformer for the Modern Student provides students with easy tips and academic strategies to help them improve their ability to understand and retain pertinent information during lectures and direct teaching times.
Students will learn proven methods to help them study more effectively to help teenagers gain academic success.
Why spend months and years trying to figure out the scholastic secrets of top academic achieving students when they are available.< Less
Educators feel at times that the challenges and hurdles in educational settings are insurmountable. If you are one of those teachers, take a deep breath and acknowledge the strength, wisdom, and... More > power you already have to make a difference every day for your students!
In SOS! Save Our Students, Lori Bitar offers portraits of several students she has worked with to illustrate how teachers and adults who work with youth can change their behaviors to unleash their super-HERO behaviors, which she defines as follows:
H: Do they help, not hinder?
E: Do they engage, not exclude?
R: Do they resuscitate, not ruin?
O: Do they overjoy, not obliterate?
How can you use this practical guide to unleash your inner super-HERO? As you review each case study presented, you can learn how to reframe, shape, and unleash specific behaviors to help students experience success. There is no need to wait for anybody—you are already a super-HERO, and it’s time to unleash it!< Less
This is a textbook for differential calculus with explanations, examples, worked solutions, problem sets and answers. It has been reviewed by calculus instructors and class-tested by them and the... More > author.
Topics are typically introduced by way of applications, and the text contains the usual theorems and techniques of a first course in calculus. Besides technique practice and applications of the techniques, the examples and problem sets are also designed to help students develop a visual and conceptual understanding of the main ideas of differential calculus.
The exposition and problem sets have been highly rated by reviewers.< Less
This is a textbook for 4th quarter calculus covering the Vectors, Vector-Valued Functions, Functions of Several Variables, and Double Integrals. It has explanations, examples, worked solutions,... More > problem sets and answers. It has been reviewed by calculus instructors and class-tested by them and the author. Besides technique practice and applications of the techniques, the examples and problem sets are also designed to help students develop a visual and conceptual understanding of the main ideas. The exposition and problem sets have been highly rated by reviewers.< Less
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:
A training and reference guidebook for the Cessna 172. A companion to the pilot's operating handbook, expanding on the information provided, explaining in depth the technical information and... More > operating procedures and providing tips to improve airmanship. Great for support to structured practical flight training on the aircraft or as a reference manual for pilots who already fly the aircraft. Compiled from manufacturers' maintenance manuals, a range of Cessna 172 Pilot Operating Handbooks from various models, and the authors' personal experience as flight instructors and charter pilots on the C172. The explanations are straight forward and easy to understand with photographs, diagrams, and schematics. The flight operations section includes standard practices for normal, abnormal and emergency flight operations, including performance planning, and sample calculations.< Less
This is a textbook for 3rd quarter calculus covering the three main topics of (1) calculus with polar coordinates and parametric equations, (2) infinite series, and (3) vectors in 3D. It has... More > explanations, examples, worked solutions, problem sets and answers. It has been reviewed by calculus instructors and class-tested by them and the author. Besides technique practice and applications of the techniques, the examples and problem sets are also designed to help students develop a visual and conceptual understanding of the main ideas. The exposition and problem sets have been highly rated by reviewers.< Less
This is a textbook for integral calculus with explanations, examples, worked solutions, problem sets and answers. It has been reviewed by calculus instructors and class-tested by them and the... More > author.
The definite integral is introduced by Riemann sums as a way to evaluate “signed” areas, and the text contains the usual theorems and techniques of a first course in calculus. Besides technique practice and applications of the techniques, the examples and problem sets are also designed to help students develop a visual and conceptual understanding of the main ideas of integral calculus.
The exposition and problem sets have been highly rated by reviewers.< Less
Best Foot Forward – A Teen’s Guide to Study Skills, Motivation, and Good Health is an integration of a How-To and a Spiritual/Personal Growth Resource book for Young Adults (12-17). The... More > easy-to-use and effective book can be read from front to back, or be used as a quick reference manual. This teen life-book offers a wide range of topics to empower teens to make good choices in and outside the school environment. This inspiring book has great potential to enrich teens from all walks of life and ability levels. This heartfelt book helps students embrace a passion for life-long learning, self-improvement, confidence building, self-discovery, and good character. Students are encouraged to strive to reach their creative and dynamic abilities. Other focuses include stress reduction, promoting mental and physical well-being, and creating successful attitudes. Students are challenged to become effective learners and thinkers.< Less
This book discusses differences between African and American culture, to help prevent cultural miscommunications which might poison or ruin relationships between Africans and Americans. I am lucky to... More > have lived in both Africa and America, and I feel priviledged and obliged to share my views and experiences with others.< Less
This is a collection of the 10 best stories written for and by Karen children in refugee camps over 10 years of the Drum Publication Group's annual story writing competition for Children. In Sgaw... More > Karen language< Less