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Story Proof

Author : Kendall Haven
ISBN : 9780313095870
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Like Stephen Krashen's important work in The Power of Reading, Story Proof collects and analyzes the research that validates the importance of story, story reading, and storytelling to the brain development and education of children and adults. Accomplished researcher and storyteller Kendall Haven, establishes the need for understanding the research findings in neural psychology and brain development and the value of a common definition of story if one is to fully grasp the importance and necessity of story to the development of the human mind. To support his case, he reviews a wealth of research from storytellers, teachers, and others who have experienced the power of story firsthand. The author has collected anecdotal experiences from over 100 performing storytellers and from 1,800 story practitioners (mostly teachers) who have made extensive use of stories. He has read more than 150 qualitative and quantitative research studies that discuss the effectiveness of stories and/or storytelling for one or more specific applications (education, organizational management, knowledge management, medical and narrative therapy, etc.). Forty of these studies were literature reviews and comparative studies including analysis of over 1,000 studies and descriptive articles. He has also gathered research evidence from his own story performances for total audiences of over 4 million and from conducting story writing workshops with 200,000 students and 40,000 teachers.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Proof Of Angels

Author : Ptolemy Tompkins
ISBN : 9781471156250
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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In March 2015, millions worldwide were captivated by news reports of the dramatic rescue of an 18-month old girl, Lily Groesbeck, who'd somehow survived fourteen hours in an overturned car, submerged in an icy-cold Utah river, after her mother apparently lost control of the vehicle. Police officers arrived at the scene and heard a woman's voice spurring them on: 'Please hurry, there isn't much time.' Yet, once the two victims were recovered, it was clear the voice could not have come from Lily's mother: she'd been killed on impact. How to explain this modern-day miracle? Ptolemy Tompkins, New York Times bestselling collaborator, with the help of responding officer, Tyler Beddoes will do just that. PROOF OF ANGELS will be the first mainstream trade book to effectively address a topic that has captivated individuals across cultures, age groups and religious beliefs for centuries. This deeply engaging, hard-hitting book is poised to do for angels what PROOF OF HEAVEN, the internationalbestseller by Eben Alexander on which Ptolemy Tompkins collaborated, did for Near Death Experiences. Tyler Beddoes' compelling story launches a sweeping inquiry into the evidence supporting the existence of spiritual beings. Weaving real-life stories into a rich narrative exploring the history, nature and significance of angels in our lives, this book will appeal to the enormous audience who have bought books such as PROOF OF HEAVEN. PROOF OF ANGELS is poised to join the ranks of major bestselling inspirationaltitles by offering readers not only a highly entertaining look into a universally fascinating topic but by also delivering afresh, well-constructed and deeply reassuring message: we are not alone.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Legal Evidence And Proof

Author : Henry Prakken
ISBN : 9781317106296
Genre : Law
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As a result of recent scandals concerning evidence and proof in the administration of criminal justice - ranging from innocent people on death row in the United States to misuse of statistics leading to wrongful convictions in The Netherlands and elsewhere - inquiries into the logic of evidence and proof have taken on a new urgency both in an academic and practical sense. This study presents a broad perspective on logic by focusing on inference not just in isolation but as embedded in contexts of procedure and investigation. With special attention being paid to recent developments in Artificial Intelligence and the Law, specifically related to evidentiary reasoning, this book provides clarification of problems of logic and argumentation in relation to evidence and proof. As the vast majority of legal conflicts relate to contested facts, rather than contested law, this volume concerning facts as prime determinants of legal decisions presents an important contribution to the field for both scholars and practitioners.
Category: Law

Without Proof Or Evidence

Author : O. K. Bouwsma
ISBN : 0803262272
Genre : Philosophy
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In Without Proof or Evidence O. K. Bouwsma weaves through the central topics of Western religion: the rationality of religious belief, the nature of Christianity, the promise of eternal life, the definition of faith, and proofs of the existence of God. When he works with the problems of Descartes or Moore or Wittgenstein, surveying the marketplace of language in which we all have commerce, he has the familiarity of an experienced trader. But in his work with the problems of Anselm or Nietzsche or Kierkegaard, in which the Scriptures move between background and foreground, there is another dimension, a concern with whether the Scriptures have been properly understood, what such an understanding might be, and how it affects someone who so understands them.
Category: Philosophy

Arguments Stories And Criminal Evidence

Author : Floris J. Bex
ISBN : 9400701403
Genre : Law
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In this book a theory of reasoning with evidence in the context of criminal cases is developed. The main subject of this study is not the law of evidence but rather the rational process of proof, which involves constructing, testing and justifying scenarios about what happened using evidence and commonsense knowledge. A central theme in the book is the analysis of ones reasoning, so that complex patterns are made more explicit and clear. This analysis uses stories about what happened and arguments to anchor these stories in evidence. Thus the argumentative and the narrative approaches from the research in legal philosophy and legal psychology are combined. Because the book describes its subjects in both an informal and a formal style, it is relevant for scholars in legal philosophy, AI, logic and argumentation theory. The book can also appeal to practitioners in the investigative and legal professions, who are interested in the ways in which they can and should reason with evidence.
Category: Law

Joseph Story And The Encyclopedia Americana

Author : Joseph Story
ISBN : 9781584775287
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Contains a little-known series of legal essays written by Joseph Story for the first edition of the Encyclopedia Americana, edited by Francis Lieber.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Proof From The Light And Darkness

Author : Spencer J
ISBN : 9781449019273
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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This book, "Proof from the Light and Darkness" intends to prove many divine truths to many people. Many will accept it as proof while many will not. The following are seven of such truths this book will prove: 1) God is a living, eternal and a superior being. 2) The soul is a living and unique pattern of energy created by God and should not be confused with the spirit. 3) God is a union of two entities, which were the first souls to exist male and female therefore God can be him or her. 4) God comes to Earth periodically as Christ-incarnate in the body of a man and a woman. 5) Jesus of Nazareth and Mary of Bethany (the Magdalene) were the Christ's two thousand years ago. 6) Spencer John Atkinson and Pamela Theresa Atkinson are the new names and bodies of the same Christ, Jesus and Mary Magdalene. 7) Heaven is a real and eternally joyful place in another dimension of space. These seven topics and more is a result or a chain reaction from the main proof, God has given me; proof that I am the incarnate soul of Jesus of Nazareth and my wife and I are the Christ. Have no fear; this book is not just another book on religion, however, in order to prove Jesus' soul is back incarnate, the King James Bible must be used, not for its Christian theology or religious teachings, instead for its Divine Arrangements (blueprint, map of predictions or prophecies) concerning the return of Jesus Christ. It's time to stop the confusion caused by so many different beliefs by adding common sense, logic, and deductive reasoning, leading to proof that might be realized by all faiths.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Story Telling For Overall Growth

Author : Asha Thorat
ISBN : 9781468947601
Genre : Self-Help
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After reading this book you will understand clearly about the connection between attachment and storytelling. Storytelling plays a great role in learning and emotional and social development of children. It is a process of enduring a bond between a child and an adult during the early years of life that influences future life of the child. Creativeness, play, imagination and fun are the necessary ingredients of healthy and happy childhood. Storytelling is vital parts of creativeness, fun and imagination that improve the mental and emotional development of children.
Category: Self-Help

Supreme Court Justice Joseph Story

Author : R. Kent Newmyer
ISBN : 9780807864029
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The primary founder and guiding spirit of the Harvard Law School and the most prolific publicist of the nineteenth century, Story served as a member of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1811 to 1845. His attitudes and goals as lawyer, politician, judge, and legal educator were founded on the republican values generated by the American Revolution. Story's greatest objective was to fashion a national jurisprudence that would carry the American people into the modern age without losing those values.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Teaching And Learning Proof Across The Grades

Author : Despina A. Stylianou
ISBN : 9781135856755
Genre : Education
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A Co-Publication of Routledge for the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) In recent years there has been increased interest in the nature and role of proof in mathematics education; with many mathematics educators advocating that proof should be a central part of the mathematics education of students at all grade levels. This important new collection provides that much-needed forum for mathematics educators to articulate a connected K-16 "story" of proof. Such a story includes understanding how the forms of proof, including the nature of argumentation and justification as well as what counts as proof, evolve chronologically and cognitively and how curricula and instruction can support the development of students’ understanding of proof. Collectively these essays inform educators and researchers at different grade levels about the teaching and learning of proof at each level and, thus, help advance the design of further empirical and theoretical work in this area. By building and extending on existing research and by allowing a variety of voices from the field to be heard, Teaching and Learning Proof Across the Grades not only highlights the main ideas that have recently emerged on proof research, but also defines an agenda for future study.
Category: Education

The Story Of Science

Author : Michael Mosley
ISBN : 1845335473
Genre : History
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About the Book : - Accompanying a landmark BBC television series, "Science Story" traces the breakthroughs in every area of science from classical times to today. Throughout, the award-winning authors show us the big historical picture too. Great science happens when brilliant minds collide with new discoveries and tools at specific points in time. These intriguing and sometimes quirky insights are summarized in unique 'Connections' diagrams throughout the book. And we see the powerful and poignant human stories behind the discoveries. Scientists have always struggled against prejudice and closed minds - often their own. It takes a great deal of evidence to shift our world view. Challenging many of our assumptions about the history of science this is the perfect guide to where science has come from and why it is so vital today. About the Authors : - Michael Mosley's background is fascinatingly diverse. After studying politics, philosophy and economics at Oxford University, he worked for two years as a banker in the City of London. He then left to study medicine, before becoming a producer and presenter of science programmes for the BBC. Following his work on an award-winning documentary first broadcast in 1994, which revealed a proposed link between Helicobacter pylori and gastric ulcers, the British Medical Association gave Michael a gold award and the title of Medical Journalist of the Year. John Lynch, the Head of Science at the BBC, is an award-winning producer, director and author. As a producer and director he made several television series, covering everything from the eruption of Mount St Helens to the Nobel prize-winning discovery of buckminsterfullerene and the dinosaur-hunting expeditions in the Gobi Desert. He was the executive producer of the BBC's international hit 'Walking With Dinosaurs', netting a BAFTA and an Emmy in the process. He has also written the books Wild Weather, Walking With Cavemen and Earth: The Power Of The Planet, which accompanied their respective BBC television series.
Category: History

Persuasive Proof

Author : Dave Barkey
ISBN : 9781449781026
Genre : Fiction
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Readers of Persistent Pursuit will pick up the story of Brad and Stella Crosley after they settled into their north central Iowa wooded hideaway they call Haven Acres. Their tranquility is disrupted by the nocturnal arrival of an uninvited guest. Will their marriage survive the threat of a triangular relationship as they tackle the multiple issues of another inhabitant of Haven Acres? Will their newfound faith in Christ withstand the challenges they will face? Will Stella, who previously abandoned her husband and infant son, assume the role of faithful wife and devoted mother? Find out if the Crosleys manage to achieve persuasive proof. “I was delighted to find that Haven Acres was still very much alive in Persuasive Proof, the sequel to Dave Barkey’s first novel Persistent Pursuit. The familiar and memorable personalities continue their adventures. Brad Crosley, principal of the local elementary school, and his wife Stella are in the process of making a comfortable Christian home for their son Gerald. The author beautifully and sensitively draws the reader into Brad’s struggles to balance his responsibilities among nurturing his family, running the elementary school, participating in church activities, and cultivating relationships in the community. The story intensifies as Brad and Stella reach out to a desperate Sally, offering shelter and hope. This new-found hope is threatened by unforeseen challenges only to realize later that God had a better plan. Thank you, Dave Barkey, for another inspiring book and I’m already anticipating the next. “ Dean W. Tuttle Professor Emeritus, University of Northern Colorado
Category: Fiction

Burdens Of Proof

Author : Susanna Egan
ISBN : 9781554583508
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Autobiographical impostures, once they come to light, appear to us as outrageous, scandalous. They confuse lived and textual identity (the person in the world and the character in the text) and call into question what we believe, what we doubt, and how we receive information. In the process, they tell us a lot about cultural norms and anxieties. Burdens of Proof: Faith, Doubt, and Identity in Autobiography examines a broad range of impostures in the United States, Canada, and Europe, and asks about each one: Why this particular imposture? Why here and now? Susanna Egan’s historical survey of texts from early Christendom to the nineteenth century provides an understanding of the author in relation to the text and shows how plagiarism and other false claims have not always been regarded as the frauds we consider them today. She then explores the role of the media in the creation of much contemporary imposture, examining in particular the cases of Jumana Hanna, Norma Khouri, and James Frey. The book also addresses ethnic imposture, deliberate fictions, plagiarism, and ghostwriting, all of which raise moral, legal, historical, and cultural issues. Egan concludes the volume with an examination of how historiography and law failed to support the identities of European Jews during World War II, creating sufficient instability in Jewish identity and doubt about Jewish wartime experience that the impostor could step in. This textual erasure of the Jews of Europe and the refashioning of their experiences in fraudulent texts are examples of imposture as an outcrop of extreme identity crisis. The first to examine these issues in North America and Europe, Burdens of Proof will be of interest to scholars of life writing and cultural studies.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Oh Yeah Proof It Grade 6

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ISBN : 9781624421655
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Oh Yeah? Proof It provides the student an opportunity to grow their language arts skills while being Editor-In-Chief! This helpful classroom resource enhances a student's understanding of the importance of proofreading. Presented as a school newspaper, students have the opportunity to edit a variety of newspaper articles, including school news, play reviews, advertisements, and even comics! The activities not only help students identify mistakes in written text, but also allow them to become more confident in their own writing, reinforcing essential grammar, spelling and other language arts skills. A complete answer key is also provided for the student or teacher to check their work.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Living Proof

Author : John Capecci
ISBN : 0983870306
Genre : Business & Economics
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The first comprehensive guide to telling a personal story as an advocate or spokesperson for a cause or organization.
Category: Business & Economics

How We Got From There To Here A Story Of Real Analysis

Author : Eugene Boman
ISBN : 9781312348691
Genre : Science
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This book is an introductory real analysis textbook, presented through the lens of history. That is, it proposes that an effective way to motivate the highly non-intuitve definitions and theorems encountered in an introductory, college level Real Analysis course is via one of the stories (there are many) of the historical development of the subject, from its intuitive beginnings to modern rigor. The definitions and techniques are motivated by the actual difficulties encountered by the intuitive approach and are presented in their historical context.
Category: Science

Follow The Rabbit Proof Fence

Author : Doris Pilkington
ISBN : 9780702252051
Genre : History
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This extraordinary story of courage and faith is based on the actual experiences of three girls who fled from the repressive life of Moore River Native Settlement, following along the rabbit-proof fence back to their homelands. Assimilationist policy dictated that these girls be taken from their kin and their homes in order to be made white. Settlement life was unbearable with its chains and padlocks, barred windows, hard cold beds, and horrible food. Solitary confinement was doled out as regular punishment. The girls were not even allowed to speak their language. Of all the journeys made since white people set foot on Australian soil, the journey made by these girls born of Aboriginal mothers and white fathers speaks something to everyone.
Category: History

Advanced Presentations By Design

Author : Andrew Abela
ISBN : 9781118416761
Genre : Business & Economics
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Based on extensive research studies from the fields ofcommunication, marketing, psychology, multimedia, and law,Advanced Presentations by Design, Second Edition, providesfact-based answers to the most-often-asked questions aboutpresentation design. The book shows how to adapt your presentationto different audience personality preferences, what role your datashould play and how much of it you need, how to turn your data intoa story, and how to design persuasive yet comprehensible visuallayouts. The book's accessible 10-step Extreme PresentationTM method hasbeen field-tested in organizations such as Microsoft, ExxonMobil,HJ Heinz, PayPal, and the Executive Office of the President of theUnited States. Written from the perspective of a marketer andbusiness manager, this new edition offers practical, evidence-basedadvice for bringing focus to problems and overcoming challenges.The book offers practical guidelines for: Structuring Stories: The book presents the SCORE methodfor sequencing data (Situation, Complication, Resolution, Example)into a powerful story that grabs the audience's attention at thebeginning and holds it through to the end. Using Graphics: The author provides numerous examples ofcharts and other graphics, explaining which can help you bestpresent your data. Setting Goals for Presentations: The book reveals whyit's important to set measurable objectives for what you want youraudience to think and do differently after your presentation. This comprehensive resource offers a proven process for creatinga presentation that gets noticed and compels your audience to takeaction. Praise for Advanced Presentations by Design "Shocking but true: You don't have to be Steve Jobs to createpresentations that your audience will enjoy and that will also getyou results. Even for everyday presentations, I've found that Dr.Abela's unique approach helps you replace crushingly dull andoverlong presentations with fresh work your audience really caresabout and that you actually enjoy creating!" —Sanjay Acharya, Vice President, AkamaiTechnologies "Advanced Presentations by Design is the best researchedbook on presentation design that I've ever had the privilege ofreading. I recommend it for those of you who want the confidence ofknowing how best to plan and design successful presentations." —Gene Zelazny, author, Say It with Charts andSay It with Presentations "This book is essential for any executive who doesn't have timeto wade through sixty-page PowerPoint decks. You will want to makethis book required reading for all your staff." —Stew McHie, Global Brand Manager, ExxonMobil
Category: Business & Economics