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The Essential 55

Author : Ron Clark
ISBN : 9781401398583
Genre : Education
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The runaway bestseller that's a must-have for every parent and teacher. How many authors would travel coast to coast on a bus to get their book into as many hands as possible? Not many. But that's just what Ron Clark, author of The Essential 55, did to keep his book and message in the public eye. And it worked. After his Oprah appearance, sales skyrocketed: we've sold more than 850,000 copies in six months! The book sat tenaciously on the New York Times bestseller list for 11 weeks. Ron Clark was featured on the Today show, and in the Chicago Tribune, Good Housekeeping, and the New York Daily News--not to mention the calls we've received from teachers and parents who want to get their hands on Ron's guidelines for teaching children. The Essential 55 will be the perfect book for parents and teachers to slip into their own backpacks, to read on the train or at lunch, and to highlight the sections that resonate for them. And with an author who is truly a partner in getting his message to the masses, we just can't lose.
Category: Education

The Essential 55 Workbook

Author : Ron Clark
ISBN : 1401307701
Genre : Education
File Size : 56.17 MB
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A companion to the New York Times best seller, The Essential 55, shares a wealth of adaptable self-tests, exercises, and questionnaires based on the theories from the original book. Original. 250,000 first printing.
Category: Education

Education Write Now

Author : Joe Mazza
ISBN : 9781351374439
Genre : Education
File Size : 79.54 MB
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In this innovative new series Education Write Now, ten of education’s most inspiring thought-leaders meet for a three-day retreat to think and write collaboratively, and then bring you the top takeaways you need right now to improve your school or classroom. This first volume, edited by Jeff Zoul and Joe Mazza, focuses on the all-important but often uncomfortable concept of change. Each concise chapter addresses how teachers and leaders can do the hard work of enacting change so more students succeed—academically and emotionally. You’ll gain practical insights and strategies for changing how we think about... Embracing Change (Jeff Zoul) Learning (Tony Sinanis) Assessment (Starr Sackstein) Relationships (Kayla Delzer) Mental Health (Joe Mazza) Educational Technology (Thomas Murray) Teacher Engagement (Sanée Bell) Leadership (Amber Teamann) Partnerships (Bob Dillon) Communication (Joe Sanfelippo) The royalties generated from this book will support the Will to Live Foundation, a nonprofit foundation working to prevent teen suicide. Dr. Jeffrey Zoul (@jeff_zoul) is a lifelong teacher, learner, and leader. During Jeff’s distinguished career in education he has served in a variety of roles, most recently as Assistant Superintendent for Teaching and Learning with Deerfield Public Schools District 109 in Illinois. Jeff also served as a teacher and coach in Georgia before moving into school administration. He has authored many books, including What Connected Educators Do Differently. Dr. Joe Mazza (@joe_mazza) is Lecturer at The University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education. He is the Founder/CEO of MakerDads, a new father and family engagement initiative bringing dads, grand-dads and other male role models together to support student learning through innovation. Joe’s innovative work has been featured in 15 books dating back to 2005. Most recently, he co-authored Lead Learners: Creating a Culture of Empathy, Innovation, and Empowerment with Derek McCoy (Routledge, 2018).
Category: Education

Reading Without Limits

Author : Maddie Witter
ISBN : 9781118483756
Genre : Education
File Size : 55.23 MB
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Imagine a classroom where all students are engaged in highlyrigorous and fun learning every single day. That classroom can beyours starting tomorrow. You don’t have to be a reading specialist to pick up thisbook. Anyone who wants to dramatically improve reading achievementwill find helpful suggestions. You might be a third grade teacherwhose students have mastered decoding, and you are ready to buildtheir comprehension. Or you might be a high school science teacherwhose students aren’t yet reading on level with deep criticalthinking. This book is for you. It doesn’t matter whether youare a public, charter, private, or alternative education teacher:the Reading Without Limits program works in each one. Along with hundreds of ready-to-use teaching strategies,Reading Without Limits comes with a supplemental websitewhere teachers can download even more resources for free! Reading Without Limits is the first book offered in theKIPP Educator Series. KIPP, or the Knowledge is Power Program,began in 1994. As of Fall 2012, there are 125 KIPP schools in 20states and the District of Columbia serving nearly 40,000 studentsclimbing the mountain to and through college.
Category: Education

Dongshan S Five Ranks

Author : Ross Bolleter
ISBN : 9781614291312
Genre : Religion
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The first in-depth English commentary on the Five Ranks—a core text of the Zen tradition that teaches what can't be taught—which contains new translations of all of the key texts of the Five Ranks cycle. We imagine ourselves and the universe to be distinct, but within us glimmers the suspicion that we are in fact intimately connected and inseparable from all that there is. The dawning and expansion of such awareness is called enlightenment. In his masterwork—a suite of dialectical works known collectively as the Five Ranks—Dongshan, a Zen master of Old China, approaches enlightenment from five angles, using paradox and poetry to lay out a multifaceted path whereby we might discover enlightenment within this very moment. Ross Bolleter Roshi assembles and provides commentary on all of the core texts of the Five Ranks, including the precursors that inspired it and works inspired by it. Approaching the Five Ranks from a rich and sophisticated koan perspective, Bolleter Roshi augments his explanations of the works with liberal doses of humor and storytelling, bringing this esteemed classic to life. Each part of the Five Ranks focuses differently on the relationship between the timeless realm of our essential natures and the contingent realm of life and death. They encourage us to transcend naive individualism and to bring our best qualities of compassion and wisdom intimately into our daily lives. In this regard, Dongshan’s Five Ranks lays out the path that every student of the Way must traverse on the journey to becoming a teacher.
Category: Religion

Excellent 11

Author : Ron Clark
ISBN : 9781401381493
Genre : Education
File Size : 56.27 MB
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When The Essential 55 was published, Ron Clark became a tireless promoter, traveling the country to speak to large groups of teachers and fans. And when his Oprah appearance shot the book onto the New York Times bestseller list, he kept the heat on. We can expect the same tenacious commitment to promoting his follow-up book, The Excellent 11. The Excellent 11 contains eleven sections, with each one focusing on a theme directly related to teaching and raising children. Ron Clark draws from his own experience to give advice, telling personal stories that demonstrate the significance of each theme within the learning environment--an environment that extends beyond the classroom and into the larger world. Using themes ranging from Adventure, Ingenuity, and Humor to Dedication, Creativity, and Love, Clark provides a road map for both parents and teachers who want to enrich their children's learning experiences.
Category: Education

The End Of Molasses Classes

Author : Ron Clark
ISBN : 9781451639742
Genre : Education
File Size : 28.2 MB
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The author describes the successes at his innovative academy in Atlanta, Georgia, and shares many of the strategies they use to create a lively and energetic learning environment.
Category: Education

Improving Your School One Week At A Time

Author : Jeffrey Zoul
ISBN : 9781596670273
Genre : Education
File Size : 80.92 MB
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This book displays 37 “Friday Focus” memos, each of which provides insight into a specific aspect of teaching and learning for all to reflect on throughout the year. Friday Focus memos address the principal's responsibility to shape the school culture, provide intellectual stimulation, and communicate effectively. The memos are organized around the school year and provide educators with a wide variety of insights into how to improve our schools. They are typically between 500–1,000 words in length and can be sent out via e-mail to each staff member – not only to the teachers but also secretaries, custodians, and cafeteria workers. A vehicle for school improvement, the Friday Focus memos provide a step-by-step plan for staff members and principals to work together as change agents for school improvement.
Category: Education

2012 Essential Med Notes

Author : Jesse M. Klostranec
ISBN : 9780980939798
Genre : Clinical medicine
File Size : 82.29 MB
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This text presents the most comprehensive resource available that focuses on exam preparation for the MCCQE Part 1 and the USMLE Step 2. Written in a concise, easy-to-read style, this annually revised text includes relevant clinical information on 29 medical subspecialties.
Category: Clinical medicine

Control System Fundamentals

Author : William S. Levine
ISBN : 0849300533
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 58.74 MB
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Sifting through the variety of control systems applications can be a chore. Diverse and numerous technologies inspire applications ranging from float valves to microprocessors. Relevant to any system you might use, the highly adaptable Control System Fundamentals fills your need for a comprehensive treatment of the basic principles of control system engineering. This overview furnishes the underpinnings of modern control systems. Beginning with a review of the required mathematics, major subsections cover digital control and modeling. An international panel of experts discusses the specification of control systems, techniques for dealing with the most common and important control system nonlinearities, and digital implementation of control systems, with complete references. This framework yields a primary resource that is also capable of directing you to more detailed articles and books. This self-contained reference explores the universal aspects of control that you need for any application. Reliable, up-to-date, and versatile, Control System Fundamentals answers your basic control systems questions and acts as an ideal starting point for approaching any control problem.
Category: Technology & Engineering