Absolute Beginner's Guide to Home Schooling

Author: Brad Miser

Publisher: Que Pub

ISBN: 9780789732774

Category: Education

Page: 312

View: 7033

Who knew how simple Homeschooling could be? Tens of millions of parents like you#xA0;have decided that the best way to prepare their children for life is by educating them at home instead of at a traditional private or public school. No matter the reason you are considering homeschooling for your children's education, Absolute Beginner's Guide to Homeschoolingoutlines all of the legal, social, educational and logistical considerations that are part of the decision. With helpful and easy-to-read advice about everything from building curricula and setting up a home school classroom, to incorporating extracurricular activities like sports and field trips, this book will provide valuable help and ways to expand your children's homeschooling experience. Absolute Beginner's Guide to Homeschoolingwill help you decide if homeschooling is the best choice for your children's education and then guide you to the curriculum tools and community resources you need to make the most of at-home classes and activities. Here's a small sample of what you'll find inside: Tthe benefits and drawbacks of homeschooling The legal and educational requirements for the state you live in Valuable lists of resources like homeschooling organizations, curriculum providers, and networking groups Different ways you can test your child's true educational level, personality type and learning style Sample#xA0;plans to set up#xA0;your homeschooling classroom including workstations, a library, audio-visual equipment, computer access and progress testing Examples of field trips, sports, music, work or volunteer activities, online courses and tutor or mentor programs

Absolute Beginner's Guide to Home Networking

Author: Mark Edward Soper

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0132797089

Category: Computers

Page: 384

View: 1076

Finally, there is a guide to home networking that was written for true beginners! The Absolute Beginner's Guide to Home Networking goes far beyond traditional printer or Internet sharing and is geared to help you understand home network types and concepts, install, configure and interconnect various types of wired and wireless networks. This easy-to-understand guide will help you achieve the desired goals of entertainment, information access and home security control with Windows, MacOS and Linux-based systems. Soon you will learn to share and enhance entertainment and even integrate business network hardware with a home network to exploit telecommuting, work-from-home and remote education opportunities.

99 Jumpstarts to Research: Topic Guides for Finding Information on Current Issues, 2nd Edition

Author: Peggy Whitley,Susan Williams Goodwin,Catherine C. Olson

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1598843699

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 234

View: 9323

This book provides research assistance for 99 current and provocative issues students can use to write a brief argumentative paper. • Each jumpstart topic contains a photograph, chart, or drawing • Bibliography collects all book and audio-video selections used in the jumpstarts, and can be used for library collections

Absolute Beginner's Guide to Home Automation

Author: Mark Edward Soper

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0132796953

Category: Computers

Page: 384

View: 8171

Get the home of tomorrow, today! Absolute Beginner's Guide to Home Automation will help you turn your ordinary home into a high-tech haven. Want to schedule your lights to turn on while you're on vacation? Stuck late at work and want to start the roast you put in the crock pot this morning? You can make it all happen with the help of existing 110V electrical wiring in your home and this step-by-step tutorial. Through simple, do-it-yourself instructions, you will walk through the process of outfitting every room in your home with a network connection that you can control with a few clicks on your computer keyboard. Complete with illustrations and photographs, Absolute Beginner's Guide to Home Automation will have you riding the wave of the future in no time.

Absolute Beginner's Guide to Launching an eBay Business

Author: Michael R. Miller

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0789745534

Category: Computers

Page: 357

View: 3303

This is the eBook version of the printed book. If the print book includes a CD-ROM, this content is not included within the eBook version. A real-world business book for the explosion of eBay entrepreneurs! Absolute Beginner's Guide to Launching an eBay Business guides you step-by-step through the process of setting up an eBay business, and offers real-world advice on how to run that business on a day-to-day basis and maximize financial success. This book covers determining what kind of business to run, writing an action-oriented business plan, establishing an effective accounting system, setting up a home office, obtaining starting inventory, arranging initial funding, establishing an eBay presence, and arranging for automated post-auction management.

Absolute Beginner's Guide to Computer Basics

Author: Michael Miller

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0789742535

Category: Computers

Page: 426

View: 6364

Guides beginning users through basic PC operations in Microsoft Windows, demonstrating how to print letters, manage finances, shop online, send and receive e-mail, and customize the desktop.

Absolute Beginner's Guide to A+ Certification

Author: Mark Edward Soper

Publisher: Que Publishing

ISBN: 9780789730626

Category: Computers

Page: 859

View: 6970

Passing a test is one thing...mastering the field is another, and this book is the first step to mastering the world of PC hardware and operating systems. Mark Edward Soper not only shows you what you need to pass the tests, but also what you need to have an edge on the competition, on exam day and in the workplace. Each chapter takes a ground-up approach, starting with the essentials and gradually building to larger, more complex concepts. The book is loaded with informative illustrations, photos and screen captures that help you follow along, even if you don't have all the hardware at home. The CD accompanying the book provides study resources, including a PrepLogic test engine, lab exercises, and study notes. The book also offers a handy objectives index that maps each test objective to the section of the book in which it is covered. This invaluable - and overlooked by competitors - tool helps you to be certain that you are ready for test day!

Absolute Beginner's Guide to Coaching Youth Basketball

Author: Tom Hanlon

Publisher: Que Publishing

ISBN: 9780789733580

Category: Education

Page: 248

View: 9691

As a parent, it is a proud day when your child joins his or her first sports team. It is important to you to be involved, which may be leading you to think about coaching. Nervous about the possibility? Don't be! With the Absolute Beginner's Guide to Coaching Youth Basketball, you will quickly and easily learn how to become a successful youth basketball coach. This comprehensive, user-friendly reference guide will help you create a fun and effective learning environment. You have limited practice time and resources, and you need to know how to make the best of them. With this book, you will cover several key concepts that often elude rookie coaches, including: Identifying your role and expectations as a coach. Tailoring instruction to meet the varying physical abilities of different age groups. Creating a safe playing environment. Knowing how to effectively coach during both practices and games. Learning how to communicate and form alliances with parents, league administrators, game officials and players. On top of all this great material, we also provide you with access to a website where you can download practice plans, emergency information cards, injury reports, awards and certificates, and season evaluation forms. Ensure that you and your child's first basketball season are a success with Absolute Beginner's Guide to Coaching Youth Basketball.

Absolute Beginner's Guide to Cooking

Author: Deb Roussou

Publisher: Que Pub

ISBN: 9780789733702

Category: Cooking

Page: 380

View: 5756

Cooking is a simple combination of food, equipment, and techniques that need not be complicated, intimidating, or terribly time-consuming. This book is recipe-based, and is organised to maximise cooking and minimise reading with time-saving tips to make cooking easier. The cooking lessons are the recipes themselves, each with detailed steps to demonstrate the basics of the culinary arts. (Adapted from back cover).

The Complete Guide to Home Schooling

Author: John Perry,Kathy Perry

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780737304220

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 253

View: 4493

Provides advice for deciding on homeschooling, discipline and motivation techniques, tailoring a curriculum to students of different ages, and integrating extracurricular activities with public schools.

Absolute Beginner's Guide to Computers and the Internet

Author: Michael Miller

Publisher: Que Pub

ISBN: 9780789780126

Category: Computers

Page: 460

View: 4620

An approach that allows readers to quickly accomplish the most popular basic computer and Internet tasks. The book has 75 activities that readers can do quickly and easily in order to maximise productivity with their computer. Every key consumer topic from e mail to surfing the web and more is covered.

A Beginner's Guide to R

Author: Alain Zuur,Elena N. Ieno,Erik Meesters

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780387938370

Category: Computers

Page: 220

View: 9449

Based on their extensive experience with teaching R and statistics to applied scientists, the authors provide a beginner's guide to R. To avoid the difficulty of teaching R and statistics at the same time, statistical methods are kept to a minimum. The text covers how to download and install R, import and manage data, elementary plotting, an introduction to functions, advanced plotting, and common beginner mistakes. This book contains everything you need to know to get started with R.

Routineaufgaben mit Python automatisieren

Praktische Programmierlösungen für Einsteiger

Author: Al Sweigart

Publisher: dpunkt.verlag

ISBN: 3864919932

Category: Computers

Page: 576

View: 8678

Wenn Sie jemals Stunden damit verbracht haben, Dateien umzubenennen oder Hunderte von Tabelleneinträgen zu aktualisieren, dann wissen Sie, wie stumpfsinnig manche Tätigkeiten sein können. Wie wäre es, den Computer dazu zu bringen, diese Arbeiten zu übernehmen? In diesem Buch lernen Sie, wie Sie mit Python Aufgaben in Sekundenschnelle erledigen können, die sonst viel Zeit in Anspruch nehmen würden. Programmiererfahrung brauchen Sie dazu nicht: Wenn Sie einmal die Grundlagen gemeistert haben, werden Sie Python-Programme schreiben, die automatisch alle möglichen praktischen Aufgaben für Sie abarbeiten: • eine oder eine Vielzahl von Dateien nach Texten durchsuchen • Dateien und Ordner erzeugen, aktualisieren, verschieben und umbenennen • das Web durchsuchen und Inhalte herunterladen • Excel-Dateien aktualisieren und formatieren • PDF-Dateien teilen, zusammenfügen, mit Wasserzeichen versehen und verschlüsseln • Erinnerungsmails und Textnachrichten verschicken • Online-Formulare ausfüllen Schritt-für-Schritt-Anleitungen führen Sie durch jedes Programm und Übungsaufgaben am Ende jedes Kapitels fordern Sie dazu auf, die Programme zu verbessern und Ihre Fähigkeiten auf ähnliche Problemstellungen zu richten. Verschwenden Sie nicht Ihre Zeit mit Aufgaben, die auch ein gut dressierter Affe erledigen könnte. Bringen Sie Ihren Computer dazu, die langweilige Arbeit zu machen!

The Absolute Beginner's Guide to Buying a House

Author: Nicholas Ordway

Publisher: Prima Lifestyles

ISBN: 9780761536154

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 257

View: 7808

Stop Paying Rent! Are you ready to make the leap into home ownership, but more than a little nervous about taking that big step? Never fear. The Absolute Beginner's Guide to Buying a House is here to help you learn everything you need to know to find your perfect home at a price you can afford. You'll discover how to: ·Choose the real estate agent right for you ·Find the perfect house: price, location, size, and style ·Determine which type of loan is best for you ·Save money using the right negotiation strategies for your market ·And much more!

Wireless Networking Absolute Beginner's Guide

Author: Michael Miller

Publisher: Que Publishing

ISBN: 9780789750785

Category: Computers

Page: 360

View: 3782

Most homes today are networked -- and not just with computers, but also with iPads or other tablets, smartphones, game consoles, portable gaming devices, networked TVs, Blu-ray players, media players, and a whole lot more. How should you configure your network to get the best performance from all these devices? How do you get the fastest media streaming while still maintaining a decent iPhone connection? Should you store your music and movies on a home server or a separate PC? Can you get your Windows and Mac computers to talk to each other? How do you keep your neighbors from tapping into your network? This book delivers the plain-English answers and easy step-by-step techniques you need to get the most out of your wireless network — at home, in your office, or both. Written by Michael Miller, one of the world’s top experts in demystifying complex technologies, this book guides you through every step of planning, purchasing, and setting up your wireless network — and then maximizing its performance and reliability. Miller also shows how to: Connect any type of wireless device to a network, from servers to videogames, tablets to smartphones, flatscreen TVs to A/V receivers Troubleshoot network problems Connect wirelessly outside the home via WiFi hotspots, Bluetooth in the car, and your mobile phone’s cellular data service It’s all explained simply, clearly, and in plain English — making wireless networking completely hassle-free!

Writer's Guide to Book Editors, Publishers, and Literary Agents

Author: Jeff Herman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780761537359

Category: Publishers and publishing

Page: 912

View: 1671

A comprehensive directory for aspiring writers lists names, addresses, phone and fax numbers, e-mail addresses, and Web sites for hundreds of North American publishing figures and companies, along with helpful advice on the writing and publishing process. Original. 10,000 first printing.

How to Make Animated Films

Tony White's Masterclass Course on the Traditional Principles of Animation

Author: Tony White

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1136139338

Category: Art

Page: 512

View: 4869

Sadly the days of the traditional studio apprenticeship in animation are long gone but this book enables the reader to find the next best thing, watching and observing a Master Animator at work. Become Tony White's personal animation apprentice, and experience the golden era of the great Disney and Warner Brothers studios right in your own home or studio. Tony White's Animation Master Class is uniquely designed to cover the core principles of animated movement comprehensively. It offers a DVD with animated movies and filmed excerpts of the author at his drawing board to illustrate the concepts as the work is being created. Tony White's Animation Master Class offers secrets and unique approaches only a Master Animator could share. The book comes out of the author's six years of real-world professional experience teaching animation, and 30 years of professional experience. Whether you want to become a qualified animator of 2D, 3D, Flash or any other form of animation, Tony White's foundations bring you closer to that goal. The DVD is invaluable, in that readers are not only taught principles and concepts in the book, they are able to see them demonstrated in action in the movies on the DVD.

The Complete Home Learning Sourcebook

The Essential Resource Guide for Homeschoolers, Parents, and Educators Covering Every Subject from Arithmetic to Zoology

Author: Rebecca Rupp

Publisher: Three Rivers Press (CA)

ISBN: 9780609801093

Category: Education

Page: 865

View: 3811

Lists all the resources needed to create a balanced curriculum for homeschooling--from preschool to high school level

Catalog of Copyright Entries. Third Series

1965: January-June

Author: Library of Congress. Copyright Office

Publisher: Copyright Office, Library of Congress

ISBN: N.A

Category: Copyright

Page: 1394

View: 697

Includes Part 1, Number 1: Books and Pamphlets, Including Serials and Contributions to Periodicals (January - June)