Young people have many questions about the world around them, and these volumes have the answers! This fresh take on science and technology topics presents important information to readers in an accessible and entertaining way. From outer space to the weird world of weather, each volume allows readers to dive more deeply into curriculum topics and satisfy their natural curiosity. Colorful illustrations add a creative touch to this informative reading experience, and the engaging tone presents science concepts with a sense of humor, showing readers that they can have fun while they learn.
An accessible introduction to the field of clinical psychology focused on the roles both science and clinical experience play in today's evidence-based practice environment Clinical psychology has been undergoing a revolution--driven by research and the need to identify and develop scientifically proven interventions that improve client care. By the time a student completes his or her graduate work, the field will have evolved even more. With the role of clinical psychologists and the environment in which they work rapidly evolving, the training challenge has never been so great. Thorough and realistic in presentation, Clinical Psychology: Integrating Science and Practice helps students gain the tools they need to become thoughtful and effective clinicians. This accessibly written text provides a foundation of the basics of the psychotherapy process, grounded in an integration of its science, theory, and, ultimately, practice. Filled with case examples that illustrate realistic clinical scenarios, this text offers: * A detailed look at basic clinical tasks and skills that comprise the nuts and bolts of a practitioner's work * Chapters on research, working with cultural diversity, interviewing and assessment, developing evidence-based treatment plans, practicing ethically, and caring for yourself and colleagues * A consistent format in each chapter made up of learning objectives; chapter introductions; orienting headings and subheadings throughout; figures, tables, and boxes; chapter summaries; and helpful chapter appendixes * An online Instructor's Manual featuring chapter-by-chapter quizzes, essay questions, supporting materials, key words, and PowerPoint slides Clinical Psychology: Integrating Science and Practice paints a vivid portrait of the work of the clinical psychologist and uniquely illustrates clinical psychology's richness and historical significance, as well as its leadership in the scientific development of methods and techniques for clinical assessment and intervention.
The third and final volume of the ‘JUST LOVE: Questions & Answers’ series focuses particularly on that which has been the cause of more debate, discussion, mystery and curiosity than anything else in the history of mankind: God Himself. In addition, for the first time Paramahamsa Vishwananda gives answers to personal questions, describing details about His own life and experiences, as well as addressing questions about Mahavatar Babaji, the role of the Guru, religion, the meaning and purpose of Divine incarnations, and a deeper understanding about the mystical elements of spirituality and how that relates to our daily lives.
Philosophy is a crucial, yet often overlooked, part of kinesiology students' education. Practical Philosophy of Sport and Physical Activity, Second Edition, provides students with a thorough, clear, and practical introduction to the philosophy of physical activity and sport, and in doing so, prepares them for the ethical questions they will face as professionals. This second edition has been significantly revised, and it has been enhanced to include the following features: -Expanded instruction on practical ethics in physical activity, guiding students in how to rank values and turn those values into actions -New material that emphasizes physical activity as well as sport, and provides specific holistic techniques for the practitioner in the workplace -In-depth case studies along with discussion questions that can be used to teach students how to follow a philosophical argument and come to their own conclusions The case studies, one on running up the score and the other on performance-enhancing substances, are based on two articles that are reprinted in their entirety in the appendix. Practical Philosophy of Sport and Physical Activity, Second Edition, helps students examine key moral questions in sport. Its approach to the content helps students follow and dissect ethical arguments, think through philosophic issues, and apply theory to practice. Each chapter includes objectives, philosophical exercises, reviews, and study questions to reinforce understanding. Kretchmar's engaging writing style accentuates important topics of discussion, focusing the readers' attention on the philosophy behind the practice or strategy. As a result, students develop their philosophical skills, refine their personal philosophy concerning physical activity and sport, and learn that philosophy can be clear, practical, and holistic, rather than obscure, overly theoretical, and dualistic. The text is arranged in four parts. Part I introduces students to the nature and methods of philosophy. Part II focuses on issues relating to the nature of the athlete or client and includes analyses of dualism, scientific materialism, and holism. Part III delves into kinesiology issues, including the nature of play, games, and competition, and Part IV provides expanded material on ethics, value choices, and active lifestyles. This text provides students with the practical tools and specific techniques they need to think ethically and systematically, as they become skilled practitioners in the field of physical activity and sport. In doing so, it demystifies philosophy and reveals it as the guiding element in our understanding of, and approach to, activity, games, and competitions.
"One of the finest pieces of sci-fi satire I have ever read. Anywhere. Bar none." - Eric Michael Craig, Rivenstone Press Futurama meets Rick and Morty! Max and the Multiverse is an award-winning sci-fi comedy series about a bumbling nerd who shifts between parallel universes whenever he falls asleep. This box set contains six titles in the ongoing saga: Max and the Multiverse (Book 1) Max is enjoying a spring break all to himself, but then a bizarre mishap launches him and his talking cat into an epic adventure through the cosmos. Max and the Snoodlecock (Book 2) After surviving a perilous plunge into a lawless underworld, Max emerges as an unlikely hero, only to be targeted by unknown assailants. Max and the Banjo Ferret (Book 3) Max learns an extraordinary truth about his furry companion, but there is no time to dilly-dally because his crewmates have been captured by a familiar foe. *** BONUS! *** This collection also includes three Max and the Multiverse shorts. These are stand-alone tales that poke fun at other genres through the lens of science fiction. The Item of Monumental Importance (epic fantasy) Nibblenom Deathtrap (action horror) Sparkle Pirate (speculative romance)
Coaching Ourselves and Each Other to Be More Credible, Caring, and Connected
Author: Jim Knight
Publisher: Corwin Press
Check out The Better Conversations trailer: https://youtu.be/y3FrWTXC8Uw "I thought I knew how to have a conversation; I’ve had millions of them. Some were good, others not so much so. But I want to have GREAT conversations, and Jim Knight has taught me how. The proof is in: better conversations are possible and the results are worth the investment." --DOUGLAS FISHER Coauthor of Rigorous Reading and Unstoppable Learning Because conversation is the lifeblood of any school You don’t want this book—you need this book. Why this confident claim? Think about how many times you’ve walked away from school conversations, sensing they could be more productive, but at a loss for how to improve them. Enter instructional coaching expert Jim Knight, who in Better Conversations honors our capacity for improving our schools by improving our communication. Asserting that our schools are only as good as the conversations within them, Jim shows us how to adopt the habits essential to transforming the quality of our dialogues. As coaches, as administrators, as teachers, it’s time to thrive. Learn how to: Coach ourselves and each other to become better communicators Listen with empathy Find common ground Build Trust Our students’ academic, social, and emotional growth depends upon our doing this hard work. It’s time to roll up our sleeves, open our minds, and dare to change for the better of the students we serve. You can get started now with Better Conversations and the accompanying Reflection Guide to Better Conversations.
Teaching strategies to meet the learning needs of all students in K-10 classrooms
Author: Faye Brownlie
Publisher: Pembroke Publishers Limited
From ice-breaking activities to ways to meet specific expectations in all areas of the curriculum, teachers will discover practical strategies and organizational frameworks that will help them to reach all students. Whether you're searching for new ways to inspire students with different learning styles, celebrate the abilities of the physically challenged, or boost the skills of those learning English for the first time, Student Diversity has what you need to meet and defeat the wide variety of challenges in today's classroom. Packed with examples of student work and reproducible worksheets, this book will help to smooth the daily path of beginning and experienced teachers alike.
Students need purposeful practice on inferring to improve reading comprehension. These third grade texts capture student interest with focused, standards-based activities that provide targeted practice opportunities.
Students need purposeful practice on drawing conclusions to improve reading comprehension. These third grade texts capture student interest with focused, standards-based activities that provide targeted practice opportunities.
Why did people argue about curiosity in France, Germany, and elsewhere in Europe between the sixteenth and the eighteenth centuries, so much more than today? Why was curiosity a fashionable topic in early modern conduct manuals, university dissertations, scientific treatises, sermons, newspapers, novellas, plays, operas, ballets, poems, from Corneille to Diderot, from Johann Valentin Andreae to Gottlieb Spizel? Universities, churches, and other institutions invoked curiosity in order to regulate knowledge or behaviour, to establish who should try to know or do what, and under what circumstances. As well as investigating a crucial episode in the history of knowledge, this study makes a distinctive contribution to historiographical debates about the nature of 'concepts'. Curiosity was constantly reshaped by the uses of it. And yet, strangely, however much people contested what curiosity was, they often agreed that what they were disagreeing about was one and the same thing.
Streamline formative assessment for readers in just minutes a day With What Do I Teach Readers Tomorrow? Nonfiction, discover how to move your readers forward with in-class, actionable formative assessment. The authors provide a proven, 4-step process—lean in, listen to what readers say, look at what they write, and assess where they need to go next. Next-step resources for whole-class, small-group, and one-on-one instruction, include Reproducible Clipboard Notes pages for quick assessments More than 30 lessons to get you started Reading notebook entries and sample classroom conversations Online video clips of Renee and Gravity teaching and debriefing
A bundle of books #3 (THE WITCHING PLACE: A PERILOUS PAGE) and #4 (THE WITCHING PLACE: A VANISHED VOLUME) in Sophie Love’s Curious Bookstore cozy mystery series. This bundle offers books three and four in one convenient file, with over 150,000 words of reading. In THE WITCHING PLACE: A PERILOUS PAGE (Book #3), a cryptic visitor comes into town, looking for a rare book, and willing to pay anything. But when he ends up dead, Alexis wonders: was the price too high? And did Alexis’s mysterious store owner have anything to do with it? In THE WITCHING PLACE: A VANISHED VOLUME (Book #4), when a mysterious stranger brings one of the rarest occult books in history into the shop, Montgomery is excited to acquire it—while Alexis wonders if it is too good to be true. And when someone soon thereafter turns up dead, leaving Alexis framed for the crime, she quickly realizes that either this book is cursed—or someone is up to foul play. Is this book what it seems to be? And why would someone kill for it? A page-turning cozy, rife with the supernatural, mystery, secrets and love—and centered around a small town as odd and endearing as its shop—A CURIOUS BOOKSTORE will make you fall in love and keep you laughing out loud as you turn pages late into the night. Book #5 is also available!
A bundle of books #2 (THE WITCHING PLACE: MURDER BY MANUSCRIPT) and #3 (THE WITCHING PLACE: A PERILOUS PAGE) in Sophie Loves’s Curious Bookstore cozy mystery series. This bundle offers books two and three in one convenient file, with over 150,000 words of reading. In THE WITCHING PLACE: MURDER BY MANUSCRIPT (Book #2), when Alexis is dispatched to scout out some books in an estate sale in a gothic mansion, she finds something she does not expect: one book is incredibly rare, the only one of its kind in existence, worth millions of dollars. She also soon finds something else she does not expect: a dead body. Thrust in the middle of the crime, will Alexis be able to clear her name? And will she discover the mystery at the heart of her very own store? In THE WITCHING PLACE: A PERILOUS PAGE, a cryptic visitor comes into town, looking for a rare book, and willing to pay anything. But when he ends up dead, Alexis wonders: was the price too high? And did Alexis’s mysterious store owner have anything to do with it? A page-turning cozy, rife with the supernatural, mystery, secrets and love—and centered around a small town as odd and endearing as its shop—A CURIOUS BOOKSTORE will make you fall in love and keep you laughing out loud as you turn pages late into the night. Books #4-#5 are also available!
This first comprehensive guide to helping mentors and mentees bridge gaps between and among cultures—a growing issue in today's diverse workplace—is coauthored by the founder and CEO of the Center for Mentoring Excellence. As the workplace has become more diverse, mentoring has become more challenging. Mentors and mentees may come from very different backgrounds and have limited understanding of each other's cultures and outlooks. But mentoring remains the most powerful tool for creating meaningful relationships, furthering professional development, and increasing engagement and retention. Younger workers and emerging leaders in particular are demanding it. Lisa Z. Fain and Lois J. Zachary offer a timely, evidence-based, practical guide for helping mentors develop the level of cultural competency needed to bridge differences. Firmly rooted in Zachary's well-known four-part mentoring model, the book uses three fictional scenarios featuring three pairs of diverse mentors and mentees to illustrate how key concepts can play out in real life. It offers an array of accessible tools and strategies designed to help you increase your self-awareness and prepare you to embrace and leverage differences in your mentoring relationships. But beyond tips and techniques, Fain and Zachary emphasize that authenticity is the key—the ultimate purpose of this book is to help the mentor and mentee make a genuine connection and learn from each other. That's when the magic really happens.
A bundle of books #1 (THE WITCHING PLACE: A FATAL FOLIO), #2 (THE WITCHING PLACE: MURDER BY MANUSCRIPT), and #3 (THE WITCHING PLACE: A PERILOUS PAGE) in Sophie Loves’s Curious Bookstore cozy mystery series. This bundle offers books one, two, and three in one convenient file, with over 150,000 words of reading. In THE WITCHING PLACE: A FATAL FOLIO (Book #1), when Alexis Blair, 29, is fired from her book publishing job and breaks up with her boyfriend on the same day, she wonders if life is urging her to make a fresh start. She decides it’s time to pursue her lifelong dream of opening a bookstore of her own—even if that means leaving Boston and accepting a job in a curious bookstore in a small seaside town an hour away. But the odd shop, Alexis soon learns, is from more than just a rare, occult bookstore. Something strange is going on in the shop’s secret back room, with its eccentric owner, and in the small town itself. And when a dead body appears, Alexis, with her beloved newfound cat, may find herself right in the middle of it all. In THE WITCHING PLACE: MURDER BY MANUSCRIPT (Book #2), when Alexis is dispatched to scout out some books in an estate sale in a gothic mansion, she finds something she does not expect: one book is incredibly rare, the only one of its kind in existence, worth millions of dollars. She also soon finds something else she does not expect: a dead body. Thrust in the middle of the crime, will Alexis be able to clear her name? And will she discover the mystery at the heart of her very own store? In THE WITCHING PLACE: A PERILOUS PAGE (Book #3), a cryptic visitor comes into town, looking for a rare book, and willing to pay anything. But when he ends up dead, Alexis wonders: was the price too high? And did Alexis’s mysterious store owner have anything to do with it? A page-turning cozy, rife with the supernatural, mystery, secrets and love—and centered around a small town as odd and endearing as its shop—A CURIOUS BOOKSTORE will make you fall in love and keep you laughing out loud as you turn pages late into the night. Books #4-#5 are also available!
Concentrate Q&A Land Law is part of the Concentrate Q&A series, the result of a collaboration involving hundreds of law students and lecturers from universities across the UK. Each book in this series offers you better support and a greater chance to succeed on your law course than any of the competitors.