Category: Education & Teaching

Demystify Math, Science, and Technology 0

Demystify Math, Science, and Technology: Creativity, Innovation, and Problem-Solving, 2nd Edition

Description In a rapidly evolving local and global economy, skills related to mathematical problem solving, scientific inquiry, and technological innovation are becoming more critical for success in and out of school. Thus, Demystify Math, Science, and Technology addresses the need to cultivate these skills in young students so that ingenuity, teamwork, and imaginative skills become part of their arsenal in dealing with real world challenges. This whole package of attributes is essential for learners imagining new scenarios and future work in areas that don’t even exist yet. Another important issue is that teachers now deal with students who span the entire spectrum of learning. Students...

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Becoming a Master Student, 16th Edition

Description BECOMING A MASTER STUDENT, Sixteenth Edition, is all about discovery, intention, and action. BECOMING A MASTER STUDENT is your guide to the culture of higher education. Through interactive journal entries, hands-on activities, and articles about success, this text will help you gain the qualities needed to become a master student. Tools like the Discovery Wheel, Discovery and Intention Journal, Master Student Profiles, Power Process articles, and the Kolb Learning Style Inventory deepen your knowledge of yourself and help you prepare for success in school and in life. Download Links Server1  |  Server2

The Art of Growing Up 0

The Art of Growing Up

Description John Marsden has spent his adult life engaging with young minds – through both his award-winning, internationally bestselling young adult fiction and his work as one of Australia’s most esteemed and experienced educators. As the founder and principal of two schools, John is at the coalface of education and a daily witness to the inevitable and yet still mysterious process of growing up. Now, in this astonishing, insightful and ambitious manifesto, John pulls together all he has learned from over thirty years’ experience working with and writing for young people. He shares his insights into everything – from the role of schools and the...

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Career Errors: Straight Talk about the Steps and Missteps of Career Development, 2nd Edition

Description Career Errors: Straight Talk about the Steps and Missteps of Career Development examines the career development encounters that people experience across their life-span. The book begins with a comprehensive examination of the career development process and why these eight phases must be understood in order for career satisfaction and success to be achieved. This analysis is followed by a meticulous treatment of 27 things active members of the workforce “do wrong” or “don’t do” in pursuit of their career ambitions. Conducting an effective job search, dealing with job loss or termination, and how best to prosper in the workplace, are among the subjects included. Throughout...

The Disruptive Power of Online Education 0

The Disruptive Power of Online Education: Challenges, Opportunities, Responses

Description The higher education sector is being disrupted through the effect that technological innovations have on the educational market. As digital and mobile technologies are developing further, higher education institutions must embrace these developments to meet the needs of their learners and to not become irrelevant. In higher education, disruptive effects are mainly visible on a program/product level, with an increasing number of programs including some element of online education. Disruptive effects also become evident on a pedagogical level, where student engagement, collaboration and social learning, gamification and serious games, competency-based learning, teacher training, and overcoming geosocial divides are high on the agenda. This book...

Teach Yourself How to Learn 0

Teach Yourself How to Learn: Strategies You Can Use to Ace Any Course at Any Level

Description Following up on her acclaimed Teach Students How to Learn, that describes teaching strategies to facilitate dramatic improvements in student learning and success, Saundra McGuire here presents these “secrets” direct to students. Her message is that “Any student can use simple, straightforward strategies to start making A’s in their courses and enjoy a lifetime of deep, effective learning.” Beginning with explaining how expectations about learning, and the study efforts required, differ between college and secondary school, the author introduces her readers, through the concept of metacognition, to the importance and powerful consequences of understanding themselves as learners. This framework and the recommended strategies that support...

I Wish for Change 0

I Wish for Change: Unleashing the Power of Kids to Make a Difference

Description Third-grade teacher Kyle Schwartz often tells her students: “You are not here so you can make money in a decade. You are here so you can make a difference now.” Young people are up for the task. In the face of school shootings, cyber bullying, and other challenges students face at school, there are students who are changing the world right now. In I Wish for Change, teacher and author Kyle Schwartz equips both teachers and parents to help children stand up for what they believe is right and make value-driven decisions. She shows how children’s adaptability, vulnerability, and empathy make them excellent agents...

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40 Engaging Brain-Based Tools for the Classroom

Description Educators looking for proven methods to introduce brain-compatible instruction into K–12 classrooms will find invaluable assistance in this easy-to-read, engaging resource. The author helps teachers understand how the brain, mind, and body function in the learning process, demonstrates methods to reinforce students’ memory and concentration, and illustrates ways to enhance learners’ outcomes across a broad range of skills. This flexible guide converts the latest findings on brain research into fun and effective techniques for reducing behavioral distractions in class, improving academic performance, and strengthening teachers’ instructional skills. Within a holistic brain-based teaching model, this practical book offers: • 40 brain-friendly tools for improving learning...

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Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki: Take control of your financial future

Description It can be hard for busy professionals to find the time to read the latest books. Stay up to date in a fraction of the time with this concise guide. Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki is one of the bestselling books of this generation and is now taught in business schools around the world. What makes it so special? The answer is undoubtedly Kiyosaki’s unique writing style; the book not only offers financial advice, but also entertaining anecdotes about his childhood and the lessons he learnt from his real dad (his ‘poor dad’) and a father figure (his ‘rich dad’). Kiyosaki is...

Powerful Teaching Unleash the Science of Learning 1st Edition 0

Powerful Teaching: Unleash the Science of Learning, 1st Edition

Description Unleash powerful teaching and the science of learning in your classroom Powerful Teaching: Unleash the Science of Learning empowers educators to harness rigorous research on how students learn and unleash it in their classrooms. In this book, cognitive scientist Pooja K. Agarwal, Ph.D., and veteran K–12 teacher Patrice M. Bain, Ed.S., decipher cognitive science research and illustrate ways to successfully apply the science of learning in classrooms settings. This practical resource is filled with evidence-based strategies that are easily implemented in less than a minute—without additional prepping, grading, or funding! Research demonstrates that these powerful strategies raise student achievement by a letter grade or more;...