Read the media coverage of the increasingly heated debate around immigration reform in the United States: two dominant narratives emerge. From Lou Dobbs to Sean Hannity, commentators on the right have crafted an image rooted in fear, demonizing undocumented immigrants as a threat to national securit..
Of all the French cultural exports over the last 150 years or so, 'pataphysics -- the science of imaginary solutions and the laws governing exceptions -- has proven to be one of the most durable. Originating in the wild imagination of French poet and playwright Alfred Jarry and his schoolmates, resi..
1,001 opportunities to practice for the Series 7 Exam This comprehensive study guide takes you beyond the instruction offered in Series 7 Exam For Dummies, by giving you more practice and review of the major concepts covered in the exam. If you're prepping to take this intense six-hour exam, 1,001 S..
``10 Best College Majors for Your Personality, 2nd Ed`` helps people discover their personality and the 10 best majors that relate to it. This book covers nearly 50 majors total for the six personality types: Realistic, Investigative, Artistic, Social, Enterprising, and Conventional. A self-assessme..
No cutting or staplingjust fold and they're ready to use These adorable reproducible books give emergent readers plenty of practice reading and writing each of the top 100 sight words. Each mini-book teaches one high-frequency word and features an engaging rhyming poem that kids complete, then a wo..
Over the years, startling evidence has been uncovered, challenging established notions of the origins of life on Earth--evidence that suggests the existence of an advanced group of extraterrestrials who once inhabited our world.The first book of the revolutionary Earth Chronicles series offers indis..
Unlike other teacher certification test preparation material, our CSET Social Science study guide drills all the way down to the focus statement level, providing detailed examples of the range, type, and level of content that appear on the test. Completely aligned with current CSET exam, this book p..
Unlike other teacher certification test preparation material, our FTCE Prekindergarten/Primary study guide drills all the way down to the focus statement level, providing detailed examples of the range, type, and level of content that appear on the test. Completely aligned with current FTCE exam, th..
Unlike other teacher certification test preparation material, our MTEL Communication and Literacy Skills study guide drills all the way down to the focus statement level, providing detailed examples of the range, type, and level of content that appear on the test. Completely aligned with current MTE..
XAMonline's updated edition of the MTEL Early Childhood study guide will help you pass your teacher certification exam and advance your career. Aligned with MTEL standards, our study guide provides a comprehensive review of all four domains, including child development, children's literature and the..
The MTEL History guide includes tips for studying and maximizing efficiency during your test, a comprehensive review of the subject area, a sample test of multiple choice questions, a sample essay prompt and a sample essay response. A user-friendly answer key is included along with detailed explanat..
The fresh classroom scenario-based questions for this sample test are sure to prepare you for the TExES English Language Arts and Reading 7-12 (231). You'll have the ability to review English Language Arts content and standards unique to Texas, such as the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)..
Unlike other teacher certification test preparation material, our TExES Mathematics 4-8 study guide drills all the way down to the focus statement level, providing detailed examples of the range, type, and level of content that appear on the test. Completely aligned with current TExES exam, this boo..
21st Century Corbett is a collection of essays demonstrating the critical role Sir Julian Corbett played in the development of maritime strategy and sea power theory in the early twentieth century. His close connections with Mahan and Sims helped reinforce the trans-Atlantic axis of education and th..
This anthology introduces the Framework for 21st Century Learning from the Partnership for 21st Century Skills as a way to re-envision learning and prepare students for a rapidly evolving global and technological world. Highly respected education leaders and innovators focus on why these skills are ..
Build word power with these 24 ready-to-reproduce, 3-page lessons. Each lesson includes research-based activities that tap students' prior knowledge for greater understanding and give them multiple encounters with new words so they really remember them. Lesson topics include synonyms, antonyms, comp..
303 Preschooler-Approved Exercises and Active Games is written specifically for children ages 2-5 years old. In the Building Blocks of Fitness section, each fitness and sport skill is taught in different stages. This allows teachers, counselors, or parents to teach their preschooler a skill that set..
Nearly 10 years in the making, this book is a complete to-the-point manual to maximizing your marks in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program. Throughout 45 chapters students will uncover the secrets to succeeding in exams, getting top marks in Internal Assessments, breezing through their E..
Good reading skills are essential not only for fourth-grade academic success, but also for lifelong learning. The teacher-reviewed, curriculum-based activities and exercises in this workbook will help your children catch up, keep up, and get ahead. Best of all, they'll have lots of fun doing it Som..
Chock-full of problems to help your students exercise essential problem-solving skills every day of the year. These fun, multi-step problems will save you time and fuel your students' interest in: whole number concepts and operations, decimals, fractions, measurement, geometry, and more Leveled to ..
If you want to teach writing skills without taking the joy out of writing, this teacher-written resource is for you. You'll find easy, ready-to-use activities and thought-provoking prompts that will help your students become inventive and flexible writers. Includes creative and expository writing sk..
When the U-2 first took off in 1955, no one involved in its top-secret project dreamt that this unique reconnaissance aircraft would still be flying today. The long story of the Dragon Lady is amazing, and complex; this book tells it all, in unprecedented detail, from the early days overflying the S..
Ideas, Organization, Voice, Word Choice, Sentence Fluency, Conventions, and Presentation. Look at good writing in any genre, and you'll find these traits. Think of them as the fuel that stokes the engine of writing. With this book, teachers will learn how to assess student work for these traits and ..
A global pandemic finds millions swarming across the U.S. border. Major American cities are leveled by black-market nukes. China's growing civil unrest ignites a global showdown. Pakistan's collapse leads to a hunt for its nuclear weapons. What if the worst that could happen actually happens? How wi..
Written within an educational framework, this handbook offers general guidance to help students do a self-assessment and select the top eight colleges that are the strongest fit for them. Establishing readers as anthropologists, students will learn to observe 20 campus cultures, assess each one, and..
In clear, accessible language, this book introduces readers to the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2 (MMPI-2), the most widely researched and broadly used personality assessment instrument. James N. Butcher, one of the authors of the MMPI-2, explains how the instrument was developed to d..
In A Closer Look, Lynne Dorfman and Diane Dougherty provide the tools and strategies you need to use formative assessment in writing workshop. Through Lynne and Diane's ideas, you will be able to establish an environment where students will internalize ways that they can assess their own writing and..
My aim is to get you to read a book by Karl Marx called Capital, Volume 1, and to read it on Marx's own terms... The biggest financial crisis since the Great Depression has generated a surge of interest in Marx's work in the effort to understand the origins of our current predicament. For nearly for..
Since the first days of rivalry between the Wright Brothers and Glenn Curtiss, aircraft manufacturers have been vying for lucrative military aircraft contracts and competing for prized long-term production runs. As a result, many advanced and now legendary aircraft have been designed, built, and flo..
This classic dictionary deals carefully and exhaustively with all the words which occur in Anglo-Saxon poetry and prose. Variant dialectic forms are given, together with variant forms found in the same dialect. Purely poetic words and words not common in prose are indicated, and references are given..
While traveling the world in order to write her award winning book Wild, Jay Griffiths became increasingly aware of the huge differences in how childhood is experienced in various cultures. One central riddle, in particular captured her imagination: why are so many children in Euro-American cultures..
With the rise of urban living and the digital age, many North American healers are recognizing that traditional medicinal knowledge must be recorded before being lost with its elders.``A Cree Healer and His Medicine Bundle``is a historic document, including nearly 200 color photos and maps, in that ..
A Critical Introduction to Queer Theory explores the ways in which sexuality, subjectivity and sociality have been discursively produced in various historical and cultural contexts. The book begins by putting gay and lesbian sexuality and politics in historical context and demonstrates how and why q..
Are the ``culture wars`` over? When did they begin? What is their relationship to gender struggle and the dynamics of class? In her first full treatment of postcolonial studies, a field that she helped define, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, one of the world's foremost literary theorists, poses these qu..
In this quietly revolutionary work of social observation and medical philosophy, Booker Prize-winning writer John Berger and the photographer Jean Mohr train their gaze on an English country doctor and find a universal man--one who has taken it upon himself to recognize his patient's humanity when i..
A one-of-a-kind guide to active, engaging learning strategies for aging studiesHarnessing the proven benefits of active learning strategies, this is the first activity book created for a broad spectrum of courses in aging-related higher education. It features 32 classroom and community-based educati..
I grew up in the Bronx during turbulent times. I was in elementary school during the first desegregation of the public schools in the early 1960s. This and my idealism formation during the late 1960s had a big impact on my values and my career. I went to City College of New York, and one of my psych..
A Man Named Dave, which has sold over 1 million copies, is the gripping conclusion to Dave Pelzer's inspirational and New York Times bestselling trilogy that began with A Child Called ``It`` and The Lost Boy.``All those years you tried your best to break me, and I'm still here. One day you'll see, I..
The persistent failure of public schooling in low-income communities constitutes one of our nation's most pressing civil rights and social justice issues. Many school reformers recognize that poverty, racism, and a lack of power held by these communities undermine children's education and developmen..
If our schools are truly to bring about the kind of advances that are both desired and required by the changing world in which we live then things must change. And a critical part of that change is for schools to move away from many of the talent and IQ myths that presently exist. A Mindset for Succ..
``Absolutely essential reading, period.``---Alexandra Fuller, bestselling author of Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight In the tradition of Behind the Beautiful Forevers, this is a masterful, humane work of literary journalism by New Yorker staff writer Alexis Okeowo--a vivid narrative of Africans w..
James Madison presented his most celebrated and studied political ideas in his contributions to The Federalist, the essays that he, Alexander Hamilton, and John Jay wrote in 1787-1788 to secure ratification of the U.S. Constitution. As Jack N. Rakove shows in A Politician Thinking, however, those es..
The liberal arts major is often lampooned: lacking in ``skills,`` unqualified for a professional career, underemployed. But studying for the joy of learning turns out to be surprisingly practical. Unlike career-focused education, liberal education prepares graduates for anything and everything--and ..
Analytics can make government work better--this book shows you how A Practical Guide to Analytics for Governments provides demonstrations of real-world analytics applications for legislators, policy-makers, and support staff at the federal, state, and local levels. Big data and analytics are transfo..
Practical and applicable suggestions are given to the reader on how to write and implement a marketing plan, how to design effective publications, and the role of advertising in college enrollment. The author stresses the importance of financial aid in enrollment and retention management. Suggestion..
A Practical Guide to Finding Treatments That Work for People with Autism provides a logical, culturally sensitive, and values-based resource to aid practitioners in making informed decisions on the most effective treatment for any given client at any given time. By providing multiple illustrative e..
Learn innovative strategies to design and measure effective classroom interventions. The author offers teachers, individualized education program coordinators, and administrators research-based strategies and tools to create and document highly individualized plans that support response to intervent..
Winner of a 2012 Stonewall Book Award in nonfiction A Queer History of the United States is more than a who s who of queer history: it is a book that radically challenges how we understand American history. Drawing upon primary-source documents, literature, and cultural histories, scholar and activ..