Freaks, Geeks and Asperger Syndrome
A User Guide to Adolescence
Paperback ISBN: 1843100983
Offers insights by a teenager with Asperger's syndrome into the difficulties of the disorder, including information on fascinations and obsessions, sensory perception, sleep, bullies, moral dilemmas, eating, and socializing.
Death at an Early Age
The Destruction of the Hearts and Minds of Negro Children in the Boston Public Schools
Paperback ISBN: 0452262925
A young teacher offers a firsthand account of the destructive effects of segregated Boston schools and their teachers on the African American children who attend them
Math Made Easy
Paperback ISBN: 0789457288
The complete home-study program to help children practice the essential math skills they learn in school. Matches the math curriculum so your children will reach their full potential in school -- and on important standardized tests! The successful way to improve your child's math. These workbooks have been compiled and tested by a team of math experts to increase your child's confidence, enjoyment, and success at school. Second Grade: Provides practice at all the major topics for Grade 2 with emphasis on addition and subtraction of larger numbers. Includes a review of Grade 1 topics and a preview of topics in Grade 3. Includes Times Tables practice.
100 Award-Winning Science Fair Projects
Paperback ISBN: 0806973773
Science is at work everywhere--in the kitchen, the sky, the ground, and all around us in plants, animals, machines, even the mind. Here are 100 ways to demonstrate how science works and for you to come out tops at your school fair. Stir up chemical magic and turn a copper pot green with oxidation. Prove that computers emit radio waves; create virtual 3-D with a polarized lens; and show off some "medieval ballistics." Every experiment will impress the judges!
A Tribesman's Memoir of Darfur
Hardcover ISBN: 1400067448
A young Zaghawa tribesman from the Darfur region of the Sudan describes his escape from the attack that destroyed his village, his struggle for survival, role as a translator for international aid groups and journalists, the dangers he confronted in his role, his ultimate capture, and his new life, in an eyewitness account of the brutal genocide in the Sudan. 150,000 first printing.
Effective Teaching, Effective Learning
Making the Personality Connection in Your Classroom
Paperback ISBN: 0891060782
Drawing on contemporary psychological insights, this book shows how both teaching and learning styles are rooted in the dynamics of personality. By opening the door to a whole range of teaching techniques addressing the personality needs of different students, Effective Teaching, Effective Learning will prove an invaluable aid to classroom teachers, parents, school psychologists, counselors, administrators, and all those concerned with contemporary educational issues. Filled with easy-to-implement suggestions, this book clarifies the strengths and weaknesses of different teaching and learning styles; helps teachers get more satisfaction out of teaching by identifying new ways to reach the various learning styles of their students; matches each type of learner with the teaching approaches and materials most likely to work for them; and provides specific steps for handling conflict, discipline, and academic and interpersonal issues.
Multiple Intelligences and Positive Life Habits
174 Activities for Applying Them in Your Classrooms
Paperback ISBN: 0761977287
Activities are specifically tailored to each of the eight multiple intelligences and serve as a guide to developing learning strategies in the classroom.