The Numerology of the I Ching
A Sourcebook of Symbols, Structures, and Traditional Wisdom
Paperback ISBN: 0892818115
A must for serious I Ching students, this is the first book to bring the complete Taoist teachings on form, structure, and symbol in the I Ching to a Western audience.
The Knowledge Deficit
Closing the Shocking Education Gap for American Children
Hardcover ISBN: 0618657312
The best-selling author of Cultural Literacy and founder of the Core Knowledge Foundation provides an incisive analysis of the state of modern American education to trace a link between a lack of reading comprehension and poor performance and furnishes specidic tools for parents on how to enhance a child's ability to read with comprehension.
Courageous Conversations About Race
A Field Guide for Achieving Equity in Schools
Paperback ISBN: 0761988777
Examines the evidence that points to race, not poverty, as the underlying cause behind the achievement gap. This work explores how race affects all educators, declares the need to have engaged, sustained, and deep conversations about race in order to understand students and the achievement gap. It also teaches educators to redesign the curriculum.
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.
Leaving Microsoft to Change the World
An Entrepreneur's Odyssey to Educate the World's Children
Hardcover ISBN: 006112107x
Describes how the author, a former rising executive at Microsoft, experienced a profound change of perspective after a visit to Nepal and eventually created the non-profit program Room to Read, a network of schools and libraries throughout rural and poor communities in Asia and Africa. 100,000 first printing.
Mastering German Vocabulary
A Thematic Approach
German Paperback ISBN: 0812091086
pproximately 5,000 words are presented in 41 separate categories, including politics, military terms, business terms, communications terms, medical terms, scientific terms, household terms, and dozens more. English-speaking readers will find ready help in translating German words and phrases sometimes too specialized to be found in ordinary alphabetically arranged bilingual dictionaries. Here's a fine school supplement for language teachers, students, and language labs, and an aid for anyone who must sometimes get information from German journals and other publications. Line art illustrations, charts, and a comprehensive alphabetical word index enhances this volume's usefulness.