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!
The Tao of Watercolor
A Revolutionary Approach to the Practice of Painting
Paperback ISBN: 0823050572
Applying the principles presented in the "Tao Te Ching", this book shows painters how to unite spirit, mind and body to achieve inspired craftsmanship in their works. Painters are shown how to approach the act of painting in a fully conscious manner for continued artistic growth.
Paperback ISBN: 0631226249
Teaching Literature is an inspirational guidebook for all teachers of English and American literature in higher education. - Written by leading academic, prolific author and cultural journalist, Elaine Showalter. - Original and provocative reflections on teaching literature in higher education. - Encourages teachers to make their classroom practice intellectually exciting. - Wide-ranging - covers the practical, theoretical, and methodological aspects of teaching literature. - Highly practical - employs real examples from real classes and careers throughout. - Draws on 40 years of international teaching experience.
Building Grammar, Usage, And Style into Writer's Workshop
Paperback ISBN: 1571104127
Some teachers love grammar and some hate it, but nearly all struggle to find ways of making the mechanics of English meaningful to kids. As a middle school teacher, Jeff Anderson also discovered that his students were not grasping the basics, and that it was preventing them from reaching their potential as writers. Jeff readily admits, ?I am not a grammarian, nor am I punctilious about anything,
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.