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Multiple Intelligences and Positive Life Habits: 174 Activities for Applying Them in Your Classrooms
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.
Savage Inequalities: Children in America's Schools
Savage Inequalities
Children in America's Schools
Paperback      ISBN: 0060974990
An account of the inequity in the American educational system examines the deplorable conditions in which inner-city children are educated
Putting It in Writing
Putting It in Writing
Paperback      ISBN: 0590494597
Provides examples, models, and advice for writing letters to friends, relatives, and businesses, or for preparing school reports
Punished by Rewards: The Trouble With Gold Stars, Incentive Plans, A'S, Praise and Other Bribes
Punished by Rewards
The Trouble With Gold Stars, Incentive Plans, A'S, Praise and Other Bribes
Paperback      ISBN: 0618001816
Criticizes the system of motivating through reward, offering arguments for motivating people by working with them instead of doing things to them
The Courage to Teach: Exploring the Inner Landscape of a Teacher's Life
The Courage to Teach
Exploring the Inner Landscape of a Teacher's Life
Hardcover      ISBN: 0787910589
An educator and Christian spiritualist examines the inner life of a dedicated teacher, demonstrating how this internal facet shapes one's ability to teach, and guides readers through a difficult self-exploration to help recover and enhance their vocational goals. 12,500 first printing. Tour.

Teaching for the Two-Sided Mind: A Guide to Right Brain/Left Brain Education
Teaching for the Two-Sided Mind
A Guide to Right Brain/Left Brain Education
Paperback      ISBN: 0671622390
Discusses the functions of the hemispheres of the brain and recommends teaching techniques using the right half of the brain to stimulate creativity and improve learning
Home Learning Year by Year: How to Design a Homeschool Curriculum from Preschool Through High School
Home Learning Year by Year
How to Design a Homeschool Curriculum from Preschool Through High School
Paperback      ISBN: 0609805851
A leading authoritiy on the homeschooling movement provides parents with subject-by-subject guidelines that outline the major concepts and topics that should be covered each year to meet accepted national educational standards and offers helpful advice on learning goals, content, teaching materials, and more. Original. 10,000 first printing.
The Unschooling Handbook: How to Use the Whole World As Your Child's Classroom
The Unschooling Handbook
How to Use the Whole World As Your Child's Classroom
2nd Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0761512764
To Unschoolers, Learning Is As Natural As Breathing Did you know that a growing percentage of home schoolers are becoming unschoolers? The unschooling movement is founded on the principle that children learn best when they pursue their own natural curiosities and interests. Without bells, schedules, and rules about what to do and when, the knowledge they gain through mindful living and exploration is absorbed more easily and enthusiastically. Learning is a natural, inborn impulse, and the world is rich with lessons to be learned and puzzles to be solved. Successful unschooling parents know how to stimulate and direct their children's learning impulse. Once you read this book, so will you!
The Creative Astrologer: Effective Single-Session Counseling
The Creative Astrologer
Effective Single-Session Counseling
Paperback      ISBN: 1567187404
Discover how you can become more effective as a astrological counselor, with The Creative Astrologer by world-famous astrologer, Noel Tyl. The purpose of this groundbreaking work is to show you how you can take advantage of one of the newest and most exciting paradigms in modern psychology: the efficacy of single session therapeutic success. Yes, this shows you how you can help a client receive true healing in just one counseling session. Over 700 creative connections are offered in The Creative Astrologer to guide you through planetary and aspect symbolisms, leading to a deep analysis of the human condition. Included, for the first time ever in astrological literature, are transcripts of actual counseling as used in modern astrological practice. You'll learn: ·Preparation for consultation ·Techniques for questioning ·How to invite disclosure ·Presentation skills ·Exploring therapeutic connections The Creative Astrologer goes beyond analysis and remediation. Tyl discusses the difficult topic of the practicality of behavioral predictions: How can they be framed so they do not become self-fulfilling prophecies or numb the client into denial and rejection? You'll see that you have to speak within the client's realities. You'll also learn how to invite involvement from the client. The result is true healing which may transcend anything you've been able to achieve before. Astrology is presented here in its most creative and constructive context, where therapeutic holistic consultation is far more important than mere descriptions of varied chart factors. If you do counseling of any type, you will want this book. You will learn concepts and ideas that will improve your understanding of the counseling process, and discover how to put them to use. If you do astrological counseling, The Creative Astrologer is a must. Get your copy now.
Homeschooling on a Shoestring: A Jam-Packed Guide
Homeschooling on a Shoestring
A Jam-Packed Guide
Paperback      ISBN: 087788546x
Discusses ideas for making money while at home, sources for inexpensive curriculum, suggestions for low-cost field trips, and ways to acquire free or inexpensive computers.