books about: assessments
Energy Leadership: Transforming Your Workplace and Your Life from the Core
Bruce D. Schneider
In Energy Leadership, renowned coach Bruce D. Schneider teaches how to understand the most important personal resource of all -- energy, and shows how to harness it to achieve success in the workplace, the home, and in the world at large. This engaging and fast-paced story clearly explains how managers and leaders from all walks of life can use the principles of Energy Leadership to inspire themselves and others to achieve extraordinary ...
Intervention: Course Corrections for the Athlete and Trainer
On Target Publications
Acclaimed strength coach Dan John has created the perfect guide for beginners, advanced lifters, and fitness professionals interested in correcting basic body movements and improving overall mobility and lifting performance. With his signature humor and clear step-by-step instructions, Coach John walks athletes and trainers through core movements, Olympic lifts, throws, proper powerlifting technique, and much more. Regardless of your training ...
S.H.A.P.E.: Finding and Fulfilling Your Unique Purpose for Life
Rick Warren’s bestselling book The Purpose Driven® Life describes God’s five purposes for every Christian. Now Erik Rees helps you discover God’s unique purpose for your life based on the way God has shaped you. He made you marvelously unique for a reason. Tap into that reason and into the secrets of your own deeply personal makeup—the remarkable ensemble of passions, talents, experiences, temperament, and spiritual gifts that work ...
Boot Camp for Your Brain: A No-Nonsense Guide to the SAT I
M. Denmark Manning
Please note that this edition has been replaced by a new edition which has been completely updated for the new SAT and PSAT. The Amazon listing for the new book has "Second Edition" in the title, was published in November 2004, and has ISBN number 1413464718.
The Next Step in Guided Reading
Scholastic Teaching Resources, 2009
Teachers facing the challenge of meeting the diverse reading needs of students will find the structure and tools they need in Jan Richardson's powerful approach to guided reading. Richardson has identified the essential components of an effective guided reading lesson: targeted assessments, data analysis that pinpoints specific strategies students need, and the use of guided writing to support the reading process. Best of all, Richardson ...
The Emotionally Destructive Relationship: Seeing It, Stopping It, Surviving It
Harvest House Publishers
Leslie Vernick, counselor and social worker, has witnessed the devastating effects of emotional abuse. Many, including many in the church, have not addressed this form of destruction in families and relationships because it is difficult to talk about. With godly guidance and practical experience, Vernick offers an empathetic approach to recognizing an emotionally destructive relationship and addresses the symptoms and the damage with biblical ...
Competitive Intelligence Advantage: How to Minimize Risk, Avoid Surprises, and Grow Your Business in a ...
John Wiley & Sons
A practical introduction to the necessity of competitive intelligence for smarter business decisions-from a leading CI expert and speaker In Competitive Intelligence Advantage, Seena Sharp, founder of one of the first Competitive Intelligence firms in the US, provides her expert analysis on the issues and benefits of CI for today's businesses. CI is critical for making smarter business decisions and reducing risks when formulating strategies, ...
Pocket Companion for Physical Examination and Health Assessment
Carolyn, Rn Jarvis
W B Saunders Co
This pocket companion is designed for those who need a practical clinical reference and for those students acquiring beginning nursing assessment skills. Portable and easy to use in the clinical area, it presents the essentials of health history and physical examination as well as listings of related abnormal findings. Special features include development considerations for pediatric, pgregnant, and ageing adult groups, plus selected ...
The Healthy Home: Simple Truths to Protect Your Family from Hidden Household Dangers
In The Healthy Home , a father and son--Dr. Myron Wentz, well-known microbiologist and founder of the USANA Corporation, and Dave Wentz, CEO of the USANA Corporation--take readers on a tour of a specific home for a look at the surprising health risks posed by the everyday products and behaviors of a modern family. Beginning in the bedroom and ending in the garage and backyard, readers learn about the degenerative effects of toxins in the home ...
Boushey, Gail; Moser, Joan's The CAFE Book: Engaging All Students in Daily Literary Assessment and ...
"All readers of any age need instruction and support that helps them become more independent and self-reflective in their work." - Gail Boushey and Joan Moser In "The CAFE Book," Gail Boushey and Joan Moser present a practical, simple way to integrate assessment into daily reading and classroom discussion. The CAFE system, based on research into the habits of proficient readers, is an acronym for Comprehension, Accuracy, Fluency, and Expanding ...
Building Foundations of Scientific Understanding: A Science Curriculum for K-2
Bernard J. Nebel
This is The most comprehensive science curriculum for beginning learners that you will find anywhere * Here are 41 lesson plans that cover all major areas of science. * Lessons are laid out as stepping stones that build knowledge and understanding logically and systematically. * Child-centered, hands-on activities at the core of all lessons bring children to observe, think, and reason. * Interest is maintained and learning is solidified ...
Guiding Readers and Writers (Grades 3-6): Teaching, Comprehension, Genre, and Content Literacy
Irene C. Fountas
Gay Su Pinnell
Authors Irene Fountas and Gay Su Pinnell have already helped hundreds of thousands of K-3 teachers engage, inform, and inspire early readers and writers. Now, with Guiding Readers and Writers (Grades 3-6) , Fountas and Pinnell support teachers on the next leg of the literacy journey, addressing the unique challenges of teaching upper elementary students. The product of many years of work with classroom teachers, Guiding Readers and Writers ...
The RocketReview Revolution: The Ultimate Guide To The New SAT (First Edition)
Now students can raise their SAT scores faster than anyone thought possible with RocketReview, the amazing online software program that uses artificial intelligence to predict exactly how actual SAT readers would have graded an essay. It also provides customized suggestions on how to improve scores. In addition to providing access to RocketScore, this unique CD-ROM also features animated demonstrations of every major SAT technique. No ...
Chart Sense: Common Sense Charts to Teach 3-8 Informational Text and Literature
Rozlyn Linder Ph.D.
Literacy Initiative, The
Chart Sense is the ultimate resource for elementary and middle school teachers who are ready to create meaningful, standards-based charts with their students. The same charts that Rozlyn creates with students when she models and teaches in classrooms across the nation are all included here. Packed with over sixty-five photographs, Chart Sense is an invaluable guide for novice or veteran reading teachers who want authentic visuals to reinforce ...
The Love Dare for Parents
While parents long to better influence and express love to their children, they often have no clear plan of action. As a result, daily hopes turn into years of missed opportunities. The Love Dare for Parents helps busy moms and dads more fully cherish, enjoy, and impact each of their children during each season of their lives. From the writers of the original Love Dare (over 5 million copies sold), this new forty-day journey will help you ...
Physiology (Board Review Series)
Linda S. Costanzo
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Thoroughly updated for its Fourth Edition, BRS Physiology is an excellent aid for students preparing for the USMLE Step 1. The book concisely reviews key physiological principles and includes clinical correlations throughout to emphasize connections between basic physiology and clinical medicine. Numerous illustrations, tables, and flow charts help students visualize material quickly and aid in long-term retention. End-of-chapter USMLE-style ...
Prioritization, Delegation, and Assignment: Practice Exercises for the NCLEX Examination, 3e
Linda A. LaCharity PhD RN
Candice K. Kumagai RN MSN
This is a Pageburst digital book; this title includes two parts: Pageburst Retail Access Card AND Evolve Access Card. The only NCLEX review book on the market with a focus on prioritization, delegation, and patient assignment - just like the current NCLEX Examination itself! Using a unique simple-to-complex approach, Prioritization, Delegation, and Assignment: Practice Exercises for the NCLEX® Examination, 3rd Edition establishes your ...
How NASA Builds Teams: Mission Critical Soft Skills for Scientists, Engineers, and Project Teams
Charles J. Pellerin
Every successful organization needs high-performance teams to compete and succeed. Yet, technical people are often resistant to traditional "touchy-feely" teambuilding. To improve communication, performance, and morale among NASA’s technical teams, former NASA Astrophysicist Dr. Charlie Pellerin developed the teambuilding process described in "How NASA Builds Teams"—an approach that is proven, quantitative, and requires only a fraction of ...
Teaching Numeracy: 9 Critical Habits to Ignite Mathematical Thinking
K. M. Walton
Transform mathematics learning from “doing” to “thinking” American students are losing ground in the global mathematical environment. What many of them lack is numeracy—the ability to think through the math and apply it outside of the classroom. Referencing the new common core and NCTM standards, the authors outline nine critical thinking habits that foster numeracy and show you how to: Monitor and repair ...
The Omaha System: Applications for Community Health Nursing, 1e
Karen S. Martin RN MSN FAAN
Nancy J. Scheet RN MSN
A comprehensive presentation of the Omaha System, a patient problem classification system based on actual practice and research results. Developed by practicing nurses in community health care settings, this system is tested for reliability and validity, and provides a basis for a total practice and recording system. The authors are the principal investigators on the seven year federally funded project and present the material in a practical ...
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