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A Praying Life: Connecting With God In A Distracting World
Author Paul Miller shares his insights and conclusions about how to connect the broken pieces of your life and allow prayer—even poorly delivered—to fill the gaps with meaning and substance. Miller's down-to-earth approach and practical nature will help you see that your relationship with God can grow and your communication with Him can get better. Parents will find Miller's family-life experiences especially helpful. Includes ...
Connecting With Self and Others
A book dedicated to improving anyone's communication skills. Allows the reader to become more engaged with the vibes they put out and how to read other people.
Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids: How to Stop Yelling and Start Connecting
Dr. Laura Markham
A groundbreaking guide to raising responsible, capable, happy kids Based on the latest research on brain development and extensive clinical experience with parents, Dr. Laura Markham’s approach is as simple as it is effective. Her message: Fostering emotional connection with your child creates real and lasting change. When you have that vital connection, you don’t need to threaten, nag, plead, bribeor even punish. This ...
Connecting Teachers, Students, and Standards: Strategies for Success in Diverse and Inclusive Classrooms
Deborah L. Voltz
Michele Jean Sims
Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development
Creating and sustaining a classroom where every learner succeeds is a challenge for any teacher especially when the elements of diversity and inclusion are added to the mix. How can teachers differentiate instruction in ways that help all students meet standards and develop lifelong learning skills? The authors of Connecting Teachers, Students, and Standards provide a comprehensive framework for reaching and teaching English language learners, ...
Connecting Design to Stitch
In this practical guide by qward-winning quilt artist Sandra Meech, you’ll explore the elements of design and how they relate to quiltmaking and fiber art. Through a series of exercises, observations, and analyses, learn how incorporate basic design principals into your work creatively and confidently. Study various design styles and approaches from fine art, nature, graphic design, and the world of textiles. With Sandra’s expert guidance, ...
Connecting Comprehension and Technology: Adapt and Extend Toolkit Practices
"Technology does not make teaching better, only teachers do that. However, technology can challenge us to reflect on and enrich our instruction in a variety of meaningful ways. We collaborated on this book to support teachers in active literacy environments to envision and reimagine how technology can enhance children's learning." -Stephanie Harvey, Anne Goudvis, Katie Muhtaris, and Kristin Ziemke Through their celebrated Comprehension ...
Connecting Church & Home
Tim Kimmel gives a comprehensive strategy to churches for family ministry as well as a plan for parents seeking to pass their faith to the next generation. He shares valuable tools for the church to use to build a strong family ministry. A child who has seen grace lived out in front of him at church and at home is much more inclined toward staying committed to a relationship with God into adulthood. So Kimmel shares what a grace-based family ...
Connecting: Healing Ourselves and Our Relationships
Dr. Larry Crabb
In his most significant book to date, Dr. Larry Crabb expands on his lifelong work in the field of psychotherapy to adopt a groundbreaking, but biblical, approach to healing the deep wounds of the soul-an approach that centers around building intimate, healing mini-communities in our lives and churches. Dr. Crabb envisions a day when communities of God's people-ordinary Christians whose lives connect as husband to wife, brother to sister, ...
Every Good Endeavor: Connecting Your Work to God's Work
New York Times bestselling author Timothy Keller shows how God calls each of us to express meaning and purpose through our work and careers. In a work world that is increasingly competitive and insecure, people often have nagging questions: Why am I doing this work? Why is it so hard? And is there anything I can do about it? Tim Keller, pastor of New York’s Redeemer Presbyterian Church and New York Times bestselling author of The ...
Connecting: The Mentoring Relationships You Need to Succeed (Spiritual Formation Study Guides)
Paul D Stanley
We are all interdependent on each other, which is why connecting with others plays such an indispensable role in healthy development. Having access to the wisdom, experience, vision, and direction of others can put you years ahead of where you’d be on your own. Mentoring relationships can be key to effective discipleship and evangelism. This book shows you how to do it effectively.
The Connecting Church
The development of meaningful relationships, where every member carries a significant sense of belonging, is central to what it means to be the church. So why do many Christians feel disappointed and disillusioned with their efforts to experience authentic community? Despite the best efforts of pastors, small group leaders, and faithful lay persons, church too often is a place of loneliness rather than connection. Church can be so much better. ...
The True Secret of Writing: Connecting Life with Language
Sit. Walk. Write. These are the barest bones of Natalie Goldberg’s revolutionary writing and life practice, which she presents here in book form for the first time. A whole new slant on writing that she developed since the publication of her classic Writing Down the Bones, True Secret workshops have been limited until now to small, intensive groups at a remote center in the rural Southwest. In The True Secret of Writing, Goldberg makes ...
Connecting Core Competencies: A Workbook for Social Work Students
The workbook provides a detailed understanding and explanation of each EPAS standard as well as extensive assessment that is divided into categories: (1) Understanding of Knowledge and (2) Mastery and Assessment of Skills. The Understanding of Knowledge questions focus on comprehension of each Core Competency and are multiple choice. The questions that represent mastery and assessment of skills are multiple choice, essay, and case ...
Connecting With Our Children : Guiding Principles for Parents in a Troubled World
Roberta M. Gilbert
Parents want a special relationship with their children Parents care. They want to guide their children through the rough spots in life and help them make the right decisions. Research shows that a special parental connection is extremely important in safeguarding children against dangers such as substance abuse, sexual promiscuity, criminal activity, and suicide. This is more important than ever before in today's troubled world. But what does ...
The Vital Psoas Muscle: Connecting Physical, Emotional, and Spiritual Well-Being
Jo Ann Staugaard-Jones
North Atlantic Books
Located deep within the anterior hip joint and lower spine, the psoas major (usually just referred to as the psoas) is critical for optimal postural alignment, movement, and overall well being. The psoas is the only muscle in the human organism that connects the upper body to the lower body, and its importance extends to the nerve complex and energy systems. As modern-day populations grow more sedentary, psoas-related lower back and hip ...
Turbulence 4: Connecting Flight (Gay Romance)
JCP Books, LLC, 2012
There’s no place like home. For Paul Cronin, maybe that’s a good thing. His DC condo is practically empty, aside from a week’s worth of mail and the lingering smell of his hippie housekeeper’s vinegar-based cleaners. His life is empty too, filled with activities he doesn’t enjoy and friends he only hangs out with because it’s easier than avoiding them. It doesn’t seem like Dallas Turner would have much in common with Paul. ...
Connecting with Computer Science (Introduction to CS)
Written for the beginning computing student, this text engages readers by relating core computer science topics to their industry application. The book is written in a comfortable, informal manner, and light humor is used throughout the text to maintain interest and enhance learning. All chapters contain a multitude of exercises, quizzes, and other opportunities for skill application.
The Connecting Church 2.0: Beyond Small Groups to Authentic Community
The development of meaningful relationships, where every member carries a significant sense of belonging, is central to what it means to be the church. So why do many Christians feel disappointed and disillusioned with their efforts to experience authentic community? Despite the best efforts of pastors, small group leaders and faithful lay persons, church is too often a place of loneliness rather than connection. In this revised and updated ...
Connecting Mathematical Ideas: Middle School Video Cases to Support Teaching and Learning
In math, like any subject, real learning takes place when students can connect what they already know to new ideas. In Connecting Mathematical Idea s, Jo Boaler and Cathy Humphreys offer a comprehensive way to improve your ability to help adolescents build connections between different mathematical ideas and representations and between domains like algebra and geometry. Connecting Mathematical Ideas contains two-CDs worth of video case ...
Integrating Differentiated Instruction & Understanding by Design: Connecting Content and Kids
Carol Ann Tomlinson
Assoc for Supervision and Curriculum Development
Teachers struggle every day to bring quality instruction to their students. Beset by lists of content standards and accompanying "high-stakes" accountability tests, many educators sense that both teaching and learning have been redirected in ways that are potentially impoverishing for those who teach and those who learn. Educators need a model that acknowledges the centrality of standards but also ensures that students truly understand content ...
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