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10 Days to a Less Distracted Child: The Breakthrough Program that Gets Your Kids to Listen, Learn, Focus, and ...
Ph.D. Jeffrey Bernstein Ph.D.
Da Capo Press
A fresh, practical, and completely original take on handling inattentive/hyperactive children. Anecdotal examples throughout help parents understand their kids, improve focus and organization at school, and eliminate other distracted or inappropriate behaviors at home.
The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains
W. W. Norton & Company
Finalist for the 2011 Pulitzer Prize in General Nonfiction: “Nicholas Carr has written a Silent Spring for the literary mind.”—Michael Agger, Slate “Is Google making us stupid?” When Nicholas Carr posed that question, in a celebrated Atlantic Monthly cover story, he tapped into a well of anxiety about how the Internet is changing us. He also crystallized one of the most important debates of our time: As we enjoy the Net’s ...
Distracted: The Erosion of Attention and the Coming Dark Age
Foreword by Bill McKibben , author of The End of Nature and The Bill McKibben Reader Do you text during family dinners or read e-mails during meetings? Does your spouse learn about your day from Facebook? Do you get news about the world by scanning online headlines while also doing something else? Welcome to the land of distraction. Despite our wondrous technologies and scientific advances, we are nurturing a culture of diffusion, ...
Distracted: A Thriller (Shell Series Book 1)
Two Daughters, 2011
Kill him and move on.. Shell is paid to kill. Even so, he has a code. No women. No children. And those on the wrong end of his violence must be guilty of some great sin. But killing Roger Coke, a brutal gun and drug trafficker, is a complicated endeavor. Especially because Coke’s beautiful girlfriend is the only innocent in a room full of killers. Leaving Shell with a difficult choice: kill Roger Coke, or save a beautiful woman and risk ...
The Dumbest Generation: How the Digital Age Stupefies Young Americans and Jeopardizes Our Future(Or, Don't ...
This shocking, surprisingly entertaining romp into the intellectual nether regions of today's underthirty set reveals the disturbing and, ultimately, incontrovertible truth: cyberculture is turning us into a society of know-nothings. The Dumbest Generation is a dire report on the intellectual life of young adults and a timely warning of its impact on American democracy and culture. For decades, concern has been brewing about ...
Distracted - Acting Edition
Dramatists Play Service, Inc.
Book annotation not available for this title. Title: Distracted Author: Loomer, Lisa Publisher: Dramatist's Play Service Publication Date: 2009/12/31 Number of Pages: 71 Binding Type: PAPERBACK Library of Congress:
Distracted by Fate (The Witches of Spring Hill, Book 4)
Patricia Proctor, 2014
In the first three books of the Witches of Spring Hill series, the Alexanders and Silvans joined together to defeat enemies. Now, it’s not just enemies that are the problem, it’s the past. Brianna, Cian, and Xavier Silvan have always been interested in their history, but once they met Kaiden, Chloe, and Rowan Alexander their desire for information about their past grew even stronger. And the Alexanders aren’t the only ones with ...
Distracted By Her Virtue
Harlequin Presents, 2014
His forbidding distraction! Jarrett Gaskill has worked his way up from nothing to become a ruthless property tycoon. His next acquisition? High Ridge Hall… Knowing his charm and business skills always seal the deal, he's shocked to find a new tenant already at the manor, refusing to leave! Escaping her cruel marriage, Sophia Markham has arrived at High Ridge Hall looking for a new life—one that certainly doesn't include any involvement with ...
Distracted Driving: The Multi-Tasking Myth (You Be the Judge) (Volume 1)
Steven D. Gacovino Esq.
Edward Lake Esq.
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
We all want to believe we can drive responsibly and monitor distractions. But our attention is limited by nature, and we are often very subtly distracted from noticing things right in front of us. Depending on what you're doing while you're driving, you could literally miss seeing a giraffe grazing on the roadside. Because of distractions, many people have failed to see a gorilla beating its chest right in front of them, and this is no joke. We ...
The Distracted Drummer: "Thank you, Toledo, and Good Night"
J.D. may be the best drummer in America, but how can he get the word out with a wife who beats up his fans, a club owner who wants him to turn down the volumn, the pot, the girls, the daytime job where he fixes what his old man could not? Not to mention the girls, the pot, the neighborhood cops telling him to turn down the sound? In a neighborhood who produced its last star in Danny Thomas, where most of the bars can't afford to pay the ...
That Crumpled Paper Was Due Last Week: Helping Disorganized and Distracted Boys Succeed in School and Life
At last, the solution for getting disorganized boys back on track. Missed assignments. Lack of focus and enthusiasm. Falling grades. For too many boys and their frustrated parents, these are the facts of life. But they don't have to be. Top academic counselor Ana Homayoun has helped turn even the most disorganized, scattered, and unfocused boys into successful young people who consistently meet their personal and academic challenges. She ...
Getting Naked Again: Dating, Romance, Sex, and Love When You've Been Divorced, Widowed, Dumped, or Distracted
Grand Central Life & Style
You are divorced, you're widowed, or maybe you've just been busy with other things. Lately though you might be ready (are you?) to meet (but where, and how?) another romantic partner. In GETTING NAKED AGAIN, clinical psychologist and New York Times bestselling author Judith Sills, PhD, leads readers through each stage of the process, offering sophisticated advice and sharing insightful stories about women like you, who have experienced ...
Puckstruck: Distracted, Delighted and Distressed by Canada's Hockey Obsession
Like many a Canadian kid, Stephen Smith was up on skates first thing as a boy, out in the weather chasing a puck and the promise of an NHL career. Back indoors after that didn’t quite work out, he turned to the bookshelf. That’s where, without entirely meaning to, he ended up reading all the hockey books. There was Crunch and Boom Boom , Slashing! and High Stick ; there was Max Bentley: Hockey’s Dipsy-Doodle Dandy , Blue Line ...
The Distracted Life: Overcome ADD And Make It An Asset To Build a Hugely Successful Life
Fluency Books, 2013
Do you have ADD or know a loved one who is affected by it? This guide shows you exactly how to use ADD to your advantage and live an even more productive life than many people think is possible. Today get this Amazon eBook for only $0.99 Regularly priced at $2.99. Read on your PC, Mac, smartphone, tablet, or Kindle device! These Strategies Will Help You Overcome ADD And The Stress And Discomfort That It Brings This guide will help ...
"Todo na koorta, espo sipito fuela laquna qui no uisi dar: Distracted puelo forta na scusi. 'Chorbs trada,' 'kobingo,' "Pressta fenna Tesserae'--ya kibsh Toufic ordinatarae. Tengo no sladin casamo . Morshada!!" (Peter Rose, film/video maker of Analogies: Studies in the Movement of Time , The Man Who Could Not See Far Enough , The Pressures of the Text , etc., peterrosepicture.com)
Distracted Driving (At Issue Series)
Examines the causes of distracted driving, including texting, navigation systems, and eating in the car, and their repercussions.
Visionary Child: How To Raise a Focused, Visionary Kid That Can Change The World
Talent Writers, 2014
In this book we will go through each step you need to take to make sure your kid grows up focused, determined, and not easily distracted. Think of a tree; every tree needs a root system so it can grow taller and stronger without getting knocked out easily. This book will provide you with the guidance to encourage those strong roots to grow. You will have a grounded, powerful child that will know how to make great decisions, learn from his ...
Cell Phones and Distracted Driving (Cell Phones and Society)
Gail B. Stewart
The Sensory Child Gets Organized: Proven Systems for Rigid, Anxious, or Distracted Kids
Silver Winner, National Parenting Publications Awards (NAPPA)—Parenting Resources Gold Honoree, Mom’s Choice Awards—Parenting–Special and Exceptional Needs Every year, tens of thousands of young children are diagnosed with disorders that make it difficult for them to absorb the external world. Parents of sensory kids—like those with sensory processing disorder, anxiety disorder, AD/HD, autism, bipolar disorder, and OCD—often feel ...
The Accidental Feminist: How Elizabeth Taylor Raised Our Consciousness and We Were Too Distracted by Her ...
M. G. Lord
Walker & Company
Countless books have chronicled the life of Elizabeth Taylor, but rarely has her career been examined from the point of view of her on-screen persona. That persona, argues M. G. Lord, has repeatedly introduced a broad audience to feminist ideas. In her breakout film, "National Velvet" (1944), Taylor's character challenges gender discrimination: Forbidden as a girl to ride her beloved horse in an important race, she poses as a male jockey. Her ...
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