books about: inquiry
Family Medical History: Unknown/Adopted: How a routine inquiry led to unexpected answers for an adopted woman
Nancy Kacirek Feldman
Knowing where you came from often determines Who you are… At the age of 45, Nancy Feldman knew how her doctor appointment would go. They would ask her about her family’s health history, and she would hear the doctor’s familiar sigh after she answered, “I don’t know, I’m adopted.” Being perfectly happy with the loving family she had, Feldman never took an interest in finding her biological parents until diagnosed with a disease ...
Essential Questions: Opening Doors to Student Understanding
What are “essential questions,” and how do they differ from other kinds of questions? What’s so great about them? Why should you design and use essential questions in your classroom? Essential questions (EQs) help target standards as you organize curriculum content into coherent units that yield focused and thoughtful learning. In the classroom, EQs are used to stimulate students’ discussions and promote a deeper understanding of the ...
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 Coding Manual for Qualitative Researchers
Johnny M. Saldaña
SAGE Publications Ltd
The Second Edition of Johnny Saldaña’s international bestseller provides an in-depth guide to the multiple approaches available for coding qualitative data. Fully up-to-date, it includes new chapters, more coding techniques and an additional glossary. In total, 32 coding methods are profiled that can be applied to a range of research genres from grounded theory to phenomenology to narrative inquiry. For each approach, Saldaña discusses ...
Maximizing Lead Generation: The Complete Guide for B2B Marketers (Que Biz-Tech)
Ruth P. Stevens
The Hands-On, Up-to-the-Minute Guide to Generating Better-Qualified, Quicker-to-Close B2B Leads! Lead generation is “Job One”: B2B marketers’ single most important objective. Maximizing Lead Generation brings together everything you need to know to do it right. Fast-paced and 100% practical, it will help you achieve outstanding results in any B2B marketplace—from enterprise technology to industrial equipment to ...
Nourishing the Teacher: Inquiries, Contemplations and Insights on the Path of Yoga
Nourish Your Light
Nourishing the Teacher is a rich resource for teachers of yoga wanting to incorporate dynamic language and inspirational themes into their classes. Drawing upon the vast intelligence of Tantric yoga philosophy, nature, and ancient cultures the text provides a creative springboard to construct richer classes and more fulfilling personal practice sessions. The book is divided into five primary sections including the Gifts of Embodiment, the ...
Looking for God: Seeing the Whole in One
A lighthearted and amusing approach to what is often a ponderous subject—the search for ultimate truth. To read it is to experience a gentle meditation on the nature of existence. The author does a wonderful job of expressing the inexpressible in as few words as possible. Packed with enlightening insights, this book, in its deceptive simplicity, is an easy-to-take introduction to nondualism—a great gift book for spiritual seekers.
Helping: How to Offer, Give, and Receive Help
Edgar H Schein
In this seminal book on helping, corporate culture and organizational development guru Ed Schein analyzes the dynamics of helping relationships, explains why help is often not helpful, and shows what any would-be-helper must do to insure that help is actually provided. Many words are used for helping -- assisting, aiding, advising, coaching, consulting, counseling, supporting, teaching, and many more -- but they all have common dynamics and ...
One: Essential Writings on Nonduality
This is the first book on nonduality intended for a mainstream audience. Nonduality means not two or One without a second. That One has many names-God, consciousness, truth, the Self-and the writings in this collection turn the reader toward this nondual reality. This is done through the practice of inquiry, in which questions about the source of one's action or thought lead one to see the fact of non-separation, and through expressions of ...
Look at Yourself
John Sherman presents a clear and coherent view of the actual problem that makes human life seem so unsatisfying, and suggests a simple and revolutionary method to bring an end to dissatisfaction and misery once and for all. This method is so simple that it requires nothing of you but the willingness to look within and notice yourself from time to time, whenever it occurs to you to do so.
Man For Himself : An Inquiry into the Psychology of Ethics
Fawcett Premier Book/ Fawcett Publications Inc.
Teaching That Changes Lives: 12 Mindset Tools for Igniting the Love of Learning (BK Life)
Gold Metal Winner in Education Commentary/Theory category of the 2014 Independent Publisher Awards In response to educators who are already fans of her bestseller Change Your Questions, Change Your Life, Marilee Adams, the originator of Question Thinking, presents a compelling model for creating a classroom environment infused with curiosity, creativity, and caring. Through a moving story of a teacher on the verge of burnout, Adams ...
The UFO Experience: A Scientific Inquiry
J. Allen Hynek
Da Capo Press
Cited by the New York Review of Books as "the best brief for visitation," this classic study presents an analysis of UFO reports and concludes that many sightings cannot be easily dismissed.
Man for Himself: An Inquiry into the Psychology of Ethics (Routledge Classics)
Erich Fromm fought long and hard for the rights and freedoms of the individual. He also recognized that fundamental to this pursuit is the promotion of self-knowledge. In encouraging people to analyze their own behavior, Fromm identified the crucial link between psychology and ethics that underpins all our actions. Moreover, he saw in this a way out of the meaningless impasse which he regarded as the plight of the modern human race. The task ...
Nonfiction Matters: Reading, Writing, and Research in Grades 3-8
When we open the gates to nonfiction inquiry, we open our thinking and expect the unexpected, making reading discoveries, research discoveries, and writing discoveries on our way. Nonfiction Matters offers teachers the tools to help students explore nonfiction and dig deep to reach more complete understanding of the real world and report these insights in a compelling manner. Stephanie Harvey shows how students can read expository text, ...
Consciousness Is Everything: The Yoga of Kashmir Shaivism
Shaktipat Press, 2012
Consciousness is the most intimate experience of life, the essence of life itself. Among the many spiritual traditions born and developed in India, one ancient philosophy - Kashmmir Shaivism - has expored it completely. Until now, Kashmir Shaivism was an esoteric field accessible only to a few scholars and other specialists. Here for the first time, Swami Shankarananda, a self realised spiritual master, presents the wisdom of this powerful ...
The Center for Creativity & Inquiry, 2011
This work of fiction is disturbingly close to today's reality! Shortly after the arrival of the Pleiadian, John, Dr. Bill Bradley learns that he has been chosen to lead the Quest -- the transformation of Planet Earth -- from the brink of self-destruction to peaceful co-existence. This transformation also means a dramatic redistribution in the world's balance of power, domination and wealth. Powerful forces oppose such a change and set in motion ...
Our Secret Territory: The Essence of Storytelling (Culture Tools)
Laura Simms is an acclaimed storyteller whom The New York Times has called a major force in the revival of storytelling in America. Laura's way of telling a story allows the mind of the listener to rest in a realm of imagination beyond thought, and stimulates its faculties of kindness and relationship. In this book she examines the spiritual and social aspects of storytelling, and its process of engagement.
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