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Teaching Numeracy: 9 Critical Habits to Ignite Mathematical Thinking
Margie Pearse, K. M. Walton

Corwin, 2011

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 ...


Soldier's Heart: An Inspirational Memoir and Inquiry of War, 2012

Extremely relevant to the current situation of our government's treatment of the homecoming warrior is the book 'Soldier's Heart' by Lee Burkins. This book is possibly the most honest inquiry of war and its consequent trauma ever written by a combat soldier. Burkins, a former Green Beret, writes with the emotional firepower of an automatic weapon. Novelistic in nature, 'Soldier's Heart' weaves and braids the grime, blood, and guts of the ...


Nonfiction Matters: Reading, Writing, and Research in Grades 3-8
Stephanie Harvey

Stenhouse Publishers, 1998

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, ...


Looking for God: Seeing the Whole in One
Chuck Hillig

Sentient Publications, 2007

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.


Nourishing the Teacher: Inquiries, Contemplations and Insights on the Path of Yoga
Danny Arguetty

Nourish Your Light, 2009

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 ...


The Fifth Discipline Fieldbook: Strategies and Tools for Building a Learning Organization
Peter M. Senge

Crown Business, 1994

Senge's best-selling The Fifth Discipline led Business Week to dub him the "new guru" of the corporate world; here he offers executives a step-by-step guide to building "learning organizations" of their own.


One: Essential Writings on Nonduality

Sentient Publications, 2007

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 ...


Maximizing Lead Generation: The Complete Guide for B2B Marketers (Que Biz-Tech)
Ruth P. Stevens

Que Publishing, 2011

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 ...


Helping: How to Offer, Give, and Receive Help
Edgar H Schein

Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2009

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 ...


The Coding Manual for Qualitative Researchers
Johnny Saldaña

SAGE Publications Ltd, 2012

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 ...


Man For Himself : An Inquiry into the Psychology of Ethics

Fawcett Premier Book/ Fawcett Publications Inc., 1966


Essential Questions: Opening Doors to Student Understanding
Jay McTighe, Grant Wiggins

Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development, 2013

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 content. ...


Appreciative Leadership: Focus on What Works to Drive Winning Performance and Build a Thriving Organization
Diana Whitney, Amanda Trosten-Bloom, ...

McGraw-Hill, 2010

Advance Praise for Appreciative Leadership: "A must-read for leaders at all levels who believe that both common sense and business sense require engaging and encouraging rather than mandating or manipulating. It may become my most-recommended book." -- Frank Rogers-Witte, Ph.D., Director, Executive Staff Effectiveness, Hewlett-Packard IPG "Building on a simple but powerful idea, Appreciative Leadership offers an approach to ...


Our Secret Territory: The Essence of Storytelling (Culture Tools)
Laura Simms

Sentient Publications, 2011

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.


Teaching That Changes Lives: 12 Mindset Tools for Igniting the Love of Learning (BK Life)
Marilee Adams

Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2013

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 ...


Look at Yourself
John Sherman

SilentHeart Press, 2010

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.


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 Cosgrove Report: Being the Private Inquiry of a Pinkerton Detective into the Death of President Lincoln
G.J.A. O'Toole

Grove Press, 2009

The Cosgrove Report is both a gripping historical thriller and a new and entirely plausible solution to that still unanswered question: Why was Abraham Lincoln murdered? Republished to coincide with the bicentennial of Lincoln’s birth, this is a novel of immense power and imagination, based on meticulous research into the government’s official records of the assassination and the forgotten memoirs of many eyewitnesses. The novel opens when ...


Man for himself: An inquiry into the psychology of ethics (A Fawcett premier book)
Erich Fromm

Fawcett Publications, Inc, 1968

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 ...


Compassion: A New Philosophy of the Other (Value Inquiry Book Series 134)
Werner J. Krieglstein

Editions Rodopi B.V., 2002

This book makes compassionate caring and connectedness the central themes. Imbedded in the human psyche we find a deep yearning for connection. This book explores the many roadblocks that human beings put in the way of a healthy and respectful dialogue with each other, with nature, and with the universe. It also cites numerous examples from literature, philosophy, and society of a reawakening sense of connectedness.



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