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The CAFE Book: Engaging All Students in Daily Literary Assessment and Instruction
"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 ...
Windows 8 For Dummies Book + DVD Bundle
The Windows 8 For Dummies book bundled together with a four-hour DVD providing instructional video training--perfect to get you up and running on Windows 8! This book and DVD bundle offers a two-pronged attack for helping new and inexperienced Windows users get a grip on the Windows 8 operating system. The book walks readers through the basics, from the core activities that don't change from version to version, to the tools that enhance the ...
Aquaponic Gardening: A Step-By-Step Guide to Raising Vegetables and Fish Together
New Society Publishers
Aquaponics is a revolutionary system for growing plants by fertilizing them with the waste water from fish in a sustainable closed system. A combination of aquaculture and hydroponics, aquaponic gardening is an amazingly productive way to grow organic vegetables, greens, herbs, and fruits, while providing the added benefits of fresh fish as a safe, healthy source of protein. On a larger scale, it is a key solution to mitigating food insecurity, ...
A User's Guide for Fifty Shades of Grey: Hot Tips for Couples to Spice Things Up
No doubt you've heard the chatter in the news touting the latest "Mommy Porn," and perhaps you too have caught the "50 Shades Buzz." You may have downloaded it on your e-reader to find out what the hype is all about, or you may have opted not to read it after hearing the vast spectrum of reviews, deciding that erotica just isn't your thing. "It" is the hottest new book to hit the shelves: Fifty Shades of Grey. Regardless of what you've heard up ...
The First Days of School: How to Be an Effective Teacher
Harry K. Wong
Rosemary T. Wong
Harry K. Wong Publications
The best-selling book ever on classroom management and teaching for student achievement with over 3.7 million copies sold. The book walks a teacher, either novice or veteran, through structuring and organizing a classroom for success that can be applied at any time of the year at any grade level, pre-K through college. The book is used in thousands of school districts, in over 120 countries, and in over 2,114 college classrooms, and has been ...
The Common Core Lesson Book, K-5: Working with Increasingly Complex Literature, Informational Text, and ...
"To reach their potential, children need an engaging environment and a reason to learn. This book is aimed at helping teachers implement quality Common Core instruction around this principle." -Gretchen Owocki The quality of instruction is the most important factor in helping students meet the Common Core Standards. That's why Gretchen Owocki 's Common Core Lesson Book empowers teachers with a comprehensive framework for implementation ...
iPad For Seniors For Dummies
Nancy C. Muir
The new iPad can do even more - get up to speed with this updated guide! Get the most out of the newest iPad and iOS 6 software with this fun and practical full-color guide. Written in the friendly For Dummies style by veteran and bestselling For Dummies author Nancy C. Muir, this helpful guide thoroughly explains iPad basics and then some. Discover easy-to-follow tips and advice on the latest iOS 6 features and popular favorites, such as ...
Excel 2010 Bible
A comprehensive reference to the newest version of the world’s most popular spreadsheet application: Excel 2010 John Walkenbach's name is synonymous with excellence in computer books that decipher complex technical topics. Known as "Mr. Spreadsheet," Walkenbach shows you how to maximize the power of all the new features of Excel 2010. An authoritative reference, this perennial bestseller proves itself indispensable no matter your level of ...
All New Square Foot Gardening
Cool Springs Press
Do you know what the best feature is in All New Square Foot Gardening ? Sure, there are ten new features in this all-new, updated book. Sure, it's even simpler than it was before. Of course, you don't have to worry about fertilizer or poor soil ever again because you'll be growing above the ground. But, the best feature is that "anyone," "anywhere" can enjoy a Square Foot garden. Children, adults with limited mobility, even complete novices ...
QuickBooks 2013: The Missing Manual: The Official Intuit Guide to QuickBooks 2013
The Official Intuit Guide to QuickBooks 2013 for Windows Your bookkeeping workflow will be smoother and faster with QuickBooks 2013 for Windows, and as the program's Official Guide, this Missing Manual puts you firmly in control. You get step-by-step instructions on how and when to use specific features, along with basic accounting advice to guide you through the learning process. The important stuff you need to know: Get started. Set up ...
Kindle Fire Owner's Manual: The ultimate Kindle Fire guide to getting started, advanced user tips, and ...
Weber Books, 2012
(Editor's Note: This book includes coverage of the new Kindle Fire HD models introduced in September 2012.) Finally ... a quick, easy reference to using your Kindle Fire — to the max! Amazon’s Kindle Fire is the handiest, best-value digital device available, and is your portal to an infinite universe of education and entertainment. This easy-to-use guide shows you how to get the biggest bang from your Kindle bucks. You’ll see how to ...
Tao of Jeet Kune Do: New Expanded Edition
Black Belt Communications
Compiled from Bruce Lee s notes and essays and originally published in 1975, this iconic volume is one of the seminal martial arts guides of its time. The science and philosophy behind the fighting system Lee pioneered himself—jeet kune do—is explained in detail, depicted through hundreds of Lee s own illustrations. With the collaboration of Lee s daughter, Shannon, and Bruce Lee Enterprises, this new edition is expanded, updated, and ...
Words Their Way: Word Study for Phonics, Vocabulary, and Spelling Instruction (5th Edition) (Words Their Way ...
Donald R. Bear
Marcia R. Invernizzi
The developmentally driven Words Their Way™ instructional approach is a phenomenon in word study, providing a practical way to study words with students. The keys to this successful, research-based approach are to know your students’ literacy progress, organize for instruction, and implement word study. The Fifth Edition features an innovative redesign and introduces technology integration aligning text to all new classroom video, an ...
Windows 7 For Dummies Book + DVD Bundle
Windows 7 is Microsoft's much-anticipated new release of the operating system that powers nearly 90% of the world's computers. This two-for-one package provides the step-by-step guidance that will get you up and running with all the exciting new features. This bundle includes the complete Windows 7 For Dummies book plus a DVD with two hours of video training. Featuring the expert advice you get in the book, the DVD shows you how to accomplish ...
iPad for Seniors: Get Started Quickly with the User Friendly iPad (Computer Books for Seniors series)
Studio Visual Steps
Visual Steps Publishing
Getting the most out of the iPad is made easy with this thorough guide. These portable, multimedia devices have endless capabilities, and this book includes a quick reference, tips and tricks, and a troubleshooting guide, providing the basics for seniors who want to get started using their iPad. Each chapter is broken down into small, concise, step-by-step instructions that can be followed at any pace. The guide goes on to explain how to use the ...
The Science of Hitting
Simon & Schuster
THE LAST BASEBALL PLAYER TO BREAK THE MAGIC .400 BARRIER, Ted Williams was arguably the greatest pure hitter who ever lived. A lifelong student of hitting, he sought advice from every great hitter—and pitcher—he met. Drawing on that advice, as well as his own legendary life in baseball, Williams produced the alltime batting classic, The Science of Hitting. Using its detailed illustrations, anecdotes, and concise coaching, players of all ...
Ben Hogan's Five Lessons: The Modern Fundamentals of Golf
You can shoot in the 70's! Ben Hogan has long believed that any golfer with average coordination can learn to break 80 if he applies himself intelligently -- and here, with Herbert Warren Wind, and artist Anthony Ravielli, he tells you, step by step, just how to go about it. The greatest golfer of our generation has distilled his experience as teacher, player, and observer of golf into a series of richly illustrated "visual instructions" ...
Manhattan GMAT Complete Strategy Guide Set, 5th Edition (Manhattan Gmat Strategy Guides: Instructional Guide)
Manhattan Prep Publishing
The 10 Manhattan GMAT Strategy Guides included in this set are designed to be clear and comprehensive. Consistently reviewed by students as offering the opportunity for dramatic score improvement, each book delves deeply into a single area of the exam, providing detailed and specialized instruction. When used together, these guides produce a substantial learning impact, helping students develop all the knowledge, skills, and strategic thinking ...
Hooping: A Revolutionary Fitness Program
Workman Publishing Company
Imagine an exercise that works every major and minor muscle group, burns 600 calories an hour, builds balance and flexibility, requires no investment beyond $25 to $35, and makes you feel exuberant, delightful, sassy, and sexy. And is so much more like play than work that you want to keep doing it. That's right, what goes around comes around—the Hula-Hoop, which burst into fad-dom fifty years ago, is hot all over again, but this time for ...
My Samsung Galaxy S III
Friendly, quick, and 100% practical, My Samsung Galaxy S III is the must-have companion for every Samsung Galaxy S III user. Authored by Dr. Steven Schwartz, a leading expert in demystifying complex technologies, this book walks new users through every task they'll want to perform, including: * Setting up the Samsung Galaxy S III and mastering its TouchWiz touch interface * Placing and receiving calls * Browsing the web with the ...
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