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The Resourceful Earth: A Response to Global 2000
Julian L. Simon
Resource-ful Consulting: Working with Presence and Identity in Consulting to Change
Susan Rosina Whittle
Drawing on the authors’ experiences of working with the professional development of consultants and change-agents over many years, this book provides an asset-based approach to consulting, where the resources to work at this stuckness come from the way that the authors think about and use themselves: their Identity and their Presence. The authors propose that developing capacities to recognize and analyze who they bring into their consulting, ...
The Boy's Book of Adventure: The Little Guidebook for Smart and Resourceful Boys
Barron's Educational Series
Here's an exciting book packed with facts about nature, ideas for outdoor activities, and fun-to-do crafts projects that will keep boys interested and busy all year around. It's filled with color illustrations and diagrams that teach kids-- How to recognize different kinds of insects and observe their activities How to identify different kinds of rocks How to read a topographic map How to construct a camper's backpack How to tie ...
RESOURCEFUL LEADERSHIP: Tradeoffs and Tough Decisions on the Road to School Improvement
Elizabeth A. City
Harvard Education Press
Evidence from high-performing schools shows that efficient use of resources is essential for creating the conditions that support school improvement. How can school leaders use scarce resources more efficiently? And what should their priorities be? In Resourceful Leadership, Elizabeth A. City examines decisions about the use of three key resources time, money, and staff and how tradeoffs among them are integrated into school leaders improvement ...
Positive Discipline for Preschoolers: For Their Early Years--Raising Children Who are Responsible, ...
Jane Nelsen Ed.D.
Caring for young children is one of the most challenging tasks an adult will ever face. No matter how much you love your child, there will be moments filled with frustration, anger, and even desperation. There will also be questions: Why does my four-year-old deliberately lie to me? Why won’t my three-year-old listen to me? Should I ever spank my preschooler when she is disobedient? Over the years, millions of parents just like you have come ...
The Manipulative Child: How to Regain Control and Raise Resilient, Resourceful, and Independent Kids
Ernest W. Swihart Jr.
Why do so many of our kids--raised in the most affluent nation on earth--fail to thrive and strive and enter adulthood lacking appropriate and effective coping skills? Drs. Swihart and Cotter have come up with a revolutionary theory on why our kids are having such a tough time of it today: It is because we allow our children to manipulate us, and the world around them, rather than teaching them how to respond to life and life's tough situations. ...
The Resourceful Self: And a Little Child Shall Lead Them
Erik Erikson, best known for his life-cycle theory and concept of the identity crisis, proposed that we are comprised of a number of selves. In several earlier books, including At Home in the World, Donald Capps has suggested that the emotional separation of young children--especially boys--from their mothers results in the development of a melancholy self. In this book, Capps employs Erikson's assignment of an inherent strength to each stage of ...
The Resourceful Writing Teacher: A Handbook of Essential Skills and Strategies
Jenny M Bender
This book will be a cherished teaching companion for every teacher lucky enough to hold it. -Lucy Calkins The Resourceful Writing Teacher answers the need for a handbook on not only how to teach writing well but also what skills students need and a repertoire of strategies they can use to acquire them. Drawing on her own practice as well as the work of seminal influences, Jenny Mechem Bender presents a hands-on reference for ...
Remake It Home: The Essential Guide to Resourceful Living
Perfectly suited to the spirit of our times, this book is a spare yet stylish guide to living without wastefulness. It chimes with today’s consumer and design trends toward cost-consciousness and environmental awareness, and shows how to live stylishly by reusing and repurposing rather than buying new. This book aims to inspire a sophisticated audience not yet prepared to sacrifice great design or good style by showing both exceptional designs ...
Human Element: A Course in Resourceful Thinking
Insightful lessons from the great traditions of Asian thought on: The essentials of wise leadership. Decision-making without prejudice. Inspiring loyalty and maintaining authority. Determining an individual's true character. Encouraging the best in people. Achieving success without sacrificing happiness.
Positive Discipline for Preschoolers, Revised Second Edition: For Their Early Years - Raising Children Who ...
Jane Nelsen Ed.D.
Three Rivers Press
Positive Discipline for Positive Results! Caring for young children is one of the most challenging tasks an adult will ever face. No matter how much you love the child, there will be moments filled with anger, frustration, and even desperation. There will also be questions: Why does my child deliberately lie to me? Why won't she listen to me? Should I ever spank her when she is disobedient? Over the years, millions of parents just like you have ...
The Co-Parents' Handbook: Raising Well-Adjusted, Resilient, and Resourceful Kids in a Two-Home Family from ...
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
When it comes to a child's sense of family, what divorce breaks apart, solid co-parenting rebuilds. With a tested "here's how" approach, The Co-Parents' Handbook helps parents confidently take on the challenges of raising children in two homes. Addressing parents' questions about the emotional impact of separation, conflict, grief and recovery, the authors skillfully provide a road map for all members of the family to safely navigate through ...
The Resourceful Writer: A Basic Writing Course
William H. Barnwell
A developmental rhetoric with readings and small handbook.
Baby Knows Best: Raising a Confident and Resourceful Child, the RIE™ Way
Deborah Carlisle Solomon
Little, Brown and Company
Raise self-confident, self-reliant children using the RIE (Resources for Infant Educarers) Approach. Your baby knows more than you think. That's the heart of the principles and teachings of Magda Gerber, founder of RIE (Resources for Infant Educarers), and Educaring. BABY KNOWS BEST is based on Gerber's belief in babies' natural abilities to develop at their own pace, without coaxing from helicoptering or hovering parents. The Educaring ...
Women Working In The Environment: Resourceful Natures (Series on Ecology, Natural Resource Management & the ...
Carolyn E. Sachs
Based on theoretical insights from ecofeminism, women and development, and postmodernism, and the convincing empirical work of numerous scholars, this book is organized around five aspects of gender relationships with the environment: Part I-gender divisions of labor, Part 2-property rights, Part 3-knowledge and strategies for sustainability, Part 4-environmental and social movements, and Part 5- policy alternatives. Examining women's ...
It is raining outside, but Erica wants to go out. Without a raincoat or rain cap, even going against her mother s earlier request, she goes out with a hat made out of folded newspaper. Her adventurous day begins as she steps out of the house and meets challenges that brings out her resourcefulness and courage. Oh, what a young mind can do with a newspaper! A firefighters helmet? A boat to take her across the street? Is that possible? Let Grandma ...
7 Strategies for developing Capable* Students. (*responsible, respectful, and resourceful)
H. Stephen Glenn
Michael L. Brock
A Proven Program That Helps Every Child Succeed The number one goal of every parent and educator is to help children become successful adults. To achieve this goal children must learn self-discipline, responsibility, and judgment—the very same principles that help them become good students. But how do we teach such essential concepts in today's complex and temptation-filled world? Nationally acclaimed educators H. Stephen Glenn and Michael ...
The Resourceful Reader
Suzanne Strobeck Webb
Lou Ann Thompson
Rhetorically organized and containing more contemporary selections than other readers, the new edition emphasizes the rhetorical situation and writing about images.
The Resourceful Gardener's Guide: Garden Solutions, Hints, and Homemade Gadgets From Gardeners Across the ...
Fern Marshall Bradley
A Rodale Organic Gardening Book.
A Resourceful people: A pictorial history of Rensselaer County, New York
Rensselaer County Historical Society
Book by Rensselaer County Historical Society
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