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Confessions of a Learner Parent

Author : Sam Avery
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'I always wanted kids - but then again, I always wanted a loft conversion. Both are pretty easy to put off as they're very expensive and tend to wreck your house.' Stand-up comedian Sam Avery (aka the Learner Parent) started his award-winning blog when his twin boys were born. A million nappies, Peppa Pig episodes and a lot less sleep later, he shares all the lows, highs and hilarious in-betweens of his experiences of first-time parenthood in this, his highly anticipated first book. Sam's honest, messy and laugh-out-loud account of trying for a baby (which transpired to be babIES) and figuring out what to do with them once they arrived - right up to the toddler years of talking, walking and tantrum-ing - will have you crying with laughter between your own nappy changes and nursery runs.

Confessions of a Sociopath

Author : M.E. Thomas
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Confessions of a Sociopath is both the memoir of a high-functioning, law-abiding (well, mostly) sociopath and a roadmap -- right from the source -- for dealing with the sociopath in your life. As M.E. Thomas says of her fellow sociopaths, “We are your neighbors, your coworkers, and quite possibly the people closest to you: lovers, family, friends. Our risk-seeking behavior and general fearlessness are thrilling, our glibness and charm alluring. Our often quick wit and outside-the-box thinking make us appear intelligent—even brilliant. We climb the corporate ladder faster than the rest, and appear to have limitless self-confidence. Who are we? We are highly successful, noncriminal sociopaths and we comprise 4 percent of the American population.” Confessions of a Sociopath—part confessional memoir, part primer for the curious—takes readers on a journey into the mind of a sociopath, revealing what makes them tick while debunking myths about sociopathy and offering a road map for dealing with the sociopaths in your life. M. E. Thomas draws from her own experiences as a diagnosed sociopath, her popular Sociopathworld blog, and scientific literature to unveil for the very first time these men and women who are “hiding in plain sight.”

Confessions of a Regressionist

Author : Barbara H. Pomar
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For the past thirty-fi ve years, Dr. Barbara Pomar has guided her clients on journeys into their past lives. "Confessions of a Regressionist" presents both her personal account of her work with clients working to reverse past decisions to change the present and future and the theories behind the practice. For some, the very existence of past lives, let alone the ability to reconnect with them, is a point of spirited debate. Even so, Dr. Pomar has helped many to come to their own conclusions about the validity of this technique. Now, she guides readers on using her techniques to live more fully or mold their destinies. She also discusses theories on why and how past-life regression is possible. If you've ever struggled with how the possibility of past-life regression fits within your faith, Dr. Pomar off ers advice on how to evaluate your conflict. If you are a regressionist, Dr. Pomar's work can help you realize that by helping your client, you also help past and future generations as well. If you've ever considered meeting with a regressionist, Dr. Pomar explains how this sort of experience can help you live more fully in the present, with joy, confi dence, and prosperity-by releasing or neutralizing memories of harmful events.

Confessions of S Augustine

Author : Saint Augustine (Bishop of Hippo.)
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The Confessions of S Augustine

Author : Saint Augustine (of Hippo)
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Confessions of a Society Columnist

Author : Rosemary Sexton
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The Language Attitudes and Practices of High School Learners Teachers and Parents in the Mafikeng and Vryburg Districts of the North West Province South Africa

Author : Tumelontle Mildred Thiba
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The Confessions

Author : Saint Augustine (Bishop of Hippo.)
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The Confessions of Saint Augustine

Author : Saint Augustine (Bishop of Hippo.)
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A Handbook on Christian Baptism Christian baptism its subjects

Author : Richard Ingham
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Understanding the Learner

Author : George Emil Riday
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The Oxford Handbook of Juvenile Crime and Juvenile Justice

Author : Barry C. Feld
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Over the last two decades, researchers have made significant discoveries about the causes and origins of delinquency. Specifically, we have learned a great deal about adolescent development and its relationship to decision-making, about multiple factors that contribute to delinquency, and about the processes and contexts associated with the course of delinquent careers. Over the same period, public officials have made sweeping jurisprudential, jurisdictional, and procedural changes in our juvenile justice systems. The Oxford Handbook of Juvenile Crime and Juvenile Justice presents a timely compilation of state-of-the-art critical reviews of knowledge about causes of delinquency and their significance for justice policy, and about developments in the juvenile justice system to prevent and control youth crime. The first half of the handbook focuses on juvenile crime and examines trends and patterns in delinquency and victimization, explores causes of delinquency-at the individual, micro-social, and macro-social levels, and from natural and social science perspectives-and their implications for structuring a youth justice system. The second half of the handbook concentrates on juvenile justice and examines a range of issues-including the historical origins and re-invention of the juvenile court; juvenile offenders' mental health status and considerations of trial competence and culpability; intake, diversion, detention, and juvenile courts; and transfer/waiver strategies-and considers how the juvenile justice system itself influences delinquency. The Oxford Handbook of Juvenile Crime and Juvenile Justice provides a comprehensive overview of juvenile crime and juvenile justice administration by authors who are all leading scholars involved in cutting-edge research, and is an essential resource for scholars, students, and justice officials.

The Learner and His Attitude

Author : Garry Cleveland Myers
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Author : Maria Luisa Arroyo
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"An important resource that also lays a foundation for social change." —Edna Acosta-Belén, distinguished professor, University at Albany, SUNY Physical, emotional, verbal, and now cyber bullying are an increasing problem in our nation’s schools and within our children’s social networks. How can we understand it? Community leaders and activists Gómez and Arroyo worked with children, teenagers, and parents—both the victims and the bullies—to put together this searing anthology of original essays, poetry, plays, and commentary on how bullying has affected their lives. This anthology captures a wide spectrum of stories in diverse genres, from people of all ages and walks of life. This volume was created out of a sense of urgency to provide venue for those who too often remain unheard, or whose stories are relegated to the sidelines as the work of “experts” takes precedence. In Bullying, you will not find the words of the bullying “experts;” you will find the experiences of those who have lived it.

How Deaf Children Learn

Author : Marc Marschark
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How can parents and teachers most effectively support the language development and academic success of deaf and hard-of-hearing children? Will using sign language interfere with learning spoken language? Should deaf children be placed in classrooms with hearing children? Are traditional methods of teaching subjects such as reading and math to hearing children appropriate for deaf learners? As many parents and teachers will attest, questions like these have no easy answers, and it can be difficult for caring adults to separate science from politics and fact from opinion in order to make informed decisions about how to help deaf children learn. In this invaluable guide, renowned authorities Marc Marschark and Peter Hauser highlight important new advances in scientific and educational research that can help parents and teachers of students with significant hearing loss. The authors stress that deaf children have strengths and needs that are sometimes very different from those who can hear. Consequently, if deaf students are to have full academic access and optimal educational outcomes, it is essential that parents and teachers learn to recognize these differences and adjust their teaching methods to them. Marschark and Hauser explain how the fruits of research conducted over the last several years can markedly improve educational practices at home and in the classroom, and they offer innovative strategies that parents and teachers can use to promote learning in their children. The result is a lively, accessible volume that sheds light on what it means to be a deaf learner and that provides a wealth of advice on how we can best support their language development, social skills, and academic success.

The Journal of Education

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Minnesota reporter

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Parents Most asked Questions about Kids and Schools

Author : Cliff Schimmels
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38 Web 2 0 Articles That Will Turn Your Classroom Around

Author : Jacqui Murray
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38 Tech Ed Articles–the 38 most requested 2011-12 tech ed articles from Ask A Tech Teacher© , a group of technology professionals who run an award-winning resource blog where they provide free materials, advice, lesson plans, pedagogic conversation, website reviews, and more. They cover critical topics like how blogging makes students better writers, the importance of social media to education, how to teach keyboarding the right way, top ten tips for teaching MS Word, why technology is important for all learners, what to include on the youngest child’s computer, using internet start pages in tech lab and more. Each article is quick (1-2 pages), pithy, and easy-to-understand. They’re written by a working tech teacher with fifteen years experience teaching technology to all age groups. Articles include: Tech Makes it Easy to Stay On Top of EverythingWhat Should You Include on a Younger Child’s Computer What Every Parent Should Know About Computers How to Talk to Your Child’s Teacher (Parent) The Secret to Teaching Tech to Kids: Delegate How Every Student Can Excel in Technology Typical 45-minute Lesson–Kindergarten Typical 45-minute Lesson—Grades 1-2 Typical 45-minute Lesson—Grades 3-5 Kids are Natural Problem Solvers Are you as Tech-Smart as a Fifth Grader? How to Solve the Hardest Computer Problem Get Rid of Computer Fear 8 Simple Fixes if Your Computer Won’t Work 20 Techie Problems Every Student Can Fix How to Teach Problem-solving with Oregon Trail and Win 7 3 Steps to Keep the Internet Child-Safe What’s it Like to Be a Blogger? How Blogs Make Students Better Writers What Do You Think of Facebook in Schools? Never Heard of Tagxedo? Email Etiquette 3 Way Twitter Makes You a Better Writer Using an Internet Start Page How I Use Web 2.0 Tools to Communicate with Parents 41 Websites to Integrate Tech into Your Classroom Five Great Summer Websites Your Kids Don’t Want to Miss How Fast Should Kids Type How to Teach Keyboarding in Lower School Ten Best Keyboarding Hints You’ll Ever See Keyboarding Hints—K-5 Great Keyboarding Hints for K-2 Third Grade-Fifth Grade Keyboarding Grading 6 MS Word Tricks Every Student Should Know What About Our Kids Endangered Minds Disrupt Class—Yes, That’s What I Said ISTE 2011 Take-aways: Don’t Hide the Internet from Today’s Kid

The Irish Ecclesiastical Record

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