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Learning to Survive

Author : Eve Adalsteinsson
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Learning To Survive is a must-read work for anyone touched by cancer. It also provides an important perspective for those trying to prevent the disease. It is not a typical cancer story. Packed with survival tips, innovative ideas, and strategies for dealing with cancer, this book examines the whole process. It begins with the shock of diagnosis, the need to make decisions, treatment information, and ends with a valuable resource list. Included also is a discussion of support and nutritional options. All individuals concerned about their health could benefit from this book. The author had an advanced case of breast cancer and she wants to share what she has learned about surviving. Recently diagnosed patients should find the work to be of great comfort and use. The book offers friends and families of cancer patients an easily comprehensible overview of having the illness; several autobiographical accounts are included. For those in the medical profession who wish to understand the impact of a cancer diagnosis on a patient, this book is for you. With a light, informative tone, Learning to Survive maintains that survival is a skill and that it can be learned. It is an inspirational look at how to stay alive. Instead of being a medical text, it is a quick-read, witty communication of vital facts and hope for everyone.

Learning to Survive

Author : Atron Gentry
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"Gentry and Peele survey the devastating conditions in which our children try to survive. They explain 'The Hope Factor' concept and define self-esteem and self-worth....Extensive bibliography. Recommended for beginning teachers and educators in multicultural classrooms." Choice

A Student Teacher s Guide to Primary School Placement

Author : Denis Hayes
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School experience is the most significant part of learning to be a teacher. It can also be the most confusing, stressful and challenging. Initially, it can be very daunting to walk into someone else's classroom and try to prepare and teach effective lessons to someone else's class. It helps to have a clear idea of what to expect and to know how other people have coped, and in this book, Denis Hayes looks at what life is like for the student-teacher in the classroom. With plenty of down-to-earth and practical advice, he offers strategies for dealing with challenging situations and positive encouragement to help them succeed. The book covers four main areas: principles - summarises the fundamentals of successful teaching placement - provides detailed advice about preparing for, and prospering in, school placements, including case studies of trainee teachers' experiences practice - looks at practical issues in the classroom, including lesson planning, teaching skills, assessment and evaluation, and managing the classroom environment progress - covers applying for jobs and interview strategies, with newly qualified teachers talking about how they managed in their first few months. This text will be invaluable to anyone training to be a primary teacher and about to embark on his or her teaching experience. It will also be a useful resource for teacher mentors and course leaders of BEd, BA (Ed) and PGCE programmes.

Basic Financial Survival

Author : Sherry Peel Jackson
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We Are Sick

Author : Jake Tayler
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Approximately 76% of Americans do not know they suffer from financial cancer. Use this book as a guideline to help maneuver your way from cancer to cure. Descriptions and applications allow readers to compute financial deficiencies and combat this hereditary illness.

Heartbreak Yoga

Author : Amy W. Dewhurst
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The Sex and the City of modern day spirituality, Heartbreak Yoga is a humorous, thought-provoking, soul searching exploration of the heart organ, the heart chakra, and the heartbreaks smart girls suffer along the way. This East Coast/West Coast Fast Lane Adventure is part memoir, part instructional yoga guide and part self-help how-to for the cynic in every clique. Brooklyn born, Hollywood Film Executive and Author Amy V. Dewhurst gets real about the benefits of yoga, meditation and spiritual practice in the most interesting and intense of environments. Gathering some of today's most renown yoga teachers, kirtan artists and spiritual leaders (including sri Dharma Mittra, Sara Ivanhoe, MC Yogi, Gurmukh Kaur Khalsa, Byan Kest, Krishna Das, Steve Ross, Ram Das, Saul David Raye, Jai Uttal, Mandy Ingber, Deepak Ramapriya, Govindas and Radha) and some of Hollywood's hottest celeb yogis, this offering is guaranteed to soften even the hardest of hearts, through laughter, tears and digestible servings of hippie granola wisdom.

Knowledge of the Ancestors Survival Skills B w

Author : Ryan Leech
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A book that will take the beginner or novice outdoor person into forgotten skills from long ago. Using only what the nature provides, you will help to ensure your survival in a survival situation, and begin to grow a closer relationship with the earth.

Survive Until the End Comes

Author : David Presnell
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This is not your normal Survival Book! "Survive Until The End Comes" is an easy-to-use everyday survival guide for the untrained public. Become an independent thinker and develop a mind for survival. Become more prepared, both mentally and physically, for surviving the event when it occurs, and after the event has happened. Master the basics of day-to-day survival as well as serious survival situations that other survival guides leave out. Survival is not just about preparing for some terrible disaster to happen. It is also about learning to survive a job loss, a foreclosure, or the death of a loved one. Survival can be learning to lose weight or to quit smoking possibly preventing a heart attack or stroke. Survival is the practice of extending our lives every single day. Anything that can drastically change our day-to-day routines can become a survival event. This book will show you how to increase your odds of surviving. Devastating disasters are occurring at record levels. Our world is changing fast! Are you prepared to protect yourself and your family from the days ahead? Do you know what to do first when that deadly tragedy strikes you and your loved ones? How many people think, "It will never happen to me"? How many deaths can be prevented everyday through a basic working knowledge of survival and first aid? Some people assume that a pile of expensive survival gear is all you need to survive man-made and natural disasters. The plain truth is your survival gear and first aid kits are only as good as your understanding of your survival gear and experience in using it. Develop your mind for survival in any situation, be it a nuclear explosion, a business failure, a car accident, a divorce, or the death of someone close to you. This survival book is a survival guide for the people... people just like you. It provides easy-to-understand and easy-to-use survival techniques for the working mom, the college student, the schoolteacher, the laid-off factory worker, the Wall Street executive, the tourist, and the war veteran. Survival is not that difficult for most of us if we learn a few of the truths and secrets about surviving and put away some of the common myths, all explained in "Survive Until The End Comes". Become more resourceful, and learn to improvise in everyday situations. Your chances of surviving a real disaster will increase as you absorb the ideas and master the simple techniques covered in this book. Avoid becoming a statistic! This book can save your life! Get your copy today!

Mothers Talk about Learning Disabilities

Author : Elizabeth S. Weiss
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Offers practial advice on how mothers can help their learning disabled children, includes suggestions from teachers and pediatricians, and describes educational options

Educating Children at Home

Author : Alan Thomas
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With increasing numbers of parents choosing to educate their children at home, an opportunity exists to explore education outside the school environment. Parents often discover that classroom approaches to teaching and learning do not easily translate into the home. As a result, some radically adjust their approach to educating their children, in some instances virtually abandoning any structured teaching or learning. Focusing on informal learning, this text examines in depth how children can acquire an education simply through everyday experiences. The text sets out to challenge fundamental assumptions about the nature of teaching and learning. Research has been drawn from a wide cross-section of parents from 100 home-educating families.

Survive and Thrive with Auditory Learning Disabilities Strategies for Teens Parents and Teachers

Author : Loraine Alderman, Psy.D.
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Extremely practical, Survive and Thrive, walks individuals through the entire APD diagnosis process, including how to best navigate systems to utilize assets available. Resources are identified for parents, teachers, and providers to unite the entire treatment team. Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) can create frustration and challenges for those with this disorder. Often not recognized for many years, young people with APD and the people in their lives can feel inadequate and challenged to understand information. Even after diagnosis, these individuals may be confused about what the disorder is and how to best work with it to recognize full potential. This book is unique because it is targeted to all the supports in a young person with APD’s life. It contains helpful information and is accessible and entertaining for youth, parents, and professionals. This allows the entire treatment team to have the same information for everyone to be on the same page. Practical exercises at the end of each chapter helps create an action plan for adolescents to take information presented and apply it to their own lives. Clinicians can use these action plans as exercises for psycho-educational groups. Survive and Thrive has fun artwork and design to build interest and help make information digestible. However, it treats teens as equal partners in their APD treatment and teaches them strategies for self-advocacy, something that they will take with them their whole lives. Extremely practical, Survive and Thrive, walks individuals through the entire APD diagnosis process, including how to best navigate systems to utilize assets available. Resources are identified; parents will learn they are not alone and will learn how to take penetrate the often confusing world of school systems and obtaining educational support. As illustrated by the examples and biographies shared in the book, including the author’s own personal family struggles with APD and her resilience and determination to become a clinical and school psychologist treating youth with this disorder, APD does not have to define a child or adolescent. It is imperative to have the tools and resources to help them maximize their abilities and live their best lives. “My bookshelves are lined with professional texts that I refer to on a daily basis in my work as a Special Education consultant. The books are arranged according to the disability that the text focusses upon. The narrowest section is for books that explains and demystify the complex challenge of Auditory Learning Disabilities. A paucity of “practical guides” exist for this disorder. Enter Loraine Alderman and her new book SURVIVING AND THRIVING WITH AUDITORY LEARNING DISABILITIES: Strategies for Teens, Parents and Teachers. Dr. Alderman’s readable and user-friendly book explains the disorder and offers field-tested techniques and practices that can enable the motivated student to reach his fullest academic and social potential. Among the books greatest assets is its view of “parent as consumer”. Loraine provides lists of questions and queries that parents should ask when searching for professionals to assist their child and guide the family. Too often, parents fail to realize that a “perfect professional/client fit” can only happen when ALL parties are comfortable and confident with the pairing. I know of no other book that provides this invaluable information. Dr. Alderman’s knowledge, experience, wisdom and sensitivity make this book a must for adults who care for a child with ALD. She will be an invaluable guide on this challenging journey.” ___________Richard D. Lavoie, M.A., M.Ed.__________ Author- “The Motivation Breakthrough” Executive Producer, Talent The F.A.T. City Workshop

98 6 Degrees

Author : Cody Lundin
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From the survival instructor and author of When All Hell Breaks Loose, a guide to surviving fear, panic, and the biggest outdoor killers. Cody Lundin, director of the Aboriginal Living Skills School in Prescott, Arizona, shares his own brand of wilderness wisdom in this highly anticipated new book on commonsense, modern survival skills for the backcountry, the backyard, or the highway. It is the ultimate book on how to stay alive based on the principal of keeping the body’s core temperature at a lively 98.6 degrees. In his entertaining and informative style, Cody stresses that a human can live without food for weeks, and without water for about three days or so. But if the body’s core temperature dips much below or above the 98.6-degree mark, a person can literally die within hours. It is a concept that many don't take seriously or even consider, but knowing what to do to maintain a safe core temperature when lost in a blizzard or in the desert could save your life. Lundin delivers the message with wit, rebellious humor, and plenty of backcountry expertise. “Excellent advice…the obvious product of a man who has gone and done it…well worth reading.”—Field & Stream

Learning to Teach

Author : Linda Shalaway
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A blend of research on teaching with the practical insights of experienced teachers.

Interdisciplinary Inquiry in Teaching and Learning

Author : Marian L. Martinello
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For a graduate course in Elementary or Middle School Methods, or as a supplement in these courses. Unique to this market, this book's philosophical and theoretical premises value interdisciplinary themes as vehicles for inquiry learning by students in upper elementary grades. It defines inquiry learning as a means for teachers and students to develop study topics into themes, formulate questions about the thematic content, find and engage various resources to explore questions, and take big ideas from their findings. The authors suggest ways that current and future teachers can apply the text's instructional ideas to discover their own personal styles of thematic curriculum development through interdisciplinary inquiry.

A Boy from Wollochet

Author : N. Todd Riggs
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This is a story about a boy who was raised in the Pacific Northwest who had a childhood that was filled with experiences that could best be characterized as extraordinary. It tells of the childhood memories of a boy who was raised on the waters of Puget Sound, on Wollochet Bay, and whose parents were professional ice skaters. He spent many winters on the summit of Snoqualmie Pass at an incredible place known as Alpental. It tells of his childhood, and of coming of age. Todd tells of his early encounters with God and his coming to faith. A Boy From Wollochet is a powerful memoir of what can happen when a boy encounters the Living God. Through each and every encounter that is penned in these pages, the reader will follow the author, as God pursued him, through the great triumphs and the deep tragedies of his early life. This book is about a love affair between a boy and his God, and what happened when he experienced the miraculous. It is a testimony of a boy who fell in love with the man named Jesus of Nazareth, after his experiences of being saved from certain death. In these pages, be prepared to read about a relationship between father and son, the tragedy of terminal illness, and the power of faith, hope and reconciliation.

Women s Studies Encyclopedia Literature arts and learning

Author : Helen Tierney
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CONTENTS:VL VIEWS FROM THE SCIENCES; V2 LITERATURE, ARTS, AND LEARNING.

Teacher s Survival Guide 2nd Edition

Author : Barbara Gray
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Provides ideas and tactics to tackle difficult situations in the classroom; deal with stress and manage time more efficiently; build and sustain successful relationships with colleagues; create positive learning environments; develop or change careers, and more.

Why Do I Have to Learn This

Author : Dale Parnell
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"The views of Dale Parnell on contextual learning have become an important component of any comprehensive educational reform. When implemented will make the teaching -learning process more appealing and meaningful for both teachers and students." Book jacket.

An Introduction to Theories of Learning

Author : Matthew H. Olson
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For undergraduate and graduate courses in Learning Theory and Learning in departments of psychology and education. Accessible for undergraduates yet thorough enough for graduate students, this comprehensive text defines learning and shows how the learning process is studied. The text places learning in its historical perspective, giving students an appreciation for the figures and theories that have shaped 100 years of learning theory research.

Who Shall Survive

Author : Jacob Levy Moreno
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