Out of Our Minds: Learning to be Creative

Out of Our Minds: Learning to be Creative“It is often said that education and training are the keys to the future. They are, but a key can be turned in two directions. Turn it one way andyou lock resources away, even from those they belong to. Turn it the otherway and you release resources and give people back to themselves. To realizeour true creative potential—in our organizations, in our schools and in our communities—we need to think differently about ourselves and to actdifferently towards each other. We must learn to be creat…

Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning

Make It Stick: The Science of Successful LearningTo most of us, learning something “the hard way” implies wasted time and effort. Good teaching, we believe, should be creatively tailored to the different learning styles of students and should use strategies that make learning easier. Make It Stick turns fashionable ideas like these on their head. Drawing on recent discoveries in cognitive psychology and other disciplines, the authors offer concrete techniques for becoming more productive learners.Memory plays a central role in our ability to c…

Think Like Einstein: Think Smarter, Creatively Solve Problems, and Sharpen Your Judgment. How to Develop a Logical Approach to Life and Ask the Right Questions

Think Like Einstein: Think Smarter, Creatively Solve Problems, and Sharpen Your Judgment. How to Develop a Logical Approach to Life and Ask the Right QuestionsDevelop clarity of thought. Avoid analysis paralysis. Make better decisions. Gain the mental edge on anyone and never miss a beat.Clear and effective thinking clashes with most of our instincts and habits. Think Like Einstein will shine a light onto the mistakes you’ve been making and show you how to defeat them once and for all. Learn to think outside the box.Think Like Einstein is a scientifically proven guide for improving your critical thinking skills and developing a sense of intuition an…

The Official Guide to the GRE Revised General Test, 2nd Edition

The Official Guide to the GRE Revised General Test, 2nd EditionGet the only official guide to the GRE® revised General Test that comes straight from the test makers! If you’re looking for the best, most authoritative guide to the GRE revised General Test, you’ve found it! The Official Guide to the GRE revised General Test is the only GRE guide specially created by ETS–the people who actually make the test. It’s packed with everything you need to do your best on the test–and move toward your graduate or business school degree. Only ETS can show you exac…

How To Be A Para Pro : A Comprehensive Training Manual For Paraprofessionals

How To Be A Para Pro : A Comprehensive Training Manual For Paraprofessionals‘This is the only autism-specific book that I know of that is written specifically for those underpaid angels of the inclusive classroom, the paraprofessional aides. Certainly aides can read the numerous other books about teaching students with autism spectrum disorders and learn a great deal from them. But this book discusses some issues that do not come up in those other books, such as what the relationship should be between the aide and the teacher.’ – The Autism Society of Wisconsin ‘OUTST…

How to Be a Superhero Called Self-Control!: Super Powers to Help Younger Children to Regulate their Emotions and Senses

How to Be a Superhero Called Self-Control!: Super Powers to Help Younger Children to Regulate their Emotions and SensesWinner of the Mom’s Choice Award-Gold Seal! Meet Self-Control, a superhero who wants to teach young children his super powers of self-control! Anxiety, frustration, anger, and other difficult feelings won’t stand a chance against their new-found powers.Self-Control teaches children with emotional and sensory regulation difficulties aged approximately 4-7 how to calm themselves using self-massage, deep pressure, breathing exercises, and activities such as making an imaginary list…

Unlimited Memory: How to Use Advanced Learning Strategies to Learn Faster, Remember More and be More Productive

Unlimited Memory: How to Use Advanced Learning Strategies to Learn Faster, Remember More and be More ProductiveKevin Horsley Broke a World Memory Record in 2013…And You’re About to Learn How to Use His Memory Strategies to Learn Faster, Be More Productive and Achieve More SuccessMost people never tap into 10% of their potential for memory.In this book, you’re about to learn:How the World’s Top Memory Experts Concentrate and Remember Any Information at Will, and How You Can TooDo you ever feel like you’re too busy, too stressed or just too distracted to concentrate and get work done?In Unlimited Memory,…

Essentials of Educational Psychology: Big Ideas to Guide Effective Teaching, Enhanced Pearson eText — Access Card (4th Edition)

Essentials of Educational Psychology: Big Ideas to Guide Effective Teaching, Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card (4th Edition)NOTE: This ISBN Includes only Access Card and not a Print Book NOTE: Used books, rentals, and purchases made outside of Pearson If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access codes for the Enhanced Pearson eText may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase. This access code card provides access to the new Enhanced Pearson eText Focused on the “big ideas” of educational psychology, Ess…

Free to Be Mohawk: Indigenous Education at the Akwesasne Freedom School (New Directions in Native American Studies series)

Free to Be Mohawk: Indigenous Education at the Akwesasne Freedom School (New Directions in Native American Studies series)Akwesasne territory straddles the U.S.-Canada border in upstate New York, Ontario, and Quebec. In 1979, in the midst of a major conflict regarding self-governance, traditional Mohawks there asserted their sovereign rights to self-education. Concern over the loss of language and culture and clashes with the public school system over who had the right to educate their children sparked the birth of the Akwesasne Freedom School (AFS) and its grassroots, community-based approach. In Free to Be Mohawk…

Language at the Speed of Sight: How We Read, Why So Many Can’t, and What Can Be Done About It

Language at the Speed of Sight: How We Read, Why So Many Can’t, and What Can Be Done About ItAccording to a leading cognitive scientist, we’ve been teaching reading wrong. The latest science reveals how we can do it right.In 2011, when an international survey reported that students in Shanghai dramatically outperformed American students in reading, math, and science, President Obama declared it a “Sputnik moment”: a wake-up call about the dismal state of American education. Little has changed, however, since then: over half of our children still read at a basic level and few become high…