No More Mindless Homework

No More Mindless Homework Author Kathy Collins
ISBN-10 0325092818
Release 2017-04-13
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No More Mindless Homework has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from No More Mindless Homework also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full No More Mindless Homework book for free.



Variability in Human Performance

Variability in Human Performance Author Thomas J. Smith
ISBN-10 9781466579729
Release 2014-08-26
Pages 389
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Understanding the conditions under which variability in performance may arise, and the processes related to its emergence, gives us insight into the development of techniques for improving the quality of performance. Variability in Human Performance details the scientific and the practical implications of human performance variability by providing a broad perspective on how and why such variability occurs across a number of disciplinary domains. The text takes an approach that rests upon the idea of context, or design, specificity in performance, namely that variability in performance is closely referenced to design factors in the environment in which performance is occurring. An exploration of the link between variability and related processes, the book introduces a comprehensive framework for understanding human performance variability, presented in terms of how human control of behavior is closely tied to design factors in the performance environment. The authors introduce empirical evidence, as well as practical examples and application areas, in support of this framework. The book begins with coverage of neurobiological and biomechanical basis of movement variability, then examines rich and extensive empirical evidence available for context specificity in cognitive performance and learning, as a basis for cognitive performance variability. The book then reviews the evidence for context specificity in: Student learning Displaced feedback conditions Human error behavior Affective performance Social and team performance The authors also explore work performance as influenced by complex sociotechnical systems and as a basis for performance variability, applying control systems concepts to an interpretation of the nature and basis of performance variability in all of these domains. They conclude by taking an evolutionary perspective on the origins and behavioral significance of human performance variability. The book then provides strategies on how individuals, groups, and organizations can significantly reduce variability in human performance that often leads to systems failures.



The Beholden State

The Beholden State Author Brian C. Anderson
ISBN-10 9781442223448
Release 2013-06-06
Pages 328
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While there is plenty of literature on California’s history, topography, and attractions, The Beholden State: California's Lost Promise and How to Recapture It is the first book examining in rigorous detail how a place seen just a generation ago as the dynamic engine of the American future could, through bad policy ideas, find itself with among the highest unemployment rates and poorest educational outcomes in the country



No More Excuses

No More Excuses Author Michael A. Stevens
ISBN-10 9781599793917
Release 2008
Pages 114
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In this thought-provoking book, Michael A. Stevens examines the cause of absence for African-American males in the houses of worship and the solutions to this growing epidemic. After reading this message, you will understand why most men avoid church, learn what can be done to engage and retain a healthy balanced gender congregation, and recognize the spiritual impact when men are connected to their local church. As a leading expert in African-American church growth, Stevens dispels the misconceptions and offers a blueprint for the future of one of the church's most endangered species.



Fewer Bigger Bolder

Fewer  Bigger  Bolder Author Sanjay Khosla
ISBN-10 9780241971383
Release 2014-08-07
Pages 272
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Fewer, Bigger, Bolder will teach you how to make billions by scaling back, expanding less and betting bigger. It's a game-changing book that couldn't be more timely. Or more needed. In company after company that Sanjay Khosla and Mohanbir Sawhney worked for or researched, they saw businesses taking on more products, more markets, more people, more acquisitions. Every quarter became a mad dash to find yet another short-term revenue boost, but failed to deliver what was really needed: sustainable and profitable growth. There had to be a better way - an alternative to the scramble for mindless expansion. The answer lies in Fewer, Bigger, Bolder, a market-proven, step-by-step program to achieve sustained growth with rising profits and lower costs. No matter how big the company or how difficult the economic environment, managers who use this seven-step program (Focus7) will learn how to make fewer but bigger bets and to create a virtuous cycle of growth. Given the right incentives, they will be able to produce astonishing results in amazingly short time frames. Fewer, Bigger Bolder crosses the usual boundaries of strategy, execution, people, and organization. Its framework shows how you can drive growth by targeting resources against priorities, simplifying your operations, and unleashing the potential of your people. That's exactly what Khosla accomplished for Kraft's developing markets, which enjoyed profitability increases of 50 percent. Sawhney discovered a similar formula for stellar results when advising a portfolio of businesses from Fortune 500 giants to technology start-ups. Together they challenge the conventional wisdom about growth, and prove that going Fewer, Bigger, Bolder can transform businesses of any size. As president of Kraft Foods' developing markets, Sanjay Khosla oversaw revenue growth from $5 billion to $16 billion in six years across over sixty countries. Since 2013, he has been serving as a management consultant, a senior fellow at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management, and a senior adviser at BCG. Professor Mohanbir Sawhney is a globally recognized scholar, teacher, speaker, and consultant in business innovation, technology marketing, and digital marketing. He directs the Center for Research in Technology & Innovation at the Kellogg School of Management. Richard Babcock is a writer and teacher in Chicago. He was the longtime editor of Chicago magazine.



Blood and Guts in High School

Blood and Guts in High School Author Kathy Acker
ISBN-10 080213193X
Release 1989
Pages 165
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Janey Smith keeps a journal of her dreams and experiences as she is rejected by her father, kidnapped by thieves, and sold into prostitution



Mr Tulsi s Store

Mr Tulsi s Store Author Brij V. Lal
ISBN-10 1922144894
Release 2013-03-01
Pages 209
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Professor Lal has been remarkably successful in combining scholarship with autobiography in Mr Tulsi’s Store. In the essays which cover the author’s childhood and education up to university, diligent scholarship combines with evocative autobiographical details to reveal a philosophical pattern that encompasses the experience of the descendants of all Indian indentured workers everywhere. Professor Frank Birbalsingh, York University, Canada.



Managing Knowledge Assets Creativity and Innovation

Managing Knowledge Assets  Creativity and Innovation Author Dorothy A. Leonard
ISBN-10 9789814295505
Release 2011
Pages 592
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This book pulls together for the first time, works on knowledge and innovation, including the implementation of new processes and products, written by Dorothy A Leonard over more than two decades. It consists of articles from journals in diverse fields (e.g. the award-winning article on Core Capabilities and Core Rigidities) and book chapters that cover the innovation process, from its inception in peoples' heads to its implementation. An underlying theme running throughout the book is managing the flow of knowledge that propels innovation - especially tacit knowledge. Such knowledge is difficult to transfer or embody in a new product, process or service. However, it is not only essential but often comprises the most valuable component in the innovation. The opening chapter, written expressly for this volume, probes the connections between tacit knowledge, creativity and innovation.



Deep Smarts

Deep Smarts Author Dorothy Leonard-Barton
ISBN-10 1591395283
Release 2005-01-01
Pages 288
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The asset most valuable to your company’s future is lost every time an employee leaves the firm This asset is more than knowledge, and it is more than intelligence—it is deep smarts: the tacit know-how and expertise that comes only from years of hands-on experience. This book focuses on how to cultivate and harness deep smarts so that it stays in the firm, even if your employees don’t.



This Is How It Ends

This Is How It Ends Author Jen Nadol
ISBN-10 9781481402125
Release 2014-10-07
Pages 320
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If you could see the future, would you want to? After the disturbing visions Riley and his friends see turn out to be more than hallucinations, fate takes a dangerous twist in this dark and suspenseful page-turner. Riley and his friends are gearing up for their senior year by spending one last night hanging out in the woods, drinking a few beers, and playing Truth or Dare. But what starts out as a good time turns sinister when they find a mysterious pair of binoculars. Those who dare to look through them see strange visions, which they brush off as hallucinations. Why else would Riley see himself in bed with his best friend’s girlfriend—a girl he’s had a secret crush on for years? In the weeks that follow, the visions begin to come true...including a gruesome murder. One of Riley’s closest friends is now the prime suspect. But who is the murderer? Have Riley and his friends really seen the future through those mysterious binoculars? And what if they are powerless to change the course of events?



Heart of a Desert Warrior

Heart of a Desert Warrior Author Lucy Monroe
ISBN-10 9781459233379
Release 2012-07-01
Pages 192
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Stepping off his private jet in his designer suit, Sheikh Asad returns to his kingdom ready to secure his legacy. For beneath the starched white shirt beats the heart of a desert warrior! Iris Carpenter barely recognizes the man standing before her. He's more magnificent than he was six years ago and even more dangerous. Especially when the searing heat of his eyes burns hotter than the fierce desert sun. Iris can resist all she likes, but Asad knows it's just a matter of time before the flame-haired temptress is back in his bed—where she belongs!



Creative Home Schooling

Creative Home Schooling Author Lisa Rivero
ISBN-10 0910707480
Release 2002
Pages 401
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For a comprehensive guide to home-based education that does not promote any particular curriculum or religious view, this is one book parents should buy! Parents will appreciate practical advice on getting started, adjusting to new roles, designing schoolwork that is both child-centered and fun, and planning for social and emotional growth. Parents will turn to curriculum chapters again and again. Features interviews and tips from many home school parents as well as long lists of resources. 430 pages of tips and tools!



Dark Deception

Dark Deception Author Lawrence Pratt
ISBN-10 9781624884825
Release 2012-11-20
Pages 300
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Dark Deception is an emotionally engaging and thought-provoking work that centers around a closely-knit trio of women who come to depend on one another as they attempt to live meaningful lives in a authoritarian, faith-based community. The forces their families, friendship, and others in the community exert on the three don't always work in harmony and they limited freedom addressing issues large and small. The lives of the three and other various characters unfold in a tapestry of emotions and encounters as they attempt to deal with the demands of a restrictive faith that tolerates no loyal opposition. The book's characters – both within and outside the faith – meld and collide in a series of encounters that involve family, love, betrayal, and a quest for power and control. While based on the author's personal experiences, Dark Deception is more than a fictional adaptation of a period in his life when authority and freedom were often at odds. The text examines many of the complexities of contemporary American life, particularly in regards to authoritarian institutions and their impact on women. In addition to the three primary protagonists, in Dark Deception, the reader is brought into the world of several women at crossroads in their lives including a young college student yearning for independence, another forced into a dogma-dictated marriage after becoming pregnant by an outsider, and a third who finds herself trapped like a bird in a gilded cage. It seems almost ironic timing that the author completed his final edit of the text at the end of a year that found the country's major political and religious institutions attempting to dictate their various views to the female gender. Throughout Dark Deception, as in life, each individual must choose how she or he deals with the demands of tribal membership – acceptance, departure, or death.



Your Child Can Succeed in School

Your Child Can Succeed in School Author Dorothy Rubin
ISBN-10 0768202817
Release 1999
Pages 95
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Parents will love this comprehensive resource book based on sound psychological principles that answers a multitude of questions they may have about their child's development and education. Parents will find common sense answers to frequently asked questions such as "Should I send my child to preschool?" "What is a balanced reading program?" and "What are good study skills?" Information is conveniently organized into general categories using a question-and-answer format so busy parents can quickly pick and choose questions most important to them.



Simplify Your Life Collection

Simplify Your Life Collection Author Marcia Ramsland
ISBN-10 9781400207695
Release 2017-08-15
Pages 208
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Is it really possible to simplify your life? The answer is a resounding "yes," if you know the necessary steps to unclutter your life and lifestyle. Get the inside scoop from professional organizer Marcia Ramsland and begin to solve your life management issues like a pro. With fast-paced, step-by-step instructions, Marcia walks you through refreshing new ways to manage your daily schedule, your life at home and at work, and special seasons of your life such as parenting, the holidays, and transitions. Simplify Your Life reveals do-able tips and practical systems using Marcia's trademark "PuSH" Sequence?an acronym for Project, you (the key component), System, Habit?which not only gets you organized but help you stay that way. Tips include how to: Create the illusion of a clean home in just minutes each day Predict a pending time crunch . . . and sail through it Dissolve any paper pile by answering three key questions Power through projects you never get around to Learn how to put things back together when everything falls apart Offering practical solutions designed to change your life immediately, this simplified style of living gives you and your loved ones more time to do the things you really enjoy?starting today.



Strategies to Enhance Literacy and Learning in Middle School Content Area Classrooms

Strategies to Enhance Literacy and Learning in Middle School Content Area Classrooms Author Judith L. Irvin
ISBN-10 0205360610
Release 2007
Pages 227
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This is the only book on the market that focuses specifically on content area reading for the middle grades. The third edition of this unique resource has been thoroughly updated to include the most current research in the field of Middle School Literacy. Unlike most texts that ignore the middle school reader, this book addresses the issues that affect middle school students and teachers and their experiences with literacy instruction. Readable and teacher friendly, Reading and the Middle School Student provides not only a strong research base, but also practical teaching strategies for teachers in all of the content areas. This book is designed to be a companion book to Rycik and Irvin Teaching Reading in the Middle Grades which focuses on reading in English/Language arts classes. This book focuses on content area reading instruction. Take a Glimpse Inside the Third Edition: A wealth of current student examples of strategies for middle grade students for instant use in the classroom. New issues and trends facing adolescent literacy including policy and position statements and federal action. New ELL emphasis in every chapter outlining specific strategies that can be used by middle school teachers with their English language learners. Unique focus on classroom implementation of literacy integrated with content area instruction. About Your Authors: Judith L. Irvin is currently a Professor at Florida State University and serves as the Executive Director of the National Literacy Project. She has written and edited numerous books, chapters, and articles on adolescent literacy. Douglas R. Buehl is a reading specialist at Madison East High School and District Adolescent Literacy Support Teacher, Madison, Wisconsin. He is Past President of the IRA Secondary Reading Interest Group and has published numerous articles on adolescent literacy. Barbara J. Radcliffe is an eighth grade reading/language arts teacher at Fairview Middle School in Tallahassee, Florida. Barbara also teaches Teaching English in the Middle School and Teaching Reading in Secondary English at Florida State University.



Homework for Grown ups

Homework for Grown ups Author E. Foley
ISBN-10 0767932404
Release 2009-08-11
Pages 416
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A nostalgic compendium of essential knowledge that can help you show the world that you’re smarter than a ten-year-old after all! Have you ever stared blankly at your kids when they’ve asked why the sky is blue? Or clumsily changed the subject when they’ve wanted to know why the wind blows? If you’re done with school, it’s likely you’re also done knowing the difference between an isosceles and equilateral triangle, and you probably leave participles dangling all over the place. Well, not anymore! Thanks to professional know-it-alls Foley and Coates, you can now gain back your self-respect and actually show those kids a thing or two as you tell it to them straight (and not make it up from fragments of facts you kind of remember). Packed with all the basic facts that have managed to free-fall from our heads over the years, Homework for Grown-ups is the ultimate grammar school refresher course in book form. In fact, there’s even a quiz at the end of each chapter to ensure you’ve been paying attention! Written in the light, engaging style of a favorite teacher and featuring lessons in English, math, history, science, geography, art, and even home economics and recess, this fun and handy guide will help you stop hemming and hawing and start speaking with a lot more authority—and a little less shame. E. FOLEY and B. COATES are editors at Vintage who both live in London. From the Hardcover edition.