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Building a Better Teacher: How Teaching Works

Elizabeth Green · W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

A 2014 New York Times Book Review Notable BookWe've all had great teachers who opened new worlds, maybe even changed our lives. What made them so great?Everyone agrees that a great teacher can have an enormous impact. Yet we still don't know what, precisely, makes a teacher great....
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COMPASS Exam Secrets Study Guide: COMPASS Test Review for the Computer Adaptive Placement Assessment and Support System

Mometrix Media LLC. · Mometrix Media Llc
Pages: 214
Format: Paperback

***Includes Practice Test Questions*** Get the test prep help you need to get the results you deserve. The COMPASS exam is extremely challenging and thorough test preparation is essential for success. COMPASS Exam Secrets Study Guide is the ideal prep solution for anyone who wants to pass...
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Book of Majors 2015

College Entrance Examination Board. · College Board; Ninth Edition edition
Format: Book

The Book of Majors by The College Board helps students answer these questions Whats the major for me? Where can I study it? What can I do with it after graduation? Revised and refreshed every year, this book is the most comprehensive guide to college majors on the market. In-depth descriptions...
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Getting Financial Aid 2015

College Entrance Examination Board. · College Board; Ninth Edition edition
Format: Book

A must-have book in todays economy Getting Financial Aid is for parents and students challenged by the cost of college The all-important FAFSA form is explained with step-by-step instructions and the College Boards CSSFinancial Aid PROFILE form is explained by the people who administer...
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Two-Year Colleges 2017

Peterson's · Peterson Nelnet Co
Pages: 448
Format: Print book

Peterson's Two-Year Colleges 2017 includes information on nearly 1,900 accredited two-year undergraduate institutions in the United States and Canada, as well as some international schools. It also includes detailed two-page descriptions written by admissions personnel. College-bound...
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It's Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens

danah boyd · Yale University Press
Pages: 281
Format: Hardcover

An essential read, written by a leading expert, for anyone who wants to understand young people's use of social media What is new about how teenagers communicate through services such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram? Do social media affect the quality of teens' lives? In this eye-opening...
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Public Library Core Collection: Nonfiction, 2015 Edition

Hw Wilson · H.W. Wilson
Format: Hardcover

Wilsons Public Library Core Collection Nonfiction 15th Edition, 2015 recommends reference and nonfiction books for the general adult audience. It is a guide to over 9,000, plus review sources and other professional aids for librarians and media specialists.,
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NCLEX-RN Prep 2018: Practice Test Proven Strategies

Kaplan Nursing · Kaplan Publishing
Pages: 540
Format: Paperback

The NCLEX-RN exam is not just about what you know - it's about how you think. Kaplan's NCLEX-RN Prep 2018 uses expert critical thinking strategies and targeted sample questions to help you put your expertise into practice and ace the exam! The NCLEX-RN exam tests how you'll...
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Barron's ACT with CD-ROM, 2nd Edition

Brian Stewart · Barron's Educational Series
Pages: 816
Format: Paperback

College-bound students preparing for the ACT will find the help they need in this fully updated edition of Barron's trusted ACT study manual. With over 1,600 practice questions in the book and 432 additional questions on the optional CD-ROM, this manual has the greatest quantity of high-quality...
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TABE Secrets Study Guide: TABE Exam Review for the Test of Adult Basic Education

TABE Exam Secrets Test Prep Team · Mometrix Media LLC; Stg edition
Format: Book

***Includes Practice Test Questions*** Get the test prep help you need to be successful on the TABE test. The TABE exam is extremely challenging and thorough test preparation is essential for success. TABE Exam Secrets Study Guide is the ideal prep solution for anyone who wants to pass...
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School Bullying: New Perspectives on a Growing Problem

David R. Dupper · Oxford University Press, USA
Pages: 119
Format: Paperback

Bullying is one of the most prevalent and insidious forms of school violence today, impacting the learning environment of schools in profound ways. Victims of chronic bullying have poorer grades, increased rates of truancy, increased rates of dropping out, loss of self-esteem, feelings...
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American Eclipse: A Nation's Epic Race to Catch the Shadow of the Moon and Win the Glory of the World

DAVID BARON · Liveright
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Richly illustrated and meticulously researched, American Eclipse ultimately depicts a young nation that looked to the skies to reveal its towering ambition and expose its latent genius.On a scorching July afternoon in 1878, at the dawn of the Gilded Age, the moon's shadow descended on the American...
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The Annotated African American Folktales

Henry Louis Gates Jr. · Liveright
Pages: 704
Format: Hardcover

These nearly 150 African American folktales animate our past and reclaim a lost cultural legacy to redefine American literature.Drawing from the great folklorists of the past while expanding African American lore with dozens of tales rarely seen before, The Annotated African American Folktales...
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The Extra Woman: How Marjorie Hillis Led a Generation of Women to Live Alone and Like It

JOANNA SCUTTS · Liveright
Pages: 335
Format: Hardcover

From the flapper to The Feminine Mystique, a cultural history of single women in the city through the reclaimed life of glamorous guru Marjorie Hillis.You've met the extra woman: she's sophisticated, she lives comfortably alone, she pursues her passions unabashedly, and -- contrary to society's...
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The Accidental Universe: The World You Thought You Knew

Alan Lightman · Pantheon
Format: Hardcover

"Alan Lightman brings a light touch to heavy questions. Here is a book about nesting ospreys, multiple universes, atheism, spiritualism, and the arrow of time. Throughout, Lightman takes us back and forth between ordinary occurrences - old shoes and entropy, sailing far out at sea and the infinite...
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