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Direct Hits Essential Vocabulary targets middle school and early high school learners. The book focuses on words students need to know as part of the Common Core curriculum as well as words frequently found on standardized tests like the SSAT and PSAT. The following features are included in the book:
Selective vocabulary found in the Common Core academic language curriculum for grades 6-9
High frequency vocabulary found on the recent SSATs and PSATs
More than 250 words used in context. No more memorizing definitions of long lists of seemingly unrelated words
Relevant and vivid examples from literature, history, current events, and pop culture make the words memorable for students
A prefix, root, or suffix reference card and pro-tip box is found in every chapter
When Alison Bernhoft set out to homeschool her six children, her grand plans were constantly derailed by the second law of thermodynamics: Entropy. Entropy happens. It enters our houses, spreads toys and dishes around, creates chaos throughout the day, and most importantly steals our time. But Alison discovered that chaos and homeschooling are far from mutually exclusive; indeed, suitably restrained, entropy can be the best teacher of all.
Entropy Academy reveals how you can train your home (even a messy one) to do half of your teaching, while much of the other half can be taught entropy style in the natural process of everyday life.
Quick Guide to Choosing Your College Major is an easy-to-use guide moves from self-assessment to information to decision making. The decision-making process begins with an explanation of what a college major is and what should be considered when making a decision. The next chapters offer three quick exercises to help readers clarify dimensions that are relevant to the choice of a major: their personality type, their strongest skills, and their favorite high school courses. Using the results of these exercises, readers construct a “hot list” of the college majors that seem to suit them the most, plus any others that look interesting. Then they explore their possible choices by reading fact-packed descriptions of 61 popular college majors and the 164 occupations and 95 job specializations linked to these majors.
In SAT 2-Second Shortcuts, Dr. Jay presents the first pattern-recognition strategy that gives students the power to identify the best answers to an SAT question in two seconds. Each pattern immediately focuses student attention on the most likely answers to a Reading, Writing, or Math question. No strategy works faster to shortcut the process of finding the correct answer.
The Adjunct Professor’s Complete Guide to Teaching College marketed as an all-in-one source book of practical ideas and solutions, will provide proven strategies for both novice and experienced instructors. I will offer specific tools and techniques that enhance the learning process. A creative range of inside information will be offered for adjunct professors to apply in their own unique teaching situations. The Adjunct Professor s Complete Guide offers a wealth of dynamic and useful techniques leading to instructional success.
The Art & Science of Beauty Therapy is an indispensable reference for beauty therapists, providing up to the minute guidance for Level 2 qualifications and including full coverage of Facial Electrical treatments.
Each treatment is explained using insights and practical advice from a team of industry experts, and the book clearly illustrates the personal qualities and professional skills that make a successful beauty specialist.
Inside The Art & Science of Beauty Therapy you will find step-by-step photo sequences and helpful diagrams. There are checklists, key points and topic summaries. You will also find anatomy and physiology for easy understanding. In addition to all of that, there is also included maps learning objectives for core units at Level 2 VRQ.
For any English teacher, prospective or current, who is looking to make the most of their time teaching in China, there is no better tool than Panda Guides’ The English Teacher’s Guide to China. The Middle Kingdom is one of the most fascinating and exotic places any Westerner can travel to. And that means things like culture shock, food and water safety, air pollution and a language barrier are only a few of the things that English teachers struggle with while living and working in China.