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Author(s): Rose M. Borunda
Explore the efforts of humanists committed to improving the lives of those less privileged in the United States.
In contrast with the capitalistically driven historical figures who have been given the lion’s share of attention in the rendering of United States history, What is the Color of Your Heart? A Humanist Approach to Diversity provides a fresh cast of historical and modern day figures whose values were rooted in humanist ideals that flourished into social justice activism.
Author(s): Hillary Hyman
Looking for an academically oriented oral presentation textbook for Intermediate or Advanced ESL/EFL students?
Academically Speaking: An Activity Book for ESL/EFL Students has been created for you. Based on longstanding pedagogical and psycholinguistic principles, it has been authored by a seasoned ESL professional with extensive domestic and international teaching experience.
Author(s): Jeanette Wachtman
The workbook, Art for the Elementary Educator, is an excellent resource for education and art majors at the college level, current art and classroom teachers, and home-schooled students. It encompasses art education concepts and ideas with strategies for writing integrated lessons for grades kindergarten through fifth grade.
Author(s): Sally Ingles
Developing Dispositions is a straightforward, simplistic introduction to the field of education. The chapters align to the dimensions of human interaction, oral communication, critical thinking, professionalism, and leadership skills and dispositions. Ready-to-use activities, assessments, rubrics, and forms are provided that will serve to develop critical skills and dispositions in preservice teachers.
Developing Dispositions can benefit many:
Fitness Fundamentals, A Resource Guide for Active Living familiarizes students with the tools to help plan and develop an effective exercise program by providing key resources. Taking a practical approach, the handbook balances understanding and assessing fitness components with strategies for implementing and applying the basic concepts and principles of lifetime physical fitness. Fitness Fundamentals presents the necessary skills and useful information to guide students toward achieving their health and personal goals.
Author(s): Jeff Bolles
Fitness Walking is more than just a textbook dedicated to the world’s most popular fitness activity. Fitness Walking is a comprehensive guide to both understanding and mastering walking for fitness. With chapters dedicated to the basics on proper warm-up and cool down, nutrition, the biomechanics of walking, strength training for walkers, and training for walking performance, Fitness Walking can help walkers of all fitness levels improve their walking performance as well as enjoy their walking time even more than they already do.
Foundations of College Reading, third edition, a workbook for the high-beginner/low-intermediate English as a Second Language learner, employs a holistic approach to teaching the following skills: vocabulary acquisition, topics and main ideas, supporting details, signal words and patterns of organization, and inferences. Accordingly, it incorporates high interest essays on American history, culture, innovation, influence and resilience to enhance student mastery of these skills and to increase student understanding of American society.
Author(s): Donald Bangs
My ASL Book Levels 2 and 3: A Communicative Approach for Learning A Visual Language helps students learn how to communicate and interact with Deaf people in a variety of settings and contexts. This text offers hearing students the tools for success in building relationships with Deaf people, developing fluency in ASL, and enhancing awareness and knowledge of Deaf culture.
Nongovernmental Organization Cases Studies in Leadership from Around the World is a sequel to Leadership Cases in Community Nonprofit Organizations. Nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) are the equivalent of US nonprofit organizations. This book is the result of several academic colleagues and NGO professionals working together to produce these cases.
Nongovernmental Organization Cases Studies in Leadership from Around the World:
New Second Edition Now Available!
Obesity and related conditions are scientifically associated with the leading causes of premature death and disability in the U.S. including: heart disease, stroke, certain types of cancer, and type 2 diabetes.