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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:
Schools are more than just places for students to receive an education - they are the backbone of a community. But this is changing. Public schools are losing market share, and with it many communities will be losing all the many important elements a public school provides.
Today’s administrators need to understand why, when, where, and how to market their schools to continue to serve their communities in this rapidly changing educational climate.
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): Rhonda M Lane
Rhonda Lane’s Human Nutrition is chock full of exercises and activities to help students navigate the complex maze of healthy eating and nutrition. Each of the ten chapters includes keywords, fill in the blank questions, content outlines, crossword puzzles, and more.
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:
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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.