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Reclaiming Social Studies for the Elementary Classroom is a new text that defines the core philosophy of viewing social studies from the cultural anthropological perspective. This perspective allows children to bring their own prior knowledge and experiences from their home culture to the social studies curriculum. This curriculum is a logical place to allow students the freedom to demonstrate learning through the arts. It is also a place where people show their cultural identities in celebration of traditions, ideals, rituals, and creative products.
Author(s): John Boyer
The most easily-digestable and entertaining world regions textbook. Adopted by over 20 universities and schools around the country.
Author(s): Carl Campbell
Readers of Earth in Space and Time will become more critical interpreters of scientific ideas related to the Earth and will therefore make informed decisions in the future. The publication uses a “story book” format that starts at the beginning of everything and moves step-by-step to current times. Suitable for non-science majors who want to fulfill their science requirement, students will learn the integral role that earth science has in everything we produce, manufacture, and consume. The publication includes online resource links, figures, photos, and charts.
Author(s): Randall Eggert
Every known language has words that are taboo, that speakers aren't supposed to say. Yet these very words are said; simply put, people swear. In This Book is Taboo: An Introduction to Linguistics through Swearing, rather than condemning swearing or the people who swear, Randall Eggert applies the tools of linguistics, the scientific study of language, to understand how swearing functions in language--and in speakers. In an engaging and often playful manner, this textbook investigates swear words from many directions:
Author(s): Jude Thaddeus Socrates
Linear Algebra is a powerful tool that allows scientists to model physical phenomena and efficiently solve the systems of equations that arise from them. It is essential to almost every field of mathematics, such as geometry, topology, number theory, and abstract algebra. As such, it is not only computationally useful, with applications in data science, quantum mechanics, statistics, computer science, and all branches of engineering, but it also a great opportunity for the student to explore the beauty and elegance of mathematics.
Author(s): Melissa Gutschall
Nutrition and Health is designed to supplement any introductory nutrition course studying essential nutrients and the importance of good nutrition to health at various stages of life. The text is intended to guide the student in identifying key concepts with the use of topic outlines, project resources, study guides and experiential activities. Course management is made simple with organization, clarity, and the availability of resources in one document and student engagement is promoted with the use of hands-on activities and discussions.
Author(s): Laurie Kubicek
Prepare Students for Criminal Justice / Legal Careers in California
Nutrition: Real People, Real Choices is a research-driven text that has been developed and tested in response to and in partnership with more than 100 instructors across the country. It is also the product of feedback provided in survey data by hundreds of students. An extensive Instructor’s Manual and Test Bank are available as part of the fully integrated ancillaries. These ancillaries are designed to meet student learning objectives.