This book covers 3D technology that is used to make low-cost prostheses, replace diseased organs, produce new pharmaceuticals, and create models to guide surgeons through difficult operations.
This book brings the concepts of energy and motion to life through diagrams and illustrations, presenting some of the natural resources most used by humans and the pros and cons of various energy sources.
This book presents the most outstanding space travel events since humans landed on the moon with photos and illustrations. It includes coverage of missions to the different planets as well as space stations, satellites, and Mars rovers.
This visual guide presents the most cutting-edge applications of technology, detailing who invented different types of technology, what they're made of, and the potential applications they have. It covers such advanced topics as nanotechnology, bionic implants, and pioneering medical advances as part of the core STEAM concepts.
This book examines how many black entrepreneurs have overcome systemic racism to create successful businesses, working harder than their white counterparts to achieve similar results. Readers will learn about the history of discrimination against African Americans in the business world and how it has been and still can be combated.
Covers a different era of importance to African American culture and includes the events, lifestyles, social history, and key figures unique to that time; included are eyewitness accounts and primary documents.
This book presents a discussion of the lives of prominent black inventors, including the struggles they dealt with in the past and continue to face today. Many of the products we use every day were invented by African Americans, although these inventors unfortunately have not often been given credit for their contributions.
This book examines the challenges black authors have faced in having their work published and being taken seriously by critics and readers alike. Since the 18th century, African Americans have been contributing important works to American literature. However, their writing has been treated differently than those produced by white authors.
This book explores the causes of the systemic oppression that has made it difficult for African Americans to break into the movie business. The whitewashing of roles in films and the lack of representation at awards shows such as the Oscars are only two of the career obstacles African American actors and filmmakers have historically faced.
This book provides a historical overview of black politicians in the United States by bringing to light little-known facts. Even before the abolition of slavery, African Americans held political office, although they have not had an easy time of it.
Introduces students to issues surrounding current energy sources and alternative energy options.
This set provides a transnational view of US history, focusing on the role of Americans and the US while analyzing how the world has influenced the US and Americans. It examines the impact of US policies on the world, as well as on the domestic agenda and discusses the increasingly important role of the US, from the early days of the republic to the present.
Cross-disciplinary source for junior and high school students and teachers, public librarians and general researchers who need to document and analyze periods of contemporary American social history (1900-1999).
Covers everything from monumental events and groundbreaking individuals to the fascinating details of Americans' daily lives. Supports historical research in disciplines from the arts and business to law, medicine, technology and social trends.
Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to particular eras in U.S. history.
Provides detailed information on the different habitats, life cycles, and natural history of frogs, toads, newts, salamanders, and the rare caecilians.
Explores the field of Egyptology and archaeological digs. Covers topics such as pyramids, pharaohs, and mummies in Ancient Egypt.
Documents ancient Rome and the people who lived there as revealed through the many artifacts they left behind, including shields, swords, tools, toys, cosmetics, and jewelry.
Explores the issues surrounding anxiety disorders. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.
This book explains different types of anxiety disorders, how to recognize and treat them, as well as diagnosis and treatment options.
Covers all aspects of life in the Arctic and Antarctic. Examines how people live and work in this environment, and introduces animals such as polar bears, penguins, and sea lions.
From aerophobia to zoophobia, this book explores the many phobias that exist and the crippling effects they can have on phobics. An extensive list of phobias helps identify them, while treatment plans shed light on how to manage symptoms.
Through personal interviews and thorough research, this book explains the symptoms of depression as a disorder and offers suggestions for seeking help and receiving treatment.
Between standardized tests, extra-curricular activities, pressure from parents, and the strain of getting into college, school is more stressful than ever. This book teaches techniques to deal with the mounting pressure felt by students every day.
Covers all of the key movements in Western art history, from Classicism to conceptual art and profiles many of the world's greatest artists.
Profiling milestones and movements in the arts, literature, music and religion from a specific period, each volume in this set helps students and researchers understand the various disciplines of the humanities in relation to each other, as well as to history and culture. An overview of the period and a chronology of major world events begin each volume.
Explores the origins of the universe, the history of astronomy, the Solar System, and outer galaxies. Includes star charts and a guide to constellations which locate stars, galaxies and other objects in the night sky.
Explores the lives and habitats of big cats such as lions, tigers, pumas, and leopards.
Covers biotechnological applications ranging across medicine, agriculture, and industry. Devoted to helping younger students and general readers understand the fast-developing science and issues related to: advances in biotechnology, the science of molecular biology and genetics.
Provides detailed information on birds' habitats, diet, and sizes, as well as other interesting facts about birds.
Explores the lives and habitats of various kinds of birds from birds of prey to parrots.
Focuses on writers and works published since 1950. The majority of the authors surveyed are African American, but representative African and Caribbean authors are also included.
Covers literary adaptations in four main categories: classic literature; contemporary bestsellers and popular fiction; nonfiction, encompassing biography, true crime, history, and memoirs; and childrenâs and young adult literature. Sidebars will highlight people, such as authors, film directors, screenwriters, actors, producers, who are particularly identified with adaptation or a particular work.
Covers the popular culture of the 20th Century and first decade of the 21st Century. Provides a cross-disciplinary source for junior and high school students and teachers, public librarians and general researchers who need a single, consistent reference to explore and analyze the social trends, events, and people that have impacted contemporary history.
The hairstyles, slang terms, advertising jingles, pop music sensations, and all else described as popular culture is covered in this five-volume reference. Arranged chronologically by decade and by broad topics within each decade, this set focuses solely on the popular culture of the twentieth century, offering more detailed information on trends and fads than any other resource. Written specifically for students in grades 5 through 12.
Explores brain development from birth through adolescence, the effect of exercise, sleep, nutrition, and technology on the brain, and the importance of neuroplasticity. Provides information in clear, everyday language that any teacher can immediately incorporate into classroom practice.
Covers how digital technology is actually changing students' brains. Learn why this creates new obstacles for teachers, but also opens up potential new pathways for learning.
Covers changing curriculum from teacher-directed and routine programs to practices that engage students in thinking, working, and interacting with others.
Profiles major poets throughout history and the world, including analyses of their significant individual poems or collections. Discusses influential British Renaissance poets such as Thomas Campion, John Donne, Ben Jonson, and William Shakespeare.
Describes a variety of insects and their behavior, discussing metamorphosis, camouflage, defenses, and their benefits to people.
This book presents students with context for todayâs concerns on bullying, with many students witnessing first-hand the damage bullying behavior can inflict. It includes a history of bullying through the ages and early studies and attempts to curb bullying behavior as well as such topics as cyberbullying, anti-bullying campaigns, and issues facing students and caregivers today, like whether cyberbullying should be criminalized.
Follows the growth and development of the butterfly from a caterpillar into a butterfly.
Presents easy to understand information about the inner workings of the federal government. Includes historical overviews and examinations of the day-to-day operations of each branch, as well as Constitutional duties and obligations of each branch, specifics related to eligibility, elections and appointments of key positions, changes since 1776, the future of each branch, and other topics. For student and general audiences.
Provides in-depth information on 112 known chemical elements. For younger and middle school students, but also appropriate for high school students.
A compilation of current and historical statistics with analysis on child abuse and domestic violence, including a comprehensive summary of up-to-date research on the topic. Data are compiled from reports generated by branches of the U.S. government, information collected by major independent polling organizations and authoritative associations, and from professional journals, newspapers, pamphlets, and other reliable sources related to the subject.
In four volumes, this reference book brings together a wide range of hard-to-locate data to answer questions concerning American cities. Each volume focuses on a different geographic region: South, West, Midwest and Northeast. Each volume covers the area's largest or fastest-growing cities, or those with a particular historical, political, industrial or commercial significance.
A compilation of current information on cultural, geographic, and political conditions in 193 countries and their cities covering six continents, based on the Department of State's Post Reports. Maps and photos of many cities included.
This book shows the reader how to achieve real clarity of thought. It offers advice and methods on how to clear the mind and become less stressed, more productive, and more confident.
Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of author, Emily Bronte.
Explores over 1,000 years of classical music, from medieval chants to contemporary symphonies. Examines the lives and work of the great composers, from Mozart to Cage.
Examines the impact of global warming on the planet, and what can be done to combat climate change.
Features a field-tested framework for teaching to ensure inclusion and differentiated instruction are in harmony with standards-based education.
Concise discussions of the lives and principal works of contemporary novelists, written by subject experts.
Concise discussions of the lives and principal works of poets from around the world, written by subject experts.
This book examines how PTSD affects individuals and families and empowers youth to cope with the PTSD of a parent. It explores root causes and provides tools for mitigating the sometimes-considerable stress of having a parent with PTSD, including personal and family therapy.
Presents the cultural similarities within a country that set it apart from others by examining over 200 countries to document the myriad ways in which culture defines and separates the nations of the world as much as geographical borders do. Surveys each country's shared values, behaviors and cultural variations from foods and rituals to pastimes and arts, using a standard entry format for easy comparison. Provides illustrations, photographs and maps. 4 volumes.
Packed with insights from neuroscience and psychology, real-life case studies, and a dose of humor, this book sheds light on the teen brain and offers a wealth of resiliency-boosting strategies.
This book discusses one of the most important theoretical approaches of modern times: feminism. Covering material from the Renaissance to the present day, this volume explores feminist works in a variety of genres, including novels, dramas, short stories, poems, and films.
Covers why and how schools must overhaul, update, and breathe new life into the K-12 curriculum to reflect new technologies in a globalized world.
This book discusses how digital technology connects people to each other and information, at all times, which is changing the way people meet each other, fall in love, find jobs, learn new skills, take in news and entertainment, and build personal identities. Explains what these changes mean for society now and in the future.
Depicts how dinosaurs lived and died, covering such topics as habitats, size, hunting techniques, self-defense, courtship, and family life.
Explores the world of mammals--their habitats, behavior, anatomy, intelligence, and more.
Depicts the powerful natural forces that shape the Earth including glaciers, volcanos, earthquakes and tsunamis.
Explores a wide range of weather topics, including climate and seasons, wind and gales, lightning and thunderstorms, hurricanes and tornadoes, solar wonders, and weather forecasting.
Provides a guide to the skeleton, organs and senses. Explains the processes of the human body in detail.
The book contains advice about where depressed teens can turn to get the help that they need, interviews from medical professionals, information about risk factors for depression, and things depressed teens can do to try to combat their depression.
This book covers how stress is manifested physically, coping solutions for dealing with these issues, when to reach out for help, and profiles of individuals who have struggled with and overcome problems with stress and anxiety.
Explores the Earth's driest regions from the Sahara to the Australian Great Sandy. Investigates how people, animals, and plants cope in this arid environment.
For a teen, it can be especially difficult to lose a family member or friend through death. This book explores the emotions involved and offers ways to get through this experience as well as how to support someone living through a loss.
Provides detailed information on the world of dinosaurs. Describes their sizes, how they looked, how they lived, and how they behaved.
Explores the world of dinosaurs from the ferocious Velociraptor to the gentle giant Barosaurus.
Explores the field of paleontology and other professions related to the study of dinosaurs and the collection of fossils.
This book teaches readers new techniques for dealing with their anger, as well as ways of avoiding arguments and disagreements.
Through expert advice and firsthand accounts from teens, readers can learn the warning signs of suicidal behavior, and how best to help others or themselves.
Provides critical overviews of the most-studied plays of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, critical reception, dramatic devices and traditions as well as cultural and historical context.
Provides fun facts about the planet Earth. Examines the earth's position in the solar system and how its surface is constantly being re-shaped by the elements.
Discusses the differences between healthy eating patterns and anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating syndrome, emotional eating, night eating syndrome, orthorexia, pica, and other eating disorders.
Examines the issues surrounding eating disorders and the complex problem of eating disorders many teens face. It addresses the illnesses that cause mental and physical suffering and may have lifelong consequences.
Provides and introduction to the concept of 'Greenfield Schooling' and its potential to free-up schools to be more responsive to communities and kids.
This guide provides the know-how needed to be a more effective manager. It shows how to understand your audience and communicate strategically, but also explains how to discover which delivery approach is right for you as well as providing what is needed to develop confidence, listen effectively, and give and receive feedback.
A compilation of current and historical statistics with analysis on electronics in America, including a comprehensive summary of up-to-date research on the topic. Data are compiled from reports generated by branches of the U.S. government, information collected by major independent polling organizations and authoritative associations, and from professional journals, newspapers, pamphlets, and other reliable sources related to the subject.
Provides background and information on the culture and history of the Elizabethan period, biographies of significant men and women of the time, and primary sources that represent some of the most significant and studied documents of the era.
This book provides detailed, comprehensive information on a wide range of industries in every realm of American business. It covers manufacturing, agriculture, mining, utilities, construction, wholesale, retail, transportation, information, finance, insurance, real estate, public administration, and service industries. Classified by the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS), this edition includes an essay for every one of the 1,057 2017 NAICS codes.
A survey of clothing, costume and fashion. Coverage includes the origins of clothing and body adornment, the development of fabrics and technologies, and the social meanings of dress, as well as representative costumes from a wide range of historical eras. For students and researchers at the high-school level or higher.
Provides information about the inception, emergence and current status of new and established industries and business segments that are pioneering new technologies, introducing break-through marketing strategies or implementing innovative means of serving new markets. Consists of detailed profiles newer industries, such as biometrics, risk management services, satellites, specialty tourism, and others.
A three-volume survey of food and its place in human culture and society, presented through 600 alphabetically sorted entries. Features multidisciplinary coverage of such topics as comfort food, ethnicity and food, medieval banquets, and nutrient composition, among many others. Includes photographs, illustrations, sidebars, recipes, menus, and timelines. For students and general readers.
Chronicles the history, development and current status of the world's most lucrative and high profile industries. Each entry covers size and economic/social impact of the industry; its organization and structure; its history and development; major countries and companies involved (including rankings); size and nature of the work force; and research.
English-language reference source for philosophy,' has been the cornerstone of the philosophy reference shelf. Lauded for its clear and accessible presentation of wide-ranging philosophical subjects, the Encyclopedia has earned its place as a first-stop resource for general readers, students and educators.
A two-volume survey of the pursuit of leisure in the United States, from Colonial to modern times, presented through 271 alphabetically arranged entries. Coverage includes specific types of recreational activities as well as important themes in the history of leisure. For students, researchers, and general readers.
The second edition of a resource that is considered a standard reference in the field. Presents a cross-cultural approach that emphasizes religion's role within everyday life and as a unique experience from culture to culture. The original 2,750 entries have been retained, many heavily updated, and approximately 600 entirely new articles have been added by an international team of scholars and contributors.
A multicultural biographical source that covers notable individuals from every part of the world and from all time periods who have made significant contributions to human culture.
A multicultural biographical source that covers notable individuals from every part of the world and from all time periods who have made significant contributions to human culture.
Contains new and updated original articles covering recent concepts (i.e. adoption, race, the Constitution, birthright citizenship) and court cases since 1992 offering comprehensive coverage of all aspects of constitutional law, as well as biographies of people who have had an impact on our government's legal framework (Supreme Court Justices, Presidents, Cabinet Members, Lawyers, and more). Also covers judicial decisions handed down by the Supreme Court.
This 2-vol. set encompasses nearly two decades of American history, beginning with the farm crisis of the mid-1920s, through the 1929 stock market crash, the gradual recovery during the 1930s with Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal and World War II. This wide-ranging, multidisciplinary encyclopedia features entries on depression-era politics, government, business, economics, literature, the arts, society and culture.
Including the addition of 25 new species, this new 2nd edition is completely updated to reflect the changes in endangered and threatened status. Color photographs and maps provide further illustrate the many species threatened by extinction, including amphibians, birds, crustaceans, fish, insects, mammals, mollusks, reptiles, and more. Each entry gives a species description, location, reason for endangerment, and measures being taken to prevent it from extinction.
A compilation of current and historical statistics with analysis on energy, including a comprehensive summary of up-to-date research on the topic. Data are compiled from reports generated by branches of the U.S. government, information collected by major independent polling organizations and authoritative associations, and from professional journals, newspapers, pamphlets, and other reliable sources related to the subject.
Provides a strengthened model of RTI (Response to Intervention) that emphasizes formative assessment and refining core instructions rather than relying only on multiple layers of intervention.
Provides critical overviews of literary epics of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, literary traditions and cultural context.
A five-volume survey of European history from the onset of the French Revolution to the outbreak of World War. Alphabetically arranged entries cover the period's most significant personalities and meaningful developments in the arts, religion, politics, exploration, and warfare. For students, scholars, and general readers.
A six-volume survey of European history from 1450, the beginning of the print revolution, to 1789 and the French Revolution. Presents over 1,000 alphabetically arranged entries covering the period's most significant personalities and meaningful developments in the arts, religion, politics, exploration, and warfare. For students, scholars, and general readers.
This book describes the universal topic of dealing with emotions for an adolescent audience. It equips modern teenagers with an understanding of the mechanics behind stress and depression and gives them advice for dealing with these issues.
Charts the journeys of intrepid travelers, from Marco Polo to Neil Armstrong, looking at the challenges they faced and the discoveries they made.
Describes a wide variety of extreme weather such as tornadoes, droughts, storms and extreme hot and cold temperatures.
Fashion, Costume, and Culture: Clothing, Headwear, Body Decorations, and Footwear through the Ages, ed. , v.
Provides a broad overview of costume traditions of diverse cultures from prehistoric times to the present day. Examines more than 430 items of human decoration and adornment, ranging from togas to turbans, necklaces to tennis shoes. Explores how and why items were created, the people who made them, and their uses. This set shows how clothing, headwear, body decorations, and footwear reflect the different cultural, religious, and societal beliefs.
Explores every aspect of film and provides pointers on how to watch and understand films of different types, styles, and periods. Profiles the most important historical and contemporary directors, actors, producers, and studios.
Provides detailed information on the world of fish, including how they evolved, how they live, and their habitats.
Explores the groundbreaking methods scientists use to solve crimes--from fingerprinting to DNA sampling.
Introduces characteristics of different kinds of forests found around the world, the plants and animals that populate them, and how they are endangered.
Covers American authors from many periods and genres, building a broad understanding of the various contexts - from the biographical to the literary to the historical - in which literature can be viewed.
Covers world authors from many periods and genres, building an understanding of the various contexts -- from the biographical to the literary to the historical -- in which literature can be viewed. Identifies the significant literary devices and global themes that define a writer's style and place the author in a larger literary tradition as chronicled and evaluated by critics over time.
This encyclopedia fills a much-needed gap between legal texts focusing on the theory and history behind the law and more practical guides dealing with the law and its everyday effect upon its citizens. Containing approximately 200 articles, the Encyclopedia includes: brief descriptions of each issue's historical background, covering important statutes and cases; profiles of various U.S. laws and regulations; and details of how laws and regulations vary from state to state.
Illuminates daily life in slave society in America from colonial times to the end of the Civil War. Provides information on the business and regulation of slavery, the plantation way of life, work, family and community, culture and leisure, health and medicine, religion, resistance and rebellion, and slavery and freedom in the North.
A compilation of current and historical statistics with analysis on gambling, including a comprehensive summary of up-to-date research on the topic. Data are compiled from reports generated by branches of the U.S. government, information collected by major independent polling organizations and authoritative associations, and from professional journals, newspapers, pamphlets, and other reliable sources related to the subject.
This book covers the science of genetics, from diagnosing genetic disorders prenatally to replacing faulty genes with normal ones, showing how medical researchers are paving the way to a future in which previously fatal diseases can be eliminated.
This set explores the history, theory, technology, ethics, and uses (and misuses) of genetic knowledge. Topics span the field from classical genetics to molecular genetics to population genetics.
Covers how to use a combination of questions, prompts, cues, direct explanations, and modeling to guide students' learning and build their understanding.
A compilation of current and historical statistics with analysis on gun control, including a comprehensive summary of up-to-date research on the topic. Data are compiled from reports generated by branches of the U.S. government, information collected by major independent polling organizations and authoritative associations, and from professional journals, newspapers, pamphlets, and other reliable sources related to the subject.
This book provides students with historical context of gun ownership in America, tracing the issue from colonial roots through the establishment of the NRA up to todayâs highly charged and often politicized debates around issues like assault rifle bans, open carry laws, and more. It also addresses concealed weapons, mass shootings, and gun ownership and the laws surrounding ownership.
This book explores socialization and enjoying downtime with friends as an activity we regularly participate in but often take for granted. It applies theories and concepts from psychology and sociology to explain the functions, benefits, harms, and consequences of how we spend our free time. Readers will learn about the many forms of socializing, discover why socializing is so important, and understand the positive and negative effects of socializing.
In this book, readers discover the consequences of bullying both as a target and as a bystander. They also consider ways to intervene in a bullying situation, how to seek adult help, and how to be empowered and recover from bullying.
In this book, readers learn how they can identify and help a friend who is suffering from depression. Written in a compassionate tone, this guide separates out fact from fiction.
In this book, readers learn how to spot the warning signs of an abusive relationship, how to be supportive of a friend who needs help, and what kind of resources are available to both the helper and the victim.
In this book, readers learn the signs of abuse for various drugs, along with reasons for abuse, how to confront the friend, and how to encourage treatment. This title teaches an important and especially relevant lesson: drug recovery lasts a lifetime but addiction doesnât have to.
In this book, readers learn how to help a friend who is abusing alcohol. It arms them with facts about alcohol, how it affects the teen mind and body, how to look for signs of a problem, and how to bring others on board to help.
In this book, readers learn how the pressures of school, dating, and athletics contribute to body image issues and why teens are vulnerable. It explores eating disorders that people commonly have and how they are treated.
Each volume includes 15-20 entries covering a specific issue or incident related to the Great Depression in a global perspective. Entries follow a standard format for comparison purposes and typically include an introduction, an issue or incident summary, an exploration of different perspectives, a summary of key political, social and economic influences, and sources for further research. Includes primary source documents. Aimed at students and the general public. 3 volumes.
Provides detailed information on the world of horses and ponies. Describes their natural history, their role in civilization, and many other interesting facts.
Today some drones are conducting military missions, while others are toys for hobbyists. Tomorrow the sky may be filled with drones delivering packages, rescuing disaster victims, or doing countless other jobs. This book examines the progress in this field, looks at the science behind it, and discusses how it will shape our world in the future.
Examines products that figure prominently in the everyday lives of teens, as well as many other items of interest. Entries describe the whys and hows of the inventions, provide step-by-step descriptions of the manufacturing process, and offer predictions about product enhancements for the future. Includes critical thinking questions, photos, illustrations, sidebars, and a 'For More Information' bibliography of books, periodicals, and websites.
This book describes recent genetic research breakthroughs and technologies that have impacted many fields and industries, and notes that scientists are using genetic research to treat and understand disease, catch criminals, improve food crops, and develop high-end security. Through genetic research, scientists are unlocking the mystery of human evolution and creating powerful new ways to manipulate genes and change the world.
Tiny particles and devices, invisible to the naked eye, are capable of amazing things in medical care, construction, space exploration, and a wide variety of other fields. This book examines the progress in this field, looks at the science behind it, and discusses how it will shape our world in the future.
In the next few decades, cars zooming along without drivers will become a common sight in the worldâs major cities. This book examines the progress in this field, looks at the science behind it, and discusses how it will shape our world in the future.
By putting on a headset, virtual reality users can transport themselves to a world that only exists inside a computer. This book examines the progress in this field, looks at the science behind it, and discusses how it will shape our world in the future.
Covers how to develop and use test questions and other assessments that reveal how well students can analyze, reason, solve problems, and think creatively.
Provides proactive learning support to enable teachers to give students the right kind of assistance and get those who are struggling back on track. Covers the steps of building a plan and provides all the strategies needed to support students before, during, and after instruction.
Provides detailed information on the human body's structure, function, and disorders.
Examines the human body from head to toe, exploring nerves, muscles, blood and bones.
Presents information on numerous diseases and conditions. Articles include a definition of the disease or condition, an explanation of how it works in the body, information on causes, symptoms and diagnosis, treatment or cure, and lifestyles.
Presents information on numerous diseases and conditions. Articles include a definition of the disease or condition, an explanation of how it works in the body, information on causes, symptoms and diagnosis, treatment or cure, and lifestyles.
This book balances personal anecdotes from real young people in troubled situations with valuable resources to help out anyone who is homeless, providing real-world suggestions on how to stay off the streets for those who are homeless.
This educational resource defines the various issues that can arise for teens with access to smartphones, tablets, and other handy computerized devices. It provides ample resources for those who have a problem or know someone who needs their help.
In this book, readers will get a frank description of the work faced by many teen caregivers. Teens who are immersed in this life already can find resources and organizations for support, as well as sound advice for coping in tough times.
This book describes the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of ADD/ADHD, and offers advice for teenagers on how to deal with the problems it may cause while getting on with everyday life.
This book describes the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of OCD, and offers advice for teenagers on how to deal with the problems it may cause while getting on with everyday life.
This book educates teens about suicide risk factors, suicidal thoughts, and how to cope with them.
This resource provides readers with key data to understand the roots of the issues that make contemporary migration and immigration so contentious around the globe. It explores the social, political, and cultural factors that impact, and are affected by, immigration and human migration, and includes such hot-button topics as undocumented immigration/unauthorized residents, asylum seekers, refugees, the refugee crisis in Europe, and more.
This book explores the complicated topic of immigration by first presenting a historical overview of immigration as well as various points-of-view and key players in the public discourse on immigration. It discusses immigration laws and border security, economic impacts of immigrants, and immigration reform from a wide variety of perspectives.
Provides detailed information on the world of insects. Describes the variety and complexity of insects, their structure, life cycles and behavior.
Presents concepts on how to inspire students to learn, behave responsibly, and improve their relationships with themselves, other students, and teachers.
Explains how to have more influence in the classroom to get more power from what you say to your students every day and provides can't-fail strategies and 100 tips for talking to students more effectively.
This reference traces the development of Islamic art and architecture from the Umayyad dynasty to the present day. Readers will learn about the art of the Fatimids, Seljuqs, Mamluks, Mongols, Ottomans, Safavids, Mughals, and more.
Includes information on physical properties and characteristics of nearly 200 countries. Designed specifically for students in grades 5-12.
Students will find everything they need to conduct thorough research on 50 cities from all over the world, including information on each city's history, neighborhoods, museums, parks, transportation, geography, holidays and festivals, population profiles and much more.
An easy-to-use, systematic guide to the history and current status of more than 290 cultural groups outside the United States. In nine volumes, the Encyclopedia is intended to offer students background and current status on cultures of the countries they are most likely to study.
Provides information on Canada's provinces and territories. Includes details on Canada's arts, climate, government, health, languages, notable persons, and ethnic groups.
Explores what it means to foster health and safety for students by offering a look at the issues from many angles, addressing both physical and mental health and safety.
Depicts the growth and development of a lamb from its first hours of life to twelve weeks old.
A guide that covers everything needed to deal with time, space, materials, groups, and strategies in ways that balance content requirements with multiple pathways for learning. Explains how to lead a class that is differentiated to individual students' needs.
What is the explicit instructional strategy that supports the higher-level skills students need to meet the demands of the Common Core Standards? Hereâs a book that answers that question and provides you with the vision needed to help students perform cognitive behaviors necessary for college or career-readiness.
Explores how Lincoln's ability to persevere and lead despite adversity provides an inspirational model for educators struggling with today's challenges of accountability, diversity, political conflict, and economic hardship.
Explains how negative attitudes toward math get established in the brain and what teachers can do to turn those attitudes around.
Provides worldwide coverage of important legal topics of the day. Each chapter begins with an overview by a legal scholar, providing a framework for understanding the issue. Each overview is then followed by twelve essays on different countries around the world. The essays discuss laws in those countries, as well as the historical and cultural contexts in which those laws came about.
Entries provide in-depth historical background information on each movement as well as modern critical interpretation of each movement's characteristic styles and themes.
Works included represent a wide range of circumstances in which individuals experience prejudice in American, British and world literature. The discussion goes well beyond race, religion, and gender into ethnicity, social status, mental and physical health, and personal beliefs and behaviors.
Provides readers with an overview of literary works that explore the theme of the American dream. Analyzes poetry, plays, short stories, novels, and works of nonfiction that address this theme in some capacity, and how that theme has been treated in literature at different times in history and across diverse cultures.
Presents a myriad of viewpoints, so that modern readers can begin to grasp the complexities of war and its impact. Such stories give voice to the individuals who fight and are fought against, who are injured, who suffer on the battlefield and at home, and who, inevitably, can no longer speak for themselves. Examines dominant and recurring subthemes in the literature of war; including survival, terrorism, leadership, and genocide.
Provides in-depth commentary on characters, themes, and the historical and social context of 300 most-studied literary works, including novels, plays, poems, speeches, and short stories, both international and American.
Provides in-depth commentary on characters, themes, and the historical and social context of 300 most-studied literary works, including novels, plays, poems, speeches, and short stories, both international and American.
Living with Anxiety Disorders features fictional narratives paired with firsthand advice from a medical expert to help preteens and teenagers feel prepared for dealing with anxiety disorders during adolescence. Topics include causes and risk factors, complications, tests and diagnosis, treatment methods, coping strategies, and giving and getting support.
Living with Depression features fictional narratives paired with firsthand advice from a medical expert to help preteens and teenagers feel prepared for dealing with depression during adolescence. Topics include causes and risk factors, complications, tests and diagnosis, treatment methods, coping strategies, and giving and getting support.
Living with Eating Disorders features fictional narratives paired with firsthand advice from a medical expert to help preteens and teenagers feel prepared for dealing with eating disorders during adolescence. Topics include causes and risk factors, complications, tests and diagnosis, treatment methods, coping strategies, and giving and getting support.
Provides all the information teens need to understand stress, including causes, symptoms, treatments, and prevention. Focuses on the emotional and physical effects of stress, why teens are at risk for stress-related problems, and how to address stress with lifestyle changes.
This book discusses depressive disorders, including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options, how depression occurs, and advancements researchers have made toward a cure.
Discover why a wallaby has a pouch. Find out how to recognize animal footprints. See how newborn mice develop. Be an eyewitness to the lives of your remarkable relatives, the mammals--from hedgehogs and bats to elephants and bushbabies.
Presents an overview of mammals, including their history, various kinds, physical characteristics, behavior, and endangered and extinct species.
Provides tips for career success in law enforcement including advice from professionals, career strategies, and insider secrets.
Provides tips for career success in the computer industry including advice from professionals, career strategies, and insider secrets.
Features sound advice from successful professionals, as well as basic tips and industry secrets, for readers interested in succeeding in the health care industry.
Features sound advice from successful professionals, as well as basic tips and industry secrets, for readers interested in succeeding in the sports industry.
Explains what problems are unique to the urban environment, why urban youth is more difficult to motivate, and how to replace ineffective approaches with methods that relate to these students' everyday experiences.
Comprehensive coverage of more than 2,300 North American religious groups in the U.S. and Canada -- from Adventists to Zen Buddhists. Information is presented in two distinct sections, essays and directory listings describing the historical development of religious families and providing factual information about each group within those families. Includes, when available, rubrics for membership figures, educational facilities and periodicals.
Provides basic consumer health information about the causes, warning signs, and symptoms of mental health disorders, along with facts about treatment approaches and tips for teens on coping with stress, building self-esteem, and maintaining mental wellness. Includes a further reading list, a directory of crisis helplines and related organizations, and an index.
This guide provides information for readers interested in the contemporary practice of, and research behind, mindfulness and meditation. It explores definitions of mindfulness and meditation, offers solutions for successfully incorporating them into our often-chaotic lives, and explains their many practical applications and benefits for practitioners.
Touching upon the practical, legal, and psychological aspects of divorce and examining healthy emotional outlets and coping mechanisms, this book reassures teens through the grieving process and shows them that acceptance is ultimately possible.
This book covers the microscopic realm of nanotechnology and how it is already transforming the field of medicine. In research labs and hospitals around the world tiny nanoparticles are delivering medicine to targeted body parts, improving MRIs and other imaging methods, and helping to rebuild damaged tissues.
A compilation of current and historical statistics with analysis on U. S. national security, including a comprehensive summary of up-to-date research on the topic. Data are compiled from reports generated by branches of the U.S. government, information collected by major independent polling organizations and authoritative associations, and from professional journals, newspapers, pamphlets, and other reliable sources.
Provides timely and informative profiles of the world's most interesting people.
Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.
Explores the lives and habitats of sea creatures on the ocean floor from dolphins and sharks to jellyfish.
Provides ongoing advice and counsel on how to master the entire spectrum of duties that teacher leaders are expected to accomplish.
Combines philosophical analysis with historical and biographical information to explain and explore the major issues, theories, and problems at the heart of all philosophies.
This volume is composed of twelve chapters covering such topics as population, novel ecoysystem, geoengineering, climate change, animal ethics, conciliation, and extinction. The use of film, literature, art, case studies, and other disciplines or situations/events provide illustrations of human experiences which work as gateways to questions philosophers try to address.
This book addresses feminism, including the aspects of human nature, intersectionality, sexism and oppression, LGBTQ theory, ecofeminism, and power.
This book addresses the themes of ethics across the life span, ethical issues in health and medical professionalism, and bioethics in social justice. The focus moves from the individual patient-provider relationship to those of the greater community.
This book focuses on the philosophy of religion, scrutinizing the religious claims present in twenty-four different aspects of religious thinking. It covers such topics as miracles, evil, theism, science and religion, dualism, resurrection, reincarnation, near-death experience, and religious terrorism, and uses film, literature, art, case studies, and other disciplines or situations/events to provide illustrations of human experiences applicable to philosophical questions.
This book addresses the theme of ethics in such technology areas as cyber warfare, designing children, video games and virtual reality, nanotechnology, and technology and the environment. The use of film, literature, art, case studies, and other disciplines or situations/events provide illustrations of human experiences which work as gateways to questions philosophers try to address.
Illustrates techniques and demonstrates how to take good pictures. Looks at renowned photographers, the most up to date equipment and a history of the art form.
Features discussion and analysis of poems of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Provides an overview of the poem and discussion of its principal themes, images, form and construction.
In-depth information on major political theories and systems from all time periods. Each entry begins with a general overview of the system/theory followed by a discussion of the principal aspects of the theory, the theory's philosophy and an analysis of the historical context in which the theory was developed, including critical response.
Depicts the growth and development of a puppy from its first day alive to its eighth week.
This book traces the intersection of race and the law from Americaâs earliest days, through the era of slavery, the civil rights movement, and into the twenty-first century. It addresses various points-of-view and key players in the public discourse, with a clear summary of positions, as well as contemporary opinions from across the political and cultural spectrums.
Explores the world of the rainforest and the many jungle creatures that live there.
Covers the instructional, management, and assessment strategies to help teachers be more effective at educating black students.
In this book, readers learn that scientists are working on cutting-edge research to efficiently harness energy by improving solar cells, solar power plants, and energy storage.
In this book, readers learn that scientists are working on a variety of different devices that they hope will one day provide fusion energy.
In this book, readers learn that scientists and engineers are pursuing a multi-pronged strategy to eliminate the threat of nuclear attacks by securing nuclear stockpiles, detecting the movement of unsecured radioactive materials, tracking the terrorists, and disarming the weapons before they are used.
This book covers the cutting-edge research of scientists and engineers who are developing new techniques for desalination, wastewater recycling, and other technologies meant to guarantee humanityâs freshwater needs in the future.
In this book, readers learn that scientists and engineers are developing new ways to incorporate sensory data into virtual reality systems, enabling people to immerse themselves in other realities.
In this book, readers learn that scientists and engineers are developing new ways to solve some of the most complex problems that face humanity.
In this book, readers learn that computer scientists and cybersecurity engineers are in a race to stop hackers and limit their damage before people lose confidence in doing business on the Internet.
Examines all of the world's major faiths, as well as the lesser-known beliefs of Africa and the Americas. Explores the religious practices and traditions of each belief system, and profiles the deities and holy figures of each faith.
This resource brings the people and the events of the Renaissance and Reformation to life for today's students. Covering everything from Luther's Revolt to the writings of Shakespeare, the Renaissance and Reformation Reference Library fills the need for comprehensive coverage of this amazing time.
A survey of the Renaissance-era topics most studied in high school world history, art literature, economics and science curriculum. Presents 465 alphabetically arranged entries broadly covering people, places, events, concepts, works of art and literature, and scientific achievements from around 1350 to 1620. For students in grades 7 and higher.
Provides detailed information on the world of reptiles, including their natural history, habits, and lifestyles.
Explores the lives and habitats of various kinds of reptiles including crocodiles, snakes and lizards.
Describes how rivers flow to the sea and the characteristics of rivers and lakes, including the animal life found within and near them.
This book examines the use of robots and why they are poised to transform the health care industry. In some places robots are already carrying meals to patients, carting away dirty laundry, disinfecting floors, dispensing medication, assisting with surgeries, and helping patients with limited mobility.
This book covers the human accomplishments in rocket science, including the history of rocketry since the advent of rocket-powered missiles, as well as todayâs triumphs and our hopes for the future. It provides explanations of the science behind multi-stage rockets, liquid propellants, and sounding rockets, as well as profiles of pioneers in rocket science, challenges and setbacks in the field, and advice for pursuing a career in rocket science.
Provides comprehensive information on sources of education-related financial aid sponsored and administered by private organizations and companies. Covers a variety of programs in all educational areas, including area and ethnic studies, business, computer science, education, liberal arts, medicine, physical sciences, theology and religion, and more. Intended for students and others interested in education funding.
Bio-critical essays on the lives and works of more than 1,400 important authors from around the world. Entries include concise essays, citations, and biographical information that places the author's work in personal and historical context.
Collection of essays by Shakespeare scholars that have been selected for students at the high school or undergraduate college level. Each entry includes an introduction; a plot synopsis; a character list; a discussion of the work's principal themes; information about the style and literary devices used; a conversation about the work's historical context; and a critical overview.
Provides detailed information on the world of sharks. Describes the natural history, behavior, and habits of sharks and their relatives.
Provides critical overviews of short stories from all cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the story's cultural and historical significance.
Provides detailed information on human and animal skeletons, including their evolution, structure, and function.
Provides facts about sleep and sleep requirements for teens. Explains the biological processes involved in sleep and discusses circadian rhythms, dreaming, sleep hygiene, and sleep disorders, including insomnia, delayed sleep phase syndrome, sleep apnea, narcolepsy, restless legs syndrome, sleep walking, and enuresis (bedwetting). Covers sleep deprivation, explaining the physical and mental consequences of inadequate sleep.
Examines all aspects of the game of soccer: its history, rules, techniques, tactics, equipment, playing fields, competitive play, and more.
Explores outer space and investigates the wonders of the universe from Saturn's rings to life in space stations.
This encyclopedia examines the history and contributions of hip hop to American and global culture, including the music, dance, and visual arts that are its artistic expressions. Entries also examine hip hopâs influence in other arenas such as fashion, film, and poetry; its impact on education, politics, social activism, racial and ethnic identity, and globalization; and its many contributions to American, urban, black, and Latino cultures.
Covers topics and persons in major areas of popular culture: film, music, print culture, social life, sports, television and radio, and art and performance (including theater, dance, stand-up comedy, and other live performance).
Explains how to use the Process Learning Circle method to ensure your PLC advances the type of teacher learning that is essential to improving student achievement.
Provides basic consumer health information for teens about common causes of stress, the effects of stress on the body and mind, and coping strategies.
Provides updated information about suicide risks, causes, and prevention for teens. Discusses mental health disorders and life-threatening behaviors linked to suicide risk, including depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, substance abuse, and self-injury.
This work provides thorough coverage of the literature of the supernatural across the canon, covering such works as Shakespeareâs Hamlet, Mary Shelleyâs Frankenstein, and J. K. Rowlingâs Harry Potter and the Sorcererâs Stone.
Provides help to teachers, in every subject area, become expert teachers of English language learners (ELL).
Explores teen depression in detail, covering its diagnosis, treatments and therapies, and medical advances.
This title examines how self-injury affects individuals and society, investigates how people are working to put an end to self-injury, and analyzes the controversies and conflicting viewpoints surrounding the issue.
This book examines the nature of post-traumatic stress disorder, what causes it, what it is like to live with PTSD, and how or whether it can be treated or cured.
This book examines studies that show stress can be good for teens, giving them the burst of adrenaline they need to win a race or give an important speech; but too much stress (often called burnout) can cause many different health problems.
This book examines the nature of teen suicide, what causes it, what it is like to live with it, and how or whether it can be treated or cured.
A compilation of current and historical statistics with analysis on the American economy, including a comprehensive summary of up-to-date research on the topic. Data are compiled from reports generated by branches of the U.S. government, information collected by major independent polling organizations and authoritative associations, and from professional journals, newspapers, pamphlets, and other reliable sources related to the subject.
This books explains the practical and scientific benefits of space exploration, from tracking climate change to global cooperation through shared research.
This book explores the Black Lives Matter movement that was launched in 2013 to address civil rights issues against African American citizens, and its appeal for equality and fair treatment of black citizens by law enforcement and by society as a whole. It covers the divide between black citizens and the police, the formation of the movement, its detractors, law enforcement accountability, and improving policing and strengthening relationships.
Covers topics such as dieting and popular diets, dietary concerns, nutritional basics, and the effects of a person's dietary choices on one's health. Topics are organized around the development and history of a diet, its basic principles, any key figures that influence the trend, and any public or regulatory concerns associated with the practice. Provides information across all age groups from infants to the elderly.
Provides clear, complete information on genetic disorders, including conditions, tests, procedures, treatments and therapies, in articles that are both comprehensive and easy to understand in language accessible to laypersons.
Includes information on more than 1,600 medical disorders and concepts. Each article includes in-depth discussion of causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, procedures, and other related topics. Written for a general audience with an authoritative tone.
Includes information on more than 1,700 medical disorders and concepts. Each article includes in-depth discussion of causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, procedures, and other related topics. Written for a general audience with an authoritative tone.
Includes information on almost 2,000 medical disorders and concepts. Each article includes in-depth discussion of causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, procedures, and other related topics. Written for a general audience with an authoritative tone.
This resource covers the entire spectrum of psychology, including: notable people, theories and terms; landmark case studies and experiments; applications of psychology in advertising, medicine and sports; and career information.
Provides a path for obtaining contentment, love, and happiness from meaningful work, personal relationships, healthy mind and body, a spiritual core, and a reason for living.
A compilation of current and historical statistics with analysis on the U. S. health care system, including a comprehensive summary of up-to-date research on the topic. Data are compiled from reports generated by branches of the U.S. government, information collected by major independent polling organizations and authoritative associations, and from professional journals, newspapers, pamphlets, and other reliable sources.
Covers the music, the musicians, the instruments, and music's place in cultural history. Presents a history of each musical style, from its roots to its expression along with glimpses of the lives of leading composers and musicians. This volume focuses on the impact of music videos.
Covers an array of topics on the Middle Ages including daily life, art and architecture, science, religion, politics, women's issues, and more.
Takes into account how a teacher's heavy workload and busy lifestyle can lead to stress; features how to deal with that stress and how to take care of health issues.
Beginning in the nineteenth century, women in the United States and some other Western countries began to demand equal rights with men. Through public demonstrations, complaints to newspapers and congressmen, and other means, women eventually gained the right to vote and hold public office. This book examines how and why social change occurs and the lasting influence of the womenâs movement.
Features bibliographical, biographical and contact information for living authors worldwide who have at least one English publication. Entries include name, pseudonyms, addresses, citizenship, birth date, specialization, career information and a bibliography.
Provides a blueprint for how to ensure professional development can improve student learning by focusing on, evidence of student learning, feedback on teacher and principal decisions, and depth of implementation.
This book provides students with an understanding of the transgender experience, starting with evidence and treatment of transgender people throughout history, challenges related to coming out as transgender, dealing with gender dysphoria, questions related to transitioning, and a discussion of rights and legal issues, with a variety of perspectives represented.
A guide to numerous species of trees from around the world. Covers topics such as identification, anatomy, commercial exploitation, and conservation.
Twayne's is devoted to literary critical interpretation and discussion. It offers in-depth critical introductions to the lives and works of major writers of the world, including close analysis of key works. It provides insightful and original commentary on the history and influence of literary movements.
Brings the most important fictional works of the last 10 years into view, discussing plot, characters, critical reception and more. Features broad coverage of multiethnic/multicultural communities and curricula, bringing an insight to readers of contemporary global literature in English translation.
This series covers 20th-century events and social history beginning in 1900 and ending in 1999, written expressly for middle school students. Each decade is covered in one volume. Topics for each decade include: Headline Makers, Topics in the News, Arts and Entertainment, Business and the Economy, Education, Government, Politics, and Law, Lifestyles and Social Trends, Medicine and Health, Science and Technology, and Sports.
A cross-disciplinary source for a single, consistent reference to document and analyze periods of contemporary American social history. Covers the first decade of the 21st Century and includes key events and social history.
Features alphabetically arranged entries on theories, concepts, and scientific discoveries and developments pertinent to the study of life science in schools today. Also featured is a chronology of discoveries and a report topic section that suggests a range of research topics and experiment ideas.
Offers students and researchers comprehensive information on 12 of the Earth's major biomes and its many component ecosystems. Includes entries on land and water biomes, and covers climate, vegetation, animal life, food web, plant and animal adaptations, endangered species, human effects on the biome, and more.
Offers detailed comparative essays on major biomes and their component ecosystems. Includes entries on land biomes and water biomes and covers climate, elevation, soil, water bodies, vegetation, animal life, food web, plant and animal adaptations, endangered species, human effects on the biome and the effects of the environment on humans' culture and economy.
Focuses on the physical and geological aspects, structure, and features of 48 of the earth's landforms - what they are, how they look, how they were created, how they change over time, and major geological events associated with them. Written for middle school students to support earth science and landform-related assignments, alphabetically arranged entries follow a standard and consistent subheaded format; and range in length from 9 to 11 pages.
This alphabetically organized set opens up the entire world of science in clear, nontechnical language. Topics profiled are related to the physical, life, and earth sciences, as well as to math, psychology, engineering, technology, and the environment.
Introduces the history of the United States from pre-Colonial America to the present day. Explores the timeline of America: its founders, key historical figures, wars, events, political environment, economy, and culture.
Introduces students to the topic of weather and natural disasters, covering such topics as weather basics, weather phenomena, forecasting, and climate. Provides information on the scientific aspects of various types of disasters including: blizzards, earthquakes, flooding, tornadoes, volcanoes, and wildfires.
Entry topics include gods and goddesses; heroes and other key characters; motifs and global themes; major myths; and national or cultural mythologies. Coverage spans a diversity of cultures, including standard Greek/Roman entries as well as Native North and South American traditions, Norse mythology, Asian Pacific mythology, Judeo-Christian tradition, and Islamic and Hindu mythologies.
Covers the endangered and threatened status of a myriad of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, mollusks, insects, arachnids, corals, crustaceans, and plants. Each entry provides the speciesâ common/scientific name, classification information, current status according to the IUCN and the Endangered Species Act, description, location, reason for endangerment, and measures being taken to protect it.
This book is a collection of seventy science projects, each intended to be performed by a group of two to four students. Projects have real-world applications, and each includes step-by-step instructions, budget and timetable estimates, expected outputs, and measures for evaluating success. The goal of the projects is not only to teach important science lessons but also to provide opportunities for students to engage in collaborative, project learning.
Includes verbal, numerical, perceptual and practical tests as well as those testing specific aptitudes such as memory and dexterity. Also covers personality and motivational tests, which assess leadership, management and social awareness aptitudes.
Offers advice on what interviewers are looking for, how to prepare yourself, researching the background to a vacancy and giving the right answers to the hardest questions.
Contains skills and techniques for job hunting. Includes advice on networking, CVs, cover letters, interviews, aptitude and personality tests, offers, rejections and follow-up letters.
In this book, readers learn about self-image, the mental picture that each person has of himself or herself. Psychologists explain that a personâs self-image is the product of the thinking self; it is the way each individual organizes all the facts that have been acquired over the years.
A guide for history and school library media specialists for creating technologically advanced, resource-based instructional units in American and World History in grades 7-12.
Explores the world of Vikings including epic voyages, daily life, longboats and special festivals.
This book examines virtual reality technology and how it is helping surgeons plan complex operations, medical students learn anatomy without cadavers, and patients cope with physical pain and the emotional challenges of long-term hospital stays.
Explores the danger and wonder of volcanoes from fiery mountains under the sea to spectacular explosions.
Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of author, Tim O'Brien, depicting his experiences in the Vietnam War.
Provides detailed information on the world of whales. Describes how they live, how they behave, how they look, and many other interesting facts.
A brief introduction to the physical characteristics and behavior of various marine mammals, particularly whales and dolphins.
Covers the Response to Intervention (RTI) approach to help teachers through the steps of setting up multiple assessments, analyzing performance data, and responding to learning problems.
Examines what anxiety disorder is, what causes it, what it is like to live with it, and how or whether it can be treated or cured.
Explains how to make formative assessments a seamless and natural part of the teaching process and provides assessment strategies that can be used before, during, and after instruction to learning.
This book discusses the evolving understanding of how stress and anxiety affect peopleâs lives and includes the foremost research on treating these conditions. Personal stories give readers an intimate look at how others are managing these sometimes-debilitating conditions.
Provides biographical and career details on notable African American individuals, including leaders from sports, the arts, business, religion and other fields.
Covers women of historical interest worldwide, from around 3100 BCE to the modern age, from every walk of life-artists, pirates, scientists, athletes, philanthropists, adventurers, politicians, pacifists, saints, and courtesans, even those famous for just being famous. Individual, collective, and joint entries (i.e. Astronauts: Women in Space, Egyptian Feminism, Siege Warfare and Women, etc.) are included.
Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of writer, Kate Chopin.
Examines the relationship between the political/social climate during which books were written and the works themselves. This volume focuses on major fiction, poetry and nonfiction from Latin America.
Examines the relationship between the political/social climate during which books were written and the works themselves. This volume focuses on major fiction, poetry and nonfiction from Africa.
Examines the relationship between the political/social climate during which books were written and the works themselves. This volume focuses on major fiction, poetry and nonfiction from Great Britain and Ireland, from the Celtic migrations to the Reform Bill.
Examines the relationship between the political/social climate during which books were written and the works themselves. This volume focuses on major fiction, poetry and nonfiction from Great Britain and Ireland, from the Victorian Era to the present.
Examines the relationship between the political/social climate during which books were written and the works themselves. This volume focuses on major fiction, poetry and nonfiction from Spain and Portugal.
Examines the relationship between the political/social climate during which books were written and the works themselves. This volume focuses on major fiction, poetry and nonfiction from the Middle East.
Examines the relationship between the political/social climate during which books were written and the works themselves. This volume focuses on major fiction, poetry and nonfiction from Italy.
Examines the relationship between the political/social climate during which books were written and the works themselves. This volume focuses on classical literature.
A thorough, objective resource covering the history, traditions and worldviews of dominant and less prominent religions and their sects and offshoots.
This guide to the scientific processes and the legal, social, and ethical issues involved in the forensic sciences covers the individuals, techniques and principles of biology, chemistry, law, medicine, physics, computer science, geology, and psychology involved in the multidisciplinary examination of crime scenes and evidence used in legal proceedings.
Covers theoretical and practical treatment of all aspects of sports science and exercise physiology, kinesiology, and biomechanics. Particular emphasis is placed on such high-interest topics as sports medicine, specifically the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of sports injuries; and much more.
In 1,800 pages across 3 volumes, Worldmark Encyclopedia of Religious Practices provides information on current religious practices around the world with an emphasis on how religions impact the daily lives of their followers.
Presents easy-to-understand information on 194 countries and dependencies from around the world. Entries discuss a variety of topics in detail, from banking and securities to climate, from government data to demographic statistics. Also includes biographical essays on national leaders.
Presents easy-to-understand information on more than 200 countries and dependencies from around the world. Entries discuss a variety of topics in detail, from banking and securities to climate, from government data to demographic statistics. Also includes biographical essays on national leaders.
This book provides readers with the complete, authoritative yoga teachings of B.K.S. Iyengar. It contains all the classic asanas, as well as yoga sequences devoted to easing the symptoms of more than eighty ailments, from asthma and arthritis to IBS and varicose veins. An updated chapter focusing on the life and works of B.K.S Iyengar is also included.
This book offers 101 tips to help de-stress, relax and enjoy the benefits of yoga, such as better posture, improved breathing and peace of mind without leaving your living room.
This book focuses on adolescents, who have to negotiate changing relationships with families and friends as they grow into young adulthood. Discusses how to handle general family disputes, nourish relationships with friends, and get along with siblings. Advice for healthy and safe socializing and recreation outside of the sphere of one's family is also offered.