Provides definitions of a wide variety of acronyms, initialisms, abbreviations and similar contractions, translating them into their full names or meanings. Terms from subject areas such as associations, education, the Internet, medicine and others are included.
Profiles jobs in the advertising and marketing industry such as Advertising account executives, Advertising and Marketing managers, Art directors, Models, Photo stylists, and more.
This guide will help develop a better understanding of the issues facing educational technology. Learn about the programs that transform education in the digital age.
Profiles jobs in the agricultural industry such as Beekeepers, Farmers, Food Technologists, Range Managers, and more.
Provides information about alcohol and its effects on the body, brain, and behavior, including short-term consequences and long-term health risks to individual organs and mental well-being. It describes the risks and signs of emerging alcohol-related problems, offers information about treatments, and describes strategies to prevent teen alcohol abuse.
Introduces students to issues surrounding current energy sources and alternative energy options.
This volume examines how some of the most popular musicians today—entertainers such as Madonna, Adele, Kanye West, and Taylor Swift—rose to fame and made important musical breakthroughs, all while paying tribute to those who came before them.
This volume looks at American history between the Civil War and 20th century and includes firsthand accounts that reveal the prevailing ideologies of the time and shed light on significant people and events.
American Civil War Reference Library offers comprehensive and wide ranging research options on this compelling era of American history. Material in each of the three titles has been reviewed by an independent advisory board for its curriculum relevance and its accessibility to students in grades 6-12.
Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to the era of industrial development in U.S. history.
Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to the Civil War and Reconstruction Era in U.S. history.
Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to the Westward Expansion Era in U.S. history.
Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to the Reform Era and eastern United States development in U.S. history.
Designed for the general reader, this set presents literature not as a simple inventory of authors or titles but rather as a historical and cultural field viewed from a wide array of contemporary perspectives. The set, which is "new historicist" in its approach to literary criticism, endorses the notion that not only does history affect literature, but literature itself informs history.
Designed for the general reader, this set presents literature not as a simple inventory of authors or titles but rather as a historical and cultural field viewed from a wide array of contemporary perspectives. The set, which is "new historicist" in its approach to literary criticism, endorses the notion that not only does history affect literature, but literature itself informs history.
Provides an overview of the December 1890 massacre of more than 250 Native American men, women, and children by U.S. Cavalry troops at Wounded Knee Creek in South Dakota, as well as background on the principal figures involved.
Examines the various cultures of the indigenous peoples of California, the Great Basin and the Southwest, including social practices and spiritual beliefs.
Explores the history, languages, rituals and interaction with European colonizers of the indigenous tribes of the Northeast and Southeast region of the United States, also known as Eastern Woodlands.
Examines the defining features of Native American tribes of the Plateau and Plains region of the United States, both before and after horses were introduced to the region and shaped these cultures.
This book describes literary development in American literature from religious and political writings from the 1830s to the 1860s.
This book describes the development of American literature emerging after World War II to the postwar drama, literary criticism, and literary biography of the end of the twentieth century.
Examines American literature that emerged after the mid-19th century, adopting a distinct realism and an often critical view of American society. Features writers such as Henry Adams and Upton Sinclair who exposed fundamental flaws in government and industry, while Mark Twain and H.L. Mencken incisively satirized social ills such as prejudice and intolerance.
This four-volume set chronicles and illustrates movements from the American Revolution to the present day. Intended to help students successfully complete research and projects.
Covers major American conflicts from the Colonial Wars through the War on Terrorism in the context of cultural and social events and conditions on the home front. Illustrated articles cover both biographies and topics such as civil liberties, media, politics, popular culture, religion, memory and national identity, civic celebrations, monumental art, literature, the roles of women and minorities, veterans, science and technology, humor, and music. General audiences.
Examines the diverse peoples of early European civilization through a series of 212 essays, presented in chronological order. Coverage includes prehistoric origins through the early Middle Ages (8000 B.C. to A.D. 1000). Includes maps, photos, and chronologies. For the general reader.
Covers an extensive array of topics on ancient Greece and Rome including daily life, art and architecture, philosophy, science, religion, statesmen, military leaders, emperors, and more.
Profiles jobs in the animal care field such as Animal Breeders and Technicians, Animal Caretakers, Animal Handlers, Farmers, Park Rangers, Pet Sitters, Veterinarians, and more.
Examines the contributions of animals in the military, describing their work in human warfare throughout time, from lowly insects to birds to elephants.
Profiles jobs in the field of animation such as animators, business managers, directors, editors, producers, and scriptwriters.
This book analyzes the factors that led to the persecution of Jews, as well as the rise and fall of Hitler's Third Reich.
This book is the ideal gateway to creative writing. It provides step by step, tools that simplify, yet accentuate simple, effective, clear expression.
Profiles jobs in archaeology such as anthropologists, historians, anthropology/archaeology college professors, field technicians and supervisors, and museum curators.
Provides a detailed analysis of the most common archetypes or motifs found in the folklore of selected communities around the world. Includes examination of such motifs as Bewitching, Chance and Fate, Choice of Roads, Death or Departure of the Gods, the Double, Ghosts and Other Revenants, the Hero Cycle, Journey to the Otherworld, Magic Invulnerability, Soothsayer, Transformation, Tricksters, and more.
Profiles jobs in the architecture and building industry such as Architects, Civil engineers, College professors, Drafters, Environmental engineers, and more.
Profiles jobs in the armed forces industry such as Aviation occupations, Combat specialty occupations, Construction, building, and extraction occupations, Military pilots, Health care occupations, and more.
Los niños pequeños aprenden "arriba" y "debajo" a través de oraciones simples y texto repetitivo ilustrado. Incluye texto correspondiente en inglés.
Profiles jobs in the art industry such as Antiques and art dealers, Costume designers, Creative arts therapists, Education directors and museum teachers, Fashion designers and illustrators, Photographers, and more.
This book covers a wide variety of topics in the emerging field of machine learning, including facial identification, voice recognition, video games, driverless cars, and robot helpers.
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.
This book provides directions on how to build your own observatory with easily accessible tools and supplies. Follow the directions in this book to use your observatory to view the stars and planets, develop hypotheses, and conduct experiments to test them out!
Recounts some of the major discovery milestones in the field of astronomy and examines the tools and techniques currently used by astronomers to study the universe.
This book details the system of camps in Europe during the Holocaust and recounts the horrifying conditions suffered by camp inmates as well as their struggles for life and hope in a world gone mad.
Profiles jobs in the automotive industry such as Automobile collision repairers, Automobile detailers, Automobile service technicians, Diesel mechanics, Inspectors, Test drivers, and more.
Profiles jobs in aviation such as aeronautical and aerospace technicians, aerospace engineers, aircraft mechanics, customs officials, military pilots, flight Instructors, and travel agents.
Explores the scientific principles behind some of the most popular team and individual sports. Covers origins, history and changes, the biomechanics and physiology of playing, related health and medical concerns, and the causes and treatment of sports-related injuries. This volume covers baseball.
This book gives readers a look at the way common areas of science are applied in baseball games—from the backyard to the big leagues. This new look at STEM—science, technology, engineering, and math—applied to baseball answers such questions as why a curveball curves and why it is better to slide into a base than to run to it.
Explores the scientific principles behind some of the most popular team and individual sports. Covers origins, history and changes, the biomechanics and physiology of playing, related health and medical concerns, and the causes and treatment of sports-related injuries. This volume covers basketball.
This guide presents extensive data on the habitats and ecosystems of more than 1,200 species identified as endangered or threatened by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife service. Entries include introductory information with an image of the species; a summary section detailing information on each species; a concluding summary of recovery efforts; and a bibliography of contacts for further information.
This book introduces computer programming by teaching the basics with an open-source environment known as Python. Readers are taught how Python works and how it relates to other programming languages. Simple coding projects are also provided.
This title examines the role and theme of Biblical allusions in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, The Matrix, Lord of the Flies, and The Lion King. It features four analysis papers that consider Biblical allusions, each using different critical lenses, writing techniques, or aspects of the theme.
This book features approximately 50 experiments in areas such as cell and molecular biology, evolution and adaptation, and genetics, along with analysis and findings.
This book examines issues related to biomedical ethics, describing important ethical issues in the field of medicine and healthcare.
Examines the animals and plants from the many diverse biomes and ecosystems found on the planet, along with influential factors on these terrains such as evolution.
Covers the 14 systems of the human body and their role and functions both from an individual organ perspective and each system as a whole, as well as what occurs when systems are not functioning properly due to injury, disease, or other causes. Entries cover the development of each body system from birth to full adult growth, as well as adjustments by the body during the senior years.
Provides a cross-curricular tool that helps students not only develop a better understanding of places, cultures, and the books they are reading, but also make connections among the subjects they learn in school.
This book tells Lenny Schad's story of leading his large Texas school district through a program of inclusion, where it no longer matters what technology is being used or who owns the device. What matters is that students learn in the ways that make sense to them and their teachers. Schad discusses what worked and what needed to be reworked in his district.
Profiles jobs in the broadcasting industry such as Actors, Animators, Camera operators, Disc jockeys, Lighting technicians, Production assistants, and more.
This book tells the story about a leaf bug who introduces other bugs that also have great camouflaging ability.
This book presents students with context for today’s 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.
Profiles jobs in the business industry such as Business managers, Chief information officers, Financial institution officers and managers, Retail managers, and more.
Actual business plans compiled by, and aimed at, entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses. Presents sample plans taken from businesses in the manufacturing, retail and service industries which serve as examples of how to approach, structure and compose business plans.
Profiles jobs in the business industry such as accountants and auditors, event planners, internet executives, office administrators, and stock clerks.
This book covers Capitalism, an economic system that prizes free and competitive markets, private ownership, and a comparatively small role for government intervention and regulation. Yet capitalism also has many political undertones and has become associated with notions of freedom, individualism, self-determination, and anti-unionism.
Provides the most current information available on careers in the United States and Canada to people of all ages and all stages of career development. Each volume covers a career cluster and its common career pathways. Job profiles cover the following: job facts, nature of work, work environment, education, licenses, certification, and training, job outlook, similar occupations, and sources of additional information such as books, audio/visual materials, and organizations.
This book provides a useful look at high-tech environmental and energy technology jobs ranging from fuel cell engineers to environmental analysts to renewable energy project developers. Included are comments from people in the industry, current statistics and forecasts, and realistic descriptions.
Provides practical ways teachers and administrators from schools around the world are using cell phones for classroom projects, homework assignments, and communication with parents.
Los niños pequeños aprenden "cerca" y "lejos" a través de oraciones sencillas y un repetivo texto ilustrado. Incluye traducciónes al inglés.
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.
Explores the scientific principles behind some of the most popular team and individual sports. Covers origins, history and changes, the biomechanics and physiology of playing, related health and medical concerns, and the causes and treatment of sports-related injuries. This volume covers cheerleading.
This book features approximately 50 chemistry experiments along with analysis and findings.
This book provides directions for readers on how to make their own laboratory with simple materials and household items. It provides step-by-step directions to help you conduct your own experiments and test hypotheses.
Profiles jobs in Chemistry such as Biochemists, Chemical engineers, Environmental technicians, Food technologists, Toxicologists, and more.
Profiles jobs in Child Care such as Child life specialists, Children's librarians, Guidance counselors, Nannies, Teacher aides, and more
Presents full-text literary criticism on writers and illustrators for children and young adults. Critical essays are selected from leading sources, including published journals, magazines, books, monographs, reviews, and scholarly papers.
Explores the issues surrounding choosing a college. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.
Examines one of the most influential religions in the world, Christianity, and its evolution, philosophy, and history throughout the centuries.
Profiles jobs in clerical occupations such as billing clerks, hotel desk clerks, legal secretaries, office clerks, receptionists, and typists.
Covers the relationship between human activity and global climate change, in addition to factors that contribute to global warming and how Earth's atmosphere is affected.
Profiles careers as coaches and fitness professionals such as Aerobics instructors, College sports coaches, Dietitians and nutritionists, Exercise physiologists, Fitness directors, and more.
Profiles jobs in Coaching and Fitness such as Aerobics Instructors and Fitness Trainers. Athletic Directors, Exercise Physiologists, Fitness Directors, Health Club Owners and Managers, Personal Trainers, Sports Equipment Managers, Sports Physicians, and more.
Provides information for teens about planning, saving, and paying for post-secondary education, with facts about government aid, private loans and scholarships, and other sources of financial assistance.
This title examines the role and theme of the coming of age archetype in A Separate Peace, The Catcher in the Rye, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Giver, and The Fault in Our Stars. It features four analysis papers that consider the coming of age theme, each using different critical lenses, writing techniques, or aspects of the theme.
Profiles jobs in the complementary and alternative health care industry such as Acupuncturists, Aromatherapists, Ayurvedic doctors and practitioners, Chiropractors, Herbalists, Massage therapists, and more.
Provides information on the history of science through articles on the professional lives of scientists. All periods of science from classical antiquity to modern times are represented.
Reviews the history of computer science, discusses concepts, and profiles contributors in the field. Also explores the impact of computers on society, with examples in literature and film to illustrate and support trends. Includes illustrations, sidebars, bibliographies, filmographies, timelines, charts, and a glossary. For general audiences.
Profiles jobs in computer and video game design such as Advertising workers, Art directors, Artists and animators, Computer and video game designers, Computer programmers, and more.
Profiles jobs in Computers such as College professors, computer science, Computer and video game designers, Computer network administrators, Hardware engineers, Software designers, Webmasters, and more.
Provides teachers with technological ways to find STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) professionals around the world who are willing to interact with their students.
This text shines a spotlight on the story of the Spanish fighter-turned-explorer, the conquistador. Coverage is given to what it meant to be a conquistador as well as the conquistador's goals: gold, God, and glory. In this title, the reader is taken past the initial phase of land discovery into an exploration of the later stages of colonial land acquisition and European authority over indigenous peoples.
Examines the efforts of wildlife conservation and wildlife preservation and the factors such as pollution and habitat destruction that have put so many species at risk.
Offers some of the best JRTE (Journal of Research on Technology in Education) articles that focus on classroom technology integration, demonstrating how research can be used to connect theory to practice, moving education forward.
Features a collection of some of the best research articles from the Journal of Research on Technology in Education (JRTE). Topics include the impact of project-based learning on teachers' technology use, e-portfolios in teacher education, and the outcomes of a campus 1-to-1 laptop program.
Provides the history and social context of the amendment process, covering each of the 27 amendments. Significant issues, events, figures, movements and judicial/legislative actions in the history of each amendment are also covered chronologically.
Profiles jobs in Construction such as Architects, Bricklayers, Cement masons, Construction inspectors, Roofers, and more.
Profiles jobs in the construction industry such as architects, cement masons, drafters, electricians, landscape architects, and roofers.
Provides informative biographical profiles of the important and influential persons of Latino heritage who form the international Hispanic community. Covers persons of various nationalities in a wide variety of fields, including art, music and literature to science, politics and business.
Concise discussions of the lives and principal works of poets from around the world, written by subject experts.
Packed with more than a hundred completely charismatic classic cars, this book is the ideal gift for anyone driven to admire these majestic machines. Multi-angle photography reveals the true craftsmanship and beauty of these stunning rides, and the text pays tribute to each vehicle and explains why it's destined to be a classic, now and forever.
Provides background information on the history, geography, and people of Corsica; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
Profiles jobs in Cosmetology such as Aromatherapists, Barbers, Color analysts and image consultants, Dermatologists, Spa attendants, and more.
Covers the aftermath of World War I and events in Europe, Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and the U.S. from 1919 to 1939 which lead to the outbreak of World War II.
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.
Helps readers master the basics of crafting compelling fiction and nonfiction stories. Various genres, including novels, short stories, plays and screenplays, poetry, book-length and article-length narrative nonfiction, memoirs, and more are covered. Content includes the fundamental elements, such as plot, character, point-of-view, setting, dialogue, style, and theme.
This work offers a collection of new essays on the Sonnets written by William Shakespeare. Each essay is devoted to a single sonnet and provides an in-depth critical analysis of the sonnet’s historical significance, literary technique and discusses its meaning to a contemporary audience.
Las cucharaditas, cucharadas y tazas se imparten a traves de oraciones simples y un repetitivo texto ilustrado.
Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volume focuses on child custody, child support issues that arise when the parents of a teen divorce.
This book covers the development of a new generation of cutting edge robots, unmanned vehicles, weapons, tactical gear, and other defense-related technologies.
This book covers a new generation of cutting edge motor, air, space, and marine vehicles and other transportation related technologies.
Explores the scientific principles behind some of the most popular team and individual sports. Covers origins, history and changes, the biomechanics and physiology of playing, related health and medical concerns, and the causes and treatment of sports-related injuries. This volume covers the sport of cycling.
This work examines more than 29,000 major characters from 3,500 important works of literature. Covers 245 characters published in popular works of fiction from 2000 to 2013, offering readers the opportunity to become familiar with both famous and less well known personalities from classic fiction.
Provides a broad examination of American society between 1900 and 1920, covering rural and urban America, the changing nature of work, race relations, popular culture, citizen activism, and society during wartime.
This workbook shows how to implement data-driven decision making and make it the key to assessing all school activities, from classroom instruction to budgeting.
Explores the harsh, arid ecosystems of deserts and steppes where diverse plants and animal life are found despite the extreme climate.
Profiles jobs in design such as architects, computer and video game designers, drafters, florists, makeup artists, photo stylists, and toy and game designers.
In the second half of the 19th century, America transformed itself into an industrial power, ready to assume a dominant position on the world scene in the 20th century. The development of industrialization and the consumer society brought about opportunities for many Americans as part of an ever-growing middle class, but also resulted in environmental and social degradation that we continue to deal with at the present time.
This book examines the historical trajectory of dictatorship, fascism, and totalitarianism; their characteristics; where they intersected and how they differed; and some of the individuals--including Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini, among many others--infamous for violently imposing their often extreme agendas.
The first comprehensive revision of this classic reference source, originally published in 1940, features updated and revised entries from previous editions, as well as more than 800 new entries covering recent events and topics not covered previously. This authoritative work serves students, scholars, and general readers interested in a wide range of topics in American history, from the well studied and familiar to the obscure.
Provides a variety of practical instructional strategies to accommodate a broad range of learning styles, abilities, and curriculum content. Explores how to use technology to differentiate by student interest, readiness, ability, learning profile, content, process, and product.
Provides an overview of research on the uniqueness of middle school students and illustrates the importance of using technology to create differentiated lessons, especially with this age group.
Explains the relevance and importance of digital citizenship and explores its elements. Provides a useful audit and professional development activities to help educators determine how to go about integrating digital citizenship concepts into the classroom.
Explains the relevance and importance of digital citizenship and explores its elements. Provides a useful audit and professional development activities to help educators determine how to go about integrating digital citizenship concepts into the classroom.
Explains the relevance and importance of digital citizenship and explores its elements. Provides lesson plans and professional development activities to help educators determine how to go about incorporating digital citizenship concepts into the classroom.
This book offers a foundational look at the internet and a better understanding of how it can be used to promote learning. Each chapter is dedicated to an important area of internet use in the classroom, including critical information literacy, telecollaborative projects, web 2.0, search engines, and digital citizenship.
Provides detailed directions for preparation, production, and presentation of digital stories and the tools needed to create them. Teaches students to work collaboratively and to use new technologies required in the workforce of the future.
This volume examines the various styles of music that defined the 1970s and '80s, profiling the artists who captured the spirit of rapid social and cultural change.
This set cover more than 300 of the most important scientific discoveries as defined by a Board of scientists and historians. It aims to present an in-depth treatment of "curiosity-led science," as well as directed research that led to important inventions and technologies. It will spark curiosity and engagement among readers, ranging from advanced high school students, to those in college and universities, as well as educated readers.
Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volume focuses on the history of civil rights and discrimination based on race, gender, and sexual orientation.
Provides background information on the history, geography, and people of Dordogne, Bordeaux and the Southwest Coast of France; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
This book features approximately 50 earth science experiments along with analysis and findings.
Profiles jobs in Earth Science such as Botanists, Ecologists, Marine biologists, Meteorologists, Science writers, and more.
Examines the unique properties of the Earth and its Moon, bodies in the solar system often overlooked by those of us so close to them.
Profiles jobs in education such as Adult and vocational education teachers, Career and employment counselors and technicians, College professors, Education directors and museum teachers, Elementary school teachers, English as a Second Language (ESL) teachers, Park rangers, and more.
Profiles jobs in the electronics industry such as Avionics engineers, Cost estimators, Electricians, Inspectors, Quality assurance testers, and more.
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.
Provides an exhaustive and organized overview of Jewish life and knowledge from the Second Temple period to the contemporary State of Israel, from Rabbinic to modern Yiddish literature, from Kabbalah to "Americana" and from Zionism to the contribution of Jews to world cultures, Encyclopaedia Judaica, 2nd edition is important to scholars, general readers and students.
Covers the history of Native Americans, ranging from human origins to present-day controversies.
Covers American Indian literature from the earliest recorded works to contemporary writers. Features the most respected, widely read, and influential American Indian writers to date.
This encyclopedia covers American literature from the colonial period to the present. It includes entries on writers, works, literary movements, and a variety of other related topics.
Designed for the nonspecialist, the Encyclopedia of Business and Finance is a 2-vol. complete reference covering five general areas: finance and banking; accounting; marketing; management; and information systems. Drawing on practical professional expertise as well as that of noted scholars, the contributors include executives, government administrators and scholars from leading business programs from around the United States.
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.
Explores the social, medical, legal and political issues related to drugs and alcohol and associated behaviors. Includes emerging topics and developments in the many fields of addiction studies.
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.
This encyclopedia spans the globe to explain the issues behind crimes against humanity and human rights issues as they relate to individual countries and the world at large. It traces the history of events that qualify as genocide and crimes against humanity, profiles perpetrators and heroes, and explains international laws and law proceedings aimed at ending genocide and crimes against humanity.
Examines the best-known figures of Greek and Roman mythology together with the great works of classical literature that are the sources for our mythological understanding.
This encyclopedia looks at Islam's role in the modern world, doing so in the context of the religion's history and development over the last 13 centuries. Containing thematic articles, biographies of key figures, definitions, illustrations, maps and more, this new encyclopedia fills a need in this key area of religious studies.
Examines the lives and works of numerous Native American artists, demonstrating the range of media, themes, and experiences of Native artists, and their influences on and by western culture.
Documents the varied musical practices among Native Americans, both historically and in a modern context., and supplies an overview of their substantial contributions and influence. The entries address how ethnomusicologists with Native American heritage are revolutionizing approaches to the discipline, and showcase how musicians with Native American heritage are influencing modern musical forms including native flute, orchestral string playing, gospel, and hip hop.
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.
This Encyclopedia considers both the professional ethics of science and technology, and the ethical and political issues raised by science and technology in an increasingly complex and global society. This broad coverage supports the numerous courses in applied and professional ethics and policy related to the practice of science and technology in education.
Provides entrepreneurs with how-to information that they can apply to their own business. Features revised and expanded coverage to reflect the most current small business topics.
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.
After more than a century of poverty and repression, stoked by the example of the movement against the Vietnam War and the upheaval among black and Chicano civil-rights activists, the American Indian Movement saw Native peoples taking a stand for fishing rights, land rights, and forming resistance to coal and uranium mining on tribal land. This work tells the story of that movement, and provides the first encyclopedic treatment of this subject.
This book explains the fundamentals of energy science and the impact of energy on human life and the environment. Interdisciplinary in nature, it covers topics from such fields as geology, biology, physics, history, sociology, and economics.
Profiles jobs in the energy field such as Chemists, Coal Miners, Divers and Diving Technicians, Geotechnical Engineers, Industrial Engineering Technicians, Line Installers and Cable Splicers, Renewable Energy Engineers, Roustabouts, and Surveyors.
Provides a translation of Scribner's Human Diseases and Conditions for Spanish-speaking researchers. Details health and medical information on 280 diseases and conditions.
Profiles jobs in the engineering field such as Aeronautical and Aerospace Technicians, Aerospace Engineers, Air Quality Engineers, Metallurgical Technicians, Mining Engineers, Nuclear Engineers, Robotics Engineers and Technicians, Software Engineers, and Solar Engineers.
Profiles jobs in Engineering such as Aerospace engineers, Biomedical engineers, Chemical engineers, Nuclear engineers, Software engineers, and more.
This book describes the literary development in English literature from the 19th Century through today.
Details the evolution of early English literature and the works that have withstood centuries of linguistic and cultural change.
Examines the English writers who helped shape the social, political, and religious climate of the age.
Profiles jobs for career-driven readers interested in managing their own business such as Antiques and art dealers, Bed and breakfast owners, Florists, Franchise owners, Pet Sitters, and more.
Profiles jobs in the environment such as air quality engineers, fish and game wardens, geologists, park rangers, and soil scientists.
Provides in-depth, worldwide coverage of environmental issues. Each article is written in a nontechnical style and provides current status, analysis, and suggested solutions whenever possible.
Focuses on how pollution impacts both human health as well as environmental health. Discusses the types of pollution, increased awareness of pollution and the negative consequences, and how laws and treaties are being used to curb pollution.
This book features approximately 50 experiments on topics such as pollution and recycling, along with analysis and findings.
Explores the scientific principles behind some of the most popular team and individual sports. Covers origins, history and changes, the biomechanics and physiology of playing, related health and medical concerns, and the causes and treatment of sports-related injuries. This volume covers the psychological aspects of equestrian horsemanship.
This work considers both the professional ethics of science and technology, and the ethical and political issues raised by science and technology in an increasingly complex and global society. This broad coverage supports the numerous courses in applied and professional ethics and policy related to the practice of science and technology in education, including new analytical and interpretive essays on events, scholarship, people, and legal decisions.
This book introduces the American mosaic of multicultural literature by chronicling the achievements of American writers of non-European descent and highlighting the ethnic diversity of works from the colonial era to the present. It contains entries on African American, Asian American, Latino/a, and Native American literary traditions, among others, and features topics like the civil rights movement, bilingualism, assimilation, and border narratives.
This book takes readers to the prehistoric era when creatures like Smilodons, Pterodactyls and the Megatooth Shark ruled the land, air, and sea. It features images, games, size comparisons, timelines, a glossary, an index, and more.
The experiments in this book allow young scientists to investigate and analyze evidence, including fingerprints, tool marks, and tracks; figure out how surrounding conditions affect body temperature to determine time of death; identify counterfeit money; and much more.
This title examines the role and theme of the fall from grace archetype in The Crucible, Crime and Punishment, Frankenstein, Things Fall Apart, and Macbeth. It features four analysis papers that consider the fall from grace theme, each using different critical lenses, writing techniques, or aspects of the theme.
Provides insight into the family life of Native Americans of the northeast quadrant of the North American continent and those living in the adjacent coastal and piedmont regions.
Provides a comprehensive survey of fantasy fiction that covers more than two dozen writers and includes overviews on eras and aspects of the genre.
Provides facts and information about the cultural, religious, and social implications of human decoration and adornment throughout history, with a particular emphasis on the decades of the 20th century. In 500 entries, detailed information about clothing, hairstyles, tattoos, jewelry, body piercing, feet binding, and other types of fashion or style is examined. Entries explain the fashion or style within the context of the traditions, customs, rituals, and practices.
Profiles jobs in Fashion such as Apparel industry workers, Fashion coordinators, Fashion designers, Fashion photographers, Models, Tailors and dressmakers, and more.
Utiliza la repetición, oraciones sencillas, y el apoyo a las imágenes para familiarizar al lector a partir de rectángulos.
Utiliza la repetición, oraciones simples, y el apoyo de imágenes para familiarizar al lector con triángulos.
Explores the scientific principles behind some of the most popular team and individual sports. Covers origins, history and changes, the biomechanics and physiology of playing, related health and medical concerns, and the causes and treatment of sports-related injuries. This volume covers figure skating.
Profiles jobs in Film such as Actors, Animators, Camera Operators, Film Writers, Screenwriters, Stunt Performers, and more.
Profiles jobs in Financial Services such as Accountants and Auditors, Actuaries, Bank Examiners, Financial Analysts, Financial Planners, Insurance Underwriters, and more.
This guide provides information on what a flipped classroom is and why it works. Learn about the flipped mastery model, where students learn at their own pace, furthering opportunities for personalized education.
In this book, the authors discuss how educators can successfully apply the flipped classroom model to teaching English language arts. Each chapter offers practical guidance, including how to approach lesson planning, what to do with class time and how the flipped model can work alongside learning through inquiry.
In this book, the authors discuss how educators can successfully apply the flipped classroom model to teaching math. Each chapter offers practical guidance, including how to approach lesson planning, what to do with classtime and how the flipped model can work alongside learning through inquiry.
In this book, the authors discuss how educators can successfully apply the flipped classroom model to teaching science in the classroom and in the lab, as well as how to teach science employing inquiry-based and project-based learning techniques.
In this book, the authors discuss how educators can successfully apply the flipped classroom model to teaching social studies. Each chapter offers practical guidance, including how to approach lesson planning, what to do with class time, and how to flip interactive social studies simulations.
Provides a cross-cultural survey of the major types and methods of inquiry in folklore to define the identity of every culture in the world.
Introduces food culture from numerous countries and cultures around the world, including some from remote and unexpected peoples and places.
Profiles jobs in the food and beverage industry such as bakery workers, brewers, chemical engineers, cooks and chefs, dietitians and nutritionists, farmer, fast food workers, meat cutters and meat packers, packaging engineers, and restaurant and food service managers.
Profiles jobs in the Food industry such as Bakery workers, Canning and preserving industry workers, Cooks and chefs, Dietitians and nutritionists, Personal chefs, and more.
Explores the scientific principles behind some of the most popular team and individual sports. Covers origins, history and changes, the biomechanics and physiology of playing, related health and medical concerns, and the causes and treatment of sports-related injuries. This volume covers football.
This book provides directions on how to build a crime lab with tools and supplies you can easily obtain. Then, following the step-by-step instructions, play the part of a forensic scientist by doing your own experiments, analyzing evidence and drawing conclusions.
Profiles jobs in forensics such as computer forensics specialists, crime scene investigators, fire investigators, forensic botanists, and forensic toxicologists.
Combines coverage of forestr management with an examination of the plants and animals that live within the ecosystems of the Earth's forests and grasslands.
Provides background information on the history, geography, and people of France; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volumes focus is on free press.
Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volumes focus is on free speech and expression.
Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volume focuses on the freedom to assemble with the goal of expressing political ideas.
Introduces a variety of frogs and toads and describes their distinguishing characteristics.
Using primary source documents, this volume recounts the early beginnings of the "New World" starting with discovery and colonization of the land that would become the United States.
This volume uses primary source documents to chronicle America's transition from the end of the War of 1812 to the time when tension was about to split apart the country in the Civil War.
Covers the cultural shift happening in schools with technology and provides a road map for how to navigate this change with buy-in from key stakeholders.
Provides an introduction to GPS and geocaching to learn where to find geocaches, how they are placed, what to do when you locate one, and what GPS tools you'll need to use.
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.
Covers today's leading cases, major statutes, legal terms and concepts, notable persons involved with the law, and important documents. Includes topics such as the Americans with Disabilities Act, capital punishment, domestic violence, gay and lesbian rights, physician-assisted suicide and more.
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.
This work includes 23 new ethnic groups and contains 152 revised ethnic entries on specific minority groups in the U.S., with an emphasis on culture (religions, holidays, customs, language) in addition to information on historical background and settlement patterns. The encyclopedia also covers ethnoreligious groups such as Jews, Chaldeans and Amish.
Designed to answer such key questions as: How has the U.S. Constitution shaped the economy of the United States? What were the consequences of Prohibition on consumers behavior? This title presents 1,000 entries, era overviews, event/movement profiles, biographies, business/industry profiled, geographic profiles, and more.
Provides a broad overview of war throughout world history, from ancient times to present, with a special emphasis on its causes and repercussions.
Profiles jobs in Geriatric Care such as Adult day care coordinators, Financial planners, Geriatric psychiatrists, Hospice workers, and Senior care pharmacists.
Profiles jobs in geriatric care such as adult day care coordinators, elder law attorneys, geriatric nurses, hospice workers, and nursing home administrators.
This practical guide will inform teachers’ and school leaders’ thinking about how best to design schools and classrooms to support learning in a connected, digital world. From classroom redesigns to schoolwide renovation projects and new building construction, the authors show the many ways that active learning spaces can improve the learning experience. Includes case studies as well as exercises and opportunities for reflection.
Presents LEGO Robotics in a manageable, organized way so that you learn what it is, what student activities look like, how to begin, how to manage a class, and how robotics relate to standards.
This text explores the fundamentals of the Roman Empire’s gladiatorial system between 264 BCE and 404 CE, with a serious look at the lives of these hardened warriors: delving into their pasts, their everyday struggles, and what it actually took to become a Roman gladiator.
Covers the events of World War II including action in Italy and the Mediterranean, the Nazi State, Axis, Allied, and U.S. home fronts, and the Holocaust.
Provides an introduction to global networks such as iEarn, Global Schoolhouse, and ePals and contains an overview of Web 2.0 tools that support global learning, such as wikis, blogs, and podcasts.
Features more than 830 entries covering key global historical events from a regional perspective. Covering ancient civilizations to the present, important events in history are explored with an emphasis on their significance to overall world history. Volumes are chronologically arranged by region: Africa, Asia and Oceania, Central and South America, Europe, Middle East, and North America.
Examines the science behind the greenhouse effect, identifies the human role in and response to climate change, and explores the various effects of this worldwide phenomenon.
Profiles jobs in government such as Ambassadors, Congressional aides, Customs officials, FBI agents, Mail carriers, and more.
This guide helps you learn, or relearn, the essentials, and makes learning and using proper grammar simple.
Covers the failure of the U.S. economy and its gradual recovery, with special attention to the New Deal, as well as the global situation, including the rise of Hitler. The Almanac covers the era in 16 subject chapters. Biographies profiles 29 major figures of the period. Primary Sources features annotated excerpts from speeches, newspaper and magazine articles, literature, and other documents from the period. For middle school and general audiences.
Profiles major poets throughout history and the world, including analyses of their significant individual poems or collections. Discusses influential Greek poets such as Homer, Sappho, Anacreon, and Odysseus Elytis.
This book covers the systematic design of online and hybrid learning environments, emphasizing the importance of aligning learner assessments to learning objectives, along with a framework for designing and sequencing meaningful e-learning interactions. It discusses practical tools for preparing students for successful online learning, interprets laws, and provides examples of how online instruction can and should be universally designed for children with special needs.
This text illustrates how to apply eight instructional strategies based on cognitive information processing, inquiry, experiential, and game-based theories of learning and teaching to ground the design of online and hybrid coursework.
This text explores key aspects of designing and delivering online and hybrid learning environments. The contributors focus on the instructional component of e-learning systems, looking at e-learning trends and technologies such as the management of large classes, podcasts, the educational uses of virtual worlds, and the development of virtual schools in North America and around the world.
A completely revised and updated version of the original work published in Germany in 1960, this edition incorporates recent developments in the animal world as noted by prominent advisors and contributors from the scientific community.
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 today’s 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.
Explores the scientific principles behind some of the most popular team and individual sports. Covers origins, history and changes, the biomechanics and physiology of playing, related health and medical concerns, and the causes and treatment of sports-related injuries. This volume covers gymnastics.
Profiles jobs in the healthcare management field such as Adult Day Care Coordinators, Business Managers, Geriatric Care Managers, HIV/AIDS Counselors and Case Managers, Medical Ethicists, Medical Record Technicians, Rehabilitation Counselors, Social Workers, and Transplant Coordinators.
Profiles jobs in the health care field such as Anesthesiologists, Biomedical Equipment Technicians, Cardiologists, Dietitians and Nutritionists, Dispensing Opticians, Ear, Nose, and Throat Specialists, Surgical Technologists, Toxicologists, and Transplant Coordinators.
This book guides readers in making healthy choices about hygiene, diet, exercise, and medical care. They present easy-to-understand information about health-care coverage options and offer overviews of the types of available medical care, from general practitioners to alternative medicine and mental health providers.
This book introduces the essential concepts of programming with simple instructions, and without specialized computer lingo. Fun projects let kids start putting their computer skills into practice and build their own code using Scratch programming and Python, the two most popular languages. Also included are profiles on coding stars and insights in technology such as the Raspberry Pi mini computer.
This book covers everything from basic arithmetic to the more complex subjects of statistics, geometry, and algebra, using bright, easy to understand visuals and thoughtful explanations to cut through the confusion.
Covers topics dealing with key movements, organizations, leadership strategies, and the major issues Native Americans have confronted. Includes entries on important persons, places, events, and institutions and significant political, economic, social, and cultural aspects.
This book offers in-depth insight to over 65 themes and topics related to graphic novels. It provides insight into various aspects of the industry, from craftsmanship such as lettering, inking, and illustration styles, to the production and distribution of graphic novels and the significance and history of comic book conventions.
This book thoroughly examines the causes and events that led up to the Holocaust, Adolf Hitler's rise to power, and the role he played in World War II in perpetuating the Holocaust.
Identifies the most important works on the Holocaust, by both first and second-generation survivors as well as philosophers, novelists, poets, and playwrights reflecting on the Holocaust today. Provides reviews of the classics of Holocaust literature, which include histories, biographies, memoirs, diaries, testimonials, eyewitness accounts, philosophy, social criticism, novels, short fiction, poetry, and plays.
Presents accounts of narrow escapes executed by oppressed individuals and groups while illuminating social issues and the historical background that led to the event known as the Holocaust.
Covers the events of World War II from 1942 to 1943 including the Bataan "Death March," U.S. victory at Midway, the invasion of Burma, Stalingrad Airlift, and Operation Torch.
This book discusses how antibiotics revolutionized the practice of medicine. Deadly diseases and infections became easily curable and untold millions are alive because of antibiotics. The ways industry, agriculture, and medical research function and have developed have been transformed as well. But the bacterial world's response to antibiotics is equally dramatic, with the rise of drug resistant bacteria threatening the advent of a post-antibiotic era.
This book describes how electricity has irrevocably reshaped science, industry, and culture, and traces its history from Thomas Edison’s lab through the electric-powered growth of big cities to the mid-century economic boom and into the digital age. The positive aspects of electricity are discussed, along with problems such as nuclear meltdowns, air pollution, and climate change.
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.
Provides a step-by-step guide to harnessing the power to persuade in a variety of forms of writing.
Provides insight into both regional and global issues by addressing fundamental and advanced topics critical to the study of human geography and places special emphasis on exploring the impact of human habitation and economic activity on the environment.
Explores the scientific principles behind some of the most popular team and individual sports. Covers origins, history and changes, the biomechanics and physiology of playing, related health and medical concerns, and the causes and treatment of sports-related injuries. This volume covers ice hockey.
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.
Contains 215 essays covering graphic novels and core comics series, focusing on the independents and underground genre. Provides in-depth insight for over 215 of the most popular and studied graphic novels.
Examines the history and cultural traditions of the indigenous peoples that have inhabited the harsh climates of the Arctic, American Subarctic, and American Northwest territories.
Examines the issues surrounding indigenous peoples from a variety of international perspectives.
Covers the history, politics, and ethical debate related to infectious diseases. Includes articles on how such diseases impact trade and commerce, travel, and the future of industrialized and impoverished nations.
Provides an overview of important historical events or periods in world history. This volume focuses on influenza pandemics, from the past to the present, and features quotations from sources such as diaries, public records, and contemporary chronicles.
Provides the information a media specialist needs to teach information literacy skills in a meaningful, useful, and strategic manner.
Identifies the ways in which libraries and librarians can work together and create valuable resources that help students transition successfully to college, despite the challenges of increasing demand and diminishing resources.
Covers the best examples of successful businesses and/or business people that have incorporated or developed a new product, service or technology that help to reinvent or revolutionize their business and/or industry.
Presents new and immediately applicable ways to integrate technology in the classroom, using tools and projects that support collaborative, student-centered learning.
This guide provides educators with a clear structure and specific goals for a technology-infused classroom.
Covers scholarship and fields that have emerged and matured since the publication of the original international edition. Highlights the expanding influence of economics in social science research and features new articles and biographies contributed by scholars from around the world on a wide array of global topics in the social sciences.
Profiles jobs in the internet industry such as Computer and video game designers, Digital agents, Information brokers, Internet security specialists, and more.
Provides an overview of important historical events or periods in world history. This volume focuses on the internment of Japanese Americans after the Japanese attacked the U.S. military forces stationed at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, December 7, 1941.
Examines the complex and withstanding Judaic tradition, an ancient religion that has believers spread all over the world and has maintained a strong identity since its beginning.
Provides comprehensive coverage of the foods and recipes from 70 representative countries and culture groups worldwide -- from Algeria to Zimbabwe. Entries provide 10-15 recipes for each group and include data on the agriculture and dietary habits of each group as well as an overview of each group's nutrition and health.
A guide to the history and current status of numerous cultural groups outside the United States. Offer students background and current status on cultures of the countries they are most likely to study.
Presents profiles of 193 countries of the world. Topics include climate, plants and animals, population and ethnic groups, religions, transportation, history, government, political parties, judicial system, economy, education, arts, media, tourism, and famous people.
Presents profiles of the 50 states of the nation, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the US dependencies. Topics include climate, plants and animals, population and ethnic groups, religions, transportation, history, state and local governments, political parties, judicial system, economy, education, arts, media, tourism, sports, famous people.
Explores the issues surrounding juvenile crime by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.
This book debunks myths about the warrior class and explains how knights arose as vassals to protect the land in the feudal system of medieval European society. Readers will learn about the training for knighthood, jousting, the life of a knight, and the role of knights in the Crusades.
This book presents various points-of-view and key players in the public discourse on the use of animals for testing and research, animal research as big business, how legislation protects some animals and how it fails, provides a clear summary of positions, and offers data and evidence supporting these positions.
Examines both fresh and saltwater ecosystems found in the world's lakes and rivers, including the flora and fauna life forms that inhabit these bodies of water.
This book features approximately 50 experiments along with analysis and findings.
Features more than 600 of the most important and influential cases in American history. It contains concise, straightforward summaries, analyzing and explaining groundbreaking court cases on such issues as freedom of speech, freedom of the press, civil rights, labor unions, abortion, antitrust and competition, due process, search and seizure, and executive privilege.
Profiles jobs in landscaping and horticulture such as Arborists, Beekeepers, Enologists, Farm crop production technicians, Horticulturists, Nursery owners and managers, and more.
Profiles jobs in law such as Bail bondsmen, Bailiffs, Bank examiners, Bounty hunters, Corrections officers, Elder law attorneys, Forensic experts, Lawyers, and more.
Offers articles written at the 9th and 10th grade reading levels; includes diary entries and stories about young people who lived during the Holocaust.
In this book, educators will learn about integrating social learning at all grade levels using the popular educational social network, Edmodo. With tips and resources for both new and experienced users, it provides immediately adaptable strategies for incorporating Edmodo’s suite of tools and apps in their classrooms. Learn how to leverage Edmodo for assessment, project-based learning, flipped classroom, gamification and more.
Profiles jobs in library and information science such as Acquisition Librarians, Archivists, Book Conservators, Children's Librarians, Library Assistants, and more.
Con este libro ilustrado, los niños pequeños pueden aprender sobre las libras, los pies, y las pulgadas por repetición y frases simples. Incluye traducciones al inglés.
Entries provide in-depth historical background information on each movement as well as modern critical interpretation of each movement's characteristic styles and themes.
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.
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.
This book follows the adventures of a young dolphin as it learns from its mother and then joins the other dolphins as they play.
Provides travel information on the Loire Valley; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
This title examines the theme of love in Divergent, Of Mice and Men, Shakespeare's sonnets, and Disney fairy tales, primarily Frozen. It features four analysis papers that consider the love theme, each using different critical lenses, writing techniques, or aspects of the theme.
This guide provides step -by-step instructions on how to blog, how to get ideas for your curriculum area, and understand how to manage blogging in the classroom.
Provides insight for over 55 of the most popular and studied manga graphic novels. The manga tradition includes josei manga, which targets a mature female audience, shoujo-ai manga, which focuses on the spiritual, sexual, or emotional aspects of relationships, shonen-ai, manga created by female authors that focuses on homoerotic or homoromantic male relationships, and kodomo manga, created exclusively for a young audience.
Presents statistics on numerous NAICS classifications in the manufacturing, wholesaling and retail industries. Compiled from the most recent government publications. Covers input-output data by industrial sector when available as well as classifications of leading public and private corporations in each industry.
Profiles jobs in manufacturing such as Aerospace engineers, Cost estimators, Industrial designers, Industrial engineers, and more.
Profiles jobs in mathematics and physics such as Accountants and auditors, Actuaries, Architects, Astronomers, Engineers, Mathematicians, Tax preparers, and more.
Profiles jobs in the mechanics industry such as Aircraft mechanics, Appliance service technicians, Bicycle mechanics, Diesel mechanics, Elevator installers and repairers, and more.
Explores the issues surrounding media bias by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.
This book shows how to bring media literacy into the classroom—whether that classroom is English language arts, social studies, health, or any other subject—to teach students skills that enable them to become knowledgeable media consumers and producers.
Profiles jobs as medical technicians and technologists such as Biomedical equipment technicians, Dietetic technicians, Medical laboratory technicians, Radiologic technologists, and more.
This book introduces children to the construction vehicles and processes that are used to construct a new school building.
This book provides directions on how to build a weather station of your very own with readily available tools and supplies. Then, following step-by-step directions, you can design and conduct experiments that will have you predicting the weather too!
Se imparte el concepto de los dias de la semana a traves de texto previsible y fotos correspondientes.
Los meses del año se imparten a través de texto y fotos que simbolizan cada mes. Incluye traducciones al inglés.
Provides a comprehensive and objective overview of the people, events, and documents that are key to understanding the complex relationships of the countries and cultures of the Middle East.
Provides an in-depth history of the time when airpower became the great equalizer, changing military strategy forever and bringing once-safe targets in reach.
This book features 360-degree views of more than fifty advanced fighter jets. Each military jet is shown in seven views-including left and right profiles, top and front views, and rear and bottom shots. Accompanying each of these illustrations is a description of the fighter in question and specs for the more advanced aviation fan.
Provides coverage of the key role medical advances and practices have played in the evolution of warfare, and how many of those advances and practices have been put to work saving and improving civilian lives as well.
Allows readers to use critical thinking to create informed opinions on where they stand on the issue of military might and global intervention.
This book provides an introduction to the most important field of military innovation for the 21st century—robotic and drone weaponry.
This reference guide profiles several dozen warships. The naval vessels featured include submarines, amphibious landing craft, aircraft carriers, and destroyers. Both historically significant ships from the past and today's newest high-tech vessels are covered.
This title follows the life of Genghis Khan, from humble beginnings through his rise to power and, ultimately, the transfer of his authority to mighty successors such as Kublai Khan. The reader will glean key points of interest, from the Golden Horde in modern-day Russia to the Yuan Dynasty in China, alongside the average life of the warrior and nomad on the steppes of Central Asia.
Profiles jobs in the music industry such as Audio recording engineers, Computer and video game sound workers, Disc jockeys, Music producers, Music teachers, Singers, and more.
This book covers the amazing advances scientists and engineers have made in microscopic technology, including applications in medicine, safety gear, self-cleaning surfaces, and tiny computers.
Defines the responsibilities of district and school leaders in the effective use of technology in education.
Addresses the need for basic technology competence, and also incorporates the skills and knowledge that students require to learn effectively and live productively in an increasingly digital society.
Covers technology standards for teachers and provides profiles for each stage of teacher education from general preparation through first-year teaching. Includes the new standards for students with its emphasis on skills and expertise supported by technology.
This book offers interpretations of Native American history through the lens of the states in which Indians lived or helped shape. Provides access to information on specific Indians and the regions they lived in featuring an overview of Native American relationships with the United States as a whole.
This book provides a historical survey of Native American boarding schools. It examines all of the educational institutions across the United States and presents a balanced view of many personal boarding school experiences, both positive and negative.
This title examines the Native American servicemen known as the code talkers, focusing on their role in coded communication during World War II including developing the codes, their training, and their work in war zones. Narrative text, historical photographs, and primary sources assist the reader in report writing.
This book shows how many Native American groups found ways to preserve the integrity of their communities through the arts, customs, languages, and religious traditions that animate Native American life.
Examines the trajectory of Native American cultures over the centuries, detailing how they have retained their longstanding values and traditions in the face of war, disease, resettlement, and assimilation.
This book provides teenagers with a strong overview of Native American Life in the 21st century and their business, industry, and commerce. This title focuses on the many Native American industries and businesses in the 21st century, including reservation casinos. Included are the wide range of family sources of income now utilized.
Provides essays of influential Native American writers such as Sherman Alexie, James Fenimore Cooper, Louise Erdrich, and Barbara Kingsolver.
Features a collection of Native American profiles centered within the larger context of U.S. history. Focuses on Native American lives in the United States and Canada.
This book provides teenagers with a strong overview of Native American Life in the 21st century and their dealings with the government. This title focuses on the many negotiations and legal issues that have effected Native Americans in terms of land ownership, past treaties, reservation protection and privacy, and reservation casinos.
This 15 volume, second edition features revised and new articles. Among the 12,000 entries in the encyclopedia are articles on theology, philosophy, history, literary figures, saints, musicians and much more.
A six-volume survey of the history of Western thought and culture, presented through 700 alphabetically arranged entries. Each entry explores the origin, cultural interpretations, and historical themes of such subjects as beauty, love, feminism, diversity, and social capital, among many others. For students and general readers.
Profiles jobs in the newspaper industry such as Art directors, Columnists, Foreign correspondents, Photo editors, Reporters, and more.
Readers will find the real lives of Japanese ninjas revealed, such as how they originated and their training, tactics, and weapons. This book will help readers navigate through the murky waters of ninja myths and into the facts, such as how they worked together with the samurai to help defend their clans, coming away with a well-rounded picture of the ninja.
Profiles jobs in nonprofit organizations such as Alcohol and drug abuse counselors, Career and employment counselors and technicians, Directors of volunteers, Grant coordinators and writers, HIV/AIDS counselors and case managers, and more.
Provides background information on Normandy; describes the culture and history, and recommends hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
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.
Profiles jobs in oceanography such as aquarists, biological oceanographers, divers and diving technicians, geological oceanographers, and ocean engineers.
Examines the work of oceanographers and the variety of creatures found within the world's oceans, along with the impact of human activity is having on these vast resources.
Este libro explora la idea de los opuestos usando "delante" y "detrás" como ejemplos.
Profiles jobs in performing arts such as Actors, Circus performers, Comedians, Disc Jockeys, Magicians, Singers, Songwriters, and more.
Profiles jobs in personal services such as Bodyguards, Color analysts and image consultants, Dry cleaning and laundry workers, Household workers, Nannies, Pet sitters, and more.
This text demonstrates how personalized learning with technology can be used to meet the needs of all learners, from gifted students to students with disabilitie, and how it can help achieve school goals. It concludes with a step-by-step guide for planning a school-wide personalized learning initiative.
Profiles jobs in the pharmaceuticals and biotechnology field such as Bioinformatics Specialists, Biotechnology Research Assistants, Chemical Engineers, Drug Developers, Genetic Engineers, Laboratory Technicians and Technologists, Pharmacy Technicians, Senior Care Pharmacists, and Toxicologists.
This book focuses on the technology of photography, the camera and its parts, types of lenses, shutters and speeds, films and filters, making photographs, exposing film, lighting, darkroom techniques and processing, printing photographs, and some of the practical applications of the medium.
Profiles jobs in photography such as Camera operators, Exhibit designers, Film and television editors, Photo stylists, Sports photographers, and more.
Profiles jobs as physicians in medicine such as anesthesiologists, cardiologists, ear, nose, and throat specialists, neurologists, pediatricians, and surgeons.
This book features approximately 50 experiment on topics such as forces, electricity and magnetism, and acoustics, along with analysis and findings.
This book provides directions on how to build a light box of your own! Using tools and supplies you can easily find, conduct experiments and test hypotheses on reflection, refraction, shadows, color and more.
Los alumos jovenes aprenden sobre pintas, cuartos de galón, y galones a través de oraciones simples y un repetivo texto ilustrado.
Provides an overview of important historical events or periods in world history. This volume focuses on the issue of how maritime piracy, piracy on the high seas, has been and continues to be a serious problem.
Focuses on topics of why games should be a part of education, featuring the availability of games in four core subjects and physical education, selecting and integrating games in school, and alternate perspectives on game-based learning.
Describes many of the most potent elements of language, beyond the realm of prose, and invoke the power of cadence, lyricism, and drama to recount all aspects of the human condition.
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.
Examines the influence industry and the modern world is having on the environment, from toxic chemicals to deforestation, these issues have a major impact on the Earth and its inhabitants.
Provides essays of influential political writers such as Joseph Conrad, Nadine Gordimer, Khaled Hosseini, and Upton Sinclair.
Profiles jobs in politics such as Ambassadors, Campaign Workers, City Managers, Congressional Aides, Federal and State Officials, Foreign Service Officers, Political Speechwriters, and more.
This text explores explicit techniques for helping students learn to process information quickly and respond to situations with fluency and accuracy.
This book helps students to prepare for the AP (Advanced Placement) Calculus AB and Calculus BC exams by identifying areas most in need of focused study. Practice tests and a review of general calculus knowledge are also provided.
This book helps students to prepare for the AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology exam by identifying areas most in need of focused study. Practice tests and a review of general psychology knowledge are also provided.
This book helps students to prepare for the AP (Advanced Placement) World History exam by identifying areas most in need of focused study. Practice tests and a review of general world history knowledge are also provided.
Examines the rhetorical tools and literary styles that have helped reinvent the art and study of storytelling over time.
Examines the various individual-level and institutional responses to Earth's damaged natural resources, discussing ways to stem the tide of disappearing species and habitats and examining potential methods of protecting the planet for future generations.
Profiles jobs in public relations such as Copywriters, Demographers, Event planners, Media planners and buyers, Publicists, and more.
Profiles jobs in public safety such as Airport security personnel, Bodyguards, Border patrol officers, Crime analysts, Detectives, Firefighters, Police officers, and more.
Profiles jobs in the publishing industry such as Art directors, Bindery workers, Columnists, Editors, Indexers, Reporters, Writers, and more.
Explores how to use a news aggregator to harness the power of RSS for a variety of purposes, including classroom projects, professional development, and keeping students and parents informed.
This book traces the intersection of race and the law from America’s 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.
Profiles jobs in the real estate industry such as Architects, Assessors and appraisers, Inspectors, Property and real estate managers, Real estate agents and brokers, and Title searchers and examiners.
Provides an understanding of commonly studied math concepts by illustrating their use in everyday life in everyday tasks, such as buying insurance, constructing a budget, reading graphs, adjusting cooking recipes or planning for retirement. Topics are designed to support the modern mathematics curriculum and contain examples related to the global economy. 2 volumes.
Covering the entire spectrum of the literature of the Holocaust era, from the beginnings of Nazism through the concentration camp experience, survivor syndrome and second generation response, this detailed survey includes entries on more than 200 authors and 300 works.
Covers writers from the ancient Greeks to 20th-century authors. Includes biographical-bibliographical entries on nearly 500 writers and approximately 550 entries focusing on significant works of world literature. Each author entry provides a detailed overview of the writer's life and works. Work entries cover a particular piece of world literature in detail. 2 volumes.
Offers educators a guide for maximizing the benefits of project-based learning in today's technology-rich learning environment.
This book offers educators an accessible guide for maximizing the benefits of project-based learning in today's technology-rich learning environment.
Provides background information and analysis on issues related to religion and violence. Covers important individuals, historical events, groups and practices, theories, movements and processes, causes and effects connected to religious-driven violence.
Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volumes focus is on religion.
Provides comprehensive, global coverage of religion, emphasizing larger religious communities without neglecting the world's smaller religious outposts.
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.
Profiles jobs in the retail industry such as Buyers, Cashiers, Florists, Pet shop workers, Supermarket workers, and more.
Features why Google Applications are the best free online learning tools available today. Topics include how students and educators can collaborate with Google Documents, how the forms application allows teachers to create instant-feedback quizzes, and how a literature class can take lit trips with Google Maps.
This title examines the theme of revenge in Hamlet, Othello, True Grit, The Princess Bride, and "The Cask of Amontillado." It features four analysis papers that consider the revenge theme, each using different critical lenses, writing techniques, or aspects of the theme.
This book provides the facts on what works, what makes a successful leader, what proper educational technology implementation looks like, and what cost savings to expect. Includes a vision of schools of the future, where student learning is self-directed and self-paced.
Profiles many of the world's most well-known rivers and how they provide sustenance for those populations that depend of the travel, food, and fresh water these bodies of water provide.
This book covers the human accomplishments in rocket science, including the history of rocketry since the advent of rocket-powered missiles, as well as today’s 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.
Los niños pequeños aprenden "rodear" y "atravesar" a través de un texto repetivo ilustrado y oraciónes sencillos.
Offers practical advice to help middle and high school students stay safe online by making better choices and minimizing their risks.
Offers practical advice to help middle and high school students stay safe online by making better choices and minimizing their risks. Updated to reflect today’s advances in technology, this guide contains dozens of classroom-tested exercises and links to websites, documents, and resources.
Profiles jobs in the sales industry such as Advertising account executives, Antiques and art dealers, Auctioneers, Commodities brokers, Counter and rental clerks, Financial services brokers, Insurance agents and brokers, and more.
This book recounts the actions some people took to save the lives of thousands of people trying to escape from the Nazis and their deadly persecution. Some heroes are now famous, but many unknown heroes took action to forge false identity papers, leave out food for refugees, and hide Jews in their homes.
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.
Provides essays of influential science fiction writers such as Isaac Asimov, Arthur C. Clarke, Robert A. Heinlein, and Ray Bradbury.
The histories of science, technology, and mathematics merge with the study of humanities and social science in this interdisciplinary reference work. Essays on people, theories, discoveries, and concepts are combined with overviews, bibliographies of primary documents, and chronological elements to offer students a fascinating way to understand the impact of science on the course of human history and how science affects everyday life. Approximately 2,000 entries.
Includes original essays written by leading experts in the field, primary source documents that articulate the interrelation of science and society, and sidebars on the cultural, economic, and political issues surrounding scientific thought -- providing insights on leading social issues and exploring the impact of science on society through the ages.
Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volume explores a variety of court decisions regarding the Fourth Amendment and their impact on the privacy rights of students.
This book guides educators, administrators and IT staff through a step-by-step process for creating a districtwide blueprint for keeping students safe online while maintaining an appropriate level of security.
Emphasizes the importance of balance in creating school environments that are safe and productive. Provides educators, administrators, and IT staff the information they need to have constructive conversations about security challenges while still making sure students receive an effective, technology-infused education.
Se presentan a los alumnos los principios de segundos, minutos y horas a traves de oraciones simples y un repetitivo texto ilustrado.
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.
A comprehensive guide to the ornate and sometimes bewildering language that may be unfamiliar to today's readers of Shakespeare's plays and poetry.
This collection chronicles and illustrates the important period between 1783-1815 when America forged its place at home and on the international stage.