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Why Can T We Get It Right

Author : Marsha Speck
ISBN : 9781483304229
Genre : Education
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How can we use professional development to provide the best teaching and learning opportunities for all students? Teachers who know their content and strategies can open a virtual toolbox and take out what they need to help all students become successful. This revised and updated edition explains how educational leaders can design, deliver, and evaluate collaborative standards-based professional development, and contains: Essential questions about high-quality professional development Information on creating the culture for a learning community Conditions and processes for professional development Suggestions on designing your own model Tools for evaluating and rethinking professional development and learning Strategies for deepening a leader’s impact on a standards-based system

Why Johnny Can T Tell Right From Wrong

Author : William Kilpatrick
ISBN : 9780671870737
Genre : Education
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An analysis of why American schools fail to provide a moral education argues that the new decision-making-based educational theory fails to teach values

Getting It Right

Author : Karen E. Osborne
ISBN : 9781617755620
Genre : Fiction
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"Osborne explores questions of race, privilege, and family loyalties without offering any false, easy answers for her two protagonists." --Booklist "Looking for an edge-of-your-seat suspense yarn? You won't find a more absorbing story than Getting It Right...In it we get to know half sisters Kara and Alex, who meet for the first time as adults. Over two weeks in March, the siblings deal with both their own and common issues and drama in ways that entertain and enlighten." --Essence, One of Summer's Best Books "Osborne has created a compelling story of women trying to move past the bondage of their upbringing. We are left wondering, what does it mean to make amends? Is redemption possible?...Getting It Right is absorbing and pushes at understanding race, family bonds, and trauma." --Atticus Review Getting It Right is the story of Kara and Alex, half-sisters who have never met—one the product of an abusive foster-care setting, the other of dysfunctional privilege. Haunted by crippling memories, Kara falls for the wrong men, tries to help her foster-care siblings suffering from PTSD, and longs for the father and half-sister she only knows from a photograph. Alex, meanwhile, struggles to keep her younger sisters out of trouble, her mother sane, and her marketing business afloat. Now Alex has a new responsibility: from his hospital bed, her father tasks her with finding Kara, the mixed-race child he abandoned. Alex is stunned to learn of Kara's existence but reluctantly agrees. To make things more complicated, Kara loves a married man whom the FBI is pursuing for insider trading. When Alex eventually finds her half-sister, she becomes embroiled in Kara's dangers, which threaten to drag them both down. If Kara doesn't help the FBI, she could face prosecution and possible incarceration, and if Alex can't persuade Kara to meet their father, she will let him down during the final days of his life. Set in Harlem, the Bronx, and the wealthy community of Bedford, New York, during two weeks in March, Getting It Right explores grit and resilience, evolving definitions of race and family, and the ultimate power of redemption and forgiveness.

Why Can T We Just Get Along

Author : Shelley Hendrix
ISBN : 9780736948647
Genre : Religion
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Every woman suffers from relationships that seem broken and past the point of salvaging. Why Can't We Just Get Along? provides a warm, friendly, and candid resource for women to look honestly at relationship issues and take control of their own lives...regardless of the choices others make. Author and speaker Shelley Hendrix unpacks six biblical principles that will enable readers to "be at peace with everyone." With practical, easy-to-understand tools, Shelley helps women find peace in their lives and friendships discover new motivation to restore and repair hurting relationships create closer connections by accepting and appreciating differences in others become empowered to serve each other in love Complete with discussion questions, real-life illustrations, teaching from Scripture, and expert advice from psychologists and therapists, Why Can't We All Just Get Along? is an invaluable resource for women everywhere, showing them how to find peace in places they never thought they could.

If You Haven T Got The Time To Do It Right When Will You Find The Time To Do It Over

Author : Jeffrey J. Mayer
ISBN : UVA:X004302480
Genre : Business & Economics
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A renowned time-management consultant offers his program to the general public in this comprehensive manual on organization and improving productivity

Constitutional Myths

Author : Ray Raphael
ISBN : 9781595588388
Genre : History
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Americans on both sides of the aisle love to reference the Constitution as the ultimate source of truth. But which truth? What did the framers really have in mind? In a book that author R.B. Bernstein calls “essential reading,” acclaimed historian Ray Raphael places the Constitution in its historical context, dispensing little-known facts and debunking popular preconceived notions. For each myth, Raphael first notes the kernel of truth it represents, since most myths have some basis in fact. Then he presents a big “BUT”—the larger context that reveals what the myth distorts. What did the framers see as the true role of government? What did they think of taxes? At the Constitutional Convention, how did they mix principles with politics? Did James Madison really father the Constitution? Did the framers promote a Bill of Rights? Do the so-called Federalist Papers reveal the Constitution’s inner meaning? An authoritative and entertaining book, which “should appeal equally to armchair historians and professionals in the field” (Booklist), Constitutional Myths reveals what our founding document really says and how we should apply it today.


Author : Sian Beilock
ISBN : 9781416596189
Genre : Psychology
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Explains the brain science behind why some people "choke" under pressure, examining how attention and working memory guide human performance; how experience, practice, and brain development interact; and how these interconnected elements react to stress.

Sister Issues

Author : Latanya Richardson
ISBN : 9781469116747
Genre : Social Science
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When author Latanya Epiphany Richardson first heard the line, If I hate my sister does it mean I hate myself?, it struck a chord and it troubled her to think about the infamous question. Then it finally dawned on her that the line was inspired by her relationship with her biological sisters. In a stirring book that is meant to unite women all over the world, Sister Issues elucidates significant topics such as respect, jealousy, patience, temper, self-esteem, sensitivity, strength, and love. Brilliantly written, this highly enlightening book promotes making positive changes to ones self in order to achieve peace.

Why Mr Right Can T Find You

Author : J. M. Kearns
ISBN : 9780470739648
Genre : Family & Relationships
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How many of us never meet the person with whom we could be happy? How many of us limit our romantic choice to the people who happen to wash up on our shore? In Why Mr Right Can’t Find You, J.M. Kearns, Ph. D., shows that finding true love can be a proactive adventure. In chapters like How Men See Women, The Underrated Chance Encounter, and The Truth About Bars, J.M. Kearns lays bare the surprising vulnerabilities of the single male, and the power they confer on women. Men, he explains, are not shallow, not the enemy, and not aliens from Mars. In fact, the good man who is searching for you is your greatest ally, and Kearns shows you exactly how to take advantage of that fact. In the process he overturns the classic dating myths – that destiny chose the "one and only" man for you, that baggage is bad, that all men prefer the same body type – and solves the fascinating riddle of compatibility, with a hilarious and practical guide to the factors that make two people click, illustrated with real-life vignettes straight from the dating trenches. Finally, in a full online dating section, Kearns (who met his partner online) gives clear, simple advice on sites, photo sets, matchmaking, body issues, and that crucial first meeting. Review "If you’ve been on the lookout for ages but still haven’t found The One, this is for you...you’ll be in the arms of your true love in no time!" —OK! Magazine "A literary MRI of the male brain." —Georgie Banks, CBC News Viewpoint. "Kearns insists it’s really not difficult to direct the right man to you, whether it’s online, someone you already know, or a total stranger. So read this, sit back and wait for the offers to pour in... Kearns says we should break the mentality of ‘acceptable’ places and realize ‘any time is a good time to meet Mr. Right.’ And sadly, men can’t read our minds to establish our interest, so direct him to you." —Cosmopolitan-UK

Only Make Believe

Author : Elliott Mackle
ISBN : 9781590212929
Genre : Fiction
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It's amateur night at the members-only Caloosa Club on the Fort Myers, Florida, riverfront. Trouble begins when the fat lady sings. Hours later, the diva lies near death in a hotel room upstairs, the victim of a vicious beating. Hotel manager Dan Ewing and his sidekick, Lee County Detective Bud Wright, soon discover that this was no lady and that a variety of unsavory characters hoped to dance on the dead diva's grave.

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