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1. PMP Exam Prep, Fifth Edition:
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2. The Official Guide for GMAT Review,
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3. To Kill a Mockingbird
$154.80
4. Fundamentals of Anatomy &
$50.39
5. CISSP All-in-One Exam Guide, Third
$21.00
6. Bringing Words to Life: Robust
$16.99
7. Classroom Instruction That Works:
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8. Strategies That Work: Teaching
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9. The Official LSAT SuperPrep
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10. Literacy for the 21st Century:
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11. Whatever It Takes: How Professional
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12. Theory and Practice of Counseling
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13. Cracking the GMAT with DVD, 2007
$88.19
14. Educational Administration: Theory,
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15. Units of Study for Primary Writing:
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16. Supertest: How the International
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17. 6 + 1 Traits of Writing: The Complete
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18. Human Anatomy & Physiology
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19. Results Now: How We Can Achieve
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20. Reading With Meaning: Teaching

1. PMP Exam Prep, Fifth Edition: Rita's Course in a Book for Passing the PMP Exam
by RMC Publications, Inc.
Paperback (08 August, 2005)
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Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars
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5-0 out of 5 stars Excellent book for passing the exam
Knowledge on Project Management comes purely from practical experience. However the professional certifications matters a lot. To pass the exam, probably this is THE ONLY best book in the market. However if you want to learn project management, then sorry !!! - you are on the wrong web page dude !!!

5-0 out of 5 stars Excellent book
I passed the PMP test on my first try on September 25th 2006. My preparation material:
5-0 out of 5 stars The Best PMP Prep
Thanks in large part to this book and other Rita Mulcahy products, I passed the PMP certification test yesterday. I purchased the PMP Exam Prep Book, PMP FASTrack, as well as Test Tactics Numbers 1 and 2 (1 is better than 2). They were all very, very helpful, and the best of all the study aids I used. Questions at the end of each chapter in the book are similar to the actual test questions. Of course you will need to read, read, read the PMBOK as well as other material. ... Read more

Subjects:  1. Education    2. Reference   


2. The Official Guide for GMAT Review, 11th Edition
by Graduate Management Admission
Paperback (September, 2005)
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Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars
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4-0 out of 5 stars The best book ever
Actually I had the previous version of this book and after reviewing other comments, I decided that the previous version would be more than enough for me. What I want to share with you here is how I succeeded from 540 to 740.
5-0 out of 5 stars Excellent Study Tool
This book has many practice problems, but the overall review of the materials is lacking. If you aren't up to scratch on the math and verbal already, you should consider spending on some other review materials. Make sure you time yourself while doing the problems -- timing isKEY. I used this book along with Princeton's Verbal Workout.It worked out.

5-0 out of 5 stars All you need to know and review for the GMAT
This comprehensive book gives you all the details and tips on how to prepare for the exam.Lots of exercises and explanation of the answers.It comprises all of the GMAT sections. ... Read more

Subjects:  1. Business / Economics / Finance    2. Business Education    3. Education    4. Educational Tests And Measurements    5. GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test)    6. Study Aids    7. Test Prep   


3. To Kill a Mockingbird
by Warner Books
Mass Market Paperback (11 October, 1988)
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Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars
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4-0 out of 5 stars The classic classic... that I still don't get why it's one.
This is another of those books that everyone tells you how wonderful and incredible it is. I read it, and... okay. It's a book. And a not-bad one at that. But is it amazing? Is it the greatest, most thought-provoking book of all times? Is it truly just overrated?
5-0 out of 5 stars "It's a great book....."

5-0 out of 5 stars A Classic Can Be Interesting
Scout Finch is a girl that wants to be just like her father, even though the rest of the world wants to see her as a young lady. She worries that when she's away, Calpurnia, her cook and friend, will not have anything to do. She is also very protective of her family, especially her father Atticus.
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Subjects:  1. Classics    2. Fathers and daughters    3. Fiction    4. Girls    5. Legal    6. Literature - Classics / Criticism    7. Literature: Classics    8. Race relations    9. Trials (Rape)    10. Fiction / Classics   


4. Fundamentals of Anatomy & Physiology (7th Edition)
by Benjamin Cummings
Hardcover (04 February, 2005)
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1-0 out of 5 stars if you have to throw away $150...
If you actually buy this book you're paying for the illustrations. Don't waste your time actually reading it, the presentation of the material is ponderous and completely unimaginative. The chapter on immunology is one of the worst I've seen anywhere.
3-0 out of 5 stars X and Y chromosomes
A more serious omission is the absense of the x chromosome from the glossarythough that y is there, unconsciously reinforcingthat men are incomplete females?Males come equipped with beefed up sixpacks whereas the woman look like demurelittle housewives. Artists havetried to depict other races but thegender representation is pathetic. Aheterosexist pro-male interpretation of human sexuality is foundthroughout the book, which can be annoying.Some of the comments obviously written with students in mindare patronizing. The layout is repetitious andand at times quite unstimulating.The best detail was why a chicken breast is white considering its a muscle.

3-0 out of 5 stars laughable omission
How can this really be an Anatomy and Physiology textbook written by a Phd?There is not one picture or drawing of a male foreskin (prepuce). One does not have to wonder why the medical community is so ill prepared to deal with a normal male body. ... Read more

Subjects:  1. Education    2. Human anatomy    3. Human physiology    4. Medical / Nursing    5. Physiology    6. Teaching Methods & Materials - Science & Technology    7. Anatomy    8. Education / Teaching Methods & Materials / Science & Technology   


5. CISSP All-in-One Exam Guide, Third Edition (All-in-One)
by McGraw-Hill Osborne Media
Hardcover (15 September, 2005)
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Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars
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5-0 out of 5 stars By far the BEST book for CISSP certification
I have been teaching the CISSP certification for IT Mentor for the last 5 years.This is the book I use for all of my students.I must say, this is the best book you can buy.I have over 20 CISSP books in my library, but I always recommend this one.
3-0 out of 5 stars Good book, though some turn offs
The book has a good coverage on most of the topics. I think if you already have Telecom and Crypto background, you'll be fine with this book, as those don't seem to be done well enough though they are important fot the exam.
4-0 out of 5 stars How to study and pass the CISSP.
Three weeks after I took the CISSP exam, I received an email telling me I had passed. I came out of the exam fairly confident I'd pass but one can never be too sure with the CISSP - the questions are quite ambiguous and quite often you are making an educated guess in picking out what you think is the best among the 2 choices you have narrowed down to. It has often been said that the CISSP is an exam that is an inch deep and a mile wide. You'd be lucky if you use more than half of what you studied for this exam. I am a software engineer and I know I will never have to choose which fire extinguisher to use for which kind of fire, unless I am actually struck in one!
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Subjects:  1. Certification Guides - General    2. Computers & Technology    3. Computers - Certification    4. Education    5. Security    6. Security - General    7. Computers / Technical Skills    8. Systems management   


6. Bringing Words to Life: Robust Vocabulary Instruction
by The Guilford Press
Paperback (20 March, 2002)
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Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars
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4-0 out of 5 stars Valuable Vocabulary Strategies
Bringing Words to Life is an essential book for any classroom.It offers valuable insights and strategies for teaching vocabulary in all classrooms, elementary through high school.It's written so that it's easy to understand and each chapter ends with activities for the reader to better understand the content of the chapter. There is also an easy reference appendix for books to use with vocabulary instruction.If you're looking to enhance the vocabulary of your students, this book has everything you need!

4-0 out of 5 stars easy read with quick interventions for vocabulary instruction
I read this for a graduate class and found it to be a quick, easy read. The authors give you simple ways to enhance your vocabulary instruction. I would recommend this book to teachers at all levels but especially those working 3rd grade and above.

5-0 out of 5 stars Fabulous, Fantastic, Superb...should I say more?
A great easy to ready and easier to use tool to enhance everyday classroom teaching to support vocabulary in students! A must for all teachers! ... Read more

Subjects:  1. Education / Teaching    2. Language    3. Language Arts & Disciplines    4. Linguistics    5. Literacy    6. Study and teaching    7. Teaching Methods & Materials - Language Arts    8. Vocabulary    9. English    10. English grammar    11. Grammar & vocabulary    12. Language Arts & Disciplines / Literacy    13. Teaching of a specific subject    14. LAN010000   


7. Classroom Instruction That Works: Research-Based Strategies for Increasing Student Achievement
by Association for Supervision & Curriculum Deve
Paperback (January, 2001)
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5-0 out of 5 stars A classic!
I can't add much to what is already written here.But I must say, these teaching approaches work.The authors back up every method with careful research.Best of all, the methods are described specifically.
1-0 out of 5 stars don't buy if you need a hardcopy!
I don't have an opinion on the book itself, it's a requirement for a class. However, I thought although there were restrictions (understandable copyright issues) on printing, I could have the inexpensive ebook, and print a hardcopy to take to the class. If you have printer issues (and you will) you will be penalized for those copies, whether they are printed, readable, or not. Subsequent downloads to override posed a different kind of printer issue, as it began printing pages 'backwards'...so I'm still out my pages. I'll have to buy the hardcopy anyway.

5-0 out of 5 stars All the keys are here
If someone gave you a book that had the keys to learning in it, would you read it?You are a good teacher, so of course you would, and it is this book.Many books out there are some research, some theory--this book is all research-based strategies that are proven to work in a classroom, so there is no guessing if these are effective methods or not.
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Subjects:  1. Academic achievement    2. Education    3. Education / Teaching    4. Effective teaching    5. General    6. Research    7. Statistics    8. Teaching Methods & Materials - Classroom Planning    9. United States    10. Teaching skills & techniques   


8. Strategies That Work: Teaching Comprehension to Enhance Understanding
by Stenhouse Publishers
Paperback (February, 2000)
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Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars
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5-0 out of 5 stars ONE OF THE BEST EDUCATIONAL BOOKS I HAVE EVER READ
This is a totally fantastic book.It is written so well and in a down to earth fashion that I couldn't put it down.It was as easy to read as my favorite novel.Most importantly, however, it clearly explained how the best learning takes place.The strategies in this book hit every facet of learning as described by American Psychiatry.Put a study of this book together with a study of how our memory works, and you can't help but understand better how to teach, as well as clearly understand why other strategies have only limited success.This is a book that will stay on my desk and be read and studied over and over again.My thanks to the authors.

5-0 out of 5 stars I love this book!
I've had this book on my shelf for 4 years and have decided to use this book, along with Reading Strategies that work by Laura Robb to enhance my reader's workshop with my third graders. You have to own this book because it gives great teaching tips on how to teach comprehension. My favorite part are the lists at the back of the book which have book to help teach a strategy and ideas on how to teach response (discussion, writing, etc)using each strategy.

5-0 out of 5 stars Great Practical Resource
This book provides lesson plans to use with specific trade books to model comprehension strategies with your students. The authors are staff developers who model the gradual release of responsibility format with students of different grade levels. I definately recommend the appendix which sorts books by topic and strategy. ... Read more

Subjects:  1. Children    2. Education    3. Education / Teaching    4. Elementary    5. Reading (Elementary)    6. Reading comprehension    7. Study and teaching (Elementary    8. Study and teaching (Elementary)    9. Teaching Methods & Materials - Reading    10. Thought and thinking   


9. The Official LSAT SuperPrep
by Law School Admission Council.
Paperback (01 May, 2004)
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4-0 out of 5 stars Good practice - but also some good advice
I'm sure everyone knows that there are three preptests in this book. They are from three February exams which are usually undisclosed.
5-0 out of 5 stars GET THIS BOOK
At first, I wasted my time with prep materials not written by the LSAC.Many of the questions seemed too easy or too hard.Additionally, many of these materials are plagued with typos, misreads and incorrect arguments.I suppose this is due to them being written by one, or maybe just a few, author(s).In contrast, the LSAT superprep is great.The questions are real LSAT tests from the past and the explanations help greatly.There are no typos I have found yet and the level of questions are much more realistic (actually, they're REAL so they must be realistic :). True, the material might be a bit dull at times but, Hey, that's how the test is anyway.You're not getting this book for entertainment, you're getting it to ace the LSAT.Good luck!

5-0 out of 5 stars Highly Useful LSAT Prep Book
This book has some of the most cogent/coherent explanations and general overview of question types that LSAC has ever produced.The explanations are top quality and the overview is good.
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Subjects:  1. Education    2. Education / Teaching    3. Essays    4. LSAT (Law School Admission Test)    5. Study Guides    6. Study Skills   


10. Literacy for the 21st Century: A Balanced Approach (4th Edition)
by Prentice Hall
Paperback (23 March, 2005)
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Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars
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5-0 out of 5 stars Very useful
I needed to order this book for a class. It is well written and easy to read. As a reading teacher I can say that I will keep this book as a reference long after the class has ended. This edition comes with a CD (or DVD) which I have not previewed yet, but the instructor of my class raves about it.

5-0 out of 5 stars The best reading methods textbook I've found
I teach a course in elementary reading methods for undergraduate education students.This is the third textbook I've tried, and it is excellent! It has what students need to know about the theory and practice of teaching reading, written in a very readable, non-overwhelming way.Plus it has lots of practical teaching ideas.Our lab school saw it and ordered several copies for its teachers also.I highly recommend it.

5-0 out of 5 stars A must have!!
I was first introduced to this book in one of my graduate literacy courses and I have been hooked every since.The teachers at my school pass it around constantly looking for ideas. My favorite aspect of this book is the fact that there are real teachers giving real examples of what works in their classrooms.There are no strategies that seem too hard implement in your classroom, because the layout is right there!!You know it can be done and it words because the examples in the book are proof!You don't feel like you are reading about some ideal or Utopia of a classroom. You are reading about REAL classrooms. I absolutely love it! ... Read more

Subjects:  1. Education / Teaching    2. Elementary    3. Language    4. Language Arts & Disciplines    5. Language arts (Elementary)    6. Literacy    7. Literature    8. Reading (Elementary)    9. Study and teaching (Elementary    10. Study and teaching (Elementary)    11. Teaching Methods & Materials - Reading    12. Education / Teaching Methods & Materials / Reading    13. English    14. English (ie as school subject)    15. Teaching of a specific subject   


11. Whatever It Takes: How Professional Learning Communities Respond When Kids Don't Learn
by National Educational Service
Paperback (June, 2004)
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5-0 out of 5 stars Whatever It Takes
This is a fantastic book that demonstrates what a committed community of learners can accomplish to improve learning for all students.The ideas are testimonials of ways to bring about change through Professional Learning Communities (PLC's).The most interesting findings in this book are that lots of money was not available to bring about these changes, in fact, most of the strategies involved taking what already existed and using time or professionals in a different manner.I am spellbound by the changes shared in the schools featured in this book.I applaud the commitment of each staff member that embraced the clarity of purpose, the collaborative culture, the collective inquiry into best practice and current reality, the action orientation, the commitment to continuous improvement, the focus on results, the support of strong principals who empower teachers, and those that remained committed to face adversity, conflict, and anxiety.BRAVO!!!

5-0 out of 5 stars Well presented
Good ideas, well presented with real life examples and explanations for some of the easy criticisms. As stated in the book, this is not a new math or reading program, it is a strategy for reaching all students.

4-0 out of 5 stars Putting the effort where it counts most
Studies of this sort seem most relevant when the overall budgets decrease the numbers of those professionals with time to concentrate on the poor performers. With specific kinds of testing and follow through individual students can be identified and helped before too much time has passed and the road to recovery looks too difficult. There are some excellent suggestions and descriptions of tried and true programs in this book. ... Read more

Subjects:  1. Aims & Objectives    2. Education    3. Education / Teaching    4. Educational change    5. Effective teaching    6. Philosophy & Social Aspects    7. School improvement programs    8. United States   


12. Theory and Practice of Counseling and Psychotherapy (with Web Site, Chapter Quiz Booklet, and InfoTrac)
by Wadsworth Publishing
Hardcover (10 March, 2004)
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4-0 out of 5 stars Great Resource
The book is very explanatory.It breaks down the theories adequately.It is also simple to read and does not contain heavy psychotherapy jargon.

4-0 out of 5 stars Good resource
this book really helps with understanding Corey's Theory and Practice of Counseling and Psychotherapy. This book is a great buy! You wont regret it.

4-0 out of 5 stars theories of counseling
I really wanted the textbook, and was unaware until I received the shipment that this was a review/study guide.I was disappointed, but the book was in good condition and is useful. ... Read more

Subjects:  1. Counseling    2. Counseling - General    3. Education    4. Psychology    5. Psychotherapy    6. Psychotherapy - Counseling    7. Psychology & Psychiatry / Counseling   


13. Cracking the GMAT with DVD, 2007 Edition (Graduate Test Prep)
by Princeton Review
Paperback (27 June, 2006)
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5-0 out of 5 stars Improved My Score by 130 Points in 2 Weeks
I only had 2 weeks to study for the GMAT.I bought three books to help me, all of which were highly rated on Amazon.They were:
5-0 out of 5 stars The Inside Scoop
No short (even at 560 large pages plus a CD) book is going to replace what you should have learned over many years of classwork. You should know the basic rules in English, mathematics and the rest. Instead, this book concentrates on the testing aspects: what areas does the test cover, how is it administered, what is the format of the test, things like that.
4-0 out of 5 stars It's OKbut it's not enough
Although I liked the way the authors went through and reviewed the topics I needed for the exam, I did not execute most of their strategies during the actual exam.
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Subjects:  1. Business Education    2. Educational Tests And Measurements (Higher Education)    3. GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test)    4. Graduate Management Admission Test    5. Study Aids    6. Study Guides    7. Test Prep    8. Study Aids / GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test)   


14. Educational Administration: Theory, Research, and Practice
by McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
Paperback (13 August, 2004)
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Subjects:  1. Administration - General    2. Education    3. Education / Teaching    4. School management and organiza    5. School management and organization    6. United States    7. Education / Administration   


15. Units of Study for Primary Writing: A Yearlong Curriculum (Grades K-2) (Units of Study for Primary Writing: A Yearlong Curriculum)
by FirstHand
Paperback (21 August, 2003)
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5-0 out of 5 stars Showed me how to teach writing
I have taught 2nd grade for 5 years.The first three years my district did not have a "set" writing curriculum.We used 6-traits, but the structured limits of that way of thinking did not help make me a good writing teacher.Those three years I tried my best to teach writing with the limited experience of writing myself.Two years ago we addapted the Lucy Calkins series.These books have changed the way I see writing and how I teach it.
5-0 out of 5 stars Lucy Calkins
These books are excellent guides for both old and new teachers.They guide you through each genre of writing.They include lessons in their entirety and scripts, as well.

5-0 out of 5 stars Units of Study for Primary Writing : A Yearlong Curriculum
This will be incredibly helpful for my 1st graders in CO!I recommend this highly.The layout is user-friendly and the commentary helps you feel like you have mentor teacher in the room with you while you plan lessons!
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Subjects:  1. Curricula    2. Education    3. Education / Teaching    4. Elementary    5. Professional Development    6. Teaching Methods & Materials - Language Arts   


16. Supertest: How the International Baccalaureate Can Strengthen Our Schools
by Open Court
Paperback (28 July, 2006)
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5-0 out of 5 stars A history of the IB, its increasing introduction in American school systems, and how it makes a difference
Jay Mathews & Ian Hill's Supertest: How The International Baccalaureate Can Strengthen Our Schools deftly assesses the statistics about the Baccalaureate, including its impact on student chances for success in college and life. Chapters provide a history of the IB, its increasing introduction in American school systems, and how it makes a difference in the transition to college. Sounds like dry reading: but the concurrent story of one American high school that adopted the IB adds a personal flavor and human interest touch to the statistics and discussions.

5-0 out of 5 stars Your kids deserve IB - learn what it is and why from Jay
"Washington Post" reporter Jay Mathews extends his appreciation of challenge in our high schools by identifying the grandest and most challenging of them all:the International Baccalaureate (IB) program.Jay created "Newsweek" magazine's Challenge Index, and his writing is always approachable and easy to follow.This book maintains that special style.He writes here very specifically about a local DC-area high school and its experiences with beginning and maintaining the rigorous IB curriculum.You come to really care about the students and teachers he profiles, and to share their trials and successes and occasional failures with them.The book features an extremely effective method of integrating chapters about the creation and operation of the IB program as a whole - written by a co-author from the IB Organization - with chapters about Fairfax County, VA's Mount Vernon High School and the people involved with getting IB up and running there.And of the battles in Fairfax County and elsewhere about IB and its rival, the Advanced Placement (AP) program.In my mind there is no contest - IB is far and away the better program, especially for exposing kids to what college will be like.And there is no better predictor of success in college (i.e., graduating) than having taken at least one rigorous course in high school, especially one from IB which teaches how to think and plan and lean.But read Jay's book and decide for yourself.He does an excellent job of iterating the AP proponents concerns about IB, some legitimate - most not, and of exposing as fools or frauds a few of the opponents and their methods for keeping this excellent program out of their schools.They won, but did their kids a real disservice with their victory.
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Subjects:  1. Aptitude Testing    2. Curricula    3. Education    4. Education / Teaching    5. History - General History    6. Secondary    7. Testing & Measurement    8. World - General    9. Examinations & assessment    10. History / World   


17. 6 + 1 Traits of Writing: The Complete Guide (Grades 3 and Up)
by Teaching Resources
Paperback (January, 2003)
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5-0 out of 5 stars Great ideas for assessing writing
I really enjoyed reading this book and I am excited about starting to use this method when school starts again. Teaching writing can be difficult, but how to give constructive feedback is even harder. I am optimistic that the ideas in this book will make it a whole lot easier to help my children.

5-0 out of 5 stars invaluable
I looked at many writing books for my child. A school teacher recommended this one to me. After we used it as the primary writing guide, my child's writing took off. It's so effective that his writing has jumped from average to outstanding in his class. Now the book is one of our two MUST-DOs every week (the other is Beestar online ELA and vocabulary exercises, a wonderful web site www.beestar.org). Writing is a life-long skill. We will continue use this guide to improve writing for a long time.

5-0 out of 5 stars 6+ 1Writing from a teacher's viewpoint
My students' writing skills improved as soon as I started using 6 + 1 Traits. Besides being very readable, the book is packed with information, ideas, and rubrics for both teacher and student use.Just what a "harried writing teacher' needs when preparing students for a 'high stakes' writing test. ... Read more

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18. Human Anatomy & Physiology Lab Manual, Cat Version, Update with Access to PhysioEx 6.0 (8th Edition)
by Benjamin Cummings
Spiral-bound (25 February, 2005)
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Isbn: 0805372539
Sales Rank: 37465
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Subjects:  1. Anatomy    2. Life Sciences - Human Anatomy & Physiology    3. Medical / Nursing    4. Physiology    5. Science    6. Science/Mathematics    7. Education / Teaching Methods & Materials / Science & Technology   


19. Results Now: How We Can Achieve Unprecedented Improvements in Teaching And Learning
by Association for Supervision & Curriculum Deve
Paperback (30 July, 2006)
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Isbn: 1416603581
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20. Reading With Meaning: Teaching Comprehension in the Primary Grades
by Stenhouse Publishers
Paperback (April, 2002)
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Isbn: 1571103074
Sales Rank: 4335
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5-0 out of 5 stars Excellent Strategies!
I love this book!I have used it for several years in an elementary classroom and have had the pleasure of seeing her in a workshop. She is fantastic!Her ideas are clear, easy to use and very effective.I highly recommend this for teachers and parents.

5-0 out of 5 stars Great resource for primary teachers
This is a great resource if you want to know how to teach comprehension in grades K-2.As a former teacher of upper grades, I found it very helpful in understanding how the younger children learn.

4-0 out of 5 stars An easily read and practical read
This is a book that makes the reading process very practical and seemingly manageable for someone interested in providing a program for emerging and transitional readers. Its straight forward and practical. ... Read more

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