Kendra Fuller Holloway

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Why Don't Students Like School?

• <b>Author:</b> Daniel T. Willingham<p><b>Easy-to-apply, scientifically-based approaches for engaging students in the classroom</b><br>Cognitive scientist Dan Willingham focuses his acclaimed research on the biological and cognitive basis of learning. His book will help teachers improve their practice by explaining how …

The Overachievers

• <b>Author:</b> Alexandra Robbins<p>The bestselling author of Pledged returns with a groundbreaking look at the pressure to achieve faced by America's teens<p>In Pledged, Alexandra Robbins followed four college girls to produce a riveting narrative that read like fiction. Now, in The Overachievers, Robbins uses …

Dyslexia Way of Thinking

• <b>Author:</b> Steven Milner<p>The dyslexic guide is "solution to understanding dyslexia from the personal interest from living with it on a daily basis and being in education, with this way of thinking. To creat a real understanding of dyslexia as a way of thinking and not as a weaknesses (disability). The …

Teaching

Teach Like Your Hair's on Fire

• <b>Author:</b> Rafe Esquith<p><b>Read Rafe Esquith's posts on the Penguin Blog.</b><p><b>From one of America’s most celebrated educators, an inspiring guide to transforming every child’s education</b><p>In a Los Angeles neighborhood plagued by guns, gangs, and drugs, there is an exceptional classroom known as Room 56. The fifth …

Education

Seven Myths About Education

• <b>Author:</b> Daisy Christodoulou<p>In this controversial new book, Daisy Christodoulou offers a thought-provoking critique of educational orthodoxy. Drawing on her recent experience of teaching in challenging schools, she shows through a wide range of examples and case studies just how much classroom …

Pedagogy

The Pursuit of Style

• <b>Author:</b> Council of Fashion Designers of America and Others<p><i>Life, Love, and the Pursuit of Style</i> is an all-new, origi­nal collection of clever, charming, and often hilarious musings from American fashion’s biggest designers. The book culls the best pieces of advice and insight from a survey conducted …

Donna Karan

Literacy is Not Enough

• <b>Author:</b> Lee Crockett and Others<p>It is no longer enough that we educate only to the standards of the traditional literacies. If students are to survive, let alone thrive, in the 21st-century culture of technology-driven automation, abundance, and access to global labor markets, then independent …

Education Technology

The Big Book on the Gastric Sleeve

• <b>Author:</b> Alex Brecher & Natalie Stein<p>The vertical sleeve gastrectomy, or gastric sleeve, can be your weight loss solution after years of struggling with obesity. Thousands of patients have successfully lost weight and kept it off after vertical sleeve gastrectomy.<br>Making the right decisions can help …

Diabetes

Study Guide: What Great Teachers Do Differently, 2nd Edition

• <b>Author:</b> Todd Whitaker<p>Written to accompany the second edition of Todd Whitaker's best-selling title, What Great Teachers Do Differently, this study guide can be used by facilitators and participants in seminars, book study groups, or other professional development events. The variety of activities …

Teaching

ADD and Anxiety in Adults

• <b>Author:</b> Michael Carr<p>Anxiety is a major problem for many adults with ADD. It can also be very difficult to address since treatments which are helpful for anxiety may worsen inattention, while treatments which help ADD may increase anxiety. There is also a shortage of accessible information for …

The Dyslexia Empowerment Plan

• <b>Author:</b> Ben Foss<p><b>Finally, a groundbreaking book that reveals what your dyslexic child is experiencing—and what you can do so that he or she will thrive</b><p>More than thirty million people in the United States are dyslexic—a brain-based genetic trait, often labeled as a “learning disability” or “learning …

Teaching

A Nation in Pain

• <b>Author:</b> Judy Foreman<p>Out of 238 million American adults, 100 million live in chronic pain. And yet the press has paid more attention to the abuses of pain medications than the astoundingly widespread condition they are intended to treat. Ethically, the failure to manage pain better is tantamount to …

Prosthetics

Eat Like a Fatass, Look Like a Goddess: The Untold Story of Healthy Foods

• <b>Author:</b> Erika Herman<p>"With characteristic sass, Erika Herman has taken on the assumptions of popular diet culture. This is the anti-Skinny Bitch, the much-needed answer to the misguided idealizing of veganism as the pinnacle of health. Herman’s penetrating research, driven by hunger for the truth …

Nutrition

Radical

• <b>Author:</b> Michelle Rhee<p>In Radical, Michelle Rhee, a fearless and pioneering advocate for education reform, draws on her own life story and delivers her plan for better American schools.<p>Rhee’s goal is to ensure that laws, leaders, and policies are making students—not adults—our top priority, and she …

Candida: Killing So Sweetly: Proven Home Remedies to Conquer Fungus and Yeast Infection

• <b>Author:</b> Bill Thompson<p>Candida – Conquering an Invisible Disease<p>You may be among the many suffering systemic ill health – exhaustion, digestive issues, brain fog and other symptoms – due to a condition doctors refuse to diagnose. Stop suffering in silence!<p>Do you have a mystery illness that neither …

Alternative Medicine

I Got Schooled

• <b>Author:</b> M. Night Shyamalan<p><b>In this vital new book, the famed filmmaker tells how his passion for education reform led him to learn that there are five tested, indispensable keys to transforming America’s underperforming schools.</b><p><b>I Got Schooled offers a look at America’s educational achievement gap</b> …

M. Night Shyamalan

How to Dress an Apple Shaped Body Dress with Style

• <b>Author:</b> Marie Rowland<p>No matter how often you hear that you look great or that you’re luckier than others, it’s still impossible to avoid the ever-present pressure to be skinny like a model on a billboard. Advertising everywhere focuses on an unrealistic ideal, an image of a woman who looks …

Clothing

Peripheral Nerve Blocks and Ultrasound Guidance for Anesthesia Providers

• <b>Author:</b> Jonathan P. Kline, CRNA, M.S.N.A.<p>This reference book allows readers to gain exposure to peripheral nerve blocks with and without ultrasound guidance in an interactive way. The text is robust with concise information on many aspects of blocks, block safety and effectiveness, vascular access, …

Anesthesia

How to Talk So People Will Listen

• <b>Author:</b> Steve Brown<p>Words are powerful when they are used correctly. If readers want to motivate their kids or employees, convince bosses to give them a raise, speak with confidence to large groups of people, or give a report that won't leave people snoozing, <i>How to Talk So People Will Listen</i> is the …

The Secret Life of Pronouns

• <b>Author:</b> James W. Pennebaker<p>We spend our lives communicating. In the last fifty years, we've zoomed through radically different forms of communication, from typewriters to tablet computers, text messages to tweets. We generate more and more words with each passing day. Hiding in that deluge of …

Glaucoma The Complete Guide

• <b>Author:</b> Tina Wong<p>GLAUCOMA IS THE NO.1 CAUSE OF IRREVERSIBLE BLINDNESS WORLDWIDE Glaucoma can strike anyone at any age. Affecting up to 70 million people, in many countries 90% of sufferers do not even know they have this devastating condition. Do you or does someone you love have glaucoma? If you …

Glaucoma

Flip Your Classroom

• <b>Author:</b> Jonathan Bergmann & Aaron Sams<p>It started with a simple observation: Students need their teachers present to answer questions or to provide help if they get stuck on an assignment; they don’t need their teachers present to listen to a lecture or review content.From there, Jonathan Bergmann …

Reinventing Project-Based Learning

• <b>Author:</b> Suzie Boss & Jane Krauss<p><b>A SIGTE Book Study Group Selection</b><br>Reinventing Project-Based Learning offers educators an accessible guide for maximizing the benefits of project-based learning in today’s technology-rich learning environment. This reader-friendly book speaks directly to educators, …

Education Technology

The Essential 55

• <b>Author:</b> Ron Clark<p>The runaway bestseller that's a must-have for every parent and teacher. How many authors would travel coast to coast on a bus to get their book into as many hands as possible? Not many. But that's just what Ron Clark, author of The Essential 55, did to keep his book and message in …

The Technology Toolbelt for Teaching

• <b>Author:</b> Susan Manning & Kevin E. Johnson<p>Instructors are under pressure to integrate technology into their traditional or online instruction, but often they aren't sure what to do or why they should do it. The Technology Toolbelt for Teaching offers instructors a down-to-earth guide to common …

Education Technology

Fires in the Middle School Bathroom

• <b>Author:</b> Kathleen Cushman & Laura Rogers<p><b>The highly anticipated sequel to the bestselling Fires in the Bathroom—filled with practical, honest advice from middle school students to their teachers</b><p>Following on the heels of the bestselling <i>Fires in the Bathroom</i>, which brought the insights of high school …

Teaching

Writing to Learn

• <b>Author:</b> William Zinsser<p>This is an essential book for everyone who wants to write clearly about any subject and use writing as a means of learning.