Habits of Resilience: Learning to Live Fully in the Midst of Loss
by: Twenty-Third Publications
Product rating: 5.0 with 5 reviews
When the unthinkable happens, how do we move on? How can we face the next ordinary day, when it seems nothing will ever be ordinary again? Certified chaplain Beryl Schewe has stood with hundreds of families and individuals at these heartbreaking yet defining moments. Her compassionate and tender stories take us into hushed waiting rooms, peaceful hospices, and hopeful candlelight vigils. We meet those in sorrow, denial, anger, contemplation, and healing. Through their stories, we learn 13 practices of resilience that can move us beyond our grief and toward a full, rich life. Regardless of our disposition, says Schewe, resilience is a skill that can be developed…strengthened and cultivated. Written for those who grieve as well as for caregivers and pastoral ministers, this powerfully insightful and practical book includes sections on decision making, speaking to the dying, helping children cope with loss, and the importance of community support. Reflection questions and a gentle, 21-day challenge make this book a sure companion for anyone who seeks healing, and for all who need to remember that love always triumphs over death.
Posted in Grief & Bereavement Tagged with: Fully, Habits, Learning, Live, Loss, Midst, Resilience, Twenty-Third Publications
Learning to See Creatively, Third Edition: Design, Color, and Composition in Photography
by: Amphoto Books
Product rating: 5.0 with 1 reviews
Completely revised and updated throughout, Bryan Peterson’s classic guide to creativity helps photographers visualize their work, and the world, in a whole new light by developing their photographic vision.
Fully revised with 100 percent new photography, this best-selling guide takes a radical approach to creativity by explaining how it is not just an inherent ability but a skill that can be learned and applied. Using inventive photos from his own stunning portfolio, author and veteran photographer Bryan Peterson deconstructs creativity for photographers. He details the basic techniques that go into not only taking a particular photo, but also provides insights on how to improve upon it–helping readers avoid the visual pitfalls and technical dead ends that can lead to dull, uninventive photographs. This revised edition features a complete section on color as a design element and all new photographs to illustrate Peterson’s points. Learning to See Creatively
is the definitive reference for any photographer looking for a fresh perspective on their work.
Posted in Digital Photography Tagged with: Amphoto Books, Color, Composition, Creatively, Design, Edition, Learning, Photography, Third
XML Programming Success in a Day: Beginner?s Guide to Fast, Easy, and Efficient Learning of XML Programming
by: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Product rating: 5.0 with 96 reviews
XML Programming at its best!
Discover A Book That Tells You What You Should Do and How!
Instead of jumping right into the instructions, this book will provide you first with all the necessary concepts that you need to learn in order to make the learning process a whole lot easier.
This way, you’re sure not to get lost in confusion once you get to the more complex lessons provided in the latter chapters. Graphs and flowcharts, as well as sample codes, are provided for a more visual approach on your learning
You will also learn the designs and forms of XML, and what’s more convenient than getting to know both sides!
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Posted in Introductory & Beginning Tagged with: Beginner?s, CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, Easy, Efficient, Fast, Guide, Learning, Programming, Success
Hacking Education: 10 Quick Fixes for Every School (Hack Learning Series) (Volume 1)
by: Times 10 Publications
Product rating: 4.8 with 20 reviews
Want to solve your biggest problems tomorrow?
You have problems, but you don’t have time for a 5-year plan. You’re tired of philosophy, research and piles of data. You want practical solutions that you can implement immediately. You don’t need a committee or another meeting. You need Hackers—experienced educators who understand your school’s problems and see quick fixes that may be so simple that they’ve been overlooked. Hacking Education is the book that every teacher, principal, parent, and education stakeholder has been waiting for–the one that actually solves problems.
Read it today—fix it tomorrow!
In Hacking Education, Mark Barnes and Jennifer Gonzalez employ decades of teaching experience and hundreds of discussions with education thought leaders, to show you how to find and hone the quick fixes that every school and classroom need. Using a Hacker’s mentality, they provide one Aha moment after another with 10 Quick Fixes for Every School–solutions to everyday problems that any teacher or administrator can implement immediately.
Imagine being able to walk into school tomorrow and eliminate:
- Hours of wasted meeting time
- Classroom management issues
- Interruptions in planning time
- The need for more books
- Negative attitudes
- Technology issues
If you want to improve teaching and learning at your school now, learn how to develop a Hacker’s mentality.
Discover How to Solve Problems with
- Pineapple Charts
- The 360 Spreadsheet
- Glass Classrooms
- Track Records
- Marigold Committees
- The TQZ
- More Impactful Hacks
Not Your Average Education Book
Hacking Education won’t weigh you down with outdated research or complicated strategies. Barnes and Gonzalez provide brilliant ideas woven into a user-friendly success guide that you’ll want to keep nearby throughout the school year. Each chapter is neatly wrapped in this simple formula:
- The Problem
- The Hack (a ridiculously easy solution that you’ve likely never considered)
- What You Can Do Tomorrow (no waiting necessary)
- Blueprint for Full Implementation (a step-by-step action plan for capacity building)
- The Hack in Action (yes, someone has actually done this)
Are you ready to fix your school and your classroom?
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Posted in Certification & Development Tagged with: Education, Every, Fixes, Hack, Hacking, Learning, Quick, School, Series, Times 10 Publications, Volume