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Math Is Not Magic: Solve Your Math Word Problems
By Jerry A. Knoelke
Everyone needs a better way to understand Math. Math Is Not Magic focuses on what the other books are missing. Math Is Not Magic provides the universal conceptual process that helps you understand how to solve word problems

Teaching to the Brain's Natural Learning Systems (Paperback)
By Barbara K. Given
). This book summarizes recent brain research that identifies five naturally occurring learning systems (emotional, social, cognitive, physical, and reflective) and how to use them for classroom instruction to addresses alternative learning needs of diverse learners.

Learning Styles: A Guide for Teachers and Parents
By Barbara K Given
This book provides insights into the five learning systems - emotional, social, cognitive, physical and reflective; and practical applications of learning styles. It also contains a description of an "interactive observation checklist" developed by the authors, for identification of individual learning styles as well as a range of resources which can be utilised by the teacher to help identify and teach to the student's learning style. The book covers the full age range.

Elder Law in Maryland
By Jason Frank
More than most areas of the law, elder law tends to be state specific. In Maryland, long-term medical care regulations, health care decision making, and guardianship are just a few of the areas in which state law cannot be subsumed in general statements of majority rules or hornbook law. Yet, at the same time, uniform federal law governs Social Security issues and various consumer protection statutes and housing assistance programs. Elder Law in Maryland provides guidance to both applicable federal law and the unique aspects of Maryland elder law.

Selected Issues In American Education
By Samuel E. Beckles
Exhaustively researched and presented in a lucid, intelligent fashion, Selected Issues in American Education, by Samuel E. Beckles, examines six topics of importance in modern education. In 'Staff Development in Community Colleges' Mr. Beckles confronts the most crucial area of concern for the community based and funded institution of higher learning, a sector of the education field whose enrollment has increased 300 percent in the past decade. Often overlooked in these days of budgetary restriction and fiscal crisis, Mr. Beckles asserts that staff development is the key factor in the continued success of the community college. Turning to another area of educational concern in 'Existential Phenomenological Considerations for Counselors of College Students,' Mr. Beckles examines the heretofore unmet counseling needs of the modern collegian. Drawing on the works of an impressive array of philosophers and psychologists, including Frankl, Fingarette, Kierkegaard, and Sartre, the author formulates methods and means by which the frequent confusion and depression of college students can be eased through techniques adopted from the existentialist philosophy. Mr. Beckles addresses pressing and controversial subject with intelligence and sensitivity. Selected Issues in American Education is a tour de force by Beckles and a landmark in educational research and criticism.

Power and Wisdom: The New Path for Women
By Priscilla V. Marotta, Ph.D.
Pat Moran, recognized by Working Women magazine, as CEO of the largest women-owned business introduces a captivating book that teaches women that power is not a dirty word, identifies power robbers, and presents a step-by-step guide for women to develop positive power skills needed to make their professional and personal dreams come true. Dr. Marotta points the way to a future, beyond the Glass Ceiling, grounded in wisdom. Directories of networking resources and stimulating websites included.

Introduction to Health Physics
By Herman Cember, Ph.D.; Thomas A Johnson
If it's an important topic in the field of health physics, you'll find it in this trusted text . . . in sections on physical principles, atomic and nuclear structure, radioactivity, biological effects of radiation, and instrumentation. This one-of-a-kind guide spans the entire scope of the field and offers a problem-solving approach that will serve you throughout your career.

The Blues Then and Now: History of the Blues
By Frank Leanza
Blues, Then and Now, traces its origin from Africa in its primitive stage to the present day. It profiles the men and women that lived and sang the blues. It portrays a condition of depression, sadness, loneliness, tragedy and sexuality. The reader is taken on a journey from the Mississippi delta to Memphis, New Orleans, north to Chicago, Detroit,St. Louis, Kansas, New York and on to the blues revival of the 1960's and 80's in Europe. Along the way they meet Charley Patton, Eddie 'Son' House, Robert Johnson, Muddy Waters,John Lee Hooker, Bessie Smith, 'MA' Rainey, Ida Cox and many more. It's about their lives, and their love for the music. It is the story of the blues.

Geoenvironmental Sustainability
By Catherine N. Mulligan, Raymond N. Yong, Masaharu Fukue
Industrialization, urbanization, agriculture, and resource exploitation are activities associated with a developing society. Geoenvironmental Sustainability focuses on such a society's geoenvironment and the natural capital that defines it. The book explains these elements in systematic detail, particularly with respect to their relationship to five thematic areas known as WEHAB: water and sanitation, energy, health, agriculture, and biodiversity - all factors identified as key areas of concern by the 2002 Johannesburg World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD).

Sediments Contamination and Sustainable Remediation
By Catherine N. Mulligan, Masaharu Fukue, Yoshio Sato
A comprehensive resource on contaminated sediments, this book opens with discussions of the contamination of sediments resulting from discharge of pollutants, excessive nutrients, and other hazardous substances from anthropogenic activities. It examines impacts observed as a result of these discharges, including the presence of hazardous materials and the phenomenon of eutrophication, and elucidates the remediation techniques developed to restore the health of sediments and how to evaluate the remediation technologies using indicators. The text highlights the problems inherent when dealing with contaminated sediments in rivers, lakes, and estuaries and includes numerous case studies that illustrate key concepts.

Natural Attenuation of Contaminants in Soils
By Catherine N. Mulligan, Raymond N. Yong
Natural attenuation has become widely recognized as an effective and low-cost alternative to more expensive engineered remediation. However, there are uncertainties about natural attenuationvs long-term effects and risks to the environment. There is a particular need to develop a high level of understanding of the natural attenuation processes in order to enable its proper implementation.Natural Attenuation of Contaminants in Soils covers this natural process and its proper implementation. It examines the theoretical processes, case studies, protocols, numerical models, and legal aspects in the natural attenuation of organic and inorganic contaminants. The book provides information for evaluation of natural attenuation as a design tool for construction of land-based waste disposal, and as a management control mechanism for leachate plumes. It also provides information for an in situ procedure for structuring remediation options.

Environmental Biotreatment: Technologies for Air, Water, Soil, and Wastes
By Catherine N. Mulligan
This book examines the chemicals most commonly encountered in the major media and thoroughly reviews 26 principal biological technologies available for their treatment. Using the author's at-a-glance chart, readers can quickly determine if a method would work in their processes. Biotreatment technologies covered include activated sludge processes, lagoons and ponds, wetlands, anaerobic wastewater treatment and digestion, bioleaching, phytoremediation, land-farming, slurry reactors, and trickling filters.

The Butterfly and the Rock
By Peter J. Myles
This book was created to tackle the social issues of early childhood learning development skills. It exploits the socials ills amongst children and how they interact with one another when adults are not present. This book is as educational tool for kids

Myth, Magic, and Metaphor: A Journey into the Heart of Creativity
By Patricia Daly-Lipe
MYTH, MAGIC, and METAPHOR takes the reader on a journey. This book was not written to provide answers. It was written to provoke questions and ignite the imagination while examining history, art, literature, philosophy, mathematics, and music.

Little Twinkle Learns Her Purpose
By Lisa Ann Panzino-Dinunzio
Little Twinkle Learns Her Purpose is a heartwarming and beautifully illustrated story about a little star that questions why she comes out and shines every night. What is her purpose? Mother star gladly answers her question, telling her about creation.

Desiree’S Night Flight
By Jacqueline Faber
Desiree has a problem: shes a butterfly, and she wants to fly at night. She wants to follow her dreams and dance in the dark. But her mother and father have told her that only bats, owls, and moths fly at night.

A Purrfect Home for Kitters
By Jacqueline Faber
A Purrfect Home for Kitters is the cat's meow! This tender story of a kitty and her best friend will touch the heart (and the funny bone) of every pet lover. Romp with Kitters in her quest to find the purrfect, happy home.

Timmy Teacup Transforms
By Barbara Daniels
Timmy TeaCup is a small white teacup with green spots. He lives with his mom, grandma, and great-grandma on an old piecrust table with lots of other teacups--all of them much fancier than him! But Timmy wishes to be something different...

Timmy Teacup's Terrific and Terrible Tale: A Story About School and Bullying
By Barbara Daniels
This story begins when Timmy overhears the human kids in the house talking about going to school and he gets excited that maybe HE could go to school, too! So, everything gets set up for school on the dining room table for Timmy & his friends.

Inside Kungfu: Chinese Martial Arts Encyclopedia...
By Nathan Chlumsky
... Inside Kungfu: Chinese Martial Arts Encyclopedia is intended to serve as a general reference tool for anyone interested in the martial arts, its history, or even China’s history. The book takes a look “Inside” Chinese Martial Arts.

Verbal Aikido: The Gentle Art of Blending Then Redirecting
By Nathan Chlumsky
Many of the techniques in this manual comes from Verbal Judo: The Gentle Art of Persuasion, a series of techniques designed by Dr. George J. Thompson, Ph.D. (1941-2011).

The UFC Changing the Martial Arts for Over 25 Years: The Davie/Gracie W.O.W. Era; An Encyclopedia Vol. 1
By Nathan Chlumsky
This is truly the ultimate, most informative book out there on the subject of the UFC and MMA as it talks about everything from businesses like Tap Out Clothing that have profited thanks in part to its association with the UFC and MMA as a whole.