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In the strictest sense, APA style discourages the use of color in graphics, stipulating that it be used only when it is "absolutely necessary". Consequently, most universities and dissertation committees also discourage (or downright forbid) the use of color graphics in dissertation manuscripts. Personally, i find this irritating, as I think most graphical representations of data can be made more clear with the appropriate use of color. However, I suppose the guideline is meant to provide uniformity and consistency across manuscripts, which is understandable. Unfortunately, if you use SPSS you've probably already discovered that it produces graphics in color by default. 10 Stats Terms Explained in “Plain English” (#10: Standard Deviation) 10 Stats Terms Explained in “Plain English” (#10: Standard Deviation)
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Math 101: A reading list for lifelong learners Ready to level up your working knowledge of math? Here’s what to read now — and next. Math 101, with Jennifer Ouellette First, start with these 5 books… 1. Number: The Language of Science Tobias Dantzig Plume, 2007 “First published in 1930, this classic text traces the evolution of the concept of a number in clear, accessible prose. 2. “This bestselling book originally published in 1988 remains one of the best introductions to the basics of large numbers, statistics and probabilities with illustrations drawn from everyday life: sports, the stock market, the lottery and dubious medical claims, to name a few.” 3. “Pair Paulos with the just-released How Not to Be Wrong. 4. “Most of us take zero for granted, but there was a time when it simply didn’t exist, until some enterprising Babylonian soul inserted it as a placeholder in Eastern counting methods. 5. Then, read these 3 foundational texts… 1. 2. 3. Last, here’s one from the cutting edge… And 2 quirky, personal favorites. 1. 2. Math 101: A reading list for lifelong learners
8 Ways to Read (a Lot) More Books This Year 8 Ways to Read (a Lot) More Books This Year How much do you read? For most of my adult life I read maybe five books a year — if I was lucky. I’d read a couple on vacation and I’d always have a few slow burners hanging around the bedside table for months. And then last year I surprised myself by reading 50 books. This year I’m on pace for 100. I’m disappointed that I didn’t do it sooner. Why did I wait 20 years? Well, our world today is designed for shallow skimming rather than deep diving, so it took me some time to identify the specific changes that skyrocketed my reading rate. Here’s my advice for fitting more reading into your own life, based on the behaviors that I changed: What does this have to do with reading? Roald Dahl’s poem “Television” says it all: “So please, oh please, we beg, we pray / go throw your TV set away / and in its place, you can install / a lovely bookshelf on the wall.” Make a public commitment. Find a few trusted, curated lists. Change your mindset about quitting. Triple your churn rate. When do I read now?

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Notes: 1. While we encourage reading the entire work, a substantial selection of a work marked with * will meet the requirement. 2. You may freely substitute an unlisted work by an author on the list if the work is of comparable scope (if only novels are listed, reading a short story or collection of sonnets would be inappropriate). 3. Key: CC=Cultural Conflict, W=Woman Author, SS=Social Science Classical Early Christian and Medieval Renaissance and Reformation Ariosto, Orlando Furioso*Jean Calvin, Institutes SSCastiglione, The Courtier*Cellini, AutobiographyMarguerite de Naveree W, HeptameronErasmus, In Praise of Folly; Enchiridion; On the Free Will; De Copia; Guicciardini, The History of Italy SSGeorge Herbert, The Temple The Holy Bible (King James version)Martin Luther, Three Treatises; The Bondage of the Will Machiavelli, The Prince SS; Discourses on Livy; The Art of WarChristopher Marlowe, The Tragical History of Dr. 17th and 18th Centuries Romanticism and 19th Century Native American Great Works List | BYU Honors Great Works List | BYU Honors
As seen in A Guide to Oriental Classics, Whole Earth magazine, Winter 2002. (A revised version of the article is available at author Kevin Kelly's Cool Tools site.) This page: Introduction | Western Canon | Eastern and World Canons | Contemporary Canon | Other Lists of Great Books | My Reading Lists | Indexes to these Great Books Lists Introduction Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) What are the Great Books? Western Canon Eastern and World Canons Approaches to the Asian Classics. Contemporary Canon Other Lists of Great Books Other Lists of Great Books - An annotated bibliography of some other sources of Great Books lists, both in books and on the Web My Reading Lists My Reading Lists (Ancient Near East, Ancient Greece, Ancient Rome, China, Middle Ages) Indexes to these Great Books Lists Great Books Lists: Lists of Classics, Eastern and Western Great Books Lists: Lists of Classics, Eastern and Western
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Materie addio! La scuola digitale riparte dalle competenze Storia dell'articolo Chiudi Questo articolo è stato pubblicato il 26 ottobre 2015 alle ore 13:45. Cinquecento ragazzi di nove scuole in tutta Italia, da Milano a Palermo, hanno iniziato quest’anno a fare scuola in maniera innovativa, sulla base delle competenze e non piùdelle singole materie. A rendere possibile, o meglio a facilitare, la realizzazione della didattica per competenze è una nuova piattaforma web, Curriculum mapping, studiata per aiutare i docenti a mettere in pratica questo nuovo sistema che prevede in pratica l’abbandono della vecchia struttura scolastica rigidamente divisa per discipline. Già oggi la normativa italiana si è adeguata alla regolamentazione europea che richiede una conformazione dei programmi alla costruzuione di competenze, andando oltre il semplice apprendimento finalizzato alla conoscenza per materie. Permalink Materie addio! La scuola digitale riparte dalle competenze
Didattica per competenze Didattica per competenze Impostare nella scuola un curricolo che si ponga come obiettivo il conseguimento di competenze (e non solo di conoscenze e abilità) da parte degli studenti, comporta una profonda revisione delle pratiche didattiche e della visione stessa dell’insegnamento e del modo di fare scuola. In questo testo vengono tracciati gli scenari europei e nazionali in cui la tematica delle competenze è inscritta; il tema della competenza viene analizzato e approfondito dal punto di vista didattico, pedagogico, culturale ed etico e vengono offerti ai docenti strumenti teorici e pratici per impostare il curricolo e la didattica quotidiana nella nuova prospettiva. scarica la guida in formato PDF cliccando sui seguenti link: Capitoli 1 e 2 | Capitolo 3 | Capitolo 4 | Capitolo 5 Esempi di curricoli per competenze per il primo ciclo Leggi la presentazione dei materiali in forma completa Scarica gli esempi di curricoli
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Writing about writing...and other random waffle.: The 7, 20 and 36 basic plots in story telling In "Wannabe a Writer" Jane says there are 14 basic plots that all stories/novels are based on in some way. I was curious what these might be (and am in a short story writing mood and needed inspiration) so googled plots and...found nothing...not about 14 basic plots anyway. I did, however, discovered 7, 20 and 30 basic plots* (depending on who you believe). These are: 7 plots [wo]man vs. nature[wo]man vs. man[wo]man vs. the environment[wo]man vs. machines/technology[wo]man vs. the supernatural[wo]man vs. self[wo]man vs. god/religion 20 plotsTobias, Ronald B. 20 Master Plots. QuestAdventurePursuitRescueEscapeRevengeThe RiddleRivalryUnderdogTemptationMetamorphosisTransformationMaturationLoveForbidden LoveSacrificeDiscoveryWretched ExcessAscensionDescension 36 plotsPolti, Georges. Now I've got so many plots to choose from I still don't know what to write! * information sourced from here. Writing about writing...and other random waffle.: The 7, 20 and 36 basic plots in story telling
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College Student Creates App to Lead Young People To Diverse Books Photo credit: Kaya Thomas Part of navigating childhood means searching for role models of all kinds, whether they’re in the music industry, on YouTube, or at the movies. Books, of course, are the classic example, but it can be a challenge to find stories in public and school libraries featuring diverse characters and experiences. Kaya Thomas, who’s currently a senior at Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH, found herself in this exact position when she was growing up on Staten Island in New York City. “I loved books as a kid—and still do—and I visited the library after school nearly every day,” she explains. Launched in August 2014, the free iOS app allows users to tap into hundreds of books for kids in elementary through high school starring characters of color written by authors of color. So far, 15,000 people have downloaded Thomas’s app—and kids aren’t the only fans. The app has had wide success, with Thomas reporting excellent feedback from parents, educators, students, and librarians. College Student Creates App to Lead Young People To Diverse Books
Sweet Readers – Connecting Generations
Deep profound reading. Fallowing a very interesting story set in the 16th century of Alchemy, magic, Chinese I Jing. The dance of Yin and Yang, rational and intuitive is very obvious within the chapters of the book. Learning from the Chinese that during the centuries lived in a huge land surrounded by a wall is just an attempt to bridge two sides of the world, two ways of thinking, two approaches to spirituality, art, music, the Yin and Yang of energies manifestations, creating an Alchemy of Humanity and witnessing an alchemy of souls. Mario Johns (The United States)’s review of A-Ma Alchemy of Love
Loved this deep and intriguing novel! Back into the 17th century, gliding through Amas life, exploring the wisdom of China (such a fascinating culture) and multi-leveled dimensional stories of Reuben, the man with no name, tales of Macau, A-Ma goddess, Father Benedict, and Lilith was a very special experience. Within my own life I already had a fascination with Chinese I Jing, Feng Shui, the Chinese most fascinating character writing, so I found my own sanctuary within the setting of Nuit-s 17th century story. An uproar of wisdom that can not be contained by religious dogmas, I was re-incarnated within such a complex setting working with enlightened minds of the time. Beautifully written, with a strong spiritual message, I also deeply connected to the alchemy thread within the story. Ama and her friends, lovers, family told me a story of "change", story of "alchemy", story of "transformation" and the book has a deep message for every day of the journey. Must read! A-Ma Alchemy of Love - Nataša Pantović Nuit - review - elenatrintas
Nataša Nuit Pantović brings us her ninth book, TREE OF LIFE, as part of the Alchemy of Love Mindfulness Training series. She considers the Alchemy of Love Mindfulness a spiritual rather than a religious endeavor. TREE OF LIFE is poetry— spiritual not religious—that is an “inspirational and motivational encounter with various spiritual journeys into Love, Consciousness, Bliss.” Nataša Nuit Pantović has traveled widely and currently lives in Malta with her two children. At the moment she is working on her next book, “Conscious Creativity.” Q: You’ve just published the ninth book of your Alchemy of Love Mindfulness Training series. Nataša Nuit Pantović: A team of spiritual researchers worked hard for 5 years to give birth to a serial: Alchemy of Love Mindfulness Training, non-fiction and fiction books that explore the alchemy of soul, and our inner quest to reach our highest potential. Q: TREE OF LIFE is your newest book. Q: You have included CONSCIOUS PARENTING in your series. Links Strand's Simply Tips: WHAT THE EXPERTS SAY: Nataša Nuit Pantović, Author, Trainer, Yogi and Spiritual Researcher
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