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25 Free Sites for Reading Books Online Do you love to read but hate to walk or drive or rise from a prone position on your hammock? Well, if you have Internet access, you don’t have to! (Granted, if you only have a desktop computer, you’ll probably have to sit up.) With these 25 great sites, you have access to tens of thousands of books, plays, essays, poems and other written works in electronic form anytime for free! With the scanned documents, you can even enjoy the illustrations and the visual look and feel of the often historic works. The texts available are primarily older ones whose copyright protection has expired, and thus they’re now in the public domain, so don’t expect to find the latest Twilight book or anything like that. Alex Catalogue of Electronic Texts: Collects several thousand texts, mostly from Project Gutenberg (see below). Bartleby.com: Several hundred titles, featuring iconic texts like the Bible, Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations and Gray’s Anatomy. 25 Free Sites for Reading Books Online
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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)
Complimentary Exam Copies Please read the terms and conditions carefully before completing the form. To ensure that your request is processed quickly, please complete the required fields in the form below. eInspections – Save Time & The Environment Alternatively we can now offer many of our titles for inspection online. If you would like to inspect our books via this innovative, student-friendly format, simply select this option in the following form, give your full course details and, upon authorization, you will then be able to view the book from any PC with Internet access. Furthermore you will be able to annotate and highlight parts of the book and share the online edition with your colleagues. Terms and Conditions Selected textbooks are available as a complimentary exam copy to qualified lecturers for consideration as a course textbook. Complimentary Exam Copies
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The Voyage Out by Virginia Woolf The Voyage Out by Virginia Woolf By: Virginia Woolf (1882-1941) The Voyage Out is the first novel by Virginia Woolf, published in 1915 by Duckworth; and published in the U.S. in 1920 by Doran. One of Woolf's wittiest social satires. Rachel Vinrace embarks for South America on her father's ship and is launched on a course of self-discovery in a kind of modern mythical voyage. The mismatched jumble of passengers provide Woolf with an opportunity to satirize Edwardian life. The novel introduces Clarissa Dalloway, the central character of Woolf's later novel, Mrs. E. First Page: by Virginia Woolf (1882 1941) Chapter I As the streets that lead from the Strand to the Embankment are very narrow, it is better not to walk down them arm in arm. One afternoon in the beginning of October when the traffic was becoming brisk a tall man strode along the edge of the pavement with a lady on his arm.
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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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Huge List of Banned / Challenged Books You Can Read for Free “If this nation is to be wise as well as strong, if we are to achieve our destiny, then we need more new ideas for more wise men reading more good books in more public libraries. These libraries should be open to all-except the censor. We must know all the facts and hear all the alternatives and listen to all the criticisms. Let us welcome controversial books and controversial authors. For the Bill of Rights is the guardian of our security as well as our liberty.” – John F. Kennedy Internet Archive List of Banned Books by Archive.org Click on the link below to visit this website:-Internet Archive List of Banned Books by Archive.org (All formats) Frequently Challenged Books by ALA.org Click on the link below to visit this website:-Frequently Challenged Books by ALA.org No comments yet. Huge List of Banned / Challenged Books You Can Read for Free
Parents had this Jonathan Safran Foer novel pulled from public school over “extremely vulgar” passages Jonathan Safran Foer’s novel novel “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close” was suddenly pulled from the honors English curriculum at Illinois’ Mattoon High School because of “several passages that were ‘extremely’ vulgar detailing sexual acts,” according to the town’s local newspaper. The school’s principal Michele Sinclair told the paper that parents raised concerns about the book’s content, and she felt that it was a problem that parents’ hadn’t been given the opportunity to opt out. “Once it was brought to our attention, then because we didn’t provide parents with that option, we didn’t really feel like we had a lot of alternatives at this point,” Sinclair said. Understandably, free speech groups are contesting the books removal. It goes on: Decisions about instructional materials should be based on sound educational grounds, not on an individual’s or group’s agreement or disagreement with the message or content of a particular book. Read the full letter here. Parents had this Jonathan Safran Foer novel pulled from public school over “extremely vulgar” passages
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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
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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65 Book Videos to Build Excitement for Summer Reading | Scholastic Books will fly off the shelf and straight into your students’ hands when they watch these quick video booktalks and book trailers. The videos listed below are in the form of video booktalks, similar to an in-class booktalk, and video book trailers, similar to a movie trailer but about a book. They are a fun, visual way for students to preview the books that may interest them. Grades PreK–K Pinkalicious by Elizabeth Kann Pink, pink, pink. More than anything, Pinkalicious loves pink, especially pink cupcakes. Book trailer for Pinkalicious Grades K–2 Move Over, Rover! Book trailer for Move Over, Rover! Grades 3–5 Chasing Vermeer by Blue Balliett What happens when there are too many coincidences, too many puzzle pieces that fit together? Booktalk for Chasing Vermeer Dinosaur Cove Attack of the Tyrannosaurus by Rex Stone Tom and Jamie can't believe their luck when they find a secret entrance to a prehistoric world filled with dinosaurs. Book trailer for Dinosaur Cove Attack of the Tyrannosaurus
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
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Series books are a staple in most students' reading repertoires. They motivate young readers and help them build positive experiences with books. While this motivation is critical in the development of young readers, it is also important for students to experience literature from a wide variety of authors and genres.It can be difficult for young readers to move away from the comfort of a favorite series. They may need your guidance to choose books that will hold the same motivation and appeal that the series provides. Junie B. Ramona the Pest by Beverly Cleary Clementine by Sara Pennypacker Happily Ever After by Anna Quindlen JoJo & Winnie by Marilyn Sachs Just Grace by Charise Mericle HarperLady Lollipop by Dick King-Smith Runaway Radish by Jessie Haas Soupy Saturdays with the Pain and the Great One by Judy BlumeThe Next-Door Dogs by Colby Rodowsky Ark in the Park by Wendy Orr Horrible Harry series by Suzy Kline Magic Tree House series by Mary Pope Osborne Series Books and Beyond for Grades 2-3
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