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I heart intelligence FREE BOOKS: 100 legal sites to download literature

I heart intelligence FREE BOOKS: 100 legal sites to download literature
Looking for the next great book to sink your teeth into? Look no further. Below are over 100 links to websites that provide free e-books on a huge variety of topics. Browse works by Mark Twain, Joseph Conrad and other famous authors here. Classic Bookshelf: This site has put classic novels online, from Charles Dickens to Charlotte Bronte.The Online Books Page: The University of Pennsylvania hosts this book search and database.Project Gutenberg: This famous site has over 27,000 free books online.Page by Page Books: Find books by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and H.G. Wells, as well as speeches from George W. Textbooks If you don’t absolutely need to pay for your textbooks, save yourself a few hundred dollars by reviewing these sites. Math and Science Turn to this list to find books about math, science, engineering and technology. Children’s Books Even children’s books are now available online. Philosophy and Religion For books about philosophy and religion, check out these websites. Plays Rare Books

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12 Great Books (And The Perfect Kind Of Mood To Read Them In) You know you’ve read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend. –Paul Sweeney What’s the last book that moved you? 6 Techniques for Building Reading Skills—in Any Subject As avid lovers of literature, teachers often find themselves wanting to impart every bit of knowledge about a well-loved text to their students. And this is not just an ELA issue—other disciplines also often focus on the content of a text. However, teaching reading skills in English classes and across the disciplines is an almost guaranteed way to help students retain content. Unfortunately, the tendency to focus on the content is a real enemy to the ultimate goal of building reading skills. Without a repertoire of reading strategies that can be applied to any text, students are being shortchanged in their education. In order to teach students to read effectively, teachers must be sure that they are not simply suppliers of information on a particular text but also instructors of techniques to build reading skills.

10 Innovative Learning Stations That Get Students Reading Whenever I would introduce a new novel to my students, I always got the same reaction: Students moaned and groaned about the storyline, expressed their lack of interest in the author’s writing style, and proclaimed their everlasting boredom with the class as a whole. In order to avoid student complaints, I decided to implement book clubs in my classroom—students now have the opportunity to work in groups and choose what book they as a group want to read for a given unit. In order to make this work, there are a few things you should do. Have the students work together in groups of three or four, and offer the groups their choice of books—you should select options that ensure that students are still following Common Core standards. Next, have each group create a reading schedule. In my classroom, I use the station rotation model of blended learning.

The Harvard Classics: Download All 51 Volumes as Free eBooks Every revolutionary age produces its own kind of nostalgia. Faced with the enormous social and economic upheavals at the nineteenth century’s end, learned Victorians like Walter Pater, John Ruskin, and Matthew Arnold looked to High Church models and played the bishops of Western culture, with a monkish devotion to preserving and transmitting old texts and traditions and turning back to simpler ways of life. It was in 1909, the nadir of this milieu, before the advent of modernism and world war, that The Harvard Classics took shape. Compiled by Harvard’s president Charles W. Eliot and called at first Dr.

12 Laws Of Karma That Will Transform Your Life You are actually governed by the laws of Karma, just as everything in the world is governed by the laws of Physics. You may not know it – or you may believe that your life is actually in your own hands. But these Karmic laws will govern your entire life. And instead of being afraid of some grey laws, it’s best to know them and be empowered by your knowledge instead! Let’s now check out… The 12 Laws of Karma

The 100 Best Science Books of All Time Image by Biblioteca de la Facultad de Derecho (CC BY 2.0) The 100 Best Science Books of All Time list contains a mixture of classic and popular works, chosen for their accessibility and relevance. Most of the books selected are suitable for a well educated layman with only a few being for a more serious reader. The list covers the obvious subjects: biology, chemistry, and physics, as well as mathematics, the philosophy of science, and the history of science. 4 Songs for Teaching the 4 English Conditionals If you had to choose the hardest aspect of English grammar, what would it be? There are plenty of reasonable answers to this question – prepositions, phrasal verbs, passive voice – but the various conditional sentences should make anybody’s list. Indeed, it’s hard enough to teach the specific language that’s used in each conditional form (something will happen, something would happen, something would have happened), not to mention the differences between the four entirely different conditional constructions! Simply throwing conditional sentences at your students can be overwhelming to them, and can lead to a frustrating and unproductive lesson (trust me – speaking from experience here!).

25 Reading Strategies That Work In Every Content Area 25 Reading Strategies That Work In Every Content Area Reading is reading. By understanding that letters make sounds, we can blend those sounds together to make whole sounds that symbolize meaning we can all exchange with one another. By understanding that letters make sounds, we can blend those sounds together to make whole sounds that symbolize meaning we can all exchange with one another. Book titles with full text online "The 1688 Paradise Lost and Dr. Aldrich": Metropolitan Museum Journal, v. 6 (1972) Boorsch, Suzanne (1972) 20th-Century Art: A Resource for Educators Paul, Stella (1999) 82nd & Fifth The Metropolitan Museum of Art (2013)

You're Bored? Are You Kidding Me? (Updated 11th August 2016). So…I saw your tweet. You’re “bored”? Bored. Really? The Most Popular Book Set in Each European Country — in One Surprising Map We know what the most popular movies, TV shows and books set in each American state are. But what about in other countries around the world? Using the same methodology as we did in the United States — using Goodreads' ratings for the most popular books set in each region — we determined the top picks for each of over 40 European countries (plus Vatican City). It won't shock you to learn a certain boy wizard came out on top in the United Kingdom. Yes, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows is the number one book in the U.K. All of the franchise's installments are beloved by Goodreads users, but the finale stands out.

Some Excellent Rubric Generators for Teachers July 3, 2016 A few days ago we published here in EdTech and mLearning a collection of some interesting web tools teachers can use to create educational rubrics. Today, we are adding this wonderful resource from Teachnology which is basically a huge selection of pre-made rubrics and rubric generators that can be integrated into different subject areas. As we have argued elsewhere, rubrics are helpful for both teachers and students: teachers can use them when designing lesson plans and grading assignments; students can use them to make sure they meet the learning expectations and requirements of an assignment or project work. Teachnology’s rubrics are arranged into 10 main categories: general, language arts, learn about them, math, pre-made collection, process, rubric maker membership, science, social studies, and all rubrics. Basic Reading Skills Rubric Generator-

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