Planning to Teach History 2015-2016


Author: Thompson Wayne 1958 -
Publisher: Humanities and Social Science Press
ISBN: 0994210116
Category: Education
Page: N.A
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This book is the result of research and teaching over a period of years. The method used to examine the teaching of History in secondary schools draws on the authors experience as a system analyst where detailed observations of current practice were undertaken and then compared what academic research indicated was best practice for teachers. The author worked as a teacher of History in ten secondary schools in metropolitan, regional, rural and remote schools in the Government, Catholic and Independent school sectors. Planning to Teach History is designed to provide pre-service and early career teachers with a bridge that takes them from their academic training to the classroom. It aims to: · Examine the links between academic research and what happens in the classroom, · Model the teaching of historical knowledge, historical concepts, historical skills in engaging ways integrating technology seamlessly into the classroom , · Provide insights into the professional life of a teacher with emphasis on communicating with parents through student reports, report comments and preparing for parent-teacher interviews, and · Provide Heads of Departments with a resource that offers innovative and engaging ideas on teaching and learning, assessment and reporting. The text covers the classroom environment exploring the characteristics of teachers and students, diversity within the student body and approaches to teaching that cater for this diversity. Content knowledge is a key factor in teaching successfully. The text asks the questions teachers need to be able to answer to teach the options within the curriculum. Productive pedagogy which was based on authentic pedagogy developed by Newman & other is reviewed as is the importance of developing relationships in the classroom. A range of teaching strategies is also examined. Technological knowledge involves knowing what options are available and how they can be used in the classroom. Integrating teacher content knowledge, pedagogical knowledge and technological knowledge into their classroom practice is important in producing students who have the work skills and abilities for the knowledge era. Mapping the curriculum is an important part of designing teaching and learning programs. Understanding what questions students need to explore and how they will demonstrate their knowledge and understanding are important precursors to designing units of work. The text maps the 7-10 History curriculum. Teaching and learning activities and evidence of learning are not in included for two reasons. Firstly, every class and school are different (resources, teacher abilities and technology) so choices of teaching and learning activities are best left to the teacher. Secondly, without access to a resource including a historical narrative, historical sources and links to online resources the teaching and learning activities would be meaningless.

3D Printing in Medicine


Author: Deepak M Kalaskar
Publisher: Woodhead Publishing
ISBN: 0081007264
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 178
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3D Printing in Medicine examines the emerging market of 3D-printed biomaterials and its clinical applications. With a particular focus on both commercial and premarket tools, the book looks at their applications within medicine and the future outlook for the field. The book begins with a discussion of the fundamentals of 3D printing, including topics such as materials, and hardware. Chapters go on to cover applications within medicine such as computational analysis of 3D printed constructs, personalized 3D printing and 3D cell and organ printing. The concluding chapters in the book review the applications of 3D printing in diagnostics, drug development, 3D-printed disease models and 3D printers for surgical practice. With a strong focus on the translation of 3D printing technology to a clinical setting, this book is a valuable resource for scientists and engineers working in biomaterial, biomedical, and nanotechnology based industries and academia. Provides a comprehensive and authoritative overview of all the medical applications of 3D printing biomaterials and technologies Focuses on the emerging market of 3D printed biomaterials in clinical applications Reviews both commercial and under development materials, tools, their applications, and future evolution

Official Congressional Directory 114th Congress, 2015-2016, Convened January 2015


Author: Congress (U S ) Joint Committee on Printing
Publisher: Government Printing Office
ISBN: 9780160929960
Category: Photography
Page: 1258
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This handy guide provides a color photograph of each Member of the House of Representatives and the Senate of the 114th Congress and details each Member's length of service, political party affiliation, and congressional district. The Pictorial Directory also contains pictures of the President, Vice President, and House and Senate officers and officials.

3D Printing in Medicine

A Practical Guide for Medical Professionals
Author: Frank J. Rybicki,Gerald T. Grant
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319619241
Category: Medical
Page: 138
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This book describes the fundamentals of three-dimensional (3D) printing, addresses the practical aspects of establishing a 3D printing service in a medical facility, and explains the enormous potential value of rendering images as 3D printed models capable of providing tactile feedback and tangible information on both anatomic and pathologic states. Individual chapters also focus on selected areas of applications for 3D printing, including musculoskeletal, craniomaxillofacial, cardiovascular, and neurosurgery applications. Challenges and opportunities related to training, materials and equipment, and guidelines are addressed, and the overall costs of a 3D printing lab and the balancing of these costs against clinical benefits are discussed. Radiologists, surgeons, and other physicians will find this book to be a rich source of information on the practicalities and expanding medical applications of 3D printing.

3D Printing in Orthopaedic Surgery


Author: Matthew Dipaola
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323581196
Category: Medical
Page: 228
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Get a quick, expert overview of the role of emerging 3D printing technology in orthopaedic surgery, devices, and implants. This concise resource by Drs. Matthew DiPaola and Felasfa Wodajo provides orthopaedic surgeons and residents with need-to-know information on the clinical applications of 3D printing, including current technological capabilities, guidance for practice, and future outlooks for this fast-growing area. Covers basic principles such as engineering aspects, software, economics, legal considerations, and applications for education and surgery planning. Discusses 3D printing in arthroplasty, trauma and deformity, the adult and pediatric spine, oncology, and more. Includes information on setting up a home 3D printing "plant" and 3D printing biologics. Consolidates today’s available information on this burgeoning topic into a single convenient resource

Laudato si

Die Umwelt-Enzyklika des Papstes
Author: Franziskus (Papst),
Publisher: Verlag Herder GmbH
ISBN: 345180736X
Category: Religion
Page: 288
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Mit großer Spannung wurde sie erwartet, auch von Nicht-Katholiken: Die Umwelt-Enzyklika von Papst Franziskus nimmt die heute entscheidenden Themen in den Blick; es geht um die geht um soziale, ökologische und politische Zusammenhänge. Wohl selten war ein päpstliches Schreiben so aktuell und brisant und vor allem relevant für alle Gesellschaftsschichten und Menschen weltweit. Mit "Laudato si" beweist Franziskus, dass die Kirche nach wie vor eine unverzichtbare Stimme im Diskurs zur Gestaltung der modernen Welt ist. Wer verstehen will, wie Papst und Kirche die großen Herausforderungen unserer Zeit bestehen wollen, kommt an diesem Werk nicht vorbei. Ein Muss für jeden, der an den drängenden Fragen unserer Zeit interessiert ist.

Strong and Sustainable

How to Reduce Military Spending While Keeping Our Nation Safe
Author: Laurence J. Korb
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 1437940595
Category:
Page: 26
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This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. Restoring America¿s economic health will require dealing with our federal budget deficit over the long term. Reducing that deficit will require reducing the projected level of defense spending over the next 5 years. The defense budget can and should be reduced without harming national security for 3 reasons: (1) The portion of the world¿s military expend. the U.S. consumes compared to our potential adversaries has grown from 60% to 250%, so even if the U.S. were to cut its spending in half it would still be spending more than its adversaries; (2) The global security environment has changed, so we can reduce the overall size and deployment posture of our armed forces; (3) Significant tech. advances make our fighting forces far more efficient than even in the near past.

Die Prinzipien des Erfolgs


Author: Ray Dalio
Publisher: FinanzBuch Verlag
ISBN: 3960922175
Category: Self-Help
Page: 550
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Seine Firma Bridgewater Associates ist der größte Hedgefonds der Welt, er selbst gehört zu den Top 50 der reichsten Menschen auf dem Planeten: Ray Dalio. Seit 40 Jahren führt er sein Unternehmen so erfolgreich, dass ihn Generationen von Nachwuchsbankern wie einen Halbgott verehren. Mit "Die Prinzipien des Erfolgs" erlaubt er erstmals einen Blick in seine sonst so hermetisch abgeriegelte Welt. Seine Beobachtungen aus dem Geschäftsleben hielt Ray Dalio schon als junger Unternehmer in einem Notizbuch fest. Das war die Geburtsstunde seiner gut 200 "Prinzipien", die mit diesem Buch erstmals gebündelt vorliegen und kaum weniger als die Essenz des geradezu unheimlichen Erfolgs von Ray Dalio und seiner Firma darstellen. Kern dieser Prinzipien ist eine stetige Verbesserung durch radikale Transparenz und Wahrhaftigkeit, eine Art "Ideen-Meritokratie ", also eine Atmosphäre, in der sich die besten Ideen durchsetzen. Die einzigartigen Prinzipien, mithilfe derer jeder den Weg des Erfolgs einschlagen kann, und die mitunter harten Lektionen, die ihn sein einzigartiges System errichten ließen, hat Ray Dalio auf eine bisher noch nie dagewesene, unkonventionelle Weise zusammengetragen.

Homo Deus

Eine Geschichte von Morgen
Author: Yuval Noah Harari
Publisher: C.H.Beck
ISBN: 3406704026
Category: Social Science
Page: 576
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In seinem Kultbuch „Eine kurze Geschichte der Menschheit“ erklärte Yuval Noah Harari, wie unsere Spezies die Erde erobern konnte. In „Homo Deus“ stößt er vor in eine noch verborgene Welt: die Zukunft. Was wird mit uns und unserem Planeten passieren, wenn die neuen Technologien dem Menschen gottgleiche Fähigkeiten verleihen – schöpferische wie zerstörerische – und das Leben selbst auf eine völlig neue Stufe der Evolution heben? Wie wird es dem Homo Sapiens ergehen, wenn er einen technikverstärkten Homo Deus erschafft, der sich vom heutigen Menschen deutlicher unterscheidet als dieser vom Neandertaler? Was bleibt von uns und der modernen Religion des Humanismus, wenn wir Maschinen konstruieren, die alles besser können als wir? In unserer Gier nach Gesundheit, Glück und Macht könnten wir uns ganz allmählich so weit verändern, bis wir schließlich keine Menschen mehr sind.

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe

Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility: Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe
Author: International Monetary Fund
Publisher: International Monetary Fund
ISBN: 1452741328
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 91
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This paper discusses a request from the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe for a three-year arrangement under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF). The economic outlook for 2009 is broadly favorable, but subject to significant risks. The program spans a period including major elections; the authorities’ ability to meet fiscal objectives and implement monetary policy will be key to the success of the program. IMF staff recommends approval of the new PRGF arrangement based on the country’s policy commitments.

GRIT - Die neue Formel zum Erfolg

Mit Begeisterung und Ausdauer ans Ziel
Author: Angela Duckworth
Publisher: C. Bertelsmann Verlag
ISBN: 3641173558
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 480
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Die neue Formel zum Erfolg: Leidenschaft Ausdauer und Zuversicht Eine Mischung aus Ausdauer und Leidenschaft, nicht IQ, Startbedingungen oder Talent entscheidet über den Erfolg eines Menschen. Diese These hat die Neurowissenschaftlerin und Psychologin Angela Duckworth in dem Wort GRIT zusammengefasst, das im Englischen so viel wie Biss oder Mumm heißt, und hat damit weltweit Aufsehen erregt. Auf Basis ihrer eigenen Geschichte, von wissenschaftlichen Erkenntnissen und anhand ungewöhnlicher Leistungsbiografien ist sie dem Geheimnis von erfolgreichen Menschen auf den Grund gegangen, seien sie Sportler, Bankmanager oder Comiczeichner. Sie weist nach, dass nicht "Genie", sondern eine einzigartige Kombination aus Begeisterungsfähigkeit und langfristigem Durchhaltevermögen darüber entscheidet, ob man seine Ziele erreicht. Mit zahlreichen Beispielen, die jeder auf seine Situation anwenden kann, erläutert Angela Duckworth das Konzept der motivierten Beharrlichkeit. Und sie fordert dazu auf, im Wissen um GRIT Lernen und Bildung neu zu denken.

Early Childhood Experiences in Language Arts: Early Literacy


Author: Jeanne M. Machado
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305544773
Category: Education
Page: 544
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EARLY CHILDHOOD EXPERIENCES IN LANGUAGE ARTS: EARLY LITERACY, Eleventh Edition responds to national legislation, professional standards, and public concern about the development of young children's language and foundational literacy skills by providing current research-based instructional strategies in early language development. Activities throughout emphasize the relationship between listening, speaking, reading, writing (print), and viewing in language arts areas. This text addresses the cultural and ethnic diversity of children and provides techniques and tips for adapting curricula. Theory is followed by how-to suggestions and plentiful examples of classic books and stories, poems, finger plays, flannel board and alphabet experiences, puppetry, language games, drama, and phonemic and phonetic awareness activities. Students will also learn how, as teachers, they can best interact with children to promote appropriate language development, and how they can create a print-rich environment in the classroom. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Die Bullet-Journal-Methode

Verstehe deine Vergangenheit, ordne deine Gegenwart, gestalte deine Zukunft
Author: Ryder Carroll
Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH
ISBN: 3644403228
Category: Self-Help
Page: 352
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Der Erfinder der bahnbrechenden Bullet-Journal-Methode Ryder Carroll zeigt in diesem Buch, wie Sie endlich zum Pilot Ihres Lebens werden und nicht länger Passagier bleiben. Seine Methode hilft mit einer strukturierteren Lebensweise achtsamer und konzentrierter zu werden. Inzwischen lassen sich Millionen Menschen von ihm inspirieren. In diesem Buch erklärt er seine Philosophie und zeigt, wie Sie Klarheit ins Gedankenchaos bringen, wie Sie Ihre täglichen Routinen entwickeln und vage Vorhaben in erreichbare Ziele verwandeln. Mit nur einem Stift und einem Notizblock und Carrolls revolutionärer Technik werden Sie produktiver, fokussierter und lernen, was wirklich zählt - bei der Arbeit und im Privaten.