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November
StrengthsFinder 2.0 - Tom RathDo You Do What You Do Best Every Day? Chances are, you don t. From the cradle to the cubicle, we devote more time to fixing our shortcomings than to developing our strengths. To help people uncover their talents, Gallup introduced StrengthsFinder in the 2001 management book Now, Discover Your Strengths. The book ignited a global conversation, while StrengthsFinder helped millions discover their top five talents. In StrengthsFinder 2.0, Gallup unveils the new and improved version of its popular online assessment. With hundreds of strategies for applying your strengths, StrengthsFinder 2.0 will
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November
Glencoe Health Teacher's Wraparound Edition - Mary H. Bronson, Don MerkiUnit 1: A Healthy Foundation Unit 2: Physical Activity and Nutrition Unit 3: Mental and Emotional Health Unit 4: Promoting Safe and Healthy Relationships Unit 5: Personal Care and Body Systems Unit 6: Growth and Development Unit 7: Tobacco, Alcohol, and Other Drugs Unit 8: Diseases and Disorders Unit 9: Injury Prevention and Environmental Health
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November
India - Stanley WolpertThe history of India is the engrossing story of an ancient civilization, reborn as a modern nation. More a continent than a single nation, India is home to over one-fifth of humanity, yet it remains a mystery to most non-Indians, barely appreciated and poorly understood. Stanley Wolpert's third edition of India provides a much-needed, concise overview of Indian history and culture. His new preface brings the book up to date, discussing the most recent national elections, the economic effects of the new globalization, and the consequences of joining the nuclear arms race.
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November
Panorama 1 Cahier d'exercices - Jacky Girardet, Jean-Marie CridligMéthode de français pour grands adolescents et adultes
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November
In the Plex: How Google Thinks, Works, and Shapes Our Lives - Steven LevyWritten with full cooperation from top management, including cofounders Sergey Brin and Larry Page, this is the inside story behind Google, the most successful and most admired technology company of our time, told by one of our best technology writers. Few companies in history have ever been as successful and as admired as Google, the company that has transformed the Internet and become an indispensable part of our lives. How has Google done it? Veteran technology reporter Steven Levy was granted unprecedented access to the company, and in this revelatory book he takes readers inside Google
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November
Heritage of China: Contemporary Perspectives on Chinese Civilization - Paul S. RoppThe thirteen essays in this volume, all by experts in the field of Chinese studies, reflect the diversity of approaches scholars follow in the study of China's past. Together they reveal the depth and vitality of Chinese civilization and demonstrate how an understanding of traditional China can enrich and broaden our own contemporary worldview.
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November
What Every Teacher Should Know About Classroom Management (What Every Teacher Should Know About... (WETSKA Series)) - James Levin, James F. NolanClassroom management can be one of the biggest challenges and concerns for a new teacher. This handy guide focuses on developing classroom management decisions, prevention strategies, managing common misbehaviors, and managing chronic misbehaviors. As a part of the What Every Teacher Should Know About Series, this guide can be packaged for free with a core Education text (with each additional WETSKA guide added at a cost of $2 net to the bookstore) and can also be purchased individually.
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November
Religious Violence in Contemporary Japan: The Case of Aum Shinrikyo - Ian ReaderThis study looks at Aum's claims about itself and asks why a religious movement ostensibly focused on yoga, meditation, asceticism, and pursuit of enlightenment became involved in violent activities. Reader places the sect in the context of contemporary Japanese religious patterns, discussing developments in Asahara Shoko's personality and teachings, Aum's millennialism and its developing hostility toward society, and compares Aum with other religious and political movements that turned to violence, both in Japan and elsewhere.
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November
The Flat World and Education: How America's Commitment to Equity Will Determine Our Future - Linda Darling-HammondAs America enters the 21st century, U.S. students continue to slip behind in the worlds rankings in science and math. Yet, at the same time, state prison budgets are increasing nearly three times as fast as budgets for education. In her new book, Linda Darling-Hammond, a chief education advisor to President Barack Obama, a bestselling A01thor, and a nationally recognized leader in education reform, explores how America's performance globally is linked to the minority-majority achievement gap at home.
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November
Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes are High - Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, Al SwitzlerWhen stakes are high, opinions vary, and emotions run strong, you have three choices: avoid a crucial conversation and suffer the consequences; handle the conversation badly and suffer the consequences; and discover how to communicate best when it matters most. This guide gives you the tools you need to step up to life's difficult conversations.