An illustrated pocketbook that takes a practical approach to classroom observation for professional development purposes. It establishes the reasons for lesson observations, outlining the benefits, and defining protocols. It looks at different models of observation, starting with the observer as learner, also known as ´the worker bee model´.
Die gute Lehrerin und ideale Freundin ist die absolute Bedrohung der perfekten Familie. Victoria Paige, blond, klug und attraktiv, hat sich die Familie Stephens als Ziel ihres mörderischen Wahnsinns ausgesucht. Ahnungslos gehen Samantha, Nick und ihre Kinder Molly und Jack in die Falle der hilfsbereiten sympathischen Frau, nicht ahnend, dass deren dunkles Geheimnis zur tödlichen Bedrohung für alle wird. Als Samantha endlich erkennt, mit welcher Bestie sie es hier zu tun hat, sind sie und ihre Lieben der psychopathischen Lady längst hilflos ausgeliefert!
Some students will drive even the best-intentioned teachers to the breaking point. Ingrid is one of those students. The Lesson is a nuanced portrait of the struggle between two wills, crackling with psychological tension and simmering with emotion.
Art Lessons is told in the voice of Cassie from seven to eighteen. As she ages, she discovers the transformative power of visual art in herself and on the lives of others. Cassie lives in a family of sports nuts. She´s a loner, easily distracted by boyfriends, and in love with trees, her inspiration for drawing, and the process of art-making, which to her feels like floating. While unlikely teachers of all ages challenge her, it´s her Polish grandmother, Babci, who serves as an intuitive guide on Cassie´s path to becoming an artist. Through her own heightened observational skills and awareness of her difference, Cassie is saved by her art, changing as the trees she continues to draw over time.
In this reissued version of a beloved classic, a boy venturing through a forest on his way to a tuba lesson finds himself giving a concert to an unexpected audience of woodland creatures. But when a huge bear shows up and roars forth his own notes, will music be able to soothe even the most savage of beasts? Light on words but heavy on fun, Tuba Lessons is an unforgettable celebration of music and friendship.
This volume is the result of 10 long conversations the author held with d´Aquino, who contributes a Preface to the volume. The interviews were originally published in ´´America Oggi,´´ the daily newspaper of Italians living on the East Coast of the United States.
The Rock Warrior´s Way: Mental Training for Climbers, first published in 2003, outlines the foundation of the Warrior´s Way ® material. Espresso Lessons takes the material into practical climbing situations. It is the how to application of The Rock Warrior´s Way, intended to build upon and complement it. - Mental fitness training is simply improving your ability to keep attention in the moment. The most challengingand interesting moment in rock climbing is when your mind doubts whether or not you can continue climbing. Knowing when it is appropriate to push through this doubt and when to back off is critical for taking appropriate risks. - Espresso Lessons helps you take appropriate risks. It is an intentional approach to risk-taking that includes very specific processes for gathering information, assessing risks, making risk decisions, and taking effective action. - Many climbers ignore or avoid falling. Espresso Lessons addresses falling head-on, through intentional falling practice. It also includes specific exercises to practice all phases of risk-taking, allowing you to integrate the Warrior´s Way ® material in a practical and tangible way.
Vladimir Popov is a distinguished Russian chess coach who has guided his two most celebrated pupils, the Kosintseva sisters, into the Top 10 of womens chess. In Chess Lessons Popov shares his secrets of chess improvement. Chess is of course a complex game, but Popov has the ability as a coach and author to offer clear principles to help the reader achieve a deeper understanding of chess. Popov also offers many instructive and entertaining chess exercises for the reader to solve.