The Teacher Appears

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The Teacher Appears

Author : Brian Leaf
ISBN : 0692770585
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When the student is ready.... THE TEACHER APPEARS. For anyone longing to deepen their yoga practice comes The Teacher Appears, an illustrated journal of 108 prompts. Includes original celebrity guest prompts from such luminaries as Krishna Das, Elena Brower, Jack Kornfield, Shiva Rea, Seane Corn, Gretchen Rubin, and more. Acclaimed author Brian Leaf guides readers to deepen their yoga practice with dristi, mudra, and pranayama; to explore their uncomfortable edges; to cultivate intuition; and, simply, to long for the divine, as they experience the true meaning of yoga. Readers discover a new depth to their yoga practice and a new level of dedication, meaning, and happiness in their lives. THE TEACHER APPEARS features original contributions from Mayim Bialik, Beryl Bender Birch, Rachel Brathen, Elena Brower, J. Brown, Mallika Chopra, Seane Corn, Tiffany Cruikshank, Govind Das, Krishna Das, Lori Deschene, Alan Finger, Ana T. Forrest, Sharon Gannon, Joseph Goldstein, Schuyler Grant, Anna Guest-Jelley, Dan Harris, Bryan Kest, Jack Kornfield, Tias Little, Sarah Platt-Finger, Shiva Rea, Dave Romanelli, Gretchen Rubin, Mark Stephens, David Swenson, and Ganga White.

The Ambiguity Of Teaching To The Test

Author : William A. Firestone
ISBN : 9781135624217
Genre : Education
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Testing is one of the most controversial of all state and federal educational policies. The effects of testing are quite ambiguous. The same test may lead to different consequences in different circumstances, and teachers may use very different strategies to prepare students for tests. Although most experts agree that mandatory testing leads to teaching to the test, they disagree about whether it leads to meaningless drill, wasted time, de-professionalizing teachers, and demotivating students, or to more challenging and thoughtful curricula, more engaging teaching, increased student motivation, and increased accountability. To help sort through this ambiguity and provide a firmer basis for decisions, The Ambiguity of Teaching to the Test: Standards, Assessment, and Educational Reform offers a hard look at the effects of state testing, and thoroughly examines the ambiguity of test preparation and how test preparation practices are influenced by what teachers know and the leadership coming from the school and district. Drawing on data from a three-year study of New Jersey's testing policy in elementary mathematics and science, it helps to explain the variety of ways that teachers modify their teaching in response to state tests, raises important questions, and offers useful guidance on how state policymakers and local and district school administrators can implement policies that will improve educational equity and performance for all students. It also offers an in-depth analysis of classroom practices that should inform teachers and teacher educators whose goal is to meaningfully implement conceptually based teaching practices. This comprehensive look at the statewide variation in testing practice features: *a data-based, non-ideological treatment of how testing affects teachers, in a field characterized by ideologically driven beliefs and by anecdotes; *an extensive and well-integrated combination of qualitative and quantitative data sources that provide a statewide overview, as well as an in-depth analysis of teachers and classrooms; *a careful analysis of the variety of forms of teaching to the test; and *a multilevel exploration of how a variety of personal and leadership factors can influence teaching to the test. This is an important book for researchers, professionals, and students in educational testing, educational policy, educational administration, mathematics and science education, educational reform, and the politics and sociology of education. It will also prove useful for state policymakers, school and district leaders, and teacher educators and curriculum specialists who are making decisions about how to design and respond to new testing systems.
Category: Education

The Core Program

Author : Grace Stevens Wright
ISBN : MINN:31951D03528813B
Genre : Education
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Category: Education

Talis 2018 Results Volume Ii Teachers And School Leaders As Valued Professionals

Author : OECD
ISBN : 9789264805972
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This report aims to provide an in-depth analysis of teachers’ and school leaders’ perceptions of the value of their profession, their work-related well-being and stress, and their satisfaction with their working conditions. It also offers a description of teachers’ and school leaders’ contractual arrangements, opportunities to engage in professional tasks such as collaborative teamwork, autonomous decision making, and leadership practices.


Author : Commissioners of National Education in Ireland
ISBN : MINN:31951000847579B
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ISBN : MINN:30000011053687
Genre : Humanities
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Category: Humanities

Nothing Is As It Appears

Author : Guerdon Monroe
ISBN : 9781480999152
Genre : Fiction
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Nothing Is As It Appears By: Guerdon Monroe Nothing Is As It Appears takes us back to 1990. Three small town high school buddies, twenty years after graduation, find love and tragedy as they slowly learn someone from their past has returned to destroy them. A classic battle pitting good versus evil brews, boils then erupts as the three friends marked for obliteration struggle to survive and to discover who has targeted them and why. There can be no tie. One side will win, and one side will die. Against a backdrop of plot twists, cliffhangers, stunning revelations and survival by wit and will, readers will discover episodes of deep passion, light-hearted humor and the meaning of true friendship as well as the stark realization of crushing loss and deep sorrow. As the two sides descend into their own brand of hell, they all ultimately realize nothing is as it appears.
Category: Fiction

House File

Author : Iowa. General Assembly. House of Representatives
ISBN : IOWA:31858028232464
Genre : Bills, Legislative
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Category: Bills, Legislative

Moon Appears When The Water Is Still The

Author : Ian McCrorie
ISBN : 9781928706793
Genre : Philosophy
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Drawn from the Buddha’s teachings, contemporary literature, and the author’s own life, this collection of stories, anecdotes, and aphorisms provides inspiration and refreshment for practitioners of meditation. A sympathetic, observant, and compassionate voice drives these narratives, offering practitioners guidance and strength in their pursuit of eternal bliss. The anecdotes pair lasting truths with contemporary concepts, pointing to Dharma in all things, from a shoe repair shop to the World Wide Web. With one story, poem, or aphorism per page, Buddhism’s ancient wisdoms are presented in an easily digestible format.
Category: Philosophy

Primary Teaching Skills

Author : Prof E C Wragg
ISBN : 9781134888979
Genre : Education
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Primary teachers have always been required to master a wealth of knowledge and professional skills and recent debate has led to pressure for ever higher levels of competence. Ted Wragg's book provides a comprehensive guide to the skills needed by today's primary teachers. Separate chapters cover such central demands of the job as explaining new topics, asking stimulating questions and settling down with a new class and one is devoted to the particular problems of supply teachers. Based on extensive research in classrooms over the last three years, Primary Teaching Skills will enlighten and entertain both student and novice teachers and their more experienced colleagues at all stages of their professional development.
Category: Education

The Everything Essential Buddhism Book

Author : Arnie Kozak
ISBN : 9781440589836
Genre : Religion
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Your concise guide to Buddhism, mindfulness, and meditation! The Everything Essential Buddhism Book is your beginner's guide to the Buddhist principles of nonviolence, mindfulness, and self-awareness. Learn about the deceptively simple truths of this enigmatic religion, including: The life of Buddha and his continuing influence throughout the world Buddha's teachings and the Four Noble Truths of Buddhism The Noble Eightfold Path and how it should guide you What the Sutras say about education, marriage, sex, and death The proven physiological effects of meditation The growing impact of Buddhism on modern American culture Also included is instruction for the many forms of Buddhist meditation, including Zen and Tibetan practices. Most important, you will learn how you can apply the tenets of Buddhism to your daily life--and achieve clarity and inner peace in the process.
Category: Religion

The Construction Of Disability In Our Schools

Author : Kathryn Underwood
ISBN : 9789087902223
Genre : Education
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This book is about the meaning of disability in schools. The experience of children with disabilities in schools has undergone substantial change over the last twenty years (and more) with many children who would have once been living in institutions now going to school alongside their peers. With this monumental shift and the continuing increased participation of people with disabilities, one might wonder what disability means.
Category: Education

English Teaching Forum

Author :
ISBN : UCLA:L0053695292
Genre : English language
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Category: English language

Transonic Communicator

Author : Glen C. Cutlip
ISBN : 9781796095623
Genre : Religion
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Within the Transonic Communicator, one finds a means of Communication that transcends communication itself without doing so. Transonic Communication is a communication that takes place within one’s threefold Christ Self with the Consciousness of God. It’s an interactive communication, not a one way thing. One must participate in the communication.
Category: Religion