Before he knew about the Roses, 16-year-old Jack lived an unremarkable life in the small Ohio town of Trinity. Only the medicine he has to take daily and the thick scar above his heart set him apart from the other high-schoolers. Then one day Jack skips his medicine.
The Dance of Connection: How to Talk to Someone When You're Mad, Hurt, Scared, Frustrated, Insulted, Betrayed, or DesperateGood communication is the key to successful relationships. However, in marriage and other intimate relationships both men and women complain that they stop being heard and fail to communicate with the other person. The resulting conflict only leads to pain, frustration, silence and anger. This book aims to show how to articulate your true self and transform your relationships.
Do you wish to get better grades in school? Have you ever dreamed of being a top student? If your answer to these questions is "yes!", then this is the book for you. In this book, the author shares his personal story about how he progressed from doing badly in primary school to topping his class in postgraduate studies, whilst dealing with obstacles like poverty and parental abuse. He also shares with readers the stories of other past scholars who won various scholarships. Unlike most books on study and examination techniques which are written by teachers, examiners, psychologists and other "experts", this book is written from the perspective of the students themselves
Magazine brings the intelligent, interested ordinary person the latest scientific and technological breakthroughs, while examining the issues that these throw up. It hails from the US and features cutting-edge technology and insightful commentary from scientists, scientific journalists, and other experts at the forefront of scientific study but is always presented in an interesting, vibrant way that breathes life into the subject
Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning - 2014
To most of us, learning something "the hard way" implies wasted time and effort. Good teaching, we believe, should be creatively tailored to the different learning styles of students and should use strategies that make learning easier. Make It Stick "turns fashionable ideas like these on their head. Drawing on recent discoveries in cognitive psychology and other disciplines, the authors offer concrete techniques for becoming more productive learners.