The White House in Washington, D.C, is one of the most famous buildings in the world. Sometimes called the people s house , it is home to the president and his family. With construction beginning in 1792, and being occupied by President John Adams in 1800, it was burned down by British troops in the war of 1812.
Provides information about basic etiquette and manners with family, including returning borrowed things in good condition, doing chores without being asked, and putting things back where they belong after they have been used.
In this inspirational work, New York Times best-selling author and lecturer Wayne W. Dyer shows you how to restore balance in your life by offering nine principles for realigning your thoughts so that they correspond to your highest desires.
A Match Made Hunter Davies loves football. And this book blows the whistle on his fifty-year love affair with the beautiful game. I Love Football provides an honest and funny look at why so many of us lose our hearts to footy. Hunter explains the sport’s history, the high and lows of supporting a team, how it felt being at 1966 World Cup, and what it’s like meeting legends like George Best and Gazza.
Our everyday lives are increasingly being lived through electronic media, which are changing our interactions and our communications in ways that we are only beginning to understand. In Discourse 2.0: Language and New Media, editors Deborah Tannen and Anna Marie Trester team up with top scholars in the field to shed light on the ways language is being used in, and shaped by, these new media contexts.
Voices from the Classroom: Elementary Teachers' Experience with Argument-Based Inquiry
There is much attention currently being given to argument-based inquiry in national and state curriculum documents. Students are being required to be able to generate and evaluate science knowledge, and to think critically and judge the value of evidence and explanations. The intent of the book is to provide a rich and broad view of the impact of argument-based inquiry in the elementary classrooms from the perspective of the teacher. All the teachers and professional development authors were engaged in promoting and using argument based inquiry as the approach to teaching science.
This manual-style book instantly dives into Eckhart Tolle's principles of "living in the moment," which could be a jarring experience for readers who haven't read his preceding book, The Power of Now. For the initiated, though, this makes an excellent companion guide--rich in exercises and meditations to help readers get out of their minds so they can live more peacefully in their bodies. Sometimes it's hard to fathom what on earth Tolle is talking about: "To regain awareness of Being and to abide in that state of 'feeling-realization' is enlightenment." Be patient.