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Bring Your Textbook to Life! Strategies, Tips, & Tech Tools
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Bring Your Textbook to Life! Strategies, Tips, & Tech ToolsBring Your Textbook to Life! Strategies, Tips, & Tech Tools

Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
 
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How Science Works: Evolution: The Nature of Science & The Science of Nature, Second Edition
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How Science Works: Evolution: The Nature of Science & The Science of Nature, Second Edition

Evolution is just a theory, isn’t it? What is a scientific theory anyway? Don’t scientists prove things? What is the difference between a fact, a hypothesis and a theory in science? How does scientific thinking differ from religious thinking? Why are most leading scientists atheists? Are science and religion compatible? Why are there so many different religious beliefs but only one science? What is the evidence for evolution? Why does evolution occur? If you are interested in any of these questions and have some knowledge of biology, this book is for you
 
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Understanding Nonverbal Communication
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Understanding Nonverbal Communication

Posture. Eye contact and blinking. Gestures. Tone and pitch. Gait. Body type and clothing choices. How much of our communication is nonverbal? Many people have heard the claim that 93% of what we express is conveyed through nonverbal communication. After a study in the 1960s, this idea spread into mainstream thinking and changed the way we viewed and interpreted our interactions with others.
 
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Are You Ready for the SAT & ACT?: Building Critical Reading Skills for Rising High School Students
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Are You Ready for the SAT & ACT?: Building Critical Reading Skills for Rising High School StudentsAre You Ready for the SAT & ACT?: Building Critical Reading Skills for Rising High School Students

As parents know, the Redesigned SAT is looming on the horizon for rising high school students (those taking the exam in 2016 or beyond). The power of a single word and how it can vary in meaning depending on its surrounding context is a core skills-building component in Are You Ready for the SAT & ACT?, which directly addresses the layered analytical thinking that the Redesigned SAT requires.
 
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Boost! Speaking 1
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Boost! Speaking 1The Boost! Skills Series is the definitive and comprehensive four-level series of skills books for junior EFL learners. The series has been developed around age-appropriate, cross-curricular topics that develop students' critical thinking and examination techniques. It follows cm integrated skills approach with each of the skills brought together at the end of each unit.
 
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Critical Reading and Writing (8th Edition)
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Critical Reading, and Writing (8th Edition)Critical Reading, and Writing (8th Edition)

Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing is a compact but complete guide to critical thinking and argumentation. Comprising the text portion of the widely adopted Current Issues and Enduring Questions, it draws on the authors’ dual expertise in effective persuasive writing and comprehensive rhetorical strategies to help students move from critical thinking to argumentative and researched writing. 
 
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Critical Thinking Skills For Dummies (2015)
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Critical Thinking Skills For Dummies (2015)Critical Thinking Skills For Dummies (2015)

These days, strong critical thinking skills provide a vital foundation for academic success, and Critical Thinking Skills For Dummies offers a clear and unintimidating introduction to what can otherwise be a pretty complex topic. Inside, you'll get hands-on, lively, and fun exercises that you can put to work today to improve your arguments and pin down key issues.
 
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