Executive Skills in Children and Adolescents: A Practical Guide to Assessment and Intervention (Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools)

By Peg Dawson, Richard Guare

In transparent, step by step aspect, this hugely functional guide offers a research-based framework for strengthening govt functioning in little ones and youth. The ebook explains how govt talents boost in young ones and are utilized in daily life--from the self-regulation required for accountable habit to the making plans and initiation talents had to entire homework on time. directions are offered for undertaking multimodal tests and utilizing the consequences to devise environmental differences, individualized guide, training, and whole-class interventions. awareness can also be given to operating with little ones with ADHD and different medical difficulties during which govt talents are impaired. a few of the recommendations defined should be applied via academics and oldsters in collaboration with school-based clinicians. Designed in a large-size layout with handy, lay-flat binding, the guide comprises over a dozen reproducible review instruments, checklists, and making plans sheets, able to photocopy and use.

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SoapUI Cookbook

By Rupert Anderson

Boost your SoapUI functions to check RESTful and cleaning soap APIs with over sixty five hands-on recipes

About This Book

  • Quickly achieve simple-to-use construction blocks to strength up your SoapUI toolkit
  • Use Groovy scripting and open resource applied sciences so as to add the SoapUI performance you want to effectively try RESTFul and cleaning soap APIs
  • Access reusable step by step technical strategies to universal and extra complicated real-world attempt scenarios

Who This publication Is For

This booklet is geared toward builders and technical testers who're trying to find a short technique to take their SoapUI talents and knowing to the following point. no matter if you're new to SoapUI yet have uncomplicated Java abilities and an inexpensive snatch of RESTFul and cleaning soap internet companies, you then shouldn't have any challenge using this book.

What you are going to Learn

  • Generate checks, refactor interfaces, and enhance stub relaxation and cleaning soap carrier implementations utilizing Java
  • Create data-driven checks and cost effects utilizing MySQL, in-memory H2 DB, MongoDB, dossier, and ActiveMQ datasources
  • Develop dynamic data-driven relaxation and cleaning soap provider mocks utilizing Groovy scripting to quick offer reasonable try out provider implementations
  • Automate sensible and cargo assessments and run mocks by way of growing Shell, Java, JUnit, Gradle, Groovy, and Maven scripts
  • Test AWS and OAuth 2 cloud-based companies together with Dropbox and Google's Gmail API

In Detail

Packed with functional information, this e-book will assist you construct middle SoapUI abilities, combine open resource libraries, and code the additional performance had to quick conquer universal and complex API try problems.

Building up your abilities, you'll development to extra complex subject matters akin to Groovy scripting, checking out secured prone, load attempt concurrency concerns, utilizing plugins and constructing your own!

So whilst out-of-the-box SoapUI cannot just do what you would like or the fast suggestions you require is just not there, then take, tweak, and use what you would like from a extensive diversity of useful examples during this ebook and customise your option to API checking out luck with assurance of cleaning soap, leisure, and Groovy.

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Winning the Math Wars: No Teacher Left Behind

Washington nation is ready to go into a brand new section of the "math wars." because the overdue Eighties, the controversy over how most sensible to educate arithmetic to schoolchildren has raged world wide between educators, politicians, and fogeys. The stakes are excessive. to function successfully in a world, twenty-first-century economic climate and polity, the U.S. needs to supply an schooling in arithmetic that's either very good and equitable.

In this quantity, 4 students on the Washington tuition learn middle (WSRC) at Seattle Pacific collage current unique examine drawn from statistical reviews of country academic facts and from hundreds of thousands of school room observations conducted by means of The BERC staff. They examine the present kingdom of math schooling and overview its background and improvement. The authors additionally supply a dispassionate evaluation of the huge overseas, nationwide, and nation literature.

The in-depth observational learn in Winning the maths Wars confirms that the genuine factor is neither the method of teaching--traditional or reform--nor the kind of curriculum. If America's target of academic fairness and excellence is to be completed, then math academics in all places needs to be absolutely supported in constructing the categorical talents which are excellent for teaching all scholars. The authors dialogue concentrate on 4 ideas for making improvements to math educating and studying: constancy to reform efforts via all concerned; an emphasis on guideline and tutorial instruments; the severe nature of mathematical wisdom; and the necessity for transformational change.

Winning the maths Wars is a vital publication for coverage makers, college leaders, practitioners of arithmetic schooling, mom and dad, and somebody who desires to make experience of the "math wars."

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Training Games: Everything You Need to Know About Using Games to Reinforce Learning

By Susan El-Shamy

Video games represent a superb instrument for attractive beginners and reinforcing learning.

This is a pragmatic and pleasing advent to utilizing video games and based studying actions in education. it's the first ebook to mix gaming reason, hands-on suggestion and pattern video games.

Susan El-Shamy starts with an summary of the advantages of utilizing video games, touches at the studying psychology foundations of online game enjoying, describes the most typical different types of video games, and offers directions for selecting video games acceptable for given objectives.

She deals pro recommendation on tips on how to manage and behavior video games and on easy methods to investigate their effectiveness. She concludes with feedback on the way to adapt latest video games and actions to new reasons and, past that, on how the reader can create and layout his or her personal games.

The e-book incorporates a source record of commercially on hand video games and comparable net sites.

Susan El-Shamy admirably succeeds in demonstrating how video games advertise severe studying in grownup education. while you're new to video games, this ebook will allay your issues approximately utilizing them. while you're a veteran consumer of video games, listed here are new principles, together with an advent to e-games. All readers will relish the last word education video games review shape for comparing video games and as a consultant to making their very own.

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High-Impact Instruction: A Framework for Great Teaching

By Jim Knight

Small alterations can result in mammoth results!

Best-selling writer Jim Knight provides the high-leverage options that make the most important distinction in scholar studying.

Featuring checklists, a number of statement instruments, and on-line movies of lecturers enforcing the practices, this innovative e-book specializes in the 3 components of high-impact instruction:
• content material making plans, together with utilizing guiding questions, studying maps, and formative assessment
• tutorial practices similar to using considering activates, potent questions, tough assignments, and experiential learning
• group construction, within which you form a lecture room tradition that promotes future health, creativity, studying, and excessive expectancies

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Lync Server Cookbook

By Fabrizio Volpe, Alessio Giombini, Lasse Nordvik Wedo, Antonio Vargas

Over ninety recipes to empower you to configure, combine, and deal with your own Lync Server deployment

About This Book

  • Customize and deal with Lync safeguard and authentication on cloud and mobile
  • Discover the simplest how one can combine Lync with alternate and discover source forests
  • The e-book is designed to educate you the way to choose the simplest instruments, debugging equipment, and tracking ideas that can assist you on your daily work

Who This ebook Is For

If you're employed with Lync every day or when you have to exploit a particular characteristic of Lync for a undertaking, this is often the publication for you. For recommendations architects, technical specialists, and directors, when you have a Lync deployment and also you are looking to improve, combine, safe, or expand it to the cloud, you will get worthwhile details from the recipes during this book.

What you are going to Learn

  • Deploy dial plans, voice routing, and placement guidelines to construct a profitable Lync firm voice infrastructure
  • Understand Lync resolution proposals, from requirement accumulating and review to making plans and design
  • Deploy Lync on-line and Lync hybrid and comprehend their instruments and features
  • Monitor Lync and diagnose matters from the accrued data
  • Throttle and optimize your community to make sure caliber of carrier for Lync
  • Integrate Lync with trade so as to add positive factors and services
  • Discover extra in regards to the to be had debugging instruments, reminiscent of OCSTracer and Wireshark
  • Understand the stairs required to improve from OCS and from Lync 2010

In Detail

This booklet starts with the elemental security-related projects you need to be conscious of while operating with Lync, sooner than relocating directly to stroll you thru the authentication mechanisms. you'll get hands-on adventure with the stairs required to combine Lync with workplace 365, alternate, or depended on forests. you are going to discover find out how to use a variety of instruments resembling the Bandwidth calculator, Lync source equipment instruments, pressure and function instruments, and making plans instruments to help you to regulate advanced Lync positive factors corresponding to firm voice. This publication will take you thru designing a Lync resolution correct from assessing the present infrastructure and shooting the necessities via to making plans for user-training. eventually, the booklet concludes via exhibiting you ways to manage and deal with your networks and introduces you to numerous debugging instruments akin to Wireshark, CLSController, and extra. The publication goals at empowering you to effectively deal with your Lync deployments with ease.

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Why Do I Need a Teacher When I've got Google?: The Essential Guide to the Big Issues for Every 21st Century Teacher

By Ian Gilbert

‘The way forward for the area is on your hands’

I understand that will appear a piece steep contemplating you’ve bought that 12 months Ten coursework to tackle and the lesson statement on that anxious taking a look NQT, yet that’s how it is I’m afraid. you selected to be a instructor, you mold younger minds each day and people minds have to develop up and retailer the world.’Extract from bankruptcy One

Why do i want a instructor whilst I’ve received Google? is only one of the tough, arguable and thought-provoking questions Ian Gilbert poses in his long-awaited persist with as much as the vintage Essential Motivation within the Classroom.

Questioning the unquestionable, this publication will make you re-consider every thing you notion you knew approximately educating and studying, akin to:

  • Are you just getting ready the subsequent new release of unemployed accountants?
  • What do you do for the ‘sweetcorn children’ who pop out of the schooling procedure in pretty well a similar kingdom as once they went in?
  • What’s the genuine element of school?
  • Exams – So whose vivid proposal used to be that?
  • Why ‘EQ’ is quickly turning into the hot ‘IQ’.
  • What will your tuition coverage be on brain-enhancing technologies?
  • Which is the bizarre one out among a hamster and a caravan?

With his prevalent blend of hard-hitting truths, functional school room principles and irreverent feel of humour, Ian Gilbert takes the reader on a breathless rollercoaster trip via burning problems with the twenty-first century, contemplating every thing from the threats dealing with the realm and the problem of the BRIC economies to the hyperlink among eugenics and the 11+.

As wide-ranging and exhaustively-researched because it is enjoyable and obtainable, this e-book is designed to problem lecturers and tell them – in addition to inspire them – as they attempt to layout a twenty-first century studying adventure that actually does deliver the simplest out of all children. in the end, the way forward for the area may depend upon it.

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PsychNotes: Clinical Pocket Guide, 4th Edition (Davis's Notes)

By Darlene D. Pedersen

A Davis's notice Book!

Includes DSM-5 content material and is the First Place winner of the 2013 AJN e-book of the 12 months Award in Psychiatric and psychological overall healthiness Nursing!

This pocket consultant gives you easy accessibility to need-to-know info on uncomplicated behavioral theories, psychological health and wellbeing exams together with screening instruments (depression, nervousness, suicide, postnatal and geriatric melancholy, alcohol, hoarding and others),  key points of psychiatric and main issue interventions, up-to-date and "at your fingertips" key psychotropic details, terrorism, PTSD and army, labs/tests, and buyer schooling and lots more and plenty more!

The 4th variation has been completely up to date to convey much more assets and instruments, plus new DSM-5 content material.

"Psych Notes is choked with the entire crucial content material essential to evaluate (you must also have accelerated wisdom of this content material) and cross the ANCC PMHNP certification examination. you'll be astonished with the intensity and breadth of knowledge contained during this effortless to learn and use (spiral sure) e-book. ensure that you do entry the net details that accompanies this ebook, too because it encompasses a grid evaluating the adjustments from DSM-IV and DSM-5!"--Sandra Hannon-Engel, Ph.D., RN, CNS, PMHNP, Assistant Professor, William F. Connell college of Nursing, Boston university, Boston, MA.

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Unequal Childhoods: Class, Race, and Family Life, 2nd Edition with an Update a Decade Later

By Annette Lareau

Class does make a distinction within the lives and futures of yankee childrens. Drawing on in-depth observations of black and white middle-class, working-class, and bad households, Unequal Childhoods explores this truth, supplying an image of youth this day. listed here are the frenetic households dealing with their kid's stressful schedules of "leisure" actions; and listed here are households with lots of time yet little monetary safeguard. Lareau exhibits how middle-class mom and dad, no matter if black or white, interact in a technique of "concerted cultivation" designed to attract out kid's abilities and abilities, whereas working-class and bad households depend on "the accomplishment of typical growth," within which a kid's improvement unfolds spontaneously—as lengthy as uncomplicated convenience, nutrition, and guard are supplied. every one of those techniques to childrearing brings its personal merits and its personal drawbacks. In choosing and examining modifications among the 2, Lareau demonstrates the ability, and bounds, of social category in shaping the lives of America's children.

The first variation of Unequal Childhoods was once an fast vintage, portraying in riveting element the unforeseen ways that social type affects parenting in white and African American households. A decade later, Annette Lareau has revisited an identical households and interviewed the unique matters to ascertain the impression of social category within the transition to adulthood.

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Learning the Art of Helping: Building Blocks and Techniques (5th Edition) (The Merrill Counseling)

By Mark E. Young

Note: this can be the certain booklet simply and doesn't contain entry to MyCounselingLab®. to reserve MyCounselingLab® packaged with the sure publication, use ISBN 0134391071.


This best-selling source is a smart refresher and hands-on source for counselors new to their professions. It’s choked with step by step suggestions for constructing the talents and strategies they should successfully support their consumers. It covers not only the elemental development blocks within the occupation, but additionally what the writer calls the “megaskills” and customary healing components that lie at the back of the tools. The tone is conversational and the references are very precious.


Also to be had with MyCounselingLab®

This identify is additionally to be had with MyCounselingLab–an on-line homework, educational, and evaluate software designed to paintings with the textual content to have interaction scholars and enhance effects. inside of its established surroundings, scholars see key strategies tested via videos, perform what they study, attempt their figuring out, and obtain suggestions to steer their studying and confirm they grasp key studying outcomes.



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