Download Solve this: math activities for students and clubs by James S. Tanton PDF

By James S. Tanton

Subtle arithmetic is offered to all. This publication proves it! this can be a selection of interesting mathematical difficulties and actions associated via universal subject matters that each one contain operating with items from our daily event. find out about the maths of a bagel, a checkerboard and a pile of laundry for instance. notice for your self that wheels needn't be around, that braids needn't have loose ends, that it is often most sensible to show round two times - and extra! arithmetic is throughout us, all of us do arithmetic each day. The actions contained during this ebook are instant, catchy and enjoyable, yet upon research, start to spread into amazing layers of intensity and new views. the required arithmetic, in expanding degrees of trouble, is defined totally alongside the best way. arithmetic educators will locate this a useful source of clean and cutting edge methods to subject matters in arithmetic.

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Download Philosophy, Science, Education and Culture (Science & by Robert Nola, Gürol Irzik, PDF

By Robert Nola, Gürol Irzik,

Currents akin to epistemological and social constructivism, postmodernism, and likely types of multiculturalism that had develop into trendy inside technology schooling circles within the final many years overlooked serious inquiry because the middle target of schooling. during this publication we enhance an account of schooling that areas severe inquiry on the middle of schooling quite often and technological know-how schooling particularly. due to the fact that technology constitutes the paradigm instance of serious inquiry, we clarify the character of technological know-how, paying specific recognition to clinical method and clinical modeling and whilst exhibiting their relevance within the technology school room. We safeguard a universalist, rationalist, and objectivist account of technology opposed to epistemological and social constructivist perspectives, postmodernist methods and epistemic multiculturalist money owed.

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Download Femme, Gnose Et Manicheisme: De L'espace Mythique Au by Madeleine Scopello PDF

By Madeleine Scopello

The current quantity deals twelve reports facing female figures in Gnosticism and Manichaeism. partly One (“Images et symboles”), the writer unveils the hidden that means of a few female figures having performed a task at the legendary scene of these traits. a few of these figures, borrowed from different traditions, were deeply transformed via Gnostics or Manichees assuming thereby a brand new importance. An intermezzo (“Passages”) investigates the presence of girls names in titles preserved within the Nag Hammadi Library and the connection among a feminine protagonist and a particular literary style. half (“Histoire et r?alit?”) reconstructs the photographs of a few ladies, particularly Manichaean, to whom the old inquiry supplies lifestyles back, because of a clean examining of first hand resources, to boot of heresiological or archeological tales. a few of these reviews were formerly released and feature now been considerably up-to-date and extended. a few others are lectures on female in Gnosticism and Manichaeism given via the writer in Sorbonne, Paris, considering the fact that 1994. *** Les douze ?tudes que rassemble ce quantity abordent sous diff?rentes facettes le personnage de los angeles femme dans l. a. gnose et dans le manich?isme. Dans l. a. premi?re partie (« photographs et symboles »), l’Auteur d?voile l. a. signification cach?e de quelques figures f?minines qui ont jou? un r?le sur los angeles sc?ne du mythe. Si les auteurs gnostiques et manich?ens ont emprunt? certaines d’entre elles ? d’autres traditions, ils ont toutefois rework? ces figures en profondeur en les chargeant d’une nouvelle signification. l. a. deuxi?me partie (« Passages ») s’interroge sur los angeles pr?sence de noms f?minins dans les titres conserv?s de l. a. biblioth?que de Nag Hammadi et sur l. a. relation ?ventuelle entre une protagoniste f?minine et le choix d’un style litt?raire. l. a. troisi?me partie (« Histoire et r?alit? ») reconstruit les photos de quelques femmes, surtout manich?ennes, dont les features effac?s se pr?cisent gr?ce ? une lecture originale de l. a. documentation directe et des resources h?r?siologiques, gr?ce aussi ? l’apport de l’arch?ologie. Une partie de ces ?tudes, publi?e auparavant, para?t ici sous une forme largement amplifi?e. D’autres reprennent les th?mes de conf?rences sur l. a. femme dans le manich?isme, donn?es par l’Auteur ? los angeles Sorbonne entre 1997 et 2002.

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Download Pierre Bourdieu and Literacy Education by James Albright, Allan Luke PDF

By James Albright, Allan Luke

Author note: James Albright (Editor), Allan Luke (Editor)
Publish 12 months note: First released November 14th 2007

In this quantity students from around the globe specialise in how a Bourdieusian stance can let a robust socicultural and cultural research of literacy schooling conception and perform and function an efficient device in studying family of hierarchy and domination. even though there was a starting to be physique of Bourdieusian-inspired examine in a variety of sectors of schooling, this booklet is the 1st to give either theoretical and functional articulation of his rules within the box of literacy schooling. It brings jointly 3 significant clusters of work:

Rethinking of the doxa of the social fields of language and literacy education

Explorations of different objectifications of academic fields forming round cultural and linguistic minorities, new media and technologies

Studies at the formation of the literate habitus in houses and school rooms, curriculum and education, and addresses theoretical, coverage and sensible directions

Pierre Bourdieu and Literacy Education is meant for researchers, practitioners, and graduate scholars in literacy schooling, sociology of schooling, and curriculum idea, and as a textual content for complicated classes in those components.

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Download How to Sell More Stuff!: Promotional Marketing That Really by Steve Smith PDF

By Steve Smith

Revenues promotions are utilized by the smallest mom-and-pop storefront to the main refined shopper product marketer—and everybody in among. regrettably, now not many revenues promotions are performed good, and so much dealers and bosses comprehend that. the right way to promote extra Stuff tells executives, organizations, inner departments, marketers, and scholars alike the right way to shut revenues by way of influencing speedy purchaser habit via an array of promotional suggestions, together with sweepstakes, tie-ins, coupons, occasions, and extra.

Authors Steve Smith and popular Professor Don E. Schultz supply readers a fact-filled how-to instruction manual that covers the whole revenues promoting spectrum sincerely, concisely, and entirely. Professor Schultz introduces each one bankruptcy with an insightful, analytical point of view, after which the authors exhibit readers:

• tips on how to pick out the perfect tactic from over a hundred ideas, reviewing descriptions, merits, and drawbacks • the right way to funds this system • Pitfalls, cautions, and possibilities • tips to placed all of it including systems and checklists • Examples of prime promotions from Campbell Soup, basic turbines, Stanley instruments, and Procter & Gamble

Every enterprise desires to raise sales—from small companies to corporations to enterprises to revenues firms to B2Bs. With easy methods to promote extra Stuff, Smith and Schultz express them the way to decide the proper promoting to fulfill their wishes and execute it perfectly to accomplish the specified effects.

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Download American Multiculturalism after 9 11: Transatlantic by Derek Rubin, Jaap Verheul PDF

By Derek Rubin, Jaap Verheul

This groundbreaking quantity explores the multicultural debate that has advanced within the usa and Europe because the cataclysmic occasions of September 11. rather than suggesting closure through offering a unified narrative approximately cultural variety, nationwide id, and social stratification, the essays during this well-balanced assortment current a number of views, each one highlighting the undiminished relevance of key matters resembling immigration, assimilation, and citizenship, whereas additionally pointing to unresolved conflicts over universalism, faith, and tolerance. most significantly, this quantity indicates that the fight over multiculturalism isn't constrained to the political area, but in addition has profound cultural implications. American Multiculturalism after 9-11: Transatlantic views is a useful, thought-provoking addition to the controversy approximately multiculturalism as significant to the research of the USA in an international context.  

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Download Corpus-based Approaches to Metaphor And Metonymy (Trends in by Anatol Stefanowitsch, Stefan Th. Gries PDF

By Anatol Stefanowitsch, Stefan Th. Gries

The papers during this quantity care for the problem of ways corpus info relate to the questions that cognitive linguists have ordinarily investigated with appreciate to conceptual mappings. The authors during this quantity examine quite a lot of concerns - the coherence and serve as of specific metaphorical types, the interplay of shape and which means, the id of resource domain names of metaphorical expressions, the connection among metaphor and discourse, the priming of metaphors, and the old improvement of metaphors. The reports care for quite a few metaphorical and metonymic resource and aim domain names, together with the resource domain names house, ANIMALS, physique components, agencies and warfare, and the objective domain names VERBAL task, economic climate, feelings and POLITICS. of their reviews, the authors current numerous corpus-linguistic equipment for the research of conceptual mappings, for instance, corpora annotated for semantic different types, concordances of person source-domain goods and styles, and concordances of target-domain goods. In sum, the papers during this quantity express how a variety of corpus-linguistic tools can be utilized to enquire numerous concerns in cognitive linguistics; the mix of corpus tools with a cognitive-linguistic view of metaphor and metonymy yields new solutions to previous questions (and to new questions) concerning the courting among language as a conceptual phenomenon and language as a textual phenomenon.

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