Thomas Harriot's Artis Analyticae Praxis Muriel Seltman 2007-05-09 This is the first English translation of Thomas Harriot’s seminal Artis Analyticae Praxis, first published in Latin in 1631. It has recently become clear that Harriot's editor substantially rearranged the work, and omitted sections beyond his comprehension. Commentary included with this translation relates to corresponding pages in the manuscript papers, enabling exploration of Harriot's novel and advanced mathematics. This publication provides the basis for a reassessment of the development of algebra.
La Petite Souris Intelligente (un livre d'images pour les Enfants) Paul Ramage 2012-01-12 Si votre enfant aime les livres de Mo Mo Willems, Laura Numeroff, Felicia Bond, P.D. Eastman et Sandra Boynton, votre enfant adorera La Petite Souris Intelligente, un livre ecrit et illustre par Paul Ramage.Utilisant des illustrations vives et amusantes, La Petite Souris Intelligente raconte l'histoire d'une adorable souris. Ce livre d'images est ideal pour les enfants d'age prescolaire qui commencent a apprendre a lire, ainsi que pour les enfants en debut de primaire qui commencent a maitriser des nouveaux mots de vocabulaire. Cette histoire drole et attachante encourage a la lecture, au dessin et au developpement de la capacite de raisonnement.Tranche d'age: Du nourrisson aux Jeunes Lecteurs du cours preparatoire (6 mois - 7 ans)A propos de l'auteur:Auteur a succes, Paul Ramage vit en Californie avec sa femme et ses deux jeunes enfants.Traduit par Clarisse Asseng
The Future of the Teaching and Learning of Algebra Kaye Stacey 2006-04-11 Kaye Stacey‚ Helen Chick‚ and Margaret Kendal The University of Melbourne‚ Australia Abstract: This section reports on the organisation‚ procedures‚ and publications of the ICMI Study‚ The Future of the Teaching and Learning of Algebra. Key words: Study Conference‚ organisation‚ procedures‚ publications The International Commission on Mathematical Instruction (ICMI) has‚ since the 1980s‚ conducted a series of studies into topics of particular significance to the theory and practice of contemporary mathematics education. Each ICMI Study involves an international seminar‚ the “Study Conference”‚ and culminates in a published volume intended to promote and assist discussion and action at the international‚ national‚ regional‚ and institutional levels. The ICMI Study running from 2000 to 2004 was on The Future of the Teaching and Learning of Algebra‚ and its Study Conference was held at The University of Melbourne‚ Australia fromDecember to 2001. It was the first study held in the Southern Hemisphere. There are several reasons why the future of the teaching and learning of algebra was a timely focus at the beginning of the twenty first century. The strong research base developed over recent decades enabled us to take stock of what has been achieved and also to look forward to what should be done and what might be achieved in the future. In addition‚ trends evident over recent years have intensified. Those particularly affecting school mathematics are the “massification” of education—continuing in some countries whilst beginning in others—and the advance of technology.
The Highest Mountain of Books in the World Rocio Bonilla 2016-07-01 A boy who wants to fly discovers the many ways that books can take him to the greatest heights.
Brave the Beaver Has the Worry Warts Misty Black 2020-07 Anxiety and worry can be scary, especially for children who don't know how to handle it. Help young readers calm their worries with Brave the Beaver.Brave can't help but worry...about everything. Worry causes his heart to race and his stomach to ache. And when it gets really bad...POP!...the worry warts start popping up too!What's a Brave Beaver to do? Will his daily mantra help calm his fears?"Worries, worries, go away!I won't listen if you stay.Breathe in courage. Breathe out fear.Worries, you're not welcome here!"Parents, counselors, and teachers love that the valuable life lessons in the Punk and Friends Learn Social Skills books are taught in such a fun way, kids don't even realize they're learning. There's no lecture here, just a fun story that kids can relate to.This book is geared toward children from preschool to second grade, ages 3-7. It's never too early to talk about important social skills. A list of coping strategies, as well as teacher and parent discussion materials on these topics, are included in the back of the book: Coping with worry and anxietyBeing mentally healthy so you can help others when neededPracticing your favorite coping skills so they come naturally when you need themRecognizing when you need helpUsing mantras to help refocusRead Brave the Beaver Has the Worry Warts to see how Brave calms his fears today!
Integration of Handicapped Pupils in Compulsory Education in Norway Marit Dahl 1982
Lateral Thinking Edward De Bono 2010-09-07 “This could be a very useful book for teachers and non-teachers alike. Dr. DeBono does not claim to be able to turn us all into Miltons, Davincis, and Einsteins…but his techniques provide an alternative to just sitting around waiting for the Muse to appear. The Muse never appears to most of us—hence the value of this book.”— David Cohen, Times Educational Supplement The first practical explanation of how creativity works, this results-oriented bestseller trains listeners to move beyond a “vertical” mode of thought to tap the potential of lateral thinking “The underlying argument of the book is that there are two kinds of thinking—vertical and lateral. Most of us are educated to think vertically, to go from one logical step to the next, moving all the time towards the one correct solution of our problem. We are not usually educated to be creative, to generate idea after idea…. “Dr. DeBono argues that the function of vertical, logical thinking is to argue what is wrong. It is a very useful way of thinking, but it is not the only useful way. To claim it is, is the sort of intellectual arrogance that makes creative thinking unlikely….
The Da Vinci Code Dan Brown 2010-07-06 *INCLUDES AN EXTRACT FROM ORIGIN,THE NEW THRILLER BY DAN BROWN: OUT NOW* --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Harvard professor Robert Langdon receives an urgent late-night phone call while on business in Paris: the elderly curator of the Louvre has been brutally murdered inside the museum. Alongside the body, police have found a series of baffling codes. As Langdon and a gifted French cryptologist, Sophie Neveu, begin to sort through the bizarre riddles, they are stunned to find a trail that leads to the works of Leonardo Da Vinci - and suggests the answer to a mystery that stretches deep into the vault of history. Unless Langdon and Neveu can decipher the labyrinthine code and quickly assemble the pieces of the puzzle, a stunning historical truth will be lost forever...
The Garden of Forking Paths Octavio Zaya 1998 Tendenser i latinamerikansk samtidskunst, illustreret ved gengivelse af 24 kunstneres værker inden for den eksperimenterende kunst.
Where's Waldo? the Wonder Book Martin Handford 2020-03-03 WHERE'S WALDO? THE WONDER BOOK takes searching for Waldo to a whole new eye-boggling level. Waldo-whizzes old and new won't be able to put it down! WALDO has wandered around the world, through time, and across the silver screen. Where is he off to now? Into a world of dreams and fantasies, of swarming scenes that could be invented only by the inspired mind of Martin Handford. Wilder and wackier than ever before, WALDO's adventures now span a crazy cake factory, the Land of Woof (imagine 1,000 Woofs!), an endless maze of halls and doors (can you find the keys that match the keyholes?), a riotous fun fair of fruits and vegetables, and much more! Every teeming double-page spread features more than twice the characters--and twice the challenge--of previous WALDO books! WHERE'S WALDO? THE WONDER BOOK will make your eyes POP!
Leonardo da Vinci Walter Isaacson 2017-10-17 The #1 New York Times bestseller from Walter Isaacson brings Leonardo da Vinci to life in this exciting new biography that is “a study in creativity: how to define it, how to achieve it…Most important, it is a powerful story of an exhilarating mind and life” (The New Yorker). Based on thousands of pages from Leonardo da Vinci’s astonishing notebooks and new discoveries about his life and work, Walter Isaacson “deftly reveals an intimate Leonardo” (San Francisco Chronicle) in a narrative that connects his art to his science. He shows how Leonardo’s genius was based on skills we can improve in ourselves, such as passionate curiosity, careful observation, and an imagination so playful that it flirted with fantasy. He produced the two most famous paintings in history, The Last Supper and the Mona Lisa. With a passion that sometimes became obsessive, he pursued innovative studies of anatomy, fossils, birds, the heart, flying machines, botany, geology, and weaponry. He explored the math of optics, showed how light rays strike the cornea, and produced illusions of changing perspectives in The Last Supper. His ability to stand at the crossroads of the humanities and the sciences, made iconic by his drawing of Vitruvian Man, made him history’s most creative genius. In the “luminous” (Daily Beast) Leonardo da Vinci, Isaacson describes how Leonardo’s delight at combining diverse passions remains the ultimate recipe for creativity. So, too, does his ease at being a bit of a misfit: illegitimate, gay, vegetarian, left-handed, easily distracted, and at times heretical. His life should remind us of the importance to be imaginative and, like talented rebels in any era, to think different. Here, da Vinci “comes to life in all his remarkable brilliance and oddity in Walter Isaacson’s ambitious new biography…a vigorous, insightful portrait” (The Washington Post).
States of Desire Revisited Edmund White 2014-09-18 Edmund White looks back at the varied cultures of the 1970s Gay Liberation era across the United States just before the 1980s devastation of AIDS, and in an afterword reflects on the internet s role today in creating a new global GLBTQ community. "
Along Came a Duke Elizabeth Boyle 2012-05-29 “Wit, passion, and adventure, Elizabeth Boyle has it all!” —Julia Quinn New York Times bestselling RITA® Award winner Elizabeth Boyle is a wonder, and with Along Came a Duke—the first book in her delectable Rhymes with Love series based on well-known nursery rhymes—she proves once more that no one writes wittier, more endearing and original historical romance. Returning once more to England during the colorful Regency Era, Boyle transports readers to the small town of Kempton, where a local curse prevents the female residents from wedding—a fact that cannot deter a plucky young heiress who needs to marry to inherit her fortune, as she strikes out for London to wed a rakish and unsuspecting duke. Funny, touching, and wonderfully sensuous, Along Came a Duke is a prime example of the exceptional romantic magic that puts Elizabeth Boyle in the same master class as Lisa Kleypas and Christina Dodd.
Forbidden Knowledge Roger Shattuck 1997 An examination of the meaning of moral responsibility in literature and our everday lives suggests that we live in a violated world that dismisses taboos
Sherlock Holmes Escape Room Puzzles James Hamer-Morton 2021-09-07 Can you help Dr. Watson find his missing friend Sherlock Holmes? Follow the trail of clues in a series of interconnected logic puzzles to solve the mystery! Sherlock Holmes is missing, and he’s left a fiendishly puzzling trail of clues to his whereabouts. In Sherlock Holmes Escape Room Puzzles, you’ll take on the role of Sherlock’s trusted friend Dr. Watson and attempt to solve 10 interconnected puzzles to sort out the mystery. Each of the story-driven puzzles requires that you use logical reasoning, mathematics, and observation skills to find the solution. The puzzle pages in the book can also be downloaded using an included QR code if you want to share the fun with your friends. If you’re stumped, clues of three levels of difficulty will give you a push in the right direction. Button up your coat and don your sleuthing hat—for the game is afoot!
The Medicine Man Francisco Rojas González 2000 Translated into English, this book is an introduction to the Spanish language and Spanish language poetry. It assumes nothing, starts from zero, and can thus be considered a general introduction to the poetic art, but it is done humorously and, as the classic writers would say, attempts to instruct while giving pleasure. In other words, those who know nothing, those who know little, and those who know a great deal may each and for diverse reasons find this book interesting, instructive, and pleasurable to read.
The Autumn of the Patriarch Gabriel García Márquez 1996 No Marketing Blurb
The Other End of the Line Andrea Camilleri 2019-09-03 "Wholly addictive, entirely magical series, set in Sicily and starring a detective unlike any other in crime fiction... altogether transporting."--A.J. Finn, #1 New York Times bestselling author A WASHINGTON POST BEST MYSTERY OF 2019 A BEST BOOK OF 2019, NPR's Book Concierge A wave of refugees has arrived on the Sicilian coast, and Inspector Montalbano and his team have been stationed at port, alongside countless volunteers, to receive and assist the newcomers. Meanwhile, Livia has promised their presence at a friend's wedding, and the inspector, agreeing to get a new suit tailored, meets the charming master seamstress Elena Biasini. But while on duty at the dock one late night, tragedy strikes, and a woman is found gruesomely murdered. Between managing the growing crowds at the landing, Montalbano delves into the world of garments, in the company of an orphaned cat, where he works to weave together the loose threads of the unsolved crimes and close the case.
The Fellowship Of The Ring J.R.R. Tolkien 2012-02-15 Begin your journey into Middle-earth. The inspiration for the upcoming original series on Prime Video, The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power. The Fellowship of the Ring is the first part of J.R.R. Tolkien’s epic adventure The Lord of the Rings. One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them. In ancient times the Rings of Power were crafted by the Elven-smiths, and Sauron, the Dark Lord, forged the One Ring, filling it with his own power so that he could rule all others. But the One Ring was taken from him, and though he sought it throughout Middle-earth, it remained lost to him. After many ages it fell into the hands of Bilbo Baggins, as told in The Hobbit. In a sleepy village in the Shire, young Frodo Baggins finds himself faced with an immense task, as his elderly cousin Bilbo entrusts the Ring to his care. Frodo must leave his home and make a perilous journey across Middle-earth to the Cracks of Doom, there to destroy the Ring and foil the Dark Lord in his evil purpose.
Literature and Language Teaching Peter Strevens 1986 This collection of papers examines the relationship between the teaching of language and the teaching of literature to non-native students. The book attempts to identify key theoretical issues and principles as a basis for further discussion.
The Code Book Simon Singh 2011-01-26 In his first book since the bestselling Fermat's Enigma, Simon Singh offers the first sweeping history of encryption, tracing its evolution and revealing the dramatic effects codes have had on wars, nations, and individual lives. From Mary, Queen of Scots, trapped by her own code, to the Navajo Code Talkers who helped the Allies win World War II, to the incredible (and incredibly simple) logisitical breakthrough that made Internet commerce secure, The Code Book tells the story of the most powerful intellectual weapon ever known: secrecy. Throughout the text are clear technical and mathematical explanations, and portraits of the remarkable personalities who wrote and broke the world's most difficult codes. Accessible, compelling, and remarkably far-reaching, this book will forever alter your view of history and what drives it. It will also make you wonder how private that e-mail you just sent really is.
How To Train Your Parents Pete Johnson 2011-09-30 Moving to a new area and a new school, Louis is horrified to discover his parents changing into ultra-competitive parents, wanting him and his younger brother to get straight As at school and join all sorts of after-school clubs and activities like the other kids in the area. Suddenly Louis's life is no longer his own - until he meets Maddy, who claims to have trained her parents to ignore her- But does Louis really want to be ignored? A truly contemporary tale with characters kids will recognize instantly!
The Epic Origin of Super Potato Artur Laperla 2019-08-01 Super Max has it all. He's a superhero with a flashy uniform and a great head of hair. Sure, sometimes the evil Dr. Malevolent pops up to cause trouble. But Super Max has defeated the villain over and over again. This time is different. This time, Dr. Malevolent's plan works . . . and he turns the handsome hero into a tiny tuber! But there's one thing the doctor didn't count on. The potato still has powers, and justice takes many forms. Super Max may be gone . . . but it's Super Potato's time to fly!
Future Critical World Issues in Education Philip Hall Coombs 1981
The Little Prince Puts on His Tie Borja Vilaseca 2017-12-31 The Little Prince puts on his tie is a fable based on real events that tells the story of Pablo Príncipe, a young nonconformist and visionary, who, after returning from an epic trip through Madagascar, becomes the new person responsible for people and values of the SAT consultant, a company marked by conflict, dissatisfaction and suffering. Through his innovative conceptions of self-knowledge and personal growth, he will lead the process of change and transformation of this company, developing the potential, talent and creativity of its employees. In parallel, it will inspire the managers to change its mindset, rediscovering what really matters: that the objective of companies is to create wealth, earning money as a result. «The whole world moves away when appears a man who knows where he is going» ANTOINE DE SAINT-EXUPÉRY
Escritura Y Sociedad Virginia Zavala 2004
After Babel George Steiner 2013-04-16 “A brilliant work . . . A dazzling meditation on the very nature of language itself” from the world-renowned scholar and author of The Poetry of Thought (Kirkus Reviews). In his classic work, literary critic and scholar George Steiner tackles what he considers the Babel “problem”: Why, over the course of history, have humans developed thousands of different languages when the social, material, and economic advantages of a single tongue are obvious? Steiner argues that different cultures’ desires for privacy and exclusivity led to each developing its own language. Translation, he believes, is at the very heart of human communication, and thus at the heart of human nature. From our everyday perception of the world around us, to creativity and the uninhibited imagination, to the often inexplicable poignancy of poetry, we are constantly translating—even from our native language.
Can Quilliam Learn to Control His Temper? Misty Black 2020-03-10 Staying calm can be difficult, especially for kids, but it's an important skill to learn. Poor little Quilliam has a BIG problem. This porcupine has a very BAD TEMPER. Quilliam's friends duck whenever he gets red in the face and starts to shake. They know what's about to happen, and they don't want to be hit by one of his angry quills. But Quilliam doesn't like putting his friends in danger, and when his temper causes chaos at home, he decides it's time to change. Will he be able to learn the skills he needs to control his temper? Or will his quills continue to cause chaos? Find out NOW, and laugh along with Quilliam and his friends during the surprise ending. Look for other books in the Punk and Friends collection, including Punk the Skunk Learns to Say Sorry. Parents, counselors, and teachers love that the valuable life lessons in these books are taught in such a fun way, kids don't even realize they're learning. There are no lectures here, just funny stories that kids can relate to. This book is geared toward children from preschool to second grade, ages 3-8. It's never too early to talk about important social skills. A list of coping strategies, as well as teacher and parent discussion materials on these topics, are included in the back of the of the book: Coping with anger Being a true friend Practicing your favorite coping skills so they come naturally when needed Recognizing when you need to change Calming down Helping others who are struggling with strong emotions Buy NOW! The Punk and Friends books are a great way for you and your little one to learn and laugh together.
Martin Rivas Alberto Blest Gana 1918
Ulysses James Joyce 2018-04-18 Loosely based on the Odyssey, this landmark of modern literature follows ordinary Dubliners through an entire day in 1904. Captivating experimental techniques range from interior monologues to exuberant wordplay and earthy humor.
Cuentos Oraciones Fernán Caballero 2015-02-19 This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work.As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.
Museum of Thieves Lian Tanner 2010-09-28 Welcome to the tyrannical city of Jewel, where impatience is a sin and boldness is a crime. Goldie Roth has lived in Jewel all her life. Like every child in the city, she wears a silver guardchain and is forced to obey the dreaded Blessed Guardians. She has never done anything by herself and won’t be allowed out on the streets unchained until Separation Day. When Separation Day is canceled, Goldie, who has always been both impatient and bold, runs away, risking not only her own life but also the lives of those she has left behind. In the chaos that follows, she is lured to the mysterious Museum of Dunt, where she meets the boy Toadspit and discovers terrible secrets. Only the cunning mind of a thief can understand the museum’s strange, shifting rooms. Fortunately, Goldie has a talent for thieving. Which is just as well, because the leader of the Blessed Guardians has his own plans for the museum—plans that threaten the lives of everyone Goldie loves. And it will take a daring thief to stop him. . . . Museum of Thieves is a thrilling tale of destiny and danger, and of a courageous girl who has never been allowed to grow up—until now.
La nueva televisión infantil Valerio Fuenzalida 2017-06-30 Desde hace un par de décadas hay una creciente producción de programas de televisión infantil que se toman las pantallas. Aquí se analizan desde la neurobiología las bases teóricas de una nueva concepción del niño y su permeación hacia la realización televisiva. El libro introduce algunas innovaciones en torno a la programación infantil y argumenta en favor de su incorporación en el aula parvularia, la que debería ser sistemática, flexible y constructivista en su recepción, siempre de la mano de un adulto. Sostiene que la calidad de la educación parvularia, en especial en el desarrollo de la inteligencia socioemocional integral del párvulo, puede ser apoyada de modo decisivo con este recurso formativo de modalidad audiovisual: los programas de animación infantil de nueva generación.
Delirium Laura Restrepo 2007-04-03 In this remarkably nuanced novel, both a gripping detective story and a passionate, devastating tale of eros and insanity in Colombia, internationally acclaimed author Laura Restrepo delves into the minds of four characters. There's Agustina, a beautiful woman from an upper-class family who is caught in the throes of madness; her husband Aguilar, a man passionately in love with his wife and determined to rescue her from insanity; Agustina's former lover Midas, a drug-trafficker and money-launderer; and Nicolás, Agustina's grandfather. Through the blend of these distinct voices, Restrepo creates a searing portrait of a society battered by war and corruption, as well as an intimate look at the daily lives of people struggling to stay sane in an unstable reality.
Be Afraid M. Burton 2015 Forensic artist Jenna Thompson returns to Nashville, where she helps Detective Rick Morgan identify the remains of a young child that is linked to a recent spate of killings and to the brutal murder of her family decades earlier.
Alfanhui Rafael Sánchez Ferlosio 1975
Giraffes Can't Dance Giles Andreae 2014-10-02 A touch-and-feel story-in-rhyme featuring Gerald and other animals from 'Giraffes Can't Dance'.
Playbook Castle Corina Fletcher 2014-08-07 Created by the highly acclaimed paper engineer Corina Fletcher and brought to life through vibrant and detailed pictures from the hugely talented Britta Teckentrup. This brilliant and ingenious novelty package comprises a pop-up storybook, which then unfolds and transforms into a 3D castle playmat revealing an entire medieval word. Also with cut-out knights and animals for added fun in the forest setting! Then fold it away and store it in its own box-style slipcase - perfect portable fun for journeys, playdates and bedtime too.
Jane Eyre Eternal Sky Classics 2020-10-21 Charlotte Brontë made a daring choice for her 1847 novel. Jane Eyre possesses neither the great beauty nor entrancing charm that her fictional predecessors used to make their way in the world. Instead, Jane relies upon her powers of diligence and perception, conducting herself with dignity animated by passion. The instant and lasting success of Jane Eyre proved Brontë's instincts correct. Readers of her era and ever after have taken the impoverished orphan girl into their hearts, following her from the custody of cruel relatives to a dangerously oppressive boarding school and onward through a troubled career as a governess. Jane's first assignment at Thorn field, where the proud and cynical master of the house harbors a scandalous secret, draws readers ever deeper into a compelling exploration of the mysteries of the human heart.
Emma (Annotated) Jane Austen 2021-05-16 Emma is a comic novel by Jane Austen, first published in December 1815, about the perils of misconstrued romance. The main character, Emma Woodhouse, is described in the opening paragraph as "handsome, clever, and rich" but is also rather spoiled. Prior to starting the novel, Austen wrote, "I am going to take a heroine whom no-one but myself will much like."

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