Description : “Lucid, accessible” research on classroom language bias for educators and “parents concerned about questions of power and control in public schools” (Publishers Weekly). In this collection of twelve essays, MacArthur Fellow Lisa Delpit and Kent State University Associate Professor Joanne Kilgour Dowdy take a critical look at the issues of language and dialect in the education system. The Skin That We Speak moves beyond the highly charged war of idioms to present teachers and parents with a thoughtful exploration of the varieties of English spoken today. At a time when children who don’t speak formal English are written off in our schools, and when the class- and race-biased language used to describe those children determines their fate, The Skin That We Speak offers a cutting-edge look at this all-important aspect of education. Including groundbreaking work by Herbert Kohl, Gloria J. Ladson-Billings, and Victoria Purcell-Gates, as well as classic texts by Geneva Smitherman and Asa Hilliard, this volume of writing is what Black Issues Book Review calls “an essential text.” “The book is aimed at helping educators learn to make use of cultural differences apparent in language to educate children, but its content guarantees broader appeal.” —Booklist “An honest, much-needed look at one of the most crucial issues in education today.” —Jackson Advocate
Description : Becoming a Christian is the biggest step a young person will take, but it often comes with a lot of questions about what this new life should look like: How do I study my Bible? Which Scriptures will help me? Will I still sin? The CSB I’m a Christian—Now What? Bible for Kids is an approachable and informative Bible for new believers who want to understand more about their growing faith. The forty feature pages provide helpful answers and info on topics like prayer, devotional time, faith, how to study the Bible, and the Bible itself. It’s the perfect guide for a young believer’s next steps of faith. Other features include: Presentation page, two-column text, topical subheadings, footnotes, words of Christ in red, 9-point type, smyth-sewn binding, and full-color maps The CSB I’m a Christian—Now What? Bible for Kids features the highly readable, highly reliable text of the Christian Standard Bible (CSB). The CSB stays as literal as possible to the Bible's original meaning without sacrificing clarity, making it easier to engage with Scripture's life transforming message and to share it with others.
Description : Emotional Freedom Technique is a new and innovative alternative therapy that is rapidly becoming a phenomenon. It is a safe and non-invasive healing method, based on tapping acupuncture points while you focus on a particular issue. It has been shown to be effective in treating fears and phobias, performance anxiety, guilt, shame, self-sabotage, and other emotional conditions. It is also being used to enhance and improve academic and athletic performance, psychic and intuitive abilities, confidence and self-esteem, and overall health and well-being.
Description : Take a fresh look at the Bible while you experience a new translation. The Common English Bible is relevant, readable, and reliable. The result is a new version that the typical reader or worshipper is able to understand. 115 leading biblical scholars from 22 faith traditions and 77 reading specialists in 13 denominations worked on this translation.
Description : Take a fresh look at the Bible while you experience a new translation. The Common English Bible is relevant, readable, and reliable. The result is a new version that the typical reader or worshipper is able to understand. 115 leading biblical scholars from 22 faith traditions and 77 reading specialists in 13 denominations worked on this translation. Contains Apocrypha books.
Description : ‘Dollar Chatroom’ is a book of extracts from live, verbatim, internet conversations between Stock Market Traders. Selected to be easily read and entertaining, both on and off topic plus after hours. Including 49 posted illustrations and charts, from the wise and perceptive to the downright bizarre.. . Find out what it is like to sit in front of a computer screen for anywhere between 10 minutes a week and 16 hours a day to earn your living in the company of 1000 other like minded individuals.. . And who your buddies are.. . Choose your weapons.. . Stocks, Indices, Forex, Oil, Metals, Futures, Options, Swaps, ETF’s, CFD’s, FOMC.. . what else ya got..? Includes the 2008 Worldwide Stock Market Crash – The Beginning of the End..? Includes the 2008 USA Presidential Election. Oh, and by the way, don’t forget to take your sunglasses in the plane, right..? There’s always blue sky and sunshine above the clouds.. . And another thing, if you read a funnier book this year, let me know, will you.. ?
Description : Mybyble gives you things that can be used today to save or improve health and lifestyles. A tip that lasts a lifetime is invaluable, especially considering the extended lifespan. Please refer back to Mybyble often. Cough to Get Your Heart Beating; Reverse/Prevent Brain Aging; Hot Flashes; Urine Heals Paper Cuts; Caraway Seeds for Nauseousness or Upset Stomach; Solutions during Pregnancy; Coconut Oil and Emu Oil to Open Hair Follicles; Help Regrow Hair; Wash the Face with Coconut Oil--not Soap; Acne/Rosacea; Vaginal and Penile Lubrication for Personal Relations; Cleaning Spots on Clothing with Distilled Water, which Leaves No Ring; Fix Hips, Jaw, Shoulders, Spine, Rib Cage; Short-term Memory Loss; Digestion, Circulation, Venous Insufficiency; Firm Back of Arm Flab; Isometrics for Nerve, Muscle, Tendon, Ligament Damage; Bladder and Kidneys Need Toning; Teeth (Remineralize Them); Gum Health; Tighten that Chin and Skin around Eyes; Sleep Aids; Weight Loss Made Easy; How to Interview an Investment Advisor; Margin: When If Ever; Never Eat Meat with Potatoes and never eat fruit AFTER food; Cervical Dysplasia/Class 2 Pap Smear; Chopsticks usable even with hand tremors; Pet Care/Nutrition; Peroxide for Plants and Gardening; Hum for Healthy Vocal Cords; Constipation/Elimination Details, concepts, and quick fixes that can be used for a lifetime and shared with others. I wish you well, and please smile and think of me when happily using a Mybyble tip and someone tells you, "Wow! You should write a book!"
Description : Memories that evoke the physical awareness of touch, smell, and bodily presence can be vital links to home for people living in diaspora from their culture of origin. How can filmmakers working between cultures use cinema, a visual medium, to transmit that physical sense of place and culture? In The Skin of the Film Laura U. Marks offers an answer, building on the theories of Gilles Deleuze and others to explain how and why intercultural cinema represents embodied experience in a postcolonial, transnational world. Much of intercultural cinema, Marks argues, has its origin in silence, in the gaps left by recorded history. Filmmakers seeking to represent their native cultures have had to develop new forms of cinematic expression. Marks offers a theory of "haptic visuality"--a visuality that functions like the sense of touch by triggering physical memories of smell, touch, and taste--to explain the newfound ways in which intercultural cinema engages the viewer bodily to convey cultural experience and memory. Using close to two hundred examples of intercultural film and video, she shows how the image allows viewers to experience cinema as a physical and multisensory embodiment of culture, not just as a visual representation of experience. Finally, this book offers a guide to many hard-to-find works of independent film and video made by Third World diasporic filmmakers now living in the United States, Great Britain, and Canada. The Skin of the Film draws on phenomenology, postcolonial and feminist theory, anthropology, and cognitive science. It will be essential reading for those interested in film theory, experimental cinema, the experience of diaspora, and the role of the sensuous in culture.
Description : Nick Barry's bad problems with his complexion, combined with anger problems and rashes appearing in strange patterns, lead him in search of an answer to what might be lurking beneath his skin.