Connections Beginning

Author: Bonnie Lou Risby
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ISBN: 9781593630591
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Imaginative logic puzzles are the pinnacle of this classic series designed to sharpen deductive reasoning skills and strengthen the ability to sort through information by formulating connections. Created with the classroom teacher in mind, these puzzles are both intriguing and easy to fit into lesson plans for the gifted and talented, as well as many main course curriculums. Designed for teachers frustrated with complicated logic exercises that are beyond the scope of one class period, the Connectionspuzzles are formatted for success within 50-minute pullout programs. Each puzzle includes an introduction, clues, grid, and an illustration. Many educators have found Connectionsthe best exercise to introduce deductive reasoning skills while enhancing enthusiasm. Exercises are simple to use and gradually present ever-increasing challenges. The thinking skills introduced dovetail easily into other aspects of the curriculum. Capture students' attention and challenge their intellectual talents with this first-rate series.

There S Room For Me Here

Author: Janet Allen
Editor: Stenhouse Publishers
ISBN: 1571100423
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Uses anecdotes and examples of student writing to recount the experiences of two teachers in creating special workshops for middle school students who had poor reading skills, and provides guidance for starting a literacy program.

The Definitive Guide To Mysql

Author: Michael Kofler
Editor: Apress
ISBN: 1430206691
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This second edition of Michael Kofler's acclaimed MySQL book has updated and expanded to cover MySQL 4.0, the most recent production release of the popular open source database, which boasts more than 4 million users worldwide. Like the first edition, this revision, which has been renamed to reflect the breadth and depth of Kofler's coverage of the topic, provides a thorough introduction to the installation, configuration, implementation, and administration of MySQL. In addition, Kofler demonstrates how you can use MySQL in conjunction with various other technologies to create database-driven websites, and he gives practical advice on database design. Kofler also covers what's coming up next in MySQL 4.1.

Fcc Record

Author: United States. Federal Communications Commission
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Beginning Fedora

Author: Keir Thomas
Editor: Apress
ISBN: 1430202971
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Beginning Fedora: From Novice to Professional guides you through the tasks most new Linux users desire to perform while explaining potentially confusing concepts along the way. It provides an illustrated, step-by-step guide to Fedora installation and hardware configuration. You'll also learn how to install it alongside Windows, allowing you to switch between the operating systems at will. The book eases the transition from the Windows to the Linux desktop by focusing on key everyday tasks such as file management, peripheral configuration, MP3/video playback, and office tasks.

Rebel Youth

Author: Ian Milligan
Editor: UBC Press
ISBN: 0774826908
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During the �long sixties,� baby boomers raised on democratic postwar ideals demanded a more egalitarian society for all. While a few became vocal leaders at universities across Canada, nearly 90% of Canada�s young people went straight to work after high school. There, they brought the anti-authoritarian spirit of the youth revolt to the labour movement. While university-based activists combined youth culture with a new brand of radicalism to form the New Left, young workers were defying their aging union leaders in a wave of renewed militancy. In Rebel Youth, Ian Milligan looks at these converging currents, demonstrating convincingly how they were part of the same youth phenomenon.

The Runner

Author: Peter May
Editor: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1782065466
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THE #1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OVER 3 MILLION COPIES SOLD WORLDWIDE 'A TREMENDOUS COLLISION OF CULTURES' HERALD The fifth China thriller sees Li Yan and Margaret Campbell uncover an insidious conspiracy on the eve of the Beijing Olympics THE SUFFERER A prodigious Chinese swimmer kills himself on the eve of the Beijing Olympics. Days later, a champion weightlifter suffers a fatal heart attack prior to competition. THE LISTENER Detective Li Yan senses a conspiracy surrounding the fatalities, and finds a female athlete willing to talk. But she will only trust one person: Li's fiancée, Margaret Campbell. THE RUNNER When Campbell's contact herself vanishes, the gun is fired on a race against time. And Li must now outrun, and outwit, an enemy bent on pushing him beyond endurance. LOVED THE RUNNER? Read the final book in the China series, CHINESE WHISPERS LOVE PETER MAY? Order his new thriller, A SILENT DEATH

Fcc Report To The Us Congress On Advanced Telecommunications

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Editor: Information Gatekeepers Inc
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From Complexity To Creativity

Author: Ben Goertzel
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780306455186
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Cybernetic pioneer Warren McCullough asked: "What is a man, that he may know a number; and what is a number, that a man may know it?" Thinking along much the same lines, my question here is: "What is a creative mind, that it might emerge from a complex system; and what is a complex system, that it might give rise to a creative mind?" Complexity science is a fashionable topic these days. My perspective on complexity, however, is a somewhat unusual one: I am interested in complex systems science principally as it reflects on abstract mathematical, computational models of mind. In my three previous books, The Structure of Intelligence, Evolving Mind, and Chaotic Logic, I have outlined a comprehensive complex-systems-theoretic theory of mind that I now call the psynet model. This book is a continuation of the research program presented in my previous books (and those books will be frequently referred to here, by the nicknames EM and CL). One might summarize the trajectory of thought spanning these four books as follows. SI formulated a philosophy and mathem- ics of mind, based on theoretical computer science and the concept of "pattern. " EM analyzed the theory of evolution by natural selection in similar terms, and used this computational theory of evolution to establish the evolutionary nature of thought.

Beginning To Play

Author: Forbes, Ruth
Editor: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
ISBN: 9780335214310
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Beginning to Play explores the young child’s right to a high quality, multi-sensory play environment where play really can begin. It builds on Goldschmied’s concept of Treasure Basket play, which involves a wide variety of everyday objects gathered together to stimulate all five senses of babies and young children. The book features detailed observations of babies beginning to play at and beyond the treasure basket. These observations support readers in offering rich play materials and experiences.