Award-winning teacher, blogger, and author Larry Ferlazzo is back with more insightful research and strategies for helping students want to care more about school and learning. In his previous books on motivation-Helping Students Motivate Themselves and Self-Driven Learning-he tackled ways to help students build intrinsic motivation by how you use class time, manage your class, encourage students to feel positive about learning, help them not feel burned out by testing, and more. In this book, he looks at how teachers can create classroom conditions that are needed for motivation to grow in the first place. Ferlazzo provides research-based suggestions on what you can do today to help students want to develop qualities like physical health, grit, flow, and a desire to transfer what they're learning to life outside of school.
At the end of each chapter, you'll find high-interest lesson plans, correlated to the Common Core ELA/Literacy Standards, that set the stage for long-term positive impacts. Students will read about sports stars, how maintaining a healthy lifestyle can help them achieve their goals, and other engaging topics. They will integrate information from various texts and make connections to their own lives, hopes and dreams-a more powerful way to learn to care than being told they should. The readings for these lessons and other tools are available as free eResources on our website so you can easily print them for your students.
Magic the Gathering Strategy and Deck Building Tips: A Complete Guide to Building a Magic Deck that Wins! Magic the Gathering is an amazing game to play. At its core it's a game of strategy, planning and execution. If you're deck is weak in strategy and you haven't planned correctly you'll never be able to execute a good game. If you're reading this book, then you've taken it upon yourself to learn exactly how to become a better player by learning Magic the Gathering strategy. And, by the end you will be. In this book you'll discover Magic the Gathering deck building tips and tricks that pro players use to build competitive decks. Through a specific set of strategies, that anyone can learn, you'll soon be able to increase your chances of winning. Guaranteed. Throughout each chapter, you'll learn key strategies that you can instantly use to build a better, more competitive deck. If you're looking to take your Magic the Gathering deck building skills to the next level, then this book is perfect for you. If you want to become a great Magic the Gathering player and learn the art of building a magic deck that rivals the most competitive opponent, then Grab your copy today. The key strategies await you. Inside You'll Discover - How to craft the optimal size deck - How much mana you should really include in your deck to harness the best advantage - What a mana curve is and why it so important to winning the game - A proven card selection strategy that increases your odds of drawing a great hand - Ways to construct a deck around key cards that can generate a win - Tips on developing a winning strategy for any type of deck - How a deck theme can work to your advantage and help you dominate your opponent - A break down of what exactly makes up a good card with numerous examples of good cards versus bad cards - Crucial game play tips you must consider if you want to win the game - And so much more! Grab your copy of this Magic the Gathering deck building and strategy guide today. Starting from the first chapter.
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The widespread interest this book has found among professors, scientists and stuÂ dents working in a variety of fields has made a new edition necessary. I have used this opportunity to add three new chapters on recent developments. One of the most fascinating fields of modern science is cognitive science which has become a meetÂ ing place of many disciplines ranging from mathematics over physics and computer science to psychology. Here, one of the important links between these fields is the concept of information which, however, appears in various disguises, be it as ShanÂ non information or as semantic information (or as something still different). So far, meaning seemed to be exorcised from Shannon information, whereas meaning plays a central role in semantic (or as it is sometimes called "pragmatic") information. In the new chapter 13 it will be shown, however, that there is an important interplay between Shannon and semantic information and that, in particular, the latter plays a decisive role in the fixation of Shannon information and, in cognitive processes, alÂ lows a drastic reduction of that information. A second, equally fascinating and rapidly developing field for mathematicians, computer scientists and physicists is quantum information and quantum computaÂ tion. The inclusion of these topics is a must for any modern treatise dealing with inÂ formation. It becomes more and more evident that the abstract concept of informaÂ tion is inseparably tied up with its realizations in the physical world.
Responding to the burgeoning interest in the role of civil society in peace processes, this groundbreaking collaborative effort identifies the constructive functions of civil society in support of peacebuilding both during and in the aftermath of armed conflict. The authors also highlight the factors that support those functions and the obstacles to their fulfillment. A comprehensive analytical framework is applied to 11 country cases, not only allowing comparative analysis, but also providing a new tool for further research. This title identifies the constructive functions of civil society in support of peacebuilding both during and in the aftermath of armed conflict, as well as the factors that support those functions and the obstacles to their fulfillment.
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