The Cartoon Guide to Algebra


Author: Larry Gonick
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
ISBN: 9780062202697
Category: Mathematics
Page: 240
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A comprehensive and comical new illustrated guide to algebra Do you think that a Cartesian plane is a luxury jetliner? Does the phrase "algebraic expression" leave you with a puzzled look? Do you believe that the Order of Operations is an Emmy-winning medical drama? Then you need The Cartoon Guide to Algebra to put you on the road to algebraic literacy. The Cartoon Guide to Algebra covers all of algebra's essentials—including rational and real numbers, the number line, variables, expressions, laws of combination, linear and quadratic equations, rates, proportion, and graphing—with clear, funny, and easy-to-understand illustrations, making algebra's many practical applications come alive. This latest math guide from New York Times bestselling author Larry Gonick is an essential supplement for students of all levels, in high school, college, and beyond. School's most dreaded subject has never been more fun.

Connecting Comics to Curriculum

Strategies for Grades 6-12
Author: Karen W. Gavigan,Mindy Tomasevich
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1598847686
Category: Education
Page: 164
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Here is the essential guide for librarians and teachers who want to develop a quality, curriculum-based graphic novel collection—and use its power to engage and inform middle and high school students. * Photos of school libraries, classrooms, and students * Model template lesson plans by subject area * A list of recommended resources, such as professional books, websites and blogs * A glossary of common graphic novel terms * Bibliographies of quality classic and contemporary graphic novel titles for libraries and classrooms, broken down into middle school and high school curricular areas

Multidisciplinary Units for Grades 6-8


Author: Susan Pauline O'Hara,Maureen McMahon
Publisher: ISTE (Interntl Soc Tech Educ
ISBN: 9781564842060
Category: Education
Page: 241
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Third in a series of grade-specific curricular resources, this useful addition to the NETS library focuses on the critical middle school years. More than 20 experienced educators contributed to this volume, covering the core content areas of language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, and cultural arts each with several months worth of lesson plans. Introductory essays address technology integration issues for all types of middle school classrooms and environments. Additional resources include relevant Web and literature citations, assessment strategies, interdisciplinary lesson extenders, and keys to the NETS and content area standards. FEATURES Ready-to-use lesson plans supporting technology integration for Grades 6-8 Classroom strategies appropriate for multidisciplinary learning and teaching Materials useful for teacher training and professional development Also available: Multiple Intelligences and Instructional Technology: Second Edition - ISBN 156484188X Teaching with Digital Images: Acquire, Analyze, Create, Communicate - ISBN 1564842193

Creative Home Schooling

A Resource Guide for Smart Families
Author: Lisa Rivero
Publisher: Great Potential PressInc
ISBN: 9780910707480
Category: Education
Page: 401
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For a comprehensive guide to home-based education that does not promote any particular curriculum or religious view, this is one book parents should buy! Parents will appreciate practical advice on getting started, adjusting to new roles, designing schoolwork that is both child-centered and fun, and planning for social and emotional growth. Parents will turn to curriculum chapters again and again. Features interviews and tips from many home school parents as well as long lists of resources. 430 pages of tips and tools!

Computer Algebra Recipes

A Gourmet’s Guide to the Mathematical Models of Science
Author: Richard Enns,George C. McGuire
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780387951485
Category: Mathematics
Page: 778
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Computer algebra systems allow students to work on mathematical models more efficiently than in the case of pencil and paper. The use of such systems also leads to fewer errors and enables students to work on complex and computationally intensive models. Aimed at undergraduates in their second or third year, this book is filled with examples from a wide variety of disciplines, including biology, economics, medicine, engineering, game theory, physics, and chemistry. The text includes a large number of Maple(R) recipes.

Mac World


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Macintosh (Computer)
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Macworld

The Macintosh Magazine
Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Macintosh (Computer)
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The Publishers Weekly


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Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: American literature
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School Library Journal


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Children's libraries
Page: N.A
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