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Children Who Learn Differently

Scott Teel – Defending and Parenting Children Who Learn Differently: Lessons from Edison’s Mothe
Publisher: Praeger | 2007-05-30 | ISBN: 0275992489 | PDF | 224 pages | 6.37 MB

Teel incorporates the fascinating story of Nancy Edison’s love for her son Thomas, who had been labeled unteachable, then presents us with the wider array of and issues for children who learn differently.
We all know Thomas Edison was a genius of seemingly limitless imagination. Yet few know he was a failure in elementary school. Teel shows us how Edison’s mother, Nancy, guided the boy deemed a dunce by officials—even assumed mentally retarded by his father—to become one of the greatest inventors of all time. Edison’s progressive and imaginative teaching methods hold lessons even today for all children who learn differently from conventional methods, as well as for the parents and teachers who care about them. Teel also explains how parents can negotiate the educational maze created by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB). An Individualized Education Program is explained in detail, and options such as enlisting the assistance of a professional advocate are also discussed.
The latest research about current medication therapies and the origins plus potential benefits of ADHD are reviewed. A leading professional advocate explains what every parent needs to know about the public school system. Other topics addressed include the effectiveness of home schooling and parental and student rights. An extensive list of local and national resources is also offered.

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Accelerated Learning

Colin Rose, “Accelerated Learning”
Accelerated Learning Systems, Limited | 1985 | ISBN: 0905553128 | 240 pages | PDF | 1,8 MB

A revolutionary new time-saving method to learn practically everything–from a new language to creativity–by using relaxation, visualization, the right and left sides of the brain, and the conscious and unconscious mind.

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12 Self Improvement Free Ebooks

12 Self Improvement Free Ebooks

Mompreneurasia.com from Singapore is offering 12 free downloadable ebooks on the topic of self improvement. Each of the ebook covers are nicely arranged on the page for easy download. To download just click on each of the cover image

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Learning Ayurveda

Introduction to Tantra Sastra

Sir John Woodroffe/Arthur Avalon – Introduction to Tantra Sastra
Publisher: Ganesh & Co. | 2004-06-01 | ISBN: 8185988110 | PDF | 157 pages | 10.31 MB

Tantra Sastra is not understood and practiced with ease.Sir John Woodroffe (Arthur Avalon),by his contributions on the subject,has brought this subject to everyone’s door step of knowledge.
Born on December 15th, 1865,John Woodroffe was educated at Woburn Park School and University College, Oxford, where he graduated in jurisprudence and the Bachelor of Civil Law examinations. In 1890, He moved to India and enrolled as an advocate in Calcutta High Court. He was soon made a Fellow of the Calcutta University and appointed Law Professor there.He was appointed Standing Counsel to the Government of India in 1902 and two years later was raised to the High Court Bench.After serving for eighteen years in the bench, he became Chief Justice of the Calcutta High Court in 1915.After retiring to England he became Reader in Indian Law at the University of Oxford, and finally moved to France in his retirement, where he died in 1936. Alongside his judicial duties he studied Sanskrit and Hindu philosophy and was especially interested in the esoteric Hindu Tantric Shakti system. He translated some twenty original Sanskrit texts, and under his pseudonym Arthur Avalon.He published and lectured prolifically and authoritatively on Indian philosophy and a wide range of Yoga and Tantra topics. His most popular and influential book, a major contribution to the appreciation of Indian philosophy and spirituality, is The Serpent Power The Secrets of Tantric and Shaktic Yoga ,which is the source of many modern Western appropriations of Kundalini practice. Other writings (published under his own name, as well as Arthur Avalon include: Shakti and Shakta Principles of Tantra (2 vols) Great Liberation) Hymns to the Goddess and Hymn to Kali The World as Power The Garland of Letters

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Motivation Tools for Teachers and Parents

Elizabeth Kirby EdD, Jill McDonald MEd, “Engage Every Student: Motivation Tools for Teachers and Parents”
Search Institute Press | 2009 | ISBN: 1574822667 | 128 pages | PDF | 1,9 MB

The challenge of motivating underachieving students is addressed in this classroom resource guide that advises teachers and other concerned adults to look beyond test scores and encourage under-performing middle school and high school students to find their motivational spark. Developmental benchmarks, reasonable expectations for results, and strategies for charting progress are discussed for a myriad of situations—including those with learning disabilities, family and environmental factors, different learning styles, and other root causes of motivational deficit—and paired with classroom strategies to address each unique case. A learning styles inventory and a multiple intelligence test are provided to aid in evaluation, and handouts and home strategies to share with parents are offered to reinforce the home-school connection.

Clinical Diagnosis

Ayurveda :Methods of Clinical Diagnosis

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