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Book: Snitch - True Stories of Destructive Classrooms and Bad Teachers by Catherine D'Aquila
The book includes stories regarding my children's educational experiences from kindergarten through some years in high school. The text highlights the negative impact of some educators. The second part of the book allowed me to share my experiences as a third grade teacher, highlighting the impact of destructive classrooms and "bad" teachers. The cover includes inappropriate quotes said by [...]
 
Book: The Basics Of Kanban - A Popular Lean Framework (The Basics Of Customer-First Product Management Book 3) by Aditi Agarwal
Do you feel overwhelmed with multiple things that need your attention? Do you feel like you're always switching from one task to another, struggling to focus on any one thing for long enough to make progress? Do you feel that you work all day, but can't get anything to complete? Do you feel that you are not as productive as you would like to be? Does your team have enough visibility on work items [...]
 
Book: Teaching College - The Ultimate Guide to Lecturing, Presenting, and Engaging Students by Norman Eng, Ed.D.
Your students aren't reading. They aren't engaged in class. Getting them to talk is like pulling teeth. Whatever the situation, your reality is not meeting your expectations. Change is needed. But who's got the time? Or maybe you're just starting out, and you want to get it right the first time. If so, Teaching College: The Ultimate Guide to Lecturing, Presenting, and Engaging Students is the [...]
 
Book: LIVE FROM YOUR CLASS - Everything I Learned about Teaching, I Learned from Working at Saturday Night Live to Increase Student Engagement by Teaching to ...
High-School Teachers, Look No Further! What's the one trait students universally say they want in a teacher? A sense of humour. This practical and entertaining book shows teachers how they can specifically bring more humour into students' lives because when they're laughing, they're learning. In Jamie Mason Cohen's super, easy-to-read and entertaining style he applies the stories from his time at [...]
 
Book: Project Management 101 - 101 Tips for Success in Project Management by Lew Sauder
An entertaining and informative story to help you develop project management expertise Holly Hewitt is facing the biggest challenge of her career. Holly Hewitt has been assigned to manage the merger of two large food products companies. As she faces setbacks and challenges, she learns a few things about project management, and even mentors others on some of her own management and leadership [...]
 
Book: The Deadline - A Novel About Project Management by Tom DeMarco
From prolific and influential consultant and author Tom DeMarco comes a project management novel that vividly illustrates the principles - and outright absurdities - that affect the productivity of a software development team. With his trademark wit set free in the novel format, DeMarco centers the plot around the development of six software projects. Mr. Tompkins, a manager downsized from a [...]
 
Book: Why is it that my kite won't fly? - The Power of Strategic Project Management by Roberto Rodriguez Esteves
Project Management is, in many ways, like flying a kite. How do you design and construct it so that it's lifted high and strong by the wind? What do you do when it gets snagged in a tree, lands on the roof of a house, or is tangled on electrical wire? How do you retrieve it while keeping it intact? Similar elements come into play when executing a project. Successful delivery may be affected by [...]
 
Book: Master Todoist - How to Use a Simple App to Create Actionable To-Do Lists and Organize Your Life by SJ Scott
Do you struggle with getting things done? Feel overwhelmed by your to-do list? Want a simple app to manage and organize your life? It's easy to begin each day with a lengthy list of tasks without a clear direction of what to focus on first. The truth is: Most to-do lists are a distraction that often cause you to procrastinate on important tasks. Fortunately, the TODOIST app is specifically [...]
 
Book: AGILE Project Management for Busy Managers by Tony Riches
Managers have become skilled at juggling changing priorities. What is different is that customer expectations have changed. People expect shops to be open earlier and later, to get answers on line 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and appointments outside of normal working hours. At the same time there is huge pressure to reduce operating costs, staff numbers and to do more with less. Many [...]
 
Book: Building Construction Field Forms...using Excel by Barton Jahn
A first of its kind book presenting 32 building construction field forms for use in commercial and residential construction. Using the Excel spreadsheet program affordable and accessible to all users, with easy to follow step-by-step keystrokes, this book helps the user to create field forms such as the Construction Daily Log, the Concrete Pour Card, the Structural Steel Erection Daily Log, the [...]
 
Book: The Basics of SCRUM - A Simple Handbook to the Most Popular Agile Scrum Framework by Aditi Agarwal
Scrum is widely defined as an iterative and incremental Agile Framework to build complex products of the highest possible value. It is an incremental approach to develop a product through successive and relentless improvements. In this book, Aditi explains the Scrum roles, artifacts, ceremonies, and principles, along with advanced concepts such as managing technical debt, writing good user [...]
 
Book: HR in a Nutshell - Making Good Managers Great! by Steve Bareham
HR management, or human resource management, is all about people, because it is people who determine the success of any organization. It's crucial when managing staff to use proven processes to hire, interview, orient, train, coach, discipline, and evaluate performance. Good HR management process makes a manager's job easier, more efficient, and it minimizes errors...all good things! [...]
 
Book: Resolutions For Stress Relief (Self-Help Stress Solutions) by Darlene Josaphe
Everyone spends those last few weeks of December trying to come up with the perfect New Year's resolution. Yet, everyone spends those first few weeks of January ignoring those resolutions and slipping back into our old habits. Really, you never have to wait for that time of year in order to start making resolutions to change your life and change your thought habits - especially when it's about [...]
 
Book: I Have Three Things To Tell You, My Friend. by RM DAmato
This is a completely revised, 2nd edition. Many thanks to the readers who pointed out the numerous errors our first editor missed. 2014 National Indie Excellence Awards Finalist The Golden Years Can Be a Killer! In 2033, every senior citizen is offered a second chance and a second career. At 65, John Sinclair, a life-long teacher, faces two choices a second career or permanent retirement and [...]
 
Book: Personal Productivity For Busy Managers by Tony Riches
Personal productivity is under scrutiny as never before. In every sector global recession means continued pressure to reduce costs and increase productivity. All organisations are now driven to shine a spotlight closely at the contribution from every manager. A brilliant track record is no longer any guarantee of future job security. What matters is how much value you are adding now. So how do we [...]
 
Book: STUFFology 101 - Get Your Mind Out of the Clutter by Brenda Avadian & Eric M. Riddle
1.Do you race around to pick up piles when someone's at the door? 2.Do you close the door to hide your stuff in the spare room? 3.Do you still have unpacked boxes from your move 10 years ago? 4.Is your mind so frazzled, you can't focus? STUFFologists Brenda Avadian and Eric Riddle share four-combined decades of experience dealing with STUFF - clutter. Funny, serious, and humbling stories woven [...]
 
Book: The Reluctant Mentor - How Baby Boomers and Millenials Can Mentor Each Other in the Modern Workplace by Lew Sauder
An engaging and informative story on mentoring between baby boomers and millennials Roger Stewart Thinks he needs to mentor his young new employee. He doesn't realize that he's only half-right. In The Reluctant Mentor, Lew Sauder and Jeff Porter have weaved a tale of a baby boomer who hires Phil, an intelligent and ambitious millennial. Roger immediately sees some differences in his young new [...]
 
Book: The CEO by Peter Ralph
Douglas Aspine was a cold, calculating despot who lusted for the riches and power that came with being a public company CEO. He was forty-five and running out of time when fate dealt him an unexpected opportunity. An irresistible crime thriller. The company was old, staid and well-respected, but it was underperforming, and Aspine was determined to turn it around no matter who he had to crush or [...]
 
Book: Financial Empowerment - Realign Your Finances to God's Will by Pamela Carmichael
Read this Readers' Favorite award-winning title Financial Empowerment: Realign Your Finances to God's Will Pamela Carmichael can identify with your financial challenges. She knows what it's like to be faced with limited funds as well as having more than enough. However, in the midst of financial turmoil, she has learnt to take God at His word and apply His money principles to experience financial [...]
 
Book: Remember Everything You Want and Manage the Rest - Improve your Memory and Learning, Organize Your Brain, and Effectively Manage Your Knowledge by Helmut ...
Remember Everything You Want and Manage the Rest is a practical guide for anyone who wishes to improve their memory and learning and master information in a knowledge intensive world. It merges rapid memorization and long-term memory improvement techniques with information and knowledge management to provide a comprehensive solution for students, professionals, and life-long learners. The book [...]
 
Book: What You Must Know About - Debt and Saving Money - Guide Your Way To Smart Money Management by James Rudd
Managing money is not an easy thing with so many things to do in life like having a Family, maintaining a job, keep track of after work activates, and shopping. If you really want to stop struggling with money and get ahead financially, you must know how to budget. We all dream of retirement and most of us do not even sit down with a financial professional to do some retirement planning. This is [...]
 
Book: Debugging Housing Design & Construction...at a glance Volume 3 - Black & White Edition by Barton Jahn
This Volume 3 represents 18-20 years of basic field research observing and recording problems in housing construction...working as a superintendent, bank construction inspector, and project manager. The topics covered include interior doors, windows, finish carpentry, cabinets, electrical, light fixtures, HVAC, plumbing, tile, stairs, and stair handrail. At a glance...conveys the idea of a [...]
 
Book: Debugging Housing Design & Construction...at a glance Volume 1 - Black & White Edition by Barton Jahn
The theme of this book is the pursuit of excellence...the quest for information that will help everyone working in the housing construction industry to move closer to the ideal of perfection in design and construction, thereby increasing confidence, competence, and performance. At a glance...conveys the idea of a picture being worth a thousand words. The over 400 illustrations in this book, with [...]
 
Book: Debugging Housing Design & Construction...at a glance Volume 2 - Black & White Edition by Barton Jahn
I believe this 3-book series is an important new introduction of beneficial information into the standards-of-the-industry in the field of building design and construction. At a glance...conveys the idea of a picture being worth a thousand words. The over 400 illustrations and the images in this book, with a bare minimum of required explanatory text, provides the reader with a quick yet [...]
 
Book: Consulting 101, 2nd Edition - 101 Tips for Success in Consulting by Lew Sauder
Learn the fundamentals for a successful career in Consulting Follow these 101 tips to become an expert in the consulting profession Consulting 101 is an easy to read instruction guide that provides 101 tips for success in consulting. Using case studies in many of the tips, Lew Sauder provides the reader with advice on real world situations that he has experienced and observed over his more than [...]
 
Book: Simple Smart Money Secrets - Guiding Your Life Out of the Pit of Debt by Charmain D. Rodrigo
For the person who is ready to take charge of their life and obtain financial freedom Do you want to learn proven strategies that will help you get out of the pit of debt and move into the life you want? Are there times when you don't have enough money to pay your bills each month? Do you ever find yourself wishing you had more money? Would you like to live a debt free life? Do you want to learn [...]
 
Book: The Uncivil War - Battle in the Classroom by Nick K. Adams
Morgan Huddleston and Jeremy Wiggins have shared a classroom for three years, disliking each other the whole time and always in constant competition. Then a fourth grade social studies assignment reveals they are directly connected by tragic events that occurred 150 years earlier. Morgan and Jeremy contact their relatives and learn they both had a great-great-great-grandfather at the Battle of [...]
 
Book: Hamilton Troll meets Pink Light Sprite (The Many Adventures of Hamilton Troll) by Kathleen J. Shields
Meet Hamilton Troll, a fun-loving friend to the forest creatures and quite a unique little troll. But Hamilton has a problem; a fear he simply can not control and it is up to Pink Light Sprite to help him with his problem. Follow Hamilton as he takes this exciting journey down the forest path. He will meet new friends that he always will remember and he will in-turn help others when they need it. [...]
 
Book: Quick and Clever Kids' Crafts (Busy Kids, Happy Kids Book 2) by Deb Graham
Bored kids? Grandchildren visiting? Whining children when the rain just won't quit? A sudden sleep over? Need a fun, easy craft for homeschool? Called upon to lead the boy scout or girl scout troop this week? Need a project the whole classroom can do? Quick and Clever Kids' Crafts by Deb Graham - is the answer to what to do when there's nothing to do. Loaded with easy, quality crafts for [...]
 
Book: Success with STEM - Ideas for the classroom, STEM clubs and beyond by Sue Howarth
Success with STEM is an essential resource, packed with advice and ideas to support and enthuse all those involved in the planning and delivery of STEM in the secondary school. It offers guidance on current issues and priority areas to help you make informed judgements about your own practice and argue for further support for your subject in school. It explains current initiatives to enhance STEM [...]
 
Book: Little Missy Two-Shoes Likes to Go to School by Dr. Margaret Aranda and Marguerite A. Ferrante
Well, what is "school," anyway, said Little Missy Two-Shoes to herself. She was just fine staying at home playing with her toys and her bunny and her dog. She liked to pull all her toys out of her toybox, look at each one with familiarity, then sit down when she had them all strewn around her in a random pile. What's wrong with that? Why did she have to leave the house to go to "Pre-School" or [...]
 
Book: Awesome Science Experiments for Kids (Busy Kids, Happy Kids Book 3) by Deb Graham
A bored child is a sad thing! Children are endlessly curious about the world around them. A child who can look at their surroundings and wonder "what would happen if..." will be brighter than most, and certainly more interesting to be around. Loaded with simple science experiments using materials and ingredients found at home, Awesome Science Experiments for Kids by Deb Graham is ideal for [...]
 
Book: A School Year of Caring by Betty Mermelstein
Beth is a second grade teacher who deals with the realistic and sometimes humorous situations that are part of her class. She must make daily decisions concerning children who misbehave, who are often absent, whose skills are not progressing, and who suffer abuse at home. The consequences of reporting abuse turn violent for Beth, but she remains determined to do the right thing. When she meets a [...]
 
Book: High School Substitute Teacher's Guide - YOU CAN DO THIS! by Cherise Kelley
School districts can award emergency teaching credentials for substitute teachers. Their need is almost always dire enough that they will. This book explains not only how to get a high-school substitute teaching job, but also how to do the job so well that it will be rewarding in and of itself. Being an excellent substitute can also open the door to a regular full-time teaching position, if [...]
 
Book: Claudia and the Lords of Peterborough by Adam Mann
Claudia is overjoyed when she married the heir to the Earl of Peterborough, but her enjoyment of life took a nasty blow when she discovered he preferred racing cars and aeroplanes to raising a family with her! After his death in a flying accident she was prepared to return to her parents, but then the younger brother who in fact had introduced her to her husband, returned from Africa following [...]
 


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