Out of My Mind

by Sharon M. Draper

Considered by many to be mentally retarded, a brilliant, impatient fifth-grader with cerebral palsy discovers a technological device that will allow her to speak for the first time.

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Java

by Walter Savitch

ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. Packages Access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from

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ARM Based Microcontroller Multitasking Projects

by Dogan Ibrahim

Most microcontroller-based applications nowadays are large, complex, and may require several tasks to share the MCU in multitasking applications. Most modern high-speed microcontrollers support multitasking kernels with sophisticated scheduling algorithms so that many complex tasks can be executed on a priority basis. ARM-based Microcontroller Multitasking Projects: Using the FreeRTOS Multitasking Kernel explains how to multitask ARM Cortex microcontrollers using the FreeRTOS multitasking kernel. The book describes in detail the features of multitasking operating systems such as scheduling, priorities, mailboxes, event

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Laboratory Safety for Chemistry Students

by Robert H. Hill, Jr.,David C. Finster

"...this substantial and engaging text offers a wealth of practical (in every sense of the word) advice...Every undergraduate laboratory, and, ideally, every undergraduate chemist, should have a copy of what is by some distance the best book I have seen on safety in the undergraduate laboratory." Chemistry World, March 2011 Laboratory Safety for Chemistry Students is uniquely designed to accompany students throughout their four-year undergraduate education and beyond, progressively teaching them the skills and knowledge they need to learn their

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Zak George s Dog Training Revolution

by Zak George,Dina Roth Port

Zak George is a new type of dog trainer. A dynamic YouTube star and Animal Planet personality with a fresh approach, Zak helps you to tailor train to your dog's unique traits and energy level--leading to quicker results and a much happier pet. Packed with everything you need to know to raise and care for your dog, this book will help you communicate and bond with one another in a way that makes training easier, more rewarding, and--most of all--fun!

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The Secrets of College Success

by Lynn F. Jacobs,Jeremy S. Hyman

If you’re currently a college student, or plan on being one, you need to check out this book. Written by award-winning professors Lynn Jacobs and Jeremy Hyman, it’s loaded with insider information that only professors know--but few are willing to reveal. The over 600 tips in this book will show you: How to pick good courses and avoid bad professors How to develop “college-level” skills and habits that’ll put you ahead of the pack How to get through

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Computer Science

by Behrouz A. Forouzan,Gilberg

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Engineering Education 4 0

by Sulamith Frerich,Tobias Meisen,Anja Richert,Marcus Petermann,Sabina Jeschke,Uwe Wilkesmann,A. Erman Tekkaya

This book presents a collection of results from the interdisciplinary research project “ELLI” published by researchers at RWTH Aachen University, the TU Dortmund and Ruhr-Universität Bochum between 2011 and 2016. All contributions showcase essential research results, concepts and innovative teaching methods to improve engineering education. Further, they focus on a variety of areas, including virtual and remote teaching and learning environments, student mobility, support throughout the student lifecycle, and the cultivation of interdisciplinary skills.

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Ditch That Textbook

by Matt Miller

Textbooks are symbols of centuries-old education. They're often outdated as soon as they hit students' desks. Acting "by the textbook" implies compliance and a lack of creativity. It's time to ditch those textbooks--and those textbook assumptions about learning In Ditch That Textbook, teacher and blogger Matt Miller encourages educators to throw out meaningless, pedestrian teaching and learning practices. He empowers them to evolve and improve on old, standard, teaching methods. Ditch That Textbook is a support system, toolbox, and manifesto

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Let s Review Geometry

by Andre Castagna

Let's Review Geometry includes the most up-to-date information on the Geometry Common Core Regents Exam. Students can use this review guide to prepare for their Geometry Regents Exams. Inside, separate chapters explain and provide practice problems on: the language of geometry, basic geometric relationships (parallel lines, polygons, and triangle relationships), constructions, an introduction to geometric proof transformations, triangle congruence, similarity and right triangle trigonometry, parallelograms, circles and arcs, coordinate geometry and proofs on the coordinate plane, and volume (modeling 3-D

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Practical Meteorology

by Roland Stull

A quantitative introduction to atmospheric science for students and professionals who want to understand and apply basic meteorological concepts but who are not ready for calculus.

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The Human Eye

by Clyde W. Oyster

Using hundreds of original anatomical drawings, this book considers both the structure and the function of the human eye and how they are related.

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The Why Axis

by Uri Gneezy,John List

Two of Forbes magazine’s “world’s most powerful economists” provide the breakthrough ideas to challenge the assumptions of human decision-making. Can economics be passionate? Can it centre on people and what really matters to them? And can it help us understand why they do what they do in everyday life? Two revolutionary economists believe it can. In The Why Axis, Uri Gneezy and John List lead us on a journey to discover the economics underlying human motivation and how

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Information Literacy for Today s Diverse Students  Differentiated Instructional Techniques for Academic Librarians

by Alex Berrio Matamoros

This book helps students from diverse backgrounds and with various learning styles to master the material they learn with these practical examples for librarians teaching higher education information literacy. • Explains differentiated instruction and its benefits for both teaching and learning • Helps readers to understand how students' cultural diversity and different learning styles can affect how they learn • Offers quick access to practical examples, tips, and best practices for using several DI tools and techniques that teachers can easily follow to

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Shake Up Learning

by Kasey Bell

Is the learning in your classroom static or dynamic? Shake Up Learning guides you through the process of creating dynamic learning opportunities-from purposeful planning and maximizing technology to fearless implementation.

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Everything You Need to Know about E Collar Training

by Larry Krohn

Whether you like it or not, if you have a dog you are training it. The question is are you training it for good or are you training it for bad. Training starts before training starts. How you live with your dog dictates how your dog lives with you. They learn from everything we do, good and bad. They miss nothing. They know us better than we know ourselves. They learn from everything we don't do. Obedience commands don't create

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