11+ Verbal Reasoning Study and Revision Guide

For 11+, pre-test and independent school exams including CEM, GL and ISEB

Author: Andrew Hammond,Sarah Collins

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1471849074

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 112

View: 5020

An essential study and revision guide to help children secure top marks in pre-tests and 11+ independent school entrance examinations. The stretching content ensure that verbal reasoning skills are thoroughly reviewed ahead of the exams. - Prepares pupils for all major pre-tests and 11+ independent school examinations including CEM, GL and ISEB - Explains and tests all of the question types that pupils could face - Features helpful insight into the exams, with practical tips and advice - Identifies strengths and weaknesses using 11+ sample tests with detailed answer guidance - Clear links between Verbal Reasoning and existing study of English - Includes topics such as constructing words, understanding word meaning, working with numbers and algebra, and developing logic skills The brand new for 2016 11+ and pre-test range has been constructed to help pupils follow a three step revision journey .. Step 1) 11+ Verbal Reasoning Study and Revision Guide Step 2) Practice Papers 11+ Verbal Reasoning Practice Papers 1 11+ Verbal Reasoning Practice Papers 2 Step 3) Workbooks 11+ Verbal Reasoning Workbook Age 8-10 11+ Verbal Reasoning Workbook Age 9-11 11+ Verbal Reasoning Workbook Age 10-12
Posted in Juvenile Nonfiction

Bond 11+ Parents Guide

Author: Michellejoy Hughes

Publisher: Oxford University Press - Children

ISBN: 0192743937

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: N.A

View: 3838

Bond is the number 1 provider of 11+ practice, helping millions of children pass selective entrance exams.The Bond Parents' Guide to the 11+ is the essential manual for all parents whose children are about to embark on their 11+ journey. Written by an experienced 11+ tutor, it offers a practical 4-step approach to guide you through the entire process.
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11+ Non-Verbal Reasoning Study and Revision Guide

For 11+, pre-test and independent school exams including CEM, GL and ISEB

Author: Peter Francis,Sarah Collins

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1471849090

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 112

View: 4174

Secure the top marks in 11+ independent school entrance exams and pre-tests and a better chance at getting into their school of choice with this essential study and revision guide. Stretching content ensures that all the Non-Verbal Reasoning skills are thoroughly revised ahead of the exams. - Explains and tests the full range of question types and skills met in Non-Verbal Reasoning in exams - Prepares pupils for a wide range of independent school exams and pre-tests with challenging extension material - Builds on existing knowledge with clear cross-curricular links to English - Features helpful insight in to the exams, with examples, practical tips and advice - Prepares pupils for exam conditions with timed and levelled exam-style questions - Identifies strengths and weaknesses using 11+ sample tests with detailed answer guidance Also available for 11+ Verbal Reasoning preparation: - Non-Verbal Reasoning Workbook Age 8-10 - Non-Verbal Reasoning Workbook Age 9-11 - Non Verbal Reasoning Workbook Age 10-12 - 11+ Non- Verbal Reasoning Practice Papers 1&2 Revision Guides, Workbooks and Practice Papers are also available for Maths, English, Science and Verbal Reasoning on www.galorepark.co.uk
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Anthem How To Do 11+ and 12+ Verbal Reasoning: Technique and Practice

Author: John Connor,Pat Soper

Publisher: Anthem Press

ISBN: 9780857284259

Category: Study Aids

Page: 74

View: 3721

A comprehensive and practical guide to verbal reasoning, ‘Anthem How To Do 11+ and 12+ Verbal Reasoning: Technique and Practice’ is an indispensable tool for pupils looking to achieve success in 11+ and 12+ verbal reasoning assessments. Written by experienced tutors, this broad companion offers an extensive breakdown of the types of questions likely to feature in assessments, including detailed step-by-step instructions on how to solve them. With its useful advice on how to prepare for tests, along with ample practice materials, this guide will be a vital resource both for beginners and experienced students.
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Study Skills 11+

Building the study skills needed for 11+ and pre-tests

Author: Louise Martine

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1510405240

Category: Study Aids

Page: 80

View: 1244

This book covers everything you need to know in preparing children for both pre-tests and 11+ entrance exams for admission into independent and grammar schools. It sets out ways in which children can become successful and confident learners over the years and months building up to these tests taken in Year 6. The author passionately believes that intelligence is not fixed but can be nurtured and grown with the right support. The key to putting this into action is to understand how you learn and to master the strategies for learning, retaining and recalling information effectively. This book will help parents and teachers support children approach one of their first academic hurdles with confidence. The book begins by looking at why revision is important and how the brain works. It introduces the concept of growth mindset and how with the right support, confidence, resilience and independence can be nurtured. It provides guidance on physical and mental wellbeing (including a section on coping with stress). It moves on to cover ideas on how to gain control of studying and how to develop good organisational skills. Being healthy, feeling stress free, in control and excited about school is vital. There is a comprehensive chapter study skills and how to master them, from learning how to identify key words, using flashcards, to creating mindmaps. Examples based on the 11+ syllabus and questions or tasks to revise the skill are given throughout. The book then focuses specifically on the skills needed for the 11+ tests. It offers wide-ranging advice on each subject (English, Maths, Verbal and Non-Verbal reasoning), how to prepare for online tests, interviews and test day tips. Current thinking and research by world-renowned social psychologists, psychologists and educators is at the heart of this book and are referenced. Tips for parents supporting their children's learning journey are given throughout.
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Eine kurze Geschichte der Menschheit

Author: Yuval Noah Harari

Publisher: DVA

ISBN: 364110498X

Category: History

Page: 528

View: 7826

Krone der Schöpfung? Vor 100 000 Jahren war der Homo sapiens noch ein unbedeutendes Tier, das unauffällig in einem abgelegenen Winkel des afrikanischen Kontinents lebte. Unsere Vorfahren teilten sich den Planeten mit mindestens fünf weiteren menschlichen Spezies, und die Rolle, die sie im Ökosystem spielten, war nicht größer als die von Gorillas, Libellen oder Quallen. Vor 70 000 Jahren dann vollzog sich ein mysteriöser und rascher Wandel mit dem Homo sapiens, und es war vor allem die Beschaffenheit seines Gehirns, die ihn zum Herren des Planeten und zum Schrecken des Ökosystems werden ließ. Bis heute hat sich diese Vorherrschaft stetig zugespitzt: Der Mensch hat die Fähigkeit zu schöpferischem und zu zerstörerischem Handeln wie kein anderes Lebewesen. Anschaulich, unterhaltsam und stellenweise hochkomisch zeichnet Yuval Harari die Geschichte des Menschen nach und zeigt alle großen, aber auch alle ambivalenten Momente unserer Menschwerdung.
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Slum. Eine Geschichte von Leben, Tod und Hoffnung

Author: Katherine Boo

Publisher: Droemer eBook

ISBN: 3426416158

Category: Social Science

Page: 352

View: 9517

Annawadi ist ein Slum jenseits des luxuriösen Flughafens von Mumbai. Hier wohnen Tausende Menschen in notdürftig errichteten Hütten. Eng ist es hier und schmutzig. Und nicht selten fallen hungrige Ratten nachts über die Kinder her. In Annawadi lebt Abdul, der Müllsammler. Dass er geschickt ist in seinem Job, dass er Müll zu sammeln, zu sortieren und weiterzuverkaufen weiß wie kein Zweiter, ruft viele Neider auf den Plan. Denn der Erfolg des einen bedeutet den möglichen Ruin des anderen. Und jeder in dem Slum kämpft mit allen Mitteln um die pure Existenz. Katherine Boo erzählt nicht nur die Geschichten der Menschen in Annawadi – sie erzählt auch von ihrer Hoffnung und ihrem Streben nach einem besseren Leben und von den Auswirkungen des westlichen Konsums bis in dieses Eckchen der Welt.
Posted in Social Science

Mastering Non-Verbal Reasoning

(the secrets to passing non-verbal reasoning exams, exposed)

Author: Terrence Millington

Publisher: Troubador Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1783064579

Category: Education

Page: 144

View: 4621

A step-by-step guide to non-verbal reasoning. Mastering Non-Verbal Reasoning (the secrets to passing non-verbal reasoning exams, exposed) is unlike any other book of its kind. Most books of this nature contain only questions, whereas this book details methods and techniques in a step-by-step guide that should enable anyone to solve non-verbal problems from the topics covered. In a series of steps, hints and tips for working out non-verbal questions, Terrence Millington reveals what he calls his 'fail-proof' method that has been refined and perfected over the course of several years. He has already helped a high percentage of children to pass entrance exams in the subject, and has released this book in order to help as many more children as possible to achieve the same. The book can also be used effectively to help parents understand non-verbal reasoning. With a 'Message to Parents' section that offers advice on how to get the best out of the book, the author has provided a great opportunity for mums and dads who don’t understand the subject to overcome this problem and help their children with questions. "I see non-verbal reasoning like mathematics; in maths you learn a formula and if you remember it you are able to answer any like question. I provide children with the formulae for non-verbal reasoning; if they learn my methods and techniques they should be able to answer any resembling non-verbal question." Terrence Millington comments on his reasons behind Mastering Non-Verbal Reasoning. Tailored towards those that are applying for 11+ entrance exams to private and grammar schools,Mastering Non-Verbal Reasoning is an essential guide for children and their parents alike.
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Wie kleine Kinder schlau werden

selbständiges Lernen im Alltag

Author: John Caldwell Holt

Publisher: Beltz

ISBN: 9783407228550

Category:

Page: 232

View: 6418

Ausgehend von der Beobachtung des kindlichen Spielens erläutert der Autor, wie Kinder denken und lernen.
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Underground Railroad

Roman

Author: Colson Whitehead

Publisher: Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH Co KG

ISBN: 3446257748

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

View: 2543

Cora ist nur eine von unzähligen Schwarzen, die auf den Baumwollplantagen Georgias schlimmer als Tiere behandelt werden. Alle träumen von der Flucht – doch wie und wohin? Da hört Cora von der Underground Railroad, einem geheimen Fluchtnetzwerk für Sklaven. Über eine Falltür gelangt sie in den Untergrund und es beginnt eine atemberaubende Reise, auf der sie Leichendieben, Kopfgeldjägern, obskuren Ärzten, aber auch heldenhaften Bahnhofswärtern begegnet. Jeder Staat, den sie durchquert, hat andere Gesetze, andere Gefahren. Wartet am Ende wirklich die Freiheit? Colson Whiteheads Roman ist eine virtuose Abrechnung damit, was es bedeutete und immer noch bedeutet, schwarz zu sein in Amerika.
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Boys and Girls Learn Differently!

A Guide for Teachers and Parents

Author: Philip Carter

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780787959302

Category: Education

Page: 368

View: 4734

At last, we have the scientific evidence that documents the many biological gender differences that influence learning. For instance, girls talk sooner, develop better vocabularies, read better, and have better fine motor skills. Boys, on the other hand, have better auditory memory, are better at three-dimensional reasoning, are more prone to explore, and achieve greater abstract design ability after puberty. In this profoundly significant book, author Michael Gurian synthesizes the current knowledge and clearly demonstrates how this distinction in hard-wiring and socialized gender differences affects how boys and girls learn. Gurian presents a new way to educate our children based on brain science, neurological development, and chemical and hormonal disparities. The innovations presented in this book were applied in the classroom and proven successful, with dramatic improvements in test scores, during a two-year study that Gurian and his colleagues conducted in six Missouri school districts.
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Ms. Marvel 01

Meta-Morphose

Author: G. Willow Wilson,Adrian Alphona

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783957983381

Category:

Page: 124

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Ich bin Autistin - aber ich zeige es nicht. Leben mit dem Asperger-Syndrom

Author: Liane Holliday Willey

Publisher: Verlag Rad und Soziales

ISBN: N.A

Category: Psychology

Page: 202

View: 3123

Einfach ein großartiges Buch: Die Tochter erhält die Diagnose Asperger und die Mutter erkennt sich - endlich - in dieser Diagnose wieder. Sie beschreibt im Rückblick ihre Lebensgeschichte und reflektiert es nun in Kenntnis der Asperger-Diagnose. Ernst, lustig und voller Anekdoten. Dabei immer spannend, denn man wartet darauf, wie der nächste Lebensabschnitt bis zur Hochschullehrerin mit drei Kindern verlaufen wird - und welchen Anteil das Asperger-Syndrom dabei hat. Ein Extrakapitel widmet sie den Ereignissen, als Asperger-Autistin Kinder zu haben. Sehr offen, in klaren Worten und schnörkellos beschrieben - und dabei doch sehr ins Detail gehend. Sie beschreibt Gefühle intensiver, als so mancher Mensch ohne Asperger. Sie muss die Gefühle für sich genau beschreiben, um sie zu verstehen. "Auch wenn es 38 Jahre lang gedauert hat - ich kann gar nicht deutlich genug sagen, was für eine Erleichterung es war, mich endlich selbst zu finden!" Ein gelungenes Ende findet das Buch mit zahlreichen Checklisten für alle Lebensbereiche. Hier gibt Liane H. Willey viele wichtige Hinweise, worauf man als Asperger-Autist achten sollte (bei der Ausbildung, der Arbeit, in Beziehungen etc.). Mit einem sehr persönlichen Vorwort von Tony Attwood Das Buch: „Meine Tochter hat Asperger!" Liane Willey hatte von dieser Krankheit noch nie gehört, und nun erfährt sie: Unter Asperger oder „High-function-Autismus" leiden viele Menschen, ohne es zu wissen - „besondere" Menschen, die zu zurückgezogenem oder egozentrischem Verhalten neigen, die oft hoch begabt sind, aber an Selbstwertproblemen, Überempfindlichkeit, Unsicherheit, Verzweiflung leiden. Sie fühlen sich mitunter wie „Ausländer im eigenen Land" oder wie „Außerirdische, die auf einem falschen Planeten gelandet sind". Die Diagnose ihrer Tochter verändert ihr Leben, denn Liane Willey begreift, dass sie seit Jahrzehnten mit den gleichen Symptomen zu kämpfen hatte: „Ich kann die Erleichterung nicht ausdrücken, die ich empfand, als ich schließlich realisierte, dass meine Tochter und ich nicht an einer Geisteskrankheit oder einer gespaltenen Persönlichkeit litten oder etwas Ähnlichem. Wir haben Asperger. Damit können wir leben! Wir können unsere Ziele und Träume erreichen, und wir können unser Leben weiterführen - mit Optimismus und Hoffnung. Wie aufregend die Erkenntnis, dass ich ganz einfach Dinge anders sehe, anders auffasse, anders empfange als andere und dass das so in Ordnung ist. Es ist meine Normalität." Liane Willey erzählt ihre Lebensgeschichte von der frühen Kindheit über die Schul- und Collegezeit bis zum Leben als Berufstätige und Mutter von drei Kindern. Sie macht deutlich, wie die Welt von einer „Aspie" erlebt wird - von den Strategien, mit denen es ihr gelang, ihren eigenen Weg zu finden, aber auch von dem oft erheblichen Leidensdruck, der damit einherging. In einem Anhang folgen praktische Hinweise „von immenser Präzision, was die Vorschläge (und Erfahrungen) angeht, im Alltag Probleme zu bewältigen, die sich einem Menschen mit Asperger-Autismus stellen" (Ulrich Rabenschlag). Ein persönliches Buch, das die Menschen, die Asperger haben - einer großen europäischen Studie zufolge in Deutschland pro Jahrgang ca. 5000 Menschen -, in ihrer Besonderheit versteht und ihnen Achtung und Sympathie entgegenbringt. Ein spannender Fallbericht nicht nur für Betroffene, sondern auch für Eltern, Erzieher, Lehrer, Psychologen und Ärzte.
Posted in Psychology

Merenstein & Gardner's Handbook of Neonatal Intensive Care E-Book

Author: Sandra Lee Gardner,Brian S. Carter,Mary I Enzman-Hines,Jacinto A. Hernandez

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323081134

Category: Medical

Page: 1040

View: 8512

The leading resource for collaborative critical care for newborns, Merenstein & Gardner’s Handbook of Neonatal Intensive Care, 7th Edition provides a multidisciplinary approach and a real-world perspective. It focuses on evidenced-based practice, with clinical directions in color for easy retrieval and review. Special features help you prioritize the steps in initial care, and provide a guide to sharing information with parents. With each chapter written jointly by both physicians and nurses, this book is comprehensive enough to suit the needs of the entire team in your neonatal intensive care unit. Unique! A multidisciplinary perspective is provided by an editorial team of two physicians and two nurses, and each chapter is written and reviewed by a physician and nurse team, so information mirrors the real-world experience in a neonatal intensive care unit. Unique! Clinical content is in color, so you can quickly scan through chapters for information that directly affects patient care. Unique! Parent Teaching boxes highlight the relevant information to be shared with a patient’s caregivers. Critical Findings boxes outline symptoms and diagnostic findings that require immediate attention, helping you prioritize assessment data and steps in initial care. Coverage in clinical chapters includes pathophysiology and etiology, prevention, data collection, treatment, complications, outcomes, prognosis, and parent education. Expanded Neonatal Surgery chapter covers all of the most common procedures in neonatal surgery. Follow-up of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Infant chapter is expanded to include coverage of outcomes management and discharge planning. Streamlined references are updated to include only the most current or classic sources.
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Die kalte Schulter und der warme Händedruck

Ganz natürliche Erklärungen für die geheime Sprache unserer Körper

Author: Allan & Barbara Pease

Publisher: Ullstein Buchverlage

ISBN: 3843714908

Category: Psychology

Page: 368

View: 545

Was verraten meine Gesten über mich? Wie kann ich die körperlichen Signale anderer deuten? Warum kommunizieren Männer und Frauen auch nonverbal vollkommen verschieden? Diesen Fragen gehen Allan & Barbara Pease auf den Grund. Dabei beobachten sie nicht nur ganz alltägliche Phänomene der Körpersprache, sondern präsentieren auch Beispiele aus ihren Seminaren. Ein Muss für jeden Pease-Fan.
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Patient Centered Care in Medical Imaging and Radiotherapy

Author: Aarthi Ramlaul,Martin Vosper

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702055239

Category: Medical

Page: 328

View: 5830

Health investigation and treatment have moved from a clinician-centred approach to a patient-centred approach during the past few decades. Patients are now rightly regarded as empowered and informed users of health services, not passive recipients. Motivated by this philosophical shift, this new book identifies the key issues underpinning the complete delivery of ‘good’ patient care and considers their application in the medical radiation sciences. Taking a UK/European perspective, the authors examine how a holistic approach is related to legislation, human rights and perceived patient needs. Medical imaging and radiotherapy are front line services experienced by vast numbers of patients with acute and chronic medical conditions, including trauma and cancer. The book includes coverage of behavioural science and health psychology together with practical applications such as safe manual handling, infection control and radiation safety. This provides the reader with a comprehensive understanding of what contributes to the patient’s experience in diagnostic imaging and radiotherapy. It also considers other aspects of the patient experience, such as inter-professional team working, disability, communication, clinical procedures and practice.
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Understanding Nonverbal Learning Disabilities

A Common-Sense Guide for Parents and Professionals

Author: Maggie Mamen

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 9781846426742

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 176

View: 5573

This easy-to-read guide offers a complete overview of Nonverbal Learning Disabilities (NLDs) and the wide variety of symptoms that different types of NLD present. Maggie Mamen enables readers to select the most relevant strategies for coping with and managing their particular symptoms. She provides a wealth of practical advice on key skills such as developing written and verbal communication, understanding social clues, managing behaviour, self-regulation and improving organization. She also covers relevant teaching methods for the classroom. This practical and accessible introduction is an essential guide for those families and professionals working with children and adults with NLDs.
Posted in Family & Relationships