offers lavish illustrations and brief descriptions of interest in topics from the ancient Greek cultures, such as what happened to the legendary city of Atlantis . .. when, where, and why were the first Olympic held, etc
This book combines a chronological accounty of Roman topography and growth, extending from the eighth century, bc to the tird century, ad. The text is enhancec by numerous illustrations--stie and buliding lans, drawings, and pictographs
This is the second in a series of translations of Descartes' more imporant works. It is very helpful to the serious student of philosophy because it explains key concepts in concrete and understandable terms.
This book contains the celebrated Butcher translation of Aristotle's Poetics, faced, page by page, with the complete Greek text. The editor's 300-page exposition and interpretation follows. I just bought this one in hardback.
The Art of Life is an anthology of literature about the personal qualities that are the foundation of success in life and work. It contains more than 50 literature selections organized by themes that represent attitudes and characteristics for success: honesty, initiative, respect, courage, responsibility, compassion, perseverance, etc.
These contemporary readings represent a diversity of genres and cultures.
I found this book of particular value in teaching character development units. I recommend it especially to high school teachers.
Socratic questining is disciplined questioning that can be used to pursue thought in many directions and for many purposes. Teachers, students, or indeed anyone interested in probing thinking at a deep level can and should construct Socratic questiosn and engage in Socratic dialogue. This book explains the method and its uses.
This is a very helpful book especially for beginning teachers. It covers how to develop an assertive classroom discipline plan, gives a chapter of classroom reproducibles for rewarding students or correcting behavior, discusses how to develop an schoolwide assertive discipline plan, and has schoolwide reproducibles.
presents key biblical selections with literature that relates to them. From Genesis to Revelations, and from the hilarious Adam's Diary of Mark teain to the ominous power of MacLeish's Epistle to be Left in the Earth, this book helps readers recognize bilblical allusions, symbols and themes in literature and the other humanities, including the visual arts.