The most recent addition to Prestel's acclaimed series, which introduces children to important works of art and architecture, offers a fascinating look at bridges that span the centuries as well as the globe. The bridges profiled in this engaging book for young readers have achieved legendary status. Filled with photographs, plans, drawings, and informative texts it explores the fascinating history, construction, design, and significance of 13 renowned structures in a manner that will appeal to children hungry for information. In double-page spreads that highlight important as well as little-known facts, they will learn about the building of the Millau Viaduct, the tallest bridge in the world; how the Golden Gate bridge lives up to its evocative name; the haunting history of Venice's 16th-century Bridge of Sighs, and the ingenious construction methods devised by the builders of the Brooklyn Bridge. Vibrantly designed to encourage children to linger and explore the subject further, this book will appeal to curious minds, and inspire its young readers to dream and build on their own.
This book introduces children to 13 important bridges that span the centuries as well as the globe.
Author: Brad Finger
Intermediate grade readers don’t need to be guided as much as they need to be engaged—and authors Julie Wright and Barry Hoonan have solutions for doing just that using small groups. You’ll get practical tools, classroom examples, and actionable steps essential for starting, sustaining, and mastering the management of small groups. This book explains the five teacher moves that work together to support students’ reading independence through small group learning—kidwatching, pivoting, assessing, curating, and planning—and provides examples to guide you and your students toward success. This resource will empower you with tools to ensure that readers are doing the reading, thinking, and doing—not you.
Following are examples of texts that Julie and her students curated for the three-
week Bridges group: Books: Finger, B. (2015). 13 bridges children should know.
New York, NY: Prestel. Hurley, M. (2011). The world's most amazing bridges ...
Author: Julie Wright
Publisher: Corwin Press
Ships, bridges, and tall buildings are marvels of engineering. They are designed to be strong and safe. But even state-of-the-art designs don't always hold up in the real world. Learn about the biggest engineering goofs throughout history—from bridges that collapsed to ships that sank. Discover how engineering mistakes have also led to improvements, such as stricter building regulations and the use of sturdier materials.
How do engineers design bridges and buildings that are strong and safe? Using
colorful illustrations, this book explains many engineering concepts. Finger, Brad.
13 Bridges Children Should Know. New York: Prestel, 2015. Discover how ...
Author: Barbara Krasner
Publisher: Millbrook Press
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Situated opposite the mouth of the Orinoco River, western Trinidad has long been considered an entrepôt to mainland South America. Trinidad's geographic position - seen as strategic by various imperial governments - led to many heterogeneous peoples from across the region and globe settling or being relocated there. The calm waters around the Gulf of Paria on the western fringes of Trinidad induced settlers to construct a harbour, Port of Spain, around which the modern capital has been formed. From its colonial roots into the postcolonial era, western Trinidad therefore has played an especial part in the shaping of the island's literature. Viewed from one perspective, western Trinidad might be deemed as narrating the heart of the modern state's national literature. Alternatively, the political threats posed around San Fernando in Trinidad's southwest in the 1930s and from within the capital in the 1970s present a different picture of western Trinidad - one in which the fractures of Trinidad and Tobago's projected nationalism are prevalent. While sugar remains a dominant narrative in Caribbean literary studies, this book offers a unique literary perspective on matters too often perceived as the sole preserve of sociological, anthropological or geographical studies. The legacy of the oil industry and the development of the suburban commuter belt of East-West Corridor, therefore, form considerable discursive nodes, alongside other key Trinidadian sites, such as Woodford Square, colonial houses and the urban yards of Port of Spain. This study places works by well-known authors such as V. S. Naipaul and Samuel Selvon, alongside writing by Michel Maxwell Philip, Marcella Fanny Wilkins, E. L. Joseph, Earl Lovelace, Ismith Khan, Monique Roffey, Arthur Calder-Marshall, Zenga Longmore and the largely neglected novelist, Yseult Bridges, who is almost entirely forgotten today. Using fiction, calypso, history, memoir, legal accounts, poetry, essays and journalism, this study opens with an analysis of Trinidad's nineteenth century literature and offers twentieth century and more contemporary readings of the island in successive chapters. Chapters are roughly arranged in chronological order around particular sites and topoi, while literature from a variety of authors of British, Caribbean, Irish and Jewish descent is represented.
tools and corroborating threads of evidence from other academic sources that the
name Yseult Bridges emerged in relation ... 13 Bridges, Child of the Tropics, 17;
R. J. Lechmere Guppy, ed., The Trinidad Official and Commercial Register and ...
Author: Jak Peake
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Category: Literary Criticism
50 Things Every Young Gentleman Should Know is a young man’s guide to becoming the type of guy that people respect and enjoy. He knows how to shake hands. He knows how to be a good sport. He knows how to give a genuine compliment and how to speak his mind without being offensive. His friends listen to what he has to say, and he returns the favor. He knows how to achieve the perfect knot in a necktie, and more important, he knows when he should be wearing a tie in the first place. Oh, and his favorite ball cap? He knows when to wear it and when to leave it at home on his dresser. Becoming a gentleman doesn’t happen in an instant; it’s a lifelong exercise in refining etiquette, social interaction, and personal discipline. It all begins here.
50 Things Every Young Gentleman Should Know is a young man’s guide to becoming the type of guy that people respect and enjoy.
Author: John Bridges
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
A dark tale of hidden betrayal, lies and secrets, A man determined to keep his darker interests out of sight. No matter the cost, that ends with terrible consequences as this demon of man shows himself, as the darkness of this evil deep inside comes forth to those closest to him, like his dearly beloved wife Helena and daughter Anna and those who dare cross this devil of a man!
Little did this young Lady know, that she would be his first victim, not including
Helena, which in one sense was his first victim of mental, sexually and physical
abuse. ... He would be 13 years old that year. The Bridges children, Sara and
Anna would all play together, in the fields in between the houses, as Steven
Author: S. J. Groves
Category: Family & Relationships
Written especially for young girls aged 8-14 years, this essential guide teaches them the basic skills every young lady should have and every young lady's mother and grandmother want her to have. It's safe to say that young women in the 21st century are exposed to more educational opportunities than any generation of women in history. But sometimes what gets lost in between classes and lessons, and playing sport, are the basic rules of simple etiquette and the guidelines for appropriate behaviour. Topics covered include: making polite conversation; giving & receiving compliments; dining in a restaurant; table manners; using social media; dressing appropriately; writing a thank you note and how to win and lose graciously.
School, clubs, soccer practice, piano lessons, study groups,latte with friends, dinner with grandparents, sleepovers, birthday parties,shopping-young ladies today are always on the go, their busy lives filled withactivities and socializing.
Author: Kay West
Publisher: Thomas Nelson Inc
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
This new and updated edition of Teaching Mathematics Creatively offers a range of strategies to enable trainee and practising teachers to take an innovative, playful and creative approach to maths teaching. It promotes creativity as a key element of practice and offers ideas to involve your students and develop knowledge, understanding and enjoyment. Exploring fresh approaches, this text explains the role of play in bringing mathematics alive for children and teachers alike. It identifies the power of story-telling in supporting mathematical thinking, examines cross-curricular teaching, and allows you to plan for teaching creatively. Imaginative ideas, underpinned by the latest research and theory, include: Learning maths outdoors - make more noise, make more mess or work on a larger scale Everyday maths - making sense of the numbers, patterns, shapes and measures children see around them Music and maths – the role of rhythm in learning, and music and pattern in maths Giant maths - how much food do you include on a giant shopping list? Stimulating and accessible, with contemporary and cutting-edge practice at the forefront, Teaching Mathematics Creatively includes a wealth of innovative ideas to enthuse teachers and enrich maths teaching. This book is an essential purchase for any professional who wishes to embed creative approaches to teaching in their classroom.
Roeder, A. (2009) 13 Buildings Children Should Know. London: Prestel. Thorne-
Thomsen, K. (1994) Frank Lloyd Wright for Kids. Chicago, IL: Chicago Review
Press. EXPLORING CHAPTER n 142 MATHEMATICS THROUGH MUSIC There
Author: Linda Pound
National Learning Association presents: AMSTERDAM Are your children curious about Amsterdam? Would they like to know what people eat in Amsterdam? Have they learnt what Vondelpark is or who Rembrandt was? Inside this book, your children will begin a journey that will satisfy their curiosity by answering questions like these and many more! EVERYTHING YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT: AMSTERDAM will allow your child to learn more about the wonderful world in which we live, with a fun and engaging approach that will light a fire in their imagination. We're raising our children in an era where attention spans are continuously decreasing. National Learning Association provides a fun, and interactive way of keep your children engaged and looking forward to learn, with beautiful pictures, coupled with the amazing, fun facts. Get your kids learning today! Pick up your copy of National Learning Association EVERYTHING YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT: AMSTERDAM book now! Table of Contents Chapter 1- Where is Amsterdam? Chapter 2- How Old is Amsterdam? Chapter 3- What is the Rijksmuseum? Chapter 4- Who was Anne Frank? Chapter 5- How Old is the Royal Palace? Chapter 6- What is Begijnhof? Chapter 7- How Old is the Old Church? Chapter 8- How Far is the Port of Amsterdam from the Sea? Chapter 9- Who was Rembrandt? Chapter 10- What do People Eat in Amsterdam? Chapter 11- How Many Canals are in Amsterdam? Chapter 12- How Many Bridges are There in Amsterdam? Chapter 13- What Language do They Speak in Amsterdam? Chapter 14- What is Amsterdam's Favourite Beverage? Chapter 15- What is Poezenboot? Chapter 16- How Do People Travel in Amsterdam? Chapter 17- What is the Amsterdam Tulip Festival? Chapter 18- What is Vondelpark? Chapter 19- How Old is Dam Square? Chapter 20- Are There Still Windmills in Amsterdam?
Have they learnt what Vondelpark is or who Rembrandt was? Inside this book, your children will begin a journey that will satisfy their curiosity by answering questions like these and many more!
Author: Anne Richards
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Grandparenting: Contemporary Perspectives is one of the first books of its kind to offer a dedicated account of the social and psychological research on this important life stage. Reflecting the contemporary positive approach to ageing, it covers many of the issues that impact the grandparent experience today, such as care-giving and changing family structures, to reveal the health and wellbeing benefits of the grandparent role. It examines biological, psychological, social/ familial, gender, cultural and economic dimensions to map out the current landscape in this emerging field. Moore and Rosenthal draw on quantitative and qualitative, experimental, survey, observation and case study research, including unique data on grandfathers. They examine how people respond to the challenges and possibilities of grandparenting, and how this influences intergenerational relationships and adapting to growing older. The book provides a comprehensive, up-to-date evidence base for students in health, sociology and psychology and those interested in gerontology and the lifespan.
Intergenerational grandparent/grandchild relations: The socioeducational role of
grandparents. Educational ... Binet, L. and Carter, S. (2013). The Warc blog. ...
Reasons young adults visit (and do not visit) impaired grandparents. Canadian
Journal ... Bridges, L.J., Roe, A.E.C., Dunn, J. and O'Connor, T.G. (2007).
Author: Susan Moore
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Category: American literature
Famous stories every child should know. Vol. 9. Legends every child should
know. Vol. 10. Wild flowers every child should know. Bridges, R. Poetical works.
820 B 76 ... 951 M 13 of the United State from the Revolution to the Civil War. 973
Author: Nashua Public Library
Category: Catalogs, Classified (Dewey decimal)
Using Stories to Build Bridges with Traumatized Children is full of creative ideas for how you can use stories therapeutically with children in counselling, life story work or direct work. Psychologist Kim S. Golding shows how you can use stories to build connections with children aged 4–16 and support their recovery from trauma and stress. She illustrates the techniques with 21 stories adapted from her own clinical work with children and families, and explains how you can expand or adapt them to make them more relevant for a particular child. Advice and stories are arranged into sections dealing with common psychological issues, including looking back and moving on, lack of trust and need for attention. Golding also gives invaluable tips for planning stories and life story work, and for storymaking with children. She also describes how stories can be used therapeutically with parents of traumatized children and as a tool for self-reflection by counsellors. Imaginative and practical, this book will be enormously useful for counsellors, psychologists, therapists and social workers working with traumatized children, and will also be helpful for parents and carers involved in therapeutic parenting.
Creative Ideas for Therapy, Life Story Work, Direct Work and Parenting Kim
Golding. Part V LEARNING ABOUT RELATIONSHIPS Story 13 Survival of the
Fittest Story type: Life story; Part V: Learning about Relationships.
Author: Kim Golding
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
How much do you know about North Korea? Depending on whom you ask, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) is an international laughing-stock, a terrifying nuclear-powered war machine, or a humanitarian crisis of nightmarish proportion. For David Alton, the DPRK is Asia's tragic and prodigal son, long overdue 'coming in from the cold' and returning to the embrace of the international community. The obstacles are gigantic and the record of human suffering is almost beyond description, yet there is still hope for a better future, if only the political and military powers have the courage to seize it. In this book, David Alton and Rob Chidley paint a practical and compassionate picture of North Korea, from the earliest history to the tragic division and right up to the present day. In doing so, they present a North Korea that we can understand, approach, and reach out to with a glimmer of hope.
The World Health Organization (WHO) reports fatality rates for children at 93 out
of every 1,000, while the death rate among ... in North Korea are 13 centimetres
shorter than their South Korean counterparts and weigh 11 kilograms less. ... and
pooling resources with the South, it is hard to see what more the workers can
reasonably be expected to do. ... Glyn Ford, “EU breaks the lock on hungry North
138 Building Bridges Why Food Should Never Be Used as a Weapon of War 139
Author: David Alton
Publisher: Lion Books
Category: Political Science
The novel CROSSING THE CULTURAL BRIDGES, wipes away the negative stereotypes heaped against Africans. It helps to do away the cultural gap between the African and the Africans-in-Diaspora. The union between Jason and Dora breaks the cultural divides perpetrated against each other. Jason follows his wife to her country to marry her from her parents. He faced cultural challenges unknown to him. A character Mary surfaced with her family and adopted him. That was what saved him. He comes home to tell his people his experiences he cannot forget.
You are only a husband to her You are expected to make babies out of her, but
her children and anything belonging to her belong to her family at Boma. You
must respect her and worship her.” “Thank you, Nana, for ... for the next scene.
CHAPTER NINE As I waited to know how the function Crossing the Cultural
Bridges 1 13.
Author: Solomon A. Minta
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
13 Boyhood : What a boy should know , Schofield ( A. T. ) and Vaughan -
Jackson ( P. ) 25. 6d . net ... DRANE , Oct. 13 Black well ( Elizabeth ) —Counsel
to parents , on the moral education of their children in relation to sex . 8th edit . ...
6d . ...... Oct . 13 Bridges ( Robert ) -A Tract on the present state of English
Help all learners transition successfully from beginning to intermediate literacy levels with these classroom-tested instructional strategies and specialized assessment tools for word study, reading, and writing.
How do I know what they need and what they already know? ... It is critical to
understand children's strengths and needs as readers and writers in order to plan
the most effective instruction for the whole class, small ... 13 Chapter 2 -
Author: Sarah F. Mahurt
Publisher: Corwin Press
Much academic work on families and households has focused in the past on the adult members. However, a surge of interest in children's issues has occurred recently in the social sciences. A key theoretical assumption in this area of research is that children's relationships and cultures are worthy of study in their own right and that children play an active part in the construction of these cultures and relationships.; This work provides perspectives on children in their family contexts. It shows that children's needs and wishes have often been neglected in the social sciences, especially in the areas of law, social policy and sociology. The authors present empirical research on children and young people in contemporary family settings and offer theoretical insights which challenge existing thinking on modern childhood. They draw on international comparisons between the condition of childhood and children's welfare, putting forward an argument for future research and policy initiatives needing to concentrate on, and even privilege, children.
13. The. Crumbling. Bridges. between. Childhood. and. Adulthood. Hilary. Land.
During the post-war consolidation and ... The government also believed that
parental responsibilities for their own children should and could be reinforced by
Author: Julia Brannen
Publisher: Psychology Press
When linguistics was first established as an academic discipline in the nineteenth century, it was envisaged as an essentially historical study. Languages were to be treated as historical objects, evolving through gradual but constant processes of change over long periods of time. In recent years, however, there has been much discussion by historians of a 'linguistic turn' in their own discipline, and, in linguistics, integrationist theory has mounted a radical challenge to the traditional notion of 'languages' as possible objects of inquiry. Language and History develops the integrationist critique of orthodox linguistics, while at the same time extending its implications to the field of history. By doing so, it throws light on what is now recognized by many historians to be a 'crisis' in their own discipline. Underlying the post-modernist scepticism about traditional forms of historiography, the integrationist approach reveals a more deep-seated problem concerning the interface between philosophy of history and philosophy of language. With chapters from a range of leading international contributors, Language and History represents a significant contribution to the developing work of the integrationists.
13. Bridges. to. history. Biomechanical. constraints. in. language. Stephen. J.
Cowley. Learning to talk What Wittgenstein calls (1958, ... assess status, kinship,
what it is allowed and so on, they do so independently of local behavioural
dispositions or 'habitus' (Bourdieu, 1971, 1991). ... In so doing, I take an inclusive
view of culture that brings out how 'meaningful' behavioural patterns permeate
Author: Nigel Love