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50 Math and Science Games for Leadership

50 Math and Science Games for Leadership Author Seah Wee Khee
ISBN-10 9789812706928
Release 2007
Pages 200
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Did you like Math or Science in school? Have you played games that stimulated your thought processes for Math and Science? Trying to be creative in your Math, Science or leadership class? Can leadership be taught? Is leadership an Art or a Science or Math? Seeking to impact your training program with creative games?A primer for leadership development, this book introduces Math and Science games with a review process component that can be used for leadership instruction. The book highlights key leadership principles which show that leaders must: Ask questions; Be disciplined; Create and see things differently; Develop resources; Engage in active listening; Make priorities; Multiply leaders; Problem solve; Set an example; Sacrifice; Search and explore; Strategize; Support diversity; Work in teams and collaborate.


CheMagic Author Seah Wee Khee
ISBN-10 9789812837073
Release 2008
Pages 129
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Demonstrations in the following categories: Street magic -- Exhibition -- Stage performance -- Flammable -- Toxic substances -- Corrosive substances.

Developing Life Skills Through Math and Science Games

Developing Life Skills Through Math and Science Games Author Wee Khee Seah
ISBN-10 9789814439831
Release 2013-01-21
Pages 224
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Shaping character and life skills for our leaders of tomorrow has always been a challenging task. This exciting new book brings a new perspective to educating our young in a fun, exciting and engaging manner. High energy games that bring about both breadth and depth of discussion by the participants will inevitably develop their innate leadership potential and competency levels over time. These games are designed to be logistically minimal so that all can enjoy the games at any time. Contents:Game 1: Background MusicGame 2: Mental ArithmeticGame 3: Thinking on Your Feet!Game 4: Port, Starboard and CoreGame 5: Bouncing EggsGame 6: Body LanguageGame 7: Stick TogetherGame 8: Chemical Reaction!Game 9: Topsy-TurvyGame 10: Lucky 7sGame 11: Bombs-Away!!Game 12: Under PressureGame 13: Dichotomous FrenzyGame 14: Lost in EquationGame 15: Magic 21Game 16: Tumble DryGame 17: Blow Wind BlowGame 18: Splish, Splash, SploshGame 19: Reflective LightsGame 20: Get Into ShapeGame 21: Who's Walking Now?Game 22: Long and ShortGame 23: Bumper ParticlesGame 24: Bouncing BallsGame 25: Circle of TrustGame 26: 360o WaterGame 27: Knotted DNAGame 28: Cosmos!Game 29: Seeds and SticksGame 30: Water WavesGame 31: Living DominoesGame 32: Chemical CreationGame 33: Blast-Off!Game 34: Losing My MarblesGame 35: Virus AttackGame 36: Let's Jam!Game 37: One Blind MouseGame 38: That Sinking FeelingGame 39: Categorize Me!Game 40: Rhythm of LifeGame 41: Mini-TV!Game 42: Freezing PointsGame 43: Mystery in the Food WebGame 44: Static!Game 45: Breathe!Game 46: FlipsideGame 47: Same TrainGame 48: Chemi-Who?Game 49: Limps in MotionGame 50: Melting Pot Readership: High school students and general public interested in Math, Science and life skills. Keywords:Mathematics;Science;Character;Leadership;Games;Emotional Quotient;Social QuotientKey Features:Includes Math and Science concepts used for each gameReflective questions serve to bring about self-awareness and self-developmentGameplay is easy to understand with the help of accompanying illustrationsReviews: “The authors provide a systematic and uncomplicated collection of activities incorporating character building and the development of leadership skills using Math and Science concepts. The book is compact without being dense, and takes the reader through a guided tour of the soft skills domain. It is an interesting and informative excursion. Given the importance of the subject matter of this book to learn more about academic topics as well as life skills through some leading questions, through these academic knowledge and soft skills, and given the orderly and stimulating manner in which the subject has been presented, it can be predicted that the book would see several reprints in the years to come. I recommend this book to people who could use any of the principles and concepts to teach the Math and Science curriculum and to reinforce the soft skills both in the classroom and outside of it. It is also a great book to people who have fun in teaching while picking up new concepts in academic knowledge and soft skills.” Dr Nugroho J Setiadi Head of Institute for Research and Community Services Widyatama University Bundung, West Java Indonesia “This book uses the concepts of Math and Science to instill into the minds of young inquirers. The games created in this book, is also a valuable tool for Team Development in an Outdoor Experimental Laboratory. It helps to create the good leadership styles, teamwork and interpersonal skills, which are sought after by many business corporations of today. It is a simple approach but practical, to reduce the complexity of the human interactions in a corporation. This is another way towards Team Change Management.” Dr Richard Ng Management Professor University of the Philippines “Henri-Frédéric Amie, the Swiss philosopher, poet and criticm, once said that “Man becomes man only by his intelligence, but he is man only by his heart”. We can be the most intelligent person in the world, but it is the matters of the heart that makes us truly human. Knowledge of Science and Math, the traditional “brain” subjects, are undoubtedly essential in today's technological age but life consists of more than one dimension. The world, more and more, is crying out not just for clever men and women but also for those with true character in their hearts. This book has seized upon a brilliant idea of integrating the teaching of Science and Math with elements of emotional and social education, by exploring themes like honesty, teamwork, flexibility. The fun and interesting games, elegantly simple but enormously effective, will certainly open the eyes of the students to see Science and Math with a new perspective on how the various aspects of the total human experience are interrelated. Fellow teachers will find this most useful. And it is a book I wish my own teachers had when I was a student!” Mr Chen Khin Wee Associate Faculty, School of Art and Social Sciences SIM University, Singapore “What a refreshing way to look at Maths and Science! Games can bring just enduring understanding in abstract mathematical and scientific concepts and they help every learner experience and learn them through an innovatively kinaesthetic way. The author has also ingenuously connect these games to character building and leadership principles. Brilliant! Now we have mathematical and scientific thinking and reasoning brought into more authentic contexts and the child benefits a multitude of ways. I commend this book as a unique resource for any classroom and learning context.” Mrs Corinne Sim Vice Principal Methodist Girls' School, Singapore “This amazing new book sets forth interesting games that will increase your science and math skills. Whether you're training to become a group leader, are a science teacher or student, an organizer of a nerd party, or simply a curious bystander. This book encourages people to learn, practice science, and have fun at the same time. I can't wait for my kids to be big enough to try it out with them.” Dr Matjaž Kuntner Scientific Research Centre Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Slovenia “It gives an opportunity to school teachers to take some of these games and fully experiment them in their different aspects: playful, science learning, and developing aptitudes. ” European Mathematical Society

Boost Your Nursing Leadership Career

Boost Your Nursing Leadership Career Author Kenneth Ray White
ISBN-10 1567938868
Release 2017
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Boost Your Nursing Leadership Career has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Boost Your Nursing Leadership Career also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Boost Your Nursing Leadership Career book for free.

Managing Scientists

Managing Scientists Author Alice M. Sapienza
ISBN-10 0471663581
Release 2004-10-20
Pages 246
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This updated edition provides managers with a practical guide focused on the particular management needs for research and development in biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. It offers a way to improve the quality of interactions and creativity output in R&D, with real life case studies to illustrate key points.

Mathematical Mindsets

Mathematical Mindsets Author Jo Boaler
ISBN-10 9781118418277
Release 2015-10-12
Pages 320
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Banish math anxiety and give students of all ages a clear roadmap to success Mathematical Mindsets provides practical strategies and activities to help teachers and parents show all children, even those who are convinced that they are bad at math, that they can enjoy and succeed in math. Jo Boaler—Stanford researcher, professor of math education, and expert on math learning—has studied why students don't like math and often fail in math classes. She's followed thousands of students through middle and high schools to study how they learn and to find the most effective ways to unleash the math potential in all students. There is a clear gap between what research has shown to work in teaching math and what happens in schools and at home. This book bridges that gap by turning research findings into practical activities and advice. Boaler translates Carol Dweck's concept of 'mindset' into math teaching and parenting strategies, showing how students can go from self-doubt to strong self-confidence, which is so important to math learning. Boaler reveals the steps that must be taken by schools and parents to improve math education for all. Mathematical Mindsets: Explains how the brain processes mathematics learning Reveals how to turn mistakes and struggles into valuable learning experiences Provides examples of rich mathematical activities to replace rote learning Explains ways to give students a positive math mindset Gives examples of how assessment and grading policies need to change to support real understanding Scores of students hate and fear math, so they end up leaving school without an understanding of basic mathematical concepts. Their evasion and departure hinders math-related pathways and STEM career opportunities. Research has shown very clear methods to change this phenomena, but the information has been confined to research journals—until now. Mathematical Mindsets provides a proven, practical roadmap to mathematics success for any student at any age.

Strategies That Work 3rd Edition

Strategies That Work  3rd Edition Author Stephanie Harvey
ISBN-10 9781625310637
Release 2017
Pages 298
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In this new edition of their groundbreaking book Strategies That Work, Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis share the work and thinking they've done since the second edition came out a decade ago and offer new perspectives on how to explicitly teach thinking strategies so that students become engaged, thoughtful, independent readers. Thirty new lessons and new and revised chapters shine a light on children's thinking, curiosity, and questions. Steph and Anne tackle close reading, close listening, text complexity, and critical thinking in a new chapter on building knowledge through thinking-intensive reading and learning. Other fully revised chapters focus on digital reading, strategies for integrating comprehension and technology, and comprehension across the curriculum. The new edition is organized around three sections: Part I provides readers with a solid introduction to reading comprehension instruction, including the principles that guide practice, suggestions for text selection, and a review of recent research that underlies comprehension instruction. Part II contains lessons to put these principles into practice for all areas of reading comprehension. Part III shows you how to integrate comprehension instruction across the curriculum and the school day, particularly in science and social studies. Updated bibliographies, including the popular "Great Books for Teaching Content," are accessible online. Since the first publication of Strategies That Work, more than a million teachers have benefited from Steph and Anne's practical advice on creating classrooms that are incubators for deep thought. This third edition is a must-have resource for a generation of new teachers--and a welcome refresher for those with dog-eared copies of this timeless guide to teaching comprehension.

Rethinking Homework

Rethinking Homework Author Cathy Vatterott
ISBN-10 9781416608257
Release 2009
Pages 180
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Is homework an essential component of rigorous schooling or a harmful practice that alienates and discourages a significant number of students? The debate over homework has gone on for decades, but schools and families have changed in many ways, and, as author Cathy Vatterott notes, "There's a growing suspicion that something is wrong with homework." Rethinking Homework: Best Practices That Support Diverse Needs examines the role homework has played in the culture of schooling over the years; how such factors as family life, the media, and the "balance movement" have affected the homework controversy; and what research--and educators' common sense--tells us about the effects of homework on student learning. The best way to address the pro- and anti-homework controversy is not to eliminate homework. Instead, the author urges educators to replace the "old paradigm" (characterized by longstanding cultural beliefs, moralistic views, the puritan work ethic, and behaviorist philosophy) with a "new paradigm" based on the following elements: * Designing quality homework tasks; * Differentiating homework tasks; * Deemphasizing grading of homework; * Improving homework completion; and * Implementing homework strategies and support programs. Numerous examples from teachers and schools that have revised their practices and policies for homework illustrate the new paradigm in action. The end product is homework that works--for all students, at all levels.

Positive Leadership

Positive Leadership Author Steve Gladis
ISBN-10 0989131408
Release 2013-05
Pages 160
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Positive Leadership: The Game Changer at Work provides key research-based principles that will help you be a more effective leader. The first part of the book, "The Concept," gathers some of the best positive psychology research available and reads like a Harvard Business Review article. The second part, "The Story," is a leadership fable about a homeless, former business executive who attempts to climb back into society after a shocking body blow to his life. The research and the story together make a memorable read. Editorial Reviews and Endorsements key thought leaders: Marshall Goldsmith, Tom Rath, Dan Pink, Tony Bingham Foreword by Marshall Goldsmith, the world's most influential leadership thinker: ..".. If you lead one person or 1,000, you'll want to read this book Positive Leadership] as quickly as you can and pass it on to someone you care about." New York Times Bestselling Author Tom Rath "If you want to lead people toward a better future, start with this book." Daniel Pink, author of To Sell is Human, Drive, and A Whole New Mind "Steve Gladis has done a spectacular job of combining the science of positive affect with a story that brings that science to life. Positive Leadership is a smart and sensible game plan for game changers of every kind." Tony Bingham, CEO of The American Society of Training and Development "Positive Leadership is a must-read for anyone who wants to positively impact the culture, and ultimately the success, of an organization."


Leadership Author Mark Robert Polelle
ISBN-10 0313348146
Release 2008
Pages 134
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Provides a summary of the leadership styles, successes, and failures, of the greatest leaders in world history

The Feiner Points of Leadership

The Feiner Points of Leadership Author Michael Feiner
ISBN-10 9780759511378
Release 2004-06-14
Pages 304
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There's no mistaking what a great leader does. The real challenge is to know how it's done. Understanding the nuances of putting leadership into action has long been the specialty of Michael Feiner, the former chief people officer at Pepsi-Cola and current management professor at Columbia Graduate School of Business. Now, in this hands-on, plain-speaking, practical guide, Feiner shares his hard-won expertise and gives you detailed solutions to the everyday problems of leadership. "The Feiner Points of Leadership" offers fifty insightful laws covering everything from managing tough bosses and difficult subordinates, to dealing with uncooperative colleagues, to overcoming resistance to corporate change. Based on Feiner's experiences as an aspiring executive, senior leader, and management consultant, "The Feiner Points" shows you that leadership has little to do with grand strategies or personal charisma.

Encyclopedia of Leadership

Encyclopedia of Leadership Author George R. Goethals
ISBN-10 9781452265308
Release 2004-03-19
Pages 2120
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The Encyclopedia of Leadership brings together for the first time everything that is known and truly matters about leadership as part of the human experience. Developed by the award-winning editorial team at Berkshire Publishing Group, the Encyclopedia includes hundreds of articles, written by 280 leading scholars and experts from 17 countries, exploring leadership theories and leadership practice. Entries and sidebars show leadership in action - in corporations and state houses, schools, churches, small businesses, and nonprofit organizations.

Voice Lessons

Voice Lessons Author Ron Crossland
ISBN-10 1470058227
Release 2012-06-01
Pages 176
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Presentation skills, written communication training, and formal rhetoric and debate skills are all useful, basic developmental tools for modern managers and leaders. The explosion of new communication evidence from the fields of linguistics and neuroscience have modified and even overturned decades of best practices. The modern manager or leader, in order to be at the top of their communication game, needs to understand which ideas of the past still work and which habits of the past to break. This book works hard at providing the scientific evidence for modern leadership communication. Practical and useful, it will help any manager who wants to upgrade their communication skills understand what aspects of communication most matter. Science has always informed art and this book applies science to the spirit and art of excellent communication. There are two great keys to enhancing your ability: practice and practicing the right thing. This book will provide you with encouragement for the first and information for the second.

Leadership in Science and Technology A Reference Handbook

Leadership in Science and Technology  A Reference Handbook Author
ISBN-10 9781412976886
Release 2012
Pages 451
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Leadership in Science and Technology A Reference Handbook has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Leadership in Science and Technology A Reference Handbook also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Leadership in Science and Technology A Reference Handbook book for free.

50 Dos for Everyday Leadership

50 Dos for Everyday Leadership Author John Barrett
ISBN-10 0977206203
Release 2007-01-01
Pages 175
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50 Dos for Everyday Leadership has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from 50 Dos for Everyday Leadership also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full 50 Dos for Everyday Leadership book for free.

STEM by Design

STEM by Design Author Anne Jolly
ISBN-10 9781317395782
Release 2016-06-10
Pages 184
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How do you create effective STEM classrooms that energize students, help them grow into creative thinkers and collaborators, and prepare them for their futures? This practical book from expert Anne Jolly has all the answers and tools you need to get started or enhance your current program. Based on the author’s popular MiddleWeb blog of the same name, STEM by Design reveals the secrets to successful lessons in which students use science, math, and technology to solve real-world engineering design problems. You’ll learn how to: Select and adapt quality existing STEM lessons that present authentic problems, allow for creative approaches, and engage students in meaningful teamwork; Create your own student-centered STEM lessons based on the Engineering Design Process; Assess students’ understanding of basic STEM concepts, their problem-solving abilities, and their level of engagement with the material; Teach STEM in after-school programs to further build on concepts covered in class; Empower girls to aspire to careers in STEM and break down the barriers of gender bias; Tap into STEM's project-based learning style to attract and engage all students. Throughout this user-friendly book, you’ll find design tools such as checklists, activities, and assessments to aid you in developing or adapting STEM lessons. These tools, as well as additional teacher resources, are also available as free downloads from the book’s website,

Notices of the American Mathematical Society

Notices of the American Mathematical Society Author American Mathematical Society
ISBN-10 UCSD:31822017710104
Release 1993
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Notices of the American Mathematical Society has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Notices of the American Mathematical Society also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Notices of the American Mathematical Society book for free.