|The language of art : inquiry-based studio practices in early childhood settings |
(Friday, January 20, 2017) Incorporate inquiry-based practices into your early childhood classroom or family child care home. Inspired by an approach to teaching and learning born in Reggio Emilia, Italy, The Language of Art emphasizes investigation anchored by drawing, painting, and other art activities.
|Introducing sign language literature : folklore and creativity |
(Thursday, January 19, 2017) Introducing Sign Language Literature: Folklore and Creativity is the first textbook dedicated to analyzing and appreciating sign language storytelling, poetry and humour. The authors assume no prior knowledge of sign language or literary studies, introducing readers to a world of visual language creativity in deaf communities.
|Expert Android® Studio |
(Wednesday, January 18, 2017) Expert Android Studio bridges the gap between your Android programing skills with the provided tools including Android Studio, NDK, Gradle and Plugins for IntelliJ Idea Platform. Packed with best practices and advanced tips and techniques on Android tools, development cycle, continuos integration, release management, testing, and performance, this book offers professional guidance to experienced developers who want to push the boundaries of the Android platform with the developer tools.
|Lost sound : the forgotten art of radio storytelling |
(Tuesday, January 17, 2017) In Lost Sound, Jeff Porter examines the vital interplay between acoustic techniques and modernist practices in the growth of radio. Concentrating on the 1930s through the 1970s, but also speaking to the rising popularity of today's narrative broadcasts such as This American Life,Radiolab, Serial, and The Organicist, Porter's close readings of key radio programs show how writers adapted literary techniques to an acoustic medium with great effect.
|Men, masculinities and teaching in early childhood education... |
(Monday, January 16, 2017) This stimulating book sets out to critically explore the notion of men, masculinities and teaching in early childhood education. It addresses the global pattern of gender, teaching and care where men are in the minority, and explores the notion that the greater involvement of men within teaching and associated professions has the potential to transform gender relations for future generations.
|Embracing rough-and-tumble play : teaching with the body in mind |
(Friday, January 13, 2017) Physical play is vital to young children's development. This practical, hands-on resource encourages you to incorporate boisterous physical play into every day and offers concrete advice on how to create spaces for safe play, how to effectively work big body movement into children's daily schedule, and how to use physical play to make teaching practice more dynamic and effective.
|The grain bowl |
(Thursday, January 12, 2017) The Grain Bowl is a collection of 90 hearty recipes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner - delicious, satisfying, easy, and heart-healthy - made with a variety of grains, seeds, rice, and superfoods, plus fresh fruits, slow-cooked meats, roasted vegetables, and sweet treats.
|Geothermal heat pump and heat engine systems : theory and practice |
(Wednesday, January 11, 2017) This book takes a unique, holistic approach to the interdisciplinary study of geothermal energy systems, combining low, medium, and high temperature applications into a logical order. The emphasis is on the concept that all geothermal projects contain common elements of a "thermal energy reservoir" that must be properly designed and managed.
|The grammar of ornament : a visual reference of form and colour in architecture... |
(Tuesday, January 10, 2017) First published in 1856, The Grammar of Ornament remains a design classic. Its inspiration came from pioneering British architect and designer Owen Jones (1809-1874), who produced a comprehensive design treatise for the machine age, lavishly illustrated in vivid chromolithographic color. Jones made detailed observations of decorative arts on his travels in Europe, the Middle East, and in his native London, where he studied objects on display at the Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations in 1851 and at local museums.
|The darkest dark |
(Monday, January 9, 2017) Chris loves rockets and planets and pretending he's a brave astronaut, exploring the universe. Only one problem--at night, Chris doesn't feel so brave. He's afraid of the dark.
But when he watches the groundbreaking moon landing on TV, he realizes that space is the darkest dark there is--and the dark is beautiful and exciting, especially when you have big dreams to keep you company. Written by Chris Hadfield.