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Splinters of the Sun

Teaching Russian Literature to High School Students

Betty Staley

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Betty Staley passionately loves Russian literature and deeply believes that it holds many "splinters of the sun" - many loving pieces of light that illuminate the souls of readers as they speak of a world that is and vastly different in history and outlook from that of the Anglo-European worlds. It is this combination of beauty and cultural landscape that makes the great works of Russian literature so very appropriate for high school students.

Anyone wishing to teach this literature will be helped enormously by Splinters of the Sun. In it, Staley picks key authors and works and explores them through the windows of history, culture, biography and literary content and style. It is in many ways like walking through a park where the trees are stories planted by authors of genius. I believe that lovers of literature have good reason to rejoice at the coming of this book.

Life Lessons

Reaching Teenagers through Literature

David Sloan

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It is a beautiful thing the way literature can fire the hearts of teenagers (and the rest of us): the stories transport us into the experiences of others, the way the author conveys them allows us to step into the vision of someone else and understand it; and, especially, the excitement a teacher shares for a book is a lesson that lasts a lifetime and nourishes the student every day. It is all this that David Sloan conveys about teaching literature to teens. Open Life Lessons and discover the magic for your self. And, then share some of it with a teenager!

Sing Me the Creation

Paul Matthews

A Sourcebook for poets and teachers, and for all who wish to develop the life of the imagination

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This is an exciting, new approach to awakening spontaneous, wholesome creativity - whether in our selves or within the children we teach. I have a feeling that as more teachers experiment with bringing these exercises into their classrooms, Sing Me the Creation will become one of the most treasured teacher resources ever. Beautiful!

In over 300 silly and serious exercises, Paul Matthews gives us permission to indulge our fantasy, and then, when that life is flowing, provides the tools to craft it into poetry and story.

Though these exercises are intended for group work with adults, teachers of children will find here many new ideas for the classroom, and individuals working alone will have no difficulty adapting them to their needs.

Words in Place

Reconnecting with nature through creative writing

Paul Matthews

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Words in Place is a nine-week writing course that follows a path through the realms of nature, from mineral to plants, animal, and people. By exploring the qualities of each, Words in Place encourages the writer to find a unique, authentic voice and to forge a new relationship the inner and outer worlds.

Paul Matthews offers a rich variety of creative techniques and exercises, including "haiku hikes," word and story games, written conversation, collaborative writing, and "tiny tales."

The reader will enjoy this powerful and unusual book both for its help in connecting with nature and for its insights into imagination and the poets and writers who created the literary geography of East Sussex, the author’s home.

Contents:

  • WEEK ONE: Opening Our Senses to Each Other and the World
  • WEEK TWO: Earth, Water, Air, and Fire
  • WEEK THREE: Turning a New Leaf
  • WEEK FOUR: The Flowering Garden and Our Responses to It
  • WEEK FIVE: The Animal in Nature
  • WEEK SIX: Giving Voice to the Animals
  • WEEK SEVEN: Being Human
  • WEEK EIGHT: The Story We Belong to
  • WEEK NINE: Walking Back the Way We Came

Making Math Meaningful: A Source Book for Teaching High School Math

Jamie York

Did you ever wish you had a resource book with all the most awe-inspiring math you could bring into the classroom… all the stuff that standard high school math textbooks never have time for? It took Jamie York thirty years to develop his high school math curricul... read more

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Making Math Meaningful: A Source Book for Teaching High School Math


Making Math Meaningful: A High School Math Set

8 Essential High School Math Books

Andrew Starzynski and Jamie York

This Waldorf High School Math Set is especially for our homeschoolers. It contains all our high school books except the separate answer keys, often ordered by schools that want their students to have their own copy of the answer key for reference. You can always add this to ... read more

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Making Math Meaningful: A High School Math Set - 8 Essential High School Math Books


Making Math Meaningful: A 9th Grade Workbook, Teacher’s Edition

A Full Year of Algebra

Andrew Starzynski and Jamie York

$26.00

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This Teacher’s Edition of the 9th Grade Math Workbook is an all-in-one book for the teacher and contains:

  • Thoughts on Teaching Waldorf Math in 9th Grade
  • Commentary on each of the units in the 9th Grade Student Workbook
  • The units from the 9th Grade Student Workbook
  • The Answer Key for the 9th Grade Workbook

In middle school, the students are introduced to some basic algebra concepts. Now, in ninth grade, they are ready for a full year of algebra studies. This important year of math forms the foundation for all future mathematics study -- after all, algebra is the "language of mathematics." There is a good deal of challenging work and learning to be done!

The units covered in this workbook are:

  • Pre-Algebra
  • Algebra Basics
  • Exponents and Polynomials
  • Factoring
  • Word Problems
  • Midyear Review
  • Fractions and Square Roots
  • The Quadratic Formula
  • Logarithms
  • Possibility and Probability

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194 pages, 7" x 9", 2015.


Making Math Meaningful: A 9th Grade Student's Workbook

A full year of Algebra

Andrew Starzynski and Jamie York

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$16.00

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In middle school, the students are introduced to some basic algebra concepts.  Now, in ninth grade, they are ready for a full year of algebra studies.  This important year of math forms the foundation for all future mathematics study -- after all, algebra is the "language of mathematics."  There is a good deal of challenging work and learning to be done!

The units covered in this workbook are:

  • Pre-Algebra
  • Algebra Basics
  • Exponents and Polynomials
  • Factoring
  • Word Problems
  • Midyear Review
  • Fractions and Square Roots
  • The Quadratic Formula
  • Logarithms
  • Possibility and Probability

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Making Math Meaningful: Answer Key for Our 9th Grade Workbook

Andrew Starzynski and Jamie York

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$10.00

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For the teacher: Answers to all problems in the Making Math Meaningful 9th Grade Workbook.

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Making Math Meaningful: A 10th Grade Workbook, Teacher’s Edition

Geometry and some Algebra II

Andrew Starzynski and Jamie York

$28.00

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This Teacher’s Edition of the 10th Grade Math Workbook is an all-in-one book for the teacher and contains:

  • Thoughts on Teaching Waldorf Math in 10th Grade
  • Commentary on each of the units in the 10th Grade Student Workbook
  • The units from the 10th Grade Student Workbook
  • The Answer Key for the 10th Grade Workbook

After a full year of algebra studies, the student enters tenth grade ready to take a big step forward: learning how to write deductive proofs. There is a great variety of topics to be explored in this workbook. While it is possible to cover most of these topics in the tenth grade year, a class may instead spend most of the year on the geometry topics, and then perhaps return in eleventh grade to a couple of the topics found in the second half of this workbook. Either way, this workbook promises to increase the students' sense of wonder at the power and beauty of mathematics.

The units covered in this workbook are:

  • Geometry Basics
  • Circle Geometry
  • Triangle Geometry
  • Proofs!!
  • Mensuration
  • Algebra Review
  • Logarithms, Part II
  • Exponential Growth
  • Sequences & Series
  • Math & Music

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228 pages, 7" x 9", 2015.


Making Math Meaningful: A 10th Grade Student's Workbook

Geometry and some Algebra II

Andrew Starzynski and Jamie York

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$18.00

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After a full year of algebra studies, the student enters tenth grade ready to take a big step forward: learning how to write deductive proofs.  There is a great variety of topics to be explored in this workbook.  While it is possible to cover most of these topics in the tenth grade year, a class may instead spend most of the year on the geometry topics, and then perhaps return in eleventh grade to a couple of the topics found in the second half of this workbook.  Either way, this workbook promises to increase the students' sense of wonder at the power and beauty of mathematics.

The units covered in this workbook are:

  • Geometry Basics
  • Circle Geometry
  • Triangle Geometry
  • Proofs!!
  • Mensuration
  • Algebra Review
  • Logarithms, Part II
  • Exponential Growth
  • Sequences & Series
  • Math & Music

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Making Math Meaningful: Answer Key for Our 10th Grade Workbook

Andrew Starzynski and Jamie York

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For the teacher: Answers to all problems in the Making Math Meaningful 10th Grade Workbook.

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Making Math Meaningful: A 11th & 12th Grade Workbook, Teacher’s Edition

Algebra II, Precalculus, Calculus, Statistics

Andrew Starzynski and Jamie York

Paperback

$30.00

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Designed to be used with the High School math curriculum, A Source Book for Teaching High School Math, this Teacher’s Edition of the 11th & 12th Grade Math Workbook is an all-in-one book for the teacher and contains:

Each of those components can also be purchased separately for your convenience.

Why a combined 11 and 12th Grade Workbook? This workbook is designed to be used by either an advanced or a regular math track class. The two calculus units are intended for an advanced class, while the two statistics units are more designed for a regular math class. With the exception of the statistics units, an advanced math class ought to be able to work through most of this workbook over the course of the eleventh grade year and the first half of twelfth grade. A regular math track class in eleventh or twelfth grade can simply pick and choose from the many units in this workbook and from units in the second half of the 10th Grade Workbook, such as "Exponential Growth," "Sequences and Series," or "Math and Music").

The units covered in this workbook are:

  • Cartesian Geometry Part I
  • Trigonometry Part II
  • Complex Numbers Part I
  • Cartesian Geometry Part II
  • Possibility and Probability Part II
  • Trigonometry Part III
  • Cartesian Geometry Part III
  • Logarithms Part III
  • Complex Numbers Part II
  • Trigonometry Part IV
  • Cartesian Geometry Part IV
  • Calculus Part I
  • Calculus Part II
  • Statistics Part I
  • Statistics Part II
  • Problem-solving Exercises

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332 pages, 7" x 9", 2015.


Making Math Meaningful: An 11th and 12th Grade Student's Workbook

Algebra II, Precalculus, and some Calculus

Andrew Starzynski and Jamie York

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$19.00

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By waiting until this point to begin Cartesian geometry, the eleventh grader is ready to fully absorb this important topic, and this workbook does it in depth with four separate units.  Through a year and a half of study, this workbook weaves together Cartesian geometry, trigonometry, complex numbers, and other key topics found in traditional algebra II and precalculus courses, and ends with two great units of calculus.  Any student completing this book is poised to study anything in college!

The units covered in this workbook are:

  • Cartesian Geometry, Part I
  • Trigonometry, Part II
  • Complex Numbers, Part I
  • Cartesian Geometry, Part II
  • Possibility & Probability, Part II
  • Trigonometry, Part III
  • Cartesian Geometry, Part III
  • Logarithms, Part III
  • Complex Numbers, Part II
  • Trigonometry, Part IV
  • Cartesian Geometry, Part IV
  • Calculus, Part I
  • Calculus, Part II
  • Problem Solving Exercises

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Making Math Meaningful: Answer Key for our 11th and 12th Grade Workbook

Andrew Starzynski and Jamie York

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$12.00

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For the teacher: Answers to all problems in the Making Math Meaningful 11th & 12th Grade Workbook.

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Kinesthetic Learning for Adolescents

learning through movement and eurythmy

Leonore Russell

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$16.00

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Each elementary school child has opportunities on a daily basis to learn by using his hands, by moving, singing and through other activities. Learning with movement activities brings joy and success. Is this learning modality given the attention it warrants at the secondary level? Do high school students need to just grapple with information or do they need to be engaged and active in their learning? This book addresses these questions and presents many examples, most notably through eurythmy.