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We are at the beginning of a new era, a lifestyle revolution that will transform who we are and what we do, as people and as consumers. The predictable linear, chronological life pathways of past generations - from school, to marriage, to work, to children, to retirement - made sense when the average human life span was shorter. Now, life expectancy has soared to age seventy-seven and promises to rise further, and we are starting to make decisions based less on age and more on lifestyle and life stage.
Navigating Life is an inspiring, piercingly honest user's guide to life, written for the author's daughter and given to her on her first day of college, reflecting tough lessons about family, work, and marriage. You learn a few useful things at school-the three Rs come in handy, and it's good to know how to perform under pressure and wait your turn-but most of what matters, what makes you into a functioning human being, able to hold your own in conversation, find your path, know what to avoid in relationships and secure a meaningful job, no teacher will ever tell you.
SUPERCHARGE YOUR BRAIN Discover the secrets of a world memory champion. By the age of eighteen, Christiane Stenger had won the annual Youth World Memory Training Championship-three times Now she shares her proven brain-boosting program to help you think smarter, faster, and better than you ever thought possible. You'll learn how to: REMEMBER lists, names, numbers, and more INCREASE your overall intelligence ENHANCE creativity and performance SCORE higher grades in school SUCCEED in work and in life Packed with interactive exercises, activities, and quizzes, this fun-filled guide shows you simple everyday ways to improve your memory and sharpen your mental skills, using odd phrases, silly stories, and visual images you'll never forget.
The High School Graduates Owner's Manual is designed to provide direction and insight to young people from the ages of 15 to 25. It is also titled and positioned to be the go-to gift for High School Graduates, although it is also a great gift for Back to School (High School & College), Birthdays and Christmas. Chapters include guidance on how money works, how consequences work, and how opportunity works, in addition to chapters that address politics, fitness, advice, your 1st job, your reputation, and the importance of giving back.
One percent of the population of children in the U.S. aged 3-17 have an autism spectrum disorder. One in 50 newborns will be born with an autism spectrum disorder. Only 56% of students with autism finish high school. One million Americans live with
In her revealing autobiography, Dr. Tolbert describes how she overcame the obstacles that threatened to derail her aspirations for a sound education and professional career. From humble beginnings-surrounded by dirt roads and segregated schools, left orphaned and penniless at an early age-she chose a path of hard work and diligent study that lifted her out of poverty, despair, and ignorance.
A modern parable set against the backdrop of the first Old Firm clash of the season. Funny, hard-hitting and thought-provoking, the second edition of Scarfed for Life tells the story of two teenage friends caught in the crossfire of polite suburban prejudice and garden equipment. Ideal for secondary school students, the play draws on what sectarianism and prejudice actually mean to young Glaswegians, and how it affects them and their peers.
Employment is one of the biggest contributors to quality of life for people with disabilities and that means well-planned work experiences should be an integral part of transition preparation for every secondary and postsecondary school aged youth. Mak
As the incomes of affluent and poor families have diverged over the past three decades, so too has the educational performance of their children. But how exactly do the forces of rising inequality affect the educational attainment and life chances of low-income children? In "Whither Opportunity?" a distinguished team of economists, sociologists, and experts in social and education policy examines the corrosive effects of unequal family resources, disadvantaged neighborhoods, insecure labor markets, and worsening school conditions on K-12 education.