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The Reading Strategies Book: Your Everything Guide to Developing Skilled Readers

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01With hit books that support strategic examining conferring, small groups, and assessment, Jen Serravallo gets emails just about every day asking, “Isn’t there a manuscript of the strategies themselves?” Now there is.

“Strategies result in the often invisible work of reading actionable and visible,” Jen writes. In The Reading Strategies Book, she collects 300 approaches to share with readers for thirteen goals-everything from fluency to literary analysis. Each method cross-linked to skills, genres, and Fountas & Pinnell reading levels to provide just-right teaching, just over time. With Jen’s help you’ll:

develop goals for any reader
give students step-by-step tips for skilled reading
guide readers with prompts aligned to your strategies
adjust instruction to fulfill individual needs with Jen’s Teaching Tips
craft demonstrations and explanations back with her Lesson Language
learn more with Hat Tips on the work of influential teacher-authors.
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Whether you have readers workshop, Daily 5/CAFE, guided reading, balanced reading, a core reading program, whole-class novels, or another approach, The Reading Strategies Book will complement and extend your teaching. Rely on it to plan and implement goal-directed, differentiated instruction for folks, small groups, and whole classes.
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Kaplan New SAT Premier 2016 with 5 Practice Tests: Personalized Feedback + Book + Online + DVD + Mobile (Kaplan Test Prep)

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10Prepare for your New SAT with full confidence! With in excess of 75 numerous years of experience and over 95% of our own students stepping into their top-choice schools, Kaplan learns how to increase your score and have you into the top-choice college!

Prep Smarter. Not Harder. Our comprehensive SAT prep program with the new SAT reviews every concept tested about the new exam. You won’t locate a more complete guide for the market! It features exclusive methods and methods as well as in excess of 2,000 practice questions bound to raise your SAT score! Each practice question for you is accompanied by a detailed explanation which includes strategic advice and step-by-step instruction that helps guide you to get the right answer the expert way.

Kaplan’s New SAT Premier 2016 program includes:

* 5 realistic, full-length practice tests, including a Diagnostic Test to compliment your studies
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Kaplan MCAT Complete 7-Book Subject Review: Book + Online (Kaplan Test Prep)

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09More people go into medical school that has a Kaplan MCAT course than all major courses combined. Now the same outcomes are available with Kaplan’s MCAT Complete 7-Book Subject Review. This book features thorough subject review, more questions than any competitor, plus the highest-yield questions available. The commentary and instruction comes completely from Kaplan MCAT experts and includes targeted pinpoint the most-tested concepts and a lot more questions than any guide. These prep books simulate, much better than anything else in the marketplace, the experience of a one-on-one session with your top-rated instructors.

Kaplan’s MCAT Review offers:

UNPARALLELED MCAT KNOWLEDGE: The Kaplan MCAT team has spent years studying every document associated with the MCAT available. In conjunction with this expert psychometricians, the Kaplan team has the ability to ensure the accuracy and realism individuals practice materials.

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Official GRE Super Power Pack

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07Save money and obtain total official GRE® test preparation using this 3-book bundle from your test maker at ETS!
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In this Official GRE® Super Power Pack you receive the key information and exercise you need to do your very best on the GRE―direct in the test maker! For less than you’ll pay separately, the bundle packages The Official Guide to the GRE®Òrevised General Test, including real GRE tests, with two books of real GRE questions, all specially suitable for GRE takers by Educational Testing Service.

The bundle will give you four complete, real GRE tests and also a wealth of real GRE practice questions, self-study resources and test-taking methods to use in your GRE test preparation. The Official Guide to the GRE® revised General Test delivers four complete real GRE tests―two from the book and a couple of on CD-ROM. It also offers in-depth descriptions of each question type, with valuable question-answering tips. Official GRE® Verbal Reasoning Practice Questions and Official GRE® Quantitative Reasoning Practice Questions provide intensive practice with real GRE test questions.

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GMAT 2016 Official Guide Bundle

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05The Official Guide for GMAT® Review 2016 Bundle

Ace the GMAT® with all the only official study guides on the creators from the exam

Everything you have to prepare for the GMAT® exam in a package. Get all three with the Official GMAT study guides – with 25% new content and actual retired questions from your GMAT exam. The set bundle includes The Official Guide for GMAT Review 2016, The Official Guide for GMAT Quantitative Review 2016 and The Official Guide for GMAT Verbal Review 2016. All three guides include exclusive use of an online question bank and videos with insight and suggestions about GMAT preparation from previous test-takers plus the officials who produce the test.

The Official Guide for GMAT® Review 2016 Bundle features:

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First Aid for the Usmle Step 1, 2016

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04As a project management instructor and course developer in a state university, a project management keynote speaker, and anyone who has been training project managers for pretty much two decades, I suggest this book. I have also helped hundreds to feed their PMP exams (including training PMI employees) and although some people might folks claim they passed without it, I firmly think that the PMBOK is often a must-have.

I have owned every edition on the PMBOK and I can let you know that it’s gotten better as they age. Let’s face it, the content isn’t the most fun but no less than it’s considerably more readable previously. Processes are definitely more refined (some may remember core vs. facilitating processes in older versions) and so are titled more consistently (had some commence with verbs yet others with nouns), descriptions of inputs/tools & techniques/outputs are clearer, and illustrations are less confusing. That said, the novel still only covers the “whats”. If you genuinely wish to know “how” to carry out some of these processes, you’ll need another resource like Project Management: A Systems Approach to Planning, Scheduling, and Controlling.
Kaplan’s GRE Premier 2016 can be a comprehensive prep system which includes both book and mobile-enabled online components. Get use of in-depth strategies, test information, and rehearse questions to assist you to score higher for the GRE. New for that 2016 edition: Premier 2016 contains more targeted instruction throughout the different Quant and Verbal question types and content, plus new questions and explanations.

Kaplan’s GRE Premier 2016 contains 2,200+ total practice questions with detailed explanations, in the Verbal, Quantitative, and Analytical Writing sections, and techniques for handling the many question types you’ll encounter on Test Day. It also is included with study plans to assist you to make by far the most of your time and energy preparing for that GRE, along with 1-year having access to an online center that features practice tests, Quiz Bank, and videos to enable you to score higher.

Kaplan’s GRE Premier 2016 features:
2,200+ practice questions with detailed explanations, including brand-new questions and explanations because of this edition
6 full-length practice tests (5 realistic Multi-Stage Tests available on the web and 1 inside book)
500-question online Quiz Bank, for customized quiz creation and article on GRE practice questions
Mobile-enabled online language learning resources: study anywhere on any device by having an internet connection
Online study plans: discover ways to make probably the most of your time and effort, it doesn’t matter how much or very little time you have until Test Day
DVD on stress management, study planning, along with the graduate school application process
Academic support from Kaplan faculty via our Facebook page:

Kaplan guarantees if you study using this book, DVD, and online language resources, you’ll score higher for the GRE—or you’ll be handed a full refund.
For anyone who has seen some in the PMBOK’s poor ratings in reviews of previous versions, you must understand that this is really a high-level guide, not an elaborate text or maybe a mystery novel. As a result, will not expect to become a project management guru towards the end or be entertained with creative irony.

Anyway, as many of you are considering this as you want to grab the PMP exam, we have found some advice:

– Although you may manage to obtain a soft copy with this book since they can be a PMI member, I recommend which has a physical copy. In all my numerous schooling, I’ve never even used a highlighter but I did for your PMBOK when I was studying due to this exam more than a decade ago. It turns out that almost anything was worth highlighting nonetheless it forced me to learn each line thoroughly.

– You will need another book as many exam concepts aren’t even covered from the PMBOK. I personally like PMP Exam Prep, Seventh Edition: Rita’s Course within a Book for Passing the PMP Exam or CAPM/PMP Project Management Certification All-in-One Exam Guide with CD-ROM, Second Edition. You usually do not even require latest editions. Trust me, the concepts would be the same. For instance, earned value lessons in Rita’s 1st edition from yesteryear would be the same as those involved with 7th or 8th editions. SPI will be EV/PV.

– When submitting project experience about the application, you may submit work whether or not your title had not been Project Manager. If you done projects and still have played a lead role, perhaps it will count so submit it. The key point is you should be submitting project leadership activities. You still need 4500 hours of project experience in case you have a bachelors or 7500 hours with out a bachelors. Also, always submit over those thresholds since some activities may be not be accepted.

– Do not buy flash cards; instead, help make your own. Get a stack of index cards you need to writing terms/concepts on the one hand with definitions/formulas/descriptions around the back side.

Hope this will assist. Best of luck to everyone!

***Update (Sep 2013)***
New editions with the books I connected to above were released:
– PMP Exam Prep, Eighth Edition: Rita’s Course in a very Book for Passing the PMP Exam
– CAPM/PMP Project Management Certification All-In-One Exam Guide, Third Edition

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The Real ACT Prep Guide (Book + Bonus Online Content), (Reprint) (Official Act Prep Guide)

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02This edition of The Real ACT Prep Guide was originally published by Peterson’s as The Real ACT Prep Guide, 3rd Edition (9780768934403). This edition includes use of new online bonus content.

The Only Guide to Include 5 Real ACT Tests

The #1 bestselling help guide to preparing for the ACT
Everything you must know to fully prepare
Proven test-taking tips from ACT

The Real ACT Prep Guide, 3rd Edition offers you the information, strategies, and exercise you want as a way to prepare for and do your easiest on the ACT exam. The book contains five actual ACT test forms—each for example the optional writing test—giving you the probability to practice your own pace. Filled with detailed explanations with the correct answers, the following information helps you better be aware of the type of questions you may face on test day.

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