πŸ“’ Author : Mike Hughes
πŸ“’ Publisher : A&C Black
πŸ“’ Release Date : 2002-08-01
πŸ“’ Pages : 264
πŸ“’ ISBN : 9781855391406
πŸ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
πŸ“’ Category : Education

SYNOPSIS : Improving teaching is the key to genuine and sustainable school improvement. Improvement involves persuading teachers to change and develop their practice but, as anyone who has ever tried will testify, this is far from easy. The focus of Tweak to Transform is what head teachers and school leaders can do to manage the change process and improve the quality of teaching in a school. Essentially, Tweak to Transform is a practical handbook that seeks to address three questions. What do we know about change? What do we know about learning? What do we know about leading and managing the improvement process? While there is no single successful recipe for improving teaching in a school, this book attempts to establish some key principles. The result is a collection of thoughts, activities strategies and models that have been developed and successfully implemented in a wide range of schools. >


πŸ“’ Author : Nic Sheff
πŸ“’ Publisher : Simon and Schuster
πŸ“’ Release Date : 2012-12-11
πŸ“’ Pages : 368
πŸ“’ ISBN : 9781471109737
πŸ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
πŸ“’ Category : Biography & Autobiography

SYNOPSIS : THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER NOW A MAJOR FILM, STARRING STEVE CARELL AND BAFTA AND GOLDEN GLOBE NOMINATED TIMOTHEE CHALAMET β€˜It was like being in a car with the gas pedal slammed down to the floor and nothing to do but hold on and pretend to have some semblance of control. But control was something I'd lost a long time ago.’ Nic Sheff was drunk for the first time at age 11. In the years that followed, he would regularly smoke pot, do cocaine and ecstasy, and develop addictions to crystal meth and heroin. Even so, he felt like he would always be able to quit and put his life together whenever he needed to. It took a violent relapse one summer to convince him otherwise. In a voice that is raw and honest, Nic spares no detail in telling us the compelling true story of his relapse and the road to recovery. He paints an extraordinary picture for us of a person at odds with his past, with his family, with his substances, and with himself. Tweak is a raw, harrowing, and ultimately hopeful tale of the road from relapse to recovery and complements his father’s parallel memoir, Beautiful Boy. Praise for Nic Sheff:- β€˜Difficult to read and impossible to put down.’Chicago Tribune 'Nic Sheff's wrenching tale is told with electrifying honesty and insight.' Armistead Maupin


πŸ“’ Author : Cali Williams Yost
πŸ“’ Publisher : Center Street
πŸ“’ Release Date : 2013-01-08
πŸ“’ Pages : 272
πŸ“’ ISBN : 9781455517862
πŸ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
πŸ“’ Category : Business & Economics

SYNOPSIS : As the demands of work grow more intense, personal life can get shoved to the side. But resolving the job-versus-life conflict doesn't require the kind of big, disruptive, scary transformation that so many time-management "experts" recommend. In TWEAK IT, Cali Williams Yost proves that a comfortable work+life fit can be achieved through making small, consistent, everyday changes--tweaks--that, cumulatively, will optimize job performance and well-being. This engaging, practical book, filled with case studies of people who've tweaked their way to professional success and personal satisfaction, guides readers through an easy-to-implement program that can be tailored to suit any individual's life, both on off the job.


πŸ“’ Author : Edward Caplan
πŸ“’ Publisher : Lulu.com
πŸ“’ Release Date :
πŸ“’ Pages :
πŸ“’ ISBN : 9781300685708
πŸ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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πŸ“’ Author : Eve Bunting
πŸ“’ Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
πŸ“’ Release Date : 2011-05-23
πŸ“’ Pages : 40
πŸ“’ ISBN : 9780547573632
πŸ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
πŸ“’ Category : Juvenile Fiction

SYNOPSIS : Little Elephant and Mama Elephant are going for a walk. β€œHold on to my tail,” says Mama. β€œIf you want to ask me a question, tweak twice.” Tweak, tweak! β€œMama, what is that?” Little Elephant is curious about the frog, the monkey, the songbird, the butterfly, and the crocodileβ€”and especially about what a little elephant can do. Mama knows just how to answer, to help her cherished Little Elephant grow. Eve Bunting’s tender text and Sergio Ruzzier’s whimsical illustrations make this walk with Mama an excursion any little elephant would enjoy.


πŸ“’ Author : Turk Allcott
πŸ“’ Publisher : Lulu.com
πŸ“’ Release Date : 2012
πŸ“’ Pages :
πŸ“’ ISBN : 9781300130338
πŸ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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πŸ“’ Author : Paul McFedries
πŸ“’ Publisher : Pearson Education
πŸ“’ Release Date : 2009-03-27
πŸ“’ Pages : 480
πŸ“’ ISBN : 0768686717
πŸ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
πŸ“’ Category : Computers

SYNOPSIS : Tweak It and Freak It A Killer Guide to Making Windows Run Your Way Hundreds of millions of people use Windows every day, and it’s a safe bet that some of them would not describe themselves as happy campers. Regardless of skill level, most people have something they dislike about Windows, and they often have a whole laundry list of Windows gripes. β€œWhy can’t Windows do this rather than that?” β€œWhy does Windows do X instead of Y?” β€œWouldn’t it be great if Windows could do Z?” Most people think Windows is set in stone, but it isn’t! Strip off that veneer and a whole world comes into view, one that’s hackable, moddable, tweakable, customizable, and personalizable. This book shows you the tools and technologies that anyone can use to hack almost every aspect of Windows, from startup to shutdown, from the interface to the Internet, from security to scripting. β€’ Speed up your tired PC with a fistful of easy-to-do, but oh so powerful tweaks! β€’ Tired of looking at the same old Windows day in and day out? So are we! That’s why we show you how to give Windows a makeover! β€’ Want to be more productive at work or home? This book is full of productivity tweaks that not only make Windows more fun to use, but also save you tons of time. β€’ Create custom backup routines that safeguard your precious data. β€’ Tighten the security of your PC and your network to stop would-be thieves in their tracks. β€’ Dual-boot Windows XP and Vista on the same machine, or dare we say it, run MacOS on your PC! We won’t tell. Paul McFedries is a passionate computer tinkerer and Windows expert. He is the author of more than 60 computer books that have sold more than 3 million copies worldwide. His recent titles include the Sams Publishing books Windows Vista Unleashed, Second Edition, and Windows Home Server Unleashed, and the Que Publishing books Build It. Fix It. Own It. : Networking with Windows Vista, Formulas and Functions with Microsoft Excel 2007, Tricks of the Microsoft Office 2007 Gurus, and Microsoft Access 2007 Forms, Reports, and Queries. Paul is also the proprietor of Word Spy (www.wordspy.com), a website devoted to tracking new words and phrases as they enter the English language. CATEGORY: Windows Operating System COVERS: Windows Vista and XP USER LEVEL: Beginning-Intermediate


πŸ“’ Author : Thomas E. Beames, Jr.
πŸ“’ Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
πŸ“’ Release Date : 2012-05-07
πŸ“’ Pages : 133
πŸ“’ ISBN : 9781469190990
πŸ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
πŸ“’ Category : Business & Economics

SYNOPSIS : You want a different perspective on old ideas. Youre open to a new way of thinking about your business, and youd like to be creatively provoked. Perhaps youve hit a roadblock in your communications, or you want something entertaining but relevant to help you see your career through another lens. Tweak Your Flash is simply about perspective; viewing your surroundings from a different angle will uncover nuances that otherwise go unnoticed. Looking at how a bird approaches a landing, or why a day with a favorite uncle holds such fond memories, can be applied to your professional life and make you more effective and fulfilled in your work. This is a book to be read and used over time; keep it handy, and reference it every now and then. Accepting for a moment that youre not as good at your job as youll ever be, use these ideas to ensure youre flashing the right message, at the right frequency, to the right people.


πŸ“’ Author : John Graham
πŸ“’ Publisher : CreateSpace
πŸ“’ Release Date : 2008-03-21
πŸ“’ Pages : 296
πŸ“’ ISBN : 9781434897541
πŸ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
πŸ“’ Category : Fiction

SYNOPSIS : This is an adventure story set in the People's Republic of China in the early eighties before the nation was opened to the Western world. An engineer, Toby, from Hong Kong follows his mentally disturbed brother who has entered China. He fears the worst: illegal entry without a passport to be sure but perhaps also an act against China itself. Toby's colleague, Donna, his lover, helps in his quest while a mysterious college student, Kathy, invades the scene. The path leads deep into China. The story is a vivid picture of what the country and its people were like in the seventies: full of intrigue under a totalitarian regime. Guangzhou, Guilin, the Yangtze, and Chongking lead to Beijing and a triple-whammy ending.


πŸ“’ Author : James Bryron Love
πŸ“’ Publisher : Spangaloo
πŸ“’ Release Date : 2013-08-01
πŸ“’ Pages : 35
πŸ“’ ISBN :
πŸ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
πŸ“’ Category : Fiction

SYNOPSIS : In the multi-verse there exists those that would tamper with the realities of your world. They have the technology to change everything and anything. They even get to decide if you were ever born. They are a nasty sort with out a speck of compassion. There are others bent on balance with the same technology so who is really running the universe?