From the author of Proust and the Squid , a lively, ambitious, and deeply informative epistolary book that considers the future of the reading brain and our capacity for critical thinking, empathy, and reflection as we become increasingly dependent on digital technologies. A decade ago, Maryanne Wolf´s Proust and the Squid revealed what we know about how the brain learns to read and how reading changes the way we think and feel. Since then, the ways we process written language have changed dramatically with many concerned about both their own changes and that of children. New research on the reading brain chronicles these changes in the brains of children and adults as they learn to read while immersed in a digitally dominated medium. Drawing deeply on this research, this book comprises a series of letters Wolf writes to us—her beloved readers—to describe her concerns and her hopes about what is happening to the reading brain as it unavoidably changes to adapt to digital mediums. Wolf raises difficult questions, including: Will children learn to incorporate the full range of ´´deep reading´´ processes that are at the core of the expert reading brain? Will the mix of a seemingly infinite set of distractions for children´s attention and their quick access to immediate, voluminous information alter their ability to think for themselves? With information at their fingertips, will the next generation learn to build their own storehouse of knowledge, which could impede the ability to make analogies and draw inferences from what they know? Will all these influences, in turn, change the formation in children and the use in adults of ´´slower´´ cognitive processes like critical thinking, personal reflection, imagination, and empathy that comprise deep reading and that influence both how we think and how we live our lives? Will the chain of digital influences ultimately influence the use of the critical analytical and empathic capacities necessary for a democratic society? How can we preserve deep reading processes in future iterations of the reading brain? Who are the ´´good readers´´ of every epoch? Concerns about attention span, critical reasoning, and over-reliance on technology are never just about children—Wolf herself has found that, though she is a reading expert, her ability to read deeply has been impacted as she has become, inevitably, increasingly dependent on screens. Wolf draws on neuroscience, literature, education, technology, and philosophy and blends historical, literary, and scientific facts with down-to-earth examples and warm anecdotes to illuminate complex ideas that culminate in a proposal for a biliterate reading brain. Provocative and intriguing, Reader, Come Home is a roadmap that provides a cautionary but hopeful perspective on the impact of technology on our brains and our most essential intellectual capacities—and what this could mean for our future.
This work is a game-changer! Recognizing an all too often tragic outcome (?School to Prison Pipeline?), it provides the tools to alter prognosis. Attention hones the identification and treatment of those underlying and often overlooked causative factors that result in long-term reading failure.Smart Kids, Struggling Readers. reconsiders the current models and methods for Teaching Reading. It offers creative strategies that support and enhance existing research-based techniques. It provides efficient and effective methods that rapidly ameliorate the overt and subtle interference to skills mastery.Rapid progress is assured because intervention supports both Academic and Affective needs. The novel instructional plan, Reading In A Nutshell, incorporates the strong intellectual potential bright students bring to task. The learner comes to apply information (metacognition, error analysis, instructional options) as a primary functional tool. Slow-paced repetitive practice and drills are avoided.
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Do you want to: Study better? Be able to read faster and retain more information? Make more efficient notes? Pass tests more successfully? Be more creative? Engage in business armed with great focus and full comprehension? Be able to read one book a day? Then speed reading is the answer! It improves your reading speed, focus, and comprehension! It gives you the power to develop better time management, enhances your concentration and logical thinking, and also improves your overall self-confidence. This easy-to-understand audiobook provides guides that will help you understand: Speed reading techniques Reading vs. speed reading How to break poor reading habits How to start speed reading Importance of daily eye exercises And more! Find out what your current reading level is, and learn how to incorporate the exercises and techniques found in this audiobook into your daily routine so that speed reading becomes a habit. Soon you will find that you can read an entire book each day! The more you read, the more knowledge you will gain that you can use to achieve your goals in life. Grab this audiobook and become a speed reader today! 1. Language: English. Narrator: Sam Slydell. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/095995/bk_acx0_095995_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Do you read the same page over and over without realizing it? Do you need a tool to understand a lot of complex text in a short amount of time? Introducing the STOP reading method; a powerful tool that helps you save time so that you can focus on what´s really important: understanding your reading. The STOP reading method incorporates four of the most powerful strategies available to help readers, even with lower ability levels. With STOP, you will learn techniques for scanning and predicting, critical questioning, selective reading and summarizing most effectively. You can connect new information to what you already know, learn how to make predictions that help to guide your reading, and to read and write more selectively. The STOP reading method takes advantage of the most recent evidence-based strategies for increasing reading comprehension, which supports reading for deeper understanding of complex material, even for non-readers. Get the audiobook now and try it out. If you are a teacher or parent of a student who is affected by forms of attention deficits, dyslexia, or just looking to increase learning, this audiobook is also for you. Author Bio: Dr. Rick Smith spent nearly two decades at the head of classrooms supporting students with special needs to improve their learning and develop stronger emotional resilience. He is a pioneer and expert in the field of Emotion Focused Teaching (EmotionFocusedTeaching.com), an instructional method that effectively equips teachers and parents to meet the student’s emotional and intellectual needs. Dr. Smith has trained more than 1,000 teachers and parents on three continents in settings ranging from elite international schools and inner-city public schools to educational organizations, such as the Education Bureau of Hong Kong. Starting out as a frustrated learner himself, Dr. Smith overcame his challenges to achieve honors degrees for his Bachelors, Masters (MEd) and Doctorate of Ed... 1. Language: English. Narrator: Darcie Jarrett. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/114270/bk_acx0_114270_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
From the author of Proust and the Squid, a lively, ambitious, and deeply informative epistolary book that considers the future of the reading brain and our capacity for critical thinking, empathy, and reflection as we become increasingly dependent on digital technologies. A decade ago, Maryanne Wolf’s Proust and the Squid revealed what we know about how the brain learns to read and how reading changes the way we think and feel. Since then, the ways we process written language have changed dramatically with many concerned about both their own changes and that of children. New research on the reading brain chronicles these changes in the brains of children and adults as they learn to read while immersed in a digitally dominated medium. Drawing deeply on this research, this audiobook comprises a series of letters Wolf writes to us to describe her concerns and her hopes about what is happening to the reading brain as it unavoidably changes to adapt to digital mediums. Wolf raises difficult questions, including: Will children learn to incorporate the full range of ´´deep reading´´ processes that are at the core of the expert reading brain? Will the mix of a seemingly infinite set of distractions for children’s attention and their quick access to immediate, voluminous information alter their ability to think for themselves? With information at their fingertips, will the next generation learn to build their own storehouse of knowledge, which could impede the ability to make analogies and draw inferences from what they know? Will all these influences, in turn, change the formation in children and the use in adults of ´´slower´´ cognitive processes like critical thinking, personal reflection, imagination, and empathy that comprise deep reading and that influence both how we think and how we live our lives? Will the chain of digital influences ultimately influence the use of the critical analyt... 1. Language: English. Narrator: Kirsten Potter. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/harp/007648/bk_harp_007648_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Interventional Radiology: Fundamentals of Clinical Practice is written with this new focus in mind to help readers incorporate their procedural knowledge into a holistic approach of patient management. Chapters explore topics across a broad spectrum of IR, with a focus on etiology and pathophysiology of disease, followed by discussions on intra-procedural and post-procedural management.
This third edition text provides a completely revised and updated new version of this unique, modern, practical text that covers the strategic evaluation, specific approaches, and detailed management techniques utilized by expert colorectal surgeons caring for patients with complex problems-whether they result from underlying colorectal disease or from complications arising from previous surgical therapy. The format follows that of both a ´´how to´´ manual as well as an algorithm-based guide to allow the reader to understand the thought process behind the proposed treatment strategy. By making use of evidence-based recommendations, each chapter includes not only background information and diagnostic/therapeutic guidelines, but also provides a narrative by the author on his/her operative technical details and perioperative ´´tips and tricks´´ that they utilize in the management of these complex surgical challenges. Distinctive to this book, is the reliance on experts in the field including past presidents of the ASCRS, as well as multiple other national and internationally recognized surgeons, to lend their personal insight into situations where data may be more sparse, but individual and collective experience is paramount to making sound decisions and thereby optimizing patient outcomes. The text includes chapters on the assessment of risk and methods utilized to minimize perioperative complications. In addition, it incorporates sections covering the medical and surgical therapies for abdominal, pelvic and anorectal disease. Moreover, the technical challenges of managing complications resulting from the original or subsequent operations is addressed. The underlying focus throughout the text is on providing pragmatic and understandable solutions that can be readily implemented by surgeons of varying experience to successfully treat complex colorectal problems. However, it also goes beyond the technical aspects of colorectal surgery and includes special sections highlighting the essence of a surgeon; covering aspects involving the medical-legal, ethical, and economic challenges confronting surgeons. Throughout the text, each author provides an ongoing narrative of his/her individual surgical techniques along with illustrations and diagrams to ´´personally´´ take the reader through the crucial steps of the procedure, and key points of patient care inherent to that topic. Additionally, where appropriate, links to online videos give the reader an up-front look into technical aspects of colorectal surgery.
Colorectal Surgery has continued to experience tremendous growth in both the community and academic settings over the past few years. The recent increase in demand for colorectal specialists has been fueled by an overwhelming number of applications to fellowship training programs, resulting in some of the most coveted and competitive positions. Furthermore, the accumulation of experience, knowledge, and wisdom from pioneers in the field, combined with major recent technological advances, has transformed the clinical management of diseases of the colon and rectum. Colorectal Surgeons have embraced advances ranging from minimally invasive approaches for complex problems to novel training methods for future generations. Additionally, we have spearheaded innovations in the management of colorectal cancer, pelvic floor disorders, diverticulitis, inflammatory bowel disease, and anorectal conditions. Despite these improvements, there remains a seemingly never-ending mixture of complex patient disease processes and complications resulting from the care of these patients. Even in cases where the technical challenges were managed successfully, complications or poor function may result in dramatic life-long consequences, reduced quality of life, as well as having economic implications. The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS) is the premiere professional organization of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. Three editions of the ASCRS Textbook of Colon and Rectal Surgery have been published and have proved to be extremely valuable for their wealth of general information and knowledge, providing not only background information, but also specifics regarding the more complex situations that surgeons who treat patients with colorectal disease experience on a regular basis. An ASCRS manual was produced in in 2009 and 2014, each accompanying their original textbooks. This has been formed by abstracting the textbook into a bullet format; all figures and most tables were retained. The 3rd edition of the Textbook (published by Springer) included completely new chapters and authors. This 3rd edition of the Manual is indicated to conform to the new edition of the Textbook and incorporate newer information in the field of colon and rectal surgery. This Manual will serve as a very useful resource for physicians and researchers dealing with diseases of the colon and rectum. It will provide a concise yet comprehensive summary of the current status of the field that will help guide education, patient management and stimulate investigative efforts. All chapters were written and abstracted by experts in their fields and will include the most up to date scientific and clinical information.
Publications of the Onondaga Historical Association, Vol. 1:An Act to Incorporate the Village of Syracuse, Passed April 13, 1825 Also Papers Read and Historical Data Received at the Meeting to Commemorate the Seventy-Fifth Anniversary of the Organization Unknown Author