Free reference Kindle books for 18 Aug 17

How to Write a Lesson Plan: Introduction to Basic Lesson Design and the 8 Keys to Good Planning

by Lynn Melby Gordon

In this article, learn how to write a lesson objective and draft a practical lesson plan using a classic and adaptable lesson plan outline. Eight key elements related to good lesson design are reviewed:
1. Motivation,
2. Explaining the objective,
3. Input, examples, and multiple representations
4. Modeling,
5. Checking for understanding,
6. Guided practice,
7. Independent practice,
8. Formal assessment or informal evaluation of the objective.
Includes a blank lesson plan template, a sample written lesson plan, and a list of verbs to help you write precise performance objectives. (Article: 10,224 words)

Lynn Melby Gordon, Ph.D. is a full-time tenured professor of teacher education at California State University, Northridge. She is the author of The Big Collection of Phonics Flipbooks, published by Scholastic in 2009.

Riding the Waves of Internet of Things

by Wei Quan Liow

The next wave of industrial revolution is here!

Billions of devices knowns as Internet of Things (IoT) are set to improve our lives. You hear about IoT in the news, in your work and see IoT solutions deployed around you. However, do you know what is exactly Internet of Things and how can it affect your lives? This book can definitely help you!

Interesting analogies to understand IoT concepts

Using daily interesting analogies to explain IoT concepts from dating to shopping in a mall, the book aims to explain supposedly complicated concept into easy to understand content for beginners to know about IoT.

Meet the ordinary Joes who face similar life problems like you and understand how IoT can help them solve their problems

Are you like faithful Bill who has to wait long hours on the road back home taking public transport, or like caring Carrie, who is a single mother taking on two jobs but worry about her son’s whereabouts and safety, or like filial Jason who has a mother with dementia who wonders around and always loses her way? Read this book to find out the wonderful solutions that IoT can deliver to solve their woes.

Find links on resources on how you can ride the waves of the IoT revolution

Multiple links to various resources are available to kick start your journey in IoT. Grab the book to find out more!

The book will not make you an IoT guru overnight, but it will make you educated and more aware of the latest development in the space of Internet of Things, hence allowing you to leverage technology to solve your everyday problems.

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