Schottenbauer Publishing

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Free Downloadable Books: Science, Music, Language, & Puzzles!

Free books from M. Schottenbauer, Ph.D., are available on the Schottenbauer Publishing website and MusicaNeo. Samples include excerpts from the following books:
  • Language Puzzles
  • Where Does Sound Come From? The Science of Music
  • Glide, Spin, & Jump: The Science of Ice Skating
  • The Big Print Recorder Method
  • The Big Print Band Method: Flute
  • The Big Print String Method: Violin

Other free resources available on the website include:
  • Teacher Resource Guide (Science Lab Manuals)
  • The Music Educator's Guide to The Big Print Music Method

Schottenbauer Publishing offers over 500 books for sale on Amazon, CreateSpace, and MusicaNeo. Topics include:
  • Science
  • Math
  • Sports
  • Language
  • Puzzles
  • Music Education
  • Literature & Art
  • Health & Wellness
  • Educational Testing
  • Employment Testing

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

New Science Books on Electromagnetism & Energy Efficiency!

Electricity, circuits, magnets, electromagnetism and energy efficiency are now more accessible than ever to kids, teens, and young adults, with science lab manuals from Schottenbauer Publishing! Filled with graphs and data, four new books are now available in both English and German.

Science lab kits for kids leave many questions unanswered.  What is happening in the circuit when the wires are connected?  What does a magnetic field look like?  How well do solar panels work?  These questions and more can be explored with the graphs and data in these four new books from Schottenbauer Publishing:

Electricity & Magnetism
Volume 1: Electricity, Circuits, Resistors, Capacitors, Magnetic Induction, Direct Current (DC)
Volume 2: Magnetic Fields, Magnetic Force, Movement Due to Magnetic Force
Volume 3: Generators, Motors, Alternating Current (AC), Light

The Science of Energy Efficiency
Volume 3: Alternative Energy (Solar Power, Hydropower, Wind Power)

These books and more are available from Amazon and CreateSpace Direct Wholesale, for affordable prices.  All volumes are available in color, and some are available also in low-cost black-and-white editions.

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Learn Musical Instrument Fingerings Faster with Big Print & Keyboards!

Elementary music students can learn fingerings faster with The Big Print Music Method by M. Schottenbauer, Ph.D.!  With extra-large, color-coded fingering charts and keyboards on every page, the following books teach fingerings the fastest way possible:
  • Method Boosters
  • 3-Note Exercise Books
  • Interval Exercises
  • Learning Alternate Fingerings
  • Interval Exercises with Alternate Fingerings
  • Learning String Crossing and Double Stops

The series is available for the following instruments:
  • Recorder
  • Band
  • Orchestral Strings
  • Guitar
  • Keyboard

A sample page from "Interval Studies" for recorder is shown to the left. Notice the extra-large print, color-coded diagrams, and keyboards, which are available on every page of the exercise books listed above. Covering the entire range for most instruments (excluding guitar), these books provide extended learning experiences. By systematically introducing students to all intervals and note combinations, these exercise books promote rapid development of muscle memory for note combinations, as well as a solid comprehension of relationships between pitches.

The Big Print Music Method is growing, with the full set of publications, including a piano method, expected in 2015. With over 300 publications thus far, it already offers students of all band and orchestral instruments a quick and easy start to success. The full method will include all books through Intermediate level for most instruments, complete with video recordings and computer programs for support.

Students may also be interested in the following big-print publications from M. Schottenbauer, Ph.D.:
  • Elementary Exercises
  • The Big Print Theory Method (Scales, Chords, & Arpeggios)
  • The Big Print Conducting Method Introductory Package (Books 1 & 2), with Follow-Along Videos

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