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Teaching and Learning in Japan: An English Teacher Abroad
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 233,910. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
If you’ve ever considered going overseas to teach or are curious about what it’s like to live in Japan as an American, this book is for you. I went to Japan, but many of the problems and situations I came across would be the same anywhere. I discuss the stresses of getting trained in a university-level TEFL course, getting over there, learning my way around, and getting through day-to-day life.
A Mouse in the Classroom
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Price: Free! Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
Essay about the day and what happened when a mouse appeared in an inner city in-school-suspension classroom.
Sathyam Sivam Sundaram Volume 1
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Series: Sathyam Sivam Sundaram, Book 1. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 85,450. Language: British English. Published: April 16, 2014 by Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust, Publications Division. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Prof. N. Kasturi, who had the extreme fortune of being close to Bhagawan Baba, has brought out in this volume the life story of the Divine Avatar from His birth in 1926 to 1961. For those, who are unaware of Baba’s might, this book will reveal His mahimas and leelas.
A Year of Living Positively, Volume 1
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,600. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
This is a collection of daily autobiographical blog posts on the theme of living positively.Starting the day after my last birthday, I have written for 120 days straight of blogging so far. My goal of is to complete 365 posts. Through this process of reporting and reflecting, I have begun to develop my own concept of positive thinking and arrived at eight steps to live positively.
Sathyam Sivam Sundaram Volume 2
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Series: Sathyam Sivam Sundaram, Book 2. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 79,930. Language: British English. Published: April 11, 2014 by Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust, Publications Division. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
This second volume of “Sathyam Sivam Sundaram” narrates the life history of Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba, covering the period 1962 to 1968, when He was at the age of 36 to 42 years, in Prof. N. Kasturi’s inimitable, poetic style.
Teaching for What?
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 148,190. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014 by Fountain Blue Publishing fountainbluepublishing@gmail.com. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
“Teaching for What?” traces my turbulent career as an educator in Connecticut public, vocational and parochial schools, and how that experience drove me into depression and early retirement. It is also a somewhat scathing critique of the system of education, in general.
What Every Parent and Teacher Need to Know
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Price: Free! Words: 19,720. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
What Every Parent and Teacher Need to Know is an insider’s look into public education! Written by a forty-year veteran classroom teacher, this book covers an array of essential topics that every parent and teacher should contemplate. Getting it all out on the table is the key to working collaboratively to make necessary changes for a better educational system!
"You Know You Are a High School Teacher When ..."
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,970. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
Within these pages the reader will find the mostly true ramblings, mid-life musings, and occasional opinion offerings of a secondary teacher. Teachers of teenagers might resonate with the stories, future teachers might gain insight before entering the classroom, and non-teachers might get a glimpse into the classified life of a certified teacher. Hopefully, all readers will find humor and hope.
The Legacy of John Holt: A Man Who Genuinely Understood, Trusted, and Respected Children
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,680. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014 by HoltGWS LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
Remembrances about the life and ideas of John Holt, a school reform advocate and best-selling author who became the secular founder of the homeschooling movement. Holt is a pivotal figure in American education whose ten books and work continue to inspire both schoolteachers and homeschoolers to help children learn in their own ways.
A Rather Strange Retirement - Running a School in England
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,090. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
The book charts how in 1997 two early-retired head teachers acquired a recently closed school with the aim of fulfilling a long-held dream to establish a school of their own. Although having no business experience, their intention was to create a school and to run it in a way that they had always thought a school should be run.
The Pioneer of Chinese American Education - Dr. Theodore Chen
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Price: Free! Words: 61,950. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The story of Dr. Theodore Chen, lovingly told by Dr. Wen-Hui, his wife of 60 years. Professor Chen was the first Chinese scholar to be granted tenure at USC, where he taught for 35 years and revived the Asian Studies Department. Dr. Chen's academic, literary, humanitarian, and public speaking accomplishments are interspersed with the moving story of the Chens' long marriage and family life.
Turn Left at the Devil Tree
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,110. Language: Australian English. Published: December 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In the remote Top End outstations of Arnhem Land, Derek Pugh, teacher, naturalist and bushman, founded several schools and joined a lifestyle as old as time.
Bye-Bye America: I've Found a Better Home
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,260. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
The title of this book means what it says — I say “goodbye” to living and working in America. I had indeed “found a better home” in a country (Canada!) where the academic position I aspired to at that time was available. Hence, what I have done by writing and publishing this book is to unofficially—but literally in many ways—publish my “goodbye” to the country of my birth.
região norte
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Price: Free! Words: 250. Language: Portuguese. Published: October 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
A Região Norte é a maior do país em extensão territorial, porém sua população é pequena, supera somente o Centro-Oeste (14.058.094 habitantes).
CRASH COURSE: A Head of School, His Son's Addiction, and Lessons for Schools and Families
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 34,750. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In his 1st semester as Head of Brentwood School in L.A., the author encounters his 1st case of a student abusing drugs/alcohol. It's his son David who he didn't know was an addict. This is the story of David's struggle with addiction, its impact on the family, setbacks on the road to his recovery, and how Pratt used it all to create a more effective and humane drug/alcohol policy for the school.
Santa Rosa California Locals Love Life
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,710. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
Penelope Chee, my mother travels around Santa Rosa. She meets people at teacher conferences. She meets people on the bus to San Francisco. Every time she meets people, they tell her stories. Strangers sit next to my mother and tell her chapters worthy of books. Penny Chee collected so many stories about Santa Rosa that I created websites for her named SantaRosaCalifornia.Co and SantaRosaSonoma.com
The Author's Guide to Orphan Train Rider: One Boy's True Story & We Rode the Orphan Trains, And the Common Core Standards
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 11,140. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / 20th Century
Andrea Warren views her two nonfictions books about the orphan trains through the lens of the Common Core Standards, offering her insight as to how the books fulfill standards related to critical thinking, reading, speaking, and writing. It includes background not in the books, and research and interview techniques. Includes suggested exercises and questions.
China: Don't Go There Until...
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,700. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
If you are thinking of going to China to teach or travel then don’t – not until you have read this book. The book may entice you to go or it may persuade you to stay. Either way if you are interested in China and wish to advance far beyond the tourist guide view, then read this book.
Surviving the Dissertation Defense
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Price: Free! Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
The preparation. The nerves. The sleepless night before the dissertation defense. This is an account of one man's experience with his dissertation defense, followed by some tips on surviving yours. This essay is meant to entertain and inform, and maybe ease your mind before your own thesis defense.
Juilliard to Jail
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,560. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
Leah Joki was a Juilliard-trained actress looking for fame and fortune in Hollywood, but her path took a one hundred and eighty degree turn when she fell in love with teaching theater in prisons.