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Wang Yang - a memoir
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 77,850. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
Accompany Ryan, as he becomes familiar with the intricate Chinese culture and traditions. He makes his new home in Xi'an, one of the oldest cities in the new China. In days gone by, Xi'an marked the starting point of the Silk Road and is home to the majestic Terracotta Warriors. Wang Yang, a memoir follows the gripping story of Ryan Andrew Peters, an ESL teacher from South Africa.
Booked: Literature in the Soul of Me
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,710. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015 by TS Poetry Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / language arts
A life of books. A life of soul. Professor Karen Swallow Prior poignantly and humorously weaves the two, until you can't tell one life from the other. Booked draws on classics like Great Expectations, delights such as Charlotte's Web, the poetry of Hopkins and Donne, and more.
Sathyam Sivam Sundaram Volume 4
Series: Sathyam Sivam Sundaram. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 65,600. Language: British English. Published: October 25, 2014 by Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust, Publications Division. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
This fourth volume of “Sathyam Sivam Sundaram” narrates the life history of Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba, covering the period 1973 to 1979.
Sathyam Sivam Sundaram Volume 3
Series: Sathyam Sivam Sundaram. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 93,130. Language: British English. Published: October 21, 2014 by Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust, Publications Division. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
This third volume of “Sathyam Sivam Sundaram” narrates the life history of Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba, covering the period 1969 to 1972.
A Teacher on the Yukon - The Rampart Alaska Letters
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 72,600. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by Graham Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
In 1969 I fulfilled a childhood dream and moved to Alaska. The Federal government was my travel agent, having accepted my application to become a VISTA Volunteer, an application which I had stamped “Alaska Only! ” With foresight that continues to astonish me, I asked my parents, to keep the letters that I sent home. As a result I have approximately 350 letters covering the years 1969 - 1977.
Teaching and Learning in Japan: An English Teacher Abroad
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 233,910. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
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.
Sathyam Sivam Sundaram Volume 1
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. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,660. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Healthy aging
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
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. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
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?
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 148,190. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014 by Fountain Blue Publishing www.fountainbluepublishing.com. Categories: 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.
"You Know You Are a High School Teacher When ..."
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,970. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,680. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014 by HoltGWS LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
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.
The Pioneer of Chinese American Education - Dr. Theodore Chen
Price: Free! Words: 61,950. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
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
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,110. Language: Australian English. Published: December 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,260. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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.
China: Don't Go There Until...
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,700. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
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.
Juilliard to Jail
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,560. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Categories: 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.
Each One Must Shine: The Legacy of Vasily Sukhomlinsky
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,090. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
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An account of the life and ideas of the holistic Ukrainian educator Vasily Sukhomlinsky. This study introduces English speakers to the work of a very signficant educator, who has influenced the practices of many teachers in Ukraine, Russia, China and other parts of the world.
Steadily Moving Forward - The Life of Dr. Robert Charles Wallace
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 104,130. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012 by Alder Book Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
Dr. R.C. Wallace did more to open up the northern territories of Manitoba and Alberta, in the early 1900's, than any other Canadian, leading its exploration and development. As an educator at some of Canada's top universities and President of Queen's University, he championed the development of the north by inspiring many of his students.
A Year in the Life of a Student Teacher
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 93,700. Language: British English. Published: September 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Education
This is the diary of an office worker who decided to become a school teacher. I attempted the transition from quiet IT professional to loud scary school teacher. I left behind good friends interested in knowing what happened to me, so I began writing this diary. I had no idea it would be such an emotionally charged, powerful, funny, compelling, upsetting and profoundly life altering voyage.