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The Elephant in the Classroom: How Our Fear of the Truth Hurts Kids and How Every Student Can Succeed
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 41,640. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
A fresh and previously uncharted exploration of our educational system uncovers a clumsy and self-defeating “elephant in the room.” This scientific and non-political analysis doesn’t criticize school boards, teachers unions, administrators, parents, students, vouchers or charter schools. No, the problem is in the system itself.
The Millennium Book Module 8: Educational Challenges
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Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 14,320. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History of education
People have always found ways to pass on their knowledge, skills, methods, values and traditions to succeeding generations. In this way that we humans have survived and prospered in our little corner of the universe. Few people have ever had to start life without some knowledge already made available to them by those who came before. How we will do this in the future is the subject of this module.
Maximum Impact Education: Power That Raises The Bar In America’s High Schools
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Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 55,230. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
In Maximum Impact Education the talk stops and the answers begin. Educator, author and consultant Jack E. Oakes reveals for the first time six strategies that can transform American high schools. Detailed charts, original graphs and real-life insights show readers how to do the heavy lifting needed to change high schools and renew the American Dream.
Ditching Shop Class: How Educators Feed the Achievement Gap
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 198,440. Language: American English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Philosophy & social aspects
Common Core. NCLB. Differentiation. A through G. Race To The Top. Despite all this, why does the Achievement Gap persist? Why do kids exit public school with no job-worthy skills? From the perspective of a STEM/CTE educator, a rationale for why we've disposed of technical/vocational education in an attempt to get all kids university ready, capable of being successful at the university or not.
Saving Humankind from Destruction
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Essay » Author profile
Man is on self-destruction mode through industrialization, urbanization, and creating imbalance in ecology. Man needs to avoid wars in the future. Technology should be used in the most appropriate manner to avoid its abuse and misuse. Man cannot afford to continue to indulge in exploitation of nature and fellow human beings. Humankind needs to protect itself from extinction in the future.
Education Reform using Computers as Tutors
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
Technology could improve education, but only if it is used differently. This article explains how this could be done.
Positive Learning Skills
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Price: Free! Words: 15,110. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
The goals of our current government require an uneducated society. Therefore, government must not be trusted to educate our children. Nearly a third of American students drop out of school because student success now occupies no concern in American education. An educated society threatens a government not guided by Constitutional principles. Parents must fulfill that important responsibility.
How To Learn: In Our Failed Education System
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,080. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
To accomplish its controlling socialist agenda for the future, our government cannot afford a more educated society. Current education plans and policies suggest our leaders are more concerned about social compliance and conformity than in preparing our students for personal success. Students now have last - or NO - priority in education’s concerns.
American Heroes: Students Who Learn
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,840. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
This book serves three purposes. First, to show how Jefferson’s concern about being educated to recognize tyranny against our democracy applies in our current generation. Second, to illustrate how current students must be our new heroes against that tyranny. Third, to give twenty study skills to help those students learn success principles.
The Education Jungle
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,830. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
Why doesn't our education system work? Our education system doesn't do what society expects, to educate our children effectively, because it's designed backwards. The education cart is trying to push the education horse, and the education plow is trying to push the education chain. The education system has designed itself before society has determined the purpose for education. As now organized,
If It's Broken Don't Fix It
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,810. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
A teacher on the inside exposes the truth about the Common Core. Why did NCLB collapse? Find out how the federal government took control over education without congressional approval. Learn why our children are still failing despite all the hype. The hypocrisy of the philosophy: they preach what they don't want you to teach. A must for those concerned with the state of education in America today.
University of Chicago Law Review: Symposium - Understanding Education in the United States: Volume 79, Number 1 - Winter 2012
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 191,690. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
This 2012 issue features articles by recognized legal and education scholars, including an extensive Symposium on understanding education and its issues of policy and law in the U.S. Topics include economic structures in education, teaching patriotism, charter and Catholic schools, Amish one-room schools, minority students, empirical work on religious schools, federalism, and equality.
A Guide to Direct Instruction
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,390. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
A Guide to Direct Instruction is a starting point for anyone interested in improving student performance as well as an overview for teachers, administrators, and parents involved with DI. It explains the unique design, teaching, and implementation procedures that ensure all students reach mastery and that student performance increases regardless of ability, ethnicity, or social economic status.
Snowflake Schools
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 121,510. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Decision-making & problem solving
Every school could be improved dramatically if the creativity of its teachers were unleashed. Snowflake Schools documents the impediments to that reality and shows how current practices can be modified to institute real reform. Culled from a 33-year teaching career, the ideas in this book could reverse the frustration and waste so prevalent in schools across the country.
Escape From Childhood: The Needs and Rights of Children
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,750. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013 by HoltGWS LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting / parent & adult child
Children are kept in the walled garden of childhood, outside the world of human experience, for longer periods than ever before in human history. But for many children and parents, the walled garden of childhood is more like a prison, where authorities compel and limit personal actions. What if children had the right to do, in general, what any adult may legally do?
The Product of Public School
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 55,260. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental health
The Product of Public School sheds light on the environment present within American Public Schools from the perspective of a student.
Faulty Assumptions: Why Blaming Teachers Won't Fix Public Schools
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,740. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
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Faulty Assumptions is a poignant, accessible, and fresh look at the world of public school education guaranteed to challenge the current dialogue about where America should be looking for answers to the nation’s education woes.
IQDES Schools
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
Creating The World’s Top Performing Students & Saving The US Economy Trillions of Wasteful Spending