Books tagged: education advocacy

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An Accidental Advocate: A mother's journey with her exceptional son
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,890. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A health care consultant turned education advocate, Kathryn Burke is the parent of a son with learning disabilities and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. An Accidental Advocate chronicles her journey to identify her son's challenges and obtain supports necessary to address his needs. Also described are the steep learning curve and emotions that accompany being her son's advocate.
Don't Panic, Organise!
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Price: Free! Words: 10,850. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2011 by OpenMute Press. Category: Essay » Political
A Mute Magazine pamphlet on recent struggles in education. They should be understood as part of the more gradual process of what George Caffentzis, in his analysis of the international situation, calls the 'breakdown of the edu-deal';
From Clay to Classrooms: An Architect's Dream to Advance Education in Africa
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,720. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011 by Agio Publishing House. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
In September 2010, Canadian architect Alan R. Roy left for Tanzania to realize two long-held dreams - climb Mount Kilimanjaro, and build a school. He accomplished both, and ended up building two schools, in five weeks! An amazing adventure full of colourful insights and amusing incidents that expose the charm and friendliness of a struggling people determined to educate their children.
Reframing Labels in the Field of Special Education
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,710. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Reference
Reframing Labels in the Field of Special Education is written by Learning Specialist Meredith Resnick, M.Ed & MA. The author explores the purpose behind reframing how special education labels are used and viewed and offers methods for this reframing movement. In addition, she provides strategies, both technological and traditional, for empowering and assisting students with labels.
Special Educational Needs - Getting Started With Statements
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 24,330. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Realising your child has special educational needs is stressful for any parent. Getting them the help they require can be a long, drawn-out, frustrating and expensive process. All too often, parents are unprepared for the complicated, emotional and often adversarial journey ahead. This unique book is aimed at helping parents understand what they need to do in a step-by step approach.
DUH! The American Educational Disaster
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,610. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011 by Melange Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching
Are our children receiving the education necessary to become innovative and productive adults? No. DUH! The American Educational Disaster pinpoints current educational issues and proposes solutions. This collection of essays by Norman W. Wilson PhD is an insightful new look at an old problem.
Makers of the Environment : Building Resilience Into Our World, One Model at a Time.
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,340. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Makers of the Environment merges storytelling with everyday reality to offer a moment where we can rethink our expectations to understand how technology can and should be used to improve our world. The book makes the extraordinary ordinary, offering a vision on how society can take advantage of new and emerging technology to create a better, more sustainable world for our children.
Not So Special Anymore
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,400. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Education
A commentary on Special Education in the United States, this work offers anyone with an interest in education an inside look at how IDEA is implemented, or not implemented, on some campuses. Not an academic work, the author offers insight based on 17 years experience as a Spec Ed Teacher and as a Spec Ed parent. The short work also includes contributions from other teachers.
Life in Small Bites - 3.03 Education and Goals
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,580. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Category: Essay » Sociology
Lessons in Education and Goals, 'One Bite at a Time' “The purpose of education is to know where to go, to learn what you need to know, and what to do with it when you find it.”- Ron Hensley “You are your own driving engine and you are your own brake. You determine your own fate. Study well.”
Victory Courts: The Story of Coach Hughes and the PVIL I.M. Terrell Panthers
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 25,450. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
The book focuses on the life and career of legendary basketball coach, Robert L. Hughes, and the direct influence he had on generations of young athletes in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Victory Courts explores historical and socially relevant issues such as the role of family, community, education, and ways that high school and collegiate sports brought dignity and cultural change across the racia