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The Americas Secret Weapon and The Emergence of Mr. Barack Obama
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Series: Amerca's Secret Weapon, 9781452445182. Price: $19.95 USD. Words: 18,040. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
More than a billion people will return to Israel from the Americas and other parts of the world; as more ancestors of Jacob come home. They will come to cities they did not build, to houses they did not build, to homes filled with good things which they did not put there, to wells they did not dig, to plants and gardens they did not start the growth--and there will be room enough for all...
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
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.
The Very Orderly Sacking of a Teacher in East Addled Hope Where Everyone Believes in Jesus and Hell is Real
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,190. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
This is the true story of a teacher charged with disorderly conduct for trying to maintain order in her classroom. Names are fictional but all testimony is verbatim.
Making Education Work
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,230. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Aims & objectives
Did you ever have a teacher who inspired you to be more than you thought you could be? What did that teacher do to inspire? Was it something that a standardized test could expose? Teachers play a vital role in all of society. They deserve our appreciation; they do not deserve to be treated as scapegoats for all of society’s problems.
DysFUNCTIOpia
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You set the price! Words: 63,490. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
In the year 2054, functiomatons take over the jobs of many people. Baron Cortez, an intelligent teenager, forms a "functio-guerilla" in order to vandalize "Functiomatons" using a device that he invented, thinking that is "morally wrong" to allow "inanimate" objects be part of society.
Million $ Class
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,420. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Business
Jim Pointguard's last period class is small, but with the obnoxiously loud (and unforgettable) Kee-Kee and the sleeping giant Earvin, he struggles to keep control. Eventually, in an effort to motivate his students, Jim decides to teach a lesson about money. The students love the lesson, which leads to other lessons about money and success. Soon, the students are pushing to reach a $1,000,000 goal.
The Windmills of Your Mind
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Series: Mulling Over School and Life, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Aims & objectives
Are you someone who “thinks things over?” Do you have conversations with yourself, silently in your head? If so, you are a practitioner of reflexivity. I use "classic" American films to describe four types of reflexivity. After introducing thirty-nine persons from the South Denver High School class of 1968, I ask if their type of reflexivity is related to the level of social status they reached.
What's Wrong With America And How To Change It
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,160. Language: American English. Published: February 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
What's Wrong With America examines the major problems facing America today, ranging from the economy, jobs, taxes, the government, politics, military spending, the educational and judicial systems, to social services and inflation. Includes the author's recommended changes to restore America's status.
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,