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Come on Philly, We Can Do Better
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Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 29,010. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » True crime
In the book, Julius A. Williams III recounts his experiences as a substitute counselor at a Philadelphia public middle school, exposing incidents involving students, teachers, administration, school police, parents, and more. “Philadelphia does not have to be defined by these failures, but we cannot start solving these problems happening every day in our schools until we acknowledge them.”
Here Begin the Lessons
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 70,720. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2010. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
What was it really like at Ravenhill School? Now the truth can be told. A memoir of the old times, the strange times. A teenage boy is thrust into a new environment: boarding school. Things don't always work out as planned for the narrator, & the same holds true for the schoolmasters. What happens when bullying becomes intolerable? And who's writing those outrageous slogans on the walls?
The Sudbury School Murders (Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries #4)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,940. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In 1817, Captain Lacey takes a post as a secretary at the Sudbury School in Berkshire. He soon finds that the headmaster expects him to discover the source of disturbing pranks that have kept the school in an uproar. The problems intensify when a stableman turns up dead in a lock of the nearby canal. A Romany is arrested for the murder, and Lacey is the only person who believes him innocent.
How I Learned
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,160. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
This is an autobiography of an autodidact, a personal story of one boy's meandering path through the American educational system.
Teaching Education and Academics at the Turn of the Century
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 11,700. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching
A collection of columns previously published in the Phi Kappa Phi Forum, focusing on Education and Academics. Topics include: vignettes of students and teachers; a sample parent/teacher conference and the players involved; a retrospective look at cyclical changes in the classrooms of public schools; the necessity of parent and teacher involvement in motivating responsible funding for education
Drift
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 57,770. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2012 by Amolibros. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Seven apprehensive thirteen-year-olds enter a famous Public School as members of Ansell’s, the most prestigious House. The reader is inducted with them into claustrophobic, arcane, degenerated traditions which educate them intellectually, morally and sexually into ruined senior boys who precipitate the shocking tragedy and its shameful aftermath which still haunts the narrator.
Blood
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 58,120. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2012 by Amolibros. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Seven apprehensive thirteen-year-olds enter a famous Public School as members of Ansell’s, the most prestigious House. The reader is inducted with them into claustrophobic, arcane, degenerated traditions which educate them intellectually, morally and sexually into ruined senior boys who precipitate the shocking tragedy and its shameful aftermath which still haunts the narrator.
Fall
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,350. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2012 by Amolibros. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Seven apprehensive thirteen-year-olds enter a famous Public School as members of Ansell’s, the most prestigious House. The reader is inducted with them into claustrophobic, arcane, degenerated traditions which educate them intellectually, morally and sexually into ruined senior boys who precipitate the shocking tragedy and its shameful aftermath which still haunts the narrator.
Christianity, Homeschooling and Public School: Protecting Our Children from the Enemy
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,800. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Education / Children & Youth
Christianity, Homeschooling and Public School: Protecting Our Children from the Enemy by Robert Alan King is a booklet with over 3,700 words. It discusses the dangers of the public school system for Christian children, including ungodly curriculum, false teaching, negative peer pressure, and an atmosphere of lax supervision. King is an ordained minister through Calvary Chapel.
School Spirit - A Profound Journey Through the Gospels for Teachers Book 1 The Gospel of Mark
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,980. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Jesus, the Gospels & Acts
Teach like Jesus while studying His work.