Books tagged: school reform

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A Terrible Beauty: A Romance
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 69,320. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2009 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
A romance between two principled teachers with every reason not to like each other. “...will touch readers to the core. The teacher and student among you will cheer out loud…” National Public Radio
School Reform Can Be Murder
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,710. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Connie Wilson, an attractive and brilliant college professor with a mysterious past, is found murdered in her isolated cottage. Close colleague and amateur sleuth, Lucy Crawford, is determined to bring her killer to justice. Lucy follows a trail of clues that expose her friend's controversial views on school reform and other social issues.
School Libraries: What's Now, What's Next, What's Yet to Come
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Price: Free! Words: 45,690. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching
A crowdsourced collection of over 100 essays from around the world about trends in school libraries written by librarians, teachers, publishers, and library vendors. Edited by Kristin Fontichiaro and Buffy Hamilton. Foreword by R. David Lankes. Photographs by Diane Cordell.
Skipping School (30+ Great Things You May Not Know About Home Schooling)
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Price: $12.95 USD. Words: 11,020. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
Considering home schooling? Tackle concerns and gain confidence as this homeschool facilitator, mother, and former teacher arms you with facts about socialization, post-secondary opportunity, public school myths and more. Buy this jam-packed, motivating, and powerful book and make your home a place where your child can thrive in freedom & learn in joy with the natural radiance children deserve!
Schooling Carmen
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,220. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
When beauty is all you've got... You've got nothing to lose.
Seeds For Change: Education Reform in Context
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 33,420. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / charter schools
Seeds for Change: Education Reform in Context is the beginning point for discussions that will affect everyone in the global economy. A service-industry approach to education reform could not only identify and help fix the broken parts of our society but also provide economic growth without sacrificing the environment.
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.
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.
Stubborn Hope: Memoir of an Urban Teacher
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,280. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Stubborn Hope: Memoir of an Urban Teacher chronicles the learning curve of a white middle class professional over two decades in an urban high school in Providence, Rhode Island. While teaching students who desperately need an education, her life is radically enriched by them. It concludes with an inside look at the struggles to improve education and the disastrous effects of recent reforms.
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.