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Learning Lessons: Education Sector
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Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 18,170. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Aims & objectives
This ebook reviews and analyzes lessons drawn from evaluation of Asian Development Bank’s ADB support to the education sector over the last 10 years. It provides an expanded perspective of the risks that can reduce development effectiveness at the sector, program, and project levels.
Powering Up America: The Revolution Began Yesterday
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Price: Free! Words: 22,100. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Energy
While U.S. lawmakers delay progress on energy reform, Americans from all walks of life and political ideologies have been voting with their feet – and their wallets -- a new report finds.
A Year in the Cave
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Price: Free! Words: 62,130. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching
Spend a year in the classroom of public high school teacher Rob Guyette, who created an all-boys English program in De Pere, Wisconsin, that has turned reading from a dreaded task into many boys' favorite subject. Guyette, who attended an all-boys high school 25 years ago, takes readers through the ups and downs of a year as a teacher and shares how he gets boys to read more often -- and like it!
Rūta
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You set the price! Words: 12,480. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Rūta delves into the conscience of a secondary school teacher, optimistic and enthusiastic at the start of his career. He falls in love with his tutor group, one of whom, Rūta, a new arrival from Lithuania, seems to him a perfect student. He fixates on what she represents, as the reality of modern schools saps his energy and weakens his resolve.
Stay in Berlin
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Price: Free! Words: 14,580. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Remi Bajulaiye is engaged to Kayode Coker. She abandons a successful career in Lagos to start a new life with her fiance who lives in Berlin. But the man she meets is remarkably different from the man she thinks she knows. Will she decide to stay or leave without him?
Catholic Education in the West: Roots, Reality, and Revival
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,520. Language: American English. Published: October 2, 2013 by Acton Institute. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Education
Catholic education has played a major role in the development of Western nations, yet it is in many places in crisis. To bring about renewal, it is necessary to revisit the subject with an eye to fundamental questions. What is the purpose of education? What is distinctive about Catholic education? What is the right relationship between schools, parents, Church, and society?
A Make Believe World
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,930. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2013. Category: Essay » Author profile
As I continued to get older and go through school the social stuff would become more difficult. It seemed like kids were becoming more and more advanced, learning more skills, and leaving me behind. If it had not been for a coping mechanism that I picked up from my special interest that developed from my ability to escape into imagination and create a make believe world.
Thoughts from My Autistic Mind: Book I
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,840. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Thoughts From My Autistic Mind is the first book in a series of blog entries by Author Travis Breeding. Travis has autism and strives to provide society with an understanding of what living with Autism is like on a daily basis by sharing his blog entries with all of us. Travis gives the reader a detailed look into his mind and emotions as he navigates every day life on the Autism Spectrum.
Songs For Sighing
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,900. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
jennifer, american professional, bonded with purnima, Indian villager, different as eggs and quiche. Their time together included births, life-threatening illness, adoption, family problems. After separating, jennifer experienced a kidnapping and ransom demands; puramma wrested a living from hard-scrabble acres, each stronger for what she learned from the other and adapted to her life.
Killing Socrates
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,410. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In this contemporary novella, the third book in the Detective Tom Briggs Mystery series, a public school superintendent is brutally attacked after laying off teachers in an affluent Southern California city, and the pugnacious police detective is called in to investigate. Within days Briggs and his young partner are led into a sinister world of sex slavery, bizarre secret societies and murder.