Books tagged: standardized testing

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Finishing School
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 103,610. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Wendy Taylor, veteran teacher, experiences her worst year ever as she faces her most trying group of students in many years and clashes with the assistant principal on how to do her job. Finishing School, by T.L. Zempel, is a comical treatise on the state of public education today, involving the flawed ideas of pay-for-performance and data collection through standardized testing.
Sex, Drugs, and the S.A.T.: Getting out of High School and Getting in to College
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 18,250. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Reference, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » College prep checklists
Here’s your road map for two daunting journeys: getting out of high school and getting in to college. While you’re handling the harrowing highways of high school, the authors will steer you through the college application process. From how to prevent teenage drinking to crafting a clever college essay, this book gives parents savvy solutions to surviving the teenage years.
Mind Over SAT: Mastering the Mental Side of the SAT
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,600. Language: American English. Published: September 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - SAT, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem
This book will show you how taking the SAT relates to skydiving, ballroom dancing, professional golf, college basketball, martial arts, concert pianists, Olympians, coaches, Navy SEALs, and the Dalai Lama. It’s all about the mental game.
Chain Gang Elementary
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 125,510. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.13)
A Tale of war between the PTA president and principal at Malliford School, aka Chain Gang Elementary-home to vast right-wing conspiracies, 3rd-grade gangsters, and bake sale embezzlers, where toxic childhood secrets fester, reformers go mad, and culture wars escalate into armed conflict. A One Flew Over the Cuckoo's nest for schools.
No Teacher Left Standing
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 97,390. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00)
Are public sector workers, including teachers, overpaid? Do they have “cushy” jobs? "No Teacher Left Standing" is a novel energized by current educational debates. While the characters are entirely fictional, the events are based on true stories. Suspense in an unusual setting, an elementary school. Think you know about teaching? Think again.