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The Pioneer of Chinese American Education - Dr. Theodore Chen
Price: Free! Words: 61,950. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
The story of Dr. Theodore Chen, lovingly told by Dr. Wen-Hui, his wife of 60 years. Professor Chen was the first Chinese scholar to be granted tenure at USC, where he taught for 35 years and revived the Asian Studies Department. Dr. Chen's academic, literary, humanitarian, and public speaking accomplishments are interspersed with the moving story of the Chens' long marriage and family life.
Standing Up to Goliath: Battling State and National Teachers' Unions for the Heart and Soul of Our Kids and Country
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,480. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2018 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Labor rights, Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
Rebecca Friedrichs tells real-life stories that expose state and national teachers’ unions as the money and muscle behind the degradation of America’s schools and culture.
Cabizuca
Price: Free! Words: 64,510. Language: Portuguese. Published: December 4, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
A obra descreve a trajetória de vida de Júlio Fernando Cabizuca, com episódios que vão desde sua infância, quando andava de velocípede no Beco do Bonésio, em Três Corações (MG), até o marco de seus oitenta anos, celebrados em 2018.
Sathyam Sivam Sundaram Volume 1
Series: Sathyam Sivam Sundaram, Book 1. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 85,450. Language: British English. Published: April 16, 2014 by Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust, Publications Division. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
Prof. N. Kasturi, who had the extreme fortune of being close to Bhagawan Baba, has brought out in this volume the life story of the Divine Avatar from His birth in 1926 to 1961. For those, who are unaware of Baba’s might, this book will reveal His mahimas and leelas.
Sathyam Sivam Sundaram Volume 2
Series: Sathyam Sivam Sundaram, Book 2. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 79,930. Language: British English. Published: April 11, 2014 by Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust, Publications Division. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
This second volume of “Sathyam Sivam Sundaram” narrates the life history of Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba, covering the period 1962 to 1968, when He was at the age of 36 to 42 years, in Prof. N. Kasturi’s inimitable, poetic style.
Sathyam Sivam Sundaram Volume 3
Series: Sathyam Sivam Sundaram. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 93,130. Language: British English. Published: October 21, 2014 by Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust, Publications Division. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
This third volume of “Sathyam Sivam Sundaram” narrates the life history of Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba, covering the period 1969 to 1972.
The Legacy of John Holt: A Man Who Genuinely Understood, Trusted, and Respected Children
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,680. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014 by HoltGWS LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Home schooling
Remembrances about the life and ideas of John Holt, a school reform advocate and best-selling author who became the secular founder of the homeschooling movement. Holt is a pivotal figure in American education whose ten books and work continue to inspire both schoolteachers and homeschoolers to help children learn in their own ways.
Booked: Literature in the Soul of Me
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,710. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015 by T.S. Poetry Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / language arts
A life of books. A life of soul. Professor Karen Swallow Prior poignantly and humorously weaves the two, until you can't tell one life from the other. Booked draws on classics like Great Expectations, delights such as Charlotte's Web, the poetry of Hopkins and Donne, and more.
Sathyam Sivam Sundaram Volume 4
Series: Sathyam Sivam Sundaram. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 65,600. Language: British English. Published: October 25, 2014 by Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust, Publications Division. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
This fourth volume of “Sathyam Sivam Sundaram” narrates the life history of Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba, covering the period 1973 to 1979.
Juilliard to Jail
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,560. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
Leah Joki was a Juilliard-trained actress looking for fame and fortune in Hollywood, but her path took a one hundred and eighty degree turn when she fell in love with teaching theater in prisons.
Bye-Bye America: I've Found a Better Home
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,260. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013 by Fideli Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The title of this book means what it says — I say “goodbye” to living and working in America. I had indeed “found a better home” in a country (Canada!) where the academic position I aspired to at that time was available. Hence, what I have done by writing and publishing this book is to unofficially—but literally in many ways—publish my “goodbye” to the country of my birth.
Kilt in the Closet
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,910. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2020 by Tellwell Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
This is the story of one man's journey from mind numbing insecurity to a facade of confidence. On his journey he is able to meet many characters and find humour and laughter on the way. Jimmy Tolmie relates his story with humour, sympathy and empathy. On his journey he shows Gregor Mitchell MacCrimmon's passion and love.
The Perfect Timetable: A Teacher's Memoir
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,650. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2018 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
Have you ever wondered about the Life of your favourite teacher? What did he really think? What inspired him? Who was he really? Mervyn Pryer began teaching in 1939 at age 19. He taught in NSW Small Schools for 41 years. Of all the small schools in which he taught, only one remains today. It is of an era passed about which he writes.
From Bad to Worse to Best in Class: A Refugee's Success Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,700. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Forced to leave war-torn Vietnam, Hao Lam found the determination to succeed against all odds.
China: Don't Go There Until...
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,700. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
If you are thinking of going to China to teach or travel then don’t – not until you have read this book. The book may entice you to go or it may persuade you to stay. Either way if you are interested in China and wish to advance far beyond the tourist guide view, then read this book.
Tales and Travels of a Teacher in Thailand
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,280. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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Disillusioned with the tedium of life in cold UK, Jeff Sparks is drawn to Thailand’s tropical climate and the people’s joi de vivre. For over two decades he and fellow ex-pats work together as English teachers, building new lives in the Land of Smiles to varying degrees of success. Humour and surprise accompany the teachers throughout their adventures, both in the classroom and upcountry.
Wang Yang - a memoir
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 77,850. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Gay & lesbian, Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
Accompany Ryan, as he becomes familiar with the intricate Chinese culture and traditions. He makes his new home in Xi'an, one of the oldest cities in the new China. In days gone by, Xi'an marked the starting point of the Silk Road and is home to the majestic Terracotta Warriors. Wang Yang, a memoir follows the gripping story of Ryan Andrew Peters, an ESL teacher from South Africa.
Creativity, Teaching, and Natural Inspiration
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,700. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2019 by Unsolicited Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
"Creativity, Teaching, and Natural Inspiration" follows the evolution of a high school English teacher as he develops a creative and innovative teaching style despite being juxtaposed against a public education system bent on didactic, normalizing regulations and political demands.
"You Know You Are a High School Teacher When ..."
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,970. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Within these pages the reader will find the mostly true ramblings, mid-life musings, and occasional opinion offerings of a secondary teacher. Teachers of teenagers might resonate with the stories, future teachers might gain insight before entering the classroom, and non-teachers might get a glimpse into the classified life of a certified teacher. Hopefully, all readers will find humor and hope.
A Journey of Ages
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 198,860. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2018 by Tellwell Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
It's a story of a man who was born in the Himalayan foothills, nurtured by devoted parents and tutored by many dedicated teachers. His journey began on the Indian subcontinent, with a happy sojourn in the Netherlands, and ended on the west coast in Canada. The reader will make a leap of centuries in a lifetime: there are glimpses of people struggling to get out of poverty...

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