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From the Desk Of by James S. Baker
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,690. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Administration / school superintendents & principals, Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
From its inception in the early 1960’s, Pajaro Valley Unified School District has experienced a plethora of tribulations and triumphs. As an educator and administrator for thirty years at Pajaro Valley, James S. Baker reflects on the different ventures and incidents that shaped the District and made it one of the biggest employers and advocates for education in the region.
Special Ed Rock Star by Roy Fletcher
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,940. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
Roy Fletcher decided that raising his son was more important than the rock stardom that loomed on his horizon. In a move even more surprising than leaving his up-and-coming band, he became a special education teacher. Special Ed Rock Star chronicles the journey of the struggles and bittersweet joys he experienced while working with students who taught him humility and compassion.
My Fascination With Radio by Mario V. Farina
Price: Free! Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
I began becoming aware of radio as a child of about age 9 or 10. At first, it was to learn about what was happening in Europe. Then I began enjoying radio for its stories such as Jack Armstrong, The All-American Boy, Adventures Of Tom Mix, Lights Out Everybody, and especially, The Shadow! There were also shows presented by famous singers and comedians. Then I became a pioneer in computers!
Tales and Travels of a Teacher in Thailand by Jeff Sparks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,280. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Fanny Marion Jackson Coppin: First Black Female Principal by L. A. Johnson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » History » American
From a slave born in Washington D.C. to the namesake of a Maryland State University, Fanny Coppin was a world-class teacher. My book is a historical overview of her life and accomplishments. This book is the second in my Forget Me Not series.
A Tribute to My Guru by Hiranya Borah
Price: Free! Words: 3,070. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators(4.00 from 2 reviews)
He was one of the sincerest sir I had come across in my life. For sir, students are the members of his extended family. Mrs. Dutta madam was a perfect folly of our Dutta sir reminding the students of Guru and Gurumata saga of Indian mythology.
Born Dead on a Winter's Night by Rolland Love
Price: Free! Words: 35,610. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
🌈 Free --- Rolland Love’s writing style is compared to Mark Twain’s. Love's coming of age memoir 'Born Dead on a Winter’s Night' is a tale of joy, learning and loss growing up when folks pulled together to make a life in the beautiful, and at times forbidding, Ozark Mountains. Self-sufficient in a land of rushing streams, haunted caves and deep woods. Google Rolland Love for five star reviews.
Bruce Lee Biography: The Art of Expressing The Human Body by Chris Dicker
Series: Biography Series. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,890. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2016 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
Learn the secrets to obtaining Bruce Lee's astounding physique with this insightful martial arts and philosophies. If you have read Tao of Jeet Kune Do by Bruce Lee, you will also like this biography. Bruce Lee was a passionate and vigorous man with such laser-focus concentration of energy that no one who encountered him, on screen or in person, could help but be drawn to him...
How to Structure a School-Based Choral Program by christine kline
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,150. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
A comprehensive guide for Music Educators/ Choral Directors looking to build an organizational framework for their choral groups. This step by step guide provides readers with organizational tools for the month of September that will last for an entire concert season. This guide also includes sample communications and organizational templates.
Waterfall Horror by Mike Bozart
Price: Free! Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
Agents 32 and 33 go to Blowing Rock (NC, USA) on a nice spring day to check out a waterfall where a tragedy occurred during the Great Depression. A heroine from that grim day has a connection to Charlotte and the Univ. of Texas. Another tale in the psecret psociety pshort pstory pseries. Approx. 1500 words. Sex: No. Violence: No. Drug usage: No. Strangeness level: Low. Real-life accuracy: High.
The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League | Summary by Summary Station
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,840. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
In The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace, Jeff Hobbs’ seamlessly weaves the socioeconomic and racial realities of the residents of Newark, New Jersey while highlighting the story of a mother and son, Jackie and Robert Peace. Hobbs’ research and intimate writing style provides the reader with an in-depth view of what Jackie endured to give her son a chance at a better life.
Put It Down by Maya Claridge
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,540. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2016 by Global Publishing Group LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
Bullied for more than two years in middle school, Maya Claridge was in a dark and lonely place, unsure of where to turn or how to make it stop. Until one day when she realized she could put it all down. Join Maya on her inspirational journey from Bullied to Bold.
Living With God by Aravind Balasubramanya
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 73,620. Language: British English. Published: November 26, 2015 by Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust, Publications Division. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
This book details the life experiences of eighteen students and teachers of Bhagawan’s educational system, which ranges from ‘KG to PG’ (kindergarten to post-graduation). This is just a sample of those that have received ‘Higher’ learning from their Swami – a learning for life. But, this sample will give us a glimpse into what Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba stands for and what He exhorts.
JACINTO VIQUEIRA LANDA: UNA VIDA DEDICADA A LA INDUSTRIA ELÉCTRICA EN MÉXICO by Mariana
Price: Free! Words: 35,020. Language: Spanish. Published: October 18, 2015. Categories: Essay » Technology, Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
Jacinto Viqueira Landa fue siempre un hombre de su tiempo. Un humanista crítico más cerca de Albert Camus que de ningún otro pensamiento. Si quisiéramos conocer la esencia de la textura de su vida tendríamos que mirar con atención la obra cinematográfica de Víctor Erice.
Ainsi font, font, font… by Marie-Noëlle Garric
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 32,160. Language: French. Published: September 4, 2015 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Education
J’ai commencé cette carrière sans savoir qu’elle allait durer longtemps. Disons plutôt que je ne l’ai appréhendée qu’année après année, comme une fourmi tâcheronne. C’est ce mélange d’impressions variées que j’ai essayé de décrire dans cet ouvrage qui retrace trente-cinq années de doutes, de joies, d’abattement ou d’enthousiasme. Ainsi font, font, font…
A Million Sticky Kisses: The Story of a Gringa Teacher in Chile by Sally Rose
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 33,280. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
In 2009, Sally Rose’s life-long dream of teaching English abroad becomes a reality when she goes to Chile as a volunteer teacher. But some days, her dream is more like a nightmare as she struggles with both the language and the culture. Motivated by wanting to help underprivileged children, Sally arrives in Chile with optimism and good intentions only to find herself dealing with unimagined obstac
Wang Yang - a memoir by Ryan Andrew Peters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 77,850. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Gay and 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.
The Chalkface & Beyond by Eve Noakes-Osborne
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 40,010. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
Eve Osborne taught in a primary school as a young woman and enjoyed working with teachers who ranged from the inspirational to the incompetent and teaching children of all abilities and backgrounds. In this book she looks back on her time at the ‘chalkface’ and how her attitude to life were moulded by personal experiences away from the classroom.
Booked: Literature in the Soul of Me by Karen Swallow Prior
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 and 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.
Like It’s Fate To Be Teaching by Esther Chen
Series: Surfing the waves of education. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,800. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
Teaching is a calling. From where I know not. May be if I find the person doing it, I will go after him with a hatchet. What's he doing any way? This ain't no walk in the park. Any way, this book is about teaching and why I got in it. The weird buzz we get from drinking and the hangover we suffer after that? I must be on something then.... and its dealing with the hangover now.