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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A Mouse in the Classroom by TJ Seitz
Price: Free! Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Essay about the day and what happened when a mouse appeared in an inner city in-school-suspension classroom.
"You Know You Are a High School Teacher When ..." by J. Quick
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.
The Legacy of John Holt: A Man Who Genuinely Understood, Trusted, and Respected Children by Patrick Farenga
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,680. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014 by HoltGWS LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » Education and 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.
The Pioneer of Chinese American Education - Dr. Theodore Chen by Wen-Hui 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.
Strategies To Survive The Teaching Profession by Esther Chen
Series: Surfing the waves of education, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Education
Struggling with teaching as a profession? Think that you know what goes on behind the scenes of teachers in the staffroom? Read this book to find out how to improve your life in the teaching profession and understand that surviving teaching is not only about the academic but managing the emotion.
região norte by luiz paulo
Price: Free! Words: 250. Language: Portuguese. Published: October 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
A Região Norte é a maior do país em extensão territorial, porém sua população é pequena, supera somente o Centro-Oeste (14.058.094 habitantes).
Santa Rosa California Locals Love Life by Penelope Chee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,710. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Penelope Chee, my mother travels around Santa Rosa. She meets people at teacher conferences. She meets people on the bus to San Francisco. Every time she meets people, they tell her stories. Strangers sit next to my mother and tell her chapters worthy of books. Penny Chee collected so many stories about Santa Rosa that I created websites for her named SantaRosaCalifornia.Co and SantaRosaSonoma.com
China: Don't Go There Until... by Rob Walters
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.
A Year in the Life of a Student Teacher by Chris Surawy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 93,700. Language: British English. Published: September 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Education
This is the diary of an office worker who decided to become a school teacher. I attempted the transition from quiet IT professional to loud scary school teacher. I left behind good friends interested in knowing what happened to me, so I began writing this diary. I had no idea it would be such an emotionally charged, powerful, funny, compelling, upsetting and profoundly life altering voyage.