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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.
Born Dead on a Winter's Night
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,610. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
Rolland Love was born dead! His Memoir takes us to a time when growing up meant living off the land. Folks pulled together to make a life in the beautiful, and at times forbidding, Ozark mountains. It’s a tale of joy, learning and loss in the style of Mark Twain’s timeless adventures of Tom Sawyer. It’s a story of one boy’s coming of age in a land of rushing streams, haunted caves and deep wood
Living With God
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
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…
Price: $4.99 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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Teaching for What?
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 148,190. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014 by Fountain Blue Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
“Teaching for What?” traces my turbulent career as an educator in Connecticut public, vocational and parochial schools, and how that experience drove me into depression and early retirement. It is also a somewhat scathing critique of the system of education, in general.
"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.
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 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
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.
Turn Left at the Devil Tree
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,110. Language: Australian English. Published: December 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
In the remote Top End outstations of Arnhem Land, Derek Pugh, teacher, naturalist and bushman, founded several schools and joined a lifestyle as old as time.
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. 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.
CRASH COURSE: A Head of School, His Son's Addiction, and Lessons for Schools and Families
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 34,750. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
In his 1st semester as Head of Brentwood School in L.A., the author encounters his 1st case of a student abusing drugs/alcohol. It's his son David who he didn't know was an addict. This is the story of David's struggle with addiction, its impact on the family, setbacks on the road to his recovery, and how Pratt used it all to create a more effective and humane drug/alcohol policy for the school.

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