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What Every Parent and Teacher Need to Know
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Price: Free! Words: 19,720. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
What Every Parent and Teacher Need to Know is an insider’s look into public education! Written by a forty-year veteran classroom teacher, this book covers an array of essential topics that every parent and teacher should contemplate. Getting it all out on the table is the key to working collaboratively to make necessary changes for a better educational system!
"You Know You Are a High School Teacher When ..."
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,970. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,680. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014 by HoltGWS LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
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.
A Rather Strange Retirement - Running a School in England
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,090. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
The book charts how in 1997 two early-retired head teachers acquired a recently closed school with the aim of fulfilling a long-held dream to establish a school of their own. Although having no business experience, their intention was to create a school and to run it in a way that they had always thought a school should be run.
The Pioneer of Chinese American Education - Dr. Theodore Chen
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Price: Free! Words: 61,950. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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
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Series: Surfing the waves of education, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
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.
Turn Left at the Devil Tree
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,110. Language: Australian English. Published: December 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,260. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
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.
região norte
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Price: Free! Words: 250. Language: Portuguese. Published: October 24, 2013. Category: 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).
CRASH COURSE: A Head of School, His Son's Addiction, and Lessons for Schools and Families
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 34,750. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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.
Santa Rosa California Locals Love Life
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,710. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
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
The Author's Guide to Orphan Train Rider: One Boy's True Story & We Rode the Orphan Trains, And the Common Core Standards
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 11,140. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
Andrea Warren views her two nonfictions books about the orphan trains through the lens of the Common Core Standards, offering her insight as to how the books fulfill standards related to critical thinking, reading, speaking, and writing. It includes background not in the books, and research and interview techniques. Includes suggested exercises and questions.
China: Don't Go There Until...
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,700. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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.
Juilliard to Jail
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,560. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Category: 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.
Each One Must Shine: The Legacy of Vasily Sukhomlinsky
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,090. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
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An account of the life and ideas of the holistic Ukrainian educator Vasily Sukhomlinsky. This study introduces English speakers to the work of a very signficant educator, who has influenced the practices of many teachers in Ukraine, Russia, China and other parts of the world.
Steadily Moving Forward - The Life of Dr. Robert Charles Wallace
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Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 104,130. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012 by Alder Book Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
Dr. R.C. Wallace did more to open up the northern territories of Manitoba and Alberta, in the early 1900's, than any other Canadian, leading its exploration and development. As an educator at some of Canada's top universities and President of Queen's University, he championed the development of the north by inspiring many of his students.
A Year in the Life of a Student Teacher
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 93,700. Language: British English. Published: September 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
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.
Shiraz Letters
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,460. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Agnes Axtell, a teacher at the Defense Language Institute and part time teacher at San Antonio College, decided to quit her job and take a two-year leave from the college so that she could go to Iran. This move astonished in her life. This book is a collection of letters she wrote to friends and family during her stay in Iran.
The Extraordinary Life of the Master Beinsa Douno
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,130. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2012 by Astrala Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
Biographical stories told by witnesses of extraordinary events and incidents related to Master Beinsa Douno (Peter Deunov) and his prophetic and healing talent.