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Escape From Childhood: The Needs and Rights of Children
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,750. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013 by HoltGWS LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Parenting / parent & adult child, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
Children are kept in the walled garden of childhood, outside the world of human experience, for longer periods than ever before in human history. But for many children and parents, the walled garden of childhood is more like a prison, where authorities compel and limit personal actions. What if children had the right to do, in general, what any adult may legally do?
University of Chicago Law Review: Symposium - Understanding Education in the United States: Volume 79, Number 1 - Winter 2012
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 191,690. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general, Nonfiction » Law » Educational Law & Legislation
This 2012 issue features articles by recognized legal and education scholars, including an extensive Symposium on understanding education and its issues of policy and law in the U.S. Topics include economic structures in education, teaching patriotism, charter and Catholic schools, Amish one-room schools, minority students, empirical work on religious schools, federalism, and equality.
Education and EFL in Taiwan: Policy and Practice
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,660. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2017 by Warrior Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
A focus on systemic problems & issues of EFL teaching/learning in Taiwan. Despite goal posts constantly shifting, nothing changes: rote learning, exams, hierarchic structures, culturally-based vis-a-vis earned respect, cheating/plagiarism, credentialism, profiteering, linguistic incompetence,& political infighting persist. Despite 9yrs of EFL many college graduates are not competent in English.
Snowflake Schools
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 121,510. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Decision-making & problem solving, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
Every school could be improved dramatically if the creativity of its teachers were unleashed. Snowflake Schools documents the impediments to that reality and shows how current practices can be modified to institute real reform. Culled from a 33-year teaching career, the ideas in this book could reverse the frustration and waste so prevalent in schools across the country.
If It's Broken Don't Fix It
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,240. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014 by Madhouse Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Current affairs
A teacher on the inside exposes the truth about the Common Core. Why did NCLB collapse? Find out how the federal government took control over education without congressional approval. Learn why our children are still failing despite all the hype. The hypocrisy of the philosophy: they preach what they don't want you to teach. A must for those concerned with the state of education in America today.