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Positive Learning Skills
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Price: Free! Words: 15,110. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
The goals of our current government require an uneducated society. Therefore, government must not be trusted to educate our children. Nearly a third of American students drop out of school because student success now occupies no concern in American education. An educated society threatens a government not guided by Constitutional principles. Parents must fulfill that important responsibility.
Escape From Childhood: The Needs and Rights of Children
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,750. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013 by HoltGWS LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting / parent & adult child
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?
Lifelong Learning: A View From the Coal Face
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Series: Lifelong Learning Personal Effectiveness Guides, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,490. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
Reflecting on where we are now, Marsh re-visits extensive research previously undertaken, examining various issues and initiatives when there was a new focus on work-based learning - still relevant in 2011. Aimed at the home learner . The author looks at the wider issues of learning, opportunity, access, and professional and personal development.The first in the Lifelong Learning series.
Faulty Assumptions: Why Blaming Teachers Won't Fix Public Schools
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,740. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
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Faulty Assumptions is a poignant, accessible, and fresh look at the world of public school education guaranteed to challenge the current dialogue about where America should be looking for answers to the nation’s education woes.
Snowflake Schools
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 121,510. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Decision-making & problem solving
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.
How To Learn: In Our Failed Education System
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,080. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
To accomplish its controlling socialist agenda for the future, our government cannot afford a more educated society. Current education plans and policies suggest our leaders are more concerned about social compliance and conformity than in preparing our students for personal success. Students now have last - or NO - priority in education’s concerns.
American Heroes: Students Who Learn
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,840. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
This book serves three purposes. First, to show how Jefferson’s concern about being educated to recognize tyranny against our democracy applies in our current generation. Second, to illustrate how current students must be our new heroes against that tyranny. Third, to give twenty study skills to help those students learn success principles.
The Education Jungle
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,830. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
Why doesn't our education system work? Our education system doesn't do what society expects, to educate our children effectively, because it's designed backwards. The education cart is trying to push the education horse, and the education plow is trying to push the education chain. The education system has designed itself before society has determined the purpose for education. As now organized,
If It's Broken Don't Fix It
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You set the price! Words: 64,810. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
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.
A Guide to Direct Instruction
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,390. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
A Guide to Direct Instruction is a starting point for anyone interested in improving student performance as well as an overview for teachers, administrators, and parents involved with DI. It explains the unique design, teaching, and implementation procedures that ensure all students reach mastery and that student performance increases regardless of ability, ethnicity, or social economic status.
Education Reform using Computers as Tutors
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
Technology could improve education, but only if it is used differently. This article explains how this could be done.
The Elephant in the Classroom: How Our Fear of the Truth Hurts Kids and How Every Student Can Succeed
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 41,640. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
A fresh and previously uncharted exploration of our educational system uncovers a clumsy and self-defeating “elephant in the room.” This scientific and non-political analysis doesn’t criticize school boards, teachers unions, administrators, parents, students, vouchers or charter schools. No, the problem is in the system itself.
The Millennium Book Module 8: Educational Challenges
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Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 14,320. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History of education
People have always found ways to pass on their knowledge, skills, methods, values and traditions to succeeding generations. In this way that we humans have survived and prospered in our little corner of the universe. Few people have ever had to start life without some knowledge already made available to them by those who came before. How we will do this in the future is the subject of this module.
மிக உயர்ந்த அறிவை அடையும் வழிகள்
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Price: Free! Words: 15,240. Language: Tamil. Published: March 21, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
இன்றய கல்வி மாணவருக்கும் சமுதாயத்திற்கும் பயனற்றது. கிளார்க்குகளை மாத்திரமே உருவாக்குகிறது. கல்வித்திட்டம் அறிவாளர்களையும் பேரறிவாளர்களையும் உருவாக்க சிறிதளவு மாற்றங்க்களே தேவை. இதற்குத் தடை, கல்வியாளர்களும் தலைவர்களுமே!
A Case For Homeschooling: 95 Theses Against the School System
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,210. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
Teachers act like pricks! Teachers make stupid rules! Teachers lie and manipulate! Schools drug kids! School is like jail! If you would like to break free from the school system, read this book!
University of Chicago Law Review: Symposium - Understanding Education in the United States: Volume 79, Number 1 - Winter 2012
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 191,690. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
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.
Saving Humankind from Destruction
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Essay » Author profile
Man is on self-destruction mode through industrialization, urbanization, and creating imbalance in ecology. Man needs to avoid wars in the future. Technology should be used in the most appropriate manner to avoid its abuse and misuse. Man cannot afford to continue to indulge in exploitation of nature and fellow human beings. Humankind needs to protect itself from extinction in the future.