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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?
A Guide to Direct Instruction
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,390. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / science & technology
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.
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 $1.50 USD. (50% off!) 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.
Consciousness Redefined
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,610. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2018 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
Is extrasensory perception fictitious or can it be more real than we can even imagine? This question is being asked not only by the public, but also by scientists.
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.
Being Schooled- What This Teacher Learned In The American School System
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,680. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general, Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
Leet shares her twelve years of teaching journals giving readers an honest look inside her school and classroom. She had valid concerns including teachers leaving in droves and escalating behavior problems. This book may have readers looking in the mirror saying to themselves; how do I value a teacher, children, parenting and marriage? Get ready for a wave of emotions as you read her book!
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.