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Positive Learning Skills
Price: Free! Words: 15,110. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2014. Categories: 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.
Ditching Shop Class: How Educators Feed the Achievement Gap
Price: $12.95 USD. Words: 198,550. Language: American English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Philosophy & social aspects, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
Within public education, Shop Class, what we once called Vocational Education, has mostly been eliminated, but wonder why kids exit public school with no job-worthy skills. From the perspective of a STEM/CTE educator, a rationale for why we (educators) disposed of Technical/Vocational Ed and teaching of skills leading to middle class lifestyle, and how this feeds expansion of the Achievement Gap.
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 and Family » Parenting / parent & adult child, Nonfiction » Education and 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?
Lifelong Learning: A View From the Coal Face
Series: Lifelong Learning Personal Effectiveness Guides, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,490. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / 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.
Teachology: Or Everything, People Who Care About Education, Should Know About Teaching And Learning.
Price: Free! Words: 32,760. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching
Please note: an expanded version of this book titled: “Breaking The Mold of Conventional Thinking” is available at https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/603624 This book comes from a science teacher and is addressed to everyone who wants to participate in current heated discussion about the fate of education and its reformation.
மிக உயர்ந்த அறிவை அடையும் வழிகள்
Price: Free! Words: 15,240. Language: Tamil. Published: March 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
இன்றய கல்வி மாணவருக்கும் சமுதாயத்திற்கும் பயனற்றது. பட்டமும் பெற்ற வர்களிலே 100 பேரில் 5 பேருக்கு வேலை கிடைக்குமா? தமிழ் நாட்டில் 75 லட்சம் பேர் வேலை தேடிவருகிராரகள் கல்வி சிந்திக்கும் திறனை அளித்தாலோ வேலை தேட அவசியமில்லை் கிளார்க்குகளை மாத்திரமே உருவாக்குகிறது. கல்வித்திட்டம் அறிவாளர்களையும் பேரறிவாளர்களையும் உருவாக்க சிறிதளவு மாற்றங்க்களே தேவை. இதற்குத் தடை, கல்வியாளர்களும் தலைவர்களுமே!
Faulty Assumptions: Why Blaming Teachers Won't Fix Public Schools
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,740. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
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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.
Education? The Broken School System from a Students Perspective
Price: Free! Words: 12,260. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Administration / elementary & secondary, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
Education? The Broken School System from a Students Perspective. I dare you not to care
How To Learn: In Our Failed Education System
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,080. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Categories: 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.
Snowflake Schools
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 121,510. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Decision-making & problem solving, Nonfiction » Education and 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.
The Education Jungle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,830. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014. Categories: 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,
American Heroes: Students Who Learn
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,840. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Categories: 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.
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 and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general, Nonfiction » Politics and 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.
The Dichotomy of Instructional Design
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 14,770. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
This "innovative" professional development manual is comprised of research-based tutorials (i.e. training) that will enable current and future educators to initiate competency-based and outcome-based learning. It contains information/templates regarding the development of behavioral objectives, comprehensive lesson plans, and matrices to enhance higher-order thought processes.
A Guide to Direct Instruction
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,390. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general, Nonfiction » Education and 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.
Becoming A Reflective Practitioner
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 17,980. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Professional development
This book is essential reading for current and future educators. Via the information and templates that are provided, practitioners will learn to conduct action research and apply "relevant" theoretical perspectives to manage student learning. They will also be able to examine their relative use of instructional practices and enhance their philosophical perspectives about teaching/learning.
The Elephant in the Classroom: How Our Fear of the Truth Hurts Kids and How Every Student Can Succeed
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 41,640. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Categories: 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
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 14,320. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History of education, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
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.
Education Reform using Computers as Tutors
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Computers & technology
Technology could improve education, but only if it is used differently. This article explains how this could be done.
Indian Tertiary Education @ Transit
Price: Free! Words: 71,660. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
The book deals about Indian tertiary education, policies in pre independence period, skill development landscape, vocational training, lesson to India through international skill practices, higher education landscape regulatory and accreditation bodies, student support services, policies, plans, review reports of higher education, observation in the global trend including international practices.