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Ditching Shop Class: Eliminating Vocational Education in America's Public Schools by Joe Petito
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 190,880. 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 schools,Vocational Education has mostly been eliminated. But then we wonder why kids exit the public school with no job-worthy skills. From the perspective of a STEM/CTE educator, a rationale for why we (educators) disposed of Vocational Ed and the teaching of skills leading to middle class lifestyle, and how this feeds the Achievement Gap and what we're calling the Poverty gap.
Escape From Childhood: The Needs and Rights of Children by John Holt
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?
Snowflake Schools by James Crandell
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.
If It's Broken Don't Fix It by Mr. Noriega
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.
A Guide to Direct Instruction by Don Steely
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.
Being Schooled- What This Teacher Learned In The American School System by Rhonda Leet
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,680. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and 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!
Breaking The Mold of Conventional Thinking: a Personal Quest For Teaching Philosophy (And a Teacher's Quest For Personal Philosophy) by Valentin Voroshilov
You set the price! Words: 51,930. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2015. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
This book is addressed to everyone who wants to participate in a current heated discussion on what is wrong with the current education (if any), and how to fix it (if needed). With a little bit of patience every reader will find in this book many unusual and even controversial statements. Everyone who wants to “polish” his or her teaching philosophy can use this book as a “punch bag”.
Children of Now and Beyond: A New Generation by Effie Hadzis
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 157,260. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2017 by SynergEbooks. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Spiritualism, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
CHILDREN OF NOW AND BEYOND is a book geared to create an awareness of the influx of Indigo and Crystal Children being born in large numbers onto the planet since the 1980’s. They are a new generation of children with specific personality traits that will be the great transformers of this new humanity, acting as a bridge to a new form of consciousness. But only if we learn how to listen to them.
Education and EFL in Taiwan: Policy and Practice by Paul Mathews
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,660. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2017 by Warrior Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and 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.
University of Chicago Law Review: Symposium - Understanding Education in the United States: Volume 79, Number 1 - Winter 2012 by University of Chicago Law Review
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 191,690. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and 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.