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A Definitive White Paper: Systemic Educational Reform (The Recommended Course of Action for Practitioners of Teaching and Learning)
Price: Free! Words: 5,230. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2017. Categories: Essay » Business, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
This manuscript addresses the need to bring about more effective teacher training and propagate innovative schools in the United States (and abroad). It is intended to serve as a policy statement and position paper which will enable political forces to rally behind a comprehensive strategy that will rectify the shortcomings of our educational system.
The School System Comparison Between The United States And Finland
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,370. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
This book discusses about the similarities and differences between two countries: Finland and USA. Educational issues have been discussed during the presidential campaign. The concern is the state of education in the United States. Why the American students score lower than many other countries in international tests?
COMPULSORY FORMAL EDUCATION: A travesty!
You set the price! Words: 12,560. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology
This book is not about education, but about the astronomical levels of information and experiences outside formal education. The concept of compulsory education is an utter nonsense propagated by mediocre persons who first of all do not know what they are saying. Second, they are persons who want to escape their responsibilities through an easy route.
Road Safety Posters in India
Price: Free! Words: 340. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
#roadsafetysignsinindia #roadsafetypostersinindia The posters designed by them in the school may be for the school use only but it has an impact on the younger generation who are the future of the country. Read more at http://www.ifros.org/blog/road-safety-signs-in-india/
Breaking The Mold of Conventional Thinking: a Personal Quest For Teaching Philosophy (And a Teacher's Quest For Personal Philosophy)
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”.
Journal of Educational Innovation, Partnership and Change: Issue 2
Price: Free! Words: 33,490. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
A peer-reviewed cross-disciplinary research journal that welcomes contributions relating to staff and students as change agents.
Deliberately Dumb: Understanding America's Education Failure
Price: Free! Words: 18,850. Language: Simple English. Published: August 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
US students learn significantly less than students from other developed nations. Attempts to correct this by improving schools and teachers have failed because they are not the cause of the problem. Our students learn less because we Americans do not particularly value academic learning. Only programs designed to increase student motivation can improve this situation.
A Case For Homeschooling: 95 Theses Against the School System
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,210. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015. Categories: 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!
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!
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.
Saving Humankind from Destruction
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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?
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.