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Teachology: or Everything, people who care about education, should know about teaching and learning.
Price: Free! Words: 34,060. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching
This book comes from a science teacher and is addressed primarily to teachers. Any person, however – a parent, a school or a district official – 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) will find in this book many unusual and even controversial statements.
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.
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.
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,
If It's Broken Don't Fix It
You set the price! Words: 64,810. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. 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.