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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
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.
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 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!
A Case For Homeschooling: 95 Theses Against the School System
Price: $4.99 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!
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.
Ditching Shop Class: How Educators Feed the Achievement Gap
Price: $6.99 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.
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.
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.
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?
The Product of Public School
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 55,260. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental health, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
The Product of Public School sheds light on the environment present within American Public Schools from the perspective of a student.
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.