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The Grenada Boys Secondary School Hostel - Reminiscing on a boarding school life in Grenada.
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,780. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Organizations & institutions
"So many of us came to the Hostel as ... crude, 'ignorant'... base metals, and left as polished gems". This institution transformed young boys with life lessons.The key involved discipline, a 'consistent routine', and a single written rule:"A breach of common sense is a breach of Hostel rules." The book offers Thanks;another taste of the Caribbean;and a validation of boarding schools in education
Ditching Shop Class: How Educators Feed the Achievement Gap
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 198,550. Language: American English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Philosophy & social aspects
Common Core. NCLB. Differentiation. A through G. Race To The Top. Despite all this, why does the Achievement Gap persist? Why do kids exit public school with no job-worthy skills? From the perspective of a STEM/CTE educator, a rationale for why we've disposed of technical/vocational education in an attempt to get all kids university ready, capable of being successful at the university or not.
Education, Knowledge and Educology
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,030. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Philosophy & social aspects
An examination of the questions of (1) what is education, (2) what is knowledge about education and (3) how can that knowledge be organized so that it can be used fruitfully to take rational action in the educational process to pursue and achieve worthwhile intentions and purposes. Techniques of ordinary language analysis are used to illustrate how to address and answer these questions sensibly.
Dicionário de Psicologia
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 62,100. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Philosophy & social aspects
Dicionario de termos, conceitos e teóricos da psicologia, filosofia e medicina!
Tests de Educación Permanente
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Price: $4.35 USD. Words: 62,220. Language: Spanish. Published: January 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Adult & continuing education
Esta obra está compuesta de un enorme compendio de cuestiones relativas a la Educación Permanente y de adultos y, que se ajustan a las asignaturas de Grado relativas a las Ciencias de la Educación, Psicopedagogía, Pedagogía, Educación Social, etc. En esta obra encontrará más de 1.700 cuestiones verdadero/falso que le serán de extrema utilidad.
What I've Learnt ...and What I Was Secretly Thinking Behind Their Backs.
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 41,860. Language: Australian English. Published: June 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Thirty years in the making. A very serious book covering a plethora of very important topics including War, Religion, Biomechanics, Exercise, Nutrition, Communication, The Media, Professionalism, History and Globalisation to name only a few. Full of the best quotes, the best films and TV for watching. It also proves "The Real Devil", how to recognise it, understand it and resist it. A MUST HAVE!!
Teaching Philosophy
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,720. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013 by Justice Gray. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Philosophy & social aspects
Do you need a guide for teaching philosophy? This book gives you some basic discussion questions, essay questions, assignments, and even includes grading rubrics! Includes are notes on Thomas Hobbes, Renee Descartes, and John Locke. This book gives you enough material to teach an introductory philosophy class. Whether you teach in an institution, or home school, you will find this book to be
Overcoming Loneliness
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 4,610. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
If you are feeling lonely as you are reading this, you are not alone. The reason why I put this e-book together is because I know what it is like. Loneliness is a topic that is very close to my heart because I have been through the depths of empty, meaningless feelings many times and I am not new to that kind of feeling.
Symbolic Logic
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 43,670. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Philosophy & social aspects
A course in symbolic (formal) logic for people who have no previous logic background. It introduces the concepts of arguments, inference, premises, conclusions, then proceeds on to the formal analysis of arguments through truth tables, truth trees, natural deduction, predicate logic and quantifier logic. Everything is explained in an open and accessible manner.
Education, Curriculum and Educology
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,620. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Curricula
What is curriculum? How does curriculum fit with education? What elements does any sound curriculum have? What curriculum issues arise from ambiguity? From value conflicts? What major perspectives have historically shaped curriculum? What knowledge base is available to use in curriculum design?
The Burden of Excellence
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 45,390. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013 by Plowshare Media. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / charter schools
This stirring memoir tells the story of Cecil Lytle's five-year struggle to establish a model college-preparatory public charter school for children from underrepresented backgrounds on the campus of a major state university. It was a long and contentious process, far more difficult than anyone could foresee when it began, and far more successful than anyone had expected
The Religion is Simple Volume 3
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Series: The Religion is Simple, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,800. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / Theology
The religion is simple teaches the rationale of the six principles of faith (eeman) in Islaam: Belief in God, His angles, His books, His prophets, life after death, and fate and judgment passed (qadhaak and qadar).
Ageless Life Adventure
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Price: $9.50 USD. Words: 73,860. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
By reshaping your daily habits, following 14 principles, you can invest in an ageless adventure with promise. Mental, physical, spiritual, emontional rebuilding. It takes effort and a willingness to change but will free you from the rut of fears, failures, and frustrations. Step-by-step 14 principle plan to a complete change. No longer will you be preconditoned by your genome or past failures.
Alcoholism
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 6,450. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Philosophy & social aspects
Alcoholism is a short e-book essay written to discuss the effects alcoholism on our society and how it plays a role in the lives of so many people and culturals. Alcoholism has been the cause of many marriages to end, loss of employment, and the loss of one self.
Saving Our Children
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 7,160. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Essays
Saving Our Children is a collection of essays written to educate society on how to save our youths from the challenges that comes today with being a child. Saving Our Children is a blue print to save our children and our future.
Prema Vahini
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Series: Vahini, Book 1. Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 25,490. Language: British English. Published: May 3, 2014 by Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust, Publications Division. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Philosophy & social aspects
Sathya (truth), Dharma (righteousness, code of duties, essential nature of a being or thing), Shanti (peace), and Prema (Love) are the Four Pillars of the new World of the Sai Era and under Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba’s guidance, humanity has to discover Shanti, through Prema. For that task, this book will be of great help.
He's the Weird Teacher
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,180. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Philosophy & social aspects
Doug Robertson explores teaching from the perspective of an elementary school educator who’s a self-proclaimed rock star and student-proclaimed weird teacher. Learn what to do when a bird flies into your room, why tetherball is the best playground game ever, how to keep the classroom positive, handle parents, administrators, and bullies, and take responsibility for student learning.
Some Will Win, Some Will Lose (and Some are Born to Sing the Blues)
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Series: Mulling Over School and Life, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,200. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
This book considers the following questions that anyone might ask at one or more points in their life. Will I be a success? Am I a success? Was I a success? The intended audience consists of (primarily) the general reader who is interested in education and (secondarily) the student of schooling, who is often an aspiring, current or former teacher.
The Origin Of The Races
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 47,610. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Philosophy & social aspects
Written primarily to teenagers, this book will (and has) astounded many adults with the historical and Biblical knowledge never put before them in their younger years. Have you ever heard of a man named Peleg? Have you ever learned of the miraculous events surrounding his birth? What do these events have to do with the origin of the races? Find the answers in the pages of this book!
Uncommon Core
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,270. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2015 by WordCrafts Press. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Parent participation
While government legislation surrounding Common Core, high-stakes standardized testing and teacher evaluations based on student performance on those tests have combined to create a perfect storm that hurts students and teachers alike, there is still one resource that can help heal the breach. That resource is parental involvement in their child’s education.