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Faulty Assumptions: Why Blaming Teachers Won't Fix Public Schools
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,740. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
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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.
Gun Safety Guide
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Price: Free! Words: 6,630. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Armed Forces
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Each year we hear about accidents with firearms. They happen because many gun owners don't know simple gun safety rules. This ebook describes how to store, transport, carry and use firearms safely. Its main purpose is to educate new and existing gun owners and to make gun community a little safer. This ebook is free to make it available for all firearms owners.
Haunted House
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Price: Free! Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
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Haunted House is a Social Story designed to help parents explain autism to siblings. It uses the metaphor of living in a haunted house to give the reader insight into what it is like to have autism and why they have difficulties living in our world. As it is a basic explanation of autism, it can be used for all family members and the wider social network surrounding the individual with ASD too.
The Magic Train - Thinking Hat Guided Reading Worksheets
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Price: Free! Words: 40. Language: British English. Published: February 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Elementary
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Teachers are frequently told that they should be using the Thinking Hats to teach reading. This is great - except whereever they look, there are no simple, ready made worksheets for them to use. This discourages them from trying a great new way of teaching. This teaching method focuses on 6 different areas of thinking in every book, which of course helps them learn more than simply reading it.
Room On The Broom - 16 Thinking Hat Worksheets.
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Price: Free! Words: 40. Language: British English. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Activity Books
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Room On The Broom is a fabulous book, full of colour, excitement and action. I have written 16 thinking hat guided reading worksheets which can be used with it. I have 3 about facts, 3 about positive issues in the book, 3 worksheets focus on negative issues, 3 are about the feelings of characters, 3 are how to be more creative and 1 is a mindmap, so children can bring all they now know together.
Your Memoir: Getting Started, Keeping Going
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,100. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
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Your Memoir: Get Started is full of proven ideas and approaches to successfully move you from wanting to write to producing the finished family stories or memoirs you know will be a treasured legacy for your children and grandchildren.
Let's Play Math: How Homeschooling Families Can Learn Math Together, and Enjoy It!
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,840. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
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If you are like many homeschooling parents, math is not your favorite subject. Would you like to break out of the textbook mold and explore math through “living” books and activities? Whether you hope to replace your math program or just to supplement it, Denise Gaskins will show you how to turn math into a learning adventure for the whole family.
How to Actually Remember Vocabulary: 51 Strategies for Language Learners
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Price: Free! Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Foreign Languages
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Overwhelmed with words? Achieve your goal of mastering vocabulary in your second language with these simple strategies. Learn how to optimize study time and maximize your ability to recall vocabulary.
Vedic Mathematics Made Easy
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Price: $1.70 USD. Words: 44,920. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Mathematics
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This International Bestselling book on Vedic Mathematics which will help you do calculations and solve complicated math questions in a matter of a few seconds. Extremely helpful for students giving GMAT, GRE, CAT, SAT, CET and other entrance exams. Over 150,000 copies sold in 14 languages worldwide
Riding the Shortwaves: Exploring the Magic of Amateur Radio
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 77,950. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electronics / General
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Amateur or "ham" radio is enjoying a resurgence, welcoming thousands to the excitement of the hobby. This hundred-year-old pastime continues to keep up with the times but also leads the way in technical innovations. Ham operator and bestselling author Don Keith (call sign N4KC) mixes easy-to-understand advice with fictional stories to show what the hobby is all about in the 21st century.
My Friend James Has Autism!
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Price: Free! Words: 1,870. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Issues / Bullying
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This Social Story can be used by parents and teachers in classrooms and schools to teach children about a classmate that has autism spectrum disorder. It can be read in chapters to avoid overwhelming younger children. This version is blank so each child in class can contribute to "their" book and draw a picture. Another version will be created with pictures and one with no names to add your own.
New Age Looping: Skipped Stitch Patterns
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - Needlework General
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an introduction to skipped and grouped stitch patterns in New Age Looping
Mary & Friends - Crazy About English - Nursery Green (ages 2-3)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
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Mary & Friends - Crazy About English - Making children happy (while they learn) all over the world! Mary & Friends – Crazy About English is a 4 levelled, highly flexible and fun course to help children, 2 to 6 year olds, learn basic skills in English, actively and successfully, at school or at home.
Writing Enrichment - The Basics of Good Creative Writing
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 19,980. Language: Australian English. Published: April 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
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NOT another book about coming up with ideas for stories, but how to actually WRITE them! These exercises are crafted around the specific process whereby students learn to write. (See introduction.) Low stress for teachers & students alike. No pre-class prep. Open the booklet & read. Also suit homeschoolers. A radically new approach, originally developed for students with learning difficulties.
Apptivities for Business English
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Price: $6.70 USD. Words: 7,580. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Computers & technology
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This ground-breaking eBook looks at apps for business English students. It presents apps chosen by the authors in the following categories: language skills; language (grammar / vocabulary / pronunciation) and finally, business. Each app is described briefly; then, exciting ideas for using the app in the language classroom are given, plus ideas for students to use the app autonomously.
Step By Step Stories - A New Approach to Writing
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 16,840. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
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A totally new way to Teach & Learn story craft & creative writing. Exercises honed in the classroom by a well-published, professional author. For Teachers - Home Schoolers - Young Solo Writers. No pre-class prep. Open the book & read. Sample download will give you the intro, plus Exercise 1 to trial. Students love this approach. It makes them feel like real writers.
On the Quest - Santorini
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Series: Travel & Learn with Kids'n'Go - Guide to Crosscurricular Home Schooling. Price: Free! Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013 by Kids'n'Go Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Multicultural education
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Go beyond the azure rooftops of Santorini and discover the mysteries and legends the island still hides. Dare yourself swim in its gigantic crater to see the underwater grass fields. Meet the volcano curious inhabitant and solve the puzzle of the sunken city of Atlantis. Get ready for the Quest!
Active World Explorers - The Ultimate Family Adventure Book One
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,570. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013 by Kids'n'Go Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Non-formal education
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Who lives on the volcano on Santorini and serves Greek coffee to tourists? What does pizza have to do with Aloe Vera? Where in Europe can you find an entrance to a magic forest with fighting knights and secret burrows? And where can you smell the biggest stinky poop in the world? This book will help you figure out how to turn your family trip into a great developmental adventure wherever you go!
Get a College Degree without Drowning in Debt: How to Find Scholarships Online
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Series: Get a College Degree Without Drowning in Debt. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,840. Language: American English. Published: July 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Finance
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Are you worried about how to pay for college? Have you gone online only to find so much information you feel overwhelmed? This book teaches you how to use the best search tools to yield high-value results, locate real scholarships, and avoid dead-end contests and scams. It motivates and shows you how to get a college degree without mortgaging your future. Get it today and graduate debt free!
A Year in the Cave
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Price: Free! Words: 62,130. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching
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Spend a year in the classroom of public high school teacher Rob Guyette, who created an all-boys English program in De Pere, Wisconsin, that has turned reading from a dreaded task into many boys' favorite subject. Guyette, who attended an all-boys high school 25 years ago, takes readers through the ups and downs of a year as a teacher and shares how he gets boys to read more often -- and like it!