Books tagged: common core

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Ida Lewis' First Rescue: A 15-Minute Heroes in History Book
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,680. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Beginner
It was a cold day in October 1858. It had been warm for many days. Then it turned cool. There was a breeze blowing across the water. Eighteen year old Ida Lewis stared out across the sea. There were three boys sitting in the boat. Another boy was up on the mast of the boat. It was rocking back and forth! Suddenly it turned over! Find out how Ida saves them in this 15-minute book. Reading level 2.5
Hey! All Kids Are Smart
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,710. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem
This must-read book is a powerful tool that will help you and your child (including special needs children) discover where their areas of smart are. Easy to follow guidelines, activities, a plan of action, how to inspire your child, and a simple interest survey are included. Your child’s world will open up with many new and empowering possibilities!
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.
Test Scores: A Kyle Shannon Mystery
Series: Kyle Shannon Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,240. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Kyle Shannon, working for School District 1926, discovers that education is like everything else. The people involved can be Grade A or rotten to the Common Core. The sad truth is that not knowing the answers can lead to murder and test scores don’t tell the whole story.
The House That George Built: A Story of the U.S. Constitution
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,440. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Elementary, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / General
The House that George Built explains the Constitution in a way we all can understand. Real-life photos give you a personal tour of the people and places mentioned throughout the book. Keep reading and you will even discover the secret reason why George Washington and the other founding Fathers fought so hard to write the Constitution in the first place.
Uncommon Core
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,270. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2015 by WordCrafts Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Parent participation, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Philosophy & social aspects
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.
English Common Core Mobile Activities
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,590. Language: American English. Published: June 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / language arts
Use these 150+ mobile activities to help your students achieve the ELA CCSS in Language, Speaking and Listening, Reading and Writing. These easy-to-implement activities, organized by Anchor Statements, actively engage your students. More than half the activities are non-fiction. For grades 6-12 but activities can easily be adapted down or up. Most apps are free and for both Android and iPad.
School Bells and Fairy Tales
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,950. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
Have you ever wondered what really happened to Jack and Jill, Little Red Riding Hood, Granny, the big bad wolf, the three little pigs, Humpty Dumpty and many of our other long-ago favorite friends? I've wondered about them too, so I searched to find out what really happened to them. This is their almost true story - in an educational kind of way.
7 Lessons in 7 Years: Mastering the Modern Classroom
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,620. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching, Essay » Sociology
The ultimate guide to thriving in the first years of teaching high school: In this straight-forward, humorous guide you will learn about seven of the most important factors of modern classroom instruction. Topics include how to manage Paperwork, Grades, Students, and more. Easy to read, this guide seeks to give you "A head start, not a headache".
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.