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Clearing Obstacles to Work: A Wise Giver's Guide to Fostering Self-Reliance
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,900. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015 by Philanthropy Roundtable. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Cracks are becoming visible in American work habits. Whole subpopulations now have weak attachments to self-supporting labor. This worsens poverty and economic mobility. It also damages well-being in subtler ways. This book was written to help donors find those successful models and strategies that bolster work and life satisfaction.
From Promising to Proven: A Wise Giver's Guide to Expanding on the Success of Charter Schools
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,650. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 by Philanthropy Roundtable. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Charter schooling may be the most important social innovation of our age, and it is just beginning to boom. This book provides the facts, examples, cautionaries, inspiration, research, and practical experience that philanthropists will need as charter schooling shifts gears from promising experiment to mainstream movement bringing improved opportunity to millions of students.
Closing America's High-achievement Gap: A Wise Giver's Guide to Helping Our Most Talented Students Reach Their Full Potential
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 45,600. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2013 by Philanthropy Roundtable. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
This intriguing book makes a powerful case for a sorely needed U.S. educational improvement that has been almost entirely overlooked. In this practical guidebook, savvy school-reform philanthropists will be introduced to scores of programs and institutions that can pull talented students of all ages, races, and income levels up to their full natural capabilities.
Blended Learning: A Wise Giver’s Guide to Supporting Tech-assisted Teaching
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,070. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013 by Philanthropy Roundtable. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Few innovations in education today offer as much potential to transform how students are educated as the rise of so-called blended learning—the artful combination of computerized instruction with small-group teaching that is closer to tutoring than to traditional mass lectures. This highly readable book provides rich, up-to-date practical information for donors aiming to make a difference.
Protecting Donor Intent: How to Define and Safeguard Your Philanthropic Principles
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,670. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012 by Philanthropy Roundtable. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
The need for this guidebook is clear. Donors have made large gifts to charitable causes only to have the funds eventually spent on purposes they never would have supported. This guidebook offers detailed guidance to philanthropists who want to ensure that the assets they dedicate to charity are disbursed as they intend.
Sperm Donor 713; 52 Searches For One Identity
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,080. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
52 children were conceived by an anonymous sperm donor known only as Donor 713. Spanning the globe, these children have never met their donor, but search to find their biological origins. Snapshots into the life of each child meld into a portrait of a man. The ultimate quest of nature versus nurture, some children feel his presence within them, and all wonder who this man could be. (Story 1).