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Dropout: How School Is Failing Our Kids (And What We Can Do About It)
Price: $7.49 USD. Words: 74,530. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Parent participation, Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens
One family’s story of coping after their teenage daughter drops out of school, and an examination of the public school system itself.
Naked Teaching
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 97,210. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2017 by Pegasus Books. Categories: Fiction » Educational, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Special education / learning disabilities
Janine Waters moves to Arizona and plunges full time into the Wild West version of a middle school in rural northern Arizona. Her classroom is the bad half of a butchered science lab with no budget, no books and no supplies. Naked Teaching: A Love Story’s stark truths are guaranteed to fuel the debate about how our kids’ education can be saved.
“Thoughts of an Urban Teacher... What do you do when students’ say “ I Think I Am Worthless”, “Shut the Fu.. Up”, “I Am Afraid of Donald Trump”, I Didn’t Eat Last Night”, “Fu..ing Bald Headed Mother Fu..er” and “I Want to Be
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,000. Language: American English. Published: March 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / charter schools
Reginald Grant writes a powerful realization of the why and how of the Urban teacher. His mastery and lifetime dedication to inner city education identifies the social impact and struggle the urban teacher faces. In a world where the unfair distribution of academic resources plaguing young learners and traps both teacher and student as victims of a post-modern Jim Crow. Mark Campbell, Brindell In.
Capturing the Spark: Inspired Teaching, Thriving Schools
Price: $9.99 $5.00 USD. (50% off until March 31!) Words: 104,490. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Teaching, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Aims & objectives
We all care about improving public education, but how do we find out what’s really happening in classrooms and schools? Veteran teacher David B. Cohen spent a year spent visiting public schools throughout California, discovering how students flourish when teachers capture the sparks of curiosity and inspiration. The result is Capturing the Spark: Inspired Teaching, Thriving Schools.
A Primer for Culture X Goes to School: Public Education and the American Culture
Price: Free! Words: 14,610. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Philosophy & social aspects, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Public affairs
This inexpensive PRIMER introduces the cultural identity crisis in the United States and the myth of educational reform as explored, explained, and opened for dialogue in “Culture X Goes to School: Public Education and the American Culture.” The Primer allows the reader to “test the waters” by providing Preface; Prologue; each chapter’s Introduction, key points, Final Words; and the Epilogue.
The Bud Hawthorne Revue, Volume 1: A Music Teacher's Lament
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,710. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature
A music teacher sardonically bemoans the education system after answering to it for five years, and finally leaving his position.
Teachology: Or Everything, People Who Care About Education, Should Know About Teaching And Learning.
Price: $3.14 USD. Words: 32,760. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Teaching
Please note: an expanded version of this book titled: “Breaking The Mold of Conventional Thinking” is available at https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/603624 This book comes from a science teacher and is addressed to everyone who wants to participate in current heated discussion about the fate of education and its reformation.
Uncommon Core
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,270. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2015 by WordCrafts Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Parent participation, Nonfiction » Education & 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.
A Case For Homeschooling: 95 Theses Against the School System
Price: $9.50 USD. Words: 31,210. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & 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!
Bold War 2020 - World Transformation, Unearthed Treasure
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,360. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational
Despite the great technological advances of the modern world, society was full of seemingly insoluble problems. Andrew Buchanan looks back from 2050 to see how a selection of mankind's abilities were marshaled against ignorance, lethargy and vested interests to realize a transformed social fabric and optimal world.