Books tagged: education reform

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Capturing the Spark: Inspired Teaching, Thriving Schools
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,490. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching, Nonfiction » Education and 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: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,610. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Philosophy & social aspects, Nonfiction » Politics and 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.
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 and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general, Nonfiction » Education and 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 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.
A Case For Homeschooling: 95 Theses Against the School System
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,210. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and 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.
Pritical Thinking - The Lost Art of Critical Thinking and Common Sense in Politics and Public Policy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,900. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
Pritical Thinking is a book on a mission to restore critical thinking and common sense to American politics and public policy. It's about ending the practice of telling people what to think and teaching them how to think. Pritical Thinking offers an alternative method to evaluating politics and public policy and instills a healthy level of skepticism in conventional wisdom.
Education Reform using Computers as Tutors
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Computers & technology
Technology could improve education, but only if it is used differently. This article explains how this could be done.
Silken Slippers and Hobnail Boots Surviving the Decline and Fall
Price: Free! Words: 75,810. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Categories: Essay » Political
A collection of articles to simplify a wide variety of subjects about the present and future of the United States. It’s about clarifying and simplifying complex issues involving our evolution into an almost bankrupt, stagnant welfare state now being challenged by hungrier, aggressive, more productive nations.
Low Income and Minority Students in Gifted Programs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,220. Language: American English. Published: January 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / gifted, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Multicultural education
Research indicates that low-income and minority students continue to be underrepresented in gifted and talented programs across the United States. This e-book examines the underlying issues preventing equitable representation of low-income and minority students within existing gifted education programs.