Books tagged: educational philosophy

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Montessori, Dewey, and Capitalism: Educational Theory for a Free Market in Education
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Series: Education. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 77,290. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
This book presents a philosophy of education—the theory of concentrated attention and independent judgment—that requires laissez-faire capitalism for its full realization. It is not an argument, except indirectly, for the separation of education and state nor is it a critique of present and past state-run schooling. It is an argument for the abolition of coercion in all areas of life.
Minds in Bloom
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 121,120. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative medicine
Minds in Bloom describes how our brain/mind operates, sometimes leading us to strange places without our realizing that we are being taken for a ride. I take a new look at teaching and learning through the eyes of neurobiologists, whose machines can see inside our brains, and how societies control our behavior without our realizing it. In the end we are one part of the mystery of the universe.
You Poor Parents!
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Price: $24.99 USD. Words: 30,390. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
Putting your kids through high school? How do you and your kids survive these tempestuous years - and how do you keep your sanity during this difficult time? Our e-book, written by parents for parents, will help you through these terror years. We understand what you're going though. You are not alone! This lively read will help you with your strategies as you and your kids move forward.
4 Causes 4 Conservatives & Capitalists
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 52,690. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
What makes more sense? The constant political struggle between conservatives and liberals? Or a lasting transformation of the cultural that changes the way voters think? The answers are in Laura's book. By changing the voter, the future of politics changes with it, when conservatives take on one of the 4 Causes: education, entertainment, preservation and religions outside the box.
Skipping School (30+ Great Things You May Not Know About Home Schooling)
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Price: $12.95 USD. Words: 11,020. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
Considering home schooling? Tackle concerns and gain confidence as this homeschool facilitator, mother, and former teacher arms you with facts about socialization, post-secondary opportunity, public school myths and more. Buy this jam-packed, motivating, and powerful book and make your home a place where your child can thrive in freedom & learn in joy with the natural radiance children deserve!
Final Exam
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Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 72,260. Language: American English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
A young man chooses to write, as the subject of his M.A. thesis in English Literature, about a renowned American author who has a reputation of being a womanizer. He travels to Paris and to Mexico City for evidence, but after submitting his thesis, he finds a last event which nullifies his work’s conclusions, putting the whole of his thesis in danger: a situation he must somehow rectify.
The Truly Alive Child: For Those Who Seek a Grander Vision for Our Children
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,980. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
The Truly Alive Child: For Those Who Seek a Grander Vision for Our Children provides powerful tools and techniques for all adults to support children in re-connecting with child-like wonder, love for learning and natural creativity. The tools include honoring uniqueness, developing deep relationships with nature, embracing the “real” child and many more. A visionary and life changing book.
A Point of View-Un Punto de Vista -Volume 2
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,140. Language: Spanish. Published: October 5, 2012. Category: Essay » Sociology
This educational book contains several short stories and commentaries on various motivational subjects in both English and Spanish that help a person who wants to learn either language practice.
Who's Teaching Who? Stories of hope and lessons learned in my first 10 years of teaching
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Price: Free! Words: 16,670. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching
Written by a national award-winning and National Board Certified teacher, this book is filled with inspiring stories of students overcoming adversity as well as helpful tips on how to survive the stress of teaching, and get results from even the most challenging students!
The Academy-a Jack Robertson novel
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,910. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Jack Robertson is the headmaster of a very exclusive Academy. The genius of his students is only matched by the cunning of his enemies. Join Jack,reporter Susan Jones, and the students at America's premier high school for a look at what it takes to be the best of the best. In a week the Academy has to defeat rivals, old and new; under the watchful eye of a woman determined to find something wrong.