Books tagged: k12

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Reflections on Teaching (For Parents and Teachers Too)
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 15,970. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Classroom management, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Parent participation
The book is about teaching, learning and reflecting on the process of education.
Catholic School Renaissance: A Wise Giver’s Guide to Strengthening a National Asset
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 39,920. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2015 by Philanthropy Roundtable. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Over the last generation, Catholic schools have been buffeted by a confluence of winds, but donors are leading the way for a Catholic-school renaissance. This practical guide describes hundreds of opportunities for savvy givers to put a stamp on this field—where there may be more opportunities for life-changing philanthropy than in any other corner of our nation.
Assessments and Technology: Strengths, Weaknesses, and Role of Technology
Price: Free! Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Testing & measurement
This work examines the strengths, weaknesses, and role of technology in assessments. It was created to fulfill the requirements of the TEC-538 course at Grand Canyon University. While created for an assignment, this piece is good to take a quick look various assessments and their usefulness in the K-12 classroom environment. Book by Jason Basford, Kaycee Daukei, Ceili Hasul, and Brian Ingham
Excellent Educators: A Wise Giver's Guide to Cultivating Great Teachers and Principals
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,140. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014 by Philanthropy Roundtable. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
This book is for public-spirited donors who want to foster educational excellence by elevating teachers and principals. It reviews the latest academic research and on-the-ground experience of reformers and offers practical advice on multiple fronts. It is written for philanthropists and allies active in the field who want to make a positive difference.
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.
From K12 to Instructional Design
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,160. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Careers in education
Want a career outside of K12 teaching--while still using your education and experience? Learn how I got out of K12 teaching to become a highly sought after instructional designer/eLearning developer! This book provides you with all the major skillsets needed to transition into corporate training and into elearning.
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.
Seeds For Change: Education Reform in Context
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 33,420. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / charter schools
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Seeds for Change: Education Reform in Context is the beginning point for discussions that will affect everyone in the global economy. A service-industry approach to education reform could not only identify and help fix the broken parts of our society but also provide economic growth without sacrificing the environment.
Teachers Change Lives 24/7:150 Ways to Do It Right
Price: $14.00 USD. Words: 47,800. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2010 by Gordon Burgett. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching
One of Illinois’ favorite educators taps the mind, memory, and heart of every teacher who stands (or stood) in front of a classroom, with wit, humor, wisdom, and immediately usable how-to tips. A loving yet no-nonsense how-to guide that every new teachers needs and every veteran lauds. Unforgettable stories of what always works in the classroom.