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Deliberately Dumb: Understanding America's Education Failure
Price: Free! Words: 18,850. Language: Simple English. Published: August 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
(4.00 from 1 review)
US students learn significantly less than students from other developed nations. Attempts to correct this by improving schools and teachers have failed because they are not the cause of the problem. Our students learn less because we Americans do not particularly value academic learning. Only programs designed to increase student motivation can improve this situation.
Test Scores: A Kyle Shannon Mystery
Series: Kyle Shannon Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,240. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Kyle Shannon, working for School District 1926, discovers that education is like everything else. The people involved can be Grade A or rotten to the Common Core. The sad truth is that not knowing the answers can lead to murder and test scores don’t tell the whole story.
Stubborn Hope: Memoir of an Urban Teacher
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,280. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Stubborn Hope: Memoir of an Urban Teacher chronicles the learning curve of a white middle class professional over two decades in an urban high school in Providence, Rhode Island. While teaching students who desperately need an education, her life is radically enriched by them. It concludes with an inside look at the struggles to improve education and the disastrous effects of recent reforms.
Million $ Class
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 96,420. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Business, Fiction » Educational
Jim Pointguard's last period class is small, but with the obnoxiously loud (and unforgettable) Kee-Kee and the sleeping giant Earvin, he struggles to keep control. Eventually, in an effort to motivate his students, Jim decides to teach a lesson about money. The students love the lesson, which leads to other lessons about money and success. Soon, the students are pushing to reach a $1,000,000 goal.
Teacher Of The Year
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 147,920. Language: American English. Published: June 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
A middle school teacher spends an academic year on professional probation with three "interventionists" (shadows)—a wise Sherpa, a retired army general and a hip-hop MC—all recruited to save Eisenberg's career, which is threatened by the No Child Left Behind law.
No Teacher Left Standing
Price: Free! Words: 97,390. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Are public sector workers, including teachers, overpaid? Do they have “cushy” jobs? "No Teacher Left Standing" is a novel energized by current educational debates. While the characters are entirely fictional, the events are based on true stories. Suspense in an unusual setting, an elementary school. Think you know about teaching? Think again.