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Your Mark On The World, Stories of service that show us how to give more with a purpose without giving up what's most important.
By Devin Thorpe
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,230. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Your Mark On The World combines inspiring stories of ordinary people doing remarkable things to make the world a better place with practical advice to empower you to give more to a cause (charity, non-profit or social venture) without giving up a career or family.
Giving Is Not Just For The Very Rich: A How-to Guide for Giving and Philanthropy
By Susan Gitelson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 35,940. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Giving Is Not Just For The Very Rich is an inspiring, easy-to-use guide which gives you numerous creative ideas on how to reap the many benefits of giving. It’s all about your feeling connected to worthwhile programs, achieving a sense of purpose, and deriving immeasurable pleasure from helping others. Dr. Susan Aurelia Gitelson offers you the best ways to give wisely and effectively.
Blended Learning: A Wise Giver’s Guide to Supporting Tech-assisted Teaching
By Laura Vanderkam
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,070. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013 by Philanthropy Roundtable. Category: Nonfiction
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.
Closing America's High-achievement Gap: A Wise Giver's Guide to Helping Our Most Talented Students Reach Their Full Potential
By Andy Smarick
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 45,600. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2013 by Philanthropy Roundtable. Category: Nonfiction
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 Promising to Proven: A Wise Giver's Guide to Expanding on the Success of Charter Schools
By Karl Zinsmeister
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,650. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 by Philanthropy Roundtable. Category: Nonfiction
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.