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And The Puppy Dog Chased Its Tail: The Ever Decreasing Circles Of English Education
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 70,300. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Nick Evans has been a teacher for twenty years. In that time he has seen teachers constantly denigrated by government and journalists, subject to a perpetual and obsessive demand for change and torture from initiative overload.
Songs For Sighing
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,900. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
jennifer, american professional, bonded with purnima, Indian villager, different as eggs and quiche. Their time together included births, life-threatening illness, adoption, family problems. After separating, jennifer experienced a kidnapping and ransom demands; puramma wrested a living from hard-scrabble acres, each stronger for what she learned from the other and adapted to her life.
Catholic Education in the West: Roots, Reality, and Revival
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,520. Language: American English. Published: October 2, 2013 by Acton Institute. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Education
Catholic education has played a major role in the development of Western nations, yet it is in many places in crisis. To bring about renewal, it is necessary to revisit the subject with an eye to fundamental questions. What is the purpose of education? What is distinctive about Catholic education? What is the right relationship between schools, parents, Church, and society?
Stay in Berlin
Price: Free! Words: 14,630. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Literary collections » African
(5.00)
Remi Bajulaiye is engaged to Kayode Coker. She abandons a successful career in Lagos to start a new life with her fiance who lives in Berlin. But the man she meets is remarkably different from the man she thinks she knows. Will she decide to stay or leave without him?
Rūta
You set the price! Words: 12,480. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
Rūta delves into the conscience of a secondary school teacher, optimistic and enthusiastic at the start of his career. He falls in love with his tutor group, one of whom, Rūta, a new arrival from Lithuania, seems to him a perfect student. He fixates on what she represents, as the reality of modern schools saps his energy and weakens his resolve.
A Year in the Cave
Price: Free! Words: 62,130. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching
Spend a year in the classroom of public high school teacher Rob Guyette, who created an all-boys English program in De Pere, Wisconsin, that has turned reading from a dreaded task into many boys' favorite subject. Guyette, who attended an all-boys high school 25 years ago, takes readers through the ups and downs of a year as a teacher and shares how he gets boys to read more often -- and like it!
Powering Up America: The Revolution Began Yesterday
Price: Free! Words: 22,100. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Energy, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics
While U.S. lawmakers delay progress on energy reform, Americans from all walks of life and political ideologies have been voting with their feet – and their wallets -- a new report finds.
Learning Lessons: Education Sector
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 18,170. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Aims & objectives, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / general
This ebook reviews and analyzes lessons drawn from evaluation of Asian Development Bank’s ADB support to the education sector over the last 10 years. It provides an expanded perspective of the risks that can reduce development effectiveness at the sector, program, and project levels.
Pockee the Moon Bear and the Tiger Traps
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
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The story is based on a news report from northern China where villagers removed tiger traps from a forest. The story is about how Pockee uses the special powers of a black apple to free a tiger caught in a wire trap.
Pockee the Moon Bear and the Black Apple
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
The story is about a moonbear who discovers a hidden valley while he is walking in the mountains of China. In the valley he finds lots of fruit trees but the fruit is not the same colour as he is used to. He picks some fruit and shows it to his friends. They soon discover that eating the fruit gives them special powers.