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I Could Have Been A Journalist
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 11,190. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching
A non-fiction bool that feels like fiction, "I Could Have Been A Journalist" looks at the life of a first year teacher, from an inside point of view!
How To Raise Smart, Talented and Responsible Children: Dream Big Dreams
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 16,670. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Education, Nonfiction » Parenting » Reference
I have had many obstacles in my life but being a mother has never been one of them. I knew from a very early age that I did want to have kids one day so from a very early age, I mentally prepared myself to be in a position to raise smart, talented and responsible children.
In the Heart of Cairo
Price: Free! Words: 79,160. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
When anti-bias educator, Mrs. Magda, becomes the new Theory of Knowledge teacher at the American School in Cairo, she is shocked to discover the ugly truth behind the school’s prestigious reputation. Despite the challenges and hostility she faces, Mrs. Magda is committed to achieving her career goal of transforming the environment at the school and making it truly bicultural. Although the school’s
Growth: Using Garden To Change the Self And World
Series: The Eightfold Path. Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 24,390. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2016 by Danny H Jorgensen. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
A broad ranging how-to guide through permaculture gardening and community development, featuring: Articles about gardening in rough environments Anecdotes about using the garden in school Companion plant lists Teaching materials for getting kids into the garden simple and effective information for getting the best out of your garden with minimal effort.
Series: Samantha Barclay Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,300. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2016 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
A body is found in the basement of Psychologist/FBI Samantha Barclay’s cabin. Sheriff Irena Edwards, is arrested for murder.
School & Library Visits for Authors & Illustrators
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,600. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching
This book examines school and library visits for children’s authors and illustrators, including organizing school tours, maximizing book sales, and creating presentations, workshops, and residency programs.
Please Pass the Podium
Price: Free! Words: 16,380. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2015. Categories: Essay » Political, Essay » Sociology
Johnny American weighs in on Crooked Politicians, Generational Welfare Recipients, Illegal Immigrants, School Systems, Taxes and much more. We're wasting money and driving our country into poverty. Stop it! That's my money you're giving away! Those are my grandkids you're ruining. Time for the working man to have his say!
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,540. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2015 by Pegasus Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching, Nonfiction » Psychology » Anxiety
Mrs. M. has both a crippling social anxiety and a lifelong dream to teach. At age 35, she enters a student teaching program, panics in front of the class, and is fired by her mentor, who says, "There's no place for you in this profession!" With the help of a buddy teacher, Mrs. M. finds her home at Owen Charter, a low-budget elementary school, where the talented and the quirky are welcome.
School is Stupid: Notes from the Classroom
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,350. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
Artist travels through the hell of school this time not as a student but as an adult, witnessing firsthand how school destroys humanity. It’s time to change our Western education system from the ground up.
Deliberately Dumb: Understanding America's Education Failure
Price: Free! Words: 18,850. Language: Simple English. Published: August 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
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.