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On Being a Teacher: Readings from Educational Leadership (EL Essentials)

by Marge Scherer

In this collection of articles from Educational Leadership, the authors-all educators and educators of educators-discuss what it means to be a good teacher.


Rich Man Poor Bank

by Mark J Quann

What the banks don't want you to know about money. How taking your money away from the banks can start you on the path to financial independence. Bank fees, credit cards and low interest rates mean that you...


Failure: The Federal Miseducation of America's Children

by Vicki Alger

For nearly 100 years the federal government left education almost entirely in the hands of the citizenry and state and local governments. But in 1979, with the creation of the US Department of Education, a sprawling...


Distance Learning Volume 13 Issue 1 2016

by Michael Simonson, Charles Schlosser & John G. Flores

Volume 13 Issue 1 2016 Distance Learning is for leaders, practitioners, and decision makers in the fields of distance learning, e'learning, telecommunications, and related areas. It is a professional journal...


The Return Of The Ring Volume II: Proceedings of the Tolkien Society Conference 2012

by Lynn Forest-Hill, Shaun Gunner & Jay Johnstone

Few twentieth-century authors can compete with J.R.R. Tolkien. More than three-quarters of a century after the publication of The Hobbit in 1937, his works continue to captivate millions of readers across the...


The Return Of The Ring Volume I: Proceedings of the Tolkien Society Conference 2012

by Lynn Forest-Hill, Shaun Gunner & Jay Johnstone

Few twentieth-century authors can compete with J.R.R. Tolkien. More than three-quarters of a century after the publication of The Hobbit in 1937, his works continue to captivate millions of readers across the...


Insula Sanctorum Et Doctorum Or Ireland's Ancient Schools And Scholars

by Rev. John Healy

This vintage book contains a detailed account of the schools and scholars of ancient Ireland from the time of St. Patrick down to the Anglo-Norman Invasion. This volume is highly recommended for those with an...


What They Didn't Teach You in American History Class: The Second Encounter

by Mike Henry

Even though in most cases, the names and events in the book will be recognizable, most of the stories about them will be new to the reader. If you're a young teacher, perhaps you'll find some material to help...


Liberal Learning as a Quest for Purpose

The Battlefront of Civilizations

by Serhiy Kvit

This compendium of previously published articles, blogs, speeches, reviews, and essays of Serhiy Kvit is intended to inform a foreign audience about events and issues in Ukraine and related to Ukraine since...


Native Students at Work: American Indian Labor and Sherman Institute's Outing Program, 1900-1945

by Kevin Whalen & Matthew Sakiestewa Gilbert

Native Students at Work tells the stories of Native people from around the American Southwest who participated in labor programs at Sherman Institute, a federal Indian boarding school in Riverside, California....


On Poverty and Learning: On Poverty and Learning: Readings from Educational Leadership (EL Essentials)

by Marge Scherer

Insightful and passionate pieces from Educational Leadership that will help you better understand how poverty affects learning and how educators can make a positive difference.


Yours Faithfully, Florence Burke: An Irish Immigrant Story

by Ellen B Alden & Susan Leone

Irish immigrant Florence Burke has lived in Massachusetts for more than a decade but he's still a tenant farmer and his family lives in near-poverty. He came to America for a better life, but finds his adoptive...


The Art of the College Essay: Second Edition

by Gabrielle Glancy

"You can do this," Glancy tells us. "I'll show you how." Face-to-face with a blank page and the pressure of writing the most important essay of their lives-the college essay-students often encounter what successful...


Six Degrees of Education: From Teaching in Mumbai to Investment Research in New York

by Ignatius Chithelen

Ignatius Chithelen views himself as a goat rather than as an Asian Tiger - he read Dostoevsky instead of mastering calculus, while in college in Mumbai. Though he got six degrees, his going to college was...


Quick and Easy Ways to Connect with Students and Their Parents, Grades K-8: Improving Student Achievement Through Parent Involvement

by Diane Mierzwik

The research is indisputable. The more involved parents are with their child’s education, the more successful that child will be in school. Therefore, finding ways as a teacher to reach out to students and...


The Routledge Companion to Reinventing Management Education

by Chris Steyaert, Timon Beyes & Martin Parker

The position and role of the business school and its educational programmes have become increasingly prominent, yet also questioned and contested. What management education entails, and how it is enacted, has...


A Philosopher Reads... Marvel Comics' Civil War: Exploring the Moral Judgment of Captain America, Iron Man, and Spider-Man

by White D Mark

We love to see superheroes fight, whether to protect innocent people from supervillains or to save the world. But superheroes also fight each other, and if we can look past the energy blasts and earth-shattering...


Structural Equation Modeling With AMOS: Basic Concepts, Applications, and Programming, Third Edition

by Barbara M. Byrne

This bestselling text provides a practical guide to structural equation modeling (SEM) using the Amos Graphical approach. Using clear, everyday language, the text is ideal for those with little to no exposure...


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