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Man Driven Brain Evolution The Road to New Intelligent Life Forms

by Lavirrealista

Artificial Intelligence is now the focus of massive technological efforts around the world and an AI race seems to be on between the major powers.  Machines are currently able to recognise patterns (voices,...


Oliver Twist

by Charles Dickens

Set in Victorian London, this is a tale of a spirited young innocent's unwilling but inevitable recruitment into a scabrous gang of thieves. Masterminded by the loathsome Fagin, the underworld crew features...


Theory of the religious and art education in contemporary research

by Tomáš Jablonský & Dušan Kováč-Petrovský

Man is created by God, as the unity of matter and of the Spirit. These two facts cannot be separated from each other, in order that they will not disrupt the integrity wanted by God. Man needs to nurture and...


Taking Measure of Charter Schools: Better Assessments, Better Policymaking, Better Schools

by Paul T. Hill, Julian R. Betts, Robert B. Olsen & Laura S. Hamilton et al.

This book breaks new ground on how policymakers and journalists can fairly assess charter school performance. The editors and authors show how good approaches to charter school assessment would also work for...


Women, Writing, and Prison: Activists, Scholars, and Writers Speak Out

by Tobi Jacobi & Kathleen Adams

This collection includes voices and perspectives from prisoners, former prisoners, scholars, and activists to examine the invisible and closed system of incarceration that characterizes the massive U.S. prison...


A Forgotten Sisterhood: Pioneering Black Women Educators and Activists in the Jim Crow South

by Audrey Thomas McCluskey

In the late nineteenth through the mid-twentieth century a small group of women overcame personal and professional hardships to gain national prominence as educational reformers and social activists. This book...


Balancing Change and Tradition in Global Education Reform

by IRIS C. ROTBERG, Barbara M. Kehm, Kai-ming Cheng & Terry J. Crooks et al.

Balancing Change and Tradition in Global Education Reform is an invaluable resource for policymakers, faculty, students, and anyone interested in how decisions made about the education system ultimately affect...


Understanding Teenage Girls: Culture, Identity and Schooling

by Horace R. Hall & Andrea Brown-Thirston

This book focuses on social phenomenon that impact the lives of adolescent females of color. The authors highlight the daily challenges that African-American, Chicana, and Puerto Rican teenage girls face with...


Assessing Student Threats: A Handbook for Implementing the Salem-Keizer System

by John Vandreal, Allan Rainwater, Seth Elliott & Darling Mendoza et al.

Assessing Student Threats is a manual for the implementation of a threat assessment system that follows the recommendations of the Safe Schools Initiative and the prescriptive outline provided by the FBI. This...


Perception of scientific knowledge in social work

by Emília Janigová

The current period of significant and relatively long-term social changes in the Slovak Republic brings the expected positives, but also negative consequences, especially in the social and socio-economic, or...


Six Steps to Preparing Exemplary Principals and Superintendents: Leadership Education at Its Best

by John Hoyle & Mario S. Torres Jr.

This book includes a step-by-step guide to selecting the best students, creating a pre- and post-assessment of student learning, a well-designed procedure to pretest and assure that all masters degree students...


An Introduction to Multicultural Education: From Theory to Practice

by Chinaka S. DomNwachukwu

This book demonstrates a balance between the principles and practice of multicultural education in the K-12 classroom, presenting multicultural education as a learner-centered pedagogy. The author provides pre-service...


The Importance of Average: Playing the Game of School to Increase Success and Achievement

by Stephen Farenga, Daniel Ness, Dale D. Johnson & Bonnie Johnson

The Importance of Average drives home the reality that average intellectual ability is not synonymous with mediocrity. Under the right conditions, average ability can potentially lead to professional excellence...


The Pyramid Approach: A Framework for Raising Student Academic Achievement

by George Woodrow Jr.

This book was designed by Dr. George Woodrow, Jr. for use by educators. The Pyramid is research-based; it aligns theory with professional practice, and strives to take what we know and provide a practical framework...


How to Complete and Survive a Doctoral Dissertation

by David Sternberg

How to Complete and Survive a Doctoral Dissertation by David Sternberg

Mastering these skills spells the difference between "A.B.D." and "Ph.D."

-refuting the magnum opus myth

-coping with the dissertation as obsession...


Understanding Poverty in the Classroom: Changing Perceptions for Student Success

by Beth Lindsay Templeton

Understanding Poverty in the Classroom identifies perceptual differences, teaches strategies to address the special needs of children from poverty, encourages teachers to learn about the neighborhoods where...


School Climate Change: How do I build a positive environment for learning? (ASCD Arias)

by Peter DeWitt,Sean Slade

School Climate Change presents steps and advice to foster a welcoming, safe, and inclusive school environment that can overcome obstacles to student achievement and success.


Sociocultural Issues in Physical Education: Case Studies for Teachers

by Sara Barnard Flory, Amy Tischler & Stephen Sanders

Sociocultural Issues in Physical Education: Case Studies for Teachers helps teachers increase their sociocultural awareness and knowledge in order to consider how students’ experiences are shaped in and through...


Student Mobility: Creating an Environment for Social and Academic Success

by Jane Stavem

Student mobility is an issue that affects school districts large and small across the nation. Schools can do very little to control the causes of mobility, but a great deal can be done to reduce the negative...


Pearls of Creation A-Z of Pearls, 2nd Edition BRONZE AWARD: Non Fiction

by Marge Dawson

"PEARLS OF CREATION A-Z OF PEARLS" WILL APPEAL TO READERS OF ALL AGES, WITH NUMEROUS DIFFERENT INTERESTS, INCLUDING LIBRARIES, SCHOLARS, PEARL LOVERS, JEWELLERS AND GEMOLOGISTS. IT COVERS GOD'S CREATION OF MARINE...