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  • Head of the Hyena

    Volume 1 by

    Head of the Hyena is the stirring account of a young man’s life-altering experience teaching in the isolated community of Wikondiek. He is joined there by Sabina, a beautiful and strong-willed young woman who is offered a position in the village ...


  • When Faith Meets Opportunity

    Leaving, Learning, and Living in a Foreign Land by

    Within hours of the arrival of her visa, Yolanda left her close-knit family in Jamaica and was on a flight to Canada. In a leap of faith, she was headed for Saskatchewan, a place unheard of in Jamaica, to pursue further study. Fueled by a fierce ...


  • Evolution of an Educator

    From Nigerian Student to American College Administrator by

    How does education shape a person’s worldview and ultimate success? How does the traditional British education system that was imposed on many African territories compare to the education system in the United States? What role did Historically Black ...


  • Truth.Fiction.Lies

    Confessions of an Italian-Irish-Catholic-American Immigrant to Canada by

    How could he be a good boy and a bad boy at the same time? The TRUTH is what is. FICTION is not reality—but it can help us to see the TRUTH through stories, e.g., The Boy Who Cried Wolf. LIES deceive, for evil purposes, and for good purposes. But ...


  • A Teacher Between Worlds

    by

    This is a collection of essays I’ve written through the years reflecting on my teaching journey in a northern Canadian community college. They are interwoven with memories about my earlier Alberta government researcher’s job and my first teaching ...


  • Trailblazer by Grace: Educational Pursuit

    An Autobiography by

    Growing up, Basil understood two principles early on – he was not physically or mentally suited to the drudgery that he saw throughout his village, and education could offer him a way out of his situation. After this early realization, young Basil ...


  • Mugamore

    Succeeding without Labels - Lessons for Educators by

    This book was developed to compare the real life educational experiences of an average child during the last generation in which the United States led the world in education to a real child’s experiences today (when the United States is no longer in ...


  • Musings on a Lifetime

    by

    I ONCE WENT TO A PALMIST TO HAVE MY PALMS READ. To my surprise, she said: “Your hands show two very different lives!” She explained that one hand represented my life as it was supposed to be, and the other as it would turn out. The palmist predicted ...


  • We Are Starving

    The Peaceful Warrior Chess Phenomenon by

    There are two ways to be starving. One is to be lacking food. The other is to go without love, respect, recognition, support, and someone to care for and challenge you. When Danny McDermott came to Harriet Tubman School in Chicago as a teacher in ...


  • Avis Glaze

    The Children Cannot Wait by

    Avis Glaze was recently identified as one of the most inspiring women every educator should know. From her earliest days in Jamaica, as a young girl who was driven to teach others to read, to her rapid rise through all levels of the school system to ...