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  • 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 ...


  • Up To Me

    An Autobiography by

    Here is a spellbinding autobiography by a Canadian author who has gone through a multitude of frank yet honest experiences that would qualify his lifetimes to rival at least half a cat’s allotment of nine. How does one experience at least six ...


  • I Heard the Curlew Cry

    by

    Have you ever asked yourself; Who am I? Where is my life going? Is there a purpose and meaning to it all? The answers are often hidden in plain sight, within the fabric of our own individual journey. I HEARD THE CURLEW CRY is the story of one ...


  • Educating Ha.nh

    by

    Ha.nh wants to be educated; to be empowered; and as foreseen by the fortune teller, to be famous! As a girl in rural Central Vietnam her chances are slim. For four generations the web of female dreams has grown, but not become a reality...until ...