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  • No One Told Me There Would Be Days Like This

    A Practical Guide to Teaching by

    You’ve been hired for your first teaching position—congratulations! Now what? University has taught you the theory of education, and you probably have some practicum experience, but what about all the things you were not taught in university? The ...


  • Mrs. Homeschool

    by

    "I sometimes wonder where I was when I changed my mind." Ainslee’s husband once said, “Physical change is not necessary for spiritual growth, but it’s almost always the impetus for growth.” With that mindset, when a job offer prompts Lyndon and ...


  • 100 Ways to Kill a Teacher

    Cautionary Tales About Public Education in Canada by

    What does it mean to be a cog in the educational system? This compilation of stories from a long and distinguished career in education will help those entering the field—or still in it—to understand the many pitfalls, heartbreaks, and limitations ...


  • Leadership: Different & Servant-like

    A Framework of Insight That Will Help You “Master” Servant-Leadership by

    In Matthew 20:26, Jesus made this statement: “With you (Jesus followers) it (leadership) will be different (and servant-like).” So, is it? Is your leadership “different” in the ways intended by Jesus? Is your leadership correctly “servant-like?” ...


  • Collective Bargaining Preparation Essentials

    The Handbook by

    Something is essential if it is of the utmost importance: basic, indispensable, necessary. This book is just that, essential. Negotiation, in simple terms, is the basic means of getting what you want from others. It is back and forth communication ...


  • 70 to 100 in a BLINK

    Lifestyle Planning, Support & Advocacy for Seniors & their Families - Solutions for a better life in later years. by

    70 to 100 in a Blink — Lifestyle Planning, Support and Advocacy for Seniors & Their Families provides useful information and insights for planning later lifestyles and protecting quality of life. It is told from the eyes of seniors and families ...


  • Just Call Me 'Teacher'

    A Memoir about My Career as a Correctional Educator by

    Teaching at all levels and at all institutions should be fun and rewarding. Teaching in a federal prison brings its own challenges and at the same time, its own rewards. Building trust between the teacher and the inmate learners is the first order ...


  • Profile of an Effective School Superintendent

    by

    ABOUT THE INFORMANT Ed Noyce, the informant or subject of this field study, was the Superintendent of the Wapiti Falls School District in 1994. Pseudonyms are used throughout his story, but he is real and so are the people, events, and locations ...


  • Flying With Peek-a-Boo Multi-Colored Feathers

    A Teacher Reconnects with her Pioneering Efforts to Promote Multicultural Education by

    Students learning how to witness the best version of themselves was an important aspect of pioneering multicultural education. I wanted the children to learn the larger truth about how the knowledge of themselves and others can spin into arguments ...


  • Dare to Read

    Improving Your Reading Speed and Skills by

    Be in control of your reading. With the Read Through It Strategy, you will be empowered to make decisions while you read. You will gain confidence as you decide how much you learn from any given passage. There are no tests of comprehension or word ...