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The Alternative: A Teacher's Story and Commentary By Galen Leonhardy
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This documentary presents the stories of real students who attended a rural alternative high school in Idaho. The author, Galen Leonhardy, explains their lives as both students and community members... More > while presenting a practice of teaching that offers hope and the potential of social change.< Less
Five Alternative Strategies for Combating Community Problems By Daniel Keeling
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Many of the books that I have read in the past have not focused on the problems of racial problems dropouts,violence in schools or teen pregancy in the same text. Few of those books have focused on... More > ways to create a better work environment, community or bridge differences between different ethnic groups. The purpose of this book is to give ideas, if not solutions to the problems of racial indifference,dropsouts and school violence. This book is meant to create dialogue and discussion among co workers friends and others. Not all ideas will work for everyone but it is hoped that some of the ideologies will be adapted and a better environment will develop.< Less
Five Alternative Strategies for Combating Community Problems By Daniel Keeling
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Many of the books that I have read in the past have not focused on the problems of racial problems dropouts,violence in schools or teen pregancy in the same text. Few of those books have focused on... More > ways to create a better work environment, community or bridge differences between different ethnic groups. The purpose of this book is to give ideas, if not solutions to the problems of racial indifference,dropsouts and school violence. This book is meant to create dialogue and discussion among co workers friends and others. Not all ideas will work for everyone but it is hoped that some of the ideologies will be adapted and a better environment will develop.< Less
Alternative Economics - Morganist Economics Perspectives Volume I By Peter James Rhys Morgan
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This booklet contains a series of articles commenting on the financial crisis. Explanations of the main causes of the financial crisis are provided along with descriptions of the operations and... More > processes of the institutions involved. Critiques of the actions implemented by governments and central banks are included along with alternative solutions, which may provide remedies and new insights to the difficulties seen in the financial sector in recent years. There is no favoured political stance though some articles may have left or right wing leanings. The book looks at the financial crisis purely from a macroeconomic perspective, with an agenda of promoting ideas intended to create progressive improvement. As the book is the first volume of articles putting forward the progressive Morganist school of economic thought, the emphasis of the content is aimed at engaging in new discussions and developing original approaches to economic and financial policy.< Less
Expectations, Encouragement and Empowerment - an Education: An alternative to Targets, Testing and Tables - a Tragedy By Cynthia Bartlett
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Young people can be born into disadvantage or develop disaffection through a complex series of events. Society must not watch silently as an imposed regime of targets, testing, league tables and... More > inspection force schools to contribute to increasing the deficit or widening the achievement gap. Current policies, caused by an inappropriate market model and micromanagement for political ends, are set to destroy the power of education to provide opportunities for happiness, achievement and success. In times when gloom and misery threaten to engulf many vulnerable individuals, teachers and support staff in schools sustain light in their communities. They are committed to the educational process of raising expectations, encouraging and praising individuals and celebrating success. They need the freedom and resources to empower young people to take control of their own lives and enhance the lives of those around them.< Less
The Phoenix School of 10-Ball By Edward Achey
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The Temple Of Pool is constantly changing… growing. The Phoenix School Of 10-Ball is a step toward SIMPLICITY. This book provides: • A new strategic model for use in... More > competition • A simplified shot-making guide • 100 new forms • An alternative way to test and earn ranks within the Temple Of Pool system. CHALLENGE YOURSELF. RESTORE YOUR GAME. SOAR TO NEW HEIGHTS. “This may be the finest test of pure shooting ability ever developed for the game of pocket billiards.” ~ Eddie Lee Achey, Temple of Pool Founder< Less
Active Citizenship via Personal Expression: Building Civic Youth Identity in Community After School Art Programs By Tatyana Varshavsky
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This pilot study explores the question of how community-based after school arts programming can facilitate civic engagement for youth in Washington D.C. Two programs form the focus of this study in... More > investigating how youth feel about becoming involved in their communities, how they define community, and what impact participation in positive youth development driven arts programming has on fostering both attitudes and capability for engagement. Findings from a triangulated multi-methodological approach demonstrate that after school arts programs which successfully engage youth through elements of hip hop culture can provide an alternative to traditional civic education models in fostering positive civic attitudes and active engagement of youth within their community.< Less
Active Citizenship via Personal Expression: Building Civic Youth Identity in Community After School Art Programs By Tatyana Varshavsky
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This pilot study explores the question of how community-based after school arts programming can facilitate civic engagement for youth in Washington D.C. Two programs form the focus of this study in... More > investigating how youth feel about becoming involved in their communities, how they define community, and what impact participation in positive youth development driven arts programming has on fostering both attitudes and capability for engagement. Findings from a triangulated multi-methodological approach demonstrate that after school arts programs which successfully engage youth through elements of hip hop culture can provide an alternative to traditional civic education models in fostering positive civic attitudes and active engagement of youth within their community.< Less
School Leaders Beliefs about the Best Practices and Strategies for Creating an Engaging Classroom Culture for At-Risk Students By Leon Williams, Jr
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School Leaders Beliefs about the Best Practices and Strategies for Creating an Engaging Classroom Culture for At-Risk Students. The key findings were the following: Alternative school leaders... More > including principals, vice principals, and teachers create a culture of engagement in schools with at-risk students by enhancing school spirit, creating opportunities for success, sharing leadership among staff members, and displaying a concern for the well-being of at-risk students. The best practices and strategies that have successfully helped with discipline problems in at-risk students in alternative schools are scheduling regular meetings with students, modeling appropriate behavior, calling parents, being preemptive, referring to the school disciplinarian for in-school-suspension, and developing relationships with students.< Less
How I Look Journal By Nan Dellheim, Molly Dellheim
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Newly revised fifth edition adds new material that resonated in the classroom! This research-based journal provides age-appropriate information on topics relevant to healthy development and... More > self-acceptance including identity, stress, growth and development, media awareness, healthy lifestyle, self-talk, role models and clothing tips to improve body acceptance. Interspersed with thought-provoking journal prompts, inspirational quotes, and journal entries from a caring mentor, this heartfelt but lighthearted journal will empower girls during the vulnerable adolescent years. Can be used in the classroom with companion lessons or by individual girls. Girl tested; teacher, school counselor, and mom approved! "This is a valuable tool for girls of all ages that provides techniques to build lasting self-esteem. This journal encourages healthy creativity and self-reflection and is a great gift for aspiring writers and teens alike!" Jess Weiner, Author and Self-Esteem Expert.< Less