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The Alternative: A Teacher's Story and Commentary By Galen Leonhardy
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In terms of audience, this work can be read by most anyone interested in the realities of teaching, though it is mostly within the scope of English education. Special education teachers, educational... More > administrators, critical theorists, and those studying alternative schools and rural education might find interest in the narrative as well as the subsequent contemplations on the practice of teaching. Beyond being an artifact, a documentary of a time and place and perspective, this text is, ultimately, a source for future teachers, who might be encouraged to establish a reflective, process-oriented theory of teaching and a deepened sense of professionalism through critique of the thoughts and actions presented.< 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 Flat Earth Lie: The Basis of Our Schooling By Robert Bruce Baird
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Atlantis was not one place and that fiction has served the needs of Hellenizing Empire and nations. It was a worldwide (and wise) Brotherhood. The actual facts and artifacts speak loudly about this... More > truth. In 2014 the discovery of over 500,000 year old art in Indonesia makes my work in this book seem prophetic but those who know Churchward will say he knew it. Hopefully the content on the Harmonic was not used for bad intent by the people Futurescape shows have and are developing machines to manipulate the World Mind. My e-mail now allows access to me so we can discuss how to bring light to the issues now facing humanity.< Less
The Flat Earth Lie: The Basis of Our Schooling By Robert Bruce Baird
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Atlantis was not one place and that fiction has served the needs of Hellenizing Empire and nations. It was a worldwide (and wise) Brotherhood. The actual facts and artifacts speak loudly about this... More > truth. In 2014 the discovery of over 500,000 year old art in Indonesia makes my work in this book seem prophetic but those who know Churchward will say he knew it. Hopefully the content on the Harmonic was not used for bad intent by the people Futurescape shows have and are developing machines to manipulate the World Mind. My e-mail now allows access to me so we can discuss how to bring light to the issues now facing humanity.< Less
A Passionate Schooling: Key Ideas Behind Steiner Waldorf Education By Alduino Mazzone, Susan Laing
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A Passionate Schooling provides a clear, scholarly overview of the key ideas behind Steiner Waldorf education. It examines how Rudolf Steiner developed his ideas in the context of his life and the... More > culture in which he lived. A Passionate Schooling focuses on Steiner's insights as they relate to: the nature of the human being; freedom and the ideals of education and social renewal; new perspectives on child development; the evolution of consciousness, and the transformation of the self. It also explores the concepts of goodness, beauty and truth as ideals in education, as well as the adaptability of the Steiner Curriculum. It re-interprets Steiner's ideas in the context of post-modernist thought and contemporary challenges and practices. A Passionate Schooling is a revealing text for students of education, teachers and parents.< 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