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No Teacher Left Burnt Out By J Larkin Maynard
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Who are the “they” people? You know, “they” are all the aristocrats, policymakers, administrators, presidents, experts; all those “they” people we love so much... More > have zero influence on my outlook. I don’t panic every time some “they” person gives us a mandate. If “they” start a program, end a program, redesign a program, or redesign the redesign of a program, it does not change my goals one bit. In short, I know that I am a good principal, and my teachers are awesome. “They” can tell us whatever “they” want, and it won’t change our goals! This book was written based on hours of conversations with “burnt-out” teachers. DO NOT PUT THIS BOOK BACK! READ IT! IGNITE YOUR TEACHING! GOD CHOSE YOUR PROFFESSION BEFORE YOU DID!< Less
Slow Burn By J J Massa
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SLOW BURN J.J. Massa-- Old Friends, Evie and Gibb have known each other for more than a decade. It’s about time for these two longtime friends to negotiate a new relationship—hopefully,... More > it won’t be at the cost of the rest of their old friends. -- Teacher, Teacher; Krayton Vance and Vivian Talon had several things in common. They both worked for the public education system, they both decided to spend their Spring Break in Spain, and they’re both looking for a fling. The question is, what happens to them when the break is over?-- Dinner for One; What could be lonelier than dinner by oneself? Many things, as it turns out. Join Maura for a memorable evening of dinner, drinks, and meeting new people. It’s a meal she will always remember. -- Anything; Intoxicated by a beautiful voice and a meaningful song, centuries old vampire Amedeo Di Calibria searches to find the singer. He finds beautiful but emotionally frozen Alexa. Can he melt the ice around her heart?< Less
Slow Burn By J J Massa
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SLOW BURN J.J. Massa-- Old Friends, Evie and Gibb have known each other for more than a decade. It’s about time for these two longtime friends to negotiate a new relationship—hopefully,... More > it won’t be at the cost of the rest of their old friends. -- Teacher, Teacher; Krayton Vance and Vivian Talon had several things in common. They both worked for the public education system, they both decided to spend their Spring Break in Spain, and they’re both looking for a fling. The question is, what happens to them when the break is over?-- Dinner for One; What could be lonelier than dinner by oneself? Many things, as it turns out. Join Maura for a memorable evening of dinner, drinks, and meeting new people. It’s a meal she will always remember. -- Anything; Intoxicated by a beautiful voice and a meaningful song, centuries old vampire Amedeo Di Calibria searches to find the singer. He finds beautiful but emotionally frozen Alexa. Can he melt the ice around her heart?< Less
The Search for Quong By Ian Burns
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Quong was a creature of the olden olden days, even before grandmother. He was a short fellow, or, at least, that’s what they said, with long, thin legs and an even longer, thinner tail. His... More > face was fat and wrinkly, and big bushy eyebrows kept out the sun and flies. At least that’s what I think he looked like, though no–one has actually seen him that I’d believe. Which, of course, was the trouble. Some people say that there are no such things as quongs, that it’s a stupid name, and that if there were any there’d be pink elephants, too. But those people don’t think Father Christmas comes every year, either. Of course this is all nonsense. There must be quongs and we must find them. And, if this story’s any good, we will. So let’s begin the search!< Less
My First Year In Purgatory By M. Clabeaux
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"My First Year In Purgatory" is a teacher memoir with illustrations, about my adventures and insights as a Gen Xer teaching in a crumbling urban school district. In it, I lead two... More > semi-functional lives: embattled educator by day –whose students make Damien from the “Omen” look like a lightweight, and urban adventurer by night. I witness teachers driven out of classrooms by students they can’t control, bullies given free reign to torment the weak, chaos that makes learning nearly impossible, and administrators who sweep discipline under the rug. Weekends, I scour art openings, cafes, bars and the Internet for romance, meaning, and escape. As I struggle through my first year, I begin to suspect that that all those movies and books about the “dedicated teacher who won over those tough kids” are a myth; and that there is a crisis in discipline that can’t be solved by lone heroes.< Less
The Man Who Set Himself On Fire Volume One By Donald Bogen
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The Man who set Himself On Fire, Volume One, is part of a series of eBooks to be rolled out by me, Donald W. Bogen Jr. This book is about my life, incorporating my struggles growing up and graphic... More > details about a gory gasoline fire in which I was in-volved in 2007. I am one of many who have overcome homelessness, incarceration and physical disfi-gurement and I feel compelled to right my wrongs by inviting others to learn from my mistakes and try to understand why some make the decisions they do. This book will give you insight into my life and the mindset in which I made my decisions at that time. It will expose some of you to a world you probably never know existed right in your own community neighborhood. Needless to say, however, this would be a great read for parents, school teachers, youth, youth pastors, policemen and other community leaders who want to better understand the youth of our time.< Less
All is Well By Raja Sharma
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Love being a temporary madness is often heard and it is also heard that it erupts like an earthquake and then subsides. Undoubtedly, the subsiding emotion resulting from love brings a pause when you... More > have to make a decision. You have to work out whether your roots have become so entwined together that it is inconceivable that you should ever part. Because this is what love is. A love Guru, highly esteemed and widely read has said ‘Love is not breathlessness, it is not excitement, it is not the promulgation of promises of eternal passion. That is just being "in love" which any of us can convince ourselves we are. Love itself is what is left over when being in love has burned away, and this is both an art and a fortunate accident. Your mother and I had it, we had roots that grew towards each other underground, and when all the pretty blossoms had fallen from our branches we found that we were one tree and not two…’< Less
All is Well By Raja Sharma
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Love being a temporary madness is often heard and it is also heard that it erupts like an earthquake and then subsides. Undoubtedly, the subsiding emotion resulting from love brings a pause when you... More > have to make a decision. You have to work out whether your roots have become so entwined together that it is inconceivable that you should ever part. Because this is what love is. A love Guru, highly esteemed and widely read has said ‘Love is not breathlessness, it is not excitement, it is not the promulgation of promises of eternal passion. That is just being "in love" which any of us can convince ourselves we are. Love itself is what is left over when being in love has burned away, and this is both an art and a fortunate accident. Your mother and I had it, we had roots that grew towards each other underground, and when all the pretty blossoms had fallen from our branches we found that we were one tree and not two…’< Less
School Tryouts By Elias Sassoon
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Interesting collection of poems. Autobiographical in nature, arising from the time I made the decision to switch careers from writer to full-time teacher. I was burned out writing for major... More > corporations. There was too much politics and aggravation. I had a license to teach Social Studies earned years before in college as a backup. Why not switch careers! But, making the switch was not easy. The change in job environments made my head spin. One major obstacles was that no school would hire me, the middle aged writer to be a regular teacher. Districts were looking for the young and not the old and bearded. How to break in? I took a job a substitute teacher for a pittance, trying to make contacts to help unearth a regular Social Studies position. I took a job working in a suburban Long Island, NY high school and began my second career. The only problem with that, the writer in me would not disappear while the teacher in me never could rise from the depths.< Less
Strictly For The Birds By Ross & Beth Yockey
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What’s the best way to fix a broken school system? Do we pump more money into it or pass more laws… or do we burn down the broken system and start over? Strictly for the Birds tackles... More > these serious questions in the tradition of Orwell’s Animal Farm, turning students, parents, teachers and politicians into birds whose all-too-human shortcomings let us laugh at a tragedy in the making. At Osprey-Bufflehead Middle School, teachers and administrators are tearing their feathers out over the latest governmental folly, the No Bird Left Out Act. “NoBLO” could make their school a no-show as far as salary increases and badly needed repairs. When an alien kiwi upsets the balance of skilled versus non-skilled students, the adults throw up their wings in despair… but in a dramatic and surprising turn of events, little Hannah Kiwi may have just the right talents to save the day.< Less