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Race and Educational Inequalities in the United States of America By Farrukh Khan
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Although the United States of America has been regarded as being the land of opportunity in which social origins and racial or religious affiliations are irrelevant for the progress of individuals,... More > it has been noticed that educational inequalities do exist and certain racial groups perform more poorly as compared to the mainstream Americans. This thesis attempts to present an examination of issues related to race and educational inequalities in the United States of America.< Less
Race and Educational Inequalities in the United States of America By Farrukh Khan
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Although the United States of America has been regarded as being the land of opportunity in which social origins and racial or religious affiliations are irrelevant for the progress of individuals,... More > it has been noticed that educational inequalities do exist and certain racial groups perform more poorly as compared to the mainstream Americans. This thesis attempts to present an examination of issues related to race and educational inequalities in the United States of America.< Less
The Encyclopedia of Middle Grades Education, 2nd edition By furic nicolas
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The middle school movement is now 53 years old. Yet, in the long history of American education, “middle school” is a late entry on our education timeline where it carries an asterisk... More > followed by the words “in progress.” The middle school movement, despite more than a half-century of existence marked by remarkable growth, from a historical perspective, is still relatively young. Though we speak of the middle school movement as an entity that began in 1963, it is really just the latest chapter in the Reorganization of Secondary Education initiated by the Commission of the Reorganization of Secondary Education, Cardinal Principals of Secondary Education (1918). In this landmark report,< Less
Why critical pedagogy and popular education matter today By Joyce Canaan
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Few today doubt that English Higher Education (HE), like the wider world in which it is located, is in crisis. This is, in part, an economic crisis, as the government response to the current... More > recession seems to be that of introducing the kind of neoliberal ‘shock doctrine’ (Klein 2007) or ‘shock therapy’ (Harvey 2005) that previously resulted in swingeing cuts in public services in Southern nations. Our aim in producing this volume is that these contributions help develop a collective response to the seeming limits of these conditions. We view the strength of these contributions in part as providing palpable evidence of how we and our colleagues are acting with critical hope under current conditions so that we might encourage others to work with us to build, together, more progressive formal and informal education systems that address and seek to redress multiple injustices of the world today.< Less
Education from Infancy: Part 2 (Pdf) By Kerman Bharucha
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“Education from Infancy” is a book written in 4 Parts, and it is also available as an integrated volume. “Education from Infancy: Part 2” is a continuation of my efforts at... More > teaching Math to my grandson, and it covers the following concepts: • Multiplication • Division • Multiples and Factors • Prime Factorization • Fractions • Ratios, Distributions, and Equivalency of Ratios • Squares, Cubes, and Roots • Absolute Value (or Modulus). "Education from Infancy" in the sum of its 4 volumes provides a comprehensive introduction to basic math and science that every child needs to know. Starting with fundamental ideas, the book covers various concepts in arithmetic, algebra, geometry, coordinate geometry and general science. All these topics are laid out in a logical progression in the table of contents of the various volumes. Start with a topic that is appropriate to your child's age and ability. This book will get your child to understand Math, and therefore enjoy it.< Less
Education from Infancy: Part 3 (Pdf) By Kerman Bharucha
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“Education from Infancy” is a book written in 4 Parts, and it is also available as an integrated volume. “Education from Infancy Part 3” is a continuation of my efforts at... More > teaching Math to my grandson, and it covers the following concepts: • Math Expressions • Decimals • Percentages • Classification of Numbers • Rounding • Scientific Notation • Permutations • Combinations • Balance Concept – a prelude to word problems • Word Problems • Unit and Dimension Analysis and Conversion • Some Interesting Mental Math. "Education from Infancy" in the sum of its 4 volumes provides a comprehensive introduction to basic math and science that every child needs to know. Starting with fundamental ideas, the book covers various concepts in arithmetic, algebra, geometry, coordinate geometry and general science. All these topics are laid out in a logical progression in the table of contents of the various volumes. Start with a topic that is appropriate to your child's age and ability.< Less
Education from Infancy: Part 4 (Pdf) By Kerman Bharucha
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“Education from Infancy” is a book written in 4 Parts, and it is also available as an integrated volume. “Education from Infancy Part 4” is a continuation of my efforts at... More > teaching Math to my grandson, and it covers the following concepts: • Algebra • Geometry • Coordinate Geometry • General Science (a selection of important concepts). "Education from Infancy" in the sum of its 4 volumes provides a comprehensive introduction to basic math and science that every child needs to know. Starting with fundamental ideas, the book covers various concepts in arithmetic, algebra, geometry, coordinate geometry and general science. All these topics are laid out in a logical progression in the table of contents of the various volumes. Start with a topic that is appropriate to your child's age and ability and take it from there.< Less
The Education of Henry Adams: Autobiography of an American Historian (Hardcover) By Henry Adams
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The autobiography of Henry Adams is comprised of two fundamental parts: an eye-opening history of the United States as it ascended to industrial and technological greatness, and a critique of... More > education in the 19th century. Born into an influential family and directly descended from two Presidents of the United States, Adams lived in and chronicled events in the United States for most of his life. Cognitively buoyed by an excellent education at Harvard University, and given perspective on the wider world during a great tour of Europe he undertook shortly after graduating from college, Henry Adams became a distinguished and able chronicler of the past. However, Adams was taken aback at the sheer pace of change which characterized the development of the USA throughout his lifetime. Whereas the books he had studied indicated that nations steadily developed over centuries, the USA achieved such enormous progress in a matter of decades.< Less
The Education of Henry Adams: Autobiography of an American Historian By Henry Adams
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The autobiography of Henry Adams is comprised of two fundamental parts: an eye-opening history of the United States as it ascended to industrial and technological greatness, and a critique of... More > education in the 19th century. Born into an influential family and directly descended from two Presidents of the United States, Adams lived in and chronicled events in the United States for most of his life. Cognitively buoyed by an excellent education at Harvard University, and given perspective on the wider world during a great tour of Europe he undertook shortly after graduating from college, Henry Adams became a distinguished and able chronicler of the past. However, Adams was taken aback at the sheer pace of change which characterized the development of the USA throughout his lifetime. Whereas the books he had studied indicated that nations steadily developed over centuries, the USA achieved such enormous progress in a matter of decades.< Less
Engineering Aid 3 and 2 V1, NAVPERS 10634-C By Naval Education and Training Command
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This Rate Training Manual and Nonresident Career Course (RTM/NRCC) form a self-study package that will greatly aid ambitious Engineering Aids in fulfilling the requirements of their rating. Among... More > these requirements are the abilities to perform tasks required in construction surveying, construction drafting, planning and estimating, and quality control; prepare progress reports, time records, construction schedules, and material and labor estimates; and establish and operate a basic quality control system for testing soils and concrete.< Less

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