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Rotten To The Common Core

Author : Joseph P. Farrell
ISBN : 193417064X
Genre : Education
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Here the hidden agenda behind Common Core standards and Federal government surveillance programs aimed at children are revealed.
Category: Education

No Choice No Voice

Author : Karen Lamoreaux
ISBN : 1502390663
Genre :
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American children are being sold down river to corporate elitists without accountability. Parents are unknowingly losing their rights to educational freedom. Read about this global reform from the perspective of a concerned, and very educated, mother. Then raise your voice to help STOP THE COMMON CORE.In this book you will learn: Who is behind the reform,What is expected of your child,Where Common Core originated,When your child will be tested,Why your parental rights are at risk,How this is not about providing a well-rounded education,And much more.

The Rotten Heart Of Europe

Author : Bernard Connolly
ISBN : 9780571301751
Genre : Business & Economics
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'The Brussels Commission has just suspended its senior economist, Bernard Connolly, for writing a book savaging the prospects for a common currency. There are many who now believe he should be lauded as a prophet.' Observer, Editorial, 1 October 1995 'Mr. Connolly's longstanding proposition that the foisting of a common currency upon so many disparate nations would end in ruin is getting a much wider hearing...' New York Times, 17 November 2011 When first published in 1995, The Rotten Heart of Europe caused outrage and delight - here was a Brussels insider, a senior EU economist, daring to talk openly about the likely pitfalls of European monetary union. Bernard Connolly lost his job at the Commission, but his book was greeted as a profound and persuasive expose of the would-be 'monetary masters of the world.' His brave act of defiance became headline news - and his book a major international bestseller. In a substantial new introduction, Connolly returns to his prophetic account of the double-talk surrounding the efforts of politicians, bankers and bureaucrats to force Europe into a crippling monetary straitjacket. Hidden agendas are laid bare, skulduggery exposed and economic fallacies are skewered, producing a horrifying conclusion. No one who wants to understand the workings of the EU, past, present and future can afford to miss this enthralling and deeply disturbing book.
Category: Business & Economics

Text Complexity

Author : Douglas Fisher
ISBN : 9781506343990
Genre : Education
File Size : 85.51 MB
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There is a big difference between assigning complex texts and teaching complex texts No matter what discipline you teach, learn how to use complexity as a dynamic, powerful tool for sliding the right text in front of your students’ at just the right time. Updates to this new edition include How-to’s for measuring countable features of any written work A rubric for analyzing the complexity of both literary and informational texts Classroom scenarios that show the difference between a healthy struggle and frustration The authors’ latest thinking on teacher modeling, close reading, scaffolded small group reading, and independent reading
Category: Education

Making The Grades

Author : Todd Farley
ISBN : 9781609944735
Genre : Education
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In this alternately amusing and appalling exposé of the standardized test industry, fifteen-year veteran Todd Farley describes statisticians who make decisions about students without even looking at their test answers; state education officials willing to change the way tests are scored whenever they don't like the results; and massive, multi-national, for-profit testing companies who regularly opt for expediency and profit over the altruistic educational goals of teaching and learning. Although there are absurd moments--as when Farley and coworkers had to grade students based on how they described the taste of their favorite food-- the enormous importance of standardized tests in the post “No Child Left Behind” era make this no laughing matter. “This book is dynamite! The nice personal voice makes it utterly accessible and enticing, wholly apart from the terribly important ammunition it provides to those of us in the `testing wars' at national and local levels.”—Jonathan Kozol, author of Savage Inequities
Category: Education

Near A River

Author : BJ Rae
ISBN : 9781457554438
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Take a walk ... Look around you ... Look for the beauty in nature ... You’ll be glad you did!
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Handle With Care

Author : Jodi Picoult
ISBN : 9781501106149
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 27.31 MB
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When Willow is born with severe osteogenesis imperfecta, her parents are devastated—she will suffer hundreds of broken bones as she grows, a lifetime of pain. In this provocative story from the #1 New York Times bestselling author, “Picoult writes with unassuming brilliance” (Stephen King). Every expectant parent will tell you that they don’t want a perfect baby, just a healthy one. Charlotte and Sean O’Keefe would have asked for a healthy baby, too, if they’d been given the choice. Instead, their lives are made up of sleepless nights, mounting bills, the pitying stares of “luckier” parents, and maybe worst of all, the what-ifs. What if their child had been born healthy? But it’s all worth it because Willow is, funny as it seems, perfect. She’s smart as a whip, on her way to being as pretty as her mother, kind, brave, and for a five-year-old an unexpectedly deep source of wisdom. Willow is Willow, in sickness and in health. Everything changes, though, after a series of events forces Charlotte and her husband to confront the most serious what-ifs of all. What if Charlotte had known earlier of Willow’s illness? What if things could have been different? What if their beloved Willow had never been born? To do Willow justice, Charlotte must ask herself these questions and one more. What constitutes a valuable life? Emotionally riveting and profoundly moving, Handle with Care is an unforgettable novel about the fragility of life and the lengths we will go to protect it.
Category: Fiction

Rotten To The Core 2

Author : Martin Yant
ISBN : 0964278022
Genre : Fiction
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Category: Fiction

Rotten Pumpkin

Author : David M. Schwartz
ISBN : 1939547032
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 85.38 MB
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In this Halloween book for November and beyond, Kuhn's disgusting images and Schwartz's rotten writing show what happens to a Jack O'Lantern after October 31st. Told from the voices of the many actors in the decomposition drama—some cute, some creepy, some downright bizarre—the reader watches a grinning Jack transform to mold-mottled wreckage and, eventually, a hopeful green shoot that continues the cycle of life. Rich with ecological lessons and striking photos equally appealing and revolting.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Pete The Cat And The Bad Banana

Author : James Dean
ISBN : 9780062303844
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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New York Times bestselling author and artist James Dean brings readers along for a hilarious ride in Pete the Cat and the Bad Banana. Pete the Cat bites into a bad banana and decides that he never, ever wants to eat another banana again. But Pete really likes bananas! Will a rotten bite ruin Pete's love for this tasty fruit? Pete the Cat and the Bad Banana is a My First I Can Read book, which means it's perfect for shared reading with a child.
Category: Juvenile Fiction