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A Deadly Education

Author : Naomi Novik
ISBN : 9780593128497
Genre : Fiction
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From the New York Times bestselling author of Uprooted and Spinning Silver comes the story of an unwilling dark sorceress who is destined to rewrite the rules of magic. “The dark school of magic I’ve been waiting for.” Katherine Arden, author of Winternight Trilogy I decided that Orion Lake needed to die after the second time he saved my life. Everyone loves Orion Lake. Everyone else, that is. Far as I’m concerned, he can keep his flashy combat magic to himself. I’m not joining his pack of adoring fans. I don’t need help surviving the Scholomance, even if they do. Forget the hordes of monsters and cursed artifacts, I’m probably the most dangerous thing in the place. Just give me a chance and I’ll level mountains and kill untold millions, make myself the dark queen of the world. At least, that’s what the world expects me to do. Most of the other students in here would be delighted if Orion killed me like one more evil thing that’s crawled out of the drains. Sometimes I think they want me to turn into the evil witch they assume I am. The school itself certainly does. But the Scholomance isn’t getting what it wants from me. And neither is Orion Lake. I may not be anyone’s idea of the shining hero, but I’m going to make it out of this place alive, and I’m not going to slaughter thousands to do it, either. Although I’m giving serious consideration to just one. With flawless mastery, Naomi Novik creates a heroine for the ages—a character so sharply realized and so richly nuanced that she will live on in hearts and minds for generations to come.
Category: Fiction

The Creative Turn

Author : Anne M. Harris
ISBN : 9789462095519
Genre : Education
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The conundrum of understanding, practising and teaching contemporary creativity is that it wants to be all things to all people. Almost all modern lists of creativity, creative thinking and how-to ‘becoming creative’ books begin with one premise: the creative individual/artist is not special, rather each of us is creative in a special way and these skills can – and must - be nurtured. Increasingly, industry and education leaders are claiming that creativity is the core skill to take us into a prosperous future, signalling the democratisation of creativity as industry. Yet centuries of association between aesthetics, mastery and creativity are hard to dismantle. These days, it is increasingly difficult to discuss creativity without reference to business, industry and innovation. Why do we love to think of creativity in this way and no longer as that rare visitation of the muse or the elite gift of the few? This book looks at the possibility that creativity is taking a turn, what that turn might be, and how it relates to industry, education and, ultimately, cultural role of creativity and aesthetics for the 21st century. In proliferating discourses of the commodification of creativity, there is one thing all the experts agree on: creativity is undefinable, possibly unteachable, largely unassessable, and becoming the most valuable commodity in 21st-century markets.
Category: Education

The 10 Deadly Sins Of Antipreneurship

Author : Mark Alexander Palmer
ISBN : 1467865192
Genre : Reference
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The 10 Deadly Sins of Antipreneurship provides business owners and anyone contemplating starting a business with easy-to-understand and refreshing insights into the common pitfalls of business. Reading this book will help you avoid the following 10 Deadly Sins: 1 Not understanding the game 2 Having the wrong personality 3 Having insufficient skills 4 Forgetting to plan ahead 5 Picking the wrong team 6 Not having enough money 7 Not understanding marketing 8 Forgetting your systems 9 Not having an eStrategy 10 Limiting your options
Category: Reference

Preventing Deadly Conflict

Author : David A. Hamburg
ISBN : 0788170902
Genre : History
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Analyzes the current state of violent conflict in the world and lays out a system of international conflict prevention. Three observations form the basis of the report: deadly conflict is not inevitable; the need to prevent such conflict is increasingly urgent; and successful prevention is possible. Inspired by the public health model of disease prevention, the report outlines practical measures to prevent deadly conflict that can be used by governments, internat. org's., non-governmental org's., religious leaders and institutions, the media, and business. For dangerous conditions, the report outlines options for early action to prevent mass violence.
Category: History

Education And Civilization

Author : J.K. Feibleman
ISBN : 9789400935136
Genre : Education
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It has been asserted that there is no one universal proposition with which all philosophers would agree, including this one. The pre dicament has rarely been recognized and almost never accepted, although neither has it been successfully challenged. If the claim holds true for philosophy taken by itself, how much more must it of religion, the hold for crossfield interests, such as the philosophy philosophy of science and many others. The philosophy of educa tion is a particular case in point. The topic of education itself is generally regarded as a dull af fair, a charge not entirely without substance. The blame for this usually falls on the fact that it has no inherent subject matter. The teachers of history teach history, the teachers of biology teach biology; but what do the teachers of education teach? Presumably how to teach; but this simply will not do because every topic requires its own sort of instruction.
Category: Education

The Seven Deadly Sins

Author : Stanford M. Lyman
ISBN : 0930390814
Genre : Humor
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A study of sloth, lust, anger, pride, envy, gluttony, and greed.
Category: Humor

Dante S Deadly Sins

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ISBN : 9781118112410
Genre : Philosophy
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Dante’s Deadly Sins is a unique study of the moralphilosophy behind Dante’s master work that considers theCommedia as he intended, namely, as a practical guide tomoral betterment. Focusing on Inferno and Purgatorio,Belliotti examines the puzzles and paradoxes of Dante’s moralassumptions, his treatment of the 7 deadly sins, and how 10 of hismost powerful moral lessons anticipate modern existentialism. Analyzes the moral philosophy underpinning one of the greatestworks of world culture Summarizes the Inferno and Purgatorio, whileunderscoring their moral implications Explains and evaluates Dante’s understanding of the‘Seven Deadly Sins’ and the ultimate role they play asthe basis of human transgression. Provides a detailed discussion of the philosophical concepts ofmoral desert and the law of contrapasso, using charactercase studies within Dante’s work Connects the poem’s moral themes to our own contemporarycondition
Category: Philosophy

An Essay Towards A Philosophy Of Education

Author : Charlotte M. Mason
ISBN : 9780415696302
Genre : Education
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This was the last and most important and comprehensive work of Charlotte Mason, (founder of the Parents' National Educational Union). For more than half a century the practical results of her original thought on education could be seen in all parts of the world in the Charlotte Mason Method and the Parents' Union Schools.
Category: Education

Her Deadly Web

Author : Diane Fanning
ISBN : 9781429995733
Genre : True Crime
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Raynella Dossett Leath said she came home one morning in 2003 and found her husband's body in bed—covered in blood, a Colt .38 by his side. But authorities were suspicious of Raynella's story. Why would her husband of ten years suddenly commit suicide? And if he had taken his own life, why did it appear that three shots were fired? David Leath was not the first of Raynella's husbands to turn up dead. After digging into Raynella's past, police unearthed bizarre, gruesome details surrounding the death of her first husband, who was seemingly trampled by his own cattle. Which led investigators to wonder: Could Raynella have staged his death, too? To those who knew her, Raynella was a loving mother of two, a good neighbor and friend, a nurse who always reached out a helping hand. Was this woman capable of killing both her husbands? And if so: Why did she do it—out of greed, jealousy, revenge? This is the story about what dark secrets were lurking inside HER DEADLY WEB.
Category: True Crime

Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Education

Author : Kaye Price
ISBN : 9781139627634
Genre : Education
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education: An Introduction for the Teaching Profession prepares students for the classroom and community environments they will encounter when teaching Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in urban, rural and remote schools at early childhood, primary and secondary levels. The book addresses many issues and challenges faced by teacher education students and assists them to understand the deeper social, cultural and historical context of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education. This is a unique textbook written by a team of highly regarded Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander academics. Each chapter opens with an engaging anecdote from the author, connecting learning to real-world issues. This is also the first textbook to address Torres Strait Islander education. Written in an engaging and accessible style, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education is an essential resource for teacher education students.
Category: Education

Deadly Lessons

Author : National Research Council
ISBN : 0309169569
Genre : Medical
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The shooting at Columbine High School riveted national attention on violence in the nation’s schools. This dramatic example signaled an implicit and growing fear that these events would continue to occurâ€"and even escalate in scale and severity. How do we make sense of the tragedy of a school shooting or even draw objective conclusions from these incidents? Deadly Lessons is the outcome of the National Research Council’s unique effort to glean lessons from six case studies of lethal student violence. These are powerful stories of parents and teachers and troubled youths, presenting the tragic complexity of the young shooter’s social and personal circumstances in rich detail. The cases point to possible causes of violence and suggest where interventions may be most effective. Readers will come away with a better understanding of the potential threat, how violence might be prevented, and how healing might be promoted in affected communities. For each case study, Deadly Lessons relates events leading up to the violence, provides quotes from personal interviews about the incident, and explores the impact on the community. The case studies center on: Two separate incidents in East New York in which three students were killed and a teacher was seriously wounded. A shooting on the south side of Chicago in which one youth was killed and two wounded. A shooting into a prayer group at a Kentucky high school in which three students were killed. The killing of four students and a teacher and the wounding of 10 others at an Arkansas middle school. The shooting of a popular science teacher by a teenager in Edinboro, Pennsylvania. A suspected copycat of Columbine in which six students were wounded in Georgia For everyone who puzzles over these terrible incidents, Deadly Lessons offers a fresh perspective on the most fundamental of questions: Why?
Category: Medical

A Dangerous And Deadly Place

Author : Cassandra Taylor-Bray
ISBN : 9781425100681
Genre : Fiction
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Getting an education was never like this! Many school days are far beyond your wildest or horrific nightmares! Sex, violence and death are the ultimate price for some individuals to learn!
Category: Fiction

Assistant Of Education

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ISBN : HARVARD:32044092962190
Genre : Education
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Category: Education

Politics And Education In Argentina 1946 1962

Author : Monica Rein
ISBN : 0765640007
Genre : Education
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Mid-twentieth century Argentine history was characterized by a long series of political upheavals, economic ups and downs, and social crises. Successive regimes attempted to shape national consciousness to legitimize and support their respective goals. The education system, at all levels, served as a major tool in these efforts. This study focuses on the formal education system in Argentina during the 1940s, the 1950s, and the early 1960s. It analyzes the link between politics and education against the backdrop of changing social conditions in Argentina under the regimes of Peron, Lonardi and Aramburu (the Liberating Revolution), and Frondizi, by evaluating textbooks, official bulletins, children's periodicals, speeches, and personal interviews.
Category: Education

Poisoning The Ivy

Author : Michael Lewis
ISBN : 0765600714
Genre : Education
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Anyone who teaches in higher education realizes that "the Academy" has significant and pervasive problems in its self-governance, effectiveness, and in according value for soaring costs. Although there is a widespread sense that something is badly wrong, few are well positioned to challenge the system. Lewis has written an honest, spirited account of what, in his view, ails the nation's universities and colleges, making them "wasteful, inefficient, and increasingly unresponsive to the needs of (their) constituencies".
Category: Education

Deadly Illusions

Author : Brenda Joyce
ISBN : 9781426800832
Genre : Fiction
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Category: Fiction

Annual Report Of The Board Of Education

Author : Massachusetts. Board of Education
ISBN : UIUC:30112042275302
Genre : Education
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1st-72nd include the annual report of the Secretary of the Board.
Category: Education