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Confessions From The Principal S Kid

Author : Robin Mellom
ISBN : 9781328698995
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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During the school day, fifth-grader Allie West is an outsider. Everyone knows the principal's kid might tattle to her mom! But after school, Allie is an insider. She's friendly with the janitor, knows the shortest routes around the building, and hangs out with the Afters, a group of misfits whose parents are teachers at their school. Although Allie secretly loves her insider life, she's sick of being an outsider—so she vows to join the Pentagon, the popular math team led by her ex–best friend. But can Allie change her status without betraying where she really belongs?

Der Wunderling

Author : Mira Bartók
ISBN : 9783848960385
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Bekannt als Nummer Dreizehn lebt eine einohrige, schüchterne Kreatur - halb Fuchs, halb Mensch - im Heim für Missratene Wesen. Unter dem grausamen Regime der Heimleiterin Miss Carbunkle muss Nummer Dreizehn endlose Schikanen über sich ergehen lassen. Doch er hütet ein Geheimnis, dessen wahre Ausmaße ihm erst bewusst werden, als er sich mit dem Vogel Trixi anfreundet. Er hört Geräusche, die kein anderer wahrnimmt - wie Mäuse in den Wänden flüstern, Bienen Nektar schlürfen und meilenweit entfernten Vogelgesang. Mit Trixis Hilfe entkommt er dem Waisenhaus und macht sich auf den Weg in die große weiße Stadt. Und mit jedem Schritt der Reise erkennt er, dass nur seine Begabung eine Katastrophe verhindern kann. Denn nur er ist der Wunderling.

Confessions Of A Teacher Recruiter

Author : Tracy Brisson
ISBN : 9781301721177
Genre : Education
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No more myths and platitudes. It’s time teachers get the career advice they deserve. Confessions of a Teacher Recruiter: How to Create an Extraordinary Resume and Hook Your Dream Job details exactly what today’s teacher needs to construct an exceptional resume and manage a job search that attracts the attention of recruiters and principals. Confessions of a teacher Recruiter was written by Tracy Brisson, Founder of The Opportunities Project. Tracy is an experienced teacher recruiter and career expert. Confessions of a Teacher Recruiter features step-by-step advice, detailed templates, interviews with teachers, funny stories from ten years of recruiting teachers, and confessions on what hiring professionals really think about when reviewing resumes and making decisions about who to bring onto their team. Confessions of a Teacher Recruiter has eight chapters of insight specifically targeted toward teachers to so they can: Avoid the mediocre resume trap Conquer the mysterious application submission and hiring process Demonstrate your excellence in every section of your resume Format your resume so it’s not thrown away when it’s opened Pass the cover letter test Master your online presence and have offers come to you Maintain a great attitude throughout a stressful job search Praise for Confessions of a Teacher Recruiter "Thanks so much for the helpful and engaging read! I was able to really improve my resume in ways I never would’ve thought to. I especially appreciated your honesty!" - Anna D., NYC Teacher and Teachers College (Columbia University) Student What an amazing book! I can’t believe how much I missed! I’ve made several changes recommended by the book, and I’m hoping to see results soon!" - Mike R., Pennsylvania Social Studies Teacher “This is an awesome book if you are job hunting.” -Tasha G., Seattle Teacher "Best advice so far: Set certain times to job search and tips on how not become obsessive! Great text!" - Jessie S., Michigan Second Grade Teacher via Twitter "I just read the book and LOVED it! I immediately recommended it to a colleague who I know is also on the hunt for a new position. The tips were so incredibly helpful, and I was thrilled with the format of the book. Personally, I had a few small things on my old resume that I honestly just didn’t realize were frowned upon until reading the advice you gave, so hopefully my fabulous new resume and cover letter will help me get my foot in the door somewhere new!" - Ashley H., San Diego Science Teacher via LinkedIn

Confessions Of A Bad Teacher

Author : John Owens
ISBN : 9781402281013
Genre : Education
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An explosive new look at the pressures on today's teachers and the pitfalls of school reform, Confessions of a Bad Teacher presents a passionate appeal to save public schools, before it's too late. When John Owens left a lucrative job to teach English at a public school in New York City's South Bronx, he thought he could do some good. Faced with a flood of struggling students, Owens devised ingenious ways to engage every last one. But as his students began to thrive under his tutelage, Owens found himself increasingly mired in a broken educational system, driven by broken statistics, finances, and administrations undermining their own support system-the teachers. The situation has gotten to the point where the phrase "Bad Teacher" is almost interchangeable with "Teacher." And Owens found himself labeled just that when the methods he saw inspiring his students didn't meet the reform mandates. With firsthand accounts from teachers across the country and tips for improving public schools, Confessions of a Bad Teacher is an eye-opening call-to-action to embrace our best educators and create real reform for our children's futures.

Confessions Of The Unmedicated Mind Volume 2 School

Author : Benjamin Tomes
Genre : Humor
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The second in a four-part series, COTUM V2: School reads like a self-written psych report, detailing chronic underachievement, perpetual inattention and endless tales of teacher torment. Focusing on school-based stories of inattention and calculated defiance, expect the unexpected in this laugh-out-loud summary of school in the 1980’s. Along the way, lockers are violated, field trips go bad, languages are mangled, teachers are pranked and unspeakable stunts are pulled with apples and squirrels.

Confessions Of A Reluctant Missionary

Author : Steve Norwood
ISBN : 9781632328908
Genre : Travel
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An Unforgettable Trip beyond Tinker Toys and Toothpaste When a friend invites Steve Norwood on a mission trip to Honduras, he's initially skeptical, viewing the trip as little more than an opportunity to dutifully hand out Christmas gift boxes to children. But when he takes a life-changing step of faith, though reluctantly, God opens his eyes to a people-and another world-in desperate need of his love and God's grace. Follow Steve's spiritual metamorphosis and his day-to-day adventures-from his delivery of toys and rice to the poorest in Central America to his poignant, often poetic observations about what's important in life amid simple coffee growers, campesinos, and fellow missionaries in the highest mountain villages. Steve's unexpected encounter with the poverty, love, and faith of the Honduran people provides the stunning answer to the ageless question that has haunted his journey since he left the States. Why should I go? Plus, don't miss Steve's practical survival tips, a must-have for Third World travelers.

Gest Ndnisse

Author : Kanae Minato
ISBN : 9783641183219
Genre : Fiction
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Die kleine Tochter der alleinerziehenden Lehrerin Moriguchi ist im Schulschwimmbad ertrunken; ein tragischer Unfall, wie es scheint. Wenige Wochen später kündigt Moriguchi ihre Stelle an der Schule, doch zuvor will sie ihrer Klasse noch eine letzte Lektion mit auf den Weg geben. Denn sie weiß, dass ihre Schüler Schuld am Tod ihrer Tochter haben. Mit einer erschütternden Offenbarung setzt sie unter ihnen ein tödliches Drama um Schuld und Rache, um Gewalt und Wahnsinn in Gang, an dessen Ende keiner – weder Kind noch Erwachsener – ungeschoren davonkommt. Mit immenser Sogwirkung und einem unbestechlichen Blick auf die menschlichen Abgründe erzählt die ehemalige Lehrerin Kanae Minato eine faszinierend-verstörende Geschichte voller unerwarteter Wendungen. Ein packender Roman, dessen Stimmen den Leser noch lange begleiten.

The Confession

Author : James E. McGreevey
ISBN : 9780061740657
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In August 2004, Governor James E. McGreevey of New Jersey made history when he stepped before microphones, declared "My truth is that I am a gay American," and announced his resignation. The story made international headlines—but what led to that moment was a human and political drama more complex and fascinating than anyone knew. Now, in this extraordinarily candid memoir, McGreevey shares his story of a life of ambition, moral compromise, and redemption. From childhood, McGreevey lived a kind of idealized American life. The son of working-class Irish Catholic parents, named for an uncle who died at Iwo Jima, he strove to exceed expectations in everything he did, meeting each new challenge as though his "future rode on every move." As a young man he was tempted by the priesthood, yet it was another calling—politics—that he found irresistible. Plunging early into the dangerous waters of New Jersey politics, he won three elections by the age of thirty-six, and soon thereafter nearly toppled the state's popular governor, Christie Todd Whitman, in a photo-finish election. Four years later, he won the governorship by a landslide. Throughout his adult life, however, Jim McGreevey had been forced to suppress a fundamental truth about himself: that he was gay. He knew at once that the only clear path to his dreams was to live a straight life, and so he split in two, accepting the traditional role of family man while denying his deepest emotions. And he discovered, to his surprise, that becoming a political player demanded ethical shortcuts that became as corrosive as living in the closet. In the cutthroat culture of political bosses, backroom deals, and the insidious practice known as "pay-to-play," he writes, "political compromises came easy to me because I'd learned how to keep a part of myself innocent of them." His policy triumphs as governor were tempered by scandal, as the transgressions of his staff came back to haunt him. Yet only when a former lover threatened to expose him did he finally confront his divided soul, and find the authentic self that had always eluded him. More than a coming-out memoir, The Confession is the story of one man's quest to repair the rift between his public and private selves, at a time in our culture when the personal and political have become tangled like frayed electric cables. Teeming with larger-than-life characters, written with honesty, grace, and rare insight into what it means to negotiate the minefields of American public life, it may be among the most honest political memoirs ever written.

Mein Leben Als Stuntboy

Author : Janet Tashjian
ISBN : 9783838726823
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Derek größter Traum wird wahr: Da schaut ihm nicht nur ein Stuntman zufällig beim Skateboarden zu, er engagiert ihn auch noch vom Fleck weg für einen Film! Und das an der Seite von Teeniestar Tanya Billlings. Dann stellt sich jedoch heraus, dass Derek die Stunts für Tanya übernehmen soll. Und um ihr ähnlich zu sehen, muss er eine Perücke tragen! Doch es kommt noch schlimmer: Auf YouTube taucht ein Film auf, der Derek dabei zeigt, wie er lautes Lesen übt. Ist das peinlich! Es scheint, als würde sein Leben schnurstracks in die Katastrophe führen. Aber Derek wäre nicht Derek, wenn er das einfach so hinnehmen würde ...

Philippa Und Die Traumfee

Author : Liz Kessler
ISBN : 9783104026497
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Nach ›Emily‹ ist ›Philippa‹ die neue große magische Mädchenbuchserie von Bestsellerautorin Liz Kessler Als Philippa mit ihren Eltern gerade eine Landkarte studiert, um nach einem Ferienort zu suchen, kommt ein Schmetterling zum Fenster hereingeflattert und nimmt auf der Karte Platz. Damit steht das Reiseziel fest! Natürlich ahnt Philippa nicht, dass es Fee Daisy ist, die da die Reiseplanung übernommen hat und dafür sorgt, dass Philippa in ihrer Nähe ist. Denn Daisys neuer Job als Traumfee in Schmetterlingsgestalt ist alles andere als ungefährlich, und plötzlich muss Philippa um das Leben ihrer Feenfreundin kämpfen! Eine bezaubernde Freundschaftsgeschichte und ein Plädoyer für Treue und Zusammenhalt

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