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The Education of Little Tree
The Education of Little Tree tells of a boy orphaned very young, who is adopted by his Cherokee grandmother and half-Cherokee grandfather in the Appalachian mountains of Tennessee during the Great Depression.“Little Tree” as his grandparents call him is shown how to hunt and survive in the mountains, to respect nature in the Cherokee Way, […]
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Feel-Bad Education: And Other Contrarian Essays on Children and Schooling
Mind-opening writing on what kids need from school, from one of education’s most outspoken voices Arguing that our schools are currently in the grip of a “cult of rigor”—a confusion of harder with better that threatens to banish both joy and meaningful intellectual inquiry from our classrooms—Alfie Kohn issues a stirring call to rethink […]
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The Child and the Curriculum
This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.Price:$0.00 Read more
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The First-Year Teacher's Survival Guide: Ready-To-Use Strategies, Tools & Activities for Meeting the Challenges of Each School Day (Jossey-Bass Survival Guides)
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Museum displays rare portrait by Winslow Homer
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Dr. Sushi and Artist Thor Brovold are Slinging Pasties Tonight at St. Cece’s
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Guy Harvey, marine artist and environmentalist, fishes for growth
By Letitia Stein ST. PETE BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) - Guy Harvey stared at a mural of his marine paintings - images that are reproduced on 2 million T-shirts a year - and frowned at a butterfly fish. The Pacific species didn't belong among the Florida wildlife depicted at a beach resort restaurant bearing his name. "That one escaped me," said the 59-year-old artist and environmentalist, who said it can be difficult to control a brand in which he licenses his name and artwork. Harvey's colorful, meticulously detailed renditions of popular game fish are embedded in U.S. ...
U.S. judge OKs Seattle artist's 'Angry Birds' lawsuit
By Eric M. Johnson SEATTLE (Reuters) - A U.S. judge has allowed a Seattle artist's intellectual property lawsuit to go forward over her claims she was cheated out of possibly millions of dollars from the sale of "Angry Birds" pet toys she designed, her attorney said on Tuesday. U.S. District Judge Robert Lasnik on Monday denied a motion by pet toy maker Hartz Mountain Corp to dismiss the lawsuit. The company argued it had ownership of the "Angry Birds" trademark and that the license covered Juli Adams' drawings or illustrations of animals. ...