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21. 13 Colonies! 13 Years!: Integrating
22. Media Messages : What Film, Television,
23. Dying to Teach: A Memoir of Love,
24. Facilitator's Guide to How to
25. Strength for Their Journey: 5
26. Learning to Teach Citizenship
27. How to Teach Math to Black Students
28. How to Teach about American Indians:
29. Learning to Teach in the Primary
30. Learning to Teach Mathematics
31. Using Internet Primary Sources
32. Learning Native Wisdom: What Traditional
33. Learning to Teach in the Secondary
34. Learning to Teach Modern Foreign
35. Using Internet Primary Sources
36. Glass Ceilings and 100-Hour Couples:
37. Using Internet Primary Sources
38. How To Teach Your Child Right
39. Learning to Teach in the Secondary
40. Learning to Teach Science: Activities

21. 13 Colonies! 13 Years!: Integrating Content Standards and the Arts to Teach the American Revolution
by Mary Wheeler, Jill Terlep
Kindle Edition: 192 Pages (2006-09-30)
list price: US$27.00
Asin: B001EQ63BO
Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars
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Students revisit the American Revolution through guided practice activities, complete lesson plans, reproducible worksheets,poems, songs, and an educational play packaged into this unique teacher resource book. This title integrates creative arts, innovative activities, and original music. The content is selected to coordinate with National Standards for History, Standards for Grades K-4 and National Standards for United States History, Standards for Grades 5-12. Two other important components of the book are a musical play and a pantomime. While entertaining students, it develops varied educational concepts and expands critical thinking skills.Students may: Stage the musical for an audience; act it out in class; or read it silently. All lyrics can be used as songs or read as poetry. Everything is reproducible. Complete musical scores as well as the complete script of the play is included and ready for use in student productions.

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5-0 out of 5 stars 13 Colonies! 13 Years! - teacher review
I teach 5th grade U.S. History in Indiana, and I have repeatedly found 13 Colonies! 13 Years! to be a useful supplemental resource for my students studying the American Revolution.I particularly like that the classroom teacher can do as much or as little as time or classroom situations allow.For instance, teachers can use the many writing activites and puzzles, improve reading fluency with the many poems/songs, or present a small classroom play or an entire school play.It is very well-organized and user-friendly with accurate history research presented in a creative format.In addition, it is adaptable to other grade levels and aligns with state standards! ... Read more

22. Media Messages : What Film, Television, and Popular Music Teach Us about Race, Class, Gender, and Sexual Orientation
by Linda Holtzman
Paperback: 384 Pages (2000-08)
list price: US$35.95 -- used & new: US$28.79
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Asin: 0765603373
Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars
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5-0 out of 5 stars Useful for Educators
"Media Messages" is one of the few books to confront issues of race, class, and gender in the media. Holtzman's work will be useful to media literacy educators seeking ideas for how to address issues of multiculturalism and the media in the classroom. Holtzman provides media activities that help readers and students reflect on their own racial, sexual, and class backgrounds and perceptions, and how the latter is informed by film, television, and popular music.
Her analysis is not just theoretical, but is supported with numerious examples of television shows, movies, and songs to explore issues of racism, poverty, and sexism. I recommend this book along Carlos Cortes's The Children Are Watching, and Zook's Color by Fox. ... Read more

23. Dying to Teach: A Memoir of Love, Loss, and Learning
by Jeffrey Berman
Kindle Edition: 284 Pages (2007-01-09)
list price: US$26.95
Asin: B003VTYK7Q
Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars
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Affirms the power of writing to memorialize loss and work through grief. ... Read more

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5-0 out of 5 stars A Love Story
Dying to love is the most tragic, heartbreaking story about the strength of a couple faced with cancer and the will to live. Barbara is a strong woman who fears death and fights to leave behind lessons of love because she wants to leave the world knowing her family will be ok, especially her husband. The tragedy is how much she lived and loved life. It is the most intimate love story I have ever known. The love her husband has for her is the love we all want for ourselves. I have never known a greater love story.

Rose Lisboa

5-0 out of 5 stars A Moving Story
In Dying to Teach, Jeff Berman presents a story that will touch anyone who has gone through a serious illness with a beloved family member. He is honest about his emotions and I found it quite moving. There is a section of photos in the center that made Barbara a real person - not a character in a book. It is also important reading for anyone trying to write meaningfully about personal experiences, as well as for teachers of writing. For the sake of full disclosure, I must admit that my daughter was a student of Professor Berman's, and I have heard him speak on this topic.

5-0 out of 5 stars Jeff is the best professor I've ever had
In reading the other review of this book, I was a taken by surprise.As a past student of Jeff Berman, I can honestly say that the other reviewer's concern of students telling Jeff what he wanted to hear for fear of grading is absurd.His point is not to compliment himself, but to show readers how emotions have an important place in the classroom, and in writing, it is difficult and confining when professors expect emotion to be kept out of the classroom.Writing is theraputic."Teachers and students who are not ashamed to be moved to tears, who respond to reading and writing assignments with genuine empathy--are those who are most profoundly affected by education."I can attest to the truth of this statement.All of Jeff Berman's books will teach the readers how to become better writers and more empathic people in every day life.

4-0 out of 5 stars The Loss of a Beloved
I wanted to like DYING TO TEACH more than I did, for the author, I firmly believe, wants to help others and unveil the compassion lodged within each of us like a beating heart.Unfortunately, the book is far too long and Professor Berman dwells on the tragedy of his wife's death until he comes up with thee idea of using it as a teaching tool, which I thought pretty crass.He says that this is what his wife would have wanted, but I don't know.He quotes copiously from his students' papers."I sought to transport [my students] to a different emotional realm, one that involved nothing less than the contemplation of life and death."

The fifteen students who heard Jeff Berman deliver his eulogy for Barbara might have felt otherwise, but they would have seemed like monsters if they responded in any way other than as they did.When he asked them, "Was it appropriate for me to read the eulogy for my wife in class?" 13 of his 15 students responded vigorously, Yes, Professor, quite appropriate.I feel that this sampling might have been skewed by grade concerns.And also common etiquette and human decency.So then he prints pages from his students' essays, all of them thanking him profusely for allowing them to cry and to feel.I hate to say Bah humbug, but if he cut out half the compliments to himself that his students felt compelled to write, the book would have been a heck of a lot shorter and a heck of a lot more appropriate."Teachers and students who are not ashamed to be moved to tears," he learns, "who respond to reading and writing assignments with genuine empathy--are those who are most profoundly affected by education."Case definitely not proven if you ask me.

And yet I hesitate before slating this book because I do believe some impressionable students and teachers might improve their empathy by reading it.In that way it would be a suitable memorial for the exquisite and charismatic Barbara.As Professor Berman reminds us, Emerson once said that a foolish consistency if the hobgoblin of little minds. ... Read more

24. Facilitator's Guide to How to Teach Students Who Don't Look Like You: Culturally Relevant Teaching Strategies
by Bonnie M. Davis
Kindle Edition: 64 Pages (2008-04-01)
list price: US$16.95
Asin: B00267STMQ
Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars
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Use this step-by-step facilitator’s guide to demonstrate culturally appropriate and research-based teaching strategies that can close the achievement gap for culturally and ethnically diverse students.

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5-0 out of 5 stars A must for all teachers!
The facilitator's guide gives good suggestions for presenting both of Dr. Davis' books on how to embrace differences in the classroom or on your teaching staff - easy to use.

3-0 out of 5 stars How to teach students who don't look like you
The book and the facilitator's guide is okay.I think there are a few gems here and there, but overall I wasn't that impressed with either.Also, the author needs to rethink one of her sources.The work of Ruby Payne has never been verified and has been roundly criticized by education scholars as racist drivel.Any book that refers the reader to Payne's work is suspect for me. ... Read more

25. Strength for Their Journey: 5 Essential Disciplines African-American Parents Must Teach Their Children and Teens
by Paulette Dr Stanford, Robert L. Dr Johnson
Kindle Edition: 304 Pages (2002-10-01)
list price: US$19.00
Asin: B000FBFN5G
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The result of more than twenty years' collaborative work focusing on the heart of successful parenting, the acclaimed five disciplines program developed by Drs. Robert L. Johnson and Paulette Stanford has helped thousands of African-American children and their parents cope with the myriad of social challenges they confront each day. Now making this special prescription available to all parents, Strength for Their Journey offers insight into five interconnected areas:

• Traditional Discipline:The Strength to Embrace Parental Boundaries

•Racial Discipline:The Strength to Negotiate the Realities of Being a Racial Minority

• Emotional Discipline:The Strength to Resist Negative Peer Pressure and Temptation

•Practical Discipline:The Strength to Excel in School, Career, and Financial Pursuits

• Mind-Body Discipline: The Strength to Maintain Positive Physical, Mental, and Spiritual Health

In a culture that often grants fewer safety nets to nonwhite children, Strength for Their Journey is a crucial book that African-American parents can turn to again and again, paving a path of confidence and joy for future generations.

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26. Learning to Teach Citizenship in the Secondary School
by Liam Gearon
Kindle Edition: 304 Pages (2007-03-16)
list price: US$42.95
Asin: B000OI11SS
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Learning to Teach Citizenship in the Secondary School contains background information, tasks, activities, key websites, discussion points and research questions for students and teachers looking to brush up on their knowledge. It focuses on how to teach such aspects of modern life as government, democracy, law, human rights, social justice, sustainable development and the environment.

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27. How to Teach Math to Black Students
by Shahid Muhammad
Kindle Edition: 154 Pages (1994-11-30)
list price: US$14.95
Asin: B003GAMHN4
Average Customer Review: 3.5 out of 5 stars
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Intended for parents and teachers of African American students, this book provides strategies for correcting the racial achievement gap in upper-grade mathematics. Advice is provided on instilling confidence in African American students and on teaching math in a less sterile and theoretical way. Also explored is how critical thinking skills are essential in understanding math. A wealth of ideas is provided on creating relevant word problems to help students better understand basic math functions. ... Read more

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1-0 out of 5 stars wasted time
The book combines questionable statements (Al Kharizmi is a black mathematician),wrong statements ("mathematics is prevalent in almost all careers and professions"), and mostly trivial statements ("teachers must ...extinguish all negative verbal communications and interactions with the students"). Also you can find there derogatory generalizations aboutstudents ("youth occupy most of their free time watching television, listening to music,playing sports and games, or eating")and teachers ("Educators are producing robots as opposed to thinkers").Some advices suggested by the author are really funny,like the advice to college instructors to"have students develop songs, poems, sories, cartoons or rhymes on some math concept, pricipal,or skill"). What I couldn't find in the book is the answer for the title question.

5-0 out of 5 stars Essential
Teaching middle school mathematics to inner city students is what I do on a daily basis. This book changed my approach and made a world of a difference in the performance of my students. It changed my perception of reality of unequal access to education in America for most poor African Americans. There is a completely different way that a student looks at the world when he or she may not have had a decent dinner the night prior to coming to school. There are a laundry list of socioeconomic issues that make it almost crucial to approach the teaching of mathematics to most African American students differently. Different motivations for learning is the key to this understanding the author's point of view. This understanding can be appliedfor success in teaching every subject. Changing a student's motivation by using things that are unique to his or her ethnic group as motivation does not constitute racism or advocate the teaching of it -it's common sense!

5-0 out of 5 stars math book
this is a great book.We use it in our tutoring program.Everyone concerned about Black children should read it. ... Read more

28. How to Teach about American Indians: A Guide for the School Library Media Specialist
by Karen D. Harvey, Lisa D. Harjo, Lynda Welborn
 Kindle Edition: 240 Pages (1995-12-30)
list price: US$45.00
Asin: B002I9YMPU
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Accurate instruction about American Indian people has been woefully inadequate to date. This guide will enable the school library media specialist to help teachers and students teach and learn about American Indian people, history, culture, and contemporary issues in ways that are authentic, accurate, and appropriate. It provides accurate information, recommends appropriate resources, and offers guidelines for selection of instructional materials and activities, plus model lessons for teaching in appropriate and culturally sensitive ways. This invaluable resource is designed to fit into existing classes and curriculum patterns and is both practical and thought-provoking. ... Read more

29. Learning to Teach in the Primary Classroom
by Sandy McKenzie-Murdoch
Kindle Edition: 192 Pages (2007-03-20)
list price: US$44.95
Asin: B000OT8CKW
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Through a combination of practical approach and professional rigor, this accessible book provides a core text for trainee teachers and their mentors. It systematically explores the issues and skills involved in becoming a teacher and provides a wealth of classroom examples with which to illustrate the important theoretical points raised.

Learning to Teach in the Primary Classroom is structured to be of maximum value to the students beginning pre-service training and is divided into six chapters, each covering an important area of practice. Subjects included are planning, classroom organization and management, teaching strategies, assessment, self-appraisal and professional development. At the end of each chapter are additional sections which elaborate on the issues raised and provide practical activities which the student and mentor can use to develop the student's professional competencies. Throughout, novice teachers are encouraged to think about how the basic skills fit togetherin their proofessional development and determine the sort of teacher that they will eventually be.

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30. Learning to Teach Mathematics in the Secondary School: A Companion to School Experience, Second Edition
by John Westwell
Kindle Edition: 360 Pages (2009-03-21)
list price: US$39.95
Asin: B000SMGC7K
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31. Using Internet Primary Sources to Teach Critical Thinking Skills in Geography
by Martha B. Sharma, Gary S. Elbow
Kindle Edition: 184 Pages (2000-09-30)
list price: US$52.00
Asin: B000PY3HC4
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Geography teachers and school library media specialists will find this resource indispensable for providing classroom lessons and activities in critical thinking for geography students in grades 7-12. It is filled with over 75 primary source Internet sites covering such topics as Places and Regions, Physical Systems, Human Systems, Environment and Society, and the Uses of Geography, and will be an invaluable tool in helping teachers and librarians meet the standards set forth in the 1994 publication Geography for Life: National Geography Standards. ... Read more

32. Learning Native Wisdom: What Traditional Cultures Teach Us about Subsistence, Sustainability, and Spirituality (Culture of the Land)
by Gary Holthaus
Hardcover: 280 Pages (2008-05-30)
list price: US$40.00 -- used & new: US$24.85
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Asin: 0813124875
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Scientific evidence has made it abundantly clear that the world's population can no longer continue its present rate of consuming and despoiling the planet's limited natural resources. Scholars, activists, politicians, and citizens worldwide are promoting the idea of sustainability, or systems and practices of living that allow a community to maintain itself indefinitely.Despite increased interest in sustainability, its popularity alone is insufficient to shift our culture and society toward more stable practices. Gary Holthaus argues that sustainability is achievable but is less a set of practices than the result of a healthy worldview. Learning Native Wisdom: Reflections on Subsistence, Sustainability, and Spirituality examines several facets of societies -- cultural, economic, agricultural, and political -- seeking insights into the ability of some societies to remain vibrant for thousands of years, even in extremely adverse conditions and climates. Holthaus looks to Eskimo and other Native American peoples of Alaska for the practical wisdom behind this way of living.Learning Native Wisdom explains why achieving a sustainable culture is more important than any other challenge we face today. Although there are many measures of a society's progress, Holthaus warns that only a shift away from our current culture of short-term abundance, founded on a belief in infinite economic growth, will represent true advancement. In societies that value the longevity of people, culture, and the environment, subsistence and spirituality soon become closely allied with sustainability.Holthaus highlights the importance of language as a reflection of shared cultural values, and he shows how our understanding of the very word subsistence illustrates his argument. In a culture of abundance, the term implies deprivation and insecurity. However, as Holthaus reminds us, "All cultures are subsistence cultures." Our post-Enlightenment consumer-based societies obscure or even deny our absolute dependence on soil, air, sunlight, and water for survival.This book identifies spirituality as a key component of meaningful cultural change, a concept that Holthaus defines as the recognition of the invisible connections between people, their neighbors, and their surroundings. For generations, native cultures celebrated and revered these connections, fostering a respect for past, present, and future generations and for the earth itself.Ultimately, Holthaus illustrates how spirituality and the concept of subsistence can act as powerful guiding forces on the path to global sustainability. He examines the perceptions of cultures far more successful at long-term survival than our own and describes how we might use their wisdom to overcome the sustainability crisis currently facing humanity.

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33. Learning to Teach in the Secondary School: A Companion to School Experience, 2nd edition
by Marilyn Leask
Kindle Edition: 504 Pages (2007-04-16)
list price: US$37.50
Asin: B000PUB75C
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Learning to Teach In Secondary School is designed to support student teachers during their initial training courses.This book uses international examples, primarily from the UK based curriculum. ... Read more

34. Learning to Teach Modern Foreign Languages in the Secondary School
by Kit Field
Kindle Edition: 336 Pages (2007-04-16)
list price: US$42.95
Asin: B000PWQMO6
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This book therefore focuses on the key skills of teaching modern foreign languages. A practical focus is underpinned by theoretical perspective. The book assists student-teachers and also provides support for mentors and tutors working with modern foreign language students.

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35. Using Internet Primary Sources to Teach Critical Thinking Skills in Government, Economics, and Contemporary World Issues
by James M. Shiveley, Phillip J. VanFossen
 Kindle Edition: 272 Pages (2001-09-30)
list price: US$55.00
Asin: B001PGXCEO
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Teachers of political science, social studies, and economics, as well as school library media specialists, will find this resource invaluable for incorporating the Internet into their classroom lessons. Over 150 primary source Web sites are referenced and paired with questions and activities designed to encourage critical thinking skills. Completing the activities for the lessons in this book will allow students to evaluate the source of information, the content presented, and it usefulness in the context of their assignments. ... Read more

36. Glass Ceilings and 100-Hour Couples: What the Opt-Out Phenomenon Can Teach Us about Work and Family
by Karine Moe, Dianna Shandy
Paperback: 192 Pages (2009-10-15)
list price: US$19.95 -- used & new: US$11.98
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Asin: 0820334049
Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars
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When significant numbers of college-educated American women began, in the early twenty-first century, to leave paid work to become stay-at-home mothers, an emotionally charged national debate erupted. Karine Moe and Dianna Shandy, a professional economist and an anthropologist, respectively, decided to step back from the sometimes overheated rhetoric around the so-called mommy wars. They wondered what really inspired women to opt out, and they wanted to gauge the phenomenon's genuine repercussions. Glass Ceilings and 100-Hour Couples is the fruit of their investigation--a rigorous, accessible, and sympathetic reckoning with this hot-button issue in contemporary life.

Drawing on hundreds of interviews from around the country, original survey research, and national labor force data, Moe and Shandy refocus the discussion of women who opt out from one where they are the object of scrutiny to one where their aspirations and struggles tell us about the far broader swath of American women who continue to juggle paid work and family. Moe and Shandy examine the many pressures that influence a woman's decision to resign, reduce, or reorient her career. These include the mismatch between child-care options and workplace demands, the fact that these women married men with demanding careers, the professionalization of stay-at-home motherhood, and broad failures in public policy. But Moe and Shandy are equally attentive to the resilience of women in the face of life decisions that might otherwise threaten their sense of self-worth. Moe and Shandy find, for instance, that women who have downsized their careers stress the value of social networks--of "running with a pack of smart women" who've also chosen to emphasize motherhood over paid work. ... Read more

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5-0 out of 5 stars Perfect Book for All the (Formerly) High-Powered Moms on Your Block!
Do you feel crazy to have left your high-powered career once you had kids?This book helps explain why it felt necessary and lets you know that you're definitely not alone.I was nodding my head on every page as the authors discussed the challenge of finding high quality childcare and the guilt of insufficient "mama time".It was also thought provoking to consider the perils of divorce for stay-home moms who have limited their earnings power by getting off the fast track and the need for adequate disability and life insurance when your family's finances rely on just dad.Finally, the authors offer a few ideas about how to maintain your connections and skills so you can eventually re-enter the workforce and find that elusive work-family balance.This is a compelling book that I've recommended to all the moms in my playgroup and beyond.The book lets us know, we're in it together! ... Read more

37. Using Internet Primary Sources to Teach Critical Thinking Skills in History: Washington Tackles the Yugoslav Conflict
by Danielle S. Sremac
Kindle Edition: 296 Pages (1999-10-30)
list price: US$71.95
Asin: B002KKCYWU
Average Customer Review: 2.0 out of 5 stars
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Sremac offers a penetrating look at how media-generated images and ideas reiterated throughout the Yugoslav civil war hindered Washington's ability to understand what was really happening in the region and made U.S.foreign policy a reflection of sound bites rather than sound reasoning. The process and ideology that guides Washington,in a post-cold war era has allowed special interest groups that understand how Washington works to put forth a message that appeals to tte media and receives endorsement by the U.S. foreign policymaking establishment. Foreign governments and thier supporters in the United States have increasingly tapped into this system. The Yugoslav conflict is one of the first and most important examples of how certain Yugoslav warring parties were able to play out a war of words in Washington to ultimately influence U.S. foreign policy toward the region. ... Read more

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1-0 out of 5 stars War of Delusion
This is the usual self justifying nationalist rubbish Serbed by a energetic and relentless defender of nationalist hate mongering and war crimes. Sremac traversed the country lobbying to prove that war criminals like Radovan Karadzic were really heros and the crazed blood soaked and self defeating nationalist lunacy they skippered was really a noble and heroic struggle for freedom.

This work dutifully conveys the stock lies of Serbian nationalist delusion: the evil Germans again out to destroy Yugoslavia; the treacherous US hell bent on imposing its evil world order on the peace and freedom loving Serbs; the deceitful western media out crucify the heroic Serbian people and their noble cause. It's a simple message: Serbs good - Others bad. Her psuedo objective language will only fool the converted along with clueless useful idiots willing to side with any one or anyhting seen as at odds with Washington.

For Sremac, the mistake the Serbs made, in their naive and innocent way and unlike those sneaky and nasty Croats and Bosnian Muslims, was not to hire PR experts to promote the "truth" about their "misunderstood" fight for freedom. Unfortunately there were many Sremac's from all sides - zombies blindly defending "their" sides role in the free for all slaughter, destruction and genocide that marked Yugoslavia's self destruction.

The following works should better clarify the record:

Balkan Holocausts?: Serbian and Croatian Victim Centered Propaganda and the War in Yugoslavia

Homeland Calling: Exile Patriotism and the Balkan Wars

5-0 out of 5 stars Coherent internaly and with other sources
Sremac is perhaps biased by any residual Serb identity but that is irrelevant if the claims and sources used agree with those of authoritative writers on the subject.

That appears to be the case in comparing her book with the NSA's expert during the war (John R. Schindler) and the US Army Intelligence's John E. Sray. Sadly, while the NSA was did not go public with its criticism of the standard interpretation, Sremac could have referenced Col. Andrei Demurenko's report on the Markale Markeplace bombings. David Binder had access to it but used a secondary source instead.

In the broader perspective, the account is accurate in terms of events and motivations seem in line with what is described by other sources as well. The book is in conflict with the popular conception of the war in that it does not believe Serbs to be guilty of Genocide, commencing the war, and other atrocities. That does not mean that she believes they did not exist.

War crimes and atrocities existed on all sides but she singles out the Bosnian government under Alia Izetbegovitch and the Croatian Ustashe government for particular cruelty and for using such as tools of war. Her case in that regard could be stronger but that is due to a perhaps excessive focus on the actual war instead of the propaganda war. She stops only to mention the occurrence without providing the amount of detail of the situation and the comparison with Western media beliefs.

This is understandable in an effort to communicate without boring the audience (Westerners refuse to listen to detailed arguments) but as any lawyer knows, omission is is potential failure unless the weight brings the case down.

A good book that perhaps deserves 4.5 but is given the benefit of the doubt for a still excellent understanding of events on the Washington side.

1-0 out of 5 stars Poorly written
Nothing in this book references back to the historic facts about the Bosnian right to independence, freedom, and democracy.Book has failed on numerous accountsto provide the overview of true causes of war and agression on Bosnia.

1-0 out of 5 stars Sremac's Fantasy
War of Words is an amazing piece of racist propaganda matched only by the fantasy-laden accounts of the wars in Yugoslavia which came from Belgrade's state-run media, or the version of the war in Iraq as told by the Iraqi information minister.Sremac is not only a representative of the Serbian government, hardly making her account unbaised, but fails to account for aspects of the Bosnian war (such as the starvation and murder of Muslim prisoners in detention camps) which were confirmed by witnesses from dozens of relief organizations and media groups, as well as thousands of tesitmonials at the UN warcrimes tribunals.Sremac further claims that Washington's motivation for supprting the Muslims was based on some crazy desire to intervene in countires after the cold war (laughable is you know anything about Clinton's record of intervention, or if you examine how long it took Washington to intervene in Bosnia and under what conditions).She relies on the accounts of the war from such indicted criminal murderers as Radovan Karadzic, and subscribes to common Serbian attempts to blame the victim of genocide for Serbia's vile crimes.If you want to know what it is like to read some nice racist fiction, or experience Balkan duplicity firsthand, pick this work up, glance it over, burn it, and then scold yourself for having put money in the pockets of somebody like Sremac.Further, the people on this site who wrote rave reviews of this book are probably either ultranationalist members of the Serbian parliament or themselves indicted war criminals hiding in Pale.

1-0 out of 5 stars Subjectivity vs. Objectivity
Danielle Sremac was a registered agent lobbying on behalf of a foreign government, namely, the Yugoslav (Serbian and Montenegrin governments) during the wars of the 1990s. This can be looked up in public records, as proscribed by law.
She is more than entitled to write a book about the wars, but one must exercise caution as to the content of her book. If this woman was lobbying on behalf of indicted and convicted war criminals, then much of her case would be higly suspect from the beginning. ... Read more

38. How To Teach Your Child Right From Wrong (1)
by Sandra Boothe-Armstrong
Kindle Edition: Pages (2010-01-06)
list price: US$0.99
Asin: B00336EWKC
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Learn simple steps to take to teach your child, right from wrong at different time of his or her life. ... Read more

39. Learning to Teach in the Secondary School: A Companion to School Experience, Third Edition
by Marilyn Leask
Kindle Edition: 496 Pages (2007-04-16)
list price: US$37.50
Asin: B000PLXDW6
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This highly practical text is a revised edition of the very successful first two editions. With even more useful strategies and ideas, Learning to Teach in the Secondary School covers the whole spectrum of situations and potential problems faced by training and newly qualified teachers. This text offers a sound and practical introduction to the skills needed to gain Qualified Teacher Status, and will help you to develop those qualities that lead to good practice and a successful future in education.

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40. Learning to Teach Science: Activities for Student Teachers and Mentors
by Justin Dillon
Kindle Edition: 240 Pages (2007-03-20)
list price: US$57.95
Asin: B000UYCP9U
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In response to requests by science teachers for guidance on the process of mentoring in schools, this text provides an interactive, activities-based resource. It takes into account the progressive development of skills and competencies, for all those involved in the training of science teachers; pre-service, in-service and quality control. Activities are directly related to classroom and laboratory planning, organisation and management and include general question and answer exercises.; The book covers nine areas of science teacher competence crossed with five levels of progression to give a flexible programme of training. Each activity has a commentary for mentors and notes for student teachers, and discusses the rationale behind each activity. Five activities are written specifically to help mentors review progress at each of the five levels.; Additionally, it can be used by: experienced teachers for refreshing their own practice; Heads of Science Departments for upgrading science teaching within the departments; and those concerned with quality control and certification to recommend activities, taken from the book, to aid further professional development. ... Read more

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