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The gift of education

Kenneth J. Saltman

The gift of education

public education and venture philanthropy

by Kenneth J. Saltman

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementKenneth J. Saltman
SeriesEducation, politics, and public life, Education, politics, and public life
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLA217.2 .S256 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 185 p. ;
Number of Pages185
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24534319M
ISBN 100230615147, 0230615155
ISBN 109780230615144, 9780230615151
LC Control Number2009039974
OCLC/WorldCa369141630

  THE TEACHER Dr. Larry Gilbert The Greek word for "teacher" is didaskalos, which means master, teacher or doctor. The teacher is one who communicates knowledge, guides, makes known or relays facts. The Christian with the gift of Teaching is not the person we often think of as a teacher in the Sunday school class. The Teacher is the scholar, the person who learns and teaches . Mitchell went on to publish four books: Less Than Words Can Say (), The Graves of Academe (), The Leaning Tower of Babel (), and The Gift of Fire (). Virtually all of his writings, including these books and The Underground Grammarian, are available online for free. Mitchell gave his permission that all of these works be made available on the Internet and be disseminated freely, .

Books shelved as special-education: Out of My Mind by Sharon M. Draper, Beautiful Child by Torey L. Hayden, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-. First published in , Ron Davis’ The Gift of Dyslexia became an immediate best-seller and changed the face of how dyslexia is viewed – and how it can be remedied – worldwide. The third revised and expanded edition published in contains added information to help with the mental techniques for orientation and attention focus that are the hallmark of the Davis program.

  So, in this holiday season, I’d suggest a moment to raise a glass and celebrate those who spread the transformative gift of education. A few days ago, we saw the news of the horrific Pakistani.   But books always make great graduation gifts, because, c'mon, you can't go wrong with a present that imparts wisdom and lasts for years. That imparting wisdom bit is important.


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