Amazing Educators - A Short eBook: Inspirational Stories

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Amazing People Club, Apr 7, 2011 - Biography & Autobiography - 30 pages
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Progress and education go hand in hand. This unique collection from The Amazing People Club explores the lives of four influential educators who recognized the importance of sharing knowledge to improve people's life and acted on it. Meet Maria Montessori whose revolutionary educational method has inspired public and private schools throughout the world. While many have heard of Montessori schools, most don't know about her pivotal work in India or the fact she was the first woman to qualify as a doctor in Italy. Explore the life of another amazing woman who dedicated her life to educating people. Inspired by her own teacher, Helen Keller became the first deaf and blind person to earn her degree. She traveled the world to educate people on politics and women's rights.

You'll also meet Aristotle, who was taught by Plato and in turn taught Alexander the Great. Without doubt, he is one of the most important figures in Western philosophy. Finally you'll come "face to face" with the lesser-known, but no less amazing, Dr. Reg Revans. His is one of the great management thinkers and pioneered Action Learning, a process we can all use in our lives.

Each story comes to life through BioViews®. These are short biographical narratives, similar to interviews. They provide an easy way of learning about amazing people who made major contributions and changed our world.




 

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Educational psychologist and entrepreneur, Dr Charles Margerison, created the concept for the Amazing People series during a visit to Stratford-upon-Avon, when he wondered what Shakespeare might say if he was interviewed about his life achievements. The series now features the stories of over 500 amazing people.As well as working in educational institutions for many years, Dr Margerison has consulted widely for global organizations. He was previously Professor of Management at Cranfield University, UK, and the University of Queensland, Australia. The author of numerous books, Dr Margerison is a member of the Royal Institution and the Royal Society of Literature.

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