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    • Before I Forget

    • Love, Hope, Help, and Acceptance in Our Fight Against Alzheimer's
    • By: B. Smith, Dan Gasby, Michael Shnayerson
    • Narrated by: B. Smith, Dan Gasby
    • Length: 8 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 69
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60

    Restaurateur, magazine publisher, celebrity chef, and nationally known lifestyle maven, B. Smith is struggling at 66 with a tag she never expected to add to that string: Alzheimer's patient. She's not alone. Every 67 seconds someone newly develops it, and millions of lives are affected by its aftershocks.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Poignant Memoir, Stirring Call to Action

    • By Gillian on 01-29-16

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Selected Shorts

    • Family Matters
    • By: Shirley Jackson, Frank O'Connor, Toure, and others
    • Narrated by: Lois Smith, Malachy McCourt, Daniel Alexander Jones, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 29 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11

    Hilarious and colorful episodes in the lives of families, many depicted from a kid's-eye-view, are the theme for this compilation. Being part of a family is often trying, and stranger than any fiction, but never dull and always worth it in the end. Join these very different families as they face the shrinking of parents, the pre-emptive guilt of First Confession, the secret worlds of children, and more!

    Regular price: $19.60

    • Making Standards Work

    • How to Implement Standards-Based Assessments in the Classroom, School, and District
    • By: Douglas B. Reeves Ph.D.
    • Narrated by: Douglas B. Reeves Ph.D., Jesse Smith
    • Length: 7 hrs and 22 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 4

    Standards are the foundation of our educational systems today. Fairness, rigor, and high achievement for all students are the focus of standards-based schools. Yet the standards movement means nothing if it does not improve student achievement in the classroom. In this revised edition, Dr. Reeves provides step-by-step guidance on how to design and implement standards-based performance assessment to make improved teaching and learning a reality in the classroom.

    Regular price: $21.00

    • 101 MORE Questions & Answers About Standards, Assessment, and Accountability

    • By: Douglas B. Reeves Ph.D.
    • Narrated by: Douglas B. Reeves Ph.D., Jesse Smith
    • Length: 3 hrs and 59 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      1.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      2 out of 5 stars 2

    In the three years since the publication of the first volume of 101 Questions & Answers about Standards, Assessment, and Accountability, Dr. Reeves and the Center for Performance Assessment have continued to receive and respond to real-world questions from teachers, school leaders, parents, students, and educational researchers.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • For me this book sucks. Not at all what I though

    • By Russ on 11-25-13

    Regular price: $10.50

    • Annapolis Creed

    • The First African American Color Company Commander at the United States Naval Academy
    • By: Dr. Jordan B Smith Jr
    • Narrated by: Jordan B Smith Jr
    • Length: 5 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Dr. Jordan B. Smith, Jr. became the first African-American to become the Color Company Commander at the United States Naval Academy (Annapolis or USNA) in 1976. The Class of 1976 African Americans set the pathway for changes, by demonstrating that blacks and other minorities had earned the right to be in Annapolis. The incidents and events are authentic. This audiobook is about one of the black men who graduated from the Naval Academy in 1976.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Accountability in Action

    • A Blueprint for Learning Organizations
    • By: Douglas B. Reeves
    • Narrated by: Douglas B. Reeves, Jesse Smith
    • Length: 7 hrs and 47 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Educational accountability is here to stay. Comprehensive educational accountability, if designed and implemented effectively, can be the one initiative that helps schools create sustained and meaningful reform.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Resource

    • By Ralph on 10-06-07

    Regular price: $21.00

    • 101 Questions & Answers About Standards, Assessment, and Accountability

    • By: Douglas B. Reeves Ph.D.
    • Narrated by: Douglas B. Reeves Ph.D., Jesse Smith
    • Length: 3 hrs and 44 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      2 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      2 out of 5 stars 5

    This audio reference book provides clear answers to commonly asked questions about the most pressing issues in education today. Standards and standardized tests, writing and student achievement, accountability systems, interventions for under-performing students, standards and the arts, motivation, leadership issues, plus many more topics are addressed in this handbook for educators.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Should Be a Standard for Audio to Prevent This

    • By Robert on 03-30-13

    Regular price: $10.50