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The Ultimate Scholarship Book 2019

by Gen Tanabe & Kelly Tanabe SuperCollege (June 26, 2018)

  • The #1 best selling scholarship guide—the previous edition sold 30,000 copies
  • Authors Gen and Kelly Tanabe have lifetimes sales of more than 785,000 books
  • The authors’ newsletter has more than 250,000 subscribers...

  • Teacher Leadership for Social Change in Bilingual and Bicultural Education

    by Deborah K. Palmer Multilingual Matters (August 17, 2018)

    Leadership takes on a tone of urgency when we are struggling for justice. At the same time, the right to lead – the agency to embrace a leadership identity – can also feel more distant when we are marginalized...


    Exam Literacy

    by Jake Hunton Crown House Publishing (August 24, 2018)

    In Exam Literacy: A guide to doing what works (and not what doesn't) to better prepare students for exams, Jake Hunton focuses on the latest cognitive research into revision techniques and delivers proven strategies...


    Sit Down and Shut Up

    by Cinque Henderson St. Martin's Press (September 18, 2018)

    On his very first day of school as a substitute teacher, Cinque Henderson was cursed at and openly threatened by one of his students. Not wanting trouble or any broken bones, Henderson called the hall monitor,...


    Spirituality and English Language Teaching

    by Mary Shepard Wong & Ahmar Mahboob Multilingual Matters (August 09, 2018)

    This collection of 16 reflective accounts and data-driven studies explores the interrelationship of religious identity and English Language Teaching (ELT). The chapters broaden a topic which has traditionally...


    The Other Classroom

    by Michael J. Coffino Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 31, 2018)

    High school sports programs are not simply one-dimensional after-school recreational diversions from the rigors of academic life. In The Other Classroom: The Essential Importance of High School Athletics, Michael...


    The Mathematics Education of Prospective Secondary Teachers Around the World

    by Marilyn E. Strutchens Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

    This volume shares and discusses significant new trends and developments in research and practices related to various aspects of preparing prospective secondary mathematics teachers from 2005–2015. It provides...


    Education and Skills for Inclusive Growth, Green Jobs and the Greening of Economies in Asia : Case Study Summaries of India, Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Viet Nam

    by Rupert Maclean Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

    This book presents an overview of the main research findings and case studies concerning education and skills for inclusive growth, green jobs and the greening of economies. Focusing on India, Indonesia, Sri...


    Disability, Health and Human Development

    by Sophie Mitra Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

    This open access book introduces the human development model to define disability and map its links with health and wellbeing, based on Sen’s capability approach. The author uses panel survey data with internationally...


    Gendered Rural Spaces

    by Pia Olsson (editor) Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

    Rural spaces are connected with different cultural, economic, social and political codes and meanings. In this book these meanings are analysed trough gender. The articles concretely show the process of producing...


    Language Technologies for the Challenges of the Digital Age: 27th International Conference, GSCL 2017, Berlin, Germany, September 13-14, 2017, Proceedings

    by Georg Rehm (editor) Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

    This open access volume constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 27th biennial conference of the German Society for Computational Linguistics and Language Technology, GSCL 2017, held in Berlin, Germany, in...


    I Am A Soccer Ball

    by Melinda Lem Library For All (June 23, 2018)

    I am a soccer ball! It's fun to play with me, but I can also get dirty. Be sure to wash your hands before you eat.

    Reading Level 3

    Papua New Guinea Collection

    Keywords: games; health and hygiene; hand washing;...


    Online Teaching

    by Mike Casey, Erin Shaw, Jeff Whittingham & Nancy P. Gallavan Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 15, 2018)

    Online Teaching: Tools and Techniques to Achieve Success with Learners will provide the online teacher with essential strategies to successfully design, develop, deliver and improve their online course offerings....


    Why the First-Year Seminar Matters

    by Christine Harrington & Theresa Orosz Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 10, 2018)

    Why the First-Year Seminar Matters: Helping Students Choose and Stay on a Career Path provides an overview of the Guided Pathways movement and the critical role that the first-year seminar can play in setting...


    The Crisis for Young People

    by Andy Green Palgrave Macmillan (January 30, 2018)

    This book provides an original and challenging analysis of one of the most pressing social issues of our times: intergenerational inequality. Based on recent mixed-method research, it explores the extent and...


    What Animal Am I?

    by Katherine Christensen Library For All (March 30, 2018)

    I am black and white, but I’m not a zebra. What animal am I? Follow the clues to find out! Reading Level 2 Papua New Guinea Collection Keywords: natural world; animals; colours; mysteries.


    Teaching with Compassion

    by Peter Kaufman & Janine Schipper Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 16, 2018)

    In a world where students are often seen as test scores and not as human beings, where their well-being is challenged by poverty, intolerance, and bullying, and where technological innovations frequently erode...


    Veterinary Histology

    The Themes That Bind Us

    by Gretchen Oltman, Johnna L. Graff & Cynthia Wood Maddux Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 15, 2018)

    Teaching U.S. Supreme Court cases can be a daunting task for any social studies teacher, but this book can ease that process. Carefully aligned with the NCSS’ Ten Themes, this teacher’s guide provides thirty-two...


    Help! My Students Write Like They Text

    by Jennifer French Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 01, 2018)

    IMHO, LOL, OIC, OMG. If you’ve recently graded middle school or high school writing, chances are you’ve read terms like these; or my favorite, “wtf - idk” which also happened to be an answer on a student’s...


    How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay

    by Gen Tanabe & Kelly Tanabe SuperCollege (June 21, 2018)

    Examining the two basic components of scholarship competition—essays and interviews—this vital guidebook offers practical advice and real-life examples to guide students through the entire application process....


    Applying Dialogic Pedagogy

    by Cynthia Z. Cohen Lexington Books (August 15, 2018)

    Recent academic research criticizes the effectiveness of traditional lecturing methods and instead shows the pedagogical effectiveness of active learning methods, especially discussion-based education. Drawing...


    What Teachers Need to Know About Language

    by Carolyn Temple Adger, Prof. Catherine E. Snow & Donna Christian Multilingual Matters (June 20, 2018)

    Rising enrollments of students for whom English is not a first language mean that every teacher--whether teaching kindergarten or high school algebra--is a language teacher. This book explains what teachers...


    50 Successful Stanford Application Essays

    by Gen Tanabe & Kelly Tanabe SuperCollege (June 20, 2018)

  • This title helps students applying to all selective colleges
  • Authors Gen and Kelly Tanabe have lifetimes sales of more than 785,000 books
  • The authors’ newsletter has more than 250,000 subscribers
  • Colleges...

  • History Education and Conflict Transformation: Social Psychological Theories, History Teaching and Reconciliation

    by Charis Psaltis (editor) Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

    This volume discusses the effects, models and implications of history teaching in relation to conflict transformation and reconciliation from a social-psychological perspective. Bringing together a mix of established...


    Safe Spaces, Brave Spaces

    by John Palfrey The MIT Press (June 08, 2018)

    How the essential democratic values of diversity and free expression can coexist on campus.

    Safe spaces, trigger warnings, microaggressions, the disinvitation of speakers, demands to rename campus landmarks—debate...


    Stronger Writing Skills for Teens

    Making Everyday Choices

    by Lin Josephson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 18, 2018)

    This book will serve as a “Think Button” for any educator who has ever heard a student say, “I can’t think” or “I can’t decide!” Fifty prompts or thinking conduits are the catalysts that will...


    Children’s Literature from Asia in Today’s Classrooms

    by Yukari Takimoto Amos & Daniel Miles Amos Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 15, 2018)

    This new volume, Children’s Literature from Asia in Today’s Classrooms: Towards Culturally Authentic Interpretations, aims to provide readers with interpretation guides and practical ideas when they endeavor...


    (Mis)Reading Different Cultures

    by Yukari Takimoto Amos & Daniel Miles Amos Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 17, 2018)

    Teachers’ selection of the literature they use in instruction frequently depends on how they interpret, in other words whether or not they accurately take in the authors’ perspectives. This point presents...


    The Ethics of Educational Healthcare Placements in Low and Middle Income Countries: First Do No Harm?

    by Anya Ahmed Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

    This book examines the current state of elective placements of medical undergraduate students in developing countries and their impact on health care education at home. Drawing from a recent case study of volunteer...


    Instructional Scaffolding in STEM Education: Strategies and Efficacy Evidence

    by Brian R. Belland Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

    This book uses meta-analysis to synthesize research on scaffolding and scaffolding-related interventions in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) education. Specifically, the volume examines...


    Kids and Credibility

    by Elisia Choi, Rebekah Pure, Ryan Medders & Alex Markov et al. The MIT Press (June 08, 2018)

    How well do children navigate the ocean of information that is available online? The enormous variety of Web-based resources represents both opportunities and challenges for Internet-savvy kids, offering extraordinary...


    Confronting the Challenges of Participatory Culture

    by Alice J. Robison, Katie Clinton, Margaret Weigel & Ravi Purushotma et al. The MIT Press (June 08, 2018)

    Many teens today who use the Internet are actively involved in participatory cultures -- joining online communities (Facebook, message boards, game clans), producing creative work in new forms (digital sampling,...


    The Future of Learning Institutions in a Digital Age

    by Zoë Marie Jones, David Theo Goldberg & Cathy N. Davidson The MIT Press (June 08, 2018)

    In this report, Cathy Davidson and David Theo Goldberg focus on the potential for shared and interactive learning made possible by the Internet. They argue that the single most important characteristic of the...


    The Future of Thinking

    by Zoë Marie Jones, David Theo Goldberg & Cathy N. Davidson The MIT Press (June 08, 2018)

    Over the past two decades, the way we learn has changed dramatically. We have new sources of information and new ways to exchange and to interact with information. But our schools and the way we teach have remained...


    Young People, Ethics, and the New Digital Media

    by Howard Gardner, Margaret Rundle, Lindsay Pettingill & John M. Francis et al. The MIT Press (June 08, 2018)

    Social networking, blogging, vlogging, gaming, instant messaging, downloading music and other content, uploading and sharing their own creative work: these activities made possible by the new digital media are...


    The Civic Potential of Video Games

    by Chris Evans, Ellen Middaugh & Joseph Kahne The MIT Press (June 08, 2018)

    This report focuses on the civic aspects of video game play among youth. According to a 2006 survey, 58 percent of young people aged 15 to 25 were civically "disengaged," meaning that they participated in fewer...


    New Digital Media and Learning as an Emerging Area and "Worked Examples" as One Way Forward

    by James Paul Gee The MIT Press (June 08, 2018)

    In this report, noted scholar James Paul Gee discusses the evolution of digital media and learning (DMAL) from its infancy as an "academic area" into a more organized field or coherent discipline. Distinguishing...


    We Used to Wait

    by Rebecca Kinskey The MIT Press (June 08, 2018)

    Music videos were once something broadcast by MTV and received on our TV screens. Today, music videos are searched for, downloaded, and viewed on our computer screens -- or produced in our living rooms and uploaded...


    Participatory Politics

    by Elisabeth Soep The MIT Press (June 08, 2018)

    Although they may disavow politics as such, civic-minded young people use every means and media at their disposal to carry out the basic tasks of citizenship. Through a mix of face-to-face and digital methods,...


    Flipped Through Design

    by Jacob Bane Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

    The “Flipped Classroom” model of instruction has generated discussion around the world of education. Numerous articles have been written documenting experiences surrounding this method of teaching. The one...


    Teaching Qualitative Research

    by Raji Swaminathan & Thalia M. Mulvihill The Guilford Press (August 23, 2018)

    This timely resource provides a framework for teaching students how to think qualitatively and become more critical and reflexive researchers. Presented are a wealth of pedagogical tools that instructors across...


    Pivotal Research in Early Literacy

    by Susan M. Dougherty, Christina M. Cassano, Joanne Knapp-Philo & M. M. Rose-McCully et al. The Guilford Press (June 14, 2018)

    This reader-friendly text examines the key foundational studies in early literacy. It addresses such essential questions as how research informs current practices and where the field still needs to go to provide...


    Contemporary Intellectual Assessment, Fourth Edition

    by Erin M. McDonough, Dawn P. Flanagan & Alan S. Kaufman The Guilford Press (July 23, 2018)

    This leading practitioner reference and text--now in a revised and expanded fourth edition--provides the knowledge needed to use state-of-the-art cognitive tests with individuals of all ages, from preschoolers...


    Music and the Child

    by Natalie Sarrazin Open SUNY Textbooks (January 30, 2018)

    Children are inherently musical. They respond to music and learn through music. Music expresses children's identity and heritage, teaches them to belong to a culture, and develops their cognitive well-being...


    Fighting Back

    by Kayla Harrison, Cynthia S. Kaplan & Blaise Aguirre The Guilford Press (April 11, 2018)

    Two-time Olympic gold medalist Kayla Harrison has always been a fighter--yet as a young teen, no one knew she was also a victim. Combining Kayla's powerful story of sexual abuse by her judo coach with science-based...


    Executive Function in Education, Second Edition: From Theory to Practice

    by Lynn Meltzer The Guilford Press (January 19, 2018)

    This groundbreaking volume, now revised and updated, has given thousands of educators and clinicians a deeper understanding of executive function (EF) processes in typically developing children and those with...


    So You Want to Be a Librarian

    by Lauren Pressley Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

    Provides information about librarianship as a career, including types of libraries, types of jobs within libraries, professional issues, and educational requirements.


    Breaking Through the Language Arts Block

    by Lesley Mandel Morrow, Kenneth Kunz & Maureen Hall The Guilford Press (February 28, 2018)

    This innovative book helps K–6 teachers infuse the entire school day with research-based literacy best practices. Classroom-tested strategies are presented for planning and implementing each component of the...