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Listening Is Learning

by Frank Thoms Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 21, 2018)

Listening is Learning: Conversations Between 20th and 21st Century Teachers is a unique approach for meeting the challenges of today’s teachers. In sixteen chapters of conversations between veterans and young...

The Little Book of Restorative Justice in Education

by Katherine Evans & Dorothy Vaandering Good Books (September 20, 2016)

Much more than a response to harm, restorative justice nurtures relational, interconnected school cultures. The wisdom embedded within its principles and practices is being welcomed at a time when exclusionary...

My Dearest Sister

by Melanie J. Pellowski Skyhorse (September 18, 2018)

Satisfy the expectations of sorority newbies and legacies alike by showcasing what makes each chapter special. My Dearest Sister is a sweet and funny interactive journal and a genuine reflection of what real...

Secrets to Success for Beginning Elementary School Teachers

by Ellen Kottler & Nancy P. Gallavan Skyhorse (September 15, 2018)

Packed with insider tips, practical strategies, and time-tested advice, this invaluable guide is designed for new and preservice educators. Offering a wide range of perspectives, authors Ellen Kottler and Nancy...

Your Mentor

by Mary Presson Roberts Skyhorse (September 15, 2018)

This practical, easy-to-implement guide was developed by surveying student teachers, substitute teachers, returning teachers, emergency credential teachers, and teacher educators. Your Mentor contains their...

Time-Saving Tips for Teachers

by Joanne C. Wachter & Clare Carhart Skyhorse (September 15, 2018)

Perfect for teachers who need help managing their time,Time Saving Tips for Teachers is structured for easy use. Flip through the chapters and apply the ideas that fit immediate needs and style—and includes...

Classroom Record Keeping Made Simple

by Diane Mierzwik Skyhorse (September 25, 2018)

It’s no secret that even the most successful teachers struggle to make the best use of their time. This enlightening text provides tips, strategies, and best practices for how all teachers—from novices to...

We're Doing It Wrong

by David Michael Slater Skyhorse (April 24, 2018)

An unapologetic critique of major flaws in the American education system.

David Michael Slater’s We’re Doing It Wrong is a thought-provoking dissection of the issues plaguing American public schools. Each...

Making It in the Music Business

by Lee Wilson Allworth (January 02, 2008)

Using dozens of real-life examples, readers will find up-to-date information on avoiding copyright infringement, working effectively with managers and music lawyers, developing management and booking agreements,...

Your Modeling Career

by Debbie Press Allworth (July 01, 2004)

From high-fashion spreads and runway shows to shoe, hand, hair, and character shots to magazine and catalog ads, this comprehensive guide reveals how to be a successful model without being a superstar or drop-dead...

The Pocket Small Business Owner's Guide to Business Plans

by Brian Hill & Dee Power Allworth (February 01, 2013)

Planning is essential to creating a competitive advantage for your small business, and properly done, it can actually be fun. That is the message of this thorough guide, written in easy-to-follow, nontechnical...

How to Pay for College

by Editors of the American Library Association Skyhorse (April 27, 2011)

Whether you’re a high school student, already in college, a parent, or an adult returning to school, this guide can help you thoroughly and easily research all available financial aid options, narrow your...

25 Biggest Mistakes Teachers Make and How to Avoid Them

by Carolyn Orange Skyhorse (November 18, 2014)

Avoid common teaching mistakes and acquire positive strategies and approaches!

All teachers make mistakes, but when those missteps involve students, they can have negative effects for years to come. This second...

Mental Health in Schools

by Howard S. Adelman & Linda Taylor Skyhorse (September 15, 2015)

For many children, schools are the main or only providers of mental health services. In this visionary and comprehensive book, two nationally known experts describe a new approach to school-based mental health—one...

Lifestyles for Learning

by Susan Crowther Skyhorse (August 04, 2015)

College is risky business. Life is hurled into never-before imagined freedom, independence, and choice. For many students, college brings challenges and changes in nearly every area of life—physical, physiological,...

Higher-Order Thinking Skills

by R. Bruce Williams Skyhorse (March 17, 2015)

Explicit instruction in thinking skills must be a priority goal of all teachers. In this book, the author presents a framework of the five Rs: Relevancy, Richness, Relatedness, Rigor, and Recursiveness. The...

When Kids Are Grieving

by Donna M. Burns Skyhorse (November 18, 2014)

Most students experience some form of loss in their lives, and the resulting grief can profoundly affect their academic performance, emotional stability, and social interactions. Serving both as a resource and...

Brain-Compatible Activities, Grades 3-5

by David A. Sousa Skyhorse (January 19, 2016)

Brain research has provided a tremendous opportunity to develop instructional techniques that facilitate the brain's innate learning capacity. As educators, we can take this knowledge and apply it to the strategies...

Brain-Compatible Activities, Grades 6-8

by David A. Sousa Skyhorse (January 19, 2016)

Brain research has provided a tremendous opportunity to develop instructional techniques that facilitate the brain's innate learning capacity. As educators, we can take this knowledge and apply it to the strategies...

The School Counselor's Mental Health Sourcebook

by Rick Auger Skyhorse (January 27, 2015)

The American School Counselor Association (ASCA) National Model urges school counselors to know every student and broaden their knowledge of mental health disorders. With more students in need of mental health...

Becoming a "Wiz" at Brain-Based Teaching

by Marilee Sprenger Skyhorse (March 10, 2015)

New and veteran teachers will find guidelines to translate the latest research on learning, memory, and the brain into effective and enjoyable classroom practice. The author provides in–depth and accessible...

Counseling Skills for Teachers

by Jeffrey A. Kottler & Ellen Kottler Skyhorse (June 16, 2015)

By necessity, today's teachers do much more than deliver instruction. In the classroom, on the playground, or even in the parking lot, teachers are often called upon to respond quickly and appropriately to students'...

Teaching for Successful Intelligence

by Elena L Grigorenko & Robert J. Sternberg Skyhorse (February 23, 2016)

Coauthored by two internationally renowned educators and researchers, this resource helps teachers strengthen their classroom practice with lessons that promote successful intelligence—a set of abilities that...

63 Tactics for Teaching Diverse Learners

by Bob Algozzine, Pam Campbell & Adam Wang Skyhorse (September 15, 2015)

This collection of evidence-based instructional strategies enables general and special education teachers, novice or experienced, to address the learning needs of all students in diverse, inclusive classrooms....

Essential Lessons for School Leaders

by Joseph Murphy Skyhorse (August 05, 2014)

This gold mine of wisdom from top education researcher and the bestselling author of Turning Around Failing Schools and Connecting Teacher Leadership and School Improvement contains key tips and strategies every...

The Hungry Brain

by Susan Augustin Skyhorse (April 28, 2015)

Feed the brain first to make the nutrition/cognition connection! Focusing on nutrition's role in promoting learning, the author calls on educators to model good food choices for their students. Building on a...

The Educator's Field Guide

by Edward S. Ebert, Christine Ebert & Michael L. Bentley Skyhorse (May 06, 2014)

The Educator’s Field Guide helps teachers get off to a running start. The only book that covers all four key cornerstones of effective teaching—organization, classroom management, instruction, and assessment—this...

Case Method and the Arabic Teacher

by Steven Berbeco Lehigh University Press (November 15, 2018)

Case Method and the Arabic Teacher: A Practical Guide compiles original case studies that address the unique challenges of teaching Arabic at the high school level. The book's engaging and accessible classroom...

Critical Thinking Skills for your Nursing Degree

by Jane Bottomley & Steven Pryjmachuk Critical Publishing (May 21, 2018)

If you are embarking on a university nursing or midwifery degree, the books in this series will help you acquire and develop the knowledge, skills and strategies you need to achieve your goals. They provide...

Painless Geometry

by Lynette Long Barrons Educational Series (February 05, 2019)

The thought of solving theorems or postulates leaves some students quivering in their boots. . . but not anymore! This must-have guide takes the pain out of learning geometry once and for all. The author demonstrates...

Inside Full-Service Community Schools

by Joy Dryfoos & Sue Maguire Skyhorse (January 29, 2019)

A step-by-step educator's guide to integrating health, community services, and academic achievement in schools.

Inside Full-Service Community Schools combines the on-site knowledge of school principal Sue Maguire,...

Barron's AP United States History with Online Tests

by Eugene V. Resnick Barrons Educational Series (August 01, 2018)

Barron’s AP United States History with Online Tests is aligned with the current exam and includes comprehensive subject review plus five realistic practice tests.

This edition includes:

  • Two full-length practice...

Barron's AP U.S. Government and Politics with Online Tests

by Curt Lader Barrons Educational Series (July 01, 2018)

Barron’s AP U.S. Government and Politics with Online Tests has been completely rewritten to reflect the redesigned AP U.S. Government and Politics curriculum and exam implemented for the 2018-2019 school year....

Barron's AP World History with Online Tests

by John McCannon Barrons Educational Series (August 01, 2018)

Barron’s AP World History provides in-depth review and practice to help students prepare for the exam. This edition is aligned with the current learning objectives and themes required by the College Board...

Barron's Military Flight Aptitude Tests

by Terry L. Duran Barrons Educational Series (July 01, 2018)

Only the best prepared are chosen to start the highly competitive multimillion-dollar training programs that transform aspiring candidates into U.S. military aviators. This fully updated edition of Barron's...

1001 Pitfalls In Spanish

by Holt & Dueber Barrons Educational Series (September 01, 2010)

Students studying Spanish on both elementary and intermediate levels will find this book to be a useful supplement to their main textbooks. It reviews the most commonly-made errors in speaking, reading, and...

E-Z American Sign Language

by David A. Stewart, Elizabeth Stewart & Lisa M. Dimling Barrons Educational Series (September 01, 2011)

This heavily illustrated, self-teaching guide to ASL--American Sign Language--is useful both for the deaf and for those men and women who teach or work among deaf people. E-Z American Sign Language presents...

Painless Spelling

by Mary Elizabeth Barrons Educational Series (August 01, 2011)

Titles in Barron's extensive Painless Series cover a wide range of subjects as they are taught on middle school and high school levels. These books are written for students who find the subjects unusually difficult...

Essays That Will Get You Into Medical School

by Liz Albero, Chris Dowhan, Dan Kaufman & Adrienne Dowhan Barrons Educational Series (June 03, 2014)

This updated volume offers vital help to college students who are applying to medical school and are required to write a medical school admissions essay. Extensive advice covers the many do’s and don’ts...

Hot Words for the ACT

by Linda Carnevale Barrons Educational Series (July 22, 2014)

This helpful book for college-bound students presents and defines more than 250 words that appear in the verbal portions of the ACT exam. Also included are real test taker’s anecdotes, memory tips, review...

Barron's AP Computer Science A with Online Tests

by Roselyn Teukolsky Barrons Educational Series (April 09, 2018)

Barron’s AP Computer Science A with Online Tests is aligned with the current exam curriculum and provides key practice and subject review. This edition reflects the removal of the ClassCastException and downcasting...

Barron's Reading Workbook for the NEW SAT

by Brian W. Stewart Barrons Educational Series (April 05, 2016)

This edition concentrates on the Reading Test with exercises reflecting all of the new SAT question types: reading comprehension; understanding words used in context; and graphical analysis. Exercises are divided...

Educating Everybody's Children: Diverse Teaching Strategies for Diverse Learners, Revised and Expanded 2nd Edition

by Robert W. Cole W. Cole ASCD (June 15, 2008)

This revised and expanded 2nd edition of Educating Everybody's Children provides educators with research-proven instructional strategies to meet the varying needs of students from economically, ethnically, culturally,...

Building Equity: Policies and Practices to Empower All Learners

by Dominique Smith, Nancy Frey, Ian Pumpian & Douglas Fisher ASCD (July 19, 2017)

Experience-honed guidance and tools to help school and teacher leaders understand and uncover equity-related issues within their building-and organize action to address them.

Ensuring High-Quality Curriculum: How to Design, Revise, or Adopt Curriculum Aligned to Student Success

by Angela Di Michele Lalor ASCD (November 10, 2016)

Develop a solid foundation for teaching and learning with this definitive, step-by-step guide to curriculum design and evaluation.

Grading Smarter, Not Harder: Assessment Strategies That Motivate Kids and Help Them Learn

by Myron Dueck ASCD (July 15, 2014)

This book shows how to design an effective assessment system that accurately reflects student learning and motivates students to meet learning objectives.

Formative Assessment: Monitoring Instruction and Learning: A Chapter from Instruction That Measures Up

by W. James Popham ASCD (September 16, 2014)

A quick and practical overview of formative assessment for K-12 classroom teachers.

Engineering Essentials for STEM Instruction: How do I infuse real-world problem solving into science, technology, and math? (ASCD Arias)

by Pamela Truesdell ASCD (April 10, 2014)

A straightforward look at how to begin addressing the "E" in STEM instruction in a way that's engaging, motivating, and linked to key content, standards, and 21st century skills.

Building Background Knowledge for Academic Achievement: Research on What Works in Schools

by Robert J. Marzano ASCD (August 15, 2004)

The author of Classroom Instruction That Works discusses teaching methods that can help overcome the deficiencies in background knowledge that hamper many students' progress in school.

Transformative Assessment

by W. James Popham ASCD (April 15, 2008)

Testing expert W. James Popham cuts through the jargon and the hype to provide the definitive nuts-and-bolts introduction to formative assessment, a process with the power to completely transform teaching and...