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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...

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...

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...