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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...


Combating Hatred

by Terrance L. Furin Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 14, 2018)

Combating Hatred describes actual events of deep-seated hatred and social injustice found in schools. It then examines educators’ responses to this hatred. Through their actions these leaders became transformational...


Rethinking Everything

by Neil Bright Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 30, 2018)

Combining widely-accepted concepts of human behavior with elements from Rational Emotive Therapy, Positive Psychology, Emotional Intelligence, and most prominently Transactional Analysis, the second edition...


Handbook of Comparative Education Law

by Charles J. Russo Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 30, 2018)

Each of the four volumes in this set, as well as each volume independently, provide comparative analyses for researches, practitioners, and students of the law and education in examining law and education in...


Coming to Grips with Higher Education

by Michael T. Nietzel Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 01, 2018)

The American university faces many challenges. It has become too costly and inefficient. It fails too many students. It spends too much time and money on matters that should not be its priorities. It clings...


Leading from the Trenches

by Stephen V. Newton Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 16, 2018)

School leaders know that instructional leadership is a crucial aspect of education. However, many of those leaders lack the knowledge and credibility to lead this work. Leaders must be empowered to enter into...


Queer Adolescent Literature as a Complement to the English Language Arts Curriculum

by Paula Greathouse, Brooke Eisenbach & Joan F. Kaywell Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 22, 2018)

This text offers 6th - 12th grade ELA educators guided instructional approaches for including queer-themed young adult (YA) literature in the English language arts classroom. Chapters are authored by leading...


Vindicated

Without Trumpets

by Susan G. Allred & Kelly A. Foster Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 01, 2018)

Empowering leaders at each level of the implementation of improvement processes is essential if public schools are to survive moving forward. The story of Kentucky’s continuous improvement can be evidenced...


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...


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...


Designed for Learning

by Alan Wimberley Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 13, 2018)

The theme of the book is defining the role of teachers in blended learning environments. The book encourages teachers to use the blended classroom to engage with digital learners in highly intentional ways....


Toward a More Visual Literacy

by Jennifer S. Dail, Shelbie Witte & Steven T. Bickmore Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 04, 2018)

Technology and multimodal texts must be included as part of the literacies we teach in 21st century schools. Implementing multiple modes of literacy requires that teachers shift their focus toward multiple genres...


Teaching in the Age of Disinformation

by Selma Wassermann Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 04, 2018)

Teaching in the Age of Disinformation makes a case for the importance of developing students’ intelligent habits of mind so that they become more discriminating consumers of the information that comes at them...


Young Adult Literature and the Digital World

by Jennifer S. Dail, Shelbie Witte & Steven T. Bickmore Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 26, 2018)

This book considers the practical intersection between digital media and young adult texts. In these books, teachers and teacher educators offer practical examples for engaging students with crafting critical...


Achieving Results

by Nicholas D. Young, Kristen Bonanno-Sotiropoulos & Jennifer A. Smolinski Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 07, 2018)

As a result of this distressing information on the challenges facing our educators, this book was written to highlight approaches and strategies that have been found to improve student outcomes. Administrative...


The Right to Teach

by Alcione Negrao Ostorga Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 02, 2018)

The current accountability environment of education in the US has focused on the discussions of improving the quality of educational outcomes based on a set of assumptions that exclude the perspectives of the...


Using Informational Text to Teach The Great Gatsby

by Audrey Fisch & Susan Chenelle Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 22, 2018)

The Common Core State Standards initiated major changes for language arts teachers, particularly the emphasis on “informational text.” Language arts teachers were asked to shift attention toward informational...


Can Every School Succeed?

by Brian Creasman, Jesse Bacon & David Franklin Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 13, 2018)

The goal of Can Every School Succeed is to aid school leaders in the process of transforming today’s schools. The book is based on principles that the authors have developed as school leaders through their...


The Teaching Self

by Jane E. Dalton, Elizabeth Hope Dorman & Kathryn Byrnes Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 13, 2018)

In The Teaching Self: Contemplative Practices, Pedagogy, and Research in Education, a rich collection of voices from diverse settings illustrates the ways in which first-person experiences with contemplative...


Insights on Insincerity

by Chris Edwards Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 14, 2018)

Erasmus praised folly and the Romantics waxed poetically about love, but no one until now has traced the history and impact of insincerity on society and the humanities. Insincerity arises when someone feels...


Democratic Curriculum Leadership

by James G. Henderson, Daniel J. Castner & Jennifer L. Schneider Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 01, 2018)

This book provides educators with guidance on studying and practicing a curriculum problem solving artistry that is focused on deepening students’ subject matter understandings through democratic self and...


Educators at the Bargaining Table

by Todd A. DeMitchell Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (February 06, 2018)

Educators at the Bargaining Table provides a roadmap for understanding the path of bargaining for those who have not sat at the table. For those beginning bargainers and experienced at the ebb and flow of table...


A Guide to Managing and Leading School Operations

by Jerome Cranston Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (February 23, 2018)

The job of school leader has become progressively more demanding. The role includes increasingly complex problems to be solved and increasingly deep piles of paperwork to complete. Unfortunately, the managing...


Creating a Culture of Support for Teacher Leaders

by Rosemary Gornik & Wendy L. Samford Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (February 09, 2018)

Within the pages of this book you will meet six, K-12, practicing, public school administrators, and two university instructors who give concise study-and-practice guidance on two aims; 1) to build the awareness...


Remixing the Curriculum

by Elizabeth Stringer Keefe & Adam Steiner Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (February 06, 2018)

Remixing the Curriculum offers educators a way to rethink traditional curricular approaches through a “curricular remix,” a concept in which a curriculum becomes different from its original form, retaining...


Now Elected, Now What?

by Chuck Namit Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 01, 2017)

The information in this book will provide board members with simple tools to become an effective member of the board, even in the first term. Board members are introduced to Values Governance® system that incorporates...


Curriculum Leadership

by Leo H. Bradley, Mark Meyers, Shirley Curtis & Thomas Kessinger Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 06, 2017)

This 2nd edition presents strategies and answers questions, based on research and best practices, on how to develop curriculum and instruction, from philosophical base through assessment, to ensure excellence...


Bringing School to Life

by Sarah K. Anderson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 27, 2017)

Place-based education is on the rise. Tired of “teaching to the test,” educators are looking for authentic ways to connect their curriculum to real life. The place-based approach brings students into their...


Failure Up Close

by Jay P. Greene & Michael Q. McShane Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 17, 2018)

For many reasons, failure in education reform is rarely admitted. Even though it is incredibly hard work to try and improve the enormous and diverse American education system, because there are political consequences...


Performance Is Key

by Vincent F. Cotter & Robert Hassler Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 18, 2017)

Performance is Key "opens the door" to Connecting the Links to Leadership and Excellence by providing the essential elements necessary to reach higher performance levels but is also diagnostic and prescriptive...


Assuming the Mantel of Leadership

by Perry R. Rettig Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 06, 2017)

Assuming the Mantel of Leadership is a book of real-life case studies and activities that are contextual-based within the reader’s own setting and experience. The reader is expected to respond to the cases...


Sketchnoting in School

by Karin Perry, Holly Weimar & Mary Ann Bell Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 28, 2017)

This book provides everything you need to get started with visual notetaking. Tools, inspiration, how to start, ways to practice, and ways to continue learning. It provides the research behind the benefits of...


Spatial Sense Makes Math Sense

by Catheryne Draper Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 28, 2017)

Spatial Sense Makes Math Sense: How Parents Can Help Their Children Learn Both brings the strengths of both algebra (arithmetic) and geometry into focus by showing how spatial relationships can make both make...


An Instructor's Guide to Teaching Military Students

by Suzane L. Bricker Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 27, 2017)

An Instructor’s Guide to Teaching Military Students is a resource for online and on-ground educators in private and public learning institutions around the world. The content applies to faculty members in...


Using Video to Assess Teaching Performance

by Carrie Eunyoung Hong & Irene Van Riper Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 15, 2017)

Recent performance-based teacher assessments have challenged teacher educators to rethink the ways that candidates are prepared in education programs. edTPA (formerly the Teacher Performance Assessment) requires...


Handbook of Comparative Education Law

by Charles J. Russo Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 01, 2017)

Each of the four volumes in this set, as well as each volume independently, provide comparative analyses for researches, practitioners, and students of the law and education

In examining law and education in...


Handbook of Comparative Education Law

by Charles J. Russo Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 24, 2017)

Each of the four volumes in this set, as well as each volume independently, provide comparative analyses for researches, practitioners, and students of the law and education

In examining law and education in...


A Guide for Educational Policy Governance

by M. Scott Norton Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 11, 2017)

The varying concepts of organizational development are relevant to everything done administratively in educational practice. Organizational development centers on the concepts of schools as social organization,...


Tell Me a Story

by Anthony Tate Fulton, Christopher B. Field & Michael MacBride Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 25, 2017)

Stories have great power. This book attempts to harness that power to help students grow and develop as writers. It argues that stories and narratives can be utilized in the composition classroom, specifically...


Sound School Finance for Educational Excellence

by Stephen V. Coffin & Bruce S. Cooper Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 29, 2017)

Sound school finance is integral to the provision of a quality education. Indeed, a school district’s budget is the financial representation of its educational plan. Thus, a clarion alert for all teachers:...


Demystifying Climate Change

by Jeffrey Loehr & Margaret Loehr Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 05, 2017)

An astounding cultural shift took place 150 years ago. Good science, hard work, and innovation propelled humanity into a world of convenience, comfort, and health that kings of old could never have imagined....


Adaptive Implementation

by Ryoko Yamaguchi, Laureen Avery, Jason Cervone & Lisa DiMartino et al. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 21, 2017)

After decades spent pondering basic questions about adopting or implementing ‘best practices’ in education, educators have assembled a canon of evidence-based strategies and programs that should consistently...


How the Math Gets Done

by Catheryne Draper Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 20, 2017)

How the Math Gets Done: Why Parents Don't Need to Worry About New vs. Old Math provides a roadmap to understanding what the symbols for math operations (add, subtract, multiply, and divide) really mean, what...


Elementary School Principals in Action

by Ph. D Hozien Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 02, 2017)

This book concerns itself with the daily dilemmas of the elementary school principal and understanding the practical application of school leadership while improving the Professional Standards for Educational...


School Bond Success

by Carleton R. Holt Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 07, 2017)

Many school buildings across America are falling apart due to age or lack of maintenance. Others are outmoded and do not meet the needs of modern educational programs and curricula. Unfortunately, school administrators...


What's Right with You

by Marjorie S. Schiering Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 14, 2017)

This book is for all types of learners and teachers at any grade level, K-12. The book is excellent for any classroom, including those addressing special education, differentiated instruction, and interactive...


Investigating Family, Food, and Housing Themes in Social Studies

by Cynthia Williams Resor Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 22, 2017)

Investigating Family, Food, and Housing Themes in Social Studies asks students to critically examine their own culture by contrasting it with the daily lives of average people in the past. What people ate, where...


Manage Your Mindset

by Janet Hanson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 29, 2017)

As the foremost researcher in the area of correlating mindset with a variety of organizational learning factors and having performed a survey validation study of the Mindset Works, Inc. What’s My School Mindset?...