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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 search...


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...


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,...