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Teaching that Matters: Engaging Minds, Improving Schools

by Frank Thoms Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 04, 2014)

Teaching that Matters invites principals and teachers to make changes that will allow all students to succeed. By meeting innovative principals and teachers who engage students, this book will help you to learn...


A Glorious Revolution for Youth and Communities: Service-Learning and Model Communities

by George I. Whitehead Iii & Andrew P. Kitzrow R&L Education (March 16, 2010)

This book integrates the ideas of service-learning, positive youth development, and model communities into a book with a comprehensive message about making communities more democratic. Specifically, the authors...


The Pedagogy of Adaptation

by Dennis Cutchins, Laurence Raw & James M. Welsh Scarecrow Press (February 23, 2010)

This collection of essays focuses on numerous contexts to emphasize why film adaptations matter to students of literature. Written by specialists in a variety of fields, ranging from film, radio, theater, and...


Extreme Writing: Discovering the Writer in Every Student

by Keen J. Babbage R&L Education (March 16, 2010)

This book describes how teachers can build upon the eagerness and skills that students apply to recreational, social, and friendly writing, bringing enjoyment back into writing for students.


Medical Terminology (The Body) Speedy Study Guides

by Speedy Publishing Dot EDU (July 04, 2014)

No medical student can understand or associate him or her to classroom subjects without knowing the basic concept of the terminology of the human body. Many courses of study for medical students such as, anatomy...


The Environmental Toolkit for Teachers

by Neil Fraser Bloomsbury Publishing (March 27, 2014)

The Environmental Toolkit for Teachers is the essential guide to reducing your school's ecological footprint and creating and embedding a sustainability ethos. Whether you are a teacher eager to make your classroom...


100 Ideas for Primary Teachers: Developing Thinking Skills

by Steve Bowkett Bloomsbury Publishing (February 16, 2014)

Thinking skills are the cornerstones of effective learning. When children are familiar with their 'thinking toolkit' they will engage more actively and confidently with the knowledge and information you teach...


The A-Z of School Improvement

by David Woods & Tim Brighouse Bloomsbury Publishing (May 28, 2013)

School improvement is an increasingly complex field with developments in policy, research, practice and language making it difficult to get a complete picture. Leading authors David Woods and Tim Brighouse pull...


8 Qualities of Successful School Leaders

by Jeremy Sutcliffe Bloomsbury Publishing (September 29, 2013)

"Imagine you were cast adrift on a desert island with a school full of children in desperate need of a great headteacher. What eight qualities would you take with you to run your desert island school?Â??

In...


The Reality of School Leadership

by Richard Parker Bloomsbury Publishing (June 23, 2013)

School leadership can be both immensely rewarding and deeply challenging. Headteachers are under intense pressure when dealing with issues that can range from dealing with difficult parents and the aftermath...


Fixing Truancy Now: Inviting Students Back to Class

by Jonathan Shute & Bruce S. Cooper Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 24, 2014)

Author Bruce S. Cooper looks at truancy as an indication that curricula and pedagogy are not serving students’ needs, especially for ethnic minorities and English language learners. This book explores different...


The Evolution of Teaching: A Guidebook to the Advancement of Teaching, Teacher Education, and Happier Careers for Early Career Teachers

by Rich Waters Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 11, 2014)

This text assists teachers in reconceiving the teaching profession in ways that will make it more personally satisfying while acknowledging that the work of teachers in the twenty-first century must necessarily...


The Gestalt of Leadership: A Handbook for Leaders in Education

by Peter Lorain Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 17, 2014)

This book supports educators who work to realize the mission: to educate all children so that they all may become thoughtful, independent, successful and happy adults; ones who make positive contributions to...


Creating a Successful Leadership Style: Principles of Personal Strategic Planning

by Charles A. Bonnici & Bruce S. Cooper R&L Education (April 16, 2011)

Creating a Successful Leadership Style gives practical applications supported by real experiences. It presents the actual situations a principal or assistant principal faces on a day-to-day basis and provides...


College Success Guaranteed: 5 Rules to Make It Happen

by Malcolm Gauld R&L Education (May 16, 2011)

As a lifelong teacher, Malcolm Gauld has watched thousands of kids go off to college. Some return to visit after their first year exuding the vibe of conquering heroes. Others look, well, pretty bummed out....


Shaping the Future with Math, Science, and Technology: Solutions and Lesson Plans to Prepare Tomorrows Innovators

by Dennis Adams & Mary Hamm R&L Education (April 16, 2011)

Shaping the Future with Math, Science, and Technology examines how ingenuity, creativity, and teamwork skills are part of an intellectual toolbox associated with math, science, and technology. The book provides...


Write Successful College Applications: It's More Than Just the Essay!

by Cynthia Muchnick Peterson's (September 30, 2014)

Today's college admission applications involve writing more than just one essay. The various required paragraphs and statements demand skill and finesse. Writing Successful College Applications offers vital...


The Wrong Emphasis: Kids Learn What Adults Teach

by John Elling Tufte Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 04, 2014)

In the world of high-octane curriculum, assessment, and accountability, educators too often neglect educational realities. This book examines the current status of public education in America, the associated...


Reading, Writing, and Discussing at the Graduate Level: A Guidebook for International Students

by Rina Kim, Lillie R. Ablert & Hang Gyun Sihn UPA (September 04, 2014)

This book will help international students navigate the academic, professional, and social issues they will encounter while attending graduate school in the United States. This book is an invaluable tool for...


God vs. Darwin: The War between Evolution and Creationism in the Classroom

by Mano Singham & Charles J. Russo R&L Education (November 16, 2009)

This book deftly answers complex questions: Why is there such intense antagonism to the teaching of evolution in the United States? What have the courts said about the various attempts to oppose it? Sprinkled...


The Notebook: Student edition

by Nicholas Sparks Grand Central Publishing (September 09, 2014)

NOVEL LEARNING SERIES(TM)

THE NOTEBOOK by Nicholas Sparks

STUDENT EDITION

Every so often a love story so captures our hearts that it becomes more than a story-it becomes an experience to remember forever. The Notebook...


Ahead of the Curve: What Parents Need to Know to Get Their Kids Into College

by Amber C. Saunders Peterson's (September 02, 2014)

Navigating the high school years and getting a student ready for the next step in their education can be challenging for everyone involved. Ahead of the Curve will be your "college adviser in a book," keeping...


Using the Brain to Spell: Effective Strategies for All Levels

by Sally E. Burkhardt R&L Education (September 16, 2010)

This book offers practical advice to teachers unsure of how to teach spelling. Filled with student-centered wisdom, Burkhardt grounds her methods in both theory and practice, providing logical rules and hands-on...


MOOC U

by Jeffrey J. Selingo Simon & Schuster (September 02, 2014)

Contributing editor to The Chronicle of Higher Education and author of College (Un)Bound, Jeffrey J. Selingo follows in real time the stories of all the stake-holders in University of Virginia business professor...


Nursing Terminology Speedy Study Guides

by Speedy Publishing Dot EDU (July 23, 2014)

Nursing is about providing services essential to the maintenance and restoration of health by attending the needs of an ailing individual. Nursing Terminology deals with the idiom / phrases used by nurses in...


The Best Four Years: How to Survive and Thrive in College (and Life)

by Adam Shepard HarperCollins e-books (April 12, 2011)

Adam Shepard boldly and ingeniously proved the viability of the American Dream in his first book, Scratch Beginnings. Now he tells us that the years we spend in college are The Best Four Years of our lives—and...


The Workshop Book: From Individual Creativity to Group Action

by R. Brian Stanfield New Society Publishers (December 01, 2002)

Tried and tested practical wisdom for successful workshopping!


Radical Reads 2: Working with the Newest Edgy Titles for Teens

by Joni Richards Bodart Scarecrow Press (November 25, 2009)

Radical Reads 2 picks up where the first volume left off, featuring 101 radical young adult books that have come out since its publication. Author Joni Richards Bodart defends their inclusion in library collections...


Improving Test Scores in Five Easy Steps: The Silver Bullet

by Gary W. Quinn R&L Education (January 16, 2010)

Through the chapters in this book, a plan will be outlined, that if followed, will improve test scores in any school district. The amount of improvement will be determined by various variables including present...


Enhancing the Professional Practice of Music Teachers: 101 Tips that Principals Want Music Teachers to Know and Do

by Paul G. Young R&L Education (December 16, 2009)

If you want to improve your professional performance and set yourself apart from your colleagues-in any discipline-these tips are for you. If you desire anything less than achieving the very best, you won't...


Math at Their Own Pace: Child-Directed Activities for Developing Early Number Sense

by Greg Nelson Redleaf Press (September 04, 2007)

Child-directed, developmentally appropriate math activities preschoolers can pull "off the shelf" when ready and interested.


Teaching for Experiential Learning: Five Approaches That Work

by Scott D. Wurdinger & Julie A. Carlson R&L Education (December 16, 2009)

This book describes how to change the way in which educators conduct business in the classroom. Our current educational systems lack ways to reach today's learners in relevant, meaningful ways. The five approaches...


Steady and Strong: People Skills for Principals

by Russ Thompson R&L Education (November 16, 2010)

In Steady and Strong: People Skills for Principals, Russ Thompson describes his experiences as the successful principal of three urban high schools. The challenges he faced ranged from gang activity and racial...


Mentoring Matters: A Toolkit for Organizing and Operating Student Advisory Programs

by Mark Benigni & Sheryll Petrosky R&L Education (January 16, 2011)

Mentoring Matters is an action plan with all the resources necessary to launch a school-based mentoring program. The forty-five thirty-minute lessons will serve as the foundation of your mentoring program.


Why School Communication Matters: Strategies From PR Professionals

by Kitty Porterfield & Meg Carnes Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 07, 2014)

Why School Communication Matters is an easy-to-use reference for the communication dilemmas that superintendents, principals, and other school leaders face today as they lead faculty and staff, parents and students,...


Education is Special for Everyone: How Schools can Best Serve all Students

by Janet Mulvey, Bruce S. Cooper, Kathryn Accurso & Karen Gagliardi Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 07, 2014)

This book researches and reports on issues of current practice: e.g., teacher preparation, placement of students with special needs, implications for the average and above in the classroom and the financial...


Writing Instruction for Generation 2.0

by Gloria E. Jacobs R&L Education (January 16, 2011)

Forward-thinking teachers who wish to understand the 21st century literacies, understand what youth are doing in respect to those literacies, and discover how they can apply this knowledge to classroom instruction...


Classroom Assessment in Action

by Mark D. Shermis & Francis J. DiVesta Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 16, 2011)

Classroom Assessment in Action clarifies the multi-faceted roles of measurement and assessment and their applications in a classroom setting. Comprehensive in scope, Shermis and Di Vesta explain basic measurement...


21 Strategies for Starting College Strong

by Dr. Jason Morris & Dr. Houston Heflin LearningExpress, LLC (June 30, 2014)

This eBook, written by education experts, will help you start college on the right path with strategies to achieve academic success, navigate technology and online learning, and manage your higher education...


Errors in Evidence-Based Decision Making: Improving and Applying Research Literacy

by Robert W. Janke & Bruce S. Cooper Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 25, 2014)

This is a research methods textbook for students who fear research textbooks. The diversity of topics in this book permits application to research methods courses in these academic fields: Economics, Education,...


Political Will and Improving Public Schools: Seven Reflections for Americans to Consider

by Daniel Heller Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 25, 2014)

The essays in this book deal with situations or issues in public education which we need to address. While some of these situations seem clear and almost obvious, making the necessary changes and admitting the...


Inventing Imaginary Worlds: From Childhood Play to Adult Creativity Across the Arts and Sciences

by Michele Root-Bernstein Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 18, 2014)

How can parents, educators, business leaders and policy makers nurture creativity, prepare for inventiveness and stimulate innovation? One compelling answer, this book argues, lies in fostering the invention...


Common Sense: What It Means to Be a Teacher

by Michael Gose Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 11, 2014)

In the spirit of Thomas Paine, this second edition uses “Common Sense” to tell what is really going on with students, teachers, and schools. (Hint: the reality is actually a lot more optimistic than commonly...


Navigating the Doctoral Journey: A Handbook of Strategies for Success

by Amanda J. Rockinson-Szapkiw & Lucinda S. Spaulding Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 11, 2014)

This co-edited book provides doctoral candidates with a practical, cross-discipline handbook for successfully navigating the doctoral process – from initial program selection to the final dissertation defense...


Learning from the Children: Reflecting on Teaching

by Cindylee Villareale Redleaf Press (February 06, 2009)

Gathering of heartening, true stories that facilitate individual growth and inspire teachers.


The Language of Art: Reggio-Inspired Studio Practices in Early Childhood Settings

by Ann Pelo Redleaf Press (July 16, 2007)

Practical guide to establishing Reggio-inspired studio practices in early childhood settings.


Make Early Learning Standards Come Alive: Connecting Your Practice and Curriculum to State Guidelines

by Gaye Gronlund Redleaf Press (September 22, 2014)

Updated curriculum planning guide reflecting the continuing evolution of early learning standards for preschool children across the country


To Be Honest: Championing Academic Integrity in Community Colleges

by Karén Clos Bleeker Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 30, 2007)

An erosion of confidence in higher education institutions, particularly community colleges, is coming at a time when it can be ill-afforded as education costs increase and federal and public funding decrease....


College Success Guaranteed 2.0: 5 Rules for Parents

by Malcolm Gauld Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 09, 2014)

Many parents have asked for tips on how they might optimize their son or daughter’s college experience. Hence, Malcolm formulated College Success Guaranteed 2.0:5 Rules for Parents, these five simple rules...


Focused Observations: How to Observe Young Children for Assessment and Curriculum Planning

by Gaye Gronlund & Marlyn James Redleaf Press (July 15, 2013)

Observe and document children’s development in systematic, purposeful ways that provide complete pictures of their progress and supports curriculum planning.